Stories tagged: "congress"

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Tulsi Gabbard Ends Her Campaign And Endorses Biden

The controversial 38-year-old congresswoman from Hawaii made the announcement in a four-minute video.

Lake Michigan is seen from Oak Creek's Bender Park. (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
Midwest Senators Push for Renewal of Great Lakes Cleanup Package

Sen. Baldwin is a co-sponsor of the measure that passed the House this week

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Impeachment, drug costs, and other major issues facing Congress in 2020

It's been a tough year for passing new laws, in part due to the Senate’s new-found identity as a “legislative graveyard.”

A major House bill almost left out LGBTQ people

"True diversity includes representation of the LGBTQ community," Rep. Harley Rouda (D-Ca.) said on the House floor.

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Bipartisan bill aims to enhance protections for sexual assault survivors

The Survivors’ Bill of Rights in the States Act offers an incentive for states to ensure survivors have a voice. Three years ago, Congress unanimously approved a historic bill that guarantees sexual assault victims certain protections, including the preservation of their rape kits. The Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights, which only applies to federal...