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House Republicans sue to stop historic proxy voting plan designed to reduce lawmakers' risk of getting coronavirus

House Republicans sue to stop historic proxy voting plan designed to reduce lawmakers' risk of getting coronavirus

House Republicans have filed a legal challenge that seeks to upend the chamber's historic proxy voting plan as members start casting remote votes. Read full article: House Republicans sue to stop historic p...→

House Republicans sue to stop historic proxy voting plan designed to reduce lawmakers' risk of getting coronavirus

House Republicans sue to stop historic proxy voting plan designed to reduce lawmakers' risk of getting coronavirus

House Republicans have filed a legal challenge that seeks to upend the chamber's historic proxy voting plan as members start casting remote votes. Read full article: House Republicans sue to stop historic p...→

House Dems push for bill to save the Affordable Care Act, Republicans say to move on

House Dems push for bill to save the Affordable Care Act, Republicans say to move on

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — House of Representatives Democrats are working to keep the Affordable Care Act alive. “The bill will make coverage affordable for millio [...] Read full article: House Dems push for bill to save the Aff...→

Wenham Tea House, a historic North Shore establishment, has shuttered

Wenham Tea House, a historic North Shore establishment, has shuttered

"Thank you for allowing me to serve the beautiful tea house for the past 10 years," owner Chris Keohane wrote. Read full article: Wenham Tea House, a historic North Shore...→

House Republicans Ask Dem Governors for Info on COVID Nursing Home Orders

House Republicans Ask Dem Governors for Info on COVID Nursing Home Orders

House Republicans have written five Democratic governors asking for information about policies mandating nursing homes and long-term care facilities admit pati [...] Read full article: House Republicans Ask Dem Governors for ...→

White House on Seattle: Trump ‘will secure the streets,’ stop Antifa

White House on Seattle: Trump ‘will secure the streets,’ stop Antifa

The White House on Thursday said President Trump will secure the streets in the country and that the U.S. military is an “absolute last resort backstop” after [...] Read full article: White House on Seattle: Trump ‘will secu...→

House Republicans object to pulling US troops out of Germany

House Republicans object to pulling US troops out of Germany

Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) warned President Trump Tuesday that his reported plan to withdraw 9,500 troops from Germany would dama [...] Read full article: House Republicans object to pulling US t...→

New Mexico close to historic all-female US House delegation

New Mexico close to historic all-female US House delegation

New Mexico has moved closer to possibly sending a historic delegation of all women of color to the U.S. House Read full article: New Mexico close to historic all-female ...→

Judge delays ruling on Pelosi’s proxy-voting rules

Judge delays ruling on Pelosi’s proxy-voting rules

A federal judge signaled Monday he’s in no hurry to rule on whether the House’s new rules allowing lawmakers to skip votes but pick a designated voter to speak [...] Read full article: Judge delays ruling on Pelosi’s proxy-vo...→

Historic St. John's Church Near White House Damaged Amid Unrest

Historic St. John's Church Near White House Damaged Amid Unrest

The leaders of a historic church near the White House say they are praying for the nation to heal after the building was damaged when violence erupted followin [...] Read full article: Historic St. John's Church Near White Ho...→

Advocates Sue BOE to Make Absentee Voting Accessible for the Primary

The plaintiffs are already seeing some success outside of court, with the BOE passing a resolution to try to make PDF ballots available to some of those who re [...] Read full article: Advocates Sue BOE to Make Absentee Votin...→

Kevin McCarthy slams Democrats on first day of proxy voting: 'NOT what the Founders had in mind'

Kevin McCarthy slams Democrats on first day of proxy voting: 'NOT what the Founders had in mind'

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., on Wednesday decried Democrats on the first day of proxy voting in the House of Representatives. Read full article: Kevin McCarthy slams Democrats on first ...→

