Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) on Wednesday night lost his cool on the House floor over the issue of immigration, after the presiding officer warned another Democrat not to refer to people sitting in the House gallery.
The House voted Wednesday to amend the Dodd-Frank financial reform law with the help of 36 Democrats, even though the White House has threatened to veto the bill.
A group of Democratic lawmakers urged Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy Wednesday to reduce pollutants known to cause climate change.
Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Rep. Scott Peters (D-Calif.) led 16 other lawmakers in writing a letter to McCarthy, where they asked her to use the agency’s authority to reduce the use of hydrofluorocarbon (HFCs) compounds.
Nancy Pelosi and John Boehner exchanged barbs Wednesday about the chamber's productivity.
The House on Wednesday advanced two bills that Republicans say would help create jobs.
Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat small farmers fairly in new food safety regulations.
Hagan said recent rules proposed by the FDA were unclear on whether a farm could qualify for small-operations food safety requirements.
Boehner argues the House has passed nearly 150 bills over the last year.
Rep. Kerry Bentivolio (R-Mich.) on Tuesday proposed legislation that would prevent the federal government from deploying new websites that don't adequately protect personal data.
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) said Tuesday that ObamaCare subsidies are a “fraudster's dream come true.”
Hatch’s comments came after the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA)...
The House meets in the afternoon to consider legislation that would ease Dodd-Frank financial rules in an attempt to free up investment capital in small companies.