The District of Columbia has defied threats from Congress and moved forward with legalizing possession of marijuana after a voter-approved initiative.
A man who performed CPR on the woman who died in a smoke-filled D.C. Metro tunnel tells his story to Congress. A congressional committee is investigating the incident.
Pope Francis will address a joint meeting of Congress on Sept. 24. He’ll be the first Pontiff to do so.
President Barack Obama is sending Congress a $4 trillion budget that would boost taxes on higher-income Americans and corporation. It would use the money to get rid of tight budget spending caps, fund an ambitious public works program and provide middle-class tax relief.
Projects designed to cut down on fertilizer runoff, expand bird nesting areas and restore native grasslands are among those selected for funding under a new initiative that encourages conservation partnerships between government and private organizations.
The D.C. Council has sent an initiative legalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana to Congress for review, despite an attempt by Congress to block the nation’s capital from legalizing pot.
A $1.1 trillion spending bill is on its way to President Barack Obama for his signature.
Fed up with gridlock in Washington? Americans will soon have the opportunity to do something about it without having to run for office.
The major-party congressional candidates in Maryland’s 6th District favor different approaches to containing Ebola in the United States.
More pressure on the U.S. attorney general to launch a full review of the Baltimore Police Department after numerous cases of police brutality.
Republican challenger Dan Bongino said Thursday that he’ll never vote to raise taxes if elected to the Congress — just the sort of uncompromising position that freshman Rep. John Delaney said causes congressional gridlock.
Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder says District of Columbia residents deserve representation in Congress.