Judiciary Committee approves bill funding commission that could recommend reparations

The House Judiciary Committee voted 25 to 17 Wednesday night to approve H.R. 40, which would establish a body to review racial disparities and form a “national apology” to the Black community.  The committee’s vote…

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine pause extended, CDC committee wants more time to review

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) committee did not hold a vote regarding guidance on Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine Wednesday after federal officials recommended a pause in…

House reps spar over masks and social distancing, derailing committee meeting on immigration

A House Judiciary Committee meeting Wednesday was derailed as members sparred over masks, vaccines and social distancing in the later stages of the coronavirus pandemic. Republicans, including Rep. Thomas Massie,…

Texas Rep. Kevin Brady, top Republican on powerful Ways and Means committee, to retire from Congress

After nearly a quarter century in Congress, Republican Rep. Kevin Brady of Texas is retiring. Brady, the top Republican lawmaker on the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, said Wednesday that he…

House committee schedules debate and vote for reparations bill

The House took a step forward on a slavery reparations bill Friday by scheduling it for debate and a vote in the Judiciary Committee.  The bill would set up a…

Michigan redistricting committee rejects Pledge of Allegiance at meetings: ‘Too divisive’

A video obtained by Fox News shows the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission rejecting a request to start their meetings with the Pledge of Allegiance, with some members calling the pledge “divisive”…

Biden DOJ nominee Vanita Gupta’s committee vote ends in tie after heated Senate meeting

The Senate Judiciary Committee was split evenly over President Biden‘s nomination of Vanita Gupta to be associate attorney general, the third-highest position in the Department of Justice. Republicans on the…

Schumer, McConnell spar over Dems’ S1 election bill during rare committee appearance: ‘Shame!’

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer Wednesday launched broadsides against each other in a hearing on S.1, the controversial Democratic-backed elections bill that would make sweeping changes to…

McCarthy files resolution to kick Swalwell off intel committee over past ties to suspected Chinese spy

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Thursday filed a resolution aimed at removing Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell from the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence over past ties to an alleged Chinese…

House Minority Leader McCarthy to call for Rep. Swalwell’s removal from intelligence committee

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., on Friday said he will offer a resolution to remove Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., from the House Intelligence Committee “next week.” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi,…