The D.C. Council has sent an initiative legalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana to Congress for review, despite an attempt by Congress to block the nation’s capital from legalizing pot.
Projects designed to cut down on fertilizer runoff, expand bird nesting areas and restore native grasslands are among those selected for funding under a new initiative that encourages conservation partnerships between government and private organizations.
President Obama has threatened to veto the bill, which would authorize a pipeline to carry tar sand oil from Canada to the Gulf Coast.
The new year has brought in a new Congress as Republicans officially took control of both chambers for the first time since President Barack Obama has been in the White House.
Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, warns there’s going to be a “pretty nasty” fight against House Speaker John Boehner for punishing GOP colleagues who opposed him.
President Barack Obama’s approval rating is creeping upward. The economy is growing. And a flurry of aggressive executive actions on domestic and foreign policy have energized the West Wing.
Republicans assumed full control of Congress on Tuesday for the first time in eight years in a day of pomp, circumstance and raw politics beneath the Capitol Dome.
As Republicans take hold of the U.S. Senate in Washington today, Americans aren’t expecting much change or positivity to come from Congress.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin believes it’s time for a new Speaker of the House.
U.S. Rep. Don Young will miss Tuesday’s vote for House speaker due to a death in his family.