More Lawmakers, Including Republicans, Support A Juneteenth National Holiday

The House and Senate have regularly approved ceremonial resolutions honoring Juneteenth, the anniversary of slaves.

Congress Could Make Juneteenth A National Holiday

Congress hasn’t created a new holiday since 1983, when it made one for Martin Luther.

Ilhan Omar Isn’t Done Fighting

As a Black Muslim woman, and one in the public eye, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.).

Washington DC faces House vote to become the 51st state

Calling it an issue that transcends domestic politics, Democrats controlling the House have slated a.

Sen. Ted Cruz writing book on Supreme Court cases

Sen. Ted Cruz is working on a book, to be published in October, about the.

White House blocks Dr. Anthony Fauci from testifying before Congress next week, calls it ‘counter-productive’

A subcommittee meets next week to discuss the government response to COVID-19. May 1, 2020,.

Officials want delay in nation’s head count due to virus

The U.S. Census Bureau wants to delay deadlines for the 2020 head count of all.

Omar marries political consultant, months after affair claim

U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota has married a political consultant who worked for her,.

US prosecutors tie Honduras president to drug trafficker

United States prosecutors say that Honduras’ president met with a drug trafficker around 2013 and.

Lynching Is Finally A Federal Hate Crime 65 Years After Emmett Till’s Death

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixty-five years after 14-year-old Emmett Till was lynched in Mississippi, the House.