Democrats could have used the short-term funding extension to pass restrictions on Trump priorities. But they decided now was not the time.
Earlier drafts of legislation aiming to lower drug prices had elicited stinging criticism.
Markey faces a potentially stiff primary in Massachusetts, and the California lawmaker's support is a boost for him.
The legislation, which would raise the standard for police use of force, was announced on the anniversary of Michael Brown's death.
The private feud between Nancy Pelosi and progressive Democrats is going public.
"We need to speak up," House progressives say in a foreign policy challenge to President Donald Trump -- and their own party.
Other Democrats, including Reps. Katie Hill and Ro Khanna, grilled Michael Cohen on Trump's business dealings, possibly raising new legal issues for the president.
California Rep. Ro Khanna, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, former Ohio state Sen. Nina Turner and Ben Cohen, a co-founder of Ben & Jerry's, will helm Sanders' presidential team.
After years of hitting Republican roadblocks, Democrats advanced a bill to end U.S. support for Saudi Arabia’s deadly campaign.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ro Khanna say the new rules risk hamstringing a progressive agenda.
He says Rep. Frank Pallone, incoming chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, won’t advance the bill he’s introduced that already passed the Senate.
But if the troop pullout proceeds amid Trump-style chaos, advocates for a less hawkish foreign policy could face a big setback.
It's an attack on Big Pharma's monopolies.
Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) officially announced the effort on Thursday.
Support for negotiating with North Korea should not be partisan, these lawmakers argue.
He once promised to move fast and break things. Now will Congress step in to fix his mess?
With a House vote this week, a diverse group -- including Mark Ruffalo, Alice Walker, Laurence Tribe and FreedomWorks -- is getting involved.