Advocates said the law last reauthorized in 2002 reduced the number of youth in juvy.
The pope's calls for criminal justice reform could give marijuana advocates an unlikely ally.
Rep. Scott Garrett's bill would open up meetings of the Financial Stability Oversight Council.
The GOP is girding for another fight with the White House over a controversial labor policy.
The bill from Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) comes in response to a recent string of shootings.
A Senate panel’s move to table four pieces of legislation is being hailed as a win for advocates.
Lawmakers are appealing directly top retailers in lieu of congressional action on the divisive...
He said the $15 minimum is needed "from coast to coast."
The 2016 contender has made income inequality a centerpiece of his campaign.
Democrats are renewing efforts to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill after a string of...
The regulatory reform measure would encourage federal agencies to do away with costly regulations...
The move comes after an agreement by EU foreign ministers to prolong sanctions imposed on Russia.
The two senators say the tougher punishments are necessary.
Sen. John Hoeven is angling toward introducing a bill that would bar state labeling mandates.
Senate Republicans began weeding through “layer upon layer upon layer” of federal rules Wednesday...
New legislation would target so-called straw purchasers with stronger criminal penalties.
The LGBT community is struggling to find Republican backers of sweeping legislation.
The Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act passed by a 243-165 vote.
The bill would keep states from issuing mandatory labeling laws for foods that contain GMOs.
Sens. James Lankford and Heidi Heitkamp are introducing a package of regulatory reform bills.
Dispensaries are currently blocked from the banking system because of federal laws.
Religious organizations want votes on the First Amendment Defense Act.
The nation's capital would be renamed "New Columbia" and be the 51st state under the bill.
The NRA slammed a Democratic bill as an attack on the Constitution.