Tim Mak

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House Committees Continue Working On Impeachment Investigations

Monday, September 30, 2019

House committees are planning depositions with key witnesses in the impeachment inquiry including State Department officials and the Inspector General for the intelligence committee.

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House Democrats Move Quickly On Trump Impeachment Inquiry

Saturday, September 28, 2019

House Democrats are planning hearings as early as next week, as part of their impeachment inquiry stemming from a whistleblower complaint about President Trump's call with the Ukrainian president.

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Senate Report Reveals NRA Was 'Foreign Asset' To Russia Ahead of 2016

Friday, September 27, 2019

The NRA worked more closely with two Russian agents than previously known, a new Senate report reveals. A Senate Democrat also wonders if the NRA's tax-exempt status might be imperiled.

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NRA Was 'Foreign Asset' To Russia Ahead of 2016, New Senate Report Reveals

Friday, September 27, 2019

Emails and interviews detail the extent to which the National Rifle Association helped two of Moscow's agents ahead of the election, Senate Finance Committee Democrats say.

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What We Have Learned So Far About The Whistleblower's Complaint

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Joseph Maguire, the acting director of National Intelligence, testifies about his handling of a whistleblower's complaint at the center of an of an impeachment inquiry against President Trump.

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House Intel Begins Hearing With Acting DNI On Whistleblower Complaint

Thursday, September 26, 2019

The House Intelligence Committee releases a declassified version of the Trump-Ukraine call whistleblower complaint before hearing from Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire.

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House Intel Releases Whistleblower Complaint At Center Of Impeachment Inquiry

Thursday, September 26, 2019

The House Intelligence Committee has released the whistleblower complaint at the center of the controversy over President Trump's July conversation with Ukraine's president.

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Trump Continues To Answer Questions About Conversation With Ukraine's President

Monday, September 23, 2019

President Trump's story about his discussions about asking Ukrainian authorities to investigate Joe Biden's son has shifted. Now, more House Democrats are raising the prospect of impeachment again.

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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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