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09/15/2019   Reuters Politics
U.S. President Donald Trump rejected Democrats' calls for impeaching Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday after a new report involving sexual misconduct allegations, encouraging Kavanaugh to sue for libel and suggesting the Justice Department could "rescue" him.
09/15/2019   Washington Post Politics
In this edition: Why Democrats are fighting about Kavanaugh again, why Beto O'Rourke is betting on gun buybacks, and why Bernie Sanders has become a feel-your-pain candidate.
09/15/2019   Reuters Politics
Top Democrats in Congress told Republican President Donald Trump on Sunday that any gun control legislation that falls short of universal background checks for gun sales “will not get the job done."
09/15/2019   Washington Post Politics
Supreme Court Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh is under scrutiny again after fresh sexual assault allegations appeared in the New York Times.
09/15/2019   Washington Post Politics
Supreme Court Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh is under scrutiny again after fresh sexual assault allegations appeared in the New York Times.
09/15/2019   Washington Post Politics
We did, though, get some education questions for the first time.
09/15/2019   Washington Post Politics
The Democratic candidate, who has faced questions about his past views against forced busing in education, visited the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala.
09/15/2019   Washington Post Politics
The two Democratic leaders urged the president to endorse House-passed gun measures and pledged to join him for a “historic signing ceremony at the Rose Garden” if the legislation is passed.
09/15/2019   Washington Post Politics
The essay suggests the FBI’s investigation into prior sexual assault claims was not thorough.
09/15/2019   Washington Post Politics
The essay suggests the FBI’s investigation into prior sexual assault claims was not thorough.
09/14/2019   Washington Post Politics
“If you are working 40 hours a week and if you are working hard, you deserve a safe place in which to live.”
09/14/2019   Washington Post Politics
Democrats are locked in an identity crisis and Republicans have ceded the party’s orthodoxy.
09/14/2019   Washington Post Politics
The 58-year-old Navy vet brought a $139,000 hospital bill and asked Sanders to help.
09/14/2019   Washington Post Politics
Dozens of events are planned as presidential hopefuls race toward a Sept. 30 fundraising deadline.
09/14/2019   Washington Post Politics
The proposal appears to be timed to bolster ally Benjamin Netanyahu, and to paper over differences on Iran.
09/14/2019   Washington Post Politics
If anything, the debate showed that Democratic voters have some difficult choices ahead.
09/14/2019   Washington Post Politics
A person close to Bolton says Trump raised the possibility of lifting sanctions on Monday, leading the national security adviser to quit.
09/14/2019   Washington Post Politics
Here's where we're at after Thursday night's debate.
09/14/2019   Washington Post Politics
Here's where we're at after Thursday night's debate.
09/14/2019   Washington Post Politics
The root of the issue is a disagreement over the practical and the aspirational.
09/14/2019   Washington Post Politics
The root of the issue is a disagreement over the practical and the aspirational.
09/14/2019   Washington Post Politics
A Republican Senate staffer has appealed the state’s strict concealed-carry law, saying he must protect himself against people who don’t like the president.
09/13/2019   Reuters Politics
A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Friday demanded internal emails, detailed financial information and other company records from top executives of Amazon.com Inc., Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, and Alphabet Inc's Google, widening the antitrust probe of Big Tech.
09/13/2019   Reuters Politics
The U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Friday requested information from Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook as part of an investigation of competition in digital markets.
09/13/2019   Reuters Politics
U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Friday asked a government watchdog to look into the Trump administration's decision to launch an antitrust probe into four automakers cooperating with California on tighter greenhouse gas emissions limits that Trump is trying to eliminate.
09/13/2019   Reuters Politics
A lawyer for former FBI official Andrew McCabe pressed U.S. prosecutors on Friday to drop their politically sensitive case against him, citing reports that suggest they may be having trouble securing criminal charges.
09/13/2019   Reuters Politics
Former U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke did not hesitate during Thursday night's Democratic presidential debate when asked whether he would confiscate assault-style weapons from Americans.
09/13/2019   Reuters Politics
Former Vice President Joe Biden returned to the campaign trail on Friday after a Democratic debate that largely reinforced his front-runner status for the party's presidential nomination, leaving his rivals searching for how to wrest away the top spot.
