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Former Capitol Hill Staffers Call Out Congress' Inaction On Sexual Abuse Policies
Lawmakers have stalled on sexual misconduct reforms, as they try to rush through Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation.
GOP Lawmaker Thinks Congress Should Be Subjected To Random Drug Testing Too
Rep. Clay Higgins said elected officials should be required to undergo the "same kind of random drug screenings that working-class Americans have to endure."
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Barbara Lee Warned AUMF Would Create 'Open-Ended War.' And That's What Happened.
The 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force has now been used to justify U.S. military efforts in more than 20 countries.
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Congress Finally Approves Pay For House, Senate Interns
The House approved a spending bill on Thursday that set aside nearly $14 million for intern pay.
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Rep. Ron DeSantis Resigns From Congress To Focus On Florida Governor Race
The Republican submitted his resignation in a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan on Monday.
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Congress Is Oblivious To The Prison Strike
Officials in several states have confirmed prison protests, but lawmakers aren't paying attention.
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Poll: Majority Of Americans Think More Female Candidates For Congress Is Good
Though women make up half of the population, they currently comprise just 20 percent of Congress.
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Congress Hated Obama's Aid To Farmers, Seems OK With Trump's
The president plans to give farmers $12 billion to mitigate the effects of his trade war.
Ilhan Omar Wins Democratic Primary For Congress In Minnesota
If she wins in November as expected, she'll become one of America’s first Muslim congresswomen.
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Carl Paladino Announces His Bid For Congress
Paladino, a big Trump supporter, once said he wanted President Barack Obama to die from mad cow disease.
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Rashida Tlaib Wants To ‘Humanize’ Palestinians Once She's In Congress
With her primary win, Tlaib is set to become the first Palestinian-American congresswoman.
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Democrats Have An Edge On Election Year Activism
Forty-seven percent of Americans who'd like to see the Democrats control Congress now think they'll succeed in winning the House.
Congress For $400: This House Minority Leader Played Guest Host On 'Jeopardy'
Who is Nancy Pelosi?
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Scott Pruitt's Resignation Is Just The Start
If the Democrats retake Congress, get ready for more corrupt Trump officials to go down.
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Trevor Noah: Result Of Democratic Primary In Queens Is 'Insane'
If the nominee wins in November, she'd "be the first member of Congress that talks like Cardi B."
Top Democratic Congressman Loses Seat To N.Y. Democratic Socialist In Huge Upset
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won an unexpected victory against powerful incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley, all but guaranteeing her a seat in the U.S. House.
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From Obamacare Skinny Repeal To Sneaky Repeal
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This latest attempt to overturn the Affordable Care Act lacks congressional votes and public support -- so conservatives are using our nation's courts, instead.
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Kamala Harris Says Congress Needs To Change ICE, Perhaps 'Start From Scratch'
She is the highest profile Democrat to endorse significant change to the nation's immigration enforcement system.
Trump Chinese Business Deal Raises 'Serious Concerns,' Says U.S. Ethics Chief
But it's Congress that must take action, acting ethics head David Apol said.
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Republicans Say They Want To Keep Immigrant Families Together -- But They Can’t Agree On How
Good luck getting this Congress to agree on anything.
The Most Interesting Democratic Primary No One Is Talking About Is In New Mexico
Big money is shaking up a clash between three groups vying for power in the party — veterans, Latinas, and Native Americans.
Congressional Candidate In Virginia Admits He’s A Pedophile
Nathan Larson also ran online forums for pedophiles and misogynists.
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Republican Congressman On Retiring Early: All I Do Is Answer Questions About Trump
“No matter what I say or do, I feel all I do is answer questions about Donald Trump rather than health insurance or tax policy.”
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EMILY’s List-Backed Lawyer Wins Democratic Primary In Pennsylvania Swing District
Susan Wild would be the first woman to represent the Lehigh Valley in Congress.
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In Speech For Fallen Officers, Trump Touts Policies And Rails Against Sanctuary Cities
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At an event attended by officers' families, the president denounced MS-13 and called for the death penalty for those who kill police officers.
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White House Prepares To Send Congress $15 Billion Spending Cuts Package
The Republican version of fiscal conservatism is to increase the deficit by hundreds of billions and then propose $15 billion in cuts.
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