Harris Rolls Out Billion-Dollar Bill to Help Cities Plan for Wildfires

With California trudging through another wildfire season marked by mass evacuations and widespread pre-emptive blackouts, Democratic presidential hopeful and Sen. Kamala Harris on Friday proposed $1 billion in credits for cities willing to fireproof neighborhoods and update vulnerable electrical systems. 

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Yovanovitch Testimony to Amp Heat on Giuliani’s Influence

Ousted U.S. Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch, a central figure in the impeachment inquiry who was abruptly removed from her post, will tell the public for the first time on Friday what she privately described as a “concerted campaign” by President Donald Trump’s attorney and fixer Rudy Giuliani to discredit her.

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Impeachment Hearings Go Live on TV

The closed doors of the Trump impeachment investigation are swinging open. When the gavel strikes at the start of the House hearing Wednesday morning, the world will have the chance to see and hear for themselves for the first time about President Donald Trump’s actions toward Ukraine and consider whether they are impeachable offenses.

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Congressman Testifies in Alabama Gerrymandering Trial

In a trial to determine whether or not Alabama racially gerrymandered some of its congressional districts, U.S. Congressman Bradley Byrne testified the four congressional maps proposed by the 10 black voters suing the state would “destroy” the ability of representatives to effectively serve their constituents.

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Amid Ukraine Inquiry, Congress Puts Pressure on Trump and Turkey

A Purple Heart-toting veteran, U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth has a string of missions targeting U.S.-Turkish relations in the Trump era. “I need to make sure that decisions that the commander-in-chief makes are ones that ultimate put the security of our nation first and the well-being of our troops second,” Duckworth emphasized. “And I wonder if that’s what’s happening here.”

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