Colorado U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette, head of the pro-choice caucus and a staunch advocate for women’s health rights, said she was disappointed that the Obama administration’s Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius on Wednesday opposed a recommendation by the Food and Drug Administration, announcing she would deny a More…
Protecting public lands can be a boon for the private sector, attracting companies and workers to the communities that border them, more than 100 economists wrote in letter to President Obama this week.
Congress has until Friday at midnight to pass 12 appropriations bills for fiscal year 2012, as well as stopgap spending legislation to keep the government running until Dec. 16 while lawmakers continue to debate more controversial spending measures. As the Associated Press reports, if the stopgap measure does More…
With just 10 days to go before the deadline for the “supercommittee” to make a deal, news outlets are reporting more reasons to worry that the talks will fall apart — and that Congress may try other maneuvers to address the deficit.
Leading up to the 2012 election, women are watching — more specifically, Planned Parenthood is watching.
One hundred and ninety-six members of Congress, including six from Florida’s delegation, have signed a letter sent to secretaries of state all over the country expressing their disapproval of new voting restrictions.
The American Conservative Union announced today that Rep. Allen West, R-Fort Lauderdale, will be a featured speaker at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, which will be held in February in Washington, D.C.
Calling him a “true patriot,” ACU chairman Al Cardenas lauded West in a press release More…
U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) expects a Senate vote next week on her proposed resolution to knock down the Federal Communications Commission’s rules on net neutrality.
Since assuming the chairmanship of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee following the retaking of the lower chamber by the GOP last November, the number of Rep. Fred Upton’s top donors that are energy companies have more than doubled from the 2009-2010 donating cycle to the 2010-2011 period.