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'Stop the Steal' organizer said in a deleted video he'd ask the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers to provide Jan. 6 security: report

Stop the Steal organizer Ali Alexander returns to a conference room for a deposition meeting on Capitol Hill with the House select committee investigating the January 6th attack on December 09, 2021 in Washington, DC.Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images A "Stop the Steal" organizer said he'd ask members of extremist groups to help with security ahead of January 6, 2021. Far-right activist Ali Alexander made the comments in since-deleted Periscope videos in December 2020, according to a CNN report...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, White House, Trends, Cnn, House, Capitol Hill, Donald Trump, Ali, Periscope, Metro, Alexander, Capitol, Coleman, US Capitol


Deleted video shows 'Stop the Steal' organizer said he'd ask the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers to provide Jan. 6 security: report

Stop the Steal organizer Ali Alexander returns to a conference room for a deposition meeting on Capitol Hill with the House select committee investigating the January 6th attack on December 09, 2021 in Washington, DC.Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images A "Stop the Steal" organizer said he'd ask members of extremist groups to help with security ahead of January 6, 2021. Far-right activist Ali Alexander made the comments in since-deleted Periscope videos in December 2020, according to a CNN report...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, White House, Trends, Cnn, House, Capitol Hill, Donald Trump, Ali, Periscope, Metro, Alexander, Capitol, Coleman, US Capitol


EPA staff are pushing Virginia lawmakers to reject their former boss, Andrew Wheeler, as Glenn Youngkin's environmental chief

Andrew Wheeler, then-administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency on May 20, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.Al Drago-Pool/Getty Images Federal workers are lobbying against Andrew Wheeler as Virginia's new environmental secretary. Critics say Trump's former EPA chief will work to repeal commonsense public health and safety rules. But Virginia Republicans are denouncing what they call "Washington-style character assassination." Environmental Protection Agency staff are u...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, Senate, Virginia, Environment, US, Trends, Washington Dc, Wheeler, Capitol Hill, Epa, Tim Kaine, Donald Trump, Environmental Protection Agency, Trump


Biden faces criticism over failed promise to end Yemen war after Saudi-led airstrikes kills dozens, including children

President Joe Biden speaks to the press after attending a meeting with the Senate Democratic Caucus on Capitol Hill, on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022 in Washington, DC.Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images New Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen killed dozens, including children.  Biden, who pledged to take steps to end the Yemen war, is facing renewed criticism.  The Biden administration pushed another arms sale to the Saudis through Congress in December.  Last February, President Joe Bide...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, California, Washington, Saudi Arabia, White House, US, International, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, Capitol Hill, Biden, Yemen


A judge rejected an InfoWars host's effort to dismiss his charges in connection to the Capitol riot

Owen Shroyer from InfoWars is removed from a public impeachment inquiry hearing with the House Judiciary Committee in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill December 9, 2019 in Washington, DC.Anna Moneymaker-Pool/Getty Images A judge rejected a bid by an InfoWars host to dismiss the Capitol riot charges against him on Thursday. Owen Shroyer is charged with four misdemeanors for his alleged participation in the January 6 riot. According to charging documents, Shroyer called into a...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, US, Trends, Cnn, Capitol Hill, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Ali, Jones, Alex Jones, Kelly, Capitol, House Judiciary Committee, Longworth House Office Building


United States: The Brewing Turf War In Crypto Regulation (CoinDesk TV) (Video) - Jones Day

Amid a growing influence of digital assets on Capitol Hill, partner James Burnham joined the hosts of CoinDesk TV's "First Mover" to discuss the potential problems of a crypto turf war brewing...
Tags: News, United States, Capitol Hill, James Burnham


Say goodbye to making Election Day a federal holiday and other pro-voting ideas

The ongoing debate over a national standard for voting will reach its climax, for now, on Capitol Hill this week. Here's what American voters should know about how new changes in key states and a failure to enact a new national standard will affect their act of voting in the next election.
Tags: Cnn, Capitol Hill


A running list of who the January 6 committee has subpoenaed or requested to appear

The committee investigating the deadly Capitol Hill riot on January 6, 2021, has issued scores of subpoenas to individuals and organizations as part of its probe into circumstances and coordination leading up to the storming of the US Capitol.
Tags: Cnn, Capitol Hill


The legal firestorm around Rep. Matt Gaetz is heating up. Here are 13 key people to watch.

