U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan removed Representative Patrick Meehan from the House Ethics Committee on Saturday following sexual misconduct allegations, Ryan’s office said. Earlier Saturday, the New York Times published an article saying Meehan, 62, used thousands of dollars...
President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers were locked in a standoff with Democrats on Saturday over the U.S. government shutdown, with Republicans saying they would not negotiate on immigration until the government is reopened. Funding for federal agencies ran out at midnight with no...
A USA TODAY survey found hundreds of thousands of dollars flowing from the cannabis industry into campaign finance accounts of lawmakers and political action committees.
A Republican tasked with fighting against sexual harassment in Congress secretly settled a misconduct complaint filed against him by a former aide, The New York Times first reported Saturday. This article originally appeared on HuffPost. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
I know that little Trump Republicans do has the power to shock us anymore, but the depravity of this newly released Trump campaign ad is still worth noting: “Democrats will be complicit in every murder committed by illegal immigrants.” Never mind the fact that undocumented immigrants commit fewer crimes on average than US citizens. Never mind that... Read more »
Diabetes affects 10 percent of adults, but Republicans are undermining virtually all programs that can help. The first year of Donald Trump's presidency has been marked by repeated and unfortunately all too successful efforts to cutShow More Summary
Government Shutdown: America's Closed 2:25 Since Democrats and Republicans can't seem to come to an agreement about our budget, the government is set to shut down a midnight, when America will officially be closed. Submitted by: Funny...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Feuding Democrats and Republicans in Congress are trying to dodge blame for a paralyzing standoff over immigration and showing few signs of progress on negotiations needed to end a government shutdown. The finger-pointing...Show More Summary
Donald Trump's first anniversary as US president was marred by chaos Saturday as lawmakers traded bitter recriminations over a government shutdown while mass demonstrations erupted in cities across the country. Top Senate RepublicanShow More Summary
The government is shut down, but “Weekend Update” is open for business. This week, SNL’s Colin Jost and Michael Che wasted no time blaming the shutdown on President Donald Trump and the Republicans. “Congratulations to Donald Trump, who managed to keep our government open for almost one whole year!” Jost began. Read more at The Daily Beast.
GOV. ANDREW CUOMO has been almost apoplectic about the impact of the Republican tax bill on New York. It is a “missile” aimed directly at the state, he bellowed last week while unveiling... To view the full story, click the title li...
Carlos Barria House Republicans are moving in the direction of releasing a controversial memo produced by Rep. Devin Nunes and the majority staff of the House intelligence committee. Nothing is close to being finalized, and the memo’s release is far from guaranteed. Show More Summary
Authored by Glenn Greenwald and Jon Schwarz via The Intercept, One of the gravest and most damaging abuses of state power is to misuse surveillance authorities for political purposes. For that reason, The Intercept, from its inception,...Show More Summary
It wasn’t just Democrats in Congress who complained about President Donald Trump Saturday. It was also Republicans, who grumbled just as loudly that they were not sure who in the White House was negotiating to end a partial government shutdown. Which Trump was it: The ultimate deal-maker eager to deliver what eluded his predecessors from…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hours after shuttering much of the federal government, feuding Democrats and Republicans in Congress spent Saturday dodging blame for a paralyzing standoff over immigration and showed few signs of progress on negotiations needed to end it.
A lawmaker tasked with addressing sexual harassment in Congress secretly settled his own harassment claim.
Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast As shutdown fever grips Washington, DC, across the American political landscape, an epic blamestorm is in full swing. The Republicans are blaming the Democrats. The Democrats are blaming the Republicans. Show More Summary
Former Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Michael Steele says that the GOP is to blame for the government shutdown after lawmakers missed the deadline to pass a funding bill late Friday. "Despite the rhetorical effort to paste...Show More Summary
Sure, Republicans and Democrats are battling over spending and immigration. But they're also battling over blame. On Day One of a government shutdown, both parties on Saturday launched a frantic … Click to Continue »
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sure, Republicans and Democrats are battling over spending and immigration. But they're also battling over blame. On Day One of a government shutdown, both parties on Saturday launched a frantic messaging campaign aimed at mitigating the political blowback. Show More Summary