U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) said that Russian propaganda is threatening the “fledgling democracies” in Eastern Europe. For that reason, he is opposed to efforts to defund the Voice of America (VOA).
November 6, 2015, 5:56 PM EST
November 5, 2015, 5:09 PM EST
A memorial to commemorate the Ukrainian Genocide is set to open in Washington on Saturday. The memorial was authorized in 2006 by an act of Congress introduced by Rep. Sander Levin (D-MI).
November 5, 2015, 3:01 PM EST
“What we are witnessing is the destruction of Western civilization, not by an armed invasion, but by envelopment,” Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) said Wednesday during a hearing on Capitol Hill on the growing refugee crisis in Europe.
October 29, 2015, 5:40 PM EDT
U.S. Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), introduced legislation on Tuesday to defund a United Nations agency she says has “ties to foreign terrorist organizations” such as Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad, which are designated as foreign terrorist organizations by the State Department.
October 28, 2015, 4:47 PM EDT
U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) has introduced legislation to repeal “outdated policies” - including the Clinton-era “wet foot, dry foot” policy - that he says “provide amnesty to Cuban aliens.”
October 26, 2015, 4:19 PM EDT
Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC), expressed concern over what he called Russia’s recent “power projection” in the Western Hemisphere, including flying military aircraft near the coasts of Alaska and California.
October 21, 2015, 1:26 PM EDT
Elliott Abrams, who served as a national security adviser under President George W. Bush, lambasted the United Nations' Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for its “intolerable” practice of singling out Israel for alleged human rights abuses while ignoring much worse conduct by other countries.
Sanders in 1985: Castro ‘Educated Their Kids, Gave Their Kids Health Care, Totally Transformed Society’
October 19, 2015, 3:10 PM EDT
A video from 1985 shows Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) making favorable statements regarding Cuban dictator Fidel Castro when Sanders was mayor of Burlington, Vermont.
Gov. Jindal on Hillary Clinton: ‘Israel Shouldn’t Engage in ‘Dialogue’ with Terrorists, Israel Should Destroy Them’
October 16, 2015, 6:12 PM EDT
October 13, 2015, 6:04 PM EDT
Citing a dramatic increase in the number of anti-Semitic acts in Europe in recent years, the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee passed a resolution on Friday “regarding the safety and security of Jewish communities in Europe.”
October 12, 2015, 4:56 PM EDT
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Friday that repeals the ban on crude oil exports, which was originally imposed by the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 as a response to the 1973 oil crisis.
October 7, 2015, 10:58 AM EDT
Members of the Senate Energy Committee grilled Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz regarding the nation’s ban on oil exports during a hearing Tuesday to examine the potential modernization of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve and related energy security issues.
October 2, 2015, 4:24 PM EDT
U.S. Representatives Tim Ryan (D-OH) and Nita Lowey (D-NY) introduced a bill on Tuesday to make it easier for people suffering from gluten-related disorders to identify medications that contain gluten.
September 30, 2015, 4:56 PM EDT
A new report on “Cyber Violence Against Women and Girls” released by the United Nations’ Broadband Commission for Digital Development declared that a “cyber-touch” can be “equally as harmful as a physical touch.”
September 29, 2015, 11:18 AM EDT
The House of Representatives passed a bill on Friday that forbids federal agencies from including the "social cost of carbon" in their environmental reviews.
September 25, 2015, 5:11 PM EDT
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback spoke about his efforts to reform welfare in his state at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C. on Friday, “The issue with welfare is not what it costs those who provide it, but what it costs those who receive it”, Brownback said.
September 22, 2015, 1:04 PM EDT
The governments of Cuba, Mexico and Colombia are among the worst violators of religious freedom in Latin America, experts told the House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere at a hearing Thursday.
September 18, 2015, 2:50 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) -- Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO) issued an apology Tuesday for suggesting that private colleges expel students accused of sexual assault - even if there is only a 20 percent chance that the assault actually occurred.
Disabled Veteran: ‘If You Push’ Iran ‘Deal Through, You Will Have the Blood of U.S. Service Members on Your Hands’
September 10, 2015, 4:40 PM EDT
At a press conference in front of the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday, several speakers spoke in opposition to the Obama administration’s nuclear deal with Iran, including Brian Mast, a former U.S. Army soldier who lost both of his legs in Afghanistan to Iranian-fundede IEDs, who said, “Congress, Senate, President Obama, if you push this deal through, you will have the blood of US service members on your hands.”
September 4, 2015, 12:03 PM EDT
The U.S. could return to an annual growth rate of at least four percent if major changes are implemented in energy, monetary, and tax policy, according to four economists participating in a panel discussion held Thursday in Washington sponsored by FreedomWorks.