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Nov 15, 2019

Ex-Envoy's Tale of Acid Attack Spotlights Ukraine's Anticorruption Wars
Marie L. Yovanovitch learned she was being recalled from Kiev after hosting a ceremony honoring a murdered young activist.

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Nov 15, 2019

Jordan Brings Pugnacious Style to Impeachment Defense of Trump
For Representative Jim Jordan, acting as President Trump's chief defender in the impeachment inquiry is a chance to redeem himself with Republican leaders.

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Nov 15, 2019

Did Trump Commit ‘Bribery'? Pelosi's Impeachment Accusation, Explained
Her declaration reflected a shift by Trump's critics from talking about the Ukraine affair using more abstract concepts like "quid pro quo" or "abuse of power."

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Nov 15, 2019

Trump Attack on Envoy During Testimony Raises Charges of Witness Intimidation
The president publicly targeted Marie L. Yovanovitch, the former ambassador to Ukraine, even as she was testifying about how she felt threatened by an earlier smear campaign.

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Nov 15, 2019

Key Takeaways from Marie Yovanovitch's Hearing in the Impeachment Inquiry
Even as Ms. Yovanovitch was testifying about "the smear campaign against me," President Trump hurled insults at her on Twitter.

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Nov 15, 2019

Marie Yovanovitch, Ex-Ukraine Envoy Ousted by Trump, Says She Feels Intimidated by Him
As Ms. Yovanovitch testified, President Trump tweeted insults at her, drawing charges of witness intimidation.

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Nov 15, 2019

Impeachment Hearing Live Updates: Yovanovitch ‘Devastated' by Trump's Attack
Even as Ms. Yovanovitch was testifying about "the smear campaign against me," President Trump hurled insults at her on Twitter. She called his tweets "very intimidating" while Democrats accused the president of real-time witness intimidation and suggested it could form the basis for an article of impeachment.

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Nov 15, 2019

The Supreme Court May Let Trump End DACA. Here's What the Public Thinks About It.
Polls show the program to protect young undocumented immigrants from deportation is broadly popular. Democratic organizers see an opportunity to mobilize voters if it is ended.

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Nov 15, 2019

Impeachment Hearings Schedule: What's Coming Up
The House's impeachment inquiry, which burst into public view this week, will only pick up speed in the coming days.

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Nov 15, 2019

What Ads Are Political? Twitter Struggles With a Definition
Twitter has said it will ban all political ads. But what is or isn't a political message is often in the eye of the beholder.

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Nov 15, 2019

Marie Yovanovitch ‘Devastated' by Trump's Attack: Live Updates
Even as Ms. Yovanovitch was testifying about "the smear campaign against me," President Trump hurled new insults at her on Twitter. She called his tweets "very intimidating" while Democrats accused the president of real-time "witness intimidation" and suggested it could form the basis for an article of impeachment.

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Nov 15, 2019

Roger Stone Is Found Guilty in Trial That Revived Trump-Russia Saga
Mr. Stone, a longtime informal adviser to President Trump, obstructed one of Congress's Russia investigations and lied to lawmakers.

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Nov 15, 2019

Read Marie Yovanovitch's Prepared Opening Statement From the Impeachment Hearing
The former American ambassador to Ukraine appeared in front of the House Intelligence Committee during the second day of public impeachment hearings.

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Nov 15, 2019

Trump Denigrates Ex-Envoy Yovanovitch on Twitter During Impeachment Testimony
The insults came as Marie L. Yovanovitch testified about how she felt threatened by him, prompting Democrats to accuse the president of real-time witness intimidation.

New York Times Politics
Nov 15, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Vows to Expand Health Coverage in First 100 Days
Ms. Warren laid out a blueprint to pass major health legislation at the start of her presidency. But she would wait as long as three years to seek passage of a full-scale "Medicare for all" plan.

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Nov 15, 2019

How Deval Patrick and Michael Bloomberg Could Alter the 2020 Race
They want to lead the Democratic Party's moderate wing. But it will not be easy to displace Joseph R. Biden Jr., and then battle Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders.

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Nov 15, 2019

Marie Yovanovitch Describes Feeling Threatened by Trump: Live Updates
As the former ambassador to Ukraine testified about her shock and disgust at discovering President Trump had denigrated her in a July call with the president of Ukraine, he insulted her on Twitter. She said the president's words "sounded like a threat," and that the tweets were "very intimidating."

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Nov 15, 2019

Rough Transcript of Trump's First Phone Call With Ukrainian Leader Released
The White House released a memo about Mr. Trump's first call with President Volodymyr Zelensky, but it does not mention "corruption," which appeared in an earlier description of the call.

