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'They are illegally stealing money from our troops,' a Democratic lawmaker said after the Trump administration announced a diversion of $3.6 billion in military funds for the border wall.
Efforts to begin an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump were tabled by an overwhelming vote of Democrats and Republicans.
'When President Trump attacks people of color to advance his racist, fascist agenda, we have a duty to call it what it is,' one leading Democrat said.
A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act improves tribal access to crime databases in hopes of holding non-Native predators accountable.
Republicans are welcoming the end of a two-year investigation into Donald Trump's presidential campaign.
Democrats pushed one of their top priorities through the House, advancing a bill to strengthen background checks on gun transfers.
One-time presidential candidate and longtime Republican Sen. John McCain will return to serve Arizona for a sixth Congressional term, defeating one of his toughest opponents in years.
Native candidates for U.S. Congress fared poorly on Election Day, with all three easily losing to Republican incumbents at the ballot boxes.
Native American voters can make the difference in key states from the presidential race to county commissions.
Indian Country pays close attention to the Supreme Court due to the potential for damaging rulings on sovereignty, land and other issues.
Four Indian Country bills cleared the Senate as lawmakers head into an extended break before the November election.
The #NoDAPL fight continues on legal and political fronts even after the Obama administration put a crucial portion of the controversial project on hold.
Both candidates support a controversial mine on sacred Apache land and have tried to stop the Tohono O'odham Nation from using its trust land for gaming.
Key members of Congress are supporting the tribe's call for accountability one year after the Gold King Mine disaster.
Controversy has erupted over the Republican presidential nominees comments about an Iraqi war hero and his family.
The two-time chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs could lose his seat due to his support for the Republican presidential candidate.
Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) and Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (D-Arizona) are accusing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of neglect for the agency’s response to Navajo communities after a Colorado mine spill polluted the San Juan River last August.
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton continue to lead in delegate counts but their rivals aren't letting up.
What started off as a seemingly obscure battle has resulted in the conviction of a Republican lawmaker, a slew of belittling actions from another Republican, a major lobbying campaign in Indian Country and a cross-country, media-grabbing caravan to the U.S. Capitol.
Jane Sanders will meet with the Apache Stronghold, a group started by Wendsler Nosie, Sr., a council member for the San Carlos Apache Tribe.
Supporters of a copper mine proposed for Oak Flat have been given until Friday to make the case that the area, deemed sacred by the San Carlos Apache, should not be designated a historic site.
Tribal roads are a federal trust responsibility, but without funding to do more, the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs blades these roads just once or twice a year, carving deep channels below the surrounding ground level.
President Russell Begaye said H.R.538, the Native American Energy Act, helps the tribe avoid bureaucratic delays.
Arizona’s first congressional district is the nearest thing to an American Indian majority district in the United States.
Republican Congressman threatens Apache Stronghold with arrest after members attempt to discuss sacred site in Arizona.
The Save Oak Flat Act has bipartisan support, including the Rep. Tom Cole and Rep. Markwayne Mullin, both Republicans from Oklahoma.
Both have favorable records on Indian issues but both support a controversial copper mine on a sacred Apache site.
Supporters are hoping the Senate moves quickly because the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act expired in September 2013.
The 1,648-page package contains numerous provisions that have nothing to do with defense or the military.
The incumbent Democrat won decisively in counties with more Indian voters.
Native Americans make up 22.6 percent of the population the 1st Congressional district.
Wenona Benally Baldenegro, a member of the Navajo Nation, lost her bid to win the Democratic nomination for Arizona's 1st Congressional District. Baldenegro, an attorney, wanted to be the first...
Wenona Benally Baldenegro, a member of the Navajo Nation, is seeking the Democratic nomination for Arizona's 1st Congressional district. Baldenegro is an attorney who lives in Flagstaff. She's hoping to...