“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.”
“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.”
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.
“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.
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."
The Senate agrees: Turning clocks back is “dumb.”
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.
In a rare bipartisan move, the Senate sent a bill ending forced arbitration for sexual misconduct claims to President Joe Biden.
“These are hucksters, these are fraudsters, who are selling people snake oil,” the FTC told Congress.
House members pushed back on crypto CEOs' assertion that bitcoin's energy consumption is actually a "feature not a bug."
The committee is also looking to speak with Jenna Ellis, Sidney Powell, and Boris Epshteyn.
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.
Republican senators voted to pass a bill they’re against, so they can vote against the bill they let pass.
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.
The Staten Island Democrat is hoping for a rematch with Rep. Nicole Malliotakis for the only New York City seat held by a Republican.
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.
Democrats aren’t rushing into another rebuke of a single Republican member. And Republican leaders are again keeping silent.
Trump’s lawyer said they planned to petition the Supreme Court to take the case if they lose again.
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?