Results related to “congress”
by Von Diaz on October 9 2013, 10:14AM
Thousands came out for Tuesday’s rally in Washington D.C., the latest demonstration aimed at putting pressure on Congress to take action on immigration reform.
by Von Diaz on October 2 2013, 1:31PM
The new immigration bill seems as unlikely to pass as the Senate-backed bill, but House Democrats are still trying.
by Von Diaz on September 20 2013, 11:40AM
The bill approved yesterday by the Republican-controlled House of Representatives would cut $4 billion annually for 10 years and includes strict new employment standards.
by Aura Bogado on September 18 2013, 11:22AM
All seven have been arrested by Federal Park Police.
by Brentin Mock on August 14 2013, 11:48AM
Moderation seems the unavoidable tax for African-American Democratic candidates looking to win statewide offices in states like New Jersey.
by Brentin Mock on July 12 2013, 1:46PM
African American Rep. Corrine Brown teared up as she scolded Republican lawmakers for extracting food stamps from the farm bill, telling them “This is not a game.”
by Seth Freed Wessler on November 6 2012, 8:20AM
Core questions about reproductive health, immigrant and workers rights, unions, criminal justice and education are on the table at the state and congressional level.
by Jorge Rivas on July 11 2012, 10:59AM
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s office says the Democratic Chicago congressman is struggling with “physical and emotional ailments” worse than previously known.
by Jorge Rivas on June 29 2012, 10:58AM
As the Republican-led House voted to hold Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. in contempt on Thursday, Democrats led by the Congressional Black Caucus walked out in protest.
by Jorge Rivas on December 16 2011, 9:26AM
Some member of congress want to eliminate federal funding for needle exchange programs that have been proven to reduce HIV transmission.
by Shani O. Hilton on November 22 2011, 10:45AM
In Southeast D.C., where unemployment is close to 30 percent and where people are most likely to feel the pain of social service cuts, it’s enough to know the big picture: “They don’t seem to care about us.”
by Bryan Gerhart on July 25 2011, 3:01PM
Though he made history as the first Chinese American to serve in the House of Representatives, the Portland-based lawmaker’s troubled past is coming to light.