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Congress To Probe Report That Trump Directed Michael Cohen To Lie
By Mary Clare Jalonick, AP
The report says Trump directed Cohen to lie to Congress about real estate negotiations in Moscow during the 2016 election.
'Resign Or Be Impeached': Dems Erupt Over Trump Obstruction Report
Calls for Trump to leave office grow after report claimed he told Michael Cohen to lie to Congress.
GOP Dismisses Suggestion That State Of Union Be Postponed
By Catherine Lucey, Jill Colvin and Lisa Mascaro, AP
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen denied anyone’s safety is compromised.
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Congress Might Actually Do Something To Stop Itself From Sucking So Much
Pretty much everyone supports the mission of the new committee to modernize Congress.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Will Teach Congress How To Twitter
The youngest woman in Congress is killing it on social media -- and now her colleagues want in.
Hawaii Congressman Claims He's An 'Asian Trapped In A White Body'
Rep. Ed Case (D-Hawaii) made the remark an event celebrating the Asian-American and Pacific Islander members of Congress.
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Congressman: I Would Vote To Expel Steve King From Congress
Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-N.Y.) said King should be expelled not only because he's racist but also because he cannot now adequately represent his constituents.
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The Trump Tax Law Has Big Problems. Here Are The Reasons Why.
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"We have hit rock bottom."
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Trump's 'National Emergency' Gambit May Be The Easiest End To The Shutdown
The most likely action for Congress is inaction.
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Unions See Pick For House's Top Trade Job As Test For Democrats In Populist Era
"We are at a crossroads,” according to a labor union official.
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I Want A Woman President. I’m Not Afraid to Say So Anymore.
Watching more women being sworn in to Congress only makes my desire burn brighter.
HuffPost Her Stories: A ‘Spectacular Start To The Year’ For Gender Equality In India
Plus: The most emotional moments from a barrier-breaking day in U.S. Congress.
House Democrats Introduce Their Sweeping New Reform Bill
The legislation would make it easier to vote, create publicly financed elections, rein in corruption and restore voting rights to millions.
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Nancy Pelosi Invites Trump To Deliver State Of The Union Address
The newly elected House speaker asks the president to address Congress on Jan. 29.
First Native American Congresswomen Share Emotional Moment After Swearing-In
Sharice Davids and Deb Haaland shared a sweet moment after officially becoming members of Congress.
Ilhan Omar Reflects On Being A Refugee As She Prepares To Be Sworn In As A Congresswoman
It was a bittersweet memory for the Minnesota Democrat.
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Trump’s Border Wall Shutdown Continues Into A New Congress With A Democratic House
The president holds a White House "briefing" but fails to persuade Democrats to spend taxpayer money on a wall Trump had promised that Mexico would pay for.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Reveals Powerful Portrait Of A New Wave Of Congresswomen
Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar, Deb Haaland, Veronica Escobar, Sharice Davids and Ocasio-Cortez all made history during the 2018 midterms.
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Trump Got The Shutdown He Wanted But Doesn't Seem To Have A Plan To End It
With virtually no talks going on, House and Senate Republicans seem content to let the shutdown carry into next year, when Democrats take control of the House.
Here's What Americans Make Of The Partial Government Shutdown
No one in Washington comes out looking great, but Democrats fare less badly.
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Shutdown Takes The Twinkle Out Of National Christmas Tree
By Ellen Knickmeyer and Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
Resolving the impasse seems unlikely before Thursday, when the House and Senate return.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Dares Congress To Halt Congressional Pay During Shutdowns
Members of Congress on both sides have also asked to abandon their salaries during the shutdown.
Trump Lashes Out At Congress Over Border Wall, Threatening Shutdown
The president “does not want to go further without border security," the White House said.
Trump Administration Goes Around Congress On Food Stamp Work Requirements
Who needs Congress when you can write your own regulation?
Ayanna Pressley Will Get The Old Office Of Shirley Chisholm, First Black Congresswoman
Massachusetts’ first black woman elected to Congress said Shirley Chisholm is her "shero."
White House Appears To Pull Back From Government Shutdown Threat Over Wall
By LISA MASCARO, MATTHEW DALY and CATHERINE LUCEY, AP
The fight over Trump’s border wall has brought Congress to a familiar standoff just days before Christmas.
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