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Trump jokes about White House 'Russian Room' at UN lunch He joked in front of television cameras and reporters about building a "Russian Room" in the White House just hours after Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters when it comes to Trump "all roads lead to Putin." . During a lunch in the Cabinet Room with all permanent representatives to the U.N.

Don't know which candidate is stronger? We have a metric for that Sometimes it's difficult to discern the strength of a particular candidate running for election, especially when political pundits bandy data and metrics back and forth. Luckily, we have a metric for that. Using some inspiration from Baseball sabermetrics, Inside Elections editor and elections analyst for CQ Roll Call Nathan L.

Ted Cruz pays off World Series bet with Texas barbecue and beer Ted Cruz repaid his World Series bet in style Thursday with a feast of Texas barbecue and Shiner beer. "I agreed to go full bore, so I am painfully going to deliver, although I continue to wave my 2017 rally flag," the Texas Republican said at a luncheon with Virginia Democratic Sen.

At the Races: We have 2020 vision By Stephanie Akin, Bridget Bowman and Simone Pathé. Welcome back to At the Races! We are relaunching just as the campaign cycle gets interesting. Each week we'll bring you news and analysis from the CQ Roll Call team that will keep you informed about the 2020 election.

"this is the second year in a row that DPW hasn't completed this job on our block" "Dear PoPville,. I live in Woodridge and our street was slated for leaf collection last week. We used the 'new' DPW app and got the notification on Fri. Nov. 22 that leaf collection would happen the week of 11/25-30. I and many neighbors followed the protocols and had leaves ready for pickup on 11/25.

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White House says it's ready for impeachment votes and trial Team Trump shifted to pressing for impeachment to swiftly move to the Senate. But one Trump aide says "there is no white flag" on the House inquiry.

Scuttlebutt: I hear who is probably taking over the Bed Bath & Beyond Space in Chinatown and, well, it's not a bank! 709 7th Street, NW Earlier this week we broke the news that the Bed Bath and Beyond / World Market would be closing in Chinatown. Ed. Note: One reader hears they could remain open until April. Anyway, I'm now hearing some scuttlebutt from a very good source who says a Target may be taking the space.

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Georgia's Tom Graves won't run for reelection in 2020 Tom Graves, a Republican serving his fifth full term, is not running for reelection in 2020, leaving behind a solid red district. "As we all do, I'm entering a new season in life.

Pelosi Will Impeach, and John Roberts' Role Will Loom Large Joaquin Castro of Texas, who serves on the House Intelligence Committee, stated on MSNBC that he expects the Judiciary Committee to hold at least one more hearing before getting down to business on drafting the impeachment charges, but he offered no insight into what that hearing will involve.

US sanctions Russian group over $100M cyber hack Multiple federal agencies on Thursday including the departments of Justice, State and Treasury took action against Russians involved in the theft of millions of dollars from bank accounts worldwide through cyber hacking operations.

Senate passes bipartisan bill to permanently fund historically black colleges A bipartisan bill to permanently fund historically black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions passed in the Senate Thursday. The bill intends to provide $255 million annually for these institutions using money obtained from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid Act.

Pelosi: 'Don't mess with me' - Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been unshakable as she's guided her caucus toward the decision she announced Thursday that the House will vote on articles of impeachment against Donald Trump. But when a reporter questioned whether she was doing so because she hates Trump, Pelosi exploded.

"There's lots of good Italian food to be had in Washington, but nowhere to get good traditional Italian pastries" AND That's about to be remedied "Today, Washington, D.C.-based restaurateur Antonio Matarazzo and chef Matteo Venini announce the expansion of their modern, fast-casual pizza concept, Stellina Pizzeria, to 508 K Street NW in summer 2020. More imminently, the duo will bring a traditional Italian pasticceria, Annaré, inside Union Market on December 16.

Pelosi lashes out at reporter: 'Don't mess with me' "I don't hate anybody. I was raised in a Catholic house, we don't hate anybody - not anybody in the world. So don't you accuse me of any ," Pelosi said during her weekly press briefing in the Capitol. "As a Catholic I resent you using the word 'hate' in a sentence that addresses me," she continued.

Congressional Black Caucus blasts 'immoral' and 'cold-hearted' food stamp cuts The Congressional Black Caucus criticized the U.S. "Over 36 million Americans rely on SNAP for nutrition assistance. This final rule weakens SNAP, the nation's most effective anti-hunger program. Enough is enough," the CBC said. "There is no dignity in taking food away from the poorest and most vulnerable of our citizens.

Duncan Hunter's expected exit could be a relief for GOP That's likely welcome news for Republicans looking to hold on to his seat. "We're going to pass it off to whoever takes this seat next, and we'll make sure that that's a seamless transition," Hunter told KUSI News on Monday. "I think it's important to keep the seat a Republican seat." .

What the Heck Happened to Jonathan Turley? Two of my girlfriends and I sat in the front row for every class, which was only remarkable because we were the hardworking, quiet types who preferred to be invisible.

Poll: Sanders jumps 7 percentage points among college students Bernie SandersBernie SandersGabbard moves to New Hampshire ahead of primary Sanders to join youth climate strikers in Iowa Saagar Enjeti unpacks why Kamala Harris's campaign didn't work MORE jumped 7 percentage points in college student support, according to a poll released Thursday.

House sets up Monday hearing to hear evidence on Trump impeachment It also comes the day after the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing with constitutional experts to discuss whether Trump's efforts to pressure the Ukrainian government to investigate his political opponents amounted to impeachable offenses.

Meggrolls Opens on H Street This is the former Red Ginger space and Shawafel before that. Check out Meggrolls' menu here. "Meggrolls are eggrolls with multiple personalities!" Take a tour of the inside:.

Pelosi lights the 2019 Capitol Christmas Tree Speaker Nancy Pelosi was joined by members of the New Mexico delegation on the West Lawn of the Capitol Wednesday night for the ceremonial lighting of the Capitol Christmas Tree.

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