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USMCA trade deal presents political conundrum for Democrats

With only a few legislative days left before Congress adjourns for the year, House Democrats are eager to show that they can legislate while also pursuing an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump.

Dems battle Education Secretary Betsy DeVos over student loan forgiveness

A long-simmering feud between U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and congressional Democrats over student loan forgiveness is heating up as hundreds of thousands of borrowers continue to wait for help on loans they claim were fraudulent.

U.S. Department of Interior disbands committee aimed at privatization of public lands

The Trump administration this month abruptly ended work by the so-called “Made in America” Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee that aimed to privatize some aspects of the nation’s public lands.

In Trumpworld, it’s the ‘immigrant threat,’ not Trump, that must be impeached

For three gut wrenching and shameful minutes, Ohio Congressman Jim Jordan – one of Trump’s staunchest defenders – without a shred of evidence raised the specter at Tuesday’s impeachment hearings that Lt. Colonel Alexander Vindman might be a traitor.

4 AZ Dems back plan for 100% clean energy by 2050

Four Arizona Democrats have signed on as co-sponsors of ambitious legislation that would commit the United States to achieve a 100% clean energy economy by 2050.

‘He knows he’s screwing with everyone’: Gosar embraces conspiracy theories

Rep. Paul Gosar isn’t apologizing for advancing conspiracy theories to attract attention.

‘Broken promises’ report details U.S. government’s history of failing tribes

Tribal leaders went before Congress Tuesday to demand the government address longstanding problems in Indian Country – and not for the first time.

Gosar skipped all 15 closed-door impeachment interviews, transcripts show

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar has railed for weeks against the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, accusing Democrats of conducting a “secret kangaroo court” in order to oust Trump.

Grijalva, House Democrats demand probe of troops deployed to border

House Democrats renewed calls Friday for the Defense Department to investigate the legality of President Donald Trump’s decision to deploy thousands of active-duty and National Guard troops to the U.S-Mexico border.

The weight of history, and Congress, will judge Trump harshly

Welcome to the first made-for-reality-TV presidential impeachment.
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