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Navy Fighter Pilot Mike Garcia Leading the Pack in CA 25

Navy Fighter Pilot Mike Garcia Leading the Pack in CA 25

(Santa Clarita, CA) – Today Mike Garcia, the Congressional Candidate who had the courage to face the challenge against Katie Hill in early 2019, announced that he and his team have blown past fundraising goals to win back the 25th Congressional district. His momentum and support continue to accelerate and grow while all 3 of his […]

Progressive Uygur seeks Hill seat, blurs picture for Democrats

Progressive Uygur seeks Hill seat, blurs picture for Democrats

By JEREMY B. WHITE OAKLAND — Progressive journalist Cenk Uygur is seeking the California House seat vacated by former Rep. Katie Hill, raising the prospects of an intra-Democrat clash as the party seeks to preserve its 2018 California gains. As founder and host of the Young Turks news program, Uygur has built a reputation and following […]

Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings Dead At 68

Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings Dead At 68

ETHAN BARTON AND SHELBY TALCOTT CONTRIBUTOR . Democratic Baltimore Rep. Elijah Cummings died Thursday morning at the age of 68. The lawmaker died at a hospice center following a medical procedure as a result of complications from longstanding health challenges. The lawmaker was well-known throughout the years and most recently played a key role in […]

Mueller Hearings Had No Major Bombshells, As Expected

Mueller Hearings Had No Major Bombshells, As Expected

By CHUCK ROSS, Investigative Reporter . Robert Mueller’s much-anticipated congressional testimony is over, and little has changed. As was widely expected, the former special counsel offered up no major bombshells in over five hours of testimony to two congressional committees. Mueller appeared confused and shaky throughout his testimony, and fell short of providing information that […]

House Votes To Hold Barr, Ross In Contempt Of Congress

House Votes To Hold Barr, Ross In Contempt Of Congress

HENRY RODGERS CAPITOL HILL REPORTER The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress for withholding information about the administration’s attempt to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The House voted 230-198 after scheduling the vote because Barr and Ross […]

OPINION: Dems Have Passed HR 1 — And It Could Make Life A Lot Harder For AOC

OPINION: Dems Have Passed HR 1 — And It Could Make Life A Lot Harder For AOC

Eric Wang | Institute for Free Speech   Democrats in the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1 on a party-line vote on Friday morning. Their signature legislation purports to “shine a light on dark money in politics” and to “enhance [the] enforcement mechanisms” of the Federal Election Commission (FEC). Ironically, campaign finance controversies surrounding Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, […]

House Overwhelmingly Approves Motion To Condemn Anti-Semitism Amid Omar Fallout

House Overwhelmingly Approves Motion To Condemn Anti-Semitism Amid Omar Fallout

By Mike Brest | Reporter . The House of Representatives passed a motion Wednesday afternoon condemning anti-Semitism, which was added to a bill ending U.S. military aid for Saudi Arabia’s ongoing war in Yemen. This vote comes only days after Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar faced accusations of anti-Semitism for saying the pro-Israel lobby buys support […]

Speaker Pelosi Invites Trump to Deliver State of the Union Address Next Tuesday

Speaker Pelosi Invites Trump to Deliver State of the Union Address Next Tuesday

Kerry Picket | Reporter . House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Monday formally invited President Trump to deliver the State of the Union address next Tuesday on February 5. In a letter to the President, Speaker Pelosi wrote: Dear Mr. President: When I wrote to you on January 23rd, I stated that we should work together to […]

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s First Act to Fight Republicans

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s First Act to Fight Republicans

Caitlin McFall | Contributor WATCH:    Nancy Pelosi’s New Rule Package has passed in the House with a 234-197 party-line vote, meaning the Democrats are changing the way the House functions on day one. But it did not receive unanimous support from House Democrats. Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ro Khanna and Tulsi Gabbard voted against the package, […]

In the House, Everything New is Old Again

In the House, Everything New is Old Again

  By Thomas L. Knapp In late November, Democratic members of the US House of Representatives met to begin choosing their leadership for the 116th Congress, which convenes on January 3. The party’s endorsed candidate — although not a shoo-in — for Speaker of the House is former House Speaker (until her party lost the […]