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Trump vetoes congressional resolution to end US support of Saudi-led Yemen war — RT...

US President Donald Trump has vetoed a resolution passed by both the Senate and the House...

Congress votes to withdraw US support from Saudi-led Yemen war — RT USA News

The US House of Representatives has voted in favor of ending US involvement in the war...

Get out of jail card? Cohen dangles newly-unearthed trove in front of Congress, promising...

Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen has offered lawmakers the data from a hard drive he “recently...

Candace Owens in EPIC clash with Ted Lieu at congressional ‘white nationalism’ hearing —...

Sparks flew in the House of Representatives as Rep. Ted Lieu (D-California) tried to accuse conservative...
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Video: “This President Is Cruel”: Congresswoman Slams Trump For Fighting Against Puerto Rico Disaster...

We look at the fight in Congress over disaster aid for Puerto Rico since it was ravaged by Hurricane Maria, one of the deadliest...

Congresswoman Slams Trump for Fighting Against Puerto Rico Disaster Aid

We look at the fight in Congress over disaster aid for Puerto Rico since it was ravaged by Hurricane Maria, one of the deadliest...
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Video: Congresswoman calls Trump's treatment of Puerto Rico "cruel" and "heartless"

Puerto Rico hasn't even received all the aid funding it was promised after Hurricane Maria, yet President Trump claims the island has received too...

McFaul offers Congress foolproof plan to stop Russian ‘influence’ on Americans — RT USA...

How do you stop those pesky Ruskies from meddling in the world’s greatest democracy, prevent your...

HUD’s Inspection System Gets a Poor Grade in Congressional Watchdog’s Report

This article was produced in partnership with The Southern Illinoisan, a member of the ProPublica Local Reporting Network in 2018. The federal government’s system of...

Reining in the Yemen Conflict: The US Congress and War Making Powers

We keep hearing it.  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is firm on the view that the Yemen conflict should conclude. “We all want this...

60 Years Ago, Racists in Congress Nearly Cost Hawaii Statehood – Consortiumnews

Racism in the U.S. Congress nearly derailed Hawaii becoming the 50th state, as Sarah Miller Davenport reports.     By Sarah...
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Video: "Gasland" Director Josh Fox Arrested at Congressional Hearing on Natural Gas Fracking

democracynow.org - The Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Josh Fox was handcuffed and arrested Wednesday as he attempted to film a Congressional ... Via Youtube

Congress discusses giving itself a pay raise — RT USA News

Living in Washington DC is expensive. For US lawmakers, that means it’s time to give themselves...
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Video: US Congress passes bill to dig into Putin’s assets… no better use for...

US lawmakers are adopting a tougher stance on Russia - passing four new bills condemning Vladimir Putin's leadership. RT LIVE ... Via Youtube

Fox News host rebuked for questioning Muslim Congresswoman’s hijab

US network Fox News has condemned one of its main female hosts for questioning whether Muslim American Congresswoman Ilhan Omar's religious beliefs stand in...

Democrat congressman eats humble pie after mocking Trump… for visiting tornado victims — RT...

California Congressman Ted Lieu – one of President Trump’s most vocal opponents – was forced to...

US House passes broad anti-hate bill after pressure from allies of Muslim congresswoman

The US House of Representatives has passed a resolution in the lower chamber of Congress condemning bigotry and hate. Read more
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Video: Bacevich: Questioning U.S.-Israel Ties Has Long Been Impermissible in Congress, But That’s Changing

House Democrats will vote today on a resolution condemning anti-Semitism. The resolution is seen as a direct rebuke of recent comments by Minnesota ... Via...

Questioning US-Israel Ties Has Long Been Impermissible in Congress

House Democrats will vote today on a resolution condemning anti-Semitism. The resolution is seen as a direct rebuke of recent comments by Minnesota Congressmember...

Trump barreling toward war with Iran, Congress must stop him: US Senators

Two US senators say President Trump “is barreling toward war with Iran,” urging Congress to stop him. Read more

Congress silent as Trump extends national emergency – because it’s to sanction Russia —...

US President Donald Trump has informed Congress that he will extend the 2014 national emergency over...

Congressional Field Hearings Gather Stories of Voter Suppression

On Feb. 19, former Democratic gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams of Georgia testified at an Atlanta field hearing held by the House Subcommittee on Elections,...

US congressmen press for oversight of any Saudi nuclear deal

US congressmen aim to establish oversight bill of any Saudi nuclear deal. Read more

Why AOC Is Such a Terrific Member of Congress

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has taken Washington, D.C by storm. She successfully ran an insurgent, grass-roots Congressional campaign. She is exceptionally bright. She is incredibly media savvy....

To Disempower Lobbyists, Give Congressional Staff a Raise

If we want to diminish the power of corporate lobbyists in Congress, one of the best but most overlooked ways to do so would...
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Video: ‘War criminal!’ – Activists burst in on Abrams ‘ Congress grilling

The new U.S. Special Envoy for #Venezuela, has been accused of lying - by the House Foreign Affairs Committee. #ElliotAbrams was quizzed about ... Via...

Walter B. Jones Restoring Power to Congress Act Would Repeal the 2001 AUMF

In his work opposing United States wars overseas, Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC), before his death Sunday, put much effort into seeking a repeal of...

Congress reaches last-minute deal to avoid another government shutdown… ‘in principle’ — RT USA...

US lawmakers say they have averted another partial government shutdown, reaching enough of a deal on...

Antiwar Republican Congressman Walter Jones Dies After Long Illness

Rep. Walter Jones, one of the most consistently antiwar members of Congress, has died at age 75 after an extended...

Better dead than red! Congress bonds over shared hatred for socialism at Trump’s SOTU...

Lawmakers watching President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address were sharply divided along partisan lines...

Liberal host Bill Maher makes ‘racist’ fried chicken retort to black Republican congressman —...

The media personality made the uncalled-for joke in the middle of a heated, but unrelated, exchange...

Stone pleads not guilty to obstruction, lying to Congress in Mueller probe — RT...

Roger Stone has entered a not guilty plea in federal court in Washington, DC. The former...

Shutdown cost US economy $11 billion, incl $3 billion permanent loss – Congressional Budget...

The partial shutdown of the federal government cost the US economy $11 billion, according to analysis...

Antiwar Republican Congressman Walter Jones in Hospice Care

Rep. Walter Jones, one of the most consistently antiwar members of Congress, is gravely ill and has entered hospice care. The...

New Congress Democrats denounce Venezuela coup, get bashed for quoting RT-linked people — RT...

A handful of Democratic lawmakers are opposed to the US-backed coup in Venezuela. But besides going...

Permanent War: Congress Forbids NATO Withdrawal

The Democrat-controlled House followed the Senate yesterday in passing legislation forbidding the president from withdrawing from NATO and affirming undying US support for the...

Congressional Democrats seek to ban sleeping in offices… for free — RT USA News

The new Democratic leadership is threatening to take the “House” out of House of Representatives by...
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Video: Explosive BuzzFeed report alleges Trump told Cohen to lie to Congress

The news site #BuzzFeed is standing by an incendiary report it recently published, which claims that Donald #Trump instructed his former lawyer to lie...

Kennedy and King Family Members Call for Congress

On the occasion of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a group of over 60 prominent American citizens is calling upon Congress to reopen the...

Florida politician doubles down against ‘Hamas-loving anti-Semite’ Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib — RT USA News

Hallandale Beach commissioner Anabelle Lima-Taub faces a formal reprimand for “hateful” comments after claiming the Senate’s...

Congress Can End US Involvement in the War on Yemen

Originally appeared on The American Conservative. The Guardian reports on the efforts in the House and Senate to cut off U.S. support for the war...

