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Congress Ramps Up War on Sex Workers and Their Customers With Secret Votes on Four New 'Protection' Laws

has been demanding recorded votes on a slew of measures in the House. Meanwhile, in the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch ... of McConnell rushing them through under secret votes right before a holiday br... read more

“A Fight for the Soul of Britain”: Theresa May’s Brexit Deal Goes Down in Historic Defeat

John Bercow, the speaker of the U.K. House of Commons, called the roll. MEMBER OF ... if Corbyn were able to win a vote of no confidence against Theresa May, there would have to be a general election. ... read more

Leadership elected in a busy week on Beacon Hill

Supporters of the secret ballot said members should be able to cast a vote without worrying ... said she wanted to ensure that House lawmakers would be independent. "And it is difficult to have indepe... read more

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UPDATE 2-UK in deadlock over Brexit 'Plan B' as May and Corbyn double down

May will on Monday put forward a motion in parliament on her proposed next steps. Over the following week, lawmakers will be able to propose alternatives. On Jan. 29, they will debate these plans, and ... read more

The Hill's Whip List: 36 GOP no votes on ObamaCare repeal plan

House Republicans ... of the 215 votes they needed and delayed the vote. Late Thursday, President Trump delivered an ultimatum to conservatives who had demanded changes to the bill, telling them to ge... read more

Trump again offers GOP votes to make Pelosi speaker. This time it doesn’t sound like he’s joking.

become House speaker in the next Congress by rallying Republican members to vote for her; this time it’s not so obvious that he’s joking. Many had assumed Trump was being sarcastic or trolling the Hou... read more

House GOP Seeks to Curb Yemen War

It could come up right after a health care vote in early August or it might not be voted on until the fall. But we will see votes on Yemen. It is unclear whether a Senate member will ... Just that the ... read more

Softly, softly for now, British PM May’s enforcers gear up for big Brexit vote

To persuade them to support the government, some euroskeptic Conservatives have been wined and dined, including at May’s Downing Street office. Others, including some members of the ... so I will not ... read more

As Outcry Over Sexual Harassment Grows, Focus Shifts to State Legislatures

Three years ago, the House majority leader in Wisconsin went to jail for a groping incident. Four years ago, one of the most prominent members of ... that make it difficult to police or punish sexual ... read more

16 House Democrats vow to oppose Pelosi as next speaker

Sixteen House Democrats said Monday that they will vote to deny ... the top Democratic leadership post in the House. "Come on in, the water's fine," she said Friday about a potential leadership challe... read more

Feminist Lawmakers and Advocates are Fighting for Christine Blasey Ford

Ford said she was able to escape when Kavanaugh’s friend and classmate at Georgetown Preparatory School, Mark Judge, jumped on top of them ... members to email their Senators and demand that they “do ... read more

McConnell agrees to vote on Trump-backed criminal justice bill

Senate Majority Leader ... Senate will vote but said he will "turn to" the legislation "as early as the end of this week." If the Senate is able to pass the measure, AshLee Strong, a spokeswoman for S... read more

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