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Pence aide said Trump's Ukraine phone call was 'unusual and inappropriate'

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Sun, 17 Nov 2019 07:35:18 -0500

The phone call between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart at the center of Congress' impeachment investigation was "inappropriate," an aide to Vice President Mike Pence told lawmakers, according to a transcript released on Saturday.

Democratic presidential candidates court labor support in Nevada

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Sun, 17 Nov 2019 06:09:18 -0500

Retired letter carrier Leslie Maxwell Burton has a message for Democratic presidential contenders campaigning in the early voting state of Nevada this weekend: She won't vote for anyone who tries to take away her hard-won union health plan.

Trump says he is in 'very' good health after first phase of medical check

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Sun, 17 Nov 2019 05:36:30 -0500

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was in "very good" health after undergoing the first phase of an annual medical check the previous day.

Louisiana's Democratic governor wins re-election in Republican-leaning state

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Sun, 17 Nov 2019 00:56:57 -0500

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, a conservative Democrat, won a second term in office on Saturday, defeating a Republican opponent who had closely aligned himself with U.S. President Donald Trump.

Buttigieg surges ahead of Democratic rivals in Iowa: poll

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Sat, 16 Nov 2019 20:48:31 -0500

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg holds a clear lead among Democratic presidential candidates in Iowa, the state that will hold the first nominating contest in February, a new Des Moines Register/CNN/Mediacom opinion poll showed on Saturday.

Louisiana's Democratic governor fights for re-election in Republican-leaning state

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Sat, 16 Nov 2019 11:22:59 -0500

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, a conservative Democrat seeking a second term, faces an election run-off on Saturday against Eddie Rispone, a Republican who has tightly aligned himself with President Donald Trump.

Trump attacks impeachment witness on Twitter, Democrats see intimidation

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Sat, 16 Nov 2019 10:08:03 -0500

President Donald Trump launched a Twitter attack on a former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine on Friday while she was testifying to an impeachment hearing in Congress, in an extraordinary moment that Democrats said amounted to witness intimidation.

Three takeaways from the Trump impeachment hearing on Friday

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Fri, 15 Nov 2019 21:55:31 -0500

President Donald Trump launched a Twitter attack on a former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine on Friday while she was testifying to an impeachment hearing in Congress, an extraordinary moment that Democrats said amounted to witness intimidation.

U.S. lawmakers agree on bill to fight 'robocall epidemic'

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Fri, 15 Nov 2019 21:43:22 -0500

A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the Senate and House of Representatives have reached an agreement on one of the few things that unites polarized Washington -- a hatred of the billions of deceptive and annoying robocalls that Americans receive each year.

Staff exodus hits top U.S. transgender group on eve of 2020 election campaign

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Fri, 15 Nov 2019 20:24:32 -0500

A majority of employees have left the leading U.S. transgender advocacy group amid a failed attempt to oust its leader, with many expressing frustration over the organization's lack of minority hiring and outreach.

Reuters/Ipsos poll: 3% support Bloomberg for Democratic nomination

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Fri, 15 Nov 2019 20:12:16 -0500

If former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg enters the 2020 Democratic presidential nominating race, he will be the fifth most-popular candidate, and his presence may draw more support away from former Vice President Joe Biden than others, a new Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll shows.

Trump ex-aide Gates faces December 17 sentencing after being star witness

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Fri, 15 Nov 2019 19:46:11 -0500

President Donald Trump's former deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates, who gave crucial testimony as a prosecution witness that helped convict former Trump advisers Paul Manafort and Roger Stone, will be sentenced on Dec. 17 in his own criminal case, a court filing showed on Friday.

U.S. Supreme Court to mull time limits on military rape claims

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Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:54:54 -0500

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider whether military personnel can be prosecuted for rape long after the crime occurred in an appeal by President Donald Trump's administration of a lower court ruling that overturned the rape conviction of an Air Force captain.

Trump asks Supreme Court to stop Congress from getting his financial records

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Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:51:49 -0500

President Donald Trump on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block a lower court ruling directing an accounting firm to hand over his financial records to a Democratic-led congressional panel, setting up a major clash between branches of government.

Trump's attack on former ambassador is witness intimidation: Schiff

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Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:25:30 -0500

The Democratic congressman leading the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump said Trump's attack on former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch on Friday was part of a pattern of intimidating witnesses.

Support for Trump's impeachment unchanged after hearings begin

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Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:24:28 -0500

The televised impeachment hearings that began this week in the U.S. House of Representatives do not appear to have changed many minds about President Donald Trump, with public support for his impeachment about the same before and after the first U.S. diplomats testified, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.

Bloomberg to skip his own China forum next week as he mulls presidential run

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Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:07:16 -0500

Michael Bloomberg, who is weighing a bid for the Democratic nomination for president, will not attend an economic conference in China next week being hosted by his media outfit, a company spokesman told Reuters on Friday.

'You're tough as nails and you're smart as hell' - Quotes from Trump impeachment hearing

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Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:07:07 -0500

The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee held its second public hearing on Friday in an impeachment inquiry examining President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine.

Republican Elise Stefanik tangles with Schiff to defend Trump during hearings

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Fri, 15 Nov 2019 17:24:25 -0500

Representative Elise Stefanik, once best known for becoming the youngest woman elected to Congress, stepped into center stage this week as a vocal defender of President Donald Trump during televised impeachment hearings.

Democrat Warren outlines three-year path to 'Medicare for All'

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Fri, 15 Nov 2019 15:52:47 -0500

White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Friday outlined how she would implement "Medicare for All" during her first term, including new legislation in her first 100 days that would give all Americans the option to enroll in the government health insurance plan.