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At Least 16 Virginia Lawmakers are Millionaires

At least 16 Virginia state lawmakers have investments worth more than $1 million, according to a new analysis by a nonprofit that tracks money in politics.

02/17/2014

Members of Congress say they're not impressed with Edward Snowden's recent publicity blitz calling for an end to mass surveillance and declaring that he's already accomplished his mission. (credit: The Guardian via Getty Images)

US Lawmakers Brush Off Snowden’s Mass Surveillance Declaration

Members of Congress say they’re not impressed with Edward Snowden’s recent publicity blitz calling for an end to mass surveillance and declaring that he’s already accomplished his mission.

12/29/2013

A view of the U.S. Capitol Building's Rotunda after a vote on Capitol Hill on Oct. 16, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Only 8 Percent Of Americans Believe Congressional Members Honest, Ethical

Are congressional lawmakers less ethical than used car salesmen? According to one poll they are.

12/16/2013

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange HealthCare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

More Than 90 Percent Of Obamacare Plans Offered To Congress Cover Abortion

More than 90 percent of health insurance plans offered to lawmakers and congressional staff cover abortion, an unforeseen consequence of a Republican amendment to President Barack Obama’s health law.

12/05/2013

Nearly two-thirds of the 5.4 million Mexican immigrants living in the U.S. are not American citizens. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Schumer: ‘No Democrat Will Vote For Any Bill Without A Path To Citizenship’

The immigration debate is shifting to the Republican-led House, where lawmakers have shown little appetite for the large-scale, comprehensive approach their Senate colleagues embraced last week.

07/01/2013

Members of the gay community protest on Dec. 26, 2012 in Montevideo, against the postponement of the votation in the Senate of a law that would legalize gay marriage. (credit: MIGUEL ROJO/AFP/Getty Images)

Uruguay Lawmakers Seek To Legalize Gay Marriage

Uruguayan lawmakers are debating a proposal to legalize gay marriage.

04/02/2013

Sen. Marco Rubio will deliver the GOP response to President Obama's State of the Union address on Thursday. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Sen. Marco Rubio: Reports Of Immigration Deal ‘Premature’

Even with one of the largest hurdles to an immigration overhaul overcome, lawmakers on Sunday cautioned much work remains and that no final deal has been reached.

03/31/2013

Same-sex marriage supporters demonstrate in front of the Supreme Court on March 27, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Dem Lawmakers Rushing To Support Gay Marriage

For years, American opinion on gay marriage has been shifting. Now lawmakers are in a mad dash to catch up.

03/29/2013

Senate Majority Leader Senator Harry Reid, D-Nev., listens to a question during a press briefing on Capitol Hill on Dec. 13, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Reid: House ‘Being Operated With A Dictatorship Of The Speaker’

Lawmakers are engaged in a playground game of “who goes first,” daring each political party to let the year end without resolving a Jan. 1 confluence of higher taxes and deep spending cuts that could rattle a recovering, but-still-fragile economy.

12/27/2012

Baggies of typical "bath salts" are seen on Jan. 24, 2011 in Washington, D.C. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Not Keeping Up With New Drugs Despite ‘Bath Salts’ Ban

People are inventing so many new, legal ways to get high that lawmakers can’t seem to keep up.

07/25/2012

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