Colorado Congresswoman-elect Lauren Boebert, alongside 83 other Representatives, have countered an effort by Democratic legislators to disallow politicians from carrying firearms in the Capitol. Boebert, a vocal supporter of gun rights, rallied the group of lawmakers to oppose a measure by Democratic California Rep. Jared Huffman to prohibit gun carry throughout Capitol grounds. Huffman garnered
In one of the most corrosive presidential campaigns in recent American history, amid the political denunciations and slanders of an excruciating year, Utah’s top candidates for governor made a television commercial together. It was not your typical political ad. On the left side of the screen was Chris Peterson, the Democratic candidate, an affable man
Rarely do five pieces of legislation on a single topic pass a chamber of Congress — especially when that topic is sensitive or often stigmatized, as mental health and suicide are. Even more rare is such a comprehensive set of policies introduced and co-sponsored by a group of lawmakers that cross the political and ideological
With the first presidential debate slated for later this month, candidates will be expected to articulate their stances on a number of major policy issues, including policing and criminal justice reform. As both campaigns prepare, one particular initiative they should pay close attention to is a policy called “Clean Slate” — or the process of
Help for the U.S. Postal Service landed in stalemate Sunday as the White House dismissed an emergency funding bill aimed at shoring up the agency before the November elections as “going nowhere” and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged senators to act quickly. “The public is demanding action on this now,” Pelosi said. “I can’t see
U.S. Senator Martha McSally’s (R-AZ) bipartisan legislation to aid veterans in crisis by expanding veteran treatment courts passed the House of Representatives by unanimous consent this week and now heads to President Trump to be signed into law. “I am pleased our legislation received unanimous support in both the Senate and the House,” McSally said.