A campaign ad featuring the names of survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and rape has Sen. Heidi Heitkamp on the defensive.
We cannot afford to lose the voice of Elizabeth Warren, but we also cannot allow a foul-mouthed bigot to continue to hurl childish insults at her with name-calling.
Some states are seeing how far they can go in disenfranchising certain voters, including Native American ones.
Thousands of Native voters in North Dakota will be disenfranchised ahead of a critical election unless they take action to protect their rights.
A Kansas Republican unleashed a racist, homophobic attack on Sharice Davids, a Democrat running for U.S. Congress.
Opposition in Indian Country wasn't enough to derail President Trump's controversial nominee to the Supreme Court.
Tribes are preparing for a big battle after a federal judge struck down the Indian Child Welfare Act in a case many believe is headed to the Supreme Court.
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will be taking a closer look at violence against Native women.
Three Native women are seeking seats in the U.S. Congress. This might be the year for all of them.
Republicans in the Senate are moving forward with a final vote on Brett Kavanaugh after receiving the results of an FBI investigation.
Native voters have filed an emergency appeal with the Supreme Court after losing a case affecting their rights in North Dakota.
A citizen of the Cherokee Nation is hoping to become Oklahoma's first Native American governor and already has the endorsement of a key Republican.
Paul Gosar is running for re-election in Arizona but six of his brothers and sisters are endorsing his rival.
There are at least 20 congressional districts where the Native Vote tops one percent of potential voters.
Republicans are intent on advancing Brett Kavanaugh even as more Alaska Natives oppose the controversial Supreme Court nominee.
A divided federal appeals court has dealt a setback to Native voters who say North Dakota laws discriminate against them.
The Donald Trump presidency is a train wreck, but it is not an accident.
A simple change in federal law will help tribes address suicide in their communities, according to a bipartisan group of lawmakers.
With his Indian law record in doubt, President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court is confronting a sexual assault allegation.
Add Native Americans to the list of groups concerned about Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court.
Native American reservations are experiencing an epidemic of suicide that is claiming the lives of countless young people.
Indian Country saw a busy day on Capitol Hill, with lawmakers passing four bills as tribal leaders discussed major issues and controversies.
Are Native-related issues enough to sink the nomination of President Donald J. Trump’s choice for the Supreme Court?
The Little Shell Tribe is getting closer to securing justice after more than 100 years of uncertainty.
From Yvette Herrell in New Mexico to Paulette Jordan in Idaho, it's been a record year for Native women candidates.
Unite we must; because for those Native Americans who believe there is no danger to our sovereignty are wrong.
The 2018 Farm Bill presents a rare opportunity for Congress to what is right for Indian Country.
From immigration reform to foreign policy, John McCain was about finding solutions, colleagues said.
Voters in Oklahoma's 2nd Congressional District will make a historic choice this November, with two Cherokee citizens on the ballot.
Could the President of the United States be charged with a crime?
Minnesota is certain to elect a Native woman as its next lieutenant governor.
U.S. Congressional candidate Sharice Davids had trouble finding housing when she lived and worked on the Pine Ridge Reservation a few years ago.
A Republican descendant of immigrants claims his indigenous opponent is not from around here.
The non-Indian power structure in a Utah county is slowly being dismantled.
A criminal indictment of a fellow lawmaker is putting Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Oklahoma), a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, back in the news.
Another Native woman is making history after winning her primary for a U.S. Congress seat in Kansas.
Just days after President Trump threatened to shut down the government if Congress does not act on immigration reform, Congress went on recess.
Native voters in South Dakota are making some big decisions in 2018.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers is seeking to strengthen the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act in response to lax enforcement of the law.
President Donald Trump repeated a threat to shut down the government if Congress does not approve the immigration reforms he wants, including funding for a border wall.
Kevin Stitt could make history as Oklahoma's first Native American governor.
The Violence Against Women Act will expire in two months unless Congress takes action.
Native Americans will turn out in large numbers because they are just plain sick and tired of politics as usual.
Raul Grijalva and Rob Bishop agree on almost nothing, but the two lawmakers came together for a bill that could steer billions toward a national parks maintenance backlog.
Another Indian bill will be crossing President Trump's desk and it's one that seemed doomed just a couple of months ago.
A bill to help the White Mountain Apache Tribe with a water project and two Pueblo tribes with economic development efforts has been revived.
Congress must remain committed and attentive to fulfilling the United States’ obligations to Indian Country.
One Native Republican defended Donald Trump but other Native candidates were critical of the president's remarks about Russia.
President Donald Trump sparked immediate backlash for siding with Russia. But then he said he misspoke.
A bill to help the Gila River Indian Community protect its homelands is slated for action on Capitol Hill.
One #NativeVote18 candidate in Kansas is facing the Trump machine while another has resurfaced in New Mexico.
With little fanfare, another tribal recognition bill is advancing as a top Republican asserts authority over the politically-complex process.
Everything we were taught that was good in America is on the line.
Scott Pruitt aggressively rolled back agency regulations even as he was dogged by ethical questions at the Environmental Protection Agency.
Tara Sweeney waited a long time to be confirmed as the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs. Who is to blame?
Indian Country is preparing for another busy season at the Supreme Court amid a political firestorm.
A county commission race in Utah was a local referendum of sorts on the Trump administration’s actions to reduce the size of the Bears Ears National Monument.
A last-ditch effort at immigration reform was soundly defeated in the House, with almost half of the Republicans joining all Democrats to kill the bill.
Conservative Republicans bucked their party’s leaders and joined Democrats to kill a GOP-backed immigration reform bill in the House.