Politics

The U.S. Capitol in Washington is shrouded in mist, Friday night, Dec. 13, 2019.
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AP News
December 16, 2019 - 8:24 am
The House will vote on the impeachment of President Donald Trump this week after spending the past three months investigating the president's dealings in Ukraine and deciding whether his behavior was grave enough to qualify as high crimes and misdemeanors. Read more here.
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NJ Sen. Jeff Van Drew enters his election night headquarters following a victory Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 at The Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J.
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December 16, 2019 - 7:26 am
As New Jersey congressman Jeff Van Drew reportedly gets ready to leave the Democrats and join the Republicans, several of his staffers have resigned. Read more here.
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson is greeted by staff as he returns to 10 Downing Street, London, after meeting Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace and accepting her invitation to form a new government, Friday Dec. 13, 2019.
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December 13, 2019 - 8:49 am
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has won a thumping majority of seats in Britain's Parliament — a decisive outcome to a Brexit-dominated election that should allow Johnson to fulfill his plan to take the U.K. out of the European Union next month. Read more here.
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House Judiciary Committee
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December 13, 2019 - 7:14 am
The House Judiciary Committee has approved two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. The charges now go to the full House for an expected vote next week. Read more here.
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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., left, and ranking member Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., right, at a convening over the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.
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December 12, 2019 - 9:25 am
The House Judiciary Committee argued through a marathon session Thursday ahead of voting to send impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to the full House, the latest big step as the politically split Congress debates whether to remove Trump from office. Read the latest here.
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Conservative Party leader Boris Johnson and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, leaders of Britain's two main political parties, vote at their polling stations Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019.
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AP News
December 12, 2019 - 8:59 am
Britons who have endured three years of wrangling over their country's messy divorce from the European Union cast ballots Thursday in an election billed as one of the country's most important votes since World War II. The contest pits Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who says he will take Britain out...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Hershey, Pa., Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019.
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AP News
December 11, 2019 - 8:50 am
President Donald Trump mocked the Democratic impeachment effort as he sought to rally supporters Tuesday in the key swing state of Pennsylvania, calling the process "impeachment lite" and promising it would lead to his reelection in 2020. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Hershey, Pa., Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019.
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December 11, 2019 - 8:44 am
President Donald Trump and his Republican allies spent weeks trivializing the House impeachment inquiry ahead of Tuesday's historic unveiling of formal charges against the president. Where Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton treated the prospect of impeachment as a serious threat to their presidencies,...
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President Donald Trump gestures after speaking at a campaign rally Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, in Sunrise, Fla.
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AP News
December 10, 2019 - 11:37 am
A full year before Election Day 2020, Republicans quietly executed a "dry run" of President Donald Trump's massive reelection machine. And on Tuesday, Trump himself will face thousands more cheering supporters in Pennsylvania, his fourth appearance in the swing state this year. Read more here.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., accompanied by House Congress members speaks at a news conference to discuss the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) trade agreement, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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December 10, 2019 - 10:24 am
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced agreement on a modified North American trade pact, handing President Donald Trump a major Capitol Hill win on the very same day that Democrats announced their impeachment charges against him. Read more here.
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