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House Republicans Still Stuck on Doomed Immigration Bills They are making one final, and probably futile, effort to pass a “compromise” measure. But it’d die in the Senate anyway.
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Conyers Steps Down As Ranking Democrat on House Judiciary Committee He is continuing to deny the allegations of sexual harassment that have been made against him.
Tracking the Most Competitive House Races in the 2018 Midterms A dynamic, monthly breakdown of the most competitive districts
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4 Female Lawmakers Say They’ve Been Harassed by Colleagues in Congress “It’s hostile and embarrasses, and therefore could take away a person’s power.”
House Approves Republican Bill Banning Most Late-Term Abortions The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act has been endorsed by the Trump administration.
Body-Slamming Congressman to Build Kids’ Wheelchairs for Community Service The recently elected Greg Gianforte was sentenced to 40 hours for assaulting a reporter.
House Approves $1.6 Billion for Border-Wall Construction But the funding probably won’t make it through the Senate.
GOP Congressman Overwhelmed by ACA-Supporting Constituents A Colorado Republican snuck out of his own event to dodge a group of constituents who came to challenge the repeal of Obamacare.
It May Be Now or Never for a Democratic House With Donald Trump at the top of the ballot, a historic Democratic wave could take the chamber.
Debbie Dingell Makes Personal Gun-Control Plea Michigan’s Debbie Dingell spoke during a Democratic sit-in to force a vote on gun-control legislation.
If Trump Is Nominee, Can Dems Take the House? Until recently, the scenario was pretty much unimaginable.
House Passes Bill to Block Refugees Since it still seems unlikely the bill will become law, it probably won’t do much else than that.
House Passes a Ban on Abortions After 20 Weeks The bill would make it difficult for rape survivors to access abortion care.
The House Finally Passed the Sandy Aid Bill The $50.7 emergency bill is expected to pass the Senate.
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House Votes to Hold Eric Holder in Contempt Seventeen Democrats voted in favor, while others walked out.
Republicans Sticking Their Necks Out on Tax Cut They’re making life very difficult for their colleagues — even fellow Republicans.
Michele Bachmann Drops Bid for Actual Power She realizes that her fellow Republicans in Congress had almost zero desire to vote her into the House leadership.
New House Oversight Chairman Wants ‘Seven Hearings a Week Times 40 Weeks’ White House staff, meet Republican congressman Darrell Issa. He likes subpoenas.
Congress to Buy Itself Some New Jets This is the same Congress that’s always excoriating executives of companies bailed out by taxpayer dollars for using private jets.
House.gov Has Crashed Not that we expected any reasonable explanations anytime soon, but it would be nice to be able to check.
So, What’ll Happen in New York’s Congressional Races Tomorrow? The signs point to a Democratic House of Representatives after tomorrow’s votes are counted, according to nearly all the people who handicap such things. How will the great state of New York play into the impending blue wave? Over at Early & Often, Jon Dolan takes a look at the six Empire State congressional races that could still go either way, and he predicts E&O’s “totally guaranteed results.” Will he be right? Will the Dems take the House? We’ll know soon enough.
The Future of New York’s Congressional Delegation [Early and Often]