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.
House Committee Considers Federal Funding Proposal For 9/11 Memorial PlazaAn estimated 21 million people have visited it for free since its 2011 opening.
Sen. Schumer Announces Winners Of 100 Pairs Of Pope TicketsSen. Charles Schumer has announced the winners of his statewide lottery for 100 pairs of tickets to be part of the papal audience on the West Lawn of the Capitol following Pope Francis' address to Congress on Sept. 24.
Fight For Zadroga Bill Extension ContinuesThe law is expiring next fall and lobbying to extend it is underway.