California congresswoman Karen Bass has emerged as a leading contender to be Democrats' vice presidential candidate.
Republican officials in the states and on Capitol Hill are condemning President Donald Trump’s suggestion about postponing the Nov/ember election.
A coalition of educators, activists and philanthropists is urging Congress to expand emergency provisions that allow school districts nationwide to feed millions of child...
President Donald Trump is acknowledging a “big flareup” in COVID-19 cases, but divisions between the White House and Congress are threatening passage of a new federal aid...
President Donald Trump is vowing to veto a massive defense bill to keep military bases such as Ft. Bragg named after Confederate officers.
In Republican circles -- with the notable exception of the man who leads the party -- the debate about masks is over: It’s time to put one on.
Republicans are facing a reckoning as they contend with some divisive candidates during the country's struggle through civic unrest.
Longtime Rep. Steve King has been ousted in Iowa’s Republican primary after being ostracized by party leaders for comments about white nationalism.
The Republican lawyer leading the fight against California's stay-at-home orders has a long history of taking on free speech and civil rights cases.
For the first time, House lawmakers voted by proxy and Republican lawmakers protested loudly.
Legislation extending surveillance authorities that the FBI sees as vital in fighting terrorism has run into heavy opposition, It's future has been thrown into doubt, wit...
Legislation to extend surveillance authorities that the FBI sees as vital in fighting terrorism was thrown into doubt Wednesday as President Donald Trump, the Justice Dep...
It’s a day that's shaping up as one for the history books on Capitol Hill.
Iowa congressman Steve King is on the outs with a significant bloc of his long-reliable conservative base, but not for almost two decades of incendiary utterances about a...
It all started with the grandchildren.
Democrats have powered a massive $3 trillion coronavirus response bill through the House, over Republican opposition.
Gov. Gavin Newsom has hung his hopes for avoiding drastic California budget cuts squarely on the federal government.
Neither Civil War nor Great Depression or any other national crisis has convinced the House to allow lawmakers to vote by proxy.
Top Democrats are promising that smaller cities and towns won't be left behind in the next coronavirus relief bill.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy has named five Republicans to the chamber’s new panel tracking federal coronavirus and economic relief.
Seven nights a week, President Donald Trump’s reelection team is airing live programming online.
The Trump administration and Congress expect an agreement Monday on a coronavirus aid package of up to $450 billion.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants to bolster mail-in voting and take other steps to make balloting easier this November as Congress starts planning its next major bill to ...
Congress is considering ways to govern from afar during the coronavirus pandemic.
President Donald Trump wants to spend $2 trillion on infrastructure projects to create jobs and help the collapsing economy rebuild from the coronavirus' stunning blows.
The bipartisan partnership that propelled a $2.2 trillion economic rescue package through Congress just days ago is already showing signs of strain.
House leaders are racing the clock on an emerging government-wide spending bill that's likely to largely maintain President Donald Trump's tactical ability to fund his mu...
Impeachment is turning up the heat on Minnesota Rep