Alabama abortion law stirs constitutionality debate among 2020 candidates
Some 2020 Democratic presidential candidates are once again protesting the Alabama law that provides a near-total ban on abortion. It's creating controversy over what is considered a "constitutional right."
Reed's SPIKE Act pushes for transparent prescription drug costs
Analysts at AARP found brand name drugs jumped an average of nearly $5,000 from 2006-2017. But if priced at the rate of inflation during the same time period, that increase would’ve been significantly less, around $500.
Alzheimer's research advocates push Congress to pass bill helping underserved patients
More than 1,200 advocates for Alzheimer’s disease research are on Capitol Hill this week, including two Alzheimer’s Association chapters from Pennsylvania represented by more than fifty members.
Reed, Trump talk trade as White House ramps up support for USMCA
It's unclear how many members of Congress attended the meeting, but several members of the Ways & Means Committee -- the House committee that oversees trade – and Trump Cabinet officials were expected to be there.
House fails to override Trump's veto, national emergency stands
President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration will survive, at least for now. On Tuesday, the U.S. House failed to override the President’s veto of a resolution that would eliminate that emergency for the southern border. The results of the 248-181 vote were mostly expected, but fall short of the two-thirds majority required for a veto override. Just 14 Republicans crossed over and joined Democrats, who needed about another 40 Republicans to defect to reach...