The Senate was preparing Thursday to confirm longtime Sen. Max Baucus as ambassador to China, handing the job to a lawmaker who is familiar with U.S. trade policy but has little expertise about military ...
A partylist lawmaker is pushing for the establishment of a hospital for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and their dependents. OFW Family partylist Rep. Roy V. Seneres called on his colleagues in the House of Representatives to support House Bill 3678 which provides for the establishment of an OFW hospital and an OFW ward in regional […]
Phyllis Pond, a 35-year veteran of the Indiana House of Representatives and the chamber's longest serving female lawmaker, died Sunday at the age of 82.
The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Mr. Zakari Mohammed, raised the alarm on Friday that the current crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party had turn the party into a minority in the lower legislative chamber. The lawmaker also noted that the crisis could rub on decisions the House might take... [Read More...]
Harris County lawmaker, State Rep. Allen Fletcher, the Vice Chairman of the Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee, announced this week that he will seek a fourth term in the Texas House of Representatives.
[Daily Trust]Katsina -Alhaji Ibrahim Babangida Mahuta is the current member of the House of Representatives representing Kafur/Malumfashi Federal Constituency of Katsina State. Mahuta was elected in 2011 on the platform of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC).
But the majority of attendees at the meeting appeared to support Rep. Goodlatte's approach to the immigration question. Read more...
Republican Rep. Tom Reed isn't great at paying his taxes. Over the weekend, a story from The Buffalo News reported that the New York lawmaker has been late 38 times paying his property taxes since 2005. Having paid $3,486.51 in late fees, Reed is now on the right side of the law, but as a member of the committee that actually writes tax law it's more than embarrassing.
The Senate's most senior lawmaker said Friday that the intelligence community is still not being truthful about its snooping activities and how they may be picking up communications from Americans, and vowed to hold hearings when Congress returns from its summer vacation. "The American people rely on the intelligence community ...
A senior lawmaker from Democratic party has compared US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden with Mahatma Gandhi, saying the controversial whistleblower was engaged in a "non-violent" act of "civil disobedience".