Forty-two House Democrats bucked party leadership on Thursday to pass an amendment ensuring that individuals convicted of sex crimes, terrorism, and other violent offenses cannot be employed by the TSA.
In a race viewed as a bellwether for the Democratic Party's future, eight-term incumbent Rep. Henry Cuellar (D., Texas) defeated Jessica Cisneros despite an influx of out-of-state cash and high-profile endorsements for the progressive challenger.
Disgraced former Democratic congresswoman Katie Hill has been the subject of glowing media profiles, interviews, and op-eds since she was forced to resign in November 2019 following sexual misconduct allegations.
House Democrats on Friday passed on a nearly party line vote new regulations on tobacco which, just days before, several major liberal policy groups said would work to "further engrain systemic criminalization and racism."
Rep. John Garamendi (D., Calif.) said Friday he could get into a "serious altercation" with Donald Trump Jr. over his comment that Democrats want the coronavirus to ruin President Trump's chances of winning in November.