Congress Can End US Involvement in the War on Yemen

Originally appeared on The American Conservative. The Guardian reports on the efforts in the House and Senate to cut off U.S. support for the war...

Congress Considers Bill to Defend Freedom of People With Disabilities

On January 15, disability justice activists celebrated the reintroduction of the Disability Integration Act (DIA). This monumental piece of legislation is an important step...

Hawaii congresswoman says she’s running for president — RT USA News

Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) is running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. The Samoan and Hindu congresswoman...

Americans Need a Congress that Represents Americans

by Paul Craig Roberts / January 11th, 2019 US Senator Marco Rubio poses as a representative of Florida Republicans, but in truth he represents the...

Congressional Staffing for Dummies: The Pay Go Dispute

In order to understand the conflict, which seems on the surface quite simple, you have to understand a bunch of things about Congressional process...

Women Who Ran for Congress Avoided Women’s Issues in Their Campaign Ads

A record number of women were sworn into Congress on January 3. The influx of women candidates helped turn the midterm election into what many...
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Video: As Most Diverse Congress in History Takes Office, Dems Push to End Shutdown...

https://democracynow.org - The 116th Congress made history Thursday, swearing in the most diverse group of lawmakers ever and more than 100 women in the...

Democrats in Congress Unveil Ambitious Plan to Fix Our Election System

On the second day of the 116th Congress, the new House Democratic majority will introduce H.R. 1, the most comprehensive democracy reform legislation seen...

1st Palestinian woman in Congress calls for impeaching ‘the motherf***er’ — RT USA News

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) wasted no time after her historic swearing-in, stepping into the spotlight again...

The New Congress and the Rolling Catastrophe of the US Body Politic

Bathed in the soothing waters of the Blue Wave, such that it was, a new US Congress will be baptized on January 3rd. But...

The New Congress and the Rolling Catastrophe of the US Body Politic

by Roger D. Harris / December 29th, 2018 Bathed in the soothing waters of the Blue Wave, such that it was, a new US Congress...
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Video: US Congress just recently alarmed with AP-Xinhua relationship… which started 40 yrs ago

READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/9l82 A bipartisan group of US representatives has demanded answers from the news agency AP after it signed a memorandum ... Via Youtube
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Video: US govt partially shuts down as Trump and Congress fail to agree on...

The US government partially shut down early Saturday after lawmakers failed to reach an agreement over the House-approved funding bill providing $5.7 billion ... Via...

Ocasio-Cortez Calls for Furlough of Congressional Pay Next Shutdown

US Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on Saturday called for congressional salaries to be put on hold during the next government shutdown. The US government went...

US govt partially shuts down as Trump and Congress fail to agree on border...

The US government partially shut down early Saturday after lawmakers failed to reach an agreement over...
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Video: Congress Touts First Step Act as Criminal Justice Victory—But Critics Say Bill Makes...

https://democracynow.org - A major criminal justice reform bill is poised to become law after the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted in its favor...
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Video: This Congressmember Camped in the Cold to Escort an Asylum-Seeking Honduran Mother Across...

https://democracynow.org - Nearly a month after a photo of a Honduran mother and her small children fleeing tear gas fired by U.S. Border Patrol...

Congressman calls for Zuckerberg to step down as Facebook CEO amid new privacy breach...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg should “log out” over an “unprecedented level of negligence,” a US congressman...

Congress Is Trying to Make It a Federal Crime to Participate in BDS

Twenty-six states have laws preventing state agencies from contracting with companies or individuals aligned with the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. BDS is an...
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Video: Glenn Greenwald: Congress Is Trying to Make It a Federal Crime to Participate...

https://democracynow.org - Twenty-six states have laws preventing state agencies from contracting with companies or individuals aligned with the Boycott, ... Via Youtube
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Video: Senate votes to end support for Saudi intervention, but Congress blocks any vote...

The US Congress has seen voting in both the House & Senate over America's continued support for the Saudi Arabia military action in Yemen....
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Video: Ban on cockfighting by US congress may leave up to 27,000 Puerto Ricans...

The US has ruled to ban cockfighting in all its territories including Puerto Rico, where the sport has a long tradition. But the ban...

Are the New Congressional Progressives Real?

Use These Yardsticks to Find Out by Ralph Nader / December 13th, 2018 In November, about 25 progressive Democrats were newly elected to the House of...

Military will build border wall if Congress doesn’t play ball – Trump — RT...

The military will finish construction of the controversial US-Mexico border wall if Democrats in Congress don’t...
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Video: How to lie to Congress and get away with it

READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/9jot The media wants blood after Donald Trump's former attorney, Michael Cohen, pled guilty to making false statements to ... Via Youtube

Why the fuss over Michael Cohen? Lying to Congress is an American pastime (VIDEO)...

The media wants blood after Donald Trump’s former attorney, Michael Cohen, pled guilty to making false...

Congress Urged to Freeze Border Patrol Funding Amid Mistreatment of Immigrants

The human rights group Amnesty International is calling on Congress to freeze funding of the US Border Patrol until the Trump administration ends its...

Congressionally Mandated New Report Urges Massive U.S. Military Increases

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org The Commission on National Defense Strategy for the U.S. has just released to Congress its report "Providing for the...

Soros foundation takes aim at Facebook, calls for congressional oversight — RT US News

The head of billionaire George Soros’ foundation called for congressional oversight of Facebook, after the social...
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Video: Reflecting on the Legacy of Congressman Ron Dellums: A True People’s Warrior

Ron Dellums was first elected to Congress in 1971, when he stood with the Panthers. Then the Marine veteran launched a Vietnam war crimes...

Democrat congressman tells gun owners to disarm, or else — RT US News

California Congressman with 2020 presidential aspirations Eric Swalwell has confirmed he favored confiscating guns and even...

Ending the War in Yemen: Congressional Resolution is Not Enough!

On November 14, the Republican majority in the U.S. House of Representatives blocked a resolution that its supporters say would end U.S. participation in...

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Calls on Congress to End U.S. Military Support of Saudi Arabia’s...

November 14, 2018 Washington, DC – Following a move by House Republicans to block a vote on bipartisan resolution (H. Con Res. 138), legislation that...

11,000 Votes May Be Missing in Florida Congressional Race

Counties across Florida are currently under intense pressure and scrutiny as they race to complete the unprecedented task of three simultaneous statewide recounts....

Ocasio-Cortez complains about not getting Congressional paycheck yet: ‘How do I get an apartment?’

American Mirror | “Those little things are very real.” Read more

Peace Congress to End U.S. Wars at Home and Abroad – Consortiumnews

The No Trump Military Parade coalition of 250 organizations is holding a Peace Congress in Washington, D.C., on Saturday in place of...
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Video: Congresswoman-elect Rashida Tlaib & Peace Activist Kathy Kelly Condemn Saudi Cruelty in Yemen

https://democracynow.org - We turn now to the crisis in Yemen, where the U.S.-backed, Saudi-led coalition has drastically escalated its assault on the Yemeni ... Via...
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Video: Rashida Tlaib on Impeaching Trump, Occupied Palestine & Becoming One of First Muslim...

https://democracynow.org - On Tuesday evening, Palestinian American Rashida Tlaib in Michigan and Somali American Ilhan Omar in Minnesota became the ... Via Youtube
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Video: Ex-Congresswoman Who Voted to Impeach Nixon: Trump Firing Sessions Brings Back Troubling Memories

https://democracynow.org - Democrats have seized control of the House of Representatives, flipping more than two dozen seats in a historic midterm election ... Via Youtube
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Video: Deb Haaland, One of Nation’s First Native Congresswomen, Calls for Probe of Missing...

https://democracynow.org - Two Native American women have made history in the midterms, becoming the nation's first Native congresswomen. Democrat ... Via Youtube

‘Subpoena-Congress’? Dem-controlled House should focus on issues, not witch hunts, analysts tell RT —...

