House Democrats will introduce a bill to prohibit stock trading among members of Congress along with their families and senior staff.
The Occupy Wall Street protest movement is expected to resume Monday, on the 1-year anniversary of the protests. Is the coalition passé and irrelevant? Or is it a canary in a coalmine - an indicator of worsening economic and social problems in the United States?
Sandra Fluke delivered a short, rousing speech at at the Democratic National Convention and condemned Mitt Romney for not standing up to the extreme voices in the GOP.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's speech to the Democratic National Convention.
Apparently, the Democrats don't think the average woman voter is very shrewd.
The Democratic Party's quadrennial nominating party is underway, and the days preceding President Obama's climactic acceptance speech are crammed with party luminaries and promising up-and-comers. After First Lady Michelle brought down the house on Tuesday night, here's a list of what lies ahead:
Posted on the activist website Change.org, a petition launched by user Mary Rickles of San Francisco said Erickson's continued presence on the network damages the value of the CNN brand. The petition is circulating under the name "CNN: Fire Erick Erickson."
Decrying the recent mass shootings in Colorado and Wisconsin -- as well as gun violence in general -- the infamous serial killer David Berkowitz told the New York Daily News on Friday that "society has to take the glory out of guns."
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has supported Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's allegation that Mitt Romney avoided paying taxes for years, giving her imprimatur to a charge that Romney's campaign has dismissed as baseless slander.
Wisconsin Temple Shooting: Sikhs Blame Ignorance About Religion; Killings Bring Debate On Gun Control Back To The Fore
The FBI, probing the Wisconsin Sikh Temple shooting, in which a gunman killed six and critically injured three others on Sunday, hinted that it could be an act of domestic terrorism. Meanwhile, the Sikh community in the U.S calls it a crime of "hate and ignorance."
The US Olympic uniforms for the 2012 London Olympics were unveiled today by designer Ralph Lauren, and you don't have to be a member of Team USA to look like one.
Back in 1987, U.S. Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., became the first member of Congress to openly identify as gay. On Saturday, Frank made history again: He married partner Jim Ready and became the first congressman to enter into a same-sex marriage.
The Republican benign-neglect approach to health care reform during the past decade was an unwitting contributor to the situation we find ourselves in today.
It's not a tax. It's a penalty. President Barack Obama's administration and its allies in Congress carpet-bombed the morning news talk show Sunday with those seven words, holding the line in a PR counter-offensive the White House has been engaging on since Friday.
A photo of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) that encapsulates the respective reactions of Democrats and Republicans following the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that upheld most of the Affordable Care Act, has gone viral.
In a new poll, 49 percent of respondents said Republican lawmakers are stalling on efforts to improve the economy in order to damage President Obama's re-election chances.
Democrats and Republicans are working to blame each other's policies for a lackluster May U.S. jobs report, cementing the critiques that will reverberate through the general election in November.
Hustler's publisher, Larry Flynt, has responded to a lewd, digitally altered photograph of conservative commentator and New York Daily News columnist S.E. Cupp in his magazine. That's satire, he told The Blaze in a two-sentence statement.
Sunday Morning Talk Shows: Boehner, Pelosi, McConnell Offer Three Different Fixes For Debt Ceiling Conundrum [VIDEO] (blog)
Congressional leaders John Boehner, Mitch McConnell and Nancy Pelosi pointed fingers across the aisle on Sunday morning talk shows over the reemerging debt ceiling debate, calling for different approaches to the nation's budgetary problems.
In contrast to President Obama, the chairman of the Democratic Caucus said House Democrats overwhelming support same-sex marriage.
The student loan debate continues in Washington as the House plans to vote on a bill Friday that would keep interest rates at 3.4 percent for subsidized Stafford loans, instead of increasing to 6.8 percent on July 1.
Bill O'Reilly, one of the most controversial and most-watched figures in cable news, re-signed a multi-year deal with Fox News. Terms of the deal were not disclosed by Fox.
It is interesting now to see Republicans' newfound support of judicial review after the passage of health reform under a Democratic president, said U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.
A prominent Democratic donor has vowed to spend $100,000 on a campaign designed to pressure President Barack Obama into signing an executive order that would protect LGBT workers from workplace discrimination at the hands of federal contractors.
Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, former speaker of the House of Representatives, said the Affordable Care Act was written in an iron clad way to withstand constitutional review.
In a sense, a controversial radio talk show host, and former Fox News commentator, had it right: The United States could be headed for a major period of social unrest -- or worse -- but not for the reasons he stated.
In a sense, the controversial radio talk-show host and former Fox News commentator Glenn Beck had it right: The United States could be headed for a major period of social unrest -- or worse -- but not for the reasons Beck stated.
The 2013 budget, penned by Rep. Chris Van Hollen, would institute the Buffet Rule, while suspending emergency war funding and Bush-era tax cuts.
The U.S. Senate voted Thursday in favor of sending a bill to President Barack Obama which will ban insider trading by Congress members.
The Senate Thursday voted overwhelmingly to send President Barack Obama legislation imposing new curbs on insider trading by members of Congress, even though the measure was weaker than a version it passed in February.