by Travis Waldron Posted on December 2, 2014 Updated: December 2, 2014
Congress shouldn't ignore sports or domestic violence. But does it actually have a role in how sports leagues deal with the issue?
by Jeff Spross Posted on November 21, 2014 Updated: November 21, 2014
Helping liberals understand where their ideological foes are coming from.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on November 20, 2014 Updated: November 20, 2014
Obama administration officials conflated the number of people who signed up for dental coverage with the number of people who signed up for new insurance plans.
by Kira Lerner Posted on November 18, 2014 Updated: November 24, 2014
If postal reform legislation does not pass before the end of the year, the postal service will be in the hands of a Senator who has said it should enter bankruptcy and be privatized.
by Alice Ollstein Posted on November 17, 2014 Updated: November 17, 2014
"Did I declare war on the Keystone XL pipeline? Hell yeah, I did," said President Cyril Scott of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on October 31, 2014 Updated: November 3, 2014
Zimbabwe. Honduras. Kazakhstan. China. Vietnam. Afghanistan. Tunisia. Cuba. Iraq. Sudan. Bosnia. Eritrea. And even Saudi Arabia. That’s a list of some of the 99 countries that have more women legislators than the United States.
by Ari Phillips Posted on October 31, 2014 Updated: October 31, 2014
Fred Upton, the Republican Congressman from Michigan and chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, is in danger of losing his seat to a climate-supporting professor.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on September 22, 2014 Updated: September 22, 2014
Lawmakers did at least one good thing before leaving town to hit the campaign trail.
by Alice Ollstein Posted on September 16, 2014 Updated: September 16, 2014
"We have to be wary of a Congress that at any time can overturn local laws," said DC Mayor Vince Gray.
by Hayes Brown Posted on September 12, 2014
ACLU: "waiting until after the election ... would mark an abdication by Congress of the war powers reserved for it under Article I of the Constitution. "