After taking back the House, the Democrats will be able to subpoena Trump's aides and force...
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Video: Women of Color Hope to Make History in 2018 Election with Wins in...

https://democracynow.org - A historic number of women of color are running for public office in today's election. At least 255 women are on the...

Meet the scandals of the US congressional midterms — RT US News

Both Democrats and Republicans are viewing the 2018 midterms as a rematch for 2016. All gloves...
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Video: US declassified docs: CIA was reading Congress staff emails on whistleblowers’ protection

During the Obama administration, the CIA was reading congressional emails related to the protection of whistleblowers in the intelligence community according ... Via Youtube

Saudi Massacre in Yemen Worse Than Estimated. Will Congress Finally Speak Up?

According to a new study by the University of Sussex, the 10,000 civilian dead in the Yemen war is hugely...
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Video: Battlefield Buenos Aires: Protesters clash with police in front of Argentinian National Congress

Dozens of #protesters opposing government's proposed budget for 2019 clashed with police in front of the #Argentina's National Congress in #BuenosAires on ... Via Youtube

Trump praises Montana Congressman who body-slammed reporter — RT US News

US President Donald Trump praised the wrestling skills of Republican Congressman Greg Gianforte, who body-slammed a...

Watch behind-the-scenes row in California congressional debate (VIDEO) — RT US News

A TV debate in a race for US congressional seat from California was almost over before...

Congress Members Urge Trump To Meddle in Hungary’s Elections

There’s no hypocrisy like Capitol Hill hypocrisy. Congressional Democrats have been beating the dead horse of “Russian meddling” for nearly two years, obsessed with...

Congress Members Urge Trump To Meddle in Hungary’s Elections

There’s no hypocrisy like Capitol Hill hypocrisy. Congressional Democrats have been beating the dead horse of “Russian meddling” for nearly two years, obsessed with...

Congress Members Urge Trump To Meddle in Hungary’s Elections

There’s no hypocrisy like Capitol Hill hypocrisy. Congressional Democrats have been beating the dead horse of “Russian meddling” for nearly two years, obsessed with...

Teen-sexting Democrat ex-congressman Weiner to walk out of prison early — RT US News

Anthony Weiner, a former Democratic congressman and husband of Hillary Clinton's aide Huma Abedin, has reportedly...

Congress resolution aims to force Trump into ending US involvement in Yemen War —...

US involvement in the “world’s worst humanitarian crisis” – the war in Yemen – could soon...

Will Congress Finally Pull the Plug on Brutal Yemen War?

Three years of Saudis dropping American bombs on Yemeni civilians is starting to get noticed in Congress. A requirement in...

Pompeo Lied to Congress About Yemen To Protect Arms Sales

Originally appeared on The American Conservative. Mike Pompeo’s certification earlier this month that the Saudi coalition was working to reduce harm to civilians in Yemen...

Trump Jr. blasts Democratic congressman for ‘defending’ Muslim preacher who called Jews ‘satanic’ —...

Donald Trump Jr. and Democratic Congressman Mark Pocan (D-Wisconsin) found themselves in a Twitter spat on...

This is What Happened When Tulsi Gabbard Tried to Stop Congress From Authorizing War...

Skip to content Eric Garris Posted on September 12, 2018 [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7r9IcS-8Fog&w=560&h=315] Post navigation

California man arrested for trying to stab Republican Congress candidate — RT US News

Alameda County police have arrested a knife-wielding man who reportedly attacked congressional candidate Rudy Peters with...

DeSantis quits Congress amid claims of racism-by-association — RT US News

Florida’s Republican gubernatorial candidate is being accused of racism again, over past appearances at a conference...

‘The FCC Chair Is Outright Lying to Reporters and Congress’

Janine Jackson interviewed Evan Greer about the FCC’s net neutrality cyber fraud for the August 24, 2018, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly...

Democratic Congressional candidate says Trump is like Bin Laden – audio recording — RT...

A recording in which an Illinois Democrat running for Congress appears to say US President Donald...
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Video: Ukrainian Fascist Leader Speaks in US Congress, While Nazis Launch Racist Attacks

Journalist Max Blumenthal asked why a fascist leader was welcomed in the US Senate building. He discusses Andriy Parubiy, the founder of two neo-Nazi...

Calling for Ten Million More Voters, a Few Billionaires, and a Just Congress

About 80 days separate the people from the November 6th Congressional elections. Judging by the past midterm turnout, at least 125 million age-eligible voters...

Calling for Ten Million More Voters, a Few Billionaires, and a Just Congress

About 80 days separate the people from the November 6th Congressional elections. Judging by the past midterm turnout, at least 125 million age-eligible voters...

‘Russia hysteria’ an affront to American values, US congressman insists — RT US News

The ongoing demonization of Russia distracts from far more serious issues facing the United States and...
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Video: “I’m Bringing My Bullhorn to Congress”: Rashida Tlaib, Muslim Dem. Socialist, Appears Headed...

https://democracynow.org - Detroit Democratic congressional candidate Rashida Tlaib is poised to become the first Palestinian-American woman and first ... Via Youtube

Going Fundamental Eludes Congressional Progressives

I’ve recently received fundraising letters from Senator Elizabeth Warren and Senator Chuck Schumer on behalf of their Democratic Party’s campaign committees. Mostly, all they...

Trump Ignores Congress’ Yemen Conditions – Antiwar.com Blog

Originally appeared on The American Conservative. Trump signed the new National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) this week. Among other things, the bill contained provisions that...

US Congress publishes entire text of Russia sanctions ‘bill from hell’ — RT US...

The full text of Congress’ latest sanctions bill has been released, revealing a punitive piece of...

Democratic congressman ‘jokingly’ wishes GOP Senate candidate would jump off a bridge — RT...

Rep. Steve Cohen, a Tennessee Democrat, told a gathering that he hoped Donald Trump – the...

Congressman Nunes looking at ‘legal remedies’ to Twitter ‘shadowbanning’ — RT US News

Congressman Devin Nunes (R-California) is looking into “legal remedies” to stop Twitter from “shadowbanning” certain users...

The Meat Market of the World Congress

It may well go down as one of the most appalling conferences in the history of the International Political Science Association. The World Congress is...

‘Shock’ Poll: Most Americans Support Another Trump/Putin Summit… But Congress Says ‘No!’

According to a new poll by HarrisX Polling Company and The Hill newspaper, more than half of all Americans –...

Conferencing, Extortion and IPSA 2018: The Meat Market of the World Congress

It may well go down as one of the most appalling conferences in the history of the International Political Science Association.  The World Congress...

Accused fraudster Browder claims GOP Congressman Rohrabacher ‘on Russia’s payroll’ — RT US News

Financier Bill Browder, wanted in Russia on tax evasion charges, has accused Republican Senator Dana Rohrabacher...

Single-Payer Advocates in Congress Double Down With Medicare for All Caucus

When Medicare was created 53 years ago this month, it was over the objections of Ronald Reagan. On behalf of the American Medical Association,...
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Video: US Congress talks Trump’s meeting with Putin during Helsinki Summit

US Congress makes remarks about Trump's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, as he faces mounting criticism from allies and foes alike about his...

