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These problems exist throughout the country, not just Maine." Harvey-McPherson says, "When our rural hospitals are at risk, our rural economies are at risk." Congressman Poliquin announced the launch of the bipartisan Rural Hospitals Caucus in Congress. The caucus will look for ways through Congress ...
On Twitter, the far-right is calling on blacks in Congress, and Mallory, to denounce Farrakhan. Trump's fans think they've found a way to extinguish anti-Trump energy, including the marches that have swept the nation since he became president. Keep in mind that this barrage from the Trump camp comes at ...

A temporary ban on horse slaughter was set to expire Friday, until the Animal Protection Caucus convinced congressional leaders to insert it at the last-minute onto page 129 of a sweeping 2,232-page, $1.3 trillion spending bill that Congress passed late last week. The House Rules Committee had earlier ...
Last fall, the bipartisan HBCU caucus hosted its first conference and sponsored a panel at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's annual legislative weekend. Another conference is planned for this year. “Congress has not only listened to the HBCU community but has also acted,” Harry L. Williams, ...
"The community impacted is now under virtual house arrest and the entire city is posed to be in a state of fear -- which can easily transition into panic," read the statement from Homeland Security Committee Ranking Member Bennie Thompson, Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Cedric Richmond and ...
The cost of healthcare in the United States is a burden for many living in the country but some congressional representatives are looking to change that with more innovation in the space. Yesterday, a bipartisan group of congressional representatives announced a new Healthcare Innovation Caucus, which ...

Trump rescinded DACA with a six-month delay in September, setting a March deadline for Congress to replace the Obama-era program with permanent legislation. The cancellation complicated the legal status of nearly 700,000 so-called Dreamers — immigrants who arrived in the United States as minors ...
Going down the list, Freedom Caucus members have found issue with almost all of Trump's gun control positions. On his decision to use executive power to ban bump stocks without Congress's approval: “I would recommend him against that,” Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) said. What about Trump's consideration ...
The bipartisan House Climate Solutions Caucus has plumped up to 70 members — 35 Republicans and 35 Democrats. And this week, the caucus introduced its first piece of legislation, a bill from Reps. John Faso (R-N.Y.) and Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.) to create "Climate Solutions Challenges" prizes within the ...
"Maybe you have to be a retiring Republican to join a Climate Solutions Caucus." But he joined soon after the new Congress was sworn in, taking Murphy's spot, while four Republicans filled the seats of their departed colleagues—keeping the number of Democrats and Republicans even under the ...
The African-American Congress members that make up the Congressional Black Caucus are reportedly preparing a letter condemning Israel's controversial plan to deport or imprison tens of thousands of African asylum-seekers. The policy, which gives 38,000 asylum-seekers mainly from Eritrea and ...
The new Integrative Health and Wellness Congressional Caucus will educate members of the U.S. Congress on how such therapies as massage, chiropractic, yoga and others can be effective for many people on their journey toward health and wellness. The caucus will meet in Washington, DC for the first ...
In January 2017, on his first day in office, Representative Brian Fitzpatrick, a Republican from Pennsylvania, joined the Climate Solutions Caucus. “I signed up and I've been an active member ever since,” he said in a recent phone interview. Why did he join? He wanted, he said, to be part of a scenario in ...
In case you thought the worst stereotypes of Congress might be a figment of your imagination, Politico's investigation of Representative Duncan Hunter, a California Republican — whose troubles range from alleged misappropriation of funds to excessive drinking — finds that he belongs to a “bros caucus.
As President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address took place Tuesday night, an image of the Congressional Black Caucus began to spread. It showed the members of the caucus, wearing kente cloth adornments that stood out in the audience, sitting — some with blank expressions, others with ...
The Congressional Black Caucus has decided they want to see more action on the targeted racial bombings occurring in Austin, TX. For starters, they're demanding that the bombings be classified as “terrorist attacks” and are asking Austin officials to definitively determine whether they are “ideologically or ...
In a joint statement released yesterday (March 19), three members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) called for an investigation to determine if the bombings were “ideologically or racially motivated.” They also said that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) should brief Congress about the ...

