A bipartisan consensus that Congress should act to toughen regulations on railroads is emerging in the U.S. Senate.
Schroeder took on the powerful elite with her rapier wit and antics for 24 years, shaking up stodgy government institutions by forcing them to acknowledge that women had a role in government.
A lesson on the debt ceiling from Raymond Hill, senior lecturer of finance at Emory University's Goizueta Business School.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: More voices are calling for Congress to pass a bill that would address police misconduct. The bill passed the U.S. House in 2021 but was never taken up by the Senate. Plus, Southern Democrats urge President Biden and the Democratic National Committee to hold their convention in Atlanta.
Just like teens, members of Congress are setting up TikTok accounts — even as the popular app is increasingly barred from government devices and heads of federal intelligence agencies raise concerns about data collection and surveillance obtained by a Chinese-owned company.
The memory of the speakership fights leading up to the Civil War remind us that the consequences of dysfunction in the national government affect us all.
A legalization path for farmworkers failed to pass this month and faces an even steeper climb in a Republican-controlled House in the next Congress.
NPR's Scott Simon recounts Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's words to a joint session of Congress this week, and how his country has managed to survive, so far, against Russian aggression.
The federal government should give Georgia and other states more time to submit corrections to new maps that show where broadband service does not reach, Georgia’s congressional delegation urged in a letter Wednesday.
Leaders are racing to complete passage before a midnight Friday deadline or face the prospect of a partial government shutdown going into the Christmas holiday.
Congress, which has been unable to pass comprehensive crypto legislation, is digging into what happened as regulators try to police the new, mysterious world of virtual currencies with old laws.
Friday on Political Rewind: Legislators from all walks of life worked with Speaker David Ralston in the legislature. Today, three of them join the show to remember him and think ahead to what his absence will mean for the next session.
Government funding runs out on Dec. 16. The White House wants Congress to add more money for Ukraine and COVID in its next funding packaging.
President Biden's job just got tougher. The midterm election results mean Republicans likely will control the House. But there are some political silver linings in divided government.
The 14th Congressional District in Georgia’s northwest corner has been represented by someone who has become a political lightning rod, Republican U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene. In response, Democrats have put political newcomer and Army veteran Marcus Flowers on the ballot this year, and they’re hoping an anti-incumbent message will make a difference.