Lawmakers threatened ahead of impeachment trial, AP sources say

WASHINGTON – Federal law enforcement officials are examining a number of threats aimed at members of Congress as the second trial of former President Donald Trump nears, including ominous chatter…

White House begins talks with lawmakers on COVID-19 relief

Steve Forbes and former of Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Austan Goolsbee discuss Biden’s economic agenda. WASHINGTON (AP) — Top aides to President Joe Biden on Sunday began talks with…

Unprecedented set of weighty issues now consuming Congress, so where do lawmakers begin?

  There’s something called “frequency illusion.” It’s a phenomenon that once you notice something for the first time, you start to notice it over and over again. But you’re just…

National Guard break time in Capitol-area parking garage gets lawmakers fuming

“Garage kept” may be great for classic cars — but for National Guard members it may be disrespectful. Reports of shabby treatment of National Guard troops at the U.S. Capitol…

Lawmakers single out Parler in call for ‘robust’ FBI probe into Capitol Hill riot

Lawmakers are asking the FBI to investigate the role free-speech app Parler – a social media platform favored by conservatives and President Donald Trump’s supporters – played in the Capitol…

Some GOP lawmakers unwilling to fold Biden’s $15 minimum wage raise in COVID-19 relief bill

Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-Mo., analyzes the plan on ‘Fox & Friends First.’ Some GOP lawmakers are resisting President-elect Joe Biden‘s proposal to raise the minimum wage to $15 and fold…

Pelosi: Any GOP lawmakers who ‘aided and abetted’ Capitol rioters should be prosecuted

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Republican members of Congress may face criminal prosecution if they assisted rioters in the attack on the Capitol on Jan. 6. Several House Democrats have suggested…

GOP lawmakers distance themselves from Capitol protest organizer after claim they helped plan march

Three Republican members of Congress have been linked to the planning of the Jan. 6 “Stop the Steal” rally in Washington, D.C., that led to rioting at the U.S. Capitol building.…

Capitol riots: We’ve crossed the Rubicon, lawmakers don’t trust one another

Pick your poison. If you work at the U.S. Capitol, you could very well face an insurrection against the United States of America by a pack of invaders who the…

Lawmakers seethe as lines form to pass through House floor metal detectors

House GOP lawmakers spoke out Tuesday night against a security policy requiring members to pass through metal detectors before they entered the chamber to vote on a resolution calling for…