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When Congress gets back into session, one bill members will consider was introduced by a freshman House Democrat hoping to protect transgender people who are homeless.

Should transgender youth be turned away from homeless shelters? One Virginia member of Congress is taking issue with the Trump administration’s position on that question.

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This month Democrats reached their 100th day controlling the U. S. House of Representatives. But some fissures are starting to show in the party.

Some new lawmakers are starting to show some frustration with life in the nation’s capital.

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Washington gets a lot of bad publicity for partisan gridlock, and there’s certainly a lot of that.

But two freshman Virginia lawmakers from different parties are working together to crack down on financial crimes.

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Virginia’s newly elected Democrats in Congress are hoping to re-write the rules for elections and campaign finance.

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