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'Powerhouse Politics': House Republicans on who should get the speaker's gavel
Congressmen Rod Blum and Ken Buck discuss Paul Ryan's impending retirement and the influence of outside spending.
Connecticut Democrat won't seek re-election after criticism of her handling of office harassment
Fighting a wave of calls for her resignation, Rep. Elizabeth Esty, a Connecticut Democrat, announced Monday she won't seek re-election this fall. "It is one of the greatest honors of my life that the people of Connecticut’s Fifth District elected me to represent them in Congress," Esty said in a
'I failed to protect' former staffer from harassment: Conn. congresswoman
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, a Connecticut Democrat, has apologized for how she handled harassment claims against a former top aide made in 2016 by a former female staff member, and is now facing calls to resign. Etsy issued a statement on Twitter Thursday evening saying she was "horrified and
Pa. congressman won't run for re-election despite denying sexually harassing aide
Rep. Patrick Meehan, who is facing an ethics investigation after he purportedly used taxpayer dollars in a settlement with an aide who alleged sexual harassment, will not run for re-election, according to a media report. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported the four-term Pennsylvania Republican sent
House Democrats will wear black to State of the Union in support of Me Too movement
A number of women in Congress are planning to wear black to the State of the Union later this month as a show of support for women affected by sexual misconduct. The show of support echoes actresses who wore black to last Sunday's Golden Globes to support the Me Too and Time's Up movements. NBC
Matthew Dowd: Trump calling book untruthful 'like Al Capone saying a jaywalker is a criminal'
"Roundtable" here to take it on. Joined by chief political analyst Matthew dowd. Democratic strategist Stephanie cutter. Chair of the American conservative union, Matt schlapp. Roland martin from TV one. And Sara Fagen, political director for president bush and now with CNBC. Every president hit by
Russia, health care, hurricanes and harassment: A look back at 2017 in politics
Political news emerged from Washington, D.C. and beyond in 2017 at a seemingly breakneck pace. A new president, major congressional legislation, contentious elections, and widespread controversies turned over news cycles at record speeds, resulting in major stories emerging on a near-weekly basis.
Members of Congress who won't serve throughout 2018
The year 2017 was an eventful one on Capitol Hill , not just because of the legislative victories and losses, but also because of the number of lawmakers who decided not to fulfill their entire congressional terms. Here’s a list of senators and representatives who will not be returning to
What happens next after Doug Jones' Alabama Senate race victory
Doug Jones will become the state's first Democratic senator in 25 years, beating out Republican candidate Roy Moore.
Trump attacks Gillibrand after call for his resignation, suggests she'd 'do anything' for campaign contributions
President Donald Trump is attacking Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand , D-N.Y., in retaliation for suggesting he resign in the face of sexual misconduct allegations by multiple women. Over a dozen women have accused Trump of sexual harassment and assault in the years before he was president. He has denied