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Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019 at 07:07 PM EST

Pact Reached to Avert Government Shutdown Through Dec. 20

Pact Reached to Avert Government Shutdown Through Dec. 20

A top House lawmaker announced Tuesday that Congress will pass a governmentwide temporary spending bill to keep the government running through Dec. 20, forestalling a government shutdown as the House turns...

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Recap: A Look at the House's First Open Impeachment Hearing

Recap: A Look at the House's First Open Impeachment Hearing

The House Intelligence Committee’s first impeachment hearing has ended after more than five hours of testimony. State Department officials William Taylor and George Kent testified about their concerns with...

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019 at 04:05 PM EST

Mulvaney Won't Sue Over Impeachment, Declines to Cooperate

Mulvaney Won't Sue Over Impeachment, Declines to Cooperate

White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said Tuesday that he no longer plans to sue over the House impeachment proceedings and will instead follow President Donald Trump's directions and decline to...

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019 at 02:05 PM EST

Democrats' Wins Could Bring Down Confederate Statues

Democrats' Wins Could Bring Down Confederate Statues

An army of Confederate monuments dots Virginia's landscape but some of those statues could soon start coming down after Election Day gave Democrats control of the General Assembly for the first time in decades.

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019 at 01:13 PM EST

Mark Sanford Suspends GOP Primary Challenge to Trump

Mark Sanford Suspends GOP Primary Challenge to Trump

Mark Sanford dropped his challenge to President Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday, saying the focus on impeachment has made it impossible for his campaign to gain traction. "Yo...

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019 at 12:30 PM EST

Pentagon Official: White House Ordered Ukraine Aid Freeze

Pentagon Official: White House Ordered Ukraine Aid Freeze

Newly released transcripts from Laura Cooper, the only defense official to testify so far, show defense officials questioning Trump's authority when it came to withholding nearly $400 million in aid to persuade...

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019 at 06:42 PM EST

Stone Trial Testimony Ends With Talk of Outreach to Kushner

Stone Trial Testimony Ends With Talk of Outreach to Kushner

Testimony in the colorful trial of Roger Stone — featuring talk of dognapping and Godfather references — wrapped up Tuesday with a top Trump campaign official telling jurors that Stone tried to contact Jared...

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019 at 11:55 AM EST

Election Vendors Are 'Prime Targets,' Need Oversight: Report

Election Vendors Are 'Prime Targets,' Need Oversight: Report

The private companies that make voting equipment and build and maintain voter registration databases lack any meaningful federal oversight despite the crucial role they play in U.S. elections, leaving the...

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019 at 06:29 AM EST

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings to Run for Late Husband's Seat

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings to Run for Late Husband's Seat

Rockeymoore Cummings posted a link to her campaign website on Twitter overnight.

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019 at 05:59 AM EST

Evo Morales Flees Crisis-Torn Bolivia After Deadly Clashes

Evo Morales Flees Crisis-Torn Bolivia After Deadly Clashes

Bolivia faced its worst unrest in decades amid a political vacuum Tuesday, while Evo Morales, who transformed the Andean nation as its first indigenous president, fled the country following weeks of violent...

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