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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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Rebekah Sager
November 15, 2019 - 1:00 am
The historic public impeachment hearing involving President Donald Trump continues with a third State Department official Friday. Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch told Congress that attacks from corrupt interests have created what she calls a crisis at the State Dept. In his...
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November 06, 2019 - 5:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions will announce that he is entering the race for his old U.S. Senate seat in Alabama, two Republicans with direct knowledge of his plans said Wednesday. Sessions, 72, will be making a return to the political stage a year after stepping down as...
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September 24, 2019 - 1:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi launched a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, acquiescing to mounting pressure from fellow Democrats and plunging a deeply divided nation into an election year clash between Congress and the commander in chief. The...
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September 15, 2019 - 8:26 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California police have arrested a woman who threw a feminine hygiene device containing "what appeared to be blood" onto the floor of the state Senate, splashing onto lawmakers and forcing them to finish their work in a committee room on the final day of the legislative...
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June 20, 2019 - 3:14 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama Republican Roy Moore announced Thursday that he is running for U.S. Senate again in 2020 after failing to win the seat two years ago amid sexual misconduct accusations. With his return to the political stage, Moore ignores the urgings of some Republican Party leaders to...
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May 27, 2019 - 8:14 am
When Traci Voelke's husband, Army Major Paul Voelke, was killed in action seven years ago, she not only had to deal with losing her spouse – she also had to worry about her family's financial future. "There's an archaic rule on the books that [says] if you get money from the VA, that money offsets...
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Ameera Butt
May 21, 2019 - 3:11 pm
(KNX 1070) - Seeing circus animals could be no more. State lawmakers have taken a big step towards imposing a ban on the use of animals in circus acts. A measure from San Diego County Democratic lawmaker Ben Hueso was passed unanimously in the California Senate. Senate Bill 313 states the bill "...
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April 10, 2019 - 7:22 am
Attorney General William Barr is returning to Capitol Hill for a second time this week as lawmakers, the White House and the American public anxiously await his release of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report. Barr will speak to a Senate appropriations subcommittee Wednesday, the second...
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March 14, 2019 - 12:00 pm
WASHINGTON — The Republican-run Senate rejected President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the southwest border on Thursday, setting up a veto fight and dealing him a conspicuous rebuke as he tested how boldly he could ignore Congress in pursuit of his highest-profile goal. The...
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