U.S. Congress

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) introduced legislation that would make it possible to prosecute white supremacist attacks, such as the shooting in El Paso, as acts of terrorism.
Now the president wants to know what he can do through executive action.
Activists have long sought a real investigation into his work history.
Progressives say to show a diversity commitment, the DCCC must end its effort to stymie primary races against House members.
His statement comes days after Texas GOP Reps. Will Hurd, Pete Olson and Mike Conaway said they will not run for reelection.
Chief of Staff Saikat Chakrabarti will join efforts to develop the Green New Deal, and Communications Director Corbin Trent will work on the congresswoman's 2020 campaign.
Ilhan Omar used a trip to Ghana to fire back at President Donald Trump after he told her to “go back” to where she came from.
The deal increases the debt ceiling and lowers the chances of a government shutdown later this year. But it does nothing to address rapidly rising deficits.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) rebuked critics who called him “Moscow Mitch” after he blocked various election safety bills proposed by the Democrats.
Rep. Martha Roby is the second Republican woman to announce she'll retire at the end of this Congress.
The president called the resolutions "ill-conceived" and "time-consuming," and said he planned to go through with some $8 billion in emergency weapons sales.
The Senate voted Tuesday to ensure permanent funding for 9/11 first responders and their families.
Rep. Ilhan Omar was welcomed back to Minnesota by giant crowds after a week of racist attacks by the president of the United States.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) questioned the acting head of DHS over a secret, racist Facebook group that featured photoshopped images of the congresswoman being raped.
President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Greenville, North Carolina turned into an attack on Reps. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and Ilhan Omar (D-MN).
Late night comics snapped at President Donald Trump for saying that he can’t be racist because he doesn’t have a racist bone in his body.
The late night shows went after President Donald Trump after he said that he can’t be racist because he doesn’t have a racist bone in his body.
White lawmakers, however, acknowledged that people generally assumed they were American.
Comics turned serious and called out President Donald Trump for his series of racist tweets directed at four congresswomen of color.
Democrats in congress have gone after President Donald Trump for his racist tweets involving freshman lawmakers like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY).