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CIA clamps down on flow of Russia intelligence to White House

*/ ]]> The CIA has made it harder for intelligence about Russia to reach the White House, stoking fears among current and former officials that information is being suppressed to please a president known to erupt in anger whenever [...]

White House sets up SCOTUS war room without its former maestro

*/ ]]> The conservative world is firing up its well-oiled machinery to fight its third Supreme Court battle in four years. But at the White House, a fresh crop of top aides is taking the reins. Gone is the man who shepherded through [...]

Pelosi: House has ‘arrows in our quiver’ to delay SCOTUS nomination

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi talks to reporters during her weekly news conference | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images */ ]]> House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday morning that the House has plenty of options available to delay [...]

Former House speaker asks judge to trim prison sentence

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Lawyers for former House Speaker Mike Hubbard are asking a judge to reduce his four-year prison sentence for his conviction on ethics charges since appellate courts overturned half of the counts. Hubbard was sentenced [...]

House races feature party-switcher Van Drew, Dems on defense

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – The presidential contest in New Jersey doesn’t look competitive, with Joe Biden leading Donald Trump by double digits, but a handful of the state’s dozen House districts are shaping up as competitive. New Jersey [...]

‘The dawn of a new Middle East’: Trump celebrates Abraham Accords with White House signing ceremony

*/ ]]> President Donald Trump on Tuesday hosted a historic signing ceremony for the Abraham Accords brokered by his administration, formally normalizing diplomatic relations between Israel and a pair of Arab states. “We’re here [...]

McCarthy unveils GOP roadmap in effort to win back the House

*/ ]]> With just 50 days left until the November election, Kevin McCarthy is unveiling a blueprint that he hopes will bolster the GOP’s long-shot bid to take back the House — or at least help the party chip away at the Democratic [...]

NC House speaker accuses Democrats on police funding issue

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – House Speaker Tim Moore and some Republican sheriffs on Monday accused Democratic legislative candidates of pushing to reduce police funding if elected this November, citing a liberal-leaning group’s policy platform. The [...]

Trump endorses Herrell in close New Mexico U.S. House race

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) – President Donald Trump is throwing his support behind Republican challenger Yvette Herrell in a crucial U.S. House race in southern New Mexico. The president tweeted this week that Herrell had his “complete [...]

House Democrats probing $250M coronavirus messaging contract

Rep. Carolyn Maloney. | Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images */ ]]> Senior House Democrats have launched an investigation into the Trump administration’s awarding of a $ 250 million communications contract to help “defeat despair [...]