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The legislation would create a commission that would study the effects of slavery and racial discrimination, hold hearings and recommend “appropriate remedies” to Congress.
The “For the People Act” would dramatically overhaul the U.S. voting system and seek to limit the amount of dark money in politics. It is not expected to advance in the Senate.
Just one week before he will leave office, Trump has now become the first U.S. president to be impeached twice.
Lawmakers are voting Thursday on a bill to rein in drug costs. President Trump has vowed to veto it. But the plan shares a lot with other bipartisan efforts. Here’s how it would work.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff announced his panel will take public testimony starting Nov. 13 with acting Ukraine Ambassador William Taylor.
The resolution authorizes the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee to conduct open hearings and allows the president and his attorneys to cross-examine witnesses.
The resolution, which formalizes the impeachment inquiry into President Trump, outlines rules and procedures for the inquiry moving forward.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., says the House will vote this week on a resolution outlining the process for the next steps in the inquiry into President Trump.
Over the past two weeks alone, seven House Republicans have announced they won’t run again, including two of just 13 GOP women in the House and the chamber’s lone African American Republican.
In two separate hearings on Wednesday, Democrats want Americans who haven’t read Mueller’s findings to see and hear them instead. Republicans want to take the former special counsel down a peg.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted Thursday to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, more than double the current $7.25 rate, which has not changed in a decade. The bill is unlikely to clear the Republican-controlled Senate, where Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky has said he will not take it… Read More
The House of Representatives voted on a measure that would empower the leaders of its committees to sue to get information for their Trump investigations.
A significant power shift begins in Washington with Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives. The incoming speaker plans votes on bills to reopen the government and new rules.