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Trump Lawyers to Offer ‘Coming Attractions’ at Impeachment Debut

Trump Lawyers to Offer ‘Coming Attractions’ at Impeachment Debut

Donald Trump’s lawyers kick off their formal defense in the Senate impeachment trial on Saturday, taking their turn at center stage to argue the president should not be removed from office.
U.S. Anti-OPEC Efforts Fading as Cartel’s Influence Seen Waning

U.S. Anti-OPEC Efforts Fading as Cartel’s Influence Seen Waning

U.S. efforts to rein in OPEC’s influence over global oil markets are losing momentum as the Trump administration takes a wait-and-see approach to energy prices.
Bloomberg Visits Capitol Hill to Woo Democratic Lawmakers

Bloomberg Visits Capitol Hill to Woo Democratic Lawmakers

Michael Bloomberg is meeting with groups of Democrats in Congress on Capitol Hill on Thursday seeking support for his fledgling 2020 presidential campaign.
Donald Trump’s Impeachment Trial Kicks Off With GOP Moderates Under Pressure

Donald Trump’s Impeachment Trial Kicks Off With GOP Moderates Under Pressure

Donald Trump’s impeachment moves to the GOP-controlled Senate where the president and Democrats will battle over a small group of Republicans whose votes will determine the course of a trial on
Watch Live: Leftists Protest War with Iran on Capitol Hill

Watch Live: Leftists Protest War with Iran on Capitol Hill

People from around the country who oppose war with Iran will speak out Thursday evening in a series of protests beginning around 5 p.m. local time.
Trump’s Soleimani Strike Pays Off for Now After Iran Backs Away

Trump’s Soleimani Strike Pays Off for Now After Iran Backs Away

Donald Trump took the biggest risk of his presidency by killing a top Iranian general, and for the moment the bet is paying off. The question now is: for how long?
Facebook’s Deepfakes Policy ‘Inadequate’ to Some Lawmakers

Facebook’s Deepfakes Policy ‘Inadequate’ to Some Lawmakers

Facebook Inc.’s new policy to address “deepfake” videos came under fire from some lawmakers and disinformation experts who say it fails to address other kinds of online manipulation.
McConnell Moves to Bolster GOP Odds in 2020 Kansas Senate Race

McConnell Moves to Bolster GOP Odds in 2020 Kansas Senate Race

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell appears to be moving swiftly to help bolster GOP chances of keeping an open Senate seat in Kansas in November, after U.S. Secretary of State and former Kansas
House Democrats Head for Symbolic Showdown to Curb Trump on Iran

House Democrats Head for Symbolic Showdown to Curb Trump on Iran

The House will vote Thursday on a resolution to limit President Donald Trump’s options for military action against Iran, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said, adding that Democrats weren’t satisfied by the
Photos: Anti-Trump Protesters Rally for Impeachment at Capitol Hill

Photos: Anti-Trump Protesters Rally for Impeachment at Capitol Hill

Roughly 500 protesters of President Donald Trump organized by MoveOn.org gathered on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to support the impeachment and removal of the president.

Paid Parental Leave for Fed Workers Could Spur Wider Changes

The federal government’s 2.1 million employees will get paid parental leave for the first time, a galvanizing moment in the growing movement to bring the benefit to all U.S. workers.
On Impeachment Tuesday, Nancy Pelosi Toasts the Media at Holiday Party

On Impeachment Tuesday, Nancy Pelosi Toasts the Media at Holiday Party

Pelosi raised her glass and toasted the press as the "guardians of democracy" after unveiling the articles of impeachment on Tuesday.
White House and Capitol Hill Offices Briefly on Lockdown After Washington Airspace Violation

White House and Capitol Hill Offices Briefly on Lockdown After Washington Airspace Violation

NBC News reported that fighter jets were scrambled after an airspace violation.
Linda Tripp: Schiff’s Impeachment Circus Has Come to Town

Linda Tripp: Schiff’s Impeachment Circus Has Come to Town

Here I thought Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey’s Traveling Circus had gone the way of the dinosaurs. But, no. The Greatest Show on Earth surfaced recently at a special appearance on Capitol
Drag queen makes noticeable debut at impeachment proceedings

Drag queen makes noticeable debut at impeachment proceedings

A drag queen graced the halls of Congress to attend the first public impeachment hearings against President Donald Trump on Wednesday, causing quite a stir that poured over onto social media. What are
Therapy Dogs Sent to Capitol Hill for Stressed Staffers as Impeachment Hearings Begin

Therapy Dogs Sent to Capitol Hill for Stressed Staffers as Impeachment Hearings Begin

Pet Partners worked with the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council to bring some furry cheer to counteract impeachment stress Wednesday afternoon.
Video: Jane Fonda Protests Climate Change at White House, Demands Trump Impeachment

Video: Jane Fonda Protests Climate Change at White House, Demands Trump Impeachment

Left-wing actress Jane Fonda avoided a fifth consecutive arrest on Friday as she continued her weekly series of climate-themed protests in Washington D.C.
Three-Time Cancer Survivor, Capitol Hill Staffer to Run New York City Marathon

Three-Time Cancer Survivor, Capitol Hill Staffer to Run New York City Marathon

A Capitol Hill communications director who beat cancer three times is gearing up to run the New York City Marathon on Sunday.
Boeing CEO Bashed in Congress as Stock Shrugs Off Max Risk

Boeing CEO Bashed in Congress as Stock Shrugs Off Max Risk

Boeing Co. Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg was pummeled with calls to resign, attacks on his integrity and condemnation of a flight-control system linked to two fatal 737 Max crashes as he

737 Max Crashes: Boeing CEO Criticized for Lack of Pilot Training, in Second Day of Testimony

As information surfaces about a company test pilot raising concerns in 2016.