Why Ukraine matters, and not only to Trump and…

Ukraine is playing a starring role in the historic U.S. impeachment hearings _ and Ukrainians themselves wish the whole thing would just go away

Supreme Court Says Ruth Bader Ginsburg Home Sick…

Ginsburg will read the briefs for the two cases she's absent for.

AP source: Deval Patrick tells allies he plans…

Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is telling allies he plans to seek the Democratic presidential nomination

Senators Push To Pass Legislation Supporting Hong…

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act in September. But no floor vote has been scheduled.

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Ex-government health chief joins warnings about EPA proposal

A former top government environmental health official is expressing alarm as the Trump administration moves forward with a proposal scientists say would upend how the U.S. regulates public health threats

Trump impeachment inquiry spurs shadow…

Impeachment inquiry spurs shadow disinformation war on social media

Justice Dept. Watchdog Nearing Release Of Russia…

The Justice Department Inspector General's Office is reportedly in its "critical final step" of releasing the report.

Impeachment Hearings: An Overheard Phone Call

The moment has arrived: The public phase of the House impeachment inquiry of President Trump began on Capitol Hill Wednesday. Democrat Adam Schiff declared at the start of the hearing that the "future of the presidency itself" is at stake, while Republican Devin Nunes called the hearings a "carefully orchestrated...

Addiction, Mental Illness: Three Candidates…

According to HHS, 5.6 million people with serious mental health illness also used illicit drugs.

Porn actress fights Trump request for settlement…

Attorneys for porn star Stormy Daniels are challenging a request by President Donald Trump’s lawyers to stake claim to a settlement between Daniels and Ohio's capital city

New testimony against Trump as impeachment goes…

Trump asked about Ukraine ‘investigations,’ diplomat testifies as public impeachment hearings open

Trump Reportedly Talked About Firing Intelligence…

Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson reported the anonymous whistleblower's complaint to Congress in September.

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Kentucky governor faces big decision in contested…

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin of Kentucky could face a legacy-defining decision when the vote count from last week’s election is double-checked Thursday

Esper: US could alter military drills to boost…

Defense Secretary Mark Esper says he is open to altering American military activities in South Korea if it would help advance a diplomatic deal with North Korea

Democrats Circulate Memo To 'Debunk' Republican…

The arguments all center around President Trump's July call with Urkainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

US budget deficit surges to $134.5 billion in…

US budget deficit in October jumps 33.8% to $134.5 billion as spending hits record

Warren files for NH primary, scorns ‘billionaires’

Elizabeth Warren has once again scorned big money’s influence in politics as she signed up for New Hampshire's presidential primary

8 Witnesses To Publicly Testify In Impeachment…

Two of the witnesses include a top Ukraine expert on the National Security Council and the former U.S. envoy to Ukraine.

Takeaways from 1st day of House public…

Takeaways from 1st day of House public impeachment hearings

President Trump: Decision on auto tariffs coming…

President Trump says he’ll decide ‘very soon’’ whether to tax auto imports

Why Open Hearings Likely Wont Shift Public…

Televised impeachment hearings have shifted public opinion in the past, but that may not be the case this time around.

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Bloomberg requests Tennessee presidential ballot…

Tennessee’s top election officials say Michael Bloomberg has requested a petition that would require securing 2,500 signatures from registered voters in less than a month if he wants to qualify for Tennessee’s Democratic presidential primary ballot

Government claims Roger Stone 'undermined' Russia…

Prosecutors say that Roger Stone undermined the effectiveness of the Congressional investigation into Russian tampering in the 2016 election

Washington Roundup: What To Watch For In Public…

Thanks to the release of some transcripts, we have an idea of what will be discussed in public hearings this week. David Hawkings explains.