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Prosecutors Recommend Light Sentence for Ex-Trump Aide Rick New! 2019-12-10 17:55:29The former campaign aide cooperated with prosecutors on high-profile cases including the trials of Paul Manafort and Roger Stone.

Trump ‘Ignored and Injured’ the National Interest, Democrats New! 2019-12-10 17:50:01Democratic leaders unveiled articles of impeachment charging President Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

White House Summons Feuding Health Officials for Counseling New! 2019-12-10 17:40:48White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney wants to see if the Medicare chief Seema Verma and the health secretary, Alex M. Azar II, can still work toge

Trump to Sign Order Targeting Anti-Semitism on College New! 2019-12-10 17:40:34The president’s action will protect Judaism under civil rights law and empower the Education Department to withhold money from institutions that

Trump Aides and Democrats Strike Deal on North New! 2019-12-10 16:36:06The new provisions, solidified after months of negotiations between House Democrats and the Trump administration, would strengthen the trade deal&rsqu

Andrew Yang Qualifies for Next Democratic Debate New! 2019-12-10 16:22:36He cleared a final polling hurdle to join six other candidates, ensuring there won’t be an all-white debate.

Trump and Barr Criticize F.B.I. Director Over Report New! 2019-12-10 14:44:58The president suggested he lacked confidence in his own F.B.I. director, who did not share his negative view of a long-awaited inspector general repor

The I.R.S. Sent a Letter to 3.9 Million New! 2019-12-10 14:29:13The study was an accident. The results show the positive effects of health insurance.

Impeach Trump or Work With Him? Democrats Are New! 2019-12-10 13:55:11On the day Democrats formally charged President Trump with high crimes and misdemeanors, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she would cut a deal with him on tr

Elizabeth Warren Seeks a Second Act After Slip New! 2019-12-10 13:47:15She is taking on Pete Buttigieg directly, whacking at Mike Bloomberg and emphasizing her gender as the top woman left in the race.

Why a Progressive Democrat Was Dragged Out of New! 2019-12-10 07:33:32The confrontation exposed a deep rift among Democrats in a reliably blue state.

Amid Bernie Sanders’s ‘Resurgence,’ a Progressive Coalition Endorses 2019-12-10 05:00:12The Center for Popular Democracy Action, a collective of progressive community groups, is endorsing Mr. Sanders over Elizabeth Warren for the Democrat

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What call logs may mean for impeachment: Three 2019-12-04 17:22:10Embedded in the House impeachment report are call logs – records that shed light on connections between people and on the chronology of events.

Harris's lack of 'authenticity' hurt. But what makes 2019-12-04 17:11:00Successful candidates are often skilled at coming across as ‘real’ to voters. It’s about conveying an unscripted quality – and

Kamala Harris shutters campaign. Does she have a 2019-12-04 16:49:00Amid uncertainty and contentious politics, voters crave clarity about a candidate’s values and policy ideals. When those aren’t fully arti

Appeals court sides with Congress in Trump bank 2019-12-04 12:52:46The Christian Science Monitor is an international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, online

Jamba Juice to Supreme Court: Electoral College voter 2019-12-03 16:58:00Should Electoral College members be free to vote their conscience? The U.S. Supreme Court might soon consider that question.

‘What does this actually change?’ Our reporters catch 2019-12-02 16:54:38We asked readers to send in questions about impeachment. Elliot Kim from Fullerton, California, hit on something that’s top of mind for many: &l

What constitutes 'impeachable' conduct? 2019-11-27 15:59:00Ultimately, a majority of the House and two-thirds of the Senate will get to define what’s impeachable – and that may hinge on a number of

Does Trump’s Navy SEAL pardon undermine military justice? 2019-11-27 15:56:00President Donald Trump’s pardon of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher over war crimes has disrupted the usual process of the military justice system.

For those personally touched by Watergate, Trump drama 2019-11-26 16:30:00Those with direct connections to past impeachment dramas say the situation with President Donald Trump feels both familiar and – different.

RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel made history at our 2019-11-25 10:59:52The Monitor Breakfast's first 'third generation' guest, Ronna (Romney) McDaniel was open about her conflict with ‘Uncle Mitt’ and about

Why Michael Bloomberg plans to skip early 2020 2019-11-24 21:30:04Michael Bloomberg, one of the world's richest men, says America "cannot afford four more years of President Trump's reckless and unethical actions.

