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"This was not a protest, this was a well-organized insurrection against our country that was organized by Donald Trump."

Said Representative Jim McGovern, Democrat of Massachusetts, Chair of the House Rules Committee, opening the debate this morning on the Article of Impeachment, quoted in "The House begins debating impeachment charge against Trump." (NYT). McGovern asserted that he looked into some people's eyes and "saw evil." I'm seeing the live vote embedded at the Times, and it is strictly along party lines... ... even though the text of the article says "Republicans were fracturing over the vote." And:Sena...
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House passes a resolution calling on Pence to immediately invoke the 25th Amendment and remove Trump from office

President Donald Trump listens as Vice President Mike Pence speaks at a coronavirus briefing in February 2020. Alex Wong/Getty Images The House of Representatives passed a resolution late Tuesday night demanding Vice President Mike Pence immediately invoke the 25th Amendment and remove President Donald Trump from office. The vice president announced hours before the vote that he won't be doing so because it will set a "terrible precedent" and further "inflame the passions of the moment."  ...
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House is poised to pass a resolution calling on Pence to immediately invoke the 25th Amendment and remove Trump from office

President Donald Trump listens as Vice President Mike Pence speaks at a coronavirus briefing in February 2020. Alex Wong/Getty Images The House of Representatives is poised to pass a resolution Tuesday demanding Vice President Mike Pence immediately invoke the 25th Amendment and remove President Donald Trump from office. The vice president announced just before the vote that he won't be doing so because it will set a "terrible precedent" and further "inflame the passions of the moment."  T...
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'Just say the 5 words: The election was not stolen': Democratic lawmakers rip into GOP Rep. Jim Jordan for amplifying Trump's election lies

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH). Stefani Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday pushed Rep. Jim Jordan to explicitly say that President-elect Joe Biden legitimately won the 2020 race, but he refused to do so without repeating baseless voter fraud claims peddled by President Donald Trump. "I'm asking you to make a statement that the election was not stolen," Democratic Rep. Jim McGovern said. "[Biden's] going to be the president," Jordan said. "That is not the question I asked," ...
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Trump supporters breach U.S. Capitol as election results certified, lawmakers evacuated

With the Washington Monument in the background, people attend a rally in support of President Donald Trump near the White House on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) Trump supporters try to break through a police barrier, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at the Capitol in Washington. As Congress prepares to affirm President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, thousands of people have gathered to show their support for President Donald Trump and his claims of election fraud. (A...
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'Give me a break': See Navarro's reaction to GOP senators getting vaccine

• Live updates: House Rules Committee advances relief bill • Here's what's in the second stimulus package • When will you get a second stimulus check?
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LIVE RESULTS: First-term Democratic Rep. Donna Shalala fights to defend her seat against Republican Maria Elvira Salazar in Florida's 27th Congressional District

  Polls began closing in Florida at 7 p.m. ET, where first-term Rep. Donna Shalala is facing Republican Maria Elvira Salazar in a rematch for Florida's 27th Congressional District. The district is located in southern Florida along the state's eastern coastline. It is home to parts of Miami and contains the famous Cuban-American neighborhood "Little Havana." See the live coverage and full results from all US House elections. The two candidates originally faced off in 2018 to replace former Rep. ...
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First-term Democratic Rep. Donna Shalala fights to defend her seat against Republican Maria Elvira Salazar in Florida's 27th Congressional District

First-term Rep. Donna Shalala will face Republican Maria Elvira Salazar in a rematch for Florida's 27th Congressional District. The district is located in southern Florida along the state's eastern coastline. It is home to parts of Miami and contains the famous Cuban-American neighborhood "Little Havana." See the live coverage and full results from all US House elections. The two candidates originally faced off in 2018 to replace former Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, where Shalala defeated Salazar b...
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US military chews out a Trump ally in Congress accused of 'flagrantly' breaking rules against using his uniform for campaign cash

