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  • Many Calif. Dems silent on backing Feinstein October 24, 2017
    Most of Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s Golden State colleagues in the House are declining to endorse her reelection bid in its earliest stages, highlighting the frustrations of younger Democrats bristling at the perceived lack of upward mobility for future...
  • McCain denies Vietnam draft comments were about Trump October 23, 2017
    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is knocking the media, saying they are inaccurately portraying his recent comments about high-income Americans getting draft deferments from the Vietnam War over bone spurs as a slight against President Trump. "By the...
  • Disaster relief bill clears major hurdle in Senate October 23, 2017
    A House-passed bill aimed at helping communities impacted by a string of recent natural disasters cleared a key hurdle in the Senate on Monday evening.Senators voted 79-16 to advance on the bill, setting up a final vote as soon as ...

RSS The Hill – House News

  • House passes bill to strengthen congressional subpoena enforcement October 23, 2017
    The House easily passed legislation on Monday to enhance congressional committees’ subpoena powers for investigations.Lawmakers gave voice-vote approval to the measure authored by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), a former chairman of the House...
  • Oversight Dem presses Gowdy on Kushner personal email request October 23, 2017
    Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), the ranking member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, is again calling on Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) to sign onto a request for documents from White House senior adviser Jared Kushner ...
  • House to take up Senate budget on Thursday October 23, 2017
    The House is expected to vote on the Senate-amended 2018 budget resolution on Thursday, according to a leadership aide, moving ahead the Trump administration's tax reform efforts. The budget will allow Republicans to pass tax...