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House progressive caucus urges members to back impeachment inquiry

Leaders of the Congressional Progressive Caucus on Tuesday began urging their members as a whole to formally back an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, a move that could deliver a ...

House progressive caucus urges members to back impeachment inquiry

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Pelosi says Dems will 'legislate, investigate and litigate' as more members back impeachment inquiry With a majority of her caucus now supporting impeachment, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., vowed Friday that the president would be "held accountable."...
2019-08-03, 00:39

A majority of House Democrats back impeachment inquiry of Trump, according to an analysis by The Washington Post Amid growing support for impeachment, House Speaker Pelosi said the president “will be held accountable” but stopped short of endorsing formal proceedings....
2019-08-03, 06:13

Nearly half of House Democrats back impeachment inquiry of Trump, amplified by calls from presidential candidates The push to oust Trump was also accelerated by Mueller’s testimony confirming that the president could be charged with obstruction of justice after he leaves office....
2019-08-02, 06:39

House Progressive Caucus leader: Pelosi comments about AOC, others weren't helpful Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., the co-chair of the House Progressive Caucus, suggested Friday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., hurt the progressive cause when she downplayed the influence of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and other freshman lawmakers....
2019-07-14, 01:39

House Freedom Caucus condemns Amash over impeachment comment The House Freedom Caucus on Monday night formally condemned one of its founding members for declaring that President Trump committed impeachable offenses, but stopped short of kicking Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) out of the hard-line conservative group.Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio, the top Republican on t...
2019-05-21, 18:13

House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGahn does not respond to a congressional subpoena to testify before the panel....
2019-05-21, 16:26

Support for Impeachment Inquiry Grows in the House The trickle of Democrats backing an impeachment inquiry is threatening to turn into a flood, but there are few signs the rising tide will sway House Democratic leaders....
2019-08-01, 16:52

Most House impeachment inquiry backers are Pelosi's investigators Speaker Nancy Pelosi has a ready-made reply when pressed on impeaching President Donald Trump: Democrats have tasked six powerful committees with investigating Trump’s conduct, and they’ll “follow the facts” to chart a course for the House. But a POLITICO review of those six committees reveals that...
2019-06-27, 19:39

Majority of House Democrats now support impeachment inquiry The impeachment dam has broken.More than half of House Democrats say they would vote to launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, a crucial threshold that backers say will require Speaker Nancy Pelosi to reconsider her steadfast opposition.Though Pelosi has given no indication t...
2019-08-01, 16:13

These House Democrats are calling for an impeachment inquiry into Trump As President Donald Trump has been openly feuding with House Democrats pursuing investigations into him, his administration and his finances, some lawmakers are calling to start an impeachment inquiry, the first step in a lengthy and likely divisive process....
2019-05-24, 03:13

More than half of House Democrats on board with Trump impeachment inquiry A majority of House Democrats now supports launching an impeachment inquiry for President Trump, according to a Fox News tally -- the latest sign that Robert Mueller’s shaky testimony did little to arrest the momentum inside the caucus for that politically explosive step. ...
2019-08-03, 00:39

House Democrat says support lacking for Trump impeachment inquiry A top U.S. House Democratic committee chairman on Wednesday appeared to rule out any imminent impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, but vowed quick court action to obtain the full, unredacted Mueller report on Russian election interference....
2019-06-06, 06:52

Rep. Kirkpatrick speaks to House about impeachment inquiry for President Trump TUCSON – U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives Tuesday morning, calling for lawmakers to open an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Kirkpatrick, who represents Congressional District 2 of Arizona, said she called for the impeachment inquiry ...
2019-07-17, 00:39

Harry Reid: House should start Trump impeachment inquiry Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, in a turnaround, now says the House should begin an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.In an interview with USA Today on Monday, the Nevada Democrat said that “it’s not the right thing to do nothing” about allegations that Trump obstructed justi...
2019-06-05, 04:26

Fourth-ranking House Democrat backs Trump impeachment inquiry Assistant House speaker Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., announced his support for an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, saying his presidency is creating "grave national concerns."...
2019-08-20, 07:52

Senior House Democrat says support lacking for formal Trump impeachment inquiry The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday there did not appear to be support at the moment for a formal impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump following the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia probe....
2019-06-06, 06:52

Tipping point? Nearly half of House Democrats support Trump impeachment inquiry Nearly half of House Democrats are now on board with an impeachment inquiry, in a sign that Robert Mueller's faltering testimony last week did little to dissuade lawmakers who had been on the fence about activating the highly controversial process against President Trump. ...
2019-07-31, 22:26

Black Voters and Their House Members Are Driving Impeachment Talk While House Democratic leaders agonize, black voters want President Trump impeached, and their ardor on the subject is driving their representatives....
2019-05-30, 20:26

Liberal U.S. House Democrat urges Trump impeachment decision by year-end A leading progressive voice in the U.S. House of Representatives called on Thursday for intensifying the probe into President Donald Trump's behavior in office with the goal of determining whether to impeach him by year's end....
2019-08-30, 08:13

More Than Half the House Democrats Officially Back an Impeachment Push More than half of the House Democratic caucus now support opening an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, with Florida Rep. Ted Deutch officially backing the push in an opinion piece published by the Sun Sentinel on Thursday....
2019-08-01, 15:52

Majority of Democrats on House Judiciary Committee now back impeachment The majority of Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee now publicly support opening an impeachment inquiry, according to a review of recent statements by the committee's 24 Democrats.Rep. Eric Swalwell's embracement of calls for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump on Thursday morni...
2019-06-13, 19:26

Harris lands 2020 endorsement from 2 Black Caucus members BALTIMORE (AP) — Two more members of the Congressional Black Caucus are backing Kamala Harris’s bid for the presidency. Reps. Bobby Rush of Illinois and Frederica Wilson of Florida say they are supporting the California Democrat’s presidential bid. Endorsements from the caucus, which cou...
2019-07-01, 04:26

Pelosi says she has 'no regrets' about calling out four progressive freshman members: 'Not what I do' Nancy Pelosi said she has "no regrets" about criticizing the four progressive freshman members of her party Wednesday, adding that regret just isn't her style....
2019-07-10, 21:39

Some Arizona Democratic Party members say Sinema is not progressive enough TUCSON —  Some members of Arizona’s Democratic Party say their Democratic U.S. Senator isn’t progressive enough. And now, they want to take action. “We want to let her know that we want her to vote like a Democrat,” said Betts Putnam-Hidalgo, the Secretary of the Arizon...
2019-09-19, 13:00

Impeachment caucus forms: Rep’s rogue resolution reveals scores of Dems gunning for Trump A doomed attempt to bring articles of impeachment against President Trump failed miserably Wednesday night as expected, but the roll call put scores of Democrats on record in support of at least keeping the effort alive -- revealing that bloc has grown substantially in recent months. ...
2019-07-18, 20:39

Is It an Impeachment Inquiry or Not? Democrats Can’t Seem to Agree As they navigate the tricky politics and complex legal terrain of impeachment, Democrats are sending mixed messages about their inquiry into President Trump....
2019-09-12, 05:26

RIP Impeachment Inquiry, We Hardly Knew Thee There was a brief, shining moment amid the bedlam in Congress last night during which Rep. Al Green promised to file articles of impeachment against President Trump for being a big ol’ racist. This was the third time that Green has proposed resolutions forcing a vote on impeachment, but the first ti...
2019-07-18, 06:52

'You're better than that:' Geraldo Rivera hits back at Trump for telling progressive freshman congresswomen to 'go back' to 'broken and crime infested' countries Michael Loccisano/Getty Images Fox News commentator Geraldo Rivera fired back at President Donald Trump on Sunday for a series of tweets he sent out earlier in the day. Trump on Sunday morning targeted "progressive Democratic congresswomen," — most likely referring to the "Squad" of freshman...
2019-07-15, 09:26

U.S. Democrats urge new probe of Kavanaugh, impeachment inquiry U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Tuesday urged a House of Representatives panel to investigate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, while a Democratic lawmaker filed an impeachment resolution in the wake of new allegations of sexual misconduct by the conservative judge when he was in college in the 1...
2019-09-18, 00:13

Democrats urge new probe of Kavanaugh, impeachment inquiry U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Tuesday urged a House of Representatives panel to investigate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, while a Democratic lawmaker filed an impeachment resolution in the wake of new allegations of sexual misconduct by the conservative judge when he was in college in the 1...
2019-09-18, 00:39

Democrat confident majority of Democrat caucus will be in favor of impeachment after Mueller testimony Robert Mueller's much-anticipated testimony may have been delayed for a week, but at least one Democrat has already made up his mind on what should happen after the former special counsel speaks on the Hill....
2019-07-15, 20:26

Ocasio-Cortez says it is time to open impeachment inquiry against Trump U.S. Democratic Representative Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez said on Tuesday it is time for Democratic leaders to allow an impeachment process to start against President Donald Trump, saying the administration's obstruction of lawmakers' oversight efforts gives them no choice....
2019-05-22, 03:13

Close Pelosi ally Rep. Jan Schakowsky backs impeachment inquiry The move by the Illinois Democrat is likely to put more pressure on the House speaker, who has rebuffed calls to open an impeachment inquiry into President Trump’s actions....
2019-06-20, 15:13

Ayanna Pressley to Introduce Impeachment Inquiry of Brett Kavanaugh Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley plans on introducing a House resolution Tuesday calling for an impeachment inquiry of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, who recently became the subject of another sexual misconduct allegation....
2019-09-17, 19:00

Pelosi faces rising pressure to launch impeachment inquiry Speaker Nancy Pelosi doesn’t want to impeach President Donald Trump, but a growing number of her members are trying to drag her there.Despite repeated pronouncements from the California Democrat that she doesn’t want to try to remove Trump from office — including taking a hard line in a tense leader...
2019-05-21, 18:13

Ayanna Pressley Will Officially Call for a Kavanaugh Impeachment Inquiry Politicians have been calling for an impeachment inquiry into Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh since the New York Times reported on new sexual assault allegations against him. On Tuesday, Rep. Ayanna Pressley will take it a step further: she plans to introduce a resolution officially calling fo...
2019-09-17, 08:26

Amash quits House Freedom Caucus Rep. Justin Amash quit the conservative House Freedom Caucus on Monday night, weeks after becoming the lone Republican to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment.The Michigan lawmaker told a CNN reporter that he has “the highest regard for them, and they’re my close friends,” but he “didn’t wa...
2019-06-11, 08:13

Democrat in Competitive California District Joins Call for Impeachment Inquiry Representative Katie Porter is one of the first to endorse impeachment proceedings among House Democrats who are expected to face tough re-election campaigns....
2019-06-18, 03:39

Judiciary Panel Advances Impeachment Inquiry of Trump as Doubts Linger The Judiciary Committee is considering rules for what it is calling an impeachment inquiry, pushing past divisions in a bid to strengthen its hand in investigating President Trump....
2019-09-12, 16:39

Democratic Calls for Impeachment Inquiry Grow as Leaders Instead Vow to Toughen Tactics Some Progressive Democrats have joined calls for an impeachment inquiry, arguing that it will strengthen the party’s efforts to stop President Trump’s stonewalling....
2019-05-21, 23:26

Inside Jerry Nadler's private push to open up impeachment inquiry At a frank meeting this week, House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler again lobbied to win Speaker Nancy Pelosi's support for an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump....
2019-06-07, 18:00

Nancy Pelosi teases statement on impeachment inquiry – live news Sackler family face opioids court hearing in MassachusettsEric Garner case in spotlight after Democratic debateSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.41pm BST Donald Trump has slapped more sanctions on Russia in connection with the 2018 poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daug...
2019-08-02, 17:00

The DNC Is Rejecting Iowa’s Virtual Caucus Plans, Thereby Screwing Up the First 2020 Caucus At least two sources told the Des Moines Register that the Democratic National Committee is poised to reject Iowa’s plan for virtual caucuses, which means the nation’s first 2020 presidential caucus could get incredibly screwed up. The decision came after a meeting of the DNC’s Rules and Bylaws Comm...
2019-08-30, 09:00

Rep. Justin Amash quits Republican Party, sought impeachment inquiry of Trump U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, who is the only Republican in Congress backing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, said on the Fourth of July he is declaring his independence from the GOP....
2019-07-04, 17:39

‘Squad’ member Pressley pushing Kavanaugh impeachment inquiry, despite allegation concerns Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., one of the four freshman congresswomen known collectively as the “Squad,” is planning Tuesday to introduce a resolution seeking an impeachment inquiry into Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, despite reluctance from top Democrats to pursue one and concerns about the...
2019-09-17, 20:13

House Freedom Caucus picks Andy Biggs as new chairman The conservative House Freedom Caucus has a new leader.The hard-line group has elected Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) to be the new Freedom Caucus chief, replacing Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.).Meadows, a founding Freedom Caucus member and one of President Donald Trump’s closest allies on Capitol Hill, will...
2019-09-11, 13:26

Identity Politics Roil Most Diverse House Democratic Caucus Ever The staff struggles at the House Democratic campaign arm point up a fundamental issue: As the caucus celebrates its diversity, its majority relies on white districts....
2019-08-02, 17:52

Michigan Rep. Justin Amash Formally Withdraws From House GOP Caucus WASHINGTON — Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan formally withdrew from the House Republican conference Monday, days after announcing he is leaving the GOP because he has become disenchanted with partisan politics and “frightened by what I see from it.” Amash, who had been the only Repub...
2019-07-09, 03:00

Bernie Sanders: 'It may well be time for an impeachment inquiry to begin' if Trump continues on current path Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is seemingly embracing the idea of impeaching President Trump, saying it "may well be time" for an inquiry to begin. ...
2019-05-23, 02:52

Here are the 108 congressional Democrats and 9 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with every passing day. The fervor for impeachment has only intensified as the Trump administration rampe...
2019-08-03, 23:52

Here are the 78 congressional Democrats and 8 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with every passing day. The fervor for impeachment has only intensified as the Trump administration rampe...
2019-06-22, 00:13

House Freedom Caucus elects Biggs to succeed Meadows as chairman Change is coming to an influential group on Capitol Hill following a vote Tuesday. U.S. Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., was elected the next chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, and will succeed U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C....
2019-09-11, 11:52

