- US Rep. Fattah steps down after racketeering conviction Updated: Jun-23-16 3:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Democratic U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah resigned from Congress on Thursday, two days after his conviction in a Philadelphia racketeering case.
- Democrats end 25-hour plus protest to demand House gun votes Updated: Jun-23-16 1:14 pm
WASHINGTON - House Democrats have ended their 25½-hour sit-in on the chamber's floor that they've been staging to demand votes on gun control.
- The Latest: Democrats say gun protest succeeded Updated: Jun-23-16 5:06 am
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- Obama signs major overhaul of toxic chemicals rules into law Updated: Jun-22-16 12:36 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama signed the first major overhaul of toxic chemicals rules in 40 years into law on Wednesday, calling it proof that Washington can function despite intense polarization.
- Garden Grove mayor advances to runoff for Congress Updated: Jun-21-16 6:27 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Garden Grove Mayor Bao Nguyen has emerged as the second-place finisher in the race to replace U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez, who vacated the Orange County seat she has held for 20 years to run for U.S. Senate.
- A day after shooting, House Democrats erupt in protest Updated: Jun-13-16 8:44 pm
WASHINGTON - A day after a mass shooting in Orlando, Democratic lawmakers erupted on the House floor with loud criticism of House Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republican leaders for leaving the nation's gun laws untouched. Some protested by leaving the House chamber during a moment of silence honoring the victims.
- News Guide: Clinton, Trump sharpen contrasts for matchup Updated: Jun-08-16 7:09 am
WASHINGTON - With a splash of history and a dose of reassurance, Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton and Republican Donald Trump claimed their parties' presidential nominations and are turning their political guns on each other.
- The Latest: Sanders wins Democratic primary in Montana Updated: Jun-08-16 2:14 am
WASHINGTON - The Latest on campaign 2016 as California, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota and South Dakota vote. (all times Eastern):
- Energy bill prospects dim in dispute over drilling, drought Updated: Jun-06-16 6:59 pm
WASHINGTON - Congressional efforts to approve the first major energy bill in nearly a decade are in jeopardy amid a partisan dispute over oil drilling, water for drought-stricken California and potential rollback of protections for the gray wolf and other wildlife.