Questions remain over mysterious origins of COVID
A subcomittee in the U.S. House held a hearing over the mysterious origins of COVID-19 on Wednesday.
China has conducted spy balloon program for years, Pentagon says
Ten days after a Chinese spy balloon entered American airspace, the U.S. House passed a unanimous resolution condemning the country.
House reconvenes to vote on 14th Speaker ballot
The House reconvened Friday night, and lawmakers are hopeful this will put an end to days of drama.
House adjourns for 3rd day without speaker, GOP clash over McCarthy drags on
The House stalemate over choosing a new speaker has held firm through a long, excruciating third day and evening of voting with no conclusion.
McCarthy rejected for 11th time as US House adjourns for a third day
The U.S. House adjourned for a third day without a speaker.
McCarthy fails and fails again: GOP stalemate on new speaker
For a third day, divided Republicans left the speaker’s chair of the U.S. House sitting empty Thursday, as party leader Kevin McCarthy failed and failed again in an excruciating string of ballots to win enough GOP votes to seize the chamber’s gavel.
Deadlock drags on over House speaker vote
Former Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady shares his thoughts on the ongoing efforts to vote in a speaker in the U.S. House.
Will the U.S. House elect a speaker today?
Former Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady weighs in on the chances the U.S. House elects a speaker today after Republican leader Kevin McCarthy's failed bid on Tuesday.
Kevin McCarthy fails in marathon votes to secure speakership, House adjourns
A new generation of Trump-aligned Republicans is leading the opposition to Kevin McCarthy, saying he isn't conservative enough or tough enough to battle Democrats.
Rep. Mike Quigley reflects on the past year in Congress
U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) joins Good Day Chicago to take a look back at the past year in national politics and preview challenges coming up in 2023.
Nancy Pelosi won't seek leadership role; plans to stay in Congress
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s decision to either seek another term as the Democratic leader or to step aside has been widely anticipated.
U.S. House considering assault weapons ban for first time in two decades
Aubrey McCarthy with the March Fourth planning committee talks about the push for stricter gun control at a federal level and what her group is doing to prevent more mass shootings from happening.
Rep. Jan Schakowsky talks about being arrested at abortions right protest
Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) was among several members of Congress arrested outside the Supreme Court during an abortion rights protest.
House votes for protections for same-sex and interracial marriages
Democrats argued intensely in favor of enshrining marriage equality in federal law, while Republicans steered clear of openly rejecting gay marriage.
House votes to restore abortion rights; Senate odds dim
The House has voted to restore abortion rights nationwide in Democrats' first legislative response to the Supreme Court’s landmark decision overturning Roe v. Wade.
Takeaways from the fourth congressional hearing into Trump's involvement in the capitol riot
Stephen Caliendo, political science professor at North Central College, dishes on his takeaways from Tuesday's House committee hearing.
Rare congressional hearing hones in on the threat of UFOs
Geza Gyuk, director of astronomy at Adler Planetarium, shares his takeaways from Tuesday's House hearing on UFOs, the first of its kind in over half a century.
House passes bill to legalize marijuana at federal level, called MORE Act — what's next
The MORE Act, which faces strong headwinds in the Senate, would legalize marijuana nationwide, provide for expungement of certain cannabis offenses, and more.
Capitol Hill to hold hearing on Chicago's postal delivery woes
Chicago's post office delivery problems will be the topic of conversation at a hearing on Capitol Hill.
House passes bill aimed at protecting abortion rights amid state challenges
Legislation passed by the House on Friday would guarantee a woman’s right to an abortion. But it's a largely symbolic gesture because Republican opposition will doom the measure in the Senate.