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Senators Support Mueller Protection Bill For Different Reasons
 

At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Sens. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., and Kamala Harris, D-Calif., both voiced support for a bill that would make it more difficult for special counsel Robert Mueller to be fired. The hearing was held Thursday despite the majority leader indicating earlier this week that the bill isn’t expected on the floor....
What to Know in Arizona's Upcoming Special Election
 

Republican candidate Debbie Lesko and Democrat Hiral Tiperneni will face off on April 24 in a special election in Arizona's 8th District. The seat became vacant after former Rep. Trent Franks resigned amid allegations of sexual harassment....
Lawmakers Serve Up Cake, Clam Chowder in Cook-Off
 

Members of Congress came together on Tuesday night to serve some of their favorite dishes at a gala benefiting March of Dimes....
On Tax Day, Democrats Rally Against GOP Tax Law
 

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Reps. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., and Jamie Raskin, D-Md., all took the stage in front of the Capitol at a protest against the new GOP tax law....
Ryan Talks Details on Successor for Speaker
 

Speaker Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., held their weekly press conferences. Both looked to the future. Ryan spoke about his successor for the speakership, while Pelosi focused on the 2018 midterm elections....
Zuckerberg Says His Own Data Was Breached
 

Mark Zuckerberg returned to Capitol Hill for his second day of testimony, this time in front of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. He faced pushback from Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., on his many apologies and admitted that his own personal data was compromised by third parties....
Some of the Most Colorful Moments of Zuckerberg’s First Hill Hearing
 

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified in the Senate on Tuesday in a marathon hearing that contained many lively and even combative moments. Roll Call followed along and pulled a selection of some of those moments....
Rokita Responds to Driving Memo
 

In August, a memo that detailed extensive driving instructions for Indiana Senate candidate and current Rep. Todd Rokita became public. The memo received criticism for its eight pages of instructions that Rokita’s team asks of the lawmaker’s driver. He talked about the memo while in the car, of all places, with political reporter Simone Pathé....
Wisconsin Democratic Candidates Call Ryan Out on Gun Control
 

At two recent town halls in Wisconsin, Democratic congressional candidates Randy Bryce and Cathy Myers spoke about the need for gun laws. They’re both running in Wisconsin’s 1st District, where Republican Speaker Paul D. Ryan has held office for almost two decades. ...
Watch: Farenthold Resigns from Congress
 

Embattled GOP Texas Rep. Blake Farenthold — who faced sexual misconduct allegations and had already said he wouldn’t seek re-election — said in a video message Friday that he’d resigned from Congress....