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Oct 23, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — As Congress continues to seek answers about the proposed Libra cryptocurrency, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's responses to lawmakers Wednesday further cast doubt on the project’s future.

Oct 22, 2019 In The News

President Trump wanted Ukraine’s head of state to publicly commit to investigating Joe Biden’s family and debunked claims about the 2016 election before he would release crucial U.S. military aid to the eastern European country, a top American diplomat testified in the House impeachment inquiry Tuesday.

Oct 22, 2019 In The News

The House on Tuesday passed legislation aimed at cracking down on the use of anonymous shell companies for illicit activities.

The bill passed by a vote of 249-173. Twenty-five Republicans joined most Democrats in voting for the bill, while five Democrats voted against it.s

The vote comes after the House Financial Services Committee advanced the measure in June.

Oct 21, 2019 In The News

Access to firearms triples the risk of death by suicide, which is having a punishing effect on the U.S. economy, a startling new report from the United States Joint Economic Committee showed.

Oct 16, 2019 In The News

The Commerce Department is developing a methodology for compiling and publishing regular statistics on inequality and plans to publish its prototype measures in 2020.

Oct 16, 2019 In The News

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) hosted a town hall, Impeachment 101, on Thursday, October 10 in Brooklyn with special guest former Congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman.

Oct 10, 2019 In The News

Officials with the National Treasury Employees Union said Thursday that they are hopeful that a plan to provide federal workers with 12 weeks of paid family leave will soon become law.

Oct 4, 2019 In The News

Nicole Morio works for the Social Security Administration, helping Americans navigate their way to a financially secure retirement. Yet her own financial situation is anything but secure. 

The 36-year-old had a baby four weeks ago. And the federal government doesn’t offer its more than 2 million workers paid leave after the birth of a child. 

Oct 4, 2019 In The News

For 20 years, proponents in and out of Congress have sought the creation of a national museum devoted to women’s history, and a new bipartisan push will likely get the matter a vote in the House this fall.

Sep 23, 2019 In The News

Frustrated by President Donald Trump’s preparations for the 2020 census, House Democrats are increasingly looking for ways — inside the Beltway and out of it — to fill perceived gaps in reaching the nation’s hardest to count.