April 24, 2024

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair: People Don’t Want More Deportations, They ‘Want Border Security’

On Wednesday’s broadcast of NBC’s “MTP Now,” Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Nanette Barragán (D-CA) argued that Americans “want border security, they want pathways to citizenship, and things that are going to uplift immigrants” and don’t want to see increased deportations for people who are in the country illegally and the push to do so

Kentucky Supreme Court upholds congressional boundaries passed by GOP-led legislature

The Kentucky Capitol building, in Frankfort. | Timothy D. Easley/AP Kentucky’s Supreme Court on Thursday upheld Republican-drawn boundaries for state House and congressional districts, rejecting Democratic claims that the majority party’s mapmaking amounted to gerrymandering in violation of the state’s constitution. The court noted that an alternative proposal would have resulted in nearly the same

How a flood of congressional retirements is rocking the 2024 elections

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin’s decision not to seek reelection almost certainly means his party will lose the West Virginia Senate seat he’s held since winning a special election in 2src1src. | Anna Rose Layden/Getty Images A surge of lawmakers calling it quits the past three weeks is on the verge of putting Congress on pace

Can a Democrat not named Katie Porter win her congressional swing seat?

As Rep. Katie Porter is vacating her seat to run for Senate, California Democrats are torn between the two candidates running to replace her. | Francis Chung/POLITICO LOS ANGELES — Rep. Katie Porter has been a bright spot for Democrats as they try to claim territory in Orange County, California’s historic bastion of conservatism. But

Former GOP congressional aide Celeste Maloy wins Utah House seat

Celeste Maloy will be the first woman in Utah’s congressional delegation since 2src19 and the fifth in its history. | Rick Bowmer/AP Utah Republican Celeste Maloy will be the newest member of Congress, bringing the House back to its full complement of 435 members. Maloy defeated Democratic state Sen. Kathleen Riebe and a handful of

Hunter Biden’s lawyer accuses House Republicans of ‘congressional manipulation’

After a grand jury indicted Hunter Biden on charges related to gun possession, his top defense attorney sent several documents to three congressional committees. | Julio Cortez/AP Photo Hunter Biden’s lawyer said Thursday that prosecutors caved to House Republicans’ political pressure when they secured an indictment of the first son. Just hours after a grand

LIV Golf brings on some more political muscle to deal with congressional probe

Yasir Al-Rumayyan, governor of Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, laughs while greeting golfers at the range before the start of the second round of the Bedminster Invitational LIV Golf tournament. | Seth Wenig/AP Photo One of D.C.’s most prominent lobbying firms has signed on to help the much criticized Saudi-funded LIV Golf league navigate its

Former Rep. Al Lawson’s Florida congressional seat could come back under new agreement

Former Rep. Al Lawson (center) said he would consider running for his old seat if the district was reinstated to a configuration similar to how it was prior to the midterms. | J. Scott Applewhite TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A major legal challenge to Florida’s disputed congressional map could result in the reinstatement of a north

Rep. Chris Smith Plans Congressional Hearing on W.H.O. Pandemic Accord Talks

Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) announced on Monday he will chair a Congressional hearing in the near future on negotiations at the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) to adopt a “pandemic accord,” an international legal document that could bind American public health efforts beholden to the United Nations, potentially eroding sovereignty. The W.H.O. is hosting its annual

Congressional centrists plot deal-cutting course in divided government

Sens. Susan Collins, left, and Joe Manchin said their work would not halt just because it may be tougher to convince Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s majority to take up legislation. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo There’s a new speaker in the House and fewer influential centrists. Washington’s bipartisan fever hasn’t broken yet, though. The centrist group No

Congressional leaders pledge to avert rail strike, negotiate year-end spending deal

Congressional leaders and top appropriators could meet as soon as Wednesday about the so-called omnibus spending package, which would boost federal agency budgets for the current fiscal year. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo Congressional leaders left a meeting with President Joe Biden on Tuesday resolving to both quickly avert a national railroad strike in the coming

Report: Congressional Black Caucus Blocking Black Republican Byron Donalds from Joining

Freshman Rep. Byron Donalds (R-FL) has been blocked from joining the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), according to a report. The caucus has been blocking the black Republican from membership, according to a source familiar with the CBC’s plan who told BuzzFeed News. BuzzFeed noted that it had been nearly six months since the new freshman class…

‘Morally Reprehensible’: 124 Republicans Blast Pelosi’s Attempt To Overturn Congressional Election

124 congressional Republicans submitted a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday condemning her support for an effort to overturn an Iowa Republican’s election victory. The letter, circulated by Republican Iowa Rep. Ashley Hinson, denounces Pelosi’s support for a process that could end with the House of Representatives overturning the 2020 election…

‘The Time Has Come’: First New York Congressional Democrat Calls For Cuomo To Resign After Third Allegation

March 01, 2021 10:34 PM ET The first New York Congressional Democrat has called on the state’s Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign amid another allegation of unwanted advances from a third woman. Anna Ruch, 33, told The New York Times in an interview published Monday that Cuomo asked to kiss her during a wedding…

Here Comes The Pork: Congressional Earmarks Are Reportedly Making A Comeback

Congress is planning to bring back earmarks, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer reportedly told Democrats during a Tuesday call. Hoyer told Democrats that he can “guarantee” that there will be a “bipartisan” effort to bring back the spending practice, two people on the call said according to a Politico report. A spokesperson told the outlet…

