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Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019 at 01:48 PM EST

Democrats Question Pledges in $26.5B T-Mobile-Sprint Deal

Democrats Question Pledges in $26.5B T-Mobile-Sprint Deal

Democratic lawmakers are challenging a pledge by T-Mobile and Sprint not to raise prices or hurt competition if their $26.5 billion merger goes through. Although T-Mobile says it won't raise prices for three...

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019 at 03:53 AM EST

Former AG Eric Holder to Decide on 2020 Bid in a Few Weeks

Former AG Eric Holder to Decide on 2020 Bid in a Few Weeks

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced late Tuesday that he'll decide on a 2020 presidential run in about three weeks. He made the remarks to reporters outside the Harkin Institute for Public Policy...

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019 at 02:48 PM EST

Fairfax's Accuser Speaks on Stanford #MeToo Panel

Fairfax's Accuser Speaks on Stanford #MeToo Panel

A college professor avoided talking directly about her accusation that Virginia's lieutenant governor sexually assaulted her, but she talked in detail about her research and thoughts on the growing number of...

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 at 11:55 PM EST

Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax's Accuser Urges Full Investigation

Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax's Accuser Urges Full Investigation

The lawyer for a college professor who has accused Virginia's lieutenant governor of sexual assault sent a letter to Virginia lawmakers urging a full investigation.

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 at 08:12 PM EST

McConnell Wields Green New Deal as Bludgeon Against Dems

McConnell Wields Green New Deal as Bludgeon Against Dems

The Senate will vote on the Green New Deal, a moonshot plan by Democrats to combat climate change, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday, announcing a move designed to force Senate Democrats —...

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 at 06:13 PM EST

Senate Moves Closer to Confirming Barr as Attorney General

Senate Moves Closer to Confirming Barr as Attorney General

President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general could be in office by the end of the week after senators voted to move forward on his nomination. The Senate voted 55-44 on Tuesday to proceed with William...

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019 at 05:22 PM EST

National Debt Hits New Milestone, Topping $22 Trillion

National Debt Hits New Milestone, Topping $22 Trillion

The national debt has passed a new milestone, topping $22 trillion for the first time. The Treasury Department's daily statement showed Tuesday that total outstanding public debt stands at $22.01 trillion....

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 at 04:27 PM EST

Warren Attends Luncheon Honoring Native American Women

Warren Attends Luncheon Honoring Native American Women

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., made a surprise appearance at a luncheon honoring Native American women leaders on Tuesday amid ongoing controversy over her past claims of Native heritage. The 2020 contender...

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 at 03:41 PM EST

Trump 'Not Happy' About Border Wall Deal

Trump 'Not Happy' About Border Wall Deal

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he was "not happy" with the details a bipartisan budget deal that would avert another government shutdown.

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 at 01:19 PM EST

WATCH: John Delaney Speaks at Politics & Eggs Event

WATCH: John Delaney Speaks at Politics & Eggs Event

Former Congressman and 2020 presidential candidate John Delaney is the latest speaker at the "Politics & Eggs" ongoing series.

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