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A Freedom Caucus for the Left? House Progressives Aren't So Sure

18 minutes ago   |   Slate

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the leftist star who is already beginning to grate on some of her entrenched, will-be Democratic colleagues, offered a theory in a recent interview...
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Billionaire activist Tom Steyer says Congress needs to impeach Trump

2 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

Tom Steyer has been focused on a singular goal for the past year: doing everything in his power to spur the U.S. electorate to demand that President Trump be impeached. "Every...
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Helsinki is Congress' wakeup call: Republicans in the House and Senate must finally hold Trump to account

2 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

After President Trump's disgraceful, disastrous performance in Helsinki, even many of his staunchest Republican allies in Congress are wondering what to do now. Trump's...
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Lawmakers warn Trump tariffs threaten local newspapers

3 hours ago   |   The Morning Call

Members of Congress are warning that newspapers in their home states are in danger of cutting coverage or going out of business if the U.S. maintains recently imposed tariffs...
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Congress Live-Streamed Its Hearing on Social-Media Moderation, and the Comments Were Flooded With Racist Trolls

3 hours ago   |   Slate

The House Judiciary Committee used YouTube on Tuesday to live-stream its hearing concerning “the content filtering practices of social media giants” on Tuesday, which featured...
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The Big Tech Companies' Hearing Before Congress Finally Got Interesting When They Were Asked About Other Countries Abusing Their Platforms

4 hours ago   |   Slate

Executives from Facebook, Google, and Twitter testified before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday in another tech company hearing that revealed little, if any, new...
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Nixon calls for Trump impeachment; Cuomo puts it on GOP Congress

5 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

ALBANY - Actress Cynthia Nixon called for President Trump's impeachment Tuesday while bashing Gov. Cuomo, her Democratic primary foe, for failing to do so. Nixon's call for...
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Science-Backed Congress Candidates Rack Up Wins and Losses

12 hours ago   |   Scientific American

Midway to November's big election, success for scientist-politicians seems to rest on non-science factors
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Congressional GOP Carefully Expresses Mild Disappointment over Trump's Helsinki Performance

22 hours ago   |   Slate

The array of adjectives used to describe Donald Trump's performance in Helsinki was devastating at the Capitol on Monday night. Republican senators and members of Congress...
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Kavanaugh documents could answer decade-old question of whether he misled Congress

22 hours ago   |   NBC News

In 2007, two Democratic senators accused Kavanaugh of misleading Congress over his role in formulating Bush-era detention policies.
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