Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) is serving his first term in the House after winning a seat in the 2018 midterm elections, and he added attending the annual March for Life on Friday on the National Mall to his agenda.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is back as the most powerful woman in the House of Representatives, but as a more diverse and far left 116th Congress takes shape,it is clear minorities will want to use their newfound status to get appointed to important committees and be at the table on a wide range of policy issues.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez became an overnight sensation when she unseated longtime New York House Democrat Joe Crowley, but now she is causing tension in the establishment wing of the party and some are seeking ways to put a damper on her anti-establishment agenda.
The federal government is mostly operational during the partial shutdown as Democrats refuse to fund a border wall and some workers struggle.
Newly elected Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema refused to be sworn in on a Bible, opting instead to place her right hand on a book of laws.
Illegal aliens enrolled and eligible for President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program helped surge the Hispanic vote in the midterm elections which resulted in historically GOP counties turning blue for Democrats.
Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and Ilhan Omar, (D-MN), both Muslim, used a Quran to be sworn into office on Thursday.
Abortion giant Planned Parenthood and all its allies are ready to make good use of what they say is an “unparalleled, pro-reproductive health majority” in the U.S. House.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, dropped his plan to illegally appoint members of the State Board of Elections on Wednesday.
In a subtle jab at Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said it is policies not social media that gain supporters.
When the 116th Congress convenes on Thursday, many of the newly elected members are bringing an anti-Trump agenda and the goal of fundamentally transforming America even farther to the left than Barack Obama tried to accomplish in his eight years in office.
Outgoing Maine Gov. Paul LePage decided to troll a Democratic candidate who won a House race on Friday by writing the words “stolen election” on an election certificate certifying the win.
Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), House minority leader and, most likely, soon-to-be House speaker (D-CA), is enduring the partial federal government shutdown at a Hawaiian resort.
The Democrat blasted abortion proponents Thursday during an episode of the New York Times’ The Daily podcast after Times reporter Sabrina Tavernise pointed to McCaskill’s possibly being seen as waffling on abortion rights as a reason for her loss to pro-life Republican Josh Hawley.
The North Carolina State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement has delayed the evidentiary hearing into alleged election irregularities in the Ninth Congressional District race until January 11.
One of the two first Muslim women to be elected to Congress has announced she will be showcasing both her religion and her Palestinian roots when she is sworn in on January 3.
Sen. Lamar Alexander’s (R-TN) announcement on Monday that he will not seek re-election to a fourth term to the U.S. Senate in 2020 is certain to launch a political free-for-all over the next year and eleven months in Tennessee to replace him.
Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne Jr. claims the guilty plea of suspected Russian spy Maria Butina and the outcome of the 2018 congressional elections mark the “beginning of the end” for the “gun lobby” in the U.S.
Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke posted a statement about his departure from the Trump administration at the end of the year, expressing pride of his agency’s accomplishments in his two-year tenure and cited “false allegations” as part of the reason he is leaving his post.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner revealed Thursday that he had tried to recruit four other candidates to run for governor in his place, offering them money and political support rather than facing re-election himself.
The recount in Maine’s controversial 2nd Congressional District race, where the state’s new “rank voting” system was used for the first time in American history, is proceeding faster than anticipated.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) might agree to term limits on committee chairmanships and party leadership to regain the Speakership.
Midterm election polling analysis reveals deep divides between Democrat and Republican voters on the growing multicultural populations in the United States.
NEW YORK — The nearly 40-page sentencing memo from New York prosecutors claiming that President Trump directed his former attorney, Michael Cohen, to make hush payments to two women that allegedly violated election law presents no actual evidence beyond Cohen’s
Democrats are defending “ballot harvesting” in California as zealously as they are denouncing it in North Carolina.
The Maine Republican Party called on Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap on Thursday to launch an investigation into election irregularities it has uncovered in the controversial 2nd congressional district election held on November 6.
Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has yet to be sworn in as New York 14th District’s Representative in the House, but she is already lobbying to be seated on some of the most powerful committees in that chamber.