Claudia Grisales, NPR

Claudia Grisales, NPR
Mike Johnson

Congress on track to avoid a shutdown as House passes two-tier spending bill

Democrats had criticized House Speaker Mike Johnson's two-step construction for creating two additional funding deadlines.
Kevin McCarthy

McCarthy becomes first speaker removed by U.S. House vote

The House has voted to remove Kevin McCarthy as speaker of the House, marking the first time in history that a speaker has been removed this way.

Defense bill includes years-long proposal to combat sexual assault in military

With the new bipartisan defense bill working its way through Congress, the military is one step closer to historic changes in how its sexual assault cases are prosecuted.