Joint Session Of Congress News
Former Congressman Aaron Schock Returns to House to Shake Indian Prime Minister's Hand
Former Rep. Aaron Schock was back in the Capitol today for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ’s visit to Capitol Hill. The former Illinois Republican congressman, who resigned last year amid an investigation into his financial dealings , was seen on the House floor chatting with old colleagues,
India Honors Americans Who Sacrificed Their Lives in the 'Service of Mankind'
During a joint session of Congress, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed visiting Arlington National Cemetery on the 72nd anniversary of D-Day.
Former Congressman Returns to House Floor for Indian PM's Speech
Aaron Schock shook hands with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the joint session of Congress.
First Lady Targets Mississippi 'Religious Freedom' Bill in Commencement Speech
In a rare entrance into a politically charged controversy, first lady Michelle Obama used a commencement speech Saturday at Jackson State University in Mississipppi to directly target the state’s recently-passed "religious freedom" bill. "We see it right here in Mississippi -- just two weeks ago -–
Security Tight Ahead of Obama's Final State of the Union
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Why 2015 Was A Year of Political Firsts
A toast to another year coming to an end, and what a year it has been. In 2015, America saw the normalization of U.S.- Cuba relations, a brand-new House Speaker, a whopping 17 people declare their candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination , and a Bush and a Clinton once again enter the
2015's Most Memorable Political Moments
Here's a look back at some of the biggest political headlines and moments in 2015: Hillary Clinton defends her use of private email while in office On March 10, Clinton held a press conference at the United Nations in which she answered questions about using private email while she was Secretary of
The Note: Chris Christie Takes on The Donald
NOTABLES --CHRIS CHRISTIE SAYS TRUMP'S CLAIMS THAT 'THOUSANDS' CHEERED IN NJ ON 9/11 'DIDN'T HAPPEN': New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie adamantly refuted Donald Trump 's claims that "thousands" of people cheered in New Jersey after the 9/11 attacks -- saying Monday that it "didn't happen." The remarks
Speaker Paul Ryan Invites President Obama to Deliver His Last State of the Union
House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, has formally invited President Barack Obama to deliver his last State of the Union to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. “As we look ahead to the new year, we have both an opportunity and an obligation to find common ground to advance the
Pope Francis Asks for Clemency for Georgia Death Row Inmate Kelly Gissendaner
A letter written on behalf of Pope Francis asked that Gissendaner, the only female inmate currently on Georgia's death row, be spared.