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Indicted GOP Congressman suspends campaign for re-election

9:35 am Aug. 11, 2018

Three days after being charged by federal prosecutors with insider trading and lying to the FBI, Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY) announced on Saturday that he would end his campaign for another term in the Congress, but because of complicated election laws in the state of New York, it’s possible that his name could remain on the ballot in November.

“After extensive discussions with my family and my friends over the last

Review now finished of evidence seized in Michael Cohen raid

6:19 pm Aug. 9, 2018

A Special Master who waded through evidence seized in an April 9 raid on the ex-personal lawyer of President Donald Trump said Thursday that she had finished reviewing documents and other materials that had been the subject of attorney-client privilege claims, keeping some items private, but delivering the vast majority to federal prosecutors for their review.

In a document submitted to a federal judge on Thursday, retired federal judge Barbara Jones

In Trump push for Space Force, Congress not yet convinced

12:05 pm Aug. 9, 2018

As Vice President Mike Pence told a Pentagon audience on Thursday that a new branch of the military known as the “Space Force” should be set up by 2020, the Congress has yet to approve the creation of such a plan, shrugging off repeated calls by President Donald Trump for a new part of the armed forces.

“Establishing a Space Force is an idea whose time has come,” the Vice President

Democrats press ‘culture of corruption’ argument against GOP, Trump

7:33 pm Aug. 8, 2018

As a Republican Congressman from New York was indicted Wednesday on charges of insider trading and lying to the FBI, Democrats in Congress turned up the volume on a throwback political argument which helped them win control of the Congress in 2006, again pressing the case that voters should toss Republicans out of office, arguing the ‘swamp’ is filled by GOP lawmakers and Republican officials who are corrupt.

“The American people

GOP Congressman charged with insider trading, lying to FBI

10:03 am Aug. 8, 2018

In an investigation into investments in an Australian biotech firm, federal prosecutors have charged Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY), his son, and his son’s father-in-law with conspiracy and securities fraud, alleging that they used inside information