Congress

This congressman took his oath on a Quran [video]

It's one thing to participate in politics as a voter, and quite another to become an elected representative. But more American Muslims are doing just that.

Pope Francis is latest historic leader to address U.S. Congress

Pope Francis will become the 118th foreign leader or dignitary to address the U.S. Congress. What do you think he should say?

Meet the youngest woman in Congress. She campaigned from a pickup...

Elise Stefanik proves that youth is no barrier to political success. At age 30, she is the youngest woman ever elected to Congress. During her...

Meet President Obama’s governing partners for his last two years: the...

The 114th Congress began its two-year session on January 6, marked by Republican party control of both the House of Representatives and the Senate...

What is an executive order?

On his third day in office, President Obama issued an executive order banning certain interrogation techniques used by the CIA after the 9/11 attacks....

Women make history in 2014 midterm elections

This year’s U.S. midterm elections, held November 4, created a number of historic firsts for women. Midterm elections, when U.S. voters decide on candidates...
President Obama casting ballot on voting machine (AP Images)

Everything you need to know about the U.S. midterm elections

U.S. citizens are gearing up for the 2014 midterm elections — the nation-wide voting that takes place midway through the president's four-year term. Currently,...