This Member of Congress Called Out The Grammys’ Bad Bunny Snafu As Lacking “Respect”
“This issue is about respect. The millions of Spanish speakers living in the U.S. deserve equal treatment and consideration as CBS’s English-speaking viewers.”
“Question…?”: Why’d These Senators Drop So Many Taylor Swift Lyrics During Ticketmaster's Senate Hearing?
“You can’t have too much consolidation — something that unfortunately for this country, as an ode to Taylor Swift, I will say, we know all too well.”
Republicans Have Won The House, But The Democrats Will Keep Control Of The Senate
“Things do happen,” one political science professor told BuzzFeed News, “but the intensity of partisanship makes it much, much harder to legislate in divided government.”
A Jury Found Steve Bannon Guilty Of Contempt Of Congress
Bannon, a top adviser to former president Donald Trump, was found guilty on two counts of contempt of Congress on Friday.
Here's What Congress Failed To Do After Sandy Hook And How It’s Shaping Up To Be The Same After The Uvalde Shooting
After the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary 10 years ago, gun control advocates thought we had reached a tipping point, but the unrelenting GOP resistance has stopped major changes.
The US Government Now Has 400 Official Reports Of UFOs But Congress Wants You To Know There’s Still No Proof Of Aliens
“Unidentified aerial phenomena are a potential national security threat, and they need to be treated that way,” the committee chairperson said.
Congress Is Not Going To Step In To Save Roe V. Wade
“Unfortunately, many of us said the sky was going to fall, and it did.”
A Forest Service Leader Claimed To Congress That A Hiring Push For Firefighters Had Gone “Very Well.” It Hadn’t Started Yet.
US Forest Service deputy chief Jaelith Hall-Rivera’s statements on staffing have sparked confusion among lawmakers and outrage from wildland firefighters, who say she overpromised what they can deliver.
Steve Bannon Can’t Blame His Lawyer As A Defense Against Contempt Of Congress Charges, A Judge Ruled
The judge found Bannon couldn’t get around binding precedent from a federal appeals court.
Congress Has Closed The Loophole That Allowed Federal Officers To Claim Sex With A Detainee Is Consensual
After BuzzFeed News reported that the loophole existed in 35 states in 2018, six states changed their police sexual misconduct laws and the federal bill was first proposed.
Congress Has Vowed To Redouble Ukraine Support After Zelensky's Personal Appeal
US lawmakers left the Ukrainian president's speech determined to do more, even without a no-fly zone. “There’s no way that you can’t come out of that meeting without contemplating what more the United States can do to help."
Congress Might Make Daylight Saving Time Permanent
The Senate agrees: Turning clocks back is “dumb.”
ICE Conducted Sweeping Surveillance Of Money Transfers Sent To And From The US, A Senator Says
Sen. Ron Wyden is seeking an investigation into whether the program, which obtained about 6 million records from people in several Southwest states, was constitutional.
Texas’s Confusing Voter Registration System Is An Early Result Of Congress's Failed Voting Rights Push
Thousands of Texas voters struggled to correctly submit mail ballot applications and ballots under a new, stringent law.
Congress Passed One Of The Biggest Workplace Reforms Of The #MeToo Era
In a rare bipartisan move, the Senate sent a bill ending forced arbitration for sexual misconduct claims to President Joe Biden.
COVID Scams Are Surging, But Congress Isn’t Giving The Government Power To Repay Victims
“These are hucksters, these are fraudsters, who are selling people snake oil,” the FTC told Congress.
Congress Is Trying To Figure Out What To Do About Crypto's Colossal Carbon Footprint
House members pushed back on crypto CEOs' assertion that bitcoin's energy consumption is actually a "feature not a bug."
Congress's Jan. 6 Committee Subpoenaed Rudy Giuliani And More Trump Allies
The committee is also looking to speak with Jenna Ellis, Sidney Powell, and Boris Epshteyn.
Republicans Bailed On Congress’s Capitol Riot Commemorations. Except For…Dick Cheney?
Democrats, at least for a minute, are very happy to shake Dick Cheney's hand.
The House Voted To Find Trump’s Former Chief Of Staff Mark Meadows In Contempt For Defying The Jan. 6 Committee
What happens next is up to the Department of Justice.
A Man Who Texted About "Putting A Bullet" In Nancy Pelosi’s Head After Jan. 6 Was Sentenced To 28 Months In Prison
“These kinds of statements cannot be shrugged off,” Judge Amy Berman Jackson said. “They cannot be erased by adding ‘LOL’ at the end.”
A Former Principal Now In Congress Thinks Democrats Need A New Message On Schools In The Time Of COVID
Rep. Jamaal Bowman, a Democrat and part of "the Squad," sat down for a Q&A with BuzzFeed News to discuss possible vaccine mandates in schools.
Congress Hit New Levels Of Absurdity This Week
Republican senators voted to pass a bill they’re against, so they can vote against the bill they let pass.
Trump Lost Again In His Bid To Stop The Jan. 6 Committee From Getting His White House Records
The DC Circuit gave Donald Trump 14 days to petition the US Supreme Court before lifting an order that blocked Congress from getting the documents.
Donald Trump's Former Chief Of Staff Told A Member Of Congress He "Loved" A Plan To Undermine The Election Days Before Jan. 6
The charges against Meadows mark the third Trump ally to be hit with contempt of Congress in the Jan. 6 investigation.
Democrat Max Rose Announced A Comeback Campaign For His Old House Seat
The Staten Island Democrat is hoping for a rematch with Rep. Nicole Malliotakis for the only New York City seat held by a Republican.
A Group Of Republicans Could Briefly Shut Down The Government Over Vaccine Mandates
The House Freedom Caucus is pleading with Senate Republicans to use procedural leverage to delay government funding in a war against Biden’s COVID vaccine mandates.
Muslim Members Of Congress Called On Leadership To Punish Lauren Boebert After Her Bigoted Remarks
Democrats aren’t rushing into another rebuke of a single Republican member. And Republican leaders are again keeping silent.
Another Court Is Wary Of Giving Trump Power To Interfere With Congress’s Jan. 6 Investigation
Trump’s lawyer said they planned to petition the Supreme Court to take the case if they lose again.
Cori Bush Said The Democrats’ “Old Ways Of Thinking” Are Holding Them Back
Cori Bush set out to make Congress more reflective of activism outside Washington. But in an institution with hierarchical power structures, how much say does she have?