Rebecca Rainey
How the Cannabis Industry Has a Growing Need for Innovation and Jobs
By Rebecca Rainey - 3 months ago
Pull, snip, repeat.Trimming, one of the most tedious and repetitive processes of harvesting marijuana in the budding cannabis indu
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How a Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Plans to Stabilize Insurance Markets
By Rebecca Rainey - 4 months ago
As lawmakers begrudgingly make their way back to Capitol Hill after an August of hand shaking and eclipse watching, members of a bipar
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Republican Congressman Calls for Hearing to Investigate Hate Groups After Charlottesville
By Rebecca Rainey - 4 months ago
As members across both sides of the aisle spar over President Donald Trump's controversial comments on recent KKK, neo-Nazi, and white
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Democrat Introduces Articles of Impeachment in Response to Trump's Comments on Charlottesville
By Rebecca Rainey - 4 months ago
A second Democratic congressman has announced his plans to begin the impeachment process for President Donald Trump.Rep. Steve Coh
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Hillary Clinton Sent $800,000 in Leftover Campaign Money to Her Nonprofit Onward Together
By Rebecca Rainey - 4 months ago
A July quarterly Federal Election Commission (FEC) filing for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign revealed the 2016 presidential h
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ACLU Sues DC Metro for Rejecting Milo Yiannopoulos, First Amendment Ads
By Rebecca Rainey - 4 months ago
D.C. Metro's financial woes don't seem to be ending anytime soon.The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) announced Wednesday mor
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House GOP Leans Into New Strategy: Attack Media, Downplay White House Woes
By Rebecca Rainey - 4 months ago
Screenshot/House RepublicansHouse Republicans are giving Americans a taste of a possible messaging strategy going forward, taking ai
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Sen. Blumenthal: Trump 'Will Not Stop' the Russia Collusion Probe
By Rebecca Rainey - 4 months ago
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), a well-seasoned lawyer who spent a record 20 years as Connecticut's attorney general, is using his
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Single-Payer Amendment Gets Zero Votes in Senate
By Rebecca Rainey - 5 months ago
In a Republican-backed effort to single out where Democrats lie on a contentious policy debate, an amendment to create a single-payer
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Social Security & Student Debt: A Plan for Both
By Rebecca Rainey - 5 months ago
With a growing student debt crisis and the projected implosion of Social Security looming over the next generation's financial future,
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House Passes 'Strong Bipartisan' Sanctions Bill That Would Limit Trump's Veto Power
By Rebecca Rainey - 5 months ago
A bipartisan sanctions bill punishing North Korea, Russia, and Iran is one step closer to the president's desk after passing unanimous
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Trump Cancels Program Aiding Syrian Rebels Fighting Against Assad
By Rebecca Rainey - 5 months ago
Hawkish lawmakers are balking at President Donald Trump's decision to cancel a CIA program that provides weapons and supplies to rebel
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GOP Budget Plan Moves Forward, Paving a Clear Path for Tax Reform
By Rebecca Rainey - 5 months ago
The House Budget Committee held lengthy debates over the GOP budget proposal on Wednesday afternoon. The bill promises to balance the
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Some Lawmakers Eye Possibility of Bipartisanship on Health Care Legislation
By Rebecca Rainey - 5 months ago
With smoke still rising from the implosion of the GOP health care plan on Monday, both Republican and Democratic leaders are timidly c
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DHS to Turn Over Mar-a-Lago Visitor Logs to DC Nonprofit
By Rebecca Rainey - 5 months ago
Visitor logs for President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida will be turned over to nonpartisan Washington, D.C., watchdog C
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Democrats Double Down on Kushner Security Clearance After Reports of His Meeting With Russian Lawyer
By Rebecca Rainey - 5 months ago
Reports revealing that a former Russia counterintelligence officer was present during a controversial June 2016 meeting between member
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Democrats Say Republicans Are Holding Up Sanctions Bill, Introduce Their Own
By Rebecca Rainey - 5 months ago
KremlinDemocrats pushed back on the slow pace of a bipartisan Russia sanctions bill on Wednesday, introducing a new House bill based
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FBI Nominee Promises Independence From White House in His Confirmation Hearing
By Rebecca Rainey - 5 months ago
President Donald Trump's nominee to replace former FBI Director James Comey emphasized his independence from political influence durin
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Senate to Stay in Session for First Two Weeks of August Recess
By Rebecca Rainey - 5 months ago
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced on Tuesday that the Senate will stay in session for the first two weeks of Au
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Lack of Town Halls Over Recess Leads to Health Care Sit-Ins in GOP Offices
By Rebecca Rainey - 5 months ago
Screenshot/@AlisandeDMAfter Senate Republicans unveiled their working draft of legislation to overhaul the nation's health care syst
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Dems Urge Trump to Address Election Meddling During Meeting With Putin
By Rebecca Rainey - 5 months ago
President of Russia Official SiteIn a letter penned to the president Thursday morning, top Senate Democrats say that it is “critical
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Behind the Barrel: How NRA Members See US Politics Differently
By Rebecca Rainey - 5 months ago
In an advertisement called “The Violence of Lies” released last month, the National Rifle Association sent a controversial message sta
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Trump Says New Energy Plan Will Bring About 'Golden Era' of American Energy
By Rebecca Rainey - 6 months ago
President Donald Trump spoke at the Department of Energy on Thursday during the administration's “Energy Week” to unveil his new pro-n
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US Puts Syria 'on Notice' — But Lawmakers Say the Trump Admin Needs a 'Game Plan'
By Rebecca Rainey - 6 months ago
Wikimedia Commons/The White HouseAmbassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday that the U.S
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