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House Passes CROWN Act to Ban Race-Based Discrimination Against Hairstyles

The law intended to protect people who wear styles like twists, locs and afros will go to the Senate, where it faces an uncertain fate.
03/18/2022

Survivors of 1921 Tulsa Massacre Testify in Congress, Reliving Their Horrific Ordeal

The last three living victims still call for justice.
05/20/2021

George Floyd Justice in Policing Act: 5 Things the New Bill Would Do

The new legislation has several important components.
03/04/2021

Sweeping Legislation That Could Strengthen Voter Power Heads To The House

The provisions of H.R. 1 could change how Americans vote.
03/03/2021

Congresswoman's Phone Hacked and Nude Photos and Videos Leaked by Staffer and Former 'I Love New York' Contestant

Juan McCullum is charged with cyber stalking his ex boss.
07/14/2017

Government Shutdown Showdown: Lather, Rinse, Repeat

Congress is unable to reach a short-term budget agreement.
10/01/2013

Obama to House Republicans: Do the Right Thing; Keep Government Open

Democrats present united front against GOP shutdown threat.
09/30/2013

House Passes Bill to Diffuse Debt Crisis

The bill enables the government to avoid default on debt.
01/23/2013