Leading Democrat Calls For Legalized Marijuana In All 50 StatesThe democrat's argument was heavily based on the belief that arrests for marijuana possession have become a punishment that doesn't fit the crime.
$372.5M In Federal Funds Awarded To Conservation ProjectsProjects designed to cut down on fertilizer runoff, expand bird nesting areas and restore native grasslands are among those selected for funding under a new initiative that encourages conservation partnerships between government and private organizations.
Aide: GM CEO Meets Lawmakers; Probe Near EndGeneral Motors CEO Mary Barra has told Washington lawmakers that GM could simultaneously release an internal investigation into a deadly ignition switch problem and its plan to compensate victims.
Gay Maine Congressman Draws Support After Coming OutWhen the intensely private Rep. Mike Michaud laid bare his private life and announced he's gay, one openly gay congressman joked that the Maine Democrat had never registered on his "gaydar."
Senator Murphy On Compromise
Cong. Himes On The Compromise
Governor Malloy On The Compromise
Dem Senator: I Welcome Russia Working With Syria To Destroy Chemical WeaponsAfter hearing reports that Russia has offered to work with Syria to destroy Syria's chemical weapons, New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen says she welcomes the possibility of such international cooperation to avoid a U.S. military strike.
5,000 Naval Shipyard Employees Preparing To Lose Month's Pay Over SequesterThey don't care which side caused Washington's latest crisis.
NRA President: Congress Members Supporting Universal Background Checks Will Be PunishedNational Rifle Association President David Keene says he doesn't expect a filibuster from gun rights supporters as the Senate prepares to vote on potential gun control issues.
Voter: Obama, Congress Holding Country 'Hostage' Over Fiscal CliffFear and frustration course through the lunch crowd at Robie's Country Store and Deli, a popular outpost 500 miles from where Washington is again locked in tense negotiations over taxes and spending as a critical deadline looms.
Clemens Lawyer Questions Congressional Investigation Of Drugs In BaseballRoger Clemens' lawyer plowed ahead Tuesday with a line of questions challenging the merits of Congress' 2008 investigation into drug use among baseball players, despite a judge's warning that doing so could open the trial to government evidence of widespread use of steroids and human growth hormones in baseball.
Prosecutors Play Clemens Statements To Congressional Investigators At TrialProsecutors played audio clips Monday of Roger Clemens making a host of statements to congressional investigators that the government will try to establish were lies.
Former Congressman Ratchford Dies at 76
Congress Passes Measure to Aid 9-11 First Responders