House conservative’s procedural protest met with bipartisan gripes


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Rep. Chip Roy’s (R-Texas) decision to call for roll call votes on every amendment for an appropriations bill – 106 of them – was met with ire from both Democrats and a many Republicans after his gambit led to a Wednesday…

Democratic rep says she’s tired of ‘sex-starved males’ talking about abortion rights


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Rep. Norma Torres (D-Calif.) said she’s tired of hearing “so many sex-starved males on this floor talk about a woman’s right to choose” while debating legislation that includes language related to Title X fundin…

Democratic rep says she’s tired of ‘sex-starved males’ talking about abortion rights


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Rep. Norma Torres (D-Calif.) said she’s tired of hearing “so many sex-starved males on this floor talk about a woman’s right to choose” while debating legislation that includes language related to Title X fundin…

Tensions rise during GOP leadership meeting over dues


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Tensions boiled over on Tuesday between the leader of the GOP campaign committee and several House Republican leaders over the issue of dues, multiple sources confirmed to The Hill.The meeting,…

Amash exits House Freedom Caucus in wake of Trump impeachment stance


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Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) has opted to quit the House Freedom Caucus in the wake of his comments in support of moving forward with impeachment proceedings.The Freedom Caucus …

Top Judiciary Republican: Mueller hearing could violate ‘decency and decorum’ rules


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House Judiciary Committee ranking Republican Doug Collins (Ga.) is warning Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) that the panel’s hearing on special counsel Robert Mueller’s report scheduled for Monday may violate decorum rule…

Top Judiciary Republican: Mueller hearing could violate ‘decency and decorum’ rules


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House Judiciary Committee ranking Republican Doug Collins (Ga.) is warning Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) that the panel’s hearing on special counsel Robert Mueller’s report scheduled for Monday may violate decorum rule…

Conservative blocks House passage of disaster relief bill


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Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas), a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, blocked a disaster relief bill in the House on Friday by objecting to an unanimous consent vote.The Texas Republican who previously worked…

House Freedom Caucus votes to condemn Amash’s impeachment comments


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The conservative House Freedom Caucus took an official position condemning Rep. Justin Amash’s (R-Mich.) call for impeaching President Trump on Monday evening, Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) told reporters….

Here are the eight Republicans who voted with Democrats on the Equality Act


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Eight Republicans in the House sided against their party and with Democrats in a Friday vote on legislation banning anti-LGBT discrimination.The eight Republicans who backed the Equality Act, which opponents cast a…

House approves anti-LGBT discrimination bill


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The House on Friday for the first time approved legislation banning anti-LGBT discrimination in a 236-173 vote.Every Democrat voted for the measure, as did eight Republicans.The Equality Act would expand the…

Barr jokes with Pelosi: ‘Did you bring your handcuffs?’


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Attorney General William Barr joked with Speaker Nancy Pelosi about Democrats’ calls for his arrest, asking the California Democrat whether she brought handcuffs to an event on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Wednes…

Disinvited GOP lawmaker turns up at Dem hearing


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Former GOP Rep. Carlos Curbelo (Fla.) turned up in Washington on Wednesday for a Ways and Means hearing on climate change – even though Democrats fearful he could use the event to bolster a reelection run had removed him…

Thirty-four GOP members buck Trump on disaster bill


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Thirty-four House Republicans joined Democrats in passing a disaster relief bill Friday despite President Trump advocating for the GOP conference…

House approves $17B disaster aid bill over Trump opposition on Puerto Rico


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The House passed a $17.2 billion supplemental disaster relief package Friday in a 257-150 vote despite opposition from President Trump, who urged Republicans to vote against the measure because of what he saw as excessive…

Trump tweets — and Dems pull two bills from floor


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House Democrats pulled two bills from the floor scheduled on Wednesday after President Trump tweeted his opposition and encouraged Republicans to vote against one of the measures.Trump’s tweets heightened the possi…

House Democrats threaten salaries of Trump officials who block interviews


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House Democrats are threatening the salaries of Interior, Commerce and Justice Department staff if they block ongoing committee investigations.House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) s…

Pelosi blasts McConnell for not taking up House bills


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Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) criticized Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Friday for ignoring a series of bills passed by the Democratic House. “The Republican Senate needs to wake up, and vote o…

Pelosi blasts McConnell for not taking up House bills


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Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) criticized Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Friday for ignoring a series of bills passed by the Democratic House. “The Republican Senate needs to wake up, and vote o…

House votes to reauthorize Violence Against Women Act, closing ‘boyfriend loophole’


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The House passed legislation on Tuesday reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) over objections from the National Rifle Association and Republicans who say it will restrict gun rights by preventing people conv…