Tim Mak

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Experts Warn U.S. Should Prepare For Election Interference From China

Thursday, September 05, 2019

Social media giants such as Facebook revealed a Chinese government information operation in real time targeting protesters in Hong Kong. There are worries the 2020 U.S. election may also be a target.

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Both Parties Will Need Exurban Districts If They Want To Win The House Majority

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Illinois Democratic Rep. Lauren Underwood is running for re-election in a red leaning district. If Democrats want to keep control of the House they'll need to hold exurban districts like this one.

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Trump Softens Support For New Background Check Laws After Call With NRA Head

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

President Trump is softening his support for new background checks for gun buyers after a phone conversation with the head of the NRA. Although the group is in turmoil, it retains its influence.

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Outlook Uncertain On Gun Policy As Trump Signals Openness — With NRA In His Ear

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

The president and the White House aren't closing the door to new background checks for gun buyers or other shifts in policy — but it isn't clear how close they'll ever get to Democrats' proposals.

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Senator Pushes Bill To Curb 'Exploitative And Addictive' Social Media Practices

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

The legislation by a freshman Republican senator would prohibit features like auto-play and infinite scrolling, used by social media companies to keep users on their platform longer.

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Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings Responds To Trump's Criticism Of Baltimore

Wednesday, August 07, 2019

Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings responds to President Trump, who tweeted criticism of his hometown of Baltimore. The Maryland Democrat invited the president to visit and tour both rich and poor areas.

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'I'll Ride With Him For Hours': Rep. Cummings Calls On Trump To Visit Baltimore

Wednesday, August 07, 2019

President Trump has repeatedly attacked Elijah Cummings' district. "I want him to come and look at my entire city," Cummings said. "I want him to see all the wonderful things that are happening."

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With NRA's Internal Turmoil, Opponents See Opportunity To Advance Gun Restrictions

Tuesday, August 06, 2019

Gun control groups say the National Rifle Association has been "distracted" by recent investigations, financial troubles and turnover. But the organization clearly still holds sway in Washington, D.C.

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Gun Control Advocates Hope To Move Past Weaker NRA, But Its Political Clout Persists

Tuesday, August 06, 2019

The National Rifle Association has faced an internal leadership crisis but remains politically strong — even as back-to-back mass shootings increase pressure for action on new gun restrictions.

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'I Haven't Met Him Yet' And Other GOP Responses To Rep. Ratcliffe's Nomination

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has never met GOP Rep. John Ratcliffe, Trump's nominee to become director of national intelligence. Other Senate Republicans said he still needs to be vetted.

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A Look At President Trump's Conflicts With Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings

Monday, July 29, 2019

President Trump lashed out at Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., with attacks on his Baltimore district. Cummings' has been involved in investigations of the president's finances and administration.

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Rep. Speier: Impeachment 'Is Not A Polling Point. This About The Constitution'

Thursday, July 25, 2019

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Democratic Rep. Jackie Speier about the Mueller testimony. She says President Trump's tax returns could be an "aha moment" on that path to impeachment.

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Russia Expects To Interfere In The Next Election, Mueller Tells House Panel

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Former special counsel Robert Mueller told House lawmakers that Russian interference is a continuing threat to U.S. elections. Capitol Hill is focusing new attention on election security.

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Mueller Testifies At House Panel Hearing

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller gives testimony to the House Judiciary Committee, the first of two hearings on Capitol Hill Wednesday about his report on interference and obstruction.

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Mueller Testimony Could Be Critical Inflection Point For Impeachment Push

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Roughly 40% of House Democrats are advocating for opening an impeachment inquiry against the president. Robert Mueller's testimony Wednesday may be a critical moment for lawmakers on the fence.

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Committee Democrats Prepare For Highly Anticipated Robert Mueller Hearings

Friday, July 19, 2019

Members of Congress and their staffs are studying old film, reviewing the special counsel report and preparing for a lot of terse responses, they told reporters.

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Members Of Congress Prepare For Mueller Hearings

Friday, July 19, 2019

Lawmakers in Congress are revealing more about how they'll handle Robert Mueller's testimony, who will be able to question him and which areas they will focus on at his hearing next week.

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House Holds Attorney General And Commerce Secretary In Contempt Over Census Probe

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Democrats have demanded documents related to the origins of Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The effort to add the question was ultimately halted.

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Fired Over Too Much Tupac? A Rap-Loving Bureaucrat From Iowa Says He Hopes Not

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

The former head of Iowa's Department of Human Services says that, ideally, his dismissal will lead to "having open discussions about race and what we have in common, instead of what separates us."

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House Votes To Condemn Trump's 'Racist Comments'

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Four Republicans and one independent joined Democrats in passing a resolution on Trump's attacks on four congresswomen. The vote followed bitter debate that temporarily paralyzed the chamber.

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