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U.S. Republican campaign emails hacked months before election

05 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Email accounts for a campaign group supporting Republicans candidates running for the U.S. House of Representatives were hacked before this year's congressional elections, according to a person familiar with the investigation. | Video

Exclusive: Democrats prepare to probe Trump's FBI HQ plan - Rep Connolly

04 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's role in decisions about a new FBI headquarters will face intense scrutiny when Democrats take control of a key U.S. House of Representatives committee in January, one of the panel's leaders said on Tuesday.

U.S. House Republican campaign arm hacked during election year

04 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON The National Republican Congressional Committee, the organization that coordinates Republican election campaigns for the U.S. House of Representatives, was hacked, according to a spokesman for the organization.

Washington pays respects to Bush as he lies in state at Capitol

04 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON Washington's political elite paid tribute to former U.S. President George H.W. Bush as his body lay in state in the Capitol on Monday, evoking a bygone era of bipartisan civility in American politics. | Video

After Cohen plea, U.S. Democrats in Congress eye other Trump allies' testimony

30 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON Congressional Democrats on Friday warned that other associates of President Donald Trump may have lied to Congress, a day after his former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to doing so as part of a probe of Russian meddling in U.S. politics.

Congressional Democrats press for hearings on Trump Foundation

29 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON Two senior Democratic investigators in the U.S. Congress said on Thursday they want to hear testimony from officials of President Donald Trump's family foundation and a separate nonprofit group that once employed Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker.

California assessing legal action against use of force on Mexico border

29 Nov 2018

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Senior House Democrats tap brakes on investigating Trump

26 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON After capturing the U.S. House of Representatives with a campaign that spoke of holding President Donald Trump accountable, some powerful House Democrats are now urging restraint and a focus on policy, at least at the outset.

Senior U.S. House Democrats tap brakes on investigating Trump

26 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON, Nov 26 After capturing the U.S. House of Representatives with a campaign that spoke of holding President Donald Trump accountable, some powerful House Democrats are now urging restraint and a focus on policy, at least at the outset.

Whitaker’s friendship with Trump aide reignites recusal debate

09 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's pick for acting attorney general, Matt Whitaker, is a close friend of Trump's 2016 election campaign co-chair, and a former government ethics chief said the friendship makes Whitaker unable to oversee impartially a politically charged investigation into the campaign. | Video

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