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Lawmakers blast Trump as Israel bars door to Tlaib and Omar

Congressional lawmakers wasted no time Thursday lashing out at President Trump for his support of Israel’s decision to block a pair of Muslim American Democrats from visiting, warning that the ...

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Jon Stewart rips into McConnell for saying he’s ‘bent out of shape’ over 9/11 victim fund

Jon Stewart on Monday unleashed on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) after McConnell said he didn’t know why the comedian was “all bent out of shape” about the 9/11 ...

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Democrat offers measure to prevent lawmakers from sleeping in their offices

A House Democrat is pushing legislation that would prevent lawmakers from sleeping in their offices. Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-N.Y.) submitted an amendment to the appropriations package, which includes funding for ...

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2 former state senators found dead within days

Lawmakers in Arkansas and Oklahoma are mourning the loss of two former state senators who were found dead in their homes within a span of two days. In Arkansas, this week’s fatal ...

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Lawmakers exploring possible pardon talks involving Michael Cohen

Lawmakers exploring possible pardon talks involving Michael Cohen

Lawmakers are investigating whether President Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen was involved in any discussions about possible pardons — which they view as a potentially ripe area of inquiry ...

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Trump: Top Dems aren’t allowing negotiators to make border security deal

Trump: Top Dems aren’t allowing negotiators to make border security deal

President Trump on Sunday sought to pin blame on Democrats for what lawmakers described as faltering negotiations on border security funding. “I don’t think the Dems on the Border Committee ...

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Northam holds staff meeting amid calls to resign

Northam holds staff meeting amid calls to resign

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) on Sunday reportedly called for an abrupt senior staff meeting as he faces calls to resign over a controversy involving a racist photo. The Washington ...

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McConnell reportedly warned Trump about emergency declaration to build border wall

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) reportedly warned President Trump this week that declaring a national emergency to build his U.S.–Mexico border wall could create a rift in the GOP ...

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Booker tells lawmakers he is running for president and seeks their support

Booker tells lawmakers he is running for president and seeks their support

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) on Thursday began calling members of Congress informing them he is running for president and is quietly making overtures to members for support, three congressional sources ...

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Pelosi cancels Afghanistan trip after details leaked by White House

Pelosi cancels Afghanistan trip after details leaked by White House

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Friday canceled plans for a commercial flight to Afghanistan after the White House leaked the details of her planned trip, a spokesman said. The cancellation ...

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