House Of Representatives

The House of Representatives voted to defund Planned Parenthood in Virginia Tuesday despite women's rights advocates having protested on the Capitol grounds and in the House chamber.

Attorney General of California Kamala Harris, who became the second Black woman to be elected to the U.S. Senate, and former Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown are among leaders scheduled to serve in Congress in 2017.

Under the legislature, law enforcement would be permitted to delay a gun sale for three days – enough time to allow the Justice Department to make a case before a judge that the purchaser should not be allowed due to placement on the terrorist watch list, according to USA Today.

If members do not leave the floor and no compromise is reached, it is largely up to Speaker Paul Ryan to decide whether to use the authority of the House to seek to clear the floor and/or sanction members, or to keep the House in recess and wait out the issue.

California Democrat Jarred Huffman authored the bill after the tragic shooting death of nine Black worshipers at Charleston's Emanuel AME Church in June of last year.

Criminal justice reform has been a major issue for President Barack Obama, progressives and the #BlackLivesMatter movement. In recent months the Koch Brothers, Democrats and a…

House Speaker John Boenher is resigning as top House Republican and from his position in Congress at the end of October. Boenher, has been the Speaker of the House of Representatives since 2011 and was third in line for the presidency, behind the Vice President. Click Here to read more

Democrats in the House of Representatives have proposed a change to seniority rules in the House. The proposal could marginalize the political power of the Congressional Black…

  RNC Chair, Reince Priebus  joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss what we should expect from a Republican controlled House and Senate. Priebus…

House and Senate lawmakers this week proposed legislation to retroactively pay the roughly 800,000 federal workers who are furloughed because of the partial government shutdown…