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WASHINGTON | The Latest: Google CEO says no plans ‘right now’ for China

WASHINGTON— The Latest on Google CEO before Congress (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Google CEO Sundar Pichai is reiterating the company’s position that it has no plans “right now” to launch a censored search engine in China. That, of course, leaves the option open to launch one down the road. Pichai is being grilled by … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Google CEO says no plans ‘right now’ for China

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Feinstein’s re-election opponent criticizes her over letter

SACRAMENTO, Calif.— Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, and Kevin de Leon, a Democrat in the California state Senate, rarely have much in common. But they’re united in their condemnation this week of Sen. Dianne Feinstein. The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Feinstein is playing a central role in the … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Feinstein’s re-election opponent criticizes her over letter

WASHINGTON | Latest: Feinstein says staff-only call a no-go

WASHINGTON— The Latest on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 4:39 p.m. The Senate Judiciary Committee‘s top Democrat says her party’s aides won’t participate in a phone call the staff of majority Republicans have planned with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The private interview via phone follows accusations made by Christine … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Latest: Feinstein says staff-only call a no-go

WASHINGTON | Top Dem uses immigration hearing to seek Nielsen resignation

WASHINGTON  — A top Democrat called Tuesday for Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to resign at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing that saw lawmakers of both parties criticize the Trump administration policy of separating migrant children from their detained parents and its botched efforts to reunite many of them. No. 2 Senate Democratic leader Richard … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Top Dem uses immigration hearing to seek Nielsen resignation

The Latest: Top Democrat says vote to release memo invalid

WASHINGTON /January 31, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on investigations into contacts between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia (all times local): 10:15 p.m. The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee says a vote earlier this week to release a classified memo to the public is invalid because Republicans changed part of the document … Continue reading The Latest: Top Democrat says vote to release memo invalid