In the wake of a week of racist, terroristic mass shootings, here's a look at the status of the new firearms bills introduced at the beginning of the year.
President Donald Trump's use of the the word "infest" in tweets to an African-American congressman to describe a majority-black city is part of a larger pattern.
Impeachment may well be the right course, but the speaker might not have the votes for a resolution to pass in the House.
The House voted to pass legislation to ensure that migrants have access to water, food, and medical services. But the bill will likely face opposition in the Senate.
A new Republican caucus will tackle conservation and climate change. Is the GOP changing its tune or merely paying lip service to environmental issues?
Until the 1930s, it was Congress that set the terms of U.S. trade negotiations with other countries and raised and lowered tariffs as it saw fit, while the president did little but sign his name.
Since their governors' offices flipped to Democrat, New Mexico and Nevada have paved the way on gun reform.
The Combating Sexual Harassment in Science Act would compel America's science agencies to hold taxpayer-funded labs accountable for harassment.
States like Colorado have polarized—but productive—legislatures. Term limits and relatively weak lobbying interests help explain the phenomenon.
The proposal allocates tens of billions of dollars in funding to combat a variety of issues, including drinking water, broadband access, and health care.
A woman holds a sign during a press conference where activists delivered a computer flash drive with 10 million signatures calling for the impeachment of President Donald Trump.
Representative Steven Horsford (D-Nevada) speaks during a news conference on April 9th, 2019, in Washington, D.C.
Inslee, who is a candidate for president in 2020, has said that he will make climate change the centerpiece of his campaign.
Members of the Middle Eastern Women's Coalition call for the resignation of United States Representative Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota) outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on March 6th, 2019.
It depends on how you define "lying to Congress."
Don't take it without corroboration.
One humble way to reduce carbon pollution has been gathering steam in red and blue states alike: energy efficiency.
While the president has far-reaching powers in a state of emergency, experts say Trump could face legal challenges over specific provisions.
Over 100 members of Congress refused their paychecks in solidarity with unpaid workers.
The speech was once useful for setting legislative agendas, but the digital age has made it a mostly useless spectacle.