House Pushes Ahead With $611 Billion Defense Policy Bill The Republican-led House is pushing ahead with a $611 billion defense policy bill that prohibits closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and forbids the Pentagon from trimming the number of military bases.
Congress Backs Bill On Customer Rights For Online ReviewCongress is sending President Barack Obama legislation to ensure that customers who want to post negative reviews on websites like Yelp or TripAdvisor can do so without legal repercussions.
Arkansas Voters Back Trump, Weigh Medical Marijuana ProposalArkansas delivered its six electoral votes to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and re-elected GOP Sen. John Boozman on Tuesday, as voters also decided several ballot issues.
Trump Wants Term Limits For House, SenateRepublican Presidential candidate Donald Trump says he wants congressional term limits of six years for House members and 12 years for the Senate.
Congress Tied Up In Partisan Knots Over Basic DutyCongress has completed its most elementary task -- but only after an intense, weekslong struggle to reach a deal to fund the government just days ahead of a shutdown deadline.
Congress Moves To Block 'Victory Tax' On Olympic AthletesA bill moving forward in Congress would block the IRS from taxing most medals or other prizes awarded to U.S. Olympians.
House To Vote On Sept. 11 Legislation As Veto Threat LoomsThe House is scheduled to vote on a bipartisan bill that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia.
GOP Faces Choices On Zika Funding, Government Shutdown, Impeaching IRS ChiefCongress' Republican leaders are facing decisions on averting a federal shutdown, containing the Zika virus and impeaching the head of the IRS.
Congress Returns To Battle Over Zika, Keep Government OpenLawmakers returning to Washington after a seven-week break picked up right where they left off — feuding about legislation to battle the mosquito-borne Zika virus and deadlocked over the defense budget.
Congress Returns From Vacation With Long To-Do List, But Little Chance Of ActionLawmakers will have a little more than four weeks beginning Tuesday before they are scheduled to leave town again before the election.
As Zika Fears Escalate, Lawmakers Point Fingers From AfarAs the Zika virus escalates into a public health crisis, members of Congress are entrenched in familiar partisan positions.
Houses Passes Bill To Boost Airport Security, Reduce LinesThe House has passed an aviation bill aimed at boosting airport security, reducing screening lines and refunding fees to passengers whose luggage is lost or arrives late.