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Representative Jeff Van Drew, Anti-Impeachment Democrat, Plans to New! 2019-12-14 18:02:17The freshman Democrat, who represents a New Jersey district where President Trump is popular, told aides he would announce his switch next week.

Cory Booker Leads the Charge to Change Debate New! 2019-12-14 16:57:02Nine presidential candidates have signed a letter urging the D.N.C. to adjust its qualification criteria for January and February.

Ex-Trump Aide Is Expected to Return to White New! 2019-12-14 16:49:59The aide, John McEntee, had been dismissed in 2018 on the orders of the chief of staff at the time, John F. Kelly.

Clinton’s Impeachment Was Suspenseful. Trump’s Grip on G.O.P. 2019-12-14 15:11:41As much as the impeachment battle over President Trump echoes that of President Bill Clinton, a wildly different political landscape has contributed t

The Breach Widens as Congress Nears a Partisan 2019-12-14 14:19:02Fleeting efforts at persuasion by members of the Judiciary Committee gave way to disputes over basic facts during a marathon debate over articles of i

Staring Down Impeachment Vote, Freshman Democrat Seeks Legislative 2019-12-14 12:52:13As Representative Antonio Delgado, a moderate New York Democrat, eyes a politically risky impeachment vote, he is toiling to keep his focus on legisla

Buttigieg in the Spotlight: This Week in the 2019-12-14 09:20:26Here are five things that happened on the campaign trail that you may have missed.

‘Mayors for Mike’: How Bloomberg’s Money Built a 2019-12-14 05:00:23Michael Bloomberg is relying on powerful city leaders as allies in his presidential campaign. Several have received grants, training and support packa

China’s Hard-Liners Win a Round in Trump’s Trade 2019-12-14 05:00:14A year and a half into the trade war, China seems to have a winning strategy: Stay tough and let the Trump administration negotiate with itself.

Impeachment Briefing: House Committee Approves Articles 2019-12-13 20:41:00The party-line vote set the stage for the full House to take up impeachment next week.

McConnell, Coordinating With White House, Lays Plans for 2019-12-13 20:39:52Senator Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader, said he was taking his cues from the White House. Democrats are outraged.

Despite ‘Be Best’ Campaign, Melania Trump Stays Mum 2019-12-13 20:01:28But Stephanie Grisham, the White House press secretary, said in a statement that the first lady communicates “differently” from President

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What call logs may mean for impeachment: Three 2019-12-04 17:22:10Embedded in the House impeachment report are call logs – records that shed light on connections between people and on the chronology of events.

Harris's lack of 'authenticity' hurt. But what makes 2019-12-04 17:11:00Successful candidates are often skilled at coming across as ‘real’ to voters. It’s about conveying an unscripted quality – and

Kamala Harris shutters campaign. Does she have a 2019-12-04 16:49:00Amid uncertainty and contentious politics, voters crave clarity about a candidate’s values and policy ideals. When those aren’t fully arti

Appeals court sides with Congress in Trump bank 2019-12-04 12:52:46The Christian Science Monitor is an international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, online

Jamba Juice to Supreme Court: Electoral College voter 2019-12-03 16:58:00Should Electoral College members be free to vote their conscience? The U.S. Supreme Court might soon consider that question.

‘What does this actually change?’ Our reporters catch 2019-12-02 16:54:38We asked readers to send in questions about impeachment. Elliot Kim from Fullerton, California, hit on something that’s top of mind for many: &l

What constitutes 'impeachable' conduct? 2019-11-27 15:59:00Ultimately, a majority of the House and two-thirds of the Senate will get to define what’s impeachable – and that may hinge on a number of

Does Trump’s Navy SEAL pardon undermine military justice? 2019-11-27 15:56:00President Donald Trump’s pardon of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher over war crimes has disrupted the usual process of the military justice system.

For those personally touched by Watergate, Trump drama 2019-11-26 16:30:00Those with direct connections to past impeachment dramas say the situation with President Donald Trump feels both familiar and – different.

RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel made history at our 2019-11-25 10:59:52The Monitor Breakfast's first 'third generation' guest, Ronna (Romney) McDaniel was open about her conflict with ‘Uncle Mitt’ and about

Why Michael Bloomberg plans to skip early 2020 2019-11-24 21:30:04Michael Bloomberg, one of the world's richest men, says America "cannot afford four more years of President Trump's reckless and unethical actions.

Impeachment scorecard: A House, and nation, still divided 2019-11-22 17:51:29Judging by the impact of the last two weeks of open House impeachment hearings, the nation is no closer to consensus.

