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Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Minnesota Democrat.

Democrats respond to Trump’s national emergency declaration by calling for executive action to address gun violence and climate change

"100 people die from guns every day," Democratic Sen. Christ Murphy tweeted. "That's a national emergency."
Newly-announced US Senate candidate Mark Kelly

Former astronaut Mark Kelly announces he’s running for John McCain’s Senate seat in an emotional ad featuring his wife Gabby Giffords

Retired astronaut Mark Kelly announced his bid for former Sen. John McCain's Arizona seat on Tuesday morning with a digital campaign ad.

Kamala Harris admits she smoked marijuana in college even though she didn’t support legalization until recently

"I did inhale," Harris said in an interview, laughing. "I just broke news." The California senator added that marijuana "gives a lot of people joy."
The House chamber during the 2019 State of the Union address.

How the 15 richest members of Congress made their money

From construction to cars to software, here are the richest members currently serving in the House and Senate, based on their reported net worth.
Rosario Dawson on "Luke Cage."

Presidential hopeful Cory Booker confirmed he has a ‘boo,’ and there’s speculation that it’s Rosario Dawson

The New Jersey senator, a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, revealed he has a girlfriend but wouldn't give any names.

Americans were hit with 26.3 billion robocalls in 2018, a whopping 46% increase from the year before — here are some ways to stop them

Robocallers are becoming more sophisticated and hard to regulate. But there are a few things you can do to help stop them.
Furloughed federal workers and those aligned with them protest the partial government shutdown in the Hart Senate Office Building on Wednesday in Washington DC.

SHUTDOWN DAY 35: Federal workers miss 2nd paycheck in a row, as Democrats reject Trump’s hint of compromise on wall funding

Federal workers were to miss their second paycheck of the shutdown Friday after the rejection of Donald Trump's idea of a border-wall down payment.
Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa

Republican Sen. Joni Ernst says her husband abused her and she was raped in college

Republican Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa said she was raped in college and physically abused by her ex-husband of 26 years.
The Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse in Manhattan, New York, January 2019.

SHUTDOWN DAY 33: Federal courts say they’ll be crippled by next week; bills in Congress to reopen the government look dead on arrival

Two votes on bills to reopen the government are scheduled for Thursday. But neither plan appears to have enough support to make it through.