The Senate on Tuesday is set to debate legislation that combines the two major voting bills, the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.
“He was ready to pull the White House and the People's House — this United States Capitol — down around him in order to overturn an election which he had lost,” Sen. Dick Durbin said.
Kathleen Fitzpatrick, an elementary teacher at Holy Trinity School, went viral after hitting a full-court shot for her students and earning them hot chocolate.
Bob Dole will lie in state Thursday at the U.S. Capitol, as the president and others gather to pay tribute to an "American giant" who served the country in war and in politics with pragmatism, self-deprecating wit and a bygone era's sense of common civility.
Two North Shore brothers who entered the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection each pleaded guilty Monday to misdemeanor charges connected with the breach.
A fire that burned a large home in a rural area of Montgomery County was started accidentally when the homeowner used smoke to manage a snake infestation.
Dr. Anthony Fauci responded to a move by Washington, D.C. officials to remove indoor mask mandates, saying the move is premature and could lead to a spike in cases amid a recent COVID-19 surge in parts of the country.
The $768 billion National Defense Authorization Act of 2022 would require every person to register for the military draft.
Drugs overdoses are surging in the United States, having taken more live than gun violence and car accidents combined.
Lawmakers hope to have this implemented ahead of the holiday season to reduce the chances of America suffering another brutal winter surge.
"His journey was an American journey. Colin Powell was a great lion with a big heart. We will miss him terribly."
The Rev. Jesse Jackson was released Tuesday from a Washington, D.C. hospital a day after falling and hitting his head while helping Howard University students who are protesting campus living conditions, according to a spokesman.
Reverend Jesse Jackson was hospitalized Monday night after falling and hitting his head in Washington, D.C.
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“For my mother and father, America was a place of possibility. In his wallet, my father carried a photo of the boat that carried him to the United States,” Rahm Emanuel said. “I wish he were here today. While my mother is proud, he would be shocked and amazed that I was sitting here.”
Officials announced Florida, Hawaii and Washington D.C. have been removed Chicago's travel advisory Tuesday with 45 states and two territories remaining on the list.
U.S. lawmakers are barreling toward battles this fall over Biden’s agenda, the filibuster and more that pose risks to both parties and their leaders.
The White House glowed pink Friday in recognition of the start of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Ahead of Saturday’s “Justice for J6” rally, U.S. Capitol Police officials provided insight into some of the security measures in place.
The nation's capital is boosting security ahead of Saturday's rally that is being held to demand justice for the hundreds of people who have been charged in connection with January's insurrection.