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Rep. Ilhan Omar apologizes after Jewish House Democrats condemn ‘Benjamins baby’ comment

In a follow-up tweet, the Minnesota congresswoman said that ‘anti-Semitism is real’

She’s at the helm of the National Republican Congressional Committee. Here are her thoughts on 2020.

Parker Poling’s job is to win back the House

The woman who confronted Jeff Flake over Kavanaugh will attend the SOTU — plus other notable guests

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez announced Monday that Ana Maria Archila will be her guest

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee steps down from leadership positions amid legal battle and mounting pressure

A lawsuit claims Jackson Lee fired a staffer after she came forward with allegations of sexual assault

‘I have the receipts’: Young progressives, including Ocasio-Cortez, are joining the House Oversight Committee

New members include Reps. Rashida Tlaib, Ayanna Pressley and Ro Khanna

Women still face a ceiling when they become mothers. Here’s what I hope for from the new Congress.

Will new representation in Congress translate to progress for working mothers?

Rep. Ilhan Omar prompted a new rule allowing head covers on the House floor — for the first time in 181 years

The ban on head coverings had been in place since 1837

She used to be a spy. Now she’s a lawmaker.

Abigail Spanberger did something radical for an ex-spy. She ran for the House of Representatives.

There’s a new ‘sisterhood’ in Congress. More than 100 women have taken their seats in the House.

The first day of the 116th Congress was heavy with symbolism underscoring women’s historic gains

As Nancy Pelosi regains the gavel, she solidifies another role: Trump’s sparring partner

Pelosi on Trump, her ‘manhood’ comment and the shutdown