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Roll Call
Analysis: Tough Road Ahead for Ryan in 2018promising a vote on the matter in the first quarter of 2017. That vote never o
Roll Call / Posted 38 minutes ago
promising a vote on the matter in the first quarter of 2017. That vote never occurred, but Ryan is now allowing the House Rules Committee to hold hearings on the matter this week. The push to restore earmarks gained momentum when Trump... Read more
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KERA North Texas
House GOP To Debate Bringing Earmarks Backwill get to make their case on earmarks, which are provisions in bills that dir
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 days ago
will get to make their case on earmarks, which are provisions in bills that direct funds to a specific recipient. The House Rules Committee is holding two days of public hearings on the GOP-led earmark ban that has been in effect since 2011.... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
House GOP To Debate Bringing Earmarks Backwill get to make their case on earmarks, which are provisions in bills that dir
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
will get to make their case on earmarks, which are provisions in bills that direct funds to a specific recipient. The House Rules Committee is holding two days of public hearings on the GOP-led earmark ban that has been in effect since 2011.... Read more
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FOX Business
Jeff Sessions' War on Marijuana Is Just Beginningor halt, the expansion of legal marijuana in the United States. Things got par
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
or halt, the expansion of legal marijuana in the United States. Things got particularly interesting in September when the House Rules Committee blocked a vote on including the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment in the federal spending bill that was... Read more
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FOX Business
Jeff Sessions' War on Marijuana Is Just Beginningor halt, the expansion of legal marijuana in the United States. Things got par
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
or halt, the expansion of legal marijuana in the United States. Things got particularly interesting in September when the House Rules Committee blocked a vote on including the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment in the federal spending bill that was... Read more
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Business Insider
A former longtime Republican senator says the GOP will lose their majority if they bring back a banned processDonald Trump expressed support for bringing back earmarks in a meeting with a b
Business Insider / Posted 3 days ago
Donald Trump expressed support for bringing back earmarks in a meeting with a bipartisan group of lawmakers. The House Rules Committee is slated for a hearing on potentially returning earmarks to Congress on Wednesday. WASHINGTON —... Read more
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Daily Mail
Republicans and Democrats in chaos over 'DREAMers' as shutdown loomsRep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (2nd R) speaks as Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM) (
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (2nd R) speaks as Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM) (R) listens during a meeting before the House Rules Committee about a bill to avert government shutdown December 21, 2017 at the Capitol Trump tweeted in the spring... Read more
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Roll Call
FISA Vote in the House Pivots on Privacyand measures to rein in surveillance powers. Watch: What’s Next for Seats of R
Roll Call / Posted 5 days ago
and measures to rein in surveillance powers. Watch: What’s Next for Seats of Retiring Chairmen? On Tuesday, the House Rules Committee decided to allow debate on an amendment backed by a contingent of 40 lawmakers led by Amash and... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Conservatives: Trump tone deaf on earmarksban on Army Corps of Engineers water projects, allowing members of Congress to
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
ban on Army Corps of Engineers water projects, allowing members of Congress to determine where to spend the money. The House Rules Committee will hold a hearing on the congressionally directed spending ideas next week. “There are circumstances... Read more
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The Hill
Mueller adds cyber prosecutor to Russia team | DHS steps up election security aid to states | Dem bill would punish credit reporting firms for breachescommunity to spy on non-American targets outside the United States without a wa
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
community to spy on non-American targets outside the United States without a warrant. The bill was approved by the House Rules Committee on Tuesday night. The spy program, which will expire on Jan. 19 if Congress doesn't act, has been the... Read more
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ABC News
In offhand comment, Trump reignites debate over congressional earmarksof our problems but having Congress back involved will help,” Graham said. Rep
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
of our problems but having Congress back involved will help,” Graham said. Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, chairman of the House Rules Committee, plans to hold a hearing next week to discuss potentially reintroducing earmarks, but he didn’t sound... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
