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 2018-05-23 20:03 

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Trump again targets Pelosi over MS-13...

President Donald Trump has twice in 24 hours painted House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi as soft on MS-13 going so far as to say she is in 'favor' of the gang....

 2018-05-23 17:41 

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Frequent Trump target Rod Rosenstein jokes he knows all about 'piling on'...

Rosenstein, a frequent target of Trump and congressional Republicans, quipped that he has 'experience' with being piled on....

 2018-05-23 16:44 

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Plot twist: Stacey Abrams, trailblazing Georgia politician...and romance novelist?...

Under her pen name, Abrams has published eight romantic suspense novels with titles such as...

 2018-05-23 15:17 

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Dem congressman slams Mike Pompeo for hypocrisy over Clinton criticism...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo got into a heated exchange Wednesday with Rep. Gregory Meeks, D-N.Y., for having said in the past that Hillary Clinton failed on diplomatic security as secretary of state but not highlighting the issue now that he holds that...

 2018-05-23 13:39 

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'SPYGATE': Trump ramps up attacks on FBI, Russia probe...

Trump has been tweeting allegations for several days that the Department of Justice put a...

 2018-05-23 12:51 

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Here are five takeaways from last night's primaries and runoffs...

What we learned about female candidates, Democrats' strength in Georgia, the progressive movement and more....

 2018-05-23 05:19 

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Teacher beats Kentucky House majority leader in GOP primary...

The win follows a wave of education protests in Kentucky and around the country, with teachers and others calling for increased pay and other benefits....

 2018-05-23 01:35 

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Stacey Abrams wins Georgia 'Battle of the Staceys' in bid to become first black female governor in U.S....

Stacey Abrams easily defeated Stacey Evans in a Georgia Democratic gubernatorial primary Tuesday that attracted national attention, according to a projection by the Associated Press....

 2018-05-22 21:23 

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Trump weaponizes 'deep state' to investigate his investigators...

Experts say President Donald Trump may be within his legal rights to investigate those who investigated his campaign — but, they argue, outside the bounds of normal presidential behavior....

 2018-05-22 21:18 

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Avenatti's law firm hit with $10 million judgment...

A federal judge on Tuesday directed the firm associated with Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represents porn star Stormy Daniels, to pay a $10 million judgment to a former colleague who claimed he was owed millions, according to news reports....

 2018-05-22 20:53 

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Bernie Sanders to make California swing, state will play starring role in 2020...

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is making four stops in Southern California on June 2, days ahead of the state's highly anticipated primaries. He will not endorse....

 2018-05-22 20:17 

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Venezuelan president expels top U.S. diplomat...

President Nicolas Maduro booted the top U.S. diplomat in Venezuela and his deputy for allegedly conspiring against his government....

 2018-05-22 20:04 

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DHS Secretary Nielsen 'not aware' of intel report on Russian meddling in election...

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen drew criticism from Democrats Tuesday when she said she was unaware of the intelligence community's finding that Russia had interfered in the 2016 presidential election in support of Donald Tr...

 2018-05-22 19:36 

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Paul Ryan shrugs off suggestions of an early leadership exit...

Speaker Paul Ryan pushed back at critics Tuesday who allege that in the wake of his retirement announcement, he's lost effectiveness as the Republican leader in the House....

 2018-05-22 19:30 

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Senate to release its sexual harassment legislation...

Senators unveiled their bipartisan attempt to reform the sexual harassment reporting process on Capitol Hill....

 2018-05-22 17:38 

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'Substantial chance' summit with North Korea's Kim won't happen in June, Trump says...

President Donald Trump said Tuesday there was a...

 2018-05-22 14:59 

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Pruitt bars media from EPA summit on contaminants, guards push reporter out of building...

The Latest on a hearing with EPA chief Scott Pruitt on a widespread contaminant in drinking water:. The Environmental Protection Agency is barring The Associated Press, CNN and the environmental-focused news organization E&E from a national summit on harm...

 2018-05-22 13:24 

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Interior Dept. moves to allow Alaska bear hunting with doughnuts, bacon...

The Trump administration is moving to reverse Obama-era rules barring hunters on some public lands in Alaska from baiting brown bears with bacon and doughnuts and using spotlights to shoot mother black bears and cubs hibernating in their dens. The Nationa...

 2018-05-22 12:36 

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Five things to watch in tonight's midterm primaries and runoffs...

It's Primary Day in Arkansas, Georgia and Kentucky, while it's Runoff Day in Texas....

 2018-05-21 21:51 

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AP investigation: A Trump fundraiser's secret lobbying effort to win $1B in business...

He had ingratiated himself with crown princes from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, who were seeking to alter U.S. foreign policy and punish Qatar, an archrival in the Gulf that he dubbed...

 2018-05-21 21:14 

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Turning up the heat on Trump: Dem charges of corruption to be key focus of midterms...

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced a campaign theme focused on corruption in Trump's Washington Monday....

 2018-05-21 18:23 

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Pompeo vows to slap 'strongest sanctions in history' on Iran...

In his first major policy address, Pompeo laid out a series of steep demands aimed at the heart of Iran's foreign policy agenda....

 2018-05-21 18:19 

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Watchdog report to blame Comey, FBI for Clinton probe delay...

An upcoming report from the Justice Department's internal watchdog is expected to criticize senior FBI leaders for not moving quickly enough to review a trove of Hillary Clinton emails discovered late in the 2016 campaign, according to people familiar...

 2018-05-21 14:54 

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Divided Supreme Court rules for businesses over workers...

The Supreme Court says employers can prohibit their workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace....

