(WASHINGTON) -- Top lawmakers on Tuesday presented police officers who defended the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, with Congressional Gold Medals -- the highest honor that Congress can bestow -- nearly two years after the attack. For many officers honored, the Rotunda ceremony marked the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As freight railroad carriers and a coalition of unions representing their workers move ever closer to a potential strike, a clash has erupted in Congress over whether and how to intervene in a labor dispute that could have devastating effects across an... Read More.
(DES MOINES, Iowa) -- As the final speaker at the Iowa State Fair's Des Moines Register Soapbox -- a mainstay for presidential hopefuls and statewide candidates -- Democrat Liz Mathis attacked her opponent -- GOP Rep. Ashley Hinson -- for voting against the Inflation... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — Congressional Republicans were quick to pan Merrick Garland's Thursday remarks on the FBI search of Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago -- calling the attorney general's comments insufficient and insisting the Justice Department release more information behind the unprecedented raid even as Garland said he... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Despite Wednesday's news of a potential billion-dollar Senate climate deal, environmental activists still appeared at Thursday night's annual Congressional Baseball Game in the hope that President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats will follow through on their climate promises, though at a much... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- In 2012, the Obama administration introduced the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, protecting all eligible immigrants who came to the U.S. as children from deportation. "DACA gave me hope," program recipient Eddie Ramirez told ABC News. "And the biggest thing [DACA]... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Democrats began the year hopeful that congressional redistricting in New York would favor the party – and insulate their slim House majority from a tumultuous midterm election cycle. But a new map expected to be approved Friday has left the state's Democrats... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The House of Representatives voted Tuesday to recognize House staff members' right to unionize after announcing an increase to their minimum pay. The vote was straight down party lines, with 217 Democrats voting for the measure and 202 Republicans voting against it. "Congressional... Read More.
Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) is inviting high school-aged students who live or attend school in Washington’s Second Congressional District to showcase their artistic talents in the 2022 Congressional Art Competition. Art submissions and forms are due to Larsen’s office by Monday, May 2, at 5:00... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The only all-Black, all-female battalion to serve in World War II in the U.S. and in Europe is set to be awarded the Congressional Gold Medal after President Joe Biden signed a bipartisan bill on Monday. The bill, which was co-sponsored by the... Read More.
Recently, new funding was announced as secured by both Rep. Suzan DelBene (District 1), and Rep. Rick Larsen (District 2), that impact our northern counties. It is important to know which district you are in. It is possible to talk to your neighbor across... Read More.