House of Representatives

Attorney General of California Kamala Harris, who became the second Black woman to be elected to the U.S. Senate, and former Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown are among leaders scheduled to serve in Congress in 2017.

Embed from Getty Images Ohio Republican Sen. Rob Portman has defeated former Gov. Ted Strickland in a race that could had given Democrats a chance to win back the senate. Portman, a former U.S. trade representative ran a strong campaign, branding Strickland early on as “Retread Ted.” What may swayed voters his way was by tying Strickland […]

Under the legislature, law enforcement would be permitted to delay a gun sale for three days – enough time to allow the Justice Department to make a case before a judge that the purchaser should not be allowed due to placement on the terrorist watch list, according to USA Today.

If members do not leave the floor and no compromise is reached, it is largely up to Speaker Paul Ryan to decide whether to use the authority of the House to seek to clear the floor and/or sanction members, or to keep the House in recess and wait out the issue.

The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill to strengthen U.S. traveling restrictions for citizens from 38 countries.

Criminal justice reform has been a major issue for President Barack Obama, progressives and the #BlackLivesMatter movement. In recent months the Koch Brothers, Democrats and a…

Democrats in the House of Representatives have proposed a change to seniority rules in the House. The proposal could marginalize the political power of the Congressional Black…

  RNC Chair, Reince Priebus  joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss what we should expect from a Republican controlled House and Senate. Priebus…

The House returned Thursday to an abortion issue that nearly sank President Obama’s health care law last year with legislation that bars an insurance plan regulated under the new law from covering abortion if any of its customers receive federal subsidies. Providers that offer abortion coverage would have to set up identical plans without abortion coverage […]

And the saga continues… More photos of Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) have surfaced on the Internet, this time in the House of Representatives gym in Washington. The photos, which may be enough ammunition to charge Weiner on ethic violations, were sent to at least one woman, according to The New York Post. While the photos […]