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Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 10:35 AM EDT

Impeachment, Felons Voting Divides Democrats at CNN Forums

Impeachment, Felons Voting Divides Democrats at CNN Forums

California Sen. Kamala Harris joined the call for President Donald Trump's impeachment as five leading Democratic presidential contenders clashed in a series of prime-time town hall meetings that exposed deep...

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 11:35 AM EDT

Sanders: Boston Marathon Bomber Should Have Right to Vote

Sanders: Boston Marathon Bomber Should Have Right to Vote

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said Monday night that even "terrible people" like Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should have the right to vote while they are behind bars. At a CNN town hall discussion in...

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 10:27 PM EDT

Dem Leaders Stress More Trump Probes, Downplay Impeachment

Dem Leaders Stress More Trump Probes, Downplay Impeachment

A House chairman on Monday subpoenaed former White House Counsel Don McGahn as Democratic leaders moved to deepen their investigation of President Donald Trump while bottling up talk among their rank-and-file of...

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 02:49 AM EDT

Migrants Anxious After Mexican Authorities Raid Caravan

Migrants Anxious After Mexican Authorities Raid Caravan

Central American migrants hoping to reach the U.S. now carry the added anxiety of the pursued after Mexican police and immigration agents detained hundreds in a surprise raid on a caravan in Mexico's south. Wh...

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 05:15 PM EDT

Bernie. Biden. Buttigieg. Big Changes in New UNH Poll

Bernie. Biden. Buttigieg. Big Changes in New UNH Poll

A new University of New Hampshire poll released Monday shows Bernie Sanders widening his lead over the field of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders. The Granite State Poll has the Vermont senator leading...

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 03:31 PM EDT

AP Fact Check: Trump, AG Spread Untruths on Mueller Report

AP Fact Check: Trump, AG Spread Untruths on Mueller Report

President Donald Trump is still distorting the truth about the Russia investigation, claiming exoneration from a special counsel's report that he is also assailing as hopelessly biased. Confronted with...

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 02:04 PM EDT

Why Sen. Elizabeth Warren is a Huge 'Game of Thrones' Fan

Why Sen. Elizabeth Warren is a Huge 'Game of Thrones' Fan

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is offering her insight to one of the most popular shows on cable, "Game of Thrones." The Massachusetts Democratic, who is one of the many 2020 contenders running for the White House,...

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 07:05 PM EDT

Medicare, Social Security Face Shaky Fiscal Futures

Medicare, Social Security Face Shaky Fiscal Futures

The financial condition of the government's bedrock retirement programs for middle- and working-class Americans remains shaky, with Medicare pointed toward insolvency by 2026, according to a report Monday by the...

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 07:28 PM EDT

A Trump Fed Choice Steps Aside, and Another Faces New Doubts

A Trump Fed Choice Steps Aside, and Another Faces New Doubts

President Donald Trump's efforts to reshape the Federal Reserve stumbled on Monday, with one of his potential nominees for the Fed's board withdrawing from consideration and another being enveloped by fresh...

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 02:38 PM EDT

Supreme Court to Take Up LGBT Job Discrimination Cases

Supreme Court to Take Up LGBT Job Discrimination Cases

The Supreme Court is taking on a major test of LGBT rights in cases that look at whether federal civil rights law bans job discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. The justices...

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