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Furor Surrounding Ilhan Omar Remarks Intensifies National Debate Over Israel
By David Crary, AP
Activists have been criticizing Israeli policies towards Palestinians long before the Minnesota congresswoman.
Trump To Request Significant Funds For Border Wall, Space Force In New Budget
By Lisa Mascaro, AP
The budget includes cuts that would hit mandatory safety net programs, which the president has proposed in the past.
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House Votes For Anti-Semitism Resolution As GOP Shifts Ilhan Omar Narrative For Democrats
It looked like a controversy Democrats couldn't end. Then Republicans showed up.
CNN's Anderson Cooper Tears Apart Kirstjen Nielsen’s ‘Orwellian’ Word Games
The CNN host called out the Department of Homeland Security Secretary's answers in a congressional hearing.
Democratic Probe Of Trump’s Role In Keeping FBI HQ Across From His Hotel Deepens
House leaders demand answers from the FBI and Justice Department about the president's influence over the headquarters site.
Kids Are Poor Because We Make Their Parents Poor. Is That Finally Going To Change?
Democratic presidential candidates are getting behind some big ideas.
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These Are The Black Historical Moments Most Likely To Shape 2019
These figures and moments left an impact that still reverberates today.
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Congress To Continue Michael Cohen Testimony On Russia Behind Closed Doors
By Nathan Layne, Reuters
In his third and final Capitol Hill session this week, Cohen will testify to the House Intelligence Committee.
Senate Could Vote Down Donald Trump's Emergency Declaration
But it's not clear if Republicans would be willing to override a presidential veto.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Triumphs Over GOP Elephant In Comic Book Cover Debut
She's been given the superhero treatment for a new comic honoring "all of the energy and positive change" a new batch of lawmakers may bring to Congress.
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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.
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