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Impeachment's hectic fourth week ends. Here's what to look for next week.

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 17:45:15 -0400

The fourth week of the Democrats’ impeachment inquiry in Congress was the busiest so far, with five different depositions, a fractious meeting of Republicans and Democrats at the White House, and a sh....
2020 Vision: Hillary Clinton thinks Russia will back Tulsi Gabbard to help Trump stay in power

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 15:11:40 -0400

“This is not some outlandish claim,” Clinton said in an interview this week. “This is reality.”....
Republican leader struggles to defend Mulvaney quid pro quo press conference remarks

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:34:02 -0400

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy told reporters that acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney was "very clear in cleaning up his statement" on whether President Trump floated a qu....
PHOTOS: Protests paralyze Catalonia as marches head for Barcelona

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:31:26 -0400

More than 200 people have been arrested and scores injured since separatist sentiment swelled on Monday, when the Supreme Court sentenced to lengthy prison terms nine separatist politicians and activi....
At tense congressional hearing, Democrats argue for expanding the Voting Rights Act

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:26:03 -0400

Amid what experts are calling a surge in voter suppression measures, Democrats are sending a clear signal they want to restore portions of the Voting Rights Act that were removed by the Supreme Court ....
Excluded from the debates, Bullock plots an increasingly unlikely path to the White House

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 11:42:55 -0400

On Tuesday, the bulk of the Democrats running for president were prepping a debate. But Steve Bullock, the only governor of the group, was hundreds of miles away.....
Trump is failing as commander in chief, retired Special Ops chief says

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 10:49:30 -0400

William McRaven, a former head of the U.S. Special Operations Command, says the president’s decision to abandon America’s Kurdish allies in Syria is a betrayal that is eroding the country’s reputation....
Pentagon expert could reveal key details in Ukraine probe

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 07:17:08 -0400

Laura Cooper, who played a crucial role in trying to move U.S. aid to Ukraine forward, is set to testify next week in the impeachment inquiry being led by Adam Schiff, the House Intelligence Committe....
Trump actions look 'clearly' impeachable, says leading conservative legal figure

Fri, 18 Oct 2019 05:01:12 -0400

Jack Goldsmith, who worked in the Justice Department under George W. Bush, says President Trump deserves to be impeached, but he’s critical of how the Democrats are going about it.....
Romney speculates Turkey called Trump's bluff: 'Are we so weak and inept?'

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 18:20:21 -0400

The Utah senator delivers an impassioned speech on the Senate floor that accuses the president of betraying American values.....
'Climate change will not be on the agenda' of next G-7, White House says

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 16:14:11 -0400

President Trump will not be discussing climate change at the next G-7 meeting, his acting chief of staff says.....
White House selects 'perfect' location for G-7 meeting: Trump National Doral in Miami

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:30:13 -0400

The White House announcement that next year’s G-7 summit will be held at the Trump National Doral near Miami was immediately blasted by critics who say President Trump is personally profiting from th....
White House confirms it tied Ukraine aid to help in pursuing conspiracy theory on DNC hack

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:08:54 -0400

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney confirmed that the president withheld military aid from Ukraine because he wanted the country to look for a computer server belonging to the Democratic ....
PHOTOS: Elijah Cummings's political timeline of the civil rights champion

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 13:47:07 -0400

Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings, a sharecropper’s son who rose to become a civil rights champion, died Thursday of complications from long-standing health problems. He was 68.....
Polls show Americans have come to support Trump's impeachment much faster than Nixon's or Clinton’s

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:54:18 -0400

President Trump hasn’t just crossed the 50 percent threshold on impeachment, peaking at 50.3 percent earlier this week. He’s gotten there faster than Richard Nixon — and, for that matter, Bill Clinton....
Can sanctions curb Turkey's assault on Syria?

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 11:15:20 -0400

President Donald Trump announced sanctions on Turkey after Turkish forces advanced into Syria. Can economic pressure stop Turkey's assault?....
'Rest in power': Tributes pour in for Elijah Cummings, who died at 68

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 10:40:02 -0400

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, President Trump and former President Barack Obama were among those to pay tribute to Cummings, who died Thursday at 68.....
PHOTOS: New book documents 51 days of Cuban asylum seekers' journey to reach the U.S.

