Lawmakers

Roughly two dozen lawmakers from across Pennsylvania gathered in University City Tuesday for a hearing on gun violence, where elected officials looked at causes and impact, but also asked for solutions.
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Cherri Gregg
July 23, 2019 - 7:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Roughly two dozen lawmakers from across Pennsylvania gathered in University City Tuesday for a hearing on gun violence, where elected officials looked at causes and impact but also asked for solutions. The lawmakers hailed from all over the state: Lawrence County,...
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The House of Representatives will vote on Tuesday on a resolution denouncing the President for "racist comments" targeting four Democratic congresswomen of color.
Alex Brandon/AP via CNN
July 16, 2019 - 7:04 pm
By Clare Foran and Ashley Killough, CNN (CNN) -- The House voted on Tuesday night to condemn racist language from President Donald Trump, capping off a tumultuous couple of hours on Capitol Hill including a brief time in which House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was barred from speaking in the chamber. The...
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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Molly Daly
June 20, 2019 - 6:54 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey lawmakers have passed a $38.7 billion budget plan that's stripped out some of Gov. Phil Murphy's top priorities. The Senate passed the bill early Thursday afternoon by a 31 to six vote that included seven Republicans. A few hours later, it cleared the...
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Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., walks to the chamber Thursday, March 7, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington, as the House was preparing to vote on a resolution to speak out against, as Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said, "anti-Semitism, anti-Islamophobia, a
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
March 07, 2019 - 9:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Divided in debate but mostly united in a final vote, the House passed a resolution condemning anti-Semitism and other bigotry Thursday, with Democrats trying to push past a dispute that has overwhelmed their agenda and exposed fault lines that could shadow them through next year's...
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An anti-Brexit demonstrator cries as he gathers in Parliament square in London, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019.
Frank Augstein/AP Photo
January 15, 2019 - 4:36 pm
LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union on Tuesday, plunging the Brexit process into chaos and triggering a no-confidence vote that could topple her government. The defeat was widely expected, but the scale of the...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves BBC Broadcasting House in London after appearing on the Andrew Marr show, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019.
Yui Mok/PA via AP
January 06, 2019 - 9:34 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday that a delayed vote in Parliament on her Brexit deal will "definitely" go ahead later this month, as she promised to set out measures to win over skeptical lawmakers. May told the BBC that in the coming days she will give more details...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a signing ceremony for criminal justice reform legislation in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, in Washington.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
December 21, 2018 - 3:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — With a government shutdown just hours away, President Donald Trump on Friday signed rare bipartisan legislation addressing concerns with the criminal justice system. Trump called the bill "an incredible success for our country" and "beyond bipartisan" during an Oval Office signing...
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An Anti Brexit campaigner dressed a dinosaur demonstrates in Westminster in London, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018.
AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth
November 19, 2018 - 3:33 pm
LONDON (AP) — The U.K. and the European Union plowed ahead Monday with plans to have their divorce deal signed, sealed and delivered within days as British Prime Minister Theresa May waited to see whether rebel lawmakers opposed to the agreement had the numbers to challenge her leadership. The...
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National Intelligence Director Dan Coats
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
May 24, 2018 - 11:07 pm
By Mary Clare Jalonick and Eric Turner, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic lawmakers huddled Thursday in classified briefings about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election, a highly unusual series of meetings prompted...
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