#Congress

  • Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty to Congress!

    Michael Cohen, the longtime lawyer for President Donald Trump, is expected to plead guilty to making false statements to Congress regarding the Russia investigation, ABC News reported Thursday morning. Cohen is now cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s probe, per ABC. George Stephanopoulos broke in with an ABC News Special Report Thursday morning,...
  • Russians purchased thousands of Facebook ads to fool U.S. voters

    Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee released thousands of Russian Facebook ads on Thursday, offering the public its first in-depth look at the troubling messages used to heighten tensions among Americans during and after the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The release of the ads, which Facebook says were purchased by the Kremlin-linked Internet Research Agency...
  • Family name helps Pence brother win GOP bid for House seat

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The brother of Vice President Mike Pence capitalized on his famous name and backing from other top Republicans to win an Indiana congressional primary against an entrepreneur who mostly self-funded his campaign. Columbus businessman Greg Pence has never held a public office. Still, he easily won...
  • Congress rushes to pass a $1.3 trillion spending bill before the government shuts down again

    Facing another possible government shutdown, Congress rushed Thursday to vote on a massive $1.3 trillion spending bill only hours after its release. Congressional leaders unveiled the more than 2,200-page proposal Wednesday night after striking agreement on some major points of contention. Lawmakers will have to pass the legislation by...
  • Democrat & Member of Congress passes away at 88

    Rep. Louise Slaughter, a Democrat who represented the Rochester area in Congress since 1987, has died. She was 88. Her office confirmed her death Friday morning. Her chief of staff revealed earlier this week that she had suffered a head injury after a fall, and had been hospitalized with a concussion. “To...
  • Congress has til March 23rd

    Without an appetite to actually legislate in the midterm election year, Congress still has a job to do: keep the government open. Lawmakers have to pass a spending bill by midnight March 23 or the government will run out of money and shut down — again. The government has...
  • Compton Mayor Aja Brown to Run for Congress Against Stacey Dash

    Stacey Dash is going to have some stiff competition in her run for Congress, because we’ve learned one of the most popular politicians in Southern California is about to throw her hat in the ring to oppose her.  We’ve learned Compton Mayor Aja Brown will announce on Thursday that...
  • Supreme Court rejects administration appeal over immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court is rejecting the Trump administration’s highly unusual bid to get the justices to intervene in the controversy over protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants. The justices on Monday refused to take up the administration’s appeal of a lower court order that requires...
  • Congressman John Lewis honored decades after civil rights arrest

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The first time John Lewis traveled to Mississippi in 1961, he was arrested and jailed with other Freedom Riders, black and white, who challenged segregation in a bus station. Lewis, who is African-American, remembers going into a restroom labeled for white men only. A Jackson police...