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Thursday, Dec 5, 2019 at 09:37 AM EST

Gun Background Checks Are on Pace to Break Record in 2019

Gun Background Checks Are on Pace to Break Record in 2019

Background checks on gun purchases in the U.S. are climbing toward a record high this year, reflecting what the industry says is a rush by people to buy weapons in reaction to the Democratic presidential...

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Pelosi: House Will Draft Trump Impeachment Articles

Pelosi: House Will Draft Trump Impeachment Articles

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday that the House is moving forward to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, calling his actions toward Ukraine "a profound violation of the...

Thursday, Dec 5, 2019 at 07:00 AM EST

Impeachment Takeaways: History Lessons, Partisan Feuds

Impeachment Takeaways: History Lessons, Partisan Feuds

The next phase of the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump moved to the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday with public hearings featuring professors of law who discussed the constitutional...

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2019 at 06:52 PM EST

Trump Called Prince Andrew 'a Lot of Fun'

Trump Called Prince Andrew 'a Lot of Fun'

President Donald Trump has claimed that he does not know Prince Andrew, but a recently resurfaced interview with People from 2000 says otherwise, showing Trump describing Andrew as "a lot of fun to be with." “...

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2019 at 03:55 PM EST

Yang Campaign Notified FBI About Emailed Death Threats

Yang Campaign Notified FBI About Emailed Death Threats

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang's campaign has been in contact with the FBI about emailed death threats about the hopeful and his staff and supporters, NBC News confirmed Tuesday. The Hill...

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2019 at 03:51 PM EST

Proposed Ballot Question Would Change Massachusetts Electoral System

Proposed Ballot Question Would Change Massachusetts Electoral System

A proposed ballot question that would overhaul the state's electoral system has cleared another hurdle on the way to next year's ballot. The group Voter Choice for Massachusetts is pushing what is called a...

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2019 at 02:43 PM EST

Harvard Law Professor Feldman: What Would We Say to Founding Fathers in ‘The Good Place?’

Harvard Law Professor Feldman: What Would We Say to Founding Fathers in ‘The Good Place?’

In testimony before the House Judiciary Committee, Harvard Law Professor Noah Feldman urged lawmakers to consider how they would reflect on their role in the impeachment proceedings when they were in “the...

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2019 at 01:16 PM EST

'Two-Faced': Trump Hits Back at Trudeau After NATO Hot Mic Moment

'Two-Faced': Trump Hits Back at Trudeau After NATO Hot Mic Moment

President Donald Trump hit back at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, calling him "two-faced" after Trudeau was overheard gossiping about Trump with a gaggle of other world leaders and a...

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2019 at 01:16 PM EST

GWU Law Professor: 'If You're Going to Accuse a President of Bribery, You Need to Make It Stick'

GWU Law Professor: 'If You're Going to Accuse a President of Bribery, You Need to Make It Stick'

George Washington University Professor Jonathan Turley says the House's case for a bribery charge against President Donald Trump is "not good enough."

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'I Am Insulted': Witness Fires Back and Other Top Moments

'I Am Insulted': Witness Fires Back and Other Top Moments

The hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday got off to a fiery start when a law professor said she was "insulted" by the committee’s ranking Republican, Rep. Doug Collins. Collins, as part of...

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