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New Members Flood U.K.’s Conservatives, Yanking the Party Right

LONDON — A year ago, John Rawlins joined the Conservative Party with a mission: to inject some zeal for a no-deal Brexit into a party then wary of it. He tried to expel his local Conservative lawmaker, a moderate, from his seat. Two [...]

‘Members are looking over their shoulders’: Democrats spooked by new primary threats

The progressive group Justice Democrats is looking to unseat incumbents Rep. Henry Cuellar (shown) of Texas and Rep. Eliot Engel of New York. | Alex Wong/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Just when it looked [...]

House members seek to strip Medals of Honor from 20 Wounded Knee Massacre soldiers

Three House members have introduced a bill calling on Congress to strip Medals of Honor from 20 soldiers who participated in the Wounded Knee Massacre of 1890. Reps. Denny Heck, Washington Democrat; Deb Haaland, New Mexico Democrat; and Paul [...]

Sarah Sanders: Members of Congress not smart enough to review Trump’s tax returns

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders would not say Sunday whether President Trump will order the Internal Revenue Service not to release his tax returns to House Democrats as they renew their efforts to force the disclosure. “The president [...]

New Zealand Won’t Revoke ISIS Member’s Citizenship, but He May Face Charges

A New Zealand native who joined the Islamic State should not lose his citizenship but may face charges if he returns home, the country’s prime minister said on Monday, outlining a milder approach than Britain and the United States [...]

3 militia members face sentencing in Kansas bomb plot

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – Three militia members face the possibility of life in prison for a foiled plot to massacre Muslims in southwest Kansas by blowing up a mosque and apartments housing Somali immigrants. At separate sentencing hearings [...]

Venezuela Detains National Guard Members Accused of Turning on Maduro

CARACAS, Venezuela — Members of the Venezuelan National Guard were detained in the capital early Monday, the military said, after online videos showed a group of soldiers pledging allegiance to an opposition leader seeking to oust [...]

Unaccompanied child immigration loophole releases MS-13 gang members

If the Trump administration had its way, Ramon Arevalo Lopez and Oscar Canales Molina would have been either in detention or deported. Instead, they were out on the streets — thanks to judges’ orders — where, according to police, they [...]

Congress passes sexual harassment legislation, House members want to do more

Congress unanimously approved new rules Thursday to tamp down on sexual harassment on Capitol Hill — but even as lawmakers took a victory lap, some said they didn’t go far enough. Under the changes, investigations will be sped up and lawmakers [...]

Capitol Hill boys’ club braces for scores of new female members

California Democrat Katie Porter was one of a record 102 women elected in the midterms, a total that includes several moms with young children. | Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images Congress From adding lactation stations to considering child [...]