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Congressman: Block evidence of trysts in corruption case

Congressman: Block evidence of trysts in corruption caseLawyers for California Rep. Duncan Hunter want a federal judge to reject an attempt by prosecutors to introduce evidence that the congressman used campaign funds to finance a string of extramarital relationships, a court filing said Friday. Allegations about the married Republican congressman’s affairs were outlined in a government court filing Monday, connected to charges he and his wife illegally spent more than $ 250,000 in campaign funds on trips, meals and other personal expenses. Margaret Hunter pleaded guilty this month to one corruption count.



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Disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner to register as sex offender after prison release

Disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner to register as sex offender after prison releaseDisgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison after being convicted of having illicit online contact with a 15-year-old girl in 2017. The Federal Bureau of Prisons website shows the 54-year-old New York Democrat is currently in the custody of its Residential Re-entry Management office in Brooklyn, New York. The prison bureau, federal prosecutors in New York and Weiner’s lawyer didn’t respond to emails seeking comment.



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Republican congressman Steve King defiantly supports vote rebuking his own racist remarks

Republican congressman Steve King defiantly supports vote rebuking his own racist remarksSteve King defiantly rejected what he described as an “unprecedented assault” on his freedom of speech while simultaneously supporting a resolution in Congress condemning his own racist remarks. The Iowa Republican — whose has a history of controversial rhetoric — sparked a backlash after an interview with the New York Times was published last week in which the congressman appeared to lament why language like white nationalist and white supremacist had “become offensive”. Mr King took to the House floor to seemingly clarify his controversial statements before the vote.



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Steve King: Democrats considering punishment for congressman over ‘white supremacy’ comments

Steve King: Democrats considering punishment for congressman over ‘white supremacy’ commentsSpeaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday left open the possibility of House action to punish Representative Steve King over his history of inflammatory remarks as the Iowa Republican’s recent defence of white nationalism created a firestorm. “We’ll see what we do about Steve King, but nonetheless nothing is shocking anymore, right?” Ms Pelosi, D-Calif, told reporters. Mr King, who won a ninth term in Congress in November, lamented in an interview with the New York Times that the term had become a pejorative one.



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Congressman says migrant woman tear-gassed with kids in viral photo applies for asylum

Congressman says migrant woman tear-gassed with kids in viral photo applies for asylumThe image sparked worldwide outrage and appeared to contradict the Trump administration's claim the caravan was comprised of dangerous criminals.



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Nancy Pelosi On North Carolina Election Fraud: We Can Refuse To Seat That Congressman

Nancy Pelosi On North Carolina Election Fraud: We Can Refuse To Seat That CongressmanWASHINGTON ― House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Thursday that



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The Longest-Serving Congressman In History Wants To Abolish The Senate

The Longest-Serving Congressman In History Wants To Abolish The SenateA man who served Congress for more than 59 years says he could fix its broken



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Congressman Calls For Hearing Into North Carolina Election Fraud Reports

Congressman Calls For Hearing Into North Carolina Election Fraud ReportsRep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) called for an emergency hearing on election fraud



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The Latest: Congressman says election lawsuit will proceed

The Latest: Congressman says election lawsuit will proceedAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. House race in Maine (all times local):



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