US House

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
President Donald Trump makes a statement with Attorney General William Barr in the Rose Garden of the White House on July 11, 2019 in Washington, D.C.
Recent actions by the U.S. Attorney General, said chairs of key House committees, "clearly appear intended to benefit President Trump politically."
Julia Conley, staff writer
"With this step forward, we are paving the way for gender equity not only for...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Reps. Barbara Lee (L) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (R) support the MORE Act, which would end federal criminalization of cannabis. (Photo: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call/Getty Images)
"If you're trying to punt it as a result of a political calculation, I disagree...


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.