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UW-Madison to register students during 'Voterpalooza'

Wisconsin's primary is on April 7

Get ready. Get registered. Even though recent polls show the Democratic race largely locked down to two, the University of Wisconsin wants to make sure its students are ready to vote this spring.

House committee to hold hearing on DC statehood bill this summer

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will hold a hearing this summer on a proposal to grant statehood to Washington, DC, reportedly the first House hearing in more than 25 years on the long-shot bid to transform the federal district into the nation's 51st state.

House committee votes to hold Barr in contempt

The House Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the looming constitutional collision over the Mueller report between congressional Democrats and the Trump administration.

Nadler schedules vote to allow staff to question Barr

The House Judiciary Committee is moving forward with its plan for staff attorneys to question Attorney General William Barr at a Thursday hearing on special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, even as the attorney general is threatening not to attend the hearing over the proposed format.

Democrats plan to block Green New Deal in Senate vote Tuesday

The Senate will vote Tuesday to take up the Green New Deal, the progressives' prescription to battle climate change, but it is expected to be blocked by Democrats, who support many of the ideas in the plan but believe Republicans are trying to score political points by forcing a quick vote on the nascent proposal.

Murkowski to vote 'present' on Kavanaugh

Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Friday that she remains a "no" on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh but will vote "present" for Saturday's final vote, which won't affect Kavanaugh's confirmation but will allow Sen. Steve Daines to stay at his daughter's wedding in his home state instead of flying to Washington to cast his supporting vote.