US Senate

Jon Queally, staff writer
According to new reporting by McClatchy , the five-year investigation led by the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee into the torture program conducted by the CIA in the aftermath of September 11, 2001 will largely ignore the role played by high-level Bush administration officials, including those on the White House legal team who penned memos that...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that North Carolina can impose additional restrictions on voters. (Photo: kristinausk/flickr/cc)
The U.S. Supreme Court reinstated voting restrictions in North Carolina on...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
For the second time this year, Senate Republican have blocked the Paycheck...

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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.