Rep. Deb Haaland got emotional while questioning a witness at a hearing on missing and murdered indigenous women Thursday. Choking back tears, Haaland asked North Dakota state Rep. Ruth Buffalo about a garment she presented during her testimony that was handmade to represent members of indigenous groups who were missing or murdered.
Republicans have long used the congressional floor to step on socialism and warn against its rise in the United States. Questioning Democrats loyalty has been a decades-long GOP strategy.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi opened her weekly press conference on Thursday with comments on HR1 — a sweeping voting rights and ethics overhaul that will get a floor vote on Friday.
Drug industry executives lined up before the Senate Finance Committee Tuesday morning. While some senators warned the seven sitting in front of them to cease pointing fingers, Sen. Ron Wyden was less restrained in his comments.
“He was a practitioner of what you might call tough love,” former Speaker John A. Boehner quipped with the crowd of the late Rep. John Dingell at Holy Trinity Church.
“Beautiful, sweet Debbie,” Rep. John Lewis began his eulogy to Rep. John Dingell speaking to his widow Rep. Debbie Dingell.
A bipartisan team of lawmakers beat lobbyists 4-3 last night in an annual charity hockey match on Wednesday.
“It is so unimportant in the lives of the American people, especially those who are victims of the shutdown,” Speaker Nancy Pelosi told a room full of reporters Thursday morning.
Pelosi: 'I don't even know if the president wants the wall'
“I think the meeting was a setup so he could walkout,” Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters on Thursday, referring to a Wednesday meeting at the White House regarding the continued government shutdown over border wall funding.
Democratic leadership and union leaders highlighted furloughed federal workers at a Wednesday press conference to discuss the partial government shutdown.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer also gave their impression of President Trump’s Oval Office address from Tuesday night.
THE SOURCE FOR NEWS ON CAPITOL HILL SINCE 1955
Want insight more often? Get Roll Call in your inbox