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Feb 24, 2021 In The News

The White House moved toward reasserting control of the U.S. Postal Service on Wednesday even as its Republican postmaster general defiantly told Congress he would press forward with plans to raise prices and slow the mail, brushing off calls for him to resign.

Feb 24, 2021 In The News

President Joe Biden announced three nominations to the board of the U.S. Postal Service, signaling confidence in voting by mail and a possible change of course after months of turmoil over slowed delivery under Postmaster General Louis DeJoy.

Feb 22, 2021 In The News

Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) will make the case for D.C. statehood to members of Congress next month at a congressional hearing where lawmakers will debate the constitutional and logistical hurdles to making the District the 51st state.

The House Committee on Oversight and Reform will hold the hearing for Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton’s statehood bill on March 11.

Feb 19, 2021 In The News

Louis DeJoy became a household name last year when he, as Postmaster General, faced criticism over delays in U.S.

Feb 19, 2021 In The News

For years, anti-abortion advocates have claimed the abortion pill is dangerous. In 2000, when the U.S.

Feb 18, 2021 In The News

Democrats and Republicans on a House panel sparred Thursday over what, if anything, Congress should do in response to the GameStop trading frenzy and the technology platforms that fueled the rapid rise — and sudden spiral — in more than a dozen stocks.

Feb 18, 2021 In The News

Democrats and Republicans on a House panel sparred Thursday over what, if anything, Congress should do in response to the GameStop trading frenzy and the technology platforms that fueled the rapid rise — and sudden spiral — in more than a dozen stocks.

Feb 18, 2021 In The News

37 members of Congress sent a letter to President Biden on Thursday, urging him to issue a blanket pardon to those with federal nonviolent cannabis offenses.

Feb 18, 2021 In The News

Lawmakers grilled Robinhood Markets CEO Vlad Tenev about the company’s decision to pause purchases in GameStop Corp. stock and Robinhood's business model, including payments it receives for routing customer trades. 

Feb 17, 2021 In The News

The Democratic congresswomen of the House Oversight Committee are putting pressure on the Food and Drug Administration to lift the in-person dispensing requirement for mifepristone—a p

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