Rep. Matt Gaetz, a Republican of Florida.Getty Rep. Matt Gaetz's ex-girlfriend testified before a federal grand jury in early January. Authorities have already secured the cooperation of Joel Greenberg, a former Gaetz associate. Here are 13 key people to watch as federal prosecutors close in on Gaetz. The Justice Department's wide-ranging sex crimes investigation into Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida advanced in dramatic fashion when Gaetz's ex-girlfriend this week testified before a fe...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Congress, Cbs News, Sex Trafficking, Senate, US, Trends, Linkedin, Cnn, Gop, New York Times, Capitol Hill, University of Florida, Florida Capitol


Matt Gaetz's ex-girlfriend was granted immunity in exchange for her grand jury testimony, report says

Rep. Matt Gaetz.AP Federal prosecutors have granted Rep. Matt Gaetz's ex-girlfriend immunity in exchange for her testimony, CBS reported. A witness told CBS Gaetz's ex has information related to the DOJ's sex-trafficking and obstruction investigation into Gaetz. The Florida congressman has denied any wrongdoing. Federal prosecutors have granted Rep. Matt Gaetz's former girlfriend immunity in exchange for her testimony, CBS News reported.Gaetz's ex, whose name Insider is wi...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Nbc, Cbs News, Sex Trafficking, Trends, New York Times, The Times, Cbs, Capitol Hill, Doj, Bahamas, Justice Department, Mdma, Matt Gaetz


Former Obama official blasts Supreme Court justices for blocking Biden's vaccine mandate: 'They really don't want to stop this pandemic'

Assistant Labor Secretary David Michaels (R) of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration attends a full committee hearing on Capitol Hill June 23, 2010 in Washington, DC.Photo by Astrid Riecken/Getty Images An ex-Obama official blasted the Supreme Court for blocking a vaccine mandate for big companies. "They really don't want to stop this pandemic," David Michaels said on MSNBC on Sunday. The Supreme Court last week blocked Biden's vaccine-or-test mandate for private companie...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Obama, Washington, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Healthcare, Capitol Hill, Biden, Msnbc, Michaels, R, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Jake Epstein


Capitol attack panel grapples with moving inquiry forward: to subpoena or not?

The committee is undecided on making the near-unprecedented step as the threat of Republican retaliation loomsThe House select committee investigating the Capitol attack is weighing whether to subpoena some of Donald Trump’s top allies on Capitol Hill as it considers its options on how aggressively it should pursue testimony to move forward its inquiry into the January 6 insurrection.The Republican House minority leader Kevin McCarthy and Republican members of Congress Jim Jordan and Scott Perry...
Tags: Republicans, Congress, Joe Biden, US news, Democrats, US politics, House, House Of Representatives, Capitol Hill, US Congress, Donald Trump, Trump, Jim Jordan, Capitol, Republican House, Kevin McCarthy


Kamala Harris team looking to reboot her political trajectory after first-year stumbles: report

Vice President Kamala Harris.SARAHBETH MANEY/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Advisors to Harris are seeking to reset her political trajectory, per a Washington Post report. Harris, the first female vice president, has endured a wave of reports about office dysfunction. In recent weeks, Harris has been a more visible presence at major events with President Biden. Vice President Kamala Harris' political team has put into place a number of changes in a concerted effort to boost her public receptio...
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These 8 companies and trade groups are said to be among the top donors to 'Sedition Caucus' Republicans who voted against certifying the 2020 election result

After the January 6 Capitol siege, top companies scrambled to cut ties with the 147 GOP lawmakers who voted against certifying Joe Biden's 2020 election win.Scott Olson/Getty Images On Jan. 6, 2021, some 147 GOP lawmakers voted against certifying Joe Biden's 2020 election victory. Members of the group have since received $8.1 million in corporate donations, watchdog Accountable.US says. These eight companies and trade groups are among the top donors, according to Accountable.US. T...
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Schumer says Senate will take up voting rights Tuesday

President Joe Biden vowed to keep fighting on voting rights in remarks to reporters on Capitol Hill on Thursday, but conceded that he doesn't know if Democrats will be able to pass legislation they are pushing for.
Tags: News, Senate, Joe Biden, Stories, Capitol Hill, Schumer


January 6 committee meets with former NYC police commissioner Bernard Kerik for eight hours

Bernard Kerik, the former New York City police commissioner, met with the House select committee investigating the January 6 Capitol Hill insurrection for eight hours Thursday.
Tags: New York City, Cnn, House, Capitol Hill, Bernard Kerik


Sinema says no to filibuster reform scuttling Democrats’ voting rights hopes

Arizona senator says she will not support filibuster changesSinema’s floor speech condemned by voting rights activistsJoe Biden was in crisis talks with Senate Democratic rebels Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema at the White House on Thursday night after they thwarted his high-stakes efforts to push voting rights legislation through Congress, according to several reports.Even before the US president arrived on Capitol Hill on Thursday afternoon to join Democratic senators for their regular lunch ga...
Tags: Congress, Senate, White House, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Democrats, US politics, Arizona, US Senate, Capitol Hill, US Congress, Biden, Joe Manchin, Sinema


