When a US president is elected, it’s important, for both him and his administration, that the majority of the Congress belongs to the same party ...
The House of Representatives followed the Senate Monday in approving a temporary funding bill that clears the way to ending a three-day government ...
US senators and Trump administration officials met at the White House on Thursday, hoping to hammer out compromise legislation to tighten restrictions ...
Facebook said on Thursday it was testing a new ‘button’ to allow users to get more context about a news source, in the latest move by the ...
The US Senate voted nearly unanimously on Thursday for legislation to impose new sanctions on Russia and force President Donald Trump to get ...
The United States would impose new sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile development, arms transfers, support for Islamist militant groups and ...
The US House of Representatives narrowly approved legislation on Thursday to repeal major portions of Obamacare and replace it with a Republican ...
Democrats had been nearly certain of retaking control but saw their hopes fizzle as GOP incumbents won in several states
Suspended president Dilma Rousseff will take the stand to defend herself at her impeachment trial in the Senate
The Senate narrowly rejects attempt to scrap a plan to prevent guns getting into the hands of people on terror watch lists
The 45-year-old first-term senator had repeatedly described his frustration with the slow-moving Senate
The House of Commons voted 186-137, but the law still requires Senate approval.
Simmering tensions between Bernie Sanders backers and other Democrats burst into the open following an ugly fracas at the Nevada Democratic Party convention
The US Senate adopts a Bill that would allow the Victims of the 9/11 Attacks to sue Saudi Arabia while the White House says, the President Barack ...
Republican lawmakers have vowed to press on with their campaign to torpedo the Iran Nuclear deal
Republicans have proposed a resolution to disapprove the deal in U.S. House of Representatives
A U.S. Senator, amongst others, condemned HBO's "Game of Thrones' for a rape scene.
Lawmakers said on Tuesday the full Senate could begin debate on Wednesday or Thursday
James Mitchell, believed to have designed the CIA’s interrogation program, says he will talk if government lifts his non-disclosure agreement
French senators voted 154-146 Thursday in favor of a non-binding resolution ‘inviting’ the French government to recognize Palestine
The Sentate intelligence committee concluded that the CIA inflicted suffering on al-Qaeda prisoners beyond its legal authority
CIA director said it was 'unknowable' whether so-called enhanced interrogation techniques yielded useful intelligence
The watered-down bill comes after softening a push to grant Israelis visa-free travel rights to the United States
The U.S. President says he would work with Congress on new authorization for action against ISIS
The implications of a flip in the Senate to the Republican side will have impact on other foreign policy issues
The senator said reporters were often kidnapped, tortured and targeted “because of their ability to speak truth to power”
A Senate report criticizes the military for failing to respond more quickly on the night of the assault
The officials called for an end to South Sudan violence between government and rebels
U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday that an agreement was reached with Russia to resolve the ...
Several U.S. senators have accused Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki of promoting “a sectarian and authoritarian agenda” just as the ...
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