The common sense reforms fix some of the most frustrating features of the current health system.
"They come to represent their districts and their point of view, and they take responsibility for the statements they make," Pelosi said about freshman Democrats.
The fund is reportedly running out of resources due to a record number of claims. Stewart said lawmakers need to authorize replenishment through 2090.
"We're creating good trouble, and we're going to need one another," Minnesota Representative Ilhan Omar said.
The unusual exchange took place during a discussion on prison gerrymandering.
The Detroit native won Tuesday's Democratic primary to represent Michigan's 13th District.
Steve Foster, 61, a Democratic candidate running for U.S. Congress in Georgia's 14th District, claimed he drank only two gin and tonics—to aid his malaria—and that he was beaten in jail by Aryan inmates.
"They joke that the president and Congress are all clowns. Well, in my professional opinion, they are the worst clowns I've ever seen."
The president needles Democratic criticism of his infrastructure plans, but Republicans are skeptical, too.
Christopher Shays, who sponsored the 1995 Congressional Accountability Act, says it's time for transparency.
Representative Brenda Lawrence reportedly dismissed multiple female aides' concerns about her chief of staff, Dwayne Duron Marshall.
Russian lawmakers deny allegations that Russia was behind the hacking of the Democratic Party during the election campaign.
The hearing signals the first move by Congress, which has stayed quiet so far on the iPhone encryption case.
The Freedom Caucus lays out 2016 expectations for the speaker.
Democrats overwhelmingly favor continued admission with vetting
Passage of the deal lifts the threat of a default on government debt through the end of Obama's presidency.
New speaker vows "a new chapter," but deep-seated woes still make it hard to get things done.
The best hope, in the view of some reformers, is that they have a better chance next time.
Boehner is a rogue agent negotiating on behalf of special interests, not the voters.