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Issa Will Not Seek Re-Election After Serving Ninth Term

Republican Rep. Darrell Issa of California announced Wednesday he will not seek re-election after serving out his ninth term in Congress. Issa’s decision continues a string of GOP lawmakers who…

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Congress Moves to Avoid Government Shutdown; Talks Resume Friday

Congress on Thursday moved rapidly to send President Donald Trump a short-term funding bill that would avert a government shutdown this weekend, leaving fights over budget priorities and other controversial…

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House OKs GOP Bill Expanding Gun Owners’ Rights

Republicans passed a bill through the House on Wednesday that would make it easier for gun owners to legally carry concealed weapons across state lines, the first significant action on…

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House Passes Taylor Force Act

The GOP-led House has approved legislation to withhold U.S. financial aid to the Palestinian Authority until it takes credible steps to end a program of making payments to families of…

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Rep. John Conyers Announces He’s Retiring Today

U.S. Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) announced his retirement Tuesday, bringing to an end a more than five-decade run in the House. The 88-year-old Conyers made the announcement while speaking with…

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Sessions Defends Himself to Congress, Says He Never Lied

Attorney General Jeff Sessions, in a raised voice and defiant tone, strongly defended himself Tuesday against allegations that he had misled members of Congress about his knowledge of communications between…

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Housing Slowdown Slows Down More

Despite all the much-touted governmental initiatives to cure Israel’s chronic housing shortage, the latest figures indicate that, if anything, the situation has grown worse. “The slowdown in the real estate…

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Rep. Bob Goodlatte to Retire

Rep. Bob Goodlatte, who leads the House Judiciary Committee, announced Thursday he will retire at the end of his 13th term, becoming the latest GOP chairman not to seek re-election…

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House Passes $4T Budget in Step Forward for Trump Tax Plan

The House on Thursday gave a significant boost to President Donald Trump’s promise to cut taxes, narrowly passing a GOP budget that shelves longstanding concerns over federal deficits in favor…

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Cheers as Wounded Rep. Scalise Returns to Capitol

To hugs and a roaring bipartisan standing ovation, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise returned to the House on Thursday, more than three months after a baseball practice shooting left him…

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