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Politics Nov 17Why 2018 could be one of the Senate Ethics Committee’s busiest years
Next year, the panel could be working nonstop, deciding the fate of up to three lawmakers, including two facing allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior.
Politics Nov 16GOP, Democratic senators back bill to bolster FBI gun checks
Republican and Democratic senators have joined forces on legislation to strengthen the FBI database of prohibited gun buyers after the Air Force failed to report the criminal history of the gunman who killed more than two dozen people at a…
Politics Nov 05Ryan says health insurance mandate part of GOP tax talks
It would be another shot at further undermining the Affordable Care Act after repeated failures by the GOP-led Congress to repeal and replace the law, as President Donald Trump has demanded.
Politics Nov 02GOP senators say fate of ‘dreamers’ must wait for next year
President Donald Trump and Republican senators agreed not to deal with a needed fix for young immigrants in must-pass year-end spending legislation, according to some GOP lawmakers who visited the White House on Thursday.
Politics Oct 25Senate GOP votes to repeal consumer rule
The Senate voted narrowly to repeal a banking rule that would have allowed consumers to join together to sue their bank or credit card company.
Nation Sep 22After Equifax breach, Congress unlikely to pass new rules to protect consumer data
Several bills unveiled after Equifax are so far missing a key ingredient for success: Republican co-sponsors.
World Jul 14Lawmakers say world owes debt of gratitude to Liu Xiaobo
The death of Liu Xiaobo is a catastrophic loss for China and the entire world, and his contributions to human rights should never be forgotten, members of Congress said.
Politics Jul 13Lawmakers may use campaign funds on home security, FEC says
The commission cited rising threats of violence against members of Congress in making its decision.
Politics Jul 10Threats to lawmakers spike in 2017, House memo says
U.S. Capitol Police have investigated more threats to members of Congress in the first six months of the year than in all of 2016, says the chief law enforcement official for the House.
Politics Jun 15WATCH LIVE: Congress plays baseball for charity one day after shooting
The opposing sides are paying tribute to Rep. Steve Scalise, the House majority whip who was critically wounded when a gunman opened fire at practice.