Feinstein and 22 other senators have introduced an assault weapons ban in the wake of the Texas shooting: "To my colleagues in Congress, I say do your job."

Map. History of District Columbia conflict

17 November 2017
1 week ago
White House @PressSec Sanders says "It was at the Chinese insistence that there were no questions today."
1 week ago
[email protected]: "Our work is already taking hold. The stock market in the US is at an all-time high, adding already $5.5 trillion in new wealth since theNovember 8th election. Unemployment is at a 17-year low."
1 week ago
[email protected] on @POTUS: "The only thing he's obsessed with succeeding for the nation and I see that first hand every single day." @IngrahamAngle
1 week ago
Justice Dept. says it has made no decision on ATandT-Time Warner deal, and conversations are ongoing - Reuters
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: The families of our POWs and MIAs are heroes in their own right.1 week ago
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: The families of our POWs and MIAs are heroes in their own right.
1 week ago
DHS nominee says she believes climate change exists, but cannot determine whether humans are the primary cause.
1 week ago
Sen Rand Paul R-KY reports on the extent of his injuries in neighbor dispute
1 week ago
Democrats say they will only offer 10-12 more amendments in committee to the tax bill; then want to see GOP plan
1 week ago
@RandPaul: I appreciate all of the support from everyone. A medical update: final report indicates six broken ribs and new X-ray shows a pleural effusion
1 week ago
Ways and Means Dems are convinced the GOP will drop a big manager's amendment on tax reform, and approve it Thursday
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: Welcomed my friend @BorisJohnson back to the Capitol today for a productive discussion about cracking down on all aspects of Iran's destabilizing behavior.1 week ago
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: Welcomed my friend @BorisJohnson back to the Capitol today for a productive discussion about cracking down on all aspects of Iran's destabilizing behavior.
1 week ago
Lavrov on Putin-Trump meeting: Putin is ready to meet with Trump, our protocol services are in constant contact.
Larry Lindsey on tax reform: 1 week ago
Larry Lindsey on tax reform: "Republicans have to pass it for their own political survival."
1 week ago
Former advisor to President Trump, Carl Icahn, has been subpoenaed by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, NBC News confirms
1 week ago
RNC Chair: 'The Greatest Enthusiasm in Our Party Right Now Is for President Trump'
Rep. Jim Bridenstine, President Trump's controversial nominee to head NASA, moves to a full Senate vote1 week ago
Rep. Jim Bridenstine, President Trump's controversial nominee to head NASA, moves to a full Senate vote
1 week ago
Only 37% of Americans have a favorable opinion of Democrats, down from 44% in March of this year
House intel committee has withdrawn Devin Nunes' subpoena for Fusion GPS cofounder Glenn Simpson, per Fusion counsel Josh Levy. Simpson will appear before the committee voluntarily next week1 week ago
House intel committee has withdrawn Devin Nunes' subpoena for Fusion GPS cofounder Glenn Simpson, per Fusion counsel Josh Levy. Simpson will appear before the committee voluntarily next week
One year after his election, Donald Trump is 17 points underwater, 38-55%.1 week ago
One year after his election, Donald Trump is 17 points underwater, 38-55%.
1 week ago
[email protected]: Congratulations to all of the ”DEPLORABLES” and the millions of people who gave us a MASSIVE (304-227) Electoral College landslide victory!
.@SenSchumer on VA gubernatorial election: 1 week ago
[email protected] on VA gubernatorial election: "This was a rejection, not only of President Trump but of the policies that he and the Republican Party seem to be adopting."
Feinstein and 22 other senators have introduced an assault weapons ban in the wake of the Texas shooting: 1 week ago
Feinstein and 22 other senators have introduced an assault weapons ban in the wake of the Texas shooting: "To my colleagues in Congress, I say do your job."
Sen. Chris Coons wants Sessions to provide info on the ‘forced resignation’ of U.S. Attorney Dana Boente, says he’s troubled by the timing being so close to the Mueller indictments.1 week ago
Sen. Chris Coons wants Sessions to provide info on the ‘forced resignation’ of U.S. Attorney Dana Boente, says he’s troubled by the timing being so close to the Mueller indictments.