WASHINGTON—Congressional Armenian Caucus Co-Chairs Frank Pallone (D-N.J.), Jackie Speier (D-Calif.), David Valadao (R-Calif.), and Vice-Chair Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) congratulated the people of Artsakh on the 30th anniversary of the liberation movement with powerful videos first broadcast at Feb.
In fact, Congress and almost half the states -- including Florida -- have a caucus created for and by millennials. Last week, Virginia became the 22nd state with a bipartisan caucus of young lawmakers meant to focus on the issues most important to millennials. The Virginia Future Caucus, as it's called, ...
“We are pleased to be able to hold this event with the Congressional Horse Caucus to continue to demonstrate to members of Congress how important our industry is to the United States economy.” The reception will be held at Top of the Hill, One Constitution Avenue, NE, in Washington, D.C., from 2:30 ...
The new Integrative Health and Wellness Congressional Caucus will educate members of the U.S. Congress on how such therapies as massage, chiropractic, yoga and others can be effective for many people on their journey toward health and wellness. The caucus will meet in Washington, DC for the first ...
On Thursday, two state legislators announced the Congressional Caucus on Smart Cities, which will explore solutions to bridge the technological divide between urban and rural American communities by developing smart infrastructure nationwide. The caucus will launch in early March, and allow ...
In January 2017, on his first day in office, Representative Brian Fitzpatrick, a Republican from Pennsylvania, joined the Climate Solutions Caucus. “I signed up and I've been an active member ever since,” he said in a recent phone interview. Why did he join? He wanted, he said, to be part of a scenario in ...
Robin Kelly, a Democrat from Illinois and co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls, said the black eye is proof enough of domestic violence. “The President's tweet once again shows that he's unwilling to stand up for victims and instead more than willing to stand up for abusers," ...
A group of about 10 members of the Congressional Black Caucus, including its chairman Cedric Richmond (D-La.), were seen in an intense debate about the bill on the first floor of the Capitol Thursday morning. And members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus were debating whether they should ...
A Politico investigation into the shady behavior of California Republican Representative Duncan Hunter has revealed the existence of something informally called the 'Bro Caucus' in Congress: a group of conservative lawmakers who presumably throw back buds and talk about boobs when they need a ...
He is just one of 11 co-sponsors of the House Republican bill who chair one of the more than 60 congressional caucuses that advocate on behalf of other nations, their immigrants, and those immigrants' descendants. These lawmakers celebrate their own immigrant heritage as they voice support for ending ...
In case you thought the worst stereotypes of Congress might be a figment of your imagination, Politico's investigation of Representative Duncan Hunter, a California Republican — whose troubles range from alleged misappropriation of funds to excessive drinking — finds that he belongs to a “bros caucus.
As President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address took place Tuesday night, an image of the Congressional Black Caucus began to spread. It showed the members of the caucus, wearing kente cloth adornments that stood out in the audience, sitting — some with blank expressions, others with ...
Clothes are normally background details during a State of the Union address, but last night in Washington, black lawmakers took a stand with a sartorial statement. To protest President Trump's recent derogatory comments about African nations, members of the Congressional Black Caucus united in ...
Much easier to notice, though, were the members of the Congressional Black Caucus, who announced Tuesday afternoon they would wear kente cloth to “honor the countries POTUS proclaimed 's[hit]holes' last week,” according to Representative Alma Adams. The C-SPAN cameras panned to them after ...
The Congressional Black Caucus is not here for President Donald Trump and the organization is thinking about not showing up for his State of the Union Address. CBC Chairman Cedric Richmond (D-La.) recently said the group is considering a boycott or demonstration during the Trump's address to Congress at the end of ...
Mr. Ryan said on Sunday that his caucus had agreed to pass Mr. McConnell's proposal if it made it out of the Senate. The onus of ending the shutdown, he said, was on Senate Democrats, and he urged them to vote to reopen the government and then restart separate immigration negotiations. “This was ...
We've been talking about the federal government shutdown, which began on President Trump's first anniversary in office. Earlier this hour, we spoke with White House Director of Strategic Communications Mercedes Schlapp, who, like Senate Republican leaders, blamed Senate Democrats, who, with a few ...
