House

Thursday August 22, 2019

House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) is asking four other top committee leaders to share any documents or materials they think could be related to his committee’s investigation into possible obstruction and potential abuses of power...

Thursday August 22, 2019

Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Mich.) on Thursday wrote to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to request a breakdown of the money the State Department spent preparing for President Trump’s canceled trip to Denmark.Trump had originally planned to visit the nation in...

Thursday August 22, 2019

House Democrats on Thursday pressed the FBI and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to beef up their strategies to combat the threat of violence motivated by white supremacist extremism after the shooting in El Paso, Texas, this month.In...

Wednesday August 21, 2019

President Trump has adopted a curious strategy for courting Jewish Democrats to the Republican side: He's attacking them.Over the past 48 hours, Trump has suggested Jewish Americans are ill informed on policy for siding overwhelmingly with Democrats...

Wednesday August 21, 2019

Iowa farmers are pushing back after President Trump reneged on a promise to review a national program that gives waivers to small refineries that don’t add ethanol to their gasoline. The president had promised corn farmers he would review the...

Wednesday August 21, 2019

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) spoke with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Wednesday as the relationship between Washington and Jerusalem was thrust into the spotlight this week.The phone call came after the Israeli government blocked Reps....

Wednesday August 21, 2019

A Jewish House Democrat who served in the Navy blasted President Trump on Wednesday for accusing Jewish Americans of "great disloyalty" if they vote for Democrats and accused him of engaging in anti-Semitic tropes.Rep. Elaine Luria (D-Va.), who last...

Wednesday August 21, 2019

Comedian Bill Maher on Tuesday denounced Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) after she suggested people boycott his HBO show over his vehement criticism of the international movement to boycott Israel. "Some people have one move only: boycott. Cancel...

Wednesday August 21, 2019

President Trump on Wednesday ramped up his criticism of Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) a day after he was criticized for calling Jewish people who vote for Democrats disloyal.Trump has repeatedly made Tlaib a target of his insults and last week urged...

Tuesday August 20, 2019

Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-Ill.) on Tuesday announced support for an impeachment inquiry, becoming the second House Democrat representing a district carried by President Trump in 2016 to back the move.Underwood pointed to recent comments from House...

Tuesday August 20, 2019

Members of Congress on Tuesday called on the Democratic National Committee to ensure that at least one of the party's presidential debates features an Asian American-Pacific Islander moderator.In a letter to DNC Chairman Tom Perez, lawmakers writing...

Tuesday August 20, 2019

Reps. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.), a 2020 presidential candidate, and Chris Stewart (R-Utah) penned an op-ed in The Washington Post Tuesday urging Congress to support efforts to implement a three-digit dialing code for the National Suicide Prevention...

Tuesday August 20, 2019

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) on Tuesday hit back against President Trump’s latest attacks on her, tweeting that the president’s focus should be on issues like recently announced layoffs at U.S. Steel.“The President should focus on this...

Tuesday August 20, 2019

First-term Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) is calling for the U.S. to abolish the Electoral College, saying that the voting system is a "scam" that negatively impacts minorities. Ocasio-Cortez made her argument on Monday in an...

Tuesday August 20, 2019

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and the Detroit Police Department on Tuesday clashed on Twitter over law enforcement’s use of facial recognition technology, with Tlaib calling the tool “bulls**t.”The exchange between the congresswoman and the...

Tuesday August 20, 2019

Former GOP Speaker Paul Ryan and his family are moving from Wisconsin to a suburb of Washington, D.C. Ryan, who hails from Janesville, Wis., and his family will temporarily rent a house in Maryland while still spending time in their home...