1 week ago
Also with @VP to Texas is @RepCuellar. He told @JaxAlemany before departing that the 2nd Amendment is very strong and will remain very strong in his District which includes Sutherland Springs.
1 week ago
The GOP tax plan would add $1.7 trillion to the deficit over the next decade, according to new review by Congressional Budget Office.
VP and Mrs Pence arrive @JBA_NAFW to board Air Force Two to visit grieving families in Sutherland Springs, TX. Atty Gen Sessions accompanying.1 week ago
VP and Mrs Pence arrive @JBA_NAFW to board Air Force Two to visit grieving families in Sutherland Springs, TX. Atty Gen Sessions accompanying.
1 week ago
"I disavow any form of violence, whether that's anti-Semitic, white supremacist, any kind of radicalization," per @DHSgov nominee Nielsen "We cannot tolerate it"
@SenGaryPeters brings up Charlottesville Peters:  1 week ago
@SenGaryPeters brings up Charlottesville Peters: "Do you agree with the president's commentsnamely that there were some fine people on both sides?" Nielsen: "All I can say is what I believe and what I would do should I be confirmed"
1 week ago
"I would definitely tell the president if a particular policy violated any laws of our country," per @DHSgov nominee Nielsen
1 week ago
DHS nominee Kristjen Nielsen asked by @SenatorHeitkamp what she will do if @WhitHouse calls for illegal actions: "I fully intend in all cases and in all ways at all times to fully comply with all laws," per Nielsen
@DHSgov nominee Kirstjen Nielsen promises to evaluating department's countering violent extremism program and report to lawmakers in 90 days if confirmed CVE policy1 week ago
@DHSgov nominee Kirstjen Nielsen promises to evaluating department's countering violent extremism program and report to lawmakers in 90 days if confirmed CVE policy
1 week ago
On port security, "we just need to evolve with the times" per DHS nominee Nielsen "We need the best and brightest in terms of personnel and technology"
1 week ago
"There is no need for a wall from sea-to-shining sea," affirms @DHSgov nominee Nielsen-advocates talking to officials on the ground "to understand where we need some sort of physical barrier"
.@SenSchumer to GOP: 1 week ago
[email protected] to GOP: "You want to pass this tax bill? You want to hurt the suburbs? Make our day."
1 week ago
Rep. Al Green has announced that he'll force a vote on impeaching Trump before Christmas.
.@SenSchumer: Last night's elections were a 1 week ago
[email protected]: Last night's elections were a "giant stop sign" for GOP on their tax bill.
Maine Gov. LePage: 1 week ago
Maine Gov. LePage: "My administration will not implement Medicaid expansion until it has been fully funded by the Legislature."
1 week ago
@RepAdamSchiff: There is absolutely no doubt: President Trump is the worst president in modern history. And each day, he works on eliminating "modern" from that description.
1 week ago
"One of the leading companies that wants this tax break is ATandT," Schumer says, noting ATandT's tax rate is 8%, and they've laid people off.
1 week ago
@RepAdamSchiff: I haven't even gotten to the President's foreign policy. Cozying up to dictators, threatening war via tweet, hollowing out our State Department
.@SenSchumer on GOP tax bill: 1 week ago
[email protected] on GOP tax bill: "Every claim they are making for this bill is getting whittled away."
1 week ago
@RepAdamSchiff: Without checking with the Pentagon, @POTUS banned trans soldiers from serving our country. It was ugly, wrong, and unconstitutional.
1 week ago
@RepAdamSchiff: Trump has repeatedly tried to intervene in our justice system, and denigrated judges who rule against him as illegitimate or “so-called” judges.
1 week ago
@RepAdamSchiff: Trump refuses to acknowledge Russia’s attack on our democracy, and fired FBI Director James Comey because of "this Russia thing."
