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Despite the House leadership's refusal to bring it up for a vote, a federal bill banning LGBT workplace discrimination isn't dead yet in the eyes of a South Bay congressman.
A proposal to name a southern Nevada peak after former President Ronald Reagan has been derailed.
A day after arriving home to California, the 85-year-old U.S. veteran detained for weeks by North Korea said Sunday that he was well-fed and kept comfortable in a hotel room, not a jail cell.
The second-ranking Senate Democrat said Sunday that extending unemployment benefits won't necessarily be a sticking point for his party in budget negotiations, though he hopes they are included.
In the five years since Congress imposed a 2015 deadline for all railroads to implement new safety systems to prevent collisions and derailments like the one that killed four people in the Bronx last week, Metro-North Railroad and its parent agency, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, have been slow to embrace the technology and have led ... (more)
Fresh from shackling the traditional blocking ability of the Senate's minority party, Democrats are ready to muscle through President Barack Obama's nominees for pivotal judgeships and other top jobs.
Connecticut U.S. senators are stepping up pressure on Metro-North Railroad to revamp safety systems after federal transportation regulators ordered the commuter train operator to take emergency measures in the wake of a derailment that killed four people in the Bronx this week.
This Dec. 3, 2013 file photo shows House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio leaving a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.
This Nov. 4, 2010 file photo shows Phil Schiliro, then-assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs, listening as President Barack Obama makes a statement to reporters after meeting with his staff and Cabinet members in the Cabinet Room at the White House in Washington.
Voters in the 5th Congressional District are heading to the polls this week to decide the latest in a string of special elections in Massachusetts.
New Hampshire's elected officials will join the state's military leaders to welcome home a medevac unit that recently returned from Afghanistan.
Reps. Doris Matsui and Ami Bera are both Democrats, represent parts of California's Sacramento Valley and vote pretty much the same way on most issues.
The Idaho Democrats' choice to run for governor was listed as a Republican five years ago.
South Florida U.S. Rep. Joe Garcia is joining a 24-hour congressional fast relay in solidarity with a group of immigration activists on the National Mall.
A liberal group is jumping on former Sen. Scott Brown, who's flirting with a Senate bid in New Hampshire, for making a slight political fumble Thursday night when he mixed up the New England state he was visiting.