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State Abortion Curbs Stoke Partisan Tensions in Washington

WASHINGTON—The passage of a number of state laws severely restricting abortion is intensifying a national fight over the issue on Capitol Hill and in the 2020 battle for control of Congress.Abortion supporters are using the state actions, including an Alabama law effectively outlawing abortion, to mobilize Democratic voters for the congressional elections next year. Democrats…


Republican Congressman Amash Says Trump Should Be Impeached

Republican Congressman Amash Says Trump Should Be Impeached

Republican Rep. Justin Amash, a vocal critic of Donald Trump, said the president had engaged in “impeachable conduct,” becoming the first GOP lawmaker to suggest Mr. Trump should be removed from office. In a lengthy series of tweets on Saturday, Mr. Amash said he had read the redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s 448-page…


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The gloves are coming off in Congress as Democrats and Republicans fight over the Mueller report and impeachment

More and more Democrats are ramping up calls for impeachment and harsher punishments for top Trump officials. At the same time, Democratic leaders are trying to tamp down on calls for Trump’s impeachment and advocate a “go-slow” strategy. Republicans are saying the Mueller investigation’s conclusion that Trump campaign officials did not engage in a conspiracy…





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MORGAN STANLEY: This earnings season is the ‘moment of truth’ for stocks. Here’s why the signs are pointing to a major disappointment for investors.

First-quarter earnings are about to gear up, and Morgan Stanley’s chief US equity strategist is warning that the market is set for a “gut check.” Michael Wilson says investors will be disappointed and stocks gains will be limited unless those earnings reports include real signs that growth is picking up. He doesn’t think that’s going…


Top Republicans are calling to make the Mueller Russia investigation report public

Top Republicans are calling to make the Mueller Russia investigation report public

Special counsel Robert Mueller has reportedly delivered his final report on the FBI’s Russia investigation to Attorney General William Barr. Top Republicans, including Senate leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Judiciary Committee head Lindsey Graham said in statements that they welcomed the development and looked forward to next steps. Other Republicans called for the report to…