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Nadler suddenly ends impeachment hearing before final vote, enraging GOP

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The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday is taking a major step forward to impeaching President Donald Trump as it works to approve the articles of impeachment and send them to the House floor for a full chamber vote expected next week.

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Sanders endorses controversial candidate in California congressional race

1 hour, 22 minutes ago

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday endorsed Cenk Uygur, a controversial candidate in the competitive race to replace Katie Hill in California's 25th Congressional District.

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Analysis: Still waiting for Judiciary Committee's final impeachment votes

1 hour, 23 minutes ago

The House Judiciary Committee is now expected to vote Friday, likely on party lines, to send two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the House floor for consideration next week.

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Former Kentucky governor issued hundreds of pardons before leaving office this week

1 hour, 37 minutes ago

Former Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin issued 428 pardons in his final days in office after his November defeat to Democrat Andy Beshear, the Louisville Courier Journal reported.

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McConnell and White House counsel agree to coordinate impeachment trial plans

4 hours, 5 minutes ago

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump's top lawyer sketched out a plan Thursday to coordinate closely for an impeachment trial but haven't reached agreement on a final strategy to defend Trump against charges of high crimes and misdemeanors, according to two sources familiar with the conversation.

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Kentucky governor restores former felons' voting rights

5 hours, 39 minutes ago

Newly sworn-in Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear restored voting rights for over 140,000 former felons in the state through an executive order, his office announced Thursday.

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The Point: Why today's impeachment hearing worked

5 hours, 57 minutes ago

The House Judiciary Committee is in the midst of a marathon session that will, eventually, end with a final vote on the two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. 

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Some moderate Democrats expected to defect when full House votes on impeachment: reports

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House leaders reportedly expect to lose as many as a half-dozen votes from moderate Democrats representing swing districts or those that backed President Trump in 2016 when the full House votes on impeachment next week. 

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American Samoans should be recognized as US citizens, federal judge decides

4 hours, 8 minutes ago

People born in the U.S. territory of American Samoa should be recognized as U.S. citizens, a federal judge in Utah ruled Thursday, in a hard-fought legal battle spanning decades.

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Trump administration sanctions Nicaraguan president's son for alleged corruption, money laundering

5 hours, 32 minutes ago

The son of Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega faced financial sanctions from the White House on Thursday, after the Trump administration reprimanded him for alleged corruption and money laundering. 

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AOC-allied climate group announces 'insurgent' House primary challenges against incumbent Dems

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The Democratic Party can expect to face even more progressive pushback in the 2020 primaries as a prominent climate group on Thursday advanced "insurgent" candidates in order to garner future congressional support for the Green New Deal.

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Rep. Veronica Escobar accuses GOP of being 'enablers' of Trump at this 'dark moment in American history'

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House Judiciary Committee member Veronica Escobar, D-Texas, claimed Thursday that some Republicans are "enabling" President Trump to obstruct Congress' impeachment inquiry.

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Kentucky's Beshear restores voting rights to over 100,000 convicted felons days after inauguration

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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed an executive order Thursday to restore voting rights to nearly 140,000 convicted felons, making good on an inaugural promise he made just days ago after being sworn in. 

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Senate passes resolution formally recognizing Armenian genocide

7 hours, 41 minutes ago

The Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution recognizing as genocide the Ottoman Empire’s mass killing of Armenians a century ago, a move which aggravated already-tense relations between Turkey and the U.S.

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US, China reach phase one trade deal, source says

8 hours, 49 minutes ago

The United States and China have agreed to the terms of a phase one trade deal with China, though the details are still being finalized, a source told FOX Business.

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Republicans erupt as Nadler suddenly postpones impeachment vote near midnight

9 hours, 2 minutes ago

Gobsmacked Republicans made known their unbridled fury and frustration late Thursday as House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., abruptly wrapped up an all-day marathon hearing on the adoption of two articles of impeachment against President Trump by delaying a planned vote on the matter until Friday morning.

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Bloomberg releases letter from doctor saying he's in 'outstanding health'

9 hours, 11 minutes ago

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, one of the oldest candidates in the 2020 presidential race, released a letter from his doctor Thursday that stated he is in "outstanding health."

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In a surprise move infuriating Republicans, Judiciary Committee delays impeachment vote until Friday

1 hour, 43 minutes ago

GOP lawmakers, who were caught completely off guard by the schedule change, accused Democrats of running a "kangaroo court."

