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But outside the halls of Congress, victims' advocacy groups fear FOSTA lacks the necessary tools for victims of sex trafficking to challenge websites in court. internet activists ... "I would contend that FOSTA, as it stands now, is very strong in advocating for our victims," Wagner told the Washington Examiner.
WASHINGTON -- A potential backlash from the new tax law and President Trump's unpopularity in Democratic-leaning states could combine to turn swaths of blue America even bluer in this year's elections, a development likely to deepen already intense polarization in Congress. Recent retirement ...
(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Rep. Mia Love arrives at Salt Lake International airport on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. Love, a Utah Republican and the only Haitian-American in Congress, called on President Donald Trump to apologize Thursday after reports said he questioned why the United ...
Democrat Bob Rackleff announced his candidacy for the U.S. Congress District Two Representative seat Saturday. The seat is currently held by ... He served in the U.S. Navy for 30 years as a sailor and then officer. His wife Esther Morning is ... Rackleff is no stranger to Washington. He was a speech writer ...

Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, arrives for a meeting of House Republicans on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Treasury Department has paid out almost $300,000 in taxpayer funds to settle claims brought against Congressional offices that include sexual harassment and sex discrimination since 2003. One of ...
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon will be interviewed next week by a U.S. House of Representatives committee investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The interview behind ...
Russian officials on January 8 rejected an accusation by U.S. CIA Director Mike Pompeo that Russia is attempting to interfere in U.S. congressional elections ... Washington analysts say that this year's election could determine whether U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican Party continues to control ...
With three pieces of music legislation making its way through the U.S. Congress, the various sectors of the industry have pulled together to endorse each ... The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), American Association of Independent Music (A2IM), the Recording Academy, the Nashville ...
CHAMBERSBURG -- Pennsylvania Sen. Richard Alloway II, R-Chambersburg, said he will not seek the congressional seat held by Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Everett. "After much thoughtful consideration and conversation with my family and friends, I have decided I will not be candidate for U.S. Congress in 2018 ...
FILE- In this Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump, accompanied by Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, right, speaks during a meeting with Republican Senators on immigration in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington. The Trump Administration faces a ...
The American flag flies in front of the capitol dome is seen at sunset on Capitol Hill, Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 in Washington. ... Stabenow was first elected to the U.S. Senate in 2000 after defeating one-term senator Spence Abraham and fended off Republican challenges to her seat in 2006 and 2012. Currently ...
WASHINGTON: Indian-American politician Aruna Miller has filed nomination papers to run for the US Congress from a Congressional seat in Maryland. ... open to all our citizens," Miller said after she officially filed her Certificate of Candidacy for US Congress for the 6th Congressional district of Maryland.
WASHINGTON -- Congress faces a jam-packed to-do list when it returns this week, with deadlines looming on difficult issues - including how to fund the ... their DACA status by December, and the rest will lose protection before March, according to the Center For American Progress, a center-left think tank.
"DACA" refers to "Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals," the Obama-era initiative that protected undocumented immigrants who had arrived in the U.S. as children, known as "Dreamers," from deportation. When asked by "Face the Nation" guest host Major Garrett about her husband's health, Dingell replied ...
Political strife, terrorism, and human fallibility will not go away in 2018, but we can all resolve to do better than we did in 2017. While nobody can dictate events, there are many ways, on our own, we can do our jobs better. In that spirit, we have New Year's hopes for the politically powerful people to whom ...

