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Keep Telling Your Members of Congress to Oppose “Universal” Background Check Bills

Opinion Universal Background Checks Don’t Work, so Why Do We Want More of Them? Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- On January 8, 2019, two bills were introduced in Congress to impose so-called “universal” background checks. The bills, H.R. 8 and S. 42, are being misleadingly described as simply requiring background checks on all sales of firearms, but this is just a small part of what these overbroad pieces of legislation would do. A vote on this gun control legislation could take place as early...
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In video, Trump gives support to March for Life participants

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is promising protesters demonstrating against abortion rights that he will veto any bill that “weakens the protection of human life.” Trump spoke via video Friday to participants in this year’s March for Life on the National Mall. The first march took place on the west steps of the Capitol […]
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Positive Pro Gun Steps This Week in Virginia Legislature – Anti’s Bills Killed

Positive Pro Gun Steps This Week in Virginia Legislature – Anti's Bills Killed Virginia – -(AmmoLand.com)- This week was excellent for Virginia gun owners! That Said, If We Don't Vote In Good People In September, This Could All Change Next Year. The anti's behaved themselves. Of course it helped that a Capitol police officer was in the room the whole time to serve as a reminder to keep things civil. Chairman Farris made it clear in his initial remarks that incivility would NOT be tolerated. E...
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Freshmen House Dems Take Wildly Different Tacks In Shutdown Approach

WASHINGTON (AP) — One group went to the White House with Republicans to talk about border security and reopening shuttered parts of the government. Another, led by social media stars, marched around Capitol Hill in a widely-posted but futile search for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell — hashtag #WheresMitch. The Democrats’ two paths within a 12-hour stretch this week demonstrated the dramatic differences emerging among members of the historic freshman class of House Democrats that — tog...
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Two GOP reps meet racist troll Chuck Johnson 'to discuss genetic testing and DNA'

Two GOP congressmen met with noted white supremacist Chuck Johnson about “genetic testing and DNA,” then deny knowing he's a white supremacist. Holocaust denier and white supremacy troll Chuck Johnson, famous for lawsuit-worthy rumors he shit on the floor in public, met with Republican congressmen Andy Harris and Phil Roe on Wednesday in Capitol hill to discuss “DNA" and "genetics." Johnson is a eugenics proponent. In the photo above tweeted by Matt Fuller at HuffPost, Reps. Phil Roe of Ten...
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'Where's Mitch?' Dems look to deliver letter

New House Democrats walked across the Capitol from the House to the Senate side to call for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to pass bills that would reopen parts of the government. (Jan. 16)            [Author: AP]
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'Where's Mitch?' Dems look to deliver letter

New House Democrats walked across the Capitol from the House to the Senate side to call for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to pass bills that would reopen parts of the government. (Jan. 16)
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Emotion run high in Minnesota debate on legalizing marijuana

Emotions ran high as debate kicked off at the state Capitol on Wednesday on whether Minnesota should legalize recreational marijuana, with cannabis supporters heckling opponents of legalization during a news conference that ended in a shouting match.
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Emotions run high in Minnesota debate on legalizing marijuana

Emotions ran high as debate kicked off at the state Capitol on Wednesday on whether Minnesota should legalize recreational marijuana, with cannabis supporters heckling opponents of legalization during a news conference that ended in a shouting match.
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Top Democrat claims the State of the Union 'is off' – live

Steny Hoyer, the Democratic majority leader in the House, State of the Union address is off in an interview with CNNSign up to the daily US morning briefing 4.58pm GMT Steny Hoyer, the Democratic majority leader in the House, makes plain “the State of the Union is off” in an interview with [email protected]: "The letter sounds like she’s asking, but isn’t she just telling him?" Rep. Hoyer: "The speaker is the one who invites the president…”Kate: "So, the State of the Union is off?" Hoyer: "T...
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Senate Advances Measure to Keep Sanctions on Deripaska Units

The 57-42 vote to take up the measure Tuesday came shortly after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin lobbied GOP senators at the Capitol and indicated he’s not backing down from his plan to lift sanctions against three companies Deripaska controls: United Co. Rusal, En+ Group Plc and EuroSibEnergo JSC. “We have great responsibility in managing sanctions programs all over the world and we take those responsibilities very seriously,” Mnuchin told reporters after he met privately with Senate Republi...
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Florida commissioner: Rep. Rashida Tlaib might 'blow up' Capitol, has 'no place in government'

A Florida city commissioner is under fire after calling Rep. Rashida Tlaib a "danger" who might "blow up" the U.S. Capitol.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Minnesota lawmakers, activists on all sides gird for new round of gun debate at Capitol

DFL legislators cite election momentum for two new bills, while firearm rights advocates ready to renew resistance
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New Democratic Kansas governor promises bipartisan approach

