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Elijah Cummings calls for Cohen testimony in January

Elijah Cummings calls for Cohen testimony in January

Maryland Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings said Sunday that once his party retakes control of the House, he hopes President Donald Trump’s estranged former attorney Michael Cohen will testify before Congress. “I certainly would like to see him come in the month of January,” Cummings said on CNN’s “State of the Union.” The request by Cummings,…MORE

Collins: ‘I see nothing wrong with challengers’ to Trump in 2020

Collins: ‘I see nothing wrong with challengers’ to Trump in 2020

Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine on Sunday welcomed 2020 primary challengers to President Donald Trump, saying that it’s “healthy” for democracy. “I see nothing wrong with challengers,” Collins said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “It’s always interesting when we have primaries because a lot of times it allows different viewpoints to surface.…MORE

2019 is the year the Supreme Court will make or break Trump

2019 is the year the Supreme Court will make or break Trump

Since Justice Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed in early October, the Supreme Court has stayed mostly above the fray, adjusting to a new colleague and hearing a docket of cases that lack the blockbuster status of previous terms. That’s all about to change. The court, with its strong 5-4 conservative majority, is facing requests from an…MORE

Trump’s future chief of staff calls him ‘terrible human being’ in video from 2016

Trump’s future chief of staff calls him ‘terrible human being’ in video from 2016

President Donald Trump’s budget director and soon-to-be acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, called Trump “a terrible human being” during a campaign debate in 2016. In a video posted by The Daily Beast, Mulvaney said at the debate with his then-Democratic challenger for South Carolina’s 5th Congressional District seat, Fran Person, that he was supporting…MORE

5 takeaways from the new CNN/Des Moines Register poll

5 takeaways from the new CNN/Des Moines Register poll

We have the first look at the state of play in Iowa in advance of the caucuses — which will kick off the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination in roughly a year’s time. The obvious lesson is that — at this early stage — being well-known is the key. Former Vice President Joe Biden is the…MORE

Here’s what’s at risk in the Texas Obamacare ruling

Here’s what’s at risk in the Texas Obamacare ruling

Whether you know it or not, Obamacare has affected nearly every American. The Affordable Care Act does far more than allow millions of people to get health insurance through exchanges or Medicaid expansion. It saves senior citizens money on their Medicare coverage and prescription drugs. It lets many Americans obtain free birth control, mammograms and…MORE

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on a 2020 run: ‘I’m definitely thinking about it’

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on a 2020 run: ‘I’m definitely thinking about it’

Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said she is “definitely thinking” about running for president in 2020 and will announce a decision in the near future. “I’m definitely thinking about it, of course. And I’m going to think about it over the holidays with my children and my husband, and I will make a decision soon,” Gillibrand…MORE

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