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Blake Farenthold, Texas Congressman Accused of Sexual Harassment, Will Not Run Again

Representative Blake Farenthold, who settled a sexual harassment claim for $84,000, is the subject of an Ethics Committee investigation and will not run again.

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Rep. Farenthold facing new harassment accusations

A former senior aide to Rep. Blake Farenthold has approached the House Ethics Committee to share a damning account of working for the Texas Republican, with the intent of describing the congressman as verbally abusive and sexually demeaning. CNN's MJ Lee reports.

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A former staffer says Rep. Blake Farenthold's crude remarks drove him to quit

A former senior aide to Rep. Blake Farenthold has approached the House Ethics Committee to share a damning account of working for the Texas Republican, with the intent of describing the congressman as verbally abusive and sexually demeaning -- and his congressional office as an intensely hostile environment that drove the aide to physical and emotional distress.

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Congressman reveals cancer diagnosis

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) shares details of his experience with aggressive prostate cancer on the House of Representatives floor.

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Texas Congressman Runs What Aides Call a Hostile Workplace

Representative Blake Farenthold, the subject of an ethics investigation, set the tone for off-color jokes and inappropriate banter, legal documents and interviews with former aides suggest.

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Congressman Franks says resigning immediately

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Trent Franks on Friday announced that he would resign from Congress effective immediately, instead of the Jan. 31 date he previously had set, following the announcement of a probe into accusations of sexual harassment.

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Civil rights pioneer to eschew museum opening after Trump says will attend

(Reuters) - Longtime U.S. congressman from Georgia John Lewis, who marched with Martin Luther King Jr. in the 1960s, said on Thursday that he would not attend the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum this weekend because President Donald Trump planned to attend.

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Congressman Trent Franks resigns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Trent Franks said on Thursday he will resign after two former staff members complained about discussions he had with them about efforts to find a surrogate mother.

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GOP Congressman Trent Franks to resign, sources say

Republican Arizona Rep. Trent Franks is expected to resign, multiple sources tell CNN on Thursday.

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Harold Ford Jr. Fired by Morgan Stanley Over Inappropriate ‘Conduct’

Mr. Ford, a former congressman turned Wall Street rainmaker, was terminated by the financial services firm for behavior it said was “inconsistent with our values and in violation of our policies.”

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Sexual harassment settlement money returns to the spotlight

Sexual harassment is back in the spotlight Thursday on Capitol Hill on the heels of a veteran congressman's dramatic resignation and as allegations of misconduct swirl around several other male lawmakers.

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'Good to go': Top Trump aide gave inaugural day ok to nuclear plan - congressman

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As President Donald Trump delivered his inaugural address on Capitol Hill in January, his incoming national security adviser Michael Flynn, sitting a few yards away, texted a former business partner that a nuclear power project that would require lifting sanctions on Russia was "good to go," a senior House Democrat said in a letter released on Wednesday.

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Congressman Conyers retires after harassment accusations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrat John Conyers, the longest serving member of the U.S. House of Representatives, announced his retirement on Tuesday, amid accusations of sexual harassment, and endorsed his son to take his place in Congress.

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U.S. congressman Conyers to retire after harassment accusations: reports

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - John Conyers, the longest serving member of the U.S. House of Representatives, will announce on Tuesday he does not plan to run for re-election, U.S. media said following accusations of sexual harassment against the Michigan Democrat.

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Congressman Conyers to retire after harassment accusations: reports

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. congressman John Conyers, the longest serving member of the House of Representatives, will announce on Tuesday he does not plan to run for re-election, U.S. media said following accusations of sexual harassment against the Michigan Democrat.

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Congressman Conyers to announce he will not seek re-election: reports

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative John Conyers, the longest serving member of the House of Representatives, on Tuesday will announce he does not plan to run for re-election, U.S. media outlets reported following allegations of sexual harassment facing the Michigan Democrat.

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Conyers Won’t Seek Re-election in Wake of Harassment Claims, Relative Says

The country’s longest-serving congressman plans to announce his decision Tuesday, said his great-nephew, who plans to run for the seat.

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Farenthold accuser: I couldn't stay in DC

Lauren Green talks to CNN's Anderson Cooper about her harassment allegations against Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-TX) after Politico reported she settled a sexual harassment complaint with the Congressman's office for $84,000.

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John Anderson, liberal Republican who challenged Reagan, dies at 95

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - John Anderson, a former Republican congressman who challenged the party's conservative drift by taking on its chief symbol, Ronald Reagan, and ran for president as an independent in 1980, died on Sunday. He was 95.

