Newly elected Maryland congressional representative Glen Ivey joins On The Hill to talk about the chaotic House speaker vote that took place this week, and what some of his goals are as he begins representing the people of Maryland's fourth congressional district.
The California Democrat hit back after the Texas Republican seemed to imply that gun laws don't work.
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Iowa's popular blackout license plates were called "one thing Iowa got right" by Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz — who wants to copy them.
Do COVID tests expire? Some home test kits are still good even after their expiration date — here’s what you need to know
Biden is ending the U.S. COVID emergency declaration, which means Americans may no longer get free tests. Here's how to know if your home tests are still good.
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The Republican-controlled House Oversight and Accountability Committee has disbanded the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, which focused on issues including voting rights, freedom of assembly and criminal justice reform policies. In a committee meeting on Tuesday, Chairman James Comer (R-Ky.) said this doesn’t mean topics related to these issues can’t be brought before…
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Rep. Jim Jordan sent a letter earlier this month to Attorney General Merrick Garland asking for documents and underlying evidence in the appointment of the special counsel.
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Poland would be able to transfer its F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine only in coordination with NATO, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told journalists on Jan. 30.
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Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) is floating a possible compromise on what was one of the key holdups in the negotiations surrounding policing reform legislation after the death of George Floyd in 2020. The death of Tyre Nichols, 29, at the hands of police in Memphis earlier this month has sparked a renewed push for policing…
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“Agriculture is a huge economic driver in Pennsylvania, and I’m excited to keep fighting for our farmers and their families,” Fetterman said in a statement.
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A top non-partisan political handicapper predicts Democrats face a serious challenge holding on to four crucial Senate seats as they attempt to protect their razor-thin majority in 2024
The House this week approved the full roster of lawmakers named to the Oversight and Judiciary Committees, the front lines of probes into the Biden administration.
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Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/Getty/SD State SenatePIERRE, South Dakota—The state legislature has been consumed by a bizarre scandal after a lawmaker allegedly stepped way over the line and gave a staffer unsolicited advice on COVID vaccines and breast-feeding, including a suggestion that she suckle her husband.State Sen. Julie Frye-Mueller, a Republican from Rapid City, was suspended from her committee assignments last week and stripped of the ability to vote after the i
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A crowd did not begin chanting profanities at the president during a speech on gun violence. The video was edited to add the outburst.
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House Oversight Chairman Comer believes Hunter Biden was 'in proximity' to president's classified docs
House Oversight Committee chairman James Comer, a Republican from Kentucky, says he believes Hunter Biden was "in proximity" to the classified documents found at his father's home.
Chinese Americans from North Texas are protesting against two Texas Senate bills that would ban specific communities from buying property in the state. Over 250 protesters flocked to John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza in downtown Dallas on Sunday to condemn Senate Bills 147 and 552, which they have denounced as discriminatory. Bill 147, filed by Republican State Sen. Lois Kolkhorst in November 2022, will effectively prevent people with ties to four countries — China, Russia, North Korea and Iran — from purchasing Texas property or real estate if passed.
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Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) on Tuesday ridiculed President Biden’s nominee to serve as district judge for the Eastern District of Washington for flubbing basic questions about the Constitution last week, arguing Democrats have used a double standard for Biden’s and former President Trump’s nominees. The nominee, Spokane County Superior Court Judge Charnelle Bjelkengren,…
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Photo Illustration by Luis G. Rendon/The Daily Beast/GettyNew House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer (R-KY) has vowed to use his position to investigate “waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement” in federal COVID loans. But if that’s the case, he might actually find himself looking into his own role in that program—as well as his brother’s.In 2020, Comer, a critic of government spending, co-sponsored legislation that would essentially automatically forgive COVID Paycheck Protection Program
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The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee sued the office in 2019, alleging that it purposely concealed emails with Hawley’s political consultants while he was running for the U.S. Senate.
The New York Republican has been under scrutiny for a long series of apparent lies about his background and campaign finances.
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Sheriffs who see themselves as ultimate defenders of the Constitution are especially worried about gun rights
Scott Jenkins, sheriff of Culpeper County, Va., is one of a large number of so-called 'constitutional sheriffs' in the U.S. Eva Hambach/AFP via Getty ImagesA gun control law signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker of Illinois in January 2023 immediately faced opposition from a group key to the law’s enforcement: sheriffs. They are county-level, locally elected public officials who run jails, provide courthouse security, and, in many counties, are the primary providers of law enforcement services. In Illino
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New York Gov. Kathy Hochul vetoes Grieving Families Act, angering some loved ones of Buffalo massacre
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul has vetoed a bill that would have overhauled the state's 175-year-old wrongful death statute, angering some families whose elderly loved ones were killed in a Buffalo supermarket mass shooting. The Grieving Families Act would have allowed courts to consider grief and loss when determining how much a family can be compensated by insurance companies, regardless of the income-earning potential of the deceased. The law would have also extended the time permitted to bring a wrongful death action to court by 18 months and allow families to claim compensation for funeral expenses and loss of companionship.