Recommended Reading / February 1st, 2023 / By Caleb Paxton
While working in Congress from 2011 through February 2015 for a member who was part of the founding of the House Freedom Caucus, I saw firsthand the need for leadership beyond over-stated positions and the stalemates they create.
Recommended Reading / January 9th, 2023 / By Dan Schnur
As long as members of his caucus disregard pragmatism, McCarthy's path forward will be precarious.
Story of the Week / January 5th, 2023 / By AllSides Staff
The new Congress convened Tuesday and immediately found itself embroiled in a deadlocked vote for the new House Speaker, with no clear end in sight.
Recommended Reading / January 2nd, 2023 / By Dan Schnur
The progress Biden makes on key issues may determine whether he'll get four more years in office.
Story of the Week / November 17th, 2022 / By AllSides Staff
Democrats beat expectations in the 2022 midterm elections, but Republicans still took back the House of Representatives.
Story of the Week / November 10th, 2022 / By AllSides Staff
Republicans are expected to win a majority in the House of Representatives, but the Senate race is less clear.
News / January 7th, 2021 / By Joseph Ratliff
From the Left Editor's Note: This viewpoint is from a writer rated Lean Left. In today’s bipolar political discourse, it’s easy to wave away controversies because “both sides do it.” This dynamic has reared its head once again, this time regarding Republican senators and House members...
Story of the Week / May 31st, 2019 / By AllSides Staff
Special Counsel Robert Mueller held a press conference on Wednesday in which he urged Americans to read his report and said it was "not an option" to charge President Trump with a crime under Department of Justice regulations that bar the indictment of a sitting president. Both sides...
Story of the Week / May 24th, 2019 / By AllSides Staff
Calls for President Trump's impeachment are growing among House Democrats with the addition of Rep. Justin Amash, the first Republican congressperson to signal support for the move. Although the Mueller report did not find evidence of Trump-Russia collusion during the 2016 campaign, some...
Story of the Week / March 7th, 2019 / By AllSides Staff
The House voted to condemn "anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, racism and other forms of bigotry" after Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) made several comments on Twitter that were accused of being anti- Semitic . Some said her remarks, in which she claimed that American support for Israel is "all about...
Story of the Week / January 3rd, 2019 / By John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
As Democrats took control of the House of Representatives on Thursday, Nancy Pelosi won the speakership, vowing to focus on climate change, health care, and LGBTQ equality. Some criticized Pelosi and the Democrats for their agenda, characterizing it as fiscally irresponsible, weak on...
Story of the Week / April 12th, 2018 / By John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Paul Ryan announced on Wednesday that he will not seek re-election in November. The move sparked debate around Republican odds in the 2018 midterms as well as speculation concerning Ryan's tenuous relationship with President Trump. What's the best way to combat media bias? Does unbiased...
Story of the Week / December 21st, 2017 / By Lucy Pinto
In the first major legislative win for the Trump presidency, the House and Senate passed massive tax reform this week. This is the biggest tax overhaul since the Reagan administration but has been met with mixed reactions. Supporters say the bill will give most people tax cuts though the...
Story of the Week / June 23rd, 2016 / By John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
On Wednesday , a group of House Democrats staged something new: a sit-in to protest a lack of action on gun control. The 25-hour occupation caught the attention of social media. By sitting in, were the Democrats standing up for something that most Americans support - or was it a time-...