Rep. Joe Kennedy III, 37, grandson of Robert F. Kennedy, says Democrats should focus on economic worries of working-class voters who bolted the party in 2016 elections
Vote is designed to force Democrats to take stand on abortion
President Donald Trump has frequently threatened to abandon the pact unless it can be renegotiated to bring back jobs to the United States
Democratic Representative Adam Schiff told reporters committee had also voted not to release a Democratic-drafted memo that countered the Republican report
Azar succeeds former Republican Georgia congressman Tom Price, who resigned last fall following an outcry over his use of costly private charter aircraft for official travel
FBI's No. 2 official had become a lightning rod for Trump and Republican criticism of the Russia investigation
Trump intends to use his State of the Union address to cite economic progress under his watch while pushing for bipartisanship with Democrats on issues such as rebuilding roads and bridges
Singer/actor Janelle Monae, meanwhile, reminded the audience that the music industry needed to face its sexual harassment and gender discrimination issues
President Donald Trump will deliver his first State of the Union address Tuesday against the backdrop of the Russia investigation and intensive negotiations on immigration reform. VOA's Michael Bowman reports from Washington.
But lawmakers split whether legislation needed to protect special counsel from Trump firing him
Signaling a theme of Tuesday's State of the Union address, US leader says American economy is 'better than it has been in many decades'