1 week ago
@DHSgov sec nominee Nielsen says agrees with fmr Sec. Kelly it is unlikely US will build wall "from sea to shining sea". "Yes, Ma'm" she tells @clairecmc
1 week ago
@RepAdamSchiff: Trump said he would discontinue payments to health insurance companies, raising rates for consumers, actively undermining the Affordable Care Act.
1 week ago
@RepAdamSchiff: @POTUS withdrew from the Paris Accords, forever damaging our planet and our standing in the world. Climate change is real, and we must act.
1 week ago
[email protected]: After the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, @POTUS found fault on "many sides." There were not "many sides," just right and wrong.
1 week ago
@RepAdamSchiff: Trump unilaterally rescinded DACA without any replacement. Hundreds of thousands of DREAMers stand to lose everything. He doesn't care.
1 week ago
@RepAdamSchiff: Then @POTUS Trump demonized a free and fair press, laying groundwork to discredit any negative stories. He even threatened network licenses.
1 week ago
"The threats we face are too many and too many for one entity to address them alone," per @DHSgov nominee Nielsen
1 week ago
@RepAdamSchiff: In his first week of office, @POTUS signed the MuslimBan, banning people from entering our country based on their faith.
1 week ago
"The scope and pace of cyber attacks against our federal networks and the control systemscontinually increasing with attacks growing ever more complex" Nielsen tells Senate Homeland Security Comm
1 week ago
[email protected]: Almost immediately after the election, the President-elect falsely claimed to have won the popular vote and said that millions of illegal immigrants voted.
@DHSgov sec nominee Kirstjen Nielsen: 1 week ago
@DHSgov sec nominee Kirstjen Nielsen: "cyber security and the overall security and resilience of our nation's critical infrastructure" one of the most important challeneges
1 week ago
[email protected]: One year ago, @realDonaldTrump was elected President. Since then, he has repeatedly shown why he is the worst president in modern history.
1 week ago
[email protected]: Looking forward to a full day of meetings with President Xi and our delegations tomorrow. THANK YOU for the beautiful welcome China! @FLOTUS Melania and I will never forget it!
1 week ago
"Unfortunately, enemies from within may currently pose our greatest danger" warns @SenRonJohnson, citing "list of mass killingshas persistently and depressingly grown"
1 week ago
"Illegal immigration persists, illicit drugs flow virtually unabated and we are more vulnerable than we should be to external forces" per @SenRonJohnson
1 week ago
"The threat of Islamist terrorism has evolved, metastasized and spread all over the world, including to our homeland" per @SenRonJohnson
1 week ago
"Our enemies are on the rise. Russia continues to destabilize its neighbors and has partnered with Iran to increase both countries' influence in the MiddleEast" @SenRonJohnson at hearing on @DHSgov secretary nominee Kirstjen Nielsen
1 week ago
British Foreign Sec Boris Johnson now talking to Senate Foreign Rltns Cmte about Iran deal
1 week ago
Department of State:Joint Statement on Syria Chemical Weapons by UK Foreign Secretary @BorisJohnson, France's Foreign Minister @jy_ledrian, Germany's Foreign Minister @sigmargabriel and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson: #Syria's regime violated international law, including the Chemical Weapons Convention. We condemn this heinous act and demand that the Syrian regime immediately cease any and all use of chemical weapons and finally declare to the @OPCW all chemical weapons that it possesses.
1 week ago
[email protected]: NoKo has interpreted America's past restraint as weakness. This would be a fatal miscalculation. Do not underestimate us. AND DO NOT TRY US.
1 week ago
Erin Elmore on @POTUS: “His election was a rejection of elitism.” @foxandfriends
1 week ago
Erin Elmore on @POTUS: “America should be proud of his diplomacy.” @foxandfriends
1 week ago
[email protected]: "America does not seek conflictbut we will never run from it."
1 week ago
Pakistan Ambassador to the US Aizaz Chaudhry met members of Congress on Capitol Hill in US
1 week ago
At end of his Asia trip @POTUS will make a decision on designating DPRK as a state sponsor of terrorism, says @PressSec.
1 week ago
[email protected]: Leaving South Korea now heading to China. Looking very much forward to meeting and being with President Xi!