House votes by Pelosi’s new proxy rules, ignoring GOP objections

House votes by Pelosi’s new proxy rules, ignoring GOP objections

The House voted under a cloud of doubt Wednesday, using Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s new rules that for the first time in the chamber’s 231-year history allowed lawm [...] Read full article: House votes by Pelosi’s new proxy rules,...→

House votes to reauthorize FISA provisions through proxy system

The House voted Wednesday on reauthorizing expired government surveillance tools, ignoring pleas from Republicans to hold off and a threat from President Trump [...] Read full article: House votes to reauthorize FISA provisio...→

Democrats ready for first-ever House proxy vote as GOP sues to stop them

Democrats ready for first-ever House proxy vote as GOP sues to stop them

“For more than 231 years, never have we seen a proxy vote on the floor of the House,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) told reporters Wednesday [...] Read full article: Democrats ready for first-ever House pro...→

2 Pennsylvania Police Reform Bills Unanimously Pass Through House On 'Historic Day'

2 Pennsylvania Police Reform Bills Unanimously Pass Through House On 'Historic Day'

Not only will an officer's mental health be addressed but legislators want to create a tracking system for misconduct. Read full article: 2 Pennsylvania Police Reform Bills Unani...→

House Republicans urge Trump to reconsider US troop withdrawal from Germany

House Republicans urge Trump to reconsider US troop withdrawal from Germany

Republicans on the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Tuesday urged President Trump to reconsider drawing down U.S. troops in Germany, warning that the move wo [...] Read full article: House Republicans urge Trump to reconsid...→

Republicans Threaten Budget Cuts to Lawmakers Using Proxy Voters

Republicans Threaten Budget Cuts to Lawmakers Using Proxy Voters

Two House Republicans have teamed up to introduce a bill that would cut lawmakers' annual office budgets if they opt to vote by proxy during the coronavirus pa [...] Read full article: Republicans Threaten Budget Cuts to Lawm...→

House to vote on historic D.C. statehood bill next week

House to vote on historic D.C. statehood bill next week

“This is not just an issue of local governance and fairness, it is a major civil rights issue as well,” says Steny Hoyer. Read full article: House to vote on historic D.C. statehood...→

Pennsylvania Senate Republicans sue Gov. Wolf over refusal to end coronavirus lockdown

Pennsylvania Senate Republicans sue Gov. Wolf over refusal to end coronavirus lockdown

Pennsylvania Senate Republicans are suing Democrat Gov. Tom Wolf over his refusal to issue an executive order to end the state's coronavirus emergency, a move [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania Senate Republicans sue Gov....→

House Republicans oppose withdrawing U.S. troops from Germany

House Republicans oppose withdrawing U.S. troops from Germany

The Armed Services missive marks the largest Republican effort so far to convince the administration to change course. Read full article: House Republicans oppose withdrawing U.S...→

Historic St. John's Church on Fire Near the White House

Historic St. John's Church on Fire Near the White House

St. John's Episcopal Church, a historic church near the White House is on fire, according to a Fox News report on Sunday. Read full article: Historic St. John's Church on Fire Near ...→

Pelosi’s proxy voting designed to dilute power of rank-and-file lawmakers

Pelosi’s proxy voting designed to dilute power of rank-and-file lawmakers

Congress is a gathering of people together to solve issues. That cannot and will not be accomplished in the absence of the people of Congress. Read full article: Pelosi’s proxy voting designed to dilute...→

House Republicans escalate proxy-voting fight with bill to deny pay to lawmakers who participate

House Republicans escalate proxy-voting fight with bill to deny pay to lawmakers who participate

A group of House Republican lawmakers introduced a bill Thursday that would withhold pay for members of Congress who vote by proxy, as the battle over how meas [...] Read full article: House Republicans escalate proxy-voting ...→

House of Representatives to conduct first proxy vote in its 231-year history

House of Representatives to conduct first proxy vote in its 231-year history

The U.S. House of Representatives is poised to make history by conducting the first proxy vote ever since Congress first met in 1789. Read full article: House of Representatives to conduct firs...→

