Capitol Hill

Man Charged After Threat To Harm Pelosi

(CNN) - A man authorities claim texted acquaintances to say he wanted to harm house speaker Nancy Pelosi is due in court next week. Cleveland Grover Meredith Jr. went to Washington this week, with hundreds of rounds of ammunition…

Stimulus Negotiations Continue With Last-Ditch Relief Plan

(CNN) - Negotiations are underway to find a compromise to save a COVID-19 relief bill on Capitol Hill. The debate on coronavirus relief comes as Congress must also pass a $1.4 trillion spending bill to avoid a shutdown. That…

SEC Nielsen To Testify Before House Committee In March

(CNN) - The head of Homeland Security will testify on Capitol Hill. Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen will testify before a house panel March 6th. She's expected to talk about the Trump administration's security measures on the border. Monday's announcement comes…

Will Tougher Gun Laws Protect Small Children

In Your Health Minute, More than 300 pediatricians will visit Capitol Hill later today urging congress to protect children from gun violence. The doctors will press legislators for funding…

Conyers resigns from Congress amid harassment allegations

DETROIT (AP) — Democratic Rep. John Conyers resigned from Congress on Tuesday after a nearly 53-year career, becoming the first Capitol Hill politician to lose his job in the torrent of sexual misconduct allegations sweeping through the nation's workplaces. The…

On Capitol Hill, Trump Jr. denies collusion with Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's eldest son cast his meeting with a Russian lawyer last year as simply an opportunity to learn about Hillary Clinton's "fitness, character or qualifications," insisting to Senate investigators behind closed doors that he did…

Trump to Meet with Four Top Hill Leaders Next Wednesday

(CNN) - Four top congressional leaders from both sides of the aisle are scheduled to meet with president Donald Trump next week. A senior Democratic source confirms that Paul Ryan, Nancy Pelosi, Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer will visit the…

Congress Returns to Work on Tuesday

(CNN) - Congress will have its hands full when it return to Capitol Hill this week following the August recess. First, the House and Senate will face a push to immediately approve initial funds to respond to hurricane Harvey. A…