09/13/2019   Washington Examiner Politics
Kamala Harris needed a strong debate showing to jump start her stalled campaign for president, but Democratic strategists doubt her White House bid will receive that jolt after the third round in Houston.
09/13/2019   Reuters Politics
A U.S. federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump violated the U.S. Constitution by profiting from foreign and domestic officials who patronized his hotels and restaurants, moving a watchdog group closer to obtaining financial records from his real estate company.
09/13/2019   Washington Examiner Politics
The monster in IT isn’t really Pennywise. It’s the evil in the world, especially the corruption that manifests itself in the town of Derry, Maine, through the subtle nudging of a villainous clown.
09/13/2019   Reuters Politics
Former White House national security adviser John Bolton, who parted ways this week with President Donald Trump, resumed his old job on Friday as head of two political action committees and announced $50,000 in contributions to Republican candidates.
09/13/2019   Reuters Politics
Those expecting Joe Biden's presidential candidacy to flame out any day now will have to keep waiting.
09/13/2019   Reuters Politics
Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden clashed with progressive challengers Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders on healthcare in a debate on Thursday, defending Obamacare and pushing them to be honest about the cost of their plans.
09/13/2019   Reuters Politics
Democratic presidential hopefuls criticized President Donald Trump's trade war with China but gave no hint they would work toward a quick resolution if elected, pledging during their debate on Thursday to hold Beijing accountable for "corrupt" practices.
09/12/2019   Reuters Politics
Some of the 10 Democratic presidential candidates meeting in their third debate on Thursday took shots at front-runner Joe Biden, while others called for unity during a night dominated by questions around race, guns and healthcare.
09/12/2019   Reuters Politics
Former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Senator Bernie Sanders – the leading contenders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination – wasted no time in Thursday's debate sparring over how to best expand healthcare coverage for Americans.
09/12/2019   Washington Examiner Politics
The land was purchased, the site work complete. Architectural drawings rendered and revised, then revised again.
09/12/2019   Washington Examiner Politics
Neither moderate nor socialist, the campaign hopes it can attract both.
09/12/2019   Washington Examiner Politics
The Trump administration’s trade policy with China has gradually come to be associated with the phrase “decoupling.” The emergence of the phrase, which is generally used to mean a simple pullback in trade between the two countries, shows how far the Trump administration has shifted the debate on trade.
09/12/2019   Washington Examiner Politics
How social justice groups and fundraising demands shoved the empire-building scholars out of academia.
09/12/2019   Washington Examiner Politics
The candidate emerging as, I think, most likely to win the Democratic presidential nomination promises to cancel almost all student debt, make college free, create a massively-subsidized government childcare network, and pay reparations for slavery. The cost for this and her many other “free” goodies runs into the trillions of dollars.
09/12/2019   Reuters Politics
Three U.S. senators on Thursday said Amazon.com Inc should stop working with delivery contractors that violate labor laws by imposing unfair conditions on drivers delivering packages for the e-commerce company.
09/12/2019   Reuters Politics
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday ruled out asking Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to take on a dual role as national security adviser and said he has about 15 candidates for the post last held by John Bolton.
09/12/2019   Reuters Politics
A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers asked the Pentagon on Thursday to name companies owned by the Chinese military operating in the United States, as they seek to curb what they called Beijing's effort to "steal" technology for military purposes.
09/12/2019   Washington Examiner Politics
Helen Reddy Blackwell, whose life will be memorialized Saturday, was one of the great ladies of the conservative movement. More than half a century of her work in the conservative vineyards never dimmed her principles, her effectiveness, or her graciousness.
09/12/2019   Reuters Politics
The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted to intensify its investigation of Republican President Donald Trump on Thursday, as lawmakers edged closer to deciding whether to recommend his impeachment.
09/12/2019   Reuters Politics
More than 100 chief executives of some of the nation's most well-known companies on Thursday called on the U.S. Senate to take action to tackle gun violence, including expanding background checks and strengthening so-called red flag laws, according to media reports.
09/11/2019   Washington Examiner Politics
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi lashed out near the Capitol on Wednesday after a reporter asked her a question about pending gun control legislation.
09/10/2019   Washington Examiner Politics
Pope Francis said he is open to criticism from Catholics who disagree with his more liberal ideas, but cautioned them not to mask their own moral deficiencies with "rigid" ideology.