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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
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
What Are The Symptoms Of Swine Flu?
The symptoms of swine influenza actually resemble reasonably closely those of annual influenza and we all know about fever. Feeling badly. Muscle aches and pains sore throat. Particularly. Older children and young adults can get a cough a dry cough. And so those have really rather typical you don't
Actor Forest Whitaker Comes to White House to Talk Malaria
No, that wasn't Idi Amin you saw entering the White House grounds Friday. It was noted actor Forest Whitaker, who won a Best Actor Academy Award for his portrayal of Amin in the 2006 film "The Last King of Scotland."...