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Rep. Pressley Among Targets Of Trump's Tweets Telling Congresswomen To Leave The U.S.

July 15, 2019
Kimberly Atkins | WBUR
Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley is part of a group of Democratic representatives, all women of color, who are the focus of presidential tweets that are being called racist.
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Robert Mueller public hearing to be delayed one week

July 13, 2019
Manu Raju, Jeremy Herb | CNN
Robert Mueller's long-awaited testimony has been delayed a week, until July 24, to allow more time for Mueller to testify, House Democrats said in a statement late Friday.
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House Votes to Extend 9/11 Fund for Lifetimes of First Responders

July 13, 2019
Julie Hirschfeld Davis | The New York Times
The House on Friday approved legislation to replenish a depleted federal fund to compensate emergency workers and others who became ill as a result of their work in the ruins of the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan, extending it for the lifetime of those who were at Sept. 11’s ground zero.
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Treasury Department warns the US could hit debt ceiling in early September

July 13, 2019
Ylan Mui | CNBC
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is calling on Congress to lift debt ceiling before the August recess.
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Pelosi Clashes With Progressive 'Squad' As Internal Party Tensions Get Personal

July 12, 2019
Kelsey Snell | NPR
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is trying to tamp down an ongoing squabble between a quartet of progressive members and a large bloc of moderate Democrats. The effort comes after a leading progressive said the speaker was being "disrespectful" of the group, dubbed "the squad," and cited race as a factor.
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Pelosi pleads for unity following weeks of Democratic party fighting

July 11, 2019
Manu Raju, Lauren Fox, Ashley Killough | CNN
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivered an impassioned pitch for unity Wednesday, as her Democratic caucus faces legislative and spending hurdles that could once again lay bare the deep divisions within her ranks.
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White House blocks key Mueller witness from answering more than 200 questions from House investigators

July 9, 2019
Rachael Bade, Rosalind Helderman, Carol Leonnig | The Washington Post
House Democrats’ hopes of making Annie Donaldson, the former chief of staff to ex-White House counsel Donald McGahn, a star witness in their investigations of President Trump were dashed as White House lawyers blocked her from answering more than 200 questions about potential obstruction of justice by the president.
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‘When friends fight, foes feast’: House Democrats warn of fallout from disunity

July 8, 2019
Rachael Bade | The Washington Post
House Democrats are careening toward intraparty battles that will test Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s authority over her caucus, as frustrated lawmakers embark on a legislative-heavy July filled with issues that divide their ranks.
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Susan Collins, a Fixture in Maine, Has Twin Troubles: Trump and Kavanaugh

July 6, 2019
Sheryl Gay Stolberg | The New York Times
Ms. Collins, who coasted to a fourth term in 2014 with 68 percent of the vote, will be difficult to beat. But the polarization that has swept the nation is seeping into Maine as well, even here in the Collins-friendly northern part of the state, where the nationalization of politics should seem far away.
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