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Four things we learned from Congress grilling tech titans
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Four things we learned from Congress grilling tech titans

Previously unseen internal documents and emails granted Congress new licence to probe
30 Jul 2020
Who is Nancy Pelosi, Trump’s fiercest rival?
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Who is Nancy Pelosi, Trump’s fiercest rival?

The US House speaker says president’s family should stage ‘intervention for the good of the country’ - but rules out impeachment
24 May 2019
What is a national emergency?
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What is a national emergency?

US president will invoke 1976 Act to access federal funding for his border wall without congressional approval
15 Feb 2019
What’s top of the Democrats’ to-do list?
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What’s top of the Democrats’ to-do list?

Donald Trump could face multiple investigations after Democrats formally take control of Congress
4 Jan 2019
Midterm elections 2018: why they are important for the world
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Midterm elections 2018: why they are important for the world

Potential shake-up of Congress halfway through Donald Trump’s presidency could reduce his powers
6 Nov 2018
Trump stuns lawmakers with call for tighter gun control
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Trump stuns lawmakers with call for tighter gun control

President appears to break from Republican Party line by opposing NRA
1 Mar 2018
Clinton aide splits from Weiner after third sexting scandal
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Clinton aide splits from Weiner after third sexting scandal

Huma Abedin's husband accused of sending yet another lewd picture of himself
30 Aug 2016

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Clinton aide splits from Weiner after third sexting scandal
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Clinton aide splits from Weiner after third sexting scandal

Huma Abedin's husband accused of sending yet another lewd picture of himself
30 Aug 2016
OBAMA: State of the Union lacks 'audacity of hope '
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OBAMA: State of the Union lacks 'audacity of hope '

President promises action on 'bread-and-butter' issues, but 'audacity of hope' has evaporated
29 Jan 2014