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Bill Clinton was impeached 20 years ago. What was going on in Washington, D.C., that day?

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 19:06
Here's what that winter day looked like in Washington, D.C...

Arizona Republican McSally will fill McCain's Senate seat

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 19:04
Republican U.S. Representative Martha McSally will take over the late John McCain's U.S. Senate seat in January, two months after losing her bid for Arizona's other Senate seat, the state's governor said on Tuesday.

Judge blasts Trump ex-adviser Flynn, delays sentencing in Russia probe

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 19:04
A U.S. judge fiercely criticized President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Tuesday for lying to FBI agents, and delayed sentencing to ensure Flynn cooperates fully with an investigation into possible collusion between Trum

Trump, Dems dig in as government shutdown looms: ‘I know of no plan’

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 16:48
President Trump and congressional Democrats remain sharply at odds over a spending package as Washington barrels toward a Friday at midnight deadline, leaving some on Capitol Hill increasingly worried that a Christmas government shutdown is in the making.

Pittsburgh to propose tighter gun laws after synagogue attack

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 16:48
The Pittsburgh city council on Tuesday was due to introduce a package of gun-control laws including a ban on assault-style rifles, nearly two months after a gunman shouting anti-Semitic messages killed 11 people in a synagogue.

Ocasio-Cortez Focused on Unseating Hakeem Jeffries in ‘Personal’ Clash

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 16:48
Democratic socialist Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) knocked out Democrats’ previous No. 5 in the House to get her seat in Congress; now she has her eyes set on the replacement, according to reporting from Politico.

Michael Flynn ex-associate pleads not guilty after charges of illegal lobbying for Turkey

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 16:47
An ex-business associate of former national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded not guilty on Tuesday after being charged by a federal grand jury with alleged illegal lobbying on behalf of the Turkish government in the United States.

White House cites options for funding border wall, avoiding shutdown

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 16:47
The White House has identified funding sources outside congressional appropriations to help reach the $5 billion President Donald Trump has demanded for a wall along the border with Mexico, press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Tuesday.

Trump again blasts Fed for 'even considering' rate hike

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 20:20
President Donald Trump early on Monday again criticized the Federal Reserve for its current series of interest-rate increases, days before the U.S. central bank is expected to push up interest rates again.

Trump lashes out at the Fed ahead of expected rate hike that could reportedly cost him an extra $1 million a year

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 20:20
President Donald Trump on Monday lashed out at the Federal Reserve, which is expected to increase borrowing costs this week in a move that could add nearly $1 million to his debt-service costs per year.

ObamaCare could return to Supreme Court, with all eyes on Kavanaugh and Roberts

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 20:19
The Affordable Care Act – and the multitude of regulations, taxes and benefits that come with it – once again could be on the road to the Supreme Court after a Texas judge ruled the law unconstitutional.

Berkeley scientists developing artificial intelligence tool to combat ‘hate speech’ on social media

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 20:19
'Ten students of diverse backgrounds' helped developed the algorithm.

Flynn's former business partner charged with secret lobbying for Turkey

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 20:19
An ex-business partner of Michael Flynn, U.S. President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, was charged with undisclosed lobbying aimed at ensuring the extradition to Turkey of a Muslim cleric living in the United States.

Republicans question Comey over newly released FBI file on Trump dossier

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 20:19
Republicans are questioning former FBI Director James Comey behind closed doors Monday on a host of Russia probe-related issues -- including a newly released FBI briefing document related to the origins of the salacious anti-Trump dossier. 

Would a government shutdown impact holiday travel, mail?

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 20:19
It’s appearing increasingly likely that Congress and the White House will get a partial government shutdown just in time for Christmas.

Democrats jostle over investigations into Trump's finances, Russia ties

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 20:18
With less than three weeks to go before they take control of the U.S. House of Representatives, Democrats are jockeying to lead overlapping investigations into President Donald Trump in a scramble that could cause headaches for Nancy Pelosi, who is expect

Missing Flynn document in Mueller file could rile judge at sentencing hearing

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 20:18
The apparent omission of a key document from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s latest filing in the case of Michael Flynn could cause turbulence at Tuesday's scheduled sentencing hearing for the former national security adviser.

Clinton Mourns 2016 Loss, Sexism in Letter to Girl Who Didn’t Get Elected Class President

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 20:18
Hillary Clinton touched on sexism and her 2016 election loss in a letter to a third-grade girl who lost her election for class president.

George Conway ramps up Trump attacks as Kellyanne defends boss

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 21:34
James Carville and Mary Matalin have nothing on Kellyanne and George Conway.

Justice Dept. has spent $25.2 million on Russia probe through September

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 21:34
The U.S. Justice Department has spent a total of $25.2 million on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into whether President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia from its start in May 2017 through September 2018, according to the latest