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What Do You Do When Your Ex-Roommate Runs For President?
We talked to Beto O'Rourke's former congressional housemates to find out.
Interior Chief On Soaring Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide: 'I Haven’t Lost Any Sleep’
David Bernhardt oversees some 500 million acres of federal land -- one-fifth of the United States.
Rep. Liz Cheney Goes On ‘Hooey’ Rant About The Green New Deal
The third-ranking House Republican blasted the sweeping progressive resolution proposed last week and falsely said it would outlaw planes, cars and gasoline.
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Republicans Full Speed Ahead On Tax Reform, Election Consequences Be Damned
You will not stop the tax cuts. Nothing must stop the tax cuts.
Bryan Woolston / Reuters
Congressional Republicans Ignore Women's March, Push Forward With Agenda
If you ignore it hard enough, it'll probably just go away.
Jim Bourg / Reuters
House Votes To Remove Confederate Flag From VA Cemeteries
What a difference a year makes.
Progressive Democrats Met Secretly With Iranian Diplomat In December
The six lawmakers told the Iranian ambassador to the U.N. that the "wrongly imprisoned Americans" needed to be released.
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Congressman Holds Out Hope Iran Will Release Reporter Jason Rezaian
But he warns Rezaian's fate shouldn't be linked to the nuclear deal.
Democrats Take Advantage Of The GOP's Epic Month Of Dysfunction
WASHINGTON -- Maybe congressional Democrats should just send their GOP colleagues a thank-you note. After a month during
House Votes To End All Major New Rules, Again
Critics say the measure is a giveaway to special interests.
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House GOP Seeks To Turn Back Time On Confederate Flag
In a statement later, McCollum added that "for House Republicans, it appears the cost of getting the votes to pass this terrible
Israeli Consul: Supporters of Bibi's Speech Want to Humiliate President Obama
Policy Director, Just Foreign Policy
If any doubt remains that Speaker Boehner's invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to address Congress on March 3 represents a coordinated attack on President Obama by the right-wing noise machine, let Israel's consul general in Philadelphia, Yaron Sideman, put it to rest.
Rep. Jared Huffman
Rep. Alan Lowenthal
Rep. Beto O’Rourke
We believe there are several reforms needed to fight back against the scourge of unlimited and secretive campaign spending, bring transparency and accountability to the system, and, more importantly, support a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United.
A Victory for the Mendocino Coast
Rep. Jared Huffman
U.S. Representative, California's 2nd Congressional District
The environment and economy of the North Coast just scored a big victory. Last Tuesday, President Obama designated the Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands as part of the California Coastal National Monument, protecting these pristine and breathtaking coastal lands.
We've Reached The Point Where Climate Change Deniers Need To Be Reminded That It Snows Every Year
"There is a great amount of uncertainty associated with climate science," Smith wrote in a Washington Post op-ed in May. "These
California Lawmakers Worry About Pollution Caused By Illegal Marijuana Grows
SAN FRANCISCO -- Six California lawmakers sent a bipartisan letter to the United States Sentencing Commission calling for
Which Members of Congress Are Standing Up for Economic Decency - and Which 'Progressives' Aren't
Author, 'War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinni...
If you don't see the name of your Congress member on that list, you live in a House district without a representative standing up for economic decency.
WATCH: David and Goliath - How Progressives Can Beat Big Money In 2012
Eco-Policy Filmmaker, Storyteller
If you're looking for hope in this year's election, you might want to look at where Main Street is putting its change -- behind candidates who refuse to take corporate money.
Norman Solomon, Anti-War Progressive Running For Congress, Pledges To Serve As Obama's Foil
Over the last few years, he said, he's given at least 200 speeches and presentations in the district. He's built up a mailing
It's Time to Close California's Nuclear Power Plants
, Guest Writer
As someone who was an Obama delegate to the 2008 Democratic National Convention, I believe it would be a tragic mistake for anyone to loyally accept the administration's nuclear policy.
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