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A bid progresses to preserve House records, Feb. 21, 1910

21st February 2019

There are nearly 200 million pages of House records deposited at the National Archives building under the care of the Center for Legislative Archives in downtown Washington. They were transferred there, some 40 years ago, from the Library of Congress to the National Archives and are today cared for by the clerk of the House’s […]

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Florida aims to torpedo Milwaukee 2020 convention bid

21st February 2019

MIAMI — Miami fears the fix is in. Local Democrats increasingly believe that the Democratic National Convention in 2020 will be sited in Milwaukee, Wis., a conclusion that’s led Florida politicians, donors and insiders to mount a final lobbying blitz to turn the tide. The last-ditch effort began in earnest in recent days as speculation […]

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Pelosi looks to grind out bid for speaker

8th November 2018

Nancy Pelosi led her party to a historic victory on Election Day. And yet she still faces real hurdles to reclaiming the speaker’s chair after an eight-year absence. The minority leader formally began her bid to become speaker in the 116th Congress on Wednesday night, sending letters to each Democratic incumbent and member-elect asking for their […]

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US indicts 7 Russians for Olympic hacking scheme

4th October 2018

The U.S. Justice Department unveiled charges Thursday against seven Russian military intelligence officials for their role in a sweeping cyberattack aimed at U.S. and international organizations that exposed a Kremlin-sponsored doping conspiracy tied to Russian athletes banned from the Olympics. Trump administration officials rolled out the 41-page indictment, filed in federal district court in Pittsburgh, […]

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Democrats zero in on New York Times investigation into Trump’s wealth and once again push for his tax returns

4th October 2018

Democrats are zeroing in on The New York Times’ Tuesday investigation into President Donald Trump’s wealth, once again pushing to obtain the president’s tax returns. The Times’ investigation found what it described as “dubious tax schemes” in the 1990s that even included “instances of outright fraud” Donald Trump participated in to enhance the fortune his parents passed […]

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Elon Musk can help pick his replacement as chairman of Tesla — despite complaints he already has too much sway over its board

4th October 2018

Elon Musk may soon be out as chairman of Tesla, but he’ll be able to pick his successor and serve with that person on the electric car company’s board. The settlement agreements Musk and Tesla reached with the Securities and Exchange Commission don’t include any kind of bar on Musk’s continued service as a director of the […]

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The White House reportedly believes there is no evidence to back up the sexual misconduct allegations against Brett Kavanaugh

4th October 2018

The White House has reportedly found no evidence to back up the sexual misconduct allegations made against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, according to interview reports compiled as part of the FBI’s latest investigation of Kavanaugh’s background, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday night. President Donald Trump ordered this new investigation last week in relation to claims from Dr. Christine […]

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‘Leave me alone’: Mike Pence’s wife reportedly refused to kiss him after Trump won

4th October 2018

Vice President Mike Pence tried to kiss his wife, Karen Pence, in the minutes after Donald Trump won the presidential election in November 2016, but she reportedly turned away from him and said: “You got what you wanted, Mike. Now leave me alone.” Meanwhile, Karen Pence “wouldn’t so much as say hello to Trump,” Michael […]

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College girlfriend of Kavanaugh friend says she’s willing to talk to FBI about explosive allegations

4th October 2018

Elizabeth Rasor, a former girlfriend of Brett Kavanaugh’s friend Mark Judge, said on Wednesday that she was willing to speak with the FBI about her allegation that Judge told her about having group sex with a drunk woman in high school. Christine Blasey Ford has alleged that Judge was in the room when Kavanaugh sexually assaulted […]

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Self-made millionaire: Don’t buy into the idea that ’70 is the new retirement age’

4th October 2018

Self-made millionaire and bestselling author David Bach disagrees with the suggestion that there’s a “new retirement age.” “There’s this new advice out there that 70 is the new retirement age. That is ridiculous,” he tells CNBC Make It. “First of all, the life expectancy for men is 76. You want to retire at 70 and have six years left […]

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