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The first address by the president to a joint session of Congress is called just that: an ‘address’


Thirty years after the congresswoman’s statehood bill failed, she’s seeing a light at the end of the tunnel

Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton at a hearing on the District of Columbia statehood bill. Photo: Carlos Barria/Pool/Getty Images


Democrats got almost everything they wanted in the $1.9 trillion stimulus bill

Chuck Schumer gives a thumbs up
Chuck Schumer gives a thumbs up
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer after the Senate voted 50–49 to pass the American Rescue Plan Act. Photo: Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images


An unprecedented attack on the Capitol led to a precedent-shattering bipartisan second impeachment

Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images


A major political party decided they’re done with democracy. We can’t forgive and move on.

Photo: John Moore/Getty Images


High-profile Democrats and at least four Republicans want Trump gone for inciting a mob to take over the U.S. Capitol

Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi after reading the final certification of Electoral College votes. Photo: Scott Applewhite/Pool/Getty Images


Americans under the age of 40 are radically underrepresented in Congress

Lawmakers watch the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives at the Capitol Building
Lawmakers watch the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives at the Capitol Building
Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images



Valerie Plame photographed in her home in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Photos: Benjamin Rasmussen

Valerie Plame worked for the CIA and tangled with Bush. Now she wants to fight Trump from Congress.

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