Congress

AP
January 10, 2019 - 1:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, will testify publicly before Congress next month. Cohen's testimony before the House Oversight and Reform Committee will be the first major public hearing for Democrats, who have promised greater scrutiny of Trump. Cohen is a...
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January 10, 2019 - 9:57 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A bill introduced by U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer, a Democrat from Oregon, seeks to regulate marijuana like alcohol. The bill introduced Wednesday would take marijuana off the federal controlled substances list and establish a nationally regulated industry overseen by the Bureau...
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Getty
January 04, 2019 - 2:20 pm
(CBS News) --The newly sworn-in Rep. Rashida Tlaib is not holding back on how she feels about President Trump. Tlaib, a Democrat from Michigan who is among the first female Muslims to serve in Congress, used profane language to express her hope to impeach Mr. Trump in a reception with supporters...
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AP
January 03, 2019 - 10:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The 116th Congress gaveled into session Thursday swathed in history, returning the first woman to the House speaker's office and ushering in a diverse class of Democratic freshmen ready to confront President Donald Trump in a new era of divided government. The new Congress is like...
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AP
November 30, 2018 - 7:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The surprise plea agreement with President Donald Trump's former lawyer made clear that prosecutors believe Michael Cohen was continuing to pursue the Trump Tower Moscow project weeks after his boss had clinched the Republican nomination for president and while investigators...
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Ben and Jerry's
September 24, 2018 - 11:21 am
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The founders of Ben & Jerry's ice cream in Bernie Sanders' home state are putting their ice cream expertise to work to support seven congressional candidates they call progressive. Vermont's Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield are working with political action committee MoveOn...
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Associated Press
July 25, 2018 - 4:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans sharply escalated their months-long clash with the Justice Department Wednesday evening as a group of 11 conservatives introduced articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the official who oversees special counsel Robert Mueller's...
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Associated Press
July 09, 2018 - 12:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump chose Brett Kavanaugh, a solidly conservative, politically connected judge, for the Supreme Court, setting up a ferocious confirmation battle with Democrats as he seeks to shift the nation's highest court ever further to the right. A favorite of the...
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May 18, 2018 - 8:43 am
Republican Congressional candidate, Jazmina Saavedra, is causing outrage in the LGBTQ community after recording a Facebook Live video from a Denny's restaurant in L.A. of a confrontation she had with a transgender woman in the restroom. Saavedra is running in the 44th District (L.A. to San Pedro),...
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