Outgoing Senator Calls Ocasio-Cortez a 'Bright Shiny New Object'
In a recent interview, outgoing Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill said she doesn't understand the hype surrounding Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
Here's how much women killed it in Tuesday's primaries
A historic 11 women, including eight Democrats and three Republicans, have now been nominated for governor's mansions.
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GOP Lawmaker Said Confederate Statue Vandal Should Be 'Hung from a Tall Tree'
Leaders in the Missouri House of Representatives have called on the legislator to resign.
The First Step to Protect Title IX from Betsy DeVos is Knowing Your Rights
It's looking like the beginning of a tough road for survivors of sexual assault on college campuses.
A lone senator just declared war on America’s biggest opioid makers
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We asked women at the debate what they think of the Trump tapes
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America’s powerful female politicians tell us how they broke the glass ceiling
As Hillary Clinton becomes the first female Democrat to accept the US presidential nomination, some of the most well-known women in Washington tell us what it was like to rise through the political ranks.
US Lawmakers Suspect the Pentagon of Lying to Them About Military Sexual Assault Cases
Three years ago, the military testified to Congress that its commanders were more inclined to pursue sexual assault cases than civilian prosecutors — but it now appears that its data was misleading.
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US Senate Holds Backpage.com in Contempt for Refusing to Cooperate in Child Sex Trafficking Investigation
Senator Claire McCaskill says she's "damn mad" after the site refused to comply with a subpoena, but the company believes the courts — not Congress — should decide the case.
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Pentagon Official Defends Wasteful $800 Million Effort to Build Business in Afghanistan
The US Department of Defense's Task Force for Business and Stability Operations has been an unending source of scandal after audits found that it spent $43 million on a gas station and $150 million on private villas and associated security.
Republicans and Democrats Agree on One Thing: Revoking Bill Cosby's Medal of Freedom
There is no precedent for taking away the highest civilian honor after its been bestowed but an Arizona lawmaker is trying to change that.
The Pentagon Blew $43 Million on 'The World’s Most Expensive Gas Station'
A project in Afghanistan that became a Department of Defense money pit is drawing the ire of lawmakers on both sides of the aisle in Congress.