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By Becky Bohrer, Associated Press
Speaker Nancy Pelosi is addressing concerns about the working conditions for some Capitol Hill aides. She's announced a $45,000 minimum yearly salary for House staffers.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
The bill faces an uphill climb in the Senate and is unlikely to become law. But Friday's vote gave lawmakers the chance to show their views on the legalization trend spreading across the country.
Republican U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry is facing growing pressure to resign from congressional leaders and Nebraska's GOP governor after a California jury found him guilty of lying to federal authorities about an illegal $30,000 campaign donation from a Nigerian billionaire.
By Grant Schulte, Brian Melley, Associated Press
House passage is expected to be followed soon by a Senate vote sending the bill to President Joe Biden for his signature.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
Democrats have muscled through legislation in the House that they say positions the U.S. to better compete with China economically by strengthening the domestic semiconductor industry and shoring up strained supply chains.
By Associated Press
The former Black Panther who first won election in 1992 said in a speech at a Chicago church Tuesday that he isn't retiring from public service and "will remain on the front lines."…
By Kevin Freking, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
The House has passed a bill that funds the government through Feb. 18 and avoids a short-term shutdown after midnight Friday.
By Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press
Democrat Shontel Brown has won the Cleveland-area U.S. House seat formerly held by Housing Secretary Marcia Fudge in Tuesday's special election.
Members of the House are scrambling to Washington to pass a short-term lift of the nation's debt limit. The vote Tuesday will ensure the federal government can continue fully paying its bills into December.
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