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SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Reuters) – The wife of a U.S. representative pleaded guilty on Thursday to federal charges alleging misuse of $250,000 in campaign funds and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors who are also bringing charges against her husband. U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter’s wife Margaret Hunter leaves the federal court with her attorney, Thomas McNamara
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A power that the U.S. Congress has not wielded since the 1930s may remain unused for a while longer as Democrats turn to the courts — not long-dormant rules — to press home investigations of President Donald Trump and his administration. General view of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., April 19,
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SAN JUAN (Reuters) – Puerto Rico’s federally created financial oversight board said on Wednesday it reached a deal to restructure more than $50 billion in unfunded pension liabilities that includes cuts for some of the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth’s retired government workers. FILE PHOTO: The flags of the U.S. and Puerto Rico fly outside the Capitol
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House Oversight Committee voted on Wednesday to approve contempt of Congress citations against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas related to the U.S. Census. By a 24-15 vote, the panel recommended that the full House of Representatives find Barr and Ross in contempt
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