Convicted attorney Michael Avenatti was sentenced to 14 years in prison for tax and wire fraud.
The Respect for Marriage Act is a historic bipartisan agreement that reflects a wider acceptance of gay rights in both Congress and the country. The bill would protect the rights of about a half million married couples.
Former President Donald Trump faced bipartisan rebuke after calling for the "termination" of parts of the Constitution over his lie that the 2020 election was stolen.
Philadelphia's elected prosecutor asked a state court Friday to halt a Republican-led effort to remove him from office, arguing that the process ended when the Legislature's two-year session ran out earlier in the week.
A day after resigning from Philadelphia City Council, Helen Gym announced her campaign for mayor, swelling an already crowded field of candidates.
House Democrats ushered in a new generation of leaders on Wednesday with Rep. Hakeem Jeffries elected to be the first Black American to head a major political party in Congress.
Hakeem Jeffries is replacing long-serving Speaker Nancy Pelosi and will be the first Black person to lead a major party in Congress.
The Pennsylvania state Senate is beginning what could be a long and partisan process of considering whether to force Philadelphia Democratic District Attorney Larry Krasner from office.
Pennsylvania elections officials say “a handful” of counties haven't fully reported results from this month’s election, at least in part because organized efforts to seek recounts are pending in court.
The Senate has passed landmark bipartisan legislation to protect same-sex marriages.
"There is no room in the Republican Party for antisemitism or white supremacy," McConnell said, "and anyone meeting with people advocating that point of view, in my judgment, are highly unlikely to ever be elected president of the United States."
President Joe Biden wants to sign into law a ban on high-powered guns. In July, the Democratic-led House passed legislation to revive a 1990s-era ban on certain semi-automatic guns.
Even after their gains this month, Democrats lack the power to codify abortion rights into federal law.
The Supreme Court has cleared the way for the handover of former President Donald Trump’s tax returns to a congressional committee after a three-year legal fight.
An Indianapolis doctor who provided abortion drugs to a 10-year-old rape victim from Ohio has defended her actions before a judge in the case that drew national attention in the weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June.
Every seat in the U.S. House of Representatives was up for election this midterm election, as they are every two years. Here's a state-by-state look at results in key races.
If elected, the 52-year-old politician would be the first Black leader of a congressional party. House Democrats will elect leaders in a meeting after Thanksgiving.
Democrats are celebrating a suburban Philadelphia state House win that gives them barely enough seats to take the chamber majority after 12 years.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s decision to either seek another term as the Democratic leader or to step aside has been widely anticipated.
Brown, 58, joins a growing list of candidates that includes Alan Domb, Derek Green, Maria Quinones-Sanchez and Rebecca Rhynhart.