GOP congressmen voted against lowering drug prices despite campaign promises

Three Republican congressmen who ran on a platform of allowing Medicare to negotiate drug prices rejected a House bill on Thursday that would do...

Congress announces deal on spending bill to avoid government shutdown

Senior lawmakers announced a tentative agreement Thursday on an almost $1.4 trillion government-wide spending bill that would stave off a federal shutdown next weekend...

New Kentucky governor restores voting rights for more than 100,000 people

Kentucky's new Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear ordered that voting rights be restored to more than 100,000 people with nonviolent felony convictions on Thursday. The...

Lindsey Graham compares Russia probe to FBI targeting MLK

On Wednesday, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) compared the FBI's Russia investigation to 1960s-era FBI surveillance of civilc rights icons like Dr. Martin Luther King,...

191 House Republicans vote against slashing costs for prescription drugs

The House of Representatives took the issue of high prescription drug costs head on Thursday, passing a bill that promises to lower the costs...

Congresswoman grills Betsy DeVos for trying to 'destroy public education'

Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL) lit into Education Secretary Betsy DeVos at a House committee hearing on Thursday, accusing her of working to "destroy public...

GOP lawmaker revives bogus IRS scandal from 2013 to defend Trump...

A GOP lawmaker revived a debunked conspiracy about former President Barack Obama and the IRS on Thursday, in an attempt to try and excuse...

Matt Gaetz manages to drag his DUI history into the impeachment...

Thursday's House Judiciary Committee markup on articles of impeachment got interesting when Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) unintentionally dragged his 2008 drunk driving arrest into...

Pentagon investigating wall contract awarded to company Trump saw on Fox

The Defense Department's internal watchdog is investigating a $400 million border wall contract awarded to a firm that used multiple appearances on Fox News...

Hawaii becomes 9th state where GOP will rig primary for Trump

The Hawaii Republican Party announced it will not hold any nominating contest in 2020, the Star Advertiser reported Thursday. Rather than allowing Republicans in...