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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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Democrats Reject New GOP Offer to Avoid Shutdown as White House Hints at Compromise Over Border Wall

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 7:00pm 12/18/2018 at 7:00pm
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The government has three days to come up with a plan to avoid a partial government shutdown on Friday.

As of today, it looks like if it happens, the blame will fall on the Democrats instead of President Donald Trump. The Democrats rejected the latest offer from the GOP even though the...

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New Bill Makes Congress Members Responsible for Sexual Harassment Settlements

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 6:00pm 12/13/2018 at 6:00pm

In December 2017, The Washington Post reported how the Office of Compliance for Congress paid over $17 million for 264 settlements and awards over various violations, including sexual harassment.

Now Congress has agreed on a bill that members of Congress will be responsible for their own settlements instead of the tax payer....

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Spending Talks at Stalemate Over Border Wall Funding

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 3:00pm 12/5/2018 at 3:00pm
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Trump Willing to Shut Down Government Over Wall Funding, But Open to Plan B

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 3:00pm 11/28/2018 at 3:00pm

Will border wall funding determine if the government shuts down next week?

President Donald Trump told Politico that “he would ‘totally be willing’ to shut down the government” if he doesn’t receive $5 billion in border wall funding, but The Washington Post reported that Trump said “[T]here are other potential ways” he...

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Sixteen Democrats Promise to Oppose Pelosi as Speaker

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 19, 2018 at 4:30pm 11/19/2018 at 4:30pm
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Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) remains confident that she’ll become Speaker of the House again, but sixteen Democrats just threw a major wrench into her plans.

The Democrats released a letter today, launched by Rep. Katheleen Rice (D-NY), promising to oppose Pelosi’s appointment since they promised to “change the status quo” upon their...

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UPDATE: Democrat Ben McAdams Retakes Lead Over Rep. Mia Love

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 19, 2018 at 12:30pm 11/19/2018 at 12:30pm
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*UPDATE 11:56PM: Ben McAdams now leads by 739 votes.

*UPDATE 2:43PM: Love now has a lead of 1,516 votes over her Democrat challenger.

Rep. Mia Love (R-UT) has pulled ahead as officials continue to count votes for the race for Utah’s 4th Congressional District.

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Revolt of the Dem Socialist Base: Ocasio-Cortez Vows to Help Primary Mainstream Dem Incumbents

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 6:00pm 11/18/2018 at 6:00pm
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You have to wonder if Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) isn’t kicking herself and hearing a constant refrain of “be careful what you wish for” drum through her head.  The House is back in Democrat hands as of January, but she’s saddled with a rabble of socialist freshmen who are intent on...

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House Ethics Committee Sanctions Meadows, Kihuen

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 16, 2018 at 5:00pm 11/16/2018 at 5:00pm

The House Ethics Committee has sanctioned Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) and Rep. Ruben Kihuen (D-NV) over sexual harassment allegations.

The committee concluded that Kihuen sexually harassed females within his office while it found that Meadows kept his chief of staff even though there were credible harassment allegations against him.

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Democrats Reportedly Have a ‘Subpoena Cannon’ Aimed at Over 85 Trump Targets

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 12, 2018 at 3:00pm 11/12/2018 at 3:00pm
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Back in September, Axios reported that the Democrats already had an agenda set for the possibility of the party taking over the House.

Well, that happened last Tuesday and now Axios disclosed that the agenda will see the light of day as the Democrats prepare a “subpoena cannon” aimed at over 85...

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Pelosi May Face Her Own Resistance as She Vies to Become Speaker Again

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 9, 2018 at 4:30pm 11/9/2018 at 4:30pm
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Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) wants to become Speaker of the House again, but quite a few Democrats in the House do not want her to become their leader.

Eight representatives have already voiced their opposition while two more that won on Tuesday said on the campaign trail that they will oppose...

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Maxine Waters promises payback if Dems win House: “I’m going to do to you what you did to us”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 5:30pm 11/4/2018 at 5:30pm
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Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) has been an outspoken critic of President Trump.  She’s called for his impeachment and then promised to follow that up by “going after” Vice President Mike Pence; she’s called for #TheResistance to find and confront Trump officials wherever they are. 

She’s infamously let slip that she would...

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ANALYSIS: Will Republicans hold the House and Senate?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 8:10pm 10/27/2018 at 8:10pm

It’s hard to believe, but the midterm election is less than two weeks away.  This is a high-stakes midterm election, the likes of which in terms of national import we’ve probably not seen since the 1994 or 2010 midterms.  Both Democrats and Republicans are keenly aware of the stakes, and there...

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FL Republican Congressman Under Protection After Death Threat

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 1:22pm 10/25/2018 at 1:22pm

Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) and his family have received police protection after he received a a death threat on social media. From The Miami Herald:

The tweet, which was a non-specific death threat against the two-term congressman, was eventually deleted and the associated account was deleted as well. Curbelo will receive protection...

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Two Men Vandalize Kevin McCarthy’s California Office

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 3:00pm 10/23/2018 at 3:00pm
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Vandals attacked Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s California office on Monday evening.

The congressman shared pictures on Instagram and asked for information on the perps caught on camera.

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Republicans May Flip Minnesota Democrat District After DCCC Pulls Funding

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 1:00pm 10/18/2018 at 1:00pm
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The Democrats need to hold all their seats and win 23 seats in order to have control of the House of Representatives.

It looks like they’re going to lose a seat in Minnesota’s 8th District, which is a heavy Democrat district. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) decided to pull $1 million...

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Pelosi On Democrat Agenda: ‘If There’s Some Collateral Damage…So Be It’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 11:00am 10/18/2018 at 11:00am
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Earlier this week, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) outlined the Democrat agenda if the party retakes the House next month. The Democrats need to hold all of their seats and win 23 more in order to take over.

Pelosi spoke about the plan to Paul Krugman and said, “If there’s some collateral...

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