congress

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

“She Should Be Shot”: An Ohio Man Was Just Charged With Threatening AOC

Timothy J. Ireland Jr. was arrested in Toledo for posting a threatening message on Facebook and telling Capitol Police he meant it.
Greg Walters
8.9.19
money-corruption

Blame Mitch McConnell, Not Trump, for Not Doing Anything About Guns

The longtime Senate Republican leader has obstructed gun control legislation for years.
Harry Cheadle
8.6.19
Electoral politics

This Font Is Made of Ridiculously Gerrymandered Congressional Districts

The font is called Ugly Gerry and serves as a fun reminder that our political system is fundamentally dysfunctional.
Edward Ongweso Jr
8.2.19
war powers

This Is Congress' Last Chance to Exert Control Over Trump in the Middle East

Congress has one last best chance to assert itself over Trump’s often erratic foreign policy in the Middle East: the National Defense Authorization bill.
Matt Laslo
7.26.19
immigration

Republican Congressman Has a Bizarre Theory About the Drowned Migrant Father and Daughter: They Were Murdered.

“I’m a law enforcement officer. First thing I thought: A trafficker probably killed them."
Gaby Del Valle
7.24.19
Republicans

GOP Candidate Running Against Justin Amash Just Unleashed a Wildly Transphobic Ad

“When I get to Washington, I'm gonna get busy cutting the pork — NOT the sausage.”
Cameron Joseph
7.17.19
politics

Who Is Amy McGrath? Meet the Former Fighter Pilot Trying to Take Down Mitch McConnell

The Kentucky politician launched her campaign with a seriously bleak video urging for change and blaming Washington’s ugliness on Mitch.
Kelly Vinett
7.9.19
immigration

Congress Members Who Toured Shelters for Migrant Kids Were Concerned by What They Didn't See

"We saw an empty dormitory that had been made up very nicely. We saw a cafeteria: empty. We saw an auditorium: empty"
Gaby Del Valle
7.3.19
Border Funding

Nancy Pelosi Just Got Rolled by Mitch McConnell on Immigration: “I Think She Got Sabotaged”

Senate Republicans got pretty much everything they wanted in a $4.5 billion border funding bill.
Matt Laslo
6.27.19
Corruption

Campaign Cash and 5 Affairs: Duncan Hunter’s Corruption Trial Just Took Another Wild Turn

Hunter is accused of using campaign funds to wine and dine his partners.
Alex Lubben
6.25.19
immigration

Trump Is Trying to Use Those ICE Raids to Squeeze DHS Funding Out Of Democrats

President Donald Trump has called off an immigration raid targeting at least 2,000 asylum-seeking families — for now.
Gaby Del Valle
6.24.19
joe biden

Joe Biden Was Just Reminiscing About the Civility of Deep-South Segregationists

"You’d argue like the devil with them. Then you’d go down and have lunch or dinner together"
Emma Ockerman
6.19.19
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