Caucuses

Ocasio-cortez And Freedom Caucus Ready For Battle

Jim Jordan, meet Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.The powerful House Oversight Committee was already stacked with hard-line Republicans ready to serve as President Donald Trump’s first line of defense in a new Democratic House. Now they’ll be going up...
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Democratic Rep. Katherine Clark Discusses Government Shutdown

NPR's Mary Louise speaks with Rep. Katherine Clark, D-Mass., who is vice chair of the House Democratic Caucus, about the partial government shutdown.

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Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Stepping Down From Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Over Lawsuit...

Texas Representative Sheila Jackson Lee has announced she will resign as the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation in the wake of mounting criticism over a lawsuit filed by a former aide, in which the aide claims Jackson Lee fired her...
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Jeffries Says Trump Isn't A Racist But Defends 'grand Wizard' Comparison

House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries said Wednesday that he does not believe President Donald Trump — whom he referred to earlier this week as “the grand wizard of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue” — is a racist, only that he has a...
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Cnn Commentator: Maga Hat Just As Upsetting As Kkk Hood

CNN commentator Angela Rye said the red "Make America Great Again" hat from President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign is just as upsetting for her to look at as a Ku Klux Klan hood.Rye — also an attorney and Congressional Black Caucus Political...
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South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg Joins 2020 Presidential Race With Exploratory Committee

Buttigieg is expected to travel to Iowa next week to meet with voters in the nation's first caucus state, followed by stops in New Hampshire.        

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Four Progressive Democrats Named To House Oversight

Four members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus — Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Ro Khanna (-DCA), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) — were named Tuesday night to the House Oversight Committee, Axios reports.

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Centrist Dems Preparing Letter To Pelosi Calling On Her To Give Trump A Vote On The Wall

My God. They’re about to cave. …Or this is a PR stunt, possibly with encouragement from Pelosi herself, to provide a bit of cover to the most vulnerable members of her caucus. Pelosi’s baggage wasn’t heavy enough to weigh...

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Are The ‘new Republicans,’ The Capitol’s Newest Caucus, Any Different From The Old...

Last week, while unveiling legislation to require drivers in Minnesota to use hands-free devices for cell phone calls, Rep. Frank Hornstein touted the measure’s bipartisan support: “We have Legislators from all four major caucuses,” the DFLer...

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‘the Floors Are Going To Buckle’: Iowa Prepares For The Mother Of All Caucuses

Bracing for record turnout and fearful of a repeat of the chaos that marred the 2016 caucuses, Iowa Democrats are racing to implement some of the most significant changes in the history of the first-in-the-nation event. The party is shopping for...

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Report: Gop Senator Announces Plan For First-ever Pro-life Caucus In Senate

Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.) has announced plans to form the "first ever Pro-Life Caucus in the Senate," the National Review reported.What is the goal?"We're finally going have in the Senate what the House has had for many years, so that the House...
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Congressional Black Caucus Demands Sheila Jackson Lee Step Down Over Intern Rape Allegations

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) was told by the board of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation that she should resign as leader of the organization in a lengthy conference call with the board over rape allegations. The CBCF is being sued by a...

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Laura Ingraham Mocks And Imitates Rep. Ilhan Omar's Accent, Claims "she Doesn't Sound Like...

LAURA INGRAHAM (HOST): By the way, the freshwomen -- can we call it that? Or, we can't call it anything -- freshpeople -- RAYMOND ARROYO: Freshpeople -- INGRAHAM: The Freshpeople caucus -- the freshman caucus includes Congresswoman Ilhan Omar,...

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Only Two People Can End This Shutdown. And Neither Is Budging

A bipartisan group of senators got involved. The president’s son-in-law and the vice president took a shot. A group that calls itself the Problem Solvers Caucus tried its hand. But in the end, none of them were able to resolve the impasse...

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Nancy Pelosi And The Left Close Ranks To Defend Nutbaggery And Anti-semitism

Caricature by DonkeyHotey flic.kr/p/Ct4G4K https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/   This has not been a great week for the CAIR-endorsed Hamas Caucus of the House Democrats. Freshman congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, who, if not a virulent...
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Gop Elected More New Members Named Greg Than Women In 2018

The dearth of women in the House GOP caucus can best be summed up in one short anecdote: In 2018, Republicans elected more new members named “Greg,” two, than new women members, one. In a sharp contrast, Democrats elected 35 new women...

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Us Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Accused In Lawsuit Of Retaliation Against Staffer

A new lawsuit has a Houston congresswoman in hot water. A former staffer for U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, a Houston Democrat, identified as “Jane Doe” says in the suit that she was fired as retaliation for suing the Congressional Black...
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Nets Ignore Dem Congresswoman Accused Of Firing A Rape Accuser

On Thursday, news broke that Texas Democratic Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee was named in a lawsuit accusing her of firing a female staffer in retaliation for their plan to sue the Congressional Black Caucus for an alleged rape she was a victim...
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Two Republican Congressmen Met With A Holocaust Denier About Dna “research”

Earlier this week, the Republican House caucus voted unanimously to condemn Iowa Rep. Steve King over comments that he’d made to the New York Times about how it shouldn’t be considered offensive to be a white supremacist. Minority Leader Kevin...
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White House Calls Trump Meeting With Group Of Democrats 'constructive'

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump held constructive discussions on Wednesday with a group of Democratic lawmakers from the Problem Solvers Caucus, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a press release.
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