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House Judiciary debates wording of Trump impeachment charges

Thursday  16:21,   12 december 2019
abcnews.go

The House Judiciary Committee is set to debate wording of the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.This is the second day of what's called a "markup" — where members can propose changes to the wording of the articles — but few if... >>>

Trump, hours before impeachment vote, says 'no crime,' 'crazy!'

Thursday  16:05,   12 december 2019
nbcnews

The president defended himself as the House Judiciary Committee considers abuse of power and obstruction of Congress charges.Trump spent his early morning hours posting his thoughts and retweeting dozens of supporters and... >>>

Trump attacks Greta Thunberg for being Time's 'Person of the Year'

Thursday  15:39,   12 december 2019
usatoday

Trump attacked environmental activist Greta Thunberg for winning Time magazine's 'Person of the Year,' which the president won after his election win."So ridiculous," Trump said on... >>>

Democratic Rep. Van Drew to vote against Trump impeachment, says others could join him

Thursday  13:41,   12 december 2019
usatoday

Democratic Rep. Jeff Van Drew said that he will vote against articles of impeachment that outline the case for President Trump's removal from office.Van Drew, a Democrat who represents a district in New Jersey that favored Trump by five points... >>>

Biden paid female staff less than males for decades, report says

Thursday  12:41,   12 december 2019
foxnews

A new report claims that former Vice President Joe Biden spent 35 years paying his female staffmembers less -- with an average of just 67 cents for every dollar earned by males.Biden never achieved pay equity in those years and paid women less than... >>>

Nevada ‘demoralized’ by all-white Democratic top tier

Thursday  12:41,   12 december 2019
politico

‘What kind of message is the Democratic Party sending to voters of color?’ said one labor leader.Now it’s looking like a reminder of the monochromatic nature of the party’s leading... >>>

Feds allege Giuliani associate lied about $1 million from Russia

Thursday  10:32,   12 december 2019
cbsnews

Prosecutors described him as an "extreme flight risk" and said "that risk of flight is only compounded by his continued and troubling misrepresentations.""The majority of that money appears to have been used on personal expenses and to purchase a... >>>

Senate Republicans look to hold short impeachment trial despite Trump’s desire for an aggressive defense

Thursday  10:11,   12 december 2019
washingtonpost

Several GOP senators on Wednesday said it would be better to limit the trial and quickly vote to dismiss the House charges against Trump than engage in what could become a political circus. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

The left nukes Buttigieg over McKinsey work

Thursday  09:55,   12 december 2019
politico

The attacks signal the degree to which progressives view Mayor Pete as a threat to the most ambitious parts of their agenda.For months, progressive activists and operatives have been itching to take down the mayor of South Bend, who has risen in... >>>

South Carolina Latest State to Move to Ratify Equal Rights Amendment With Bipartisan Effort

Thursday  09:35,   12 december 2019
newsweek

South Carolina could be the state that finally allows the Equal Rights Amendment to be ratified and guarantee equal rights for women in the U.S. Constitution.First introduced by Alice Paul in 1923, and originally passed by Congress in 1972, only 37... >>>

South Carolina Latest State to Move to Ratify Equal Rights Amendment With Bipartisan Effort

Thursday  09:30,   12 december 2019
newsweek

South Carolina could be the state that finally allows the Equal Rights Amendment to be ratified and guarantee equal rights for women in the U.S. Constitution.First introduced by Alice Paul in 1923, and originally passed by Congress in 1972, only 37... >>>

Judiciary panel takes first steps toward impeachment vote

Thursday  08:55,   12 december 2019
msn

The House Judiciary Committee has taken the first steps toward voting on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, beginning a marathon two-day session to consider the historic charges with a lively prime-time hearing at the Capitol.... >>>

Warren's wealth tax would raise less revenue than campaign estimates: study

Thursday  08:35,   12 december 2019
thehill

The wealth tax proposal from Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is unlikely to raise as much revenue as the Massachusetts senator's campaign claims it would, according to projections from the Penn-Wharton Budget Model (PWBM)... >>>

Pence rejects calls to declassify new impeachment testimony

Thursday  08:05,   12 december 2019
politico

The vice president's lawyer says it “serves no purpose.”In a letter to House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), Pence’s lawyer, Matthew Morgan, said it “serves no purpose” to declassify supplemental testimony from one of... >>>

Georgia congresswoman invokes son's death during impeachment proceeding: I will fight for an America my son would be proud of

Thursday  07:23,   12 december 2019
thehill

Rep. Lucy McBath (D-Ga.) said Wednesday that she supports the articles of impeachment against President Trump during a moving opening statement in which she remembered her son's death which pushed her into advocacy and later her congressional... >>>