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Daniel Newhauser

Daniel Newhauser

Dozens of lawmaker sign on to have Marjorie Taylor Greene removed from U.S. House

By: - March 19, 2021

WASHINGTON — Dozens of U.S. House Democrats backed a resolution filed Friday to expel controversial U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene from Congress, an extraordinary measure that’s only been successfully employed twice since the Civil War. U.S. Rep. Jimmy Gomez filed the expulsion resolution, after introducing it in January. The text of the legislation is simple, […]

U.S. House passes ‘Dreamers’ bill over GOP objections

By: - March 18, 2021

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House took up two bills Thursday that would grant legal status to broad groups of immigrants living and working in the United States, including a pathway to citizenship for hundreds of thousands of undocumented people brought to the country as children. The measures mark the first step towards what advocates for […]

New ‘Dreamers’ act runs into old obstacles

By: - March 17, 2021

WASHINGTON — Legislation creating a path to citizenship for undocumented people brought to the U.S. as children faces a new border crisis and old partisan objections, diminishing the chances it will become law despite full Democratic control of Congress and the White House. On Thursday, the U.S. House is poised to pass the American Dream […]

Boebert objects to ban on guns in U.S. House committee room

By: - February 18, 2021

WASHINGTON—A U.S. House of Representatives committee meeting devolved into taunts and lectures on Thursday when Republicans, including U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert, objected to a rule banning firearms from the hearing room. A meeting to organize the Natural Resources Committee and vote on its rules, generally a staid and dry procedural affair, went off the rails […]

Trump voters splitting from GOP to launch ‘Patriot Party’

By: - February 11, 2021

WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump may have stepped back for now from the idea of creating a new political party, but that hasn’t stopped diehard Trump fans disillusioned with the Republican Party from creating Patriot Parties of their own all across the country. Onetime Trump voters in Florida, Georgia, Colorado, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio […]

Dems mull impeachment as talk of Trump pardoning himself grows

By: - January 7, 2021

WASHINGTON — Among the factors undergirding the new effort by House Democrats to impeach President Donald Trump again is a controversial legal theory that doing so could bar him from pardoning himself, according to those involved. The theory is among the many reasons — and there are many, as tempers still flare after an violent […]