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Kamala Harris, Cory Booker Appointed to Senate Judiciary Committee

Sens. Kamala Harris, Cory Booker (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images; Ben Gabbe/Getty Images for Glamour)Sens. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) were appointed to the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday. This is only the second time in the 201-year history of the commit...

Democrats Add Kamala Harris, Cory Booker to Senate Judiciary Committee

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) will join the Senate Judiciary Committee, making them the first African-American members of the panel since the 1990s.Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.), chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, said in a statement Tu...

Bannon leaves Breitbart after blow-up over comments in Trump book

Stephen Bannon stepped down as executive chairman of Breitbart News Network on Tuesday, ending his relationship with the far-right website that he helped become widely influential and which in turn abetted his rise as a political adviser and would-be kingmaker. Bannon's departur...

Could Oprah Win In 2020? [Opinion]

Following her tremendous speech at the 2018 Golden Globe Awards, Oprah Winfrey has exposed herself to a litany of rumors concerning her potential run for U.S. president in 2020. While the television icon has yet to address these speculations, Stedman Graham, Winfrey’s partner o...

Fusion GPS founder said he had Trump Russia 'dossier' compiled as he feared candidate being blackmailed

The founder of a firm that commissioned a dossier of allegations about President Donald Trump’s ties to Russia told congressional investigators that its author took it to the FBI because of a c...

Chad Mayes forms “New Way California” to change the California GOP’s message

Hoping to broaden the appeal of a marginalized California Republican Party, Inland Assemblyman Chad Mayes on Tuesday, Jan. 9, announced a new group aimed at softening the GOP’s image here. “N...

Senate Leaders Announce New Committee Rosters

The full Senate is set to ratify revised committee rosters and ratios before adjourning Tuesday evening. The changes add a Democrat to the Finance and Judiciary Committees, because each needed n...

Ex-Idaho lawmaker facing sex-abuse inquiry kills himself

The buzz kill long dreaded in the marijuana industry came just days after California opened what is expected to be the world's largest legal pot market The buzz kill long dreaded in the marijuan...

Democrats Booker, Harris join Senate Judiciary Committee ::

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Feinstein releases Fusion transcript

Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson told the Senate Judiciary Committee that the author of the opposition research dossier on then-candidate Donald Trump and Russia was acting on his own volition...

Joe Arpaio enters Arizona Senate race

Washington (CNN) Joe Arpaio, the Republican former Maricopa County sheriff known for his hard-line immigration tactics, says he's running for Senate. Rep. Martha McSally, the preference of natio...

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