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  1. GOP Kennedy made life tough for a Trump judicial nomineeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    In this Dec. 19, 2017, photo, Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington. Kennedy, the Republican senator who became an Internet sensation with his rapid-fire takedown of President Donald Trump's judicial nominee received an unexpected call _ from the president.

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  2. Lawmakers hoping to approve a must-pass spending billRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    In this Oct. 24, 2001, file photo, the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. is shown in an aerial view. The GOP-led Congress is hoping to approve a must-pass spending bill as the clock ticks toward potential government shutdown this weekend.

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  3. Protesters arrested following 'die-in' against GOP tax planRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Protesters gathered at the Russell Senate Building in Capitol Hill on December 18 to protest the Republican Party's tax-reform bill. More than 100 people took part in the protest against the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to the Washington Post.

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  4. The Latest: Ethics panel expected to continue Conyers probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    In this May 24, 2016, file photo, Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., ranking member on the House Judiciary Committee, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington during a hearing. When sexual-misconduct allegations surface in the private sector, a boss really can say "You're fired" - as Matt Lauer, Charlie Rose and others can attest.

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  5. Still devastated by Maria, Puerto Rico fears an economic a hurricanea in GOP tax billRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Barring a last-minute rewrite, that provision could hammer the island's manufacturers, which represent about 40 percent of Puerto Rico's GDP and provide more than 250,000 direct and indirect jobs, said Carlos Mercader, the executive director of the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs Administration in Washington, D.C. "We call [the tax bill] the hurricane after the hurricane, the storm after the storm," he said "This will basically kill Puerto Rico and kill Puerto Rico's economy." Mercader's office has been lobbying senators for weeks in hopes of persuading them to rewrite that portion of the bill.

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  6. APNewsBreak: Ferguson leaders wonder if monitor worth costRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    In this Sept. 21, 2011 file photo, Attorney Clark Kent Ervin testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  7. California man accused of making death threats in racist voicemail to US Rep. Maxine WatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    A Los Angeles man threatened to kill U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters in a voicemail filled with racist and anti-gay slurs after he became angered over her criticisms of President Donald Trump, according to court documents. Anthony Scott Lloyd, 44, was indicted late last week on a charge of threatening to kill Waters in a voicemail left at her Washington, D.C., office last month, prosecutors said.

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  8. Frederica Wilson is back in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Rep. Frederica Wilson speaks about protecting students from sexual predators while Sen. Pat Toomey listens during a news conference on Capitol Hill, September 9, 2014 in Washington, DC. Sen Toomey and other members of Congress called on the U.S. Senate to pass H.R.2083, the Protecting Students from Sexual and Violent Predators Act of 2013.

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  9. Rubio says Congress isna t doing enough to help Puerto RicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Sen. Marco Rubio speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill May 2, 2017 in Washington, DC. Rubio will vote in favor of a motion to proceed with the Senate's Obamacare repeal bill.

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  10. Sen. McCaskill dines with Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump to talk taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri attended a dinner on Monday hosted by President Donald Trump's daughter and son-in-law to discuss the administration's tax overhaul efforts - but still wasn't embracing the GOP tax plan. McCaskill, a member of the tax-writing Senate Finance Committee, also was invited to the White House Wednesday along with other committee members for further talks. 1 comment

  11. The Latest: GOP says not giving up as it scraps health voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    U.S. Capitol Police maintain order as hundreds of people, many with disabilities, arrive for a Senate Finance Committee hearing on the last-ditch GOP push to overhaul the nation's health care system, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017.

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  12. Republican Rep. Sanford readying fresh challenges to TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Rep. Mark Sanford has been unafraid to challenge Donald Trump's politics, policies and actions since the president's arrival on the national stage -- and shows no signs of relenting even though he's fighting a primary challenger whose big pitch is that she'll always stand with Trump. When Congress returns next week, Sanford will renew his push, seeking three changes to a pending spending bill that will inevitably be viewed by Republicans on and off Capitol Hill through an anti-Trump prism.

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  13. Student left after Haitia s earthquake and is making the most of her new lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Just after she turned 11 seven years ago, Amanita Pierre's family was torn apart by the 35-second earthquake that devastated Haiti. "We had a pretty decent life, but after the earthquake we basically had nothing," she said.

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  14. Wasserman Schultza s former IT worker and his wife indicted in bank fraud schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    House Budget Committee member Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Weston, questions Budget Director Mick Mulvaney on Capitol Hill in Washington. Wasserman Schultz fired IT staffer Imran Awan on July 25, 2017, following his arrest on a federal bank fraud charge.

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  15. Republican leaders dance around Trump remarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    In this Aug. 1, 2017 file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. speaks on Capitol Hill Washington.

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  16. Active-duty troops sue Trump over his transgender banRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Rep. Joe Kennedy, D-Mass., third from right, listens during an event in support of transgender members of the military, Wednesday, July 26, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington, after President Donald Trump said he wants transgender people barred from serving in the U.S. military "in any capacity," citing "tremendous medical costs and disruption." Rep. Joe Kennedy, D-Mass., third from right, listens during an event in support of transgender members of the military, Wednesday, July 26, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington, after President Donald Trump said he wants transgender people barred from serving in the U.S. military "in any capacity," citing "tremendous medical costs and disruption."

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  17. AP source: Mueller using grand jury in DC in Russia probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    In this photo taken May 17, 2017, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., ranking member on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Cummings has asked a business partner of the Trump administration's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, for documents detailing Flynn's foreign contacts and security clearance, according to a letter released Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017.

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  18. Conservativesa a power of noa stifles Republican agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    "It's the power of 'no,'" said Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., whose 40-member group of diehard conservatives in the House has been responsible for killing one Republican initiative after another in a year that was supposed to see the GOP agenda transformed from campaign ad into U.S. law. With control of the White House and Congress for the first time in 10 years, optimism among conservatives on Inauguration Day was high: health care would be overhauled, the tax system would be streamlined and domestic spending would be cut.

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  19. Marco Rubio will vote to proceed with Senate Obamacare repeal billRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Sen. Marco Rubio speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill May 2, 2017 in Washington, DC. Rubio will vote in favor of a motion to proceed with the Senate's Obamacare repeal bill.

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  20. The Latest: Scalise on the mend, now in 'serious' conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    A playground near the baseball field is cordoned off with police tape as the investigation continue at the scene in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, June 15, 2017, the day after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. was shot during during a congressional baseball practice.

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