Justin Amash leaves House Freedom Caucus after ‘impeachable’ comments Michigan Repubican Rep. Justin Amash announced Monday evening he was leaving the influential conservative House Freedom Caucus, just weeks after he attracted the ire of his colleagues by arguing in Twitter posts that President Trump had committed impeachable offenses, Fox News has learned. Amash, sp...
2019-06-11, 12:26

Justin Amash gone from House Freedom Caucus after saying Trump's conduct was 'impeachable' Michigan Repubican Rep. Justin Amash announced Monday evening he is gone from the conservative House Freedom Caucus, just weeks after he broke from his party to argue that President Trump had committed impeachable offenses....
2019-06-11, 08:39

Oregon House approves progressive climate policy The Oregon House has approved an economywide cap-and trade-program. The program would put an overall limit on greenhouse gas emissions and auction off pollution “allowances” for each ton of carbon industries plan to emit. Only the state’s largest polluters would be targeted. Lawmak...
2019-06-18, 16:13

Pondering Impeachment, House Sues Don McGahn, Ex-White House Counsel, for Testimony The Judiciary Committee hopes a federal judge will strike down the White House’s “absolute immunity” claims, clearing the way for testimony from key witnesses to the special counsel....
2019-08-08, 00:26

Amnesty International urges fair Egyptian inquiry into Mursi's death Amnesty International urged Egyptian authorities on Monday to investigate the death of former Islamist president Mohamed Mursi, who died suddenly aged 67 after collapsing in court in Cairo during a trial....
2019-06-18, 00:13

The Latest: Oregon House approves progressive climate policy SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on Oregon’s cap and trade proposal (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The Oregon House has approved an economywide cap-and trade-program. The program would put an overall limit on greenhouse gas emissions and auction off pollution “allowances” for each ton o...
2019-06-18, 06:26

Trump tells progressive congresswomen to 'go back' to where they came from President Donald Trump said Sunday that progressive Democratic congresswomen should return to the countries where they came from in a series of tweets that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi labelled "xenophobic."...
2019-07-15, 03:26

Murphy wins North Carolina GOP congressional primary runoff in boost for House Freedom Caucus A state legislator aided by hardline conservatives on Capitol Hill won the Republican nomination Tuesday for the North Carolina congressional district seat left vacant by the death of Rep. Walter Jones Jr....
2019-07-10, 07:00

Trump says progressive congresswomen should ‘go back’ and fix the places they ‘originally came from’ President Donald Trump on Sunday said progressive congresswomen should “go back” and try to fix the “crime infested places” they “originally came from” before telling the U.S. government how to handle its problems. “So interesting to see ‘Progressive&#...
2019-07-15, 01:13

House approval of border bill triggers Democratic progressive-moderate split ‘The Squad’ accuses party leaders of caving to White HouseAmash: Pelosi making mistake on impeachmentCongressional approval for funds for the Trump administration to spend at the southern border has triggered open warfare between a “squad” of high-profile progressive House Democrats and party leader...
2019-07-07, 22:39

Pelosi responds to AOC slam, says caucus has her back for condemning chief of staff’s ‘offensive’ tweet House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stood her ground Thursday in response to New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claiming the speaker has been disrespectful to several minority lawmakers, saying she has the backing of her caucus and defending her handling of the rabble-rousing freshman 'squad' ...
2019-07-11, 20:00

Pelosi says Trump 'engaged in a cover-up' as she urges against impeachment Speaker Nancy Pelosi appealed to House Democrats Wednesday to hold off on beginning impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump even as she said the president “is engaged in a cover-up.” Yet the call to take strong action against the president persisted in the caucus. While her Democratic...
2019-05-22, 21:52

AOC unloads on Trump after he tells progressive congresswomen to 'go back' to home countries New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, fresh from a bitter public spat with House Democrat leaders, unloaded on President Trump Sunday afternoon after he suggested that several unnamed progressive congresswoman "go back" to their own "corrupt" countries of origin....
2019-07-14, 20:00

Rep. Max Rose urges Democrats to stop pursuing impeachment of Trump Freshman Rep. Max Rose is urging his Democratic colleagues not to move forward with impeachment proceedings against President Trump. Army vet Rose represents the 11th Congressional District covering Staten Island and southern Brooklyn that Trump won by 10 points over Hillary Clinton in 2016. “For th...
2019-09-13, 18:26

MCC urges members to buy tickets for Pakistan-Bangladesh World Cup match • Only half of pavilion tickets sold for Friday’s group stage game• Empty seats ‘risk damaging the club’s global reputation’MCC members have received a panicked email imploring them to buy tickets for Bangladesh versus Pakistan at Lord’s or risk damaging the club’s global reputation.Only 50% of avai...
2019-07-03, 03:00

Automatically kick out antisemitic members, Starmer urges Labour Labour should change its rules to automatically throw out members involved in "clear" cases of antisemitism, a member of Jeremy Corbyn's top team has said....
2019-07-10, 14:26

Isis leader purportedly urges members to free detainees from camps Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi appears to claim in audio recording that Isis is still carrying out attacks An audio recording was released on Monday in which the leader of the Islamic State group purportedly called on members of the extremist group to do all they can to free Isis detainees and women held in j...
2019-09-17, 08:00

Warriors coach Steve Kerr urges Congress members to call out Trump Steve Kerr urged members of Congress to call out Donald Trump on Sunday night, hours after the president lashed out at four minority, freshman congresswomen in a tweetstorm, telling them to “go back” to the countries they came from. “Come on members of Congress, call out the president fo...
2019-07-15, 20:26

House Opens Tech Antitrust Inquiry With Look at Threat to News Media Local journalism has been pushed “to the verge of extinction,” said a member of a committee that plans 18 months of hearings and other scrutiny of the big technology platforms....
2019-06-12, 02:26

Amid Diplomatic Strain, House Opens Inquiry Into Trump’s Dealings With Ukraine President Trump has signaled displeasure with the American ally. His lawyer has been pressing the government in Kiev to investigate his political foes....
2019-09-10, 08:00

South Africa's Zuma due back at corruption inquiry after adjournment Former South African president Jacob Zuma was due back at a public inquiry into state corruption on Friday, after his lawyers requested an adjournment because they said he was being questioned unfairly....
2019-07-19, 10:13

Philippines Hits Back at Call for U.N. Inquiry of Police Killings A presidential spokesman called the experts’ report “an outrageous interference,” adding that the government’s “primary duty” was to protect its citizens....
2019-06-08, 18:13

South Africa’s Zuma, back at inquiry, says his life is in danger Former South African President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday he had received a death threat after his testimony the previous day to an inquiry on corruption....
2019-07-16, 13:13

House Judiciary Committee Launches Tech Antitrust Inquiry Amid Reports DOJ, FTC May Take Action Over the past week, the two federal agencies with mandates to enforce antitrust law—the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission—have apparently been divvying up Silicon Valley for potential probes. Reports have indicated that the DOJ has scooped up responsibility for Google and Apple,...
2019-06-04, 05:26

House Democrats have some convincing to do on impeachment A new poll suggests House Democrats pursuing an impeachment inquiry will have to simultaneously build their case against Trump and to the American people....
2019-08-22, 22:52

Top House Dem says impeachment needs more public support WASHINGTON (AP) — A top House leader says Democrats may eventually launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, but not until they have more public support. Rep. Jim Clyburn of South Carolina, the Democratic whip, said Sunday on CNN, that with several House investigations under way...
2019-06-02, 21:13

No pay raise for House members after GOP balks A pay raise for House members won’t happen — at least for now — as Democrats have postponed voting on a congressional spending bill that included the politically risky measure, according to members and aides from both parties.House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) told Majority Leader Steny...
2019-06-27, 18:52

House Dem impeachment support gains new momentum Public support among House Democrats for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump is growing despite Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s attempts to halt the effort.More than two dozen Democrats who hadn’t previously taken a position voted Wednesday to advance a measure to impeach the president ove...
2019-07-19, 01:26

Trump impeachment effort once again rejected in House The Democratic-led House of Representatives once again rejected articles of impeachment against President Trump on Wednesday. The House voted to table Rep. Al Green’s article of impeachment 332 to 95, the third time his effort has gone down in defeat. Green made his latest impeachment attempt Tuesda...
2019-07-18, 01:39

House votes to set aside impeachment resolution against Trump The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to table an impeachment resolution against President Donald Trump, effectively killing the measure for now but not burying the issue that has divided Democrats....
2019-07-18, 01:13

Tlaib: House Democrats are ‘moving toward’ impeachment Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Sunday morning that House Democrats are “moving toward” a consensus that it’s time to weigh impeachment as an option.The Michigan Democrat, who has been one of the most vocal advocates for impeaching President Donald Trump, said that the impeachment debate should be about hol...
2019-05-26, 20:26

House to vote on whether to consider articles of impeachment for Trump The House is slated to vote Wednesday afternoon on whether to immediately consider articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, the first barometer of efforts to remove the president by the Democrat-led House.The move, forced by Rep. Al Green (D-Texas), who used a procedural mechanism that required...
2019-07-17, 17:26

| US House steps up Trump impeachment probe Democrats have moved to intensify their impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump as whiffs of new scandal surrounding the White House emerged related to Trump's business and his lawyer's involvement in Ukraine....
2019-09-09, 20:52

NYPD union boss urges members to ‘stand shoulder-to-shoulder’ with ICE A police union boss urged members to put politics aside and “stand shoulder-to-shoulder” with Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents during raids expected on Sunday in cities across the country, according to the letter released Saturday “[ICE] will be apprehending individuals w...
2019-07-13, 18:39

U.S. House committee to hold 1st impeachment investigation hearing Corey Lewandowski, Trump’s outspoken, loyal former campaign manager, is scheduled to appear Tuesday to discuss the report by former special counsel Robert Mueller....
2019-09-17, 23:13

Nancy Pelosi says White House is 'crying out for impeachment' House speaker urges family to intervene over Trump’s wellbeingPelosi: ‘Maybe he wants a leave of absence’The Democratic speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, said the White House was “crying out for impeachment” and called on Thursday for Donald Trump’s family to intervene in the president’s wellbeing...
2019-05-24, 03:39

Factbox: House Democrats edge toward pro-impeachment majority Nearly a majority of Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have now said they support starting impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump....
2019-08-01, 19:00

Calls for impeachment intensify in House, dividing Democrats The no-show of former White House counsel Donald McGahn and the ongoing defiance of the administration have increased calls for starting impeachment proceedings....
2019-05-22, 03:39

House to vote today on impeachment resolution against Trump Representative Al Green / Courtesy: Congress. Gov By Alex Moe and Jane C. Timm The House will vote on Wednesday on a resolution to impeach President Donald Trump, marking the first time the Democrat-controlled chamber has weighed in on the divisive issue. It’s unclear whether the House will vo...
2019-07-17, 22:52

House Democrats unveil impeachment probe parameters President Donald Trump's attorneys would be allowed to review some of Congress’s impeachment-related evidence under a set of procedures unveiled Monday by the House Judiciary Committee, part of a plan to spell out the panel’s authorities as it intensifies its consideration of articles of impeachment...
2019-09-09, 16:26

House Votes to Kill Trump Impeachment Resolution The House on Wednesday killed an attempt to impeach President Trump over statements the chamber already condemned as racist, exposing Democratic divisions....
2019-07-18, 01:26

How an assault weapons ban and impeachment are confounding House Democrats An assault weapons ban and impeachment are popular with the rank and file. But House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her leadership team must weigh more than public sentiment. And those other factors have persuaded them to move cautiously on both fronts....
2019-08-10, 01:39

U.S. House panel to consider formalizing Trump impeachment probe The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee announced on Monday that it will consider steps this week to formalize its investigation to determine whether to impeach President Donald Trump....
2019-09-09, 18:00

North Carolina Democrat in House race not for impeachment RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Democrat running for a still-vacant U.S. House election he seemed to lose last year before signs of ballot fraud were unearthed says he doesn’t favor impeachment hearings confronting President Donald Trump and believes the Iraq War wasn’t justified. Dan McCready ...
2019-05-23, 20:13

House committee approves guidelines for impeachment hearings WASHINGTON (AP) — House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler says there’s no confusion about what his committee is doing: It’s an impeachment investigation, no matter how you want to phrase it. Nadler tried to clear up any misconceptions Thursday as the committee approved guidelines for impea...
2019-09-12, 21:26

Democrats in the House Are Split on Impeachment. That Could Come to a Head This Fall House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has managed to hold together a Democratic caucus fractured on the issue of impeachment for months — but it’s about to get significantly more challenging. Over August recess, the number of members who came out in support of some form of action on impeachment rea...
2019-09-04, 02:39

US House Of Representatives Sets Aside Trump Impeachment Resolution The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to sideline an impeachment resolution against President Donald Trump, effectively killing the measure for now but not burying the issue that has......
2019-07-18, 05:00

Rising calls for impeachment may not alter House Democrats' course Mounting support among Democrats in Congress for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump seems unlikely to change House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's caution on moving ahead with the politically risky move, Democrats said on Thursday....
2019-08-02, 01:00

Ocasio-Cortez is the most frugal of all New York’s House members The freshman Democrat spent the least amount of money of the 27 New York House members during the first three months of 2019, according to newly released spending reports of congressional offices reviewed by The Post....
2019-06-04, 20:00

Democratic-controlled House kills articles of impeachment against Trump The House voted to kill a measure seeking to impeach President Donald Trump – the first vote on such a measure since Democrats took the majority and since the release of former special counsel Robert Mueller's report.        ...
2019-07-18, 01:26

House Votes to Block Democrat’s Trump Impeachment Effort WASHINGTON — The House easily killed a maverick Democrat’s effort Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color, in a vote that provided an early snapshot of just how divided Democrats are over trying to oust him in the shadow of the...
2019-07-18, 02:26

Nancy Pelosi says 'the White House is crying out for impeachment' – live House speaker said she does not plan to pursue Trump’s impeachment, though he would like Democrats to pursue it for political reasonsSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.34pm BST Republican representative Justin Amash is reiterating his calls for Donald Trump’s impeachment.This pa...
2019-05-23, 19:52

House Democrats Are Openly Fighting With Nancy Pelosi About Impeachment In a closed-room meeting on Monday, House Democratic leadership, including members of the House Judiciary Committee battled with Speaker Nancy Pelosi over impeaching Donald Trump, or at the very least opening an inquiry into impeachment, according to multiple reports....
2019-05-21, 22:26

