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Impeachment vote averted by promise of IRS commissioner’s testimony

Koskinen is expected to appear next week before the House Judiciary Committee, which is examining impeachment articles related to the destruction of emails subpoenaed by Congress.

Clinton should stick with Merrick Garland if elected, says No. 2 Senate Democrat

It is the most direct acknowledgement from a top Senate Democrat that President Obama’s choice is unlikely to be confirmed by the current Republican Senate.

Harry Reid slams reporters for ‘unfair’ Clinton health reports, notes Trump is ‘not slim and trim’

The Senate Democratic leader says of Trump, “He’s not slim and trim. He brags about eating fast food every day. Look at his health a little bit.“

Aiming to avert shutdown, Obama to meet with congressional leaders at White House

Spending bill, Zika funding, TPP trade pact are on the agenda during rare bipartisan meeting of top leaders.

Democrats remind America that Merrick Garland is still not on the Supreme Court

Events are a reminder that the Democratic push to win Garland’s confirmation has gone nowhere in the face of a united Republican blockade.

House Republican leaders seek to delay impeachment vote on Koskinen

Many Republicans believe Koskinen’s alleged conduct does not rise to the level of impeachment and don’t want the political headache.

Can Democrats ride an anti-Trump wave to retake the House and Senate?

Democrats are well-positioned to reclaim the Senate but face a tougher path in the House

In Senate spending shifts, Democrats show new doubts about Ohio, confidence in Colorado

Where the Ohio shift reflects the perceived weakness of the Democratic candidate, the Colorado cancellation reflects the Democrat’s apparent strength.

McCain, Rubio face voters in Florida and Arizona primaries on Tuesday

Of Florida’s 27 House seats, at least seven will be filled by new faces in January, and as many as 15 could reasonably see turnover.

Democrats delay ad spending on Ohio Senate race

National Democrats are delaying a major ad buy amid growing concerns that Strickland is running a lackluster campaign and their chances of flipping the Ohio seat could be slipping away.

This New Mexico lawyer is suing the Senate to force action on Merrick Garland

Activists off of Capitol Hill are turning to outside venues to force action on Supreme Court nomination: The courts themselves.

Are Republicans trying to pull a Todd Akin in the Florida Senate race?

There is some evidence GOP groups are trying to sideline well-financed centrist Patrick Murphy in favor of liberal firebrand Alan Grayson.

Democrats want Senate vote on forcing disclosure of Trump’s taxes

The push could potentially complicate congressional efforts to address the Zika virus and fund the government past Sept. 30.

Saving the Senate majority: Republican senators create distance from Trump, but will it be enough?

New polls show that Republicans can indeed separate themselves from the top of their ticket — but only to a point.

Paul Ryan says Trump’s campaign is ‘distressing’ but stands by endorsement

‘You would think that we want to be focusing on Hillary Clinton, on all of her deficiencies,’ Ryan said. ‘’It is distressing that that’s not what we’re talking about these days.’

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