Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg delivered a short and direct message before a Congressional hearing on Wednesday (September 18): "I don't want you to listen to me. I want you to listen..
Senator Cory Booker urged the audience at the Congressional Black Caucus Phoenix Awards Dinner in Washington, D.C. to push for action on gun control because he says more Americans die in gun violence..
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke says all Americans, regardless of party, want to do the right thing and change the law so that 40,000 do not die from gun violence each year. Rough Cut..
Opposition is growing against Democratic efforts towards universal background checks for guns. According to Politico, Dems are afraid they're running out of time to influence President Donald Trump. So..
More than 100 chief executives of some of the nation's most well-known companies on Thursday called on the U.S. Senate to take action to tackle gun violence, including expanding background checks and..
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a progressive New York Democrat, says "kids are dying" and that Republican members of Congress must do something on guns, including taking up House-passed legislation on..
The U.S. Senate approved businessman John Rakolta on Tuesday as ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, making the long-time Republican donor the first political appointee ever to hold the position. Reuters - Published
When Rep. Steve Scalise arrived at the White House with other top Republicans to talk about gun control measures last week, he brought along the unique perspective of also being a shooting survivor
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Senator Jim Risch, the Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, slammed Iran's government on Monday after Saturday's attack on Saudi oil facilities, saying it underscored.. Reuters - Published
At least five Democrats running for president say Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh should be impeached over the latest sexual misconduct allegations from his college years. A new book on Kavanaugh.. CBS News - Published
The top 10 Democratic presidential candidates clashed over issues like health care, immigration and foreign policy during a debate in Houston. Divisions between moderates and progressives were on full.. CBS News - Published
The Trump campaign held an event in Houston hours before the third Democratic presidential debate was being held nearby. Jeremy Wallace, political writer for the Houston Chronicle, joined CBSN's "Red.. CBS News - Published
Ten Democratic presidential candidates will take the stage in Houston Thursday night for the third debate of the 2020 primary. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns, Republican strategist Leslie.. CBS News - Published
The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted to intensify its investigation of Republican President Donald Trump on Thursday, as lawmakers edged closer to deciding whether.. Reuters - Published
A majority of Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have now said they support starting impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump. Reuters - Published
Rep. Deb Butler leads Democrat protest as Republicans dominating half-empty North Carolina House chamber voted to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of the state's two-year budget. (Sept... USATODAY.com - Published
Republicans are celebrating a narrow special election victory in North Carolina's 9th Congressional District. Anthony Salvanto, CBS News director of elections and surveys, Leslie Sanchez, a CBS News.. CBS News - Published Also reported by •USATODAY.com
The U.S. House on Wednesday was slated to begin voting on three bills to block offshore oil and gas drilling off Florida and the Pacific coast and in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Reserve, but the.. Reuters - Published
Republican and Democratic U.S. senators revived an effort to pressure Saudi Arabia over human rights, by pushing the country to fulfill its commitment to provide $750 million this year to help the.. Reuters - Published
A jarring stretch of presidential announcements has laid bare the divide among Republicans on foreign policy, pitting hawkish conservatives against an anti-interventionist flank. NYTimes.com - Published
Democrats are working to advance gun bills in Congress in an effort to pressure Republicans and the White House in the wake of several deadly mass shootings. The country's largest and best known gun.. CBS News - Published
Here's the latest for Wednesday September 11th: Republican wins North Carolina special election; Bolton out as National Security Adviser; North Korea says it tested multiple rocket launcher; September.. USATODAY.com - Published
Conservative Republican Dan Bishop won a special election Tuesday for an open House seat in North Carolina, averting a demoralizing Democratic capture of a district the GOP has held for nearly six.. USATODAY.com - Published
Republican Dan Bishop won the closely-watched special election for North Carolina's 9th Congressional District. CBS News director of elections and surveys Anthony Salvanto breaks down the results,.. CBS News - Published
Fans and followers of both the actress and the Texas GOP senator were able to watch the meeting online on a video live stream. The meeting happened the same day GOP leaders on Capitol Hill met at the.. USATODAY.com - Published
In North Carolina, Democrat Dan McCready is facing off against Republican Dan Bishop in a high-profile special election. The big question is whether the Republicans can hold on to this traditionally.. CBS News - Published