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Pelosi says the GOP doesn’t have the votes for Trump’s wall

WASHINGTON — House Minority Leader and Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi said Republicans do not have enough votes to approve President Donald Trump’s request for a $5 billion border wall. “They do not have the votes to pass the president’s proposal, $5 billion, or […]

Pelosi says the GOP doesn’t have the votes for Trump’s wall

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WASHINGTON — House Minority Leader and Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi said Republicans do not have enough votes to approve President Donald Trump’s request for a $5 billion border wall. “They do not have the votes to pass the president’s proposal, $5 billion, or […]

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Congress approves short-term measure to prevent shutdown

WASHINGTON — A partial government shutdown was averted Thursday afternoon following House and Senate passage of a continuing resolution (CR) that maintains funding at existing levels through Dec. 21. The

Brett Kavanaugh confirmation a “Dark Day” for America

Oakland, C.A. – Congresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement on the confirmation of Judge Kavanaugh: “This is a dark day for our country. Senate Republicans have installed a far-right justice

Duncan Hunter, Jr stripped of committee assignments after he and wife are indicted

WASHINGTON – Rep. Duncan Hunter Jr. (R-Calif.) has been stripped of his committee assignments following a felony indictment on charges related to the misuse of campaign funds, House Speaker Paul

President Trump appears to have committed treason

Why has the President of the United States committed treason? This morning, after President Trump met with President Vladimir Putin of Russia, former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency

Peter Strzok, the embattled FBI agent defended himself and bureau during 10-hour hearing

WASHINGTON – Embattled FBI agent Peter Strzok pushed back on Thursday against claims that his political preference affected decisions made in the Bureau’s investigation into potential collusion between members of

House passes resolution condemning Libya slave trade

On Tuesday the House of Representatives passed a resolution condemning the slave trade in Libya that takes advantage of and exploits immigrants and refugees. The resolution introduced by Dem. Rep.

Rosenstein pushes back on committee in hearing

WASHINGTON — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein pushed back against claims that the Department of Justice is stalling congressional requests to produce documentation related to the Trump-Russia probe and the

Rep. Karen Bass names Caren Street as her new Chief of Staff

On Wednesday Rep. Karen Bass (Dem. CA-37) named Caren Street her new Chief of Staff. Street has an extensive history on Capital Hill, going back to her time as

Rep. Karen Bass hosts resource fairs on senior scams

LOS ANGELES – Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones and the newly-elected California Assemblymember Sydney Kamlager hosted an event over the weekend in South Los Angeles

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