United States Congress Headlines

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

    www.washingtonpost.com
  • Argentine Congress OKs elective abortion; now goes to Senate

    The lower house of Argentina’s congress on Thursday approved a bill that would legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy, sending the measure to the Senate. President Mauricio Macri has said he will sign the bill if it’s approved.

    Washington Post
  • With no White House invite, Democrats invite Warriors to Capitol

    President Donald Trump said that he doesn't plan on inviting the Golden State Warriors to the White House this year, but the NBA champs have received another high profile invitation to the nation's capital. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Democratic Rep. Barbara Lee — who both represent...

    ABC News
  • It's Trump's party now as GOP learns not to cross president

    Don't cross President Donald Trump. That's the lesson being learned by Republicans after Trump critic and GOP Rep. Mark Sanford lost his primary election in South Carolina hours after the president tweeted that he was "very unhelpful." It's a cautionary tale for Republicans in Congress...

    ABC News
  • House aims at campaign-season bills battling opioid abuse

    The House is diving into a two-week vote-a-thon on dozens of bills aimed at opioids abuse, as lawmakers seek to bolster efforts to curb a crisis that's killing tens of thousands a year and to score a popular win they can tout for the midterm elections. A handful of the measures are...

    ABC News
  • Memoir listed from congressman wounded during baseball game

    Rep. Steve Scalise, the Louisiana Republican who was shot and nearly killed during a Congressional baseball practice, apparently has a memoir coming this fall.

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  • Congressman: Despite Trump's backward views, we celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month

    Rep. Frank Pallone: It is time that all LGBTQ people are able to live without fear of discrimination regardless of the setting, whether at school, work, in a hospital or at a local cake shop. By Frank Pallone In a step backward for our society, the Trump administration refuses to recognize LGBTQ Pride Month. Worse, it has taken several steps to support discriminatory practices. For example, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has proposed a rule that...

    NJ.com
  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

    www.washingtonpost.com
  • The Latest: Former USA Gymnastics president takes the Fifth

    The Latest on a congressional hearing into the sexual abuse scandal involving USA Gymnastics and former team doctor Larry Nassar (all times local): 4:50 p.m. The former president of USA Gymnastics has refused to answer questions from a Senate subcommittee about his handling of...

    ABC News
  • Cuba’s new president meets with US senator, Google exec

    New Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel has held his first official meeting with visitors from the U.S., discussing increased internet access with Google executive Eric Schmidt and Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona.

    Washington Post
  • Cuba's new president meets with US senator, Google exec

    New President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Monday held his first official meeting with visitors from the U.S., discussing increased internet access for Cuba with Google executive Eric Schmidt and Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona. Google and Cuba have been discussing how the company can help...

    ABC News
  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

    www.washingtonpost.com
  • Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announces his re-election bid

    Independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders said Monday he will run for re-election on an agenda that would prioritize working families.

    Washington Post