A loud chorus of Democrats – and some Republicans, too – has for years claimed gerrymandering is costing their party seats in Congress. Is it true?
The House of Representatives is breaking norms and establishing a new way for the body to do business.
House Republicans have adopted a rule used periodically over the past 150 years that allows lawmakers to speed up and streamline votes to dismantle federal programs and fire federal employees.
House lawmakers created an independent office to conduct ethics investigations. But new changes by the GOP to rules governing the office were just the latest attempt to defang it.
How does a State of the Union speech get written? A former White House presidential speechwriter describes the many hands in this process.
The breadth of the deals House speaker Kevin McCarthy did to gain the post are now becoming clear.
Despite all the limitations his concessions place on his speakership, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy still has a lot of power.
The House GOP is scrutinizing federal investigators for alleged abuses of power. But will they probe abuses that may have been committed by members of their own party?
What happens if GOP holdouts continue to hold out on the speaker position? And what if they don’t?
Breakaway Republicans are blocking the election of a new speaker of the US House of Representatives.
The House Jan. 6 committee’s final report is the latest in a long series of congressional studies that have tried to answer hard questions about government failures and suggest ways to avoid them.
The House Committee’s criminal referrals show that the proceedings are not just about a historical record – they argue that Trump should be held accountable for four criminal charges.
The hard-right of the Republican Party is exerting pressures on candidates to be the next speaker of the House.
The right is explicitly laid out in the same treaty that led to the Trail of Tears.
The current political polarisation will make the president’s job even harder.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced she will step aside from senior leadership. It could lead to generational change in the Democratic Party.
The U.S. Senate voted to advance a bill that protect same-sex marriage by a wide margin– thanks to support from 12 Republicans. Same-sex marriage isn’t the partisan issue it once was.
While the final make-up of the next Congress remains uncertain, the predicted “red wave” of Republican wins has not materialised.
The ‘“red wave” of Republican wins that many predicted has not materialised. Counting continues, but Democrats may hold the Senate while Republicans are favoured for a slim majority in the House.
It’s Election Day, you go to vote – and you’re told you’re not registered or you’re not eligible to vote. A civil rights lawyer provides a guide so voters can know their rights to cast a ballot.