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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate rejected Democratic efforts on Tuesday to obtain evidence and call witnesses in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, an early sign the proceeding could advance along lines favorable to Trump. As the third impeachment trial in U.S. history began in earnest, senators voted along party lines, 53-47, to block
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FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks during a campaign event in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S., January 20, 2020. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (Reuters) – Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Tuesday scrapped three Iowa campaign appearances scheduled for this week, as he and the other U.S. senators running for
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (Reuters) – Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren marched arm-in-arm on Monday, as a group of often feuding U.S. presidential candidates set aside their differences long enough to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Democratic U.S. 2020 presidential candidates including Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Amy Klobuchar, Senator Elizabeth
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(Reuters) – Virginia’s House Republican leader said on Saturday that white supremacists and any other groups trying to spread “hate, violence, or civil unrest” were not welcome at a pro-gun rally in the state’s capital on Monday, which is expected to draw thousands. The House Republican leader’s statement came a day after the state’s top
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department will do everything necessary to determine whether former U.S. ambassador Marie Yovanovitch was under threat in Ukraine, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday. Marie Yovanovitch, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, talks with her attorney and supporters after concluding her testimony before a House Intelligence Committee hearing
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Alan Dershowitz (center) leaves Manhattan Federal Court in New York, following a status conference in the defamation lawsuit brought by Virginia Giuffre, against Dershowitz, over discovery issues, in Manhhattan, New York, U.S., December 2, 2019. REUTERS/Jefferson Siegel WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former independent counsel Ken Starr and lawyer Alan Dershowitz will join U.S. President Donald Trump’s
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Marie Yovanovitch, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, talks with her attorney and supporters after concluding her testimony before a House Intelligence Committee hearing as part of the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., November 15, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department will do everything
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has been steadily climbing in popularity this year and is now tied with former Vice President Joe Biden for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination among registered voters, according to a Reuters/Ipsos national poll. FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidates (L-R) former Vice President Joe Biden greeets
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FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg listens at the seventh Democratic 2020 presidential debate at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S., January 14, 2020. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top cybersecurity official with the presidential campaign of South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg told Reuters on
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DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) – Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders disagreed in a Democratic presidential debate on Tuesday over whether he once told her a woman could not win the White House in 2020, underlining an emerging rift between the progressive contenders as the first voting nears. Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidates (L-R) Senator Elizabeth
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee threatened on Tuesday to subpoena Secretary of State Mike Pompeo if he does not provide information about Iran policy and President Donald Trump’s ordering the strike that killed an Iranian military commander. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announces
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Monday that he would raise the threshold needed to open counterintelligence investigations of presidential campaigns, a move that follows complaints by President Donald Trump about government surveillance of his 2016 election campaign. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Attorney General William Barr speaks during the Wall Street Journal
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – John Bolton meet Monica Lewinsky. FILE PHOTO: White House former national security advisor John Bolton delivers remarks on North Korea at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) think tank in Washington, U.S. September 30, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo Twenty-one years ago former White House intern Lewinsky was at the center
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FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg visits a ” Bridge Home” transitional housing project for the homeless in Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 10, 2020. REUTERS/ Mike Blake DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg was endorsed by veteran Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack on Sunday, a high-profile boost for
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SPARKS, Nev. (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden, who wears the nickname “working class Joe” with pride and courts a multi-racial voter base, faces a stern test of his ability to win nationally in Nevada’s mining towns and unionized gambling parlors. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden
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