In the wake of an investigation into a well-known Tennessee guitar manufacturer, Gibson Guitar, two Tennessee lawmakers are seeking to loosen the environmental regulations that enabled the federal government to raid the company.
Congressional leaders have once again found an area where they can agree: french fries and pizza should still be considered vegetables on school lunch menus.
A growing chorus of tech companies and online engineers are criticizing two laws winding through Congress, SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act ,and the PROTECT IP Act, which they say will stifle free speech and undermine the Internet in general.
Trying to make his campaign more relevant again, Rick Perry on the campaign trail recently suggested that Congress have their meeting time, office budgets and pay cut in half, to get them out of Washington.
With a mandate to implement $1.2 trillion in budget cuts or new revenue by next Wednesday, signs are emerging that the Congressional Super Committee may try to punt its responsibility to other committees.
A piece of President Barack Obama's jobs bill won approval on Thursday. It'll provide up to $5600 to employers who hire veterans and keep them employed for at least six months.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted Tuesday to "reaffirm" that In God We Trust is the national motto. The resolution, which passed, was in support of a motto that's actually less than 60 years old.
Senate Democrats tried to bring forward a "bite-sized" portion of the Obama jobs bill — funding for teachers and law enforcement — but failed to get it past Republicans.
A Senate vote on the Obama jobs bill. Yet another Republican presidential primary. And the Occupy Wall Street folks may be running out of time.
A procedural vote in the U.S. Senate late Thursday night has Republicans on the attack and may be the first step in a rollback of the rights for the minority party.