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Amy Klobuchar, the 1st female senator from Minnesota, now a 2020 Democratic hopeful

Stephen Maturen/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., formally entered the race for the Democratic presidential nomination on Feb. 10 in a snow-covered Minneapolis, on the banks of the Mississippi River."I’m running for every parent who wants a   ... Read More

Senate committee wants meeting with former British agent to discuss dossier

Al Drago/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee maintained over the weekend that investigators spent more than two years pursuing a face-to-face interview with Christopher Steele, but remained unsatisfied with written answers to questions regarding the   ... Read More

Six more years of President Donald Trump ‘would be bad for the country’: Potential 2020 GOP primary challenger Bill Weld

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Bill Weld, the first Republican to announce a possible challenge to President Donald Trump in 2020, said that six more years of a Trump presidency "would be bad for the country."

The former Massachusetts governor said   ... Read More

‘I think we do’ have enough votes to put emergency termination on Trump’s desk: Sen. Tammy Duckworth

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., said Sunday on "This Week" that she believes there is enough support in Congress to put forth a resolution to terminate President Donald Trump's national emergency at the Southern border.

"Frankly, I   ... Read More

‘Definitely and imminently’ filing lawsuit against Trump administration over national emergency declaration: California Attorney General Xavier Becerra

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said the state will “definitely and imminently” be filing its 46th lawsuit against the Trump administration, this one over the president’s recent national emergency declaration on the southern border.

“We are   ... Read More

New info may show Trump’s lawyers misled federal officials on alleged hush money payments, the House Oversight chairman says

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- A powerful Democratic House chairman on Friday warned the White House legal counsel that his committee is now in possession of material that his panel says shows President Donald Trump’s lawyers “may have provided false information”   ... Read More

High school students draft bill to uncover decades-old civil rights cold case records

Office of Representative Bobby Rush(NEW YORK) -- New Jersey high school students made history earlier this year by becoming the first known high school class to draft a bill, lobby it in Congress and eventually have it signed into   ... Read More

Special counsel supports hefty prison term for onetime Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) --  Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office agreed that onetime Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s financial crimes warrant a prison sentence of 19-24 years, but stops short of taking a position of their own on a suggested   ... Read More

Trump’s case for a national emergency at the border: Fact Check

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump announced his decision Friday to declare a national emergency over what he called an "invasion" at the southern border. The declaration will allow his administration to use additional funding for a border   ... Read More

GOP Rep. Will Hurd says President Trump’s border wall is the ‘least effective’ border security measure

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Will Hurd said that President Donald Trump's proposed border wall is the "most expensive and least effective way" to handle border security Friday on "The View."Hurd's response comes after the president's announcement that   ... Read More

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says she was interviewed by Mueller team

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) --  House press secretary Sarah Sanders confirmed Friday that she has been interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller's team investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.“The President urged me, like he has everyone in   ... Read More

Trump inaugural receives civil subpoena from New Jersey State attorney general

Kevin Dietsch - Pool/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The committee that put together President Donald Trump’s inauguration celebrations has now received a second subpoena as questions grow about the fundraising and expenditures around the most lucrative inauguration in the nation’s   ... Read More

Judge issues gag order on longtime Trump adviser Roger Stone

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- A federal judge on Friday issued a limited gag order in the case of Roger Stone, the veteran and voluble political operative and former adviser to Donald Trump, in an effort, the judge said, to   ... Read More

Supreme Court agrees to hear 2020 census citizenship question case

dkfielding/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an expedited appeal by the Commerce Department to add a controversial citizenship question to the 2020 census.

In a single page order, the justices took the rare step of granting   ... Read More

Trump announces he’s signing border bill and declaring national emergency to get wall funding

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump capped months of political drama Friday, announcing he's signing a bill to fund the government, avoiding another government shutdown, while also taking the extraordinary action of declaring a national emergency to secure   ... Read More

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Amy Klobuchar, the 1st female senator from Minnesota, now a 2020 Democratic hopeful

Stephen Maturen/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., formally entered the race for the Democratic presidential nomination on Feb. 10 in a snow-covered Minneapolis, on the banks of the Mississippi River."I’m running for every parent who wants a   ... Read More

Senate committee wants meeting with former British agent to discuss dossier

Al Drago/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee maintained over the weekend that investigators spent more than two years pursuing a face-to-face interview with Christopher Steele, but remained unsatisfied with written answers to questions regarding the   ... Read More

Six more years of President Donald Trump ‘would be bad for the country’: Potential 2020 GOP primary challenger Bill Weld

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Bill Weld, the first Republican to announce a possible challenge to President Donald Trump in 2020, said that six more years of a Trump presidency "would be bad for the country."

The former Massachusetts governor said   ... Read More

‘I think we do’ have enough votes to put emergency termination on Trump’s desk: Sen. Tammy Duckworth

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., said Sunday on "This Week" that she believes there is enough support in Congress to put forth a resolution to terminate President Donald Trump's national emergency at the Southern border.

"Frankly, I   ... Read More

‘Definitely and imminently’ filing lawsuit against Trump administration over national emergency declaration: California Attorney General Xavier Becerra

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said the state will “definitely and imminently” be filing its 46th lawsuit against the Trump administration, this one over the president’s recent national emergency declaration on the southern border.

“We are   ... Read More

New info may show Trump’s lawyers misled federal officials on alleged hush money payments, the House Oversight chairman says

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- A powerful Democratic House chairman on Friday warned the White House legal counsel that his committee is now in possession of material that his panel says shows President Donald Trump’s lawyers “may have provided false information”   ... Read More

High school students draft bill to uncover decades-old civil rights cold case records

Office of Representative Bobby Rush(NEW YORK) -- New Jersey high school students made history earlier this year by becoming the first known high school class to draft a bill, lobby it in Congress and eventually have it signed into   ... Read More

Special counsel supports hefty prison term for onetime Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) --  Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office agreed that onetime Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s financial crimes warrant a prison sentence of 19-24 years, but stops short of taking a position of their own on a suggested   ... Read More

Trump’s case for a national emergency at the border: Fact Check

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump announced his decision Friday to declare a national emergency over what he called an "invasion" at the southern border. The declaration will allow his administration to use additional funding for a border   ... Read More

GOP Rep. Will Hurd says President Trump’s border wall is the ‘least effective’ border security measure

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Will Hurd said that President Donald Trump's proposed border wall is the "most expensive and least effective way" to handle border security Friday on "The View."Hurd's response comes after the president's announcement that   ... Read More

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says she was interviewed by Mueller team

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) --  House press secretary Sarah Sanders confirmed Friday that she has been interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller's team investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.“The President urged me, like he has everyone in   ... Read More

Trump inaugural receives civil subpoena from New Jersey State attorney general

Kevin Dietsch - Pool/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The committee that put together President Donald Trump’s inauguration celebrations has now received a second subpoena as questions grow about the fundraising and expenditures around the most lucrative inauguration in the nation’s   ... Read More

Judge issues gag order on longtime Trump adviser Roger Stone

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- A federal judge on Friday issued a limited gag order in the case of Roger Stone, the veteran and voluble political operative and former adviser to Donald Trump, in an effort, the judge said, to   ... Read More

Supreme Court agrees to hear 2020 census citizenship question case

dkfielding/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an expedited appeal by the Commerce Department to add a controversial citizenship question to the 2020 census.

In a single page order, the justices took the rare step of granting   ... Read More

Trump announces he’s signing border bill and declaring national emergency to get wall funding

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump capped months of political drama Friday, announcing he's signing a bill to fund the government, avoiding another government shutdown, while also taking the extraordinary action of declaring a national emergency to secure   ... Read More

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