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Republican campaign emails hacked months before election

Dec 04 2018

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Email accounts for a campaign group supporting Republicans candidates running for the U.S. House of Representatives were hacked before this year's congressional elections, according to a person familiar with the investigation. | Video

Exclusive: Democrats prepare to probe Trump's FBI headquarters plan - Rep Connolly

Dec 04 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's role in decisions about a new FBI headquarters will face intense scrutiny when Democrats take control of a key U.S. House of Representatives committee in January, one of the panel's leaders said on Tuesday.

U.S. House Republican campaign arm hacked during election year

Dec 04 2018

WASHINGTON The National Republican Congressional Committee, the organization that coordinates Republican election campaigns for the U.S. House of Representatives, was hacked, according to a spokesman for the organization.

Washington pays respects to Bush as he lies in state at Capitol

Dec 04 2018

WASHINGTON Washington's political elite paid tribute to former U.S. President George H.W. Bush as his body lay in state in the Capitol on Monday, evoking a bygone era of bipartisan civility in American politics. | Video

After Cohen plea, Democrats in Congress eye other Trump allies' testimony

Nov 30 2018

WASHINGTON Congressional Democrats on Friday warned that other associates of President Donald Trump may have lied to Congress, a day after his former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to doing so as part of a probe of Russian meddling in U.S. politics.

Congressional Democrats press for hearings on Trump Foundation

Nov 29 2018

WASHINGTON Two senior Democratic investigators in the U.S. Congress said on Thursday they want to hear testimony from officials of President Donald Trump's family foundation and a separate nonprofit group that once employed Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker.

California assessing legal action against use of force on Mexico border

Nov 29 2018

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Senior House Democrats tap brakes on investigating Trump

Nov 26 2018

WASHINGTON After capturing the U.S. House of Representatives with a campaign that spoke of holding President Donald Trump accountable, some powerful House Democrats are now urging restraint and a focus on policy, at least at the outset.

Whitaker’s friendship with Trump aide reignites recusal debate

Nov 09 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's pick for acting attorney general, Matt Whitaker, is a close friend of Trump's 2016 election campaign co-chair, and a former government ethics chief said the friendship makes Whitaker unable to oversee impartially a politically charged investigation into the campaign. | Video

Women shatter many barriers in Congress, states in U.S. elections

Nov 07 2018

From New Mexico's Debra Haaland, who became one of the first two indigenous women elected to the U.S. Congress to New York's Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who at 29 became the youngest woman elected to the chamber, American political candidate notched several precedents in this week's elections. | Video

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