Months of bipartisan negotiations have finally culminated in an agreement over Congress's annual defense policy bill.
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Wednesday fended off a challenge to her long leadership reign, defeating Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) in a closed-door vote prompted largely by Donald Trump's unlikely ascension to the White House.
House Democrats return to Washington on Tuesday grappling over the best course for the party's future.
"A Lot Of People Are Going To Be Surprised Tomorrow"
While some pundits are declaring the Clinton political dynasty dead, sources tell us that it is far from over. Chelsea Clinton is being groomed for the New York seat held by Rep. Nita Lowey.
The budding new alliance between Donald Trump and congressional Republicans hides a tougher reality:
With a lame-duck president and a spineless Senate, if Obama sneaks TPP for a vote, it likely will pass. It is imperative to call your Senators and demand that they NOT vote for passage of TPP.
U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman says Congress has the votes to pass the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement if it is brought up for a vote.
"Today the path to total dictatorship in the U.S. can be laid by strictly legal means, unseen and unheard by Congress, the President, or the people. ... "
Whether complicit or ignorant, Congress routinely ignores intelligence overreach and abuse at the hands of hard-core Technocrats. Many whistle-blowers have been vilified and marginalized for raising alarms. ? TN Editor
Congressional Leaders Vow to 'Revise' Bill After Veto Override
Though many are focusing on one of Obama's most embarrassing moments as president, the threat of Saudi retaliation for the bill's passage is being overlooked.
The US Congress, first the Senate and then the House, humiliated the president when it voted on Wednesday to override Obama for the first time in his eight-year tenure, as the House voted 348-77 to reject a veto of legislation allowing families of te
Obama had no authority to commit the U.S. to the Paris Climate Agreement, but did so anyway. So far, the Senate has said nothing in rebuttal, although they have enough reason to impeach Obama on the spot over this one issue.
New Jersey -- Bold legislation introduced in New Jersey last week would not only treat cannabis like tobacco -- legalizing it -- but would expunge records for individuals previously convicted of certain marijuana-related 'crimes.'
State officials are reassuring members of Congress that the integrity of November's elections is secure amid growing concerns over cyberattacks by foreign actors tied to Russia.
A bill pushing the agency to focus more on surface transport follows a critical report and an attempted bombing near a train station.
We have been following the latest melodrama involving a "greedy" Mylan, and numerous "humanistic" US politicians...
Mystery still surrounds payout to Iran
His successor, whether Democrat or Republican, opposes it, as does most of his party. Delegates at the Democratic National Convention waved signs saying "T.P.P." slashed by a bold line, while the Republican Party platform opposed any vote on it i
Newly leaked information reveals that officials in some of the top alcohol companies in America spent money on persuading members of Congress to pay attention to the alleged problem of "marijuana-impaired driving."
Refusing To Promote Homes As "Gun Free Zones". Dirtbag politician Charlie Rangel explained last month that regular people simply don't need firearms for self defense, but that politicians like himself should most certainly be allowed to carry p
"NO-FLY LIST" Is Hidden In It By "Under Investigation" Language
House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., on Wednesday formally urged Director of National Intelligence James Clapper to deny presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton access to classified information - an appeal that comes as FBI Director