Advocates are pressing for an executive order to ease the flow of humanitarian aid overseas.
House Republicans will call up legislation next week that forces Democrats to choose between funding research for pediatric diseases or continuing the taxpayer funding of political party conventions.
E-cigarette firms and cigar trade groups are pushing back against expanded FDA oversight.
Justin Sink 12/02/13 02:00 PM EST
The administration will redirect $100 million to a new research program seeking an HIV cure.
Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) said Tuesday that he would soon introduce legislation requiring the federal government to review federal and state laws, and recommend ways to make them more fair for people living with HIV/AIDS.
The House on Tuesday quickly passed legislation that would extend for five years federal programs and funding aimed at combating HIV/AIDS around the globe.
The delay is keeping new ingredients, which could help prevent skin cancer, from being used.
The House on Wednesday passed legislation that would require asbestos trusts to release quarterly reports on who is seeking compensation due to asbestos exposure, a change Republicans say would help reduce fraudulent claims.
The House voted Tuesday to extend federal programs aimed at preventing pre-mature births and boosting research into pediatric diseases.
The widow of Rep. Bruce Vento (D-Minn.), who died in 2000 due to cancer caused by exposure to asbestos, is calling on Congress to reject legislation that she says would make it harder to asbestos victims to receive compensation.