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US Congress members urge Biden to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members of the House of Representatives have written a letter urging U.S. President Joe Biden to make a stop in Taiwan ahead of embarking on a trip to Asia. As the trip...

Dad of slain journalist fails to make ballot for Congress

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The father of a Virginia journalist fatally shot during a live broadcast in 2015 has conceded that he failed to make the ballot in the Democratic nomination contest for the 5th Co...

House votes to decriminalize marijuana, but Senate fate dim

WASHINGTON (AP) — Marijuana would be decriminalized at the federal level under legislation the House approved Friday as Democrats made the case for allowing states to set their own policies on pot. ...

20 US congressmen back bill calling for normalized ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bill introduced earlier this year calling on the U.S. to put an end to the "one-China" policy and restore diplomatic relations with Taiwan has quietly gained a...

Stefanik's rise toward leadership job irks conservatives

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservatives in and out of Congress are expressing opposition to Rep. Elise Stefanik ’s rise toward House Republicans' No. 3 leadership job, grumbling that is unlikely to derail her...

House approves pro-union bill despite dim Senate odds

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-led House approved legislation that would invigorate workers' unions, following decades of court defeats and legislative setbacks that have kneecapped the labor moveme...

House approves pro-union bill despite dim Senate odds

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-led House on Tuesday approved legislation that would invigorate workers' unions, following decades of court defeats and legislative setbacks that have kneecapped the l...

Dems, GOP stretch for hard-to-get districts in House races

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — In a rustic Virginia district that bounced its Republican congressman after he officiated a same-sex wedding, the battle to replace him pits a self-described “biblical cons...

Convincing win in Virginia shows strength of Black vote

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Political newcomer Cameron Webb says he didn't plan it this way, but his campaign was made for these unprecedented times. With the country gripped by a pandemic ...

GOP congressman who officiated gay wedding loses primary

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — A freshman Virginia GOP congressman who angered social conservatives in his district when he officiated a gay wedding lost his party's nomination. U.S. Rep. Den...

GOP congressman at risk of losing seat over gay marriage

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Freshman Virginia GOP congressman Denver Riggleman has a conservative voting record and the strong backing of President Donald Trump but is still in danger of losing his seat this...