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Nov 15, 2019

To Lower Costs, Trump to Force Hospitals to Reveal Price of Care
The federal rule would make hospitals list the prices they negotiate with insurers, allowing consumers to seek better deals for care.

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Nov 15, 2019

Trump, Again, Links His Clout to Outcome in State Race
President Trump is in Louisiana two days before the election hoping to break open a deadlocked race between the Democratic incumbent and the Republican nominee.

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Nov 15, 2019

Rough Transcript of Trump's First Call With Ukrainian Leader Released
The White House released a memo about Mr. Trump's first call with President Volodymyr Zelensky, but it does not mention "corruption," which appeared in an earlier description of the call.

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Nov 15, 2019

Who Is Marie Yovanovitch? Former Ambassador Testifies in Impeachment Hearing
The ousted ambassador to Ukraine recounted how she became the target of a smear campaign by President Trump's personal lawyer and the right-wing media.

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Nov 15, 2019

Message From Pro-Booker Super PAC: We Don't Need More Candidates. We Have Cory.
With Cory Booker's campaign still struggling to break through, a new super PAC has emerged from the swamps of Jersey to support him.

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Nov 15, 2019

Impeachment Hearings: Live Updates of Marie Yovanovitch's Testimony
The former ambassador to Ukraine will testify publicly about the smear campaign by Rudolph Giuliani that led to her ouster as Democrats continue to build their case for impeaching President Trump.

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Nov 15, 2019

Who Is Marie Yovanovitch? Former Ambassador Testifies Today
The ousted ambassador to Ukraine is expected to recount how she became the target of a smear campaign by President Trump's personal lawyer and the right-wing media.

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Nov 15, 2019

Impeachment Hearing Updates: What to Expect From Yovanovitch's Testimony
The former ambassador to Ukraine will testify publicly about the smear campaign by Rudolph Giuliani that led to her ouster as Democrats continue to build their case for impeaching President Trump.

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Nov 15, 2019

Impeachment Inquiry Proceedings: What's Coming Up
The House's impeachment inquiry, which burst into public view this week, will only pick up speed in the coming days.

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Nov 15, 2019

Behind Closed Doors in Washington, Here's What Colleges Fight For
Think of them as College, Inc. Like most industries, higher education prefers less regulation (and accountability).

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Nov 15, 2019

How Michael Bloomberg and Deval Patrick Could Alter the 2020 Race
They want to lead the Democratic Party's moderate wing. But it will not be easy to displace Joseph R. Biden Jr., and then battle Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders.

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Nov 15, 2019

Bloomberg Will Spend $100 Million on Anti-Trump Online Ad Blitz
Ahead of a possible 2020 bid of his own, the billionaire and former mayor of New York City is dipping into his fortune to target President Trump with digital ads.

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Nov 15, 2019

Raise Billions From Billionaires? Tax Experts Say It's Not That Simple
Name a tax and there's a way to reduce it, delay it or not pay it. Financial advisers say a wealth tax would be no different.

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Nov 15, 2019

On the Right, Impeachment Is a Distraction, Not a ‘Witch Hunt'
Conservative allies of President Trump are borrowing from the Democrats' 1998 playbook, claiming the inquiry is all a waste of time.

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Nov 15, 2019

Trump's Embrace of Sanctions Irks Allies and Prompts Efforts to Evade Measures
Allies and adversaries are seeking ways to avoid President Trump's sanctions, which critics say have become a substitute for foreign policy.

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Nov 15, 2019

‘The Report' and the Untold Story of a Senate-C.I.A. Conflict
The Adam Driver film dramatizes a contentious investigation into post-911 torture. But it leaves out a tense episode that could have buried the results altogether.

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Nov 15, 2019

Admit It: You Don't Know How Impeachment Works. We Can Help.
Explosive testimony. News media frenzies. A trial in the Senate. Here is how impeachment works - and how it has played out in the past.

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Nov 15, 2019

Marie Yovanovitch Hearing: What to Expect From Her Impeachment Inquiry Testimony
The former ambassador to Ukraine will testify publicly about the campaign by Rudy Giuliani that led to her ouster and her shock and anger about the effort to get her fired.

New York Times Politics
Nov 14, 2019

Trump, Again, Links His National Clout to Outcome in State-Level Race
President Trump is in Louisiana two days before the election hoping to break open a deadlocked race between the Democratic incumbent and the Republican nominee.

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Nov 14, 2019

Deval Patrick Makes a Late Bid in the 2020 Presidential Campaign
Mr. Patrick, the former Massachusetts governor, entered the Democratic primary with less than three months to go before the Iowa caucuses.

