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The House Judiciary Committee recommended passage of the Protect Rhode Island Families Act (2017-H 5510A) sponsored by Rep. Teresa Tanzi (D-Dist.
A bill to disarm domestic abusers won the 13-to-5 approval of the House Judiciary Committee last week, as opponents streamed into the House speaker's office one by one to register their opposition on a make-shift petition.
The No Sanctuary for criminals Act was introduced last week by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and was cosponsored by Reps.
... by Democrats, which were done to give them a partisan advantage over Republicans ... perhaps it makes you feel like it's giving Republicans a partisan advantage when it's really putting us on a level-playing field," Burr told a House judiciary ...
The House Judiciary Committee passed Rep. John Carter's (R-Texas) Protection of children Act of 2017 (H.R. 495) by a 15-12 vote.
A Pennsylvania bill mandating DNA sampling for those convicted of a number of misdemeanor crimes passed through the state House this week. Approved in Harrisburg on a 152-37 vote, the legislation would require cheek swabbing for people convicted of a ...
"I decided to run for this office to give the voters of House District 3 a clear choice this election cycle: A choice between a liberal Democrat and a conservative Republican," he said.
The bill, sponsored by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., would boost penalties and sentences for criminals who have been previously deported.
The House Judiciary Committee recently advanced legislation introduced by state Rep. Pamela Hornberger, R-Chesterfield Township, requiring all forensic interviews conducted with children involved in abuse and neglect investigations to be recorded on ...
Gowdy also argued that the Russia scandal and questions of obstruction fall more in the jurisdiction of other committees - including the the House Judiciary Committee and the House Intelligence Committee, where he helps lead the investigation of ...
House Republicans are preparing to take up a pair of bills next week that crack down on illegal immigration, according to leadership sources, in a bid to carry out President Donald Trump's promise of tougher enforcement.
The chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus accused Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), who's faced criticism in the past for racially charged comments, of bias ...
U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Boca Raton, and other Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee are stepping up efforts to get their committee to look into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice in the ongoing probe over Russian influence in the ...
Legislation meant to strengthen protections of children involved in child abuse investigations was advanced by the House Judiciary Committee this week. The three-bill package introduced by state Rep. Pamela Hornberger (R-Chesterfield Township) would ...
The House Judiciary Committee last night voted to send Representative Teresa Tanzi (Democrat, District 34, Narragansett, South Kingstown)'s bill to take guns out of the hands of domestic abusers to the floor for a full vote by the Rhode Island House of ...
Sears joined with House Judiciary Committee chair Maxine Grad (D-Moretown) to negotiate changes to the vetoed bill with Scott's staff.
Top members of the Judiciary Committee indicated Wednesday that they will move forward with their own investigation into Russia's election meddling, after meeting with special counsel Robert Mueller.
House Judiciary Committee Democrats on Wednesday renewed a demand for Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), who chairs the committee, to schedule hearings to examine President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey and other questions ...
The House Judiciary Committee is expected to vote Wednesday on a bill that would require anyone under a restraining order to surrender his or her firearms.
House Judiciary Committee Democrats are telling the panel's Republican leadership to "do its job" and join other committees in conducting a probe into Russian ...
LANSING - Absent reports of Domestic Violence, judges would be required to award joint legal custody of children to divorcing parents under a bill that passed ...
"The House Judiciary Committee routinely deals with some of the most complex and important issues that come before the body, as evidenced by the fact it was tasked with handling the impeachment of Gov.
Kristin Gourlay / RIPR. The House Judiciary Committee is expected to vote on an assortment of legislation Tuesday as the session reaches its final stretch.
A few days later, in July 1974, the House Judiciary Committee approved three articles of impeachment, with six Republicans joining 21 Democrats.
Rep. Trey Gowdy secured one of Congress's most powerful investigative posts last week. But it remains unclear how - or if - he'll use it to investigate ...
U.S. technology companies are often in an "untenable situation" when law enforcement requests customer data stored abroad, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) said at a June 15 hearing. U.S. tech sector and bipartisan lawmakers ...
On June 13, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice held a hearing on "Lawsuit Abuse and the Telephone consumer Protection Act".
So, right now, in the House, I would think the House Judiciary Committee ought to have an interest in the obstruction issue, as well.
Amin is currently senior counsel on the House Judiciary Committee under chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.). Amin would replace Daniel Marti as coordinator.
Steve Scalise and two U.S. Capitol police officers. The House canceled all votes for Wednesday, according to multiple reports. Hearings or bill markups in the House Judiciary Committee, Financial Services Committee and Foreign Affairs Committee were ...
The recently proposed Protection of children Act of 2017 would place some children in harm's way, the ABA argued Wednesday in a letter to the House Judiciary Committee. The bill, H.R. 495, is sponsored by U.S. Rep. John Carter, a Texas Republican.
Freshman U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., was named to the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va.
Washington, DC, June 13, 2017 - After receiving a vague response to a previous inquiry, House Judiciary Committee Democrats pressed Ivanka Trump Operations for answers on their business dealings with foreign countries and Ivanka Trump's ...
Those who remember the Watergate meltdown that Clapper referenced will recall that it led to a decision by the House Judiciary Committee to support articles of impeachment grounded in concerns regarding both obstruction of justice and abuses of power.
Former Jacksonville Sheriff John Rutherford, a freshman on Capitol Hill, was appointed to the U.S. House Judiciary Committee Tuesday. Rutherford is "excited" about the appointment "to a strong committee focused on upholding the Constitution," per a ...
Their mantra, coined by Peter Rodino of the House Judiciary Committee, was simple: Impeachment "has to come out of the middle.
Senate Judiciary Committee seeks meeting with Robert Mueller. The leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election are seeking a meeting with special counsel Robert Mueller, ABC News ...
Those who remember the Watergate meltdown that Clapper referenced will recall that it led to a decision by the House Judiciary Committee to support articles of impeachment grounded in concerns regarding both obstruction of justice and abuses of power.
Lindsey Graham, who sits on the judiciary committee, if he personally thinks the White House tapes exist. "I don't think so," he said, before taking a pause.
Feinstein, who used to chair the Senate Intelligence Committee and is the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, tossed a Curveball back at the attorney general, arguing he should testify publicly before the seasoned lawyers and prosecutors of ...
... and the politics here haven't gotten to the point of impeachment even though it looks obvious there are several legal cases that can be built.
... lawmakers on Monday that he may try to force a floor vote on his article of impeachment if the House Judiciary Committee does not take it up. "I would hope that the Article, once submitted, would receive expeditious consideration by the Judiciary ...
On Monday, Democratic lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee said the new trademark approvals illustrate how President Donald Trump's daughter - who also serves as a White House adviser - could use her official position for personal benefit.
The ranking Democrat of the House Judiciary Committee called Monday for a probe into President Trump over foreign payments to his Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON - A political publication in the nation's capital says a fight is brewing among Democratic contenders to take the party's top seat on the House ...
A fight has broken out among top Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee over replacing Rep. John Conyers as the ranking member of the panel, even though the 88-year-old Michigan Democrat says he's not going anywhere.
House Judiciary Committee Democrats asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday to confirm various comments former FBI Director James Comey made in a recent Senate hearing about incidents related to President Trump and Russia.
Sessions had been set to appear before the Senate and House appropriations subcommittees on Tuesday but he wrote in a letter that he would be sending his deputy.


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