Nancy Pelosi: ‘The White House is just crying out for impeachment' – video The Democratic speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, said the White House was “crying out for impeachment” and called for Donald Trump’s family to intervene in the president’s wellbeing “for the good of the country”. The dramatic statements came one day after Trump stormed out of a meeting in the Oval...
2019-05-24, 03:39

Jerry Nadler is the other House Democrat feeling the heat on impeachment Pressure is mounting for House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler to launch impeachment proceedings, but the New York Democrat is weighing dueling loyalties to eager members and to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has urged her caucus to stay the course on investigations and ignore the growing chorus for what...
2019-05-22, 16:00

Majority Of US House Democrats Favour Starting Impeachment Proceedings A majority of Democrats in the US House of Representatives now favour launching impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump, after a California lawmaker on Friday became the......
2019-08-03, 05:39

Rep. Rashida Tlaib says House 'moving towards' consensus for Trump impeachment Rep. Rashida Tlaib believes the House of Representatives is "moving toward" the support necessary to bring impeachment proceedings against President Trump. ...
2019-05-27, 20:52

Factbox: Majority of House Democrats support Trump impeachment A majority of Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have now said they support starting impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump....
2019-09-12, 21:52

U.S. House panel votes to ramp up Trump impeachment probe The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted to intensify its investigation of Republican President Donald Trump on Thursday, as lawmakers edged closer to deciding whether to recommend his impeachment....
2019-09-12, 21:52

Majority of House Democrats favor starting impeachment proceedings A majority of Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives now favor launching impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump, after a California lawmaker on Friday became the 118th Democrat to call for the process to begin....
2019-08-02, 21:39

US House panel votes to ramp up Trump impeachment probe The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to adopt a resolution intended to intensify its impeachment probe of Republican President Donald Trump....
2019-09-12, 18:39

House panel votes to intensify Trump impeachment probe The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted to intensify its investigation of Republican President Donald Trump on Thursday, as lawmakers edged closer to deciding whether to recommend his impeachment....
2019-09-12, 18:13

Impeachment: Democrats can 'sing and dance like Beyoncé', House leader says Caucus chair Jeffries wants legislative focus but Rashida Tlaib calls for move against Trump amid fight over oversight roleOpinion: Trump’s wrecking ball assaults American governmentDemocrats considering whether to impeach Donald Trump “can sing and dance at the same time just like Beyoncé”, a membe...
2019-05-26, 19:39

House panel moves to intensify Trump impeachment probe The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee moved to intensify its investigation of Republican President Donald Trump on Thursday, as lawmakers edged closer to deciding whether to recommend his impeachment....
2019-09-12, 16:39

Pelosi says need compelling case for House to pursue Trump's impeachment U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday the option of impeaching President Donald Trump was not off the table, but that the case should be "iron-clad" before the House of Representatives pursues it....
2019-05-29, 22:39

Biden says Trump impeachment push could come 'very quickly,' House may have 'no alternative' Former Vice President Joe Biden, in an interview Tuesday in New Hampshire, said House Democrats probing allegations that President Trump obstructed justice are getting stonewalled and impeachment proceedings against the president “could come up very quickly.”...
2019-06-04, 22:26

House Democrats Return From Recess Braced for Impeachment Talk As more Democrats call for an impeachment inquiry, just one thing is certain — the conversation is not going away anytime soon. Congress returned to the Capitol Monday after a week-long recess that saw several more Democratic lawmakers – including two committee chairmen — join the ...
2019-06-04, 09:52

Democratic lawmaker tries to force U.S. House vote on Trump impeachment U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday was again trying to referee an intra-party struggle among her Democratic colleagues over whether to take steps toward impeaching Republican President Donald Trump....
2019-07-17, 19:00

House judiciary chairman says Trump 'richly deserves impeachment' Nadler also said that former special counsel Robert Mueller's recent hearings before Congress about his report on Russian election meddling represented an "inflection point."...
2019-07-31, 17:39

Pelosi downplays House Dem support for Trump impeachment, says ‘it's not even close’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday downplayed the support inside her caucus for impeaching President Trump, saying House Democrats who oppose it outnumber those vocally pushing for it....
2019-06-11, 19:13

House panel plans to intensify Trump impeachment probe The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee is expected to intensify its investigation of Republican President Donald Trump on Thursday, as lawmakers edge closer to deciding whether to recommend his impeachment....
2019-09-12, 14:13

Rex Tillerson meets with members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with a handful of House members and staffers for seven hours Tuesday, holding talks reportedly on his rocky, aborted tenure as President Donald Trump’s chief diplomat.A congressional aide confirmed that Tillerson met with New York Rep. Eliot Engel, the Dem...
2019-05-22, 02:13

GOP impeachment champion gets a hero's welcome back home GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Rep. Justin Amash is a lonely man in Congress, the sole Republican to back Donald Trump’s removal from office. But back home on Tuesday night, the Michigan lawmaker got the red-carpet treatment in his first face-to-face encounter with voters since his call for impeachment.Durin...
2019-05-29, 06:52

Back home, Democrats hear a lot, or not much, on impeachment YORKTOWN, Va. (AP) — In suburban Philadelphia, it took about eight minutes into the question-and-answer session at freshman Rep. Madeleine Dean’s town hall for someone to ask about impeachment. It came up only indirectly at a town hall in Southern California. And in Yorktown, Va., it never got...
2019-06-01, 07:39

Clyburn walks back impeachment comments House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn on Monday walked back remarks suggesting that Democrats will impeach President Donald Trump, reversing course to say he’s “farther” from backing impeachment than most of his caucus.Clyburn’s comments came after a private leadership meeting Monday evening in which Spea...
2019-06-04, 04:52

House Democrats in Trump districts resist liberal pressure on impeachment Of the 31 Democrats who represent districts that Trump won in 2016, only two have endorsed an impeachment inquiry despite a summer campaign by the left and questions at town halls....
2019-08-31, 14:26

More Than Half of House Democrats Now Support Opening Trump Impeachment Probe (WASHINGTON) — More than half of House Democrats support launching an impeachment inquiry, according to a tally by The Associated Press — a strong signal of ongoing liberal frustration with President Donald Trump but a milestone that seems unlikely to move House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Rep...
2019-08-03, 21:01

House Democrats pursue Sessions for testimony in impeachment probe of Trump The former attorney general, whom Trump never forgave for recusing himself from the Russia investigation, appears as a critical witness in the Mueller report....
2019-09-13, 23:39

Democrat-led House panel votes to ramp up Trump impeachment investigation The committee says the resolution is similar to procedural votes taken at the beginning of the impeachment investigations into Presidents Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton....
2019-09-12, 20:39

House Leaders Push Mueller to Testify as More Democrats Clamor for Impeachment Robert S. Mueller III stated clearly that he hoped his public statement Wednesday would be his last, but with impeachment fever rising, Democrats want him on a witness stand....
2019-05-30, 01:13

House panel poised to spell out Trump impeachment probe: source The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, criticized for an unorthodox impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, is poised to vote next week on a resolution to formalize the investigation, a person familiar with the matter said on Saturday....
2019-09-07, 22:52

Nancy Pelosi Says She’s ‘Done With’ Trump as She Pushes Back Against Impeachment (WASHINGTON) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi is brushing back impeachment questions, saying “it’s not even close” to having enough support among House Democrats for a vote. Pelosi said at a policy conference Tuesday that her “stock goes up” when President Donald Trump atta...
2019-06-11, 21:39

Even some of Deadwood's deadest cast members are back for the movie This Friday, HBO’s Deadwood will return after 13 years away to properly end its story with a full-length movie set a decade after the third season’s conclusion. You might think, given how much time has passed, that many of the series’ actors would have retired their roles, but, because even famous p...
2019-05-28, 21:00

DOJ opposes House panel's request for more Mueller probe materials as it pursues impeachment The Justice Department told a judge Friday that the House Judiciary Committee shouldn't be granted access to unreleased material from the former special counsel's Russia investigation as it weighs whether to move forward with impeachment proceedings against President Trump. ...
2019-09-14, 05:39

House Judiciary panel preparing vote to define Trump impeachment probe The House Judiciary Committee is preparing to take its first formal vote to define what Chairman Jerry Nadler calls an ongoing “impeachment investigation” of President Donald Trump, according to multiple sources briefed on the discussions.The panel could vote as early as Wednesday on a resolution to...
2019-09-07, 05:52

Nadler: House panel too busy with Trump impeachment issue to investigate Kavanaugh House judiciary committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said the committee has its "hands full" working to impeach President Donald Trump and won't immediately launch an investigation into Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh....
2019-09-17, 08:26

4th Ranking House Democrat Calls for Impeachment Investigation to ‘Hold This President Accountable’ (WASHINGTON) — Rep. Ben Ray Luján on Monday became the highest-ranking Democrat in the House to call for an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, saying it’s time to hold him accountable. The New Mexico congressman, third in line behind House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and...
2019-08-20, 00:39

House panel weighs holding Trump Cabinet members in contempt over census The U.S. House Oversight Committee plans to vote next week on holding Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize the 2020 U.S. Census....
2019-06-08, 02:39

House panel backs contempt citations for two Trump Cabinet members over census A U.S. House committee voted on Wednesday in favor of holding two of President Donald Trump's closest advisers in contempt of Congress for defying congressional subpoenas related to an effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census....
2019-06-13, 01:26

Italian PM Conte appeals to 5-Star members to back new government Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Monday urged members of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement to back a new coalition with the opposition Democratic Party (PD), saying the planned government could transform Italy....
2019-09-03, 00:26

Nadler asks House committees probing Trump to share docs for its impeachment investigation House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler on Thursday asked four House panels investigating President Donald Trump to share documents and other information to aid his committee’s investigation into whether to file articles of impeachment against the president.In a letter to the chairs of four ...
2019-08-23, 05:39

Rep. Cohen: '80-90 percent' of Dems on House Judiciary Committee ready to push for Trump impeachment House Judiciary Committee member Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn, claimed on Tuesday evening that "80-90 percent" of the fellow Democrats who sit on committee are ready to impeach President Trump. ...
2019-05-22, 04:39

Trump's Impeachment Just Became One Step Closer to Reality After House Judiciary Committee Sets Guidelines If only Operation Trump Gotta Go was as easy as signing a Change.org petition and changing all the locks in the White House. Sadly, impeachment proceedings are a bit more arduous than that—though it would appear that the Lord heard our cry and he pulled a few strings to expedite the process....
2019-09-12, 20:39

Impeachment push raises political concerns for House Dems, even as GOP retirements give boost House Republicans are facing a steep climb to regain the majority in 2020, as mounting retirements in the party complicate their efforts to wrest the gavel from Speaker Nancy Pelosi. But they may have been given a political gift this past week when Democrats doubled down on their pursuit of an impea...
2019-09-15, 23:39

Blue-state House members try to reclaim higher SALT deductions that were cut in Trump's tax overhaul Some House members want to lift the cap on state and local tax deductions, but it could be tough, in part because the move is expected to benefit high earners....
2019-05-27, 14:13

OECD members, including U.S., back guiding principles to make AI safer The evolution of artificial intelligence is driving advances in technology but raising questions over ethics, the head of the OECD said on Wednesday, as more than 40 nations backed a set of principles meant to improve transparency around AI....
2019-05-22, 18:26

Revealed: how Trump's transgender ban has forced military members back into hiding Guardian investigation finds increased hostility towards trans people who could lose everything if they are outedDonald Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in the US military has spread a pall of fear over the 15,000 personnel it touches and emboldened hostility towards even those on the front...
2019-06-13, 18:26

Wolf Blitzer, Kellyanne Conway and members of Congress celebrate Bastille Day at the French ambassador’s house Despite the potential of, um, awkwardness among the diplomatic core and official Washington, elbows were ripe for rubbing at the French ambassador’s residence....
2019-07-14, 20:13

White House candidate Harris urges new investigation of Kavanaugh, FBI U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Tuesday urged a House of Representatives panel to investigate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the wake of new allegations of sexual misconduct by the conservative judge when he was a college student in the 1980s....
2019-09-17, 22:26

In Corey Lewandowski’s Hearing, Democrats Learn Escalating Impeachment Rhetoric Won’t Make the White House Cooperate House Democrats spent their first week back on Capitol Hill after August recess embroiled in a debate over whether or not they were actually engaged in an impeachment inquiry and the subsequent implications. “Some call this process an impeachment inquiry. Some call it an impeachment investiga...
2019-09-18, 07:26

House Dems move on Trump impeachment, as Republicans mock ‘giant Instagram filter’ hiding disarray House Judiciary Democrats on Thursday took a big step in their Trump impeachment push as they set the ground rules for a formal committee inquiry -- but Republicans laughed it off as a “giant Instagram filter” to hide how divided Democrats truly are on the question. ...
2019-09-12, 18:13

House Speaker Pelosi urges Trump family 'intervention' with U.S. president House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she wished President Donald Trump's family or staff would conduct an "intervention" with him for the good of the United States after he threw what she called a temper tantrum at a meeting with Democratic congressional leaders a day earli...
2019-05-24, 08:13

House Speaker Pelosi urges Trump family 'intervention' with president U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that President Donald Trump threw a temper tantrum at a meeting with Democratic congressional leaders a day earlier and that she wished his family or staff would conduct "an intervention" with him for the good of the country....
2019-05-23, 18:39

House judiciary's top Republican urges hearings into Russian election meddling The top Republican on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday called for hearings into interference by Russia and others in the 2016 election and beyond, on the heels of a statement https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-text/u-s-special-counsel-muellers-statement-on-russia-probe-...
2019-06-04, 22:00

Nancy Pelosi Holds Closed Door Meeting With House Democrats to Quell Growing Revolt Calling for Impeachment House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing a growing swell from a group of valiant Democrats inside her own caucus who want their team to stop sitting on its hands and begin pushing for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump....
2019-05-22, 19:13

Progressives blame Nancy Pelosi for 'horrendous' migrant aid bill and holding them back on impeachment Rep. Pramila Jayapal and Sen. Jeff Merkley blamed Democratic leadership for the $4.6 billion humanitarian aid package Congress passed last week that was bitterly opposed by many progressive Democrats. Jayapal and Merkley, who spoke at the annual Netroots Nation conference on Friday, agreed that Hou...
2019-07-14, 02:13

