Congress

In this May 1, 2019, file photo, Attorney General William Barr is sworn in to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Andrew Harnik/AP Photo, File
May 08, 2019 - 10:21 am
UPDATED: 10:45 a.m. By Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is invoking executive privilege, reserving the right to block the full release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia probe, escalating President Donald Trump's battle...
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House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler
J. Scott Applewhite/AP
May 06, 2019 - 12:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler has scheduled a Wednesday vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the battle between the Democrat-led House and President Donald Trump over special counsel Robert Mueller's report. Nadler is...
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Mom Congress
Mom Congress
Hadas Kuznits
May 03, 2019 - 11:44 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mothers from all across the country will convene in Washington, D.C., Sunday for a three-day convention — known as Mom Congress — urging lawmakers to improve policies surrounding pregnancy, child birth and postpartum depression. New Jersey business owner Jasmine Kaur...
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President Donald J. Trump participates in a Cabinet Meeting, February 12, 2019 at the White House in Washington, DC.
Chris Kleponis / Sipa USA
May 02, 2019 - 12:31 pm
HAMDEN, Conn. (KYW Neswsradio) — A new national poll suggests most Americans would rather Congress avoid the urge to impeach President Trump, even though there are serious questions about his integrity. Of those questioned in the Quinnipiac poll last week, 57% believe Trump committed crimes in his...
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This April 10, 2019, file photo shows a view of the site of an airstrike by Saudi-led coalition in Sanaa, Yemen. President Donald Trump on Tuesday vetoed a bill passed by Congress to end U.S. military assistance in Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen.
Hani Mohammed/AP Photo
April 16, 2019 - 8:03 pm
By Deb Riechmann Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday vetoed a resolution passed by Congress to end U.S. military assistance in Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen. The veto — the second in Trump's presidency — was expected, and Congress lacks the votes to override it. But...
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FILE- This Feb. 13, 2019, file photo shows multiple forms printed from the Internal Revenue Service web page that are used for 2018 U.S. federal tax returns in Zelienople, Pa. If you don’t think you will be able to complete and file your taxes on time, re
AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File
April 14, 2019 - 1:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House spokeswoman says lawmakers aren't "smart enough" to assess President Donald Trump's tax returns. Press secretary Sarah Sanders tells "Fox News Sunday" she doesn't think House Democrats are equipped to examine the documents, which a key House committee is demanding...
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A man using a mobile phone walks past Google offices in New York. Executives from Google and Facebook are facing Congress Tuesday, April 8, 2019, to answer questions about their role in the hate crimes and the ris
Mark Lennihan/AP Photo, File
April 09, 2019 - 2:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional hearing on online hate turned into a vivid demonstration of the problem Tuesday when a YouTube livestream of the proceedings was bombarded with racist and anti-Semitic comments from internet users. YouTube disabled the live chat section of the streaming video about...
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William Barr says he will release a redacted version of the Mueller report on the Russia investigation within a week.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
April 09, 2019 - 10:48 am
By Eric Tucker and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr told Congress Tuesday he expects to release his redacted version of the special counsel's Trump-Russia investigation report "within a week," while Democrats criticized his handling of the long-...
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In this March 6, 2019 file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, returns to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo, File
April 05, 2019 - 10:30 am
By Michael R. Sisak and David B. Caruso, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Attorneys for Michael Cohen are asking members of Congress to help keep him out of prison. In a letter sent to lawmakers Thursday, Cohen's legal team said he is still sorting through documents in his personal files that might...
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In this Jan. 24, 2019, file photo, the Supreme Court is seen at sunset in Washington.
J. Scott Applewhite, File/AP Photo
March 25, 2019 - 10:14 am
By Mark Sherman and Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Last year, proponents of limiting partisan politics in the creation of electoral districts needed to win over Justice Anthony Kennedy. They couldn't. The issue is back before the Supreme Court again, with arguments on Tuesday...
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