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Former President Jimmy Carter admitted to hospital for brain surgery

(ATLANTA) -- Former President Jimmy Carter was hospitalized on Monday for a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain, caused by bleeding due to his recent falls, a spokesperson said. Carter, the oldest living ex-U.S. president, was admitted to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta on Monday evening ahead of the…... Read More

Gabbard lawyers call out-of-context Clinton comments 'defamatory,' demand she issue a retraction

(WASHINGTON) -- Lawyers representing Hawaii Rep. and 2020 Democratic presidential contender Tulsi Gabbard wrote a letter to former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton on Monday, demanding that she retract a statement saying that Republicans were grooming a female 2020 candidate.Initially, there was confusion after Clinton's comments,…... Read More

Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick weighs potential late 2020 presidential bid: Sources

(WASHINGTON) -- Deval Patrick, the politician who made history as Massachusetts' first black governor, is eyeing a potential late bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, according to two Democratic Party sources. The ally of former President Barack Obama has begun reaching out to officials and potential aides about a possible…... Read More

Mulvaney withdraws motion to join lawsuit over congressional testimony after House Democrats, Bolton ally push back

(WASHINGTON) -- Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney filed a notice of withdrawal of his motion to join an ongoing lawsuit filed last month. The original lawsuit, filed by Dr. Charles Kupperman was in response to a subpoena he received from House Democrats seeking his testimony in the…... Read More

Judge dismisses Trump lawsuit against NY officials, House committee over taxes

(WASHINGTON) -- A federal judge on Monday issued another blow to President Donald Trump and his ongoing effort to avoid having his tax records turned over to Congress. U.S. Judge Carl Nichols granted a motion to dismiss a lawsuit that Trump filed in July over the TRUST Act in New…... Read More

Longtime New York Republican Rep. Peter King will not run for re-election

(NEW YORK) -- Congressman Peter King, who has represented his Long Island congressional district for almost 30 years has announced that we will retire and not seek re-election in 2020.King, 75, is a 14-term congressman who was first elected to New York’s 2nd district in 1992. His vacant seat leaves…... Read More

Chief Justice John Roberts, who's clashed with Trump, would oversee impeachment trial

(WASHINGTON) -- If President Donald Trump faces an impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate, it would mark the third time in history a U.S. Supreme Court chief justice would have to preside over the affair -- but the first time for one who has clashed openly with the very president…... Read More

As impeachment inquiry goes public, federal prosecutors quietly investigate Giuliani

(NEW YORK) -- As the Congressional impeachment inquiry goes public this week, prosecutors in New York are quietly continuing to investigate an alleged covert plan involving Ukrainian government officials and associates of Rudy Giuliani to remove Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to that country, sources told ABC News. In…... Read More

'Hidden Figures' NASA women to receive Congressional Gold Medals

(NEW YORK) -- Three African American women who were portrayed in the 2016 film, "Hidden Figures," will receive Congressional Gold Medals.President Donald Trump signed into law H.R. 1396, the “Hidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act” which will award Congressional Gold Medals to Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson. Vaughan…... Read More

'This is a very strong case of bribery' : Rep. Jackie Speier on impeachment

(WASHINGTON) -- A Democratic and a Republican lawmaker looked ahead to the first televised hearings in the impeachment probe and responded on Sunday to the Republican witness requests in interviews on ABC's "This Week.""This is a very simple, straightforward act. The president broke the law," said Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif,…... Read More

Missing airman who fell out of plane into Gulf of Mexico identified as 29-year-old Special Tactics combat controller

(NEW YORK) -- The Air Force has identified the missing airman who fell out of a plane over the Gulf of Mexico during a training exercise as a 29-year-old Special Tactics combat controller.Staff Sgt. Cole Condiff fell from a C-130 aircraft on Tuesday during a parachute training exercise, according to…... Read More