Imagine judicial review for protecting consumer rights and the environment going up in a puff of smoke and biotech corporations like Monsanto having complete immunity to plant whatever they want, whenever they want -- without testing.
State reduced number of mobile security teams by two thirds in Libya in months before ambassador killed in Benghazi
People have all kinds of theories for why Washington DC has gotten so dysfunctional in recent years.
Senior Pentagon officials told Congress the nation's largest conventional bomb, the Massive Ordnance Penetrator (MOP), is ready for action.
“My understanding is the vice president’s going to provide a range of steps that we can take to reduce gun violence.
President Barack Obama will deliver the State of the Union Address on Feb. 12 this year after he accepted House Speaker John Boehner's invitation this morning.
The failure of the Congressional Progressive Caucus to stand up to President Obama on many vital matters of principle is one of the most important – and least mentioned – political dynamics of this era.
The retirement of Congressman Ron Paul from the House of Representatives last week did not end the Texas libertarian's influence in Congress. And if the first week of the new Congress is any indication, his influence has only multiplied.
Democratic New York Rep. Jose Serrano reintroduced a bill in Congress Friday to repeal the 22nd Amendment, which places term limits on the U.S. presidency.
After days of tension political infighting and public eruptions, Congress finally voted Friday to approved $9.7 billion in disaster relief funds to provide flood insurance for victims of Hurricane Sandy.
When the 113th Congress convenes for the first time on Thursday, the House of Representatives will have several fresh faces among their ranks.
The 113th Congress convened for the first time Thursday, and re-elected John Boehner as House Speaker, putting to rest rumors that the Ohio Republican's position was in jeopardy.
As I prepare to retire from Congress, I’d like to suggest a few New Year’s resolutions for my colleagues. For the sake of liberty, peace, and prosperity I hope members of Congress consider the strict libertarian constitutional approach to government
New York area-lawmakers in both parties erupted in anger late Tuesday night after learning the House Republican leadership decided to allow the current term of Congress to end without holding a vote on aid for victims of Superstorm Sandy.
According to the Congressional Budget Office, the last-minute fiscal cliff deal cuts only $15 billion in spending while increasing tax revenues by $620 billion—a 41:1 ratio of tax increases to spending cuts.
Everyone's paycheck is about to take a hit, and it's not the boss' fault. The rate of workers' payroll taxes, which fund Social Security, has been 4.2% for the past two years. As of Jan. 1, it's back to 6.2%, on the first $113,700 in wages.
Remember my call to send Tea Bags to Congress?
The federal government will continue to access Americans’ emails without a warrant, after the U.S. Senate dropped a key amendment to legislation now headed to the White House for approval.
Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) now ranks as the least-liked congressional leader, with just 31 percent of voters holding a positive opinion of the Republican leader and more than half — 51 percent — saying they view the Ohio congressman unfavorably.
The Senate passed a resolution calling on the newspaper Village Voice “to act as a responsible global citizen” by taking down its “adult entertainment” section of its classified advertising website that promotes child sex trafficking in the United St
Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer of California, a bottomless fountain of foolishness, has proposed a measure that would permit governors to deploy National Guard troops to provide "security" at government-run schools.
President Obama will observe a moment of silence at 9:30 a.m. today at the White House, marking one week since a lone gunman opened fire in a Connecticut elementary school, killing 20 first graders before turning a gun on himself.
H.R. 3783 Countering Iran in the Western Hemisphere Act of 2012
Congress should repeal the bad law that shields them from liability.
How Much Did I Accomplish?
Even without Congress, Obama could act to restrict guns ...
I vote for Plan C: Jumping off the fiscal cliff and hope for a deep abyss.
In 1994, Congress passed a law that banned many semiautomatic rifles. That ban expired in 2004, however, amid partisan gridlock and lobbying from the NRA.
Politico: Did Amash and the others get purged from their committee positions due to their principled stances on tough issues (that were often at ends with the Republican Establishment)?
We could be celebrating the New Year by ripping out the fiber optic cables that are sending copies of all our emails to the National Security Agency.