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House votes to yank committee posts from Marjorie Taylor Greene in rare rebuke

BY: - February 4, 2021

Ahead of an expected vote to remove U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene from her committee posts, the Georgia Republican walked back some of her most incendiary comments, saying she “was allowed to believe things that weren’t true.”

U.S. House to vote on stripping committee posts from Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene

BY: - February 4, 2021

WASHINGTON — House Democrats are forging ahead with a resolution to remove Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene from serving on two committees amid a growing outcry over the Georgia Republican’s history of violent, racist comments and conspiracy theories. The full House is set to vote Thursday to remove Greene from the House Education and Labor Committee, […]

Why D.C. lawmakers are voting remotely during the pandemic

BY: - September 3, 2020

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Republicans have a new line of attack against some Democrats — they charge they are failing to show up for work. The criticism refers to 2020’s practice of proxy voting in the House, which enables lawmakers of either party to cast votes even when they are not at the Capitol. The […]