House of Representatives

The United States House of Representatives, commonly referred to as the "House," is the lower house of the bicameral United States Congress, the upper house being the United States Senate.

10 Things To Know About San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro

Castro, already being hailed as a rising star in the Democratic Party, gave a much-praised keynote speech at the convention Tuesday when he made his national debut. But he has been a prominent presence in San Antonio's Chicano community since his teen years.

Akin Remarks Illuminate Paul Ryan's Abortion Views

The Romney campaign has disavowed Rep. Todd Akin's controversial statement that women's bodies can terminate pregnancies caused by rape, but Mitt Romney's newly minted running mate has often aligned with Akin's positions on abortion.

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