United States Congress

Robert Emmons Jr. is running for Congress in Illinois, challenging stereotypes about shootings in his hometown and seeking to unseat Democrat Bobby Rush.
The former first daughter said she doesn't rule out seeking office, "but for right now the answer is no."
The 81-year-old actress was outside Congress to demand that lawmakers take action to address the “existential threat” of climate change.
Rep. Nita Lowey, a New York Democrat, already faced a primary challenge from attorney Mondaire Jones.
"It's tempting to ignore Trump’s unhinged letter to Congress. But this is different."
The former Republican congressman hammered the Obama administration for refusing to cooperate with Congress.
Kurt Volker, who just resigned as special U.S. envoy to Ukraine, told Congress he wasn't involved in Trump's effort to have the Ukraine investigate Joe Biden.
Joseph Maguire is the acting director of national intelligence, and his political skills are being put to the test.
The complaint is more troubling than the call summary, say the members who've seen it. Good thing there are lots of ways they could make the information public!
The complaint is of "urgent concern," according to the intelligence community's inspector general. The Trump administration has kept it under wraps.
His announcement underscores the tremendous shift the Democratic Party has taken in the last week.
Congress has been slow to direct its attention to the rights of Muslim Americans.
The report allegedly concerned Trump comments during a phone call with Ukraine’s president.
"To borrow John Dean’s haunting Watergate-era metaphor ... there is a cancer on the presidency and cancers, if not removed, only grow," Conway wrote.
Speaking from the Oval Office, Trump tried to dismiss growing concerns about his alleged misconduct and accusations his administration is engaged in a cover-up.
The support comes as the climate policy fight broadens from energy and transportation to agriculture.
Polling shows the party’s voters back ambitious proposals from 2020 presidential candidates. But members of Congress are more cautious.
Dan Bishop, a bomb-throwing state senator and Trump loyalist, beat Democrats' 2018 playbook.
To divert $3.6 billion to Trump's border wall, military projects in 23 states, 19 countries and three U.S. territories would be stalled or killed.