Rep. Sara Jacobs joins Symone D. Sanders-Townsend to discuss the drama that unfolded on Capitol Hill ahead of Speaker McCarthy being elected as Speaker of the House, and what’s next for the 118TH Congress.
- Business Insider
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy finally won his battle against letting members vote remotely. It could cost him critical GOP votes when he needs it most.
The House implemented proxy voting in the 116th Congress as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. It's gone now, and it could be costly for the GOP.
The Fox News personality got into it with the host and Pete Hegseth over AR-15-style rifle ownership.
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Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., grilled four Biden judicial nominees on the Constitution during a confirmation hearing Wednesday, and one could not answer his questions.
- Associated Press
The South Dakota Senate on Thursday suspended a Republican state senator in a rare move that stripped the lawmaker of all legislative power while keeping the allegations against her a secret. Sen. Julie Frye-Mueller, who is among a group of right-wing Statehouse Republicans, told reporters earlier Thursday that she was being punished following an exchange she had with a legislative aide about vaccinations. Sen. Michael Rohl, the Republican lawmaker who initiated the motion to suspend Frye-Mueller, said in a statement that it was based on “serious allegations” and had been made to ensure the Legislature was creating a safe work environment for employees.
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Omar told reporters many Republicans have spoken with her privately and said they believe the move to deny her a spot on the Foreign Affairs Committee is "unjust."
The Texas senator is cool with classified documents at Mike Pence's house but not so fine with the ones found at Joe Biden's.
- Argus Leader
Sen. Julie-Mueller was stripped of her two committee assignments Wednesday during the Senate session.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is under pressure to take action after newly-elected Rep. George Santos was exposed as a serial liar.
- The Hill
Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s (R-Calif.) vow to block Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) from sitting on the House Foreign Affairs Committee has hit an early snag: He may not have the votes to do it. Omar, one of three Muslims in Congress, has been a controversial figure on Capitol Hill for her sharp criticisms of the Israeli…
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Fire Chief Lipski says his firefighters are not at fault after the discovery of a man's body a day after extinguishing a fire at property with extreme hoarding conditions
Whether or not the man caused or died from the fire is still under investigation.
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Kristi Noem under fire from state Freedom Caucus for allegedly overstepping South Dakota constitutional limits
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem is getting heat from some state Freedom Caucus members who say her executive branch has “overstepped” its constitutional authority.
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Schiff, Swalwell, Omar respond after Speaker McCarthy keeps them off committees: 'Political vengeance'
Reps. Adam Schiff, Eric Swalwell and Ilhan Omar have released a statement condemning House Speaker Kevin McCarthy for preventing them from serving on committees.
US Republicans and conservative influencers claim a background screening form allegedly filled out by Hunter Biden shows he paid President Joe Biden $50,000 per month to live at their Delaware home. This is false; the payments and dates listed on the form correspond with the younger Biden's lease of office space in Washington DC, and claims that his father charged him rent are unproven."Was Joe Biden really paid $50,000 a month by Hunter for a house that’s worth comparatively very little. Who ac
The controversial New York Republican who admitted to lying on his resume is now a $30 bobblehead available at the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum
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The “Special Treatment” Supreme Court Justices Got During The Leak Investigation Should Be Investigated, A Group Told Congress
The justices didn’t have to sign affidavits denying the leak, but their staff did. Congress is being urged to investigate why.View Entire Post ›
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Josh Hawley pokes at Pelosi with a novelty bill while House lawmakers dive back into the fight over a congressional ban on stock trading.
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Some senators are eyeing a divided Congress as an opportunity to tackle reforms to Social Security, as the program faces significant solvency issues in little more than a decade. Changes to Social Security are a perpetually heavy lift for Congress, but they’ve gained traction as some House Republicans float cuts to it as part of…
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The State of Emergency will stay in effect until Feb. 9.
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Missouri lawmakers are weighing a slate of bills aimed at transgender youth. Members of the LGBTQ+ community said they could be life-threatening.