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Congressman resigns, will plead guilty to charges

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/01/19, 11:51 am

U.S. Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., is expected to plead guilty to charges of insider trading and wire and securities fraud. Collins resigned from Congress on Monday ahead of Tuesday’s court hearing on the charges. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, will call a special election to fill the seat in the state’s mostly Republican 27th District.

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House compromises, passes border funding

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 6/27/19, 07:27 pm

WASHINGTON—The Democratic-majority House on Thursday approved a Senate-endorsed bill providing $4.6 billion for the care of migrants in U.S. custody. The bill, which passed 305-102 with all but seven Republicans in favor, will now go to President Donald Trump for signature.

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Senate sends border funding bill to House

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 6/27/19, 10:55 am

WASHINGTON—The GOP-controlled Senate rejected on Wednesday the House version of a bill to fund care for migrants on the southern border. Instead, the Senate passed its own bill with sweeping bipartisan support, 84-8.

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