In a week Democrats won’t soon forget, the Democrat-dominated California Senate took the unprecedented step Friday of voting 28-1 to suspend with pay three state senators in their own party accused or convicted of criminal conduct.
Prosecutors charged former Wisconsin Assembly Majority Leader Bill Kramer on Friday with sexually assaulting a political aide three years ago following a Republican mixer.
Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) accuses the CIA of spying on Congress in regards to the Senate’s investigation on torture.
Video: Ron Paul's Texas Straight Talk 3/17/14 - What Congress Thinks of Us: "Spy on Thee Not On Me"
It sounds like something out of Homeland: at a secret location somewhere off the campus of the CIA, the agency leases space and hires contractors to run a top-secret network, which it fills with millions of pages of documents dumped from the
The Dalai Lama will lead the US Senate in prayer on Thursday as the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader meets leaders of Congress, his office said.
The Central Intelligence Agency’s attempt to keep secret the details of a defunct detention and interrogation program has escalated a battle between the agency and members of Congress and led to an investigation by the C.I.A.’s internal watchdog into
Supporters of a plan to divide California into six sates can begin collecting signatures to get the proposal on the ballot.
Director of National Intelligence General James Clapper has changed his story once again on why he gave a false answer in testimony before Congress while under oath. In a friendly interview with The Daily Beast Clapper changed his explanation from hi
How will the major tax changes approved by Congress affect your returns?
RT is the best English language news source available to Americans. On January 29, RT published a photo of 5 presidential appointees lying through their teeth to Congress.
How Much Is Each Agency Getting? Obama Won't Say
Sen. Rand Paul expresses his support for Mark Levin's The Liberty Amendments, as well as an Article V Amendments Convention for the purpose of a Balanced Budget Amendment and Congressional term limits.
Members of Congress are shocked, shocked this week. No this Claude Rains moment was not over the hundreds of billions spent on unpopular wars or the creeping economy or the evisceration of civil liberties in America.
The federal government pays for a $15 million 'wool trust fund,' runs a $170 million program to protect catfish growers from overseas competition, sets aside $3 million to promote Christmas trees, funds another $2 million to help farmers sell
True The Vote Founder to Congress: "I Will Not Retreat. I Will Not Surrender. I Refuse To Be Intimidated"
On February 7, President Obama signed a farm bill that has an estimated cost of $954.6 billion. The President and other supporters claim the bill will reduce the deficit by $23 billion over the next ten years, though the National Taxpayers Union poin
Obtained by NBC News. As Glenn Greenwald explains, "This is not the primary OLC memo justifying Obama's kill list -- that is still concealed -- but it appears to track the reasoning of that memo as anonymously described to the New York Times in Octob
The Legislative Ethics Commission, in a new report, says businesses, organizations and lobbyists spent $16.4 million last year to try to influence state lawmakers to their way of thinking on hundreds of bills. That's a record amount for an
Bill Maher, the stand-up comedian and host of HBO's "Real Time," announced on Friday that he would try to oust a sitting member of Congress this year. And, most likely, a Republican is going to be the target.
"Swann points out that Congress and the President may be clapping for Remsburg but are doing nothing to actually honor veterans."
Republican Representative Trey Radel, who was charged in November with buying cocaine, resigned from Congress on Monday, saying he could no longer effectively serve the people he represents in southern Florida.
On NBC’s “Meet The Press,” Mike Rogers, Republican, described Snowden as a “thief, who we believe had some help.” The show’s host, David Gregory, interjected, “You think the Russians helped Ed Snowden?” Rogers replied that he believed it was neither
Supporters of warfare, welfare, and Wonder Woman cheered last week as Congress passed a one trillion dollar “omnibus” appropriation bill.
Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) predicted Sunday that lawmakers who favored shutting down the bulk collection of telephone metadata would not be successful in their efforts as Congress weighs potential reforms to
On Capitol Hill, CNSNews.com asked Rep. Blumenauer: “The omnibus bill yesterday, it was 1,582 pages, did you have a chance to read all the pages before voting on it?” Blumenauer laughed and said: “Nobody did!” “Nobody did?” asked the
There are 58 Senators who are now co-sponsors of the bill S. 1881: Nuclear Weapon Free Act of 2013. This bill makes war with Iran more likely and peace less likely. Its aim is to jettison the successful negotiations between the U.S. and Iran that hav
Congress’s decline from the Founders’ vision as “first among equals” in government to an echo chamber of the unitary executive, has been a slow but steady process.
The bill would expand the list of covered foods that can be sold from the home or the farm and permit the direct-to-consumer sale of foods like meat that have been viewed by regulators to be potentially hazardous.
Cuts to food stamps and jobless benefits predictable result of 'neoliberal assault' on American people