Stories tagged: "congress"


FILE - The House select committee tasked with investigating the January 6th attack on the Capitol meets to hold one of former President Donald Trump's allies in contempt, former strategist Steve Bannon, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 19, 2021. From left to right, Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., Rep. Pete Aguilar, D-Calif., Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., Chairman Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., Vice Chair Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., and Rep. Elaine Luria, D-Va. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
FULL TRANSCRIPT: Here’s what was said at the first Jan. 6 Committee hearing

On June 9, 2022, the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol held the first in a series of public hearings.

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Michigan Man Testifies at Committee Hearing on Jan. 6 Attack

Convicted rioter tells Jan. 6 committee: “Trump asked us to come.” Need to Know In a newly released video, a Macomb County man explained to a US House Committee that he attended the Jan. 6 insurrectionist riot at the invitation of former President Donald Trump. Bobby Schornak was charged last year in federal court for...

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What a New Law Designed to Save the US Postal Service Means for Michigan

“Many voters in our County are dismayed that Rep. John Moolenaar and many of his Republican [colleagues] continue to vote against the interests of his rural constituents,” said John Helge, a resident of the 4th District. “I believe that they will pay a price for their complacency in November.”

From left, Rep. Angie Craig, D-Minn., House Majority Whip James Clyburn, D-S.C., Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Mich., Rep. Lucy McBath, Ga., talk about their legislation aimed at capping the price of insulin, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, March 31, 2022. The bill would keep consumers' out-of-pocket costs at no more than $35 per month. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
This Bill From a Michigan Congressman Would Cut the Cost of Insulin

Rep. Dan Kildee’s daughter needs insulin to stay alive. But not everyone is in favor of making the pricey medication more affordable. 

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‘It’s Like Reading a Good Book’: Michigan Congresswoman Reflects on Legendary Career

Rep. Brenda Lawrence has decided to step down at the end of her term. But her career, from the Postal Service to Congress, won't soon be forgotten.

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How Republicans and Democrats Are Working Together to Save Endangered Species in Michigan

A vast majority of people are on board with a resolution to protect "our greatest assets," the state’s wildlife.

Rep. Lisa McClain (R-Port Huron) addresses voters in Marysville, Michigan during a March constituent event.
The Top Three Times Rep. Lisa McClain’s Actions Spoke Louder than Her Words

The Michigander that represents the Thumb in Congress has a habit of not walking the walk when it comes to the far-right positions she promotes.