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Politics Sep 21Trump says he had ‘perfectly fine’ call with Ukraine leader
President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the matter said. Democrats condemned what they saw as a clear effort to damage a…
Politics Sep 20Pelosi wants law to clarify that presidents can be indicted
The California Democrat said she has not changed her mind on pursuing impeachment of President Donald Trump.
Politics Sep 20WATCH: Trump says his conversations with foreign leaders are ‘always appropriate’
The administration is keeping Congress from even learning what exactly the whistleblower is alleging, but reports have said it is in reference to Ukraine.
Politics Sep 19WATCH: Schiff says whistleblower complaint may involve Trump
Because President Donald Trump's director of national intelligence is refusing to turn over to Congress an urgent whistleblower complaint by claiming privileged information, Schiff said he believes the complaint "likely involves the president or people around him."…
Politics Sep 19Government intel watchdog won’t comment on complaint of Trump making promise to foreign leader
President Donald Trump rejected the report as fake news and "presidential harassment."…
Politics Sep 09Congress returns amid pressure to address gun violence, election security
President Donald Trump has not fully explained what he would like to see Congress accomplish, particularly on gun control, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is reluctant to venture too far.
Politics Aug 17House speaker as U.S. emissary: Pelosi emerges as force abroad
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is emerging as an alternative ambassador abroad, an emissary for bedrock democratic values and the promise of stability that some see as diminishing in the Trump era.
World Aug 15Israel bars Reps. Omar and Tlaib from visiting the country
The newly-elected Muslim members of Congress are outspoken critics of Israel's treatment of the Palestinians.
Politics Aug 10Trump-McConnell 2020? Senate head sets himself up as wingman
As he runs for reelection, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is positioning himself as the president's wingman, his trusted right hand in Congress, transformed from a behind-the-scenes player into a prominent if sometimes reviled Republican like none other besides Donald…
Nation Aug 08More than 200 mayors urge Senate to return to Washington for gun bill vote
The mayors urged the Senate to vote on two House-passed bills expanding background checks for gun sales that passed that chamber earlier this year.