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The American Action Network, a 501(c) (4) group affiliated with the Congressional Leadership Fund Super PAC and run by key GOP establishment figures, is spending more than $1 million on ads promoting House leaders’ plans on health c...
A young Missouri student’s painting of civil unrest has sparked a proxy battle among lawmakers in the halls of the U.S. Capitol.
Rep. William Lacy Clay Jr. (D-Mo.) said his staff met Monday with members of the U.S. Capitol Police to press theft charges against Rep. Duncan D. Hunter (R-Calif.).
A handful of House Democrats prepared to raise objections to the tally, but without the support of a single senator, their efforts were futile.
The barrier on the southern border is just one part of a massive spending plan proposed by Donald Trump.
In the foreground of the painting, a police officer depicted as a horned beast tangles with a protester depicted as a wolf.
The plan would use authority under a 2006 law supported by Republicans and Democrats alike to justify spending that could eventually reach into the billions of dollars.
The House speaker said a defunding measure would appear in a special fast-track bill that is expected to pass Congress as soon as next month.
Republican lawmakers have pushed before to strip the group of funding; now they could have a GOP president’s support.
Public outcry, including Trump’s tweets, leads Republicans to give up on ethics proposal.
The president-elect took to Twitter to criticize the move against an independent ethics panel.
The near-unanimous vote for Ryan stands as a strong show of GOP unity as the party embarks on an ambitious legislative agenda that, for the first time in eight years, has a real chance to be signed into law.
The move stands to please many lawmakers who have been wary of having their dirty laundry aired but some Republicans feared it would send a negative message as the GOP assumes unified control in Washington.
Despite the GOP rhetoric, key provisions of the law will probably remain, at least initially.
But it’s clear the different power centers in the president-elect’s inner circle are cultivating different Hill relationships.
‘I feel very strongly about places like Flint, poor communities, especially a lot of them which are majority-minority communities. They need somebody to speak up for them. That’s what I do.’
Conservative hard-liners are pushing for a rapid repeal, but Republican leaders are afraid of roiling insurance markets and sparking a political backlash.
“I want to shut her down,” Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) said Wednesday, pointing to his anger over concerns about the miner provisions.
Dan Sena will serve as executive director of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
Trump picks Kelly for homeland security, the third general tapped for his administration.