Ocasio-Cortez urges White House to ‘put down its saber’ amid Iran tensions As bellicose rhetoric between the US and Iran mounts, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez urged Team Trump to “put down its saber.” “This administration needs to put down its saber and pick up a phone. Diplomacy is what grants us peace and stability – not war,” AOC tweeted late Thursday. The freshma...
2019-06-21, 17:52

White House Melts Down After Government Watchdog Urges Kellyanne Conway Be Fired Weeks after confidently crooning “Blah, blah, blah,” and “Let me know when the jail sentence starts” when asked by reporters about repeated Hatch Act violations, a top internal government watchdog recommended the firing of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway for doing exactly that....
2019-06-13, 19:39

Top U.S. House judiciary panel Republican urges hearings into Russian election meddling The top Republican on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday called for hearings into interference by Russia and others in the 2016 election and beyond, on the heels of a statement https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-text/u-s-special-counsel-muellers-statement-on-russia-probe-...
2019-06-04, 21:00

Trump urges North Carolina to pick GOP’s Dan Bishop in special House election President Trump traveled to North Carolina Monday to show support for the Republican in a special election for a House seat that’s viewed as a toss-up. “North Carolina, vote for Dan Bishop tomorrow. We need him badly in Washington! His opponent is a far left Sanctuary Cities supporter,” Trump tweete...
2019-09-10, 07:39

Trump urges U.S. court to shield Deutsche Bank records from House Democrats Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump asked a federal appeals court on Friday to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from handing the financial records of the president's family and the Trump Organization to Democratic lawmakers....
2019-08-24, 00:52

Judge orders Unifor members back to work at Windsor Nemak plant; union refuses Unifor members erected barricades and turned management away at the gate, effectively stopping production of engine blocks destined for GM vehicles. The protest is in response to Nemak's decision to close the plant in Windsor, Ont., in mid-2020....
2019-09-07, 02:39

UPDATE 4-Trump urges U.S. court to shield Deutsche Bank records from House Democrats Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump asked a federal appeals court on Friday to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from handing the financial records of the president's family and the Trump Organization to Democratic lawmakers. The case, before the 2nd U....
2019-08-23, 23:13

White House urges biofuel industry to take deal boosting blending mandates: sources White House officials on Wednesday urged U.S. biofuel producers to accept the administration's offer to raise biofuel blending mandates next year by 5% even if it falls short of their demands, and said a deal must be reached by Friday, three sources familiar with the matter said....
2019-09-12, 01:52

Mexico urges Trump to back down on 'unfair' tariff threat Mexico's president on Friday urged his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to back down from threats to impose tariffs on its exports to the United States, in a dispute over migration that could create a major economic shock for Mexico....
2019-05-31, 18:39

British PM Johnson urges lawmakers to back October 31 Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged lawmakers to support an Oct. 31 Brexit, saying they had promised to honour the result of the country's 2016 decision to leave the European Union....
2019-08-08, 20:39

Neuberger urges Verint investors to back its board nominees Asset manager Neuberger Berman on Monday urged shareholders of Verint Systems to vote for its three director nominees and asked the data analytics company to detail its cloud strategy....
2019-05-21, 17:13

Pelosi urges fellow Democrats to back bipartisan spending deal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged rank-and-file Democrats to support a bipartisan deal to dramatically raise federal spending caps and suspend the debt ceiling....
2019-07-23, 23:26

Pelosi urges Trump to call Senate back into session to consider gun legislation House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent a letter to President Trump on Thursday urging him to call the Senate back into session from their August recess to consider gun legislation. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on a radio show he wants to pass legislation on a "bipartisan basis."...
2019-08-10, 01:39

Canada's Trudeau says won't back down in dispute with China, urges restraint in Hong Kong Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday said he would not escalate a deepening trade and diplomatic dispute with China but added that his government had no intention of backing down as it defended its interests....
2019-08-22, 00:00

Trump urges rally attendees not to chant 'send her back'; he also says Harris had 'bad' debate night President Trump told reporters outside the White House on Thursday that he hopes attendees at his rally in Cincinnati, Ohio later in the day don't chant about sending members of Congress "back" to their home countries....
2019-08-02, 00:26

Democrats Respond to Mueller Statement by Calling for Impeachment, but Also Not Impeachment, but Also More Investigations, but Also Oversight, but Also All of the Above Should Donald Trump be impeached? That’s a good question, and one that every Democrat running for president in 2020 and many other party leaders have been asked for months. The answer is yes, but for the Democrats that point of view is far from unanimous....
2019-05-29, 22:52

Iran to free 7 crew members of seized British tanker under 'humane policy,' 16 members to stay aboard vessel Iran will free seven of the 23 crew members of a British-flagged oil tanker seized in the Strait of Hormuz in July for violating Iranian laws, a foreign ministry official announced Wednesday....
2019-09-04, 21:00

Boxing News at Five: Ruiz says Joshua rematch will be brought back to the United States, Khan urges Brook to retire Andy Ruiz Jnr doesn't plan on going to Saudi Arabia anytime soon, and Amir Khan believes Kell Brook is finished as a world-class fighter The post Boxing News at Five: Ruiz says Joshua rematch will be brought back to the United States, Khan urges Brook to retire appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-14, 18:39

Graham: Republicans likely to take back the House in 2020 Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. advised President Trump to "be quiet" and show up for reelection in 2020, responding to policies that Democrats are proposing....
2019-07-12, 10:13

The White House Wants To Strike Back At California California might not be allowed to set zero-emissions standards anymore, GM workers in South Korea are about to strike, and automakers are desperate to avoid a no-deal Brexit. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, September 6, 2019....
2019-09-06, 17:13

House debate over Trump’s ‘go back’ comments gets chaotic Tensions flared on the floor of the US House of Representatives Tuesday as the body debated a resolution rebuking President Trump over off-color comments he made telling four non-white lawmakers to “go back” to their countries — and Democrats were raked over the coals for allegedly breaking a House ...
2019-07-17, 03:52

House to 'reluctantly' back Senate border aid bill: Pelosi Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday gave up on an effort to add additional migrant protections to a Senate-passed border aid bill, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying it was urgent to secure the funds the legislation would provide....
2019-06-27, 22:52

Kim Kardashian back at White House to talk criminal justice Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House for an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce...
2019-06-13, 23:00

Iowa Democrats vow alternative to virtual caucus The chair of the Iowa Democratic Party says it will make alternate plans after the Democratic National Committee head announced his opposition to plans for telephone caucus voting. (August 30)        ...
2019-08-31, 06:39

AOC pushes back at Pelosi, says House speaker's belittling of progressives 'puzzling' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., fired back Tuesday at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., saying she found remarks by the leader of their party's caucus "puzzling" after Pelosi dismissed her and three other progressives who'd voted against a $4.6 billion border aid package at the end of Jun...
2019-07-10, 07:00

In victory for Trump, U.S. House Democrats back down on border aid bill demands Democratic leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives backed down to President Donald Trump and passed a $4.6 billion aid package to address a migrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border without the additional protections for migrant children that liberals had sought....
2019-06-28, 02:13

House judiciary panel will come back early to tackle gun control bills The House judiciary committee will return to Washington, D.C., early to take up three gun control bills in the wake of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio....
2019-08-17, 05:52

Space Force back in House version of defense policy bill Democrats and Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee have agreed on a slimmed-down version of President Trump's Space Force and plan to add their version of the proposed sixth branch of the military to the National Defense Authorization Act this week....
2019-06-10, 23:39

Megan Rapinoe refuses to back down over Donald Trump and White House • USA midfielder urges teammates to ‘think hard’ about a visit• Administration ‘doesn’t fight for the same things we fight for’Megan Rapinoe has urged her USA teammates to “think hard” about associating themselves with Donald Trump. The 33-year-old found herself embroiled in a row with Trump after f...
2019-06-27, 21:13

Megan Rapinoe won’t back down, says ‘I stand by the comments I made’ about the White House The U.S. soccer star said her protest is about using the platform she has been given "for good, and for leaving the game in a better place and hopefully the world in a better place."...
2019-06-27, 21:26

House Democrats move to back Senate plan for border funding U.S. House Democrats dropped opposition on Thursday to a bill passed by the Republican-controlled Senate that would release $4.6 billion in emergency funds to address worsening humanitarian conditions for migrant children and families on the U.S.-Mexico border, lawmakers said....
2019-06-27, 22:52

The Latest: Black caucus chairman says report has no impact NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the results of an investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (all times local): 12:05 p.m. The chairman of the Virginia Legislative Black Caucus said little has changed after a law firm’s report failed to ...
2019-05-22, 18:13

‘The Haunting of Hill House’ season 2 will bring back original actors in new roles The Haunting of Hill House was one of the most surprising, exciting, and horrifying Netflix releases last fall, and the streaming giant is already working on a sequel: The Haunting of Bly Manor. It will take place in a totally different paranormal home, introducing a new cast of characters that will...
2019-07-17, 11:13

Hill House star Victoria Pedretti is coming back for The Haunting Of Bly Manor We don’t know about you, but if we’d suffered through all the crap the Crain family survived—or, in a few painful cases, didn’t—in Netflix’s The Haunting Of Hill House, we’d probably spend the rest of our lives staying away from spooky old manors; sure, renting an apartment sucks, but at least you d...
2019-06-29, 07:00

Pompeo says White House will 'push back' against Jeremy Corbyn's anti-Semitism Secretary of State Mike Pompeo promised Jewish leaders that the White House won’t wait for UK’s Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to become prime minister to “push back” against him and his actions that would make the life of Jews in Britain more difficult....
2019-06-11, 20:26

Back home in Indiana: Bob Knight buys house three miles from Assembly Hall Bob Knight was fired from Indiana in 2000, but he recently bought a home near the campus in Bloomington for $600,000 after appearances in state.       ...
2019-07-12, 00:52

‘A window to the past’: how old photos brought my parents' empty house back to life For Aram Balakjian, clearing the family home after his father’s death led to a ghostly photographic projectAfter his father died, Aram Balakjian began the long job of clearing the family home. The house was large, with seven bedrooms and a cellar, and had belonged to the Balakjians for 27 years. The...
2019-08-02, 17:00

Centrist House Democrats back U.S. bills to protect elections, punish Russia A bloc of centrist U.S. House Democrats on Friday threw their support behind a number of proposed bills aimed at securing future U.S. elections and punishing Moscow for its alleged political interference in 2016, weakening the Russian ruble....
2019-06-21, 19:39

Top Dems make final pitch to caucus for border compromise House Democrats will soon vote on a move that some of its members once considered unthinkable: Delivering billions of dollars to the Trump administration to confront the migrant crisis at the southern border.Democrats appear likely to pass a border funding bill next week that its own members describ...
2019-06-21, 14:13

DNC to recommend scrapping Iowa, Nevada virtual caucus plans DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Democratic National Committee will recommend scrapping state plans to offer virtual, telephone-based caucuses in 2020 due to security concerns, sources tell The Associated Press....
2019-08-30, 22:52

‘Everyone hates this place’: Border bill tears apart Democratic caucus Democrats broke into open warfare Thursday over Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s surrender to the Senate’s emergency border aid package, with the caucus’ long-simmering divide between progressives and centrists playing out in dramatic fashion on the House floor. Some lawmakers even resorted to public name-ca...
2019-06-28, 05:52

The Intercept reports that a super PAC affiliated with a bipartisan caucus in Congress, which has se The Intercept reports that a super PAC affiliated with a bipartisan caucus in Congress, which has several moderate Democratic members, is backing a Republican primary challenger to the center-left Democratic Rep. Katie Hill. I eagerly await the tweet from @HouseDemocrats about this!...
2019-07-20, 00:26

Ilhan Omar to join new black-Jewish congressional caucus Rep. Ilhan Omar plans to join a black-Jewish congressional caucus that formed this week. The first-term Minnesota Democrat has taken heat in the past for controversial comments about Israel as well as comments that trivialized the 9/11 terror attacks. But she endorsed the caucus in a tweet when it w...
2019-06-07, 23:26

Witness says Conservative MP Cooper should be removed from caucus after hearing outlash Faisal Khan Suri, the president of the Alberta Muslim Public Affairs Council, was dressed down by Cooper Tuesday last week during a hearing on online hate....
2019-06-03, 05:00

Hispanic Caucus demands answers for migrant child deaths Federal lawmakers are asking Congress and the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security for an investigation into deaths of migrant children on the border -- one day after officials said a fifth child died there....
2019-05-21, 18:52

White House pushes back after NRA claims Trump said universal background checks off the table The White House pushed back late Tuesday on claims by the National Rifle Association (NRA) that President Trump said universal background checks were off the table, amid an ongoing push for legislative action following two deadly mass shootings earlier this month....
2019-08-21, 04:00

White House poised to rebuff automakers’ plea not to roll back fuel standards The decision to dismantle the Obama-era policy — over the protests of 17 automakers — is likely to pit the Trump administration against California in court....
2019-06-08, 17:00

White House pushes back after judge orders restoration of Playboy journalist's credentials The White House said Tuesday it disagreed with a federal judge in Washington ordered officials to reinstate Playboy journalist Brian Karem's credentials....
2019-09-04, 04:39

Indian-Americans Urge US Congressman Ro Khanna To Leave Pakistan Caucus A record number of 230 Indian-American organisations in the United States have urged Democratic Congressman Ro Khanna to withdraw from the Congressional Caucus on Pakistan, saying it was contrary to......
2019-09-17, 19:00

Liberal MP wants Cooper booted from Tory caucus over comments on online hate Edmonton Centre MP Randy Boissonnault says Scheer's decision to remove Cooper from the committee that held the hearing, but not from caucus, shows there's a ``revolving door'' for bigots in the Conservative party....
2019-06-04, 02:13

Trump Jr. blasts Omar, Tlaib on Twitter as leaders of 'the Hamas Caucus' Donald Trump Jr., President Trump's son, had a strong rebuke Friday for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio after the 2020 presidential candidate called anti-Semitism a "right-wing movement."...
2019-06-07, 23:13

