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Impeachment trial will kick off with battle over witnesses

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. | M. Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO By MARIANNE LEVINE 01/16/2020 11:18 AM EST Updated: 01/16/2020 05:04 PM EST */ ]]> The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump is now underway. And it’s [...]

Next debate stage will be the smallest, whitest one yet

Democratic presidential candidates from left, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Amy Klobuchar and businessman Tom Steyer. | Chris Carlson/AP Photo */ ]]> Six candidates have been invited [...]

In Iran Plane Crash, Ukraine Will Investigate Possible Missile Strike

KYIV, Ukraine — Investigators will look into the possibility that a missile shot down the Ukrainian passenger jet that crashed in Iran, a senior Ukrainian official said on Thursday, but he did not rule out a range of other possibilities [...]

California Rep. Duncan Hunter silent on when he will resign

SAN DIEGO (AP) – U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California is staying silent on when he will resign after he pleaded guilty to using campaign money for personal expenses, drawing the ire of a fellow Republican who wants to replace him. The [...]

In 2020, global ‘techlash’ will move from words to action

Digital Politics is a column about the global intersection of technology and the world of politics. LONDON — It’s safe to say that 2019 was not a good year for tech. Facebook, again, found itself at the center of a global regulatory [...]

Ivanka Trump says president’s grandkids will determine whether she stays in White House beyond 2020

Ivanka Trump, President Trump’s daughter and senior adviser, cast doubt in an interview airing Sunday about remaining in the White House if her father is re-elected next year. “I am driven, first and foremost, by my kids and their happiness, [...]

Impeachment trial will supercharge battle for Senate

*/ ]]> The battle for the Senate majority in 2020 was always going to be heated. And now here comes impeachment. The Senate’s impeachment trial of President Donald Trump is still stuck in limbo, but the looming verdict represents [...]

How Will History Books Remember the 2010s?

*/ ]]> We aren’t just approaching the end of a very newsy year; we’re approaching the end of a very eventful decade. To mark the occasion, Politico Magazine asked a group of historians to put all that happened over the past 10 years [...]

Putin says Trump’s impeachment is far-fetched, predicts that US Senate will reject it

By – Associated Press – Thursday, December 19, 2019 MOSCOW (AP) – Putin says Trump’s impeachment is far-fetched, predicts that US Senate will reject it. Sign up for Daily Newsletters Copyright © 2019 The Washington [...]

Boris Johnson Has a Mandate. Now, What Will He Do With It?

LONDON — Five days after British voters handed Prime Minister Boris Johnson the greatest political mandate of any Conservative leader since Margaret Thatcher, the country is still arguing over what he’s going to do with that power. Even [...]