(Reuters) – Former Senator Daniel Akaka, the first native Hawaiian in the U.S. Senate, who strove for recognition of Filipino veterans who fought with the United States during World War Two, died on Friday at age 93.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Leaders of a U.S. House of Representatives committee on Wednesday asked the…
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday he would like to…
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan endorsed Republican House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy to be his successor, NBC News reported on Friday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers said after a briefing with the acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday that Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 9 planes will remain grounded for “weeks” at a minimum, until a software upgrade could be tested and installed in all of the planes.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Pressure grew in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday to debate legislation protecting young undocumented immigrants from deportation, in a challenge to President Donald Trump, who has declared as “dead” an existing program allowing them to legally study and work in the United States.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican leaders in the U.S. Congress are moving forward with a plan to vote before the 2018 midterm elections on a bill to make permanent the temporary individual tax cuts in their recent tax overhaul.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate voted 51-47 on Wednesday in favor of a resolution undoing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s 2013 guidance restricting how car dealers extend auto loans to consumers, in the latest move to weaken the agency.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. gymnastics needs more reforms to wipe out sexual abuse after a scandal involving an ex-team doctor convicted of molesting female athletes, former Olympic athletes told a Senate panel on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A little history was made in Washington on Thursday – little in the form of a newborn who became the first baby ever to appear on the floor of the U.S. Senate during a vote.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Members of the U.S. Congress find little to agree on these days, not even who should lead them in prayer.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Lawmakers on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee have urged the Trump administration to conduct a scientific review of a Justice Department-backed bill to classify all illicit chemical knockoffs of the potent painkiller fentanyl in the same legal category as heroin.