McCarthy: Congressional Proxy Voting 'Endangering the Constitution to Ensure Pelosi Has More Power

McCarthy: Congressional Proxy Voting 'Endangering the Constitution to Ensure Pelosi Has More Power

As the country grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has proceeded with a change to House rules that will allow for so-call [...] Read full article: McCarthy: Congressional Proxy Voting 'En...→

House Republicans Publish Key Findings on How China Lied About Coronavirus

House Republicans Publish Key Findings on How China Lied About Coronavirus

The House Republican report contained damning facts on how China worked to obscure the coronavirus outbreak. Read full article: House Republicans Publish Key Findings o...→

House Judiciary Republicans call for review of alleged Chinese abuse of EB-5 visa program

House Judiciary Republicans call for review of alleged Chinese abuse of EB-5 visa program

Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee are calling for a review into the controversial EB-5 immigrant investor visa program -- warning that the Chinese C [...] Read full article: House Judiciary Republicans call for rev...→

House Republicans urge Trump not to pull US troops from Germany

House Republicans urge Trump not to pull US troops from Germany

GOP members of the House Armed Services Committee are putting up a united front in an effort to convince President Trump to not go through with his plan to wit [...] Read full article: House Republicans urge Trump not to pull...→

For starters, stop burning down our economic house

For starters, stop burning down our economic house

Vastly fewer paychecks begets vastly less “revenue” to government. Governments must learn to deal with it. Read full article: For starters, stop burning down our econ...→

Republicans Fear Trump’s Criticism of Mail Voting Will Hurt Them

Republicans Fear Trump’s Criticism of Mail Voting Will Hurt Them

Officials and strategists warned that if a wide partisan gap over mail voting continues in November, Republicans could be at a disadvantage. Read full article: Republicans Fear Trump’s Criticism of Ma...→

McCarthy on 'Proxy Voting': Pelosi 'Taking a Crisis as an Opportunity to Secure More Power for Herself'

McCarthy on 'Proxy Voting': Pelosi 'Taking a Crisis as an Opportunity to Secure More Power for Herself'

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) sounded off on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and congressional Democrats for utilizing "proxy voting" amid the [...] Read full article: McCarthy on 'Proxy Voting': Pelosi 'Taki...→

'Like a letter carrier': House takes historic plunge with first proxy votes

'Like a letter carrier': House takes historic plunge with first proxy votes

The move to allow some lawmakers to vote remotely set off a partisan clash that underscores the broader divide over how to respond to the pandemic. Read full article: 'Like a letter carrier': House takes his...→

House casts historic proxy vote during pandemic

House casts historic proxy vote during pandemic

The House returned to Washington for an abbreviated two-day session as the city remains under stay home orders. Republicans in the Senate, which is on recess a [...] Read full article: House casts historic proxy vote during p...→

House Republicans say votes taken in House under proxy plan 'cannot become law,' would be unconstitutional

House Republicans say votes taken in House under proxy plan 'cannot become law,' would be unconstitutional

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., Minority Whip Steve Scalese, R-La., and Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., lambasted the prox [...] Read full article: House Republicans say votes taken in Hou...→

House Dems push for bill to save the Affordable Care Act, Republicans say to move on

House Dems push for bill to save the Affordable Care Act, Republicans say to move on

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — House of Representatives Democrats are working to keep the Affordable Care Act alive. “The bill will make coverage affordable for millio [...] Read full article: House Dems push for bill to save the Aff...→

House Republicans urge Trump to reconsider US troop withdrawal from Germany

House Republicans urge Trump to reconsider US troop withdrawal from Germany

Republicans on the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Tuesday urged President Trump to reconsider drawing down U.S. troops in Germany, warning that the move wo [...] Read full article: House Republicans urge Trump to reconsid...→

House Republicans Publish Key Findings on How China Lied About Coronavirus

House Republicans Publish Key Findings on How China Lied About Coronavirus

The House Republican report contained damning facts on how China worked to obscure the coronavirus outbreak. Read full article: House Republicans Publish Key Findings o...→

