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Rep. Steve King Plans To Seek Re-election, Won't Apologize For Racist Remarks
The Iowa Republican told "Iowa Press" that he is unapologetic for his remarks and will still seek a 10th term.
How Being A Brown 15-Year-Old Guest At The 2019 State Of The Union Changed Me
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What I witnessed in Congress that day will always drive my activism.
Art Of The Deal? Trump Shut Down Government For Wall Funds He Could've Had Last Year
The president's self-professed dealmaking prowess failed to win over Democratic opposition.
Fed-Up Colbert Shreds Democrats And Republicans Alike Over Wall Brawl
The "Late Show" host calls out both parties for celebrating the "absolute minimum."
Federal Contract Workers Won't Get Back Pay In Latest Budget Deal
Republican leaders don't want to repay federal contract employees who missed wages during the shutdown.
Donald Trump Says Rep. Ilhan Omar Should Consider Resigning Over Israel Tweets
The president called the Minnesota lawmaker's apology "lame."
Donald Trump Criticizes Rep. Ilhan Omar For Tweets: 'She Should Be Ashamed'
The Democratic congresswoman apologized for tweets critical of pro-Israel lobbying efforts after lawmakers decried them as anti-Semitic.
Lawmakers Say They’ve Reached Tentative Agreement To Prevent Government Shutdown
By Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram, AP
Republicans were desperate to avoid another bruising shutdown.
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Democrats Have A Real Shot Of Getting Somewhere On Paid Family Leave
The Family Act, introduced by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. Rosa DeLauro, will probably pass in the House. It faces a rocky path in the Senate, though.
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Border Talks Stall As Another Government Shutdown Looms
By Richard Cowan and Doina Chiacu, Reuters
Democratic and Republican lawmakers hoped to have an agreement by Monday in order to get legislation passed and signed by Friday, when funding expires.
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Mick Mulvaney: 'Absolutely Cannot' Rule Out Another Government Shutdown
GOP Sen. Richard Shelby says talks on Capitol Hill to avert another shutdown are “stalled right now.“
John Dingell, Longest-Serving Congressman, Publishes Posthumous Op-ed
“In democratic government, elected officials do not have power. They hold power," the Michigan Democrat wrote.
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John Dingell, Longest-Serving Member Of Congress In History, Dies At 92
The champion of universal health care cast over 28,000 votes in the House, helping pass Medicare and Obamacare.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar's Mistreatment Of Staff Scared Off Candidates To Manage Her Presidential Bid
At least three people withdrew from consideration to lead the senator's nascent campaign — in part because of Klobuchar's history of mistreating her staff.
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Rep. Elijah Cummings Says His Mother's Dying Words Were To Protect The Right To Vote
“On my mother’s dying bed, 92 years old, former sharecropper, her last words were, ‘Do not let them take our votes away from us,’” the representative said.
Here Are The Moments In Trump's SOTU Speech That Made Democratic Lawmakers Actually Applaud
The applause came after many lawmakers, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Kamala Harris, withheld cheers during Trump's State of the Union.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam Ignores Calls To Resign Over Blackface Photo
By Alan Suderman, AP
The chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus declared that Northam "still does not understand the seriousness of his actions."
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Issues Warning To Anonymous Bigots Flooding Her Office With Calls
The freshman lawmaker revealed exactly how her staff is tackling the hateful messages.
Mitch McConnell Blasts Voting Bill
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) called the Democrats’ voting bill a “political power grab.”
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Bernie Sanders Proposes 77 Percent Estate Tax For Billionaires
The legislation comes just three days after Republicans proposed scrapping the tax altogether.
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Who Congress Follows On Twitter — Exposed!
HuffPost's data analysis shows vastly different Twitter feeds for Republicans and Democrats ― though there’s one pop star they agree on.
Government Shutdown Cost U.S. Economy $3 Billion: CBO Report
Federal workers and private-sector entities were hit the hardest, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
Government Report Says U.S. Budget Deficit Set To Hit $897 Billion
By Andrew Taylor, AP
The report predicts a $118 billion increase over last year’s $779 billion deficit.
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Raising The Minimum Wage Would Save American Lives
House Democrats introduced the Raise the Wage Act on Jan. 16.
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House Democrats Propose $15 Minimum Wage With New Majority
They may finally be able to move the Raise the Wage Act, but don't expect it to become law anytime soon.
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Democrats' $15 Minimum Wage Bill Is A Big Deal
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For both the party and the millions of workers who need a raise.
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