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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., left, leaves as ranking member Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., seated right, speaks after adjournment following a marathon debate during a markup of the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in Washington. The House Judiciary Committee abruptly postponed a historic vote, shutting down a divisive 14-hour session that dragged with sharp partisan divisions but has been expected to end with the charges being sent to the full House for a vote next week. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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December 13, 2019 - 6:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee abruptly postponed a historic vote on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, shutting down a 14-hour session that dragged with partisanship but had been expected to end with the formal charges being sent to the full House for a vote...
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December 12, 2019 - 8:49 pm
(MANCHESTER, N.H.) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren launched a handful of pointed critiques at her moderate Democratic primary opponents on Thursday, using an economic policy speech at Saint Anselm College in New Hampshire to pitch herself as the sole candidate in the race who will attack corruption head...
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December 12, 2019 - 8:38 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Before he was mayor of New York City, in the midst of his first foray into politics, Mike Bloomberg had a heart procedure -- a fact he immediately reported to the Federal Aviation Administration so he could keep flying airplanes. On Thursday, Dr. Stephen D. Sisson of the Johns Hopkins...
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December 12, 2019 - 6:57 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's reelection campaign is planning a massive effort to court religious voters. The president's team said that in the first quarter of 2020 it will launch three coalitions -- "Evangelicals for Trump," "Catholics for Trump" and "Jewish Voices for Trump" --...
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December 12, 2019 - 6:54 pm
(WASHiNGTON) -- The House's moderate freshman Democrats, seen as some of the party's most politically vulnerable members, scored a legislative victory on health care Thursday, solidifying their argument that they can execute legislative priorities while also undercutting Republican claims that...
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December 12, 2019 - 6:19 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Education Secretary Betsy DeVos faced intense scrutiny on Wednesday as she appeared before the House Education and Labor committee to defend her handling of a student debt relief policy. The policy, called "Borrower’s Defense," is designed to offer debt relief to students who claim...
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U.S. Department of Defense
December 12, 2019 - 4:04 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- A top defense official sexually harassed three female staffers before ultimately resigning from his post last April, according to a report from the Pentagon Inspector General's office released on Thursday. The official, Guy Roberts, was the assistant secretary of defense for nuclear...
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December 12, 2019 - 3:45 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate confirmed Stephen Hahn as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday. Hahn is poised to take the helm of the agency amid national concern around youth nicotine use with e-cigarettes and lung injuries connected to illicit vaping products. The...
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December 12, 2019 - 9:05 am
(WASHINGTON) -- After a late night of primetime speechmaking, members of the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday are set to debate the specific language of the impeachment articles targeting President Donald Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. This is the second day of what's...
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December 12, 2019 - 8:13 am
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump tweeted Thursday, telling Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, to "chill." Trump wrote "so ridiculous" in response to a tweet from actress and producer Roma Downey congratulating Thunberg on being named Time magazine's 2019 person of the...
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