House to vote on historic D.C. statehood bill next week

House to vote on historic D.C. statehood bill next week

“This is not just an issue of local governance and fairness, it is a major civil rights issue as well,” says Steny Hoyer. Read full article: House to vote on historic D.C. statehood...→

White House on Seattle: Trump ‘will secure the streets,’ stop Antifa

White House on Seattle: Trump ‘will secure the streets,’ stop Antifa

The White House on Thursday said President Trump will secure the streets in the country and that the U.S. military is an “absolute last resort backstop” after [...] Read full article: White House on Seattle: Trump ‘will secu...→

House Republicans urge Trump not to pull US troops from Germany

House Republicans urge Trump not to pull US troops from Germany

GOP members of the House Armed Services Committee are putting up a united front in an effort to convince President Trump to not go through with his plan to wit [...] Read full article: House Republicans urge Trump not to pull...→

House Republicans oppose withdrawing U.S. troops from Germany

House Republicans oppose withdrawing U.S. troops from Germany

The Armed Services missive marks the largest Republican effort so far to convince the administration to change course. Read full article: House Republicans oppose withdrawing U.S...→

New Mexico close to historic all-female US House delegation

New Mexico close to historic all-female US House delegation

New Mexico has moved closer to possibly sending a historic delegation of all women of color to the U.S. House Read full article: New Mexico close to historic all-female ...→

Republicans Fear Trump’s Criticism of Mail Voting Will Hurt Them

Republicans Fear Trump’s Criticism of Mail Voting Will Hurt Them

Officials and strategists warned that if a wide partisan gap over mail voting continues in November, Republicans could be at a disadvantage. Read full article: Republicans Fear Trump’s Criticism of Ma...→

Historic St. John's Church on Fire Near the White House

Historic St. John's Church on Fire Near the White House

St. John's Episcopal Church, a historic church near the White House is on fire, according to a Fox News report on Sunday. Read full article: Historic St. John's Church on Fire Near ...→

Historic St. John's Church Near White House Damaged Amid Unrest

Historic St. John's Church Near White House Damaged Amid Unrest

The leaders of a historic church near the White House say they are praying for the nation to heal after the building was damaged when violence erupted followin [...] Read full article: Historic St. John's Church Near White Ho...→

House Republicans escalate proxy-voting fight with bill to deny pay to lawmakers who participate

House Republicans escalate proxy-voting fight with bill to deny pay to lawmakers who participate

A group of House Republican lawmakers introduced a bill Thursday that would withhold pay for members of Congress who vote by proxy, as the battle over how meas [...] Read full article: House Republicans escalate proxy-voting ...→

Kevin McCarthy slams Democrats on first day of proxy voting: 'NOT what the Founders had in mind'

Kevin McCarthy slams Democrats on first day of proxy voting: 'NOT what the Founders had in mind'

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., on Wednesday decried Democrats on the first day of proxy voting in the House of Representatives. Read full article: Kevin McCarthy slams Democrats on first ...→

'Like a letter carrier': House takes historic plunge with first proxy votes

'Like a letter carrier': House takes historic plunge with first proxy votes

The move to allow some lawmakers to vote remotely set off a partisan clash that underscores the broader divide over how to respond to the pandemic. Read full article: 'Like a letter carrier': House takes his...→

House votes to reauthorize FISA provisions through proxy system

The House voted Wednesday on reauthorizing expired government surveillance tools, ignoring pleas from Republicans to hold off and a threat from President Trump [...] Read full article: House votes to reauthorize FISA provisio...→

McCarthy: Congressional Proxy Voting 'Endangering the Constitution to Ensure Pelosi Has More Power

McCarthy: Congressional Proxy Voting 'Endangering the Constitution to Ensure Pelosi Has More Power

As the country grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has proceeded with a change to House rules that will allow for so-call [...] Read full article: McCarthy: Congressional Proxy Voting 'En...→

