The House Appropriations Committee said Thursday that it would be “impossible” to defund the immigration order, as some GOP legislators compared Obama to a murderous tyrant.
Although there are more women in Congress than ever before in history, House Republicans filled every one of their open committee chair spots with men.
When Sen. Warren and Rep. George Miller invited Walmart workers to brief Congress on Tuesday about the retail giant’s abusive practices, the conversation was about more than just Walmart.
The bipartisan reauthorization of the Child Care and Development Block Grant program will make overdue improvements to a key child-care subsidy program—but it may not do much to ease the crisis of child care affordability in the United States.
Gordon Klingenschmitt, a state legislator in Colorado who’s set to take office in January, sees demonic forces at work in everyone from reproductive health-care providers to President Obama, and his extreme views may hurt Colorado’s Republican Party.
The lawsuits argue race-based admissions policies at Harvard University and the University of North Carolina improperly discriminate against whites and Asian Americans.
Tennessee state lawmakers wasted no time taking advantage of a new constitutional amendment, passed on Election Day, that allows the state legislature to pass laws restricting abortion rights.
Anti-choice Missouri legislators are primed to continue their assault on reproductive rights by planning to introduce a bill in January that would require health inspections of abortion clinics. There was, as of January 2014, only one abortion clinic in the state.
Planned Parenthood Federation of America circulated a memo last week calling on Congress to fund four key women’s health issues, using both an omnibus appropriations bill and the annual defense authorization bill.
Though they’ve has been hailed by some as progress, the recommendations maintain the discriminatory and stigmatizing treatment of gay men by focusing on sexual orientation instead of testing history and status.