Freshman Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) has introduced a bill aimed at getting the Utah prairie dog off the endangered species list, in the hopes of making it easier to exterminate an animal many Utahans see as an intrusive pest.
Sen. Bob Casey Jr. (D-Pa.) said Sunday that Crimea’s vote was not “free or fair” and demanded that Congress take action.
“Today’s vote in the Crimea region of Ukraine is a wholly illegitimate scheme designed to provide some justification for Russia’s continued aggression,” Casey said. “A vote is in no way free or fair if it is held at gunpoint.”
Dozens of House Democrats are calling for a moratorium on mortgage foreclosures against anyone who has lost their federal emergency unemployment benefits.
Legislation would cut the civilian defense workforce by 15 percent in six years.
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.