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Trump administration used Food Aid Program for political gain, congressional investigators find

The $6 billion Farmers to Families Food Box program - created to provide fresh produce to families affected by the pandemic - was mismanaged and used by the Trump administration for political gain, a new congressional report has found.... Read more»

Giffords, congressional Democrats call for action on gun reform bills

Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was severely wounded by a gunman in a 2011 mass shooting, joined congressional Democrats Wednesday to call for Senate action on the Bipartisan Background Checks Act, a House bill that would stiffen checks on gun buyers. ... Read more»

After 100s of meatpacking workers died from COVID-19, Congress wants answers

The House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis launched an investigation into the wave of COVID-19 infections that killed hundreds of workers at meatpacking plants nationwide last year and highlighted longstanding hazards in the industry.... Read more»

Endorse check: Value of Arizona endorsements mixed in presidential race

Arizona lawmakers have been busy offering endorsements to candidates in hopes of having an impact in the state’s presidential primary.... Read more»

Factcheck: Democratic disinformation from Charlotte

There were a number of dubious or misleading claims on the first night of the Democratic National Convention. Factcheck.org is holding Democrats to the same standards they applied in last week’s coverage of the Republican convention.... Read more»

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Stimulus opponents sought money out of public view

Those asking for money include Arizona's John McCain, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and Rep. Mike Pence of Indiana. Also, Tea Party favorites like Sen. Scott Brown and Rep. Michele Bachmann.... Read more»