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House Democrats Slam Speaker Paul Ryan for Instagram Post With Interns
Democrats on Capitol Hill have responded to an Instagram photo from House Speaker Paul Ryan that raised questions about diversity on Capitol Hill. Over the weekend, the Wisconsin Republican posted a selfie with Republican summer interns to his Instagram page. I think this sets a record for the most
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Donald Trump Attacks Leave Democrats Struggling
Democrats on Capitol Hill grappled today with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ’s unprecedented criticism of Donald Trump , as some even suggested that the progressive jurist should step aside if a Trump-related case were to come before the court. In a series of interviews, the liberal
Democrats Vow to Continue Gun Control Protests as House Adjourns
The U.S. House of Representatives finally adjourned until July 5 after sit-in protests by Democrats halted business in the chamber for more than 17 hours. Despite the decision to end the legislative session, more than a dozen Democratic members, including Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.,
State of the Union: How Lawmakers Score a Private Moment With the President
It’s hard to miss Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee , D-Texas, at the State of the Union -– especially if you’re the president. Every year, Jackson Lee and other like-minded lawmakers –- known collectively as the “aisle hogs” -– spend hours staking out coveted aisle seats in the House chamber for the chance
State of the Union 'Aisle Hogs': Scoring a Private Moment with the President
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, waits for hours to snag an aisle seat -- and a few seconds with President Obama -- at the State of the Union.
President Obama Remarks on Economy
President Obama attempts to refocus immigration issues to the economic recovery.
Hillary Clinton on Nigerian Rescue Efforts: 'We Need a Lot More Action'
Less than six hours after she declared the mass kidnapping of Nigerian schoolgirls an “abominable” act of terror, Hillary Clinton on Wednesday night blasted civilian leaders in Abuja, Nigeria, for their slow response, demanding “a lot more action” in the fight to bring the children home....
What's Next in Nigeria?
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES U.S. SENDING SMALL MILITARY TEAM TO NIGERIA. A team of less than 10 U.S. military members will arrive in Nigeria in coming days to be part of the coordination cell to assist that country in the search for more than...
Boko Haram Leader Deserves 'Special Place in Hell,' Lawmakers Say
Five outraged House Democrats emerged from a meeting at the Nigerian Embassy in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday with tough words for the leader of the terrorist group Boko Haram. “There is a special place in hell for somebody like him. Those who would prey on...
'Accidental' Death Under Investigation
Justice Department reviews the death of a Texas man who sustained injuries.