1 week ago
[email protected] on his relationship with @POTUS: "I really admire his leadership. To see @POTUS speak at a rally, to see him at an event is to see the same leader I work with every day. Clear vision for the country, a boundless belief in the American people."
1 week ago
[email protected]: Together, we dream of a Korea that is free, a peninsula that is safe, and families that are reunited once again!
1 week ago
[email protected]: "Together, we dream of a Korea that is free, a peninsula that is safe, and families that are reunited once again. We dream of highways connected north and south, of cousins embracing cousins, and this nuclear nightmare replaced with a beautiful promise of peace"
1 week ago
[email protected]: Anyone who doubts the strength or determination of the U.S. should look to our past.and you will doubt it no longer.
1 week ago
[email protected]: "America does not seek conflictbut we will never run from it. History is filled with discarded governments that have foolishly tested America's resolve. Anyone who doubts the strength or determination of the U.S. should look to our past and you will doubt it no longer."
1 week ago
[email protected]: The U.S., under my administration, is completely rebuilding its military, and they're spending hundreds of billions of dollars to the newest and finest military equipment anywhere in the world, being built right now. I want peace through strength!
1 week ago
[email protected]: "The North Korean government has pursued its nuclear and ballistic missile programs in defiance of every assurance, agreement, and commmitment it has made to the U.S. and its allies. It's broken all of those commitments."
1 week ago
[email protected]: "North Korea is a country ruled as a cult. At the center of this military cult is a deranged belief in the leader's destiny to rule as parent protector over a conquered Korean peninsula and an enslaved Korean people"
1 week ago
[email protected]: "In the part of Korea that was a stronghold for Christianity before the war, Christians and other people of faith who were found praying or holding a religious book of any kind, are now detained, tortured, and in many cases even executed"
1 week ago
[email protected]: "I know that the Republic of Korea, which has become a tremendously successful nation, will be a faithful ally of the U.S. very long into the future."
1 week ago
[email protected]: "The U.S., under my administration, is completely rebuilding its military, and they're spending hundreds of billions of dollars to the newest and finest military equipment anywhere in the world, being built right now. I want peace through strength."
1 week ago
[email protected]: "The U.S. is going through something of a miracle itself. Our stock market is at an all-time high. Unemployment is at a 17-year low. We are defeating ISIS. We are strengthening our judiciary, including a brilliant Supreme Court Justice. And on, and on, and on."
1 week ago
[email protected]: "In less than 1 lifetime, South Korea climbed from total devastation to among the wealthiest nations on EarthLife expectancy has risen from just 53 years to more than 82 years today. Like Korea, and since my election exactly 1 year ago today, I celebrate with you."
1 week ago
[email protected]: "Through this entire visit, it has been both our pleasure and our honor to create and celebrate a long friendship between the U.S. and the Republic of Korea. This alliance between our nations was forged in the crucible of war, and strengthened by the trials of history."
1 week ago
[email protected]: Join me LIVE in South Korea
1 week ago
[email protected]: Ed Gillespie worked hard but did not embrace me or what I stand for. Don’t forget, Republicans won 4 out of 4 House seats, and with the economy doing record numbers, we will continue to win, even bigger than before!
1 week ago
[email protected]: Getting ready to make a major speech to the National Assembly here in South Korea, then will be headed to China where I very much look forward to meeting with President Xi who is just off his great political victory.
1 week ago
@moonriver365 "He's actually pretty frustrated,” says @PressSec of @POTUS. She said it had been planned "for a little while," since before @POTUS left on his Asia trip. It was "something the president wanted to do."
1 week ago
[email protected]: Thank you to all Americans who participated in Nat'l Rx Drug Take Back Day. A record amount of drugs collected and disposed. We can do this!
Here are the latest turnover numbers for Congress1 week ago
Here are the latest turnover numbers for Congress
1 week ago
US Department of State: We @StateDept will always support and advocate for the rights of journalists, and for freedom of speech around the world.
1 week ago
US Department of State: We deplore all acts of violence against the media, including in Afghanistan today.
