Family members joined the lawmakers on 40 percent of the trips paid for by special interest groups
Mostly Jewish and Hispanic veterans were passed over due to prejudices, review finds
The former congresswoman has re-dedicated her life to fighting for gun control
Says “who you love” should never be an issue at work
Stuns staffers by seizing microphone and rambling about Freemasons, God and the Constitution
The political fight on Capitol Hill over the Violence Against Women Act has little to do with the central debate feminists and academics are having about whether better policing is the best way to stopping domestic violence
The former Illinois congressman and son of a civil rights crusader pleaded guilty on Wednesday to federal conspiracy charges, bringing what’s likely a grim end to a fast-rising political career.
The Justice Department Friday charged former Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. with using $750,000 in campaign money to buy personal items, including furs, furniture and a Rolex watch. The son of a civil rights leader with a …
Four months back, I wrote about four female veterans running for Congress. It turns out they’re not the only ones, by a long shot.
And boy are they needed: in the 112th Congress, women only hold 16% of the 435 House seats and 17 of the 100 seats in the Senate. Amazingly, there are only 92 veterans in the House of Representatives, …
September 9th is my cousin Laura’s birthday. She would have been 62. She died Wednesday, of lung cancer, shortly after I arrived from a 14-hour marathon drive from Bremerton, Wash. On my way down, I prayed that she would die peacefully. Instead she died gasping for her last breaths. It was horrific and heartbreaking.
In this …
In February, word of a fundraiser for 13 House Republican freshmen lawmakers got out – first reported by Bloomberg-Government. Dubbing themselves the “Lucky 13,” these lawmakers are all on the influential House Armed Services Committee, which authorizes spending and creates policy for the Defense Department. A fundraising body …