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Democrats want FBI to review Ivanka Trump's security clearance
Nearly two dozen House Democrats are asking the FBI to review Ivanka Trump 's security clearance as a presidential adviser, Rep. Don Beyer, D-Va., announced Wednesday morning. Beyer is spearheading the call for a review. The lawmakers suggest that Ivanka's SF-86 form, like that of husband and
Snap-happy lawmakers celebrate National Selfie Day
Snap-happy lawmakers took to Twitter Wednesday to celebrate National Selfie Day. Ivanka Trump , in particular, made a cameo in a couple of selfies, including one taken by Rep. Diane Black, R-Tenn., who admitted that she got a primer in selfie-taking from her grandchildren. "My Grandkids taught me
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
How Many Nuclear Weapons Does the US Have? Don't Ask a Congressman
What does Congress know about nukes? (From Global Zero on Vimeo) As it turns out, some members of Congress don’t know how many nuclear weapons the United States has. Nukes are back in the news this week after President Obama renewed his call to significantly...
'Fair-Weather' Endorsers: Politicians Apt to Switch Support In Primary Race
As America Does A Double-Take In the GOP Race, So Too Are These Politicians
Happy Super Tuesday: Obama Wishes Romney Good Luck (PM Note)
Tune in to ABC News and OTUSNews.com now. We’re making some projections off the bat as the first polls close. George Stephanopoulos World News – Mitt Romney is almost certainly the nominee. Tune into OTUSNEWS.com all night for the latest info, live video coverage, analysis from...
Rep . Donald Payne Dies from Colon Cancer
New Jersey Rep. Donald Payne died today of complications from colon cancer. The Democrat and former chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus was 77 years old. He died at St. Barnabas Hospital in Livingston, N.J., according to his office. Payne was the first African American elected...
Members of Congress, Obama Administration Go to Bat For Billionaire Investor
A dispute over a lead smelter in a small Peruvian town has prompted members of Congress and the Obama administration to intervene on behalf of an American billionaire who environmentalists say became one of the richest men in the world while his metal mining companies polluted the environment. The
Democrats Join Republicans Calling for Rangel to Step Down
Ethics Committee 'Admonishes' Tax Committee Chairman for Breaking House Rules
Honorary expenses: Who paid what?
USA TODAY analyzed reports that lobbyists file twice a year with the U.S. Senate Office of Public Records. The reports disclose donations made to groups associated with members of Congress, top congressional aides and high-ranking executive branch officers or payments made for events held in their