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The Elders condemn US shift on Israeli settlements as attack on international law

November 20, 2019 - The Elders today strongly condemned the policy shift announced by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the legality of...

House Passes Continuing Resolution

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2019 — The House today passed, on a bipartisan 231 to 192 vote, a continuing resolution to extend federal government funding...

House Judiciary Committee Passes Resolution Removing Ratification Deadline for the ERA

Washington, D.C. Nov. 13, 2019 –Today, the House Judiciary Committee successfully marked-up H.J.Res. 79, a joint resolution which would clear the path for ratifying...

LIVE: House Impeachment Inquiry Hearing – Vindman & Williams Testimony

November 19, 2019 - Impeachment Inquiry Hearing with Lt. Col. Vindman and Vice President Pence Aide Jennifer Williams – LIVE at 9am ET on...

Committees Release Holmes and Hale Transcripts as Part of Impeachment Inquiry

Washington, D.C. Nov. 18, 2019 — Today, Rep. Adam B. Schiff, the Chairman of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Rep. Eliot L. Engel,...

Another Weekend of Shootings Shines A Glaring Light on Inaction By Congress, Mitch McConnell

November 18, 2019 - Responding to shootings this weekend in the United States, in Pleasantville, New Jersey and Paradise Hills, San Diego, Amnesty International...

Harris Introduces Comprehensive Legislation to Protect Communities from Growing Threat of Wildfires

WASHINGTON, D.C. November 15, 2019 - U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) on Friday announced the Wildfire Defense Act, comprehensive legislation to help communities—especially...

LIVE: House Impeachment Inquiry Hearing Nov. 15

November 15, 2019 - Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch testifies on Impeach Inquiry before House Intelligence Cmte https://youtu.be/CTvEfW2eUCM

LIVE: House Impeachment Inquiry Hearing Day 1

November 13, 2019 - Ambassador William Taylor and Deputy Assistant Secretary George Kent testify on Impeach Inquiry before House Intelligence Cmte – LIVE on...

The National Security Case for DACA

Nov. 11, 2019 - On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear one of the most important and consequential cases in recent years: the challenge...

Federal judge strikes down Trump Administration action allowing release of 3D-printed guns

OLYMPIA, WA November 12, 2019 -  A federal judge ruled today that the Trump Administration violated federal law in its efforts to allow 3D-printed...

Immigration Hub FAQ: What is before the Supreme Court in the DACA cases

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2019 — On November 12, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for three cases that will decide the future...

New Research Estimates Approximately 200 People Survive Gunshot Wounds Every Day in the U.S.

NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2019 — Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund released a new report on nonfatal shootings in the United States,...

Advocates Applaud Bill to Cap Interest Rates at 36%

Washington, D.C. Nov. 12, 2019 –  Advocates at the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) applauded today’s introduction in Congress of a bill to cap...

Trump EPA Proposal to Restrict Use of Medical Research in Regulation Will Harm Public...

Washington, D.C. Nov. 12, 2019 – The Trump Administration has drafted a new EPA proposal that requires all confidential medical information related to health...

Trump’s charity woes are uncommon, if not unprecedented, and could get more costly

Eight charities will get the Trump Foundation’s remaining assets. Dennis Van Tine/MediaPunch/IPX via AP Philip Hackney, University of Pittsburgh November 12, 2019 - The Donald J....

Report: States Put Families at Risk to Feed an Insatiable Debt Collection Machine

Boston, Nov. 12, 2019 – Millions of families have still not recovered from the Great Recession of 2008, and the astronomic growth of the...

House Committees Release Laura Cooper’s Transcript as Part of Impeachment Inquiry

Washington, D.C. November 11, 2019 - Today, Rep. Adam B. Schiff, the Chairman of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Rep. Eliot L. Engel,...

Study Predicts Additional Month of 100-Degree Days at US Military Bases by Midcentury

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2019—Over the next three decades U.S. military bases in the contiguous United States could average an extra month of dangerously hot...

Committees Release Vindman and Hill Transcripts as Part of Impeachment Inquiry

Washington, D.C. November 8, 2019 - Today, Rep. Adam B. Schiff, the Chairman of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Rep. Eliot L. Engel,...