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Recent articles by Igor:

Senators Laugh Off Trump's Latest Explanation For His Call With Ukraine's Leader

The president's defense of his July 25 remarks left some lawmakers speechless. → Read More

GOP Intelligence Committee Chairman Refuses To Knock Down Ukraine Conspiracy Theory

Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina declines to say whether Ukraine meddled in the 2016 election. → Read More

Candidates Kick Off Fifth Democratic Debate By Addressing Impeachment Hearings

The historic House impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump got top billing at Wednesday night's presidential debate. → Read More

Sondland’s Testimony Was A Bombshell. Republicans Pretended It Was A Dud.

Figuring out there was a quid pro quo was "2+2," the ambassador said. → Read More

Republicans Who Demanded Public Impeachment Hearings Are Still Not Happy

This week's first public impeachment hearing failed to satisfy Republican senators, who continued to dismiss bombshell witness testimony as simply "hearsay." → Read More

Democratic Senators Say Thanks, But No Thanks To More 2020 Candidates

“We have terrific candidates. Leave it at that,” Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) said Tuesday. → Read More

Here's What Every Senate Republican Has Said About Trump’s Ukraine Scandal

They aren’t on the same page when it comes to the president's phone call with Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky. → Read More

Democrats Rip Bernie Sanders' Plan To Reshape U.S. Aid To Israel

Sanders' idea linking U.S. aid to Israel's conduct “has no support here on Capitol Hill,” said a Democratic member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. → Read More

Senate Republicans Say 'Nyet' To That 'Soviet-Style' Impeachment Talking Point

“I think any of that kind of hot phrase ― I’m never going to use anything like that,” Sen. Mike Braun said of the rhetoric employed by House Republicans. → Read More

Lindsey Graham Defends Trump's 'Lynching' Tweet: 'It's Not Just Racial'

"The story here is not the word, it’s the conduct of the Democrats in the House,” the South Carolina senator said. → Read More

GOP Senator Breaks With White House Over Ukraine Quid Pro Quo

"You don’t hold up foreign aid that we had previously appropriated for a political initiative,” Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska said. → Read More

Republicans Rage At Trump's Syria Policy With Little To Show For It

They huffed and they puffed and, well, they’re still not standing up to Trump. → Read More

Mitch McConnell Prepares For Impeachment Trial In The Senate

The chamber could take up articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump as early as next month. → Read More

Democrats Home In On Rudy Giuliani's Meddling In Ukraine

They want to know why the president's personal attorney was trying to dig up dirt on Joe Biden. → Read More

Senate Votes, Again, To Terminate Trump's Border Emergency Declaration

The president, though, is likely to veto the resolution that passed with bipartisan backing. → Read More

Impeachment Fervor Starts Spreading To The Senate

Several Senate Democrats, including Minority Whip Dick Durbin, said Tuesday they support beginning impeachment proceedings against Trump. → Read More

Donald Trump Mocks Mitt Romney For Losing To Barack Obama

The president took a dig at the Utah senator on Twitter after he expressed mild criticism of Trump's Ukraine phone call. → Read More

Democratic Front-Runners Spar On Stage For The First Time In Key Presidential Debate

The much-anticipated confrontation between leading 2020 candidates Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders never really came to fruition. → Read More

Trump Under Pressure To Lay Out Path Forward On Gun Legislation

The president is expected to be briefed on potential gun control proposals this week. → Read More

Trump Supporters At Manchester Rally Oppose Red Flag Laws, Divided On Background Checks

"There should be something on guns. There should be a better background check,” one man said. → Read More