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Factbox: As Trump goes on trial, a fight over witnesses remains unresolved

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

President Donald Trump goes on trial in the U.S. Senate this week on charges he abused his office and obstructed Congress, with one of the most contentious questions still...
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Marijuana legalization may hit 40 states. Now what?

Marijuana legalization may hit 40 states. Now what?

2 hours ago   |   Politico

More than 40 U.S. states could allow some form of legal marijuana by the end of 2020, including deep red Mississippi and South Dakota - and they're doing it with the help of...
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Alan Dershowitz: Constitution dictates acquittal for Trump

Alan Dershowitz: Constitution dictates acquittal for Trump

18 hours ago   |   Politico

Alan Dershowitz, the high-profile attorney and law professor who just joined President Donald Trump's defense team, made the case against impeachment on Sunday by focusing only...
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NSA And CIA Are Refusing To Turn Over Ukraine Docs Because They Don't Want To Make Trump Mad

18 hours ago   |   Politicus USA

The NSA and CIA are giving in to pressure from Trump and refusing to turn over documents related to the Ukraine scandal to Congress.
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Schiff accuses NSA, CIA of withholding documents on Ukraine

20 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee is accusing U.S. intelligence agencies of withholding documents from Congress on Ukraine that could be significant...
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Schiff says NSA, CIA withholding Ukraine info due to White House pressure

Schiff says NSA, CIA withholding Ukraine info due to White House pressure

23 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff alleged that the NSA and CIA may be withholding documents on Ukraine from Congress due to pressure from the White House, even...
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6 reporters explain the latest in impeachment

6 reporters explain the latest in impeachment

1 day ago   |   Politico

Democrats delivered articles of impeachment and named the House managers this week. Now things move to the Senate trial. President Donald Trump named new lawyers to his legal...
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U.S. House files brief laying out abuse of power, obstruction case against Trump

1 day ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

The U.S. lawmakers managing the impeachment case against Donald Trump filed a brief on Saturday laying out their arguments supporting charges of abuse of power and obstruction...
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Why Are Democrats Committing Constitutional Suicide?

2 days ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Congress is unarmed before the executive. President Trump is not the type to take systematic advantage of that discovery. But future presidents will be
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Collins sentenced to 26 months for insider trading scheme

Collins sentenced to 26 months for insider trading scheme

2 days ago   |   Politico   |   6 articles

NEW YORK - Former Rep. Chris Collins was sentenced to 26 months in prison for an insider trading scheme that led to his arrest and resignation from Congress. The Western New...
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18th annual MLK, Jr. Service at Zion Church Ministries, Everett, Massachusetts

18th annual MLK, Jr. Service at Zion Church Ministries, Everett, Massachusetts

EVERETT, MA - JANUARY 19: Doreen Murray leads the Zion Baptist Church Choir during the 18th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Service at Zion Church Ministries on January... Read more ...

Biden: Sanders Campaign Is Circulating 'Doctored' Video

Biden: Sanders Campaign Is Circulating 'Doctored' Video

Joe Biden has called for Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign to “disown” a video that some Sanders supporters say shows the former vice president endorsing Republican calls... Read more ...

Schiff says NSA, CIA withholding Ukraine info due to White House pressure

Schiff says NSA, CIA withholding Ukraine info due to White House pressure

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff alleged that the NSA and CIA may be withholding documents on Ukraine from Congress due to pressure from the White House, even... Read more ...

White House Responds To Senate Impeachment Trial Summons

White House Responds To Senate Impeachment Trial Summons

The response is a formal part of the process in the impeachment trial, which begins Tuesday. It marks the first time the president has outlined a legal case for his acquittal. Read more ...

Thousands Gather Across U.S. For 4th Women's March

Thousands Gather Across U.S. For 4th Women's March

Four years after the first march, smaller crowds still showed up in major cities with signs focused on progressive issues. Read more ...

House Democrats And White House File Arguments Ahead Of Impeachment Trial

House Democrats And White House File Arguments Ahead Of Impeachment Trial

Democrats called President Trump's conduct the founding father's "worst nightmare" while the White House called the impeachment an attack on the U.S. Read more ...

'Brazen and unlawful': Trump team attacks House impeachment effort in first...

'Brazen and unlawful': Trump team attacks House impeachment effort in first formal response

President Donald Trump launched his first formal attack on the House's effort to remove him from office on Saturday, calling the Democrats' impeachment case against him fatally... Read more ...

With Virginia Facing Huge Rally, Trump Tweets

With Virginia Facing Huge Rally, Trump Tweets

Tensions are rising over a pro-gun-rights rally scheduled for Monday at the Virginia State Capitol, Reuters reports. The rally's organizers, the Virginia Citizens Defense... Read more ...

Lebanon Police Fire Tear Gas, Water Cannons At Protesters Amid Riot

Lebanon Police Fire Tear Gas, Water Cannons At Protesters Amid Riot

A riot broke out at Beirut, the country's capital, on Saturday during a protest with thousands of demonstrators present. Read more ...

Virginia's capital braces for gun-rights rally

Virginia's capital braces for gun-rights rally

RICHMOND, Va. - Gun-rights activists and other groups began to descend on Virginia's capital city Monday to protest Democrats' plans to pass gun-control legislation. Gov. Ralph... Read more ...