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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., pushed back at fellow Democrats who advocate a more moderate path to the White House during a speech at Truckee Meadow Community College, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, in Reno, Nev. She said her party will lose the 2020 presidential election if it settles for a "business as usual" agenda that "only nibbles around the edges." (Andy Barron/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP)
Warren ‘wealth tax’ estimates too optimistic, analysis saysAn economic analysis shows Elizabeth Warren’s signature “wealth tax” would bring in at least $1 trillion less in new government revenue than the Democratic presidential candidate estimates
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Judiciary Chairman: Facts Against Trump 'Overwhelming'The final phase of the impeachment process before a House vote kicked off Wednesday evening, marking the first day of a two-day House Judiciary Committee hearing. In a hearing that Politico describes as a "four-hour partisan slugfest," Democrats and Republicans on the 41-member panel delivered blistering opening statements ahead of...
Newser2 hours ago
Climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks during a news conference at the COP25 climate summit in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. Thunberg is in Madrid where a global U.N.-sponsored climate change conference is taking place. (AP Photo/Andrea Comas)
Trump criticizes climate activist Thunberg after Time honorPresident Donald Trump says it's “ridiculous” that Time named climate activist Greta Thunberg as its Person of the Year
The Associated Press2 hours ago
House Passes Bill Including Space Force, Parental LeaveThe military will get a new branch and federal workers will get up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave under a massive $738 billion military bill policy passed by the House Wednesday. The Hill reports that the National Defense Authorization Act passed 377-48, with most of the votes against...
Newser4 hours ago
A copy of House Resolution 755 is on a desk for a House Judiciary Committee markup of the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, on Capitol Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Beyond the hearings: What to watch on Trump impeachment The impeachment drive against President Donald Trump is moving beyond the hearing room
The Associated Press9 hours ago
From left, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters, D-Calif., House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., announce they are pushing ahead for two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress — charging he corrupted the U.S. election process and endangered national security in his dealings with Ukraine, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
AP FACT CHECK: The perils of parodying President TrumpCall it the Schiff riff
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Biden Denies Plans to Only Serve One TermJoe Biden is pushing back against claims that he is considering a pledge to only serve one term . Biden, who recently turned 77, would become the oldest president in US history if he is elected next year—and if he won a second term, he would be 87 by the...
Newser9 hours ago
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., center, arrives for a House Judiciary Committee markup of the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in Washington.  (Andrew Harrer/Pool via AP)
Judiciary panel debates Trump impeachment, moves toward voteLawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee are resuming their hearing on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., reads a note handed to her from an aide as she attends a health care event at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Pelosi drug bill up for House vote reflects a Trump ideaWhen he was a candidate President Donald Trump said he could save Medicare billions of dollars by negotiating prescription drug prices
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2013, file photo, mustangs recently captured on federal rangeland roam a corral at the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's holding facility north of Reno, in Palomino, Nev. Two House committee chairmen are trying to put the brakes on money for a new Trump administration proposal to accelerate the capture of 130,000 wild horses across the West over the next 10 years. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner, File)
Push to accelerate mustang captures draws fire in Congress Two House committee chairmen are trying to put the brakes on money for a new Trump administration proposal to accelerate the capture of wild horses across the West. Nevada Rep. Dina Titus's high-desert state is home to about half the mustangs
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this May 4, 2013, file photo, National Rifle Association members listen to speakers during the NRA's 142 annual Meetings and Exhibits at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. A federal judge on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, blocked enforcement of a Los Angeles law requiring businesses that want city contracts to disclose whether they have ties to the National Rifle Association. (Johnny Hanson/Houston Chronicle via AP, File)
Judge blocks enforcement of LA law that takes aim at NRAA federal judge has blocked enforcement of a Los Angeles law requiring businesses that want city contracts to disclose whether they have ties to the National Rifle Association
The Associated Press12 hours ago
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