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McConnell: Senate Must Take up Impeachment if House Approves

WASHINGTON — Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday that Senate rules would require him to take up any articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump if approved by the House, swatting down talk that that the GOP-controlled chamber could dodge t...
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Does GOP Tax Law Help Small Businesses?

At a House hearing to discuss whether the 2017 GOP tax law — the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) — is a “help or a hindrance to Main Street,” small business owners disagreed over whether the law will benefit them in the long run. Kate Patrick Inside...
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Time Running Short, Showdown Looms Over Border Aid Package

WASHINGTON — A House-passed $4.5 billion emergency border aid package faces a dim future in the GOP-held Senate, the chamber's top Republican said Wednesday, as pressure builds to wrap up the measure before the government runs out of money to care for thousand...
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Biden Attacks Trump on Trade as Both Come to Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa — Democrat Joe Biden is assailing President Donald Trump on trade and broadly branding him as "existential threat to America" in a preview of what the country might expect if he prevails in his...
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Kushner Oversees Immigration Proposals With Eye on Congress

WASHINGTON — Hastily written executive orders. Declarations by tweet. President Donald Trump's White House hasn't been known for its careful crafting of policy. But Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and senior adviser, has spent months drawing up...