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Lawmakers exploring possible pardon talks involving Michael Cohen

Lawmakers exploring possible pardon talks involving Michael Cohen

Lawmakers are investigating whether President Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen was involved in any discussions about possible pardons — which they view as a potentially ripe area of inquiry ...

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Trump: Top Dems aren’t allowing negotiators to make border security deal

Trump: Top Dems aren’t allowing negotiators to make border security deal

President Trump on Sunday sought to pin blame on Democrats for what lawmakers described as faltering negotiations on border security funding. “I don’t think the Dems on the Border Committee ...

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Northam holds staff meeting amid calls to resign

Northam holds staff meeting amid calls to resign

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) on Sunday reportedly called for an abrupt senior staff meeting as he faces calls to resign over a controversy involving a racist photo. The Washington ...

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McConnell reportedly warned Trump about emergency declaration to build border wall

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) reportedly warned President Trump this week that declaring a national emergency to build his U.S.–Mexico border wall could create a rift in the GOP ...

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Booker tells lawmakers he is running for president and seeks their support

Booker tells lawmakers he is running for president and seeks their support

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) on Thursday began calling members of Congress informing them he is running for president and is quietly making overtures to members for support, three congressional sources ...

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Pelosi cancels Afghanistan trip after details leaked by White House

Pelosi cancels Afghanistan trip after details leaked by White House

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Friday canceled plans for a commercial flight to Afghanistan after the White House leaked the details of her planned trip, a spokesman said. The cancellation ...

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Progressive lawmakers call for climate change revolution

Progressive lawmakers call for climate change revolution

Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez emphasized need to ‘transform our energy system’ but did not discuss how to pursue it A star-studded progressive town hall on climate change drew thousands ...

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In front of Parkland students, Florida lawmakers decline to take up assault weapons ban

In front of Parkland students, Florida lawmakers decline to take up assault weapons ban

Florida House lawmakers declined to take up a measure that would ban the sale and possession of assault weapons and large-capacity ammunition magazines, all while being watched by students from ...

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Republicans to vote on a bill allowing migrant children detained more than 20 days

Republicans to vote on a bill allowing migrant children detained more than 20 days

Republican lawmakers are preparing to vote on a more narrow immigration bill that would allow immigrant children to stay in detention facilities with their parents for more than 20 days, ...

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Lawmakers want Trump to report on North Korea nuclear program

Lawmakers want Trump to report on North Korea nuclear program

Republican and Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a bill on Wednesday that would require President Donald Trump’s administration to provide a detailed report on North Korea’s ...

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