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Apr 04 2019
Members of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s team have told associates they are frustrated with the limited information Attorney General William P. Barr has provided about their nearly two-year investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and whether President Trump sought to obstruct justice, according to people familiar with the matter.
The displeasure among someWashington Post
Apr 04 2019
Each year, state lawmakers across the U.S. introduce thousands of bills dreamed up and written by corporations, industry groups and think tanks.
Disguised as the work of lawmakers, these so-called “model” bills get copied in one state Capitol after another, quietly advancing the agenda of the people who write them.
A two-year investigation by USA TODAY, The Arizona Republic andUSA TODAY
Apr 04 2019
House legislation to form a commission to study whether black Americans should receive reparations for slavery is getting a significant boost from Democrats on the presidential campaign trail.
Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), the head of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), suggested that action on a reparations measure sponsored by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) is all but certain, withThe Hill
Sep 08 2012
Some of the groups running ads this election season haven't been required to disclose their donors. But as Election Day draws nearer, some of the rules are changing, making campaign ads a riskier business for those who want to keep donors a secret.NPR (Online News)
Mar 25 2016
The tagline for the 2016 GOP race might as well be, “Make America Misogynist Again.”
On Wednesday night, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz got into a Twitter spat. After a conservative anti-Trump SuperPAC ran a gross, slut-shaming ad which used a half-naked photograph of Trump’s wife Melania, Trump threatened to “spill the beans” on Cruz’s wife, Heidi, presumably because he thought Cruz wasHuffPost
Aug 20 2020
On Thursday, former Trump advisor Steve Bannon was arrested and charged with defrauding hundreds of thousands of donors to the “We Build the Wall” crowdfunding campaign under the alleged “false pretense” that all of the funds would go towards constructing a border wall. The campaign raised about $25 million, contributing about $11 million to border wall projects while Bannon allegedly siphonedNew York Post (News) Wall Street Journal (News) NBC News (Online)
Jul 03 2012
Mitt Romneys presidential campaign on Monday rejected a Republican attack on the Affordable Care Act, repudiating a contention made in last weeks Supreme Court decision that the laws requirement that individuals carry medical coverage amounts to a tax.Washington Post
Sep 07 2014
When you first hear his pitch, it defies logic: Mitch McConnell, a 30-year veteran of the Senate, campaigning for re-election as an agent of change.
"If you want change, if you're unhappy with the direction of this country, the candidate of change is the guy you're looking at," McConnell told an audience at a Chamber of Commerce lunch here.CNN (Online News)
Jan 24 2015
Jeb Bush previewed the ideas at the heart of his likely presidential campaign, delivering a sweeping address here Friday about the economy, foreign affairs and energy exploration, and challenging the country to question "every aspect of how government works."
In his first major speech since Stepping into the 2016 presidential Sweepstakes in December, the Republican Former FloridaWashington Post
May 28 2015
The nation's most powerful labor leader, vowing to defeat President Obama's key trade legislation in the House next month, warned Hillary Clinton of serious political consequences if she fails to take a stand against the Pacific trade pact that the president is campaigning for as a major part of his legacy.
Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, predicted that no more than 20 HouseUSA TODAY