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Politics Dec 03‘Here lies a great man’; George H.W. Bush saluted as ‘gentle soul’ at Capitol ceremony
Bush will lie in state in the Capitol for public visitation through Wednesday. An invitation-only funeral service is set for Wednesday at Washington National Cathedral.
Nation Nov 09Michelle Obama reveals she had a miscarriage, used IVF to conceive daughters
The revelations are made in the former first lady's upcoming memoir.
Politics Oct 30Trump says he’s pursuing executive order to end birthright citizenship
Revoking birthright citizenship would spark a court fight over whether the president has the unilateral ability to change an amendment to the Constitution. The 14th Amendment guarantees that right for all children born in the U.S.
Politics Oct 11Smack talk: Politicians decry incivility but practice it too
It's not likely to get better soon, with both parties straining for control of Congress on Election Day.
Politics Sep 28Protesters confronted Sen. Flake on his Kavanaugh vote. Hours later, he asked for a delay
Moments after pivotal Sen. Jeff Flake announced his support for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, the Arizona Republican was confronted with the consequences.
Politics Sep 26Here’s what the 4 affidavits supporting Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford say
Here's a look at the statements, signed this week, that are certain to play a key role in Thursday's committee hearing where Ford and Kavanaugh are expected to testify separately.
Politics Sep 12Bush is boosting Republican candidates in districts where Trump lags
It's not Bush's first move back toward national politics. Bush re-emerged with a message that echoed with politics at the Sept. 1 funeral of Arizona Sen. John McCain in Washington.
Politics Sep 04AP Fact Check: Mueller doesn’t have a deadline for the Russia investigation
Special counsel Robert Mueller faces no time limit on his investigation. He can continue the probe — and even issue new indictments — right up to Nov. 6 midterms and beyond.
Nation Sep 02McCain ends 81-year journey with burial at Naval Academy
John McCain is being laid to rest at the U.S. Naval Academy after a five-day procession that served as a final call to arms for a nation he warned could lose its civility and sense of shared purpose.
Nation Sep 01WATCH: Barack Obama, George W. Bush, friends and family pay tribute to John McCain at National Cathedral
Former Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush will speak at the service, which will begin at 10 a.m. ET. Watch live here.