The Daily 202: Trump's embrace of earmarks underscores the peril of a president who doesn't know historycomments have already given a shot in the arm to a long-dormant effort by entre
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
comments have already given a shot in the arm to a long-dormant effort by entrenched incumbents to revive earmarks. The House Rules Committee announced Tuesday night that it will hold two hearings next week on ending the moratorium. Rep. Pete... Read more
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Business Insider
Trump wants to bring back a banned practice in Congress — but lawmakers aren't so surewill only benefit the special interests that grow government at the expense of
Business Insider / Posted 5 days ago
will only benefit the special interests that grow government at the expense of working men and women." The chair of the House Rules Committee, Rep. Pete Sessions, said that he plans to hold hearings on possibly bringing back earmarks starting... Read more
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The Hill
Even some conservatives seem open to return to earmarksto reinstitute earmarks,” Meadows said. But even some Freedom Caucus members s
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
to reinstitute earmarks,” Meadows said. But even some Freedom Caucus members sound open to a return to earmarks ahead of House Rules Committee hearings next week on whether to revive the practice. “I don’t know that I’m opposed to it,” Rep.... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Trump says he's open to bringing back a long-derided practice that used to grease the wheels of Congresswill only benefit the special interests that grow government at the expense of
Stamford Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
will only benefit the special interests that grow government at the expense of working men and women." The chair of the House Rules Committee, Rep. Pete Sessions, said that he plans to hold hearings on possibly bringing back earmarks starting... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Trump says he's open to bringing back a long-derided practice that used to grease the wheels of Congresswill only benefit the special interests that grow government at the expense of
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 days ago
will only benefit the special interests that grow government at the expense of working men and women." The chair of the House Rules Committee, Rep. Pete Sessions, said that he plans to hold hearings on possibly bringing back earmarks starting... Read more
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Daily Mail
Bring back the pork barrel! Trump backs plan for return of 'earmarks'people together,' the president said. Trump isn't the only Republican talking
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
people together,' the president said. Trump isn't the only Republican talking again about earmarks as Republicans on the House Rules Committee plan to tackle the topic in hearings starting next week. Rep. Tom Cole, a Republican from Oklahoma,... Read more
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FOX News
Famously presidentialthat stand little chance of passing the Senate…” House plans to revisit debate
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
that stand little chance of passing the Senate…” House plans to revisit debate on earmarks - Politico: “Republicans on the House Rules Committee plan to revive a debate over earmarks in hearings launching next week, even as members of their own... Read more
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FOX News
Famously presidentialthat stand little chance of passing the Senate…” House plans to revisit debate
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
that stand little chance of passing the Senate…” House plans to revisit debate on earmarks - Politico: “Republicans on the House Rules Committee plan to revive a debate over earmarks in hearings launching next week, even as members of their own... Read more
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The Hill
Republicans in Congress shouldn't try to bring back earmarksearmarks! This, at least, seems to be the mindset of congressional Republicans
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
earmarks! This, at least, seems to be the mindset of congressional Republicans, given the recent announcement that the House Rules Committee will soon hold a hearing on, you guessed it, repealing the 2011 earmark ban. Earmarks, you may recall,... Read more
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The Hill
NSA director expected to retire | Lawmakers return to surveillance fight | Trump officials release report on botnetspassed a short-term budget that extended the provision until Jan. 19, when the
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
passed a short-term budget that extended the provision until Jan. 19, when the government will run out of money. The House Rules Committee is scheduled to take up legislation reauthorizing the program on Tuesday afternoon. The issue has been... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Trump cools to idea of reducing spending on welfare programs, seeing little chance of successyou sense might be from a funding standpoint," Meadows said of Republicans. An
Baltimore Sun / Posted 9 days ago
