Detainees have reportedly been denied food, medication and the use of toilets.
The post-Newtown push for tougher federal laws is seen as a lost cause, for now.
Eight states enacted significant laws in 2013, despite the defeat of federal legislation.
The GOP senator wants to slash taxes, red tape in areas with high unemployment.
Major banks and credit card companies are launching a new lobbying effort.
The federal ban on guns that can pass undetected through metal detectors expires on Dec. 9.
The virtual currency earned early positive reviews from Congress but questions linger.
House lawmakers are backing effort to rein in the use of performance enhancing drugs.
The conservative Americans for Prosperity is praising an effort in the House to limit the Obama...
Republicans launched a fresh attack on ObamaCare by claiming it hurts students.
Support is rising for a proposal to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $9.
A House subcommittee will take a look at Senate legislation to reform the nation’s widely...
A draft version of a bill to reauthorize the Magnuson-Stevens Act will be released next week.
The failed push has left gun control proponents in Congress dejected.
The vote will finalize one of the last outstanding rules from the 2010 Dodd-Frank bill.
Legislation would allow schools to have more flexibility about what they feed their students.
Boehner argues the House has passed nearly 150 bills over the last year.
President Obama signed legislation on Wednesday that will give the Food and Drug Administration (...
New legislation in the Senate would exempt pizza delivery joints and grocery stores from upcoming...
“The tide is turning. We have genuine momentum on our side," official maintains.
Heritage Action is pressing congressional Republicans to co-sponsor a measure that would ensure...
Senators say the new report highlights need for a new law to rein in big Wall Street banks.
Tom Perez invoked Martin Luther King Jr. in a statement cheering the bill's Senate passage.
The Obama administration has some reservations about legislation that would expand federal...