Graham MacGillivray

Gun debate turns personal
Gillibrand highlights attack on former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand was one of 24 Democrats who spoke on the Senate floor Tuesday night in a series of speeches calling for legislative action to prevent gun violence in the U.S. The New York senator’s speech focused on the personal stories of people she has met who have been impacted by gun violence across the country — at least until the last two minutes, when she directed her remarks at Arizona Sen, Martha McSally, who was taking her turn presiding over the chamber.

Grassley talks tailgating Iowa-Iowa State game

Sen. Charles E. Grassley joined tens of thousands of his fellow Iowans in Ames over the weekend at the state’s biggest rivalry football game between the University of Iowa and Iowa State University.

Judiciary ranking member Doug Collins compares committee’s work to an Instagram filter

The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved by vote of 24-17 a resolution that outlines a process for hearings relating to investigations of President Donald Trump. Ranking member Doug Collins compared the committee’s work to Instagram, stating that filters on the social media app ...
Former ICE director to Congress: Ditch the ‘theater’

Former U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement acting Director Thomas Homan testified before a House subcommittee hearing Wednesday afternoon on the administration's immigration policy toward people with significant medical issues. He used more than half of his allotted five minutes for an opening statement to deliver a message on the political theater of hearings to members of the House Oversight Committee.

Hasan Minhaj testifies at student loans hearing

Comedian and host of the Netflix show “Patriot Act” Hasan Minhaj testified at a House Financial Services Committee hearing Tuesday. He was part of a five-person panel to brief lawmakers on issues with the federal student loan program. In February, Minhaj dedicated a 27-minute episode of the show to the issue.

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