The latest updates on the United States Congress. The legislative branch of the federal government, Congress consists of the House of Representatives and the Senate. Members are elected by their districts or states to either a two-year term (in the House) or a six-year term (in the Senate).

Fact Check: Did House Democrats Vote to Ban Voter ID Nationwide with HR-1?

Democrats in the House passed their signature voting rights and anti-corruption bill, HR-1, on Wednesday. No Republicans crossed party lines to support the bill. With conservatives' hardline opposition to HR-1 comes a host of allegations about what the legislation accomplishes would accomplish.