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Senate Democrats try to push DACA pathway during lame-duck session

Senate Democrats are racing against the clock to try to strike an agreement with Republicans to provide a pathway to citizenship for recipients of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The program, launched in 2012, allows undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children to live and work in the United States. But […]

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When Republicans take the House expect Investigations, possible impeachments

Republicans are laying the groundwork for dozens of investigations into the Biden administration — and the president’s family — should they retake the House in Tuesday’s midterm elections. Already, GOP lawmakers have floated January hearings on Hunter Biden’s business dealings as well as a major congressional probe of the withdrawal from Afghanistan and a new […]

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If GOP retakes control of Congress brace for a debt-ceiling fight

With Republicans poised to retake control of one or both houses of Congress in the November midterm elections, Democrats are scrambling to to find a way to avert a debt-ceiling fight that threatens to effectively undo much of what the Biden administration has accomplished in its first two years. Sen. Bernie Sanders, the independent from […]

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 ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill introduced in Congress

House Republicans have introduced legislation that some critics are describing as a national “Don’t Say Gay” bill – inspired by the controversial Florida law that bans instruction on gender identity and sexual orientation in kindergarten through third grade classes. If the federal bill were to become law, which is unlikely in the current Congress, its […]


With 100 days to the midterms, Republicans boast of coming wave

As the countdown to November’s midterm congressional elections enters its final 100 days, Democrats face broad and persistent headwinds driven by widespread gloom over the economy and President Joe Biden’s consistently low approval ratings. Though recent polling has provided the party glimmers of hope, those fundamental weaknesses have been compounded by what many accept as […]


Democratic Rep. flips off Republican lawmakers in Congressional Baseball Game

It was all for charity, but tensions were still high during Thursday night’s annual Congressional Baseball Game. Rep. Linda Sanchez, D-Calif., displayed poor sportsmanship during the 87th installment of the game when she was seen flipping off the Republican dugout during the sixth inning with the Democrats trailing by five runs. After a lead-off walk, […]


Congressman Lee Zeldin attempted attacker charged with felony, immediately released

A man who allegedly attacked Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., with a sharp object at a campaign stop in Perinton, New York, Thursday evening was charged with a felony and released from custody within hours of his arrest, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department said. The suspect, identified as David G. Jakubonis, 43 of Fairport, N.Y., was […]