Five senators introduced a bill Tuesday that would require an independent scientific study of the health effects of certain X-ray scanners now in wide use in airports across the country.
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The beginning of a new year is a time for resolutions and taking stock, and for members of Congress a lot of resolutions and stock-taking may be in order.
Republican presidential candidate and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is getting some free advertising in Pennsylvania thanks to a new endorsement, but it might not be the kind he's looking for.
Republican presidential candidate and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich used campaign funds for personal gain, a left-leaning watchdog group alleged in a Federal Election Commission complaint filed Monday.
California Democrat Sen. Barbara Boxer said on Tuesday that House Republicans will kill 8,100 Americans with the latest version of their payroll tax cut bill.
Newt Gingrich's closest competitors in the GOP nomination race now have their sights set on the former House Speaker and current front-runner, and Gingrich's long career in Washington has left them with plenty of ammo.
Republican presidential candidates and members of Congress applauded the National Labor Relation Board's decision to drop its complaint against aircraft manufacturer Boeing on Friday. And South Carolina GOP Senator Lindsey Graham is calling for a congressional investigation into the matter, said he would block Obama administration nominees to the NLRB until his questions are answered.
President Obama offered a positive, if muted, statement about the National Labor Relations Board's decision to drop its complaint against aircraft manufacturer Boeing on Friday.
Senate Republicans blocked the nomination Thursday of Richard Cordray to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
The nomination of Richard Cordray to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is widely expected to be blocked by Senate Republicans Thursday, despite a hard push by the Obama administration and Senate Democrats.
A protester affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement vomited on the carpet of a Republican congressman's Washington, D.C. office Tuesday, according to the representative's office.
GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul is back with another hard-hitting TV advertisement, in which he says politicians are "whimpering like little shih tzus" in their approach to debt reduction.
With less than a month before the Iowa caucus, GOP presidential candidate and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich has surged into the lead, but Texas Rep. Ron Paul is the only Republican candidate who could best President Obama, a new Iowa poll says.
Despite a subpoena, the White House is still withholding records related to the failed $535 million federal loan to Solyndra, Republican investigators from the House Energy and Commerce Committee said Thursday.
Texas Rep. and GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul released a harsh attack ad Wednesday evening against Newt Gingrich, the former House Speaker and a fellow GOP candidate.
One way or the other, Wednesday will be a big day for organized labor in the United States.
American taxpayers are already on the hook for $535 million as a result of the Department of Energy's loan guarantee for the now-bankrupt solar company Solyndra. Now they could owe up to $14.3 million more.
Democrats found a familiar face to blame for the super committee failure on Monday night: Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist.