Though the vote is expected to be along party lines, the bill is more likely to gain the support of some Republicans than previous climate legislation.
Twenty-six Democrats in the House joined Republicans to pass a provision requiring that vendors notify ICE when background checks reveal gun applicants to be undocumented.
Once most members could agree that climate change is real, they could start talking about the real question of what to do.
Advocates for stricter gun laws and gun-violence survivors showed up to the hearing in force to share their stories and their legislative demands.
The House Oversight and Reform Committee announced on Monday the launch of an investigation into the pharmaceutical industry's pricing practices.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi holds a press conference with former Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords and Representative Mike Thompson (D-California) to introduce legislation expanding background checks for gun sales at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on January 8th, 2019.
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The Democratic congressman will soon be able to reverse much of the anti-conservation legacy that his predecessor leaves behind.
A new report confirms that, while SNAP recipients do indeed work, they may still be hurt by work requirements.
A congressional committee moved on Wednesday to bar the Trump administration from deporting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients who served in the military.
The changes are intended to encourage more SNAP recipients to enter the work force—but research shows that's not a problem in the first place.
The Republican proposal would end family separation at the border.
As religious tensions flare in the House, four Democratic congressmen are launching a new group dedicated to science-based policy, separation of church and state, and freedom for all—including atheists.
Asteroids pose a risk for anyone—regardless of income level. That's not the case with climate change.
We looked into the environmental records of House members who face tough races in November.
Republican representatives make up more than half of those choosing to not seek re-election.
Donald Trump's decision to omit climate change from his National Defense Authorization Act caused quite a stir.
The legislation adds requirements for the Department of Homeland Security to report to Congress on its process and policies throughout the evaluation of vulnerable information.