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Deal Banning Surprise Medical Bills Also Ups Tobacco Purchase Age to 21 Congress
Deal Banning Surprise Medical Bills Also Ups Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

WASHINGTON — Key House and Senate committee leaders announced a bipartisan agreement Sunday on draft legislation to prohibit surprise medical bills and raise the legal age to purchase tobacco to 21. The agreement raises the odds of Congress clearing measures... Read More

Pelosi Rebukes Reporter Who Asked If She and Democrats ‘Hate’ Trump In The News
Pelosi Rebukes Reporter Who Asked If She and Democrats ‘Hate’ Trump

WASHINGTON — Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been unshakable as she’s guided her caucus toward the decision she announced Thursday that the House will vote on articles of impeachment against Donald Trump. But when a reporter questioned whether she was doing... Read More

Survey: Recession Odds Diminishing for U.S. Economy, But Watch for a Slowdown Economy
Survey: Recession Odds Diminishing for U.S. Economy, But Watch for a Slowdown

The nation’s top economists say a recession within the next year isn’t probable, but that doesn’t mean the U.S. economy will be worth bragging about. Experts polled for Bankrate’s Fourth-Quarter Economic Indicator survey estimate a 35 percent chance that the... Read More

Cunningham Hit Ground Running When It Came To Tamping Down on Drug Prices Prescription Drugs
Cunningham Hit Ground Running When It Came To Tamping Down on Drug Prices
2019-12-04 22:50:47
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - In the Lowcountry of South Carolina, Rep. Joe Cunningham's race for Congress quickly became the stuff of local legend. Here was a first-time candidate, a Democrat running in a staunchly Republican district, who defeated a well-financed GOP opponent,... Read More

Phone Records Connect Giuliani to Nunes During Ukraine Efforts Political News
Phone Records Connect Giuliani to Nunes During Ukraine Efforts

WASHINGTON — Call records released Tuesday in the House impeachment probe show President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani had extensive contacts with the White House as well as interactions with Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the Intelligence Committee. Giuliani... Read More

Broken Bromance: Trump and Macron Clash in Lengthy Bickerfest at NATO Summit Foreign Affairs
Broken Bromance: Trump and Macron Clash in Lengthy Bickerfest at NATO Summit

One of the world’s most unlikely world leader bromances appears to be over. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron clashed Tuesday in a remarkable question-and-answer session with reporters that was broadcast around the globe. From U.S.-French trade to... Read More

Kamala Harris Ends Presidential Campaign 2020 Elections
Kamala Harris Ends Presidential Campaign
2019-12-03 22:34:34
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., told staffers and supporters on Tuesday that she is ending her campaign for president. The announcement, which spread by word of mouth and text message early Tuesday afternoon, came just hours after Harris abruptly... Read More

House Intel Committee Releases Sweeping Report Supporting Trump's Impeachment Impeachment
House Intel Committee Releases Sweeping Report Supporting Trump's Impeachment
2019-12-03 21:55:49
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The House Select Committee on Intelligence released a massive report Tuesday afternoon outlining the evidence of President Donald Trump's alleged wrongdoing involving Ukraine. The 300-page report from the Democrats on the committee will serve as the starting point... Read More

In His Hometown, Jimmy Carter Unites Trump Supporters and Democrats. To a Point Political News
In His Hometown, Jimmy Carter Unites Trump Supporters and Democrats. To a Point

PLAINS, Ga. — As mayor of the tiny Georgia town of Plains, L.E. “Boze” Godwin III is a Republican who presides over a living shrine to one of the South’s most famed Democrats. Just behind City Hall, the old train... Read More

Impeachment is Latest Boon for Washington Lawyers In The News
Impeachment is Latest Boon for Washington Lawyers

WASHINGTON — Michael Volkov ran his client, Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, through a “murder board” in preparation for his recent testimony under the glare of TV lights in the House impeachment hearings. Over more than a dozen intense days, Volkov... Read More

Trump Dispenses Billions in Aid to Farmers, Hoping to Shore Up Rural Base Agriculture
Trump Dispenses Billions in Aid to Farmers, Hoping to Shore Up Rural Base

WASHINGTON — Moving to offset the impact his trade war has had on rural America, President Donald Trump has bypassed Congress to send some $20 billion in aid to farmers, mostly going to a bundle of states that are essential... Read More

Don McGahn Subpoena Case Set for Jan. 3 Appeals Court Hearing Impeachment
Don McGahn Subpoena Case Set for Jan. 3 Appeals Court Hearing

The U.S. Justice Department’s appeal of a judge’s order compelling former White House counsel Don McGahn to comply with a House Judiciary Committee subpoena for his testimony is set to be heard in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 3. The federal... Read More

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