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Pete Buttigieg agrees to more transparency on campaign money

Dec 9, 2019 • 6:10 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

The South Bend, Ind., mayor announces he will let journalists into his fundraising events and disclose fundraisers. The moves come amid a spat with …

Circuit court hears case on Trump, Emoluments Clause

Dec 9, 2019 • 6:07 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

The federal appeals court in Washington heard arguments Monday in a legal battle brought by Democratic lawmakers concerning President Trump's …

Michelle Obama describes impeachment proceedings into President Donald Trump as "surreal"

Dec 9, 2019 • 6:03 PM ET Politics USA TODAY  

Michelle Obama said she doesn't think "people know what to make of it. But do I think we can come back from it? Oh yeah. We've seen worse times."     …

AP Explains: A look at El Salvador's new anti-graft body

Dec 9, 2019 • 6:02 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) - Fulfilling a campaign promise, Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele has moved to create the International Commission …

Dominican Republic to require visas for Venezuelans

Dec 9, 2019 • 5:55 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) - The Dominican Republic will require visas for Venezuelans, who have moved to the country by the thousands …

Utah to be latest state to allow 'Dreamers' to practice law

Dec 9, 2019 • 5:48 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah is set to become the latest state to allow so-called immigrant “”Dreamers"" to practice law under a proposed rule issued …

Ex-White House doctor allegedly known as ‘Candyman’ is running for Congress in Texas

Dec 9, 2019 • 5:38 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

Ronny L. Jackson withdrew from consideration to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs over claims that he freely dispensed …

Kamala Harris

Dec 9, 2019 • 5:32 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

Kamala Harris rose rapidly in California politics, from San Francisco district attorney to California attorney general to U.S. senator. Read more …

Ivanka Trump was friends with former British spy Christopher Steele, according to person familiar with the situation

Dec 9, 2019 • 5:27 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

A report by the Justice Department’s inspector general alludes to the …

Attorney General reschedules Trump hotel holiday party. DOJ won’t disclose the date.

Dec 9, 2019 • 5:20 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

A DOJ spokeswoman declined to say when the event would take place but said that it would still be at the Trump Hotel, a choice that prompted critics …

What Trump claimed about the Russia probe — and what the Justice Department inspector general determined

Dec 9, 2019 • 5:07 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

Several key arguments the president has embraced have been …

Lindsey Graham: FBI Russia probe a 'criminal enterprise'

Dec 9, 2019 • 4:57 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham Monday said the FBI's investigation into alleged ties between President Trump's 2016 campaign and Russia was …

Pierce Bush, George H.W. Bush grandson, launches run for Congress

Dec 9, 2019 • 4:44 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

AUSTIN, Texas — Pierce Bush, the grandson of former President George H.W. Bush, announced his candidacy Monday for a congressional seat in Texas, …

Virginia gun rights activists vow to fight new restrictions

Dec 9, 2019 • 4:39 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - More than 200 gun rights activists wearing “Guns SAVE Lives” stickers rallied Monday in Virginia, vowing to fight any attempt by …

Highlights From the Horowitz Report on the Russia Investigation

Dec 9, 2019 • 4:15 PM ET Politics The New York Times  

The inquiry by the Justice Department’s inspector general found no evidence of the political conspiracy alleged by President Trump but uncovered flaws …

California-Trump feud could ding state's budget surplus

Dec 9, 2019 • 4:06 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California is bracing for a much smaller budget surplus next year because of its ongoing feud with the Trump administration …

George H.W. Bush grandson running for Congress in Texas

Dec 9, 2019 • 4:05 PM ET Politics USA TODAY  

Pierce Bush, a grandson of the late President George H.W. Bush, announced Monday that he is running to represent Texas' 22nd Congressional district. …

Church’s Nativity Scene Puts Jesus, Mary and Joseph in Cages

Dec 9, 2019 • 3:48 PM ET Politics The New York Times  

A California congregation’s display is meant to highlight the plight of refugees and asylum …

4th person sentenced in immigrant extortion scheme

Dec 9, 2019 • 3:40 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - A fourth person has been sentenced for his role in a kidnapping and extortion scheme that targeted Central American …

McConnell says congressional appropriators making crucial progress ahead of shutdown

Dec 9, 2019 • 3:36 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

With fewer than two weeks remaining until another government shutdown, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell sounded optimistic on Monday about …