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Trent Lott believes lawmakers will avoid government shutdown

WASHINGTON DC— Former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott said he expects lawmakers on Capitol Hill to reach an agreement to fund the government by the time current appropriations expire on Nov. 21. “A shutdown is unlikely because it’s just too […]

Trent Lott believes lawmakers will avoid government shutdown

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WASHINGTON DC— Former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott said he expects lawmakers on Capitol Hill to reach an agreement to fund the government by the time current appropriations expire on Nov. 21. “A shutdown is unlikely because it’s just too […]

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Rep. Barbara Lee honors Elijah Cummings

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13) issued the following statement on the passing of House Oversight Committee Chairman Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (MD-7): “My heart is heavy upon learning

AOC top 10 controversial comments

WASHINGTON – Since her election to Congress last year, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) has made a number of questionable comments and has become a lightning rod for conservative criticism. Below are

No War With Iran Caucus is launched today in Congress

A new caucus in Congress has been formed, the NWIC, or No War With Iran Caucus. Two California representatives, Barbara Lee and Maxine Waters, join Jan Schakowsky of Illinois,

GOP Jewish leader rebukes Ocasio-Cortez over concentration camp remarks

WASHINGTON – The national chairman of the Republican Jewish Coalition rebuked Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) after the freshman lawmaker called ICE detention centers that house undocumented immigrants “concentration camps.” “It’s so

Rep. Barbara Lee celebrates Pride Month and 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots

Washington, D.C. – Today (June 1), Congresswoman Barbara Lee celebrated the start of 2019 Pride Month and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots by releasing the following statement: “Every

Rep. Barbara Lee and Sen. Bernie Sanders introduce bill to curb Wall Street greed

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2019 – Today, Representative Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) introduced the Inclusive Prosperity Act along with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and more than

William Barr: Special counsel Mueller declined offer to read controversial memo

WASHINGTON – Attorney General William Barr told a Senate panel that Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III declined an offer to review a memo Barr wrote that some said summarized

Congressman Tony Cárdenas introduces the End Debtor’s Prison for Kids Act

Today, I am introducing the Ending Debtor’s Prison for Kids Act. We need to eliminate the cruel practice of collecting fines and fees that keep children in jail and

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

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