House Judiciary Committee ranking member Rep. Doug Collins of Georgia during a House Rules Committee hearing on the impeachment against President Donald Trump, December 17, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Andrew Harnik/AP The US military has reached out to Republican Rep. Doug Collins of Georgia, a current Air Force Reserves officer, to ensure that he was aware of its regulations on campaigning using images of himself wearing a uniform, an Air Force spokesperson told Insider on T...
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First-term Rep. Donna Shalala fights to defend her seat against Republican Maria Elvira Salazar in Florida's 27th Congressional District

Rep. Donna Shalala (D-FL) speaks at the Human Rights Campaign hosted Equality Wins reception at The Mayflower Hotel on January 03, 2019 in Washington, DC. Paul Morigi/Getty Images First-term Rep. Donna Shalala will face Republican Maria Elvira Salazar in a rematch for Florida's 27th Congressional District. The district is located in southern Florida along the state's eastern coastline. It is home to parts of Miami and contains the famous Cuban-American neighborhood, "Little Havana." The tw...
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How The GOP Gave Up On Governing In Order To Keep Winning Elections

The following is an excerpt from “ The Impostors: How Republicans Quit Governing and Seized American Politics ” by Steve Benen.  It is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. Last week was an unpleasant one for the White House. Donald Trump and his team continued to watch the coronavirus crisis intensify; the administration suffered another round of legal defeats; the president’s re-election campaign faced pushback over a needlessly dangerous vanity exercise in Tulsa; a...
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House Democrats to move ahead with historic change allowing for remote voting

The House Rules Committee plans to move forward with a plan that will allow the chamber to operate remotely for the first time in history, capping weeks of talks to change House rules and allow committees to conduct business virtually and members to vote while away from Washington during the coronavirus pandemic.
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House Democrats to move ahead with historic rules change allowing for remote voting

The House Rules Committee plans to move forward with a plan that will allow the chamber to operate remotely for the first time in history, capping weeks of talks to change House rules and allow committees to conduct business virtually and members to vote while away from Washington during the coronavirus pandemic.
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The House is finally moving forward with remote voting

Two months into the coronavirus pandemic, the House is ready to decide if it's ready for remote voting.As it stands, it takes a unanimous vote to get anything through the House of Representatives without calling a quorum of congressmembers into Washington, D.C. — even one dissenter can bring down the whole vote. The House Rules Committee has repeatedly discussed moving to allow remote voting throughout the pandemic, and will finally take action on that idea this Thursday.House Majority Leade...
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Congress Scrambles To Find Remote Vote Solution Amid Crisis — Again

Congress is currently enmeshed in debate about whether it can and should switch to working and voting remotely as the coronavirus pandemic sweeps through the country. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY), who has expressed opposition to remote voting, is instead lengthening vote times so senators can pop in and out without being around a lot of their peers. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) instructed Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA), chairman of the House Rules Committee, to prepare a report for members o...
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Why Congress isn’t working remotely due to COVID-19

As COVID-19 forces much of America to work from home, the United States Congress — whose 535 members have an average age of 60 — is still operating from Capitol Hill. Why this population (deemed high-risk to the coronavirus) isn’t yet doing legislative business remotely comes down to process, tech and political will. “The House rules and the Senate rules require voting in person. And it would require a change in those rules to do that,” California Congressman Eric Swalwell told TechCrunch on a c...
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Oregon Legislature Closes. Ballot Measure Updates

Oregon Firearms Federation (OFF) challenged the ballot title for IP 40. This ballot measure (it is not a legislative bill) would require that you keep your self-defense firearms locked up and useless. Oregon –  -(AmmoLand.com)- It’s entirely possible that this message will be obsolete by the time you read it. Things are happening very quickly and everything is subject to change. We’ll start with the positive news and move on from there. As you know, Oregon Firearms Federation (OFF) challenged...
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Guest Post: How Oregon got Idaho Stop

