| Feb 27, 2014
| 4:30 PM
WASHINGTON -- The trend of abandoning Congress continues as its longest-serving member, Democratic Rep. John Dingell Jr. of Michigan, former chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, has announced he will retire. He is going out with a bang,...
| 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 3, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Two prominent lawmakers want to create a new playbook for the media and telecommunications industries.
Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), chairman of the Communications...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 10:31 AM
WASHINGTON – Republicans in the House of Representatives passed another symbolic rebuke of President Obama’s healthcare law, ahead of a possible showdown over funding for the measure that threatens to shut down the government this fall....
| Jun 7, 2013
| 4:19 PM
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In the Flesh This three-part tale about...
| Aug 9, 2011
Dr. Bernadine Healy, a hard-charging cardiologist and educator who was the first woman to lead the National Institutes of Health and later commanded American Red Cross relief efforts after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, died Saturday at her home in Gates...
| Nov 3, 2010
| 4:34 AM
Some Democrats protested Tuesday night as the television networks and cable TV outlets said Republicans would take control of the House of Representatives â projections made well before polls closed in California and the West. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-...
| Jan 31, 2012
Weight-loss surgeons from across the United States are attempting to distance themselves from surgery centers affiliated with the 1-800-GET-THIN advertising for Lap-Band surgery.
In a letter to House members considering a congressional investigation of...
| Jul 18, 2007
A MILLION YEARS of compression and heat may someday convert Rep. John D. Dingell (D-Mich.) into petroleum, just as it did the other dinosaurs. Unfortunately, by then there may be no humans left to pump a few gallons of Dingell into their Hummers,...
| Nov 24, 2008
Nobody ever refers to members of Congress as "lions of the House," but Rep. John D. Dingell (D-Mich.) has as thick a mane as any (figuratively speaking, of course). The longest-serving current member, Dingell was writing legislation before Barack Obama...
| Apr 26, 2007
Sen. John McCain presented a memento to fellow Republican Sen. Ted Stevens when they met in the Senate earlier this year: a key chain with a small battery-operated pig's head.
"You're still an oinker," the presidential candidate told Stevens, the Alaskan...
| Dec 19, 2007
Soon, you won't find those old-fashioned 100-watt incandescent light bulbs in stores. You will be able to buy more energy-efficient appliances. And you will see labels on TVs and computers that tell you how much energy they consume.
You will see stickers...