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Lawmakers Judging Kavanaugh Accuser Still Can’t Fix Their Own Harassment Policy
They’ll hear a sexual assault allegation against Brett Kavanaugh. But Congress' internal reform has stalled for months.
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Trump Couldn’t Get Mexico To Pay For His Wall. Now Americans Won’t Pay Either.
The fight over funding for the border wall is being postponed until after the elections — when Democrats are almost certain to have more influence.
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Elizabeth Warren Bill Would Mandate Companies Disclose Climate Risks
“Climate change is a real and present danger," the Massachusetts lawmaker said.
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Republicans Temporarily Abandon Their Most Republican Policies Ahead Of Midterms
Building a border wall, repealing Obamacare, cutting food stamps — Republicans swear that's not them!
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Trump’s Mental Incapacity Is No Defense To Impeachment
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Call it the Trump Defense.
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Republicans Are Already Waving The White Flag On Border Wall Funding
But a federal budget compromise is always fickle when Donald Trump is involved.
Another Progressive Shock Victory
Ayanna Pressley looks set to become Massachusetts’ first black representative in Congress after the progressive beat a 10-term incumbent in the state’s democratic primary.
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State Department Team Fighting Russia Election Interference Still Waits For Funds
The money Congress allocated hasn’t reached the unit and the end of the fiscal year is only a month away.
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Duncan Hunter Says 'Leave My Wife Out Of It' After Implicating Her In Campaign Fund Misuse
The Republican congressman seemed to blame Margaret Hunter for the couple's campaign finance scandal on Fox News just days ago.
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Democrats Debate Effect Of Superdelegate Reform On Racial Representation
The Democratic National Committee votes Saturday on a proposal to diminish the power of superdelegates at party conventions.
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Paul Ryan's Congress Boast About 'Doers' Misses The Mark With Angry Twitter Users
"And climate change isn't real, Trump isn't a racist and truth isn't truth."
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Nancy Pelosi Makes Fun Of GOP Leader For Not Understanding How Twitter Works
Rep. Kevin McCarthy thought Twitter was censoring his feed. (Narrator: They weren't.)
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Congressman Chris Collins Arrested On Insider Trading Charges
The Republican lawmaker had previously dismissed allegations against him as "a witch-hunt."
‘We Are Not A Number’: Black Activists Protest At Progressive Convention
Members of the “Black Ass Caucus” were disappointed in how Netroots Nation treated black conference-goers and panelists.
Sacha Baron Cohen Waves 'Pedophile Detector' At Roy Moore On 'Who Is America'
The disgraced Alabama Senate candidate has also hinted he may launch a lawsuit against Cohen.
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The Last Time Congress Threatened To Enact Digital Privacy Laws, It Didn’t Go So Well
What can a past failure tell us about the current privacy push?
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Jim Carrey Kills Off The House Of Representatives In New Artwork
"Great men and women once occupied these desks."
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Ultraconservative Jim Jordan Announces Bid For House Speaker
He made the announcement in a two-page letter to his colleagues, in which he criticized the current GOP leadership.
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Amazon’s Face Recognition Tool Confused 28 Lawmakers With Arrestees
The ACLU compared members of Congress with 25,000 mug shots using the same software Amazon is pitching to law enforcement.
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Mike Pompeo Gets Testy In Response To Questions About Trump's Meeting With Putin
The secretary of state said he had a “pretty complete understanding” about a two-hour meeting he did not attend.
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Fossil Fuel Industries Outspend Clean Energy Advocates On Climate Lobbying By 10 To 1
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That's one reason why climate bills fail even though most Americans think global warming is happening.
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Impeaching Trump Is A Question For Congress, Not The Courts
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President Donald Trump is guilty of a number of impeachable offenses, whether they are crimes or not.
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Senator Calls For Hearing With U.S. Interpreter In Trump-Putin Meeting
Congress needs to know what Trump "promised Putin on our behalf," says Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen.
Late Night On Crazy Strzok Testimony
The Peter Strzok testimony went off the rails, but it gave Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel a good laugh.
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Congress' Plan To Crack Down On Sexual Harassers Has Stalled
The House passed a bill with strong reforms. The Senate weakened them. Neither side is happy.
Congressman Highlights GOP Hypocrisy On Trump Criticism
Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) uses GOP members of Congress’ own words to highlight the hypocrisy of their criticism against FBI Agent Peter Strzok.
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