Sondland acted at Trump’s behest, senior official says

Tim Morrison, the top Russia and Europe adviser on the National Security Council, told House investigators that Gordon Sondland's "mandate from the president was to go make deals."
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The Lehigh Cement plant stands out above Nazareth, Pa. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)

In a battleground town, sharp divisions over impeachment but few changed minds

A white working-class Democratic stronghold in Pennsylvania voted for Barack Obama before flipping to Donald Trump in 2016. But don’t expect to hear a debate about impeachment. With Trump, the battle lines were drawn long ago.
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Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards wins reelection

The Democratic incumbent was forced into a runoff against Trump ally and businessman Eddie Rispone after neither won an absolute majority in last month's election.
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Buttigieg leaps ahead of Democratic rivals in Iowa, new poll shows

The South Bend, Ind., mayor has 25 percent support among likely caucusgoers; Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders are in a three-way tie for second place.
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Avera eCare employees sit at virtual emergency room workstations at a telemedicine center in Sioux Falls, S.D. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
Dr. Kelly Rhone surveys a large map that notes the client hospitals that use the virtual ER services offered by Avera eCare. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
Dr. Kelly Rhone surveys a large map that notes the client hospitals that use the virtual ER services offered by Avera eCare. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
Nurse Jennifer Canton talks via video with Amy Gruen, who brought her son, Silas, to a hospital in Abilene, Kan. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
Nurse Jennifer Canton talks via video with Amy Gruen, who brought her son, Silas, to a hospital in Abilene, Kan. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
Via video link, Dr. Katie DeJong guides members of an ER staff through a difficult intubation procedure. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
Via video link, Dr. Katie DeJong guides members of an ER staff through a difficult intubation procedure. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
These physicians, often hundreds of miles away, work out of cubicles instead of exam rooms.
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