2 Pennsylvania Police Reform Bills Unanimously Pass Through House On 'Historic Day'

2 Pennsylvania Police Reform Bills Unanimously Pass Through House On 'Historic Day'

Not only will an officer's mental health be addressed but legislators want to create a tracking system for misconduct. Read full article: 2 Pennsylvania Police Reform Bills Unani...→

Wenham Tea House, a historic North Shore establishment, has shuttered

Wenham Tea House, a historic North Shore establishment, has shuttered

"Thank you for allowing me to serve the beautiful tea house for the past 10 years," owner Chris Keohane wrote. Read full article: Wenham Tea House, a historic North Shore...→

Republicans Threaten Budget Cuts to Lawmakers Using Proxy Voters

Republicans Threaten Budget Cuts to Lawmakers Using Proxy Voters

Two House Republicans have teamed up to introduce a bill that would cut lawmakers' annual office budgets if they opt to vote by proxy during the coronavirus pa [...] Read full article: Republicans Threaten Budget Cuts to Lawm...→

House Republicans Ask Dem Governors for Info on COVID Nursing Home Orders

House Republicans Ask Dem Governors for Info on COVID Nursing Home Orders

House Republicans have written five Democratic governors asking for information about policies mandating nursing homes and long-term care facilities admit pati [...] Read full article: House Republicans Ask Dem Governors for ...→

House Judiciary Republicans call for review of alleged Chinese abuse of EB-5 visa program

House Judiciary Republicans call for review of alleged Chinese abuse of EB-5 visa program

Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee are calling for a review into the controversial EB-5 immigrant investor visa program -- warning that the Chinese C [...] Read full article: House Judiciary Republicans call for rev...→

Pennsylvania Senate Republicans sue Gov. Wolf over refusal to end coronavirus lockdown

Pennsylvania Senate Republicans sue Gov. Wolf over refusal to end coronavirus lockdown

Pennsylvania Senate Republicans are suing Democrat Gov. Tom Wolf over his refusal to issue an executive order to end the state's coronavirus emergency, a move [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania Senate Republicans sue Gov....→

House Republicans object to pulling US troops out of Germany

House Republicans object to pulling US troops out of Germany

Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) warned President Trump Tuesday that his reported plan to withdraw 9,500 troops from Germany would dama [...] Read full article: House Republicans object to pulling US t...→

For starters, stop burning down our economic house

For starters, stop burning down our economic house

Vastly fewer paychecks begets vastly less “revenue” to government. Governments must learn to deal with it. Read full article: For starters, stop burning down our econ...→

Judge delays ruling on Pelosi’s proxy-voting rules

Judge delays ruling on Pelosi’s proxy-voting rules

A federal judge signaled Monday he’s in no hurry to rule on whether the House’s new rules allowing lawmakers to skip votes but pick a designated voter to speak [...] Read full article: Judge delays ruling on Pelosi’s proxy-vo...→

Pelosi’s proxy voting designed to dilute power of rank-and-file lawmakers

Pelosi’s proxy voting designed to dilute power of rank-and-file lawmakers

Congress is a gathering of people together to solve issues. That cannot and will not be accomplished in the absence of the people of Congress. Read full article: Pelosi’s proxy voting designed to dilute...→

Advocates Sue BOE to Make Absentee Voting Accessible for the Primary

The plaintiffs are already seeing some success outside of court, with the BOE passing a resolution to try to make PDF ballots available to some of those who re [...] Read full article: Advocates Sue BOE to Make Absentee Votin...→

McCarthy on 'Proxy Voting': Pelosi 'Taking a Crisis as an Opportunity to Secure More Power for Herself'

McCarthy on 'Proxy Voting': Pelosi 'Taking a Crisis as an Opportunity to Secure More Power for Herself'

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) sounded off on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and congressional Democrats for utilizing "proxy voting" amid the [...] Read full article: McCarthy on 'Proxy Voting': Pelosi 'Taki...→