Impeachment scorecard: A House, and nation, still divided 2019-11-22 17:51:29Judging by the impact of the last two weeks of open House impeachment hearings, the nation is no closer to consensus.

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What lies behind the resignations in Lebanon 2019-11-15 09:12:02After the Lebanese revolt started in October 2019, the first roadblocks were put up by the Christian Lebanese Forces of Samir Geagea (photo) and the P

Christians fleeing northeastern Syria 2019-11-15 09:12:02As shown on the map of Operation Peace Spring, first released by the Turkish Government's news agency Anadolu, Turkish troops have limited their occu

The Insoluble Contradictions of Daesh and the PKK/YPG, 2019-11-15 09:12:02We only know what is happening in the Levant through the war propaganda of the country in which we live. We ignore other points of view and, more impo

Turkey to expel Daesh jihadists starting on 11 2019-11-15 09:12:02On 7 November, at a press conference with his Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orbán, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan declared that his

Lebanese banks urged to re-capitalize 2019-11-15 09:12:02The Lebanese central bank, Banque du Liban, has issued the following directives to the main banks in the country : not to distribute to shareholders t

US poised to continue as No. 1 oil 2019-11-15 09:12:02The United States, which is currently the leading oil-producing country thanks to fracking, is expected to hold its position longer than anticipted. T

Propaganda and Post-Truth, by Thierry Meyssan 2019-11-15 09:12:02For 18 years, we have been debating the strange evolution of the media, which seems to place less and less value on facts. We attribute this phenomeno

Mike Pompeo on the U.S. withdrawal from the 2019-11-15 09:12:02Today the United States began the process to withdraw from the Paris Agreement. Per the terms of the Agreement, the United States submitted formal not

Illusionary reopening of Lebanese banks 2019-11-15 09:12:02On 1 November 2019, the Lebanese central bank authorized the reopening of private banks, while deciding to indefinitely impose restrictions on withdra

Iranian Proposal for a National Referendum in the 2019-11-15 09:12:02Introduction For more than seven decades, the question of Palestine has been the world's oldest and most complicated crisis. As a result of the conti

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Newsom jokes after Harris drops 2020 bid ahead 2019-12-04 16:33:01California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) joked that he wanted a reimbursement for his plane ticket to Iowa after Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) dropped out of

White House calls Democratic witness's mentioning of president's 2019-12-04 16:31:56The White House criticized Stanford law professor Pamela Karlan for mentioning President Trump's son, Barron, during a Wednesday impeachment hearing,

CBS Correspondent: Dems Not Exhibiting ‘Minimum Standard of 2019-12-04 16:31:38CBS White House correspondent Major Garrett on Wednesday said House Democrats were not exhibiting a "minimum standard of fairness" with their failur

Booker, Biden could gain ground from Kamala Harris' 2019-12-04 16:31:08Sen. Kamala Harris was the most high-profile and well-known presidential candidate to date to drop out of the race for the Democratic nomination.

Jonathan Turley tells lawmakers if they impeach Trump, 2019-12-04 16:31:02Constitutional scholar and George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley told lawmakers on Wednesday during the Trump impeachment inquiry

Trump's demands for NATO is a 'very rough 2019-12-03 16:39:53During his meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the NATO summit in London, Trump was asked by reporters if he would adhere to Articl

Democrats say Trump abused power, obstructed impeachment probe 2019-12-03 16:39:24U.S. President Donald Trump solicited foreign interference to boost his chances of re-election next year, undermined national security and ordered an

Nadler then and now: 1998 video shows Dem 2019-12-03 16:25:55House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., will on Wednesday pick up the baton from his Intelligence Committee counterpart Adam Schiff.,

Yang responds to AOC’s Freedom Dividend criticism: 'I 2019-12-03 16:25:51Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang said Tuesday that he’d like to sit down with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., to explai

Trump rips Dems for holding impeachment hearing amid 2019-12-02 14:17:16President Trump blasted Democrats on Monday for launching the next phase in their impeachment inquiry just as he was scheduled to be overseas at

Biden wins endorsement from prominent African American legislator 2019-11-27 12:48:44White House hopeful Joe Biden (D) won the endorsement of a top black legislator in Florida this week as the former vice president seeks to gin up supp

U.S. Justice Department asks court to block ex-White 2019-11-27 12:48:26The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday asked an appeals court to put on hold a ruling requiring former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify to