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Video: Pelosi holds weekly press conference amid impeachment tensions

January 9, 2020 - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi holds her weekly press conference as a growing number of lawmakers on Capitol Hill...

Climate Action Can Offer More Than $8 Billion a Year to Farmers and Rural...

Washington, D.C. Jan. 8, 2020 — A new analysis from the Center for American Progress finds that specific actions to address climate...

Pelosi Letter to Colleagues on Senator McConnell's Untrue Claims Regarding Impeachment

Jan. 7, 2020 - In December, the House upheld its constitutional duty to defend democracy For The People, honoring our Founders’ vision...

Trump Administration Rule Would Reverse Communities’ Progress Toward Meeting Fair Housing Obligations

January 7, 2020 - The proposed rule the Trump Administration announced today would seriously weaken community efforts to enable all households to...

Menendez and Schumer Call on Trump to Declassify War Powers Act Notification Letter

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2020 – In a letter to President Donald Trump, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Ranking Member Bob Menendez and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck...

Speaker Pelosi's Democratic colleague letter on Introduction of War Powers Resolution

Dear Democratic Colleague, Last week, the Trump Administration conducted a provocative and disproportionate military airstrike targeting high-level Iranian military...

Pelosi Statement on White House’s War Powers Act Notification of Hostilities Against Iran

San Francisco, Jan. 4, 2020 – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued this statement after the White House notified the Congress of the initiation...

Sen. Tim Kaine Files War Powers Resolution To Prevent War With Iran

WASHINGTON, D.C. Jan. 3, 2020 - Today, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services Committees,...

Chairman Schiff Statement on U.S. Strike Killing Iranian General Soleimani

Washington, DC, Jan. 3, 2020 – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the...

Feinstein: Court Should Uphold Roe, Reject Senate Republicans’ Amicus Brief

Washington January 3, 2020 - Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) released the following statement on an amicus brief submitted by Republican members of...

Pelosi Statement on Airstrike in Iraq Against High-Level Iranian Military Officials

Washington, D.C. Jan. 2, 2019 – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued this statement after the Trump Administration conducted a deadly airstrike targeting Iranians...

Schumer Statement On New Report Exposing Details Of Trump’s Decision To Withhold Military Aid...

Washington, D.C. Jan. 2, 2019– Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer today released the following statement after a report revealed new evidence that...

Trump Winery Fires Undocumented Workers — After Harvest Season

January 3, 2020 - A recent Washington Post story adds new details to the story of the Trump business empire’s reliance on...

Smith Raises Grave Concerns About Pentagon Military Action in Iraq

WASHINGTON, D.C. January 3, 2020 - House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-Wash.) today issued the following statement in response...

Chairman Schiff Statement on New Documents Detailing Trump’s Decision To Withhold Military Aid To...

Washington, DC, Jan. 2, 2020 – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released...

America's Doctors Send Letter Urging President Trump to Re-Enter Paris Climate Agreement

January 2, 2020 - Today, hundreds of thousands of doctors, nurses and other health professionals are urging President Trump to reverse his...

Community Groups, N.C. DEQ and Duke Energy Reach Settlement to Clean Up Coal Ash...

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. January 2, 2020 - The Southern Environmental Law Center today announced it reached a settlement with Duke Energy and...

Feinstein Urges Senate Support for Impeachment Witnesses, Documents

Washington January 2, 2020 - Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today called on her colleagues to support Minority Leader...

Pro-lifers exploiting civil rights struggles in bid to ban abortions, says new research

January 2, 2020 - Pro-lifers are using civil rights protections to lobby against early abortions, according to research published in the peer-reviewed...

Revised USDA Food Label Guidance Continues to Promote Consumer Deception

Washington, DC, Dec. 30, 2019 —Following the release of an updated food labeling guidance document today, the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) is...