Dems Invite Immigrants To Upcoming Trump Speech To CongressThe focus on welcoming immigrants will also extend to the response that Democratic leaders plan for Trump's speech.
House GOP Drops Plan To Gut Ethics Office After Widespread CriticismIn a reversal, the House GOP decided on Tuesday to strip the provision from a package of rule changes that lawmakers will vote on later in the day.
Republicans Primed For Push To Dismantle Obama's Policies As Congress Gaveled Into SessionMembers of the 115th Congress will be sworn in at noon Tuesday, setting off the GOP's pursuit of a conservative agenda.
Republicans Re-Nominate Paul Ryan For House Speaker During Closed-Door MeetingRepublicans have re-nominated Paul Ryan to be House speaker when next year's GOP-led Congress starts working on President-elect Donald Trump's agenda.
Republican Party Clinches House, SenateThe Republican party exceeded all expectations on Elections Day, with the GOP keeping its control over Congress.
De Blasio: 'If Congress Doesn't Act, There Are Going To Be A Lot Of Happy Terrorists'Bill de Blasio and Bill Bratton are calling on Congress to act on a funding package that they say is crucial to protecting the city from terrorists.
Democrats Protest Lack Of Gun Control Bills By Leaving House Floor During Moment Of Silence For Orlando AttackDemocratic lawmakers erupted on the House floor with loud criticism of House Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republican leaders for leaving the nation's gun laws untouched.
Renewal Of Zadroga Act Included In Year-End Tax And Spending BillThere's new hope that the law providing health benefits for first responders who grew ill after the Sept. 11 attacks will continue.
NJ TRANSIT Threatens Rail Shutdown As Positive Train Control Deadline NearsStopping NJ TRANSIT would be paralyzing for thousands of commuters.
Bill Providing Medical Help For 9/11 Responders Set To Expire At MidnightFederal officials responsible for administering the program warn that by February the program will start to face challenges
Pope Delivers Historic Address To Congress, Urges Lawmakers To Embrace MigrantsGreeted by a roar of welcome from U.S. lawmakers, Pope Francis walked with an ear-to-ear smile into the Capitol's House chamber Thursday for the first-ever address by a pontiff to a joint meeting of Congress.
Watch & Read Pope Francis Address CongressPope Francis summoned U.S. lawmakers Thursday to defend and preserve the dignity of all Americans as he became the first pontiff in history to address a joint meeting of Congress.