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Former FBI Director James Comey talks with "Fox News Sunday" anchor Chris Wallace, Sunday morning, Dec. 15, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)
Comey: 'Real sloppiness' in Russia probe but no misconduct Former FBI Director James Comey is acknowledging that a Justice Department inspector general report identified “real sloppiness" in the surveillance of a former Trump campaign aide
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Graham Won't Waste Time Pretending to Be a 'Fair Juror'Lindsey Graham is ready to get the Senate's impeachment trial over with and vote. President Trump can call witnesses and present all the evidence he wants, but "I don't think that's good for the country," the South Carolina senator said Sunday on Face the Nation . Anyway, Graham figures it's not...
Newser4 hours ago
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, right, arrives for a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, to look at the Inspector General's report on alleged abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., looks at his phone at left. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Horse-trading Iran hawks seize on Pompeo's Senate interestLawmakers favoring a hard line against Iran have leveraged Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s interest in running for the Senate to win a key concession from the Trump administration that could help efforts to kill the nuclear deal with Tehran
The Associated Press4 hours ago
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, Democratic presidential candidate, speaks to UPMC Hospitals and SEIU healthcare workers about his Medicare For All plan and his support for unions prior to his attendance at the presidential candidate Public Education Forum, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, on Locust Street in Pittsburgh. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
Can baseball help Bernie Sanders hit a 2020 home run?Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is aggressively opposing a Major League Baseball plan to cut 42 minor league teams across the country after 2020
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Democratic Impeachment Rebel Switching PartiesNancy Pelosi's caucus is looking to get a little smaller over Democrats' march toward impeachment: New Jersey Democrat Jeff Van Drew, an outspoken critic of the impeachment of President Trump, is looking to cross the aisle and join the Republican party. "It was supposed to be bipartisan, it was supposed...
Newser6 hours ago
Record-long UN climate talks end but fail to deliver a global agreement on carbon marketsRecord-long UN climate talks end but fail to deliver a global agreement on carbon markets
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this April 25, 2018, file photo, attendees visit the Ford booth during Auto China 2018 show held in Beijing, China.  China’s government says it will postpone planned punitive tariffs on U.S.-made automobiles and other goods following an interim trade deal with Washington. Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019’s announcement came after Washington agreed to postpone a planned tariff hike on $160 billion of Chinese goods and to cut in half penalties that already were imposed. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
China delays tariffs on US autos, other goods in trade dealChina is postponing punitive tariffs on U.S.-made automobiles and other goods following an interim trade deal with Washington
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Correction: Supreme Court-Trump-Taxes storyIn a story Dec. 13, 2019, about the Supreme Court agreeing to hear President Donald Trump’s pleas to keep his tax, bank and financial records private, The Associated Press erroneously reported in some versions that Trump had stated during the 2016 campaign that he couldn’t be prosecuted or investigated as president even if he were to shoot someone on New York’s Fifth Avenue
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Possible 'white power' hand signs at Army-Navy game probedOfficials at two military academies say the schools are looking into hand signs flashed by students during the Army-Navy football game that can be associated with “white power
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Cyberattack on New Orleans city computers called 'minimal'Officials say no data was held for ransom and a recovery operation is getting underway in New Orleans after a cyberattack prompted a shutdown of city government computers
The Associated Press16 hours ago
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