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Murkowski joins McConnell's opposition to election security proposals, setting up clash with House

June 18, 2019
Manu Raju, Ted Barrett | CNN
Senate GOP resistance is building over Democratic measures to bolster security around US elections, setting the stage for a partisan clash with the House over imposing tougher safeguards ahead of 2020.
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Latest updates on the 2020 presidential race

June 14, 2019
Recap the most recent events on the campaign trail.
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House Intelligence panel subpoenas Gates and Flynn, two key witnesses in Mueller’s probe

June 14, 2019
Karoun Demirjian | The Washington Post
The House Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed two former Trump officials who were key witnesses in Robert S. Mueller III’s probe, part of the panel’s ongoing counterintelligence investigation into election interference and the president’s alleged foreign ties.
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Cabinet members to face contempt over census

June 13, 2019
Nancy Cordes | CBS News
A House committee has voted to hold two members of the president's cabinet in contempt over a plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The president is claiming executive privilege to keep Congress from seeing documents related to the decision.
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Compensation for 9/11 first responders is running out. Will Congress act?

June 13, 2019
Lisa Desjardins | PBS NewsHour
It has been nearly two decades since the terror attacks on September 11, but many first-responders are still dealing with lasting health effects.
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Pelosi: impeachment inquiry 'not off the table'

June 12, 2019
Manu Raju | CNN
She said it's "not off the table" and she also said it's not her preferred course of action. Democrats have been pushing for at least opening up an impeachment inquiry. She believes the current strategy is working-- to investigate and fight these battles out one by one in court.
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Tears, anger at congressional hearing seeking extension of victim fund for 9/11 responders

June 12, 2019
Devlin Barrett | The Washington Post
Sick first responders to the 9/11 attacks gave emotional testimony to Congress on Tuesday, demanding lawmakers extend a compensation fund for those ailing and dying of diseases linked to toxic debris at the disaster sites.
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Attorney general agrees to start handing over evidence underlying the Mueller report

June 11, 2019
Nancy Cordes | CBS News
Attorney General William Barr has agreed to begin handing over "key evidence" underlying the report by special counsel Robert Mueller. In exchange, Democrats agreed to put off a vote to hold Mueller in contempt.
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