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October 1, 2020 In The News

The House of Representatives on Thursday passed sweeping legislation that is poised to alter the sprawling landscape of Olympic sports, including giving more power to athletes and forcing more oversight of the coaches and executives who have traditionally controlled the sports.

September 17, 2020 In The News

California’s fire season has left the state devastated with an estimated 1 in every 33 acres burned. California’s Democratic Representative Ted Lieu joins Yahoo Finance’s Jennifer Rogers and Sibile Marcellus to discuss the impact of the wildfires, and the intersection between race, diversity, and the United States’ volatile environment.

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September 14, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — The civilian death toll from Saudi Arabia’s disastrous air war over Yemen was steadily rising in 2016 when the State Department’s legal office in the Obama administration reached a startling conclusion: Top American officials co

September 4, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON (CN) — A group of House Democrats, many of whom have served in the U.S. military, condemned President Donald Trump on Friday for his reported remarks disparaging veterans as “losers” and “suckers.”

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August 18, 2020 In The News

The latest round in the fight over lead ammunition is working its way through Congress.

August 18, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a public backlash over mail disruptions, the Trump administration scrambled to respond as the House prepared an emergency vote to halt delivery delays and service changes that Democrats warned could imperil the November election.

August 17, 2020 In The News

Two Democratic members of the House Judiciary Committee on Monday called for FBI Director Christopher Wray to open a criminal probe into Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, accusing him of deliberately slowing the mail to give

August 4, 2020 In The News

The governance structure of Olympic sports in the United States would receive renewed oversight aimed at protecting young athletes from the kind of abuse that roiled the gymnastics world and upended the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee under a bill approved Tuesday in the Senate.

July 28, 2020 In The News

Attorney General William Barr defended the federal government’s response to protests over racial injustice and the coronavirus pandemic during a tense appearance Tuesday on Capitol Hill, frequently clashing with House Democrats who accused him of pursuing the president’s political agenda in an election year.

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