Millions of college students paying their way though school could see up to $4,600 tacked on to their debt if nothing changes.
U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, a multimillionaire New Jersey businessman and liberal who was called out of retirement for a second tour of duty in Congress, has died at age 89.
Ten members of Congress are urging the Washington Redskins to change their name because it is offensive to many Native Americans.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie used his 100th town hall meeting on Wednesday in Manahawkin, Ocean County to discuss long term recovery plans in the wake of Hurricane Sandy now that congress is moving the complete $60-billion aid package.
“It’s a big relief now but I got to tell you it’s been a torturous process.” New Jersey Republican Congressman Frank LoBiondo said.
This New Year ushers in a new Congress and a large Freshman class. Here’s hoping that new faces create needed change on the Hill.
Congress refused to vote for relief for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The first Republican President famously said “a house divided against itself cannot stand.” The same holds true for the Republican Party today.
After getting a blast from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, the leadership of the US House has promised a vote today on an initial $9.7 billion aid package for victims of Hurricane Sandy.
The 113th Congress convened on Thursday, with its newest members being sworn in. In addition, they also re-elected John Boehner as the Speaker of the House.
A composite view of seven Republican house lawmakers is that 38 ultraconservatives torpedoed John Boehner’s plan to a vote on a bill that was already rejected by Senate leadership but one that he tried to use as a bargaining chip.
Petraeus must either volunteer to speak as a civilian or Congress must subpoena the former CIA Director to speak to complete the Benghazi puzzle.
President Barack Obama epitomizes the need for a one-term limit for presidents of the United States.
Cyberattackers have been playing havoc with bank websites. And while lawmakers are concerned, they haven’t been able to agree on what to do about it.
Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. owes his constituents a full explanation of why he hasn’t been on the job this summer.
Tea Party zealots in Congress are obsessed with stripping people of their right and access to affordable care.