Democratic members of Congress sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell Monday saying they were “deeply troubled” by a panel’s recommendation to relax the ban instead of repealing it altogether.
The bill will keep the government funded through September of 2015.
The staffers raised their hands on the steps of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., to show solidarity with protesters and families of the black men who were killed by white police officers.
“There are some people in this country who don’t like the military, don’t like the intelligence community, and — as I saw a headline today say — they have 9/11 amnesia, like thinking it can’t happen again.”
The proposed congressional budget released Tuesday night prevents the Department of Justice from using funds to undermine state laws regarding medical marijuana.
Rep. Ted Yoho said the Senate has tried to coordinate a bill with him.
The president is seeking the emergency funds for West Africa.
Love defeated Democrat Doug Owens Tuesday after a hard-fought race in Utah.
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If the Department of Health and Human Services declares a public health emergency, manufacturers could benefit from a liability waiver, even if potential risks were known before the drugs were used.
Including one Democrat. A BuzzFeed News exclusive report.
Zach Dasher is running for Congress in Louisiana.
President Obama thanked Congress for its bipartisan support of the measure. “I believe we’re strongest as a nation when the president and Congress work together.”
“The war that these young men are fighting today is not only Ukraine’s war,” Petro Poroshenko told Congress. “It is Europe’s, and it is America’s war too.”
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“The circumstances are different entirely [this time],” said Rep. Trent Franks.
In 1932, Democrat John Dingell Sr. won a House seat; his son, John Jr., won that seat in 1955; in 2014, John Jr.’s wife is running for it.
U.S. Congressmen call FIFA’s concussion protocol at the World Cup “inadequate.”
A month ago, the Veteran’s Administration issued a subpoena for names of anonymous whistleblowers a veterans’ group collected to expose problems in the VA health system. On Tuesday, a congressional hearing is expected to explain why the whistleblowers want to keep their names secret.
There’s bipartisan momentum for changing a 2008 law that treats undocumented minors from other Central American countries differently from those from Mexico.
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In response to remarks made by House Speaker John Boehner today, Representative Jackie Speier challenged the label he placed on the Taliban. “To say they are terrorists, at this point, is not necessarily accurate,” Speier said during a segment on Newsnation with Tamron Hall.
Billy Ray Wheelock heads to Washington to tell Congress why they should embrace President Obama’s clemency program.
814 million eligible voters. 28 states. 543 constituencies. 1,600+ political parties. 930,000 polling stations. 1.4 million voting machines. $600 million. This is a glimpse of India’s general elections — the world’s largest democratic exercise.
Five years after just about everyone in the capital committed to dramatically expanding AmeriCorps, advocates for national service give American leaders a failing grade.
A top Democrat on the House intelligence committee is spearheading a renewed effort to end the administration’s controversial, 9/11-era counterterrorism rules of war.