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10,000 Farmers And Ranchers Endorse Green New Deal In Letter To Congress

10,000 Farmers And Ranchers Endorse Green New Deal In Letter To Congress

1 hour ago   |   The Huffington Post

The support comes as the climate policy fight broadens from energy and transportation to agriculture.
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Pelosi welcomes Hong Kong pro-democracy activists to Capitol

2 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is welcoming Hong Kong pro-democracy activists to the U.S. Capitol, sending a message to Beijing that Congress supports the protesters...
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U.S. trade groups urge Congress to rein in 'Tariff Man' Trump

2 hours ago   |   Reuters

Nearly two dozen U.S. lobbying groups have joined forces to try to rein in U.S. President Donald Trump's power to unilaterally impose tariffs amid growing concern about the...
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The Latest: Trump says California can't set fuel standards

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - The Latest on President Donald Trump and California's fuel emissions standards : 11:30 a.m. President Donald Trump says his administration is revoking California's...
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Trump says deal on guns ‘much harder,' blames Beto O'Rourke's comments last week

6 hours ago   |   The Washington Post   |   2 articles

Congress is in a “holding pattern” until President Trump makes clear what proposals he would support, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said.
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ICYMI: Is Congressman King Rethinking Another Term?

17 hours ago   |   DCCC

Pete King Says, “...I'll have to think everything over” Is Congressman Pete King going to retire? The Long Island press corps is certainly asking. Last week, Newsday reported...
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Illinois congressman unfazed by AOC's endorsement of his rival

Illinois congressman unfazed by AOC's endorsement of his rival

18 hours ago   |   Politico

Rep. Dan Lipinski is shrugging off the endorsement of his liberal challenger by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, telling POLITICO the progressive star's backing of his...
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Schiff: Top intel official has refused to turn over 'urgent' whistleblower complaint

Schiff: Top intel official has refused to turn over 'urgent' whistleblower complaint

18 hours ago   |   Politico

The nation's top intelligence official has refused to comply with a House Intelligence Committee subpoena to provide the contents of a whistleblower complaint that a government...
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Acting Intelligence Chief Refuses to Testify, Prompting Standoff With Congress

20 hours ago   |   NY Times

Congress wants details of a whistle-blower complaint lodged with the intelligence agencies' inspector general, but the director of national intelligence balked.
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The Latest: Pelosi swears in 2 North Carolina congressmen

20 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Latest on new House members from North Carolina : 6:30 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has sworn in two Republicans who won special elections in North Carolina...
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Trump names U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as national security adviser

Trump names U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as national security adviser

President Donald Trump announced plans to name U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien to replace John Bolton as his national security adviser. “I am pleased to announce that I... Read more ...

Democratic Fundraiser Ed Buck Is Arrested After A Third Man ODs In Buck's...

Democratic Fundraiser Ed Buck Is Arrested After A Third Man ODs In Buck's Apartment

For more than two years, activists say, Buck has avoided being charged with a crime because he is white, wealthy and politically connected. (Image credit: Ann Johansson/Corbis... Read more ...

GOP State Senator Arrested For Child Sexual Abuse, Child Porn

GOP State Senator Arrested For Child Sexual Abuse, Child Porn

Pennsylvania state Sen. Mike Folmer admitted "he had received child pornography through his Tumblr blog.” Read more ...

Trump blames 'Dummy Beto' for endangering deal on gun reform

Trump blames 'Dummy Beto' for endangering deal on gun reform

President Donald Trump on Wednesday admonished “Dummy Beto” O'Rourke for impassioned remarks on gun reform the Democratic White House candidate made at last week's primary... Read more ...

Ex-Trump Campaign Boss Corey Lewandowski Spars With House Democrats On...

Ex-Trump Campaign Boss Corey Lewandowski Spars With House Democrats On 'Obstruction'

Former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski appeared before a House panel to defend Trump over charges of "collusion." Democrats focused on Trump's desire to constrain the... Read more ...

Israel's Netanyahu appears to suffer election setback

Israel's Netanyahu appears to suffer election setback

JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fell short of securing a parliamentary majority with his religious and nationalist allies in national elections Tuesday... Read more ...

A coalition of the few: U.S. and Saudi Arabia stand alone against Iran

A coalition of the few: U.S. and Saudi Arabia stand alone against Iran

The United States and Saudi Arabia lack virtually any allies as they consider how to respond to this weekend's attacks on Saudi oil refineries, raising doubts about whether the... Read more ...

Lewandowski readies Trump defense at 'impeachment hearing'

Lewandowski readies Trump defense at 'impeachment hearing'

Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski says he's preparing to defend his former boss when he faces the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday afternoon in what top... Read more ...

Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75

Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75

Cokie Roberts, the daughter of politicians who grew up to cover the family business in Washington for ABC News and NPR over several decades, died Tuesday in Washington of... Read more ...

Justice Department Sues Edward Snowden For Book Proceeds

Justice Department Sues Edward Snowden For Book Proceeds

The government says the former CIA and NSA official's new book, "Permanent Record," violates his nondisclosure agreements. Read more ...