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Rancho Santa Fe Assemblyman Switches from Republican to Democrat Political News
Rancho Santa Fe Assemblyman Switches from Republican to Democrat
2019-01-26 00:38:31
by Dan Weisman

If you can't beat them, join them. State Assemblyman Brian Maienschein went from red to blue Thursday, Jan. 24. Maienschein announced at the State Capitol in Sacramento a switch from the Republican Party to the... Read More

Inspector General Report Implies Trump Violated Constitution with Hotel Lease Spotlight
Inspector General Report Implies Trump Violated Constitution with Hotel Lease
2019-01-25 23:45:48
by Tom Ramstack

The U.S. General Services Administration demonstrated “serious shortcomings” in reviewing conflicts of interest in the lease on Trump International Hotel in downtown Washington, a report this week says. The report by... Read More

Indictment Against Trump Advisor Points Evidence Toward President Spotlight
Indictment Against Trump Advisor Points Evidence Toward President
2019-01-25 23:00:47
by Tom Ramstack

The indictment Friday of political advisor Roger J. Stone alleges a pattern of lies that casts serious doubt on the credibility of President Donald Trump. It accuses Stone of falsely telling Congress that he did not inform... Read More

Blue Dogs Urge Bipartisan, Bicameral Summit to End Government Shutdown Bipartisan
Blue Dogs Urge Bipartisan, Bicameral Summit to End Government Shutdown
2019-01-23 23:54:01
by TWN Staff

On Wednesday, members of the Blue Dog Coalition sent a stern message to leadership of both parties in the House and Senate – exercise your constitutional authority to reopen the government. Read More

Bost, Lawson Introduce Bipartisan House Bill Agriculture
Bost, Lawson Introduce Bipartisan House Bill
2019-01-23 02:06:51
by TWN Staff

This week, bipartisan lawmakers Al Lawson (D-FL) and Mike Bost (R-IL) introduced the Veterans’ Agricultural Apprenticeship Act to make more United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) apprenticeships available to veterans. The Veterans’ Agricultural Apprenticeship Act instructs the USDA... Read More

Democratic Senators Move to Protect Dreamer Data Immigration
Democratic Senators Move to Protect Dreamer Data
2019-01-23 01:59:27
by TWN Staff

On Tuesday, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) led a group of Senate Democrats in reintroducing the Protect DREAMer Confidentiality Act of 2019, a bill to safeguard the private information—such as addresses and telephone numbers—of the young immigrants ... Read More

‘The Other Side of Me,’ How One Woman’s Redemption Offers Hope to Countless Others Spotlight
‘The Other Side of Me,’ How One Woman’s Redemption Offers Hope to Countless Others
2019-01-23 01:52:10
by Bill Myers

After two decades of the opioid crisis, small towns like this one are barely breathing. If they’re going to survive, they’re going to have to rely on people who’ve taken their own journeys through the underworld. Read More

New Member Legislative Directors Spotlight
New Member Legislative Directors
2019-01-23 01:36:16
by TWN Staff

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

U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Roster Congress
U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Roster
2019-01-22 22:43:34
by TWN Staff

Below is the roster for the Intelligence committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

U.S. House of Representatives Veterans' Affairs Committee Roster Congress
U.S. House of Representatives Veterans' Affairs Committee Roster
2019-01-22 22:23:21
by TWN Staff

Below is the roster for the Veterans' Affairs committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

U.S. House of Representatives Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Roster Congress
U.S. House of Representatives Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Roster
2019-01-22 22:14:52
by TWN Staff

Below is the roster for the Transportation and Infrastructure committee in the 116th Congress. Read More

U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee Roster Congress
U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee Roster
2019-01-22 20:49:54
by TWN Staff

Chairman: Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA) Ranking Member: Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX) Below is the full roster for the Armed Services Committee in the 116th Congress. Members are listed alphabetically by last name. Democratic Majority Anthony Brown (MD) Salud Carbajal (CA)... Read More

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