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Condoleezza Rice says Trump asking Ukraine to investigate Biden is ‘out of bounds’

Condoleezza Rice says Trump asking Ukraine to investigate Biden is ‘out of bounds’

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, who has largely remained silent on issues concerning President Donald Trump, said Monday that the President’s efforts to get Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden were “out of bounds” and called the administration’s shadow foreign policy in Ukraine “deeply troubling.” “The call is murky, it is really murky. I don’t…MORE

Don’t lose sight of the impeachment forest for the trees

Don’t lose sight of the impeachment forest for the trees

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the ongoing impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump’s conduct toward Ukraine. There are scores of witnesses, thousands of pages of transcripts and two political parties doing their darndest to tell the story that looks best for them out of the known facts (and in Trump’s case, often made-up “facts.”)…MORE

Clock ticking as lawmakers move to avoid government shutdown

Clock ticking as lawmakers move to avoid government shutdown

Lawmakers (and reporters) are largely in a state of suspense as negotiators prepare for a very big week on the spending talks to avoid a potential government shutdown. Still waiting. And watching. And waiting. And watching. Oh, and the clock is ticking. Bottom line The House and Senate will pass measures to keep the government…MORE

How the impeachment hearings will work

How the impeachment hearings will work

Make no mistake about it: Democrats all but acknowledge there will be a vote to impeach President Donald Trump. But this week, and the hearings that follow, mark an enormously important piece of that process. Democrats on the investigating committees make clear they already believe they have the evidence to move forward with impeachment. These…MORE

Supreme Court justices struggle with DACA challenge

Supreme Court justices struggle with DACA challenge

The Supreme Court appeared to struggle Tuesday with the Trump administration’s efforts to terminate the Obama-era program shielding hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants who arrived in the US as children from deportation. President Donald Trump called in 2017 for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to be undone, but has been stymied by…MORE

Democrats may be caught in a 2020 time warp on race

Democrats may be caught in a 2020 time warp on race

A diversity paradox looms over the Democrats’ hopes of recapturing the White House in 2020. The field of Democratic presidential candidates includes the most racial minorities ever, and more minorities will likely vote next year in the party’s primaries than ever before. Yet four white contenders consistently lead in state and national polls, partly because…MORE

The case for and against impeaching President Donald Trump

The case for and against impeaching President Donald Trump

Thousands of pages of transcripts are piling up, and top minds from both political parties are preparing their best strategy as the impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump moves into a new phase Wednesday with the first public hearings. A clearer picture of Trump’s dealings with Ukraine has finally emerged after weeks of testimony from…MORE

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