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UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 20, 2019

Democrats invite Trump to testify in impeachment inquiry

Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has invited President Donald Trump to testify in front of investigators in the House impeachment inquiry ahead of a week that will see several key …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 31, 2019

Democrats push impeachment rules package through House

With Inland Northwest Republicans joining their GOP colleagues to vote no, Democrats rammed a package of ground rules for their impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump through a sharply divided …


Trump suggests impeachment was reason he kept IS raid secret

President Donald Trump is suggesting House Democrats’ impeachment probe contributed to his decision to withhold notice to congressional leaders before Saturday’s raid on Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 25, 2019

Cummings remembered as ‘fierce champion’ at funeral

Rep. Elijah Cummings was eulogized as a leader with the fiery moral conviction of an Old Testament prophet Friday at a funeral that brought former presidents and ordinary people alike …


Nancy Pelosi: Elijah Cummings was Congress’ voice of moral clarity, truth

This week, the people of Baltimore, the Congress and the United States lost a voice of unsurpassed moral clarity and truth: our beloved Chairman Elijah Cummings.


White House and Democrats clash over rules for impeachment

The U.S. Constitution gives the House “the sole power of impeachment” – but it confers that authority without an instruction manual. Now comes the battle royal over exactly what it …


Here’s what happened this week in the impeachment inquiry

From text messages to China, here’s what happened this week in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 27, 2019

Pelosi concerned about Trump’s whistleblower ‘spy’ comments

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi voiced concern on Friday over President Donald Trump’s comments that suggested retaliation against people who helped an intelligence whistleblower whose complaint about Trump’s phone call with …


China attacks Pelosi for meeting Hong Kong activists

China’s foreign ministry on Thursday accused U.S. congressional leader Nancy Pelosi of making irresponsible remarks about pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, one day after she welcomed activists from the city …


Pelosi welcomes Hong Kong pro-democracy activists to Capitol

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday welcomed Hong Kong pro-democracy activists to the U.S. Capitol, sending a message to Beijing that Congress supports the protesters in their months-long campaign for …


Marc A. Thiessen: Mueller’s testimony was good news for Trump – and Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi understands that if Democrats run in 2020 on impeachment and socialism they could lose not just the White House, but their House majority as well. Does her caucus …


Pelosi downplays differences with Ocasio-Cortez after talk

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is downplaying any differences with high-profile progressive lawmaker Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying she had a “nice meeting” Friday with the social media dynamo who’s made some tart …


Trump announces deal with Democratic and GOP leaders on budget and debt ceiling

WASHINGTON – White House officials and congressional leaders reached a deal Monday evening to lift the nation’s debt limit and boost federal spending by about $320 billion over caps set …


UPDATED: Mon., July 22, 2019

Deal sealed on federal budget, ensuring no shutdown, default

President Donald Trump and congressional leaders announced late Monday they had struck a critical debt and budget agreement. The deal amounts to an against-the-odds victory for Washington pragmatists seeking to …


UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019

Washington talks could soon yield spending, debt deal

Washington negotiators are closing in on a budget and debt deal that would stave off the chance of a government shutdown this fall and allow Congress to speed through legislation …


UPDATED: Sun., July 14, 2019

Leave the U.S., Trump tells liberal congresswomen of color

President Trump assails liberal congresswomen of color, tweeting that they should leave the country; Democrats unite in denouncing comments.


Froma Harrop: Playtime over for Democrats’ radicals

Now is the time to tell the ‘squad’ – Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and Ayanna Pressley – to play fair or go pound sand. Stay strong, Speaker …


UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019

Trump defends Pelosi in her fight with freshmen Democrats

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is getting support from an unlikely source – the president – in her fight with freshmen Democrats.


UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019

Pelosi implores Democrats to unify, warning of dangers ahead

The way Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speak at each other threatens party unity and underscores broader tensions reshaping the Democrats.


UPDATED: Thu., June 27, 2019

House sends Trump $4.6B border bill, yielding to Senate

The Democratic-controlled House has voted to send President Donald Trump a bipartisan, Senate-drafted, $4.6 billion measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the southern border


UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019

Senate passes $4.6B border aid measure; Pelosi seeks talks

The GOP-held Senate OKs bipartisan $4.6 billion measure to deliver aid to the southern border before the government runs out of money to care for thousands of migrant families and …


UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019

Pelosi ally, freshmen Dem join calls for Trump impeachment

Three more Democrats have joined a slowly growing group calling for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, including a close ally of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a Democrat who …


UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019

Pelosi rules out Trump censure if House can’t impeach him

Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday ruled out censuring President Donald Trump if the House doesn’t impeach him, downplaying a less drastic censure as “a day at the beach” for the …


Jonah Goldberg: As with superheroes, Trump’s superpowers have their limitations

The power of Donald Trump’s insults is apparently limited to members of his own party.


Pelosi: No debt increase until spending limits are raised

Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that the Democratic-controlled House won’t pass must-do legislation to increase the government’s borrowing cap until the Trump administration agrees to boost spending limits on domestic …


UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019

Tick tock goes the political clock as Dems weigh impeachment

The political clock is a significant factor in whether majority House Democrats launch any impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.


Leonard Pitts Jr.: In letting fake Pelosi video stand, Facebook shows its true colors

Facebook has a decision to make. Because in a war for truth, there are no conscientious objectors.


Karen Tumulty: Pelosi is a dangerous foil for a president who operates on impulse

There is something about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., that allows her to unnerve President Donald Trump as seemingly no one else can.


Paul Waldman: Let’s be honest, nobody knows how impeachment would turn out

Here’s the truth: Nobody knows what the political effects of impeachment will be. Not Pelosi, not Trump, not any Democratic or Republican “strategist” – nobody.


E.J. Dionne: Trump’s other cover-up

The late Steve LaTourette was right: The Republican Party is no longer interested in spending public money to solve big problems if doing so gets in the way of cutting …