It's Time For Congressional Action On Marijuana Policy

Opinion | Paul Armentano

Federal law needs to catch up with majority public opinion.

GOP Pennsylvania Race Is Next Congressional Warzone After Georgia Fight

Opinion | John Griffing

Trump tapped the incumbent as drug czar, and now the stakes could not be higher.

Report: Trump's Tax Reform Reveal Won't Tell Much, Aide Says

Business | Robert Donachie
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks before signing a directive ordering an investigation into the impact of foreign steel on the American economy in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., April 20, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

‘Trump will be at the mercy of lawmakers as far as tax reform is concerned’

White House Presses Forward On Tax Reform

Business | Robert Donachie
U.S. President Donald Trump signs a directive ordering an investigation into the impact of foreign steel on the American economy in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., April 20, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

‘Whether health care gets done or health care doesn’t get done’

Congressional War Authorization: A Constitutional Movement Sweeping The Nation

Opinion | Daniel DePetris
The U.S. Capitol Building is lit at sunset in Washington, U.S., December 20, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Nowhere is Congress fulfilling its duties more important than in the solemn act of authorizing war.

Trump Signs Veterans Bill Eliminating Expiration Date On Health Care Treatments

Politics | Kerry Picket
Chicago Area Hines Veterans Hospital

‘We must never go back to the pre-scandal days where a VA bureaucrat had the final say…’

Protecting Humanity Takes More Than Moral Indignation

Opinion | Alan Keyes
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley holds photographs of victims during a meeting at the United Nations Security Council on Syria at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City, April 5, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

We must take pains to give other nations reason to join with us in the enforcement of right.

Here's How 'Federal Employee Defense Services' Makes You Pay To Keep Bad Bosses In Government

Investigative Group | Luke Rosiak

‘Federal Employee Defense Services’ insurance protects bureaucrats, encourages litigation

Busting The Filibuster

Opinion | Blaine Winship

We have waited too long for changes which could be undermined by the filibuster.

How Members Of Congress Are Trying To Keep Town Halls Under Control

Politics | Kerry Picket
Constituents hold signs in disagreement with U.S. Congressman Leonard Lance (R-NJ 7) during a town hall event at a community college in Branchburg, New Jersey, February 22, 2017. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

‘Your last term! Your last term!’

How Obamacare Affects Congressional Families (It Doesn't; They're Exempt)

Opinion | Joe Alton
'Senate Budget Committee will continue to discuss the budget as well as improvements to the budget process'

Denying special privileges for the political elite is something I hope everyone can agree on.

Throw The Bums Out -- And Other Reforms

Opinion | Rep. Ken Buck
The U.S. Capitol Building is lit at sunset in Washington, U.S., December 20, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Congress was never supposed to be lifetime employment. But for many, that’s what it’s become.

Democrats Are Not Happy With Trump's Syrian Attack

Politics | Derek Hunter
Pennsylvania Avenue and Capitol Building, Washington D.C., USA

But not all

Paul Ryan: Obamacare Repeal Could Take Months

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke

‘We’ve got a couple months at least’

Congress Passes Legislation To Make Sure VA Choice Program Doesn't Expire

Politics | Jonah Bennett
US President Donald Trump speaks with Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin (R) during a listening session about veterans affairs in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on March 17, 2017. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images.

‘By eliminating the sunset date of the Choice Act, Congress is ensuring veterans have certainty’

VA Sec Wants Bill To Pass So He Can Get Rid Of Incompetent, Corrupt Employees

Politics | Jonah Bennett
David Shulkin testifes to become Veterans Affairs secretary in Washington

‘This is an example of why we need accountability legislation as soon as possible’

NYT Berates Congress For Not Authorizing War Against ISIS

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Coalition forces hitting to ISIS target in Kobani discirt in Syria, 22 October 2014, Suruc, Turkey. (Credit: Orlok/Shutterstock)

‘As the American military is doing its job, Congress is refusing to do its duty’

Report Wants Women To Sign Up For Draft

Politics | Jonah Bennett
This March 21, 2004 file photo shows female soldiers from the US 1st Cavalry join a patrol in Baghdad's al-Jihad quarter. US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has decided to lift a ban on women serving in combat, a senior defense official said January 23, 2013. Panetta and General Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, "are expected to announce the lifting of the direct combat exclusion rule for women in the military," the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told reporters. Karim Sahibkarim/AFP/Getty Images.

‘The biggest mistake—indeed, the worst outcome for the Defense Department—would be to do nothing’

House Votes To Get Rid Of VA's 'No-Gun' List For 'Mentally Incompetent' Veterans

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Veterans day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia

‘What it says [is] if you can’t balance a bank account, you can’t handle a firearm’