Congress


Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen to Retire

Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen has announced that she will retire from Congress at the end of her term. She broke the news in an interview with the Miami Herald. Ros-Lehtinen, who has served in Congress for thirty-eight years, is the dean of the Florida congressional delegation and was the first Cuban-American elected to Congress. […]

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Rod Rosenstein Appointed Deputy Attorney General

The United States Senate approved appointee Rod Rosenstein as Deputy Attorney General on Tuesday. The Senate voted 94-6 on Rosenstein’s appointment, making it an easy victory for the nominee. Rosenstein was Maryland’s top federal prosecutor for the last twelve years, and was appointed to the office of attorney under President […]


Representative Devin Nunes Steps Aside from Russian Investigation

Representative Devin Nunes (R-CA) has temporarily stepped aside from the House Intelligence Committee’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. The decision comes as a result of the House Ethics Committee opening a probe into Nunes and whether he improperly handled classified information. Nunes did not hold back in […]

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House Intelligence Ranking Member Calls on Intelligence Chair to Recuse Himself

House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-CA) called on Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes (R-CA) to recuse himself from the House Russia investigation on Monday. Schiff stated, “After much consideration, and in light of the Chairman’s admission that he met with his source of information at the White House, I believe […]


Republicans Surrender on Obamacare

One day after the law’s seventh anniversary, federal Republicans surrendered on the matter of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare as it became popularly known, and declared it to be “the law of the land,” in the words of Speaker Paul Ryan. Speaker Ryan cancelled Friday’s scheduled vote on the American Health […]

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