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Pompeo won't be endorsed by Senate committee

CIA Director Mike Pompeo has lost his chance of receiving a favorable recommendation from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to become the next …

Politics

Sen. Chris Coons Announces Opposition to Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State

Pompeo not expected to have enough votes for favorable committee vote, but could still be confirmed by Senate<p>WASHINGTON—Sen. Chris Coons (D., Del.) said Friday that he won’t support Mike Pompeo as secretary of state, putting the current Central Intelligence Agency director on track for a negative …

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Pompeo Won't Pass Committee Vote

Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) announced “that he will not vote to support the nomination of Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state, officially closing the …

Politics

New proposed legislation would protect Mueller

Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., and Amb. Daniel Baer discuss U.S. relations with Russia and a new bipartisan bill to protect Special Counsel Mueller.<p>We …

Politics

Trump 'flirting' with obstruction if he fires Sessions, Mueller: Senator

Sen. Chris Coons says President Trump has the power to fire Jeff Sessions and Deputy AG Rosenstein, but he risks further charges of obstruction of …

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Wilmington's Straw Bale House Project has officially broken ground

What’s most interesting about <b>Y Innovations’</b> Straw Bale House Project isn’t the unusual building materials or novel approach to addressing …

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One on One with Sen. Chris Coons

Hugh Hewitt sits down with Senator Chris Coons to talk about the recent privacy breach Facebook had, as well as what he thinks the future of big tech …

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Chris Coons: It’s ‘likely’ Donald Trump will fire Robert Mueller

Sen. Chris Coons said Friday it is “obvious” President Trump wants to fire special counsel Robert Mueller and he believes it’s even “likely.”<p>“I’m …

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Building a robust US development finance institution

Congressional leaders—Senators Bob Corker and Chris Coons and Representatives Ted Yoho, Adam Smith, and Ed Royce—have introduced bills to meet the …

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Lawyers threaten federal lawsuit to hold Delaware chicken plant accountable for pollution

CLOSE<p>Millsboro-area residents seek immediate action on water pollution state officials have blamed on Mountaire Farms, and they're turning to lawyers …

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Bipartisan Senate duo urge Trump to let Mueller complete work

A bipartisan pair of senators is urging President TrumpDonald John Trump2020 Census to include citizenship question Trump pens letter to family of …

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It's time to modify Dodd-Frank, the financial regulation bill| Opinion

This spring marks the 10th anniversary of what became known as the Great Recession, America’s slide into the 2008 financial crisis and the ensuing …

Tom Carper

Delaware showed up big time for #MarchForOurLives

Let’s be real: It shouldn’t have taken a tragedy in Florida and a teenage movement for people in Delaware to take a mass stand against gun violence. …

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BUILD Act needs a stronger rule of law foundation

The recently proposed U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) is one of the few policy ideas finding bipartisan support in …

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NBC’s Todd Hails Gun Control March as One ‘Our Town Remembers’

Towards the end of Sunday’s <i>Meet the Press</i>, NBC moderator Chuck Todd set aside some time for the largely liberal panel to fawn over the so-called …

NRA

Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (CLOUD) Act Archives

Late in the afternoon last Friday, U.S. President Donald Trump signed the omnibus spending bill. Buried within the bill was the Clarifying Lawful …

Privacy

How Close Is Donald Trump to a Psychiatric Breakdown?

Last fall, prominent psychiatrists broke with the American Psychiatric Association to warn that President Trump is dangerous and mentally unstable. A …

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So if Trump Fires Mueller, the Republicans Will Do… What, Exactly?

They keep saying ooh, ooh, it’s a red line. But they never say what they’ll do if Trump crosses it. Here’s how Democrats should respond.<p>Quiz time: …

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John Bolton to replace H.R. McMaster as White House national security adviser, Trump says

President Donald Trump announced Thursday that former United Nations Amb. John Bolton will replace Gen. H.R. McMaster as his national security adviser effective April 9 -- the latest in a growing list of White House staff shakeups over the past year.<p>“I am pleased to announce that, effective 4/9/18, …

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Congress Snuck New Russia Sanctions Into Spending Bill

Congress wants to be sure that the United States keeps the pressure on Russia, with or without the president’s help.<p>Buried in the massive $1.3 …

Russia

Trump replaces National Security Adviser HR McMaster with John Bolton - BBC News

AFP/Getty Images<p>John Bolton is to be Mr Trump's third national security adviser<p>President Donald Trump is replacing US National Security Adviser HR McMaster with Bush-era defence hawk and former United Nations ambassador John Bolton.<p>Mr Trump tweeted to thank Gen McMaster, saying he had done an …

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Democrat Pushes for Votes on Trump Envoy Nominees

Sen. Coons says absence of ambassadors hampers U.S. diplomacy; ‘it makes a real difference,’ he tells radio host<p>A Democratic senator urged fellow lawmakers to stop blocking votes on Trump administration ambassadorial nominees, arguing that the absence of ambassadors in key countries is hurting …

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Democratic Senator Will Push Schumer To Approve Trump Nominees

In an interview with Hugh Hewitt’s radio show Thursday morning, Democratic Sen. Chris Coons said he would press Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer …

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If Trump Has His Way, the Filibuster Is on Borrowed Time

The filibuster has been under attack for years, but the Trump era might be mounting the most harrowing assault yet on the Senate institution.<p>There’s …

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Once on chopping block, Trump's budget puts development finance in overdrive

On Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, President Donald Trump unveiled the second budget proposal of his presidency, which included the creation of a new …

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White House Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah

White House Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah joined me this morning:<p>Audio:<p>Transcript:<p>HH: I am joined now by Raj Shah, deputy press secretary at the …

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U.S. patent protections imperiled

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>When Americans hear the phrase “America first,” it’s a safe bet they don’t think of being in 12th place - in anything, but …

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Bolton's move to White House signals a more hawkish turn

<b>(CNN) —</b> John Bolton promised President Donald Trump that "he wouldn't start any wars" if he were hired to be the third national security adviser at the White House in just 14 months -- a claim that generated skepticism across Washington.<p>Bolton, a hawkish neoconservative, has advocated war with Iran …

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Senator confused why Trump won't confront Putin

Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., discusses the president's phone call with Vladimir Putin and says there is no good reason why Trump won't confront Putin.<p>We …

Politics

Abbreviated pundit round-up: Young voices of color unheard in gun debate; 'Lean In' turns 5

<b>Michael McBride</b> is director of the advocacy campaign Live Free, part of the PICO National Network, a faith-based organizing group. He is also pastor …

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