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IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY

Impeachment witness warns that conspiracy theories advance Russia’s agenda as they divide Americans

During the testimony of Russia expert Fiona Hill, the impeachment probe seemed to broaden into a bracing examination of the insidious forces — including the spread of conspiracy theories — infecting American politics.

White House and Republicans discuss limiting impeachment trial to two weeks

No final decisions were made on strategy for a trial that, if it happens, would come in January at the earliest. But several Senate Republicans believe a two-week trial would be long enough to have credence without dragging on too long.

Justice Dept. watchdog is said to have found evidence an FBI employee altered document in Russia probe

The allegation is contained in a draft of Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report analyzing the FBI’s Russia investigation. The report is scheduled to be released publicly Dec. 9.

Kentucky governor’s stay at Trump hotel could carry legal implications for Trump

Gov. Matt Bevin’s two nights at President Trump’s D.C. hotel may run afoul of a provision of the Constitution barring presidents from receiving “emoluments,” or payments, from the states.
Army Maj. Mathew L. Golsteyn was facing a murder trial until President Trump stepped in. (Sarah L. Voisin/The Post)
Army Maj. Mathew L. Golsteyn was facing a murder trial until President Trump stepped in. (Sarah L. Voisin/The Post)

‘Insurgents’ sought war crimes pardons with little Pentagon involvement, officials say

President Trump’s intervention in the cases of three U.S. service members reflects his reliance on the views of people outside his administration.
Campaign 2020
In Atlanta, multiple events with presidential hopefuls highlighted a puzzle central to the Democratic primary: Can anyone chip away at black support for former vice president Joe Biden?
Two similar disputes before the high court say the president’s accounting firm must turn over financial documents.
The bill extends government funding through Dec. 20, setting up a fight over money for the president’s border wall that could happen around the same time the House is voting on articles of impeachment against him.
Here are the main takeaways from the attorney general’s report, the latest development in Netanyahu’s drawn-out indictment process.
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‘Popcorn lung’ may have brought teen close to death after vaping for months, doctors say

The teen was hospitalized for 47 days and narrowly avoided a double lung transplant, his doctors said.
Analysis

Winners and losers from the latest Democratic debate

Mayor Pete Buttigieg managed the pressure, there was pushback against Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s wealth tax, and former vice president Joe Biden had yet another shaky performance.
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Two versions of Texas collide over gun measures and mass shootings

The old Texas expanded availability of guns. The new one is agitating for more restrictions.
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