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Sen. Tim Scott tells fellow Republicans: Do better on judicial nominees

“We should stop bringing candidates with questionable track records on race before the full Senate for a vote,” Scott writes…
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McConnell resists pressure to move on criminal justice overhaul, angering some Republicans

McConnell, without ever taking a public position on the bill, has told President Trump and his colleagues that there simply…
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Former FBI director Comey testifies in House GOP probe

He is one of the final witnesses being interviewed in the investigation of how federal law enforcement handled probes of…
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Former FBI director Comey testifies in House GOP probe

He is one of the final witnesses being interviewed in the investigation of how federal law enforcement handled probes of…
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Hawley dismisses allegations as political as Missouri official launches inquiry

Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, a Republican, said he is investigating whether the GOP senator-elect misused public funds to aid…
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Onetime Pelosi foe reverses course, announces support for her House speaker bid

Rep. Stephen F. Lynch had signed a letter last month calling for new leadership, but on Friday he said Pelosi…
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Redskins, D.C. working with Congress to slip stadium provision into spending bill

Team owner Daniel Snyder is getting help from the Trump administration, congressional Republicans and local D.C. officials in his quest…
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Onetime Pelosi foe reverses course, announces support for her House speaker bid

Rep. Stephen F. Lynch had signed a letter last month calling for new leadership, but on Friday he said Pelosi…
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