Scott Detrow

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Sanders' Unity Tour With DNC Chair Exposes Rifts But Also Suggests Common Goals

Saturday, April 22, 2017

The Democratic "unity tour" has produced less-than-unifying headlines for the out-of-power party as progressives seek to oppose President Trump and the GOP.

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Sanders And Perez Try To Unite Democrats Across The Country

Friday, April 21, 2017

DNC chair Tom Perez and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are on a unity tour. The Democratic Party's base may be fired up but there are still plenty of bruised feelings after the 2016 primary.

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Bernie Sanders Defends Campaigning For Anti-Abortion Rights Democrat

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Sanders endorses Heath Mello for mayor of Omaha, Neb., and tells NPR, "In some conservative states there will be candidates that are popular candidates who may not agree with me on every issue."

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Seeking To Bridge Divisions, Democrats Come Together In 'Unity' Tour

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Since the election, Democrats have seemed very united in their singular opposition to President Trump's policies, but the 2016 presidential campaign exposed the fissures within the Democratic Party. Now, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and DNC Chairman Tom Perez are holding rallies across seven states in what is being billed as a "unity tour."

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Democrats Target Rep. Issa's Seat As One They Could Take From Republicans

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Rep. Darrell Issa won his Southern California seat by less than a point last year. With Issa trying to distance himself from President Trump, Democrats feel confident about unseating Issa next year.

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Morning News Brief: North Korea Missile Test, Turkish Vote, Ohio Manhunt

Monday, April 17, 2017

North Korea launched a failed missile test. Turkish voters granted the president sweeping new powers. Authorities in Cleveland search for a man who they say posted a video of a murder on Facebook.

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News Brief: U.S. Strategy On Assad Lacks Details, North Korea Aggression

Monday, April 10, 2017

The White House is sending mixed messages about how to handle Syria's president. And, a U.S. Navy group is moving toward the Korean peninsula as concerns mount over the north's missile program.

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In The Senate, A Showdown Over A Rule Change

Thursday, April 06, 2017

The Senate is facing a major change to how it considers Supreme Court nominees Thursday morning, as it debates Neil Gorsuch's path to the high court.

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Democrats Have The Votes To Filibuster Gorsuch And Force 'Nuclear' Senate Showdown

Monday, April 03, 2017

Forty-one Democrats have committed to support a filibuster on the nomination of Neil Gorsuch, which means the vote will fall short of a 60-vote threshold, likely forcing a rules change by Republicans.

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Sorting Out The Congressional Russia Investigations

Friday, March 31, 2017

The Senate Intelligence Committee stepped up its public role in investigating Russia's attempts to hack the 2016 election, as the House investigation descended into chaos this week.

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Senate Intel Committee Eager To Avoid Partisanship In Russia Investigation

Thursday, March 30, 2017

With the House Russia investigation in gridlock, the Senate Intelligence Committee seems determined to remain above the partisan fray as it held its first open hearing on Russia Thursday.

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A 'Nuclear' Senate Showdown Next Week Appears All But Inevitable

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

If Senate Democrats are determined to oppose the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch, Senate Republicans are just as determined to confirm him.

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Democrats And Republicans Dig In For Political Fight Over Gorsuch

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has called on his fellow Democrats to filibuster the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, setting up a showdown that could undo Senate tradition.

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Sen. Feinstein To Gorsuch: You 'Avoid Specificity Like No One I Have Ever Seen'

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch is answering a second round of questions from a Senate committee today. Democrats are expressing frustration because they're not learning specifics about his views.

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Comey Testifies On FBI's Russia Probe

Monday, March 20, 2017

FBI Director James Comey tells congressional lawmakers Monday that his agency is investigating possible links between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia.

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House To Hold First Public Hearing Into Russian Election Meddling Accusation

Monday, March 20, 2017

The House Intelligence Committee is looking at a wide range of issues, but questions about President Trump's claim that the Obama administration wiretapped Trump Tower will likely dominate the day.

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Lawmakers Accuse FBI Of Withholding Information In Trump-Russia Probe

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Lawmakers investigating Russian attempts to meddle in the 2016 election want more information on how seriously the FBI is taking possible contact between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin, and the president's claim about wiretapping of Trump Tower.

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Paul Ryan Sells Health Care Bill As A 'Once-In-A-Lifetime Opportunity'

Thursday, March 09, 2017

With conservative lawmakers and interest groups blasting the Republican health care overhaul effort, the House speaker is making a hard sell for his bill.

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Republicans Mixed On New Health Care Bill

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Many Tea Party Republicans are raising objections to the new GOP-written health care bill, but Speaker Paul Ryan says he's guaranteeing it will pass the House in the coming weeks.

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Lawmakers Debate GOP Plan To Replace The Affordable Care Act

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

With Democrats expected to oppose the new Republican health care bill en masse, GOP leaders need to produce a bill that makes almost their entire House and Senate caucuses happy. That will be a tough task, with different Republicans coming to the debate with very different legislative goals.

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