… Or just yield. Whatever is safest.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) Ray Thomas is a partner at Thomas, Coon, Newton & Frost*. Bjorn Warloe was living in Corvallis in 2003 and remembers reading a story in the Oregon State University student newspaper that Oregon had passed an “Idaho Stop” law which allows a bicycle user to treat a stop sign as a yield sign. It turned out the article was wrong (it had passed the House but had failed to even get a hearing in the Senate) though it did accurately id...
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Pelosi’s Delay Tests Democratic Urgency on Trump’s Impeachment

(Bloomberg) -- House Democrats who’ve argued for months that President Donald Trump’s impeachment was a matter of urgent national interest are now being forced to defend House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s delay in handing the case over to the Senate.Pelosi’s top lieutenants, some of whom said they got no heads-up that the speaker was holding back the next step in the impeachment process, brushed aside that there was an intractable stand-off with Senate Republicans. They said the issues would be resolv...
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House Democrats approve rules for debate on articles of impeachment

House Rules Committee passed the rules for the debate on the articles of impeachment, allowing for six hours of debate and impeachment managers.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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House Democrats move one step closer to impeachment with Rules Committee vote Tuesday night

The House Rules Committee on Tuesday approved six hours of debate on the House floor Wednesday on the resolution to impeach President Donald Trump.
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House Democrats move one step closer to impeachment with Rules Committee vote

The House Rules Committee on Tuesday approved six hours of debate on the House floor Wednesday on the resolution to impeach President Donald Trump.
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READ: Rules set for impeachment debate by House Rules Committee

The House Rules Committee on Tuesday approved six hours of debate on the House floor before voting on Wednesday on whether to impeach President Donald Trump on two articles of impeachment.
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Majority of House Supports President Trump’s Impeachment: AP

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is on track to be impeached by the House with the majority now in favor ahead of voting, according to a running tally compiled by The Associated Press. No Republicans have indicated they will support impeachment, setting up a party line vote carried by Democrats. One by one, centrist Democrats, including many freshman lawmakers who risk reelection in districts where the president is popular, announced this week that they would support the articles of impe...
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Trump Impeachment Vote Today

The House Rules Committee has announced that the Impeachment Debate will begin Wednesday morning. There will be 6 hours of argument allowed. The vote is expected around 6:30 to 7:30 this evening. You can watch live here. The impeachment bill... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Trump Impeachment Vote Wednesday 11:00 am

The House Rules Committee has announced that the Impeachment Vote will begin at 11:00 am Wednesday. There will be 6 hours of argument allowed. The impeachment bill is House Resolution 755. text is here. The 658 page Impeachment Report by the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Collins, Rules Committee GOP Use Hearing To Drag Nadler

We know you “can’t speak for the chairman,” but… House Republicans appeared to take full advantage of the fact that Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) was filling in for House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) on Tuesday. Nadler was in New York caring for his sick wife. During the public hearing before the House Rules Committee on Tuesday, ranking member Tom Cole (R-OK) used his time quizzing witnesses Raskin and House Judiciary Committee ranking member Doug Collins (R-GA) to push some T...
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McConnell rejects Democrats’ push on impeachment trial witnesses

By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is rejecting the Democrats’ push for fresh impeachment testimony against President Donald Trump and making a last-ditch plea for them to “turn back from the cliff” of Wednesday’s expected vote to send the case to the Senate for trial. McConnell’s remarks Tuesday effectively slapped the door shut on negotiations for a deal proposed by the Democratic leader, Sen. Chuck Schumer, who wants to call top White H...
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Mitch McConnell Rejects Democrats’ Push for New Impeachment Testimony From Mulvaney, Bolton

(WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is rejecting the Democrats’ push for fresh impeachment testimony against President Donald Trump and making a last-ditch plea for them to “turn back from the cliff” of Wednesday’s expected vote to send the case to the Senate for trial. McConnell’s remarks Tuesday effectively slapped the door shut on negotiations for a deal proposed by the Democratic leader, Sen. Chuck Schumer, who wants to call top White House officials for the Senate tri...
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