House votes by Pelosi’s new proxy rules, ignoring GOP objections

House votes by Pelosi’s new proxy rules, ignoring GOP objections

The House voted under a cloud of doubt Wednesday, using Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s new rules that for the first time in the chamber’s 231-year history allowed lawm [...] Read full article: House votes by Pelosi’s new proxy rules,...→

House casts historic proxy vote during pandemic

House casts historic proxy vote during pandemic

The House returned to Washington for an abbreviated two-day session as the city remains under stay home orders. Republicans in the Senate, which is on recess a [...] Read full article: House casts historic proxy vote during p...→

House of Representatives to conduct first proxy vote in its 231-year history

House of Representatives to conduct first proxy vote in its 231-year history

The U.S. House of Representatives is poised to make history by conducting the first proxy vote ever since Congress first met in 1789. Read full article: House of Representatives to conduct firs...→

Democrats ready for first-ever House proxy vote as GOP sues to stop them

Democrats ready for first-ever House proxy vote as GOP sues to stop them

“For more than 231 years, never have we seen a proxy vote on the floor of the House,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) told reporters Wednesday [...] Read full article: Democrats ready for first-ever House pro...→

House Republicans say votes taken in House under proxy plan 'cannot become law,' would be unconstitutional

House Republicans say votes taken in House under proxy plan 'cannot become law,' would be unconstitutional

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., Minority Whip Steve Scalese, R-La., and Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., lambasted the prox [...] Read full article: House Republicans say votes taken in Hou...→

House Dems push for bill to save the Affordable Care Act, Republicans say to move on

House Dems push for bill to save the Affordable Care Act, Republicans say to move on

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — House of Representatives Democrats are working to keep the Affordable Care Act alive. “The bill will make coverage affordable for millio [...] Read full article: House Dems push for bill to save the Aff...→

2 Pennsylvania Police Reform Bills Unanimously Pass Through House On 'Historic Day'

2 Pennsylvania Police Reform Bills Unanimously Pass Through House On 'Historic Day'

Not only will an officer's mental health be addressed but legislators want to create a tracking system for misconduct. Read full article: 2 Pennsylvania Police Reform Bills Unani...→

Wenham Tea House, a historic North Shore establishment, has shuttered

Wenham Tea House, a historic North Shore establishment, has shuttered

"Thank you for allowing me to serve the beautiful tea house for the past 10 years," owner Chris Keohane wrote. Read full article: Wenham Tea House, a historic North Shore...→

House Republicans urge Trump to reconsider US troop withdrawal from Germany

House Republicans urge Trump to reconsider US troop withdrawal from Germany

Republicans on the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Tuesday urged President Trump to reconsider drawing down U.S. troops in Germany, warning that the move wo [...] Read full article: House Republicans urge Trump to reconsid...→

Republicans Threaten Budget Cuts to Lawmakers Using Proxy Voters

Republicans Threaten Budget Cuts to Lawmakers Using Proxy Voters

Two House Republicans have teamed up to introduce a bill that would cut lawmakers' annual office budgets if they opt to vote by proxy during the coronavirus pa [...] Read full article: Republicans Threaten Budget Cuts to Lawm...→

House Republicans Publish Key Findings on How China Lied About Coronavirus

House Republicans Publish Key Findings on How China Lied About Coronavirus

The House Republican report contained damning facts on how China worked to obscure the coronavirus outbreak. Read full article: House Republicans Publish Key Findings o...→

House Republicans Ask Dem Governors for Info on COVID Nursing Home Orders

House Republicans Ask Dem Governors for Info on COVID Nursing Home Orders

House Republicans have written five Democratic governors asking for information about policies mandating nursing homes and long-term care facilities admit pati [...] Read full article: House Republicans Ask Dem Governors for ...→

