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Trump would not intervene if Whitaker moves to curtail Mueller probe

Nov 18 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said in an interview aired on Sunday he would not intervene if Matthew Whitaker, his acting U.S. attorney general, moved to curtail Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. | Video

Battle looms in Congress over money for Trump's border wall

Nov 08 2018

WASHINGTON When the U.S. Congress reconvenes on Nov. 13, it will face a deadline less than a month later to fund parts of the federal government and a possible showdown over money for President Donald Trump's proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall.

Women candidates 'tired of waiting' make record gains in U.S. Congress

Nov 07 2018

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. First-time political candidate Jahana Hayes has a simple explanation for why she - and a record number of other women - ran for seats in the U.S. Congress this year. | Video

Explainer: Democratic win of House would put Trump under microscope

Nov 01 2018

WASHINGTON If Democrats win control of the U.S. House of Representatives or Senate in the Nov. 6 elections, nearly every aspect of Republican Donald Trump's presidency could face swift examination – from his long-elusive tax returns to possible business ties with Russia and conflicts of interest.

With record number of women running in U.S. elections, gender gap could boost Democrats

Oct 25 2018

WASHINGTON The record numbers of women running for office in the United States this year are mostly Democrats, and their party is banking on their candidacies and a widening gender gap on key issues to achieve big wins in the Nov. 6 elections. | Video

Democratic victory in November would put Trump under microscope

Oct 18 2018

WASHINGTON If Democrats win control of the U.S. House of Representatives or Senate next month, nearly every aspect of Donald Trump's presidency could face swift examination – from his long-elusive tax returns to possible business ties with Russia and conflicts of interest, congressional sources say. | Video

After fight that split U.S., Kavanaugh wins place on Supreme Court

Oct 08 2018

WASHINGTON The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate on Saturday confirmed Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, dismissing anger over accusations of sexual misconduct against him and delivering a major victory to President Donald Trump who has now locked in a conservative majority on the court. | Video

Women's groups aim to use Kavanaugh rage to boost voter turnout

Oct 08 2018

WASHINGTON As women rallied at the U.S. Capitol to protest Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court on Saturday, activist Linda Sarsour flew from Washington to Texas with her eyes on the next challenge: the Nov. 6 congressional elections.

Women's groups aim to use Kavanaugh rage to boost voter turnout

Oct 07 2018

WASHINGTON As women rallied at the U.S. Capitol to protest Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court on Saturday, activist Linda Sarsour flew from Washington to Texas with her eyes on the next challenge: the Nov. 6 congressional elections.

Trump läuft sich mit Ernennung Kavanaughs für Wahl warm

Oct 07 2018

Washington Einen Monat vor der Kongresswahl in den USA feiern Präsident Donald Trump und seine Republikaner mit der Berufung des umstrittenen Richters Brett Kavanaugh an den Obersten Gerichtshof einen großen Triumph.

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