May 30

House Republicans back state medical marijuana laws

The GOP-controlled House voted early Friday in favor of blocking the federal government from interfering with states that permit the use of medical marijuana. The somewhat surprising 219-189 vote came as the House debated a bill funding the Justice Department's…

Apr 01

New Ryan budget same as the old Ryan budgets

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's budget blueprint for the 2015 fiscal year bears close resemblance to the proposals put forward the last few years by the Wisconsin Republican. Democrats are already sharpening their knives, hoping to use the familiar…

In 1976, the House of Representatives created the Select Committee on Assassinations to further investigate Kennedy’s shooting. In 1979, it reported the assassination was likely the result of a conspiracy. But after years of news coverage and investigations, NewsHour co-founders…

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