President Trump’s Ongoing Denial of Russian Threat Reinforces Need for Congressional Action

______________________________ Via Common Dreams. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license.

Peter Strzok’s bizarre congressional testimony goes viral — RT US News

One particular moment from Peter Strzok’s raucous congressional hearing left Twitter users confounded and disturbed, even...

FBI’s Strzok calls Congress hearing a ‘victory for Putin,’ denies anti-Trump bias — RT...

Anti-Trump text messages he exchanged with Lisa Page were expressions of “deep patriotism” and not bias,...

Trump says ‘he thinks he can’ pull out of NATO without congressional approval

Read Full Article at RT.com Via RT. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license.
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Video: International Cybersecurity Congress in Moscow – Part 2 (streamed live)

Imagine global powers jointly discussing burning issues, all countries participating in global anti-cyberthreat alliances and whether robots and artificial ... Via Youtube
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Video: RT editor-in-chief moderates panel discussing fake news at Cybersecurity Congress (streamed live)

Fake news” became one of the defining terms in the current media discourse, as well as politics and international relations. Acting Deputy Director of...

Twitter suspends 70mn ‘fake’ accounts in 2 months amid pressure from Congress & media...

Some 70 million accounts, a number roughly equal to 20 percent of Twitter's monthly active users,...
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Video: Intl Cybersecurity Congress in Moscow (streamed live)

International experts are discussing transparency in the digital world at a panel session of the International Cybersecurity Congress in Moscow. Check out ... Via Youtube
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Video: ‘US must view Russia as superpower’: Congressman met Lavrov ahead of Trump-Putin summit

Despite the strained relations between Moscow and Washington, the US must see Russia as a superpower and seek dialogue, the head of a delegation...

Congresswoman Maxine Waters cancels public appearances — RT US News

Maxine Waters has canceled two speaking engagements after allegedly receiving a “very serious” death threat. The...

Congressman warns US heading towards civil war – 31% of Americans agree — RT...

The United States is heading towards civil war, Congressman Steve King has warned. His sentiments are...

NYC Elects Socialist for Congress Whose Platform Catered to Non-Whites, Wants ICE Abolished

The future of the Democratic Party is suddenly more clear. Challenger @Ocasio2018 toppled one of the top Democrats in Congress, @repjoecrowley,...
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Video: Young socialist wins seat in US Congress against veteran Democrat

28-year-old socialist, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, challenged the incumbent Democratic party candidate - and won a seat in Congress. Check out http://rt.com RT ... Via Youtube

Erdogan aide tells congressman Adam Schiff to ‘shut up’ — RT US News

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s spokesman has sharply rebuked Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff who bemoaned Turkey’s...

Congressman proposes US recognition of Taiwan — RT US News

A California congressman has put forth a resolution proposing that the US recognize the island of...

Congressman proposes US recognition of Taiwan — RT US News

A California congressman has put forth a resolution proposing that the US recognize the island of...

FBI may have meddled with Mike Flynn case evidence – US congressman — RT...

US congressman Mark Meadows has suggested that the FBI may have meddled with evidence in the...
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Video: Ohio cops arrest congressional candidate under questionable circumstances

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FzArBXpAnGA&w=580&h=385] An Ohio police department that received a negative backlash on social media for arresting a former congressional candidate under questionable circumstances ... Via Youtube

‘Will America wake up?’ Republican congressman retweets anti-immigration post from white supremacist — RT...

Iowa congressman Steve King has attracted a backlash after apparently endorsing a Twitter post from a...

CALL TO ACTION: Congress Must Take Action Now To Prevent a Disaster in Hudaydah

From The Yemen Peace Project We urge you to contact your senators and representatives and tell them the time is now to introduce legislation curtailing...
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Video: US Congress debates whether to expand war powers of Donald Trump

U.S. Congress is about to decide whether to widen the war powers of Donald Trump. The new bill allows the president to decide whom,...

‘No money for F-35,’ government auditors tell Congress — RT US News

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has recommended that Congress withhold funding for the F-35 program, saying...

Recapturing Congress’s War Powers: Repeal, Don’t Replace, the 2001 AUMF

From today’s Cato Institute event, featuring Gene Healy, Vice President, Cato Institute; and John Glaser, Director of Foreign Policy Studies,...

Trump’s use of the term ‘witch hunt’ is a ‘Russian tactic’ claims Congresswoman Maxine...

If you’ve ever used the term “witch hunt,” you may have unknowingly fallen victim to special...

Congress Approves Plan to Roll Back Post-Financial-Crisis Rules for Banks

The House on Tuesday passed a plan to roll back banking regulations passed in response to the 2008 financial crisis, sending the...

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Urges Congress To Oppose Authorization for War Against Iran

For Immediate ReleaseMay 22, 2018 Media Contact:Emily Latimer, (202) 604-2330 Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) spoke on the floor today urging support for her amendment in the...

Congress Weighs Indefinite Detention of Americans – Consortiumnews

A Senate bill under consideration could allow Donald Trump to indefinitely jail American citizens without charge if they oppose U.S....
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Video: Money matters: US congressmen ask to resume funding for White Helmets

A Congressman has asked the Trump administration to resume its funding of the controversial Syrian activist group the White Helmets. Reports of Washington ... Via...

Praise for Antiwar Congressman Walter Jones after His Republican Primary Victory

On Tuesday, Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC), who is seeking reelection for what he has indicated will be his final term...

Congress Made It Harder to Give Teachers Raises

In just a few months, we’ve seen teachers in five states walk out of the classroom to protest their abysmal pay. Stingy state budgets are...

US Congress wants troops to learn Russian, mistakenly calls it ‘East Asian language’ —...

The US Congress has directed the Pentagon to improve the military’s knowledge of Russian but mistakenly...

US Academics and Civic Leaders Call on Congress to Ensure Neutrality and Support for...

Dear Members of the US Senate and House of Representatives,  On July 1, Mexicans will go to the polls to elect a new president, both...

Who is Democratic Congressman Juan Vargas?

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Congress Offers a Bipartisan Blank Check to Donald Trump

UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters fly over armored vehicles that have been loaded onto trucks for transport on February 9, 2018, at the Kuwait Naval...

Democratic Party tried to push Colorado congressional candidate to leave race, leaked audio reveals...

The Democratic Party meddled in the Colorado congressional primary by favoring one candidate and pressuring another...

Ex-DNI Clapper leaked Steele dossier info to CNN, then tried to deny it in...

James Clapper, the former director of national intelligence-turned CNN pundit, first denied and then admitted to...

How Clintonites Are Manufacturing Faux Progressive Congressional Campaigns

Photo by Phil Roeder | CC BY 2.0 When Bernie Sanders took the stage in Washington Square Park in New York City on a cold...

Senior Democrat Caught on Tape Pressuring Progressive Congressional Candidate to Drop Out of Race

A new exposé by The Intercept confirms how powerful Democratic officials have worked to crush competitive progressive candidates in primaries around the country, choosing...

Democrats claim Diamond & Silk lied over Trump payments in congressional hearing — RT...

Conservative YouTube stars Diamond and Silk claimed under oath that they were never paid by the...
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Video: Senior Democrat Caught on Tape Pressuring Progressive Congressional Candidate to Drop Out of...

https://democracynow.org - A new exposé by The Intercept confirms how powerful Democratic officials have worked to crush competitive progressive candidates in primaries around the...
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Video: Macron welcomed in US Congress, shows historically French-American ‘special bond’

The French President has concluded a three-day trip to Washington by addressing the US Congress, where he got a warm welcome from lawmakers. Emmanuel...
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Video: Security gaps at US Congress, but media is too obsessed with Russia

The UK & US have issued a first of its kind joint warning to those living in the West, claiming state-sponsored Russian hackers might...

