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House Science Committee tweets Breitbart article denying global warming

The House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space and Technology tweeted out an article from conservative outlet Breitbart News that said global warming is “in its final death rattle.” The committee, led by Texan Republican Rep. Lamar Smith, oversees NASA, the Department of Energy, the National Science Foundation and Environmental Protection Agency. Bernie Sanders derided the article on Twitter.

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New House education chairwoman Virginia Foxx favors rolling back Obama regulations

Republicans have promoted U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx of North Carolina to lead the House education and workforce committee next year. She’s frequently opposed regulations and proposals from President Barack Obama’s administration, including attempting to block the Department of Labor’s 2016 overtime rule, which would make more employees across the country eligible for overtime pay.

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Speaker Paul Ryan describes 'draining the swamp'

House Speaker Paul Ryan explained 'draining the swamp' during a press briefing Thursday, and said congressional Republicans are ready to move forward with President-elect Donald Trump’s agenda.
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Speaker Paul Ryan describes 'draining the swamp' 0:57

Speaker Paul Ryan describes 'draining the swamp'

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Wells Fargo CEO: We should have done more sooner

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Experts urge Congress to pass a Zika prevention bill 2:22

Experts urge Congress to pass a Zika prevention bill