Change the apportionment of seats to the House of Representatives from being based on the number of persons in a state (citizens plus non-citizens) to the number of citizens alone, writes James Campbell.
Facebook spent $4.1 million on lobbying Washington in the second quarter, topping the outlays by other so-called FAANG companies and keeping the tech giant on pace for another record year of spending to influence lawmakers and regulators.
Sales of previously owned homes slipped 1.7% in June, reflecting continued weakness in the U.S. housing market despite a sharp drop in mortgage rates. Existing-home sales sold at a 5.34 million annual pace last month, down 2.2% from a year ago.
The Justice Department told Robert Mueller to keep this week’s congressional testimony within the boundaries of his public report, just as Democratic lawmakers hope the former special counsel sheds new light on why he drew no conclusion about whether President Trump should be charged with a crime.