First Nations and indigenous peoples are being disproportionately affected by the shutdown due to their dependence on a host of government agencies and services which have been compromised.
Federal judges in California and Pennsylvania have prevented new regulations surrounding employer-supplied birth control from taking effect nationwide.
Yesterday, Senate Democrats blocked SR1 for the second time, which contains the controversial Combating BDS Act, and which infringes on First Amendment rights to freedom of speech and peaceful protest, including boycotts.
After Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg missed oral arguments for the first time in her career, Republicans began gearing up for a new judicial battle.
The president addressed the nation last night on the 18th day of the government shutdown and continued to place the blame on Democrats.
Democrats have introduced a new House bill to restore voting rights to millions, expose dark money in politics, resurrect the Voting Rights Act, and more.
As the government shutdown enters its second week and the chaos ramps up, the president has requested a bipartisan meeting with lawmakers.
House Democrats are working to bring legislation to the floor that would extend current budgetary spending for border security through February 8.
Ohio Republicans were not able to gain enough votes to overturn outgoing Governor Kasich’s veto of the restrictive abortion bill.
The island nation has announced its withdrawal from the International Whaling Commission and says it will resume commercial whale hunting.