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House Republicans Move to Gut Ethics Panel

House Republicans moved to effectively gut the independent Office of Congressional Ethics on Monday night. The rule change was approved 119-74 in the conference. The complete rules package will now be voted on tomorrow, during the new Congress’s first day. Representative Bob Goodlatte, who sponsored the proposal, announced the adopted […]

Al Jazeera America Schedules Its Final Documentary

Al Jazeera America has announced an original four-part series that will focus on the Obama Administration. The Limits of Hope: Inside Obama’s White House will air on April 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th at 10 PM. The documentary will be the final one on Al Jazeera America before the network […]

Rep. Jason Chaffetz Announces Speaker Run

Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) has announced that he will run for the Speaker of the House. He will be a major challenger to Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, who previously was thought to have an easy path to the Speakership. Chaffetz, who serves as Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, announced […]

WATCH: Congressional Leaders Appear Uncomfortable

Today, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and his wife, Coretta, were posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal. Leaders Harry Reid, Mitch McConnell, Nancy Pelosi, and Speaker John Boehner all came together to celebrate the achievements of the civil rights icon. At one point, the crowd sang We Shall Overcome, which was a frequent protest song for the Civil Rights Movement. CSPAN recorded the political leaders joining hand-in-hand and the awkwardness that came along.