Category Archives: congress

Bipartisan Bill Seeks to Harden Critical Infrastructure Against Cyberattacks

Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Mich.) and a bipartisan group of House lawmakers on Friday introduced a bill meant to make America’s critical systems more resilient against cyberattacks, as parts of the country continue to reel from last week’s Colonial Pipeline ransomware

Pelosi: House Lawmakers Reach Agreement on Jan. 6 Capitol Breach Commission

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Cali.) speaks to media at the Capitol in Washington on Dec. 19, 2019. (Charlotte Cuthbertson/The Epoch Times)

House GOP Votes Stefanik as Replacement for Cheney

Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) arrives to the U.S. Capitol before a House GOP election for a new chair after ousting Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), in…

Republicans Reject Tax Increases After Meeting With Biden on Infrastructure

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) speak to reporters outside the White House after meeting with President Joe…

House GOP Introduces Bills to Combat Critical Race Theory

Two bills will be introduced to counter critical race theory at the federal level, Rep. Dan Bishop (R-N.C.) announced with some GOP House members at a press conference in front of the Capitol on Wednesday. One bill is Combat Racist Training

Critics Say Dems’ Election Reforms Will Prompt Flood of Constitutional Challenges

Ken Cuccinelli on Capitol Hill in Washington on Sept. 24, 2020. (Joshua Roberts-Pool/Getty Images)

Pelosi, Schumer Come to Rep. Cheney’s Defense After House GOP Votes to Oust Her

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), accompanied by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) speak to reporters following a meeting with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and…

Rep. Stefanik Makes Bid to Succeed Cheney as House GOP Conference Chair

Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) listens during a House Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Andrew Harnik/AP Photo)

House Republicans Oust Rep. Liz Cheney as GOP Conference Chairwoman

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) talks to reporters after House Republicans voted to remove her as conference chair in the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center in Washington,…

More Hill Republicans Voted Against Wasteful Spending in 2020, But Supported Earmarks

Congressional Republicans voted much more strongly against wasteful federal spending in the months leading up to the 2020 election than they did in 2019, according to data compiled by Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW). Many of the same Republicans in