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 05:00:15 -0400

“La paloma y la ley” (“The Dove and the Law”), follows two women, Marta and Liset, who left Cuba in May 2016 with no plan, just the name of a coyote — a human smuggler — scribbled on a piece of paper,....
Pelosi describes Trump's 'very serious meltdown' during White House meeting on Syria

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 18:40:50 -0400

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi walked out of a meeting with Donald Trump about the crisis in Syria Wednesday after she said the president had had a "very serious meltdown" and insulted her in fr....
Republicans infuriated by Schiff's secrecy

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 15:36:44 -0400

Secrecy and strategic leaks in the impeachment inquiry have enraged Republicans, who charge that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff are circumventing the kind of pu....
Trump repeats debunked Ukraine conspiracy theory in Oval Office

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:34:40 -0400

President Trump on Wednesday sought to advance the Ukraine conspiracy theory that his aides had warned him repeatedly was “completely debunked.”....
After the debate, who's up, who's down in the Democratic primary?

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 12:22:51 -0400

It would be hard to say if many minds were changed by the Democratic primary debate Tuesday. But it did bring some differences among the candidates into sharper focus, setting the stage for the next p....
Trump on Turkey invading Syria: It's not our problem

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 11:59:15 -0400

President Trump on Wednesday tried to further distance himself from his decision to pull U.S. troops out of northern Syria, abandon America’s Kurdish allies and clear the way for Turkey’s bloody incur....
Turkey's president Erdogan bluffed Trump out of Syria. Now what does he want?

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 09:14:01 -0400

In one phone call, Turkey’s President Erdogan talked Donald Trump into pulling U.S. troops from the Syrian border — allowing him to begin an invasion that is turning into a humanitarian disaster, and ....
5 key takeaways from the Democratic debate in Ohio

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 00:24:35 -0400

Warren is treated like the front-runner, a “healthy” Bernie returns to the debate stage with key endorsements in his pocket and more.....
Warren, now perceived as the frontrunner, takes hits from the pack

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 00:13:55 -0400

For much of the fourth Democratic debate, there were effectively two people on the stage: Elizabeth Warren and everyone else.....
Yang and O'Rourke propose decriminalizing opioids, including heroin

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:59:37 -0400

Two Democrats suggested making small amounts of heroin legal as a way to combat the drug epidemic.....
Buttigieg, O'Rourke clash over assault-rifle buyback plan

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:57:41 -0400

At Tuesday night’s Democratic primary debate, presidential candidates Beto O’Rourke and Pete Buttigieg escalated their disagreement over O’Rourke’s proposal for mandatory buybacks of assault weapons.....
Tulsi Gabbard clashes with Democratic rivals over 'Syrian regime change war'

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:44:34 -0400

Yet Gabbard was mostly alone in appearing to support the sudden withdrawal of U.S. troops from the region, even from candidates like Warren, who have expressed concern about U.S. military intervention....
'I'm feeling great': Bernie Sanders returns to debate stage two weeks after heart attack

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 22:38:32 -0400

After suffering a heart attack two weeks ago, the Vermont senator made his formal return to the race during Tuesday’s 2020 Democratic presidential primary debate. And he thanked his rivals for their o....
Rivals put Warren on spot over taxes and health care

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 21:14:34 -0400

In her first debate as a frontrunner, Sen. Elizabeth Warren faced attacks over her position on health care.....
At debate, Biden defends his son — and himself — over Trump's Ukraine claims

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 21:07:26 -0400

At the Democratic presidential debate at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio, Tuesday, former Vice President Joe Biden defended both himself and his son's actions in Ukraine amid claims by P....
No debate about it: Dem candidates agree on impeachment inquiry

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 20:52:52 -0400

At the start of Tuesday’s Democratic presidential debate, all the candidates agreed that House Democrats were justified in opening an impeachment inquiry targeting Donald Trump.....
Rudy Giuliani refuses to comply with House Democrats' subpoena

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 17:19:20 -0400

President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani informed House Democrats on Tuesday that he will not comply with a subpoena for documents they sent him as part of the ongoing impeachment inquiry.....
Are fire season blackouts the new normal in California?

