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Michael Reagan introduces a tribute to his father, former U.S. President Ronald Reagan, on night three of the Republican National Convention September 1, 2004 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
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November 18, 2019 - 10:32 am
With the impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump’s conduct with Ukraine roiling Capitol Hill, a son of former President Ronald Reagan predicts the strategy may backfire for House Democrats in next year's election.
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., talks to reporters on the morning after the first public hearing in the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump on his effort to tie U.S. aid for Ukraine to investigations of his political opponents, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. Pelosi says the president's actions in the impeachment inquiry amount to "bribery." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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November 18, 2019 - 7:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi invited President Donald Trump to testify in front of investigators in the House impeachment inquiry ahead of a week that will see several key witnesses appear publicly. Pushing back against accusations from the Republican president that the...
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Marie Yovanovitch, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, is sworn in before a House Intelligence Committee hearing as part of the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., November 15, 2019.
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Doug Sovern
November 15, 2019 - 4:41 pm
An esteemed career diplomat testified today about her abrupt and unceremonious removal from Ukraine by President Trump, who then proceeded to savage her on Twitter.
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Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch arrives at the U.S. Capitol October 11, 2019 in Washington, DC.
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November 14, 2019 - 11:34 am
Marie Yovanovitch, the former American ambassador to Ukraine, will testify Friday to the House Intelligence Committee as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Click here to listen live to the hearing. It has been scheduled to start at 6 a.m. Pacific. Yovanovitch, who was...
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2019, file photo, a helicopter drops water near power lines and electrical towers while working at a fire on San Bruno Mountain near Brisbane, Calif. California’s Pacific Gas & Electric is faced regularly with a no-win choice between risking the start of a deadly wildfire or immiserating millions of paying customers by shutting off the power. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
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November 14, 2019 - 10:18 am
The utility that serves more than 5 million electrical customers in one of the world’s most technologically advanced areas is now faced again and again with a no-win decision: risk starting catastrophic deadly wildfires, or turn off the lights and immiserate millions of paying customers. Pacific...
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Daniel Goldman (L), attorney and director of investigations with the House Intelligence Committee, and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (C) (D-CA), and U.S. House Intelligence Committee ranking member Rep. Devin Nunes (R) (R-CA).
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November 13, 2019 - 7:10 am
Get updates from House Intelligence Committee's impeachment hearing on President Donald Trump by following along with KCBS Radio. All times are Pacific Standard. Click here to listen live to the complete hearing. SKIRMISHING OVER THE RULES 9:45 a.m. This seems fairly transparent: @DevinNunes knows...
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 Top U.S. diplomat to Ukraine, William B. Taylor (R), and Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs George P. Kent (L) are sworn in prior to providing testimony to the House Intelligence Committee on Nov. 13, 2019.
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November 12, 2019 - 10:36 pm
The first public hearings of the House Intelligence Committee's impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump are expected to begin Wednesday at 7 a.m. Pacific. Click here to listen to live , uninterrupted testimony from Congress. A second round of testimony is set for Friday with more hearings...
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People rally outside the Supreme Court as oral arguments are heard in the case of President Trump's decision to end the Obama-era, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, at the Supreme Court in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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November 12, 2019 - 6:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sharply at odds with liberal justices, the Supreme Court's conservative majority seemed ready Tuesday to allow the Trump administration to abolish protections that permit 660,000 immigrants to work in the U.S., free from the threat of deportation. That outcome would "destroy lives...
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In this Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, photo, former President Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday school at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Ga. Carter has been admitted to Emory University Hospital for a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain, caused by bleeding due to his recent falls. A spokeswoman says the procedure is scheduled for Tuesday morning, Nov. 12. (AP Photo/John Amis)
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November 12, 2019 - 10:33 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter was recovering Tuesday following surgery to relieve pressure from brain bleeding linked to recent falls. A statement from a spokeswoman said there were no complications from the procedure, performed at Emory University Hospital for a subdural hematoma,...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2019, file photo, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at a news conference at a gun control advocacy event in Las Vegas. Bloomberg has opened door to a potential presidential run, saying the Democratic field 'not well positioned' to defeat Trump. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
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November 08, 2019 - 5:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Bloomberg plans to skip early voting states like Iowa and New Hampshire if he launches a presidential bid and instead focus his efforts on the crush of states that vote on Super Tuesday and beyond. It's a strategy that acknowledges the limitations of entering the race at...
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