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Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee claims AR-15s weigh as much as '10 boxes,' and fire .50 caliber bullets

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee claims AR-15s weigh as much as '10 boxes,' and fire .50 caliber bullets

Gaffe-prone Rep. Shelia Jackson Lee (D-Texas) claimed during one of her frequent calls for gun control that an AR-15 weighs as much "as 10 boxes," and shoots a .50 caliber round. What are the
Pro tip from Rep. Jackson Lee: The AR-15 is 500 pounds and shoots .50 caliber rounds, or something

Pro tip from Rep. Jackson Lee: The AR-15 is 500 pounds and shoots .50 caliber rounds, or something

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Rep. Jackson Lee: Impeachment Inquiry Is Moving Forward

Rep. Jackson Lee: Impeachment Inquiry Is Moving Forward

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, told Joy Reid this morning that regardless of any difference in nomenclature, there is no disconnect between the committee and
Hope Hicks Said Trump Open to Foreign Election Help, Nadler Says

Hope Hicks Said Trump Open to Foreign Election Help, Nadler Says

Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks said she believed President Donald Trump was “serious” when he said he would accept information about a political rival from a foreign source, the
Ta-Nehisi Coates Clapped Back at Mitch McConnell for Saying ‘No One Alive’ Is Liable for Reparations. So We Came Up With a List

Ta-Nehisi Coates Clapped Back at Mitch McConnell for Saying ‘No One Alive’ Is Liable for Reparations. So We Came Up With a List

On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held a hearing about H.R. 40, a proposal from Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) that
'An Idea Whose Time Has Come': Congress Hears the Case for Reparations on Juneteenth

'An Idea Whose Time Has Come': Congress Hears the Case for Reparations on Juneteenth

The contributions of African Americans to this country—and the matter of what the federal government still owes them for those contributions—will take center stage on Capitol Hill today as the House
Author, Activist Ta-Nehisi Coates Makes Case for Slavery Reparations at Hearing

Author, Activist Ta-Nehisi Coates Makes Case for Slavery Reparations at Hearing

Lawmakers on Wednesday held the first congressional hearing in more than a decade on reparations, spotlighting the debate over whether the United States should consider compensation for the
Sheila Jackson Lee Leaves Judiciary Committee After Former Staffer Alleges She Was Fired for Reporting Sexual Assault

Sheila Jackson Lee Leaves Judiciary Committee After Former Staffer Alleges She Was Fired for Reporting Sexual Assault

Longtime Democratic Representative Sheila Jackson Lee has announced plans to resign as chair of the Congressional Black Caucus’ nonprofit operation, after she was named in a lawsuit alleging she fired
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee resigns as CBC Foundation chairwoman

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee resigns as CBC Foundation chairwoman

"Members of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s board had given Ms. Jackson Lee an ultimatum late last week..." The post Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee resigns as CBC Foundation chairwoman appeared
Oh my: Jackson Lee fired staffer in retaliation to lawsuit against CBCF over alleged rape?

Oh my: Jackson Lee fired staffer in retaliation to lawsuit against CBCF over alleged rape?

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Sundar Pichai leaves the door open to Google launching a censored search engine in China

Sundar Pichai leaves the door open to Google launching a censored search engine in China

Google CEO Sundar Pichai doesn’t have plans for the company to launch a censored search engine in China—for now, at least. Testifying before the House…

Report: Media claimed Dem staffer who doxxed GOP senators was an ‘unpaid intern.’ He wasn’t.

Jackson Cosko, the 27-year-old Democratic staffer arrested last week for releasing the private information of three GOP senators, was widely reported to be an “unpaid…
Rep. Gowdy to Deputy AG Rosenstein: ‘Whatever you got. Finish it the hell up’

Rep. Gowdy to Deputy AG Rosenstein: ‘Whatever you got. Finish it the hell up’

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Peter Strzok on his stop Trump text: Just an ‘intimate conversation between intimate friends’

Peter Strzok on his stop Trump text: Just an ‘intimate conversation between intimate friends’

"If you have an intimate personal conversation between two people - that normally would show the intent" The post Peter Strzok on his stop Trump text: Just an ‘intimate conversation between intimate
Trump Urges Congress to Overhaul Nation's Prison System

Trump Urges Congress to Overhaul Nation's Prison System

President Donald Trump is trying to jump-start efforts in Congress to overhaul the U.S. prison system and help more former inmates successfully re-enter society.
Blame Facebook for That Moronic Diamond and Silk Hearing

Blame Facebook for That Moronic Diamond and Silk Hearing

On Thursday, the House Judiciary Committee held what is destined to go down as one of the dumbest hearings in US history. In order to explore potential political bias on social media platforms,
Cambridge Analytica Tale ‘Disturbing,’ Democratic Lawmaker Says

Cambridge Analytica Tale ‘Disturbing,’ Democratic Lawmaker Says

House Democrats met with Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie Tuesday and afterward implored Republicans to help them dig deeper into manipulation of personal information from millions
Pelosi keynotes Houston Democrats annual fundraiser, Hillary phones it in

Pelosi keynotes Houston Democrats annual fundraiser, Hillary phones it in

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Congressional Black Caucus refuses to credit Trump for black unemployment rate — here’s why

When President Donald Trump mentioned during the State of the Union on Tuesday that the black unemployment rate had dropped to an all-time low, the…
The Sheila Jackson Lee first class airfare heist story isn’t quite over yet

The Sheila Jackson Lee first class airfare heist story isn’t quite over yet

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