| May 24, 2014
| 8:24 PM
Mixed in with prayers and sympathy after the Isla Vista shooting and stabbing rampage in Santa Barbara County were renewed calls Saturday to pass stronger gun control legislation.
“Although the circumstances of this attack are under investigation,...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Fourteen bipartisan members of the House of Representatives urged lawmakers Wednesday to block Chinese poultry from school lunches and other national nutrition programs because of the country’s poor food safety record.
In a letter, the 12...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 4:33 PM
A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers is trying to bar Chinese poultry from federal school lunch and other nutrition programs because of China's poor record on food safety.
On Wednesday, 12 Democratic representatives and two Republicans called for...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:12 PM
WASHINGTON -- The death of former South African President Nelson Mandela brought swift and heartfelt reaction from members of Congress, many of whom had personally interacted with the anti-apartheid leader, and others who were inspired in their own public...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:43 PM
WASHINGTON — Reps. Luis Gutierrez and Jan Schakowsky of Illinois were among several members of Congress arrested Tuesday outside the Capitol in a protest that called for the House to take up immigration reform, which stalled after passing the...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 11:30 AM
SANFORD, Fla. -- After a day of nationwide demonstrations protesting the verdict in the George Zimmerman murder case in Florida, civil rights leaders prepared to step up their calls for justice for Trayvon Martin, the unarmed teenager killed more than a...
| May 22, 2013
Message to the president: Resistance is futile.
There are plenty of juicy targets for investigators in the IRS scrutiny of conservative organizations that applied for tax-exempt status, but the most dangerous for President Obama is this: Did bureaucrats...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Aug. 28 will be the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington, the Aug. 28, 1963, gathering for human rights that saw Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. deliver his famous “I Have a Dream” speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial, an event...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 10:31 AM
“War isn’t in the nation’s interest.”
That’s what Americans are telling their members of Congress in overwhelming numbers.
The arguments against war are compelling: “America isn’t the world’s...
| May 17, 2013
| 12:18 PM
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Doctor Who The Doctor's (Matt Smith)...
| Aug 4, 2011
We all know by now that the eleventh-hour deal to raise the federal debt ceiling didn't solve much. Federal debt is still ballooning, healthcare costs are still rising, and we're nowhere close to an agreement on raising tax revenue.
But did the process...
| Nov 19, 2010
| 4:33 PM
The House Ethics Committee has recommended that Rep. Charles B. Rangel (D-N.Y.) be "censured" for ethical lapses, including failing to declare rental income from a Dominican villa, improper solicitation of donations on congressional letterhead and...