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Nov 14, 2019

Impeachment Briefing: What Happened Today
With no public hearings today, we're looking at how the politics of impeachment are complicating races around the nation.

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Nov 14, 2019

Two Days Before Louisiana Governor's Election, Trump Hosts Rally for Republican
President Trump is in Louisiana two days before the election hoping to break open a deadlocked race between the Democratic incumbent and the Republican nominee.

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Nov 14, 2019

Multiple Lawmakers Under Investigation Over Ethical Misconduct
The Justice Department is now reviewing one case, over whether Representative Ross Spano had violated campaign finance laws.

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Nov 14, 2019

Sanders's Climate Ambitions Thrill Supporters. Experts Aren't Impressed.
Bernie Sanders' plan to tackle climate change would nationalize power plants and end fossil fuels. His supporters are thrilled. Climate experts are not.

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Nov 14, 2019

With Bare-Bones Campaign, Deval Patrick Makes a Bid for 2020
Mr. Patrick, the former Massachusetts governor, entered the Democratic primary with less than three months to go before the Iowa caucuses.

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Nov 14, 2019

Trump, in 3rd Visit in a Month, Tries to Boost Republican in Louisiana Governor's Race
President Trump is in Louisiana two days before the election hoping to break open a deadlocked race between the Democratic incumbent and the Republican nominee.

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Nov 14, 2019

Emails Outline Anti-Immigration Group's Connection to Stephen Miller
A new batch of leaked emails illustrates the degree to which Mr. Miller used a think tank's work to shape coverage at Breitbart News and policy at the White House.

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Nov 14, 2019

Whistle-Blower's Purported Name Keeps Evading Facebook and YouTube Defenses
The sites said they would delete posts that include the purported name of the Ukraine whistle-blower. But the name keeps reappearing.

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Nov 14, 2019

Carrie Saxon Perry, Barrier-Breaking Mayor, Dies at 87
The first African-American woman to run a major New England city, Hartford, she died a year ago, but the death was reported only recently.

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Nov 14, 2019

Behind the Scenes, Erdogan's Friendly White House Visit Had Tense Moments
The Turkish leader clashed with a Republican senator and returned President Trump's pointed letter warning against a military incursion into Syria.

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Nov 14, 2019

Republican National Committee to Hold Meeting at Trump Doral Resort
The party confirmed that its winter gathering would take place at the Florida hotel, continuing a pattern of its giving business to the president's company.

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Nov 14, 2019

New Booker ‘Super PAC' Airs a Message: We Don't Need More Candidates. We Have Cory.
With Cory Booker's campaign still struggling to break through, a new super PAC has emerged from the swamps of Jersey to support him.

New York Times Politics
Nov 14, 2019

Is There Room for One More Candidate?
Establishment Democrats seem to want new faces in the 2020 contest. But what about voters?

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Nov 14, 2019

Whistle-Blower's Name Keeps Evading Facebook and YouTube Defenses
The sites said they would delete posts that include the purported name of the Ukraine whistle-blower. But the name keeps reappearing.

New York Times Politics
Nov 14, 2019

Trump Asks Supreme Court to Bar Release of His Tax Returns
A fight over a Manhattan grand jury subpoena could yield a major decision on presidential power.

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Nov 14, 2019

How to Build a 2020 Campaign in Less Than 90 Days: Deval Patrick Edition
Mr. Patrick, the former governor of Massachusetts, announced on Thursday his intention to run for president a mere three months before the Iowa caucuses. Here's what he needs to do next.

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Nov 14, 2019

Sanders's Climate Ambitions Thrill Supporters, but Experts Have Doubts
Bernie Sanders' plan to tackle climate change would nationalize power plants and end fossil fuels. His supporters are thrilled. Climate experts are not.

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Nov 14, 2019

State Dept. Career Employee Was Targeted as ‘Loyalist' to Democrats, Inquiry Shows
An internal investigation detailed a smear campaign against a career employee after an article in conservative media questioned why she was working on Iran policy.

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Nov 14, 2019

Deval Patrick Joins 2020 Presidential Race: ‘We Will Build as We Climb'
Mr. Patrick, the former Massachusetts governor, entered the Democratic primary with less than three months to go before the Iowa caucuses.

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Nov 14, 2019

Pelosi Points to Possible Bribery Charge Against Trump
The day after the first public impeachment hearing, Speaker Nancy Pelosi used the word "bribery," mentioned in the Constitution's impeachment clause, to describe President Trump's conduct.

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Nov 14, 2019

Why Voters Don't Seem Interested in Barrier-Breaking Candidates
Julián Castro and Kamala Harris are pitching themselves partially on being a ‘first,' but neither is gaining traction.

