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Progressive lawmakers call for climate change revolution

Progressive lawmakers call for climate change revolution

Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez emphasized need to ‘transform our energy system’ but did not discuss how to pursue it A star-studded progressive town hall on climate change drew thousands ...

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In front of Parkland students, Florida lawmakers decline to take up assault weapons ban

In front of Parkland students, Florida lawmakers decline to take up assault weapons ban

Florida House lawmakers declined to take up a measure that would ban the sale and possession of assault weapons and large-capacity ammunition magazines, all while being watched by students from ...

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Republicans to vote on a bill allowing migrant children detained more than 20 days

Republicans to vote on a bill allowing migrant children detained more than 20 days

Republican lawmakers are preparing to vote on a more narrow immigration bill that would allow immigrant children to stay in detention facilities with their parents for more than 20 days, ...

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Lawmakers want Trump to report on North Korea nuclear program

Lawmakers want Trump to report on North Korea nuclear program

Republican and Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a bill on Wednesday that would require President Donald Trump’s administration to provide a detailed report on North Korea’s ...

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4 lawmakers say they’ve been sexually harassed in Congress

4 lawmakers say they’ve been sexually harassed in Congress

One current and three former female lawmakers are the latest to say publicly that they have experienced sexual harassment or inappropriate comments from male colleagues on Capitol Hill. Former Reps. Mary ...

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California legislators approve ‘sanctuary state’ bill to protect immigrants

California legislators approve ‘sanctuary state’ bill to protect immigrants

Lawmakers in California on Saturday passed “sanctuary state” legislation even as President Trump and his administration have vowed to crack down on jurisdictions that do not cooperate with federal immigration ...

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Trump sued by 200 Democratic lawmakers over foreign payments

Trump, sued, Democratic, lawmakers, foreign payments

Almost 200 Democratic lawmakers are suing Donald Trump over foreign money flowing into his global business empire. The senators and representatives are plaintiffs in a lawsuit alleging Trump is violating ...

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Wisconsin lawmakers urge investigation of Scott Walker after ‘John Doe’ papers

Wisconsin, lawmakers, investigation, Scott Walker, 'John Doe', papers

Nineteen Wisconsin legislators have called for an official investigation into alleged criminal misconduct by the Republican governor Scott Walker, based on their review of court documents leaked to the Guardian. The ...

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DNC hacker posts contact information for nearly 200 Democratic lawmakers

DNC, hacker, contact, information, Democratic, lawmakers

The hacker Guccifer 2.0 posted phone numbers, email addresses and passwords for nearly 200 sitting and former Democratic lawmakers on Friday, including current members of intelligence and armed services committees. ...

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Joe Biden admits defeat on gun control but urges lawmakers to keep trying

Joe Biden, defeat, gun, control, lawmakers

Vice-president Joe Biden admitted defeat on passing stricter gun laws at the federal level, telling local leaders Tuesday, “We’re probably not going to get much more done in the next ...

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