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Impeachment Looms Large In House Democrats’ Town Halls Over Recess Political News
Impeachment Looms Large In House Democrats’ Town Halls Over Recess

WASHINGTON — The impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump has been a central concern at town halls for House Democrats across the country, with both safe and vulnerable members of the caucus fielding questions from Trump’s defenders and voters who... Read More

DNC Announces Details For Fifth Democratic Presidential Primary Debate 2020 Elections
DNC Announces Details For Fifth Democratic Presidential Primary Debate
2019-10-08 22:39:50
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON – The Democratic National Committee announced Tuesday night that MSNBC and The Washington Post will host the fifth Democratic presidential primary debate, which will be held in Georgia on November 20. The debate will also be carried live on... Read More

Bipartisan Senate Report Calls for Sweeping Changes to Prevent Interference in 2020 Election 2020 Elections
Bipartisan Senate Report Calls for Sweeping Changes to Prevent Interference in 2020 Election
2019-10-08 22:29:29
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A bipartisan group of senators on Tuesday urged both Congress and the Trump administration to take sweeping action to ensure social media sites aren't used as platforms for interference in the 2020 presidential election. The Senate Intelligence Committee... Read More

Democrats Pan Trump Medicare 'Plan' Saying It Does Nothing for Recipients Political News
Democrats Pan Trump Medicare 'Plan' Saying It Does Nothing for Recipients
2019-10-04 15:23:22
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump traveled to The Villages, a retirement community of 125,000 residents north of Orlando, to tout a plan to "save" Medicare, but House Democrats quickly panned the president, his plan and his rhetoric. The central theme... Read More

Upstate New York Race Less Vulnerable With Collins Resignation Political News
Upstate New York Race Less Vulnerable With Collins Resignation

WASHINGTON — Not all House departures are created equal. New York Rep. Chris Collins’ resignation should make it easier for Republicans to hold his Buffalo-area seat, because the GOP should have a nominee without legal problems. But New York’s multiple... Read More

House Speaker Pelosi Launches Formal Trump Impeachment Inquiry Congress
House Speaker Pelosi Launches Formal Trump Impeachment Inquiry
2019-09-24 21:31:59
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON  — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi launched a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump Tuesday stemming from his allegedly putting political pressure on Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden's son, Hunter Biden. Pelosi made her announcement on... Read More

Can Congress Learn From States Legislatures? Panel Says Yes Congress
Can Congress Learn From States Legislatures? Panel Says Yes
2019-09-24 20:42:19
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - In an era of political polarization here in Washington, state legislatures just might hold the key to getting past the friction and on to bipartisan agreement on meaningful legislation. At least that was the consensus of a panel... Read More

Georgetown Climate Forum Cast Spotlight On Diversity, Engagement of Youth Vote Political News
Georgetown Climate Forum Cast Spotlight On Diversity, Engagement of Youth Vote
2019-09-24 12:15:50
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Last week, Georgetown University's Institute of Politics and Public Service hosted 12 presidential candidates for Climate Forum 2020, which was billed as a conversation with young voters about the issue of climate change and how candidates from across... Read More

Washington, D.C. Mayor Claims Constitutional Right to Statehood In The News
Washington, D.C. Mayor Claims Constitutional Right to Statehood
2019-09-23 21:02:43
by Tom Ramstack

Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser claimed at a congressional hearing last week that provisions of the U.S. Constitution give residents of her city a right to statehood. The House Committee on Oversight and Reform held the hearing to discuss pending... Read More

DNC Raises Qualifying Thresholds for Fifth Presidential Debate Political News
DNC Raises Qualifying Thresholds for Fifth Presidential Debate
2019-09-23 20:58:18
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Democratic National Committee announced its qualification criteria for the fifth Democratic presidential primary debate, which is scheduled to be held in November. As in the case of the most recent presidential candidate debate, the November criteria require... Read More

Booker Sees Surge In Donations After Suggesting Campaign's End Is Near 2020 Elections
Booker Sees Surge In Donations After Suggesting Campaign's End Is Near
2019-09-23 19:27:53
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Sen. Cory Booker's presidential campaign raised just over a half million dollars in two days after the candidate suggested his run for the White House could be over by the end of the month. Campaigning in Iowa over... Read More

GOP Strategy to Shield Trump By Canceling Primaries Carries Risk 2020 Elections
GOP Strategy to Shield Trump By Canceling Primaries Carries Risk

WASHINGTON — The Republican Party’s gambit to kill primary elections to ensure President Donald Trump’s renomination may protect the president from short-term losses but has also put the spotlight on his challengers. Republicans in four states have canceled presidential primaries... Read More

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