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Jul 20, 2020 In The News

HHS is set Monday to restore public access today to coronavirus data that hospitals report to the government, senior department officials said, in a bid to end a flap over missing dashboards that tracked critical information on hospitalizations.

Jul 19, 2020 In The News

Democratic congressional leaders called Sunday for investigations into the use of federal agents to crack down on peaceful protesters in Portland, Ore., and elsewhere.

Jul 19, 2020 In The News

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Top leaders in the U.S. House said Sunday they were “alarmed” by the Trump administration’s tactics against protesters in Portland, Oregon, and other cities, including Washington, D.C., and called on federal inspectors general investigate.

Jul 18, 2020 Press Release

“It has been an honor to serve with, learn from, and call Congressman John Lewis a friend. Our country has lost an incredible civil rights leader and even better man.

Jul 17, 2020 In The News

Bipartisan House legislation introduced Thursday aims to speed up the State Department’s response to reduce and eliminate the 1.4 million passport applications that have piled in the months since COVID-19 struck.

Jul 16, 2020 In The News

The Census Bureau is facing mounting criticism over the Trump administration’s addition of two political appointees last month to its senior staff even as it scrambles to complete the decennial census in the midst of a pandemic.

Jul 16, 2020 In The News

Congressional Democrats on Thursday condemned Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma after a watchdog report found she mishandled millions of dollars in government contracts, with some lawmakers renewing or issuing new calls for President Donald Trump to replace his controversial Medicare chief.

Jul 16, 2020 In The News

Lawmakers from both parties want the White House to appoint a national cybersecurity director two years after the position was eliminated by the Trump administration, The Hill reported Thursday.

Jul 16, 2020 In The News

Bipartisan calls to put in place a national cybersecurity director in the White House are gaining steam on Capitol Hill two years after a similar position was eliminated.