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He says the Democratic Party needs to be rebuilt from the ground level.

The four amendments addressed background checks for persons interested in purchasing guns and the sale of guns and explosives to figures on terrorist watch lists.

It's unlikely the vote will turn into law, however; President Barack Obama has vowed to veto the bill, which also contains language to repeal the Affordable Health Care Act.

A total coalition of 62 Senators, 14 Democrats and 48 Republicans voted “yes” for Trade Promotion Authority on Friday, which will fast-track the piece of…

Republicans are holding up the confirmation process for Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch over one key issue. The GOP is really dragging its heels on…

As the 114th year of Congress assembles this Tuesday, it’ll have its biggest number of women and minorities on board in history! In 2015, 84…

You may not know Chaka Fattah but you should. Fattah has helped more than 25 million individuals through programs and initiatives he has created since…

This year, Janet Yellen will make history as the first woman to lead the U.S. central bank in its 100-year history. Although Obama announced his…

An angry President Barack Obama blasted the National Rifle Association (NRA) and senators who voted to defeat a bi-partisan bill to expand background checks for gun sales yesterday (April 17). A proposal to ban some semi-automatic weapons modeled after military assault weapons was also defeated. The votes were on a series of amendments to a […]

Georgia moved one step closer to Sunday alcohol sales today when the Georgia Senate passed Senate Bill 10, which would allow local communities to vote whether to allow retail stores to sell alcohol on Sunday, the AJC reports. The bill is thought to have a good shot at passing in the House and Gov. Nathan […]

A House panel quickly passed its own version of legislation Wednesday allowing local voters to approve Sunday beer, wine and liquor sales at stores. House sponsors said they didn’t want to wait on the Senate, which has for years been reluctant to consider Sunday sales bills, to act. A Senate committee approved similar legislation last […]

A chastened President Barack Obama signaled a willingness to compromise with Republicans on tax cuts and energy policy Wednesday, one day after his party lost control of the House and suffered deep Senate losses in midterm elections. Obama ruefully called the Republican victories “a shellacking.”