Congress

Congressman spent campaign funds for rabbit air travel

SAN DIEGO — Rep. Duncan Hunter used campaign funds to pay for…

 

Congress opens with an ambitious Republican agenda for the Trump era

WASHINGTON — A Republican-controlled Congress opens Tuesday with the most sweeping conservative…

 

House GOP backs off ethics office overhaul after widespread criticism

WASHINGTON — House Republicans reversed course Tuesday amid a firestorm of criticism…

 

Congress clears Puerto Rico rescue bill, sends to president

WASHINGTON — Congress delivered relief to debt-stricken Puerto Rico on Wednesday, sending…

TSA chief: Help is on the way to address long airport lines

WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration will add 768 new screeners by…

Congress, White House strike rescue deal for Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON — House Republicans and Democrats reached a rare, election-year deal with…

FBI: Using third parties to break encryption not only answer

WASHINGTON — The FBI is facing an increasing struggle to access readable…

Pentagon misled lawmakers on military sexual assault cases

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon misled Congress by using inaccurate or vague information…

California, New York enact US-highest $15 minimum wages

LOS ANGELES — California and New York acted Monday to gradually push…

Sen. Graham to Arab world: US hasn’t changed despite Trump

CAIRO — Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham sought to reassure the Arab world…

Kerry determines IS group committing genocide in Iraq, Syria

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Thursday formally concluded the Islamic State…

Apple to tell judge in California case: Congress must decide

WASHINGTON — Apple Inc. will tell a federal judge this week in…

Congress sends health law repeal to Obama for first time

WASHINGTON — The GOP-led Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama Wednesday…

Obama moves to require background checks for more gun sales

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama moved Monday to require all gun sellers…

Bargainers near agreement on spending, tax cut deal

WASHINGTON — Congress and the White House stood on the cusp Tuesday…

In climate deal, Obama sees legacy he hopes won’t be undone

WASHINGTON — For President Barack Obama, many of his victories have been…

US sending new special ops force to fight Islamic State

WASHINGTON — The U.S. military will deploy a new special operations force…

Congress on track to OK budget and debt deal

WASHINGTON — The Senate marched Thursday toward a final vote on a…

No shutdown, no default: Congress leaders, Obama back deal

WASHINGTON — Striving to end a cycle of crisis, congressional leaders and…

No shutdown: Congress approves bill to keep government open

WASHINGTON — Just hours before a midnight deadline, a bitterly divided Congress…