A radical new health care proposal that, if implemented, would ban private insurance coverage has garnered the endorsement of more than 100 members of the House Democratic conference—nearly half of Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (Calif.) 235-seat majority.
Democratic speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) has appointed to the special committee on climate change members who have all received significant backing from the energy industry.
Democratic leaders are remaining quiet about a new congressional measure that rejects anti-Semitism and chides a new class of Democratic congressional members for the open embrace of notorious anti-Semites and anti-Israel causes, according to the leading Republican author of that new measure.
Rep. Tom Marino (R., Pa.) announced Thursday he would resign from Congress, effective next week.
Congressional leaders are working on a new piece of legislation that would penalize Chinese telecom companies known to be conducting espionage in the United States on behalf of the Communist government, according to lawmakers and senior congressional officials.
A potential Democratic candidate for president is ranked among one of the “worst bosses” on Capitol Hill, according to staff turnover data compiled by government tracking site Legistorm.
A group of Republican lawmakers on Wednesday introduced legislation to ensure that law enforcement and “essential personnel” who work during the partial government shutdown are paid.