Day of defeats threatens Biden's attempt at second year reset

By the time President Joe Biden was climbing into his limousine on Capitol Hill, his Thursday was already going poorly.
Tags: Joe Biden, Cnn, Capitol Hill, Biden


Biden meets with Manchin and Sinema

President Joe Biden vowed to keep fighting on voting rights in remarks to reporters on Capitol Hill on Thursday, but conceded that he doesn't know if Democrats will be able to pass legislation they are pushing for.
Tags: News, Joe Biden, Stories, Capitol Hill, Biden, Manchin, Sinema


Manchin and Sinema are in talks to meet with Biden at the White House tonight, source says

President Joe Biden vowed to keep fighting on voting rights in remarks to reporters on Capitol Hill on Thursday, but conceded that he doesn't know if Democrats will be able to pass legislation they are pushing for.
Tags: News, White House, Joe Biden, Stories, Capitol Hill, Biden, Manchin, Sinema


The Arizona Democrat's opposition could be the fatal blow to her party's voting rights push

Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona reiterated from the Senate floor Thursday that she is not backing off her position to uphold the filibuster, less than an hour before President Joe Biden arrived on Capitol Hill to pitch Democrats on eradicating it.
Tags: News, Senate, Joe Biden, Arizona, Stories, Capitol Hill, Democratic Sen Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona


Biden vows to keep fighting on voting rights but concedes 'I don't know whether we can get this done'

President Joe Biden vowed to keep fighting on voting rights in remarks to reporters on Capitol Hill on Thursday, but conceded that he doesn't know if Democrats will be able to pass legislation they are pushing for.
Tags: Joe Biden, Cnn, Capitol Hill, Biden


Sinema not backing down on the filibuster in a blow to Democrats

Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona reiterated from the Senate floor Thursday that she is not backing off her position to uphold the filibuster, less than an hour before President Joe Biden arrived on Capitol Hill to pitch Democrats on eradicating it.
Tags: News, Senate, Joe Biden, Stories, Capitol Hill, Sinema, Democratic Sen Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona


Kyrsten Sinema not backing down on the filibuster in fatal blow to Democrats' voting rights fight

Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona reiterated from the Senate floor Thursday that she is not backing off her position to uphold the filibuster, less than an hour before President Joe Biden arrived on Capitol Hill to pitch Democrats on eradicating it.
Tags: Senate, Joe Biden, Cnn, Capitol Hill, Kyrsten Sinema, Democratic Sen Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona


Biden arrives on Capitol Hill to make the case on voting rights despite major obstacles

President Joe Biden arrived on Capitol Hill on Thursday afternoon as he continues to push for passage of voting legislation in Congress, despite the uphill battle Democrats face amid Republican opposition and resistance within their ranks to changing Senate rules.
Tags: Congress, Senate, Joe Biden, Cnn, Capitol Hill, Biden


Kyrsten Sinema not backing down on the filibuster in a blow to Democrats' voting rights fight

Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona reiterated from the Senate floor Thursday that she is not backing off her position to uphold the filibuster, less than an hour before President Joe Biden arrived on Capitol Hill to pitch Democrats on eradicating it.
Tags: Senate, Joe Biden, Cnn, Capitol Hill, Kyrsten Sinema, Democratic Sen Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona


January 6 committee meets with former NYC police commissioner Bernard Kerik

Bernard Kerik, the former New York City police commissioner, is meeting with the House select committee investigating the January 6 Capitol Hill insurrection.
Tags: New York City, Cnn, House, Capitol Hill, Bernard Kerik


House passes voting rights bill that faces an uphill battle

The House of Representatives on Thursday passed voting legislation ahead of a visit from President Joe Biden to Capitol Hill to make the case for action on voting rights, a key priority for Democrats that faces major obstacles.
Tags: News, Joe Biden, House, House Of Representatives, Stories, Capitol Hill


House passes voting legislation ahead of Biden's visit to the Hill

The House of Representatives on Thursday passed voting legislation ahead of a visit from President Joe Biden to Capitol Hill to make the case for action on voting rights, a key priority for Democrats that faces major obstacles.
Tags: Joe Biden, Cnn, House, House Of Representatives, Capitol Hill, Biden


Analysis: Under Trump 'it was so much better': The reality Democrats may be missing is that people are hurting right now

• Members of the far right are already plotting to impeach Biden if the GOP takes Congress next year • Biden will head to Capitol Hill to make the case on voting rights despite major obstacles • Democrats embrace hardball nomination tactics GOP adopted under Trump
Tags: News, Congress, Gop, Stories, Capitol Hill, Biden, Trump



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