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Pelosi Visits Taiwan, Defying China’s Warnings

Speaker Nancy Pelosi visits Taiwan

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and several other members of Congress landed in Taiwan late on Tuesday for a much-anticipated visit that prompted China’s military to announce “targeted” military operations in the seas and airspace surrounding the island. Pelosi is the highest-ranking elected U.S. official to visit Taiwan since then-Speaker Newt …

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House Passes Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana, Again


On Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement (MORE) Act, a bill that would decriminalize marijuana federally. The legislation passed 220 to 204, largely along party lines, with Democrats in support and Republicans opposed. If it were to pass the Senate, the …

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Nebraska GOP Rep. Jeff Fortenberry Found Guilty Of Lying To The FBI

Jeff Fortenberry

U.S. Representative Jeff Fortenberry, who represents Nebraska’s 1st Congressional District, was found guilty by a federal jury Thursday of concealing information and making false statements to federal authorities who were investigating illegal contributions made by a foreign national to the congressman’s 2016 re-election campaign. Fortenberry, 61, of Lincoln, Nebraska, who …

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi To Seek Re-election

Nancy Pelosi

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California announced she will seek reelection in this year’s midterms. “While we have made progress much more needs to be done to improve people’s lives. This election is crucial: nothing less is at stake than our Democracy,” Pelosi said in an announcement on Twitter Tuesday. …

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