Senate Democrats voted Wednesday to elect New York Sen. Chuck Schumer as minority leader for the new Congress.


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Mylan CEO Heather Bresch came under fire for putting the price of anti-allergy EpiPens beyond reach of many Americans. She appeared before Congress to answer for the price hike.

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Rep. Tim Huelskamp is running a tough reelction bid in Kansas’ 1st Congressional District (The Big First). He has a primary against Roger Marshall; wife is Angela and net worth is $56k.

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Dr. Roger Marshall, an ob/gyn, is running in the GOP primary against Kansas Rep. Tim Huelskamp. He is pro-life, married with kids and is endorsed by the business lobby.

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House Democrats are protesting for a vote on gun control measures by holding a sit-in on the House floor. Watch videos here.

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Martin Shkreli refused to answer questions, invoking his Fifth Amendment rights, during a Congressional hearing. Watch video of his appearance here.

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Another deadline for Congress to pass a budget deal is fast approaching. Will the government shut down again in December 2015?

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House Speaker John Boehner announced today that he will be retiring from Congress at the end of October. His announced stunned Capitol Hill. Why is he leaving?

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Pope Francis delivered a speech in English to Congress today that included an audience of VP Biden and Speaker of the House Boehner. Watch the full video here.

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Pope Francis is expected to address a joint meeting of Congress today, September 24 at 10 a.m. Here’s how to watch a livestream of the pope’s address.

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Americans are awaiting the arrival of the leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, to New York and Philadelphia after His Holiness visits Cuba. See the best, funny memes here.

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Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey has proposed a new law to Congress to ban people from bringing trophy animals they shot abroad back to the United States.

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If elected the House of Representatives, Elise Stefanik will be the youngest woman to ever hold Congressional office. The 30-year-old Republican represents New York’s 21st district.

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Watch what happens when a Bitcoin ATM shows up on Capitol Hill.

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Clay Aiken has just announced that he’ll be running for Congress. Take a look at his video announcement as well as some of the reactions from Twitter.

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Former New York Congressman Otis G. Pike died today. Here’s what you need to know about this “maverick” politician.

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