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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks during her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Trial-ready: Pelosi faces choice on impeachment prosecutors

- Associated Press 51 minutes ago

There’s a campaign going on in Washington that even the most garrulous members of Congress aren’t eager to talk about: to be part of a team of uncertain size, with a risky mission, to be named by a leader who isn’t talking about what she’s looking for or when she’ll decide.

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks during her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Trial-ready: Pelosi faces choice on impeachment prosecutors

- Associated Press

There's a campaign going on in Washington that even the most garrulous members of Congress aren't eager to talk about: to be part of a team of uncertain size, with a risky mission, to be named by a leader who isn't talking about what she's looking for or when she'll decide.

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., gestures during her address at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics in Manchester, N.H., Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

'Harvard polls horribly': Warren omits Ivy League, GOP past from campaign narrative

- The Washington Times

For most job candidates, time spent at Harvard University would be front-and-center on their resume. But as Sen. Elizabeth Warren stumps across the country seeking the presidency, her time as an Ivy League law professor is strikingly absent from the story she tells voters, replaced by her hard-scrabble Oklahoma roots, her three brothers' military service and the year she taught K-12 special education in the 1970s.

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks at a news conference announcing legislation to combat mass shootings in the state, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in Seattle. Gov. Jay Inslee is joining Ferguson to propose limits to magazine capacity and a ban on the sale of assault weapons. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Ferguson, Inslee seek ban on sale of assault-weapons

Associated Press

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson say they want to make mass shootings less likely in the state by banning the sale of high-capacity gun magazines and assault weapons.

7 Pennsylvania House Democrats back Trump's impeachment

Associated Press

Seven of nine House Democrats from Pennsylvania now say they will support the two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump that were under consideration in the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday.

Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad F. Wolf, center, walks after a conference with interior ministers of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala in Guatemala City, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/ Oliver de Ros)

US sends first non-Guatemalan migrant families to Guatemala

- Associated Press

Guatemala on Thursday received the first families of migrants sent by the United States under an agreement to return non-Guatemalans who passed through that country on their way to the U.S. border.

Mississippi university honoring civil rights activist Dahmer

- Associated Press

The University of Southern Mississippi is awarding an honorary degree to civil rights activist Ellie Dahmer, who worked alongside her husband to register African American voters during some of the most violent years of segregation.