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Day 2 of Democrats laying out their impeachment case: 3 things to know

(WASHINGTON) -- It's the second day of Democrats laying out their case to remove President Donald Trump from office.Here are three things to know:Democrats use GOP words during Clinton against themTrump's legal team won't be able to lay out their defense until House Democratic impeachment managers use up their allotted…... Read More

Trump administration to restrict visas for pregnant women traveling to give birth

(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration will implement new plans this week that could limit travel for pregnant women coming to the United States to give birth, according to vetting guidelines released Thursday morning.Consular officers around the world will have more power starting on Friday to deny applications for women they…... Read More

As House Dems present their case, Trump turns to Twitter to mount own defense

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump is at the White House Thursday, back from his trip to the world stage in Switzerland with little to distract him from watching or otherwise monitoring his impeachment trial in the Senate, as Democrats enter the second of three days they have to make opening…... Read More

Lawmaker fights to create maternity leave policy after becoming 1st in state to give birth in office

(DENVER) -- Colorado State Sen. Brittany Pettersen had no idea she was making history.Pettersen, 38, who this week gave birth to a son named Davis, is the first state lawmaker in Colorado history to have a baby during a legislative session."It was really surprising," Pettersen told Good Morning America, noting…... Read More

Dems make their case against Trump: Three things to know about the Senate trial

(WASHINGTON) -- House Democrats on Thursday were expected to continue to make their case in favor of removing President Donald Trump from office, as the Senate impeachment trial continues. Democrats were expected to start up again around 1 p.m. Eastern time and speak well into the evening. The focus by…... Read More

Gov't briefs DNC, RNC and campaigns about cyber threats before election

(WASHINGTON) -- With the Mueller report fresh in the minds of political candidates, the government confirmed Wednesday it has briefed the Democratic National Committee, Republican National Committee and the campaigns of each of those running for president about the cyber threat leading up to November 2020. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure…... Read More

Warren slams Bloomberg for his news organization not covering Democrats

(WASHINGTON) -- In a lengthy Twitter thread, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren slammed Mike Bloomberg for his eponymous news organization's decision not to investigate Bloomberg -- or any other Democrats -- during his 2020 campaign. Warren called on the billionaire former New York City mayor to divest from the company and…... Read More

DC AG's office sues Trump inaugural committee for alleged abuse of nonprofit status

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee abused its nonprofit status by knowingly overpaying for space in the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., in early 2017 as part of an effort to enrich the Trump family, according to a civil lawsuit filed Wednesday by the D.C. attorney general’s office.The…... Read More

Biden campaign pushes back on Trump's Ukraine narrative as impeachment trial begins

(WASHINGTON) -- On the campaign trail, former Vice President Joe Biden has largely sought to avoid the all-consuming drama of President Donald Trump's ongoing impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate. This week in Iowa, Biden only briefly mentioned the trial, ignoring questions from reporters on the topic, and telling the…... Read More

Biden, Sanders spar over past Social Security stance in new videos

(WASHINGTON) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders may have made amends on a Sanders surrogate’s claims in an op-ed that Biden was "corrupt," but the two presidential candidates' feud over Social Security is far from over as new videos released from both campaigns show. Biden and…... Read More

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard files defamation lawsuit against Hillary Clinton

(WASHINGTON) -- Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard filed a lawsuit against Hillary Clinton on Wednesday for defamation alleging that the former secretary of state suggested the congresswoman and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate was a "favorite of the Russians."The lawsuit is in response to Clinton’s October 2019, interview with David Plouffe on…... Read More