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Republicans’ disdain for intellectualism was on display in Wednesday’s hearing

Added: 06.12.2019 16:19 | 1 views | 0 comments

Republican lawmakers articulated what has been a trend.

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Fur coats, resort vacations and a Porsche: Lawmaker resigns after allegedly taking $500,000 from her charity

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A Pennsylvania state rep stole over $500,000 from her own nonprofit. She’s resigning. Movita Johnson-Harrell,

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Harvey Weinstein to appear in court Friday due to New York bail reform

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The disgraced movie mogul wasn't the kind of criminal defendant New York lawmakers had in mind when they passed a law this year eliminating cash bail for most nonviolent crimes.

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U.S. lawmakers work to settle on articles of impeachment against Trump

Added: 06.12.2019 11:16 | 1 views | 0 comments

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will focus on Friday on the serious business of deciding what charges to bring against President Donald Trump, after Speaker Nancy Pelosi ordered the Judiciary Committee to draft formal articles of impeachment.


DHS scraps Trump-ordered plan for mandatory facial scans at US points of entry after privacy advocates, lawmakers raise concerns

Added: 06.12.2019 10:48 | 8 views | 0 comments

The Trump administration announced Thursday that it's backing away from a proposal that would have required all U.S. citizens to submit to facial recognition scans at airports and other ports of entry whenever they leave or enter the country.

Wisconsin governor to release findings of sexual-assault probe of state National Guard

Added: 06.12.2019 3:39 | 3 views | 0 comments

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said he will release the findings of a seven-month probe of how the state's National Guard handled a half-dozen cases of sexual assault allegations after federal investigators brief the Guard's top commander this weekend, according to a letter to lawmakers on Thursday. 


House Democrats slam HUD for 'illegally withholding' Puerto Rico hurricane aid

Added: 05.12.2019 23:18 | 11 views | 0 comments

Lawmakers say HUD is breaking the law by missing a congressionally mandated deadline to make $10.2B available in hurricane aid to the island.

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A Reporter Walks Into a Bar Filled With Politicians and Lobbyists

Added: 05.12.2019 21:27 | 1 views | 0 comments

Every year, New York lawmakers and interest groups decamp to Puerto Rico for a cozy weekend. I decided to check it out.

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