Fellow Republicans did little to help the Chickasaw Nation citizen advance a key legislative priority.
Indian Country's best shot at fixing the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar is officially dead.
Republicans are trying to kill what might be Indian Country's best hope at fixing a disastrous Supreme Court decision.
Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma), a member of the Chickasaw Nation, acknowledged that his amendment isn't what Indian Country wants.
The Cherokee Nation citizen said lawmakers on Capitol Hill are hearing conflicting messages from tribes on a major legislative priority.
Six versions of a land-into-trust fix have been introduced in the 114th Congress but none have advanced very far.
Democrats revolt after Republicans kill an amendment that would have addressed the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar, a long-standing tribal priority.
Some six proposals to address the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar have surfaced in the 114th Congress.
Congress has failed to enact a land-into-trust fix in the past six years.
Congress has been unable to enact a fix to the decision to ensure that all tribes can follow the land-into-trust process.