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In Trump strongholds, Democrats walk tightrope ahead of 2018 elections

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As Democrats try to win control of the U.S. Congress in next year's midterm elections, their hopes of picking up a Senate seat in Republican-dominated Texas rest with a telegenic ex-punk rocker who wants to impeach President Donald Trump and legalize marijuana.

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Secret Conyers settlement raises new questions on Capitol Hill

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A settlement reached between a former Conyers' staffer and the congressman took place outside the scope of the official reporting mechanism for harassment.

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Watch This High Schooler Demand Answers From Her Congressman On DACA

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The sophomore at Port Richmond High School on New York’s Staten Island asked her congressman, Dan Donovan (R-NY), a hard-hitting question during a town hall forum on Sunday afternoon.

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Tuesday's Morning Email: One Of The Longest-serving Congressmen Reportedly Settled Complaint Over Unwanted Advances

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US lawmaker John Conyers faces ethics probe over sex harassment claims

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November 22, 2017 12:02 PM
WASHINGTON (AFP) - The US Congress opened an internal ethics investigation on Tuesday (Nov 21) into powerful Democratic lawmaker John Conyers, the longest-serving US congressman, after allegations that he harassed his female staff for years.

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Speier: Conyers not one of harassers I mentioned last week

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Last week, Rep. Jackie Speier said that she knew of two sitting members of Congress who have "engaged in sexual harassment." But the California Democrat on Tuesday said that Democratic Rep. John Conyers of Michigan, who is now facing allegations, was not one of the people she had referenced.

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Pennsylvania Congressman Is Under F.B.I. Scrutiny, Court Records Show

Added: 22.11.2017 1:04 | 1 views | 0 comments

Representative Robert A. Brady, a Philadelphia Democrat, has denied that he paid a political opponent $90,000 to drop out of a primary election race.

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Congress’ sexual harassment ‘slush fund’? Not exactly.

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POLITICO answers some of the most pressing questions and misconceptions about how Capitol Hill handles, and settles, misconduct complaints.

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He’s a Member of Congress. The Kremlin Likes Him So Much It Gave Him a Code Name

Added: 21.11.2017 22:14 | 1 views | 0 comments

Representative Dana Rohrabacher, Republican of California, has laughed off suggestions that he is a Russian asset. But investigators are calling.

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