Congress


Scalise Out of Intensive Care, Remains Serious

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, grievously wounded in a shooting at a baseball practice nearly a month ago, has been moved out of the intensive care unit of a Washington…

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Wounded Rep. Scalise Undergoes More Surgery

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has undergone surgery for “the management of infection” and remains in serious condition. That’s the word Thursday from MedStar Washington Hospital Center, where the Louisiana…

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House Assembles in Show of Unity

The House reconvened shortly after noon on Wednesday, coming together in the wake of Wednesday’s shooting at the Republicans’ congressional baseball practice, with an impassioned Speaker Paul D. Ryan stating,…

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House to Vote on Sweeping Rollback of Banking Rules

The House on Thursday is preparing to vote on sweeping legislation to roll back Wall Street regulations. The bill, introduced by Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, offers the country’s nearly 6,000…

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Trump Will Not Block Comey’s Testimony

President Donald Trump will not invoke executive privilege to block former FBI Director James Comey’s scheduled testimony before Congress this week, the White House said on Monday. “In order to…

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GOP House Candidate Gianforte Charged With Assault

The Republican candidate in the nationally-watched election Thursday for Montana’s sole congressional seat has been charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly grabbing a reporter by the neck and throwing him…

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Trump’s $4T Budget Arrives on Capitol Hill

President Donald Trump on Tuesday sent Congress a $4.1 trillion spending plan that relies on faster economic growth and steep cuts to programs for the poor in a bid to…

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Rosenstein Stands by Memo Critical of Comey

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told Congress that he stands by a memo he wrote that the White House has cited as a justification for the firing last week of…

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