{FD} Al Franken, Blake Farenthold, John Conyers among politicians accused of sexual misconduct in 2017

Al Franken, John Conyers and Blake Farenthold are among the politicians who have been accused of sexual misconduct in 2017.

{FD} Joy Villa mulls a run for Congress: What to know about the pro-Trump singer

Move over, Kid Rock: Pro-Donald Trump singer and performer Joy Villa may be entering the world of politics.

{FD} Mo Brooks reveals prostate cancer diagnosis in emotional House floor speech

Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., announced Wednesday he has been diagnosed with “high-risk” prostate cancer

{FD} Trump Jr. asks for investigation into leaks of House panel interview

A lawyer for Donald Trump Jr. asked the House Intelligence Committee Tuesday to open an investigation into leaks of Trump Jr.’s testimony last week.

{FD} Nunes secures deal for McCabe to testify December 19

Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe is set to appear before the House Intelligence Committee later this month after his previously scheduled appearance was scrapped due to what Justice Department officials called a last-minute “scheduling error.”

{FD} Pelosi claim that GOP invites violent criminals to carry concealed weapons gets her ‘Three Pinocchios’

Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi has earned “Three Pinocchios” from The Washington Post’s fact checker for a tweet claiming that House Republicans are inviting violent criminals, domestic abusers and convicted stalkers to carry concealed weapons.

{FD} Pelosi claim that GOP invites violent criminals to carry concealed weapons gets her ‘Three Pinocchios’

Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi has earned “Three Pinocchios” from The Washington Post’s fact checker for a tweet claiming that House Republicans are inviting violent criminals, domestic abusers and convicted stalkers to carry concealed weapons.

{FD} Pelosi suggests Trump early days in office like neophyte performing ‘brain surgery’

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., in a recently published profile of President Trump gave a stinging criticism of the president’s early months in office, suggesting his “lack of knowledge’ for the job was tantamount to somebody without a medical degree “being asked to perform brain surgery.”

{FD} House avoids gov shutdown, but resignations, politics but another pre-Christmas vote in peril

House Republicans accomplished something major late Thursday afternoon. They governed.

{FD} House avoids gov shutdown, but resignations, politics put another pre-Christmas vote in peril

House Republicans accomplished something major late Thursday afternoon. They governed.

{FD} Comstock opposes GOP support for Moore, suggests he’ll face Hill ethics probe

Virginia Rep. Barbara Comstock, leading efforts to expose sexual misconduct on Capitol Hill, acknowledged Sunday that she’s bothered that President Trump and other Washington Republicans are backing GOP Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore amid sexual misconduct allegations and suggested that Moore, if elected this week, will face a congressional ethics investigation.

{FD} Taxpayers paid $220G to settle suit alleging sexual harassment by Democratic rep, report says

The Treasury Department paid $220,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by a former congressional staffer alleging sexual harassment by Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., it was reported Friday.

{FD} Al Franken, Trent Franks, John Conyers among politicians accused of sexual misconduct in 2017

Al Franken, John Conyers and Trent Franks are among the politicians who have been accused of sexual misconduct in 2017.

{FD} Conyers’ House seat to remain vacant for nearly a year

Michigan’s Republican governor announced Friday that Democrat John Conyers’ congressional seat will not be filled until the regularly scheduled November election, leaving it vacant for nearly a year.

{FD} Head of House ethics panel finds evidence of abuse in US government surveillance

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., told Fox News on Friday that his investigators have already uncovered evidence of “abuse” in the U.S. government’s surveillance practices.

{FD} Head of House intelligence panel finds evidence of abuse in US government surveillance

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., told Fox News on Friday that his investigators have already uncovered evidence of “abuse” in the U.S. government’s surveillance practices.

{FD} Rep. Trent Franks says he’s resigning immediately amid reports he offered aide $5M to be surrogate for his child

Arizona Rep. Trent Franks said he is resigning effective immediately, following reports that Frank allegedly repeatedly pressed a former aide to carry his child, offering her $5 million to act as a surrogate.

{FD} Sex scandal storm about to get worse for Congress, amid calls to nix ‘hush fund’: ‘It’s coming’

The resignation of two powerful Democratic lawmakers and a socially conservative Republican this week is unlikely to stop the wave of sexual misconduct allegations crashing against the U.S. Capitol – in fact, more names could soon emerge as pressure mounts to nix the secret settlements that have kept these incidents under wraps for years.

{FD} Ethics panel clears Rep. Devin Nunes of claims he mishandled classified information

The House Ethics Committee announced Thursday that it had cleared House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., of claims that he improperly disclosed classified information while leading the committee’s investigation of Russian actions during the 2016 election.

{FD} Rep. Trent Franks resigning from Congress

Arizona Congressman Trent Franks has announced his decision to resign from Congress, according to a statement he released Thursday on the matter.