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Democrats poised to unveil 2 impeachment articles against Trump

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Forget the federal government, a ‘bottom-up’ fight could keep the U.S. on target to...

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Donald Trump is on Track to Confirm 180 Federal Judges—Just As He Predicted in...

President Donald Trump, who campaigned in 2016 on a promise to remake the federal judiciary, predicted last month that he would nominate more than 180 federal judges to the bench by the end of...

Democrats gear up for high-stakes Judiciary hearing

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Trump Frustrated With Toilets…

President Donald Trump has had enough of water efficiency standards and is taking a stand. At the White House on Friday, Trump said he ordered a federal review of those standards because they are...

House Judiciary Committee formally receives impeachment report

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The Voter Fraud Mythmakers Are Starting Up Again

Slate's Who Counts? series is made possible by the support of Slate Plus members and readers like you. When Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin lost reelection in November, it didn’t take long for him to...

Virginia Man Convicted of Threatening to Lynch Muslim Senate Candidate

A federal court convicted Joseph Cecil Vandevere of threatening to lynch Qasim Rashid, a Muslim man who ran for the Virginia Senate, on Friday. A sentencing date has not yet been set, but Vandevere...

The Women Who Still Speak Up

Speak “truth to power”—this is how most people standing up to the constant disinformation and bullying of the Trump administration may have once reasonably described their task. Increasingly, though, that work is being honed...

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