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Judge shuts out public from Mick Mulvaney hearing on House impeachment subpoena

Judge shuts out public from Mick Mulvaney hearing on House impeachment subpoena

The public couldn’t listen to a public court hearing Monday night over acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney’s House impeachment subpoena, a federal judge in Washington said. Court security told three reporters from CNN, Bloomberg and The Washington Post to leave the DC federal courthouse minutes before the 5 p.m. ET start time…MORE

Why you should keep an eye on this new open seat

Why you should keep an eye on this new open seat

The coming retirement of Rep. Peter King of New York, which he announced Monday, isn’t much of a surprise. King had been rumored to be headed for the exits for months — especially once his daughter (and onetime heir apparent for his 2nd District seat) moved out of the state. That King is the 16th Republican…MORE

5 times Capitol Hill testimony left its mark on the Trump presidency

5 times Capitol Hill testimony left its mark on the Trump presidency

A new public phase of the impeachment inquiry kicks off Wednesday with public testimony from career State Department officials. Democrats hope the effort builds public support for impeachment in the House, which they are pursuing even though it currently seems unlikely President Donald Trump will be removed from office by a trial in the Senate.…MORE

Biden holds a narrow lead in new New Hampshire poll

Biden holds a narrow lead in new New Hampshire poll

A new Quinnipiac University poll in New Hampshire shows former Vice President Joe Biden holding a narrow edge in the race for the Democratic nomination for president in the state. With fewer than 100 days to go until New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary, Biden stands at 20%, with Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts at 16%, South…MORE