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Politics Apr 06Sanders, O’Rourke face off in Iowa; other hopefuls in NH, SC
It’s Bernie versus Beto in Iowa on a busy campaign weekend in the early nominating states.
Politics Mar 29Democrats intensify calls for Mueller report to be made public
Democrats say they may subpoena the report if it's not forthcoming by their Tuesday deadline.
Politics Mar 28Dems demand full release of 300-page Mueller Report
Democrats argued Attorney General William Barr's four-page summary was gravely inadequate and called for the full findings to be quickly released.
Politics Mar 27Congress could get Mueller report in April, Graham says
South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham told The Associated Press on Wednesday that he had dinner the previous evening with Attorney General William Barr, who said he is willing to testify before Graham's committee after he sends the report to Congress.
Politics Mar 20Republicans defend the late John McCain against Trump’s attacks
Senators defied Trump's apparently unprovoked declaration that he's "not a fan" of McCain because he cast the deciding vote against the Republican repeal of national health care.
World Mar 11Leaders invite NATO secretary-general to address Congress
Leaders of both parties are inviting NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg to address a joint meeting of Congress next month around the 70th anniversary of the trans-Atlantic alliance.
Politics Mar 07WATCH: House approves resolution condemning anti-Semitism, other bigotry
The one-sided 407-23 vote belied the emotional infighting over how to respond to freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar's recent comments suggesting House supporters of Israel have dual allegiances.
Politics Mar 07WATCH: Pelosi says House to condemn ‘forms of hatred’ after Omar words
Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday the House will vote on a resolution condemning anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, white supremacy and other forms of hate after freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar's comments about Israel sparked turmoil among Democrats.
Politics Mar 04Democrats draft anti-Semitism resolution in response to Omar’s remarks
The declaration, supported by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, comes after Omar made new remarks about Israel that critics decried as anti-Semitic at an event last week where she made a reference to "political influence in this country that says it is…
Politics Feb 2211 GOP senators to watch in the fight over Trump’s emergency declaration
No president wants a rebuke from his own party, and more than four have voiced significant discomfort with Trump's move.