House to vote on historic D.C. statehood bill next week

House to vote on historic D.C. statehood bill next week

“This is not just an issue of local governance and fairness, it is a major civil rights issue as well,” says Steny Hoyer. Read full article: House to vote on historic D.C. statehood...→

House Judiciary Republicans call for review of alleged Chinese abuse of EB-5 visa program

House Judiciary Republicans call for review of alleged Chinese abuse of EB-5 visa program

Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee are calling for a review into the controversial EB-5 immigrant investor visa program -- warning that the Chinese C [...] Read full article: House Judiciary Republicans call for rev...→

White House on Seattle: Trump ‘will secure the streets,’ stop Antifa

White House on Seattle: Trump ‘will secure the streets,’ stop Antifa

The White House on Thursday said President Trump will secure the streets in the country and that the U.S. military is an “absolute last resort backstop” after [...] Read full article: White House on Seattle: Trump ‘will secu...→

Pennsylvania Senate Republicans sue Gov. Wolf over refusal to end coronavirus lockdown

Pennsylvania Senate Republicans sue Gov. Wolf over refusal to end coronavirus lockdown

Pennsylvania Senate Republicans are suing Democrat Gov. Tom Wolf over his refusal to issue an executive order to end the state's coronavirus emergency, a move [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania Senate Republicans sue Gov....→

House Republicans urge Trump not to pull US troops from Germany

House Republicans urge Trump not to pull US troops from Germany

GOP members of the House Armed Services Committee are putting up a united front in an effort to convince President Trump to not go through with his plan to wit [...] Read full article: House Republicans urge Trump not to pull...→

House Republicans object to pulling US troops out of Germany

House Republicans object to pulling US troops out of Germany

Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) warned President Trump Tuesday that his reported plan to withdraw 9,500 troops from Germany would dama [...] Read full article: House Republicans object to pulling US t...→

House Republicans oppose withdrawing U.S. troops from Germany

House Republicans oppose withdrawing U.S. troops from Germany

The Armed Services missive marks the largest Republican effort so far to convince the administration to change course. Read full article: House Republicans oppose withdrawing U.S...→

For starters, stop burning down our economic house

For starters, stop burning down our economic house

Vastly fewer paychecks begets vastly less “revenue” to government. Governments must learn to deal with it. Read full article: For starters, stop burning down our econ...→

New Mexico close to historic all-female US House delegation

New Mexico close to historic all-female US House delegation

New Mexico has moved closer to possibly sending a historic delegation of all women of color to the U.S. House Read full article: New Mexico close to historic all-female ...→

Republicans Fear Trump’s Criticism of Mail Voting Will Hurt Them

Republicans Fear Trump’s Criticism of Mail Voting Will Hurt Them

Officials and strategists warned that if a wide partisan gap over mail voting continues in November, Republicans could be at a disadvantage. Read full article: Republicans Fear Trump’s Criticism of Ma...→

Judge delays ruling on Pelosi’s proxy-voting rules

Judge delays ruling on Pelosi’s proxy-voting rules

A federal judge signaled Monday he’s in no hurry to rule on whether the House’s new rules allowing lawmakers to skip votes but pick a designated voter to speak [...] Read full article: Judge delays ruling on Pelosi’s proxy-vo...→

Historic St. John's Church on Fire Near the White House

Historic St. John's Church on Fire Near the White House

St. John's Episcopal Church, a historic church near the White House is on fire, according to a Fox News report on Sunday. Read full article: Historic St. John's Church on Fire Near ...→

Historic St. John's Church Near White House Damaged Amid Unrest

Historic St. John's Church Near White House Damaged Amid Unrest

The leaders of a historic church near the White House say they are praying for the nation to heal after the building was damaged when violence erupted followin [...] Read full article: Historic St. John's Church Near White Ho...→

Pelosi’s proxy voting designed to dilute power of rank-and-file lawmakers

Pelosi’s proxy voting designed to dilute power of rank-and-file lawmakers

Congress is a gathering of people together to solve issues. That cannot and will not be accomplished in the absence of the people of Congress. Read full article: Pelosi’s proxy voting designed to dilute...→

