Democratic leaders from both the Senate and House met with President Barack Obama on Wednesday to discuss the future of his signature healthcare law. "They're like the dog who caught the bus," said Schumer of his Republican colleagues who are vowing to immediately repeal the Affordable Care Act. "They can repeal, but they have nothing to put in its place and that means so many good things go away."
Vice President-elect Mike Pence on Wednesday discussed plans to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, President Obama's controversial health care law. Pence was on Capitol Hill to meet with Republican congressional leaders to discuss strategy.
House Speaker Paul Ryan stops Kansas Rep. Roger Marshall's youngest son, Cal Marshall, from dabbing during the ceremonial swearing-in of members of the 115th Congress and their families on Tuesday. According to Rep. Marshall's twitter, his son has been grounded.
Speaker Paul Ryan urges House members to seize opportunities provided by a “unified government” during a speech to the 115th Congress. He was re-elected as Speaker of the House on Tuesday.
Representatives from the mixed martial arts (MMA) community, including retired UFC champion Randy Couture and Rep. Jeff Dunham (R-Calif.), testified before Congress on Dec. 8 in favor of providing MMA fighters with more protections from promoters, more regulation of marketing, and standardized health and safety practices.
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-California) gave an emotional farewell on the Senate floor on Wednesday. She expressed excitement for Kamala Harris to take her seat, and heartbreak about the presidential election. Boxer said she knows that the unfinished work will continue through the passion of her colleagues, stressing the importance of working across party lines.
House Speaker Paul Ryan explained 'draining the swamp' during a press briefing Thursday, and said congressional Republicans are ready to move forward with President-elect Donald Trump’s agenda.
Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf faced another round of questioning Thursday by the House Financial Services Committee over his bank's creation of fake accounts. "I am fully accountable for all unethical sales practices in our retail banking business," Stumpf said.
In this ad for her Senate campaign, Democratic candidate Deborah Ross says Richard Burr (R-NC) "has made Washington work for him" and describes why she should be North Carolina's next U.S. Senator.
Three senior U.S. government experts testify before a Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee to urge Congress to pass a $1.1 billion Zika prevention bill stalled by partisan politics. The bill stalled after a House GOP version added provisions to block funding to Planned Parenthood for birth control.
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