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Adam Schiff Will Advance in California Senate Race
Steve Garvey
to November
super tuesday

Baseball's Steve Garvey Advances to November

Republican will face Adam Schiff in Senate race in deep-blue California

(Newser) - Republican Steve Garvey and Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff emerged from a crowded field of contenders in California to advance to a November election to fill the Senate seat held for three decades by the late Dianne Feinstein, the AP reports. The former baseball MVP who played for the Los Angeles...

Race to Fill Feinstein's Seat Is One to Watch
Baseball Star
May Defeat 2
super tuesday

Baseball Star May Defeat 2 Prominent Progressives

GOP's Steve Garvey has decent chance of moving on to general election in California's Senate primary

(Newser) - The biggest nonpresidential contest on the Super Tuesday ballot is the race to fill the Senate seat of the late Dianne Feinstein in California. The big twist in the deep-blue state is that Republican Steve Garvey has shaken up the race and is in decent position to advance to the...

House Censures Democrat Bowman Over Fire Alarm

New York congressman says he triggered it accidentally during shutdown scramble

(Newser) - House members voted again Thursday to punish one of their own, targeting Democratic Rep. Jamaal Bowman for triggering a fire alarm in one of the Capitol office buildings when the chamber was in session. The Republican censure resolution passed with some Democratic votes, but most Democrats stood by Bowman in...

House Censures Adam Schiff as Democrats Chant 'Shame!'

Republicans impose punishment over investigations of Trump

(Newser) - After their attempt last week was blocked , House Republicans succeeded Wednesday in censuring Rep. Adam Schiff. The action was punishment for the California Democrat's support of past investigations into Donald Trump's connections to Russia. The vote was along party lines, 213-209, with six House members voting present, USA ...

House Rejects Censuring Adam Schiff
House Rejects
Adam Schiff

House Rejects Censuring Adam Schiff

Florida Republican wanted to punish Democrat for Trump investigations

(Newser) - Twenty Republicans voted with Democrats on Wednesday to block an attempt to censure California Rep. Adam Schiff. A move to table the issue passed 225-196, the Hill reports, with five Democrats and two Republicans voting present. The resolution was introduced by Florida Rep. Anna Paulina Luna, a freshman member who'...

Another Big Name Joins Race for Feinstein's Seat

Rep. Adam Schiff launches bid ahead of senator's expected retirement

(Newser) - For the record, Dianne Feinstein has yet to announce that she won't run for reelection to the Senate. But that apparent technicality isn't stopping big Democratic political names in California from launching their bids for her seat. First came Rep. Katie Porter . Now fellow member of Congress Adam...

McCarthy: Blocking Schiff, Swalwell From Intelligence Panel Wasn't Political

House Speaker makes long-anticipated move

(Newser) - Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell won't be serving on the House Intelligence Committee, a long-expected piece of revenge dished out by House Speaker Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday. In 2021, Democrats removed Paul Gosar and Marjorie Taylor Greene from congressional committees over controversial social media posts, and McCarthy had been...

Schiff on Biden's Classified Docs: We Can't Rule Out National Security Risk

He says special counsel appointment was the right move

(Newser) - Adam Schiff, the Democrat congressman who served on the House of Representatives' January 6 panel, on Sunday seemed to concede that President Biden's handling of classified documents could have put the country at risk, Fox News reports. Appearing on ABC's This Week, Schiff responded to the question of...

Jan. 6 Panel Appears Divided Over Criminal Referrals

Members quickly push back on Chairman Bennie Thompson's statement

(Newser) - The leader of the House panel conducting the Jan. 6 hearings seemed to surprise members of his own committee with a statement about former President Trump's fate on Monday. Democrat Bennie Thompson told reporters that the panel won't make any criminal referrals to the Justice Department, reports NBC...

Democrats: Justice Department Could Look at Indicting Trump

There's enough evidence, Jan. 6 panel members

(Newser) - Democratic members of the House committee holding hearings on the attack on the Capitol said Sunday there's sufficient evidence for the Justice Department to consider indicting former President Donald Trump. "I would like to see the Justice Department investigate any credible allegation of criminal activity on the part...

