US House

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation that would block states from requiring the labeling of genetically engineered foods, or GMOs—a move that consumer rights groups decried as corporate power defeating Americans' right to know what's in their food. The bill, H.R. 1599—dubbed the “DARK Act” (Deny Americans the Right to...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Drawing the swift ire of progressives around the country, the U.S. House of...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Legislative maneuvering around Trade Promotion Authority (TPA or Fast Track)...

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Most cringeworthy moment of a too-often cringeworthy Congress, ever: The pallid churlish leaders of the House and Senate forced by circumstance - a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King - to hold hands and join in an excruciating, swaying, bumbling rendition of "We Shall Overcome." Mitch McConnell wins the Deer In Headlights Award, by a graceless hair. Maybe one day we'll overcome these people. Here's Pete Seeger, doing it right.