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  1. Texas, Florida members of Congress team up to secure more hurricane reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bay Area Observer

    As Texans in Congress grow increasingly anxious about Hurricane Harvey relief funding, some joined a bipartisan group of U.S. House members from Florida Friday, threatening to oppose a relief bill unless funding is 'significantly improved.' By Abby Livingston Texas Tribune WASHINGTON - Some members of Congress from Texas and Florida are combining forces to strengthen their hand in coming negotiations over hurricane relief for their states.

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  2. Loveland-area congressional votes for Dec. 1-7, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | ReporterHerald.com

    Along with roll call votes this week, the House also passed the Taylor Force Act , to condition assistance to the West Bank and Gaza on steps by the Palestinian Authority to end violence and terrorism against Israeli citizens; and the Admiral Lloyd R. "Joe" Vasey Pacific War Commemorative Display Establishment Act , to authorize Pacific Historic ... (more)

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  3. FBI director rebukes Trump, says the FBI's reputation isn't 'in tatters' and 'worst in history'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | Silicon Alley Insider

    FBI Director Christopher Wray pushed back on President Donald Trump's assertion that the bureau's reputation was "in tatters." Wray was pressed on the subject by Democratic Reps.

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  4. House votes to kill resolution to impeach TrumpRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 6 | Star-Telegram.com

    Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, sought to push the U.S. House to vote to impeach President Donald Trump but a vote of 364-58 on a "motion to table" the resolution effectively killed it. Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, sought to push the U.S. House to vote to impeach President Donald Trump but a vote of 364-58 on a "motion to table" the resolution effectively killed it.

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  5. 'You Want to F*ck With Me Tonight?': Horror Stories from the Texas CapitolRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 6 | TheDailyBeast.com

    Lauren*, a Texas legislative intern, was standing underneath the bright blue-and-red neon sign of The Continental Club, a famed Austin bar frequented by schmoozing politicians, lobbyists, and reporters. That week in May 2013 was filled to the brim with end-of-session parties, and Lauren was with a group of other interns on South Congress when Democratic state Rep. Borris Miles pulled up.

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  6. Dems worry: Were we too slow on sex assault response?Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 6 | The Fresno Bee

    John Conyers resigned. Ruben Kihuen faces intense pressure to do the same. And Al Franken's own colleagues expect him to step aside Thursday.

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  7. Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) Announces the Inevitable His...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 6 | Scared Monkeys

    On Tuesday, Rep. John Conyers has resigned from office . Sorry, he is calling it a retirement.

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  8. The Latest: Pelosi: Conyers' legacy no 'license to harass'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Yahoo!

    The top House Democrat says Michigan Rep. John Conyers has had a consequential tenure in Congress, "but no matter how great the legacy, it is no license to harass or discriminate." In a statement Tuesday, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said the women who came forward with allegations of sexual harassment were "owed the justice of this announcement."

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  9. Conyers resigns from Congress amid harassment allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | The Day

    In this file photo from Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., attends a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., the top Democrat in the House, said today, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, that Conyers should resign, saying the accusations are "very credible.

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  10. Rep. John Conyers' Resignation Reverberates Through CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | RollingStone

    When you look toward the dais in the powerful House Judiciary Committee, you can't help but be struck by the large portraits of the two most recent lawmakers to serve as chair. The one on the right is of Michigan Democratic Rep. John Conyers, who was sent to Washington in 1965; that made the 88-year-old the longest serving member in Congress until he resigned on Tuesday amid numerous sexual harassment allegations.

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  11. Conyers announces retirement amid sexual misconduct claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Michigan Rep. John Conyers called into a Detroit radio show and announced he's retiring from Congress, but it's not because of allegations he sexually harassed former female staffers, which he denies. "My legacy can't be compromised or diminished in any way by what we're going through now," said Conyers, D-Michigan.

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  12. Michigan Rep. John Conyers resigns from CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., ranking member on the House Judiciary Committee, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington during a hearing, May 24, 2016. Conyers, facing sexual misconduct allegations, has refused to step down even after House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi urged the veteran Democrat from Detroit to do so.

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  13. Gone But Not ForgottenRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 5 | The WV Rebel's Blog

    Conyers is calling it quits: "My legacy can't be compromised or diminished in any way by what we're going through now. This too shall pass," said Conyers on a local Michigan radio station Tuesday morning.

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  14. The Latest: Governor to call election to fill Conyers' seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder will call a special election to fill out John Conyers' term in the U.S. House after the lawmaker retired amid sexual harassment allegations by former staff members. Spokeswoman Anna Heaton says Snyder's office will look at a timetable for that process once it receives a letter of resignation that officially creates the vacancy.

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  15. Rep. John Conyers announces he will 'retire today' from congressional seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Evening Sun

    Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., announced Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, that he is retiring from Congress effective Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Conyers' announcement came amid accusations he sexually harassed employees.

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  16. Longest-serving US congressman quits after sex harassment claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | The Times of Israel

    Veteran Democrat John Conyers announced Tuesday he is leaving the US House of Representatives after more than five decades in office, following a series of sexual harassment accusations by former staffers. "I am retiring today," Conyers, 88, told a Detroit radio station, as he became the first to step down among four serving US lawmakers facing sexual misconduct allegations.

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  17. John Conyers' exit from Congress could spark special electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | MLive.com

    Update, 3:07 p.m.: Ari Adler, spokesperson for Gov. Rick Snyder, said the governor's office has received a letter from Conyers. Snyder will now begin reviewing potential special election dates.

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  18. Why are men afraid of a level playing field for both sexes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 2 | Denver Post

    U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee, D-Texas, speaks on the Roy Moore sexual misconduct accusations during a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on Nov. 14 in Washington. I fully agree with Diane's Carman's comments about equality, harassment and other things done by men that deny women an equal footing in our society.

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  19. Dem. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Suffers Humiliating NOSEBLEED During Live MSNBC InterviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 27 | Right Wing News

    Well, this is awkward and embarrassing. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee did a live interview on MSNBC and had a nosebleed which she seemed unaware of.

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  20. Sheila Jackson Lee Does Entire MSNBC Interview Witha A Nosebleed? [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 27 | The Daily Caller

    Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee did an entire interview on MSNBC Monday morning with what appeared to be a nosebleed dripping down her lip. Things got weird from the start of the interview, as Jackson Lee, a Democrat from Texas, seemed to shoo away a staffer.

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