Lawmakers said DOD needs to update its equal opportunity policies to include sexual orientation.
The practice seeks to change an individual’s sexual orientation or gender identity.
Chris Murphy said Dems are not "wildly optimistic" that McConnell will schedule a vote.
Sixteen percent of the public is happy with how the government combats poverty, Gallup says.
The groups say current policies violate anti-discrimination laws.
Judges questioned Arizona Sheriff Joseph Arpaio's legal standing in the case.
Inmates call a three-drug lethal injection ‘cocktail’ cruel and unusual punishmenet.
Gay marriage supporters are hopeful the court could legalize same-sex marriage in all 50 states.
The Democratic senator wants Republican support on her Healthy Families Act.
Rep. Steve King said his bill would stop courts from "destroying traditional marriage."
The rule would allow employers to make disability-related inquiries.
Electronic cigarette use among middle and high school students has tripled, the CDC said.
Lawmakers say mothers and children are suffering inhumane living conditions.
Rep. Jackie Speier wants the FTC investigate therapists making false claims.
The TV game show host has teamed up with PETA to save the monkeys.
Regulations granting workers minimum wage and overtime rights hang in the balance.
Justices will not hear a case challenging a ban in New Jersey.
Lawmakers say billions of taxpayer dollars are being wasted due to poor management practices.
The case stems from a botched execution in Oklahoma.
Scott Lively slammed Justices Kagan and Ginsburg for officiating same-sex weddings.
The bill would empower states to challenge federal regulations.
Almost half of small business owners polled support Indiana's new law.
Seventy-one percent of Americans say there is some risk the wrong person will be executed.
Rep. Jackie Speier is considering legislation to create a federal ban on the practice.