Donald Trump Helped Give Beto O'Rourke A Hometown Send-Off
Thousands of people came out to protest the president’s border wall — and spent a lot of time cheering for a Beto presidential run.
Beto O’Rourke Calls The Green New Deal “The Best Proposal” He’s Seen For Addressing Climate Change
“I'm really excited about the leadership there to meet our commitment to the generations that follow.”
Rep. Seth Moulton Is Thinking About Running For President
“I think we need someone who you know for whom standing up to a bully like Donald Trump isn’t the biggest challenge he or she has ever faced in life," Moulton told BuzzFeed News.
Democrats Running For President Are Trying To Figure Out How To Stand Out. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has Answers.
Ocasio-Cortez entered Congress with an unusually large following, one that could set her up to play a big role in 2020.
Nancy Pelosi Won’t Let Trump Deliver His State Of The Union While The Government Is Shut Down
Earlier Wednesday, Trump wrote to Pelosi that it would be “so very sad” if he couldn’t deliver the speech.
Sheila Jackson Lee Will Step Down As Chair Of The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Jackson Lee was recently named in a lawsuit alleging that she unlawfully fired a young woman who planned to pursue legal action against the CBCF. Jackson Lee denies any retaliation took place.
More And More Democrats Are Suggesting Trump Should Be Impeached After He Told His Lawyer Michael Cohen To Lie To Congress
“There’s no innocent explanation for telling a witness to lie to the Congress of the United States," one Democrat said. But leadership still wants to wait on Mueller.
A Republican Lawmaker Allegedly Yelled At A Democrat: "Go Back To Puerto Rico"
"I would hope that we could refrain from any implications that have any undertones of prejudice, or racism, or any kind of -ism that would diminish the character and integrity of one of our members."
Even Steve King Voted For The House Bill That Was Supposed To Reprimand Him
Democratic Rep. Bobby Rush said that King’s vote in support of the resolution “tells you that this resolution is not worth the paper it’s written on.”
Republicans Removed Congress’s Most Notorious Racist From His Committees
The decision comes as Democrats are also preparing to reprimand Rep. Steve King for his comments in a New York Times interview, the latest in a string of racist statements he’s made during his 16 years in the House.
Groceries Or Day Care? Return The Christmas Gifts? Federal Workers Are Making Tough Decisions After Missing Their First Paycheck In The Government Shutdown
President Donald Trump claimed federal workers are happy to not be paid while he argues for a border wall. In reality, furloughed workers are making tough decisions and stocking the freezer as much as possible.
There’s Little Urgency In Congress To End The Shutdown, As Federal Workers Go Without Pay
“Why am I being made to suffer for something that has nothing to do with what I do? It just makes no sense to me.”
Rep. Rashida Tlaib Says House Democrats Will “Impeach The Motherfucker”
The progressive Democrat made the comments about impeaching President Trump at a reception just hours after she was sworn into the House.
Nancy Pelosi Is Officially Speaker Of The House Again
“Let me be clear, House Democrats are down with N.D.P., Nancy D'Alesandro Pelosi."
Trump Excluded Democrats From A Lunch Meeting On The Shutdown
The shutdown is now due to last through Christmas until at least Dec. 27.
Part Of The Government Is Now Shut Down And It’s Not Clear When It Will Reopen
Trump has been threatening for weeks to shut down the government over funding for his border wall, and Congress has yet to come up with an agreement both the House and Senate can pass.
These Women Brought Members Of Congress Down, And Suffered For It. A Year Later, They Say It Was Worth It.
"There were times that I would wonder ... Am I just going to be forever associated with embarrassing headlines and, you know, being an accuser? ...But I’m so glad it happened because it helped me move on with my life."
Nancy Pelosi Has Agreed To Step Down By 2022 To Secure The Votes To Be Speaker Of The House
The California Democrat ensured she will have the votes to be the next speaker of the House, after securing the support of a small group of party holdouts.
Congress Just Made Major Changes To How It Handles Sexual Harassment
The overhaul will ease the process of reporting harassment claims on Capitol Hill, which came under scrutiny when the #MeToo movement reached Congress more than a year ago.