DOJ hands over Comey’s Trump memos to Congress — RT US News

Former FBI Director James Comey’s memos about meetings with President Donald Trump have been handed over...

Assange has ‘physical proof’ Russia didn’t hack DNC – Congressman — RT US News

Russia did not provide WikiLeaks with Democratic National Committee emails during the 2016 US presidential campaign...

‘Zero real evidence’ Assad behind chemical attack – US congressman — RT US News

US government officials offered “zero real evidence” that the Syrian government was behind the alleged chemical...

Congress Held Ten Hours of Hearings on Facebook. What’s Next?

After grilling Mark Zuckerberg for ten hours this past week, the big question facing Congress is, “What’s next?” The wide-ranging hearings covered everything from...
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Video: Why didn’t Trump go to Congress before striking Syria? – RT asks State...

Friday's attack on Syria was a face-lifting move by Donald Trump after he boasted about his missiles on Twitter, Virginia Senator Richard Black said....

Zuckerberg faces Congress for 2nd day of hearing (FULL VIDEO) — RT US News

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is back on Capitol Hill today for another round of questioning by...

Trump Ordered Syria Strike Based on a Secret Legal Justification Even Congress Can’t See

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While Trump Likes to Play Authoritarian, Its Congress Who Must Decide on War

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Video: Zuckerberg testifies before Congress on data scandal

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is testifying before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in Washington DC, following Facebook's data privacy scandal. Check out http://rt.com...

Zuckerberg grilled by Congress… and he apologized a lot — RT US News

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was back on Capitol Hill today for another round of questioning by...

Watch Mark Zuckerberg Testify Before Congress

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Zuckerberg to testify before Congress on April 11 — RT US News

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the US House Energy and Commerce Committee next week....

Mick Mulvaney’s 1st Report to Congress

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Zuckerberg to testify before Congress on Facebook data privacy ‒ reports — RT US...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has reportedly decided to testify before Congress in relation to the Cambridge...

Suspicious packages sent to military facilities, congresswoman — RT US News

Police are investigating a “suspicious brown substance” found in an envelope sent to the office of...

Congresswoman Lee Slams Appointment of John Bolton as National Security Advisor

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US Congress passes colossal $1.3 trillion budget — RT US News

The US House of Representatives and Senate has approved, at the 11th hour, a $1.3 trillion...

Sen. Dick Durbin Calls On Congress To Halt Unauthorized US Military Involvement in Yemen

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Video: Congresswoman Confirms Erik Prince Tied to Assassination Program Run Out of Dick Cheney’s...

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Ex-spook Clapper celebrates 5yrs since lying to Congress, as statute of limitations expires —...

It's been five years since former US spy chief James Clapper lied to Congress about the...
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Video: Ex-spook Clapper celebrates 5yrs since lying to Congress, as statute of limitations expires

It's been five years since former US spy chief James Clapper lied to Congress about the NSA's giant surveillance program, and the statute of...

Ron Paul on a ‘Military Coup’: Pentagon To Ignore Congress On Yemen

The Defense Department has sent Senate Majority Leader McConnell a letter informing him that even if Congress passes legislation limiting...

Congressmen call for ‘foreign agent’ tag for Al Jazeera as it ‘digs into pro-Israel...

A group of congressmen has called for Al Jazeera to be designated a “foreign agent” for...

Trump Seeks Congressional Funding for 60,000-Man Army to Overthrow Assad

Eric Zuesse ISIS, or ISIL, or Islamic State, has been almost completely defeated in Syria, but the U.S. Department of Defense is requesting an increase...

Congress mulls fitness waivers for military recruits with ‘in demand’ skills — RT US...

The dwindling numbers of eligible recruits applying to the US military may force Congress to increase...

Russia ‘threatens our ability to dominate’ – US general to Congress — RT US...

The US is seeking to contain Iran’s rising influence in the Middle East and fend off...

85% of Americans unhappy with Congress, most think it serves lobbyists, not the people...

The overwhelming majority of Americans, irrespective of party allegiance, holds a dismal opinion of Congress, a...

284 Members of Congress Just Got an ‘F’ on Their Civil Rights Report Card

Offering insight into how elective officials voted throughout 2017 to uphold key civil rights protections, the NAACP just released its latest (pdf) Civil Rights...
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Video: ‘If Congress believes we’re terrorists, how can admin maintain relations with us?’ —...

Mahmoud Abbas makes rare address to UNSC on Tuesday RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday Like us on Facebook http://www.... Via Youtube

‘Congress must ban semiautomatic weapons’ – ex CIA director John Brennan — RT US...

In the aftermath of the Florida school shooting this week that left 17 people dead, John...

Disability Activists Crash Congress to Stop a Bill That Would Undermine Their Civil Rights

Harriotte Ranvig, 71, is escorted out of the House chamber on February 15, 2018, after she and a group of protesters disrupted the vote...

Conservation Groups and Congressman Blumenauer Call for Action on Pollinator-killing Pesticides | Friends of...

WASHINGTON - Congressman Blumenauer (D.-Ore.), alongside Representative McGovern (D.-Mass.) and conservation, farmworker, farmer and consumer groups, today reintroduced the Saving America’s Pollinators Act, which...

Pennsylvania Races to Redraw Gerrymandered Congressional Maps

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Congress Passes Two-Year Budget Deal

Ike’s Military-Industrial-Congressional Complex Is Alive and Very Well – Antiwar.com Blog

Look, Ma: More Money! Don’t Worry: We’ll Spend It WiselyThe new Congressional budget boosts military spending in a big...

Cernovich for Congress? Controversial US blogger fuels rumors of political bid — RT US...

Prominent right-wing blogger Mike Cernovich has spurred speculation that he might run for Congress. The platform...

US Nazi is the only GOP contender for congressional seat — RT US News

Holocaust denier Arthur Jones has been running for different offices since last century and failing, but...

Because This Is 2018, An Actual Nazi Is the GOP Candidate For An Illinois...

  Leaving Roy Moore and his paltry pedophile tendencies in the dust, Arthur Jones - in-your-face Nazi, vehement Holocaust denier, devoted white supremacist and oh...

As Congress Feeds the Merchants of Death, the People Must Divest

In recent budget negotiations, Senate Democrats agreed to a boost in military spending that exceeded the cap for fiscal 2018 by $70 billion, bringing...

Is Congress Finally Pushing Back

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Video: Congressional memo alleging FBI abused spying powers released

Congressional memo has now been released, after receiving approval from the U.S. president. Memo accuses FBI and Justice Department of securing a warrant to...

Trump approves release of congressional memo critical of FBI — RT US News

President Donald Trump has approved declassification of the memo that is said to reveal FBI surveillance...

Amtrak train carrying congressmen to GOP retreat hits truck — RT US News

A train carrying Republican lawmakers, staff and families to a policy retreat in West Virginia has...

Will Congress Face Down the Deep State? – Consortiumnews

The House Intelligence Committee’s vote on Monday to release a memorandum describing alleged malfeasance at the DOJ and the FBI...
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Video: ‘Peace to the people of Syria’: Russia hosts National Dialogue Congress, hoped to...

Sochi is hosting a forum on Syria's future, bringing together representatives of the country's various social strata. The Congress is expected to boost the...

‘Secret society’ within FBI, DOJ trying to take Trump down, Congressman Gowdy claims —...

House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-South Carolina) claims ‘lost’ text messages between two FBI staffers,...

Twitter catches a few more ‘Russian trolls’ as Congress-spurred hunt continues — RT US...

Twitter has blocked another 1000 accounts it reckons posted Russian-linked "propaganda" to influence the 2016 US...