you sense might be from a funding standpoint," Meadows said of Republicans. Another showdown could come over earmarks. The House Rules Committee will convene hearings later this month on earmarks, House aides said. The hearings are not a sign of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Trump cools to idea of reducing spending on welfare programs, seeing little chance of successyou sense might be from a funding standpoint," Meadows said of Republicans. An
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
you sense might be from a funding standpoint," Meadows said of Republicans. Another showdown could come over earmarks. The House Rules Committee will convene hearings later this month on earmarks, House aides said. The hearings are not a sign of... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Trump cools to idea of reducing spending on welfare programs, seeing little chance of successyou sense might be from a funding standpoint," Meadows said of Republicans. An
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
you sense might be from a funding standpoint," Meadows said of Republicans. Another showdown could come over earmarks. The House Rules Committee will convene hearings later this month on earmarks, House aides said. The hearings are not a sign of... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Trump cools to idea of reducing spending on welfare programs, seeing little chance of successyou sense might be from a funding standpoint," Meadows said of Republicans. An
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
you sense might be from a funding standpoint," Meadows said of Republicans. Another showdown could come over earmarks. The House Rules Committee will convene hearings later this month on earmarks, House aides said. The hearings are not a sign of... Read more
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FOX News
House GOP to consider return of earmarks, Ryan wants hearingsalong with President Barack Obama -- ditched them. But the earmarks could soon
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
along with President Barack Obama -- ditched them. But the earmarks could soon rise from the dead. Fox has learned that House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions, R-Texas, under the direction of House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., plans to... Read more
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FOX News
House GOP to consider return of earmarks, Ryan wants hearingsalong with President Barack Obama -- ditched them. But the earmarks could soon
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
along with President Barack Obama -- ditched them. But the earmarks could soon rise from the dead. Fox has learned that House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions, R-Texas, under the direction of House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., plans to... Read more
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FOX Business
Attention Pot Smokers: This Fast-Food Giant Has a Meal Deal for Youto prosecute marijuana companies operating in states that have chosen to legali
FOX Business / Posted 10 days ago
to prosecute marijuana companies operating in states that have chosen to legalize in some capacity. In September, the House Rules Committee blocked a vote on inclusion of this Amendment, signifying the gap in support for pot's expansion... Read more
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FOX Business
Attention Pot Smokers: This Fast-Food Giant Has a Meal Deal for Youto prosecute marijuana companies operating in states that have chosen to legali
FOX Business / Posted 10 days ago
to prosecute marijuana companies operating in states that have chosen to legalize in some capacity. In September, the House Rules Committee blocked a vote on inclusion of this Amendment, signifying the gap in support for pot's expansion... Read more
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The Hill
Bulk surveillance is the wrong way to approach securityways. The amended version of the bill was posted less than 24 hours before it
The Hill / Posted 12 days ago
ways. The amended version of the bill was posted less than 24 hours before it was originally scheduled for a vote in the House Rules Committee, meaning members would have had little time to read much less vet the complicated text. And, it did not... Read more
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FOX Business
3 Pressing Questions for the U.S. Marijuana Industry in 2018is that this amendment, now known as the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment, was
FOX Business / Posted 15 days ago
is that this amendment, now known as the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment, was blocked from vote by the GOP-controlled House Rules Committee in September, leaving it out of federal budget discussions at the time. This amendment needs to be... Read more
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FOX Business
3 Pressing Questions for the U.S. Marijuana Industry in 2018is that this amendment, now known as the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment, was
FOX Business / Posted 15 days ago
is that this amendment, now known as the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment, was blocked from vote by the GOP-controlled House Rules Committee in September, leaving it out of federal budget discussions at the time. This amendment needs to be... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Risk for middle class: That GOP tax cuts could fade awayHouse Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions, R-Texas, right, confers with Rep.