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Longtime Michigan congressman announces retirement

Longtime Michigan Democratic Rep. Sander Levin announced Saturday that he will not seek re-election in 2018.

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Congressman is said to have used taxpayer money to settle sexual harassment claim

GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold settled a sexual harassment complaint brought by an aide with taxpayer money in 2014, according a new report published Friday -- making him the first lawmaker known publicly to have used a fund to pay a sexual harassment settlement.

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Representative Conyers' future plans to be discussed in 'next day or so': attorney

DETROIT (Reuters) - The question of whether U.S. Representative John Conyers may resign in the face of sexual harassment allegations will be addressed in the "next day or so," an attorney for the congressman said on Friday.

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Conyers' future plans to be discussed in 'next day or so': attorney

DETROIT (Reuters) - The question of whether U.S. Representative John Conyers may resign in the face of sexual harassment allegations will be addressed in the "next day or so," an attorney for the congressman said on Friday.

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Conyers defiant as Democratic leaders call on him to resign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The three top Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives called on Democratic congressman John Conyers on Thursday to resign in light of the sexual harassment allegations he faces, but Conyers' attorney said he was not thinking of stepping down.

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U.S. attorney general Sessions evasive on Russia probe: congressman

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions refused to answer questions on Thursday during a closed congressional hearing about whether President Donald Trump ever instructed him to hinder the Justice Department's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, a Democratic congressman said.

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Texas congressman will not seek re-election in wake of nude photo

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - U.S. Republican Representative Joe Barton of Texas will not seek re-election, his office said in a statement on Thursday, in a decision he made after a nude picture of him appeared on the internet earlier this month.

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After nude photo reveal, lawmaker says he won't run again

Joe Barton, the Republican Texas congressman who found himself in hot water after a nude photo of him surfaced online, will not seek re-election, Barton's office confirmed to CNN Thursday.

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Accuser: Conyers requested sexual favors

In an interview with NBC News, Marion Brown, a former staffer for Rep. John Conyers (D-MI), detailed her accusations of sexual harassment against the congressman.

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Texas congressman will not seek re-election in wake of nude selfie-newspaper

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas Republican congressman Joe Barton will not seek re-election, the Dallas Morning News reported in an exclusive interview published on Thursday, a decision he made after nude pictures he took of himself were leaked on social media.

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U.S. congressman Conyers hospitalized: lawyer

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic Representative John Conyers, who is facing several sexual harassment allegations, has been hospitalized, an attorney for Conyers said on Thursday.

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Congressman Conyers hospitalized for stress: local media

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic Representative John Conyers, who is facing several sexual harassment allegations, has been hospitalized for a condition related to stress, local media in Detroit, Michigan, reported on Thursday, citing a family spokesperson.

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Congressman Conyers faces mounting pressure to resign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. congressman John Conyers faced increasing pressure to resign on Wednesday, with the No. 2 Democrat in the House of Representatives saying he should step aside if sexual harassment accusations against him were true.

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Congressman Conyers faces heightened pressure to resign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. congressman John Conyers faced increasing pressure on Wednesday to resign, with the No. 2 Democrat in the House of Representatives saying he should step down if sexual harassment accusations against him were true.

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Representative Conyers faces heightened pressure to resign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. Congressman John Conyers faced increasing pressure on Wednesday to resign, with the No. 2 Democrat in the House of Representatives saying he should step down if sexual harassment accusations against him were true.

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Former Conyers aide: 'Most of us' have seen him in his underwear

A former top communications aide to Democratic Rep. John Conyers of Michigan offered a defense of his former boss amid Tuesday growing allegations of sexual harassment, saying it wasn't uncommon for staffers to accidentally see the congressman in his underwear.

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Congressman Gutierrez will not seek re-election: Politico

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. Representative Luis Gutierrez of Illinois, a prominent critic of President Donald Trump's immigration policies, will not seek re-election next year, Politico reported on Monday.

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John Conyers Steps Aside From Judiciary Post Amid Sex Harassment Inquiry

The announcement by Mr. Conyers, a Democratic congressman from Michigan, came five days after the revelation that he had settled a complaint in 2015 by a former employee.

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Rep. Conyers steps down from committee while lawmakers probe harassment claims

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressman John Conyers is stepping down as ranking Democratic lawmaker of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, while lawmakers investigate allegations of sexual harassment against him, Conyers said in an emailed statement Sunday.

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Is congressman victim of 'revenge porn'?

