Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has secured public support from nearly half the Senate, but not enough votes, for her proposal to give victims of rape and sexual assault in the military an independent route outside the chain of command for prosecuting attackers.
Throughout President Barack Obama’s first four years in office, he prided himself on his ability to bounce back when much of Washington thought his presidency was in peril.
Congress has sent President Barack Obama a bill that would lift a $30 million federal spending limit for the national federal research chimpanzee sanctuary in northwest Louisiana.
Secretary of State John Kerry warned Congress Wednesday against scuttling a historic opportunity for a nuclear pact with Iran by pressing ahead with new sanctions while international negotiators seek to prevent Tehran from being able to assemble an atomic weapons arsenal.
A year after a meningitis outbreak from contaminated pain injections killed at least 64 people and sickened hundreds, Congress is ready to increase federal oversight over compounding pharmacies that custom-mix medications.
Federal officials are acknowledging widespread drone access to U.S. skies faces significant hurdles and will take longer than Congress expected.
The White House and the heads of the intelligence committees in Congress are rejecting a plea for clemency by National Security Agency-contractor-turned-fugitive Edward Snowden.
Think you’re confused by “Obamacare.” It’s roiling Capitol Hill behind the scenes, too.
The Obama administration is stepping up pressure on the Senate to hold off on another round of Iran sanctions as Western powers test Tehran’s willingness to scale back its nuclear aims.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will be pointing the finger at contractors for the problems the HealthCare.gov website has gone through since its Oct. 1 launch.