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The news media is poised for some extensive, no-holds-barred coverage during Robert Mueller's long-awaited testimony this week. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Media ready to rumble over Mueller testimony

- The Washington Times

Former special counsel Robert Mueller’s upcoming testimony before both the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees beginning Wednesday has already mesmerized the news media, who remain fixated with “Russia collusion” and other narratives that are hostile toward President Trump.

Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., questions Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, as he testifies before the House Oversight and Reform Committee, on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) ** FILE **

Rep. Rashida Tlaib: ‘I’m not going nowhere!’

- The Washington Times

Rep. Rashida Tlaib sent a clear message Monday that she has no plans of backing down in the rhetorical battle with President Trump, who has criticized the Michigan congresswoman and the other minority women in the House who have become known as “The Squad.”

Rep. Tom McClintock is the keynote speaker for an upcoming 'climate realist" conference. (Image courtesy of Rep. Tom McClintock)

Tom McClintock to headline ‘climate realist’ conference

- The Washington Times

Fair weather could arrive in the nation’s capital this week, courtesy of The Heartland Institute’s 13th International Conference on Climate Change, to be staged at Trump International Hotel on Thursday. Of special note: the host organization is the planet’s leading think tank which remains skeptical about human-caused climate crisis.

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Death penalty ruling in case against immigrant appealed

- Associated Press

Prosecutors have asked an Arizona appeals court to let them pursue the death penalty against a Mexican immigrant charged with murder in the 2015 shooting death of a convenience store clerk.