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U.S. House of Representatives Ways & Means Committee Roster
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U.S. House of Representatives Ways & Means Committee Roster
2019-01-18 22:28:45
by TWN Staff

Below is the full roster for the six Ways and Means subcommittees in the 116th Congress.  Read More

U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee Roster
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U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee Roster
2019-01-18 21:42:06
by TWN Staff

Below is the full Democratic majority elect roster for the twelve Appropriations subcommittees in the 116th Congress. Republican minority subcommittee rosters will be announced at a later date. Read More

House Voice Vote to End Government Shutdown Sows Confusion
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House Voice Vote to End Government Shutdown Sows Confusion

The House passed a continuing resolution that would reopen nine Cabinet departments through Feb. 28 on a voice vote, a result that devolved into partisan sparring on the floor as Republicans sought to vacate the vote and Democrats said, in effect, ... Read More

Disapproval Resolution on Steve King Passes
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Disapproval Resolution on Steve King Passes

Steve King voted “yes” on a resolution meant to rebuke him for making racist comments, a strange turn of events as the House voted 424-1 to disapprove of the Iowa Republican. Read More

Graham Sets Conciliatory Tone at AG Hearing
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Graham Sets Conciliatory Tone at AG Hearing

Sen. Lindsey Graham showed off his two political sides Tuesday morning as he presided over the start of a highly anticipated hearing to confirm Attorney General nominee William Barr: His conciliatory instincts — and his commitment to defending President Donald Trump. Read More

U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee Elect Roster
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U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee Elect Roster
2019-01-16 01:19:31
by TWN Staff

Below is the full Democratic majority roster for the six Energy and Commerce subcommittees in the 116th Congress. Republican minority subcommittee rosters will be announced at a later date.  Read More

McCarthy Promises ‘Action’ on Rep. Steve King After Latest Racist Remarks
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McCarthy Promises ‘Action’ on Rep. Steve King After Latest Racist Remarks

Kevin McCarthy, the House Republican leader, promised “action” after the latest racist remarks by Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa. “Action will be taken,” McCarthy said Sunday of King on CBS’ “Face the Nation.” Read More

New Senate Chiefs
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New Senate Chiefs
2019-01-11 22:01:06
by TWN Staff

As new members of the U.S. Senate take office, one of the first and most important decisions they make is the appointment of a chief of staff. The Well News is tracking all of these top hires. Read More

2019 Congressional Calendar
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2019 Congressional Calendar
2019-01-11 20:32:37
by TWN Staff

The Well News offers this calendar which captures days that the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives are in session during 2019. Read More

What Are Members of the House and Senate Saying About President Trump's Address to the Nation?
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What Are Members of the House and Senate Saying About President Trump's Address to the Nation?
2019-01-09 03:30:22
by TWN Staff

Statements issued after President Trump’s address to the nation: Senator Richard Blumenthal (CT) - “The real crises here are of Donald Trump’s own making: dedicated public servants missing paychecks; taxpayers denied critical government services; economic hardship for small ... Read More

New Member Chiefs
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New Member Chiefs
2019-01-09 00:04:54
by TWN Staff

As new members of the House of Representatives take office, one of the first and most important decisions they make is the appointment of a chief of staff. Here The Well News is tracking all of these top hires.  Read More

The 8th and the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019
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The 8th and the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019
2019-01-08 02:35:39
by TWN Staff

On the 8th anniversary of the shooting in Arizona’s 8th congressional district, on January 8th, H.R. 8 is introduced into the House of Representatives.  It was January 2011 when a man began shooting outside of a... Read More

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