U.S. House of Representatives

If the election for the U.S. House of Representatives were being held today, would you vote for (the Democratic candidate) or (the Republican candidate) in your congressional district? Would you lean toward the (Democratic candidate) or the (Republican candidate)? - The Washington Post

Q: If the election for the U.S. House of Representatives were being held today, would you vote for (the Democratic candidate) or (the Republican candidate) in your congressional district? Would you lean toward the (Democratic candidate) or the (Republican candidate)?<p>The Washington Post - ABC News …

Government

US House Speaker Ryan Says He Won't Run for Re-Election

The Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, says he will not seek re-election for his seat this November, raising questions about …

Elections

64 Democratic lawmakers urge Trump to dismiss EPA chief Pruitt

WASHINGTON, April 6 (Reuters) - Dozens of Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday urged President Donald Trump in a letter to ask embattled Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt to resign.

Scott Pruitt

A Record Number of Women Are Running for the U.S. House of Representatives

A record-breaking number of women have filed to run for seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, and the majority of them are registered as …

New Jersey

House Republican group reports a record $15 million fundraising haul

The Congressional Leadership Fund announced a $15 fundraising haul on Wednesday breaking previous records.<p>The super PAC for House Republicans took in …

Republicans

American political parties must do more to get women in government

A record number of women are running in the 2018 midterms. This trend is encouraging, but without tackling the broader institutional barriers that …

New York City

Scott Walker Lashes Out After Losing Bid to Prevent Special Elections

After months of battling against it, three court orders finally forced the Republican governor’s hand.<p>Wisconsin’s Republican Gov. Scott Walker on …

Government

What Should Progressives Do on Education if They Gain Power This Fall?

Progressives are out of power in Washington right now—but that could change after the midterm elections. Democrats seem to have a good shot at taking …

Education

States Vow to Fight Plan to Ask Citizenship Question on Census

New York, California and other states vowed on Tuesday to stop the U.S. government from asking in the 2020 census whether people are citizens, …

Conservative View

Louise Slaughter: She was my best friend

You may not know this, but Louise Slaughter was my best friend. This I declared to my first-grade class when I was 5 years old, and I was beside …

Louise Slaughter

Birmingham, MI Patch - Breaking News, Local News, Events, Schools, Weather, Sports and Shopping

News<p>A Michigan man climbed a radio tower with plans to kill himself, but later changed his mind. Listen to what the dispatcher told him.<p>by Jessica …

Ann Arbor

Restraint and Seclusion Study Directive Included in New Budget Bill

The spending bill signed into law by President Trump, which includes nearly $71 billion for the Department of Education, also includes a directive …

New York City

Bill Reauthorizing FCC, TV Station Funding Awaits Senate

In a rare display of functionality, the U.S. House of Representatives recently passed the Ray Baum Act. Named after the former staff director of the …

FCC

Massive U.S. spending bill delivers win to Americans who rely on tips

The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate passed a $1.3 trillion spending bill on Thursday, which includes a provision that prevents employers …

U.S. Department of Labor

'What about the baby?'

Get the news<p>Subscribe Today<p>Log In<p>Subscribed, but don't have a login?<p>Activate your digital access.<p>CLOSE<p>Tom DeLay, former majority leader in the U.S. …

Des Moines

This Is the Last State to Not Send a Woman to Congress

Mississippi is expected to send its first woman to Congress soon.<p>Republican State Governor Phil Bryant will reportedly appoint Republican Cindy …

Politics

Hillary Clinton turned the clock back to 1964 to explain 2016 loss

It’s a mystery. On the premise that Hillary Clinton is one of the smartest women in the world and a feminist icon, none of it makes any sense.<p>Perhaps …

Government

Vanguard Not in Favor of Rules That Limit Small Investors' Say in Boardroom | Investopedia

An effort to restrict shareholder resolutions similar to a bill passed in the U.S. House of Representatives has little support from Vanguard, one of …

Personal Finance

When Presidential Approval Ratings Really Matter

Voting is the ultimate popularity contest. In the United States, voters have the opportunity at least every two years to cast ballots in federal …

Ronald Reagan

4 things Texas must do to secure elections

Earlier this month, Texans took to the polls in the first primary of the 2018 election cycle.<p>We've heard numerous alarm bells from senior Trump …

Opinion

Opinion: Congress is tanking — but does it care?

CLOSE<p>Authorities confirmed that Great Mills High School in St. Mary’s County, about 70 miles south of Washington, D.C, went into lockdown around 8 …

Pew Research Center

No Immigration or Obamacare Deals As Huge Spending Bill Shambles Toward Passage

The U.S. House of Representatives missed its own internal deadline of midnight Monday for releasing the text of a massive omnibus appropriations bill …

Planned Parenthood

House Clears Way for Vote on $1.3T Spending Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday cleared the way for lawmakers to vote on a $1.3 trillion government spending bill that would fund …

Conservative View

'Fetal-heartbeat' abortion bill hearing brings scores to Iowa Statehouse

CLOSE<p>Suzanna de Baca, president and chief executive officer of Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, speaks to legislators and community members …

Online Privacy

Congress is giving up; will anyone step up for change?

We're at a watershed moment in American political history. Our Congress -- I'm talking about the people's body, the institution created by our …

Pew Research Center

Andrew Young, Ross Rossin to be featured in Emory conversation

Former ambassador and civil rights icon Andrew Young and renowned portrait artist Ross Rossin, the Schwartz Artist-in-Residence at Emory University, …

Emory University

Anti-union group wants records on NLRB's abrupt reversal on major case

An anti-union group is demanding records about the National Labor Relations Board's abrupt reversal last month of a major case about corporate legal …

Patty Murray

Theocrat Upset by Secular Humanist Chaplains

March 20, 2018 by Ed Brayton<p>Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi is quite beside himself because the Navy is considering hiring a secular humanist …

Religion

California's free-for-all primary election rules could surprise everyone in 2018 ... again

California may appear to Democrats as an electoral oasis, a sea of newly turned-blue political maps that could quench their thirst for control of the U.S. House of Representatives.<p>Or the oasis could be nothing more than a mirage, disappearing in the haze of the state's unbridled primary election …

Government

Supreme Court rejects Pennsylvania Republicans' fight over maps for U.S. House

The Supreme Court refused Monday to block the redrawing of Pennsylvania's congressional districts, handing Republican leaders a stinging defeat and …

Portland, OR