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NRA begins annual convention, Trump to be main speaker

 04/28/2017 - 04:01
A man looks at a firearms exhibit at the National Rifle Association's Annual Meetings at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 27 April 2017. EPA/ERIK S. LESSER
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The National Rifle Association, NRA, publicly supported Trump during the campaign and was one of the groups outside the Republican Party that produced the most political advertising for him.

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Friday, April 28, 2017 - 4:00am
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A man looks at a firearms exhibit at the National Rifle Association's Annual Meetings at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 27 April 2017. EPA/ERIK S. LESSER

An unknown treasure of American history

 04/25/2017 - 16:28
James Wilson drafts
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A 225-year-old document exhibition aims to reveal details of national history hitherto unknown to most Americans.

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Monday, April 24, 2017 - 3:45pm
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Drafts of the United States Constitution, like this one - written by the lawyer James Wilson in 1787 - will be seen in the National Constitution Center of Philadelphia on May 4.

Republicans Turn to Nuclear Option

 04/06/2017 - 14:47
Republican Senator for Arizona, John McCain (c) following the voting process for the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch, Donald Trump’s candidate. EFE / Jim Lo Scalzo

Gorsuch becomes the key bone of contention

 04/03/2017 - 15:23
Meeting of the High Court Judicial Committee on the confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the vacancy in the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC today, April 3, 2017. EFE / Shawn Thew
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After the announcement from Senator Chris Coons, Democrat of Delaware, Democrats may have found their 41st vote in support of a filibuster against Neil Gorsuch.

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Monday, April 3, 2017 - 3:15pm
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Meeting of the High Court Judicial Committee on the confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the vacancy in the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC today, April 3, 2017. EFE / Shawn Thew

Senators confirm they will question Trump's son-in-law in Russia probe

 03/30/2017 - 04:09
Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Republican Richard Burr (R) and ranking member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Democrat Mark Warner (L) hold a news conference on the committee's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 29 March 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS
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The heads of the Senate Intelligence Committee confirmed Wednesday that they will question Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of President Donald Trump, in their investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 elections and Moscow's possible links with the magnate's campaign.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 4:00am
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Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Republican Richard Burr (R) and ranking member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Democrat Mark Warner (L) hold a news conference on the committee's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 29 March 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

Janet Murguia, La Raza: "We need to end the assault on our families"

 03/29/2017 - 02:34
Seven-year-old Walter Escobar of Texas holds a photo of his family, including his father Jose Escobar that was deported from the US; at a news conference held by US Democratic Senators, the National Council of La Raza and immigration advocates, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 28 March 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

La Raza and several Democratic senators stand together against deportations. Children are the principal victims of Trump's immigration policy, with about 6 million of them vulnerable to having their families broken up.

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 2:15am
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Seven-year-old Walter Escobar of Texas holds a photo of his family, including his father Jose Escobar that was deported from the US; at a news conference held by US Democratic Senators, the National Council of La Raza and immigration advocates, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 28 March 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

Democrats begin campaign against Trump's Supreme Court nominee

 03/21/2017 - 12:41
Neil Gorsuch appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on his nomination to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 20 March 2017. EPA/PETE MAROVICH
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Democratic senators on Monday during a congressional hearing launched their campaign against Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump"s nominee for the vacant Supreme Court seat, and who has promised, if he is confirmed by the Republican-controlled Congress, that he will be an independent justice "faithful" to the laws and the Constitution.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 12:30pm
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Neil Gorsuch appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on his nomination to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 20 March 2017. EPA/PETE MAROVICH