Congress

McConnell says Senate will consider gun background checks

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The mayors urged the Senate to vote on two House-passed bills expanding background checks for gun sales that passed that chamber earlier this year.Read more

Indiana representatives respond to mass shootings

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In response to the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Eyewitness News reached out to representatives for Indiana for their stance.Read more

Congress finds USOC, FBI failed to protect athletes from Larry Nassar

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A Congressional report found the USOC and the FBI failed to protect gymnasts from Larry Nassar's sexual abuse.Read more


Deal sealed on federal budget, ensuring no shutdown, default

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President Donald Trump and congressional leaders announced Monday they had struck a critical debt and budget agreement.Read more

House to vote on impeachment resolution against President Trump

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This will be the first time the Democrat-controlled House will consider impeachment of the President.Read more

Congressman said he’d buy tickets for congresswomen to leave

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Louisiana Republican Congressman Ralph Abraham says he’ll pay for four minority congresswomen to leave the country.Read more

Trump digs in against Dem congresswomen; they're firing back

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Unbowed by searing criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically defended his tweet calling on four Democratic congresswomen of color to...Read more

Senators call for American flags to be made in America

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A pair of senators says the American flags the federal government purchases should have to be made in America.Read more

Democratic panel to open debate on reparations for slavery

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After more than a decade's absence, the case for reparations is returning to Capitol Hill, this time amid a growing discussion in the Democratic Party about what the...Read more


Susan Brooks announces retirement from public service

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U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks announced she will retire at the end of this term.Read more

9/11 Victims Fund bill clears House hurdle

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The funding would be permanently protected under the "Never Forget The Heroes Act."Read more