Congress

Mike Fitzpatrick memorial service
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Jim Melwert
January 10, 2020 - 3:30 pm
Hundreds of people paid their final respects to former Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick, who died on Monday at the age of 56 after a long battle with melanoma. Read more here.
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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., right, speaks with Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, a member of the panel.
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AP News
January 09, 2020 - 6:21 pm
Reigniting a debate over who has the power to declare war, the Democratic-controlled House on Thursday approved a resolution asserting that President Donald Trump must seek approval from Congress before engaging in further military action against Iran. Read more here.
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United States Sen. Chris Coons speaks at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival on the Great Lawn in Central Park, NY, on September 29, 2018.
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Mike Dougherty
January 08, 2020 - 7:26 am
Politicians are reacting to Iran's bombing of two air bases in Iraq housing U.S. military personnel. Iran launched at least a dozen missiles at Al Asad Air Base and a smaller air base in Erbil in retaliation for the killing of Iran's top military commander. Read more here.
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Former U.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick, R-Pa.
U.S. House of Representatives
KYW Staff
January 06, 2020 - 10:42 am
Former Bucks County Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick has died at the age of 56. Read more here.
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U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., poses for a photograph under a quote of his that is displayed in the Civil Rights Room in the Nashville Public Library in Nashville, Tenn.
Mark Humphrey/AP Photo, File
AP News
December 30, 2019 - 6:25 am
As a civil rights activist at 25, John Lewis was beaten so badly his skull was fractured and the TV images from an Alabama bridge in the 1960s forced a nation's awakening to racial discrimination. As a congressman today at 79, Lewis is facing a foe like none before: advanced pancreatic cancer. Read...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, in Washington.
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AP News
December 18, 2019 - 4:04 pm
An incredulous and defiant President Donald Trump stared down Wednesday's impending impeachment votes as he has every obstacle in his presidency: broadcasting his grievances by tweet.
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A letter from President Donald Trump to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., is photographed Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, in Washington.
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AP News
December 18, 2019 - 8:14 am
President Donald Trump is on the cusp of being impeached by the House, with a historic debate set Wednesday on charges that he abused his power and obstructed Congress ahead of votes that will leave a defining mark on his tenure at the White House. Read more here.
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Rep. Jeff Van Drew speaks to members of the media outside a closed House Democrats organizational meeting.
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David Madden
December 17, 2019 - 1:16 pm
South Jersey Congressman Jeff Van Drew is all but certain to switch parties and run for re-election next year as a Republican. But all signs suggest he’ll face primary opposition no matter what. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable with governors on government regulations in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, in Washington.
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AP News
December 17, 2019 - 11:09 am
A small group of President Donald Trump's fiercest conservative critics, including the husband of the president's own chief adviser, is launching a super PAC designed to fight Trump's reelection and punish congressional Republicans deemed his "enablers." Read more here.
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The U.S. Capitol in Washington is shrouded in mist, Friday night, Dec. 13, 2019.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
AP News
December 16, 2019 - 8:24 am
The House will vote on the impeachment of President Donald Trump this week after spending the past three months investigating the president's dealings in Ukraine and deciding whether his behavior was grave enough to qualify as high crimes and misdemeanors. Read more here.
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