Democratic Rep. Jamaal Bowman has acknowledged triggering a fire alarm in a U.S. Capitol office building.
The threat of a federal government shutdown ended late Saturday night after Congress approved a temporary funding bill to keep federal agencies open until Nov. 17.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s last-ditch plan to keep the government temporarily open has collapsed.
The House is in a familiar position with little time left to prevent a government shutdown: It’s effectively paralyzed as conservatives feud with Speaker Kevin McCarthy.
A federal judge’s plan to hold hearings next week to draw up congressional boundary lines that would give Louisiana a second majority-Black district has been blocked by an appeals court.
A Senate hearing on the nomination of the official to be the Pentagon’s top policy adviser was dominated by Republicans expressing their frustrations with the Biden administration’s foreign policies.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is digging in on his refusal to take up Senate legislation designed to keep the federal government fully running beyond midnight Saturday.
President Joe Biden has vetoed Republican-sponsored bills intended to undo federal protections for two endangered species that have seen their populations plummet over the years.
The Senate is marching ahead with a bipartisan approach to prevent a government shutdown. But on the House side, Speaker Kevin McCarthy is back to square one.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy faces an insurgency from hard-right Republicans eager to slash spending even if it means closing federal offices to millions of Americans.
Allies of Speaker Kevin McCarthy are working furiously to shore up support for the latest Republican plan to prevent a government shutdown.
Speaker Kevin McCarthy has turned to a strategy that so far has preserved his tenuous hold on House leadership, but also marked his tenure by chaos.
The White House has direct federal agencies to get ready for a shutdown after House Republicans left town for the weekend with no viable plan to keep the government funded.
The Senate has confirmed three top military leaders, filling the posts after monthslong delays and as a Republican senator is still holding up hundreds of other nominations and promotions for senior officers.
With the collapse of House Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s latest plan to avert a federal shutdown, lawmakers have left town with no endgame in sight.
The Senate has confirmed Gen. CQ Brown as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, putting him in place to succeed Gen.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy says he won’t give up trying to pass a conservative bill to prevent a government shutdown.
House Republicans are using a routine oversight hearing to interrogate Garland about what they claim is the “weaponization” of the Justice Department under President Joe Biden.
With time dwindling, Congress faces a Sept. 30 deadline to pass the broader government funding legislation and get a bill to President Joe Biden’s desk to become law.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s visit to Washington this week comes at a critical time as Republican leadership in the House and Senate diverge on the best way to get more military and humanitarian aid over the finish line.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is running out of options as he tries to press forward with a plan to keep the federal government from shutting down.
The United States is at risk of another damaging government shutdown, potentially as soon as the end of September. So what’s happening on Capitol Hill?
The most vulnerable House Republicans whose elections in swing districts next year will determine which party gains control of the chamber are overwhelmingly voicing their support for House Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is telling fellow Republicans threatening to oust him: Go ahead and try.
Rep. Steve Scalise has returned to the U.S. Capitol for the first time since being diagnosed with a blood cancer known as multiple myeloma.
A Delaware man has been sentenced to 7 1/2 years in federal prison in the carjacking of a U.S. congresswoman’s sport utility vehicle in a Philadelphia park almost two years ago.
The chairman of a Senate investigations subcommittee is subpoenaing Saudi officials for documents on the kingdom’s new golf partnership with the PGA Tour. Sen.
President Joe Biden is brushing off the House Republicans’ impeachment inquiry. Biden says the way he sees it, they opened the probe against him because they want to shut down the federal government.
The U.S. House has overwhelmingly approved several measures targeting Iran for its human rights record and placing restrictions on the country’s ability to import or export its expanding arsenal of weapons.
Democrats in Congress are pushing for a new round of money to keep the nation’s child care industry afloat, saying thousands of providers are at risk of closing when their federal pandemic relief runs out this month.