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Jan 6, 2022

A year after Jan. 6, Congress more deeply divided than ever

A deeply divided Congress is about to show the world a very unsettled view from the U.S. Capitol: Rather than a national crisis that pulls the country together, the deadly riot on Jan. 6, 2021, only seems to have pushed lawmakers further apart.

Aug 2, 2021

With evictions resuming, tenants scramble for assistance

The eviction system, which saw a dramatic drop in cases before a federal moratorium expired over the weekend, rumbled back into action Monday, with activists girding for the first of what could be millions of affected tenants to be tossed onto the streets as the delta variant of the coronavirus surges.

Jan 15, 2021

Biden releases $1.9T plan to stem COVID-19 and steady economy

President-elect Joe Biden has introduced a $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan to end "a crisis of deep human suffering" by speeding up vaccination and pumping out financial help to those struggling with the pandemic's prolonged economic fallout.

Dec 21, 2020

Congress seals agreement on $900 billion COVID relief bill

After months of Washington gridlock, Congress is moving to act on a $900 billion pandemic-relief legislation, finally delivering long-sought cash to businesses and individuals and resources to vaccinate a nation confronting a frightening surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths.

May 12, 2020

Congressional election on today in Wisconsin

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A special Congressional election in a rural Wisconsin district President Donald Trump carried by 20 points is pitting a Trump-aligned state senator against a school board president hoping to become the first American Indian elected to Congress from the state. The election on Tuesday will help […]

Sep 20, 2012

BEV BUTULA: New website to replace THOMAS

An exciting new beta website was launched by Congress on Wednesday. The site,, will become a one-stop resource for federal legislative materials. is slated it eventually replace THOMAS.

Aug 27, 2012

Congress’ weakness is Supreme Court’s strength

The worse the Congressional logjam grows, the stronger the role of the U.S. Supreme Court in being the interpreter of laws, according to a new study.

Sep 15, 2011

Patent reform changes landscape for lawyers

Intellectual property lawyers could get a lot more work if President Barack Obama follows through on his promise to create entrepreneurial jobs by overhauling the U.S. patent system.

Apr 25, 2011

Former DA Duffy to face challenge for congressional seat

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (AP) — Former state Sen. Pat Kreitlow says he plans to run for Congress, challenging Republican first-year incumbent U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy. Kreitlow is a Democrat from Chippewa Falls. The 46-year-old worked as a news anchor at WEAU-TV before being elected to the state Senate in 2006. He’ll be challenging Duffy, a […]


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