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Silicon Valley Congressman Ro Khanna spoke at a forum in the South Bay this weekend to help unveil key actions that Bay Area cities can take to combat climate change, while touting the importance of the Green New Deal on the region’s economy.
House Democrats on Thursday forced Republicans to vote against their own drug pricing bills by packaging them with measures intended to shore up ObamaCare.
The House passed the package in a 234-183 vote, with Democrats drawing only five Republicans to vote with the majority.
WASHINGTON ― Call it the gold-plated clutch disk.
The Pentagon paid contractor TransDigm $1,443 for a for a three-inch ring called a “non-vehicular clutch disk” which is used in the C-135 transport aircraft, though it cost the company just $32 to produce, giving it 4,436 percent in excess profit, according to a House Oversight and Government Reform memo released Wednesday.
If Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and President Trump can’t strike an infrastructure deal, key Democrats say they should push their own partisan bill through the House ahead of the 2020 elections.
After the White House announced it's deploying an aircraft carrier strike group and B-52 bombers to the Middle East to counter threats from Iran, Democratic lawmakers warned that President Donald Trump is "inching" toward war.
Some experts say these fears are overblown, but others are concerned that Trump doesn't understand the risks of a military confrontation with Iran.
Attorney General William Barr made “a huge strategic mistake” summarizing the Mueller report, House Oversight Committee member Ro Khanna, D-Calif., said Thursday, adding, “the country wants to hear from Bob Mueller.”
He urged the special counsel to testify.
Since the dawn of the Drug War, federal legislators have stood by, or even applauded, as millions of Americans have racked up convictions for marijuana offenses — with arrests increasing in the latest FBI crime statistics, despite nearly a dozen states having already legalized cannabis.
Attorney General William Barr is facing calls to resign from Democratic lawmakers who take issue with the way he publicly presented the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the 2016 election.
America’s military budget is set to grow for a fifth consecutive year to near-historic highs in 2020, as lawmakers push increases in defense spending for next year despite opposition from some liberals in Congress and deficit hawks.
WASHINGTON – Even before President Donald Trump vetoed legislation Tuesday that would have forced him to end the U.S. military’s role in Yemen’s horrific war, lawmakers were already looking for other ways to confront the administration over this controversial policy.