Mark Meadows of Asheville, who leads the hardline Freedom Caucus, said no one in Congress should get paid while the government is shut down – and he would lead by example. “I will not be accepting one dime of my salary,” he wrote on Twitter. “As long as our military members and families aren't ...
Shortly before the House vote, the Freedom Caucus said a majority of its members would vote to support a stopgap spending measure, a key sign that holdout conservatives who had been ..... "Congress needs to do its job and provide full funding of our troops and military with a two year budget caps deal.
This is not a privileged resolution, meaning it must go through Ryan, who would decide whether to bring it to the floor of the House of Representatives in order to be considered by members of Congress. Richmond criticized Ryan for only calling the President's reported remarks in the closed-door ...
This is not a privileged resolution, meaning it must go through Ryan, who would decide whether to bring it to the floor of the House of Representatives in order to be considered by members of Congress. Richmond criticized Ryan for only calling the President's reported remarks in the closed-door ...
And the statistics are even more abysmal for women of color, about 18% of the US population, who make up only 7.1% of Congress, 2.2% of statewide ... There are many energetic, wise, considerate, smart women in Republican ranks, although at only 9% of their party's congressional caucus, they have a ...
Congressman Rick Larsen from Washington's 2nd Congressional District in Northwest Washington will co-chair the bipartisan Congressional Bus Caucus with Congressman David Young, (R-IA), according to the Washington State Transit Association. The purpose of the Bus Caucus is to give a stronger ...
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus didn't specifically call out Democratic leadership but noted that they will “leverage every single opportunity to keep all Congressional leaders committed to the goal of permanently protecting Dreamers by mid-January.” Democrats are warning Republicans to avoid ...
Virginia Foxx), the former head of the Congressional Black Caucus (Rep. G.K. Butterfield), and the heads of two key conservative caucuses (Rep. Mark Walker of the Republican Study Committee and Rep. Mark Meadows of the House Freedom Caucus). If current population trends continue, North Carolina ...
Consider the Climate Solutions Caucus, the center point of quite progress in the national climate dialogue and moving the needle toward Congressional action on economically viable climate solutions that will protect our national security, infrastructure, agriculture, water supply and public safety. With only ...
In a press release, Democratic Congressman Jared Polis and Republican Congressman Mike Coffman announced their intention to launch the Integrative Health and Wellness Caucus. That sounds nice, until you realize that "integrative" and "wellness" are code words for "alternative medicine." However ...
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus, a group primarily composed of House members, made Dreamer relief a top priority and even walked to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer's (D-N.Y.) office on Thursday to demand a meeting, where they asked him to urge Democrats in the upper chamber to ...
Jazz has a new champion in Congress. Last week, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D–Texas) held a press conference in Washington, D.C. to announce she would be chairing the newly established Congressional Jazz Caucus in the House of Representatives. Under this new capacity, Jackson Lee introduced a ...
In 1971, Conyers, with twelve other representatives and the delegate from Washington, D.C., founded the Congressional Black Caucus, a legislative bloc that has since more than tripled in size. Since 1989, he has annually introduced a bill to create a commission to study the institution of slavery and to ...
"The freedom caucus held up an unrelated vote on the tax bill — who could figure — because they were unsatisfied with the Republican leadership's plan to keep the government open," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said in Congress on Tuesday. "If we are going to solve all the problems that ...
WASHINGTON — The co-founder of a new congressional caucus devoted to NASA said he hopes to use it to advocate for the agency's needs in Congress once a new administrator is in place. Rep. Steve Knight (R-Calif.) co-founded the new NASA Caucus in October with Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio).
I'm excited to share with you a major step forward for the support of space exploration in the U.S. Congress: the official formation of the new Planetary Science Caucus. A caucus is a formal interest group made up of members of Congress. Having a caucus allows legislators form new relationships and ...


 

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