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The U.S. Capitol in Washington is shrouded in mist, Friday night, Dec. 13, 2019. This coming week’s virtually certain House impeachment of President Donald Trump will underscore how Democrats and Republicans have morphed into fiercely divided camps since lawmakers impeached President Bill Clinton.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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December 17, 2019 - 8:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House voted Tuesday to pass a $1.4 trillion government spending package, handing President Donald Trump a victory on his U.S.-Mexico border fence while giving Democrats spending increases across a swath of domestic programs. The hard-fought legislation...
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Former Deputy Trump campaign aide Rick Gates arrives to the federal court in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
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December 17, 2019 - 7:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced former Trump campaign official Rick Gates to 45 days in jail despite what she said was “extraordinary" cooperation with special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe and other Justice Department investigations. The jail sentence, which U.S...
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2019, file photo, reservoir No. 1, a 180 million-gallon water supply that has been out of service much of the past few decades, sits against the backdrop of the city skyline in Atlanta. U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., is proposing Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, to boost federal efforts to fortify the nation's dams following an Associated Press investigation that found scores of potentially troubling dams around the country. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
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December 17, 2019 - 5:59 pm
U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Tuesday called for more federal money and oversight to shore up the nation's aging dams following an Associated Press investigation that found scores of potentially troubling dams located near homes and communities across the country. Gillibrand said new legislation...
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FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2019 photo, Bristol, Va., Police Officer Marlin Goff shows some of the vaping products he has confiscated from students at a high school. Congress is moving to pass the biggest new sales restrictions on tobacco products in more than a decade, with support in 2019 from two unlikely backers: Marlboro-cigarette maker Altria and vaping giant Juul Labs. (Tim Dotson/Bristol Herald Courier via AP)
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December 17, 2019 - 5:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is moving to pass the biggest new sales restrictions on tobacco products in more than a decade, with support from two unlikely backers: Marlboro-cigarette maker Altria and vaping giant Juul Labs. The legislation would raise the minimum age to purchase all tobacco products...
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Ray Bonachea holds a sign in favor of the impeachment of President Donald Trump, outside of the Trump National Doral Miami golf resort, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, in Doral, Fla. The House of Representatives is expected to vote Wednesday on articles of impeachment. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
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December 17, 2019 - 4:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the U.S. House of Representatives prepares to take a historic vote on the impeachment of President Donald Trump, the American public is following along, steadfast in its views. Many polls since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the start of an impeachment inquiry on Sept. 24...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
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December 17, 2019 - 3:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump thanked Guatemala's president Tuesday for becoming a more active partner in helping stem a tide of migrants seeking to gain asylum in the United States. Trump praised President Jimmy Morales during the leader's visit to the White House, an invitation that...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, file photo, the U.S. Capitol is seen as the sun sets in Washington. Negotiations on a package of spending bills to fund the federal government have produced a key breakthrough, though considerably more work is needed to wrap up the long-delayed measures. Top lawmakers of the House and Senate Appropriations committees on Saturday, Nov. 23, confirmed agreement on allocations for each of the 12 spending bills. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
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December 17, 2019 - 3:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A raft of expired and expiring tax breaks, including deductions for mortgage insurance premiums, college tuition and large medical bills, would be renewed under a massive government-wide funding bill approved by the Democratic-controlled House. The action comes a few days before...
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Social democrats minister Sanna Marin speaks to the media after she was elected as Prime Minister of Finland, in Helsinki, Finland, on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. Finland’s parliament chose Sanna Marin as the country's new prime minister Tuesday, making the 34-year-old the world’s youngest sitting head of government. (Heikki Saukkomaa/Lehtikuva via AP)
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December 17, 2019 - 2:42 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — Finland is offering a techy Christmas gift to all European Union citizens — a free-of-charge online course in artificial intelligence in their own language, officials said Tuesday. The tech-savvy Nordic nation, led by the 34-year-old Prime Minister Sanna Marin, is marking the end of...
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Democratic presidential candidates chosen to participate in sixth debate.;
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December 17, 2019 - 2:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democrats' next primary debate will proceed as scheduled this week, the Democratic National Committee announced Tuesday, after the party stepped in to help arrange a settlement to a labor dispute that had threatened the forum. DNC Chairman Tom Perez said in a statement that he...
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A protester passes by flares during a demonstration in Lyon, central France, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019. Workers at the Eiffel Tower, teachers, doctors, lawyers and people from across the French workforce walked off the job Tuesday to resist a higher retirement age, or to preserve a welfare system they fear their business-friendly president wants to dismantle. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
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December 17, 2019 - 2:14 pm
PARIS (AP) — French union activists cut electricity to nearly 100,000 homes or offices. Eiffel Tower staff walked off the job. Even Paris opera workers joined in Tuesday's nationwide protests across France, singing an aria of anger as workers rallied against the government's plan to raise the...
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