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Michael Bloomberg Joins Democrats’ 2020 Race for President 2020 Elections
Michael Bloomberg Joins Democrats’ 2020 Race for President

Billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg joined the race for the Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday, adding new uncertainty to the party’s already unsettled contest to pick President Trump’s challenger in 2020. After more than a... Read More

Trump Inquiry Won’t End With Impeachment Report, Schiff Says Impeachment
Trump Inquiry Won’t End With Impeachment Report, Schiff Says

WASHINGTON — The investigation of misconduct by the Trump administration will continue even after a House committee submits an initial report that could lead to the impeachment of President Donald Trump, said the Democrat leading the proceedings. “What we’re not... Read More

Local Government Leaders Shine As They Tackle An Array of Tough Issues In The News
Local Government Leaders Shine As They Tackle An Array of Tough Issues
2019-11-22 21:41:43
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Given the current political polarization in Washington, state and local policy makers are stepping up like never before to craft effective and innovative solutions to an array of tough issues. On Thursday, The NewDEAL, a national network of... Read More

McAdams, Fellow Moderate Dems Push for USMCA Floor Vote Trade
McAdams, Fellow Moderate Dems Push for USMCA Floor Vote
2019-11-22 21:37:47
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A quartet of moderate Democrats took to House floor this week to press for a vote on the USMCA trade deal, despite the stark partisan divide inflamed by the ongoing impeachment inquiry. "I think it's important that the... Read More

White House, GOP Embraced ‘Fictional Narrative’ on Ukraine, Witness Warns as impeachment Hearings End Impeachment
White House, GOP Embraced ‘Fictional Narrative’ on Ukraine, Witness Warns as impeachment Hearings End

WASHINGTON — Two weeks of public hearings in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump closed Thursday with a collective warning from witnesses: Russia is again trying to sow political discord in the U.S. and interfere in the presidential election... Read More

Obama Tells Democrats to ‘Chill Out’ and Focus on Trump Political News
Obama Tells Democrats to ‘Chill Out’ and Focus on Trump

Former President Barack Obama on Thursday appealed to Democrats to “chill out” about their differences during the presidential nomination race and focus instead on beating President Donald Trump. “There will be differences,” he said, but they are minor compared with... Read More

Democratic Candidates Text Georgia Voters Who May be Purged Voting
Democratic Candidates Text Georgia Voters Who May be Purged

ATLANTA — Democratic presidential candidates sent text messages to some of the 313,000 people Thursday whose voter registrations could be canceled in Georgia, emphasizing their support for voting rights a day after their debate in Atlanta. U.S. Sen. Cory Booker,... Read More

Trump May Withhold Tax Returns and Appear on Ballot, California Supreme Court Rules 2020 Elections
Trump May Withhold Tax Returns and Appear on Ballot, California Supreme Court Rules

SAN FRANCISCO — For years, Democrats have tried to force President Donald Trump to disclose his tax returns, and Trump has resisted. The California Legislature, aiming at the president, passed a law this year to try to force Trump’s hand.... Read More

Trump Directed Ukraine Quid Pro Quo, Giuliani Pressed For It, Sondland Says Impeachment
Trump Directed Ukraine Quid Pro Quo, Giuliani Pressed For It, Sondland Says
2019-11-21 19:40:46
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Ambassador Gordon Sondland, perhaps the star witness of the House impeachment inquiry, said to committee investigators Wednesday that President Donald Trump and his personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, unequivocally sought a "quid pro quo" with Ukraine in order to... Read More

Democratic Debate Ends With Clashes Over Race and Political Leadership 2020 Elections
Democratic Debate Ends With Clashes Over Race and Political Leadership

ATLANTA — Democratic presidential hopefuls clashed on the debate stage Wednesday night over issues of race and political leadership as front-runners were challenged on their ability to rebuild the diverse coalition that elected President Barack Obama. As the race for... Read More

House to Meet for 113 Days in 2020, Schedule Maximizes District Time With Constituents U.S. House
House to Meet for 113 Days in 2020, Schedule Maximizes District Time With Constituents
2019-11-21 16:53:44
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The House will convene for its second session on January 7, 2020, and meet for 113 days, according to a legislative calendar released Thursday by House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer. The Maryland Democrat said the calendar has been... Read More

Lots of No-Shows for Impeachment Inquiry Depositions In The News
Lots of No-Shows for Impeachment Inquiry Depositions

WASHINGTON — Only a fifth of the 104 members on the three House panels that conducted the impeachment inquiry depositions attended and participated in a majority of the proceedings, according to a CQ Roll Call analysis of the available deposition... Read More

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