Depends on who you ask.
A hearing on white nationalism produced some agreement that the FBI's hate crime statistics don't reveal strong evidence of a surge.
State-level licensing laws can make it nearly impossible for workers to move from place to place, and that's a particular problem for military spouses. This bipartisan proposal could be a step towards fixing it.
Democrats Will Go Forward With Barr Contempt Vote Despite DOJ Threat to Deny Them All Access to the Mueller Report
Plus: "Offending religious feelings" in Poland, Trump tax returns, the latest "heartbeat bill," Denver's mushroom measure, and more...
Nancy Pelosi thinks so, but the relevant statutes suggest she is wrong.
Two notable scholars debate whether there is anything particularly troubling with the way the Trump Administration is refusing to cooperate with Congressional investigations.
It's not clear if congressional Democrats will comply.
When the program becomes insolvent in the 2030s, the inevitable cuts will hit today's workers and retirees.
A key senator issues the sort of binary, transactional choice that Trump seems to prefer. Will the POTUS listen?
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And they'll cost more to buy
Corporate welfare raises its ugly head again.
The WikiLeaks founder has few if any defenders in Congress.
America will face "serious economic, security, and social challenges" if the national debt keeps growing at this rate.
Does the Trump administration think it can wage war in Iran without congressional approval? Mike Pompeo won't say.
House Votes To End Unauthorized U.S. Involvement in Yemen (Again). Justin Amash Votes Present (Again).
The bill now goes to President Trump's desk.
A bill introduced Thursday with bipartisan support in both chambers of Congress would stop federal law enforcement from targeting states with legal weed.
The feds have allegedly abandoned the program. These four want to make sure it stays dead.
The bank has been operating as a shell of its former cronyist self since 2015. Just put it out of its misery already.
The legislation would exempt sellers who gross less than $10 million in annual sales from owing taxes to other states.
The commerce secretary falsely portrayed the decision to include a citizenship question as a response to a Justice Department request.
Once you get past the rosy economic expectations, it's clear that Trump's budget is not a serious effort at fiscal restraint.
A clear rebuke of Trump, though mainly a symbolic one
But is it actually even needed?
Amash Bill Would Prohibit Unequal Ballot Access Laws, Straight-Ticket Voting in Congressional Elections
The libertarian-leaning Michigan congressman takes aim at two scourges of American democracy, despite what it would mean for his party's political interests.
Ilhan Omar's Israel Remarks Prompt Politicians to Bicker Over Who the Real Bigots Are: Reason Roundup
Plus: outrage over water bottles, and Cory Booker introduces the "next step" on criminal justice reform
"Millions of people have been arrested for the possession or use of marijuana. Many can't afford bail-further punishing those who are poor," says Gabbard.
It's a problematic sentiment on several levels.
Cramer tells Reason he's not sure which way he'll vote on a resolution to block it.
New proposal from Sen. Marco Rubio and Sen. Elizabeth Warren would stop states from using the dumbest of all reasons to keep someone out of work.
"I can only warn you that the people who follow Trump as I did, blindly, are going to suffer the same consequences that I did."
Two bills dealing with background checks would criminalize innocent behavior and unjustly interfere with the exercise of Second Amendment rights.
"We have to make sure that each branch stays within its own lane and Congress retains its power over the purse."
More than 200 Democrats-plus one Republican-co-sponsor a joint resolution against Trump's national emergency declaration.
The FIRST STEP Act was supposed to get $75 million to fund reentry programs and job training. That's missing from the budget bill being voted on Thursday.
Marijuana Activist Who Live-Streamed Meeting With Congressional Staffer Charged With 'Illegal Wiretap'
Rep. Andy Harris's (R-Md.) office refuses to say whether the congressman supports prosecution of the young activist.
Trump won't rely on Congress to fund his 200 miles of border wall.
New Bipartisan Spending Deal Includes Billions More for Border Barriers, TSA, and Everything In Between
With the federal government $22 trillion in debt, Congress has decided to spend more money.
House Passes Bill To End U.S. Support for Saudi Involvement in Yemen; Rep. Justin Amash Votes 'Present'
Amash had an interesting reason for not voting "yes."
What Happened at the House Science Committee Hearing on the State of the Climate, and Why It Matters
Extreme weather events around the globe have tripled since the 1980s, but what's happening in the U.S.?
Make no mistake about it, avoiding another shutdown is for the best.
Congressional leaders have reached a compromise. But Trump will have the final say.