Politics

GOP Candidate Calls for New Congressional Election

The Republican candidate in the nation’s last undecided congressional race abruptly dropped his bid to be declared the winner and instead called for a new election Thursday, after investigators found…

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Dems’ Measure Blocking Trump Emergency Will Come Friday

House Democrats will file a resolution Friday aimed at blocking the national emergency declaration that President Donald Trump has issued to help finance his wall along the Southwest border, teeing…

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Sen. Bernie Sanders to Run for President in 2020

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced that he’s running for president in 2020. The 77-year-old self-described democratic socialist challenged Hillary Clinton in the Democratic presidential primary in 2016 and told Vermont…

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North Carolina Elections Head Says Ballots Handled Illegally

A Republican operative who last year rounded up votes for a GOP candidate running for Congress conducted an illegal and well-funded ballot-harvesting operation, North Carolina’s elections director said Monday. The…

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Green New Deal: Some Democrats on the Fence

A resolution outlining the goals of the Green New Deal capped off its first week of a somewhat messy rollout with mixed reviews, even from typically Democratic strongholds like labor…

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Trump Says He’ll Declare National Emergency at Border

President Donald Trump on Friday announced he would declare a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border, a move Democrats vowed to challenge as an unconstitutional attempt to fund his promised…

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Senate Confirms William Barr as Attorney General

The Senate on Thursday confirmed William Barr as attorney general, placing the veteran government official and lawyer atop the Justice Department as special counsel Robert Mueller investigates Russian interference in…

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McCabe Says Probe of Trump Began After Comey Firing

The FBI’s former acting director said he began an obstruction of justice and counterintelligence investigation involving U.S. President Donald Trump and his ties to Russia shortly after Trump fired Bureau…

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Senate Panel Advances GOP Effort to Cut Debate Time

The Senate Rules and Administration Committee took a predictably partisan turn Wednesday when the panel voted along party lines to advance a resolution that would slash debate time for most…

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