Congressional Democrats News
Democrats Stage Gun Control Sit-In on House Floor
The sit-in by Democrats halted business in Congress for more than 17 hours.
The Sit-In Survival Guide: Pillows, Pizza and Pastries
Congressional Democrats descended upon the House floor late Wednesday morning waging a sit-in to protest GOP inaction on gun violence. Several hours later, well into Thursday morning, these lawmakers remains camped out on the floor -- but they were not without their comforts. Many representatives
The Latest: Trump Calls Clinton Campaign Funds 'Blood Money'
Donald Trump is suggesting that Hillary Clinton's commanding fundraising lead is attributable to the "blood money" she has raised
Julian Castro Says He's Not Being Vetted for Vice President
U.S. Housing Secretary Julian Castro says he isn't being vetted as a potential running mate this fall for Democrat Hillary Clinton
Julian Castro Returns to Texas Under Vice President Rumors
Julian Castro is returning home to San Antonio Friday swarmed by the same speculation as when the 41-year-old left Texas for Washington two years ago: Is he vice-presidential material
Sanders' Prolonged Campaign Is Both Helping and Hurting Clinton, Experts Say
Even though Sen. Bernie Sanders ' decision to stay in the Democratic presidential race has irked some Hillary Clinton supporters, there are ways that his candidacy may help his rival and the party on the whole in the long run. One of the biggest advantages has been a jump in the enthusiasm among
Congress Passes Bill to Make Bison First 'National Mammal'
Republicans and Democrats in Congress agree on one thing -- the American bison will become the country's first national mammal. The House and Senate acted quickly this week to send a bill to the president's desk to designate the bison, the largest land mammal in America, a national icon beside the
Supreme Court Appears Divided Over Obama's Immigration Action
The nation's highest court will decide whether millions of undocumented immigrants can remain in the country.
Obama Addresses Corporate Inversions, Calls Tax Loophole ‘Insidious’
President Obama slammed corporate inversions today as "insidious" and argued that Americans end up paying "the tab" when U.S. companies exploit tax loopholes. The Treasury Department announced on Monday that it was taking additional steps to discourage companies from using a tax loophole known as