Warren re-ups bill to ban stock trading by lawmakers

While Georgia’s two Republican senators fend off campaign attacks on their stock trading, their Democratic colleague Elizabeth Warren is re-launching her bill to prevent lawmakers from making individual stock trades.Georgia Republican Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler both came under …

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Kathleen Rice beats out AOC for spot on coveted House committee

Rep. Kathleen Rice has captured a prized seat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee after a contentious showdown with fellow New Yorker, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Rice and Ocasio-Cortez have been battling behind the scenes for weeks to secure one …

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McConnell, Pelosi say they’ll get Covid vaccine soon

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi both said Thursday they’ll receive the coronavirus shot in the next few days, as they urged Americans to accept the vaccine and continue to follow CDC guidelines. McConnell plans to …

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How Georgia is driving Congress toward a stimulus deal

If you’re wondering what’s driving Congress to finally compromise on a new Covid stimulus bill after eight months of deadlock and more than 300,000 dead, look no further than Georgia.The uncertainty of Senate control and the two looming runoffs in …

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House intends to continue pursuing McGahn testimony in 2021

House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler intends to reissue a subpoena for former White House Counsel Don McGahn’s testimony next year, the House told a federal appeals court Wednesday, confirming that Democrats intend to press ahead with its long legal …

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Pelosi backs Haaland for Interior despite slim majority

Speaker Nancy Pelosi has officially given the green light for President-elect Joe Biden to pluck another House Democrat — Rep. Deb Haaland of New Mexico — out of Congress and into his Cabinet, despite the thinner majority it would leave …

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