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Officials with the National Treasury Employees Union said Thursday that they are hopeful that a plan to provide federal workers with 12 weeks of paid family leave will soon become law.
For 20 years, proponents in and out of Congress have sought the creation of a national museum devoted to women’s history, and a new bipartisan push will likely get the matter a vote in the House this fall.
Nicole Morio works for the Social Security Administration, helping Americans navigate their way to a financially secure retirement. Yet her own financial situation is anything but secure.
The 36-year-old had a baby four weeks ago. And the federal government doesn’t offer its more than 2 million workers paid leave after the birth of a child.
Frustrated by President Donald Trump’s preparations for the 2020 census, House Democrats are increasingly looking for ways — inside the Beltway and out of it — to fill perceived gaps in reaching the nation’s hardest to count.
WASHINGTON — Gun violence in America not only costs the incalculable price of human lives, it also costs dollars and cents — $229 billion every year, according to a report released Wednesday by Congress’s Joint Economic Committee.
Gun violence hits America's youth and rural states the hardest and has reached the highest levels in decades, a report released Wednesday by Democrats on Congress' Joint Economic Committee has found.
For the first time in 2017, the rate of firearm deaths surpassed the rate of deaths resulting from car accidents in the United States. Gun violence exacts a staggering toll on the U.S. economy, according to a new report commissioned by congressional Democrats.
Convicted Russian national Viktor Bout spent years perfecting the art of international arms smuggling.
With the marking of the anniversary of 9/11, it’s time to take a look at where we are now and take stock, 18 years after the worst attack ever on American soil — even worse than Pearl Harbor. Eighteen years after the worst terrorist attack in our country’s history.