Michigan Republicans took a step to pass restrictive voting laws using a state quirk that dodges both voters and a gubernatorial veto.
House progressives have again introduced amendments to significantly reduce the massive Pentagon budget of at least $768 billion.
The top Fortune 500 donors this year to House GOP election objectors are weapons companies whose revenue comes overwhelmingly from defense contracts.
Texas Republican Michael McCaul owned up to $6 million in G.E. shares as he sits on the House Armed Services Committee that sets defense funding levels.
Here are the members of Congress who own stock in defense contractors like Lockheed Martin and Raytheon.
A 13-word provision tucked into the massive voting and ethics package could help curb shadow lobbying, particularly by former Department of Defense employees.
Chairman Joe Courtney has received $237,000 from General Dynamics' PAC and employees over his House career.
Top defense contractors have quietly restarted their PAC donations after a pause, including to Republican election objectors.
As the F-35 fighter comes under Pentagon review for potential cuts, bipartisan groups of lawmakers are calling to continue high levels of spending on the troubled $1.7 trillion program.
Nicholas Burns’s senior position with the Cohen Group consultancy blurs public service and private-sector work.