Scott Detrow

Scott Detrow appears in the following:

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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Rubio To NPR: No Witch Hunt On Russia, But No Cover-Up Either

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Several prominent Republicans now say Jeff Sessions should recuse himself from the investigation into possible Russian interference in the 2016 election, while top Democrats ask him to resign.

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Trump Gives Broad Outline Of Policies In Speech To Congress

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

President Trump presented big ideas but few details in his first speech to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night. We look at what he talked about and how Democrats responded.

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Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez Elected To Lead Democrats

Sunday, February 26, 2017

The DNC has a new chair — former Labor Secretary Tom Perez. Party members voted in Atlanta on Saturday. Now the hard work of rebuilding the party begins.

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Perez Elected As Chairman Of Democratic National Committee

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Former Obama Labor Secretary Tom Perez has been elected as chairman of the DNC. Perez appointed his final opponent, Rep. Keith Ellison, as deputy chair.

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Tight Race For DNC Chair Narrows Ahead Of Weekend Vote

Friday, February 24, 2017

Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez won a key endorsement just days before Saturday's vote. Perez and Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota are the race's two front-runners.

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Scott Pruitt Confirmed To Lead Environmental Protection Agency

Friday, February 17, 2017

The Senate approved the longtime EPA critic on a 52-46 vote. Democrats Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota voted for him; Republican Susan Collins of Maine voted against.

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DNC Chair Race Serves As Test To Determine Party's Future

Thursday, February 16, 2017

As Democrats look to rebuild in the wake of the 2016 election, the race to chair the Democratic National Committee has become a test of which direction the party will go in.

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Flynn May Be Called To Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Michael Flynn stepped down as national security adviser following reports he communicated with Russia about U.S. sanctions in December and then misled the vice president-elect about that discussion.

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GOP Blocks Sen. Elizabeth Warren From Jeff Sessions Debate

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Sen. Elizabeth Warren was barred from participating in the debate on Sen. Jeff Sessions' nomination for Attorney General after she quoted past criticism of him from Coretta Scott King and Ted Kennedy.

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Liberals To Senate Democrats: (Don't) Do Your Jobs

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Some on the left are aiming to create a liberal version of the Tea Party. It's already exerting pressure on Democrats to stop Trump by any procedural means necessary.

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Dem Senators Face Loud Demands From Base To Block Trump's Cabinet

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Even though Democrats have little power in Washington, many of the voters who support them want to see the party use any means they can to obstruct the agenda of President Trump.

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Democrats Vow To Fight Trump's Order On Immigration And Refugees

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Democratic leaders held a protest Monday over President Trump's executive order on immigration. That's about as much as they can do to stop it, but it's not enough for some Democratic base voters.

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Democrats Protest Trump's Immigration Order Outside Supreme Court

Monday, January 30, 2017

Democrats held a rally outside the Supreme Court Monday night to protest President Trump's executive order on immigration. This was after many lawmakers joined protests at major airports this weekend.

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