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Black Congressman Says He Gets 'Avalanche of Mean-Spirited' Calls After Personal Numbers Leaked
An African American congressman who represents Kansas City, Missouri, said he has received an “avalanche of mean-spirited phone calls” -- including from "N-word sickos" -- since hackers allegedly leaked the cell phone numbers and other personal information of nearly all Democrats in the House of
The Note: Trump Tries to Right the Ship
NOTABLES --TRUMP FORGES AHEAD AFTER DIFFICULT WEEK: Just as Donald Trump’s campaign thought the dust had settled on his prolonged public battle with the family of slain army Captain Humuyan Khan, the GOP nominee then suggested last week that “second amendment people” could perhaps prevent Hillary
Hackers Claim to Have Released House Democrats' Personal Information
Hackers are claiming to have released the personal information of nearly all Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, including members' private cell phone numbers and email addresses. The FBI is looking into the matter, with officials suspecting that Russian hackers are behind the
Zika Response in Florida Could be Hurt by Possible Cuts to Planned Parenthood: Experts
With a Zika outbreak in Florida raising concerns about the exposure of pregnant women and those who may become pregnant, a set of clinics that many women use to get health care, birth control, prenatal care and abortions faces possible funding cuts that some experts worry could harm efforts to stem
Democrats Stage Gun Control Sit-In on House Floor
The sit-in by Democrats halted business in Congress for more than 17 hours.
The Sit-In Survival Guide: Pillows, Pizza and Pastries
Congressional Democrats descended upon the House floor late Wednesday morning waging a sit-in to protest GOP inaction on gun violence. Several hours later, well into Thursday morning, these lawmakers remains camped out on the floor -- but they were not without their comforts. Many representatives
Sanders' Prolonged Campaign Is Both Helping and Hurting Clinton, Experts Say
Even though Sen. Bernie Sanders ' decision to stay in the Democratic presidential race has irked some Hillary Clinton supporters, there are ways that his candidacy may help his rival and the party on the whole in the long run. One of the biggest advantages has been a jump in the enthusiasm among
Congress Passes Bill to Make Bison First 'National Mammal'
Republicans and Democrats in Congress agree on one thing -- the American bison will become the country's first national mammal. The House and Senate acted quickly this week to send a bill to the president's desk to designate the bison, the largest land mammal in America, a national icon beside the
Supreme Court Appears Divided Over Obama's Immigration Action
The nation's highest court will decide whether millions of undocumented immigrants can remain in the country.
Obama Addresses Corporate Inversions, Calls Tax Loophole ‘Insidious’
President Obama slammed corporate inversions today as "insidious" and argued that Americans end up paying "the tab" when U.S. companies exploit tax loopholes. The Treasury Department announced on Monday that it was taking additional steps to discourage companies from using a tax loophole known as