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  • newKudlow: Coronavirus response will boost Trump’s 2020 campaign
    National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow, who was appointed to President Donald Trump’s coronavirus task force on Thursday, said Friday he believed the administration’s handling of the response to COVID-19 would be a boon for his 2020 camp…
    - 25 mins ago, 28 Feb 20, 12:22pm -
  • newShouting and sniping as Pompeo defends Trump’s Iran and Iraq policy
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s first public appearance of the year before Congress was his most heated and combative yet, with House Democrats frequently raising their voice to sharply rebuke the secretary, who categorically rejected all of their…
    - 52 mins ago, 28 Feb 20, 11:55am -
  • newPhotos of the week

    Photos of the week

    As the coronavirus spread, Congress turned its attention this week toward finding funding for developing a vaccine and treatment. Here is the week in photos:The post Photos of the week appeared first on Roll Call.
    - 1 hour ago, 28 Feb 20, 11:37am -
  • newFive questions for Rep. Mark Pocan
    Rep. Mark Pocan, in his fourth term representing the liberal college town of Madison, Wisconsin, is co-chairman of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, which represents 94 House Democrats. Here is an edited transcript of a recent interview with CQ R…
    - 3 hours ago, 28 Feb 20, 10:00am -
  • newFederal courts prepare for possible coronavirus disruptions
    The nation’s federal courts should make sure they are prepared for a “potential pandemic” from the coronavirus respiratory illness, including procedures to “ensure the continuation of necessary court functions,” the judiciary’s administra…
    - 3 hours ago, 28 Feb 20, 9:58am -
  • newRetirees’ worst nightmare: Federal backing of pension funds at risk

    Retirees’ worst nightmare: Federal backing of pension funds at risk

    The colorful history of the Teamsters union’s largest pension fund as a piggy bank for the mob was a driving element in the Oscar-nominated film “The Irishman.” But it will take a lot more than great acting and directing to solve the fund’s c…
    - 8 hours ago, 28 Feb 20, 5:02am -
  • newCongress zeroing in on $6B to $8B coronavirus aid package
    Amid growing concerns about both the economic and health impacts of the rapidly spreading coronavirus, appropriators are rushing to draft an emergency spending package that could provide upward of $6 billion in aid. House and Senate appropriators ar…
    - 17 hours ago, 27 Feb 20, 7:35pm -
  • newOversight hearing room named for Elijah Cummings
    The House Oversight and Reform hearing room was named Thursday in honor of late Chairman Elijah E. Cummings — the first room in the Capitol complex to ever be named for an African American lawmaker. The unveiling of the gold-lettered nameplate to h…
    - 18 hours ago, 27 Feb 20, 7:05pm -
  • newMenthol ban causes discrimination concerns
    A bill to restrict tobacco flavors could have a closer vote margin Friday than House leaders would like amid frustration from Congressional Black Caucus members that the bill could lead to unintended consequences in black communities. Tobacco-state D…
    - 19 hours ago, 27 Feb 20, 5:18pm -
  • newLGBTQ children books honored on House floor
    Reps. Angie Craig, D-Minn., and Jackie Speier, D-Calif., honored two children’s books by reading them aloud on the House floor Thursday morning. The illustrated books — “I Am Jazz” by Jessica Herthel and Jazz Jennings, as well as “They, She…
    - 21 hours ago, 27 Feb 20, 3:49pm -

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  • Paradoks Penuaan dan Perubahan Iklim di Amerika serta Pengaruhnya Pada Pemilik Judi Bola Dunia

    Paradoks Penuaan dan Perubahan Iklim di Amerika serta Pengaruhnya Pada Pemilik Judi Bola Dunia

    Kita Menjadi Tua, Tetapi Kita Tidak Melakukan Apa-apa. Seperti perubahan iklim, penuaan di Amerika menuntut pemikiran ulang tentang cara bagaimana kita hidup. Salah satu paradoks dari kampanye kepresidenan ini adalah sementara banyak kandidat memasuk…
    - 56 days ago, 3 Jan 20, 2:46am -
  • Trump dan Perang Dagang Amerika Serikat

