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Pelosi ally, freshmen Democrats join calls for Trump impeachment

Three more Democrats have joined a slowly growing group calling for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, including a close ally of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a Democrat who flipped a Republican district.

Former Republican Senator Jeff Flake is heading to Harvard

The Arizona Republican is among six new resident fellows who will join Harvard’s Institute of Politics this fall.

Lawmaker apologizes for yelling at Maine speaker, calling her a ‘weasel’

A Republican lawmaker has apologized for an angry outburst on the floor of the Maine House.

Biden not apologizing for remarks on segregationist senators

Joe Biden said if anyone should apologize, it should be his 2020 rival Cory Booker, who had earlier criticized his remarks on how the Senate ‘‘got things done’’ with ‘‘civility’’ decades ago when Biden served alongside segregationists.

Hope Hicks refuses to answer questions from Democrats about her time in White House

Frustrated Democrats said Hicks was following White House orders to stay quiet about her time as an aide to President Trump.

Trump EPA finalizes rollback of key Obama climate rule that targeted coal plants

The Trump administration has rolled back a landmark Obama-era effort targeting coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution.

Hope Hicks to meet with Judiciary panel behind closed doors

The House Judiciary Committee will interview former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks behind closed doors Wednesday, the first time lawmakers will hear from a person linked to the president’s inner circle since the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report.

Three takeaways from Trump’s campaign kickoff rally in Orlando

Despite the years that have passed since his first campaign kick-off in 2015, President Trump returned to many of his favorite topics in the roughly 80 minutes he spoke on stage.