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Supreme Court allows Trump administration to proceed with immigration rules

Immigrants who are in the United States legally and use or have used public benefits or are deemed likely to someday rely on public benefits may be denied permanent residency.

Posted: 27 January 2020 | 8:43 pm

Impeachment trial live updates: Trump team resumes defense amid fallout from new report on Bolton’s claim on withholding military aid from Ukraine

Calls to hear testimony from the president’s former national security adviser have grown in the wake of a report about the manuscript of his forthcoming book.

Posted: 27 January 2020 | 8:35 pm

Key GOP senators say reports on Bolton book bolster case for witnesses in impeachment trial

Sens. Susan Collins and Mitt Romney said they expect other Republicans to back a push for new evidence as part of President Trump’s trial. A vote is expected later this week.

Posted: 27 January 2020 | 7:59 pm

Fox aired only part of the House evidence for impeachment. Will that hold for Trump’s defense?

Timing had something to do with it.

Posted: 27 January 2020 | 7:54 pm

What we’ve learned since the House impeachment vote

Bolton, Parnas, Duffey, GAO — and more.

Posted: 27 January 2020 | 5:41 pm

Elizabeth Warren bet big on Iowa. Will her elaborate organization be enough?

The Massachusetts Democrat has spent a year building the most intensive Iowa organization in memory. With her polls slipping, Feb. 3 will test whether that is enough.

Posted: 27 January 2020 | 4:03 pm

The Daily 202: John Bolton’s book undercuts the Trump defense team’s claims that there are no firsthand witnesses

The manuscript also suggests Mick Mulvaney knows even more than he’s let on.

Posted: 27 January 2020 | 3:52 pm

Trump’s legal team outlined its case. One day later, John Bolton appears to have kneecapped it.

The case was shaky to being with.

Posted: 27 January 2020 | 3:35 pm

John Bolton’s bombshell gives the GOP a glimpse of its nightmare scenario

If the GOP doesn't ask for answers now, what if they come out anyway later?

Posted: 27 January 2020 | 3:08 pm

John Bolton’s bombshell gives the GOP a glimpse of its nightmare scenario

If the GOP doesn't ask for answers now, what if they come out anyway later?

Posted: 27 January 2020 | 3:08 pm