Pelosi clashes with fellow Dems in closed-door debate on impeachment

House Democratic leaders sparred internally on Monday over whether to begin an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her allies rejecting the call to move forward for now, according to multiple sources.

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Democrats have plans to close vast racial wealth gap

If you’ve been to an event with a Democrat running for president this year, there’s a good chance you’ve heard about it: the racial wealth gap.

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Trump plays for the middle — and 2020 — with legal-immigration focus

President Donald Trump didn’t make much of an effort to hide what the latest in his rat-a-tat series of immigration proposals is all about: 2020.

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House Democrats fall in line with Pelosi’s no-impeachment strategy despite Trump’s defiance

President Trump, who is refusing to cooperate with more than 20 congressional investigations, instructed current and former aides Wednesday to ignore a House committee’s request for documents in the latest act of defiance that has prompted Democrats to declare that the nation is facing a constitutional crisis.

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Trump tests patience of political allies in his approach to trade and tariffs

With a growing economy at his back and little resistance from Republicans, President Donald Trump has been free to impose tariffs on America’s trading partners with few political repercussions.

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America’s largest cities drowning in debt, with Chicago leading the way, study finds

America’s 10 largest cities, largely Democrat strongholds, are drowning in municipal debt, according to a new report from government watchdog Truth in Accounting.

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