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Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 at 11:21 AM EST

WATCH: Rep. Adam Schiff's Full Opening Statement in Impeachment Hearing

WATCH: Rep. Adam Schiff's Full Opening Statement in Impeachment Hearing

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., makes his opening statement in the first public Impeachment hearing.

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 at 11:15 AM EST

WATCH: Devin Nunes’ Full Opening Statement in Impeachment Hearing

WATCH: Devin Nunes’ Full Opening Statement in Impeachment Hearing

Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., offers up his opening statement before William Taylor, the charge d'affaires in Ukraine, and George Kent, the deputy assistant secretary in the Bureau of European and Eurasian...

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 at 11:20 AM EST

Martina White Elected Chairwoman of Philly Republican Party

Martina White Elected Chairwoman of Philly Republican Party

Pennsylvania State Rep. Martina White, an opponent of Philadelphia's soda tax and sanctuary city policies, was elected chairwoman of the city's Republican party days after Mike Meehan announced his resignation....

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 at 10:08 AM EST

Impeachment Hearing Attorneys Daniel Goldman, Steve Castor May Become Household Names

Impeachment Hearing Attorneys Daniel Goldman, Steve Castor May Become Household Names

The public impeachment inquiry hearings that started Wednesday pit a Democratic attorney who built his reputation as a federal mob and securities fraud prosecutor against a GOP House Oversight investigator...

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Trump, Erdogan Meet Amid Strained US-Turkey Relations

Trump, Erdogan Meet Amid Strained US-Turkey Relations

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and President Donald Trump met Wednesday as relations between the NATO allies are at their lowest point in decades, with Turkey drifting closer to Russia and Ankara facing...

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Top Diplomat Testifies Trump Asked About Ukraine Probes

Top Diplomat Testifies Trump Asked About Ukraine Probes

A top American diplomat revealed new evidence Wednesday of President Donald Trump’s efforts to press Ukraine to investigate political rivals as House investigators launched public impeachment hearings for...

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Fed’s Powell Sees Steady Growth, Signals Pause in Rate Cuts

Fed’s Powell Sees Steady Growth, Signals Pause in Rate Cuts

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesday that the Fed is likely to keep its benchmark short-term interest rate unchanged in the coming months, unless the economy shows signs of worsening. But...

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019 at 07:07 PM EST

Pact Reached to Avert Government Shutdown Through Dec. 20

Pact Reached to Avert Government Shutdown Through Dec. 20

A top House lawmaker announced Tuesday that Congress will pass a governmentwide temporary spending bill to keep the government running through Dec. 20, forestalling a government shutdown as the House turns...

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Recap: A Look at the House's First Open Impeachment Hearing

Recap: A Look at the House's First Open Impeachment Hearing

The House Intelligence Committee’s first impeachment hearing has ended after more than five hours of testimony. State Department officials William Taylor and George Kent testified about their concerns with...

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019 at 04:14 PM EST

FBI Starts Corruption Probe into Pa. Approval of Pipeline

FBI Starts Corruption Probe into Pa. Approval of Pipeline

The FBI has begun a corruption investigation into how Gov. Tom Wolf's administration came to issue permits for construction on a multibillion-dollar pipeline project to carry highly volatile natural gas liquids...

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