Rep. Henry Waxman

File photo of a Washington Redskins helmet. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Congressman Requests Hearing on Redskins Name

A member of Congress is requesting a hearing on the Washington Redskins name, calling it “another example of racial insensitivity in sports” in the wake of Donald Sterling’s lifetime ban from the NBA.

05/09/2014

Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., speaks during a hearing before the Energy and Power Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee on May 31, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Waxman: ‘I Abhor The Extremism Of The Tea Party’

Rep. Henry Waxman, one of Congress’ fiercest negotiators and a policy expert on everything from clean air to health care, will retire at the end of the year after four decades in the House.

01/31/2014

File photo of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sebelius: ‘Hold Me Accountable For The Debacle’

HealthCare.gov is currently down as Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies before a House committee today on the problems plaguing the Affordable Care Act.

10/30/2013

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