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France Manipulated, by Thierry Meyssan 2019-12-11 18:12:06We are continuing the publication of Thierry Meyssan's book, “Before Our Very Eyes, Fake Wars and Big Lies”. In this episode, the author

Multilateralism or International Law?, by Thierry Meyssan 2019-12-11 18:12:06Contrary to popular belief, the multilateralism promoted by Europeans is not opposed to the bilateralism practiced today by the United States, but to

Colonial ambitions of the European Union in the 2019-12-11 18:12:06The European Foreign Affairs Council met in Brussels on 9 December 2019 to decide on its policy in the Arctic. Unashamedly, the Council stated that it

NATO Summit: War Party Strengthens, by Manlio Dinucci 2019-12-11 18:12:06NATO no longer has the same dynamics as it had during the Cold War. But it remains a nuclear military alliance, first against Russia, but now also aga

The Summit sends NATO into space – at 2019-12-11 18:12:06Just like the Atlantic Alliance, the NATO Summit of 4 December will be a staged event during which the vassals will sign up for even greater expenditu

London Declaration 2019-12-11 18:12:06Today, we gather in London, NATO's first home, to celebrate seventy years of the strongest and most successful Alliance in history, and mark the thir

European Parliament spews anti-Cuba propaganda 2019-12-11 18:12:06On 28 November 2019, the European Parliament adopted a resolution titled "Cuba, the case of José Daniel Ferrer" (P9_TA-PROV (2019) 0073), con

The Agony of French Foreign Policy, by Thierry 2019-12-11 18:12:06We are continuing the publication of Thierry Meyssan's book, Before Our Very Eyes, Fake Wars and Big Lies. We start the second part on French politic

A Call From Jewish Academics to French MPs 2019-12-11 18:12:06On December 3rd, the National Assembly will debate and vote on a motion for a resolution on combatting anti-Semitism. This resolution is highly proble

Syrian Turkmen militia supplied with German-made tanks 2019-12-11 18:12:06The Syrian Turkmen militia, renowned for supporting the Turkish army against the PKK/YPG, has just received at least two Leopard 2A4 tanks (upgraded v

What lies behind the resignations in Lebanon 2019-11-15 09:12:02After the Lebanese revolt started in October 2019, the first roadblocks were put up by the Christian Lebanese Forces of Samir Geagea (photo) and the P

Christians fleeing northeastern Syria 2019-11-15 09:12:02As shown on the map of Operation Peace Spring, first released by the Turkish Government's news agency Anadolu, Turkish troops have limited their occu

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Warren takes aim at U.S. Democratic rivals with 2019-12-12 13:43:53Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren will focus on the corrupting influence of big money in politics and the need for "big, structural

Lawyer Alan Dershowitz says met Trump amid impeachment 2019-12-12 13:42:00Lawyer Alan Dershowitz said on Thursday he had met President Donald Trump at the White House amid reports that Trump is considering adding him to his

Booker says he won't make stage at next 2019-12-12 13:41:18Presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker acknowledged Thursday he won’t qualify for next week’s Democratic nomination debate. 

Matt Gaetz: Why Would Burisma Hire Hunter Biden 2019-12-12 13:41:07During Thursday's impeachment markup hearing in the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Matt Gaetz introduced an amendment to change the language mention

Senate passes Armenian genocide resolution 2019-12-12 13:40:16The Senate passed a resolution on Thursday formally recognizing the Ottoman Empire's genocide against the Armenian people, a move strongly opposed by

'Pot calling the kettle black': A Democratic congressman 2019-12-12 13:39:53Democratic Rep. Hank Johnson of Georgia didn't hesitate to throw shade at Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida after Gaetz called out Hunter Biden f

GOP Rep. Yoho to retire from Congress, honor 2019-12-10 12:51:23Florida GOP Rep. Ted Yoho announced his retirement from Congress Tuesday, honoring his term-limit pledge.

Mulvaney: 'Politics can and should influence foreign policy' 2019-12-10 12:51:20Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Tuesday stood by his controversial comments at an October press conference, saying he believes

Trump's new major trade deal looks a lot 2019-12-10 12:49:22President Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced a deal on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) that will bring it to

‘Let Our Votes Count’: Voters Fume at Dem 2019-12-10 12:48:07Virginia Democrat Rep. Abigail Spanberger faced the wrath of angry constituents this week for her support for the impeachment inquiry into President D

Newsom jokes after Harris drops 2020 bid ahead 2019-12-04 16:33:01California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) joked that he wanted a reimbursement for his plane ticket to Iowa after Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) dropped out of

White House calls Democratic witness's mentioning of president's 2019-12-04 16:31:56The White House criticized Stanford law professor Pamela Karlan for mentioning President Trump's son, Barron, during a Wednesday impeachment hearing,