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Democrats line up three gun bills in early House Judiciary return The House Judiciary Committee will consider three gun control bills when it convenes September 4, an early return from a summer break that could lob political pressure onto Senate Republicans to respond to recent mass shootings. The committee announced Fr
Roll Call | Aug 16, 2019 6:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
So much Iowa, so little time DES MOINES, Iowa It is difficult for some people to accept that Iowa, a relatively small state in the middle of the country, has such an outsize role in determining the next president. Butthe Hawkeye State is more of a microcosm of U.S. politics and the c
Roll Call | Aug 16, 2019 6:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hinson on Republican Party and suburban women: Words matter Ashley Hinson thinks she can bridge the divide between the Republican Party and suburban women. I am one, she said. The Iowan, currently a state lawmaker, is running for Congress in the 1st District. Words matter, she told Roll Call on Thursday, as Rep. S
Roll Call | Aug 16, 2019 5:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iowa culture shock: Moving to the Midwest to staff a presidential campaign Former Rep. John Delaney has been running for president for over two years, and his campaign has had a presence in Iowa for much of that time. CQ Roll Call sat down with Gregory Christensen, a staffer for Delaneys Iowa campaign team, to talk about the cul
Roll Call | Aug 16, 2019 4:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why the bike lane planned for Louisiana Avenue remains stalled Downtown Washington, D.C., has a network of bike lanes, but there is there is a glaring gap at Louisiana Avenue near the Capitol. Unlike other city streets, Louisiana Avenue is under the control of the Architect of the Capitol. And while the AOC is on boa
Roll Call | Aug 16, 2019 4:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Google under pressure from Congress, activists, shareholders In the face of gridlock in Congress, investors, pension funds, and some states are pushing public companies to do more to diversify their boards, combat climate change, stamp out sexual harassment and give workers a voice. CQ Roll Call's Laura Weiss talks
Roll Call | Aug 16, 2019 3:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
See the Iowa Caucuses early on August 30! DES MOINES, Iowa If you just cannot wait until Iowas first in the nation caucuses on Feb. 3, then consider visiting here on Aug. 30, when Minor League Baseballs Iowa Cubs rebrand themselves for the night as, yes, the Iowa Caucuses. I absolutely love it, s
Roll Call | Aug 16, 2019 2:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rep. Rashida Tlaib rejects Netanyahus terms and forgoes trip to visit grandmother Rep. Rashida Tlaibwill forgoa trip to see her aging grandmother in the West Bank after the Israeli government said it would allow a visit on humanitarian grounds. In a reversal, Tlaib rejected the conditionslaid out by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Neta
Roll Call | Aug 16, 2019 1:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
White House readies $4 billion foreign aid cuts package The White House budget office on Thursday evening sent a proposal to trim unspent foreign assistance funds by north of $4 billion to the State Department for review, according to a senior administration official. The final price tag of the rescissions pac
Roll Call | Aug 16, 2019 1:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Iowa State Fair: Our hits, misses and lessons learned DES MOINES, Iowa For all its quaintness and fun, the Iowa State Fair does a pretty good job of approximating politics at the national level, be it questions about electability and charisma or trade and agricultural policy. The debate within the party that
Roll Call | Aug 16, 2019 12:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend