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Trump impeachment hearing
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AP News
November 15, 2019 - 8:36 am
An estimated 13.8 million people watched live coverage of diplomats William Taylor and George Kent on the first day of the House’s public impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump. Read more here.
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Marie Yovanovitch
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AP News
November 15, 2019 - 7:27 am
The House will hear from a singular witness Friday in the Trump impeachment hearings: Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine who was targeted by the president’s allies in a “smear” campaign now central to the inquiry. Read the latest here.
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 Senate Majority Leader Republican Mitch McConnell attends a press conference with members of the Senate Republican leadership on Tuesday, September 24, 2019.
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AP News
September 30, 2019 - 3:08 pm
Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday that Senate rules would require him to take up any articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump if approved by the House, swatting down talk that that the GOP-controlled chamber could dodge the matter entirely.
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House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer of Md., left, arrives for a House Democratic caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 10, 2019.
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AP News
July 18, 2019 - 12:55 pm
By Lisa Mascaro AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats approved legislation Thursday to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade, to $15 an hour, but the bill has almost no chance in the Republican-controlled Senate. Passage was assured after centrists...
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Nancy Pelosi
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June 25, 2019 - 12:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic leaders in the House proposed somewhat tighter requirements for the care of unaccompanied refugee children as they sought to pass a $4.5 billion emergency funding bill to address the humanitarian crisis involving the thousands of migrant families detained after crossing...
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House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., moves ahead with a vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress after last-minute negotiations stalled with the Justice Department.
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May 08, 2019 - 4:55 pm
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Lisa Mascaro and Jonathan Lemire WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the Democrats' extraordinary legal battle with the Trump administration over access to special counsel...
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Philadelphia police
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Kim Glovas
May 07, 2019 - 2:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Montgomery County man has admitted to setting his house on fire to collect insurance money. In a criminal complaint, Harleysville Police say Paul Resnick lit a candle inside his living room home on Huckleberry Lane on the morning of April 4. Resnick told police he...
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Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
April 25, 2019 - 5:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Many Philadelphia homeowners have been dismayed to see their property taxes rise as a result of new assessments, so Councilman Brian O'Neill introduced a bill Thursday that he believes is a solution. O'Neill says his bill would make new assessments "revenue neutral."...
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Tony Romeo
April 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The state House has sent the Senate two more bills crafted on recommendations from the grand jury that investigated clergy child sexual abuse in Pennsylvania. Legislation intended to reform the statute of limitations for civil and criminal cases against abusers...
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Buying a home is an exciting step in any couple's relationship, but a new study finds that it's a much more difficult step for same-sex couples to take.
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April 17, 2019 - 7:03 pm
By Gabrielle Sorto, CNN (CNN) -- Buying a home is an exciting step in any couple's relationship, but a new study finds that it's a much more difficult step for same-sex couples to take. A study published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found same-sex couples...
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