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Democrats Beginning ‘Impeachment Investigation,’ Asking for Grand Jury Information

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 26, 2019 at 3:00pm 7/26/2019 at 3:00pm
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Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee announced on Friday they will begin a formal “impeachment investigation” against President Donald Trump due to former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony.

Chairman Jerry Nadler said the Democrats will ask for grand jury information related to Mueller’s investigation. From Fox News:

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Mueller Defends Investigation to Judiciary Committee, Doesn’t Provide New Answers

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 8:15am 7/24/2019 at 8:15am
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Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified in front of the House Judiciary Committee for over three hours this morning mainly over Volume II mainly on obstruction.

Mueller did not provide new answers and told the representatives over 100 to refer to his report.

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House Condemns BDS Despite Protests From Reps. Omar, Tlaib

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 9:00pm 7/23/2019 at 9:00pm

The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives condemned the Global, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement (BDS) with a vote of 398-17 even though Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib campaigned against the measure.

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Wendy Davis Will Run for U.S. House Against Rep. Chip Roy

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 22, 2019 at 1:00pm 7/22/2019 at 1:00pm
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Former Texas state senator Wendy Davis has continued her campaign to remain relevant. She announced on Monday her candidacy for the U.S. House of Representatives and challenge Republican Rep. Chip Roy.

Davis shot into the national limelight a few years ago when she filibustered for 13 hours against a pro-life measure in...

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The “Squad” Claims Increase in Threats, Capitol Police Disagree

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 8:00pm 7/20/2019 at 8:00pm
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The “squad”—consisting of Democrat Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY), Ilhan Omar (MN), Ayanna Pressley (MA), and Rashida Tlaib (MI)—has been vocal in pressing their socialist/communist anti-Semitic agenda.

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House Approves Bill to Double Federal Minimum Wage to $15

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 3:00pm 7/18/2019 at 3:00pm
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The House of Representatives passed the Raise the wage Act, 231-199, that would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 from $7.25. The bill states it has to happen by 2025.

While the left celebrates the news, the bill may never see the light of day in the Republican-controlled Senate.

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Meow! Ocasio-Cortez Accuses Pelosi of Racism for Persistent ‘Singling Out’ Women of Color

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 1:00pm 7/11/2019 at 1:00pm

The public feud, which began last weekend, between Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (CA) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) continues to escalate.

Now Ocasio-Cortez told The Washington Post that Pelosi has consistently shown disrespect for “singling out” these “newly elected women of color.”

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Senate Committee Strikes Bipartisan Deal On $4.6 Billion Border Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 21, 2019 at 9:00am 6/21/2019 at 9:00am
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Led by Sens. Cruz and Kaine, Senate Passes Unanimous Resolution Expressly Condemning Anti-Semitism

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/15/2019 at 12:00pm
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On Thursday, the Senate did what the House was unwilling to do earlier this year: Pass a bipartisan, unanimous resolution that expressly condemned anti-Semitism.

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Trump Invokes Executive Privilege Over Census Documents Sought by Oversight Committee

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 3:00pm 6/12/2019 at 3:00pm
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House Defense Budget Proposal Sets Up Possible Stalemate With Senate, Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 11:44am 6/11/2019 at 11:44am
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The House Committee on Armed Services revealed an outline of its defense budget proposal on Monday. The contents of the plan set up a possible stalemate with the Senate and President Donald Trump.

The proposal trims $17 billion from the $750 billion Trump requested for defense. The Senate defense bill sits right...

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Pelosi Reportedly told Democrats She Wants to See Trump in Prison

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 1:00pm 6/6/2019 at 1:00pm
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Democrats have spoken out about impeaching President Donald Trump, but Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has done her best to eliminate impeachment talk.

Maybe now we know why. Sources relayed to Politico that Pelosi told Democrats she would rather see Trump in Prison.

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Hoyer Acknowledges Strong Economy as House Democrats Push for Congressional Pay Raise

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 9:00am 6/5/2019 at 9:00am

House Democrats believe that those in Congress deserve a raise of $4,500 to make the base pay $174,000.

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer acknowledged the pay raise will face opposition by the Republican-controlled Senate, which led him to admit that America has a strong economy under President Donald Trump.

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Congress, DOJ Launch Antitrust Investigation Into Big Tech Monopolies, Business Practices

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 11:00am 6/4/2019 at 11:00am
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The House Judiciary Committee announced on Monday that it would launch an antitrust investigation into big technology like Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple.

The Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) also announced their own investigation into these companies.

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House Passed Bill to Allow 529 Savings to Cover Training, Apprenticeships

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 24, 2019 at 3:00pm 5/24/2019 at 3:00pm
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The House of Representatives passed the 529 OPTIONS Act on Thursday, 417-3.

The media has concentrated on parts of the bill that helps people with retirement plans, but I believe the portion that allows people to use 529 savings on training and apprenticeships deserves more attention.

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Republicans Hold Pennsylvania House Special Election by Large Margin

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 3:00pm 5/22/2019 at 3:00pm
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Pennsylvania’s 12th District elected state Rep. Fred Keller (R) to finish Rep. Tom Marino’s (R) term. He stepped down in January.

The district has a sizeable Republican population so the result should not shock anyone. However, the large margin of defeat may show a bright 2020 for Republicans.

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Mike Pence Renews Call That Ilhan Omar Be Removed From House Foreign Affairs Committee

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 2:00pm 5/11/2019 at 2:00pm
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Vice President Mike Pence was in Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar’s home state of Minnesota on Thursday and while there, he took the opportunity to renew his call for the freshman Congresswoman to be removed from the House Foreign Affairs committee.

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