lame duck congress
The high schooler points out that the Judiciary Committee chair would have to step down if he heeded his own logic.
WASHINGTON, Nov 11 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate may hold a vote on a bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada
As for some popular items that Democrats tried to use in their re-election message -- such equal pay for women who do the
HuffPost Politics Reporter Laura Bassett talks to host Abby Huntsman about House Republican leaders are now receiving pressure from within the party to pass an expanded version of the Violence Against Women Act in the lame-duck Congress.
Initial reactions from Republicans were not positive. The model offered most recently in that vein came out of President
It's completely adorable that the next Congress may "ban" the lame duck session, until it becomes necessary to give themselves a pay raise or impeach someone they don't like. No matter that Americans really, really approved of this past lame duck session of Congress. Who listens to them anymore anyway?
What's astonishing is that the several unlikely legislative wins were accomplished in the waning days of the lame-duck session, when Republicans had every possible motivation to obstruct.
King continued, saying that the current actions of the expiring Congress, and particularly Democrats, were "characterized
University of Texas student Lucy Martinez watched from her wheelchair as the Senate moved to table the Dream Act today. The debilitated nineteen-year-old has passed the precarious 30-day mark of her hunger strike.