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Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 04:23 AM EST

A Rancorous First Glimpse of New Trump-Dem Dynamic: Analysis

A Rancorous First Glimpse of New Trump-Dem Dynamic: Analysis

President Donald Trump's first encounter with newly empowered congressional Democrats produced a striking Oval Office display that revealed how ill-prepared he is for the biggest political challenge of his...

3 hours ago

UK Disarray: May to Face No-Confidence Vote by Lawmakers

UK Disarray: May to Face No-Confidence Vote by Lawmakers

British politics was thrown into chaos and Brexit into doubt Wednesday as Conservative lawmakers triggered a no-confidence vote in Prime Minister Theresa May that will see her removed as party and government...

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 01:45 AM EST

Democrats Focus on Voting Rights Ahead of 2020 Primary

Democrats Focus on Voting Rights Ahead of 2020 Primary

Democrats are trying to turn their most painful losses this year into a rallying cry they hope will electrify the 2020 presidential campaign: Every vote matters. Multiple potential contenders for the Democratic...

19 minutes ago

Ex-Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

Ex-Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

Michael Cohen, a lawyer who made his career protecting President Donald Trump, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for crimes including making illegal hush-money payments to two women during the...

6 hours ago

Flynn's Lawyers Say His Lie to FBI 'Uncharacteristic'

Flynn's Lawyers Say His Lie to FBI 'Uncharacteristic'

Lawyers for Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn asked a judge Tuesday to spare him prison time, saying he had devoted his career to his country and taken responsibility for an "uncharacterist...

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 08:19 PM EST

Fact Check: A Look at the Trump-Pelosi-Schumer Scuffle

Fact Check: A Look at the Trump-Pelosi-Schumer Scuffle

In a contentious Oval Office meeting, President Donald Trump and the Democratic congressional leaders — Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer — disagreed over funding for a border wall, mangling some facts in the...

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 08:04 PM EST

Ivanka, Kushner Could Profit From Tax Break They Pushed: AP

Ivanka, Kushner Could Profit From Tax Break They Pushed: AP

At an Oval Office gathering earlier this year, President Donald Trump began touting his administration's new real estate investment program, which offers massive tax breaks to developers who invest in downtrodd...

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 06:31 PM EST

Trump Administration Official Defends Use of Tear Gas

Trump Administration Official Defends Use of Tear Gas

The nation's top border security official told skeptical senators Tuesday that the use of tear gas on a group of migrants that included children was justified to manage a chaotic clash where a crowd was hurling...

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 04:08 PM EST

Google Grilled on Bias, Privacy Concerns Before Congress

Google Grilled on Bias, Privacy Concerns Before Congress

Tech giant Google was in the spotlight Tuesday on Capitol Hill, with lawmakers searching for answers to accusations of political bias influencing the search engines product.

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 01:42 PM EST

Full Version: Trump Argues With Schumer, Pelosi in Public

Full Version: Trump Argues With Schumer, Pelosi in Public

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence met with Democratic Senate and House leaders Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi in the White House. Their discussion grew contentious over Trump’s...

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