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Rep. Ruben Kihuen, a first-term Nevada Democrat, is currently the subject of an ethics investigation in the House of Representatives.
Reports show players on Capitol Hill have used taxpayer money to privately settle claims.
Past behavior that might once have been excused may now be disqualifying.
“John Conyers is an icon in our country. He’s done a great deal to protect women,” according to Pelosi, who did not say whether Conyers should resign.
Legislation calls for President Trump to reject white supremacists, the KKK and neo-Nazis.
The Charlottesville protests have prompted the decision to broaden the annual violent extremism hearing to include threats from domestic militants, according to a committee aide.
The dress code requires men to wear suit jackets and ties in the House chamber and speaker’s lobby, which is just outside it, and women are not supposed to wear sleeveless tops or dresses without a sweater or jacket.
California Sen. Kamala Harris was blatantly interrupted during her questioning of Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Desiree Fairooz could spend up to a year in prison for laughter during the Senate confirmation hearing of President Donald Trump’s appointed U.S. attorney general.
Automotive safety rules need changes to allow the deployment of self-driving cars on American roads.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer commented, “I can only hope that if (Coretta Scott King) was still with us,” she would support Sessions.
On the Senate floor, Warren attempted to read Coretta Scott King’s 1986 letter opposing Jeff Sessions.
King wrote in a recently uncovered letter that Sessions “sought to punish older civil rights activists, advisors and colleagues of my husband, who had been key figures in the civil rights movement of the 1960s.”
Ryan's selfie with Capitol Hill interns goes viral, but not for the reason he was hoping.
“I’d be the only person in Congress openly defending the rights and the heritage of European Americans,” Duke said.
A form of protest coined in the Civil Rights Movement is aided by techniques of modern-day protests.
Even though Blacks are incarcerated at nearly six times the rate of whites, Sen. Tom Cotton says the bipartisan effort to reduce mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent crimes is “baseless.”
The caucus will prioritize the needs of Black women and girls in policy making.
Hoover is remembered for attempting to prevent civil rights rather than strive towards them.
Democrats in Congress seeking to extend civil rights protections.
If there are cuts to the Social Security Disability Insurance Trust Fund, the quality of life of Americans living with a disability will be compromised.
Senators Cory Booker and Barbara Boxer introduced legislation to bring “transparency” and “accountability” to law enforcement agencies nationwide.
Jeb Bush calls on Senate Republicans to stop stalling. President Obama has called the delay an “embarrassment.” Reports indicate a vote may come this week.