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Recent articles by Laurie:

New Kavanaugh allegation unlikely to prompt impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) - As several Democratic presidential candidates called for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, newly disclosed allegations are reviving questions about the rush to confirm President Donald Trump's nominee at the height of the #MeToo movement. The Senate confirmed Kavanaugh last October after emotional, widely watched hearings over an allegation of a sexual… → Read More

New Kavanaugh allegation unlikely to prompt impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — As several Democratic presidential candidates called for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, newly disclosed allegations are reviving questions about t… → Read More

Trump vows to protect 2nd Amendment after gun briefing

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is vowing to fully protect the Second Amendment after huddling with top aides to discuss gun control measures. Trump insists “a lot of progress” was made on background checks “and various things having to do with guns” during Thursday’s discussion. But he’s also making clear that he’s weary of […] → Read More

Liz Cheney, Rand Paul duke out foreign policy split in Trump's GOP

WASHINGTON — He called her a warmonger. She called him a terrorist-supporting loser. And on it went Thursday between Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney in the → Read More

Cheney, Paul, duke out foreign policy split in Trump's GOP

He called her a warmonger. She called him a terrorist-supporting loser. And on it went Thursday between Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney in the latest Republican contest to influence — or just figure out — President Donald Trump's foreign policy. At issue are weighty matters of war, America's role in Afghanistan and, more broadly, the world. Paul has long tried to persuade… → Read More

Greenland fallout: Trump scolds Denmark over rejection

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - Escalating an international spat , President Donald Trump said Wednesday he scrapped his trip to Denmark because the prime minister made a "nasty" statement when she rejected his idea to buy Greenland as an absurdity. "You don't talk to the United States that way, at least under me," Trump told reporters in Washington. "I thought it was not a nice statement, the way… → Read More

Greenland fallout: Trump scolds Denmark over rejection

'You don't talk to the United States that way, at least under me,' Pres. Trump told reporters in Washington. → Read More

Greenland fallout: Trump scolds Denmark over rejection

'You don't talk to the United States that way, at least under me,' Pres. Trump told reporters in Washington. → Read More

Greenland fallout: Trump scolds Denmark over rejection

'You don't talk to the United States that way, at least under me,' Pres. Trump told reporters in Washington. → Read More

Greenland fallout: Trump scolds Denmark over rejection

'You don't talk to the United States that way, at least under me,' Pres. Trump told reporters in Washington. → Read More

Greenland fallout: Trump scolds Denmark over rejection

'You don't talk to the United States that way, at least under me,' Pres. Trump told reporters in Washington. → Read More

McCain's family fights to define legacy of civility, service

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cindy McCain stood on a knoll in Tempe, Arizona, last year and looked out over the Rio Salado. The spot where she stood, on 26 acres (11 hectares), is where she and her ailing husband, Sen. John McCain, had discussed building a "gathering place" for his archives, hiking and perhaps candidate debates — but especially for listening. FILE - In this Nov. → Read More

McCain's family fights to define legacy of civility, service

WASHINGTON (AP) - John McCain's family is asking Americans to reach out to one another and agree to disagree in honor of the late senator's commitment to civility in public life. The family is making the request near the anniversary of McCain's death from brain cancer. It's part of the family's effort to define his legacy in an era of harsh exchanges over politics on social media and cable… → Read More

No. 4 House Democrat issues call for impeachment inquiry

WASHINGTON (AP) - Rep. Ben Ray Luján on Monday became the highest-ranking Democrat in the House to call for an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, saying it's time to hold him accountable. The New Mexico congressman, third in line behind House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a 2020 candidate for Senate, said Trump has not tried to secure American elections from foreign interference. "I… → Read More

Sentries, not 'squad': Moderate Dems ones to watch for 2020

This is a story about a different kind of squad: Reps. Elissa Slotkin of Michigan, Mikie Sherrill of New Jersey, Chrissy Houlahan of Pa. and Virginians Spanberger and Elaine Luria — women possessing deep military and intelligence experience, now voices of moderation in a party often portrayed as veering sharply left. → Read More

Sentries, not ‘squad’: Moderate Dems ones to watch for 2020

CULPEPER, Va. (AP) — Abigail Spanberger talked about rural broadband. She held court on health care, solar energy and the border crisis. But as the freshman Democrat from Virginia fielded a dozen q… → Read More

Sentries, not 'squad': Moderate Dems ones to watch for 2020

CULPEPER, Va. (AP) - Abigail Spanberger talked about rural broadband. She held court on health care, solar energy and the border crisis. But as the freshman Democrat from Virginia fielded a dozen questions during a recent town hall in Culpeper, she never once took on President Donald Trump directly - not even when the topic turned, fleetingly, to impeachment. "We are making every decision,… → Read More

El Paso freshman Rep. Veronica Escobar says President Trump is not welcome in the city

WASHINGTON (AP) — The document landed in Rep. Veronica Escobar's email just hours after a gunman killed 22 people in an El Paso, Texas, Walmart. It was a best-practices guide of sorts to a grim duty, titled "Shooting tragedy: Dealing with a crisis. " → Read More

El Paso massacre puts freshman Rep. Escobar in consoler role

WASHINGTON (AP) - The document landed in Rep. Veronica Escobar's email just hours after a gunman murdered 22 people in an El Paso, Texas, Walmart. It was a best-practices guide of sorts to a grim duty, titled "Shooting tragedy: Dealing with a crisis." Updated by members of Congress and their staffs and quietly passed around Capitol Hill for years, the how-to guidance was shared over the weekend… → Read More

Donald who? Pelosi, Democrats vow to 'own August' on issues

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressional Democrats on Thursday pivoted away from questions of impeachment by saying they are going to "own" the upcoming August recess on issues like health care and prescription drug costs. Not emphasized was the testimony a day earlier by former special counsel Robert Mueller, which dulled some Democratic hopes of moving closer to formal impeachment proceedings against… → Read More