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Democrats are moving toward impeaching Trump, despite strong evidence it could hurt them in 2020

Democrats are moving toward impeaching Trump, despite strong evidence it could hurt them in 2020

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At least 35 House Democrats have expressed support for starting an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump . House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is under increasing pressure to...
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AP Explains: How retirement legislation impacts you

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By SARAH SKIDMORE SELL Americans generally do not have enough saved for retirement and Congress is considering a number of measures to address that. There are a few...
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A Million People Could Lose Their Pensions If Congress Doesn't Act

A Million People Could Lose Their Pensions If Congress Doesn't Act

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A crisis years in the making is about to hit retired coal miners and truckers first.
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Against the odds, select committee aims to push Congress into the 21st century

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“Welcome to 1935,” Rep. Dean Phillips's brother told him when he arrived at the Capitol to take the oath of office, a nod to elements of the institution that remain unchanged.
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The real political cover-up in Washington

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President Trump may be guilty of many things, but a cover-up in the Mueller probe isn't one of them. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, attempting to appease forces in the Democratic...
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Federal Judge Issues Temporary Injunction Blocking Part Of Trump's Border Wall

Federal Judge Issues Temporary Injunction Blocking Part Of Trump's Border Wall

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The executive taking funds for a purpose not approved by Congress "does not square with fundamental separation of powers principles," a judge wrote.
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Judge blocks some funds Trump sought for U.S.-Mexico border wall

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The Trump administration must temporarily halt the use of some Defense Department funds for a border wall with Mexico, a judge ruled on Friday, because the money was not...
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Trump administration to pull out of rural Job Corps program, laying off 1,100 federal workers

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The Forest Service program enrolls more than 3,000 students a year in rural America. In Congress, members of both parties objected to the cuts.
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Trump taps top police official to run ATF

Trump taps top police official to run ATF

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President Donald Trump plans to nominate a top police official to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the White House announced Friday. Chuck...
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A volatile week and erratic president leave little hope for compromise in Congress

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Lawmakers appear poised to continue an eight-year trend, lurching from deadline to deadline, crisis to crisis, unable to tackle looming policy issues.
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'He will have taken a step to dishonor our armed forces': One of the most...

'He will have taken a step to dishonor our armed forces': One of the most highly-decorated retired US Army generals warns Trump against pardoning war criminals

President Donald Trump is reportedly considering pardoning several service members and military contractors. One of the most highly-decorated retired US Army officers delivered... Read more ...

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Democrats are moving toward impeaching Trump, despite strong evidence it...

Democrats are moving toward impeaching Trump, despite strong evidence it could hurt them in 2020

At least 35 House Democrats have expressed support for starting an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump . House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is under increasing pressure to... Read more ...

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Trump May Pardon Several Suspected War Criminals. These Are Their Stories

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A Running List Of All The Democratic 2020 Candidates

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Trump's Border Wall Plan Sees a Hiccup

Trump's Border Wall Plan Sees a Hiccup

A federal judge blocked President Trump this week from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency. US... Read more ...

The US is sending fighter jets and 1,500 more troops to the Middle East to...

The US is sending fighter jets and 1,500 more troops to the Middle East to defend against Iran threat

The US is deploying 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East to defend US forces and allies from Iran, officials said. The deployment will include a Patriot missile battalion... Read more ...

The Feds May Come to Regret Charging Assange with Espionage

The Feds May Come to Regret Charging Assange with Espionage

The indictment of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange under the Espionage Act, announced Thursday , has the potential to trigger a First Amendment brawl the Department of Justice... Read more ...

Judge Blocks Trump Use Of Emergency Power To Build Border Barrier With...

Judge Blocks Trump Use Of Emergency Power To Build Border Barrier With Military Funds

Judge Haywood Gilliam in Northern California granted a preliminary injunction against moving $1 billion in Defense Department funds intended for anti-drug activities. Read more ...

Pompeo Cites Emergency to Push Arms Sale Through

Pompeo Cites Emergency to Push Arms Sale Through

The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing threats the kingdom faces... Read more ...