House Intelligence Briefing Stating That Russia Favors Trump Reelection Angers Trump

House Intelligence Briefing Stating That Russia Favors Trump Reelection Angers Trump

Intelligence officials reportedly briefed a House committee that Russia favors reelecting President Trump, angering him. NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly talks with The Washington Post‘s Ellen Nakashima.


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House Intelligence Briefing Stating That Russia Favors Trump Reelection Angers Trump

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Back In Media Spotlight After Nevada Debate Performance

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Back In Media Spotlight After Nevada Debate Performance

NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly asks Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren about surging back into national attention after an energetic performance during the debate on Wednesday night.


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Sen. Elizabeth Warren Back In Media Spotlight After Nevada Debate Performance

Constance Baker Motley: Judiciary’s Unsung Rights Hero

Constance Baker Motley: Judiciary’s Unsung Rights Hero

From the late 1940s through the mid-1960s, Constance Baker Motley did as much as any American to end racial segregation. Yet her memory has receded outside the federal Judiciary, where she became the first African American woman judge. Here is her remarkable story.
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Constance Baker Motley: Judiciary’s Unsung Rights Hero

Israel Is Eager To Annex West Bank Lands, But U.S. Says To Wait For Israeli Election

Israel Is Eager To Annex West Bank Lands, But U.S. Says To Wait For Israeli Election

The Trump Mideast plan would recognize Israeli sovereignty of settlements and lands Palestinians want for a future state, but the administration urged Israel to hold off until after Israel’s election.

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Israel Is Eager To Annex West Bank Lands, But U.S. Says To Wait For Israeli Election

Law Library: News & Events: Join us on February 27th for a Webinar on the Upcoming Israeli Election

Law Library: News & Events: Join us on February 27th for a Webinar on the Upcoming Israeli Election

With the upcoming national election in Israel on March 2, the Law Library of Congress is holding a webinar from the Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar Series on “What You Need To Know About the Upcoming Israeli National Election.” The webinar will be held on February 27, 2020 at 10:00 am. To register to attend the webinar, use our Eventbrite link

The Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar Series of classes is designed to shed light on some of the foreign and comparative law issues researched by the foreign law experts at the Law Library of Congress.This entry in the series will address general principles of the Israeli government system, rules governing national election, the method of distribution in Knesset seats, government formation procedures, prime-ministerial qualifications and term limits and the legal implications of a Knesset Member’s indictment and immunity status on presidential discretion in assignment of government formation. Topics may be adjusted as warranted to address ongoing developments.

For more information on the webinar, please read our announcement blog post.

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Law Library: News & Events: Join us on February 27th for a Webinar on the Upcoming Israeli Election