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Chip Roy, GOP reps call for government shutdown if vaccine

A group of Republican lawmakers led by Texas’ Rep. Chip Roy is calling on GOP leadership to withhold its support for a bill needed to avert a government shutdown next month if COVID-19 vaccine mandates remain in place. “After Feb. 18, 2022, government funding will expire and congressional Republicans must once again decide whether they […]Read More

Congresswoman in hot water over job offer to get rival

A congresswoman from Illinois is in hot water for allegedly promising a job on her staff to get a political rival not to run against her. The Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) recommended Monday that the House Ethics Committee further examine the allegations that Rep. Marie Newman, a Chicago-area Democrat, offered Iymen Hamman Chehade a […]Read More

House lawmakers call on Pelosi, McCarthy to pass stock trade

More than two dozen members of the House of Representatives have called on leadership to bring a bill aimed at banning members from trading and owning individual stocks to the floor. Led by Rep. Jared Golden (D-Maine), the 27 lawmakers insisted in a Monday letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and House Minority Leader Kevin […]Read More