Freedom Caucus-backed Murphy wins North Carolina runoff Republican voters in an eastern North Carolina congressional race on Tuesday picked state Rep. Greg Murphy to be the party’s nominee for a special election, crushing efforts by some national Republicans to elevate a woman candidate.Backed by Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), the chair of the right-wing Ho...
2019-07-10, 04:52

Freedom Caucus opposes budget deal, citing 'unsustainable' debt The conservative House Freedom Caucus took an official position Tuesday night opposing a bipartisan budget deal negotiated by the Trump administration and congressional leaders.The band of roughly 30 hard-liners, which includes some of President Donald Trump’s top allies on Capitol Hill, cited fisca...
2019-07-24, 09:13

South Carolina and Kansas GOP Scrap 2020 Presidential Primary, Caucus COLUMBIA, S.C. — Republican leaders in South Carolina and Kansas have voted to scrap their presidential nominating contests in 2020, while party officials Nevada were deciding whether to follow suit as the GOP erects more hurdles for the long shots challenging President Donald Trump. Canceling...
2019-09-08, 04:26

House Democrats hit back at Trump after Mueller hearings, cite ex-special counsel's 'powerful words' Top House Democrats hit back Wednesday at President Trump after the Robert Mueller hearings saw the former special counsel largely rehash the findings of his report on the Russia investigation....
2019-07-25, 01:52

House Republicans, seeking path back to majority, vow to try again on scrapping health-care law, curbing deficits Health care remains an albatross for the GOP, two years after the Affordable Care Act replacement effort sputtered. So does the national debt, which has continued to skyrocket....
2019-09-14, 00:52

Trump fires back at Squad, challenges House to ‘rebuke’ them for ‘filthy and hate laced’ language President Trump fired back Tuesday at the four freshman congresswomen who denounced his administration and renewed calls for his impeachment at a rare joint press conference, claiming Democrats have given them a "free pass" for their "vile" language and challenging colleagues to rebuke them. ...
2019-07-16, 15:13

She Led a Famed Progressive Church. Then She Said She Was Harassed. New York's Riverside Church has dismissed its first female pastor by not renewing her contract, setting off a debate about sexism, harassment and hypocrisy....
2019-07-11, 12:26

The Squad: progressive Democrats reveal how they got their name ‘Anyone who is interested in building a more equitable and just world is a part of the Squad,’ Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley saidFour progressive democrats known as “the Squad” have revealed the source of their fierce moniker – they gave it to themselves at a photo shoot.“Someone said, ‘Oh you shoul...
2019-07-18, 00:39

AOC's chief of staff deletes tweet attacking Blue Dog Caucus as 'New Southern Democrats' The chief of staff of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, deleted a tweet accusing moderate House Democrats of being the "new Southern Democrats" following a House vote that approved funding for the border on Thursday....
2019-06-28, 11:00

AOC shocked to agree with GOP's Freedom Caucus on surveillance tech: 'Check the sky for flying pigs' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she checked to see if pigs could fly after she found a rare moment of common ground with House Republicans on Wednesday over the protection of Americans from surveillance....
2019-05-23, 10:52

UPDATE 2-European shares hand back gains after White House dampens Sino-U.S. trade optimism European shares handed back gains to close flat on Thursday after comments from the White House undid optimism over a potential Sino-U.S. trade deal, while a strong rally in shares of chemicals giant Bayer propped up German equities....
2019-06-27, 20:13

Senate panel wants to bring back drug proposal loved by Big Pharma in new White House-backed bill Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he wants to revive an abandoned White House proposal that would have eliminated rebates from government drug plans....
2019-08-01, 07:39

DOJ fires back after House Dems announce Barr contempt vote, dubs subpoena 'unworkably overbroad' One day after the Democrat-led House of Representatives announced it would vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt, the Justice Department is firing back, saying even Democrats have acknowledged their subpoena is "unworkab...
2019-06-04, 22:26

House Oversight Committee Launches Investigation Into Trump Decision to Bring Back Federal Death Penalty On Wednesday afternoon, the House Oversight and Reform committee launched an investigation into the Department of Justice’s recent decision to resume executions of inmates on federal death row. The decision, announced by Attorney General William Barr late last month, marked the end of a 16-year hiat...
2019-08-15, 04:39

Why the Progressive Group Behind AOC Thinks Democrats Have it Backwards Waleed Shahid, the communications director for the Justice Democrats, on why Congress is made up of "rich white millionaires"—and how to change that....
2019-08-30, 12:52

To rescue democracy, we must revive the reforms of the Progressive Era The playbook for taming industrial capitalism already exists. It’s the essential starting point for reform todayIn Democracy in America, Alexis de Tocqueville offered a prescient warning for “the friends of democracy”. In a chapter called “How Aristocracy Could Issue from Industry” he observed that ...
2019-08-30, 12:00

The Progressive Group Behind AOC's Win Finds Its First 2020 Target The group that recruited Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has found its first challenger of the 2020 cycle: Jessica Cisneros, an immigration and human rights attorney and the “proud daughter of Mexican immigrants,” will challenge Rep. Henry Cuellar in Texas’ 28th district....
2019-06-13, 19:39

What to know about secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS) Secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS) is a later stage of multiple sclerosis. This article provides an overview of the condition, including its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments....
2019-06-12, 06:52

Progressive climate policy poised to pass in Oregon SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is on the precipice of becoming the second state after California to adopt a cap-and-trade program, a market-based approach to lowering the greenhouse gas emissions behind global warming. Supporters call it the United States’ most progressive climate policy. They say ...
2019-06-17, 08:00

Progressive announces bid to challenge Susan Collins in 2020 GARDINER, Maine (AP) — Betsy Sweet, a progressive Democrat who ran for governor of Maine last year, has announced her bid to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins. The former State House lobbyist announced her candidacy Thursday at Sebago Lake Distillery. In a statement, she criticized “th...
2019-06-14, 05:39

The progressive prosecutors blazing a new path for the US justice system Movement promising fundamental reforms to the US criminal justice system, including ending mass incarceration and the death penalty, is gaining steamOn a muggy August afternoon nearly five years ago, criminal justice professor Wesley Bell saw protesters march past his front porch in Ferguson, Missou...
2019-07-23, 10:52

Oregon poised to pass progressive climate policy SALEM, Ore. — Oregon is on the precipice of becoming the second state after California to adopt a cap-and-trade program, a market-based approach to lowering the greenhouse gas emissions behind global warming. Supporters call it the United States’ most progressive climate policy, saying it not only c...
2019-06-17, 19:52

VW takes ‘progressive path’ with highly idealistic ad campaign VW set the stage for the highly idealistic campaign with an attention-grabbing spot that debuted last week featuring the Simon & Garfunkel classic “The Sound of Silence.” ...
2019-06-11, 17:39

Elizabeth Warren Picks Up Key Progressive 2020 Endorsement (WASHINGTON) — The progressive Working Families Party is endorsing Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren‘s presidential bid. The party endorsed Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders‘s last presidential cycle. The decision by the labor-aligned party to back Warren over Sanders comes as most nat...
2019-09-17, 22:52

Cuomo angrily chides progressive Dems: ‘I am the left!’ Gov. Cuomo railed against progressive activists Tuesday — and boldly proclaimed “I am the left!” in New York — when asked if he backed the wrong horse in the contentious Democratic primary for Queens District Attorney. Cuomo, the de facto head of the state’s Democratic Party, supported establishment...
2019-07-10, 03:39

New York to pass most progressive climate crisis plan in US Program projects state would produce 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2040New York state would launch the most progressive policy in the US to combat the climate crisis and one of the most ambitious in the world under a new plan devised by state legislators.The program projects that...
2019-06-19, 20:26

Democratic National Committee expected to block Iowa, Nevada virtual caucus plans: reports The Democratic National Committee is expected to recommend on Friday that Iowa and Nevada scrap plans to hold so-called virtual caucuses ahead of the 2020 election because of security concerns, according to U.S. media reports....
2019-08-30, 16:52

Tensions Between Pelosi and Progressive Democrats of ‘the Squad’ Burst Into Flame Tensions between Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her “squad” have burst into the open, testing House Democratic unity....
2019-07-09, 17:39

Spanish PM unveils progressive policies to head off snap election Pedro Sánchez hopes to win over anti-austerity alliance and end political impasseSpain’s acting prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, has announced hundreds of progressive policies intended to persuade the anti-austerity Unidas Podemos alliance to back his efforts to form a government and avoid the country...
2019-09-03, 19:26

Inside the Progressive Grassroots Driving 2020 Democrats to the Left When activists gathered in Philadelphia this week for the annual Netroots Nation convention, they represented the progressive grassroots that is driving the 2020 Democratic presidential field to the left. Although only four candidates attended — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, former HUD ...
2019-07-14, 19:26

Tucker Carlson Says Bolton Was Fired for Being a 'Progressive' Because Words Have No Meaning President Donald Trump firing National Security Advisor John Bolton inspired a wave of relief from people who didn’t want to go to war with Iran. As with many news cycles, however, Fox News’ Tucker Carlson was not to be outdone, giving us this stellar argument last night: John Bolton is actually a “...
2019-09-11, 23:00

Progressive Activists Have Pushed Democrats to the Left on Climate Issues. Now What? Groups like the Sunrise Movement helped pressure Democratic presidential candidates to support the Green New Deal. They are now deciding how to use their rising influence....
2019-08-05, 06:13

Bastion of Anti-Vaccine Fervor: Progressive Waldorf Schools Anti-vaccine fervor on the left is increasingly worrying the authorities. At one progressive school, 60 percent of the 300 students were not vaccinated against measles and other diseases....
2019-06-13, 12:13

Progressive candidate concedes in New York City Democratic primary The Democratic primary race for Queens district attorney finally came to end an end on Tuesday with political newcomer Tiffany Cabán, a progressive backed by U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, conceding victory to Melinda Katz, the establishment favorite candidate....
2019-08-07, 16:13

Sanders and Warren defend progressive policies against attacks in U.S. Democratic debate Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders offered an unabashed defense of their progressive policies during a Democratic presidential debate on Tuesday, as their more moderate rivals criticized their proposals as unrealistic and politically untenable....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Lara Trump: 'Frustrating' to watch progressive Democrats 'dump on our country' Democrats' so-called progressive "squad" continues to critique America, which has rightfully led to friction with President Trump, according to 2020 campaign senior adviser Lara Trump....
2019-07-16, 03:13

AOC endorses progressive challenger to moderate incumbent in Illinois congressional race Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., threw her weight behind a progressive congressional candidate seeking to unseat Rep. Dan Lipinski, D-Ill., an eight-term incumbent and perceived moderate....
2019-09-17, 20:13

Canadian province Manitoba set to re-elect majority Progressive Conservative government Voters in Canada's western province of Manitoba were set to re-elect the right-leaning Progressive Conservative (PC) party led by Brian Pallister on Tuesday, CTV news predicted, as poll results were tabulated....
2019-09-11, 06:52

Hillary Clinton attacks Trump over tweet aimed at progressive congresswomen Hillary Clinton on Sunday took President Trump to task over a criticized tweet where he called on progressive congresswomen to go back to where they came from to help fix their “crime infested places from which they came.”...
2019-07-15, 08:39

Axios Peddles Shady Poll Pushing Attack on Progressive Dems On Sunday, Axios’ Mike Allen published a post highlighting an “exclusive poll” that claimed to show Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s negative effect on the Democratic Party’s standing with crucial swing-state voters. The post also noted how Rep. Ilhan Omar carried a “9% (not a typo)” favorability rat...
2019-07-15, 19:26

2020 Democratic hopefuls: party needs to embrace progressive ideals, not Trump voters Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren told a room full of liberal activists on Saturday that the party needs to fully embrace polices such as higher taxes on the wealthy, wiping out student loan debt and criminal justice reform if they want to win the White House....
2019-07-14, 01:13

George Conway calls Trump a 'racist president' after his attacks on progressive congresswomen George Conway, husband of top White House aide Kellyanne Conway, called President Donald Trump "a racist president" after remarks the President made attacking progressive Democratic congresswomen of color....
2019-07-16, 22:00

Ted Cruz, progressive hero? Texan defies hard-liner image with AOC cooperation and more Is Ted Cruz – the unapologetic conservative who ran for president in 2016 saying Republicans win by painting “in bold colors, not pale pastels”– making a conscious effort to expand his appeal beyond conservatives?...
2019-07-21, 20:13

Biden slights progressive pols, saying his views represent 'vast majority' of Dems Former Vice President Joe Biden seemed to zing some of the more progressive members of his party when asked Thursday about decriminalizing illegal border crossings....
2019-08-02, 00:26

'The Brady Bunch' house gets a makeover that will transport fans back to the family sitcom "Brady Bunch" stars and HGTV's "Property Brothers" give USA TODAY a peek at the TV-friendly internal redesign of the house used for exterior shots.        ...
2019-05-28, 21:00

Warren wins endorsement of progressive Working Families Party, which supported Sanders in 2016 Sen. Elizabeth Warren is endorsed by the Working Families Party, a progressive group that backed fellow progressive Sen. Bernie Sanders in the 2016 campaign....
2019-09-16, 20:26

For Many Black Voters, Beating ‘The Donald’ in 2020 Trumps Race, Gender or More-Progressive Concerns When it comes to looking ahead to the 2020 presidential election, many black voters aren’t focused on race, gender or who can out-progessive who. They’re focused on ousting Donald Trump from the White House....
2019-06-07, 13:52

Cornel West says AOC, progressive 'squad,' views world 'through the lens of the poor' and working class Harvard University philosophy Professor Cornel West said he supports the four freshman lawmakers that compose the so-called progressive "squad" for reasons other than ideology....
2019-07-17, 08:00

2020 Democratic hopeful agrees with Harry Reid on warning for candidates running on progressive platforms Congressman and 2020 hopeful Tim Ryan, D-Oh., said he agreed with former Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, who warned Democratic nominees running on "Medicare-for-all" platforms that the strategy would be a flub in the general election. ...
2019-08-22, 03:00

Progressive outsider Tiffany Cabán concedes in Democratic primary race for Queens district attorney Tiffany Cabán has conceded the race for the Democratic nomination to be the next district attorney of Queens County, New York, after the race was too close to call following the June election....
2019-08-07, 23:39

Liberal dark money groups mull secret progressive judge list to counteract Trump Liberal dark money groups are working to come up with a secret list of progressive judges who will fill the courts if a Democrat wins in the 2020 presidential election....
2019-06-11, 12:26

