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Rep. Conyers announces he's retiring today, endorses son to fill seat
Currently facing multiple allegations of sexual harassment, veteran Congressman John Conyers , D-Mich., announced he is retiring today. Conyers, 88, confirmed the news on the Mildred Gaddis radio show, calling in from a hospital in Detroit recovering for a stress-related illness. “I am retiring
5 key moments from Jeff Sessions' testimony before House Judiciary Committee
Attorney General Jeff Sessions denied suggestions Tuesday that he misled Congress in previous appearances before Senate committees in which he was asked about Trump campaign contacts with Russian officials. Questions about the attorney general's prior answers to Congress came during testimony
House Judicial Committee grills Sessions on Russia, Trump and Uranium One
Attorney General Jeff Sessions had testy exchanges with several representatives from both sides of the aisle in the first part of the hearing.
'I have no reason to doubt' Roy Moore's accusers, Sessions testifies
Texas Representative Sheila Jackson Lee asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions if he believed the women who have accused Roy Moore of sexual misconduct.
DeAndre Levy testifies Lions told him not to talk about CTE; team denies claim
Former Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy testified Friday before Democratic members of the Energy and Commerce and Judiciary committees, saying the franchise tried to silence him from talking about brain injuries, chronic traumatic encephalopathy and the NFL. Levy's testimony came during a
President Trump and first lady meet with Harvey evacuees and volunteers in Houston
As the Texas Gulf Coast reels from the damage and flooding from Hurricane Harvey, President Donald Trump returned the the state on Saturday to meet with families whose lives have been upended and volunteers assisting with the rescue and recovery efforts. After arriving in Houston early on Saturday
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
The Note: Comey goes under the microscope
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY Today's the big day: James Comey is set to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee at 10 a.m. ET. Thanks to the early release of James Comey's prepared opening statement (trust us, it's worth reading in full), we know that Comey will testify that Trump asked him
Comey's testimony expected to shut down Capitol Hill
It won't be business as usual on Capitol Hill tomorrow. Former FBI Director James Comey 's appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee is expected to captivate lawmakers -- and grind some official business to a halt. "This will be watched as much as the Watergate hearings," said Rep. Jackie
Grammys honor Keith Urban for being a 'fighter' for music education
For Keith Urban music education is personal: Having two daughters has inspired the four-time Grammy Award winner to fight for music education. Urban received the Recording Artists Coalition Award at the 2017 Grammys on The Hill for giving his time and resources to music education programs. Sens.