    Trump dan Perang Dagang Amerika Serikat

    Perang dagang mungkin jarang memiliki pemenang. Namun biasanya mereka memiliki seorang pecundang, dan jelas bahwa Donald Trump telah menjadi pecundang itu. Tentu saja bukan itu cara dia dan timnya menggambarkan kesepakatan yang mereka buat dengan Chi…
    - 78 days ago, 12 Dec 19, 3:21am -
  • Reformasi Penjara Amerika

    Reformasi Penjara Amerika

    Membiarkan publik masuk kedalam penjara apakah bisa memperbaiki penjara kita? Upaya nasional yang luas untuk merekrut sukarelawan untuk menasihati dan mendidik orang di penjara perlu dilakukan. Puluhan tahun setelah melonjaknya populasi penjara, refo…
    - 11 Nov 19, 2:48am -
  • Meningkatnya Tunawisma di Amerika

    Meningkatnya Tunawisma di Amerika

    Laporan mengatakan Tunawisma meningkat 2,7 persen akibat krisis California Tingginya tingkat tunawisma di California, yang berjuang dengan biaya perumahan yang tidak terjangkau dan pembangunan rumah yang juga tidak terjangkau mengakibatkan angka ters…
    - 21 Oct 19, 2:15am -
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  • newBernie Sanders' appeal tested in moderate Virginia on Super Tuesday
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Rep. Elaine Luria is the kind of up-and-comer the Democratic Party would like to keep in Congress. But the former Navy commander with a moderate bearing, who flipped a coastal Virginia House seat in 2018, said she's afraid that…
    - 6 hours ago, 28 Feb 20, 6:29am -
  • newMetro riders speak out against route cuts, fare hikes
    The Metro Board of Directors heard directly from riders and their advocates Thursday about the transit agency's plan to cut bus routes and increase fares as part of the fiscal 2021 budget. During Thursday's meeting, the directors also received a brie…
    - 13 hours ago, 27 Feb 20, 11:24pm -
  • Virginia punts on National Popular Vote, will reconsider after November election
    Virginia may still join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, but it probably won't happen before the November election. The Senate Privileges and Elections Committee voted 14-1 Tuesday to push H.B. 177 to the 2021 legislative session, giving…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Feb 20, 12:31pm -
  • Catherine Pugh, former Baltimore mayor, sentenced to 3 years in book scheme
    BALTIMORE (AP) — The disgraced former mayor of Baltimore was sentenced to three years in federal prison Thursday for arranging fraudulent sales of her self-published children's books to nonprofits and foundations to promote her political career and…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Feb 20, 1:14am -
  • Muriel Bowser pushes for late-night Metro to boost D.C. economy
    D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser is pushing for late-night Metro service as a new study on the city's nightlife industry shows that the subway's hours of operation greatly affect businesses. "Washington, DC is no longer a one-business, government town with a…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Feb 20, 10:10pm -
  • Montgomery County lawmakers strategize collection of census data
    Montgomery County lawmakers on Tuesday discussed strategies to collect the most accurate census data in a jurisdiction with a variety of immigrant communities that might be fearful of sharing information with the government. The County Council also t…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Feb 20, 9:55pm -
  • Lee Boyd Malvo parole possible under Virginia juvenile sentencing law
    WASHINGTON — Lee Boyd Malvo, the Washington, D.C., area sniper, and Virginia agreed Monday to dismiss a pending Supreme Court case after the state changed criminal sentencing law for juveniles. Under the new law, signed by Gov. Ralph Northam earlie…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Feb 20, 5:38pm -
  • Kuwait donates $10 million for Gulf War memorial in D.C.
    About 700,000 U.S. troops were part of a coalition of 35 nations that liberated Kuwait following Iraq's invasion in August 1990. And now, 30 years later, Kuwait wants to help pay for a memorial to honor those who fought in their defense. Sheikh Salem…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Feb 20, 12:05pm -
  • Judge tosses free-speech suit brought against Charlottesville by architect of deadly 2017 rally
    Jason Kessler, the organizer of the 2017 "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, was rebuffed by a federal court judge Friday in a civil suit he brought against the city. Senior U.S. District Judge Norman K. Moon dismissed a lawsuit in…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Feb 20, 5:16pm -
  • Naval Academy releases name of midshipman found dead in dorm
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A midshipman who was found dead in a dorm at the U.S. Naval Academy was a member of the senior class who played on the school's football team, authorities said Saturday. David Forney, 22, of Walkersville, Maryland, died Thursd…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Feb 20, 11:53am -

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