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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
AP
October 31, 2019 - 10:35 am
A sharply divided House has approved the rules for its impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. Thursday's near party-line 232-196 roll call was the chamber's first formal vote on a process that's likely to take months, possibly stretching into the early weeks of the 2020 election year.
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House Rules Committee Chairman Jim McGovern ((AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite))
AP
October 31, 2019 - 8:59 am
Democrats pushed a package of ground rules for their impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump toward certain House passage on Thursday as the chamber neared the first formal vote on an epic clash that could well stretch into next year.
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AP
October 23, 2019 - 12:49 pm
Republicans disrupted a closed-door deposition Wednesday with a Defense Department official who was scheduled to answer questions as part of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Laura Cooper, a senior official who oversees Ukraine policy, arrived Wednesday morning on Capitol...
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AP
October 04, 2019 - 8:09 am
The fraught debate over whether someone is too old to manage the rigors of the presidency has largely been overlooked during a Democratic primary that has put more emphasis on issues such as health care, immigration and gun control. That changed this week. The hospitalization of 78-year-old Bernie...
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July 12, 2019 - 10:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's hardline immigration policies are inflicting lifetime damage on children separated from their families and worsening conditions at overcrowded and unsanitary detention facilities at the border, a Democratic House chairman said Friday as his panel held a...
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May 18, 2019 - 7:27 am
At the state capitol, budget talks continue "I wish I could tell you a lot, but we're not quite there," said Senate Republican leader Paul Gazelka, one of the few lawmakers publicly holding out hope that a budget agreement can be reached before Monday's adjournment. There's a full schedule of...
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Entercom
May 13, 2019 - 4:50 am
With the legislative session a little more than a week before scheduled adjournment, Republicans and Democrats still are no closer to agreement on a new state budget. Leaders from the House and Senate met with Governor Walz Sunday night at the capitol building, but remain far apart after talks that...
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by Susie Jones
Edgar Linares
December 06, 2018 - 8:39 pm
Associated Press & WCCO Radio -- Lawmakers in Minnesota are cheering after officials forecasted a $1.5 billion surplus for the next two-year budget period. The forecast released by Minnesota Management and Budget on Thursday sets the stage for the debate over taxes and spending in the 2019...
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