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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.
Politics Jun 13Democrats try to distance themselves from call for Trump’s impeachment
Democratic leaders recognize that any talk of impeachment energizes the Republican base, and that could undercut Democrats hoping for significant gains in next year's midterm elections.
Politics Jun 09Grassley tells Trump he can’t ignore requests for information from Congress
In all, Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., listed 102 inquiries that he says have gone unanswered.
Politics May 11Senate gives bipartisan backing to Trump’s trade representative
The Senate on Thursday confirmed President Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. trade representative on a bipartisan vote despite complaints from some Republicans that the administration has an "ongoing, incoherent and inconsistent trade message."…
Politics May 06GOP chairman warns agencies about requests for records
A House Republican chairman has told a dozen government agencies to exclude communications with his committee from requests made through the Freedom of Information Act.