What’s Next for Net Neutrality in Congress and the Courts | By Craig Aaron

On Tuesday, all 47 Senate Democrats announced they would co-sponsor a “resolution of disapproval” to overturn the FCC’s Net Neutrality-killing vote last December. Add in...

Congress Is Plotting To Cut a Hole

Congresswoman Lee Slams Passage of FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act; Calls for Meaningful Reforms to...

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Congressman, fervent decrier of Russia, won’t seek re-election — RT US News

House Foreign Affairs Committee chief Ed Royce (R-California) says he will not run for a 14th...

Common Cause Files Brief in Challenge to Outrageous Partisan Political Gerrymander of Pennsylvania Congressional...

WASHINGTON - Today, Common Cause filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania in League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania v. Commonwealth...

Common Cause Files Brief in Challenge to Outrageous Partis Political Gerrymander of Pennsylvania Congressional...

WASHINGTON - Today, Common Cause filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania in League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania v. Commonwealth...
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Video: Meet the Women Who Accuse Trump of Sexual Harassment & Are Calling for...

https://democracynow.org - We begin our Democracy Now! special by looking at the growing movement of people calling on President Trump to resign over multiple...
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Video: Putin speaks at United Russia party congress (Streamed Live)

Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered a speech at the 17th congress of the United Russia party in Moscow. Via Youtube

Analysis by Congress's Official Scorekeeper Shows Final GOP Tax Bill Comes Nowhere Close to...

Jake Johnson, staff writerIn an analysis published on Friday, the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT)—Congress's official scorekeeper—concluded that the final Republican tax bill doesn't...

Govt shutdown averted, as Congress approves temporary funding — RT US News

Published time: 22 Dec, 2017 00:14 Edited time: 22 Dec, 2017 00:25 The federal government will...

Snowden hosts Reddit AMA over Congress’ mass surveillance plan — RT US News

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and the ACLU held a live Reddit Ask Me Anything session, which...

Groups Launch Internet-Wide Campaign Pushing Congress to Overrule FCC Vote

Demonstrators rally outside the Federal Communication Commission building to protest against the end of net neutralityrules December 14, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Chip...

Net Neutrality Fight ‘Not Over’: Groups Launch Internet-Wide Campaign Pushing Congress to Overrule FCC...

The Republican-controlled FCC voted along party lines on Thursday to repeal net neutrality, but open internet defenders are urging the public to not be...
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Video: Meet Jessica Leeds, Who Recalls Being Groped by Trump & Is Calling for...

https://democracynow.org - Amid the mounting number of lawmakers calling on President Trump to resign over multiple claims of sexual harassment and assault, we speak...

Over 40 Members of Congress Urge President Trump to Call on Turkey to Drop...

WASHINGTON - Over 40 members of Congress recently sent a letter urging President Trump to call on Turkish officials to stop the prosecution of human...

FBI agents’ anti-Trump text messages released to Congress — RT US News

Two FBI agents working the Trump-Russia collusion probe exchanged dozens of venomous text messages on politics,...

Jeff Sessions Wants to Crack Down on Legal Weed — Will Congress Let Him?

  UPDATE: Congress gave the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment a temporary reprieve after this piece was originally published, extending protections until Dec. 22. Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-OR, responded by saying, "wo...
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Video: “Keep Our Families Together”: Thousands Call on Congress to Extend TPS & Pass...

https://democracynow.org - Thousands rallied on Capitol Hill Wednesday, calling for Congress to stop its rollback of temporary protected status for thousands of Haitians and...

US ambassador sees no link between RT America’s FARA registration & loss of Congress...

RT America’s registration as a ‘foreign agent’ in the US ultimately led to them losing accreditation...

Deadline looms as Trump & congressional leaders hold spending summit — RT US News

US President Donald Trump, and House and Senate leaders, have scheduled a meeting to begin talks...

Access Denied: US Congress withdraws RT America’s Accreditation on Capitol Hill

by RT / November 30th, 2017 [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ji2vqzFhmdU?feature=oembed&w=500&h=281] The US Congress has withdrawn RT America’s accreditation on Capitol Hill, citing the company’s “foreign agent” status. That’s...
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Video: Access denied: US Congress withdraws RT America’s accreditation on Capitol Hill

The US Congress has withdrawn RT America's accreditation on Capitol Hill, citing the company's “foreign agent” status. That's hours after the State Department ... Via...

Progress Michigan Calls For Congressman John Conyers To Resign

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Video: US Congress spent almost $1mn settling harassment cases in 2017

Almost a million dollars of tax payer's money has been paid out in harassment settlements by the US Congress this year. That's the highest...

Report about Rep. Conyers puts Congress under sexual harassment microscope — RT US News

The avalanche of sexual harassment and abuse claims has reached the US Congress, with the latest...

How We Moved Congress to Action on Abuse of Palestinian Children in Military Detention

People take part in a demonstration of Palestinians living in Greece to mark the Palestinian Prisoners Day, in Thessaloniki, Greece, on April 21, 2017....

Leaders Schumer and Pelosi Join Members of Congress and Patriotic Millionaires for Rally Against...

WASHINGTON - On Wednesday, with House Republicans set to vote on their disastrous plan that gives tax breaks to the richest Americans and wealthy corporations,...

Hidden Dangers Lurking Behind the Scenes at Congressional Hearings on Cloud Seeding

Photo by Steve Snodgrass | CC BY 2.0 OMG! Congress held hearings recently on geo-engineering techniques to stop the evils of global warming. Whew! The...

Hidden Dangers Lurking Behind the Scenes at Congressional Hearings on Cloud Seeding

OMG! Congress held hearings recently on geo-engineering techniques to stop the evils of global warming. Whew! The irony is absolutely fantastically mind-boggling, a real...

Legal blackmail? Congress considers withholding support for countries opposing US position at UN —...

Published time: 10 Nov, 2017 18:51 US lawmakers want to legally prohibit any financial and military...

US Congress to spend $4.6 bn for ‘reassuring NATO allies’ as anti-Russia hysteria mounts...

Members of the House and Senate, seizing on the anti-Russia climate engulfing Washington like a fog,...

U.S. Congress Split Over Whether Criticizing Israel Constitutes anti-Semitism

A potential addition to the federal anti-discrimination statute says verbal attacks on Israel count as anti-Semitism A U.S. House of Representatives committee...

Congress’s Romance With Cowardice: War Without War Powers

US Army soldiers test a weapon on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, on August 22, 2014. (Photo: The US Army)   On September 1, 1970, soon after President...

RT’s Ed Schultz challenges Congress to summon him (VIDEO) — RT US News

RT America’s Ed Schultz tore into lawmakers who have alleged that RT America meddled in the...

The Congressman Who Has Sent Thousands of Letters to Families of US Troops Killed...

On a Sunday morning more than two weeks after four U.S. soldiers were ambushed and killed in Niger, Rep. Walter...

Congressman Spam – LewRockwell

In “Wet Kiss” for Wall Street, Congress Overturns Rules Allowing People to Sue Banks...

After nine months of struggling to deliver on their legislative priorities, Senate Republicans found unity Tuesday when they overturned a rule that makes it...

RN Volunteers Back from Puerto Rico Join Congress Members to Urge Increased Aid to...

WASHINGTON - Registered nurse volunteers who recently returned from two weeks of providing nursing care and other disaster relief today joined House Minority Leader...

Congress Passes ‘Harshest’ Sanctions On North Korea… And The People Suffer – Antiwar.com Blog

On Tuesday, all but two Members of the US House voted in favor of the “harshest” sanctions on North Korea...
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Video: In “Wet Kiss” for Wall Street, Congress Overturns Rules Allowing People to Sue...

https://democracynow.org - After nine months of struggling to deliver on their legislative priorities, Senate Republicans found unity Tuesday when they ... Via Youtube

Twitter bows to Congress, announces political ad ‘transparency’ ahead of Russia testimony — RT...