 2018-05-21 14:33 

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Richard Goodwin, White House speech writer and husband of Doris Kearns Goodwin, dead at 86...

Richard N. Goodwin, an aide, speechwriter and liberal force for the Kennedys and Lyndon Johnson who helped craft such historic addresses as Robert Kennedy's...

 2018-05-21 12:38 

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Don't get distracted. The biggest weekend story was the other 2016 Trump Tower meeting....

The investigation into the 2016 Trump campaign is much more complex than we originally knew....

 2018-05-21 12:34 

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Hillary Clinton ribs Trump with Russian cap during speech at Yale...

Hillary Clinton returned to Yale University this weekend, warning the graduating class of the...

 2018-05-21 11:22 

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DOJ seeks probe of FBI conduct in 2016 campaign after Trump 'spy' claim...

The agency on Monday ordered an expansion of the review of potential FISA abuse in the Russia probe....

 2018-05-21 08:31 

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Four-day weeks bring smiles in rural schools. But will they work in big cities?...

The four-day school week is now beating a path to urban districts, which are facing their own crippling budget shortfalls and teacher retention challenges and are ready to try new solutions to solve growing problems....

 2018-05-20 22:28 

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Special counsel could end Russia probe in September, Giuliani says...

Giuliani said it was important to end the investigation "so we don't get into what I call 'Comey territory.'...

 2018-05-20 18:43 

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Trump to demand DOJ review claims of FBI spy on campaign...

President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether it or the FBI infiltrated his campaign for political purposes....

 2018-05-20 16:08 

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U.S., China putting trade war 'on hold,' Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says...

Mnuchin and top economic adviser Larry Kudlow said the agreement reached Saturday set up a framework for addressing trade imbalances in the future....

 2018-05-20 16:02 

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Meet the Press -May 20, 2018...

Roger Stone, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Hallie Jackson, Hugh Hewitt, Yamiche Alcindor, David Brooks...

 2018-05-20 15:45 

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Two counties tell the tale of a growing education gap...

A college education has moved from an opportunity for upward mobility to a growing necessity in keeping up with the middle class....

 2018-05-20 14:58 

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Roger Stone 'prepared' for Mueller indictment...

Roger Stone, a longtime Republican operative and ally of President Donald Trump, said Sunday he is "prepared" to be indicted as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation...

 2018-05-20 14:29 

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Bernie Sanders lashes out at Congress over gun control after Santa Fe, Texas, shooting...

An exasperated Sen. Bernie Sanders blasted Congress for failing to act on gun control, placing blame on legislators he said are intimidated by the NRA....

 2018-05-20 14:02 

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The Stacey v. Stacey fight comes to a head, as Georgia Democrats choose a strategy for the Trump era...

Stacey Evans and Stacey Abrams have a lot in common. But they've offered Democrats sharply different electoral theories in Tuesday's gubernatorial primary in Georgia....

 2018-05-20 09:27 

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Financial raid: Some states cut off assistance for DACA students, while others rush to help...

With the fate of the Obama-era DACA program in limbo, states are divided on what to do about the thousands of recipients who want to attend public colleges....

 2018-05-19 15:30 

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Data privacy issues may be coming to a campaign near you...

Data privacy issues may be coming to a campaign near you...

 2018-05-18 19:58 

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Was there really a spy inside the Trump campaign, like the president says?...

The president's claim of a federal...

 2018-05-18 19:13 

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Gun violence: What Trump said vs. what Trump did...

After a school shooting in Texas, President Trump said he will...

 2018-05-18 18:41 

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After Santa Fe school shooting, Democratic lawmakers slam GOP for inaction on gun control...

Democrats blasted conservatives for blocking gun control legislation in the wake of a school shooting....

 2018-05-18 18:23 

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Republican infighting over immigration sinks farm bill...

The battle over immigration and DACA has spilled over into unrelated House business and the drama is posing a challenge for outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan....

 2018-05-18 17:42 

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Trump abortion rule a politically motivated attack on poor women, say critics...

Critics unloaded Friday on President Donald Trump's proposed new rule that would deny family-planning funds to programs that provide abortions and related services....

 2018-05-18 16:38 

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Trump nominates Robert Wilkie to head Veterans Affairs...

WASHINGTON — Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie is President Donald Trump's pick to permanently lead the beleaguered department. Wilkie appeared in the White House press briefing room Thursday to accept a check for the amount of Tru...

 2018-05-18 15:21 

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Rapper Meek Mill backs out of White House talk on prison reform...

Rapper Meek Mill abruptly backed out of a prison reform event at the White House on Friday because he was concerned that a meeting with President Donald Trump would have distracted the public from the topic, according to a statement obtained by NBC News....

 2018-05-18 14:26 

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Debut of poignant McCain documentary 'For Whom the Bell Tolls'...

John McCain ends a documentary about his life by sending the message that Washington is not giving the American people the government they deserve. McCain's comments come in the HBO documentary...

 2018-05-18 12:54 

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Immigration once again splits the GOP...

Immigration has historically split the Republican Party. Now, it's happening again....

 2018-05-18 11:35 

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Trump tweets Justice Dept. put a 'spy' in his campaign to try to 'frame' him...

Trump quoted a claim that the Department of Justice put a "spy" inside his 2016 presidential campaign as part of an effort to "frame" him for "crimes" he "didn't commit."...

 2018-05-18 09:10 

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Bill Gates says Trump asked the difference between HIV and HPV...

Bill Gates was recorded addressing staff at a recent meeting of his charitable foundation where he talked about meeting Donald Trump....

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