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FILE - In this March 1, 2008 file photo, former Rep. Kweisi Mfume talks to volunteers as they prepare to canvas Cincinnati neighborhoods for Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., in Cincinnati. As the former NAACP leader seeks to regain a congressional seat he once held, The Baltimore Sun reports that records show he left the civil rights organization amid concerns about sexual harassment and other issues. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman, File)
Records: Congress candidate Mfume left NAACP under a cloudAs former NAACP leader Kweisi Mfume seeks to regain a congressional seat he once held, a newspaper is reporting on records that show he left the civil rights group amid concerns about sexual harassment and other issues
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo briefs reporters about additional sanctions placed on Iran, at the White House, Friday, Jan. 10, 2019, in Washington with and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
Pompeo breaks silence on alleged threats to envoy in UkraineSecretary of State Mike Pompeo has broken three days of silence over the alleged surveillance and threats to the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine
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2 Big Names Join Trump's Impeachment Legal TeamWe've met the Democratic managers for President Trump's impeachment trial in the Senate. Now it's time to meet the commander in chief's defense team. A source tells the Wall Street Journal that, under the leadership of White House counsel Pat Cipollone, Trump's trial lawyers will include personal attorney Jay Sekulow,...
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FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2017 file photo, MSNBC television anchor Rachel Maddow, host of "The Rachel Maddow Show," moderates a panel at a forum called "Perspectives on National Security," at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, at Harvard University, in Cambridge, Mass. There's no apparent impeachment fatigue among Maddow's viewers. Her prime-time show, which has been on for more than 11 years, had its largest audience ever when 4.5 million people watched Maddow's interview on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, with Lev Parnas, an associate of Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer.(AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
MSNBC's Maddow reaches record audience with Parnas interviewThere's no apparent impeachment fatigue among Rachel Maddow's viewers
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Lev Parnas Explains His Decision to TalkFormer Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas is continuing his public accusations against President Trump's Ukraine maneuvers. On Wednesday, Parnas made big news by appearing on Rachel Maddow's MSNBC show and asserting that Trump himself knew all about the pressure being put on Ukraine's president to announce an investigation into the...
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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2019, file photo, Attorney General William Barr, left, and White House Counsel Pat Cipollone, are seen during a meeting with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump is turning to an unassuming jurist with little trial experience but high regard in conservative Washington legal circles to lead his defense in his impeachment trial. White House counsel Cipollone has spent most of his career in commercial litigation. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, file)
Dershowitz, Starr join Trump impeachment legal defensePresident Donald Trump's legal team will include former Harvard University law professor Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr, the former independent counsel who led the Whitewater investigation into President Bill Clinton
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AP source: Trump legal team for impeachment trial will include Alan Dershowitz and Ken StarrAP source: Trump legal team for impeachment trial will include Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr
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In this Jan. 19, 2000, file photo, U.S. Census Bureau director Kenneth Prewitt, seated, gets a dog sled ride into town by Harold Johnson after arriving for the first count in the Eskimo village of Unalakleet, Alaska. The 2020 Census kicks off Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in remote Alaska. The first count in the Bering Sea community of Toksook Bay. The Census always starts in remote parts of the nation's largest state out of tradition and necessity. (AP Photo/Al Grillo, File)
What you need to know before 2020 Census starts in AlaskaThe 2020 Census will begin next week in rural Alaska
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FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg speaks during a campaign stop in Austin, Texas. On Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, Bloomberg's presidential campaign said they have begun hiring staff in Pennsylvania, a late primary state where his chief competitors for the Democratic Party's nomination have inroads. (Lola Gomez/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
Michael Bloomberg outlines plans for cleaner buildings, carsDemocratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg wants all new cars to be electric by 2035 and new buildings to produce no carbon emissions by 2025
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FILE - In this  April 13, 2019 file photo, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro gestures to members of the Bolivarian Militia during their 10th anniversary celebration in Caracas, Venezuela. Last April, as a military uprising roiled Venezuela, Maduro’s socialist government ordered pay TV providers to immediately cease transmission of CNN and the BBC. DirecTV, which is wholly owned by AT&T, quickly obliged, yanking the two networks off the air. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File)
AP Exclusive: AT&T under pressure to defy Maduro's censorsVenezuela’s opposition together with the Trump administration is looking to recruit AT&T in its fight to oust Nicolás Maduro
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FILE - In this  April 13, 2019 file photo, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro gestures to members of the Bolivarian Militia during their 10th anniversary celebration in Caracas, Venezuela. Last April, as a military uprising roiled Venezuela, Maduro’s socialist government ordered pay TV providers to immediately cease transmission of CNN and the BBC. DirecTV, which is wholly owned by AT&T, quickly obliged, yanking the two networks off the air. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File)
AP Exclusive: AT&T under pressure to defy Maduro's censorsVenezuela’s opposition together with the Trump administration is looking to recruit AT&T in its fight to oust Nicolás Maduro
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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