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AirTalk’s Continuing Coverage Of Debate Over Articles Of Impeachment In House Judiciary Committee

AirTalk’s Continuing Coverage Of Debate Over Articles Of Impeachment In House Judiciary Committee

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., listens as ranking member Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., speaks during a House Judiciary Committee markup of the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, December 11, 2019 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Pool/Getty Images AirTalk® The House Judiciary Committee argued through a marathon session Thursday ahead of voting […]

US DOJ Inspector General Cites “Basic and Fundamental Errors” In Russia Probe

US DOJ Inspector General Cites “Basic and Fundamental Errors” In Russia Probe

Michael Horowitz, inspector general for the Justice Department, testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Hart Senate Office Building on December 11, 2019 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images AirTalk® The Justice Department’s internal watchdog told Congress on Wednesday that he is concerned that “so many basic and fundamental errors” were made by […]

US DOJ Inspector General Cites “Basic and Fundamental Errors” In Russia Probe

US DOJ Inspector General Cites “Basic and Fundamental Errors” In Russia Probe

Michael Horowitz, inspector general for the Justice Department, testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Hart Senate Office Building on December 11, 2019 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images AirTalk® The Justice Department’s internal watchdog told Congress on Wednesday that he is concerned that “so many basic and fundamental errors” were made by […]

Lawsuit Alleges SAT And ACT Tests Violate State Constitution

Lawsuit Alleges SAT And ACT Tests Violate State Constitution

Suzane Nazir uses a Princeton Review SAT Preparation book to study for the test on March 6, 2014 in Pembroke Pines, Florida. ; Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images AirTalk® A lawsuit being filed Tuesday by non-profit pro bono law firm Public Counsel says the University of California’s use of the SAT and ACT as part of […]

SCOTUS Decides Whether To Take Up Homeless Encampment Case

SCOTUS Decides Whether To Take Up Homeless Encampment Case

A homeless woman begs for change as pedestrians walk by on November 25, 2019 in San Francisco, California. ; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Matt Tinoco | AirTalk® Is it a constitutional right to sleep on the sidewalk if you have nowhere else to go? It’s a question the U.S. Supreme Court could answer if justices […]

Angels To Stay In Anaheim Through 2050

Angels To Stay In Anaheim Through 2050

Angel Stadium in Anaheim.; Credit: Photo by Sara Grajeda via Flickr Creative Commons AirTalk® The city of Anaheim and the Angels reached a deal for the team to stay put through at least 2050, according to the Los Angeles Times. The team was up against a deadline at the end of December to either opt […]

Impeachment Watch: Dueling Reports And Tomorrow’s Public Hearing

Impeachment Watch: Dueling Reports And Tomorrow’s Public Hearing

US Representative and Chairman of the Judiciary committee Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on October 22, 2019. ; Credit: ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images AirTalk® The House is poised to release a landmark impeachment report outlining evidence of what it calls Donald Trump’s wrongdoing toward Ukraine, findings that will push […]

Unrest Abroad: We Check In On Hong Kong and Iran

Unrest Abroad: We Check In On Hong Kong and Iran

Pro-democracy protesters climb over a highway dividers fleeing from police arrests during a mass rally on December 1, 2019 in Hong Kong, China. ; Credit: Billy H.C. Kwok/Getty Images AirTalk® China reacted furiously Thursday to President Donald Trump’s signing two bills aimed at supporting human rights in Hong Kong, summoning the U.S. ambassador to protest […]

Unrest Abroad: We Check In On Hong Kong and Iran

Unrest Abroad: We Check In On Hong Kong and Iran

Pro-democracy protesters climb over a highway dividers fleeing from police arrests during a mass rally on December 1, 2019 in Hong Kong, China. ; Credit: Billy H.C. Kwok/Getty Images AirTalk® China reacted furiously Thursday to President Donald Trump’s signing two bills aimed at supporting human rights in Hong Kong, summoning the U.S. ambassador to protest […]

Purple Project For Democracy: A Discussion On The 13th Amendment

Purple Project For Democracy: A Discussion On The 13th Amendment

Anti-death penalty campaigners stage a demonstration and march outside the Federal Bulding in Los Angeles on September 28, 2010. ; Credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® The 13th Amendment, Section 1 states: “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United […]