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The House has passed more than 400 bills this year

December 30, 2019 - WHAT WE’VE DONE The House has passed more than 400 bills this year,...

Adam Schiff: Crown Prince, Top Advisors Cleared of Wrongdoing in Khashoggi Murder by Saudi...

WASHINGTON, D.C. Dec. 23, 2019 – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, released the following statement in...

Pelosi Invites President Trump to Deliver State of the Union Address on February 4th

Washington, D.C. Dec. 20, 2019 – Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent the following letter today to President Trump regarding the State of the...

WATCH LIVE: The PBS NewsHour/POLITICO Democratic Debate

December 19, 2019 - The PBS NewsHour and POLITICO are hosting the sixth Democratic debate on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019, from...

Post-9/11 wars may have killed twice as many Americans at home as in battle

December 19, 2019 - An analysis by a Vanderbilt economist whose research focuses on fatality risks finds that the post-9/11 wars may...

Youth Confinement: Report breaks down where children and teenagers are locked up, and why

Why are 48,000 children and teenagers locked up in the United States, and where exactly are they? How are the juvenile justice system and the criminal...

How they voted on House Resolution 755 Impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the...

FINAL VOTE RESULTS FOR ROLL CALL 695(Democrats in roman; Republicans in italic; Independents underlined)H RES 755      YEA-AND-NAY      18-Dec-2019      8:32 PMQUESTION:  On Agreeing to Article I of the ResolutionBILL...

Federal Court Orders Pentagon to Turn Over Documents Used to Justify Transgender Military Ban

Seattle, December 18, 2019 – Today, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington ordered the Department of Defense to...

Utility Plans for Natural Gas Run Counter to Climate Goals; Investors See Stranded Asset...

BERKELEY, Calif. Dec. 18, 2019 — Shareholder representative As You Sow recently filed shareholder proposals at three of the largest U.S. gas and electric utilities —...

Direct federal grants to state and local governments are the most progressive and effective...

December 18, 2019 - A new report by EPI Director of Research Josh Bivens examines how to make federal aid to state...

U.S. House: Debate & Vote on Articles of Impeachment – live video

December 18, 2019 - The House debates and votes on two articles of impeachment against President Trump: abuse of power and...

New Whistleblower Law Signed by Ukraine President Zelensky Stronger than U.S. Rights

UKRAINE, Dec. 17, 2019 -  On October 17 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky signed new whistleblower reforms into law. Current questions about Ukraine’s...

CREW Sues To Enforce Hatch Act Against Kellyanne Conway

Washington, Dec. 17, 2019 — A federal judge should order the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) to file a complaint against Counselor to...

Progressive Groups Call on Justice Kavanaugh to Recuse Himself from CFPB Case

WASHINGTON, DC, Dec. 17, 2019—On Tuesday, Demand Justice, Demand Progress Education Fund, Revolving Door Project, and Allied Progress called on Supreme Court...

Trump's protectionism raises unemployment, say researchers

December 17, 2019 - The protectionist policy of US President Donald Trump is criticized on all sides around the world, but seems...

In a Politically Polarized Era, Sharp Divides in Both Partisan Coalitions

WASHINGTON, D.C. Dec. 17, 2019 – Partisanship continues to be the dividing line in the American public’s political attitudes, far surpassing differences by...

Nationwide pro-impeachment mobilizations begin today

WASHINGTON, D.C. December 17, 2019 - More than 600 “Nobody Is Above the Law” mobilizations in all 50 states and the...

Industry E-Bike Advisory Group Shut Down As Illegal – Sub-Rosa Advisory Group Behind Interior’s...

Washington, DC December 17, 2019 -  A long series of industry-driven meetings with federal officials to push policies allowing electric bicycles on...

More than a third of U.S. states get an “F” for economic development transparency

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17, 2019 - More than one-third of U.S. states are failing to make critical information...

Amid Threats to American Democracy, New 50-State Analysis Sheds Light on the State of...

Washington, D.C. Dec. 16, 2019 — In the wake of a surge of attacks on American democracy and a rise of biased media, the...