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Nov 14, 2019

Bloomberg's Team Calls His Crude Remarks on Women ‘Wrong'
As Michael Bloomberg prepares a presidential run, his history of crude remarks is likely to draw scrutiny. His team said some were "disrespectful."

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Nov 14, 2019

‘The Report' Review: Inconvenient Truths
Adam Driver's gracefully intelligent performance as an investigator never quite zaps this dramatically frozen procedural to life.

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Nov 14, 2019

Trump's Choice: National Security or Political Obsession
The impeachment inquiry is the first to involve an issue of geopolitical gravity: Whether the president was undercutting American national interests — containing Russia — to bolster his campaign.

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Nov 14, 2019

North Korea Says U.S. Sought More Talks, but Calls It a ‘Trick'
The top North Korean envoy to the negotiations with Washington said he was not interested unless the United States was ready to make substantial concessions.

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Nov 14, 2019

Trump and the Military: A Dysfunctional Marriage, but They Stay Together
The Pentagon is learning how to work with a president whose orders can whipsaw by the hour.

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Nov 14, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Hits Back at Billionaires in New Ad for Wealth Tax
The ad is the latest volley in a back-and-forth with billionaires unhappy about her candidacy. Her campaign is embracing the fight.

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Nov 14, 2019

Before Joining White House, Stephen Miller Pushed White Nationalist Theories
A report by the Southern Poverty Law Center seeks to illustrate how Mr. Miller brought anti-immigrant beliefs to the White House and turned them into policy.

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Nov 14, 2019

Deval Patrick Joins the 2020 Race: ‘This Won't Be Easy, and It Shouldn't Be'
Mr. Patrick, the former Massachusetts governor, is entering the Democratic primary with less than three months to go before the Iowa caucuses.

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Nov 14, 2019

ISIS Suspect Trapped at Turkish-Greek Border Is to Be Deported to U.S.
Turkey said it had received assurances from Washington that the American, whose fate had been in limbo, would not be refused entry.

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Nov 14, 2019

Erdogan Hands ‘Tough Guy' Letter Back to Trump
The Turkish leader, who is visiting Washington, said he had returned the president's message over a military incursion into Syria.

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Nov 14, 2019

Michael Bloomberg Has a History of Demeaning Comments About Women
As he prepares a presidential run, Mr. Bloomberg's crude remarks are likely to draw scrutiny. His team issued a statement saying that some of them were "disrespectful and wrong."

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Nov 14, 2019

It May Be a Good Idea for Democratic Front-Runners Not to Look Back
Buttigieg and Sanders seem well positioned to gain by exploiting the vulnerabilities of Biden and Warren.

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Nov 14, 2019

As Talks With Putin Loom, Ukraine Looks in Vain for U.S. Help
Kiev wants Western support as it seeks to end its conflict with Russia. But amid the impeachment drama, Washington, its staunchest backer, is increasingly out of the picture.

New York Times Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Impeachment Briefing: What Happened on Day 1 of Public Hearings
Two seasoned diplomats testified, and we got a look at how Democrats and Republicans will approach these hearings.

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Nov 13, 2019

On Capitol Hill, Old-School Washington Keeps Circus at Bay
Seriousness itself stood trial as two diplomats, in defiance of the White House, testified on the first day of an impeachment spectacle.

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Nov 13, 2019

Behind a Star Witness, Democrats Take Their Impeachment Case to the Public
Their goal is to transform what might seem like an abstract debate over foreign policy into high crimes and misdemeanors in the public mind as Republicans argue there is no case for impeachment.

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Nov 13, 2019

What We Learned From the First Day of Public Impeachment Hearings
Two witnesses testified about President Trump's involvement in a pressure campaign to have Ukraine investigate the president's political rivals.

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Nov 13, 2019

Behind a Star Witness, Democrats Take Their Case to the Public
Their goal is to transform what might seem like an abstract debate over foreign policy into high crimes and misdemeanors in the public mind as Republicans argue there is no case for impeachment.

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Nov 13, 2019

Who Is Bill Taylor? Key Witness in the Impeachment Inquiry
Mr. Taylor was sent to Ukraine to provide stability at the embassy. He ended up fighting to preserve American security aid from administration appointees who saw it as a political bargaining chip.

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Nov 13, 2019

On Capitol Hill, Old School Washington Keeps Circus at Bay
Seriousness itself stood trial as two diplomats, in defiance of the White House, testified on the first day of an impeachment spectacle.

