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Showdown Hearing Not Yet Set: Dems, GOP Arguing on Witnesses

Showdown Hearing Not Yet Set: Dems, GOP Arguing on Witnesses

By Alan Fram and Lisa Mascaro | Sep 18
Wrestling for advantage, Democratic and Republican senators argued Tuesday over who could, should or would testify at next Monday's hearing with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accuses him of a sexual assault.

Trump: Declassified Russia Probe Papers Expose 'Bad Things'

Trump: Declassified Russia Probe Papers Expose 'Bad Things'

By Chad Day | Sep 18
President Donald Trump declassified a trove of documents related to the early days of the FBI's Russia investigation, including a portion of a secret surveillance warrant application and former FBI Director James Comey's text messages.

DeVos Play Not Meant as 'Cartoon or Lampoon,' Producer Says

DeVos Play Not Meant as 'Cartoon or Lampoon,' Producer Says

By Maria Danilova | Sep 18
Guns in schools to protect students from grizzly bears? Betsy DeVos endured yet another rocky confirmation hearing in the Senate to become education secretary - this time on a theater stage.

Echoes Of Anita Hill in #Metoo Allegation Against Kavanaugh

Echoes Of Anita Hill in #Metoo Allegation Against Kavanaugh

By Mark Sherman | Sep 18
The sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh recall Anita Hill's accusations against Clarence Thomas in 1991, but there are important differences as well as cautions for senators considering how to deal with the charges.

Showdown Between Kavanaugh, Accuser Scheduled for Next Week

Showdown Between Kavanaugh, Accuser Scheduled for Next Week

By Alan Fram and Lisa Mascaro | Sep 18
Republicans are forging ahead with plans for a Senate hearing they had hoped to avoid on a woman's claims that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when were high schoolers.

Barack Obama's Return: Good or Bad for Democrats?

Barack Obama's Return: Good or Bad for Democrats?

By Juana Summers and Marc Levy | Sep 17
Nearly two years out of the White House, former President Barack Obama is facing another political test.

GOP, White House Fret About Election Prospects

GOP, White House Fret About Election Prospects

By Julie Pace, Catherine Lucey and Zeke Miller | Sep 17
The prognosis for President Donald Trump and his party was grim.

Grim Warnings for White House, Republicans Ahead of Election

Grim Warnings for White House, Republicans Ahead of Election

By Julie Pace, Catherine Lucey, and Zeke Miller | Sep 16
In a post-Labor Day briefing at the White House, a top Republican pollster told senior staff that the determining factor in the election wouldn't be the improving economy or the steady increase in job creation. It would be how voters feel about Trump.

Senators Question Handling of Allegation Against Kavanaugh

Senators Question Handling of Allegation Against Kavanaugh

By Darlene Superville | Sep 16
Both Republican and Democratic senators questioned a colleague's handling of a recently revealed anonymous allegation of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Russian Meddling Abroad: Does Putin Pull All the Strings?

Russian Meddling Abroad: Does Putin Pull All the Strings?

By Angela Charlton and Andrew Bodner | Sep 16
Putin may indeed have involvement in some shadowy schemes, but is he micromanaging every suspected poisoning, computer hack and influence campaign?

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