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With an effort in Congress to scale back veteran preference in federal hiring awaiting action by a House-Senate conference committee, a former top personnel official says there’s a better plan.
To mark the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, 25 Democratic members of Congress are promising to stand with LGBT Americans in the face of hateful legislation and rhetoric.
WASHINGTON — A first-of-its kind coalition of more than 30 civil rights, environmental justice and conservation groups is pushing for greater efforts to promote diversity in national parks and other public lands.
The group calls itself the Centennial Initiative because of this year’s 100th anniversary of the National Park Service and is hoping to increase:
Legislation proposed to help some of the hundreds of soldiers convicted of crimes to return to this country
Sometimes, the only way a deported military veteran can get back into the United States is in a casket.
Congresspeople: A split Supreme Court decision would uphold a misguided immigration ruling, leaving millions of families in limbo.
This week President Obama welcomes his Colombian counterpart, President Juan Manuel Santos, to the White House at a crucial juncture in Colombia's 215 year history. Our South American ally stands on the precipice of a landmark agreement that could bring the longest-running conflict in our hemisphere to a peaceful conclusion.
BALTIMORE — For years, House Democrats have battled the perception that they don’t have a bench of talent that can step up when their current crop of leaders retires.
A total of 190,000 people in Phoenix alone are eligible for health care coverage through exchanges but still don’t have insurance.
The U.S. Surgeon General was in town at an event hosted by the office of U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-7th) that allowed people to come in and get help in signing up for health care coverage.
WASHINGTON — Arizona Reps. Martha McSally and Ruben Gallego knew when they were sworn in to their seats in Congress in January that there were problems with partisanship and productivity in Washington.
And Washington, for the most part, did not disappoint.
In the last two months, terrorists have blown up a Russian jet and massacred hundreds of civilians in Beirut, Paris and Mali. Americans are rightfully concerned about whether our government is doing enough to prevent an attack on our homeland.