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February 09, 2016
Conservative opposition threatens criminal justice overhaul
A handful of Senate Republicans on Tuesday dealt a severe blow to prospects for overhauling the criminal justice system in ...
February 04, 2016
Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over Flint
Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked the first bipartisan energy bill in almost a decade after majority Republicans balked ...
February 03, 2016
Flint crisis reaches Capitol Hill, and it's a blame game
Government officials tangled on Wednesday over who was to blame for the crisis in Flint, Michigan, that allowed ...
February 01, 2016
House leader: Criminal justice revamp doable, but could wait
An overhaul of the nation's criminal justice system may have to wait until next year, a top congressional Republican said ...
January 27, 2016
Drug abuse bill raises hopes for election-year achievement
In a testy election year likely to see scant collaboration between Republicans and Democrats, there's a glint of hope in ...
January 26, 2016
Cornyn a 'peacemaker' as GOP rift on criminal justice widens
A widening Republican rift over revamping the nation's criminal justice system is dashing hopes for overhaul in the final ...
January 14, 2016
House, Senate GOP going separate ways in an election year
The year ahead promises to be one of bold ideas in the House, if Speaker Paul Ryan gets his way, with lawmakers debating ...
January 11, 2016
House votes to strengthen government records law
The House approved legislation Monday making it easier to obtain government records, as a new congressional report concluded ...
December 08, 2015
Hill Democrats seek spotlight to curb terror suspects' guns
Democrats took to the floors of the Senate and House on Tuesday to draw attention to their drive to prevent suspected violent ...
December 04, 2015
GOP pushes bill unraveling health care law through Senate
Congressional Republicans are a step away from acquiring what they consider a political cudgel for next year's elections: A ...
December 03, 2015
Senate OKs Republican bill unraveling health care law
With Republicans openly welcoming a preordained veto, the Senate on Thursday approved legislation aimed at crippling two of ...
December 03, 2015
Senate rejects more gun background checks after CA attack
A polarized Senate voted Thursday against expanding background checks for more gun purchases, rejecting the proposal a day ...
November 30, 2015
GOP leader defends House Planned Parenthood investigation
A Republican congressional leader on Monday defended a House investigation of Planned Parenthood's provision of fetal tissue ...
November 20, 2015
Obama plea to Supreme Court: Save my immigration plan
The Obama administration appealed to the Supreme Court Friday to rescue its plans to shield from deportation millions of ...
November 19, 2015
House votes to curb Syrian refugees, snubbing veto threat
Responding swiftly to the terror in Paris, the U.S. House voted overwhelmingly Thursday to erect high hurdles for Syrian and ...
October 30, 2015
Congress on track to OK budget and debt deal
The ambitious budget and debt deal cleared a major hurdle in the Senate early Friday, setting the stage for Congress to pass ...
October 22, 2015
Senate bill could cut nonviolent drug offenders' sentences
Nonviolent drug offenders could be eligible for shorter prison sentences under legislation approved by a Senate panel ...
October 19, 2015
Obama administration backs bill to reduce prison time
The Obama administration on Monday expressed support for bipartisan Senate legislation that would reduce prison sentences for ...
October 02, 2015
Q&A: Gun control prospects in GOP-run Congress remain remote
Another mass shooting, another appearance by a stricken-looking President Barack Obama expressing anguish and frustration ...
October 01, 2015
Senators reach deal to reduce prison time for some offenders
Senate conservatives and liberals on Thursday united behind an overhaul of the criminal justice system, a rare bipartisan ...