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."
by Katie Valentine Posted on December 10, 2014 Updated: December 10, 2014
Sage grouse, lead ammunition, and lightbulbs are all included in the bill.
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.