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Pelosi Reaches Deal With Dissident Democrats on Term Limits for Speaker

The agreement, which would bind her to a four-term limit, most likely clears the way for Nancy Pelosi to reclaim the House speakership.

CNN /
For Trump, owning a shutdown will spark cries of 'atta boy'

No one likes a shutdown, Scott Jennings says, but Donald Trump's Oval Office stand against Democrats will delight his base and his shutdown strategy can turn lemons into lemonade by helping him make headway on a core campaign promise -- to build a wall on the southern border.

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Protesters crowd Michigan capitol over move to limit power of newly elected Democrats

There were loud protests in Michigan on Wednesday over what many say is a last-minute power grab by Republicans. They're accused off trying to limit ...

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Republican power grabs in Michigan, Wisconsin energize Midwest Democrats

Republican efforts to strip power away from the incoming Democratic governors of Michigan and Wisconsin are energizing liberal activists in the ...

NY Times /
Older Voters Have Favored the G.O.P. Can Democrats Pry Some Away?

Senior power is the sleeping giant of American politics. The party that wins this emerging swing constituency likely wins the White House.

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Democrat Pelosi agrees to term limits if elected House speaker

U.S. House of Representatives Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday she supported a proposal that would limit her to four years as House ...

Time /
Christine Blasey Ford Emerges to Honor Gymnast Who Spoke Out Against Larry Nassar

Christine Blasey Ford, who famously testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee about now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s alleged sexual assault against her while they were in high school, made an extremely rare appearance Tuesday ...

The Guardian /
Julián Castro calls Latinos to action as he moves toward 2020 run

Democrat says the community needs people who will ‘produce good policies’ as he announces an exploratory committeeJulián Castro may have the worst poker face in American politics as the Democratic party prepares for an intense contest to pick someone to try to defeat Donald Trump. Is he leaning one way on whether to announce a presidential bid in ...

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Trump urges Democrats to fund border wall after mass shooting in France

"Chuck and Nancy must give us the votes to get additional Border Security!" Trump tweeted.

NY Times /
Pelosi Nears Deal With Dissident Democrats to Limit Her Speakership to 4 Years

The agreement would most likely seal the votes Nancy Pelosi needs for the House gavel but limit the power of her team.

UPI /
Chaos erupts as Hungarian Parliament passes judicial, 'slave' laws

Hungary's Parliament passed laws Wednesday that allow employers to demand more overtime work and give the government greater control over the ...

Washinton Post /
Project-based learning is a new rage in education. Never mind that it’s a century old.

Here's what made it a sensation in the first place -- and why it went out of favor.

Engadget /
Calling Google biased won't alter the truth

We all know how these things play out: A tech CEO is sworn in and then is railed at for a couple hours. Some of the representatives will rage against what they see as unfairness, some will scream bias and others will print out pages from conspiracy t...

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Trump and Democratic leaders bicker publicly in Oval Office

President Trump invited the two top Democrats in Congress to the Oval Office and told them he would shut down the government if he doesn't get funding for his promised border wall. The president allowed cameras to capture a 17-minute argument with Sen. Chuck Schumer and Rep. Nancy Pelosi. Weijia Jiang reports.

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FCC affirms that wireless carriers can block unwanted text messages

The Federal Communications Commission voted on Wednesday to clarify that wireless carriers have the authority to block unwanted or spam text messages, but Democrats warned the decision would allow carriers to block or censor texts that customers ...

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Eye Opener: Trump slugs it out with Democrats over border wall

Public bickering over President Trump's proposed border wall ended with a defiant declaration in the Oval Office on a government shutdown. Also, a ...

The Guardian /
Wednesday US briefing: Trump and Democrats in heated Oval Office row

Suspect on the run after Strasbourg Christmas market shooting ... May defiant as she faces vote of no confidence over Brexit ... Senate to vote on ...

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WATCH: Trump on impeachment: 'People would revolt'

President Trump told Reuters he is "not concerned" about impeachment as Democrats prepare to take over the House and Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, is set to be sentenced.

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Democrats ramp up pressure on Wisconsin governor amid accusations of GOP 'power grab'

Democrats in Wisconsin are hoping to pressure Republican Gov. Scott Walker into vetoing legislation that would strip the incoming governor of an array of powers.

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Democrats ramp up pressure on Wisconsin governor amid accusations of GOP 'power grab'

Democrats in Wisconsin are hoping to pressure Republican Gov. Scott Walker into vetoing legislation that would strip the incoming governor of an array of powers.

USA Today /
Donald Trump may cheat and pay off women, but that won't get him impeached

Democrats are aflutter over the allegation that Michael Cohen and President Trump ran afoul of campaign finance laws, but this is basically ...

CBS /
Trump says he's not worried about impeachment, stands by Saudi prince

The president warned a "revolt" would ensue if he was impeached when Democrats take control of the House in January

The Guardian /
Pence's pensiveness: how the internet roasted the vice-president

Mike Pence’s stiff demeanor during a White House meeting was compared to Elf on the Shelf, a wax figure and some even wondered if he was awake ... or ...

Time /
President Trump Claims ‘People Would Revolt’ if He Were Impeached

President Donald Trump says he is not concerned about being impeached by Democrats

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Democrats debate idea of term limits for party leaders

House Democrats held a heated debate Tuesday over a push to impose term limits on some of their leaders, ultimately deciding to table the discussion until incoming freshmen members can take part in the conversation next month.

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Google CEO defends search giant in congressional hearing

Google CEO Sundar Pichai was in the hot seat Tuesday when he testified before Congress. He heard from Democrats upset over the spread of misinformation, and from Republicans who claim Google favors liberals. Wired editor in chief Nicholas Thompson reports.

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Trump spars with top Democrats over border wall funding

President Trump had a heated meeting with Democratic leaders Sen. Chuck Schumer and Rep. Nancy Pelosi in the White House Tuesday, arguing over funding for the proposed border wall. The president said he would be willing to shut down the government ...

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