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Betsy DeVos’ family boosts McSally’s 2020 campaign with $22K in contributions in 2019

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ family members spent $22,400 so far this year to help fund Arizona Republican Sen. Martha McSally’s re-election prospects, according to federal campaign finance data released this week.

AG Barr defends Trump, but Dems demand to hear directly from Mueller

Attorney General William Barr offered a robust defense of President Trump Thursday morning ahead of the highly anticipated public release of a redacted report from Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Schweikert sees ‘light at the end of the tunnel’ in ethics probe

Congressman David Schweikert said he hopes an investigation by the U.S. House Ethics Committee will conclude in a few months, and that he expects the issue to be “long gone” by the time he’s up for re-election next year.

Sinema joins McSally, GOP in confirming Trump nominee to lead Interior

Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema was one of three Democrats who sided with President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans in confirming David Bernhardt, a former lobbyist and George W. Bush administration official, to become the next U.S. Interior Secretary.

Gallego: Staying in the U.S. House isn’t ‘the worst thing’

WASHINGTON – It won’t be the end of the world for Ruben Gallego if he stays in the U.S. House for the rest of his political career.

Congressman calls Dem critic ‘little bitch’ in Twitter spat

Republican Congressman Paul Gosar responded to an attack from a Democratic activist by calling him a “little bitch” on Twitter.

Trump’s Interior nominee plans to wade back into issues involving former clients

WASHINGTON -- President Trump’s pick to become the next head of the Interior Department intends to stop recusing himself from matters involving his former lobbying clients after this summer, the nominee told a key...

Supreme Court justices seem split on partisan gerrymandering

U.S. Supreme Court justices appear divided over the role courts should play in cracking down on partisan gerrymandering in Maryland and other states across the country.

Newly powerful Grijalva prepares to challenge Trump administration

WASHINGTON – When Raúl Grijalva showed up on Capitol Hill for his first congressional portrait more than 16 years ago, he didn’t yet own a tie.''They said, 'Mr. Grijalva, we'll take your picture...

US House unanimously calls for Mueller report to be public

Four Republican lawmakers, including Arizona congressman Paul Gosar, voted “present” on the measure – a way to avoid a “yes” or “no” vote.