Politico: Riot revisionism, hallway aggression, squashed alliances: The House nears a Cold War

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Greene was observed chasing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) down a hallway and berating the New York Democrat about left-wing extremists, whom some Republicans have falsely blamed for the Jan. 6 attack. In response, Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-Calif.) walked into the House chamber on Thursday afternoon wearing a mask saying “expel MTG.” Full Article

Washington Post: Greene’s ‘verbal assault’ on Ocasio-Cortez underscores growing tensions over safety and security on Capitol Hill

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Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-Calif.), for example, wore “EXPEL MTG” — Greene’s initials — on his mask during votes Thursday, in light of the Georgia congresswoman’s latest actions. He previously introduced a resolution to expel Greene from Congress, which continues to garner support from Democrats but has not been introduced by Democratic leadership for a floor vote. Full Article

Sierra: Shredding as a Path to Community Development

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Clearly, there’s great potential for cycling trails to redefine the economic and social fabric of communities. But it’s just as important to remember that the benefits go beyond the tourism economy: Thoughtfully designed trails in accessible locations can restore and protect environmental values and make it easier for all residents to benefit from time in nature. To that end, California…

Los Angeles Times: More than 200 migrant children arriving today at temporary shelter at Pomona Fairplex

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In some cases, if the sponsor doesn’t seem like a safe option, the children end up staying in HHS custody in a long-term care facility that provides additional services, including county services to find a non-relative guardianship or foster placement, according to Preston. The Fairplex shelter is expected to remain open through the end of the year. “We as Americans have a…

Los Angeles Times: California to lose a congressional seat, according to new census data

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“There was always this fight to give [the bureau] more time, depoliticize it, try to get a more accurate count,” said Democratic Rep. Jimmy Gomez of Los Angeles, a co-sponsor of the measure. He said the bill was necessary in order to give “greater legal standing for the states to push back their redistricting.” Still to come are challenges to maps once they’re drawn, which Paul Mitchell,…

Asbarez: A Tremendous Milestone on the Road to Justice

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Moments after President Joe Biden recognized the Armenian Genocide on Saturday, Rep. Adam Schiff kicked off an already planned press conference on the steps of Burbank City Hall, to commemorate the Armenian Genocide, but also to gather some of his Congressional colleagues who have supported efforts for U.S. recognition of the crime. Joining Schiff at the press conference were…

The Hill: Democrats warn Waters censure move opens floodgates

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After Republicans forced the party-line vote on Waters this week, Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-Calif.) circulated a letter renewing his effort to expel Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) from Congress and urging more fellow Democrats to sign onto his resolution. And moments before this week’s vote, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) warned that Republicans…

The Hill: California Democrat renewing push to expel Marjorie Taylor Greene

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A California Democrat is renewing his push to expel Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) over her reported support for a so-called "America First Caucus." Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-Calif.) told Forbes that he is seeking support for a resolution to expel Greene following news that she and other far-right lawmakers considered launching the…

Politico: The verdict: A rush of relief as eyes turn to Congress

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Meanwhile, Forbes’ Andrew Solender is reporting that Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-Calif.) is once again talking about pushing his resolution to expel Greene. Leadership talked him down from forcing the vote a while back, but after Republicans went after Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) this week, Gomez is apparently feeling emboldened to try again. Full Article

Washington Post: Rep. Gomez revives effort to force a House vote on expelling Rep. Greene

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Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-Calif.) is reigniting his effort to garner more support for a resolution that would expel Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) from Congress after Republicans tried to censure a Democrat for inciting violence but stayed silent on a member of their own party. In a Dear Colleague letter to all congressional offices Wednesday, Gomez said that Greene continues to represent…

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