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Republicans vow to defund Planned Parenthood — again

Welp, that didn’t take long.

The Frisky | January 5, 2017 - 5:09 pm

Congress’ first day back has already been a complete shit show

Day one has already been exhausting, so settle in for the chaos that’s sure to come.

Lauren Holter | January 3, 2017 - 12:41 pm

House Speaker Paul Ryan wants to ban live-streaming from the House floor

Remember when Democrats staged a 25-hour sit-in on the House of Representatives floor in protest of the Senate voting down gun control measures in June? Well, House Speaker Paul Ryan

Lauren Holter | December 28, 2016 - 2:03 pm

Research confirms the obvious: Women in Congress are the ones getting things done

Congress would be a lot more productive with more ladies. 

Kylie Cheung | November 7, 2016 - 3:08 pm

Congress passes the Survivors’ Bill of Rights Act to preserve rape kits in federal cases

Every now and then, Congress actually does something useful.

Lauren Holter | September 8, 2016 - 12:14 pm

Congress Breaks For Recess Without Acting On These 5 Important Issues

Think of the most contentious, hot-button topics to plague the nation in the past few months. Angry yet? Members of Congress left important issues unsettled before leaving Washington for an inordinately long seven-week hiatus.

Marissa Miller | July 15, 2016 - 11:33 am

Two Transgender Women Won Congressional Primaries And Could Become The First Trans Members Of Congress

They would both be making history — especially for being young as shit.

Karen Fratti | June 29, 2016 - 10:58 am

4 Things We Learned From The New Republican Benghazi Report

While not many new details were outlined, there are still some things to be learned.

Lauren Holter | June 28, 2016 - 12:09 pm

Democrats Released A Benghazi Report Ahead Of The Republican Version Bound To Be Highly Critical Of Hillary Clinton

The Democrats’ report was essentially the party’s way of saying “enough already.”

Lauren Holter | June 27, 2016 - 9:34 pm

House Democrats Organize A Sit-In For Gun Control Reform, Refusing To Accept The Senate’s Inaction

Democrats will not take “no” for an answer when it comes to stricter gun control laws.

Liz Magee | June 22, 2016 - 6:11 pm

More Than 150 Artists Are Demanding Copyright Reforms For Sites Like YouTube

As we are well aware, laws should adapt and change with the times. In the age of YouTube, there have been a number of lawsuits and discrepancies regarding copyright protections and distribution…

Liz Magee | June 22, 2016 - 2:26 pm

The Senate Filibuster Ended With An Agreement To Vote On Two Gun Measures. Here’s What They Entail.

Democratic Senator Christopher Murphy of Connecticut led a 15-hour filibuster on gun violence Wednesday in an effort to get Republicans to vote on amendments to an annual appropriations bill. Following the tragic…

Lauren Holter | June 16, 2016 - 3:09 pm
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