Mar 4 - 7:18am EST

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made the measure a the top legislative priority following work on the coronavirus relief bill. The Wednesday night vote was 220-210.

Mar 4 - 5:02am EST

Officials stepped up security in Washington, D.C., because of a false theory circulating online that has convinced some Donald Trump supporters that he will return to the presidency on Thursday.

Mar 3 - 11:06pm EST

The "For the People Act" would dramatically overhaul the U.S. voting system and seek to limit the amount of dark money in politics.

Mar 3 - 9:32pm EST

The bill, which would ban chokeholds and eliminate qualified immunity for law enforcement, will now advance to the Senate.

Mar 3 - 9:29pm EST

Ethan Nordean, 30, faces multiple federal charges related to the attack on the Capitol on Jan. 6. Justice Department lawyers argued he helped plan the assault.

Mar 3 - 2:24pm EST

Moderate Democrats have demanded that the $1,400 stimulus checks be targeted at low- and moderate-income people. The change, if adopted, means the House will need to vote again on the package.

Mar 3 - 12:54pm EST

During a presidential trip, the report says, the former White House physician made inappropriate comments about a female subordinate, then got drunk and banged on her door in the middle of the night.

Mar 3 - 12:27pm EST

The U.S. Capitol Police says it is aware of and preparing for a threat by an unidentified militia group to breach the Capitol complex on Thursday.

Mar 3 - 11:46am EST

German investigators can now cultivate informants, tap phone calls and read emails as part of its inquiry. The Alternative for Germany party says the move is politically motivated.