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McConnell: 'There's no chance' Trump is removed from office

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“The case is so darn weak coming from the House,” the Senate Majority Leader said on Thursday. “We know how it's going to end.”

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UK election: Boris Johnson set to win clear majority, exit polls show

7 hours, 13 minutes ago

Boris Johnson seemed set to stay on as Prime Minister and win the biggest majority for a Conservative government since 1987, when Margaret Thatcher won her third and final election, according to exit polls. Today’s vote has been called the most important election in a generation.

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House Judiciary Committee to vote on articles of impeachment

7 hours, 20 minutes ago

After a marathon session, the House Judiciary Committee is now poised to vote on two articles of impeachment against President Trump tonight, for abuse of power and obstructing Congress.

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Lawmakers say bipartisan funding deal reached, avoiding another shutdown

8 hours, 46 minutes ago

House and Senate appropriators said that they had reached the tentative deal Thursday to keep the government open.

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Yang says race may explain lack of media coverage

9 hours, 53 minutes ago

The candidate also said the Yang Gang needs to avoid attacking his critics.

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Trump mocks teen climate activist Greta Thunberg after she wins Time Person of the Year

10 hours, 12 minutes ago

"So ridiculous," Trump tweeted. "Greta must work on her Anger Management problem, then go to a good old fashioned movie with a friend! Chill Greta, Chill!"

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Senate passes resolution recognizing Armenian genocide

10 hours, 13 minutes ago

Three previous attempts to pass the measure were blocked by GOP senators at the request of the White House, the bill's GOP co-sponsor said.

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Republicans trash Hunter Biden at Judiciary Committee meeting on impeachment

10 hours, 25 minutes ago

The former vice president's son came under attack for his work for a Ukrainian company and past substance abuse issues.

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Senate OKs Trump's FDA nominee despite unclear vaping agenda

10 hours, 50 minutes ago

In his confirmation hearing last month, Hahn repeatedly sidestepped questions about the fate of the flavor ban.

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Judiciary Committee ends debate on impeachment articles

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The marathon debate lasted 14 hours and the votes were postponed until Friday morning.

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Outgoing Kentucky governor pardons convicted killers

1 hour, 18 minutes ago

Former Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin issued a pardon to a convicted killer whose brother raised money for his campaign. Bevin pardoned 400 individuals after losing his reelection bid on November 5.

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Top Democratic candidates campaign for the support of the Culinary Workers Union 

3 hours, 4 minutes ago

Three top Democratic presidential candidates are campaigning for the support of Nevada's largest labor union this week. Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden attended town halls and faced tough questions about health care from union members. CBS News campaign reporter Alex Tin joined CBSN to wrap up the series for this edition of 2020 Daily Trail Markers.

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Votes tallied to decide Brexit's future

3 hours, 24 minutes ago

Votes are being counted in Great Britain in an election that could go a long way to determining if and how the country finalizes its divorce from Europe. Mark Phillips reports.

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As impeachment vote nears, Dems and GOP use opposite approaches

5 hours, 4 minutes ago

The House Judiciary Committee plans to vote on the articles of impeachment Thursday afternoon.

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DCCC launches digital ads to protect vulnerable incumbents

5 hours, 8 minutes ago

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is spending tens of thousands to try to counter millions in digital ad spending by GOP interests

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White House and Republican leaders clash about Senate trial

5 hours, 40 minutes ago

GOP lawmakers continue to push for a swift resolution as the full House votes to impeach President Trump. The Senate would then hold a trial to determine if he should be removed from office.There is a growing divide between the White House and Republican leaders in the Senate on how to conduct the trial. Paula Reid reports.

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CBS News Eye on Trends: The latest from the CBS News Election & Survey Unit

5 hours, 57 minutes ago

A recap of latest polls and data-driven studies from the CBS News Election & Survey Unit

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House of Representatives moving toward impeaching Trump

6 hours, 37 minutes ago

The House of Representatives is moving toward impeaching a president for only the third time in history. Thursday has seen passionate debate in the Judiciary Committee, and Democrats have been beaten back by repeated Republican attempts to throw out articles of impeachment. Nancy Cordes reports.