After a sexually explicit photo of Texas Republican Rep. Joe Barton surfaced this week on an anonymous Twitter account, the congressman -- one of the most senior members of the House of Representatives -- is raising the possibility that he's the victim of "revenge porn," a criminal act in Texas.

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Texas Congressman apologizes after nude image of himself surfaces

Texas Republican Rep. Joe Barton on Wednesday apologized for not using "better judgment" while separated from his wife and in consensual relationships with women.

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This GOP congressman won't support Moore

Republican representative Leonard Lance during a Wednesday morning appearance on CNN's "New Day" supported the women who have come forward with allegations against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore.

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Former staffer: Congressman asked me to twirl

Former congressional staffer Rebecca Weir says an ex-congressman asked her to twirl for him while she was working for him.

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More than 50 people describe sexual harassment on Capitol Hill

Be extra careful of the male lawmakers who sleep in their offices -- they can be trouble. Avoid finding yourself alone with a congressman or senator in elevators, late-night meetings or events where alcohol is flowing. And think twice before speaking out about sexual harassment from a boss -- it could cost you your career.

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Former U.S. EXIM opponent Garrett vows to keep trade bank 'fully open'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scott Garrett, who sought to shut down the U.S. Export-Import Bank two years ago as a Republican congressman, vowed on Wednesday to run the government trade lender to the full extent of its legal authority if confirmed as its next president.

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Return Manafort's money, Democrats demand of California Republican

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - A California neuroscientist vying to unseat Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher stepped up his criticism of the conservative on Tuesday, demanding he return a $1,000 contribution from indicted Trump adviser Paul Manafort.

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Brazil's Lula, Bolsonaro well positioned for 2018 elections: poll

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian Former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and right-wing congressman Jair Bolsonaro would make it to a second round of voting in the 2018 presidential elections if they were held today, an Ibope poll showed on Sunday.

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Lawmaker's conspiracy theory debunked

Rep. Paul Gosar claimed the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, was some sort of left-wing plot. CNN's Randi Kaye spoke with the congressman.

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Lawmaker uses paper towels to mock Trump

On the House floor, Congressman Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL) shows off a package of paper towels sent to his office, saying it calls to mind President Trump's trip to the US territory where he tossed paper towels to storm victims.

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Harsh Words Back Home for Tom Marino, Congressman Tied to Opioid Law

After a media exposé prompted the representative to withdraw as national drug czar nominee, Pennsylvania voters ask, “Does he even care about his people?”

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U.S. congressman seeks information on Interior Dept coal study funds

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Democratic congressman is asking the U.S. Interior Department to explain what happened to $400,000 officials there said they were withholding from a study about the health impacts of coal mining, according to a letter to the agency from the congressman, Raul Grijalva, released to the public on Tuesday.

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Trump's drug czar nominee withdraws from consideration

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Tom Marino, his pick as the U.S. drug czar, has withdrawn after it became public that the congressman advocated for legislation undermining the government's ability to crack down on pharmaceutical companies that play a role in the nation's opioid crisis.

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Trump Says He’ll Consider Pulling Drug Czar Nomination

As a congressman, Tom Marino, the president’s choice to lead the drug policy office, championed legislation to undercut enforcement efforts against the drug industry.

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Ex-congressman: The truth can't get me fired anymore

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Congressman seeks probe of chartered flights by U.S. energy secretary

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Democratic U.S. congressman is asking the Energy Department's watchdog to investigate Energy Secretary Rick Perry's travel on chartered aircraft, the congressman said at a hearing on Capitol Hill on Thursday.

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U.S. congressman to resign after report alleged he asked woman to have an abortion

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republican Representative Tim Murphy will resign from Congress on Oct. 21, House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday, following a report alleging that Murphy had asked a woman with whom he was having an affair to get an abortion.

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Conservative Pennsylvania Congressman Resigns Amid Abortion Scandal

Representative Tim Murphy said he would step down this month, after a backlash over reports that he encouraged his lover to consider terminating a pregnancy.

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G.O.P. Congressman to Retire After Reports He Asked Woman to Have Abortion

Representative Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania said he would not run for re-election next year after reports that he encouraged his lover to consider terminating a pregnancy.

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Opinion: Congressman's unbearable hypocrisy on abortion

When is abortion OK even for the most vociferous pro-lifer? When that person needs one, of course.

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Cillizza: This Congressman is why people hate politics

Pennsylvania Rep. Tim Murphy has had one hell of a last month.

