A tweet from the White House hasn't completely derailed Indian Country. But it caused significant damage.
A story that journalism should report often: Our election framework needs a serious fix.
A tweet about Pocahontas spooked Republicans on Capitol Hill. Indian Country was the loser.
For current Medicare recipients, 'Medicare for All' really means 'Medicare for None.'
The silent crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women is wreaking havoc on our families and our communities.
The Climate Action Now Act would require the U.S. to meet the obligations of a global climate change accord.
The Trump administration remains silent on a key issue -- forward funding for tribal programs.
Kristi Noem has taken it upon herself to tell us that she is the one who is in charge and she makes no bones about what she has to offer.
Indian Country's list of infrastructure needs tops $50 billion for roads, hospitals, schools, water systems. So where's the money?
Tribes and lawmakers support forward funding for Indian Country but the Trump administration is not on board.
A small group of Republicans are going on record as opponents of tribal legislation.
Assistant Secretary Tara Sweeney is back on Capitol Hill for her second hearing as the Trump administration's face of Indian policy.
'We did it,' Western Native Voice said after a bill to extend Montana’s Medicaid expansion program cleared its final hurdle.
It’s now been more than 100 days since Democrats have held the majority in the U.S. House of Representatives.
The president repeatedly lied to the country. He lied to Congress.
After two losses at the polls, Gavin Clarkson is back in the race in New Mexico.
Medicaid brings more money into the Indian health system. Why aren't more states expanding the program?
Barriers to voting in North Dakota and South Dakota were discussed at a Congressional field hearing hosted by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan of the White Earth Nation shoulders a uniquely Native responsibility when it comes to governing.
A high-stakes bill renewing Montana’s expanded Medicaid program sputtered forward in the state Senate Monday, picking up the single vote it needed.
Conservative politicians in Montana are vowing to defeat a Medicaid expansion bill sponsored by an Indian lawmaker.
What difference does it make to have Native Americans in the Congress?
A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act improves tribal access to crime databases in hopes of holding non-Native predators accountable.
I will continue to stand with my Republican colleagues in defending life for the most vulnerable, whether those individuals are unborn or born.
Will Congress finally fix one of the most destructive U.S. Supreme Court decisions?
Amid a symbolic vote on Capitol Hill, the Trump administration's ban on transgender military service is moving forward.
Could Deb Haaland or Sharice Davids make history by winning seats in the U.S. Senate?
Republicans are welcoming the end of a two-year investigation into Donald Trump's presidential campaign.
An event in Washington, D.C., will help draw attention to efforts to protect Native women from violence.
One U.S. Senate candidate has brought on a tribal citizen to serve as campaign treasurer.
Efforts to redesignate a Confederate symbol on the Arkansas flag continue to go nowhere, with opponents going after tribes.
Undocumented immigrants can be held without bail, possibly years after they have committed a deportable crime.
A bill to renew the Violence Against Women Act is moving forward in a more partisan era, impacting how tribes are able to protect women.
It is time the Lakota people stopped demanding politicians specifically address tribal issues.
The audience at the Conservative Political Action Conference had heard the message of low taxes and local control before. This time it came from Native Americans.
A public lands bill hailed as a 'true bipartisan success story' has cleared its final hurdle in Congress.
Democrats pushed one of their top priorities through the House, advancing a bill to strengthen background checks on gun transfers.
The testimony of Donald Trump's personal attorney represents a material change in the relationship between the president and all Americans.
Congress sent a message to the White House by rebuking Donald Trump's border emergency while confirming a judge opposed by tribes.
Democrats are sounding the alarm after Republicans confirmed a Trump nominee for a lifetime spot on a key federal appeals court despite Indian Country's objections.
A Trump nominee who has repeatedly advocated against tribal interests is up for a lifetime appointment to a key federal appeals court.
Rep. Tom Cole, a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation, is standing by President Trump's controversial border wall emergency.
Former astronaut Mark Kelly’s launch event for his U.S. Senate bid drew several hundred Democratic supporters, a curious Republican and even a candidate for Phoenix mayor.
Both sides agree that government shutdowns are bad for the American people, bad for government and bad for policy making.
The so-called Green New Deal is here and its policy is the definition of socialism.
Thousands of South Dakotan are not Christians -- most are Lakota people who practice the beliefs of their ancestors.
The four Native members of Congress are on opposite sides of the battle over the wall at the U.S. border.
Critics are concerned that William Barr might interfere with probes of the Trump administration now that he's in charge of the Department of Justice.
It’s very clear that conservatives have one plan for dealing with the popularity of the Green New Deal.
Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) is leading a climate change hearing as chair of the House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands.
A cloud is hanging over the State of Indian Nations and the National Congress of American Indians but it's still looking like a banner week in Washington, D.C.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey unveiled the 'Green New Deal' with goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions.
Tribal and Native leaders will discuss how climate change affects their communities at a hearing on Capitol Hill.
There is wide recognition that this country is in bad shape in terms of political, intellectual and social leadership, and we know that a diverse public voice is crucial to the health of any democracy.