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Rep. Adam Schiff Warns Of GOP Plans To Shutter House’s Russia Probe

Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee may be looking to prematurely shutter the committee’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, a ranking Democrat warned Friday. In a series of tweets, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) explained why he was becomin

Trump Judicial Nominee Can't Answer Basic Questions About The Law In Disastrous Hearing

One of President Donald Trump’s nominees for a lifetime appointment as a U.S. district court judge struggled to answer basic questions about the law during a confirmation hearing on Thursday. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), had just five minutes to question the five Trump appoi

Democrat Doug Jones beats Roy Moore to claim deep-red Alabama Senate seat

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In a stunning upset, Democrat Doug Jones defeated Republican Roy Moore in Alabama’s Senate special election Tuesday.th 89 percent of the votes counted, the Associated Press declared Jones the winner.nes, a former U.S. attorney who prosecuted Ku Klux Klan members fo

Christmas Came Early This Year for Conservatives

With unemployment at a 17-year low and the stock market at an all-time high, 2.2 million new jobs created in eleven months, pro-U.S. Constitution judges packing the justice system, and Planned Parenthood under investigation -- it’s fair to say Christmas came early this yea

Alabama Senator Urges Voters to Reject Moore as Election Nears

Republican Senator Richard Shelby, Alabama’s senior member of Congress, strongly condemned his party’s candidate, Roy Moore, on Sunday as the contentious campaign for the state’s open senate seat nears its end. “The state of Alabama deserves better,” Shelby said on CNN’s “

Rep. Adam Schiff Warns Of GOP Plans To Shutter House’s Russia Probe

16-12-2017

Rep. Adam Schiff Warns Of GOP Plans To Shutter House’s Russia Probe

Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee may be looking to prematurely shutter the committee’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, a ranking Democrat warned Friday. In a series of tweets, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) explained why he was becoming “increasingly worried” that the probe may be nearing a conclusion as soon as the end of December. Adam Schiff   ✔@RepAdamSchiff   I’m increasingly worried Republicans will shut down the House Intelligence Committee investigation at the end of the month. Here’s why: 1:32 PM -...

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Trump Judicial Nominee Can't Answer Basic Questions About The Law In Disastrous Hearing

15-12-2017

Trump Judicial Nominee Can't Answer Basic Questions About The Law In Disastrous Hearing

One of President Donald Trump’s nominees for a lifetime appointment as a U.S. district court judge struggled to answer basic questions about the law during a confirmation hearing on Thursday. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), had just five minutes to question the five Trump appointees. First, he asked if any of them had not tried a case to verdict in a courtroom.  When Matthew Spencer Petersen, a nominee for U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, raised his...

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Democrat Doug Jones beats Roy Moore to claim deep-red Alabama Senate seat

13-12-2017

Democrat Doug Jones beats Roy Moore to claim deep-red Alabama Senate seat

In a stunning upset, Democrat Doug Jones defeated Republican Roy Moore in Alabama’s Senate special election Tuesday. With 89 percent of the votes counted, the Associated Press declared Jones the winner. Jones, a former U.S. attorney who prosecuted Ku Klux Klan members for an infamous 1963 church bombing in Birmingham, will be the first Democrat to represent Alabama in the Senate in 20 years. He fills the seat left vacant by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The upset will...

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Christmas Came Early This Year for Conservatives

11-12-2017

Christmas Came Early This Year for Conservatives

With unemployment at a 17-year low and the stock market at an all-time high, 2.2 million new jobs created in eleven months, pro-U.S. Constitution judges packing the justice system, and Planned Parenthood under investigation -- it’s fair to say Christmas came early this year. We have so many blessings for which to be thankful, most of which weren’t even on our wish lists: The Clinton Dynasty is dead.  Santa delivered this gift early with a Clark Griswold-sized...

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Alabama Senator Urges Voters to Reject Moore as Election Nears

11-12-2017

Alabama Senator Urges Voters to Reject Moore as Election Nears

Republican Senator Richard Shelby, Alabama’s senior member of Congress, strongly condemned his party’s candidate, Roy Moore, on Sunday as the contentious campaign for the state’s open senate seat nears its end. “The state of Alabama deserves better,” Shelby said on CNN’s “State of the Union,” citing the accusations of impropriety against Moore by multiple women. Shelby said he has already voted absentee and that he cast a write-in ballot for “a distinguished Republican” he declined...

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Republicans Can’t Kill Obamacare, So They’re Turning It Into Trumpcare

10-12-2017

Republicans Can’t Kill Obamacare, So They’re Turning It Into Trumpcare

Republicans haven’t figured out how to kill the Affordable Care Act. But they are transforming it into a weaker, less efficient and more dysfunctional version of itself. They’ve been at it since the very first days of Donald Trump’s presidency, when officials in his administration canceled advertising for the final week of open enrollment for coverage. At the time, they justified it as a cost-cutting move, although the dollars were a pittance and, which later became public, showed that earlier...

