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Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., right, and former Vice President Al Gore Two congressional Democrats are offering to school Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on climate change after the Kentucky Republican questioned whether the earth was warming.
One in every eight or nine earthquakes is followed by an even more powerful aftershock, officially making the first quake into a foreshock.
An MSNBC panel concluded Wednesday that Rep. Darrell Issa behaved "thuggishly" when he adjourned a hearing abruptly and denied the committee's ranking Democrat the opportunity to make an opening statement.
Liberal heads have been exploding ever since Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., cut off Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings's microphone after he adjourned a hearing where Lois Lerner once again invoked the Fifth Amendment.
The money war is starting between two House Democrats vying for the ranking member post on the powerful Energy and Commerce Committee.
THE LEDE: Public interest groups and Democrats in Congress lauded Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler's decision to consider changing the way broadcast companies team up to buy advertising.
The confrontation on Wednesday between Oversight Committee chairman Darrell Issa and the committee's ranking member, Maryland Democrat Elijah Cummings, led to calls from Democrats for House speaker John Boehner to strip Issa of his chairmanship.
The Republican-controlled House moved today to block President Obama's plan to limit carbon pollution from new power plants, an election-year strike at the White House aimed at portraying Obama as a job killer.
U.S. Representative Mike Kelly spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives today in support of H.R. 3826, the Electricity Security and Affordability Act U.S. Representative Mike Kelly spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives today in support of H.R. 3826, the Electricity Security and Affordability Act of which he is a co-sponsor.
Three Santa Monica City Councilmember Wednesday endorsed State Senator Ted Lieu in his bid to represent the bayside city in Congress.
You could do worse than start looking around Washington, D.C., with its endless think tanks, lobbying firms and trade groups, many of which have swung into action in the past to block such bills and stand ready to do so in the future.
In his more than 58 years in Congress, John Dingell has never been known to mince words.
When Colonel Vito Imbasciani, the State Surgeon of the California Army National Guard, rounds out nearly 30 years of military service in June, he hopes to go to Sacramento.
From left: Taylor Pavlock, Countess Kathryn Marenzi, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, producer Brent Roske at the W Hollywood's "Salute to the Stars" party.