The House has passed a $1.1 billion House-Senate measure to combat the Zika virus, but the GOP-drafted measure is a nonstarter with Senate Democrats and the Obama White House.
The measure was unveiled...
Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 11:44 PM CDT
Civil Rights Icon Rep. John Lewis No Stranger to Sit-Ins
Rep. John Lewis, 76, led a sit-in on Wednesday in a quest to force a vote on gun control.
And the Civil Rights icon has faced angry mobs hurling racial epithets, jail and a beating by cops wielding night sticks...
Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 06:21 AM CDT
Rubio Move Part of GOP Strategy to Keep Senate Even if Trump Loses
Marco Rubio's decision on Wednesday to run for re-election for his Florida U.S. Senate seat, at the urging of party leaders, is part of an aggressive series of moves the GOP is taking in the hopes of keeping...
Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 09:23 PM CDT
Donuts, Cellphones Help Sustain Dems' Congress Sit-In
The Democrats' sit-in on the floor of the House of Representatives, a protest aimed at winning votes on gun control measures Wednesday, was largely unprecedented, and it brought some unusual solutions to keep it...
Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 07:15 PM CDT
Sick Days, Wrigley Plaza: What City Council Did Wednesday