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The race for the seat in Southern California is starting to heat up.
Tony Mendoza became the third member of the California legislature, to resign over allegations of sexual misconduct since the #MeToo movement took root last fall.
“Everyone is just one bad day away from needing accessible options the #ADA requires to help them get around,” tweeted Sen. Tammy Duckworth.
White Supremacist Holocaust Denier and Former Leader of the American Nazi Party Likely to Win GOP Nomination for Congress
Anti-Semite and racist Arthur Jones describes the Holocaust as “the biggest, blackest lie in history.”
Legislation to help young "Dreamer" immigrants struggled to gain footing in Congress on Monday.
Meehan used thousands of dollars of taxpayer funds to settle a sexual misconduct claim from a former female aide who accused him of making unwanted romantic overtures.
Close to half of the state and federal lawmakers leaving their posts for sexual harassment are Democrats.
Dana Gresham, a former Obama official, will be the only Black chief of staff for a Democratic senator.
As U.S. budget fight looms, Republicans flip their fiscal script
The expected flurry of legislative activity comes as Republicans and Democrats begin to set the stage for midterm congressional elections in November.
The ethics committee voted unanimously to investigate whether Farenthold, who has also been accused of sexual misconduct, used his congressional staff and other resources of the House of Representatives to further his political campaign.
The Office of Compliance said it had paid $354,465.85 to settle 16 total claims of employment discrimination, retaliation and harassment from fiscal 2008 through fiscal 2012.
Rep. Ruben Kihuen, a first-term Nevada Democrat, is currently the subject of an ethics investigation in the House of Representatives.
Reports show players on Capitol Hill have used taxpayer money to privately settle claims.
Past behavior that might once have been excused may now be disqualifying.
“John Conyers is an icon in our country. He’s done a great deal to protect women,” according to Pelosi, who did not say whether Conyers should resign.
Legislation calls for President Trump to reject white supremacists, the KKK and neo-Nazis.
The Charlottesville protests have prompted the decision to broaden the annual violent extremism hearing to include threats from domestic militants, according to a committee aide.
The dress code requires men to wear suit jackets and ties in the House chamber and speaker’s lobby, which is just outside it, and women are not supposed to wear sleeveless tops or dresses without a sweater or jacket.
California Sen. Kamala Harris was blatantly interrupted during her questioning of Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Desiree Fairooz could spend up to a year in prison for laughter during the Senate confirmation hearing of President Donald Trump’s appointed U.S. attorney general.
Automotive safety rules need changes to allow the deployment of self-driving cars on American roads.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer commented, “I can only hope that if (Coretta Scott King) was still with us,” she would support Sessions.