by Kiley Kroh Posted on March 1, 2015 Updated: March 1, 2015
Attendees of this weekend's cannabis convention in Washington, D.C. remained enthusiastic about the opportunities to come, despite Congress' move to block the legal sale of marijuana in the District.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on February 4, 2015 Updated: February 5, 2015
The Saudi Embassy called the former Osama bin Laden aide “a deranged criminal." But many U.S. officials are concerned about Saudi Arabia's support for terrorist organizations.
by Ari Phillips Posted on January 14, 2015 Updated: January 14, 2015
The Regulatory Accountability Act is a stealth attack on measures put in place by previous Congresses to protect public health and environmental quality.
by Ari Phillips Posted on January 13, 2015 Updated: January 13, 2015
Senators Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio are poised to take over major committee chairmanships overseeing NASA and NOAA.
by Zack Ford Posted on January 7, 2015
Congress still has loose ends to tie up to guarantee marriage equality at the federal level.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on December 15, 2014
The omnibus spending bill just approved by Congress finally extends abortion coverage to rape victims in the Peace Corps.
by Makari Krause - Guest Contributor Posted on December 13, 2014 Updated: December 13, 2014
The bills passed today include protections for 244,970 acres of new wilderness and the addition of more than 100 miles of rivers to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.
by Ari Phillips Posted on December 12, 2014
“What do I think about Republicans in Congress taking a proactive approach to climate change? I think it would be a very good idea.”
by David Sanchez - Guest Contributor Posted on December 11, 2014
A controversial Wall Street giveaway might sink Congress' last-minute deal to keep the government open. But it's just a preview of what legislators have in store for Dodd-Frank this spring.
by Jeff Spross Posted on December 11, 2014
Forty-six percent of those surveyed agreed "much" more that "scientists at the EPA should set pollution standards" over Congress, and another 22 percent agreed with it "somewhat."