Natalie Brand reports on Rep. Nancy Pelosi's announcement she won't pursue Democratic leadership position sending shock waves through Capitol (11-17-2022)
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Hakeem Jeffries, House Dems' new leader, said Tara Reade's Biden accusation should be 'investigated seriously'
Democratic Rep. Hakeem Jeffries said in 2020 that Tara Reade’s sexual assault allegation against then-Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden should be investigated.
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The Secret Service would not say why it changed its answer to government watchdog Judicial Watch's Freedom of Information Act request regarding Hunter Biden's gun investigation.
"Nancy D'Alesandro Pelosi is the most consequential speaker in American history," said Pelosi's successor, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, "and I am humbled by the opportunity to recognize her as speaker emerita"
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
L.A. is a place where LGBTQ+ people can feel safe and homelessness can be discussed honestly. Why does that look like failure to so many on the right?
U.S. Representative James Clyburn on Thursday was elected to be assistant House Democratic leader starting in January, after Representative David Cicilline dropped his bid for the job that he had hoped would raise the gay community's profile. Cicilline, an outspoken advocate for LGBTQ+ rights, abandoned the race against Clyburn after receiving assurances from leadership that the gay community's interests will be represented, according to a House Democratic aide. Cicilline easily won re-election to the House on Nov. 8 and will continue representing his Rhode Island constituents for another two-year term.
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Democratic Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairwoman Jeanne Shaheen shut down Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's questions about President Biden's role in the 2016 firing of a Ukrainian prosecutor.
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McConnell takes swipe at Jeffries, calls new Dem leader 'election denier' who made 'attacks' on judiciary
Speaking on the Senate floor, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell took shots at incoming House Democratic leader Hakeem Jeffries, calling him an "election denier."
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“The official Congressional Records do not belong to you or any member, but to the American people," he wrote to Chairman Bennie Thompson.
- The Wrap
Kimmel Says McConnell Voted Down Marriage Bill Because He’s ‘In an Interracial Marriage – That’s Why He’s Against It’ (Video)
The late night host bemoaned the fact that 36 Republicans voted against the historic bill
One of the most perplexing things to come out of the Senate’s passing of legislation to protect same-sex and interracial marriages in the Respect for Marriage Act is Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell voting against it. As a Republican, it might be obvious that he didn’t want to codify marriage equality into federal law, but his […]
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Democratic Rep. Jared Golden criticized President Biden for serving Maine lobsters at the White House state dinner while failing to protect the state's lobster industry.
Americans would get a better deal on heating oil and gasoline this winter, were it not for petroleum-rich nations colluding to keep prices high. Price-fixing scheme are usually illegal. However, the US can’t sue the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). But what if it could?
The Democratic Party has officially elected Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) to be the new House leader for 2023 in a decision announced on Capitol Hill Nov. 30. Jeffries succeeds Nancy Pelosi, who...
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The Wednesday vote marked a key decision for lawmakers weighing in on a significant labor dispute with high economic stakes and a tight deadline.
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President Joe Biden told a gathering of tribal leaders in Washington on Wednesday that he intends to designate an area considered sacred by area Native Americans in southern Nevada as a new national monument. “When it comes to Spirit Mountain and the surrounding ridges and canyons, I’m committed to protecting this sacred place that is central to the creation story of so many tribes that are here today,” Biden said during a speech at the White House National Tribal Nations Summit.
China opposes the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's ban on new Chinese telecommunications equipment sales, the commerce ministry said on Thursday, vowing to adopt necessary measures to safeguard the rights of its domestic firms. The Biden administration on Friday banned the sale or import of new telecommunications equipment from China's Huawei Technologies and ZTE, citing national security risks. "China will adopt necessary measures to safeguard the legitimate rights of domestic firms," said Chinese commerce ministry spokesperson Shu Jueting at a regular press conference, urging the United States to correct the wrongdoing and stop politicising and weaponising economic and trade issues.
Government watchdog finds no misconduct or ‘malicious code’ after IRS selected former FBI officials James Comey and Andrew McCabe for tax audits
The New York Times reported in July that the former Federal Bureau of Investigation officials were both audited by the IRS.
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GOP leader Kevin McCarthy's bid for House speaker may really be in peril
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Police in Spain detonated a suspicious parcel discovered at the U.S. Embassy in Madrid, Spanish officials said Thursday, a day after a similar package sent to the Ukrainian Embassy ignited upon opening and injured an employee. “We can confirm a suspicious package was received at the U.S. Embassy in Madrid, and are aware of reports of other packages sent to other locations throughout Spain,” the American embassy said in a response to an Associated Press inquiry.