U.S. Congress

Lawmakers and watchdogs think House leadership is trying to tank a ban on congressional stock trading: “It would please the voters but hurt their wallets.”
The reported threat is detailed in a new book on Trump by New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman.
The Republican congressional candidate in Ohio who's facing criticism for misrepresenting his military service was reprimanded and demoted for drunken driving on a U.S. air base in 2001.
The new Congressional Workers Union says Rep. Andy Levin's office voted unanimously in favor of unionizing.
Departures of longtime members are making the party’s narrow path to holding the House even more difficult.
Most House Republicans objected to a bill that would let some people disentangle themselves from the student loan debts of their spouses.
The House Oversight Committee will use the information in its investigation of allegations of conflict of interest when Trump was in office, and any possible violations of the Constitution’s emoluments clause.
Republican outrage over the shoddy U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan hasn’t spurred support for resettling refugees.
"I'm trying to give you the floor, boo," Rep. Clay Higgins yelled at expert Raya Salter as part of wider disrespectful behavior toward the Black woman.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called out a congressman for interrupting a witness during a congressional hearing.