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24 million more people would lose coverage by 2026, while the federal deficit would decrease by $337 billion.

GOP congressional leaders are looking to repeal an initiative that was created to prevent mentally ill individuals from purchasing guns.

Carl Conyers Jr., the son of Michigan Rep. John Conyers, was found safe in Houston, Texas, Friday morning after going missing on Tuesday.

During a recent interview, Ryan revealed Republicans will not tolerate another sit-in. The Republican Speaker of the House declined to give specific details as to how he intends to stop Democrats from staging another sit-in to protest gun control laws, but it appears he's serious.

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver spoke with Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, and guest co-host Laura Coates about Wednesday's sit-in protest that captured the attention of the nation and went viral on social media platforms.

A 66-year-old Tennessee man was shot and wounded at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center Monday after allegedly brandished a gun at law enforcement authorities, according to USA Today.

Congress on Friday overwhelmingly approved 'a sweeping, year-end fiscal package.'

It's unlikely the vote will turn into law, however; President Barack Obama has vowed to veto the bill, which also contains language to repeal the Affordable Health Care Act.

I agree, our students need more instructional time for communication skills, problem-solving skills, creative writing, the arts, field trips, and the like. President Barack Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan are on schedule to meet with educators today about reducing the number of standardized testing. Obama and Duncan have developed a plan to limit the […]

Congresswoman Marcia Fudge delivers this week’s CBC Message To America focusing on the plight of children in this country. Fudge explained to viewers that parents, teachers, students and community activists tell her the same thing -- “children across this country need our help.”

Russell Simmons discusses Minister Louis Farrakhan's remarks about redistributing the pain to enact social justice in America.

On Thursday, Pope Francis addressed a joint session of Congress as part of his first visit to the United States. During his prepared remarks to the…