As social media companies face mounting political pressure from US senators investigating Russia, Twitter says it...

Pentagon Expands ‘Terror War’ To Africa: Where Is Congress?

Senator Lindsey Graham told NBC News over the weekend that he had “no idea” that there were 1,000 US troops in Niger. But it...

US spy chiefs implore Congress to ‘reauthorize’ mass surveillance of internet users — RT...

US intelligence officials are fighting to renew the controversial spying program which allows agencies to conduct...

DEA, Congress complicit in US opioid epidemic

The US Drug Enforcement Administration ‘shut off’ investigations into large distributors of addictive opioid pills, while...

Iran’s Foreign Minister Rips Trump as Congress Faces Call to “Defend Diplomacy”

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday that President Donald Trump's decertification of the nuclear deal days earlier widened the mistrust "between the...

Congress Uses Las Vegas Massacre to Push Abortion Ban

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) is joined by anti-abortion leaders while introducing the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act during a news conference at the...
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Video: Primary season on: 2017 Congressional election looks to fill several House seats

Seven seats are up for grabs during next month's Congressional and State elections in the US, most of which were vacated by former members...

Peace Action: 16 Years Later, Afghanistan War Drags On, Congress Still Asleep at the...

WASHINGTON - On the eve of the 16-year anniversary of the Afghanistan War, Paul Kawika Martin, Senior Director for Policy and Political Affairs at...

National Security Agencies Are Evading Congressional Oversight

  Last week, federal officials from several spy agencies engaged in a full court press in Washington, spinning facts before media outlets, flooding Capitol Hill with lobbyists and bringing...
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Video: Russia Sanctions: Congress Obstructs Trump’s ‘One Good Policy’

Blaming Russia for the 2016 election outcome is an "extraordinarily dangerous game that's leading us into a very dangerous new Cold War with a...
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Video: After Las Vegas Massacre, Republicans in Congress Push Bills That Could Make Mass...

https://democracynow.org - As details emerge about the massacre in Las Vegas, the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, Republican leaders called ... Via Youtube

US Congressman hosted fake hearing for Ukrainian TV

Published time: 3 Oct, 2017 21:25 Freshman Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) was reportedly tricked by a...

'Shocking': US congressmen want answers on claims of secret Cold War radiation tests

Three US Congress members have demanded answers from Washington after a new book claims to reveal...

Raid maintenance fund for missile defense, Pentagon asks Congress

Citing tensions with North Korea, the Pentagon has asked Congress to move $416.4 million earmarked for...

Congress Has Options for Protecting Mueller's Investigation From Trump's Wrath

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller (center) is surrounded by security and staff as he leaves a meeting with senators at the US Capitol June...

Children's Health Insurance Program Put on Congressional Calendar — After It Expires

(Photo: Francisblack / Getty Images) Republican leaders in the House have finally set a date to consider a bill reauthorizing a program providing health care assistance to tens...

Rand Paul: Unconstitutional Saudi War in Yemen Is Not in Our Interest and Congress...

Sen. Rand Paul speaks at the 2015 Reagan Dinner for the Dallas County Republican Party in Dallas, Texas, January 30, 2015. (Photo: Gage Skidmore) Last...
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Video: Security vs civil liberties: Trump wants Congress to reauthorize surveillance law

Members of the Trump administration are calling on Congress to reauthorize a controversial surveillance law which is set to expire at year's end, RT's...

Anti-war argument 'winning' despite setback in Congress – Ron Paul to RT

Senator Rand Paul’s (R-Kentucky) fight to repeal post-9/11 Authorizations for Use of Military Force (AUMF) went...

Antiwar Organizations Urge Congress to Protect Iran Nuclear Deal, Prevent Backslide to War Under...

From NIAC Action: Trump Must Renew Waivers on Iran Sanctions on September 14th, Certify the Nuclear Deal to Congress on October 15th WASHINGTON, D.C. — In...

‘Go Congress, go!’: Trump pushes lawmakers to cut taxes

US President Donald Trump has urged the Republican-majority Congress to pass legislation that would substantially cut...

Bill in Congress to Fund CIA and NSA Outlaws Wikileaks

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org The bill in Congress to fund U.S. intelligence services includes a provision, Sec. 623, which states: SEC. 623. SENSE OF...

Rand Paul threatens to hold up defense bill unless Congress votes to end wars...

Republican Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky has vowed to delay a $700 billion defense bill until...

U.S. Congress and Media Push for War Against Russia

Eric Zuesse On Wednesday, September 6th, Reuters bannered "Facebook says likely Russian-based operation funded U.S. ads with political message”, and reported: Facebook Inc said on Wednesday...

U.S. Congressman Proposes $12 Million to Support Israel's Ethiopian Community

Amendment proposed by Rep. Alcee Hastings, a Democratic lawmaker and a member of the House Rules Committee: 'The community faces a number...

Congress approves $15.25bn natural disaster aid package & raises US debt ceiling

The US Senate has approved a $15.25 billion relief package for areas affected by hurricanes and...

Health Coverage for 9 Million Children Will Soon Be at Risk — Unless Trump...

The Senate Finance Committee will hold a hearing Thursday on extending funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and for good reason: no additional CHIP...

States threaten to sue over DACA, as Trump tweets he'll 'revisit' policy if Congress...

As President Donald Trump vows to “revisit the issue” of granting legal status to “dreamer” immigrants...

1.4mn more bogus Wells Fargo accounts emerge with Congress asleep at the wheel

As the tally of fake Wells Fargo accounts balloons to 3.5 million, Congress has yet to...

Wells Fargo May Have Lied to Congress, Public Citizen and Americans for Financial Reform...

WASHINGTON - Congress must hold additional hearings to investigate whether Wells Fargo deliberately misled federal lawmakers during an active investigation, said 33 groups led...

‘Bring back Main Street’: Trump pressures Congress to unite on tax reform

President Donald Trump is counting on bipartisan support for his tax reform plan, which he says...

Trump blames Congressional GOP leaders for debt ceiling ‘mess’

US President Donald Trump has chastised Republican leaders in Congress, implying that efforts to increase the...

'Lying to Congress': Trump lashes out at former spymaster over CNN comments

Published time: 24 Aug, 2017 16:00 US President Donald Trump has fired back at former Director...

Congresswoman Barbara Lee: There is No Military Solution in Afghanistan

Congresswoman Barbara LeeCongresswoman Barbara Lee released the following statement in response to President Trump’s announced plan to keep U.S. troops in Afghanistan. “I am deeply...

Trump can strike North Korea without approval from Congress – Sen. Graham

President Donald Trump does not need Congressional authorization to carry out a preemptive strike against North...

How Congress ‘Learns’ About Russia

Hedge-fund operator William Browder helped plunder Russia’s riches – and renounced his U.S. citizenship – but is still treated as...

FBI raided Manafort’s home for documents he gave Congress

Published time: 9 Aug, 2017 15:10 Edited time: 9 Aug, 2017 15:43 The Federal Bureau of...

‘No US warplanes over Syria’: Congress & Pentagon hit with 68k petition signatures

A CIA whistleblower and ex-Marine Corps captain are among the outspoken leaders of a campaign to...

‘US-Russia relations at all-time & dangerous low. Thank Congress’ – Trump

Published time: 3 Aug, 2017 12:32 Edited time: 3 Aug, 2017 13:10 Relations between the US...

