U.S. House of Representatives
The 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.
The House has overwhelmingly approved $9.7 billion to pay flood insurance claims for the many home and business owners flooded out by Superstorm Sandy.
A 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.
On Friday, June 8, House Speaker John Boehner, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and the Republican caucus perfectly summed up exactly how little regard they have for the American public. They talk about budget cuts. […]