Rep Frank LoBiondo R-NJ announces he won't run for re-election in 20181 week ago
Rep Frank LoBiondo R-NJ announces he won't run for re-election in 2018
1 week ago
US Department of State: We applaud dialogue in Iraq as positive step. We look forward to more conversation where parties can find solution adhering to constitution
1 week ago
US Department of State: We continue to encourage Saudis to pursue prosecution of corrupt officials in fair, transparent manner and will continue to monitor situation
.@statedeptspox comments on Ukraine at today's Department Press Briefing.1 week ago
[email protected] comments on Ukraine at today's Department Press Briefing.
1 week ago
Former DNC chair Donna Brazile says she was unaware organization had hired Fusion GPS to dig up dirt on Donald Trump
1 week ago
The Hill: Law professors are accusing Trump of acting like a dictator by blocking critics from his Twitter account.
1 week ago
President Trump recorded a robocall for VA gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie, recorded before leaving for his Asia trip.
1 week ago
@POTUS promises, in face of North Korean threats, to “make things beautiful” for South Koreans.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: Reports show the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will result in larger take-home pay.1 week ago
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: Reports show the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will result in larger take-home pay.
.@Jim_Jordan on tax reform: Let’s put together a tax code that is conducive to growth, that actually cuts taxes.1 week ago
[email protected]_Jordan on tax reform: Let’s put together a tax code that is conducive to growth, that actually cuts taxes.
Prompted in FCC forms to list the issue/candidate on which Tom Steyer is commenting in his impeachment ads, he wrote, simply, 1 week ago
Prompted in FCC forms to list the issue/candidate on which Tom Steyer is commenting in his impeachment ads, he wrote, simply, "Tom Steyer"
.@RepJoeWilson: “The president is being successful with peace through strength.”1 week ago
[email protected]: “The president is being successful with peace through strength.”
1 week ago
@JeffFlake: Writing a bill with @MartinHeinrich to prevent anyone convicted of domestic violence – be it in criminal or military court – from buying a gun
1 week ago
One of Trump’s nominees for a top Pentagon job just said he thinks it’s “insane” civilians can buy assault rifles.
1 week ago
McConnell addressed Sen. Rand Paul's assault and said Paul is "on the mend" and is expected back in the Senate next week.
@SenSanders: Today at the international climate talks, Syria joined the Paris Climate Agreement. Thanks to Trump, the U.S. is now the only one out.1 week ago
@SenSanders: Today at the international climate talks, Syria joined the Paris Climate Agreement. Thanks to Trump, the U.S. is now the only one out.
1 week ago
In 'victims of communism" statement, WH pledges to shine "light of liberty for all who yearn for a brighter, freer future."
1 week ago
A day before Pres Trump visits China, WH marks "National Day for the Victims of Communism." Marks 100 yrs since Bolshevik Revolution.
1 week ago
Jeff Sessions’ DOJ has dropped its prosecution of a woman who laughed at Sessions during his confirmation hearing.
1 week ago
Sen Jeanne Shaheen D-NH says the entire military submitted only 1 misdemeanor charge to the NICS system in Dec 2016
.@RepKevinBrady: “Don’t believe everything you read … you’re going to see a lot of analysis at the end of the day that just isn’t accurate.”1 week ago
[email protected]: “Don’t believe everything you read … you’re going to see a lot of analysis at the end of the day that just isn’t accurate.”
1 week ago
"As for the Ukraine amendment, excellent work." - Carter Page to Trump campaign officials during the GOP convention.
Rep. @keithellison explains how workers will suffer under HR3441. It's a giveaway for big business making it easier to break labor law.1 week ago
Rep. @keithellison explains how workers will suffer under HR3441. It's a giveaway for big business making it easier to break labor law.
House Armed Services chair calls for oversight after Air Force failed to share info that would have blocked shooter from gun purchase.1 week ago
House Armed Services chair calls for oversight after Air Force failed to share info that would have blocked shooter from gun purchase.
FBI official: Mass shootings 1 week ago
FBI official: Mass shootings "on the riseeverybody, no matter where you are" must be prepared for a crisis.