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Senate Leaders Agree On Funding Deal For Refugee Housing And Care
By Andrew Taylor, AP
Sen. Mitch McConnell and other lawmakers agreed on a $4.6 billion deal to house and care for immigrant refugees crossing the Mexico border.
Leading Senate Democrat Warns Trump Against Nixon’s Mistakes
"The truth has a way of coming out in the end," Patrick Leahy said.
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Brett Kavanaugh Refuses To Say Whether He'd Want Mark Judge To Testify
In Christine Blasey Ford's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Judge was the only other person in the room where the alleged assault occurred.
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The Other Things Brett Kavanaugh Stands Accused Of
From gambling issues to hiring only attractive women, the Supreme Court nominee has been accused of more than just sexual assault.
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Sen. Leahy: Withheld Emails Show Brett Kavanaugh May Have Perjured Himself
“There is simply no reason they can't be made public,” Leahy said.
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GOP Rejects Adding More Money To Beef Up Election Security
Republicans say states already have enough funds to do so.
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Betsy DeVos Says School Safety Commission Won't Look At Role Of Guns In School Shootings
The secretary of education said the commission is not charged with focusing on firearms.
Democratic Lawmaker Gives Scott Pruitt Brutal Reality Check During Senate Hearing
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In Senate Hot Seat, Scott Pruitt Dodges Questions Over Mounting Scandals
The EPA chief's ego and lavish spending have made him and the agency “a laughingstock," said Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.).
Democratic Senators Urge Justice Department Leadership To Protect Robert Mueller
The nine lawmakers asked for "a written and public commitment" that DOJ officials wouldn't interfere with Mueller's probe.
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Trump's Homeland Security Chief Not Sure If Norway Is Mostly White
It's only one of the whitest countries in the world. Coincidentally, it's also where Trump prefers immigrants come from.
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DNC Chair Tom Perez: 'Of Course' Trump Should Be Investigated For Sexual Misconduct
He said Republicans wouldn't think twice about investigating a Democratic president accused of the same conduct.
Jeff Sessions Needs To Be 'Precise,' 'Accurate' About Trump's Campaign And Russia: Feinstein
Court documents cast doubt on the attorney general's previous testimony that he had no knowledge of communication between the Trump campaign and Moscow.
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The Left/Right Challenge To The Failed 'War On Drugs'
Consumer advocate, lawyer and author
More and more conservatives and liberals are agreeing that the so-called “war on drugs” needs serious rethinking.
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Here's How Every Senate Democrat Plans To Vote On Neil Gorsuch
President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick is getting his confirmation vote this week. It's gonna be messy.
Make Every Democratic Senator Filibuster Gorsuch
Activist, Writer, Producer, and Entertainment Attorney
The number one priority for the Resistance movement this coming week must be to use every tactic in its book—including phone
Joshua Roberts / Reuters
This Supreme Court Fight Is Making Senators Sad At Who They Have Become
One party is poised to blow up Senate rules as the other blocks Neil Gorsuch's confirmation. Adios, bipartisanship!
Kevin Lamarque / Reuters
Democrats Should Have Asked Judge Gorsuch Only One Question
Author and observer
[Senator Charles] Schumer said Republicans should slow down the proceedings, given that the F.B.I. has confirmed that the
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Neil Gorsuch Doesn't Give Any Hints On How He'd Rule On Donald Trump's Travel Ban
He stuck to general constitutional principles.
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