tag: republicans

'The Road to Healing'
Applause broke out on Capitol Hill with the advancement of a bipartisan bill that will finally help address the harmful legacy of the Indian boarding school era.
Kristi Noem
Is South Dakota peculiar, or is the state driving a trend in anti-Indian policies, sentiments and behaviors?
Theodore Roosevelt School
Teachers have been in short supply across Arizona. Nowhere is that felt more than at schools run by tribes and the federal government.
Tom Cole
Join Native America Calling to get perspectives from some notable Native Republicans about what they see the party does for their Native constituents.
House Committee on Appropriations American Indian and Alaska Native Public Witness Hearing Day 2, Afternoon Session
Over two days of hearings, the House Committee on Appropriations heard from dozens of Indian Country leaders who testified about their funding needs.
House Committee on Appropriations American Indian and Alaska Native Public Witness Hearing Day 2, Morning Session
The House Committee on Appropriations heard from dozens of Indian Country leaders who testified about their funding needs.
House Committee on Appropriations American Indian and Alaska Native Public Witness Hearing Day 1, Afternoon Session
The House Committee on Appropriations is hearing from dozens of Indian Country leaders who are testifying about their funding needs.
House Committee on Appropriations American Indian and Alaska Native Public Witness Hearing Day 1, Morning Session
The House Committee on Appropriations is hearing from dozens of Indian Country leaders who are testifying about their funding needs.
Cody Desautel
Cody Desautel, president of the Intertribal Timber Council and executive director of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, testifies about federal forest management.
Early Ballots
The famed criminal known as “QAnon Shaman” will not be going back to Washington, for now — at least not in any official capacity.
Verlon Jose
Lawmakers wanted to talk about the problems of foreign criminal cartels operating on Indigenous lands, but tribal leaders came to Capitol Hill seeking solutions.
Kristi Noem
Join Native America Calling to examine the fallout from unfounded claims made by high-ranking politicians and what recourse tribes have to counter them.
TikTok
Lawmakers from both parties are supporting — and opposing — a bill that would ban TikTok unless the social media app is sold to a non-foreign owner.
Joe Biden
President Joe Biden delivered a combative State of the Union that laid out his achievements and baited Republicans for not doing more.
Kyrsten Sinema
After leaving the Democratic Party, Kyrsten Sinema from Arizona has decided to leave the U.S. Senate for good.
'Voting is Sacred'
What is on your mind as the presidential race narrows? What other candidates or issues are most important to you?
U.S. Capitol
Since the start of the 118th Congress, only 40 bills have passed both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate.
Owasso, Oklahoma
The leader of the Choctaw Nation is joining an outpouring of support for the family of a 16-year-old student whose death is under investigation.
Joe Biden
Native people have a pronounced respect for the wisdom of elders. But what about elected officials?
Owasso, Oklahoma
The leader of the Cherokee Nation is “heartbroken” over the passing of a 16-year-old who died within reservation boundaries in Oklahoma.
Shadow Wolf
Border encounters plunged from record highs of more than 300,000 in December 2023 to 176,205 in January 2024, a decline of 42 percent.
Mark Macarro
Tribal nations are seeing themselves represented more than ever before, but they still need to make their voices heard at the ballot box, the leader of the National Congress of American Indians said.
Greg Gianforte
Local officials say the clock is ticking for the state to assume felony law enforcement duties on the Flathead Reservation.
Border Screening
The Republican Speaker of the House said the bill is “dead on arrival” even before seeing it.
Kyrsten Sinema
Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema raised a fraction of what her leading challengers brought in in the last quarter of 2023, raising new questions about her chances in what could be a bruising, three-way race.
Blackfeet Nation
The Biden administration was a no-show at a hearing called to examine the future of land consolidation efforts in Indian Country.
Deb Haaland
After 10 years and more than $1.6 billion put in the hands of Indian Country, a successful program that was designed to address a harmful era in federal policy has finally come to a close.
U.S. Capitol
Congress will have until early March to finish work it was supposed to complete last fall under a bill approved with broad bipartisan support.
U.S. Capitol
A Republican-led bill to ensure tribal identification cards can be used to purchase guns is moving forward despite little debate.
Coquille Tribe
The Biden administration is promising to make it easier for tribes to restore their homelands and for one Indian nation in the Pacific Northwest, the initiative couldn’t come soon enough.
Tom Cole
With only eight weeks left in the year, members of Congress certainly have our work cut out for us
Verlon Jose
The leader of the Tohono O’odham said construction of a border wall on his tribe’s territory has caused irreversible damage.
John Cornyn
The National Congress of American Indians is speaking out after a Republican lawmaker made derogatory remarks about Native people.
Debbie Lesko
Declaring Washington “broken,” four-term Rep. Debbie Lesko (R-Arizona) made the surprise announcement that she will not seek reelection in 2024.
Sara E. Hill
Sara E. Hill, the former attorney general of the Cherokee Nation, is making history as a nominee to the federal bench.
Jonathan Nez
Jonathan Nez, a former president of the Navajo Nation, is running for Congress in one of the most Native-populated districts in the United States.
U.S. Supreme Court
“There is now a playbook where the authority is going to continue to be whittled away,” a state prosecutor said of new restrictions on prosecutorial discretion.
Joe Biden
President Joe Biden says his administration has no choice but to allow federal funds to be used for a project along the U.S. border with Mexico.
Kevin McCarthy
For the first time in history, a Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives has been removed from the leadership post — a move led by members of his own party.
'Free Peltier Now'
Nearly three dozens members of the U.S. Congress are calling on President Joe Biden to release American Indian Movement activist Leonard Peltier from prison.