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‘If I want to fight, I want to fight with the lions’: Maxine Waters on her early days in Congress, her principles and ‘reclaiming my time’

Waters, a Democrat from California, is the most senior African American woman in Congress

What’s next in House Democrats’ investigation of Trump? Hush-money payments to Karen McDougal and Stormy Daniels.

The House Judiciary Committee is preparing to hold hearings and call witnesses involved in the payments as soon as October

What’s Stacey Abrams’s next move? It seems clear it’ll be pursuing an executive role, not a legislative one.

Some questioned why Abrams wouldn’t jump at the opportunity to represent Georgians in the U.S. Senate — but what’s best for America is allowing black women to determine what’s best for themselves

An Illinois GOP group has apologized for a meme calling four Democratic women ‘The Jihad Squad’

The poster follows Trump’s racist remarks last Sunday

A divided House votes to condemn Trump’s racist remarks

Only four Republicans backed the measure

Trump said these four minority congresswomen should ‘go back’ to their countries. Then he dug in further.

In new tweets Monday, the president said the congresswomen should apologize

Ilhan Omar made history when she was elected to Congress. Here’s her story.

She’s at the center of a contentious fight over American identity

Meet Audley ‘Queen Mother’ Moore, the black woman who founded the modern reparations movement

Her grass-roots efforts shaped the conversation and presented a path forward

Despite laws in place, children are subject to sex, drugs, violence and data collection on the Internet

The borders between sites for adults and those for children have all but disappeared

Here are the 5 things to watch for next in the abortion debate

Most legislatures in antiabortion states are out for the summer. But bills are still being debated by lawmakers and challenged in the courts.