Lobbying

From left, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, make statements to reporters as work gets underway on the Senate's version of the GOP tax reform bill, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 10, 2017 - 2:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sweeping tax legislation proposed by Senate Republicans includes a one-year delay in plans for a major corporate tax cut despite strident opposition from the White House and others in the GOP. Their bill would leave the prized mortgage interest deduction untouched for homeowners...
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From left, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, make statements to reporters as work gets underway on the Senate's version of the GOP tax reform bill, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 09, 2017 - 10:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans revealed the details of their sweeping tax legislation Thursday, including a one-year delay in plans for a major corporate tax cut despite strident opposition from the White House and others in their own party. Their bill would leave the prized mortgage interest...
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In this July 25, 2017 photo, a U.S. Capitol Police office stands guard outside a secure area in the basement of the Capitol in Washington, where the House Intelligence Committee has been conducting interviews. The House intelligence committee is preparing to interview Russian-American lobbyist Rinat Akhmetshin, who attended a meeting at Trump Tower last year with President Donald Trump’s son, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, according to people familiar with the interviews. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 09, 2017 - 1:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee is preparing to interview a Russian-American lobbyist who attended a meeting last year with President Donald Trump's son as part of its probe into Russian election interference. The panel is also expected to interview Attorney General Jeff Sessions...
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Paul Manafort accompanied by his lawyer Kevin Downing, right, arrives at U.S. Federal Court, in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, and Manafort's business associate Rick Gates have pleaded not guilty to felony charges of conspiracy against the United States and other counts. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
November 03, 2017 - 3:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller estimates his prosecutors will need three weeks to present their case against ex-Trump campaign officials Paul Manafort and Rick Gates to a jury, according to a court filing made public Friday. Responding to a federal judge in Washington, Mueller...
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Paul Manafort accompanied by his lawyer Kevin Downing, right, arrives at U.S. Federal Court, in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, and Manafort's business associate Rick Gates have pleaded not guilty to felony charges of conspiracy against the United States and other counts. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
November 03, 2017 - 2:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Russia probe (all times local): 2:50 p.m. A judge has tentatively set a trial date for next year in the case of two former Trump campaign aides. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson says in a court filing Friday that the trial of Paul Manafort, the former...
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Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves Federal District Court, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 03, 2017 - 3:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller's grand jury is investigating a prominent Democratic lobbyist and a former GOP congressman for their involvement in an influence campaign on behalf of Ukrainian interests tied to Paul Manafort, according to a person with direct knowledge of the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2004 file photo, Tony Podesta, speaks to Associated Press reporters in Philadelphia. Three powerful Washington lobbying and legal firms, with Democratic as well as Republican ties, are finding themselves under an intense spotlight. The Podesta Group, founded by Washington powerbroker Tony Podesta, was among the three firms cited by pseudonym or other references in the indictment, though none is charged with crimes. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
November 01, 2017 - 11:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The indictment that alleges covert foreign lobbying by two former Trump campaign officials is casting shadows on three powerful Washington lobbying and legal firms, with Democratic as well as Republican ties. The focus on those firms is broadening the stakes of the Russia...
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Paul Manafort, left, leaves Federal District Court in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, and Manafort's business associate Rick Gates pleaded not guilty to felony charges of conspiracy against the United States and other counts. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
October 31, 2017 - 1:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — On a black Monday for Donald Trump's White House, the special counsel investigating possible coordination between the Kremlin and the Trump presidential campaign announced the first charges, indicting Trump's former campaign chairman and revealing how an adviser lied to the FBI...
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Fall leaves blow on a tree across from the federal courthouse Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, in Washington. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and a former business associate, Rick Gates, have been told to surrender to federal authorities Monday, according to reports and a person familiar with the matter. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
October 30, 2017 - 9:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into possible coordination between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia (all times local): 9:45 p.m. The special counsel investigating possible coordination between the Kremlin and Donald Trump's presidential campaign has indicted its...
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October 30, 2017 - 3:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Key dates related to the investigation of the Trump campaign's alleged ties to Russia: — 2006: Paul Manafort and Rick Gates begin work as consultants for the Party of Regions, a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine led by Victor Yanukovych, the country's former prime minister...
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