McCarthy Threatens Companies That Comply With Jan. 6 Inquiry

His own phone records could be subject to subpoena

(Newser) - Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is threatening social media and telecommunications companies that comply with the House's investigation of the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, while warning of a Democratic "surveillance state." The California Republican on Tuesday took issue with investigators' Monday request that more than 30...

Apple Had to Hand Over Data on Sitting White House Counsel

In 2018, Justice Department issued subpoena for data of Donald McGahn

(Newser) - Apple recently revealed that then-President Trump’s Department of Justice had come to them with subpoenas for data on congressional Democrats. Now the company has revealed that it turned over data for Trump’s own White House counsel, too. The company told Donald McGahn and his wife that it...

Apple Reveals Unusual Move by Trump's White House

Justice Department subpoenaed data from at least 2 prominent Democrats

(Newser) - "Leakers are traitors and cowards, and we will find out who they are!" So declared then-President Trump in 2018, notes Matt Stieb at New York . Now, a scoop by the New York Times reveals the unusual lengths to which the Trump White House went to make good on...

Ominous Warning from Counterintel Chief on Election

NCSC's William Evanina says Russia, China, Iran are trying to sway voters; Dems want more

(Newser) - The country's top counterintelligence official issued a warning Friday regarding the US election in November, though he's getting some pushback from Democratic leaders. "Foreign nations continue to use influence measures in social and traditional media in an effort to sway US voters' preferences and perspectives, to shift...

Trump Supporter Charged With Threatening to Kill Adam Schiff

He told FBI he was trying to protect 'his president'

(Newser) - A Connecticut man has been charged with threatening to kill House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Adam Schiff via the Democrat's website. Investigators say Robert Michael Phelps, 62, sent a meeting request to Schiff's office on Nov. 12, saying "I want to kill you with my bare hands...

Bloomberg 'Just Went There' With Trump

And there's other political chatter on Sunday

(Newser) - In Politico 's words, "Mike Bloomberg's campaign just went there." Facing a wave of attacks from President Trump, the Democratic candidate fired back Sunday with "pathological liar"—not an unusual retort for Dems—then dared to engage in a game of personal insults. "...

Schiff Says Trump Tweet Looks Like a Threat
Schiff Reacts to Trump Tweet
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Schiff Reacts to Trump Tweet

And other quotes around the Sunday dial

(Newser) - With the Senate impeachment trial down for a day, President Trump fired off a tweet that's making headlines. "Shifty Adam Schiff is a CORRUPT POLITICIAN, and probably a very sick man," he wrote Sunday about Rep. Adam Schiff, the trial's lead impeachment manager. "He has...

Fidget Spinners Given to GOP Senators During Trump Trial

Schiff makes plea to GOP senators

(Newser) - The third day of President Trump's impeachment trial ended with lead impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff making an emotional plea to Senate Republicans. The Democrat warned that the president will continue to put his own interests first if he is allowed to remain in office, the Hill reports. "...

Impeachment Trial Day 3: Here's What Is Planned
Democrats Reject Idea of
'Witness Swap' for Bolton
the rundown

Democrats Reject Idea of 'Witness Swap' for Bolton

'We're not going to turn it into a farce,' Biden says

(Newser) - Lead House impeachment manager Adam Schiff said during the second day of President Trump's impeachment trial that former White House national security adviser John Bolton should be heard from—but he and other Democrats poured cold water on the idea of a "witness swap" in which Hunter Biden...

Pelosi Picks Her Impeachment Managers
Impeachment Is Now
in Hands of the Senate

Impeachment Is Now in Hands of the Senate

House votes to send 2 articles

(Newser) - Onto the Senate. The House on Wednesday voted to send two articles of impeachment to the Senate, clearing the way for its delayed trial to begin. The move came after Nancy Pelosi chose seven Democratic members of the House to act as impeachment managers. The articles of impeachment against President...

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