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Rep. Pramila Jayapal endorses Bernie Sanders for president

Rep. Pramila Jayapal endorses Bernie Sanders for president

Rep. Pramila Jayapal, the co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, is endorsing Bernie Sanders for president and will become his national health policy chair, the Sanders campaign confirmed Sunday. Jayapal’s decision means Sanders now has the backing of both CPC co-chairs. Wisconsin Rep. Mark Pocan announced his endorsement of Sanders last week. Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez,…MORE

Schiff says intelligence agency is withholding Ukraine documents from Congress

Schiff says intelligence agency is withholding Ukraine documents from Congress

Lead impeachment manager Adam Schiff said Sunday that the National Security Agency is withholding from Congress documents pertaining to the “issue of Ukraine” ahead of the Senate’s impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. “I’ll say something even more concerning to me, and that is the intelligence community is beginning to withhold documents from Congress on…MORE

Graham says Trump hopes to have impeachment over by State of the Union address

Graham says Trump hopes to have impeachment over by State of the Union address

Sen. Lindsey Graham on Sunday said President Donald Trump hopes to have the Senate impeachment trial “behind him” before he delivers the State of the Union address next month. The South Carolina Republican’s comments to Fox News come as the impeachment trial against the President convened last week with the reading of the two articles…MORE

Bloomberg to unveil economic justice plan at site of ‘Black Wall Street’ massacre

Bloomberg to unveil economic justice plan at site of ‘Black Wall Street’ massacre

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Sunday is expected to release an economic justice plan during a stop in the Tulsa, Oklahoma, neighborhood that was known as “Black Wall Street” before it was destroyed in a 1921 riot and massacre. Bloomberg is expected to unveil his “Greenwood Initiative,” a plan his campaign says “will help…MORE

How lawyer Alan Dershowitz plans to defend Trump during the impeachment trial

How lawyer Alan Dershowitz plans to defend Trump during the impeachment trial

Alan Dershowitz, a recent addition to President Donald Trump’s legal team, said Sunday that he plans to revive an 1868 argument used during former President Andrew Johnson’s impeachment trial when he is arguing on behalf of Trump on the Senate floor. Dershowitz said on CNN’s “State of the Union” that he would be paraphrasing former…MORE

‘Bad Boys For Life’ wins the box office with huge holiday weekend

‘Bad Boys For Life’ wins the box office with huge holiday weekend

Sony has revamped some of its franchises to big box office numbers in recent years. Spider-Man swung back into action with blockbuster numbers at the box office (thanks to an assist from Disney’s Marvel Studios) and Jumanji followed soon after, notching huge totals around the world (thanks to an assist from Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson).…MORE

Washington and Lee students want optional diplomas without portraits of Washington and Lee. A descendent of Lee supports the idea

Washington and Lee students want optional diplomas without portraits of Washington and Lee. A descendent of Lee supports the idea

Students at Washington and Lee University want the option of receiving a diploma without the portraits of the university’s namesakes: George Washington and Robert E. Lee. A petition is gaining support among law students there, and now, a great-nephew of the Confederate general is joining them. “It’s always been coming, we’re just finally dealing with…MORE

Before impeachment trial, Senate prepares vote on Trump’s war powers

Before impeachment trial, Senate prepares vote on Trump’s war powers

Here are the stories our panel of top political reporters have on their radar, in this week’s “Inside Politics” forecast. 1. War Powers Act vote Senators get back to President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial on Tuesday afternoon — but first they may vote to limit the President’s ability to take military action against Iran. “As…MORE