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After nearly two decades as Congress’ premiere white nationalist, Rep. Steve King (R-IA) is finally facing something of a comeuppance. On Tuesday, the House voted 424-1 to pass a resolution, introduced by Majority Whip Rep. James E. Clyburn (D-...

Attorney general nominee William Barr mixed defiance and conciliation at his confirmation hearing Tuesday when presented with his past praise for mass incarceration, ultimately signalling a greater openness to criminal justice reform ideas than his r...

A commissioner in Hallandale Beach, Florida this week launched an Islamophobic attack on freshman Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib, accusing Tlaib of being a terrorist. “[Rashida Tlaib] is a Hamas-loving anti-Semite [who] has NO place in governmen...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) blocked another bill aimed at reopening the government Tuesday, as the record-breaking shutdown stretches into its fourth week. The legislation would fund the Department of Homeland Security through Febru...

Two major pieces of LGBTQ equality legislation passed in the New York legislature on Tuesday, signaling the end of a political gridlock caused by a group of conservative Senate Democrats that stretches back well over a decade. By a vote of 42-19, the...

In the first congressional hearing at which Native members of Congress were present, Democratic representatives on Tuesday heard directly from Native American communities that are being devastated by the ongoing partial government shutdown, which thi...

By Jeremy Deaton The Detroit Auto Show got off to a roaring start this week as gas-guzzling newly unveiled sports cars, trucks, and SUVs took center stage, including the 2020 Kia Telluride, the largest SUV the company has ever produced. Plug-in car...