A Republican and Democrat in the House are calling on President Obama to sanction more Russian officials for human rights abuses.
Republican senators proposed a constitutional amendment Thursday that would allow states to reject federal laws, such as ObamaCare.
Sens. Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.), John Cornyn (R-Texas) and John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) introduced S.J.Res. 34, which would allow states to repeal federal laws and regulations if ratified by the two-thirds of state legislatures across the country.
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) criticized President Obama Friday for announcing that his administration would review their deportation process to see if it can be done “more humanely.”
“The administration cannot be trusted to enforce any...
House and Senate leaders of the Foreign Relations Committees introduced legislation Thursday that would place sanctions against Venezuelans violently suppressing democratic protesters in the country.
Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) introduced S. 2142, the Venezuela Defense of Human Rights and Civil Society Act, with Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) as a lead co-sponsor.
Rep. Tom Reed (R-N.Y.) on Friday called on members to support the No More campaign against domestic and sexual violence, and said his own family has experienced this issue when his niece was raped.
Only 12 Democrats backed the bill after leaders pushed them to vote against it.
Sens. Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.) introduced a bill Thursday that would ensure an independent inspector general investigates allegations of misconduct within the Department of Justice (DOJ).
“Inspectors General are true watchdogs who save taxpayer dollars and help deliver better services to Americans,” Tester said. “This bill is a common-sense measure that makes sure taxpayers are getting the level of service they expect and increases oversight of an agency.”
Rep. Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) this week introduced a bill that would criminalize advertisements for sex and escort services, which Wagner says perpetuate child sex slavery.
The House starts at 9 a.m., and before noon it will pass legislation to delay ObamaCare's individual mandate for five years.
Each side has accused the other of violating the law.