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas’ new Democratic governor called Monday for the state to “forge a new chapter” of bipartisanship, arguing as she took office that the Statehouse had lost the “spirit of neighbor-helping-neighbor” under her Republican predecessors. Laura Kelly was sworn in as the state’s 48th governor on the Capitol steps, in front of […]
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A Confederate Plaque Has Been Removed From the Texas Capitol Building

The plaque was first hung in the Capitol in 1959
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We pay through the nose to live in California

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s inaugural address was a bit too long and somewhat disjointed, but he did make some cogent points, including this one: “Even in a booming economy, there is a disquieting sense that things are not as predictable as they once were, that we must now run faster just to stay in place. Stagnant wages. Costs that keep rising – rent, utilities, visiting the doctor – the basics are increasingly out of reach.  We face a gulf between the rich and everyone else – and it’s not just inequal...
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Trump Repeatedly Undermines Loyal Soldier Pence In The Shutdown Fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Progress made, said one. Not so, said the other. We’ll meet again, said one. Waste of time, said the other. Such has been the life lately of Mike Pence, the loyal soldier dispatched by President Donald Trump to lead negotiations over the partial government shutdown. The vice president has been one of the administration’s most visible emissaries during the shutdown fight, meeting with lawmakers, sitting for interviews and leading staff-level talks. But he’s been repeatedly — a...
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They Won Senate Seats. Now Comes the Hard Part: Adjusting to Albany.

A large class of first-time lawmakers must grapple with the ways and wiles of the Capitol before shaking things up.
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As shutdown drags on, McConnell heads home, angering Dems

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was not in the Capitol Friday, when some furloughed federal works missed their first paychecks and the government shutdown tied the mark for the longest in American history.
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As shutdown drags on, McConnell heads home to Kentucky, angering Democrats

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was not in the Capitol Friday, when some furloughed federal works missed their first paychecks and the government shutdown tied the mark for the longest in American history.
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Texas set to remove Confederate plaque from state Capitol

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott agreed Friday to remove a plaque in the state Capitol that rejects slavery as the underlying cause of the Civil War, bending after years of resistance by state Republican leaders in the face of Confederate monuments falling nationwide. A unanimous vote by the State Preservation Board, which […]
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As shutdown drags on, McConnell heads home to Kentucky, leaving Democrats angry

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was not in the Capitol Friday, when some furloughed federal works missed their first paychecks and the government shutdown tied the mark for the longest in American history.
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Members Of Congress Honor Khashoggi 100 Days After His Death

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress called for the protection of press freedom around the world Thursday as they honored a U.S.-based Saudi columnist who was killed inside his country’s consulate in Turkey in October. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Rep. Adam Schiff of California and Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia were among those attending an event at the Capitol marking 100 days since the slaying of writer Jamal Khashoggi. Pelosi said Congress is committed to seeing that the people responsible f...
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Path cleared for Confederate plaque removal in Texas Capitol

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas officials have voted to remove a 60-year-old Confederate plaque in the state Capitol that rejects slavery as an underlying cause of the Civil War. The decision Friday by the State Preservation Board follows years of resistance from Republicans to remove any of the roughly dozen Confederate markers in and around […]
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At the Border and in Washington, the White House Digs In on the Wall

President Trump traveled to the border and Vice President Mike Pence went to the Capitol to dig in on a border wall, shattering talk of a compromise.
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White House Considers Using Storm Aid Funds as a Way to Pay for the Border Wall

President Trump traveled to the border and Vice President Mike Pence went to the Capitol to dig in on a border wall, shattering talk of a compromise.
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At the Border and in Washington, White House Digs in on Wall

President Trump traveled to the border and Vice President Pence went to the Capitol to dig in on a border wall, shattering talk of a compromise.
Tags: News, Senate, House Of Representatives, Graham, Collins, Nancy, Trump, Mike, Capitol, Lindsey, Pence, Pelosi, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration


What Changes At The Justice Department Will Mean For The Russia Investigation

As William Barr meets with senators on Capitol hill, it's clear the guard is changing at the Justice Department. But what does that mean for the Russia investigation?
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Democrats Set To Counter Trump After Oval Office Address

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer will speak at the Capitol Tuesday night. They are in a battle with President Trump over border funding amid a government shutdown.(Image credit: Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP)
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Government’s shutdown: Notice anything different? Exactly.

The government shut down December 21st over Senator Chuck Schumer and Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi petulantly not wanting Trump to have any border wall funding. The federal government spends $4.4 trillion a year; the $5 billion Trump wanted is one-tenth of 1 percent of that. About the same percent that Elizabeth “Pocahontas” Warren is Native American. If you are like me, you are more worried about government starting back up than it being shut down. Who will open our open-air national parks? Who w...
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