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Nadler Steps Up Push for Mueller Docs After Explosive Media Reports In The News
Nadler Steps Up Push for Mueller Docs After Explosive Media Reports
2019-04-05 00:25:50
by Dan McCue

The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Thursday ratcheted up the pressure on Attorney General William Barr to release the full, unredacted Robert Mueller report on his Russia investigation following a pair of explosive stories published in the New York... Read More

Ohio's Tim Ryan Latest Democrat to Enter Race For The White House Political News
Ohio's Tim Ryan Latest Democrat to Enter Race For The White House
2019-04-04 21:14:48
by Dan McCue

Ohio Representative Tim Ryan used an appearance on ABC's "The View" Thursday to announce he's joining an already crowded Democratic field running for president in 2020. The 45-year-old political moderate from Niles, Ohio, is perhaps best known outside of his... Read More

New Poll Highlights Key Role Women of Color Played in 2018 Election Voting
New Poll Highlights Key Role Women of Color Played in 2018 Election
2019-04-04 15:12:50
by Dan McCue

Black, Latina, Asian-American and Pacific Islander women voted in historic numbers in 2018, inspired by issues they felt made it impossible for them to sit on the sidelines, a new poll says. The data was collected by Intersections of Our... Read More

House Panel Formally Asks IRS to Turn Over Trump Tax Returns Congress
House Panel Formally Asks IRS to Turn Over Trump Tax Returns
2019-04-04 14:10:38
by Dan McCue

The chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee Wednesday formally requested that the Internal Revenue Service turn over six years of President Donald Trump's personal and business tax returns. In a letter to IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig, Representative Richard... Read More

Biden Promises to Be 'More Mindful' About Respecting Personal Space 2020 Elections
Biden Promises to Be 'More Mindful' About Respecting Personal Space
2019-04-04 00:00:55
by Dan McCue

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday responded to accusations about him inappropriately touching women by releasing a video in which he says he will be more mindful in the future of people's personal space. In the two-minute video, which... Read More

McConnell Detonates 'Nuclear Option' to Speed Approval of Trump Nominees U.S. Senate
McConnell Detonates 'Nuclear Option' to Speed Approval of Trump Nominees
2019-04-03 23:57:12
by Dan McCue

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday forced through a rule change, the so-called "nuclear option," to cut back on debate over President Donald Trump’s judicial and administrative nominees. McConnell claims the move was necessary because debate over Trump nominees... Read More

Trump Vs. Nadler: Reviving a New York Street Fight Political News
Trump Vs. Nadler: Reviving a New York Street Fight
2019-04-03 19:16:27
by Dan McCue

The president's expression turned sour. Standing alongside NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg Tuesday afternoon, Donald Trump considered the reporter's question for a fleeting moment and then began launching broadsides. He'd been asked about House Judiciary Committee's scheduled vote Wednesday morning... Read More

House Judiciary Committee Approves Subpoenas for Mueller Report Congress
House Judiciary Committee Approves Subpoenas for Mueller Report
2019-04-03 19:12:17
by Dan McCue

The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday approved subpoenas for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report increasing pressure on the Justice Department to release the document without redactions. The committee voted 24-17 to give Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., permission... Read More

Blue Dogs Name Adam Finkel Policy Coordinator Political News
Blue Dogs Name Adam Finkel Policy Coordinator
2019-04-03 14:02:33
by Dan McCue

The Blue Dog Coalition on Wednesday announced Adam Finkel has joined its staff in the role of policy coordinator. Finkel, who previously served as Director of Government Relations for the American Academy of Audiology, will work alongside Brooke Lillard, who... Read More

House Oversight Committee Votes to Issue Subpoena in Security Clearance Probe National Security
House Oversight Committee Votes to Issue Subpoena in Security Clearance Probe
2019-04-02 21:16:49
by Dan McCue

The House Oversight Committee on Tuesday afternoon voted to authorize a subpoena for a former White House official to testify as part of a probe into the Trump administration’s security clearance process. The committee voted 22-15, on party lines, to... Read More

Ex-Hill Staffer Sentenced to Prison for Election Crimes Scheme Corruption
Ex-Hill Staffer Sentenced to Prison for Election Crimes Scheme
2019-04-02 21:12:46
by Dan McCue

A former congressional staffer was sentenced to 18 months in prison and ordered to pay more than a half million dollars in restitution for a multi-year scheme in which he defrauded donors and used a portion of the proceeds to... Read More

NewDeal Marks 8 Years of Championing Innovative Good Governance Political News
NewDeal Marks 8 Years of Championing Innovative Good Governance
2019-04-02 21:08:15
by Dan McCue

Eight years ago, the NewDEAL coalesced around a philosophy that forward-looking politics and economic development were not the opposing forces many on the political fringes had long argued they were. For those who may not be familiar with the group,... Read More

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