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66 Democratic Congress Members Planning to Skip Inauguration
Dozens of Democratic members of Congress have announced they will skip Donald Trump 's inauguration this Friday. While some of the 66 made their decision in previous weeks, many more have come forward in recent days, citing the president-elect's perceived insult of Rep. John Lewis as the final
Ana Navarro: 'The Republican Party is a House Divided'
Republican strategist Ana Navarro discusses the state of the Republican party.
Chris Christie's Week-in-Review
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES THURSDAY — A NEW CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION. Federal authorities have launched a criminal investigation into New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, as well as members of his administration, a man at the center of the investigation told ABC News. The U.S. ...
Meet The 5 Richest And Poorest Members of Congress
When he’s not getting feisty on the House floor, Congressman Darrell Issa , R-Calif., is sitting pretty with an estimated net worth of $357.25 million. Former CEO Rep. John Delaney, D-Md., has raked in nearly $112 million, and Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, has amassed more than $117 million,
Rep. Allen West's Chick-fil-A Treat Gnaws at Black Caucus
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus have lunched on their fair share of fried chicken, but when the group’s only Republican member, Rep. Allen West of Florida, brought Chick-fil-A for his turn to provide lunch, “every member” of the group was offended, caucus member Rep....
Rep . Alcee Hastings Ethics Investigation Extended
While a federal lawsuit continues, the House Ethics Committee announced today it will not conduct a full-blown investigation into allegations that Florida Democratic Rep. Alcee Hastings sexually harassed a former employee and retaliated against her after she complained about it. Reps. Jo Bonner, ...
Libya: House Rejects Obama Authorizing U.S. Strikes, Threatens to Cut Funding
The House of Representatives this afternoon declined to grant the president the authority to continue supporting the NATO mission in Libya , another sign of rebellion brewing thousands of miles away on Capitol Hill as NATO's bombing campaign in support of Libyan rebels enters its fourth month.
The Note's Must-Reads for Tuesday, March 8, 2011
The Note's Must-Reads are a round-up of today's political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News Digital News Associates and Desk Assistants Jayce Henderson,...
Democratic Florida Congressman Denies Sexual Harassment Charges
ABC News’ John R. Parkinson reports: A Democratic congressman is denying accusations that he repeatedly sexually harassed an employee over the course of two years, calling the allegations “ludicrous” and a “lie” and vowed to be vindicated and win a...
State of the Union Preview: Paul Ryan & the Republican Response
The Republican response to the State of the Union will showcase 40-year-old Paul Ryan, R-WI, chairman of the House Budget Committee. Ryan is a policy intellectual and one of the few members of Congress who has seriously proposed ways to deal with the deficit, but his proposals – which would curtail