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Politics Apr 01Democrats proposing commission to study U.S. pandemic response
House Democrats are drafting legislation that would create a bipartisan commission to study the U.S. government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, modeled on one that examined the 9/11 attacks.
Politics Mar 20Senators sold stock before steep market losses from virus
Senate records show that Burr and his wife sold between roughly $600,000 and $1.7 million in more than 30 separate transactions in late January and mid-February, just before the market began to fall and as government health officials began to…
Politics Mar 11House set to vote on bill extending surveillance authorities
In a rare bipartisan agreement, both Republicans and Democrats in the House seek to ensure that civil liberties are not overwhelmed by the tools used to thwart terrorism and other crimes.
Politics Mar 11Briefings on Russian attempts to sow U.S. discord leave Democrats with ‘concerns’
Democrats leaving the meeting said they had more questions and had heard conflicting evidence.
Politics Mar 06Romney will support GOP effort to investigate Biden
Trump's efforts to have Ukraine investigate the Bidens were central to the impeachment charges he faced. Romney was the only Republican who voted to convict.
Politics Feb 21Intel officials say Russia is boosting Trump candidacy
The warning raises questions about whether Trump's administration is taking the proper steps to combat the kind of interference that the U.S. saw in 2016.
Politics Feb 14House Democrats sharpen focus on Barr post-impeachment
Democrats have demanded more information about Barr's intervention in the case of Roger Stone, a longtime Trump confidant who was convicted in November of lying to Congress and other charges.
Politics Feb 06Ukraine saga far from over despite Trump acquittal
It’s only a matter of time before fresh details, documents and eyewitnesses emerge, including revelations in a new book from John Bolton, the former national security adviser.
Politics Feb 05WATCH: Trump is acquitted of both articles of impeachment
Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, who voted to convict Trump, was the only senator to cross party lines on the "abuse of power" charge.
Politics Jan 24What it means to be the face of impeachment for Rep. Adam Schiff
“In a way I do feel like I'm introducing myself to a number of the senators,” Schiff said in an interview with The Associated Press before arguments resumed on Thursday.