In 2007, she became the first woman to chair the powerful House Rules Committee.
"I would encourage Mr. Spicer if he’s going to start talking about my business to give me a darn call."
"You now have the chance for a fresh start."
A group of lawmakers and safety advocates demanded the White House to reveal what food safety provisions are in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, alleging they will prove inadequate.
Rep. Louise Slaughter (D) was re-elected to Congress on Wednesday after Republican Mark Assini conceded the race over a week
Forty years ago today, President Nixon addressed the nation to announce he would be resigning the next day -- the only time in US history this has happened. Today, President Obama announced the US will be dropping bombs on Iraq once again. That's a pretty heavy-duty amount of the past to contemplate, in one week.
House Speaker John Boehner's lawsuit against the Obama administration would make America more like France and other European countries, witnesses testified at a hearing on the proposed lawsuit.
As the revolving door spins faster than ever between jobs in government and corporate America, information and who you know are the currency that gets you through the tollgate, information that paying clients then use for ever greater profits and a competitive edge.
Since 2010, Assini has been the supervisor of the town of Gates, and before that a Monroe County legislator. As a county
Congress already closed out the year with the least productive legislative session in history. And now, House Democrats pointed out Monday, House Republicans can add another record to the roster: the most closed session in history.
The statistics are detailed in a "Minority Views" article that Democrats will submit to the House record: Republicans adopted
In fact, it was even a big week just for political anniversaries. Fifty years ago this week, an event of no little importance happened. I speak, of course, tomorrow's 50th anniversary of the first broadcast of Doctor Who by the BBC.
Slaughter voiced similar frustration over the lack of legislative action in the House on Tuesday when a second vote series
Doug Andres, a Republican spokesman for the committee, said the whole point of the rules change was to force Senate Democrats
The battle to reduce agricultural use of antibiotics continues. The stakes are high -- and may be even higher than before.