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High School Students Lead Protest Against Gun Violence In Front Of White House
Several student-led demonstrations also erupted across Florida on Presidents Day.
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Congress Has Several Options For Protecting Dreamers But Chooses To Do Nothing
We, as a country, should be disgusted with the poor showmanship of our elected representatives.
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Chuck Grassley Blasts Jeff Sessions For Trying To Torpedo Bipartisan Drug Sentencing Reform
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“The president was going to fire him last spring and I went to his defense,” Grassley says of the attorney general, who wrote in opposition to a bipartisan bill.
GOP And Democratic Lawmakers Hijack Senate Hallway For Olympic Curling Game
They put aside their political differences to share support for Colorado's athletes.
Trump's Budget By The Numbers
Trump’s proposed budget plan would mean massive cuts to education, infrastructure and social services.
Sen. Chris Murphy: Mass Shootings Are Congress' Fault
"We are responsible for a level of mass atrocity that happens in this country with zero parallel anywhere else."
All 50 State AGs Demand An End To 'Culture Of Silence' Surrounding Sexual Harassment
It’s the first time in a decade state attorneys general have taken action together on an issue. Much of the credit goes to the Me Too movement.
Profiles In #BlackGlory: Shirley Chisholm
Shirley Chisholm was the first African-American Congresswoman and the first black person to run for a presidential nomination in a major party.
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Congress May Resurrect Earmarks. In Some States, They Never Went Away
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States say earmarks unclog the wheels of government. But what about wasteful spending?
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Beware Deficit Hawk Droppings
Democrats may be making a big mistake.
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Lobbyists Mingled With State Lawmakers At Democrats' Closed-Door Policy Retreat
The predominance of corporate interests underscores the ongoing tension between the party's centrist and progressive wings.
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Accused Sexual Harasser Blake Farenthold Wants You To Forget He Owes You $84,000
The GOP congressman spent lots of taxpayer money to settle a harassment lawsuit. He said he’d pay us back. He hasn’t.
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Government Runs Out Of Money Again As Congress Fails To Reach A Deal
The White House advised agencies to prepare for a shutdown as debate pushed past the midnight deadline.
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We’re About To Find Out Whether House Democrats Mean What They Say On DACA
Democratic leaders are sending mixed messages on whether to oppose the budget deal.
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She Dropped Everything To Come Fight For Immigration Reform. She's Still Waiting.
As Congress dithers, undocumented young people are staying in Washington to urge lawmakers to help them.
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Ohio Lawmakers Actually Reach A Bipartisan Deal To Try To Stop Gerrymandering
It's not perfect, but reform advocates praised it as a good step forward.
Nancy Pelosi Holds The Floor More Than 8 Hours To Demand Immigration Promise
The Democrat says she won't support a budget deal until the House speaker commits to holding a vote for Dreamers.
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Democrats Rally Against Trump's Plan To Let Restaurants Appropriate Workers' Tips
The Labor Department's controversial proposal is facing mounting criticism.
Watch GOP Memo Author Devin Nunes Flee From A Simple Question
The California congressman bolts when asked about his anti-FBI memo .
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House Explicitly Bans Sexual Relationships Between Lawmakers And Staffers
Representatives unanimously agreed to reform arcane sexual misconduct policies.
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Trump: 'I'd Love To See A Shutdown' If Congress Doesn't Agree To Immigration Restrictions
Lawmakers in both parties have said they hope to avoid another government shutdown like the one that occurred after talks broke down last month.
Paul Ryan: Secretary Getting $1.50 More A Week Shows Effect Of GOP Tax Cuts
Not exactly a winning sales pitch.
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Paul Ryan On Removing Devin Nunes: 'The Tax Cuts Are Working'
What it's really all about for the speaker of the House.
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Nancy Pelosi To Speaker Paul Ryan: Devin Nunes Must Go
His "deliberately dishonest actions make him unfit to serve" as House Intelligence Committee chair, Pelosi said.
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Pennsylvania Has Zero Women In Congress. That May Change Soon.
As male lawmakers resign amid sexual misconduct scandals, women are looking to take their places.
Auntie Maxine’s SOTU
Is a stinging rebuke of President Donald Trump’s speech, California Congresswoman “Auntie” Maxine Waters has delivered her own State of the Union address
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