Fifty-two percent of people said they oppose tighter restrictions on firearms.
He is considering a regulatory change that would create new background check requirements.
Advocates say the pope's visit could give their cause a jolt of momentum.
President Obama will announce the funding Wednesday during a trip to Michigan.
The executive order covers approximately 300,000 people.
The federally funded grants are used to pursue higher education.
The proposal to expand eligibility for eligibility for “unlawful presence” waivers is drawing...
Lawmakers in states where marijuana is legal have been pushing for changes.
Three House Democrats want to change the way sex education is taught in schools.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) called the measure a "no-brainer."
The amendment would provide flexibility on whole-grain products and sodium levels.
Changes will allow homebound seniors to use benefits for grocery deliveries.
Senate Democrats say the Education Department needs to take immediate action.
The grant funding will go to 44 recipients across 31 states.
Vice President Biden on Thursday praised New York Gov. Andrew Cumo’s push for a statewide $15...
“I’m calling on Congress: take a cue from the rest of the world," he said.
Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are backing inspectors general in the flap.
The regulatory reform bill would give Congress the final say over all major regulations.
Lawmakers say inspoectors general should have access to all documents when investingating agencies.
Democrats say the measure "tries to dismantle Wall Street reforms."
Of the 12 annual spending bills, this is the 11th advanced by the Appropriations Committee.
Genetically engineered salmon would currently go unmarked.
It contains $20.5 billion in discretionary funding, $1.1 billion below Obama’s request.
Lawmakers said parents should not have to play "toy box roulette."