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 16:51:14 -0400

California's largest utility, PG&E, shut down power to 2 million customers to avoid sparking a wildfire during heavy winds. Will these blackouts be part of life for residents going forward or are ther....
The key figures in the impeachment inquiry, and what they are saying to investigators

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 16:07:01 -0400

House investigators have turned up plenty of information in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump.....
What's at stake for each of the 12 Democrats in Tuesday's debate

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 13:00:20 -0400

A plurality of Americans now say they believe Trump's accusations are hurting Biden's prospects of becoming the Democratic nominee. Biden’s job Tuesday night is to prove them wrong. For Pete B....
'Five Eyes' in the dark: Will Trump and Barr destroy trust in U.S. intelligence?

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 10:11:35 -0400

The effort by President Trump and his attorney general to enlist foreign law enforcement and intelligence agencies in their smear of Joe Biden may do lasting damage to relationships with their counter....
'Kanye West should not be president': Chris Hayes grapples with the demise of parties

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 05:00:34 -0400

MSNBC's Chris Hayes on what he would do if a Trump-like celebrity ever ran for president as a Democrat.....
Biden hopes to escape the shadow of Obama's immigration policies

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 05:00:23 -0400

Joe Biden sees himself as a champion of an aspirational, yet pragmatic, immigration policy, but Latino activists think he needs to apologize for millions of deportations while he was vice president. C....
Trump says sanctions coming 'soon' on Turkish officials

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:56:28 -0400

Facing sustained bipartisan criticism over his decision to pull U.S. troops out of Syria, President Trump on Monday took to Twitter in an attempt to defend the move.....
'Gaetz-crasher': Here's why a Republican lawmaker was barred from closed-door testimony

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:38:11 -0400

When Republican congressman Matt Gaetz tried to attend an impeachment inquiry deposition Monday morning in the U.S. Capitol, he ran smack into the often arcane and confusing rules of Congress. Here....
PHOTOS: Typhoon Hagibis leaves dozens dead in Japan

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 16:06:41 -0400

The storm dumped record amounts of rain, causing rivers to overflow their banks and turning many neighborhoods into swamps.....
2020 Vision Monday: Polls show a 17-point swing toward impeaching Trump, which could drag down his reelection bid

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 11:57:23 -0400

A rapid 17-point shift means a majority of Americans may soon support impeachment, or, taking margin of error into account, might already. And that’s terrible news for Trump.....
White House: Trump 'strongly condemns' parody video of him shooting critics and media outlets in church

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 10:26:32 -0400

The White House on Monday tried to distance itself from a violent parody video that was shown at a pro-Trump conference at the president’s Doral Miami resort over the weekend.....
Should the NBA stand up to China?

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 14:28:44 -0400

A tweet from an NBA executive set off a backlash from China that has caused players and league officials to backtrack. Should the NBA push back or play ball with Chinese demands?....
What my journey into homelessness taught me

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 11:00:09 -0400

At 58, a former music professor and composer became homeless. This is the story of what he has learned from the experience.....
Democrats don't plan to attack Biden over son's business during October debate

Fri, 11 Oct 2019 18:14:21 -0400

Democratic presidential candidates are likely to stick to script if they’re asked on the debate stage on Oct. 15 about rival Joe Biden, his son Hunter and the impeachment inquiry, according to sources....
Trump critic Shepard Smith leaving Fox News

Fri, 11 Oct 2019 16:43:39 -0400

Fox News anchor Shepard Smith, both a critic of President Trump and a target of his scorn, announced Friday that he was leaving the network.....
Trump's stonewalling could speed up impeachment

Fri, 11 Oct 2019 16:36:53 -0400

Democrats believe they have enough evidence to impeach Trump, in the form of a whistleblower complaint and a partial transcript of a phone call between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky....