Marianne LeVine

congressional reporter, Politico

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The Senate passed The First Step Act on Tuesday, which includes the most substantial changes in a generation to the federal prison system and sentencing laws.

Senate passes sweeping criminal justice bill -- what does a man who spent some 20 years in prison think of it?

The Senate passed The First Step Act on Tuesday, which includes the most substantial changes in a generation to the federal prison system and sentencing laws.

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Senators have been sworn in and the trial begins next week.

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The Super Bowl is this Sunday, and Donald Trump and Michael Bloomberg’s campaigns have spent big money on commercial time during the game.

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The president calls himself a “very stable genius,” and stories from a new book by that name are already part of Trump lore. He was confused about Pearl Harbor.

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Did President Trump abuse his power? That’s now up to the Senate. But is that even a crime? Democrats and Republicans agree on the facts, but not on the Constitution.

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Officers are accused of using bogus info to boost stats of traffic stops. As a result, 20 officers have been taken off the streets.

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Impeachment counts as a big legal problem, right?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

The CDC says it’s not a question of “if” the coronavirus will spread to the U.S., but “when.” Officials say they don’t yet know whether it will be a mild or severe outbreak.

"If you raise the bar on what's impeachable, then you end up lowering the bar on what political behavior is acceptable. ...

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More reported cases of novel coronavirus are popping up outside mainland China. More than 350 people have died. Health experts are warning of a pandemic.

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