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Duncan Hunter's wife agrees to cooperate with prosecutors, pleads guilty to misusing campaign funds

California GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter's wife Margaret pleaded guilty on Thursday to conspiring with her husband to "knowingly and willingly" convert campaign funds for personal use. She has agreed to cooperate with prosecutors. → Read More

House panel votes to extend 9/11 victims fund a day after Jon Stewart's emotional testimony

A House panel passed a bill Wednesday to authorize additional funding for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund until 2090. → Read More

Day after Jon Stewart plea, House panel advances bill to boost September 11th Victims Compensation Fund

A House panel passed a bill Wednesday to authorize additional funding for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund until 2090, one day after comedian Jon Stewart sharply criticized members of → Read More

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Cruz floats legislation with Ocasio-Cortez after agreeing on over-the-counter birth control

Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz asked New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Wednesday if she would want to join together to make birth control available over-the-counter. → Read More

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Maine governor signs law expanding medical professionals allowed to perform abortions

Maine Democratic Gov. Janet Mills signed a bill on Monday authorizing two non-doctor categories of medical professionals to perform abortions. → Read More

One person dead in accident near West Point training site

One person has died in connection with an accident reported by West Point on Thursday morning near a training site, according to a source familiar with the investigation. → Read More

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West Point reports accident near training site

The West Point Military Academy said Thursday morning there had been "an accident in the vicinity of the Camp Natural Bridge training site." → Read More

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Lawsuit accuses Mississippi election system of diminishing African American vote

Mississippi has the highest share of African Americans of any state in the country, yet has not had a single African American win state-level, statewide office since Reconstruction. → Read More

Jimmy Carter granted tenure at Emory University after 37 years of teaching

Former Pres. Jimmy Carter has become a tenured faculty member of Emory University after teaching at the Atlanta-based private university for more than three decades. → Read More

Pence: 'I wouldn't know why there would be' impeachment proceedings against Trump

Vice President Mike Pence said he did not know why there would be a basis for Congress to pursue impeachment against President Donald Trump. → Read More

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New Hampshire repeals death penalty

New Hampshire repealed the death penalty on Thursday after the state legislature voted to override a veto from GOP Gov. Chris Sununu, making it the 21st state to abolish the punishment in the US. → Read More

New Hampshire becomes 21st state to abolish death penalty

New Hampshire repealed the death penalty on Thursday after the state legislature voted to override a veto from GOP Gov. Chris Sununu, making it the 21st state to abolish the → Read More

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Baseball team apologizes after including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with 'enemies of freedom'

A minor league baseball team has apologized to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after the team aired a Memorial Day video in which the New York Democrat was depicted among "enemies of freedom." → Read More

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Key Democrats up the pressure on Pelosi for impeachment but she stands by go-slow approach

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing pressure from within her own leadership ranks to take a more aggressive strategy toward impeachment even as Pelosi made clear that she is pursuing a deliberate approach. → Read More

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Kris Kobach demanded perks, top Cabinet post to become Trump's 'immigration czar,' New York Times reports

Former Kansas GOP Secretary of State Kris Kobach gave the White House a list of demands for perks, status and authority if he were to accept the role of "immigration czar," The New York Times reported Monday. → Read More

Romney: 'I don't support the Alabama law' effectively banning abortion

Utah GOP Sen. Mitt Romney said Sunday he does not support the recently passed Alabama law that would ban abortions with few exceptions, going further than legislation in any other → Read More

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Romney: 'I don't support the Alabama law' effectively banning abortion

Utah GOP Sen. Mitt Romney said Sunday he does not support the recently passed Alabama law that would ban abortions with few exceptions, going further than legislation in any other state. → Read More

GOP Rep. Amash becomes first Republican to call for Trump's impeachment

Michigan GOP Rep. Justin Amash said Saturday he had concluded President Donald Trump committed "impeachable conduct" and accused Attorney General William Barr of intentionally misleading the public. → Read More

GOP Rep. Amash becomes first Republican to call for Trump's impeachment

Michigan GOP Rep. Justin Amash said Saturday he had concluded President Donald Trump committed "impeachable conduct" and accused Attorney General William Barr of intentionally misleading the public. → Read More

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GOP Rep. Amash becomes first Republican to call for Trump's impeachment

Michigan GOP Rep. Justin Amash said Saturday he had concluded President Donald Trump committed "impeachable conduct" and accused Attorney General William Barr of intentionally misleading the public. → Read More