The bill passed narrowly 218-213 and nearly melted down on the floor.
In a 5-4 decision, the court ruled that states may use midazolam in executions.
Mississippi’s two Republican senators are calling to replace the state’s flag.
Passage came days before a major trade vote in the House.
The top Senate Democrat called the decision "unprofessional and unfair."
Two House lawmakers have authored legislation to allow parents to opt their children out of...
Police in Washington, D.C., have been referred materials for a possible investigation.
Rep. Conyers asked Eric Holder to investigate the violent arrest of Floyd Dent in Michigan.
Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner said the bureau is "an affront to the Second Amendment."
Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) is urging Attorney General Eric Holder to reclassify marijuana as a drug...
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is a co-sponsor.
A federal judge said the ban on handguns in public was unconstitutional.
Rep. Carolyn Maloney wrote to FIFA blasting the “discriminatory policy.”
Roberts argues decision "had nothing to do" with Constitution.
Rep. Steve King's bill would direct public universities to release publicly available annual...
House GOP leaders yanked a No Child Left Behind rewrite off the floor in February.
The proposal would allow people to petition for restoration of their gun rights.
They view her as an ally in the push for expanded background checks.
Paul has called for a serious review of the nation’s policies on illegal drugs.
Rep. Cleaver's measure comes in light of the Justice report on Ferguson.
Alaska is the third state to approve possession of drug.
“We need a revolution in the way higher education is funded,” Sanders said.
Obama calls for regulatory structure one day after drone crashes on White House South Lawn.
Vulnerable red-state Democrats could wind up in the cross hairs.