Rob Wasinger, a onetime congressional candidate who has been working for the Trump camp on congressional outreach, sent an email to senior Senate aides saying, “We want to get several member statements out today on this, and would really appreciate your help.”
Time spent on Capitol Hill inevitably declines for those running for president, and Marco Rubio has missed the second-most votes of any senator.
Many argue that information sharing will do little to plug gaps in the nation’s cyberdefenses, while meanwhile eroding privacy rights.
By William Douglas and David Lightman, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The war on poverty returns to Capitol Hill as lawmakers prepare to wage a battle this week that’s a likely preview of what’s to come on the campaign trail this election year and in 2016. Fifty years after President Lyndon Johnson declared his intent “not […]
By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s decision to lift the cap on the amount donors can contribute in a congressional election cycle promises to shift power to the political party’s established leaders, who had lost ground to outside groups. With the demise of the $123,200 limit for the two-year election cycle, […]
By Maeve Reston, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES—Hillary Rodham Clinton will not announce for months whether she will run for president, but as she arrived in California for events this week the machinery of a campaign was cranking into gear around her. The Ready for Hillary “super PAC,” created to encourage her candidacy, will launch a […]
Washington (AFP) – With soaring ambitions trimmed, the White House is charting a dogged course to repair President Barack Obama’s popularity and to limit a natural waning of his political powers. Obama endured a brutal 2013 — which crushed the promise of much of his second White House term and pitched his approval ratings to […]
The lack of progress on Capitol Hill often leaves Americans wondering what exactly their elected representatives are doing all day. It seems that an increasing number of our politicians spend their time harassing (and discriminating against) Congressional staff. According to a study released on Thursday, harassment and discrimination claims on Capitol Hill have doubled in […]