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Katie Hill admits to relationship with campaign staffer after ethics probe announced over separate alleged relationship

Katie Hill admits to relationship with campaign staffer after ethics probe announced over separate alleged relationship

The House Committee on Ethics announced Wednesday it is opening an investigation into allegations that Democratic Rep. Katie Hill of California engaged in an improper relationship with a congressional staffer in possible violation of House rules. In a separate statement to constituents released on Wednesday, Hill admitted to having an inappropriate relationship with a campaign…MORE

Biden allies intensify push for super PAC after lackluster fundraising quarter

Biden allies intensify push for super PAC after lackluster fundraising quarter

A coalition of top Democratic strategists and donors are intensifying conversations about setting up an outside group to bolster Joe Biden’s presidential candidacy, people familiar with the matter tell CNN, aiming to create a super PAC designed to fight back against a barrage of well-funded attacks from President Donald Trump’s campaign. The idea of building…MORE

Rudy Giuliani is looking for a defense attorney, sources say

Rudy Giuliani is looking for a defense attorney, sources say

Rudy Giuliani has been approaching defense attorneys for possible representation, according to three sources familiar with the matter. The move by Giuliani, who is President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, is notable because last week he said he would not be seeking a new lawyer unless he felt one was needed. His previous lawyer, John Sale,…MORE

Maryland AG files lawsuit against Kushner Companies real estate company

Maryland AG files lawsuit against Kushner Companies real estate company

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against Kushner Companies Westminster Management LLC and 25 property owners alleging illegal and harmful rental practices, according to a release from the attorney general’s office. “We’re charging that Westminster and the rental property owners in this case took advantage of consumers, primarily low- and middle-income…MORE

House passes bill aimed at fighting foreign influence in American elections

House passes bill aimed at fighting foreign influence in American elections

House Democrats on Wednesday night approved a sweeping election security bill, known as the SHIELD Act, in an effort to combat foreign influence in American elections. The bill seeks to address foreign election interference by requiring American political campaigns to alert the FBI and the Federal Election Commission of illicit offers of election help from…MORE

US close to implementing asylum agreement with Guatemala

US close to implementing asylum agreement with Guatemala

The Trump administration is close to implementing an asylum agreement with Guatemala that would limit who’s eligible for asylum in the United States, according to sources familiar with the matter. The agreement, which President Donald Trump announced in the Oval Office in July, is part of a concerted effort by the administration to curb the…MORE

Ukrainian President and advisers discussed pressure from Trump weeks before taking office

Ukrainian President and advisers discussed pressure from Trump weeks before taking office

Two weeks before taking office, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and his team discussed the pressure they were already feeling from the Trump administration and President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani to publicly launch investigations that would benefit the US leader, according to a source familiar with discussions at the meeting. The source told CNN…MORE

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