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Texas Republican Rep. Chip Roy today condemned President Trump’s conduct as impeachable, but urged legislators to reject the article of impeachment drafted by Democratic leadership saying they posed a danger to free speech. “The President of the United States deserves universal condemnation for what was clearly, in my opinion, impeachable conduct,” said Roy, speaking from …

As spring break nears and college students ready their plans to descend on Miami Beach, city officials are taking action to prevent a possible “super spreader” event in South Florida. Miami Beach is taking a different approach to spring break as coronavirus cases continue to increase in South Florida: organized events. The city is tentatively …

Another person with direct knowledge told CNN there’s a reason McConnell has been silent on impeachment as other Republicans have pushed back: he’s furious about last week’s attack on the US Capitol by the President’s supporters, even more so that Trump has shown no contrition. His silence has been deliberate as he leaves open the …

The resolution, brought forward by Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin of Maryland, calls on Vice President Mike Pence “to immediately use his powers under section 4 of the 25th Amendment to convene and mobilize the principal officers of the executive departments in the Cabinet to declare what is obvious to a horrified nation: That the President …

CLINTON — Eastern Iowa Community Colleges are hoping to have a March vote on a proposed career and technology education center, Clinton Community College President Brian Kelly said Wednesday. EICC has been working with school district superintendents on the proposed career and technology education center, Kelly said. Kelly has been meeting with superintendents in Clinton and …

After the House overwhelmingly voted to both override President Donald Trump’s veto on the National Defense Authorization Act and to pass $2,000 stimulus checks, it’s Senate Republicans’ turn to navigate whether they’re willing to cross Trump in his final days in office. Watch McConnell when he opens the Senate floor. The majority leader notably has …

A bill that would revive New Jersey’s controversial tax incentive program aimed at attracting small and large businesses over the next six years was approved by two powerful state legislative committees Friday, just a few days after a deal was announced by lawmakers and Gov. Phil Murphy. The full state Senate and Assembly are expected …

CLOSE President Donald Trump drove past and waved at protesters as they gathered for the so-called “Million MAGA March in Washington, D.C. on November 14. Storyful WASHINGTON – A growing crowd waving American flags and wearing “Make America Great Again” hats gathered Saturday morning in Freedom Plaza in support of President Donald Trump and his unfounded allegations of voter …

The Food and Drug Administration’s advisory panel on Thursday is considering the emergency use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine. If the vaccine is authorized by the FDA, the first shots could be distributed in the U.S. within days. Health care workers and nursing home residents would be among the first in line.  The panel of outside …

The stopgap bill, known as a continuing resolution, will extend the shutdown deadline from Friday, when funding is currently set to expire, to December 18. It is expected to easily pass the House and then be taken up by the Senate. Lawmakers working to negotiate a massive government spending bill for the new fiscal year, …