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Nobel laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz: It's time for Congress to do something about the economic mess that private-equity giants have created

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The private-equity industry has been extracting wealth from the US economy for investors at the expense of the American economy for too long. The private-equity industry is too...
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Duncan Hunter: 'I Will Resign From Congress'

Duncan Hunter: 'I Will Resign From Congress'

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He'd hinted earlier in the week he might step down from his congressional post, and on Friday, Rep. Duncan Hunter made it official. "Shortly after the holidays, I will resign...
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Amash Votes to Support Insider Trading

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Yesterday, Congressman Justin Amash stood in the way of an overwhelming bipartisan coalition that moved to stop insider trading . That's right, Amash was one of just thirteen...
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House Democrats pass H.R. 4: Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019

10 hours ago   |     |   3 articles

Today, House Democrats took action to secure the right to vote with the passage of H.R. 4: Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019. The legislation restores core tenets of the...
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Federal workers could win parental leave in space force swap

11 hours ago   |     |   3 articles

WASHINGTON - Capitol Hill leaders are nearing agreement in negotiations on an annual defense policy bill that would extend 12 weeks of paid parental leave to federal workers...
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Release of Trump's Banking Records Delayed by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

11 hours ago   |     |   3 articles

The stay came three days after a lower court had ordered Deutsche Bank and Capital One to turn over President Trump's financial records to Congress.
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White House and Congress near agreement on paid parental leave for federal workers

13 hours ago   |     |   3 articles

Lawmakers and the White House are close to a deal to provide 12 weeks of paid parental leave to federal workers as part of a defense authorization bill slated to pass this...
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California congressman Duncan Hunter to quit after holidays

13 hours ago   |     |   10 articles

LOS ANGELES - U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California will resign after the holidays, following his guilty plea this week to illegally using campaign money for personal expenses...
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California congressman Duncan Hunter announces resignation after corruption plea

14 hours ago   |     |   10 articles

U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter will resign from Congress following his guilty plea to a federal charge of conspiring to misuse campaign funds, he said on Friday.
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'All roads lead to Putin:' Impeachment ties Ukraine, Russia

14 hours ago   |     |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - House Democrats are bringing the impeachment focus back to Russia as they draft formal charges against President Donald Trump. Speaker Nancy Pelosi is connecting...
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Democrats Are Going To Impeach Trump - Here's How They Might Do It

Democrats Are Going To Impeach Trump - Here's How They Might Do It

Democrats are going forward with impeachment against President Trump. During a hearing this week, they tipped their hand about the three articles they might bring forward. Read more ...

GOP Rep. Hunter Says He Will Resign 'After The Holidays,' Days After Guilty Plea

GOP Rep. Hunter Says He Will Resign 'After The Holidays,' Days After Guilty Plea

The California Republican congressman's resignation marks a dramatic change in fortunes for the son of a once-powerful member of the House Armed Services Committee. Read more ...

White House Counsel Calls On House Democrats To End Impeachment 'Charade'

White House Counsel Calls On House Democrats To End Impeachment 'Charade'

President Trump also let pass a deadline to agree to participate in an upcoming Judiciary Committee hearing. Read more ...

Buttigieg releases timeline of McKinsey work

Buttigieg releases timeline of McKinsey work

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg released a timeline of his work at McKinsey & Co. on Friday amid criticism that he isn't sharing more details about his time at... Read more ...

White House won't take part in House Judiciary impeachment hearings

White House won't take part in House Judiciary impeachment hearings

The White House will not participate in future House Judiciary Committee hearings that are designed to outline evidence in support of President Donald Trump's removal from... Read more ...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calls out Trump after news that Amazon plans to...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calls out Trump after news that Amazon plans to hire 1,500 employees in New York City

Ocasio-Cortez tweeted Friday that Trump should focus Read more ...

Trump says the EPA is looking 'very strongly' at 'sinks, showers, and other...

Trump says the EPA is looking 'very strongly' at 'sinks, showers, and other elements of bathrooms' because 'people' are flushing their toilets 10 to 15 times

At a Friday meeting at the White House, President Donald Trump spoke at length about water and energy conservation in bathrooms. He said "we're looking very strongly at sinks... Read more ...

Justice Ginsburg temporarily halts Trump financial records subpoena

Justice Ginsburg temporarily halts Trump financial records subpoena

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg temporarily blocked a lower court ruling ordering two banks to release President Donald Trump's financial records to House Democrats... Read more ...

Saudi's role in Florida naval base shooting poses new threat to alliance

Saudi's role in Florida naval base shooting poses new threat to alliance

TALLAHASSEE - The deadly shooting at a U.S. Navy base in Florida by a Saudi military trainee places new strain on America's especially thorny relationship with the kingdom, a... Read more ...

Memory of Pearl Harbor attack still strong for WWII veteran

Memory of Pearl Harbor attack still strong for WWII veteran

Alfred Benjamin says he'll never forget hearing about Pearl Harbor being bombed 78 years ago today. He was 17 years old. His friend came rushing to his Dorchester home... Read more ...