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Photobook: The New Senate Faces of the 115th Congress

Seven newly elected Senators were sworn into office Tuesday, the start of the 115th United States Congress. Here are the names and faces of the five Democrats and two Republicans who make up the 2017 freshman senate class.

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Pelosi: Shaky, Not Stirred – For Now

If anyone needs a drink right now, it may well be 74 year-old House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi who by all accounts gets to keep a job she’s now failed at for two election cycles. But she no longer seems to

Pelosi: Shaky, Not Stirred – For Now

US honors veterans over Memorial Day weekend

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation is marking Memorial Day weekend with somber ceremonies, flag planting at cemeteries and parades. In New York, a Marines Corps chaplain will give a sermon Sunday at the Marble Collegiate College in Manhattan. Afterward,

US honors veterans over Memorial Day weekend

Pelosi Announces Appointment of Dems to Benghazi Committee

On Wednesday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced the appointments of Reps. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Elijah Cummings (D-MD), Adam Smith (D-WA), Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Linda Sanchez (D-CA) to the special committee charged with investigating the 2012 Benghazi terror

Pelosi Announces Appointment of Dems to Benghazi Committee

ATF Chief Questioned over Alleged Exploitation of Mentally Disabled

On April 2nd House Oversight and Government Reform Committee members questioned ATF Chief B. Todd Jones about the agency’s alleged use in operations and arrest of mentally disabled persons. The Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel reported, “The ATF used mentally disabled people and

ATF Chief Questioned over Alleged Exploitation of Mentally Disabled

Union Endorses Tea Party Favorite Joe Walsh

Friday, in a shocking move, Local 150, an AFL-CIO member and the largest local in the 8th congressional district of Illinois, endorsed Republican Congressman Joe Walsh, a Tea Party favorite, for reelection to Congress. The union had endorsed Barack Obama

Union Endorses Tea Party Favorite Joe Walsh

Walsh: IL's Duckworth Humiliated, 'Slandered' Whistleblowers

Two Illinois Dept. of Veterans Affairs (DVA) whistleblowers are suing Tammy Duckworth, the Democrat running to defeat Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL), for wrongful termination and humiliation. Duckworth allegedly told one employee to “keep [her] mouth shut” if she wanted to

Walsh: IL's Duckworth Humiliated, 'Slandered' Whistleblowers