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WASHINGTON — Reigniting a debate over who has the power to declare war, the Democratic-controlled House on Thursday approved a resolution asserting that President Donald Trump must seek approval from Congress before engaging in further military action against Iran.

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The House of Representatives is debating a civil contempt resolution against Attorney General William Barr and former White House Counsel Don McGahn. House Democrats want access to materials related to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. The administration has cited security and legal reasons for not disclosing the information. Lawmakers are voting to authorize a lawsuit to get the materials, including an unredacted version of the Mueller Report.

House Emergency Preparedness Task Force Bill Advances

Feb 8, 2018
Wayne Yoshioka

The State Legislature is considering a number of bills in the aftermath of the False Missile Alert Jan 13th. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports. 

James Gonser, House Communications Office

There are 5 new Democrats in the State House of Representatives serving their first term. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka caught up with them and filed this report.    

Part II: The House "Freshman Class" Lessons Learned

Mar 3, 2015
William Nhieu, House Majority Communications Office

There are two new Republicans in the State House of Representatives this session.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka spoke with them and the 4 other Democrats who belong to the so-called “Freshman Class.”