U.S. House Votes to Renew D.C. School Voucher ProgramThe House voted Wednesday to reauthorize a pet program of outgoing Speaker John Boehner: school vouchers for District of Columbia students.
Local Lawmakers Seek To End Legal Racial ProfilingThe death of Trayvon Martin is one reason behind renewed efforts by 18 U.S. Senators and 40 Representatives, including seven local lawmakers, to pass a bill that aims to end racial profiling.
After Vote Delay, House Approves $9.7B For Sandy Flood ClaimsThe House has overwhelmingly approved $9.7 billion to pay flood insurance claims for the many home and business owners flooded out by Superstorm Sandy.
US Rep: Ban Foreign Officials Holding Americans UnjustlyA U.S. congressman involved in efforts to free a New York man who says he's been wrongly jailed in Bolivia, says he will introduce legislation to hold accountable foreign officials violating the due process and human rights of imprisoned Americans.
GOP Leadership Protects Their Budget While Cutting Ours