Buying a house or flat in inner London Zones 1-3: why record numbers of home buyers are heading back to the capital's central zones Home buyers are falling back in love with London, especially in travel Zones 1 to 3, with estate agents reporting an increase in viewings and offers....
2019-08-07, 15:00

'When they do provocative things, they're going to be met with provocation': Lindsey Graham blames progressive Democrats in his stalwart defense of Trump and his rhetoric J. Scott Applewhite/AP Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina launched a staunch defense of President Donald Trump's rhetoric and suggested a group of newly-elected progressive lawmakers who oppose Trump's policies acted in a way that was bound "to be met with provocation." "He's fighting...
2019-07-19, 14:26

Federal court undercuts progressive efforts to nullify Electoral College, rules electors can vote freely In a major blow to state-by-state progressive efforts to effectively replace the Electoral College with a nationwide popular vote, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that presidential electors have the absolute right to vote for presidential candidates of their choice....
2019-08-23, 13:13

'Fuller House' team is back to work on the final season, but where's Lori Loughlin? The fifth and final season of Netflix's "Fuller House" is underway amid Lori Loughlin's alleged involvement in a college bribery scandal.        ...
2019-05-24, 02:52

Liberal coalition Progressive Slovakia/Together wins EU vote in Slovakia Liberal, pro-European coalition Progressive Slovakia/Together won the EU election in Slovakia with 20.1 % of the vote, followed by the ruling leftist Smer party at 15.7 %, official results showed on Sunday....
2019-05-27, 00:00

Prisoners in China are still being used as organ donors, says inquiry Transplant organs are still being sourced from executed prisoners in China, according to an inquiry set up by a campaign group to investigate the issue...
2019-06-18, 13:52

U.S. Announces Inquiry of French Digital Tax That May End in Tariffs The investigation is the latest attempt by the Trump administration to shelter American companies, and technology firms particularly, by targeting trading partners....
2019-07-11, 06:13

Inquiry after MP brands Tory colleague 'disgrace' An investigation is to be launched into messages sent to a female Conservative MP by a colleague branding her a "disgrace" and telling her to leave the party....
2019-06-21, 17:52

Muslims in New Zealand Say They Have Been Sidelined in Christchurch Inquiry Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said an inquiry into the massacre would make a priority of consulting with Muslims. But so far, they say they have been shut out....
2019-08-30, 09:00

Inquiry begins after police filmed pinning down man ‘having a fit’ Video shows man saying ‘I can’t breathe’ while Met officers restrain him on London streetThree police officers are under investigation after they were filmed striking a man and pinning him down while he appeared to be having a fit during a traffic stop.The incident took place at about 5.30pm on a re...
2019-07-10, 19:00

Washington AG opens inquiry into NRA's financial affairs The National Rifle Association is coming under the scrutiny of Washington, D.C.'s attorney general, after the gun rights group and its charitable foundations were subpoenaed on Friday in an investigation probing allegations of financial misconduct....
2019-07-13, 00:39

Villagers say gas well application is 'a joke', as inquiry opens Ineos, owned by UK’s richest man, wants to overturn ban on well next to sheltered housingVillagers have accused Britain’s richest man of making “a joke of local democracy” after his petrochemical firm applied to overturn a council’s decision to stop it from drilling a shale gas well in the Yorkshire...
2019-06-11, 22:52

| AYO says staff that testify at PIC inquiry won't face repercussions AYO Technology Solutions says it is "utterly dismayed" by the implication that its employee Naahied Gamieldien may face internal company repercussions for testifying at the commission of inquiry into the Public Investment Corporation....
2019-05-21, 17:00

Sexual harassment 'a necessary evil', MPs' staff tell inquiry MPs' staff are subject to an "unacceptable risk" of bullying and harassment, with "urgent" action needed to tackle the problem, an independent report has found....
2019-07-11, 12:39

Sylvia Hatchell Is Out at U.N.C. After Inquiry Supports Team’s Complaints The University of North Carolina’s investigation found the 67-year-old women’s basketball coach had made racially insensitive remarks and pressed injured players to compete....
2019-05-21, 15:01

Prosecutors investigate VW works council boss in pay inquiry German prosecutors are investigating the chairman of Volkswagen's powerful works council, Bernd Osterloh, as part of a inquiry into whether some of its members were paid excessively....
2019-06-12, 08:26

Chiefs' Tyreek Hill Won't Be Suspended After Abuse Inquiry The NFL won’t suspend star Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill, who was the subject of a league investigation into allegations that he abused his 3-year-old son....
2019-07-19, 19:39

Hulkenberg: 0.5s tow reason for Monza scenes, FIA continues inquiry Renault's Nico Hulkenberg believes a 0.5s tow boost was to blame for Formula 1's qualifying shamble at Monza, as the FIA begins to summon drivers as it investigates the situation...
2019-09-08, 02:00

Patriots LB Roberts seeks inquiry for police harassment New England Patriots linebacker Elandon Roberts, who says he was harassed by police in the driveway of his Fort Bend County home in Texas during a traffic stop in March, wants a further investigation into the incident....
2019-07-12, 20:26

Mueller says he did not exonerate Trump, defends inquiry's integrity Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday defended the integrity of his Russia investigation during a dramatic congressional hearing and reiterated that he had not cleared President Donald Trump of obstruction of justice or, as the president has said, totally exonerated Trump....
2019-07-24, 17:52

Court Stays JNU Inquiry Against Teachers For Participating In Protest The Delhi High Court on Wednesday stayed the inquiry initiated by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) against its 45 faculty members for allegedly participating in a protest march in July last year....
2019-08-14, 22:26

Joseph Mifsud, Key to Russia Inquiry, Gets Moment in the Spotlight He told the Trump campaign that Russia had dirt on Hillary Clinton. But Republicans suggested he might have been working for Western intelligence agencies....
2019-07-25, 02:26

Was That Ralph Northam in Blackface? An Inquiry Ends Without Answers An inquiry into a racist photograph on the medical school yearbook page of the Virginia governor could not determine whether he himself appeared in the image....
2019-05-23, 03:13

Kenyans who claim UK drove them from their land seek UN inquiry More than 115,000 people allege they were forcibly removed by colonial-era armyThousands of Kenyans who say they were driven from their homes and abused under British colonial rule and subsequently faced hardship and poverty have called on the UN to launch an investigation into their treatment.Briti...
2019-09-12, 13:00

Inquiry: 'Genocide' has been committed against Canada's Indigenous peoples The deaths and disappearances of over a thousand Indigenous women and girls in Canada over the past few decades is part of a "genocide" being committed against the country's native peoples....
2019-06-04, 13:13

Boeing’s Dreamliner Plant Is Said to Face Federal Inquiry A Justice Department investigation of the 737 Max jet has widened to include a 787 factory in South Carolina where The New York Times found allegations of shoddy work and flawed quality control....
2019-06-29, 07:52

Barr Got More Power to Review the Russia Inquiry. Here’s What We Know About Its Origins. The attorney general has the power to declassify intelligence agencies’ secrets as he examines the investigation into Russia’s election interference and ties to Trump associates....
2019-05-24, 22:52

South Africa's Zuma to face corruption inquiry Former South African president Jacob Zuma will be questioned at a public inquiry into state graft on Monday, a dramatic fall from grace for a politician who has cast a long shadow over the country's politics for the past decade....
2019-07-15, 09:52

Mueller defends inquiry's integrity, says he did not exonerate Trump Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday defended the integrity of his Russia investigation during a dramatic congressional hearing and reiterated that he had not cleared President Donald Trump of obstruction of justice or, as the president has said, totally exonerated Trump....
2019-07-24, 17:26

Amazon Faces E.U. Inquiry Over Data From Independent Sellers European antitrust regulators have opened an investigation into the data that Amazon uses from third-party sellers who rely on the tech company’s site...
2019-07-17, 17:13

With Senate Inquiry Looming, Facebook Scrambles to Look Busy “There’s been a general feeling from the platform companies of kind of playing rope-a-dope with the Congress,” Senator Ed Markey told a small audience gathered in the Federal Election Commission’s headquarters around 9am this morning. Four hours later, Markey’s well-informed inference was proven tru...
2019-09-18, 05:26

Amazon faces EU inquiry over treatment of small retailers Investigation into possible anti-competitive behaviour is likely to spark US angerThe European Union has launched a formal investigation into Amazon, opening a new front against US tech giants.Announcing the decision, the European commissioner for competition, Margrethe Vestager, said she wanted to ...
2019-07-17, 17:52

Trump calls for inquiry into Google's work with China U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration would investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google supports the Chinese government, following accusations that a company official refuted hours later at a Senate hearing....
2019-07-17, 02:13

Foreign Office orders inquiry into leak of cables on Trump British ambassador described Trump’s White House as ‘inept’ in internal memosWhat the ambassador is reported to have said about TrumpThe Foreign Office has ordered an inquiry into what was described as a “disgraceful” leak of confidential internal memos presenting an unflattering portrait of Donald ...
2019-07-07, 22:39

Canadian inquiry calls deaths of indigenous women 'genocide' The deaths in Canada of more than a thousand aboriginal women and girls in recent decades was a national genocide, a government inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women concluded in a report on Monday....
2019-06-03, 18:13

‘Genocide’ Was Committed Against Canada’s Indigenous Women, an Inquiry Found The disappearance of indigenous women and girls in Canada was determined to be genocide by a three-year national inquiry, the findings of which were released at a ceremony in Quebec Monday. The investigation began after the acquittal of the main suspect in the murder of a 15-year-old girl in 2014 sp...
2019-06-04, 06:13

Farage: Elections watchdog 'coordinated' funding inquiry with Brown Nigel Farage has accused Britain's elections watchdog of performing a "coordinated move" with Gordon Brown to raise doubt about his Brexit Party's funding system....
2019-05-21, 22:52

UPDATE 3-Trump calls for inquiry into Google's work with China U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration would investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google supports the Chinese government, following accusations that a company official refuted hours later at a Senate hearing....
2019-07-17, 03:52

Qatar agrees to inquiry into death of Briton at World Cup stadium Family of Zac Cox say a British judge will look for lessons to be learned from death in 2017The Qatari organisation in charge of staging the 2022 World Cup has agreed to hold a wide-ranging inquiry led by a British judge into the death of a British worker during construction of a stadium for the eve...
2019-07-18, 17:13

Death of Tricky's daughter: 'Sudden untoward incident' inquiry A "sudden untoward incident" inquiry is being carried out by a mental health trust following the death of the daughter of musician Tricky, a coroner has heard....
2019-09-10, 23:13

After Budapest Boat Accident, Fading Hope and a Criminal Inquiry At least seven people were dead and 21 remained missing, most of them South Korean tourists, after Hungary’s worst boating accident in decades. A criminal investigation is underway....
2019-05-30, 19:39

Brazil Senate inquiry into Vale dam accident recommends 14 indictments A Brazilian Senate inquiry into the collapse of a Vale dam that killed nearly 250 people will recommend indictments of 14 people, including Vale executives, according to Brazil's official news service, Agencia Brasil, on Monday....
2019-07-02, 02:00

Bury MP and fans groups call for inquiry into CVA and football regulation • FSA and James Frith raise questions with insolvency bodies• EFL says expulsion unlikely to be reversed despite late offersThe Bury North MP, James Frith, has called for an Insolvency Service investigation into the company voluntary arrangement (CVA) organised to cut the debts of struggling Bury fo...
2019-08-29, 07:39

Khashoggi Killing Inquiry Should Look Into Saudi Prince’s Role, U.N. Expert Says A U.N. expert said that the death was “an extrajudicial killing” by the Saudi state, and that Prince Mohammed bin Salman was at least aware of the operation....
2019-06-19, 16:00

Czech leader Babis defies inquiry, protests and EU audit Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis has dug in to resist a criminal investigation, a slap from European auditors and possibly the biggest protests in three decades of democracy....
2019-06-20, 15:52

Senator calls for inquiry into CPSC over home elevator accidents “In light of the Washington Post story, it’s time for an independent investigation of the commission’s repeated failure to do anything about this known residential elevator hazard,” Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) said in a statement....
2019-07-23, 17:52

Globetrotting film sends scientists on "relay race" of inquiry A documentary called The Most Unknown uses a global game of science “tag” as a cute way to frame humanity’s big questions – but it can all get a bit earnest...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Brazilian Police Recommend Not Charging Neymar in Rape Inquiry The police recommended closing the case, which began with a rape accusation by a Brazilian model, but prosecutors will have the final say on whether to proceed....
2019-07-31, 19:26

Aviation Watchdog To Conduct Inquiry Into Death Of SpiceJet Technician The Civil Aviation Ministry Thursday said the DGCA will conduct a detailed inquiry and take appropriate action in the death of Spicejet technician during maintenance at the Kolkata airport....
2019-07-11, 20:39

Rights Experts Urge U.N. Inquiry Into ‘Staggering’ Killings in Philippines In a condemnation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, 11 United Nations experts said the body’s Human Rights Council should investigate a wide range of abuses....
2019-06-07, 16:52

UPDATE 2-Trump calls for inquiry into Google's work with China U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration would investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google supports the Chinese government, following accusations that a company official refuted hours later at a Senate hearing....
2019-07-17, 01:39

Jacob Zuma refuses to testify before major corruption inquiry Former South African president claims he was treated unfairly during cross-examination The former South African president Jacob Zuma has refused to testify before a major corruption inquiry, claiming he was being questioned unfairly.Zuma was scheduled to give evidence throughout the week. But when t...
2019-07-19, 20:13

Paris Saint-Germain president faces corruption inquiry Nasser al-Khelaifi suspected of paying $3.5m to IAAF chief to help Qatar land world eventThe president of Paris Saint-Germain football club, Nasser al-Khelaifi, has been placed under investigation for suspected corruption, a French judicial official said.The preliminary charge of “active corruption”...
2019-05-23, 15:00

Google faces Irish inquiry over possible breach of privacy laws Technology firm’s Ad Exchange processing of users’ personal data being investigatedThe Irish data protection commission has opened an investigation into Google over suspected infringements of European Union privacy rules.The statutory inquiry will probe whether Google’s online Ad Exchange violated g...
2019-05-23, 12:13

