WASHINGTON — House Republicans raised the white flag Thursday on extending domestic violence protections to gays, lesbians and transsexuals after months of resisting an expansion of the Violence Against Women Act.
Newly-elected U.S. Rep. Ron Barber will host his first “Congress on the Corner” event this weekend at a Tucson Safeway — but not the same store where he was nearly killed during a similar event in January 2011.
WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that President Barack Obama was acting “beneath the dignity of the White House” when he traveled around the country this week to pressure Republicans to help keep federal student loan costs from ballooning. Boehner said Obama should reimb…
In one of her last acts in office, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords
met Monday with other survivors and supporters more than a year
after gunfire interrupted a meet-and-greet with constituents
outside a Tucson grocery store.