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Citizenship for Military Service? California Democrat Renews Bill to Let ‘Dreamers’ Enlist Immigration
Citizenship for Military Service? California Democrat Renews Bill to Let ‘Dreamers’ Enlist

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Josh Harder knows there’s little chance that a big immigration bill will pass in Congress this year. But so-called Dreamers — people who came to the country illegally as children — in his district want any... Read More

Senate Panel Approves Judge Over Objections by California Lawmakers Judiciary
Senate Panel Approves Judge Over Objections by California Lawmakers

WASHINGTON — The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday on party lines to support a controversial nominee to the California-based federal appeals court, overriding the objections of the state’s two senators. Sen. Dianne Feinstein and Sen. Kamala Harris, both Democrats, argued... Read More

Congressional Leaders at Odds Over Pay Raise for Lawmakers Congress
Congressional Leaders at Odds Over Pay Raise for Lawmakers

WASHINGTON — Congressional leaders seem to be on a collision course over the issue of raising members’ pay, as the two majority leaders in the House and Senate are heading in opposite directions on the politically fraught issue. House Majority... Read More

Trump Energy Plan Faces Legal Blitz Over Weaker Emissions Standards Energy
Trump Energy Plan Faces Legal Blitz Over Weaker Emissions Standards

WASHINGTON — Blue states and green groups are gearing up to sue the Trump administration over its new carbon emissions rule finalized Wednesday, which critics say fails to address climate change and the public health risks associated with pollution from... Read More

Roy Moore Running Again for Senate in Alabama 2020 Elections
Roy Moore Running Again for Senate in Alabama

WASHINGTON — Roy Moore, who lost a 2017 special election following allegations of sexual misconduct, announced Thursday that he is once again making a run for the Senate. Moore joins a number of Republicans already vying for their party’s nomination... Read More

Schumer Pushes for Vote to Make Clear Trump Needs Congressional Approval for War With Iran Congress
Schumer Pushes for Vote to Make Clear Trump Needs Congressional Approval for War With Iran

WASHINGTON — Returning to Capitol Hill after a meeting at the White House about the shooting down of an American drone, Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer increased the pressure for a floor vote to make clear that authorization would... Read More

Supreme Court Says 40-Foot-Tall Cross on Public Land in Maryland Can Stay Supreme Court
Supreme Court Says 40-Foot-Tall Cross on Public Land in Maryland Can Stay
2019-06-21 12:47:32
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A large, cross-shaped memorial to the dead of World War I that has stood in the grassy median of a local roadway for nearly a century, can stay right where it is, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday.... Read More

Trump, Canada's Trudeau Talk Trade and China at White House Meeting Trade
Trump, Canada's Trudeau Talk Trade and China at White House Meeting
2019-06-20 22:53:37
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump welcomed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the White House Thursday, to talk trade and their respective issues with China on a day otherwise dominated by concerns over an escalation in hostilities between the U.S.... Read More

Border Spending Bill Sent to Senate Floor, But House May Act on Its Version First Congress
Border Spending Bill Sent to Senate Floor, But House May Act on Its Version First

WASHINGTON — Senate appropriators approved $4.59 billion in emergency funding Wednesday to address the influx of migrants at the southern border, and their House counterparts said they’re prepping a similar bill to bring to the floor as soon as Tuesday.... Read More

Hope Hicks Appears for Closed-Door Testimony Amid Executive Privilege Fight Congress
Hope Hicks Appears for Closed-Door Testimony Amid Executive Privilege Fight

WASHINGTON — Hope Hicks, the former White House communications director, angered Democrats Wednesday by declining to answer some questions during a closed-door session with members and staff of the House Judiciary Committee investigating President Donald Trump. The White House had... Read More

This Poll Asked Voters to Create Their Perfect Candidate. Democrats Picked an Older White Guy Opinion Polls
This Poll Asked Voters to Create Their Perfect Candidate. Democrats Picked an Older White Guy

WASHINGTON — Diversity is taking a back seat to Democrats’ desire to dump Trump. The 2020 presidential candidate field is well stocked with women, people of color and millennials, but a majority of voters who said they expected to cast... Read More

UN Expert Calls for Probe of Saudi Crown Prince’s Role in Khashoggi Killing Saudi Arabia
UN Expert Calls for Probe of Saudi Crown Prince’s Role in Khashoggi Killing

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — A United Nations expert assigned to investigate the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi government agents has recommended probing the possible role of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, a conclusion that could complicate... Read More

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