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I'm Dying Of ALS, And Watching Congress Debate Health Care This Week Gave Me Hope
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Passing "Medicare for All" would show we truly believe health care is a human right and that we all deserve to live with dignity.
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Democratic Rep. Calls GOP Colleagues 'Sex-Starved Males' During Abortion Debate
So that's what's happening in Congress today.
Jon Stewart Tears Into Congress For Inaction On 9/11 First Responders Bill
"Your indifference cost these men and women their most valuable commodity: time," the former host of “The Daily Show” said.
Jon Stewart Advocates For 9/11 First Responders
Former late-night host Jon Stewart pleaded to Congress for additional funding for the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund.
Dan Lipinski Is An Anti-Abortion Democrat In Congress. His Time May Be Up.
He's kept his Illinois House seat for years. But his party has shifted left and progressive Marie Newman is betting their district has, too.
Taraji P. Henson Testifies To Congress On Mental Health
Taraji P. Henson testified before the Congressional Black Caucus’ Emergency Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide and Mental Health to advocate for mental health programs in schools.
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Taraji P. Henson Opens Up About Mental Health At Congressional Hearing
The hearing highlighted the stigma of mental illness and the growing number of suicides among African American youth.
Woman Charged With Battery For Throwing Drink At GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz
One of the congressman's 2016 opponents was accused of tossing a drink at him as he left a Florida town hall meeting Saturday.
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GOP Rep. John Rose Blocks $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill
Rose is now the third GOP member to stall a bill that would help millions of Americans affected by natural disasters.
Former U.S. Senator Thad Cochran Dead At 81
The Mississippi Republican represented the state in Congress for more than 45 years.
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Maxine Waters' Committee Will Seek Signs Of 'Illicit Funds' In Trump Deutsche Bank Records
"No other bank would lend him money. We want to understand that relationship," the congresswoman tells Chris Hayes.
Rep. Jerry Nadler 'Feeling Much Better' After Sudden Health Scare
The House Judiciary Committee chairman appeared to faint during a New York City news conference with Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill To Protect Abortion Access Nationwide
The Women’s Health Protection Act would reaffirm every woman's right to an abortion, no matter where she lives.
Donald Trump Threatens To Blow Up Infrastructure Talks
The president has demanded that Democrats approve his trade deal with Canada and Mexico before passing any bipartisan infrastructure bill.
Jerry Nadler Threatens To Cite Don McGahn
House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler vows accountability after the former White House counsel, Don McGahn defied a subpoena.
Michael Cohen Told Congress A Trump Lawyer Urged Him To Lie About Moscow Project
Trump's longtime fixer said Jay Sekulow told him to lie about the timeline for talks about a Moscow Trump Tower.
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This Law Has Saved Millions Of American Lives. The Trump Administration Wants To Gut It.
The Clean Air Act shows the power of Congress to change lives.
Donald Trump Piles On To GOP Attacks Against Rashida Tlaib After Holocaust Comments
Republican lawmakers took the congresswoman's words about her Palestinian ancestors out of context.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: If Congress Gets 3 Months' Parental Leave, So Should Everyone
The freshman lawmaker emphasized that her ”‘unusual" leave policy applies to both mothers AND fathers on her staff.
Ex-CIA Agent Valerie Plame Is Running For A New Mexico House Seat
The former CIA agent outed by the Bush administration doesn't want the Scooter Libby incident to end her public service career.
Chuck Schumer And Hakeem Jeffries Team Up On Bill To Federally Decriminalize Marijuana
The legislation, which was first unveiled last year, would declassify cannabis as a controlled substance.
Trump Retreats On Mueller Testifying
Trump is walking back his statement that it was up to William Barr if Robert Mueller should testify in Congress.
Trump Family Sues To Block Financial Records
The Trump family is suing banks to stop them from releasing financial records.
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The Trump Administration's Congressional Stonewalling Is Unprecedented
Democrats might have to use long-dormant congressional powers to fight back.
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Twitter's Jack Dorsey Told Ilhan Omar He Won't Take Down Trump's Tweet Targeting Her
The CEO reportedly called the congresswoman to say a Trump tweet mischaracterizing her comments about 9/11 doesn't break Twitter rules.
Trump Digs In On Saudi War
President Donald Trump has issued the second veto of his administration, blocking a bipartisan effort to end U.S. support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen.
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