Click here for reuse options! There's a problem on Capitol Hill and in state legislatures around the country. It’s unlikely the public will ever truly know how many women in politics have been targets of sexual harassment, or how many lawmakers are sexual predators, but the tip of the iceberg has emerged in recent weeks. Show More Summary
Talk of impeaching Donald Trump has been percolating on Capitol Hill for months, creating some confusion on how likely it is and what it could entail. No president has ever been removed from office through the impeachment and conviction process, and it is unlikely at the moment that Mr Trump will be the first. Show More Summary
While her character works her way up Capitol Hill, “House of Cards” actress Molly Parker is looking to sell her home on an Echo Park hillside. The Emmy-nominated actress has listed the bungalow for $899,000. That’s quite an uptick from when she originally bought the home in 2004 for $577,000, property...
Jared Kushner may have a new problem regarding his testimony in the Trump-Russia scandal. Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, told Capitol Hill investigators that he did not know of any contacts between the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks during the 2016 presidential campaign, according to his lawyer Abbe Lowell. But new evidence suggests […]
Nineteen Asian-Americans protesting outside Speaker Paul Ryan’s office on Capitol Hill were arrested Wednesday while calling for him to move the Dream Act to a vote.
IT ISN’T THEIR OWN IRE THEY OUGHT TO BE WORRIED ABOUT: Sexual Harassment Settlements, Capitol Hill Reporting System Raise Lawmakers’ Ire.
John Cassidy writes about how the Republican tax proposals on Capitol Hill represent the antithesis of the populist movement that helped elect Donald Trump.
According to POLITICO reporter and Capitol Hill insider Josh Gerstein, the Senate Ethics probe into sexual harassment reports against Democrat Al Franken is a sham. “It’s really a place where complaints about senators go to die,” admits Gerstein. Show More Summary
Lawmakers see a possible turning point against inappropriate behavior that has been tolerated on Capitol Hill because of political power.
An extraordinary event — other than the lousy tax bill passing the House and a U.S. senator confessing to groping a woman — happened on Capitol Hill this week. Three former secretaries of defense (Leon E. Panetta, Chuck Hagel and Ash Carter) got together, an unusual occurrence, to send Congress a warning about important legislation. North Korea? […]
Everyone’s talking about “Big Tech” these days. They’re talking about it on Capitol Hill, where according to an Oct. 25 New York Times headline, “Big Tech’s Rivals Pounce at Chances to Win in Washington.” They’re talking about it onShow More Summary
(Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/Sipa via AP Images) Ivanka Trump discusses the importance of the Child Tax Credit on Capitol Hill on October 25, 2017. O ne of the most lamentable failures of the repugnant Republican tax plan is the Child Tax Credit proposal. Show More Summary
AP Photo/Alex Brandon Attorney General Jeff Sessions listens during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill democracy_rules.jpg A ttorney General Jeff Sessions has put the brakes on speculation that he will designate a special counsel to investigate Hillary Clinton—at least for now. Show More Summary
Allen Abel in Washington: With an oxygen truck in the White House driveway and a celebration on Capitol Hill, Trump takes a victory lap The post The holiday season starts early for Donald Trump appeared first on Macleans.ca.
The White Center favorite opens its second location December 1 Some concepts just sell themselves, and clearly “fast-casual Korean fried chicken plus kimchi mac and cheese” is one of those concepts, as Brian O’Connor’s White Center gem,...Show More Summary
Two US lawmakers stood accused of sexual harassment Tuesday, including one who allegedly exposed himself to a young staffer, amid mounting concern over abuse on Capitol Hill. With a broadening national spotlight on sexual misconductShow More Summary
“Luckily, I’m a strong person.”
The legislation aims to streamline the convoluted process through which staffers report incidents.
A man walks into a Thai restaurant to catch a comedy show to seek relief from the world's shittiness. It was in vain. by Dave Segal On a whim last night, I dipped into Jai Thai's Punchline Comedy show, a Capitol Hill mainstay of funny business. Show More Summary