US House

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Healthcare cannot be a luxury that's only available for the wealthy and well-connected—it is a human right."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"With polls showing increasing support for Medicare for all, and new signs...
Julia Conley, staff writer
Testimony, says one informed observer, is "just one big giant show that in no...


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.