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Republicans propose an amendment that would bar Department of Defense from funding transgender medical surgeries
Democrats are enraged today by an amendment to the defense authorization bill that would prohibit the Department of Defense from using any government money to provide medical treatment related to gender transition. The amendment, which was offered by Republican Rep. Vicky Hartzler of Missouri, bans
Trump Jr. emails blasted by critics of the Trump administration
As with other controversial moments that have swirled around President Trump and his inner circle, reactions to Donald Trump Jr.'s release of what he says are screen grabs of the full email chain allegedly arranging the meeting between him and a Russian attorney who claimed to have damaging
Remembering JFK on his 100th birthday
Nostalgia for the Camelot era was in full effect as the Kennedy family celebrated the life of the 35th president.
Kennedy Shares Law School Story About Professor Warren
Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy, III introduces his former law school professor, Elizabeth Warren, at the Democratic National Convention.
6 Rising Stars to Watch at the Democratic Convention
In 2004, a young Illinois state senator named Barack Obama gave a rousing address at the Democratic National Convention in Boston, electrifying party leaders and stoking chatter about a future presidential run. Twelve years later -- and one week after rising GOP stars Sens. Tom Cotton of Arkansas
Obama's Unfinished Business In Asia
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES THE ART OF THE PRESIDENTIAL PIVOT: For President Obama, it’s the “pivot” that never quite made the full turn. His “deliberate and strategic decision” in 2011 to reorient U.S. foreign policy toward Asia has been repeatedly distracted by crises ...
Trio of House Dems in Race for Charity - Boston Marathon
Politicians are used to running and raising money, but today three House Democrats ran in the Boston Marathon to raise money for charities that help victims of last year’s finish line bombing. Reps. Joe Kennedy III and Stephen Lynch, both from Massachusetts, joined Rep. Kyrsten...
Congress Gone Wild? Lawmakers Take on Spring Break
ABC’s Alexander Mallin, Erin Dooley and Ryan Struyk report: Congress’ annual two-week Spring vacation from the nation’s capital is well underway, and many of the 535 lawmakers are following the tradition of sharing their wild (and in some cases, mild) experiences via social media. What...
Reps. Sinema and Kennedy Running Boston Marathon to Honor Bombing Victims
“A marathon is a celebration of life and endurance and the human spirit,” Rep. Kyrsten Sinema says. “Runners are such a tight-knit community. Even if we don’t know each other, we treat each other like friends.” Next week, Sinema, a freshman Democrat from Arizona, will...
Fasters for Immigration Reform Pass Torch to New Group
For 22 days, a group of activists has gone without food in hopes of getting Congress to vote on immigration reform. But now, they’ve reached their limit. Four demonstrators, including union leader Eliseo Medina, announced Tuesday they are ending their hunger strike and passing the...