Daily Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions, R-Texas, right, confers with Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y., the top Democrat, as the panel meets early Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, to approve some procedural corrections in the final version of the... Read more
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FOX News
McConnell braces for new Bannon brawls in 2018Democrat also knew she had to play to her base. That’s why Pelosi spent more th
FOX News / Posted 21 days ago
Democrat also knew she had to play to her base. That’s why Pelosi spent more than two hours testifying before the House Rules Committee last Thursday morning – pleading her case on DACA. A coalition of Republicans is also pushing for... Read more
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FOX News
McConnell braces for new Bannon brawls in 2018Democrat also knew she had to play to her base. That’s why Pelosi spent more th
FOX News / Posted 21 days ago
Democrat also knew she had to play to her base. That’s why Pelosi spent more than two hours testifying before the House Rules Committee last Thursday morning – pleading her case on DACA. A coalition of Republicans is also pushing for... Read more
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FOX Business
Surprise! This Industry Could Still Face a 90% Tax Rate, Even With the GOP's Tax Cutsthe Justice Department from using federal dollars to prosecute medical cannabis
FOX Business / Posted 22 days ago
the Justice Department from using federal dollars to prosecute medical cannabis businesses. However, in September, the House Rules Committee blocked a vote on renewing the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment (this is the same as the... Read more
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FOX Business
Surprise! This Industry Could Still Face a 90% Tax Rate, Even With the GOP's Tax Cutsthe Justice Department from using federal dollars to prosecute medical cannabis
FOX Business / Posted 22 days ago
the Justice Department from using federal dollars to prosecute medical cannabis businesses. However, in September, the House Rules Committee blocked a vote on renewing the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment (this is the same as the... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
Trump signs stopgap spending bill into law to avert shutdownLeader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Gr
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted 24 days ago
Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, D-N.M., right, appear before the House Rules Committee asking to add protections to the government funding bill for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally... Read more
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The World
Trump signs stopgap spending bill into law to avert shutdownLeader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Gr
The World / Posted 24 days ago
Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, D-N.M., right, appear before the House Rules Committee asking to add protections to the government funding bill for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Trump signs stopgap spending bill into law to avert shutdownLeader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Gr
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 24 days ago
Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, D-N.M., right, appear before the House Rules Committee asking to add protections to the government funding bill for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally... Read more
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TribLIVE
House backs temporary spending bill to avert shutdownMichael C. Burgess, R-Texas, joined at left by Rep. Rob Woodall, R-Ga., speaks
TribLIVE / Posted 25 days ago
Michael C. Burgess, R-Texas, joined at left by Rep. Rob Woodall, R-Ga., speaks about funding for the CHIP program as the House Rules Committee meets to work on a government funding bill, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017.... Read more
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Philly.com
Senate approves stopgap measure, evading shutdownstopgap passed Dec. 7. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Minor
Philly.com / Posted 25 days ago
stopgap passed Dec. 7. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., testified at a House Rules Committee hearing Thursday morning, advocating for the inclusion of language that would grant legal status to... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
Congress takes a holiday break with much to do in new yearLeader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Gr
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 25 days ago
Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, D-N.M., right, appear before the House Rules Committee asking to add protections to the government funding bill for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
Congress takes a holiday break with much to do in new yearLeader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Gr
Fremont Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, D-N.M., right, appear before the House Rules Committee asking to add protections to the government funding bill for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally... Read more
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Missoulian
Congress takes a holiday break with much to do in new yearLeader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Gr
Missoulian / Posted 25 days ago
Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, D-N.M., right, appear before the House Rules Committee asking to add protections to the government funding bill for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally... Read more
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The World
Congress takes a holiday break with much to do in new yearLeader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Gr
The World / Posted 25 days ago
Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, D-N.M., right, appear before the House Rules Committee asking to add protections to the government funding bill for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Congress takes a holiday break with much to do in new yearLeader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Gr
The Times and Democrat / Posted 25 days ago
Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, D-N.M., right, appear before the House Rules Committee asking to add protections to the government funding bill for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Congress takes a holiday break with much to do in new yearLeader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Gr
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 25 days ago
Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, D-N.M., right, appear before the House Rules Committee asking to add protections to the government funding bill for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally... Read more
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The Sentinel
Congress takes a holiday break with much to do in new yearLeader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Gr
The Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, D-N.M., right, appear before the House Rules Committee asking to add protections to the government funding bill for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Congress takes a holiday break with much to do in new yearLeader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Gr
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 25 days ago
Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, D-N.M., right, appear before the House Rules Committee asking to add protections to the government funding bill for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally... Read more
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