Veteran Republican strategist Stuart Stevens joins MSNBC's Jonathan Capehart to discuss the Georgia Senate runoff amid new reporting calling into question Herschel Walker's residency.
A Republican congresswoman broke down in tears begging her colleagues to vote against a same-sex marriage bill
"I hope and pray that my colleagues will find the courage to join me in opposing this misguided and this dangerous bill," Hartzler said through tears.
Rep. Adam Schiff said 'facts support' indicting Trump and that the January 6 panel will make its evidence public so the GOP can't 'cherry-pick' and 'mislead the country'
Rep. Adam Schiff said the January 6 committee will release its evidence "so when the Republicans take over" they can't propagate a "false narrative."
Manchin and Sinema have effectively had carte blanche in the Senate the last two years. Now, Democrats can afford to lose one of their votes.
- Kansas City Star
Missouri Republican Vicky Hartzler, who has spent her career fighting same-sex marriage, broke into tears on the House floor Thursday as she urged her colleagues to vote against the bill.
Democrats break with tradition by passing over 89-year-old Dianne Feinstein to elect Patty Murray 3rd in line to the presidency
Senators have long picked their longest-serving member to be third in line to the presidency. But Feinstein declined it.
- The Advocate
U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler of Missouri implored her colleagues not to pass the "dangerous" Respect for Marriage Act, but they did anyway.
- The Guardian
Senator had proposed to attach energy bill to appropriations legislation but plan fails amid criticism of party leadership
- The Daily Beast
ReutersArizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema on Friday revealed she’s changed her party affiliation from Democrat to independent, a blow for Democrats celebrating their recently secured clear Senate majority.In an interview with Politico, Sinema indicated that she would continue to vote the same way she has over her previous four years in the Senate and said that she did not intend to caucus with Republicans. “Nothing will change about my values or my behavior,” she said.But the news will doubtless come a
- Belleville News-Democrat
He says he wants a bill ready for his signature by the Fourth of July, 2023.
- Fox News
Seven more members of the House Freedom Caucus are threatening to oppose Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's ascension to speaker unless their demands are met.
- The Hill
Decisions about which House Republicans will chair several key committees are being delayed amid vocal opposition to House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s (Calif.) bid for Speaker from a small number of hard-line GOP members. The House Republican Conference Steering Committee, the body of around 30 GOP leaders that picks chairs and members for most committees…
A Christian minister testified that he was involved in decades-long efforts to influence the Supreme Court: 'We pushed the boundaries of Christian ethics'
"Justice Thomas commended me, saying something like, keep up what you're doing, it's making a difference," Robert Schenck said.
- The Hill
The House has sent the Respect for Marriage Act to President Biden’s desk after all Democrats and 39 Republicans in the body voted to support the bill. The legislation, which passed in a 258-169-1 vote, would officially repeal the Defense of Marriage Act and require states to recognize interracial and same-sex marriages lawfully performed in…
On Thursday, Senators Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Bob Casey (D-Pa.) spoke on the Senate floor to seek unanimous consent to advance the bipartisan Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) for a roll call vote. But the common-sense bill, which affords pregnant workers basic protections, is now being held up by a lone Republican senator: Thom Tillis of North Carolina.
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California Democrat says he'd vote for a 'unity' GOP speaker, but McCarthy allies warn of concessions
As anti-Kevin McCarthy dissenters grow, Democrats are moving toward agreeing to a unity candidate to become the next Speaker of the House.
- The Hill
Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) was reelected Thursday morning to serve another term as Senate majority leader, capping a successful two years for the veteran lawmaker, who was just reelected to a fifth Senate term. Senate Democrats also reelected the rest of Schumer’s leadership team, giving Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) another term as Senate Democratic…
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema says she doesn’t plan to change her voting habits: often aligning with Democrats but backing Republicans on certain issues.
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MAGA lawmakers like Texas Sen. Ted Cruz who blame Mitch McConnell for the Senate GOP's midterms flop aim to gum up the legislative works more often.
Rep. Glenn Thompson (R-Pa.) wasn’t won over by religious liberty changes by Senate Republicans.