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Nov 13, 2019

‘I'm a Big Fan': Trump Gives Warm Welcome to Turkey's Erdogan
President Trump seemed unbothered by Turkey's recent invasion of Syria, which prompted outrage in Congress and among some in his administration.

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Nov 13, 2019

Court Rejects Trump's Appeal in Fight to Keep Financial Records From Congress
The decision almost certainly paves the way for a major Supreme Court case over President Trump's stonewalling of congressional oversight efforts.

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Nov 13, 2019

Report Details How Stephen Miller Shared Theories Favored by White Nationalists
A report by the Southern Poverty Law Center seeks to illustrate how Mr. Miller brought anti-immigrant beliefs to the White House and turned them into policy.

New York Times Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Singles Out Billionaires in New TV Ad
The ad is the latest volley in a back-and-forth with billionaires unhappy about her candidacy. Her campaign is embracing the fight.

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Nov 13, 2019

How We're Watching Impeachment
We don't know the full impact on 2020 yet, but here's what we're looking for.

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Nov 13, 2019

Deval Patrick Will Enter 2020 Presidential Race on Thursday
Mr. Patrick, the former two-term governor of Massachusetts, called several leading Democrats and allies to say that he would announce his bid for the White House.

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Nov 13, 2019

Where Does Deval Patrick Stand on the Issues?
Mr. Patrick, the former governor of Massachusetts is considering entering the 2020 Democratic primary. Here's a look at his life and his record.

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Nov 13, 2019

U.S. Struggles to Keep Allies in Fight Against ISIS in Syria
Trump praises mission to protect oil fields while top national security aides seek to retain allies in Syria after death of top ISIS leader.

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Nov 13, 2019

Roger Stone Lied to Protect Trump, Prosecutors Argue at Trial
A jury will now consider the charges against Mr. Stone, including lying to investigators in a congressional inquiry into Russia's 2016 election interference.

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Nov 13, 2019

Who is Gordon Sondland? The Envoy With a Key Role in the Impeachment Inquiry
The involvement of Mr. Sondland, a Trump donor and wealthy hotelier from Oregon, was central to the narrative emerging from the first day of public testimony.

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Nov 13, 2019

Justice Dept. Unveils Gun Plan, Sidestepping a Preoccupied Washington
The initiative is aimed at expanding enforcement of existing gun laws, but critics said it would not seriously address the root causes of gun violence.

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Nov 13, 2019

Manafort's 2016 Gambit: A Back Channel From Trump Camp to Labor
As campaign chairman, he is reported to have enlisted a go-between seeking to blunt union efforts to turn out the vote.

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Nov 13, 2019

Impeachment Hearings Open With Revelation on Trump's Ukraine Pressure
As public hearings began, William B. Taylor Jr., the top American diplomat in Ukraine, said he was told President Trump cared more about investigating Biden than he did about Ukraine.

New York Times Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Key Moments From the First Public Impeachment Hearing
Witnesses testified that President Trump pressured a foreign power to help him win re-election during historic hearings that previewed an intensely partisan battle.

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Nov 13, 2019

After Heart Attack, Bernie Sanders Takes Long Walks and Eats Salads
Six weeks after his heart attack, Mr. Sanders is adopting a more wholesome regimen, conscious that he must persuade voters he is fit enough to be president.

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Nov 13, 2019

Deval Patrick Tells Democrats He Will Run in 2020 Presidential Race
Mr. Patrick, the former two-term governor of Massachusetts, called several leading Democrats and allies to say that he would announce a 2020 presidential bid later this week.

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Nov 13, 2019

Read William Taylor's Prepared Opening Statement From the Impeachment Hearing
Mr. Taylor, the top United States diplomat in Ukraine, appeared on Capitol Hill for testimony Wednesday as the public impeachment hearings began.

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Nov 13, 2019

Wait, How Do You Pronounce Kiev?
The pronunciations heard during Wednesday's testimony before the House Intelligence Committee left some spectators scratching their heads. We asked two experts.

New York Times Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Who Is Ambassador Taylor? Key Witness in the Impeachment Inquiry
Mr. Taylor was sent to Ukraine to provide stability at the embassy. He ended up fighting to preserve American security aid from administration appointees who saw it as a political bargaining chip.

New York Times Politics
Nov 13, 2019

MSNBC's Surprise Guest: George Conway, Husband of Kellyanne
In one of TV news's most coveted bookings, a prominent Trump critic appeared on MSNBC to comment on the House impeachment hearings.

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Nov 13, 2019

Donald Trump Jr. Airs Family Grievances (One Book at a Time)
The president's eldest son is using a newfound platform as an author to recast the story of the 2016 election — and every political battle that came after.

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