Trump Threatens to Attack Health Coverage of Congress Members and Low-Income People

Trump steps out of Air Force One on July 28, 2017, at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images) President Donald Trump...

Another brick in the wall: Congress approves funding for Trump’s Mexico barrier

Published time: 27 Jul, 2017 22:15 Edited time: 28 Jul, 2017 09:06 The House of Representatives...

House Progressives Call on Members of Congress to Sign Single-Payer Pledge

Less than 24 hours after the Republican plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act was defeated in the Senate, two progressive representatives challenged all...

Trump, Veto Congress

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Video: Criminalizing Critics of Israel: Congress Considers Sweeping Bills to Fine & Jail Backers...

https://democracynow.org - U.S. lawmakers are seeking to criminally outlaw support for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign against Israel. Via Youtube

Congresswoman Lee Blasts Dead of Night Removal of 2001 AUMF Repeal Amendment

Congresswoman Barbara LeeLate last night, Congresswoman Lee’s amendment to repeal the 2001 AUMF – which passed with bipartisan support in the House Appropriations Committee...

‘A civilization on Mars thousands of years ago’: Congressman stuns NASA scientists

Published time: 19 Jul, 2017 02:23 Edited time: 19 Jul, 2017 09:52 A California congressman baffled...

PEACE ACTION: Congress Votes Again for Unconstitutional Wars and Pentagon Pork

WASHINGTON - In response to the passage of the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), Paul Kawika Martin, Senior Director for Policy...
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Video: From Welfare to U.S. Congress Rep. Gwen Moore’s Fight for the ‘Rise Out...

Rep. Gwen Moore tells Paul Jay of her journey from poverty to Congress, and how Bill Clinton's welfare reforms and corporate Democrats refusal to...

Will Congress Summon Its Courage and Restore the Voting Rights Act?

As the nation approaches Independence Day, many will reflect on Frederick Douglass's 1852 speech, "What to the Slave is the 4th of July" --...

Costly Representation: The Georgia Congressional Election

Tom Price’s vacating of a Georgia congressional seat set the scene for exactly what is darkly wrong with US politics. In the sprawling kleptomanic...

Why Wouldn't Peace Advocates Compete in Republican Congressional Primaries?

Let's assume that winning congressional votes is something that peace advocates care a lot about, enough that they would do things now that would...
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Video: ‘Stop arming terrorists’: Congresswoman urges US to stop its policy of regime change

Most media outlets and politicians often ignore the deadly consequences of US regime change policy, including the rise of Islamic State, according to ... Via...

'Is that guy OK?' Moment gunman opened fire on GOP congressmen caught on camera...

Published time: 14 Jun, 2017 22:03 Edited time: 15 Jun, 2017 09:19 Dramatic video has emerged...

‘Always angry’: Shooter who targeted GOP congressmen railed against conservatives

The FBI has officially identified the man suspected of shooting at Republican lawmakers during a practice...
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Video: Shooting Spree: Congressman, aide & police officers shot during baseball practice in US

A gunman has gone on a shooting spree in the city of Alexandria, Virginia. There are reports of over 50 shots being fired -...
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Video: Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) in Critical Condition After Being Shot at Congressional Baseball...

https://democracynow.org - Capitol Hill remains in shock after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and four other people were wounded on ... Via Youtube

Former congressional candidate gets 20yrs for plotting attack on Muslim community

Robert Doggart, a former independent Tennessee congressional candidate, has been sentenced to jail for 20 years...

Ron Paul on New Russia Sanctions: The Deep State Unifies Congress

When it comes to bad foreign policy, the House and Senate are completely bipartisan. Yesterday’s 97-2 Senate vote for more...

‘1 down, 216 to go’: GOP congresswoman receives threatening email after Virginia shooting

A Republican congresswoman and outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump has received a threatening email following...

‘Sickened by despicable act’: Sanders condemns supporter’s shooting of GOP congressman

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) condemned the shooting of a Republican representative and several others by a man who volunteered for his presidential campaign....

Gunman Shoots Congressman, Police at Virginia Baseball Practice

A gunman opened fire on Republican members of Congress during a baseball practice near Washington early on Wednesday, wounding several people including...

June 12-18: Petrograd Congress of Factory Committees endorses Bolshevik resolutions

Encouraged by the Bolsheviks, and to the dismay of the Provisional Government and its opportunist allies,...

Trump’s social media director violated Hatch Act targeting GOP congressman on Twitter

An independent investigation has found that White House social media director Dan Scavino violated federal law...

‘Body-slamming’ congressman apologizes to reporter, donates $50k to media advocate

Newly elected Rep. Greg Gianforte (R-Montana) has formally apologized to Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs for assaulting...

Congresswoman Lee Leads Letter Demanding Long-Term Military Strategy from President Trump

Congresswoman Barbara LeeToday, Congresswoman Barbara Lee led 20 of her Democratic colleagues in sending a letter to President Donald Trump asking him to present...

US Congressman Calls for Holy War Against "Islamic Horror," Says "Kill All" Suspects

(Screengrab: Captain Clay Higgins' Facebook) A freshman lawmaker reacted to the attacks in London over the weekend with a threatening social media post, calling for...

Rep. Walter Jones to Congress: Stop Funding Afghan War!

Rep. Walter Jones, Jr. (R-NC) has looked at war from both sides. As he has readily shared with us, he was hoodwinked by the...

Committee Should Reject Legislation That Opens the Door to Industry Promotion of Medicines and...

WASHINGTON - Members of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Energy and Commerce Committee should reject two bills that would undermine regulatory standards for ensuring...
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Video: DEA misled Congress about deadly 2012 attacks in Honduras

An investigation has found that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration repeatedly lied to Congress about a series of fatal incidents in Honduras in 2012,...

GOP congressman confident ‘God will take care of climate change’

Published time: 1 Jun, 2017 12:00 As concern surrounds Donald Trump’s decision on a key climate...

$110bn US-Saudi arms deal sent to Congress, seen as way to protect Middle East...

The path for the US to resume its sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia has...

Republican Gianforte wins special congressional election in Montana

Published time: 26 May, 2017 04:35 Edited time: 26 May, 2017 04:52 Greg Gianforte, the Republican...

Congressmembers Speak Out for Getting the US Out of Afghanistan

Today a news conference was held by co-sponsors of HR1666, to prohibit funds for activities in Afghanistan, and the importance...

Trump's Immoral Budget Is 'Dead on Arrival' in Congress

President Trump’s budget proposal is an affront to decency, economics and, at a basic level, math. It is full of both broken and false...

‘I don’ know’ if there was Trump-Russia collusion, ex-CIA chief tells Congress

While arguing that Russia “brazenly interfered” in the 2016 US presidential election, former CIA Director John...

Congressional News Conference on Ending Funds for Afghan War: Wednesday 5/24

Wednesday, May 24: Congressmen Walter B. Jones (R-NC) and John Garamendi (D-CA), along with House cosponsors of H.R. 1666, will...

Medea Benjamin: Congress Should Halt Trump's $110 Billion Arms Deal Over Saudi Atrocities

In his first foreign trip abroad as president, Donald Trump traveled this weekend to Saudi Arabia, where he signed an arms deals totaling $110...
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Video: Medea Benjamin: Congress Should Halt Trump’s $110B Arms Deal over Saudi Atrocities in...

http://democracynow.org - In his first foreign trip abroad as president, Donald Trump traveled this weekend to Saudi Arabia, where he signed an arms deals...

Texas congressman threatened with lynching after calling for Trump’s impeachment

Published time: 21 May, 2017 11:10 Democratic Representative from Texas Al Green played recordings of racially...