Congresswoman Katie Porter (D, Calif.,) revealed in a subcommittee meeting that a tangled mess of health care bills she was facing was cleared up when a patient advocate told the insurance company Porter had been recently elected to the House of Representatives.
A Republican initiative in the Senate, led by Sen. Ben Sasse (R., Neb.), passed an amendment on Thursday renewing and codifying a Congressional ban on earmarking bills.
Democrat Marc Friedenberg was on the ballot again in Pennsylvania’s 12th Congressional District on Tuesday—this time facing a relatively unknown state lawmaker rather than a four-term incumbent congressman—and he lost by an even bigger margin, a sign to Republicans that 2020 will not be a repeat of 2018.
John A. Stemen, a longtime aide to Congressman Anthony Brindisi (D., N.Y.), was officially charged with patronizing a prostitute during a Monday morning hearing at the Utica City Court.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) guaranteed House Democrats not only would retain their majority in a new interview but she’d lock it up before this Christmas.
CNN promoted its coverage of Tuesday’s State of the Union address by describing it as “President Trump in Nancy Pelosi’s house.”
Rep. Andy Kim (D., N.J.) apologized for the recent 35-day-long government shutdown at his first town hall meeting on Sunday.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) deleted a tweet that accused a Republican congressman of issuing a racist remark on the House floor.
A House Democrat who recently announced his intention to investigate right-wing hate groups once appeared on a Nation of Islam radio show and made controversial racial remarks.