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Trump Recorded Campaign Robocall For Roy Moore

10-12-2017

Trump Recorded Campaign Robocall For Roy Moore

Donald Trump agreed to record a campaign robocall supporting GOP Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore that will be dialed into homes the day before the special election, Politico reported. The initial report, citing an unnamed source, was confirmed Saturday by deputy White House press secretary Raj Shah, according to CNN, which said the call had already been recorded. It is not known what the president said about Moore in the recording, but the call will be sent out Monday. The special...

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Twitter Has Started Its Messy 'Purge' Of…

18-12-2017

Twitter Has Started Its Messy 'Purge' Of Neo-Nazi And 'Alt-Right' Accounts

New rules implemented on Twitter Monday have led to the suspensions of accounts belonging to prominent neo-Nazis, white nationalists and... Read more

Sen. Joe Manchin Says He's 'Moved On' Fr…

18-12-2017

Sen. Joe Manchin Says He's 'Moved On' From Trump Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) apparently is over the... Read more

Sen. Joe Manchin Says He's 'Moved On' Fr…

18-12-2017

Sen. Joe Manchin Says He's 'Moved On' From Trump Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) apparently is over the... Read more

Sen. Joe Manchin Says He's 'Moved On' Fr…

18-12-2017

Sen. Joe Manchin Says He's 'Moved On' From Trump Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) apparently is over the... Read more

Newsmax

Sen. Manchin: Tax Reform Bill Brings No …

18-12-2017

Sen. Manchin: Tax Reform Bill Brings No Guarantees

There are no guarantees involved in the tax-reform legislation coming up for a vote this week, Sen. Joe Manchin said Monday, so he won't be... Read more

Lawmakers Urge Probe Into House Intellig…

18-12-2017

Lawmakers Urge Probe Into House Intelligence Committee Leaks

Three Republican lawmakers are urging House leadership to investigate leaks from the intelligence committee, which has been probing Russian's interference in the 2016 presidential election.... Read more

McCarthy Rejects Dem Argument About Tax …

18-12-2017

McCarthy Rejects Dem Argument About Tax Bill Rates

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, with the time drawing near for the Republican tax reform proposal to come for a vote, argued Monday with Democratic leaders'... Read more

Trump Unveils Details of 'America First'…

18-12-2017

Trump Unveils Details of 'America First' Security Strategy

President Donald Trump declared a new national security strategy on Monday, stressing the "America first" message of his 2016 campaign and faulting previous U.S. leaders... Read more

NY Times

Trump’s National Security Plan Warns of …

18-12-2017

The strategy the president outlined Monday was at odds with his often-warm relations with the leaders of China and Russia.... Read more

Trump’s Strategy: ‘Wealth and Power at H…

18-12-2017

President Trump said his national security strategy will advance four vital United States interests, in an address in Washington on Monday.... Read more

Boeing and Bombardier Trade Clash Poses …

18-12-2017

The case between two rival jet makers has bigger implications for the trade relationship between the United States and Canada, and the trade pact that... Read more

Our Journalists Share Their Most Memorab…

18-12-2017

Times reporters reflect on the conversations that stuck with them long after their assignments ended.... Read more

In Fight for Judiciary Slot, Democrats B…

18-12-2017

House Democrats will choose between Representatives Jerrold Nadler and Zoe Lofgren to lead the Judiciary Committee. They have impeachment on their minds.... Read more

Washington Times

The Latest: Judge says he feels bad abou…

18-12-2017

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Latest on judge who released investigation report into John Doe probe (all times local):... Read more

The Latest: Judge says he feels bad abou…

18-12-2017

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Latest on judge who released investigation report into John Doe probe (all times local):... Read more

The Latest: Judge says he feels bad abou…

18-12-2017

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Latest on judge who released investigation report into John Doe probe (all times local):... Read more

Sen. Mike Lee to 'proudly' vote for GOP …

18-12-2017

Sen. Mike Lee of Utah announced Monday he plans to vote for the... Read more

Sen. Mike Lee to 'proudly' vote for GOP …

18-12-2017

Sen. Mike Lee of Utah announced Monday he plans to vote for the... Read more

Economic News

What 2018 has in store for the markets

18-12-2017

What 2018 has in store for the markets

WHAT is in store for economies and markets in 2018? Around this time of year, a large number of analysts and fund managers are giving... Read more

Donald Trump holds off hitting the Gulf …

15-12-2017

Donald Trump holds off hitting the Gulf carriers with sanctions

WHEN Donald Trump became America’s president nearly a year ago, lobbyists campaigning for protection for the country’s airlines against competition from the Middle East were... Read more

America’s Public Company Accounting Over…

14-12-2017

America’s Public Company Accounting Oversight Board gets a new boss

THE collapses of Enron and WorldCom in the early years of this century turned book-cooking into front-page news. Investors lost over $200bn; in 2002 the... Read more

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