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Wall Street wary of progressive Democrats on the House finance committee

Wall Street wary of progressive Democrats on the House finance committeeWall Street is bunkering down for a wave of intense scrutiny as a group of progressive Democrats, including social media star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, have joined a powerful House of Representatives committee overseeing banking activities. “It’s a huge victory,” said Ocasio-Cortez, at 29 the youngest member of Congress and a self-described socialist — a word that shocks conservatives, who brandish it as a dire threat. Ocasio-Cortez, often referred to by her initials AOC, will bring public attention to the ordinarily drab committee via her strong social media presence that includes 2.5 million followers on Twitter.



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Ocasio-Cortez Takes Shot at Banks in Embracing Committee Role

Ocasio-Cortez Takes Shot at Banks in Embracing Committee RoleThe progressive firebrand, who isn’t yet officially a member of the House Financial Services Committee, took to Twitter Wednesday to send a number of missives arguing that the era of banks using campaign contributions to buy legislative favors is coming to an end.



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Sen. Elizabeth Warren gets a head start on 2020 by launching exploratory committee

Sen. Elizabeth Warren gets a head start on 2020 by launching exploratory committeeSen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., became the first major Democrat to take an official step towards running for president in 2020, by launching an exploratory committee on Monday.



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Read James Comey's Testimony To The House Oversight Committee

Read James Comey's Testimony To The House Oversight CommitteeJames Comey, the FBI director fired by President Donald Trump last year,



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If Trump Thinks Michael Cohen’s Plea Is Bad, Wait Till Dems Run The House Intel Committee

If Trump Thinks Michael Cohen’s Plea Is Bad, Wait Till Dems Run The House Intel CommitteeWASHINGTON — Donald Trump's former personal lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen



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Incoming House Ways and Means Committee chairman will seek Trump tax returns

Incoming House Ways and Means Committee chairman will seek Trump tax returnsRep. Richard Neal says that Democrats will request the president's tax returns, despite their being under audit by the Internal Revenue Service.



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The Briefing Room: Judiciary Committee votes to advance Kavanaugh nomination

The Briefing Room: Judiciary Committee votes to advance Kavanaugh nominationSenator Flake votes yes on Kavanaugh, but calls for FBI investigation.



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House Intelligence Committee to Release Transcripts From Completed Russia Probe

House Intelligence Committee to Release Transcripts From Completed Russia ProbeThere are more than 50 interviews including Donald Trump Jr. and Jared Kushner



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House committee to release Russia probe transcripts

House committee to release Russia probe transcriptsThe House intelligence committee voted to release transcripts of more than 50 interviews it conducted as part of its investigation.



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House Judiciary Committee Democrats Ready To Investigate Brett Kavanaugh

House Judiciary Committee Democrats Ready To Investigate Brett KavanaughAt least five Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee are willing to



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