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Politics Jan 21WATCH: Every day of Trump’s impeachment trial in the Senate
The historic, three-week trial proceeded largely along partisan lines. Watch the whole trial here.
Politics Jan 14Democratic senator says he has the votes to restrain Trump on Iran
Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia said the Senate could vote as soon as next week on the measure, which is co-sponsored by two Republican senators and has support from at least two more Republicans.
Politics Jan 13WATCH: McConnell says he’ll ‘strongly oppose’ the war powers resolution
The Senate majority leader said that the measure, co-sponsored by two Republicans, would send the wrong message to U.S. allies after the Trump administration killed Iran's top general earlier this month.
Politics Jan 09WATCH: House approves resolution restricting Trump’s actions against Iran
The Democratic-controlled House on Thursday approved a resolution asserting that President Donald Trump must seek approval from Congress before engaging in further military action against Iran.
Politics Jan 08House to vote Thursday on curbing Trump actions against Iran
Speaker Nancy Pelosi set a House vote for Thursday on limiting President Donald Trump's ability to take military action against Iran as Democratic criticism of the U.S. killing of a top Iranian general intensified.
Politics Jan 04Small cracks have appeared in GOP unity on impeachment trial
For now, Republicans are holding the line behind Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s position that they should start the trial and hear arguments from House prosecutors and Trump’s defense team before deciding what to do. But small cracks in GOP…
Politics Dec 31GOP Sen. Collins says she’s open to impeachment witnesses
"It is inappropriate, in my judgment, for senators on either side of the aisle to prejudge the evidence before they have heard what is presented to us," Collins told Maine Public Radio.
Politics Dec 16Spending deal ends two-decade freeze on gun safety research
The bill would provide $25 million for gun violence research, divided evenly between the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A law adopted in the 1990s has effectively blocked such research and prohibits federal…
Politics Dec 06House passes bill to restore key parts of Voting Rights Act
The bill would amend the 1965 law to impose new obligations on states and local jurisdictions, essentially reversing a 2013 Supreme Court decision.
Politics Dec 03Report reveals frequent contact between Giuliani, Nunes and the White House
Records show that Giuliani associate Lev Parnas and California Rep. Devin Nunes were in frequent contact last April, when the president's personal attorney was publicly calling for an investigation of Biden.