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  • Grassley, Dems step up battle over judicial nominees February 19, 2018
    The battle between Senate Democrats and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) over the “blue-slip rule” escalated this week, after another one of President Trump’s judicial nominees advanced without the approval of both of...
  • Kamala Harris: Congress should have the same 'courage and compassion' as students at Florida high school February 19, 2018
    Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) on Monday called for Congress to stand up to the gun lobby and praised the students and faculty who have been advocating in recent days for action on gun control."It's time for Congress to have the same courage and...
  • Congress punts fight over Dreamers to March February 19, 2018
    Congress is poised to kick a heated immigration fight into overtime, with no clear path forward.With the Senate rejecting four proposals — including President Trump's preferred plan and a key bipartisan deal — and no viable backup plan in sight,...

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  • Florida House Republican won’t seek reelection February 19, 2018
    Rep. Tom Rooney (R-Fla.) will not seek reelection, the lawmaker said in a statement on Monday. The announcement is just the latest in a recent wave of GOP House retirements, which come as Democrats seek to take back control of Congress in...
  • Congress punts fight over Dreamers to March February 19, 2018
    Congress is poised to kick a heated immigration fight into overtime, with no clear path forward.With the Senate rejecting four proposals — including President Trump's preferred plan and a key bipartisan deal — and no viable backup plan in sight,...
  • Dem lawmaker calls for gun control debate in Congress February 19, 2018
    Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) is calling for Congress to hold a gun control debate after 17 people were killed in a shooting last week at a Florida high school. "It makes no sense that someone can purchase assault rifles but not handguns. It...

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