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Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018 at 07:15 PM EDT

Trump Rattles NATO, Knocking Its Value, Assailing Germany

Trump Rattles NATO, Knocking Its Value, Assailing Germany

Under fire for his warm embrace of Russia's Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump jolted the NATO summit Wednesday by turning a spotlight on Germany's ties to Russia and openly questioning the value of the...

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018 at 01:29 AM EDT

Kavanaugh's Views on Presidential Powers Could Be Flashpoint

Kavanaugh's Views on Presidential Powers Could Be Flashpoint

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's past writings that a president should not be distracted by lawsuits and investigations could become a flashpoint in what's already shaping up to be a contentious...

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018 at 07:55 AM EDT

Why Trump's Repeated NATO Debt Claims Are Bogus

Why Trump's Repeated NATO Debt Claims Are Bogus<br />

En route to a NATO summit, President Donald Trump is spreading the myth that members of the alliance owe money to the U.S. His tweet Tuesday: "Many countries in NATO, which we are expected to defend, are not...

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018 at 08:34 PM EDT

Republicans Demand Interview With Ex-FBI Lawyer This Week

Republicans Demand Interview With Ex-FBI Lawyer This Week

House Republicans have told former FBI lawyer Lisa Page that she must answer questions before two House committees investigating the Justice Department this week or they will begin the process of holding her in...

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018 at 11:09 PM EDT

Flynn 'Eager' for Sentencing in Lying Case, Attorney Says

Flynn 'Eager' for Sentencing in Lying Case, Attorney Says

An attorney for Michael Flynn said Tuesday that the former national security adviser is "eager" to proceed to sentencing and put his criminal case behind him. Attorney Robert Kelner made the comments during...

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018 at 08:15 PM EDT

Emotions High as Kavanaugh Begins Fight for Confirmation

Emotions High as Kavanaugh Begins Fight for Confirmation

Conservative Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh plunged into his confirmation battle Tuesday, meeting face-to-face with Senate leaders in what promises to be an intense debate over abortion rights, president...

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018 at 09:23 AM EDT

Senate Readies Over Supreme Court Confirmation Fight

Senate Readies Over Supreme Court Confirmation Fight

Focus shifts from President Trump's announcement of Brett Kavanaugh as his Supreme Court nominee, to the Senate's knock-down, drag-out fight over his confirmation. The Republicans' razor-thin majority won't...

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018 at 08:41 AM EDT

Longtime Montco Superintendent to Retire in Fall

Longtime Montco Superintendent to Retire in Fall

Dr. Amy Sichel announced Monday that she will be retiring this fall after 18 years of service to the Abington School District. She was named Pennsylvania Superintendent of the year in 2010.

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018 at 07:42 AM EDT

Trump Court Pick Aimed at Cementing Legacy: Analysis

Trump Court Pick Aimed at Cementing Legacy: Analysis

With fanfare befitting the nation's pre-eminent showman, President Donald Trump on Monday poured accelerant on his campaign to shift Washington's balance of power toward conservatives and remake the federal...

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018 at 05:27 AM EDT

Where Does Trump's Supreme Court Pick Stand on Abortion?

Where Does Trump's Supreme Court Pick Stand on Abortion?

Many have voiced concern over the future of legal abortion in the United States following Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement, but the president's nominee to fill Kennedy's seat, Brett Kavanaugh...

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