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Astros cheating scandal might lead Congress to MLB

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Highlights from the first day of Trump’s impeachment trial

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Representative Adam Schiff, a Democrat from California, speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images President Donald Trump’s defense team sparred with Democratic......
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Brother of former Rep. Katie Hill found dead in Los Angeles

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New York Post – For more and to sign up click here The younger brother of former Democratic Rep. Katie Hill has been found dead in his Southern California home. Katie Hill — who resigned from Congress last year — remembered her brother Daniel Brett Bennett on Sunday as a......
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Rep. Pramila Jayapal endorses Bernie Sanders for president

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Rep. Pramila Jayapal Bill Clark | Getty Images Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.), a co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and one of the most prominent women of color in Congress, is endorsing Sen. Bernie Sanders for president. Her choice could......
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Chris Collins sentenced: Former Congressman sentenced to 26 months in prison for insider trading

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Former Congressman Chris Collins was sentenced Friday to 26 months in prison for his role in an insider trading scheme. He pleaded guilty in October to conspiracy to commit securities fraud and lying to law enforcement officials.  Collins, the......
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White House is ‘looking at’ reforms to global anti-bribery law

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Larry Kudlow, director of the U.S. National Economic Council, speaks to members of the media outside the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Oct. 7, 2019. TJ Kirkpatrick | Bloomberg | Getty Images WASHINGTON — The Trump administration......
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Chris Collins sentenced to 26 months for insider trading tip

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A disgraced and highly emotional former New York congressman Chris Collins was sentenced Friday to 26 months in prison for an illegal stock tip that he gave his son from the White House lawn about a biopharmaceutical company’s failed drug......
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FBI visits Robert Hyde home, business amid Trump Ukraine probe

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here FBI agents on Thursday visited the Connecticut home and landscaping business of Robert Hyde, a Republican congressional candidate whose purported surveillance of the U.S. ambassador in Ukraine last year has become an issue in the impeachment of President Donald Trump.......
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Giuliani associate shares Ukraine material ahead of Trump impeachment

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here WASHINGTON — As the Senate prepares to try President Donald Trump in an impeachment trial over his attempts to pressure Ukraine into helping his reelection campaign, Ukrainian American businessman Lev Parnas, a key player in that effort, is sharing new......
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Democrat Cory Booker drops out of 2020 presidential race

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Democratic presidential candidate Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) responds to a question during a forum held by gun safety organizations the Giffords group and March For Our Lives in Las Vegas, Nevada, October 2, 2019. Steve Marcus | Reuters Sen. Cory......
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Mnuchin says Boeing 737 Max grounding could slow US growth by a half point

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin announces new sanctions on Iran in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, January 10, 2020. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday that Boeing‘s 737 Max crisis could......
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Trump didn’t give evidence on Iran threat to US embassies

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Mark Esper, U.S. Secretary of Defense, attends a welcoming ceremony for joint chiefs of staff Chairman Mark Milley at Fort Myer in Arlington, Virginia. Chris Kleponis | Bloomberg | Getty Images Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday that he did......
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Trump administration warns Iraq could lose New York Fed account: WSJ

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Donald J. Trump address to the nation from the Grand Foyer at the White House on Wednesday, Jan 08, 2020 in Washington, DC. President Trump said no Americans were killed or wounded when Iranian forces launched more than a......
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Pelosi announces next steps for Trump impeachment articles to Senate

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday she will direct the House to send articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate next week.  “I have asked Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler to be prepared to bring to......
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Trump announces changes to environmental protection law

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here [The stream is slated to start at 11 a.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] President Donald Trump on Thursday is expected to propose sweeping changes to a landmark environmental......
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Trump to announce sweeping changes to the National Environmental Policy Act

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Donald Trump speaks from the White House on January 08, 2020 in Washington, DC. During his remarks Trump addressed the Iranian missile attacks that took place last night in Iraq. Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images President Donald Trump is......
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House will vote on War Powers resolution limiting Trump over Iran

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New York Post – For more and to sign up click here The House of Representatives will vote Thursday to limit President Trump’s war-making powers on Iran in the wake of the drone strike that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani. Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) issued a statement Wednesday saying members......
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Trump responds to Iranian attacks on US forces

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, January 7, 2020. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump......
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Trump impeachment trial rules to be set

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. on Tuesday said Senate Republicans are prepared to move forward on an impeachment trial of President Donald Trump without agreeing first to rules about witnesses, and without any Democratic votes. “We have......
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Lindsey Graham wants to start Trump impeachment trial within days

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Sen. Lindsey Graham holds a news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, October 24, 2019. Siphiwe Sibeko | Reuters Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, chairman of the Judiciary Committee, called on Sunday for the Senate to change the rules set......

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