United States Congress

Houston-area Republican congressional hopeful spends nearly $6M on campaign, campaign finance docs show Rare Houston Houston-area Republican congressional hopeful spends nearly $6M on campaign, campaign finance docs show 8:34am, February 26
Will the U.S. Senate actually do anything on immigration? Immigration Will the U.S. Senate actually do anything on immigration? , 8:25am, February 13
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Rand Paul didn’t “grandstand” last week, but the Republican Party has been doing it for a decade Conservatism today Rand Paul didn’t “grandstand” last week, but the Republican Party has been doing it for a decade , Rare Editor 11:43am, February 12
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At least one sleepy-eyed Democrat wasn’t excited by Nancy Pelosi’s 8-hour speech Democrats At least one sleepy-eyed Democrat wasn’t excited by Nancy Pelosi’s 8-hour speech , Rare Staff 1:54pm, February 8
Can we stop pretending Republicans care about cutting spending now? Government run amok Can we stop pretending Republicans care about cutting spending now? , 11:31am, February 8
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A beloved “Law and Order: SVU” star just launched a political campaign People A beloved “Law and Order: SVU” star just launched a political campaign , Rare Staff 1:45pm, February 6
A Holocaust denier and anti-Semite could become a Republican nominee in Illinois congressional race Rare Chicago A Holocaust denier and anti-Semite could become a Republican nominee in Illinois congressional race , Rare Contributor 9:53am, February 6
Judge Napolitano says Congress may have already caused harm by delaying the release of a controversial memo on government surveillance The media Judge Napolitano says Congress may have already caused harm by delaying the release of a controversial memo on government surveillance , Rare Staff 9:45am, February 1
Why did the White House and Congress give spy agencies a “blank check” in the stopgap spending bill? The Populist Why did the White House and Congress give spy agencies a “blank check” in the stopgap spending bill? , Rare Contributor 12:07pm, January 23
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The members of Congress forfeiting pay until the shutdown stops affecting military wages National security The members of Congress forfeiting pay until the shutdown stops affecting military wages , Rare Staff 8:03am, January 21
State, Houston officials warning D.C. Republicans not to forget Harvey survivors in their latest emergency spending plan Rare Houston State, Houston officials warning D.C. Republicans not to forget Harvey survivors in their latest emergency spending plan , Rare Contributor 7:51am, January 19
Houstonians bolster record-breaking number of Texas women running for Congress in 2018 Rare Houston Houstonians bolster record-breaking number of Texas women running for Congress in 2018 , Rare Contributor 10:18am, January 12
Amid airplane scandal, people remember the time Sheila Jackson Lee was voted the “Meanest” in Congress Rare Houston Amid airplane scandal, people remember the time Sheila Jackson Lee was voted the “Meanest” in Congress , Rare Staff 10:21am, December 28
Trump’s “Christmas gift” tax bill for the American people is now all but wrapped and ready for delivery Rare News Trump’s “Christmas gift” tax bill for the American people is now all but wrapped and ready for delivery , Rare Contributor 8:37am, December 20
A Fox Business host stunned the audience by ripping the Republican tax bill Rare News A Fox Business host stunned the audience by ripping the Republican tax bill , Rare Staff 3:19pm, December 19
Al Franken makes his choice after his colleagues ask him to resign over sexual misconduct Across the U.S.A. Al Franken makes his choice after his colleagues ask him to resign over sexual misconduct , Rare Staff 11:54am, December 7
Our tax dollars shouldn’t be used to cover up government officials’ sex crimes Rare Politics Our tax dollars shouldn’t be used to cover up government officials’ sex crimes , Rare Contributor 2:07pm, November 29
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A prominent congressional Democrat reportedly paid a former employee to stay quiet about sexual harassment Across the U.S.A. A prominent congressional Democrat reportedly paid a former employee to stay quiet about sexual harassment , Rare Staff 9:45am, November 21
A beloved “Law and Order: SVU” star just launched a political campaign People A beloved “Law and Order: SVU” star just launched a political campaign , Rare Staff 1:45pm, February 6
Rand Paul didn’t “grandstand” last week, but the Republican Party has been doing it for a decade Conservatism today Rand Paul didn’t “grandstand” last week, but the Republican Party has been doing it for a decade , Rare Editor 11:43am, February 12
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Rand Paul found guilty of not clapping hard enough for Bibi Netanyahu You're not helping Rand Paul found guilty of not clapping hard enough for Bibi Netanyahu , Rare Staff 4:06pm, March 4
Amid airplane scandal, people remember the time Sheila Jackson Lee was voted the “Meanest” in Congress Rare Houston Amid airplane scandal, people remember the time Sheila Jackson Lee was voted the “Meanest” in Congress , Rare Staff 10:21am, December 28
Congress gets ready to reform No Child Left Behind Education Congress gets ready to reform No Child Left Behind 11:48am, July 7
CNN calls out Marco Rubio for missing nearly 60 votes in the Senate Rare Politics CNN calls out Marco Rubio for missing nearly 60 votes in the Senate , 5:22pm, October 26
One U.S. Senator from Texas just had a legendary spring break south of the border Rare Houston One U.S. Senator from Texas just had a legendary spring break south of the border , Rare Houston Editor 12:02pm, February 24
These neighborhoods are home to the country’s richest voters Money These neighborhoods are home to the country’s richest voters 1:36pm, April 13
Will the U.S. Senate actually do anything on immigration? Immigration Will the U.S. Senate actually do anything on immigration? , 8:25am, February 13
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Can we stop pretending Republicans care about cutting spending now? Government run amok Can we stop pretending Republicans care about cutting spending now? , 11:31am, February 8
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At least one sleepy-eyed Democrat wasn’t excited by Nancy Pelosi’s 8-hour speech Democrats At least one sleepy-eyed Democrat wasn’t excited by Nancy Pelosi’s 8-hour speech , Rare Staff 1:54pm, February 8
Judge Napolitano says Congress may have already caused harm by delaying the release of a controversial memo on government surveillance The media Judge Napolitano says Congress may have already caused harm by delaying the release of a controversial memo on government surveillance , Rare Staff 9:45am, February 1
The members of Congress forfeiting pay until the shutdown stops affecting military wages National security The members of Congress forfeiting pay until the shutdown stops affecting military wages , Rare Staff 8:03am, January 21
A Fox Business host stunned the audience by ripping the Republican tax bill Rare News A Fox Business host stunned the audience by ripping the Republican tax bill , Rare Staff 3:19pm, December 19
Trump’s “Christmas gift” tax bill for the American people is now all but wrapped and ready for delivery Rare News Trump’s “Christmas gift” tax bill for the American people is now all but wrapped and ready for delivery , Rare Contributor 8:37am, December 20
Al Franken makes his choice after his colleagues ask him to resign over sexual misconduct Across the U.S.A. Al Franken makes his choice after his colleagues ask him to resign over sexual misconduct , Rare Staff 11:54am, December 7
Our tax dollars shouldn’t be used to cover up government officials’ sex crimes Rare Politics Our tax dollars shouldn’t be used to cover up government officials’ sex crimes , Rare Contributor 2:07pm, November 29
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A prominent congressional Democrat reportedly paid a former employee to stay quiet about sexual harassment Across the U.S.A. A prominent congressional Democrat reportedly paid a former employee to stay quiet about sexual harassment , Rare Staff 9:45am, November 21