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2020 Daily Trail Markers: CBS News to co-host debate in South Carolina

7 hours, 31 minutes ago

The debate is one of four announced for 2020 by the Democratic National Committee in the early-voting states.

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House Judiciary Committee abruptly adjourns after marathon debate, will vote on articles of impeachment Friday morning

1 hour, 51 minutes ago

The decision came after more than 14 hours of rancorous debate about the president’s alleged “abuse of power” and “obstruction of Congress.”

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House Judiciary panel takes unexpected recess, delays vote on articles of impeachment to Friday

1 hour, 56 minutes ago

Votes on articles alleging abuse of power and obstruction of Congress were expected to follow a highly partisan debate.

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House Judiciary Committee abruptly adjourns after marathon debate, will vote on articles of impeachment Friday morning

2 hours, 31 minutes ago

After more than 14 hours of rancorous debate, Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) called a recess and announced the panel would hold votes on two articles of impeachment at 10 a.m.   This is a developing story. It will be updated.

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6 takeaways from the impeachment articles markup

3 hours, 29 minutes ago

Republicans are still united, while some Democrats who aren't on this committee are wavering.

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6 takeaways from the impeachment articles markup

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Republicans are still united, while some Democrats who aren't on this committee are wavering.

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Trump casts criticism of Israel as dangerous as he courts Jewish voters for 2020

6 hours ago

Executive order targeting harassment of Jewish college students is latest actions that pleases conservative Jews and evangelicals.

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Name-calling, insults and scandals dominate all-day impeachment hearing

6 hours, 25 minutes ago

No controversy even marginally related to the House impeachment proceeding was overlooked as Republicans and Democrats waged a battle over articles.

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Name-calling, insults and scandals dominate all-day impeachment hearing

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No controversy even marginally related to the House impeachment proceeding was overlooked as Republicans and Democrats waged a battle over articles.

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Trump mocks 16-year-old Greta Thunberg a day after she is named Time’s Person of the Year

7 hours, 33 minutes ago

In a morning tweet, the president said the Swedish climate activist needs to work on anger management and suggested she see a movie with a friend.

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Justice Dept. Releases Legal Opinions That Could Bolster Trump’s Claim of Executive Privilege

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The legal opinions were written during previous Democratic and Republican administrations by the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel.

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House Panel Delays Vote on Impeachment Articles

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The House Judiciary Committee abruptly postponed the expected party-line approval of two articles of impeachment, now set for Friday, which will send the charges to the full House for a vote.

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For Trump, Impeachment May Be a Political Plus, but Also a Personal Humiliation

1 hour, 23 minutes ago

As the House moves toward what even he says is an inevitable vote to impeach him for high crimes and misdemeanors, President Trump toggles between self-pity and combativeness.

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Impeachment Highlights: Judiciary Committee Finished Debate and Recessed for Vote Friday Morning

1 hour, 32 minutes ago

Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee spent more than 14 hours trying to gut or water down the Democrats’ draft of the articles of impeachment. All their amendments failed.

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Impeachment Briefing: Late-Night Vote Is Postponed

1 hour, 50 minutes ago

After more than a dozen hours of debate, the House Judiciary Committee delayed an expected vote on impeachment articles against President Trump.

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Where Housekeepers, Bartenders and Cooks Wield Vast Political Clout

2 hours, 32 minutes ago

A union in Nevada, the third state to vote in the Democratic primary, told presidential candidates that health care, specifically keeping union health care, is what’s on their members’ minds.

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Republicans Are Now ‘the Beer and Bluejeans Party’ Because of Trump. So Says the Trump Campaign.

3 hours, 41 minutes ago

Jared Kushner, who is overseeing his father-in-law’s re-election campaign, said the Republican Party was being redefined with the “old guard cycling out” and the people coming in “inspired by the Trump revolution.”

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DeVos Defends Restricting Debt Relief for Bilked Students

3 hours, 49 minutes ago

The education secretary said “many students” got “a valuable education” from for-profit colleges as officials planned a round of notifications to applicants for full relief, 95 percent denials.

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Trump’s Order to Combat Anti-Semitism Divides Its Audience: American Jews

4 hours, 51 minutes ago

Jewish communities across the country viewed the order, which is aimed at college campuses, in competing and discordant ways.