Christchurch shootings: 'real issues' not being heard by inquiry, critics say Survivors not consulted and reporters shut out of royal commission hearings into March attack that killed 51 peopleConcern is growing that New Zealand’s royal inquiry into the Christchurch massacre is lacking teeth and transparency with survivors, the media and security experts raising red flags.On ...
2019-08-08, 05:00

Chadian rebel chief arrested in France on war crimes inquiry PARIS (AP) — A Chadian rebel leader is among three people detained in France in an investigation into allegations of crimes against humanity. The Paris prosecutor’s office and the national gendarmerie confirmed the arrest Monday of Mahamat Nouri and the two others in three separate locations a...
2019-06-17, 17:00

Sri Lanka leader opposed to police attending attacks inquiry Sri Lanka police say President Maithripala Sirisena is opposed to have them testify before a parliamentary inquiry into intelligence failures that preceded the Easter Sunday suicide attacks that killed more than 250 people...
2019-06-08, 10:00

Hong Kong Protesters Demand Inquiry Into Police Violence Antagonism is growing between protesters and the Hong Kong police force, which is accused of using excessively violent tactics at antigovernment demonstrations....
2019-07-21, 11:13

Facebook Antitrust Inquiry Shows Big Tech’s Freewheeling Era Is Past Two settlements and a new antitrust investigation highlighted a new reality for tech giants: Scrutiny from regulators and lawmakers has become a constant....
2019-07-25, 06:52

At G-20, Trump Seeks Fresh Start With Putin After End of Mueller Inquiry President Trump’s advisers hope to use the session to pivot the relationship toward arms control, a paradoxical priority given the administration’s recent moves to dismantle treaties....
2019-06-27, 18:52

Witness in Mueller Inquiry Is Arrested on Child Pornography Charges The witness, George Nader, acted as an informal adviser to the United Arab Emirates’ de facto leader and helped steer White House policy on behalf of his patron....
2019-06-04, 01:26

Former Pa. scoutmaster, citizen of the year focus of inquiry into decades of sex abuse Chambersburg, Pa., business leader, ex-scoutmaster C.Q. Smith was the focus of a grand jury inquiry into sex abuse.        ...
2019-08-28, 19:13

PM ‘must launch urgent inquiry into Dominic Cummings’s reign of terror’ Ex-civil service chiefs join critics of Boris Johnson’s aide as protests against ‘coup’ spread across BritainSenior politicians, a former cabinet secretary and an ex-head of the home civil service have called for a top-level inquiry into how Boris Johnson’s closest aide, Dominic Cummings, was able t...
2019-08-31, 23:00

House Democrats ask National Archives for Brett Kavanaugh's White House records The request renews the records fight that dominated Kavanaugh's nomination hearings before the controversy was subsumed by accusations against the then-federal appeals court judge of sexual misconduct....
2019-08-06, 21:52

Trump orders two ex-White House aides not to testify at House hearing on Tuesday President Donald Trump has ordered two former White House aides not to testify at a House of Representatives committee hearing on Tuesday as the panel considers whether to recommend impeaching Trump....
2019-09-17, 22:26

The Mad King’s Minions Tell Former White House Lawyer Don McGahn Not to Testify Before House Committee The White House has reportedly directed former White House counsel Don McGahn not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, arguing that as a former senior adviser to the president he is not legally required to appear before the committee to testify about his official duties as cou...
2019-05-21, 16:00

Ex-White House lawyer skips House hearing as Trump spurns Democrats The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump convened a hearing on Tuesday with another empty chair at the witness table, as former White House counsel Don McGahn refused to testify....
2019-05-21, 16:26

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald Trump....
2019-05-21, 19:13

House panel sues to compel former White House counsel McGahn's testimony The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court on Wednesday to compel former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify about President Donald Trump's alleged efforts to impede the federal probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election....
2019-08-07, 23:39

House chaplain prays to exorcise 'all spirits of darkness ... at play in the people’s House' After several wild and bizarre days on Capitol Hill, the chaplain of the House of Representatives opened the legislative day Thursday with a prayer to cast out “all spirits of darkness from this chamber.”...
2019-07-18, 22:39

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
2019-06-05, 01:52

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of federal record-keeping laws....
2019-07-02, 00:39

No. 2 U.S. House Democrat hopes House will pass funding bill by Friday Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Wednesday he hopes the House will pass a stopgap government funding bill no later than Friday....
2019-09-18, 22:00

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment but lets them showcase their efforts on one of thei...
2019-06-05, 14:01

House Judiciary Committee subpoenas ex-White House aide Rob Porter The House Judiciary Committee on Monday issued a subpoena to former White House staff secretary Rob Porter, a key witness in former special counsel Robert Mueller’s obstruction of justice investigation into President Donald Trump, as the panel weighs whether to recommend articles of impeachment.Port...
2019-08-26, 23:26

Former White House aides ordered by Trump not to testify at House hearing Former White House Deputy Chief of Staff Rick Dearborn and former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter were subpoenaed by the House Judiciary Committee to appear at the hearing on possible obstruction of justice by Trump....
2019-09-17, 04:52

White House blocks two former aides from testifying before House Judiciary Committee The administration directed Rick Dearborn, the former White House deputy chief of staff, and Rob Porter, the former White House secretary, not to answer questions by the panel. Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, however, will....
2019-09-17, 04:26

U.S. House speaker: Drug pricing plan should be priority for White House House Democrats' plan to help lower the cost of medicines should be a priority for the White House, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters on Thursday at an event unveiling their prescription drug pricing plan....
2019-09-19, 18:13

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be held in contempt if they do not comply with subpoenas for documents he wants for his panel's probe into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justi...
2019-06-04, 18:13

House Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Former White House Aide Rob Porter (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House staff secretary Rob Porter as part of its investigation into President Donald Trump’s conduct in office and whether he should be impeached. The subpoena demands that Porter testify at a Sept. 17 hearing. The c...
2019-08-28, 03:26

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant crisis....
2019-06-27, 19:52

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House is again directing former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing former aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to provide documents to the House Judiciary Committee. The letters from the White House to the Judiciary...
2019-06-04, 20:13

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics laws....
2019-07-16, 01:13

Defied by Trump, House panel holds rapid hearing without ex-White House lawyer The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump briefly convened and then adjourned a hearing on Tuesday with another empty chair at the witness table, as former White House counsel Don McGahn did not show up to testify....
2019-05-21, 17:52

Former White House aide Rob Porter subpoenaed by House Democrats in Trump corruption probe Earlier this month, two other Trump associates — ex-Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and former White House deputy chief of staff Rick Dearborn — were subpoenaed to testify by the committee....
2019-08-27, 00:13

U.S. House panel to quiz ex-Trump aide Hicks, White House asserts immunity Hope Hicks, once a close aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, is due to face questions in Congress on Wednesday on six instances in which Democrats believe Trump may have broken the law during the 2016 election campaign and while in the White House....
2019-06-19, 14:13

U.S. House Democrats ask Marathon Petroleum to detail White House talks on vehicle rules Three key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday asked Marathon Petroleum to disclose any communications between the White House and federal agencies on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
2019-06-20, 00:00

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler gaveled open a Trump-Russia hearing Tuesday with an empty witness chair and a stern warning that former White House Counsel Don McGahn will be held in contempt for failing to appear in defiance of the committee’s subpoena. “Our...
2019-05-21, 20:00

White House Directs Ex-Officials Hicks, Donaldson To Withhold Documents From House Panel (CNN) — The White House has directed former officials Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to turn over any documents to the House Judiciary Committee relating to their time at the White House, according to two sources familiar with the matter. Hicks, the former White House communications direct...
2019-06-04, 17:52

Nuclear energy inquiry: is Angus Taylor's move logical or just for the backbench? Minister says the debate is different this time around, but critics say it’s best left to experts rather than ‘energy illiterate MPs’Political arguments about nuclear power in Australia are not new, but the energy minister, Angus Taylor, says this time is different.Announcing a parliamentary inquiry...
2019-08-11, 13:26

Leaked Messages Raise Fairness Questions in Brazil Corruption Inquiry Private phone chats suggest that a prominent judge consulted with prosecutors in the Car Wash corruption investigation, which convicted a former president....
2019-06-11, 01:13

Canadian government inquiry assails ‘genocide’ of indigenous women, girls The commission has drawn criticism for high staff turnover and an alleged lack of transparency. Critics say the process won’t bring justice because the commission wasn’t granted the authority to compel police to reopen cold cases....
2019-06-04, 01:13

Paris prosecutor opens inquiry into whether Epstein committed crimes in France The chief prosecutor in Paris has opened a preliminary inquiry to determine whether late U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein committed any sex crimes on French territory or against any underage French victims, prosecutor Remy Heitz's office said in a statement on Friday....
2019-08-23, 19:39

China launches inquiry into FedEx parcel delivery errors: Xinhua Chinese authorities have launched an investigation into FedEx Corp over parcels delivered to the wrong addresses, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday....
2019-06-14, 13:52

FBI raids home of D.C. councilor Jack Evans amid ethics inquiry Federal agents on Friday searched the home of a Washington, D.C., council member who was previously reprimanded for ethics violations, amid a new investigation into his conduct....
2019-06-21, 22:52

South Africa: Zuma agrees to cooperate with inquiry after threatening to withdraw Jacob Zuma's lawyers have agreed that he will respond in writing to an inquiry commission’s questions into the 'state capture' corruption scandal. Zuma had initially threatened to withdraw from the proceedings....
2019-07-19, 21:52

Mexico's president seeks inquiry into botched investigation of 43 missing students López Obrador makes announcement following release of alleged leader of local drug gang believed to have killed the studentsMexico’s president has promised to investigate the botched investigation into the abduction and disappearance of 43 teacher trainees in 2014 – one of the country’s most notorio...
2019-09-05, 05:26

LAPD opens internal affairs inquiry in Nipsey Hussle case Los Angeles police have opened an internal affairs investigation into why the woman who drove the getaway car in the aftermath of rapper Nipsey Hussle's killing was sent home when she tried to turn herself in during the manhunt for the shooter....
2019-07-02, 14:52

Cypriot bishop faces hate speech inquiry over homophobic remarks Greek Orthodox cleric claimed gay men recognisable from ‘particular odour’Police in Cyprus have opened an investigation into homophobic remarks made by a controversial bishop.At the request of the island’s attorney general, investigators will examine whether the Greek Cypriot Orthodox prelate, known...
2019-08-05, 01:39

Presenter Jeremy Kyle asked to give evidence to UK reality TV inquiry Presenter Jeremy Kyle, whose tabloid talkshow was canceled last month by broadcaster ITV after a participant died following a recording of the program, has been asked to give evidence to a British parliamentary committee....
2019-06-07, 17:00

Epstein Suicide Inquiry Grows: Roughly 15 Jail Workers Are Subpoenaed Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide at a Manhattan jail has led to reassignments for top prison officials, and now federal grand jury subpoenas for jail employees....
2019-08-23, 02:52

Police Negligence, Doctors' Lapses Killed Tabrez Ansari, Says Inquiry Tabrez Ansari was thrashed and forced to chant "Jai Shri Ram" by a mob that accused him of stealing a motorcycle. He was beaten for hours before falling unconscious and handed over to police......
2019-07-12, 10:26

Scientists renew calls for inquiry into Murray-Darling Basin plan Experts warn ‘we are wasting a huge amount of money’ with no guarantee more water is reaching the environmentThere are renewed calls for an independent commission of inquiry into the management of water flows in the Murray-Darling Basin with scientists warning billions have been spent without any gu...
2019-07-09, 05:39

Trump to intelligence: ‘fully cooperate’ with inquiry into Mueller report origins President steps up effort to ‘investigate the investigators’ amid growing Democratic calls for impeachmentDonald Trump is directing the US intelligence community to “quickly and fully cooperate” with attorney general William Barr’s investigation of the origins of the multi-year inquiry into whether ...
2019-05-24, 03:39

South African corruption inquiry adjourned to try to convince Zuma to testify further South Africa's deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo adjourned a public inquiry into state corruption on Friday to try to find a way to persuade former President Jacob Zuma to continue giving testimony....
2019-07-19, 12:13

‘Glad This Is Finally Over.’ Donald Trump Jr. Speaks Out After Senate Panel Inquiry (WASHINGTON) — Donald Trump Jr., the president’s eldest son, said he is “glad this is finally over” after speaking to the Senate Intelligence Committee for around three hours on Wednesday. Trump Jr. said he was happy to clarify answers from an interview with the panel’s...
2019-06-12, 21:52

After Budapest Boat Crash, Fading Hope for Survivors and a Criminal Inquiry At least seven people were dead and 21 remained missing, most of them South Korean tourists, after Hungary’s worst boating accident in decades. A criminal investigation is underway....
2019-05-30, 17:13

Maximum Security earns redemption with Haskell win amid another inquiry for interference There would be no disqualification for Maximum Security this time as the horse won the $1 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park.       ...
2019-07-21, 17:13

Deadline for inquiry into Mark Norman case extended by Senate committee The committee voted 8-4 in favour of extending the deadline to Aug. 1. But that doesn't make it a done deal -- it requires formal approval for the committee to sit into the summer....
2019-06-18, 06:13

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
2019-06-20, 03:52

UPDATE 1-U.S. House Democrats ask Marathon Petroleum to detail White House talks on vehicle rules Three key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday asked Marathon Petroleum Corp to disclose any communications between the White House and federal agencies on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
2019-06-20, 00:00

House panel postpones Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid talks with White House House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings said he was postponing the vote “as I work with the White House to try to reach an accommodation” on Conway’s testimony....
2019-07-25, 02:39

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
2019-05-22, 04:26

Barr vows Epstein inquiry will continue as new questions about jail conditions emerge Barr under pressure to explain apparent lapses in protocolOne of two people guarding Epstein the night he died wasn’t a correctional officerWilliam Barr, the attorney general, has criticised “serious irregularities” at the Metropolitan correctional center (MCC) in New York where the billionaire sex ...
2019-08-13, 06:52

'Crackpot stuff': Coalition MPs' call for nuclear power inquiry rejected by Greens Sarah Hanson-Young says the Nationals who have raised nuclear energy are ‘lunatic cowboys’The Greens have labelled Coalition MPs pushing for an inquiry into nuclear power as “lunatic cowboys”, pledging to block any move to overturn Australia’s nuclear ban in the Senate.As conservative MPs move to es...
2019-06-04, 21:13

