The latest news on Congress
Awards ceremony for a former speaker teaches a lesson on political civility.
After a two-week Thanksgiving break, Congress will be back in action—or inaction—this week with a full agenda on its plate.
Republican exodus bodes ill for 2008 election prospects
Since the start of his administration, Bush has preferred to confront big problems with big solutions.
Sen. Frank Lautenberg is pushing into the open something most smokers already knew: There really isn't much of a health benefit to smoking those cigarettes labeled "light" or "low tar."
With time running out before the Thanksgiving holiday and the continuing resolution to fund the federal government set to expire Friday, Congress, now more than a month into the new fiscal year, will be busy after Veterans Day keeping the government financially afloat and debating appropriations bills.
As controversies swirl around inspector general offices in various government agencies—namely, the State Department and the Central Intelligence Agency—Congress will look deeper into the allegations of wrongdoing this week and attempt to do something about it.