United States Congress

Houston-area Republican congressional hopeful spends nearly $6M on campaign, campaign finance docs show Rare Houston Houston-area Republican congressional hopeful spends nearly $6M on campaign, campaign finance docs show 8:34am, February 26
Will the U.S. Senate actually do anything on immigration? Immigration Will the U.S. Senate actually do anything on immigration? , 8:25am, February 13
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Rand Paul didn’t “grandstand” last week, but the Republican Party has been doing it for a decade Conservatism today Rand Paul didn’t “grandstand” last week, but the Republican Party has been doing it for a decade , Rare Editor 11:43am, February 12
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At least one sleepy-eyed Democrat wasn’t excited by Nancy Pelosi’s 8-hour speech Democrats At least one sleepy-eyed Democrat wasn’t excited by Nancy Pelosi’s 8-hour speech , Rare Staff 1:54pm, February 8
Can we stop pretending Republicans care about cutting spending now? Government run amok Can we stop pretending Republicans care about cutting spending now? , 11:31am, February 8
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A beloved “Law and Order: SVU” star just launched a political campaign People A beloved “Law and Order: SVU” star just launched a political campaign , 1:45pm, February 6
A Holocaust denier and anti-Semite could become a Republican nominee in Illinois congressional race Rare Chicago A Holocaust denier and anti-Semite could become a Republican nominee in Illinois congressional race , Rare Contributor 9:53am, February 6
Judge Napolitano says Congress may have already caused harm by delaying the release of a controversial memo on government surveillance The media Judge Napolitano says Congress may have already caused harm by delaying the release of a controversial memo on government surveillance , 9:45am, February 1
Why did the White House and Congress give spy agencies a “blank check” in the stopgap spending bill? The Populist Why did the White House and Congress give spy agencies a “blank check” in the stopgap spending bill? , 12:07pm, January 23
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State, Houston officials warning D.C. Republicans not to forget Harvey survivors in their latest emergency spending plan Rare Houston State, Houston officials warning D.C. Republicans not to forget Harvey survivors in their latest emergency spending plan , Rare Contributor 7:51am, January 19
Houstonians bolster record-breaking number of Texas women running for Congress in 2018 Rare Houston Houstonians bolster record-breaking number of Texas women running for Congress in 2018 , Rare Contributor 10:18am, January 12
Trump’s “Christmas gift” tax bill for the American people is now all but wrapped and ready for delivery Rare News Trump’s “Christmas gift” tax bill for the American people is now all but wrapped and ready for delivery , Rare Contributor 8:37am, December 20
Al Franken makes his choice after his colleagues ask him to resign over sexual misconduct Across the U.S.A. Al Franken makes his choice after his colleagues ask him to resign over sexual misconduct , 11:54am, December 7
Our tax dollars shouldn’t be used to cover up government officials’ sex crimes Rare Politics Our tax dollars shouldn’t be used to cover up government officials’ sex crimes , 2:07pm, November 29
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A prominent congressional Democrat reportedly paid a former employee to stay quiet about sexual harassment Across the U.S.A. A prominent congressional Democrat reportedly paid a former employee to stay quiet about sexual harassment , 9:45am, November 21
Months after near-deadly shooting, Rep. Scalise returns to Congress with a thankful address Caught on video Months after near-deadly shooting, Rep. Scalise returns to Congress with a thankful address , 1:14pm, September 28
Donald Trump took another shot at Mitch McConnell after the latter said the president had “excessive expectations” The media Donald Trump took another shot at Mitch McConnell after the latter said the president had “excessive expectations” , 11:22am, August 10
Congress kicks the can once again on the budget The Populist Congress kicks the can once again on the budget , Rare Contributor 9:23am, May 3
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