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Engel Statement on the White House’s Latest Justification for Soleimani Killing

Washington, Feb. 14, 2020—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement:

Arizona: Humanitarian Aid Workers’ Convictions Overturned

February 14, 2020 - A federal judge in Arizona reversed convictions of four volunteers of the humanitarian...

Center for Reproductive Rights Urges Congress to Pass Historic Legislation that Answers Calls to...

February 13, 2020 - Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, testified in the U.S. House of Representatives...

Freedom for Immigrants Launches “Detention In Your District” Project

LOS ANGELES, CA, Feb. 13, 2020 - Freedom for Immigrants is excited to launch a project titled “Detention in Your District,” a...

U.S. House of Representatives Passes Rep Speier’s Bill to Facilitate Ratification of the ERA

Washington, D.C. Feb. 13, 2020 – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Congresswoman Jackie Speier’s (D-CA) H.J.Res.79 on a bipartisan vote of 232 to...

Committee Chairman Adam Smith Condemns Waste of DoD Funds on Border Wall

WASHINGTON, D.C. Feb. 13, 2020 – House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-Wash.) today issued the following statement after the Trump...

Maloney and Speier Seek Documents on Secret Service’s Exorbitant Payments to Trump Properties

Washington, D.C. (Feb. 12, 2020)—Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Committee Member Jackie...

House Judiciary Democrats Announce AG Barr to Testify Before Committee

Washington, D.C. Feb. 12, 2020 – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter signed by 23 Judiciary Committee...

Report: At Least 19 Trump Admin Actions May Benefit Trump Finances

Washington, Feb. 12, 2020 — At least 19 policies and actions taken by the Trump administration may benefit the Trump family and...

USCIS’ Change to How ‘Unlawful Presence’ Is Calculated Is Defeated in Court

February 12, 2020 - A federal district court stopped U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) from drastically changing how the agency determines...

Even Bureaucracies Taking on Trumpian Tone

Washington, DC, Feb. 12, 2020 — In public announcements about regulatory matters, federal agencies traditionally adhere to neutral sounding language, especially when...

GAO report on 2020 Census: Initial Enumeration Underway but Readiness for Upcoming Operations Is...

February 12, 2020 - The Census Bureau began its decennial count of the U.S. population in January...

Doctors Without Borders report shows damaging health impacts of US-Mexico migration policies

Mexico City/New York, February 11, 2020—New migration policies imposed by the United States and Mexico are trapping many Central Americans in dangerous...

Harris to Graham: Hold Immediate Hearing on Roger Stone Case and Make AG Barr...

WASHINGTON, D.C. February 11, 2020 - U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, on Tuesday sent...

Even Before Iowa, Caucuses Were on Their Way Out

February 10, 2020 - It didn’t take the high-profile disaster that was last week’s Iowa caucus for state political parties to move...

Major Settlement Secures Relief for Refugees Left Behind by Trump Refugee Ban

Seattle, WA, February 10, 2020 – Today, the government entered into a major settlement with plaintiffs in Jewish Family Service v. Trump, which...

AG James Files Lawsuit Against Trump Administration, Over Assault on New York Travelers

NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2020 – New York Attorney General Letitia James today filed a lawsuit against the Trump Administration over a new...

Sanders Takes Top Spot In Dem Primary As Biden Falls, Quinnipiac University National Poll...

February 10, 2020 - In the wake of the Iowa caucuses and heading into the New Hampshire primary, there is a dramatic...

A Nation Dangerously Divided: Race Shapes Who Wins and Who Loses in U.S. Democracy

Feb. 10, 2020 - Race is shown to be the single most important factor in American democracy, determining which candidates win elections,...