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Overhaul of Spy Law Widens Trump-Congress Rift and Shows GOP Divide

Overhaul of Spy Law Widens Trump-Congress Rift and Shows GOP Divide

Lawmakers called off a hearing on legislation to overhaul U.S. surveillance powers for the first time in years, escalating a messy fight that could unravel political alliances and expose fractures
GOP Senators Investigating Hunter Biden: Impeachment Update

GOP Senators Investigating Hunter Biden: Impeachment Update

The Senate found President Donald Trump not guilty of abuse of power and obstructing a U.S. House investigation of his pressure on Ukraine to investigate a political rival.
Trump Conduct ‘Shameful,’ Murkowski Says: Impeachment Update

Trump Conduct ‘Shameful,’ Murkowski Says: Impeachment Update

President Donald Trump is set to be acquitted of two impeachment charges in final votes set for Wednesday at 4 p.m. Senators heard lawyers’ closing arguments Monday and now have two days for
Democrats Make Trial Case That Trump Is a Danger: Key Takeaways

Democrats Make Trial Case That Trump Is a Danger: Key Takeaways

House Democrats used their full 24 hours in an effort this week to convince senators that President Donald Trump should be removed from office for abusing his power and obstructing Congress.
Trump Nemesis Schiff Draws Praise for Impeachment Performance

Trump Nemesis Schiff Draws Praise for Impeachment Performance

Donald Trump is on trial in the Senate, but the week was dominated by the dogged prosecutor-turned-lawmaker he routinely derides as “shifty Schiff.”
Democrats Close Case Saying Trump Must Be Held Accountable

Democrats Close Case Saying Trump Must Be Held Accountable

The House impeachment managers wrapped up their case against President Donald Trump by warning senators that they will cause sustained damage to the Constitution and the nation’s system of government
How to Watch the Senate Impeachment Trial: Viewer’s Guide

How to Watch the Senate Impeachment Trial: Viewer’s Guide

The Senate will begin hearing the House impeachment managers’ case against President Donald Trump this week on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
House Sends Impeachment to Senate; Trump Trial Starts Next Week

House Sends Impeachment to Senate; Trump Trial Starts Next Week

The House sent two articles of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate Wednesday in a somber procession of Democratic prosecutors -- the first step to begin a trial that is all but certain to
Parnas Says Trump Lied About What He Knew: Impeachment Update

Parnas Says Trump Lied About What He Knew: Impeachment Update

The impeachment case against Donald Trump will move to the other side of the Capitol on Wednesday when the House formally notifies the Senate of the charges against the president and the House members
Nadler, Schiff Likely to Be House Managers: Impeachment Update

Nadler, Schiff Likely to Be House Managers: Impeachment Update

President Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial will begin as soon as this week after Speaker Nancy Pelosi ended a three-week standoff with Republicans over rules for the trial by announcing that

Trump Impeachment Vote to Open Intense Public Phase of Inquiry

House Democrats hold a historic vote on Thursday to kick off the public phase of an inquiry of President Donald Trump that moves significantly closer to a vote to impeach him.
House Approves Border Funds as Pelosi Overcomes Liberal Revolt

House Approves Border Funds as Pelosi Overcomes Liberal Revolt

The House passed a $4.5 billion emergency spending bill to address the humanitarian needs of migrants at the the southern border as Speaker Nancy Pelosi overcame a revolt by liberals in her caucus
Author, Activist Ta-Nehisi Coates Makes Case for Slavery Reparations at Hearing

Author, Activist Ta-Nehisi Coates Makes Case for Slavery Reparations at Hearing

Lawmakers on Wednesday held the first congressional hearing in more than a decade on reparations, spotlighting the debate over whether the United States should consider compensation for the
Debt Ceiling, Budget Jitters Prompt McConnell to Broker Deal

Debt Ceiling, Budget Jitters Prompt McConnell to Broker Deal

Top Senate Republicans are urging the White House toward a government spending and debt limit deal that House Democrats can accept, as lawmakers -- and investors -- cast an increasingly nervous eye
Democrats Willing to Add Border Security Funds: Shutdown Update

Democrats Willing to Add Border Security Funds: Shutdown Update

The partial U.S. government shutdown is in its 19th day, and President Donald Trump is scheduled to join Senate Republicans at a private lunch before meeting later at the White House with
FBI Fires Agent Peter Strzok, Whose Anti-Trump Texts Sparked an Uproar

FBI Fires Agent Peter Strzok, Whose Anti-Trump Texts Sparked an Uproar

The FBI has fired agent Peter Strzok, whose anti-Trump text messages fueled controversy over the investigation into Russia’s election interference, a move that President Donald Trump quickly
Republicans Threaten FBI Agent Strzok With Contempt Citation

Republicans Threaten FBI Agent Strzok With Contempt Citation

Republican threats to cite Peter Strzok for contempt of Congress hung over a hearing where the FBI agent forcefully denied his anti-Trump tweets showed that bias tainted the bureau’s Russia
Trump Urges Congress to Overhaul Nation's Prison System

Trump Urges Congress to Overhaul Nation's Prison System

President Donald Trump is trying to jump-start efforts in Congress to overhaul the U.S. prison system and help more former inmates successfully re-enter society.
Rep. Jeffries Says Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Painted 'Frightening' Picture

Rep. Jeffries Says Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Painted 'Frightening' Picture

Representative Hakeem Jeffries, a Democrat from New York, discusses Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie's meeting with members of Congress, Facebook's data security woes, and

Democrats Hit Justice Department for Release of Anti-Trump Texts

The Justice Department’s inspector general said Friday that his office wasn’t consulted about the decision to release private anti-Trump text messages between two FBI officials to reporters this week.