State Department abruptly cancels briefing on embassy security
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State Department abruptly cancels briefing on embassy security

The canceled briefing on embassy security was originally going to focus on the situation in the African country of Burundi. But at congressional staff’s request, the topic was…

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Meet the Democrats prosecuting Trump’s impeachment
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Meet the Democrats prosecuting Trump’s impeachment

Pelosi’s list reflects her desire for geographic, racial and gender diversity among the impeachment managers, and it draws from the Democratic Caucus’ wide swath of legal and national…

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Pelosi appoints impeachment managers for Trump’s Senate trial
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Pelosi appoints impeachment managers for Trump’s Senate trial

Speaker Nancy Pelosi. | Matt Rourke/AP Photo Speaker Nancy Pelosi has appointed a team of seven House Democrats to serve as prosecutors in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial.…

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McConnell courts GOP and Trump amid tensions over impeachment witnesses
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McConnell courts GOP and Trump amid tensions over impeachment witnesses

For McConnell, he has to deal with an angry president who dismisses the impeachment saga as a “hoax” and a “witch hunt”; moderate Republican senators anxious for the…

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How one Democrat convinced Republicans to vote to curb Trump’s Iran moves
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How one Democrat convinced Republicans to vote to curb Trump’s Iran moves

Lee and Paul eventually backed the resolution, after a briefing from top administration officials about the killing of General Qassem Soleimani left them deeply dissatisfied. And on Tuesday,…

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House Dems release new impeachment evidence related to indicted Giuliani associate
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House Dems release new impeachment evidence related to indicted Giuliani associate

“In my capacity as personal counsel to President Trump and with his knowledge and consent, I request a meeting with you on this upcoming Monday, May 13th or…

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Trump brings a new focus to his 2020 stump speech: Iran
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Trump brings a new focus to his 2020 stump speech: Iran

But Trump refused to call Soleimani a foreign military leader, opting instead to dub him the "world's No. 1 terrorist." At the opening of the rally, Vice President…

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Trump set to gut water protections
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Trump set to gut water protections

The final rule would replace a much further-reaching Obama-era regulation, known as the Waters of the U.S. rule, that had drawn opposition from GOP-aligned industry groups before the…

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Michael Flynn seeking to withdraw guilty plea
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Michael Flynn seeking to withdraw guilty plea

Powell also argued that the government was going back on its promises by seeking a prison sentence for Flynn after agreeing in 2018 that a sentence of mere…

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House tees up more votes to halt Trump on Iran
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House tees up more votes to halt Trump on Iran

The two measures will head to the floor when the House returns from next week’s Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. That commitment marks another big win for progressives,…

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