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 2018-08-20 00:51 

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Report: Trump former fixer Cohen investigated for $20M in bank loans...

Federal investigators have locked in on more than $20 million in loans to taxi businesses owned by Michael Cohen and his family as part of their probe into whether the former longtime personal lawyer to President Donald Trump committed bank and tax fraud ...

 2018-08-19 15:42 

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Meet the Press - August 19, 2018...

Former CIA Director John Brennan, personal attorney to the president Rudy Giuliani, Yamiche Alcindor, Hugh Hewitt, Carol Lee, Eugene Robinson...

 2018-08-19 15:20 

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Brennan mulls legal action after security clearance revoked...

Former CIA director John Brennan said Sunday that he is strongly considering legal action after his security clearance was revoked by President Donald Trump....

 2018-08-19 14:36 

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Giuliani: Trump Tower meeting not collusion because Clinton info was 'not pursued'...

Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani says Trump Tower meeting was not about getting information on Clinton, even though it was supposed to be....

 2018-08-19 12:45 

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2018 candidate diversity goes beyond gender...

The 2018 election may bring the most diverse set of candidates in U.S. political history racial diversity, diversity of religion and sexual orientation....

 2018-08-19 11:58 

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As the progressive push for big spending grows, so does the Democratic divide on the deficit...

Led by rising stars like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, some Democrats want the party to ditch the deficit talk and play up big ticket ideas instead....

 2018-08-19 00:05 

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White House counsel reported to be cooperating extensively with Mueller probe...

White House Counsel Don McGahn has given some 30 hours of interviews with Robert Mueller's team over the past nine months, the New York Times reported....

 2018-08-18 20:29 

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Minnesota Democrats endorse Ellison amid abuse allegation...

Ellison has denied the allegation from his ex-girlfriend Karen Monahan that he once dragged her off a bed by her feet while screaming obscenities....

 2018-08-18 12:03 

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Jahana Hayes, 2016 Teacher of the Year, could be Connecticut's first black Democrat in Congress...

She is one of a small army of young Democratic women running fierce campaigns this year, and many are embracing their gender and unique personal histories....

 2018-08-18 02:51 

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Mueller recommends sentence of up to 6 months for ex-Trump campaign aide Papadopoulos...

Special counsel Robert Mueller recommended a sentence of up to six months for former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos, who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI....

 2018-08-17 19:09 

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Judge in Paul Manafort trial says he has gotten threats...

U.S. District Court Judge T.S. Ellis, who is overseeing ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's tax and bank fraud trial, revealed Friday that he has had threats made against and has used U.S. Marshals protection to and from his hotel during the ca...

 2018-08-17 18:19 

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Bill Nelson wasn't making things up when he said Russians hacked Florida election systems...

Three people familiar with the intelligence tell NBC there's a classified basis for Nelson's assertion that Russians have penetrated Florida's election systems....

 2018-08-17 17:23 

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Under Trump fire, Cuomo back tracks and says 'America has always been great'...

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, told reporters on Friday that...

 2018-08-17 16:05 

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Trump says 'rigged witch hunt' prompted him to revoke Brennan's security clearance...

President Donald Trump again on Friday tied his decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan to the...

 2018-08-17 16:04 

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Trump says he will quickly revoke Justice Department official Bruce Ohr's security clearance...

The Latest on President Donald Trump and the revoking of security clearances:. President Donald Trump says he expects to...

 2018-08-17 12:27 

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Trump cancels military parade, blames DC officials for high cost...

President Donald Trump said on Friday he canceled a planned military parade this fall in the nation's capital because of the...

 2018-08-17 12:25 

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Retired military, intelligence leaders blast Trump...

High-profile members of the military are blasting Trump for yanking John Brennan's security clearance....

 2018-08-16 23:40 

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The hack is back: Democrat alleges 'sophisticated' effort to infiltrate his congressional campaign...

California Democrat Hans Keirstead was aggressively targeted by hackers during his campaign to unseat Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., he said Thursday....

 2018-08-16 20:28 

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Admiral who oversaw Bin Laden raid to Trump: 'Revoke my security clearance, as well'...

In an open letter, retired four-star Admiral William McRaven said he stands with former CIA Director John Brennan, whose security clearance was stripped by President Donald Trump....

 2018-08-16 17:02 

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Omarosa releases secret tape of Lara Trump offering her $15K/month campaign job...

Omarosa Manigault Newman on Thursday released exclusively to MSNBC another secret tape....

 2018-08-16 12:33 

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The Guns of August: Republican Super PAC unloads on House Democratic candidates...

Republicans are spending their resources — now — on trying to disqualify Democratic candidates....

 2018-08-15 21:21 

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Bipartisan Senate study: Federal gov't MIA on protecting migrant children...

A bipartisan Senate study says the government has made only incremental improvements to its troubled efforts to care for thousands of migrant children detained entering the U.S. without their parents. It says the Trump administration has aggravated the pr...

 2018-08-15 20:25 

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N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo: America 'was never that great'...

Cuomo on Wednesday said the U.S. "was never that great," in a clumsily worded dig on President Donald Trump's campaign slogan from 2016....

 2018-08-15 19:58 

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Trump's full statement about why he revoked Brennan's security clearance...

Read Donald Trump's full statement about why he revoked Brennan's security clearance....

 2018-08-15 18:50 

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Trump opts to revoke former CIA director Brennan's security clearance...

In a statement read by his press secretary, President Donald Trump said that he has decided to revoke former CIA director John Brennan's security clearance....

 2018-08-15 14:57 

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Sarah Sanders 'sorry' for misleading black jobs numbers...

