CATEGORY: U.S. Congress
Aaron Burr’s Notorious Treason Case
May 31, 2017

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The Strange Saga of the 27th Amendment
May 5, 2017

It was first proposed in 1789, but it took 200 years and a campaign by a Texas university student before it was finally ratified. Read More

America’s Honorary Citizens
November 28, 2014

As Congress considers honorary U.S. citizenship for Spaniard Bernardo de Gálvez, learn about the seven foreign nationals who have received the tribute. Read More

Gunfire Erupts Inside U.S. Capitol, 60 Years Ago
February 28, 2014

In March 1954, members of an extremist Puerto Rican nationalist group launched a terrorist attack protesting U.S. control of the island. Read More

57 Years, 177 Days and Counting: John Dingell Jr. Makes History
June 7, 2013

A Michigan congressman has become America’s longest-serving member of Congress. Read More

Remembering Senator Daniel Inouye (1924-2012)
December 18, 2012

Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii, a heroic World War II veteran who represented his home state in Congress for more than 50 years, died on December 17 at the age of 88. Read More