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After a Capitol Hill hearing with more than a few minutes devoted to a back-and-forth about whether a California congresswoman was asking about foreclosed properties or Oreo cookies, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson lobbed a tweet at a Houston congresswoman and claimed undocumented immigrants were keeping Houstonians from public housing.
The Equality Act passed the U.S. House on Friday, with eight Republicans breaking rank to vote with Democratic colleagues for legislation supporters say will add needed federal protections in housing, employment and health care to millions of LGBTQ Americans.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday held a marathon reading of the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s 448-page assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
More than 25 House Democrats, including the chairman and vice chairwoman of the House Judiciary Committee, began a nonstop marathon reading of the entire redacted Mueller report Thursday afternoon.
Three members of Congress from Texas are part of a group of 23 U.S. Representatives who oppose a rule proposed by Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson to deny federal housing assistance to households with mixed immigration status.
U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (FL-26), member of the Judiciary Committee and the first South American-born member of Congress, along with U.S. Rep.
A top Democratic money man is putting his muscle behind boosting Latino voter turnout for the 2020 presidential election.
House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler is in a bind.