A law to help emergency responders with post-traumatic stress disorder in Maine has received the governor's signature. Republican Gov. Paul LePage signed Democratic Assistant House Majority Leader Jared Golden's bill … Click to Continue »
White House Senior Adviser Steve Bannon is taking a page out of the Democratic playbook by pushing to raise the marginal tax rate on the wealthiest Americans. Read more...
Democratic members of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce asked for an update on research funds originally promised in 2012.
This week, a former White House I.T. aide named Imran Awan who worked for the Democrat Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz was arrested on bank charges while attempting to leave the
Democrats call for bipartisanship, Republicans threaten bipartisanship. As today unfolds, it looks like the Republican Senate will try to pass a mini skinny repeal of the ACA, and leave it to a conference with the House of Representatives to come up with an actual bill with actual policy on healthcare. Show More Summary
House and Senate Democratic leaders rolled out 'A Better Deal' on Monday, July 24, in Berryville, Virginia as an attempt to rebrand their party and adopt a new agenda ahead of 2018 midterms. … Click to Continue »
Democrats in Virginia have an unprecedented opportunity this fall. Of the 66 GOP incumbents in the 100-seat House of Delegates, 54 of them face Democratic challengers—many for the first time in years. Several of the most competitive seats on the ballot in Virginia this fall are in the Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. Show More Summary
The ban on transgender people serving in the military that Donald Trump announced Wednesday morning is, according to one White House official, an effort to divide the opposition by forcing Democrats in the Rust Belt “to take complete...Show More Summary
Two Oklahoma Democrats who swept special legislative elections this month have been sworn into office. Rep. Karen Gaddis was sworn in last week in the House and Sen. Michael Brooks … Click to Continue »
A couple of news stories about Rep. Cedric L. Richmond (D-La.): In a historic act of protest, Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives refused to observe the regular order of the House, staging a sit-in protest over the lack of legislation on gun control…. In sharp comments pointed directly at House Republicans, Reps. Show More Summary
WEIRD HOW LITTLE PRESS THIS HAS GOTTEN: House Dems’ IT Staffer busted for bank fraud while trying to leave U.S. for Pakistan. Also: Wasserman Schultz aide arrested trying to leave the country. “A senior House Democratic aide confirmed Awan was still employed by Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) as of Tuesday morning. But David Damron, […]
Imran Awan, a House staffer at the center of a criminal investigation potentially impacting dozens of Democratic lawmakers, has been arrested on bank fraud and is prevented from leaving the country while the charges are pending. A senior House Democratic … Continued
By Pete Schroeder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Republicans on Tuesday shot down a legislative effort by Democrats to obtain Treasury Department documents that could show any ties between the finances of President Donald Trump, his inner circle and the Russian government. Show More Summary
Two dozen backstabbing House Republicans joined forces with the Democrats Thursday in culling an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that would have prevented the Pentagon from backing gender
As national Democrats claim the mantle as the more hawkish party — and President Trump panders to the Saudi-Israeli tandem — House Republicans moved to curb U.S. support for the Saudi-led war on Yemen, Dennis J Bernstein notes. By…Read more ?
On Tuesday, an IT staffer who worked for House Democrats, including former DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), was arrested at Dulles International Airport for bank fraud charges.
House Democrats are tired of the fact that nothing in the GOP-controlled Congress is being done through regular order—no open debate, no amendment process, and often times, their votes are inconsequential after Republicans rig the system...Show More Summary
U.S. House Republicans on Tuesday shot down a legislative effort by Democrats to obtain Treasury Department documents that could show any ties between the finances of President Donald Trump, his inner circle and the Russian government. The bill was rejected amid intense sparring with Democrats...
On Tuesday's New Day on CNN, co-host Chris Cuomo began his interview with House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) worrying about whether or not the Democrats were seizing a political opportunity: "You have trouble within the GOP. Trouble between the president and his own party. Show More Summary