Analyst: Republicans Talking About Impeaching Obama 'Stupid,' Hurts PartyDespite President Barack Obama’s low approval ratings, Republicans are still struggling to move ahead of Democrats to reclaim the Senate in November’s midterm elections.
Maryland's Marijuana Law Failed to Decriminalize Pot-Smoking ParaphernaliaThe Montgomery County Council is calling on Maryland lawmakers to decriminalize the possession of devices used to smoke marijuana.
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.
US Lawmakers Brush Off Snowden's Mass Surveillance DeclarationMembers 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.
Poll: Only 8 Percent Of Americans Believe Congressional Members Honest, EthicalAre congressional lawmakers less ethical than used car salesmen? According to one poll they are.
More Than 90 Percent Of Obamacare Plans Offered To Congress Cover AbortionMore 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.
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.
Uruguay Lawmakers Seek To Legalize Gay MarriageUruguayan lawmakers are debating a proposal to legalize gay marriage.
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.
Dem Lawmakers Rushing To Support Gay MarriageFor years, American opinion on gay marriage has been shifting. Now lawmakers are in a mad dash to catch up.
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.
Lawmakers Not Keeping Up With New Drugs Despite 'Bath Salts' BanPeople are inventing so many new, legal ways to get high that lawmakers can't seem to keep up.
Maryland House Of Delegates Passes Budget Package The House of Delegates approved a package of budget measures on Friday, including an income tax increase for single filers who make more than $100,000 and joint filers who make more than $150,000.
Video: Abortion Rights Protesters Clash With Police At Virginia CapitolVirginia's raucous legislative squabble over abortion restrictions took a more angry tone, replete with locker-room language, after 30 unruly protesters were arrested Saturday at the Capitol as police in riot gear responded with dogs and military-style rifles.