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Democrat House Leadership condemns Rep. Ihlan Omar’s use of “anti-Semitic tropes and prejudicial accusations”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 11, 2019 at 3:00pm 2/11/2019 at 3:00pm
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The House Democratic Leadership has finally condemned the latest anti-Semitic language we have seen from Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) where she suggested that Republicans only support Israel and condemn anti-Semitism because of money. From Fox News:

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Rep. Ilhan Omar’s latest anti-Semitic tweets: Israel supporters in Congress bought by Jewish money

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 11, 2019 at 9:00am 2/11/2019 at 9:00am
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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) is at it again.

On Sunday night, Omar tweeted that “It’s all about the Benjamins baby” when journalist Glenn Greenwald tweeted out an article about how Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) wants to punish Omar and Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) over their anti-Semitic rhetoric.

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Are Democrats Trying to Make Ocasio-Cortez a One Term Congresswoman?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 3:00pm 1/29/2019 at 3:00pm
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The Hill reported this morning that Congressional Democrats have grown so angry with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) that they want to recruit someone to primary her:

At least one House Democrat has been privately urging members of the New York delegation to recruit a local politician from the Bronx or Queens to...

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Rep. Ilhan Omar Lands Book Deal Worth $250G Despite Controversial Comments

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 25, 2019 at 3:00pm 1/25/2019 at 3:00pm
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Fox News has reported that freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) received a book deal worth $250,000 that will detail her move to America to Congress.

However, the book deal announcement comes at a time when Omar has come under fire from numerous people over her controversial comments about Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC),...

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Trump: ‘We Have Reached a Deal to End the Shutdown’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 25, 2019 at 1:05pm 1/25/2019 at 1:05pm
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President Donald Trump has announced that they have come to a deal to reopen the government for three weeks. He thanked the federal workers who went without work and promised they’ll receive their backpay soon.

The short term funding does not include wall funding.

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Sheila Jackson Lee Resigns From CBC Foundation Amid Lawsuit From Former Staffer

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 6:00pm 1/23/2019 at 6:00pm
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Last week, reports came out that Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) faces a lawsuit from a former staffer who claimed the congresswoman fired her after she said a former employee of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) raped her in 2015.

Jackson Lee has now resigned as CBC Foundation chairwoman and stepped...

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Michael Cohen Postpones Congressional Testimony Claiming Threats From Trump, Giuliani

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 3:00pm 1/23/2019 at 3:00pm
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President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen has decided to postpone his testimony in front of the House Oversight Committee due to “ongoing threats against his family” from Trump and Trump’s current lawyer Rudy Giuliani.

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Trump to Pelosi: ‘I Will be Honoring Your Invitation’ to Deliver State of the Union Next Week

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 12:46pm 1/23/2019 at 12:46pm

President Donald Trump has informed Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) in a letter that he will honor her previous invitation to deliver the State of the Union in Congress on January 29.

He told Pelosi, “It would be so very sad for our Country if the State of the Union...

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Rep. Elise Stefanik Wants to Help the GOP Tackle Its ‘Gender Crisis’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 7:00pm 1/22/2019 at 7:00pm
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Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) witnessed the GOP take a hit in the 2018 midterms in the House where the number of GOP women was reduced from 23 to 13.

Stefanik wants to change that through her leadership political action committee called E-PAC.

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Former Staffer Claims Sheila Jackson Lee Fired Her After Rape Allegtion

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 5:00pm 1/17/2019 at 5:00pm
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Believe all women, right? Isn’t that what the left has been saying since the #MeToo movement began?

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) faces a lawsuit from a former staffer who claimed the congresswoman fired her after she said a former employee of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) raped her...

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GOP Rep. Tom Marino Announces Retirement From Congress

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 12:54pm 1/17/2019 at 12:54pm
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Rep. Tom Marino (R-PA) has announced he will retire from Congress for a job in the private sector. From The Daily Intern:

Tom Marino, who just began his fifth term in the U.S. Congress, has announced his resignation effective Jan. 23.

Marino, who won election to the newly formed 12th House District in...

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Republicans Kick Rep. Steve King Off Committees After White Supremacist Controversy

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 8:00am 1/15/2019 at 8:00am

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) is no stranger to racial controversy and it’s nice to see the Republican party finally doing something about it. The Republicans have booted King from committees after he told The New York Times, “White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive?” From ...

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Ocasio-Cortez rules: Dems built her up, now she’s battling Dem attempts to control her

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 11, 2019 at 3:00pm 1/11/2019 at 3:00pm
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The House Democrats have more on their plate than fighting against President Donald Trump and his wall: Democratic Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez or AOC as she’s known by her posse.

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New Democrat Congresswoman Curses Out Trump: ‘We’re Going to Impeach the Motherf***er!’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 4, 2019 at 9:00am 1/4/2019 at 9:00am
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New Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) started her term with a bang as she cursed out President Donald Trump in a speech to supporters. From Fox News:

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It Begins: Leading House Dem to Introduce Articles of Impeachment Against Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 3:00pm 1/3/2019 at 3:00pm
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The brand new 116th Congress convened today with the Democrats in control of the House of Representatives.

Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA) will waste no time as he plans to introduce articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.

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Trump Will Sign First Step Act to Reform Criminal Justice

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 21, 2018 at 11:00am 12/21/2018 at 11:00am
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President Donald Trump will sign the First Step Act this morning at 11AM ET. It’s a huge win for criminal justice reform that has enormous bipartisan support.

The Senate passed the bill 87-12 and it breezed through the House, 358-36.

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Trump Will Not Sign Funding Bill Over ‘Concerns for Border Security’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 1:38pm 12/20/2018 at 1:38pm
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Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) announced that President Donald Trump will not sign the short-term funding bill the Senate passed last night. From Politico:

“The president informed us he will not sign the bill that came from the Senate last evening because of his legitimate concerns for border security,” Ryan told reporters after...

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