congress

Research confirms the obvious: Women in Congress are the ones getting things done

Congress would be a lot more productive with more ladies. 

Kylie Cheung | November 7, 2016 - 3:08 pm

Congress passes the Survivors’ Bill of Rights Act to preserve rape kits in federal cases

Every now and then, Congress actually does something useful.

Lauren Holter | September 8, 2016 - 12:14 pm

Congress Breaks For Recess Without Acting On These 5 Important Issues

Think of the most contentious, hot-button topics to plague the nation in the past few months. Angry yet? Members of Congress left important issues unsettled before leaving Washington for an inordinately long seven-week hiatus.

Marissa Miller | July 15, 2016 - 11:33 am

Two Transgender Women Won Congressional Primaries And Could Become The First Trans Members Of Congress

They would both be making history — especially for being young as shit.

Karen Fratti | June 29, 2016 - 10:58 am

4 Things We Learned From The New Republican Benghazi Report

While not many new details were outlined, there are still some things to be learned.

Lauren Holter | June 28, 2016 - 12:09 pm

Democrats Released A Benghazi Report Ahead Of The Republican Version Bound To Be Highly Critical Of Hillary Clinton

The Democrats’ report was essentially the party’s way of saying “enough already.”

Lauren Holter | June 27, 2016 - 9:34 pm

House Democrats Organize A Sit-In For Gun Control Reform, Refusing To Accept The Senate’s Inaction

Democrats will not take “no” for an answer when it comes to stricter gun control laws.

Liz Magee | June 22, 2016 - 6:11 pm

More Than 150 Artists Are Demanding Copyright Reforms For Sites Like YouTube

As we are well aware, laws should adapt and change with the times. In the age of YouTube, there have been a number of lawsuits and discrepancies regarding copyright protections and distribution…

Liz Magee | June 22, 2016 - 2:26 pm

The Senate Filibuster Ended With An Agreement To Vote On Two Gun Measures. Here’s What They Entail.

Democratic Senator Christopher Murphy of Connecticut led a 15-hour filibuster on gun violence Wednesday in an effort to get Republicans to vote on amendments to an annual appropriations bill. Following the tragic…

Lauren Holter | June 16, 2016 - 3:09 pm

Female Veterans In Congress: It’s About Damn Time For Women In Combat

Of the long wait for women’s combat opportunities, McSally said Thursday, “It’s about damn time. We are a country that looks at people as individuals, not groups. We select the…

Bronwyn Isaac | December 4, 2015 - 3:45 pm

Senate Democrats Prepared To Filibuster Through Planned Parenthood Defunding

The congressional funding bill that would keep the government from shutting down after Wednesday is heading to the Senate today, but with complications, of course. As it exists now, the

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 24, 2015 - 3:00 pm

House Votes To Defund Planned Parenthood In Grand Exercise In Futility

Sorry, jerks — this is not going to pass the Senate or be approved by President Obama.

Robyn Pennacchia | September 18, 2015 - 4:34 pm
1 2 3