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SonnyPerdue-042517.jpg Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue was easily confirmed by the Senate as the next Secretary of Agriculture on Monday. The Senate voted 87 to 11 in favor of Perdue's nomination, with 35 Democrats joining with the Republicans in the chamber. Georgia Senator David Perdue, R-Ga., voted "present,"...

Capitol-042117.jpg Looking to get an investigation into Russian meddling in last year's presidential election back on track, the House Intelligence Committee has sent letters inviting Trump and Obama administration officials to testify before the committee next month.

MazieHirono-042117.jpg Hawaii's two Senators have struck back at Attorney General Jeff Sessions after the nation's top law enforcement officer criticized a federal judge from their state who blocked President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration.

Whitehouse-042117.jpg Lawmakers were said to be making progress on a spending bill to prevent a government shutdown next week, but the White House has purportedly thrown a wrench into negotiations with a series of demands. The White House demands unveiled this week include providing funding for President Donald Trump's controversial border wall.

cannabisleaf-042017.jpg Support for the legalization of marijuana has reached a new high, according to the results of a recent CBS News poll. The poll found that 61 percent of Americans think marijuana use should be legal, while 33 percent said use of the drug should not be legal.

JasonChaffetz-041917.jpg Republican Congressman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, revealed Wednesday he will not run for re-election to a sixth term in 2018. In a post to Facebook, Chaffetz said he decided not to be a candidate for any office next year following long consultation with his family and prayerful consideration.

JohnSarbanes-041917.jpg Amid ongoing complaints about a lack of transparency from the White House, Congressman John Sarbanes, D-Md., accused President Donald Trump's family of setting "a new standard of ethical blindness."

JonOssoff-041917.jpg In a race widely seen as an early referendum on President Donald Trump, Democrat Jon Ossoff fell just short of the votes needed to secure an outright win in Georgia's special election on Tuesday. The race to fill the House seat previously held by Health And Human Services Secretary Tom Price will now head to a runoff election in June.

Luther-041817.jpg Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a proclamation on Tuesday to move up the special election for the Senate seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Sessions' seat is currently held by Republican Senator Luther Strange, R-Ala., who was appointed by former Governor Robert Bentley.

Capitol-Sunrise-041717.jpg Both the Republican and Democratic parties have seen their image among Americans take a hit in the past few months, according to the results of a new Pew Research Center survey. The poll found that 57 percent of Americans have an unfavorable view of the Republican Party, while 40 percent hold a favorable...

Trump-Speak-041717.jpg Ahead of a special election in Georgia on Tuesday, President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Monday to lash out at the leading Democrat in the closely watched House race. "The super Liberal Democrat in the Georgia Congressional race tomorrow wants to protect criminals, allow illegal immigration and raise taxes!" Trump tweeted.

JaredKushner-041317.jpg A group of House Democrats have sent a letter to the FBI and the Office of Personnel Management requesting they suspend White House Senior Advisor and President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner's security clearance.

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