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Friday, Nov 8, 2019 at 10:43 AM PST

Pence Files Trump's Paperwork for New Hampshire Primary

Pence Files Trump's Paperwork for New Hampshire Primary

Vice President Mike Pence filed paperwork Thursday for President Donald Trump to appear on the ballot in New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary. "It is such a privilege for me as vice president to come to...

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019 at 12:49 PM PST

China Says Beijing, US to Lift Tariff Hikes as Talks Advance

China Says Beijing, US to Lift Tariff Hikes as Talks Advance

The prospects for a preliminary breakthrough in the U.S.-China trade war improved Thursday after the two sides agreed to reduce some punitive tariffs on each other's goods, though the full extent of the rollback...

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019 at 12:15 AM PST

Taylor Expected to Be First to Testify in Public Hearings

Taylor Expected to Be First to Testify in Public Hearings

Democrats announced they will launch public impeachment hearings next week, intending to bring to life weeks of closed-door testimony and lay out a convincing narrative of presidential misconduct by Donald...

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019 at 06:42 PM PST

In Kentucky, GOP Candidate Seeks Governor Vote Recanvass

In Kentucky, GOP Candidate Seeks Governor Vote Recanvass

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin asked Wednesday for a recanvass of Kentucky election results that showed him more than 5,000 votes behind Democrat Andy Beshear, who discounted the challenge and began preparing to...

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019 at 02:38 PM PST

Rep. Ayanna Pressley Backs Warren for President, Breaking With Other 'Squad' Members Who Endorsed Sanders

Rep. Ayanna Pressley Backs Warren for President, Breaking With Other 'Squad' Members Who Endorsed Sanders

Rep. Ayanna Pressley backed fellow Massachusetts Democrat Sen. Elizabeth Warren in her bid to be president Wednesday, citing the way the senator has been fighting for the people. Pressley's endorsement adds...

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019 at 04:21 PM PST

Taylor Had 'Clear Understanding' of Ukraine Quid Pro Quo

Taylor Had 'Clear Understanding' of Ukraine Quid Pro Quo

A State Department envoy told lawmakers it was his "clear understanding" the U.S. government intended to withhold military aid from Ukraine until the country committed to investigations sought by President...

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019 at 10:33 AM PST

Congress Approves Bill Expanding Animal Cruelty Law

Congress Approves Bill Expanding Animal Cruelty Law

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...

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019 at 04:04 PM PST

Prosecutors: Stone Lied Because 'Truth Looked Bad' for Trump

Prosecutors: Stone Lied Because 'Truth Looked Bad' for Trump

Prosecutors in the trial of Roger Stone told jurors Wednesday that the longtime Donald Trump confidant repeatedly lied to Congress "because the truth looked bad" for the president. The opening arguments in the...

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019 at 11:21 AM PST

Judge Rejects New Trump Admin. Moral-Objection Health Rule Affecting Abortions

Judge Rejects New Trump Admin. Moral-Objection Health Rule Affecting Abortions

A federal judge on Wednesday struck down a new rule, not yet in effect, that allowed health care providers to refuse participation in abortions and other services on moral or religious grounds. U.S. District...

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019 at 12:29 PM PST

House to Hold First Public Impeachment Hearings Next Week

House to Hold First Public Impeachment Hearings Next Week

House Democrats will launch a major new phase of their impeachment inquiry next week with public hearings that will feature three State Department officials who have testified about their concerns about...

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