More Than Half the Nation's State Attorneys General Could Sign on to Antitrust Inquiry Against Google The Washington Post reported on Tuesday that “more than half of the nation’s state attorneys general” have signed on to and are preparing an antitrust investigation against digital titan Google, with the paper writing the inquiry is “scheduled to be announced next week, marking a major escalation in...
2019-09-04, 16:13

Justice Dept. Opens Antitrust Inquiry Into Automakers’ Emissions Pact With California The investigation escalates a standoff between President Trump, California and the auto industry over one of his most significant rollbacks of climate regulations....
2019-09-06, 19:39

Mueller suggests ongoing counterintelligence investigations stem from his special counsel inquiry Robert Mueller hinted at the existence of an ongoing FBI counterintelligence investigations stemming from his inquiry into Russian election interference and possible Trump campaign involvement in 2016, although the former special counsel was sparse on details....
2019-07-25, 06:00

Proposed Bill Wants Tech Companies To Pay Out the Nose if DOJ Inquiry Uncovers Antitrust Violations U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Richard Blumenthal proposed antitrust legislation Friday that, if passed, could give the Justice Department’s recently launched probe into monopoly concerns among big tech companies some serious teeth if any violations come to light. Read more......
2019-08-04, 04:00

Centre Orders Inquiry In Recent Fire Incidents In MTNL, BSNL Buildings The government on Tuesday ordered a high-level inquiry into the fire incidents in MTNL and BSNL buildings in Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata, and asked the two firms to conduct fresh fire and safety audits......
2019-07-23, 20:39

Senate committee votes to launch inquiry into failed prosecution of Mark Norman The Senate's national defence committee has voted 7-5 on a motion from Conservative Sen. Jean-Guy Dagenais to examine the circumstances that led to the military's second-in-command being suspended and charged with breach of trust....
2019-05-29, 07:52

Russia protests: video of riot police punching woman sparks inquiry Moscow democracy protester Daria Sosnovskaya says blow left her unable to breathe as she was hauled away to police stationRussia’s interior ministry has opened an investigation after a video went viral showing a riot police officer punching a woman in the stomach during a protest for free elections....
2019-08-13, 08:52

'Neural revolution': Royal Society calls for inquiry into new wave of brain implants Scientists think devices could allow people to communicate telepathically or the paralysed to walk in the next decades Society must prepare for a technological revolution in which brain implants allow people to communicate by telepathy, download new skills, and brag about their holidays in “neural p...
2019-09-10, 12:52

‘You can’t put a time period on grief’: Families fear program closure after MMIWG inquiry The federal justice department launched FILU in August 2016 as part of a four-year, $16.17-million commitment to programs and community-based organizations that provide specialized victim services for MMIWG families....
2019-06-03, 02:00

Paris prosecutor opens child rape inquiry linked to Epstein case Investigation to focus on potential crimes against citizens in France and abroadThe chief Paris prosecutor has announced that he is opening an investigation into the rape of minors and a series of other charges linked to the Jeffrey Epstein case.A statement issued on Friday by the office of Rémy Hei...
2019-08-23, 22:52

Prosecutors end inquiry into 'hush money' payments by ex-Trump attorney Michael Cohen Federal prosecutors have ended an investigation into accusations the Trump Organization paid hush money to silence women who claimed sexual affairs, and documents from the inquiry will soon be made public....
2019-07-17, 22:26

Zuma tells South Africa corruption inquiry he is victim of foreign plot Former president is appearing before committee investigating allegations that he presided over vast corruption networkSouth Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma has told a judicial inquiry into corruption allegations that he is the victim of a plot by foreign intelligence agencies to seek his downfa...
2019-07-15, 17:13

British inquiry: Oxfam GB covered up sexual abuse at Haitian camps after quake A British charity covered up reports that its workers sexually exploited young Haitian girls and women in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, the Charity Commission found....
2019-06-11, 18:13

South African corruption inquiry adjourns after Zuma’s lawyers say questioning unfair A South African judge adjourned until Friday morning a public inquiry into state corruption, after lawyers for former President Jacob Zuma said he was being questioned unfairly....
2019-07-17, 17:52

Google targeted in antitrust inquiry by attorneys general in 48 states, DC and Puerto Rico An investigation involving 50 attorneys general will look into Google's dominance in online advertising and search traffic for anti-competitive action.       ...
2019-09-10, 01:13

Roger Stone Is Barred From Social Media After Posts Attacking Russia Inquiry Mr. Stone, a longtime informal adviser to President Trump, had long complained about the Russia investigation online even after a judge ordered him to keep quiet....
2019-07-16, 19:26

‘A witch hunt’: Critics question intentions of Kenney’s anti-oil sands inquiry Political commentator Sandy Garossino is skeptical of the inquiry's intentions. "This is all about discrediting opponents of the pipeline," she said....
2019-07-06, 05:52

Trump Gives Attorney General Sweeping Power in Review of 2016 Campaign Inquiry In a directive, the president ordered the intelligence agencies to cooperate with the review and gave the attorney general the authority to unilaterally declassify their documents....
2019-05-24, 05:13

'It is not a witch-hunt': Mueller defends Trump-Russia inquiry findings – video highlights The former US special counsel Robert Mueller insisted on Wednesday that Donald Trump was not exonerated by his report into Russian interference in the 2016 US election and denied his investigation was a 'witch-hunt'. Mueller said the US president could be charged after he leaves office, but offered ...
2019-07-25, 01:39

School reopens inquiry into teens giving Nazi salute as new clips emerge, reports say Videos appear to show students marching with German flag and wrapping themselves in Confederate flagSchool officials in southern California are reportedly reopening an investigation into a group of high school students seen giving Nazi salutes on video, after more racist video and images surfaced on...
2019-08-22, 06:00

Conservative MPs call for inquiry as veterans, families seek acknowledgement in malaria drug lawsuit Mefloquine is an anti-malarial drug used by the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) since 1992 in deployments including Somalia, Congo, Rwanda and Afghanistan....
2019-06-20, 12:39

Reading scaffolding collapse: Union demands inquiry after three people injured in demolition site incident Britain's biggest trade union has demanded health and safety inspectors launch an urgent inquiry into a scaffolding collapse that left three people in hospital....
2019-08-02, 07:39

Deadly motorcycle crash hits courts: Lawmakers suspend inquiry into motor vehicle agency The June 21 crash that killed seven in has already led to the suspension of over 1,600 licenses. It could soon have more legal ramifications as well.        ...
2019-07-23, 14:52

What You Need to Know About Impeachment Some Democrats say opening an impeachment inquiry could help the House overcome the president’s blockade of its investigations. But others say that could backfire politically....
2019-05-30, 22:00

British Government Apologizes For Diplomatic Memos Labeling Trump Administration ‘Inept,’ Begins Inquiry Into Leak (LONDON) — The British government was hunting Monday for the source of a leak of diplomatic cables from Britain’s ambassador in Washington that branded President Donald Trump’s administration “dysfunctional” and “inept.” British officials are embarrassed by ...
2019-07-08, 22:13

Congressional Democrats plan to launch inquiry into Trump’s alleged role in scheme to silence affair accusations The House Judiciary Committee is preparing to hold hearings on payments made in 2016 to two women who claimed they had affairs with Trump years earlier....
2019-09-04, 08:39

Missing, murdered Indigenous women inquiry seeks significant legal reforms, calls out ‘appalling apathy’ The inquiry report is the result of a years-long study by commissioners who were asked to probe systemic causes of violence against Indigenous women and girls and make recommendations on resolving them....
2019-06-01, 21:39

How Impeachment Works and What You Need to Know About It Some Democrats say opening an impeachment inquiry could help the House overcome the president’s blockade of its investigations. But others say that could backfire politically....
2019-05-30, 23:00

Nobody Knows What's Going on With the Whole Impeachment Thing President Donald Trump is many things: a soft-brained goofus, a venomous and unrepentant racist, an inept leader. But if you were to ask if he is currently facing impeachment proceedings in the House of Representatives, the answer is...complicated....
2019-09-11, 02:26

Even split: 43% for, 43% against impeachment, just 10% see ‘removal’ With the number of House Democrats supporting impeachment hearings against President Trump reaching 112, just shy of a majority, the nation is more divided than ever on the issue, according to a new survey....
2019-08-01, 03:26

The Democrats’ Pointman on Impeachment The hardest job in Washington right now belongs to a straight-talking New Yorker in his 70s. And it’s not President Donald Trump. As Trump ramps up his defiance of House Democratic investigations, Judiciary Committee chairman Jerrold Nadler, 71, is a key player in the fight. Nadler’s com...
2019-05-23, 23:39

These are the 29 members of Congress born outside the US Ilhan Omar is one of 29 congressional members who were born outside of the United States – 24 representatives and five senators.       ...
2019-07-15, 18:39

EU members split over top job appointments EU leaders have failed to agree on key appointments to the bloc's most prestigious jobs, deferring their decision until the end of the month. Amid complex political horse trading, the task appears far from simple....
2019-06-21, 03:26

Pro-impeachment ad with Mueller to run during Democratic debates Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's congressional testimony will feature in a television ad advocating for impeaching President Donald Trump, set to run before and after the Democratic presidential debates this week....
2019-07-31, 18:00

The Impeachment Dam Is Breaking Against Nancy Pelosi After multiple reports on Monday night that several members of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s leadership team were breaking with her in pushing for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, a steady stream of House Democrats have publicly called for impeachment proceedings this morning....
2019-05-21, 22:26

Swalwell on impeachment: 'I think we're ultimately ending up there' Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., isn't supporting impeachment just yet but thinks that the country is "ultimately ending up there," he told "The View" on Tuesday....
2019-06-04, 21:52

Books of The Times: Impeachment, the First Time Around Andrew Johnson ascended to the presidency after Lincoln’s assassination. Brenda Wineapple’s “The Impeachers” recounts the efforts to remove him from office....
2019-05-21, 17:39

Senior Democrats say no Trump impeachment … yet Adam Schiff: party is ‘not there yet’ on seeking to oust presidentJames Clyburn: ‘Right now we are winning this issue’More than 50 congressional Democrats reportedly back impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump. But on Sunday morning, senior figures highlighted the split that remains between th...
2019-06-02, 22:52

Pelosi Says Democrats Are ‘Not on a Path to Impeachment’ Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the president was trying to precipitate a crisis through his stonewalling and suggested that he was too unstable to govern the country....
2019-05-23, 20:13

Schumer defers to Pelosi on impeachment Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Tuesday dodged questions on whether he would support the House beginning a formal inquiry to impeach President Donald Trump. “I believe that ... Speaker [Nancy] Pelosi is handling this appropriately,” Schumer told reporters. Schumer’s deference to Pelosi comes...
2019-07-31, 20:26

Nadler: ‘This is formal impeachment proceedings’ House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said publicly for the first time on Thursday that his panel is conducting an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, adding that the committee will decide by the end of the year whether to refer articles of impeachment to the House floor.The c...
2019-08-09, 03:26

Pro-impeachment Rep. Al Green: No 'wow' moment from Mueller Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, said he saw no "wow" moment during the nearly eight hours of testimony by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the House. ...
2019-07-24, 23:26

Dems stumble on impeachment messaging Democrats are mired in an impeachment mess of their own making.Conflicting signals from the House’s most powerful Democrats have left rank-and-file lawmakers exasperated, unable to say confidently whether the House is, in fact, considering one of the weightiest actions any Congress can take: recomme...
2019-09-10, 22:26

Ocasio-Cortez: Impeachment is not about elections Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday repeated her call to impeach President Donald Trump, saying the matter transcends party lines and progressives are frustrated with the lack of motion on the issue."This question should not be about polls. It should not be about elections. I think that impeac...
2019-06-16, 17:39

About 48,000 UAW members strike against General Motors The strike, depending on its length, could easily cost GM hundreds of millions of dollars. The last time the union declared a strike at GM was in 2007....
2019-09-16, 07:52

| US boy shoots, kills all five members of family A 14-year-old boy shot and killed all five members of his family in the US state of Alabama and then called police and confessed to the crime, local law enforcement say....
2019-09-04, 06:39

After updating its app for Premium members, Spotify goes down Is this the day the music died? It is if you're a Spotify member as the music streamer has been down since 8:22 am EDT this morning. Over at DownDetector.com, 80% of the complaints they received have something to do with the inability of users to stream music, 14% say that they can't use the Spotify...
2019-06-14, 03:26

MS-13 gang members cut out rival's heart Members and associates of the notorious MS-13 gang in southern California have been charged with seven murders, including one in which a rival gang member his heart cut out....
2019-07-17, 05:13

Two US service members killed in Afghanistan The U.S. military has announced that two service members were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday. At this time, their names are being withheld until 24 hours after families are notified of their deaths, in accordance with Department of Defense policy. Details surrounding the deaths of service member...
2019-06-27, 22:39

Battle for union members goes to the states The Supreme Court’s 2018 Janus v. AFSCME ruling, expected to be a major blow to public sector unions, has set off a battle at the state level between government unions and conservative groups over for workers' hearts and minds....
2019-07-19, 07:52

The U.S. Election Watchdog Needs 4 of 6 Members to Enforce the Law. It Now Has 3. The Federal Election Commission is supposed to monitor how candidates raise and spend money, but it will no longer have enough commissioners to legally meet....
2019-08-27, 02:39

Cartel members seeking asylum TUCSON – Cartel members and some of their families crossed into Douglas and Naco, Arizona this past week asking for asylum. They stated their reason for asylum, “credible threat.” This comes after officials said 12 cartel members had been shot and killed as a result of an internal problem within the...
2019-06-18, 22:26

Two Uber Board Members Step Down Two Uber directors—including entrepreneur Arianna Huffington, who had been vocal about changing the ride-hailing firm’s culture—are resigning from its board....
2019-07-25, 09:52

Austria investigates Strache, other far-right FPÖ members Prosecutors have announced that the former vice chancellor and members of his party are being investigated for breach of trust. A sting video forced him to step down in May and led to the collapse of the government....
2019-06-14, 15:13

Austria investigating Strache, other far-right FPÖ members Prosecutors have announced that the former vice-chancellor and members of his party are being investigated for breach of trust. A sting video forced him to step down in May and led to the collapse of the government....
2019-06-13, 23:39