Democratic Congressional Candidate Praises Hitler’s Courage And Economic Prowess

A Democratic congressional candidate praised Adolf Hitler’s courage and economic prowess as he compared former President Donald Trump to the notorious German dictator. “You can’t FULLY compare Trump to Hitler,” tweeted Democratic North Carolina congressional candidate Mark Judson Thursday. “Hitler wasn’t too much of a coward to serve in the Army.” (RELATED: 70% Of Russians…

Lou Dobbs: RNC Chair McDaniel And Congressional Republican Leadership ‘Bare Tremendous Responsibility’ For Election Results

Fox Business host Lou Dobbs said Wednesday that Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell bore a lot of “responsibility” for the results of the 2020 election and beyond. Dobbs was joined by guest Leo Terrell on his broadcast of “Lou Dobbs Tonight” to discuss…

Daines: Swalwell ‘Needs to Get in Front of a Congressional Committee’

On Friday’s broadcast of Fox News Radio’s “Fox Across America,” Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT) said that Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) should testify before a congressional committee about his involvement with a suspected Chinese spy. Daines said, [relevant remarks begin around 12:10] “Let’s just start with the first step is to have him come clean about…

BREAKING: Capitol Police Just Arrested a Democratic Congressional Staffer in the Doxxing of GOP Senators.

Capitol Police on Wednesday evening arrested a Democratic congressional staffer who allegedly doxxed a handful of Republican senators and then posted their personal information online. Jackson Cosko, 27, was charged with making public restricted personal information, witness tampering, threats in interstate communication, unauthorized access of a government computer, identity theft, second-degree burglary and unlawful entry, […]

McCabe Seeks Immunity From Prosecution in Exchange For Testimony in Congressional Hearing.

In a letter sent to Chairman Grassley Monday, Andrew McCabe’s attorney Michael Bromwich requested the Senate Judiciary Committee grant the former FBI official immunity from prosecution in exchange for testifying at next week’s Congressional hearing on the FBI’s handling of the Clinton investigation. Chuck Grassley requested Andrew McCabe testify next week at a Congressional hearing […]

Republican Win Arizona Special Congressional Election.

The Associated Press declared Republican Debbie Lesko the winner of Tuesday’s special election in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District over Democrat Hiral Tipirneni at 11:08 p.m. Eastern, one hour and eight minutes after the polls closed. BREAKING: Republican Debbie Lesko wins special U.S. House election in Arizona, keeping seat in GOP control. — The Associated Press […]

John Brennan Shouldn’t Be Lecturing America, He Should Be The Focus Of A Congressional Inquiry

Former CIA chief John Brennan is a liar. And he’s not the kind of garden variety dissembler that we see in Washington all the time, either. Rather, Brennan is the kind of man who feels comfortable brazenly misleading the American people about an attack on democracy, and then shamelessly lecturing them about civic decency. You […]

George Soros Funded Group Readying Trump’s Sexual Harassment Accusers To Push For Congressional Investigation.

A far-left activist group funded by George Soros is readying the women who accused President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct to demand a congressional investigation. The women had made their accusations just before the November 2016 election. The women will speak on Monday at 10:30 a.m. ET to call for “accountability and an investigation by […]

Video Review: A Discussion on the Wasserman Schultz/Awan Brothers IT Scandal with Key Congressional House Members

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch yesterday participated in a special highly-revealing discussion between House representatives and experts regarding the Wasserman Schultz/Awan Brothers/IT scandal. As you may already know, a Democratic IT staffer named Imran Awan was arrested this past July on charges of bank fraud. He was employed with Debbie Wasserman Shultz and other congressional […]

DACA Was Only One Part of Obama’s Seizure of Congressional Power

The DACA program being terminated by AG Sessions was a Federal program started by President Obama. The program was promoted as an administrative strategy to provide eligible youth relief from deportation.  Since the entire issue has been clouded with political rhetoric it’s important to look at its legal and constitutional status. The DACA program was […]

Obama Blocks Congressional Inquiry Into Our Non-Ransom, Leverage Payment To Iran

So, will we ever find out the internal dynamics of the $400 million non-ransom that used for leverage by an administration that said we don’t pay ransom, even though it was stipulated that the monies wouldn’t be handed over until the four detained Americans were released? In other words, it was a ransom. Yet, the […]

Florida: Leading Congressional Candidate has Unsettling ties to Terrorist Groups

John Rutherford, the favored Candidate for Florida’s 4th Congressional District, has unsettling long term ties to groups which have officially been designated as Islamic Terrorist Groups. The Cabinet and President Tayyp Erdogan of Turkey, a NATO Ally, officially designated the religious movement of U.S.-based Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen a terrorist group as recently as May, […]

OPPOSE ASSAULT WEAPONS BAN BILL IN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE

Democrat Representative David Cicilline, Rhode Island, introduced H.R. 4269 Assault Weapons Ban of 2015 bill.  The bill is written to regulate the right to keep and bear arms.  Send a free message to your Congressmen to oppose this bill that goes against our Constitution. Do not allow to be stripped of your constitutional rights, send […]

Trey Gowdy: How Did 7 Congressional Committees Miss Amb. CHRIS STEVENS’ Emails? [VIDEO]

Rep. Trey Gowdy said Sunday that he is baffled that the previous seven congressional committees that investigated the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi failed to obtain emails U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens sent in the months before the attacks occurred. “How did they miss Ambassador Stevens’ emails? None of the seven previous committees bothered to […]

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