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders issued a rare apology Tuesday for mixing and matching black employment numbers under Presidents Trump and Obama....

 2018-08-15 14:41 

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Mueller's prosecutors: Manafort 'lied when he had money and lied to get more money when he didn't'...

The fate of Paul Manafort is closer to being in the hands of a jury after Special counsel Robert Mueller's team presented their closing argument in federal court on Tuesday in which the one-time Trump campaign chairman is facing bank and tax fraud cha...

 2018-08-15 12:38 

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Tim Pawlenty goes down and six takeaways from Tuesday's primaries...

Last night's primaries in Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin brought us another surprise — the defeat of former two-term Gov. Tim Pawlenty....

 2018-08-15 02:50 

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Rep. Keith Ellison wins Minnesota attorney general Democratic primary...

Ellison, the deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee, won the nomination despite an ex-girlfriend's allegation of domestic abuse....

 2018-08-15 01:04 

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Kansas Governor Colyer concedes GOP primary to Secretary of State Kobach...

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer conceded Tuesday evening in the state's Republican gubernatorial primary, saying he would endorse Secretary of State Kris Kobach a week after their neck-and-neck finish threatened to send the race to a recount....

 2018-08-14 20:39 

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Sarah Sanders says she 'can't guarantee' there's no tape of Trump using the N-word...

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders defended President Donald Trump against charges he has used the racial slur but said she can't promise he hasn't....

 2018-08-14 18:17 

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Stephen Miller's uncle slams nephew anew over immigration policy...

David Glosser, uncle of Stephen Miller, particularly condemned the Trump administration's short-lived policy of separating families at the southern border....

 2018-08-14 16:08 

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Defense rests in Paul Manafort fraud trial after calling no witnesses...

Defense attorneys for Paul Manafort rested their case Tuesday, as the judge in the trial sent the jury into deliberations....

 2018-08-14 15:57 

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Trump campaign takes legal action against Omarosa...

President Donald Trump's campaign took legal action against Omarosa Manigault Newman Tuesday....

 2018-08-14 15:40 

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Omarosa: Trump used 'derogatory' term for Puerto Ricans; Kelly fought hurricane aid...

Former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman blames White House chief of staff John Kelly for the...

 2018-08-14 12:38 

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Avenatti's 'swagger' stirs Iowa Democrats...

Michael Avenatti kicks off a debate that could prove critical to the Democratic Party ahead of 2020: To beat Trump, how much do Democrats need to be like Trump?...

 2018-08-14 12:12 

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It's another Primary Day. Here are seven storylines we're watching....

Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin today become the latest states to hold their primary contests for the 2018 midterms....

 2018-08-14 12:01 

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For some GOP candidates, less Trump is more...

President Donald Trump's stops in New York this week show the president is capable of toning down his act on the campaign trail when he has to....

 2018-08-14 11:56 

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Trump calls Omarosa a 'dog'...

President Donald Trump continued his nasty Twitter broadside against Omarosa Manigault Newman on Tuesday, insulting his former White House aide as a "dog."...

 2018-08-14 11:18 

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Florida candidate apologizes for wrongly saying she had college degree...

Melissa Howard last week posted a photo of herself with what looked like a Miami University diploma after being accused of lying about her degree....

 2018-08-13 23:08 

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What is the White House Situation Room and why was Omarosa in it?...

The complex in the White House basement was created as a high-security command center for crises, and it's supposed to be protected against recording devices....

 2018-08-13 22:13 

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Prosecution rests in fraud trial of former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort...

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team rested its case on Monday against Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, who is facing tax evasion, bank fraud and money laundering charges....

 2018-08-13 22:01 

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Ben Carson moves to roll back Obama-era fair housing rule...

The Trump administration has moved to roll back an Obama-era rule intended to combat housing segregation....

 2018-08-13 21:00 

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Trump snubs McCain at Fort Drum...

President Donald Trump refused to mention frequent Sen. John McCain when he signed a defense bill bearing the name of the Arizona senator and former POW....

 2018-08-13 19:17 

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14-year-old boy uses legal quirk to run for Vermont governor...

BURLINGTON, Vt.— One of the four Vermont Democrats seeking the party nomination to run for governor in the fall election isn't old enough to vote, let alone drive. Ethan Sonneborn, 14, of Bristol, met the requirements to be on the primary ballot...

 2018-08-13 19:07 

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Ellison denies abuse allegations from ex-girlfriend...

Keith Ellison on Sunday denied an allegation from an ex-girlfriend that he had once dragged her off a bed while screaming obscenities at her— an allegation that came just days before a Tuesday primary in which the congressman is among several Democr...

 2018-08-13 16:39 

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The Trumps' changing story on the Russia meeting...

President Donald Trump and his son Donald Trump Jr. have changed their stories on what happened at a meeting with Russian emissaries at Trump Tower in 2016....

 2018-08-13 15:30 

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FBI agent Peter Strzok, who sent anti-Trump tweets, fired...

Peter Strzok, the senior FBI official who helped lead the initial probe of ties between Russia and the Trump campaign until it was discovered he sent anti-Trump texts, was fired from the agency on Monday, NBC News has confirmed....

 2018-08-13 14:48 

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Governors try to save the greater sage grouse bird from Trump...

Some governors in the U.S. West say a new Trump administration directive threatens to undermine a hard-won compromise aimed at saving a beleaguered bird scattered across their region....

 2018-08-13 13:29 

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Mattis does about-face, now supports Trump's Space Force...

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Sunday he is satisfied that creating a Space Force as a separate military service is the right way to reorganize the Pentagon's approach to space. Mattis, who last year opposed moves in Congress to create a separ...

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