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Politicians, Activists Rally Crowd at Women's March in Washington
Activists and politicians rallied huge crowds who descended on the nation's capital today for the Women's March on Washington this morning, the biggest of hundreds of similar marches taking place today. The rally featured speeches from women's rights activist Gloria Steinem, Planned Parenthood
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
House Democrats Slam FBI Director James Comey After Closed-Door Briefing
Several House Democrats came out swinging against FBI Director James Comey, frustrated about his willingness to talk about the investigation into Hillary Clinton ’s misuse of a private email server while remaining relatively silent on any investigation into Donald Trump ’s connections to Russia. “I
Capitol Hill Buzz: Russian News Site Interrupts C-SPAN
Web surfers expecting to tune into C-SPAN's online feed of House floor activity Thursday afternoon instead saw images supplied by the Russian news site RT, which briefly interrupted programming on the network's website
Ex-Spy Behind Trump-Russia Allegations Identified
The former British spy at the center of the Trump allegations has been identified by the BBC as 52-year-old Christopher Steele.
Attorney General Confirmation Hearing Enters Second Day
ABC News' Janai Norman takes us outside the Senate confirmation hearing for Senator Jeff Sessions.
Civil Rights Advocates Avoid Calling Sessions 'Racist'
Civil rights groups opposed to Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general, Sen. Jeff Sessions, are staying away from accusing him of being "racist," saying they want focus on his record
Round Two: Wells Fargo CEO Faces Blistering Rebuke From Congress Again
Just over a week after facing blistering questions in front of a Senate panel, Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf went back to Capitol Hill today, where he received verbal lashings and further calls to resign from members of the House Financial Services Committee over the unauthorized accounts scandal
Lawmakers Urge FTC to Investigate 'Dark Money' Group Attacking Consumer Watchdog Group
Some lawmakers are trying to find out who's paying so-called "dark money" for ads attacking the watchdog group Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Protect America's Consumers, a political lobbying group, has spent nearly $58,000 on cable TV and online ads disparaging the nearly 5-year-old
Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders' Last-Minute Dash for Black Voters in South Carolina
In Iowa and New Hampshire, voters who wanted a glimpse of presidential candidates Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders could head to their local diner or town hall. Now, you’re a lot more likely to find them at church. In the days leading up to the South Carolina primary, campaigns have increasingly