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Democrats Release Proposed Resolution Outlining Next Phase of Impeachment Inquiry Impeachment
Democrats Release Proposed Resolution Outlining Next Phase of Impeachment Inquiry
2019-10-29 21:24:19
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - House Democrats unveiled a draft resolution Tuesday afternoon outlining the next phase of their impeachment inquiry after weeks of closed-door witness testimony. The document, which is scheduled to be marked up by the House Rules Committee Wednesday afternoon,... Read More

Katie Hill’s Exit Shakes Up Competitive Race in Southern California Political News
Katie Hill’s Exit Shakes Up Competitive Race in Southern California

WASHINGTON — Democratic Rep. Katie Hill’s decision to resign amid allegations of an improper relationship with her staffer has upended the battle to control a competitive district in Southern California. Republicans believe they can win the 25th District back, especially... Read More

North Carolina Court Halts Use of Current Congressional Map for 2020 State News
North Carolina Court Halts Use of Current Congressional Map for 2020

WASHINGTON — A three-judge panel in North Carolina has ordered the state not to use the current congressional districts for the 2020 elections while the lawsuit against them proceeds. The preliminary injunction could delay the state’s March congressional primaries, setting... Read More

Congress to Hold First Floor Vote on Impeachment Inquiry Impeachment
Congress to Hold First Floor Vote on Impeachment Inquiry
2019-10-28 21:41:02
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The House of Representatives will hold the first floor vote on the Trump impeachment inquiry, laying out the rules for the remainder of the ongoing investigation. The House Rules Committee is scheduled to start marking up the resolution... Read More

Democrat for Trump’s Home District to Lead Impeachment Panel In The News
Democrat for Trump’s Home District to Lead Impeachment Panel

WASHINGTON — The New York City lawmaker whose district includes much of Manhattan and Trump Tower has the inside track to take over a key congressional watchdog committee with a leading role in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump,... Read More

U.S. Rep. John Conyers, Former Dean of Congress, Dies at Age 90 Congress
U.S. Rep. John Conyers, Former Dean of Congress, Dies at Age 90

U.S. Rep. John Conyers, a civil rights icon who during five decades in Congress co-founded the National Black Caucus and pushed to establish a national holiday to honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., died Sunday of natural causes at... Read More

The Messy Politics of Voter Purges Voting
The Messy Politics of Voter Purges

WASHINGTON — For the first time ever, Ohio this year lifted the veil on its voter purging system. It left the state astonished. Secretary of State Frank LaRose, a Republican who has focused on modernizing the state’s elections system, announced... Read More

Boris Johnson’s Election Bid Casts Doubt Over EU Brexit Delay Brexit
Boris Johnson’s Election Bid Casts Doubt Over EU Brexit Delay

LONDON — Boris Johnson’s efforts to break three years of gridlock in the U.K. Parliament with another election were thrown into doubt, after his main opponent demanded he rule out a no-deal Brexit first. Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn said... Read More

Trump Move Could Spark Another Exodus of US Jobs Researchers In The News
Trump Move Could Spark Another Exodus of US Jobs Researchers

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump has called its work “phony.” His Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney warned that President Barack Obama was “manipulating” its numbers. Economic adviser Larry Kudlow termed one of its reports “very fluky.” Is it a House... Read More

Problem Solvers Caucus Endorses JOBS Act to Expand Pell Grant Eligibility for Students Political News
Problem Solvers Caucus Endorses JOBS Act to Expand Pell Grant Eligibility for Students
2019-10-24 14:03:28
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus on Thursday threw its support behind a proposal to expand Pell Grant eligibility for short-term training programs that will allow more Americans to gain industry-recognized credentials. The House bill, H.R. 3497, also called... Read More

Trudeau Rejects Formal Coalition and Vows to Govern Case-by-Case Canada
Trudeau Rejects Formal Coalition and Vows to Govern Case-by-Case

OTTAWA — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who lost his parliamentary majority in Canada’s election this week, will forgo any formal governing agreement with another party and instead move ahead with legislation on a case-by-case basis. “It is not in... Read More

New York City Eyes Regulation of Facial Recognition Technology Privacy
New York City Eyes Regulation of Facial Recognition Technology

NEW YORK — Legislation that would begin to regulate the use of facial recognition technology in the country’s most populous city could soon be made into law. While cities around the country move to ban facial recognition and other types... Read More

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