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The U.S. House of Representatives has approved of a bipartisan piece of legislation, Senate Bill 1822 or the DATA Act, to improve rural access to high speed broadband.

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced last week that Pennsylvania will be joining 13 other states, the District of Columbia, and the city of New York in filing a lawsuit against the USDA over recent changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, also known as …

Pennsylvania's Attorney General Josh Shapiro entered Pennsylvania into a multi-state coalition this week to protect access to legal, professional abortion care. The group submitted an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit to voice support for a lawsuit that challen…

Pennsylvania's Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced he is co-leading a coalition of Attorneys General to condemn a federal proposal that would eliminate explicit anti-discrimination language used in regulations governing federal grants that guarantees equal access to programs across the country.

Last Wednesday, the Trump Administration announced a third in its series of suggested modifications to the Supplemental Nutrition Access Program (SNAP), following previous change proposals announced in July and October. Only one of the changes is currently a final ruling.

On the eve of the beginning of public hearings in the impeachment inquiry against him, President Donald Trump announced that he will release the transcript of his first phone call with his Ukrainian counterpart before the week's end. This is the second time Trump has delayed the release of t…

Social networking giant Twitter Inc. (TWTR) Wednesday announced plans to ban all political advertising on its platform. "We've made the decision to stop all political advertising on Twitter globally. We believe political message reach should be earned, not bought. Why? A few reasons..." CEO …

A second whistle-blower emerged in the impeachment case against President Donald Trump, U.S. media reported quoting Mark Zaid, the lawyer representing the first one. This was first reported by ABC. "Attorney representing whistle-blower who sounded the alarm on Pres. Trump's dealings with Ukr…

House Democratic leaders sent a letter conveying a subpoena to President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani demanding key Ukraine-related documents as a part of an impeachment inquiry against Trump. "Pursuant to the House of Representatives' impeachment inquiry, we are hereby trans…

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump pressed Ukraine's president to investigate a political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, in coordination with the U.S. attorney general and his personal lawyer, according to a summary of an explosive July phone call released by the Trump ad…

Accusing President Donald Trump of violating the U.S. Constitution, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., announced on Tuesday that the Democrat-controlled House is moving forward with an official impeachment inquiry. Pelosi said she is directing six House committees to proceed with their in…

President Donald Trump revealed in a post on Twitter on Tuesday that has dismissed National Security Adviser John Bolton. Trump said he "disagreed strongly" with many of Bolton's suggestions and asked for the former U.N. Ambassador's resignation last night. "I informed John Bolton last night…

Israel barred two Democratic Muslim women members of the U.S. House of Representatives from visiting the country apparently under pressure from the leader of its biggest ally. Reps Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, who are known critics of Israel and President Donald Trump, had scheduled to visi…

The Senate has confirmed Kelly Knight Craft as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. President Donald Trump's nominee was approved Wednesday by a vote of 56 to 34 with a few Democrats crossing the line. Seven Democrat senators who are participating in this week's presidential primary de…

US intelligence chief Dan Coats has become the latest high-profile official in the Trump administration to quit. Coats' departure and his replacement were announced by President Donald Trump on Sunday. "I am pleased to announce that highly respected Congressman John Ratcliffe of Texas will b…