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Congress Seeks to Replace Statues of Confederates in U.S. Capitol
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Congress Seeks to Replace Statues of Confederates in U.S. Capitol
2021-06-29 13:21:05
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON -- America’s racial reckoning that started last year continued Monday with a House hearing on removing statuary from the U.S. Capitol that depicts Confederate sympathizers. In one case, a pending bill would replace a statue of a U.S. Supreme... Read More

Congress
Rules Committee Welcomes Members for the 117th Congress
2021-01-12 15:20:50
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Eight Members have been appointed to the House Rules Committee for the 117th Congress, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced. The Committee on Rules is among the oldest standing committees in the House, having been first formally constituted on... Read More

Congress
Momentum Builds for Earmarks Return
2020-12-07 21:24:57
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A decade after Republicans, then in the majority in the House, banned them in their conference rules, the practice of Congressionally-directed spending -- otherwise known as the use of earmarks -- is poised for an almost certain comeback.... Read More

Impeachment
House Votes to Set Rules for Trump Impeachment
2019-11-01 12:22:35
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A sharply divided House of Representatives voted 232-196 on Thursday to endorse the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump and establish the ground rules for the impending public phase of that process. The vote was almost entirely along... Read More

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