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Elizabeth Warren Draws Sharp Contrasts With Rivals in New Hampshire Speech

6 hours, 12 minutes ago

Ms. Warren, who has ramped up her criticism of her presidential opponents after months of avoiding conflict, issued another rebuke on Thursday in a speech about the economy and corruption.

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House Panel Delays Historic Trump Impeachment Vote

2 hours, 12 minutes ago

Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., said the committee would resume the session at 10 a.m. ET Friday.

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Boris Johnson Claims 'Powerful New Mandate' For Brexit

2 hours, 56 minutes ago

The victory makes Johnson the most electorally successful Conservative leader since Margaret Thatcher.

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Tweet That: Trump Appears To Hit Record For Daily Tweets

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The president’s @realDonaldTrump account had tweeted and retweeted 115 times by late Thursday night.

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Rep. Ilhan Omar Fires Sass At 'Conservative Squad' After Fox News Announcement

3 hours, 48 minutes ago

Four Republican women running for Congress in a so-called conservative squad were mocked by Rep. Ilhan Omar and some Twitter critics.

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Bernie Sanders Endorses Young Turks' Cenk Uygur For Congress

5 hours, 34 minutes ago

The media figure announced last month that he's running to fill the seat in California's 25th Congressional District vacated by Democratic Rep. Katie Hill.

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Federal Court Rules American Samoans Are U.S. Citizens Under The Constitution

5 hours, 55 minutes ago

A U.S. District judge in Utah said it was unconstitutional for people born in American Samoa to be considered U.S. “nationals” and not citizens with full rights.

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FCC Approves A New 3-Digit Suicide Hotline

6 hours, 23 minutes ago

When the rule is finalized, people struggling with suicidal thoughts will be able to get help by dialing 988.

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Congress Approves Resolution Recognizing Armenian Genocide

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The Senate's resolution for the first time condemns the Ottoman Empire's 1915 genocide that killed 1.5 million Armenians, striking a historic blow against Turkey.

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Donaldson: GOP Must Reconstitute to Have 'Good People' in it Again

2 hours, 25 minutes ago

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Cuomo Prime Time,” former ABC’s “World News” anchor Sam Donaldson said the Republican Party must be “reconstituted as it once was” to be a good party with good people once again. Donaldson said, “Do we

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Jerry Nadler, in Surprise Move, Postpones Vote on Articles of Impeachment

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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) surprised his colleagues and the media by announcing late Thursday night that the votes on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump would be postponed until 10:00 a.m. Friday morning.

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Boris: Election Has Given Tories a 'Powerful Mandate to Get Brexit Done'

2 hours, 32 minutes ago

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that if exit polls are correct and the Conservatives are returned to power with a strong majority, then the new government will have "the chance to respect the democratic will of the British people".

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Ex-Labour Mayor of London Blames Corbyn's Loss on 'Jewish Vote'

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The former Labour Party mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, said that Boris Johnson's predicted landslide victory spells "the end" for Jeremy Corbyn, blaming the loss on the "Jewish vote".

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McConnell: 'There Won't Be any Difference' on Handling Impeachment Trial Between Senate and W.H.

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On Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated that he will coordinate with White House lawyers on how to handle the Senate impeachment trial and “there won’t be any difference between us

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McConnell: 'Wouldn't Surprise Me' if 'One or Two' Senate Dems Voted Against Impeachment

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On Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said that he wouldn’t be surprised if “one or two” Democrats voted against convicting President Trump in the Senate. McConnell said, “My hope is that

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Study: Foreign Workers, Tourists Deliver 72K Anchor Babies a Year in U.S.

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About 72,000 United States-born children delivered every year to foreign tourists, foreign visa workers, and foreign students are rewarded birthright American citizenship, a new study reveals.

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Democrat Kentucky Governor Gives Over 140K Felons the Right to Vote

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More than 140,000 convicted felons will now be eligible to vote in the state of Kentucky thanks to an executive order by newly elected Democrat Governor Andy Beshear.

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Go Woke, Go Broke: Brexiteer Boris Projected To Win Majority Four Times Larger Than Remoaner John Major

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Boris Johnson is projected to have won the largest majority since Thatcher, laying waste to anti-Brexit former Prime Minister John Major.

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Warren Campaign Angling to Become 1st to Open Offices in Pennsylvania

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren's (D-MA) campaign is angling to become the first in the Democrat presidential field to open offices and hire field staff in Pennsylvania, the AP reported on Thursday.

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