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Jussie Smollett appears in court for hearing; Cameras allowed for future hearings

Jussie Smollett appears in court for hearing; Cameras allowed for future hearingsActor Jussie Smollett walked back into court in Chicago Tuesday morning, days after he was charged with 16 felony counts related to that alleged hoax.



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Jussie Smollett appears in court for hearing; Cameras allowed for future hearings

Jussie Smollett appears in court for hearing; Cameras allowed for future hearingsActor Jussie Smollett walked back into court in Chicago Tuesday morning, days after he was charged with 16 felony counts related to that alleged hoax.



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2 women expected to testify against Va. Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax in planned public hearings

2 women expected to testify against Va. Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax in planned public hearingsVirginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax dismissed Republican calls for his sexual assault accusers to testify before the state House of Delegates, calling it "political theater."



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The hearings begin: Acting AG Whitaker clashes with House Judiciary Democrats

The hearings begin: Acting AG Whitaker clashes with House Judiciary DemocratsActing Attorney General Matt Whitaker’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee Friday, which was in doubt as late as Thursday evening, featured a number of contentious moments.



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US House holds first hearings on gun violence and climate change in 8 years

US House holds first hearings on gun violence and climate change in 8 yearsThe US House of Representatives on Wednesday saw its first committee hearings on climate change and gun control in eight years following Democrats’ victory over Republicans in last year’s Congressional elections. A hearing on gun violence was held at the same time, also a first in eight years, in a sign of changing times on Capitol Hill. Democrats retook control of the lower House in January after eight years of Republican majority.



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Senator Graham calls for hearings on troops in Syria, Afghanistan

Senator Graham calls for hearings on troops in Syria, AfghanistanRepublican Senator Lindsey Graham on Friday called for immediate U.S. Senate hearings on President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw all American troops from Syria, which prompted the resignation of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. Graham, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, told reporters he wanted to hear directly from Mattis at any hearing. Mattis announced plans on Thursday to depart in a candid resignation letter to Trump that laid bare the growing divide between them.



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Graham calls for hearings on troops in Syria, Afghanistan

Graham calls for hearings on troops in Syria, AfghanistanThe GOP senator on Friday called for immediate Senate hearings on President Trump's decision to withdraw all American troops from Syria.



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U.S. Democrats seek hearings on Trump’s ouster of Sessions

U.S. Democrats seek hearings on Trump’s ouster of SessionsTrump forced the resignation of Sessions on Wednesday, a day after elections in which his fellow Republicans lost control of the House but increased their majority in the Senate. In a letter saying the move placed the country “in the throes of a constitutional crisis,” House Judiciary Committee Democrats demanded action from the panel’s Republican Chairman Bob Goodlatte, and called for bipartisan legislation to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller from any effort to stymie the probe. Mueller is investigating Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 election and any collusion by Trump’s campaign.



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The Kavanaugh Hearings Just Won't Leave Me Alone

The Kavanaugh Hearings Just Won't Leave Me AloneThis article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in



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Deputy press secretary Raj Shah plans to leave White House after Kavanaugh confirmation hearings

Deputy press secretary Raj Shah plans to leave White House after Kavanaugh confirmation hearingsRaj Shah has told multiple people he plans to leave the West Wing after the confirmation process for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.



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