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Anti-abortion congressman urged woman get an abortion, text messages suggest

Rep. Tim Murphy, a Pennsylvania Republican with a staunchly anti-abortion voting record, urged a woman he was having an affair with to get an abortion, according to messages obtained by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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Ex-Congressman who threatened to throw a reporter off a balcony is running again

Michael Grimm, the former Republican congressman who went to jail for tax evasion, announced the launch of his campaign for his old seat representing Staten Island and parts of Brooklyn in New York on Sunday afternoon.

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Congressman: US response is disgraceful

Rep. Luis Gutierrez talks about the crisis in Puerto Rico and slams President Trump for his administration's response.

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After prison, Republican ex-congressman in N.Y. expected to run again

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former New York City congressman who made national headlines for threatening to break a reporter "in half" before serving time in prison for tax fraud is expected this weekend to announce he will try to recapture his seat.

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Ex-Illinois congressman convicted of failing to file income taxes

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Former Illinois U.S. congressman Mel Reynolds was found guilty in federal court on Thursday for failing to file federal income tax returns, marking the latest legal trouble for the one-time Democratic Party rising star.

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Congressman: Black people should look at avoiding White House

Rep. Al Green, a Texas Democrat, said Wednesday that black Americans should consider declining White House invitations until President Donald Trump apologizes for his comments calling NFL players who kneel during the National Anthem a "son of a bitch."

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See Scalise's emotional return

Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) -- the high ranking Republican congressman who grievously injured in a shooting -- has returned to Capitol Hill for the first time since being shot.

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Far-right presidential hopeful aims to be Brazil's Trump

BRASILIA (Reuters) - He is anti-gay, pro-gun and warns that China is taking over Brazil. And with one year to go before Brazil's presidential election, right-wing Congressman Jair Bolsonaro is running second in opinion polls.

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Joseph M. McDade, 18-Term Pennsylvania Congressman, Dies at 85

A Republican champion of the coal industry, he delivered for his Scranton-area constituents and survived ethics charges, of which he was acquitted.

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Congressman just called his female colleagues 'eye candy'

Rep. Mark Walker, the chair of the conservative Republican Study Committee, described female members of the group as the committee's "eye candy" during a press conference Tuesday morning.

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Ex-U.S. Rep. Weiner sentenced to 21 months in teen 'sexting' case

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner was sentenced to 21 months in prison on Monday for sending sexually explicit messages to a 15-year-old girl, setting off a scandal that played a role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

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Anthony Weiner Gets 21 Months in Prison for Sexting With Teenager

The sentencing was the latest chapter in the long and tortuous downfall of the former New York congressman who sent lewd text messages to a 15-year-old girl.

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Ex-U.S. Congressman Weiner sentenced to 21 months in teen 'sexting'

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner was sentenced to 21 months in prison on Monday for sending sexually explicit messages to a 15-year-old girl, setting off a scandal that played a role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

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Hunting is down in the US. The Trump administration wants to change that

Toy gun grasped firmly in his hand and a grin plastered wide across his face while he played "Big Buck Hunter Pro," Ryan Zinke could have been a kid at an arcade. But the Interior secretary and former congressman was actually in the department cafeteria showing off the arcade game installed to commemorate hunting season.

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McGregor could address Congress in rights campaign for fighters

(Reuters) - Mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor could speak in the United States Congress to help with a campaign to extend the legal protections enjoyed by boxers to MMA fighters, according to Congressman Markwayne Mullin.

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U.S. seeks up to 27 months in prison for ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner

(Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors on Wednesday sought a prison sentence of 21 to 27 months for former U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner, who admitted to sending sexually explicit messages to a teenage girl in a “sexting” scandal that played a role in last year’s U.S. presidential election.

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Anthony Weiner’s Lawyers Question Motivation of Sexting Victim

Lawyers for the former congressman suggested that the teenage victim was motivated by money and a desire to influence the presidential election.

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Ex-U.S. congressman Weiner seeks to avoid prison in teen 'sexting' case

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former U.S. congressman Anthony Weiner has asked a judge not to sentence him to prison after he admitted to sending sexually explicit messages to a teenage girl, igniting a "sexting" scandal that played a role in last year’s U.S. presidential election.

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Anthony Weiner Says His Actions ‘Crushed the Aspirations of My Wife’

The former congressman asked a judge to spare him a prison sentence for his online exchanges with a teenage girl, offering a deeply personal look at the history of his behavior.

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Republican attempt to deflect Trump-Russia probes could backfire: sources

(Reuters) - Republican lawmaker Devin Nunes' investigation into whether Obama administration officials used classified intelligence reports to discredit Donald Trump's 2016 campaign team could backfire on the congressman - and the president, sources familiar with the reports said.