Advocates Sue BOE to Make Absentee Voting Accessible for the Primary

The plaintiffs are already seeing some success outside of court, with the BOE passing a resolution to try to make PDF ballots available to some of those who re [...] Read full article: Advocates Sue BOE to Make Absentee Votin...→

House Republicans escalate proxy-voting fight with bill to deny pay to lawmakers who participate

House Republicans escalate proxy-voting fight with bill to deny pay to lawmakers who participate

A group of House Republican lawmakers introduced a bill Thursday that would withhold pay for members of Congress who vote by proxy, as the battle over how meas [...] Read full article: House Republicans escalate proxy-voting ...→

McCarthy on 'Proxy Voting': Pelosi 'Taking a Crisis as an Opportunity to Secure More Power for Herself'

McCarthy on 'Proxy Voting': Pelosi 'Taking a Crisis as an Opportunity to Secure More Power for Herself'

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) sounded off on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and congressional Democrats for utilizing "proxy voting" amid the [...] Read full article: McCarthy on 'Proxy Voting': Pelosi 'Taki...→

Kevin McCarthy slams Democrats on first day of proxy voting: 'NOT what the Founders had in mind'

Kevin McCarthy slams Democrats on first day of proxy voting: 'NOT what the Founders had in mind'

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., on Wednesday decried Democrats on the first day of proxy voting in the House of Representatives. Read full article: Kevin McCarthy slams Democrats on first ...→

'Like a letter carrier': House takes historic plunge with first proxy votes

'Like a letter carrier': House takes historic plunge with first proxy votes

The move to allow some lawmakers to vote remotely set off a partisan clash that underscores the broader divide over how to respond to the pandemic. Read full article: 'Like a letter carrier': House takes his...→

House votes by Pelosi’s new proxy rules, ignoring GOP objections

House votes by Pelosi’s new proxy rules, ignoring GOP objections

The House voted under a cloud of doubt Wednesday, using Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s new rules that for the first time in the chamber’s 231-year history allowed lawm [...] Read full article: House votes by Pelosi’s new proxy rules,...→

House casts historic proxy vote during pandemic

House casts historic proxy vote during pandemic

The House returned to Washington for an abbreviated two-day session as the city remains under stay home orders. Republicans in the Senate, which is on recess a [...] Read full article: House casts historic proxy vote during p...→

House votes to reauthorize FISA provisions through proxy system

The House voted Wednesday on reauthorizing expired government surveillance tools, ignoring pleas from Republicans to hold off and a threat from President Trump [...] Read full article: House votes to reauthorize FISA provisio...→

House of Representatives to conduct first proxy vote in its 231-year history

House of Representatives to conduct first proxy vote in its 231-year history

The U.S. House of Representatives is poised to make history by conducting the first proxy vote ever since Congress first met in 1789. Read full article: House of Representatives to conduct firs...→

Democrats ready for first-ever House proxy vote as GOP sues to stop them

Democrats ready for first-ever House proxy vote as GOP sues to stop them

“For more than 231 years, never have we seen a proxy vote on the floor of the House,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) told reporters Wednesday [...] Read full article: Democrats ready for first-ever House pro...→

McCarthy: Congressional Proxy Voting 'Endangering the Constitution to Ensure Pelosi Has More Power

McCarthy: Congressional Proxy Voting 'Endangering the Constitution to Ensure Pelosi Has More Power

As the country grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has proceeded with a change to House rules that will allow for so-call [...] Read full article: McCarthy: Congressional Proxy Voting 'En...→

House Republicans say votes taken in House under proxy plan 'cannot become law,' would be unconstitutional

House Republicans say votes taken in House under proxy plan 'cannot become law,' would be unconstitutional

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., Minority Whip Steve Scalese, R-La., and Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., lambasted the prox [...] Read full article: House Republicans say votes taken in Hou...→