An aide to Rep. Robert Brady, D-Pa., is facing additional charges related to former Rep. Marjorie Margolies’ 2014 campaign. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)
District Dems will create a pool of operatives to knock on doors and canvass for Democratic candidates around the country. (Al Drago/CQ Roll Call file photo)
A group of young Democrats thinks the key to winning back control of government is outside the so-called D.C. bubble.
District Dems, launched last month by people who recently moved to D.C., whether for a job or to find one, wants to mobilize out-of-town Democrats between the ages of 21 and 45 for the campaign season.
A march near the Kremlin in 2015 honors Russian opposition leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov, a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin who was fatally shot shortly before a major opposition rally. Reps. Bennie Thompson and Robert A. Brady warn against Russian meddling in future U.S. elections. (Alexander Aksakov/Getty Images file photo)
In November 2016, 139 million Americans cast their votes in the wake of a massive Russian cyber-enabled operation to influence the outcome of the presidential election.
The Kremlin spread disinformation through hundreds of thousands of social media posts. Russian agents hacked U.S. political organizations and selectively exposed sensitive information. Russia targeted voting systems in at least 21 states, seeking to infiltrate the networks of voting equipment vendors, political parties and at least one local election board.
Supreme Court justices have denied a Republican request to halt a redrawing of congressional districts in Pennsylvania. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
The Supreme Court on Monday denied a request from Pennsylvania state lawmakers to halt a redrawing of congressional districts for the 2018 primary and general elections. The state’s Supreme Court had thrown out the current map last month, ruling that it was an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander.
The decision means Pennsylvania will have a new congressional map for the upcoming midterm elections. The primaries are scheduled for May 15.
President Donald Trump takes a selfie with Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., in the House chamber after Trump’s first State of the Union address. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
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Pennsylvania Rep. Robert A. Brady says he wants to be closer to his family. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Updated 3:34 p.m. | Rep. Robert A. Brady will not run for re-election, he announced Wednesday. The Pennsylvania Democrat was already facing a handful of primary opponents amid an ongoing scandal relating to his alleged bribing of a former challenger.
The Philadelphia Inquirer first reported that Brady’s decision was not related to the court case surrounding allegations that his campaign paid a 2012 primary challenger to leave the race. He reiterated that point at a Wednesday afternoon press conference in Philadelphia.
Virginia Rep. Barbara Comstock said in December that a bill aimed at combating sexual harassment on the Hill would put victims on “a level playing field.” (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Updated 3:21 p.m. | A sweeping bill aimed at combating sexual harassment on Capitol Hill was introduced Thursday by House Administration Chairman Gregg Harper. The Mississippi Republican said he hopes the measure will be expedited through the chamber.
Lawmakers say the the bill will make the reporting, resolution and settlement process more transparent, while also protecting victims’ identities and providing options for House employees who come forward.
Colleen Carlos, president of the Women’s Congressional Staff Association, is a legislative assistant for Rep. Robert A. Brady, D-Pa. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
As the Women’s Congressional Staff Association passes the 10-year mark, it is emerging as a resource for sexual harassment issues.
It’s a “hallmark year” for the group, which was founded by four female staffers a decade ago, new president Colleen Carlos said.
“Even though I made some mistakes, I’m not a mistake,” Willie Singletary says in a video announcing his challenge to Pennsylvania Democratic Rep. Robert A. Brady. (Willie Singletary for Congress via Facebook)
The year 2012 was an incriminating one for the Democratic candidates for Pennsylvania's 1st district, in the heart of Philadelphia.
Federal prosecutors charged two aides to longtime Rep. Robert A. Brady in October with making illegal campaign contributions on Brady’s behalf to a 2012 primary opponent.
Rep. Gregg Harper, R-Miss., left (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)
As most major legislative issues Congress had hoped to address in December, the House punted into January its planned release of a bill updating sexual harassment policies.
“We haven’t finished it yet; we’re still working through it,” House Administration Chairman Gregg Harper said.