Congress

July 16, 2019 - 7:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a remarkable political repudiation, the Democratic-led U.S. House voted Tuesday night to condemn President Donald Trump’s “racist comments” against four congresswomen of color, despite protestations by Trump’s Republican congressional allies and his own insistence he hasn’t “a...
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(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
July 12, 2019 - 10:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are considering a delay of special counsel Robert Mueller's high-profile hearing next week because of concerns over the short length of the scheduled hearings before two committees. The House Judiciary and Intelligence committees are considering delaying the July...
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AP Photo/Hannah Foslien
June 08, 2019 - 7:47 am
A state panel has ruled that Fifth District Congresswoman Ilhan Omar must reimburse her own campaign account and pay a fine for violating state campaign finance rules. The violations date back to when Omar was a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. The Minnesota Campaign Finance and...
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AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File
March 06, 2019 - 5:11 am
With the U.S. House set to vote on an resolution Thursday condemning comments about Israel made by Fifth District Rep. Ihan Omar, the freshman Congresswoman is getting support from her home state. Nearly two-dozen elected officials in Minnesota have signed a statement of support for Omar, who...
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(Photo by Mark Vancleave/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA)
March 02, 2019 - 7:51 am
Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar is blasting a poster that was seen in West Virginia's state house likening her to 9-11 terrorists. The poster, which had a head shot of Omar below a picture of the bombing of New York's World Trade Center in 2001, was displayed in the routunda of the building in...
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(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
June 19, 2018 - 1:36 pm
By LISA MASCARO and ALAN FRAM , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans on Capitol Hill frantically searched on Tuesday for ways to end the Trump administration's policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, with the focus shifting on a new plan to keep children in detention...
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Demonstration at border
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June 17, 2018 - 10:47 am
Third disrict Congressman Erik Paulsen is calling for changes to the national immigration policies that have led to children being separated from their families by border authorities. The Republican released a statement Friday on Twitter: I hope the Administration reverses policies that have led to...
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