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AP News
January 15, 2020 - 7:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. House voted Wednesday to send two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate and approve House prosecutors for only the third impeachment trial in American history. The nearly party-line vote moved Trump's impeachment from Speaker Nancy Pelosi's...
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January 09, 2020 - 12:28 pm
Washington — The House voted Thursday afternoon on a resolution limiting President Trump's ability to engage in hostilities against Iran under the 1973 War Powers Resolution, as Democrats attempt to reassert Congress' constitutional authority to declare war amid a tense standoff with the Islamic...
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CNS News
January 07, 2020 - 2:13 pm
TEMECULA (CNS) - Rep. Duncan Hunter, who pleaded guilty in December to a federal felony count for misusing $250,000 in campaign funds, announced today he will resign from Congress effective next Monday The Alpine Republican whose district stretches into southwestern Riverside County is facing a...
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Rebekah Sager
December 12, 2019 - 11:22 am
The House Democrats began a second day of marathon debating the articles of impeachment against the President Thursday morning. The marathon debating is still going on Thursday afternoon -- all before the committee takes a vote to send the articles of impeachment to the full House. The committee is...
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In this July 1, 2019, file photo, U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter leaves federal court after a motions hearing in San Diego.
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Rebekah Sager
December 06, 2019 - 2:24 pm
Rep. Duncan Hunter will resign after the holidays. “Shortly after the Holidays I will resign from Congress. It has been an honor to serve the people of California’s 50th District, and I greatly appreciate the trust they have put in me over these last 11 years," he said in a statement Friday. Hunter...
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CBS News
November 30, 2019 - 9:55 am
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is leading a delegation of members of Congress to the annual international climate summit known as COP25 in Madrid, Spain, next week. While the delegation will include members of both the House and Senate, it will not be bipartisan, as only Democrats will be attending. "...
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November 17, 2019 - 12:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi invited President Donald Trump to testify in front of investigators in the House impeachment inquiry ahead of a week that will see several key witnesses appear publicly. Pushing back against accusations from the president that the process has...
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Rebekah Sager
November 15, 2019 - 12:29 pm
The historic public impeachment hearing involving President Donald Trump is over. Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch testified for about five hours, telling Congress that attacks from corrupt interests created what she called a crisis at the State Dept. FOR COMPLETE COVERAGE,...
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November 06, 2019 - 10:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has passed a bill making certain types of animal cruelty a federal felony. The bill would expand a 2010 law that made creation or distribution of so-called "animal crushing" videos illegal. The new bill would make the underlying acts of cruelty a federal crime. The Senate...
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October 23, 2019 - 12:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg endured hours of prickly questioning from lawmakers Wednesday as he defended the company's new globally ambitious project to create a digital currency while also dealing with widening scrutiny from U.S. regulators. The immediate focus of the hearing by...
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