The Texas representative seeks to assume control of a key committee overseeing national security. He shared his pitch exclusively with HuffPost.
The top contenders to replace him as chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee are unlikely to use the post to push for dramatic change.
The diverse and progressive crowd that greeted the New York congresswoman showed a more idealistic side of the party than the one that holds sway in Washington.
He called on the Senate to seriously consider, and hopefully confirm, Obama's Supreme Court nomination.
Members of the delegation also called for better data collection of reports of police abuse, more community policing and
Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-N.Y.) defeated independent Allen Steinhardt and was re-elected to Congress on Tuesday in New York's
New York Lawmaker Lashes Out Against Dick Cheney: He Should Just 'Stay Retired' And 'Keep His Mouth Shut'
Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-N.Y.) lashed out at former Vice President Dick Cheney during an interview on MSNBC Thursday, expressing
In late 2008, in the midst of Washington's financial crisis, Ryan traveled to South America to meet with political and business leaders as part of a congressional delegation.
Republican Sen. Richard Lugar joins the ranks this month of his ousted moderate colleagues and predecessors. Frankly, it is a little depressing. Wait, more than a little. A lot.
Ahmad was recently arrested by the FBI in connection with a mortgage fraud case. Meeks said the payment was actually a personal