Ron Elving

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Week In Politics

Saturday, October 12, 2019

The Ukraine scandal deepened on Capitol Hill this week, as new connections to Russia came to light.

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Trump To Honor Former Reagan Attorney General, Who Left Government Under Ethics Cloud

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Edwin Meese III was part of Ronald Reagan's surge among "movement conservatives" who strove to rebuild the Republican Party after its disastrous defeat in the presidential election of 1964.

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Week In Politics

Saturday, October 05, 2019

Accelerating revelations about the Trump administration's foreign interactions are making the House impeachment inquiry more complicated.

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Week In Politics

Saturday, September 28, 2019

We recap the busy week in Washington.

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Impeachment 101: How It All Works

Friday, September 27, 2019

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi now backs an impeachment inquiry. What does that mean and how different is it to the investigations that Democrats have been conducting into the president's activities?

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Impeachment Has Never Been Very Popular, But That Hasn't Stopped Congress Before

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

The truth is, impeachment has almost never been popular. It tends to pump up the partisans in either party but has far less allure for independents or those less politically inclined.

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Week In Politics

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Another Trump administration official is out, Democrats in the House inch slowly toward the I-word, and another presidential debate, this time with the 10 top Democratic candidates.

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Democrats Get Closer To Serious Field Of Trump Challengers

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Something happened this week that was hard to pin down, but it was palpable. Not the contrast of night and day, but perhaps the difference between dusk and dawn.

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At Camp David, Trump Sought The Mantle Of History. But Afghanistan Is Different

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

For a generation, "Camp David" was synonymous with peace between Israel and Egypt, but the world — and the long war in Afghanistan — has come a long way from those days.

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Week In Politics

Saturday, September 07, 2019

Congress returns from recess next week and they'll have much to debate, including gun control and impeachment.

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Trump's All About The Base, But He Likely Needs More Than That — Here's Why

Thursday, September 05, 2019

A lot of focus is put on the president's job approval nationwide, but all that matters in the end is the president's standing state by state — and that leaves him with a narrow path to reelection.

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Week In Politics

Saturday, August 31, 2019

We have a recap on the week in politics.

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Week In Politics

Saturday, August 24, 2019

President Trump is accusing China, the Federal Reserve, and the media of hampering the economy.

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Week In Politics

Saturday, August 17, 2019

American politics are echoing in the streets of Jerusalem and Hong Kong while fears of a recession are taking hold here at home.

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How Does One Man Have So Much Power Without Being President?

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Mitch McConnell's status stems from his post as the Senate majority leader. But few who have held this office have been able to wield it with this kind of result.

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The U.S. Once Had A Ban On Assault Weapons — Why Did It Expire?

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

To secure enough votes in 1994, the ban's sponsors in Congress accepted a "sunset provision" — meaning it would last 10 years but need to be reauthorized. Politics in the U.S. changed.

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Week In Politics

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, said this week that when the Senate returns from recess in September, gun laws will be "front and center."

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Special Coverage: Trump Delivers Remarks After Two Weekend Mass Shootings

Monday, August 05, 2019

President Donald Trump speaks at the White House in response to two weekend shootings — one is El Paso, Texas, where a gunman opened fire at a Walmart, The other was in Dayton, Ohio.

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Biden Bears Slings And Arrows But Battles Through Another Democratic Debate

Thursday, August 01, 2019

In format and style, the second CNN debate was almost a clone of the first. Once again, the emphasis was on finding points of contention and stoking the tension between candidates.

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Sanders And Warren Stand Together: Takeaways From Tuesday's Democratic Debate

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

The candidates' preparation level was high for this event in part because the stakes have risen so far, so fast.

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