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Republican attempt to deflect Trump-Russia probes could backfire -sources

(Reuters) - Republican lawmaker Devin Nunes' investigation into whether Obama administration officials used classified intelligence reports to discredit Donald Trump's 2016 campaign team could backfire on the congressman - and the president, sources familiar with the reports said.

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Moderate Republican U.S. congressman Dent will not seek re-election

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Charlie Dent, a seven-term moderate Republican from Pennsylvania who has been a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, said on Thursday he would not seek re-election next year.

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Top Intel Dem on Moscow Trump Tower deal

Congressman Adam Schiff, the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, weighs in on President Trump's attorney's efforts during the 2016 campaign to establish a Trump Tower in Moscow

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U.S. government may provide up to $80 billion in Harvey aid: Texas congressman

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government could provide up to $80 billion in aid to victims of Hurricane Harvey, only a fraction of what the total impact could be from the storm, Texas Representative Pete Sessions said on Thursday.

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Trump Republicans Invigorate, and Complicate, Party’s Fight for Senate

The entry of a pro-Trump congressman into the Pennsylvania Senate race signaled that the president’s wing of the G.O.P. could dominate in 2018.

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Congressman: Trump is a racist and an abject liar

Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) says that President Trump is a an "abject liar" and "clearly racist."

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Congressman tweets Trump a reminder

Republican congressman Paul Mitchell tweeted at President Trump, "you can't be a fine person and be a white supremacist," after Trump said there were "fine people" amongst the protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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Senate confirms new USAID administrator Mark Green

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed former congressman Mark Green as President Donald Trump's choice to lead the U.S. Agency for International Development at a time the administration is proposing cuts in foreign aid and a reorganization of the agency.

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Montana congressman to work at wheelchair nonprofit after attack on reporter

(Reuters) - U.S. Representative Greg Gianforte will perform community services at a Montana nonprofit that builds wheelchairs for children after pleading guilty to assaulting a reporter during his election campaign, local media reported on Sunday.

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Congressman becomes first Democrat to declare 2020 presidential run

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative John Delaney became the first Democrat to formally enter the 2020 presidential campaign to challenge Republican President Donald Trump - more than 1,100 days before the election.

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Brooks: If Sessions fired, I'll give up seat

Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL) said he will give up his candidacy for the Senate and calls for other candidates to drop out of the race if President Trump fires US Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

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Exclusive: Russia used Facebook to try to spy on Macron campaign - sources

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Russian intelligence agents attempted to spy on President Emmanuel Macron's election campaign earlier this year by creating phony Facebook personas, according to a U.S. congressman and two other people briefed on the effort.

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Rep. Lieu: This is an awful decision

Congressman Ted Lieu (D-CA) responds to President Donald Trump's tweet stating that transgender people will not be allowed to serve in the military.

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Rep. Lieu: We don't care who you love

Congressman Ted Lieu (D-CA) responds to President Donald Trump's tweet stating that transgender people will not be allowed to serve in the military.

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Congressman proposes ban on Trump hotels use by U.S. government

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives proposed legislation on Monday to bar the U.S. government from renting rooms at President Donald Trump's hotels for official business.

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In tweet, Trump calls House intel's top Democrat 'sleazy'

President Donald Trump traded insults with the House intelligence committee's top Democrat, Rep. Adam Schiff, in a sharp exchange on Twitter Monday morning -- calling the California congressman "sleazy," while Schiff hit back over Trump's TV habits.

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Congressman: Kushner confirms news Trump called 'fake'

Democratic Congressman Jim Himes said, what the President has been calling 'fake news' has been confirmed time and time again in an interview with CNN's Alisyn Camerota.

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Anchor questions congressman on Trump position

CNN's Kate Bolduan doubles down on Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX) for defending President Trump's "I'm not going to own it" remark.

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MSNBC host leaving the Republican party, becoming an independent

(Reuters) - Co-host of MSNBC's "Morning Joe" and former Republican U.S. congressman Joe Scarborough said on Tuesday that he is leaving the Republican party and becoming an independent during an appearance on a late-night talk show.

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U.S. congressman apologizes for filming inside Auschwitz gas chamber

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. congressman who was criticized for filming a video inside a former gas chamber at the Auschwitz death camp apologized and removed it from social media on Wednesday, saying he had intended it as a tribute to those killed at the Nazi-run site.

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Louisiana Congressman Retracts Video Filmed at Auschwitz

Representative Clay Higgins apologized after the museum’s Twitter account chastised him, saying that the site was “not a stage.”