Republicans pushed legislation toward House passage Thursday that would revoke a local District of Columbia law barring discrimination against workers who have abortions, the latest clash pitting claims of religious freedom against reproductive rights.
For the first time in more than two decades, a committee in Congress may vote to overturn a local D.C. law, causing concern for Mayor Muriel Bowser.
Tens of thousands of military veterans who have been enduring long waits for medical care should be able to turn to private doctors almost immediately under a law signed Thursday by President Barack Obama.
The House has added an amendment to a spending bill that would undo the District of Columbia’s gun-control laws.
A host of new Virginia state laws go into effect Tuesday, including new rules that allow hunting on Sundays, a repeal of a tax on hybrid cars and a string of regulations governing emergency treatment for the mentally ill.
American University professor blasts Supreme Court rulings on campaign spending, saying the court’s reasoning also means paying for sex is free speech.
42-year-old James Everett Dutschke of Tupelo, Mississippi pleaded guilty to sending letters dusted with ricin to President Obama and other officials.
The outlook for the president’s health care overhaul suddenly appears brighter, and some Democrats are saying it’s time for the party to openly embrace the law that Republicans consider their best campaign weapon.
President Barack Obama is set to sign into law a bipartisan bill relieving homeowners living in flood-prone neighborhoods from big increases in their insurance bills.
The National Rifle Association is asking Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy to block enforcement of a California city ordinance that bans gun magazines capable of holding more than 10 bullets.