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The Senate on Thursday voted unanimously against allowing Russia to question US officials after the Trump administration signaled it might be open to related proposal from Russian President Vladimir Putin.

The Senate delivered a rare, unified rebuke of Trump on Russia

The Senate on Thursday voted unanimously (98-0) in favor of a resolution expressing Congress's opposition to the US government allowing Russia to question US officials.
Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin.

2 top Democrats want Congress to interview the interpreter who was in the room with Trump and Putin

Two top Democrats are calling on Congress to interview the interpreter for President Donald Trump in his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday in Helsinki, Finland.

The race for a key Democratic post just heated up

The fight to replace Rep. Joe Crowley as the next chair of the House Democratic Caucus got an extra boost on Tuesday, when California Rep. and current Vice Chair Linda Sánchez announced her intent to run for the spot.

Facebook VP apologizes to pro-Trump vloggers Diamond & Silk, despite their misrepresentation of the dispute

A Facebook official publicly apologized to the right wing Trump supporting online personalities Diamond & Silk during a congressional hearing on Tuesday, despite the duo repeatedly misrepresenting the facts of their dispute earlier this year.

Facebook’s testimony before Congress started with a surprise as 3 protesters held up posters showing Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg as a 2-...

Soon after the House Judiciary Committee hearing on social-media content filtering began, three protesters held up images showing Sheryl Sandberg and Mark Zuckerberg as the heads of a large octopus with its legs around the world.

New Mueller indictment reveals that a congressional candidate requested stolen documents from Russian hackers in 2016

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced on Friday the indictment of 12 Russian government operative. The charging document says a candidate for the US Congress requested information and documents on their campaign's opponent before the 2016 election.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accuses Joe Crowley of mounting a 3rd party bid against her in a Twitter fight

After being celebrated for their collegiality following progressive insurgent Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's stunning victory over Rep. Joe Crowley in New York's Democratic primary last month, the new Democratic nominee and the longtime incumbent launched into a Twitter war on Thursday.

Rebuking Trump can be risky — so Republicans take to congressional hearings to berate administration officials on trade

In an era when swearing fealty to President Donald Trump is a nonnegotiable requirement in the GOP, Republican members of Congress are utilizing routine committee hearings to take out their frustrations with the administration's trade policies.
Zak Ringelstein, 31, is the Democratic candidate for US Senate in Maine.

Meet the millennial candidate for the US Senate who says it’s time for young faces in Washington

Zak Ringelstein, a former teacher who at one point aspired to be a country music star, is vying to be the first Millennial in the US Senate.

Democrats want an investigation into Scott Pruitt’s ‘secret calendars’

Democratic lawmakers are pushing the Inspector General's office to investigate whether Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt may have violated the Federal Records Act with the use of "secret calendars" meant to conceal parts of his day to day operations.