Politics of the United States
Lawmakers said DOD needs to update its equal opportunity policies to include sexual orientation.
Chris Murphy said Dems are not "wildly optimistic" that McConnell will schedule a vote.
Gay marriage supporters are hopeful the court could legalize same-sex marriage in all 50 states.
A more comprehensive civil rights bill will be introduced later this spring.
The transgender worker wasn't allowed to use the women's bathroom.
The senators are being recognized for their efforts to reform the criminal justice system.
Rand Paul measure would give Pentagon more flexibility using its funds.
The bill would require the EPA to quickly consider banning asbestos.
Wayne LaPierre's call for action drew an ovation from conservatives at CPAC.
GOP plans to force Senate to repeatedly vote on reversing Obama's actions.
Hillary Clinton faces a stiff challenge in constructing a lean and mean campaign team.
Republicans will see a confident Obama deliver State of the Union address.
The House bill would require gun show operators to register with the attorney general.
Lawmakers say billions of taxpayer dollars are being wasted due to poor management practices.
Rep. Steve King said his bill would stop courts from "destroying traditional marriage."
Groups are hoping Sen. Schumer will fight for new and exisiting safeguards.
Employees in Dubai allegedly took Middle East leaders on expensive trips to influence sales.
The petition asks Democrats to reject the bipartisan bill.
Senator claims the Udall-Vitter bill was created by those it would regulate.
In 9-0 ruling, justices endorse expansive powers for changing the interpretation of rules.
The U.S. Supreme Court appeared to be siding with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC...
Loretta Lynch impressed during her debut before Congress Wednesday.
Republicans are planning to move forward with an Iran sanctions bill this week.
President Obama is tasking every member of his Cabinet to round up votes.