Washington (CNN) The list of lawmakers leaving Congress in 2018 is notable for the number of Republicans who have cited their own party's president as ... "With the unique opportunity given to us by the American people, with Republican majorities in the House, the Senate, and now a newly inaugurated ...
An American flag flies outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Dec. ... The head of a conservative Republican faction in the U.S. Congress, who voted this month for a huge expansion of the national debt to pay for tax cuts, called himself a "fiscal conservative" on Sunday and urged ...
Recovering America's Wildlife Act was introduced in the U.S. Congress as House Resolution 4647 (H.R. 4647). Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) introduced this bipartisan legislation. The Act would dedicate $1.3 billion annually to the Wildlife conservation ...
It's not the promise of prompt delivery that has residents of Washington, D.C., spending fifty bucks for nondescript glass jars, nor is it the small jars themselves, which resemble something found on the bottom shelf of a Dollar Tree. It is the unmentioned "gift" which a local online upstart, Trendingleafs, tucks ...
President Donald Trump shakes hands with House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., during an event to acknowledge the final passage of tax overhaul legislation by Congress on the South Lawn of White House in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) The Associated Press.
The Republican-controlled U.S. Congress will begin voting on Tuesday on the biggest overhaul of the U.S. tax system in more than 30 years. Little is standing in the way of the party's first major legislative triumph under President Donald Trump. The House of Representatives was poised to act first with a ...
Climate Countdown protesters join with Indigenous demonstrators in their environmental occupation of the US Congress. ... The US Congress opening ceremony in Washington was interrupted by at least 200 Indigenous environmental activists Wednesday morning, who chanted "We're in a climate crisis!
On the same day, Kim announced she will run for Congress in the 39th district. "I pledge to continue the service-oriented and dedicated representation that Ed Royce is known for," said Young Kim. "The 39th district is vibrant, diverse and spread over three counties. I have worked with Rep. Royce in all the ...
With resignations in the US Congress piling up and rumors that two or three dozen members could face charges of sexual misbehavior in the near future, it's not too early to start thinking through the political impact. Could such a wave of resignations affect swing the House? Nate Silver thinks it "probably ...
42-year-old Cloud is from the Victoria area and runs a medication production company in the city. Cloud is a member of the State Republican Executive Committee and is one of five Republican challengers for Farenthold's job. Farenthold will face Republicans in the March 6 primary next year, and the ...
Congress Weighs Threat of Moscow Wielding the Energy Weapon .... Gas exports offer triple benefits for the Trump administration, he added, helping to open markets, increasing U.S. exports, and bolstering American allies. ... But the biggest risk to Russia's pipeline plans comes from the U.S. Congress.
Case in point, The Verge posted a rundown of how much money the ISP industry has given to US lawmakers over the years. In total, companies like AT&T, Comcast, and Verizon have collectively donated $101 million to sitting members of Congress and their leadership PACs, between 1989 and 2017.
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the signing ceremony of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence and members of the military, at the White House in Washington D.C., U.S. December 12, 2017. Reuters/Carlos Barria Reuters.
Congress has passed an emergency spending bill to fund the federal government for two more weeks, avoiding a partial shutdown that would have taken ... praising them for coming to the White House to meet with him, and choosing to "put their responsibility to the American people above partisanship." ...
A former Oregon resident and Sam Barlow high school graduate is running for the U.S. House of Representatives' 26th District of Texas in an ...
Zinke, for his part, left Congress shortly after he was nominated last year to serve as the U.S. Secretary of the Interior. The Washington Post ...
The deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history has prompted some to ... The Washington Post poked around to see which U.S. Congress ...
The importance of the U.S. Congress in the country's foreign policy matters is well known, just as it is the center of decision-making on finance ...
Amid an outpouring of grief and condolences as the death toll climbed higher from Monday's mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada, one U.S. ...
Former Equifax chief to face questions from US Congress over hack ... "I am here today to apologize to the American people myself." Smith will ...
Senator Cardin blames Congress for US aid's 'budget disaster' ... Senator Ben Cardin told global development leaders in Washington, D.C., ...
The Jones Act limits shipping between coasts to U.S. flagged vessels. ... have said it supports American jobs, including ones in Puerto Rico and ...
Tech Executives to Testify at U.S. Congress' Russia Hearings ... advisor Jared Kushner on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. July 25, 2017. ... "We anticipate it will be necessary for the American people to hear directly from tech ...
Pope Francis' 2015 speech to US Congress: still a challenge ... by delivering the first-ever address by a reigning Pope to the U.S. Congress.
Poroshenko calls on U.S. Congress to supply arms to Ukraine ... The head of state also expressed solidarity with the American people due to ...
We're freshman members of Congress from different political parties but we know there is more that unites us than divides us. That's why we're ...
They include the collections of every U.S. representative from central ... of American government, archival collections and overall operations.
In recent days the American people, members of Congress and the ... will he continue to act like Trump's poodle on the floor of the U.S. Senate?
A federal court invalidated two of Texas' Congressional Districts on Tuesday, ... chief executive of the League of United Latin American citizens, one of the plaintiffs, said he considered the ruling "on balance a victory for us.".
Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii): "As a Jew, as an American, as a human, ... from states and Congressional Districts where Trump remains popular.
U.S. Congress members are focused during their August recess on ... Gail McGovern, president and CEO of the American Red Cross, said ...
The race to fill Pennsylvania's 11th Congressional district seat in 2018 may feature a new candidate very familiar to the Carlisle area.
On these trips, spouses go shopping while American legislators are briefed ... and Attempts to Influence U.S. elections: Lessons Learned from Current ... Washington's Newseum last year should be prosecuted for violating the ...


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