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 2018-02-19 09:34 

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College sports warn against moves to legalize betting...

As lawmakers across the U.S. predict that sports gambling will soon be legal, sports organizations and others are convinced that doing so would be a bad bet....

 2018-02-18 17:32 

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Trump denies collusion again in tweets, sparks concerns among lawmakers...

While Trump has emphasized that his campaign did not collude with Russia, he has never condemned Russia since his inauguration and lawmakers are concerned....

 2018-02-18 17:01 

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Meet the Press -February 18, 2018...

Sen. Lankford (R-OK), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Supt. Runcie, Stoneman Douglas students, Rick Santelli, Cornell Belcher, Hallie Jackson, Carol Lee...

 2018-02-18 16:41 

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Washington gun debate wasn't always stuck in neutral...

Three of the 10 biggest mass shootings in U.S. history have taken place in the last five months and the question is will Congress step in?...

 2018-02-18 14:58 

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GOP Sen. Lankford pushes stronger gun background checks...

Republican Sen. James Lankford said Sunday he is open to stronger background checks for gun sales...

 2018-02-18 13:32 

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Is there a peanut farmer from Plains in the field of 2020 Democrats?...

The signs are everywhere that the 2020 Democratic presidential field will be much larger than usual — maybe larger than ever....

 2018-02-18 05:34 

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Trump blasts FBI over Parkland shooting, says 'too much time' on Russia...

Trump tweeted the FBI missed signals before a school shooting, and...

 2018-02-17 15:54 

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The charges Mueller could have brought against the Russians but didn't...

Why would special counsel Robert Mueller allege illegal Russian activity in the election throughout the indictment, but not actually charge it?...

 2018-02-17 00:38 

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Trump visits Parkland shooting victims at Florida hospital...

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump visited a hospital and the sheriff's office in Broward County Friday evening following this week's mass shooting in Parkland, Florida....

 2018-02-17 00:11 

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Veterans Affairs Dept. chief of staff steps down after travel flap...

The Department of Veterans Affairs says the agency's chief of staff has stepped down after an investigation found she had doctored emails to justify Secretary David Shulkin's wife accompanying him on an European trip at taxpayer expense....

 2018-02-16 23:15 

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'Information warfare': How Russians interfered in 2016 election...

Fake social media accounts, identify theft, VPNs: Mueller's indictment shows how Russia meddled in the 2016 election, disparaging Clinton and boosting Trump....

 2018-02-16 23:10 

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White House overhauls security clearance process following revelations...

Dozens of White House officials could lose access to sensitive information...

 2018-02-16 21:40 

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White House: Russian indictments show 'no collusion' with Trump campaign...

Trump, his outside counsel, and the White House lauded the indictment of Russian nationals, with the president insisting they proved there was "no collusion....

 2018-02-16 21:23 

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Trump's Russia narrative upended by Mueller indictments...

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's indictment of 13 Russian nationals undermines President Donald Trump's claim that there was no election interference....

 2018-02-16 20:04 

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Trump critics: Still think Russia investigation is a 'hoax'?...

Democrats lashed out at President Donald Trump after the investigation he's called a "hoax" and a "witch hunt" resulted in 13 indictments of Russian nationals....

 2018-02-16 19:32 

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GOP's midterm mission of selling tax cuts begins now...

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce joins a growing GOP offensive to sell their tax cuts between now and the November midterm elections....

 2018-02-16 18:30 

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Special counsel Mueller charges 13 Russians with interfering in 2016 election...

A federal grand jury on Friday indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities on charges related to interfering in the 2016 election....

 2018-02-16 16:59 

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Top Democrat says Obama shares responsibility for Russia's meddling...

The Obama administration's muted response to the 2014 Sony hack may have laid the groundwork for Russia's meddling in the 2016 elections says one top Democrat....

 2018-02-16 13:57 

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Former Playboy model claims she had an affair with Trump, report says...

Karen McDougal, a former Playboy Playmate of the Year, documented her alleged affair with Trump in an eight-page handwritten note shared with The New Yorker....

 2018-02-16 13:46 

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Trump picks politics over policy on immigration vote...

The president and his team chose to push a bill that could muster only 39 Senate votes....

 2018-02-16 13:33 

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Mitt Romney announces bid for U.S. Senate in Utah...

Mitt Romney — the GOP's 2012 candidate for president and a former governor of Massachusetts — announced Friday that he would run for U.S. Senate in Utah....

 2018-02-16 05:55 

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Outspoken pro-Trump pastor Mark Burns joins the race for Gowdy seat...

Vocal Trump supporter and televangelist pastor Mark Burns joins a cast of characters who've tried to parlay loyalty to Trump into a ticket to Washington....

 2018-02-15 23:06 

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Trump vows mental health care fix after Florida shooting. He also wants to slash coverage....

The president's already playing a role when it comes to health care. Here's what he's done and how it would affect mental heath in America....

 2018-02-15 21:57 

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Senate fails to pass immigration proposals, ends week in stalemate...

The Senate ended its immigration debate this week exactly where it began — in a stalemate....

 2018-02-15 21:23 

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Trump Signs Bill Revoking Obama-Era Gun Checks for People With Mental Illnesses...

The new law nullifies an Obama-backed rule that added people with mental illnesses to the national background check database....

 2018-02-15 20:23 

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After Florida shooting, Trump offers comfort — to gun owners...

In Thursday's remarks following this week's fatal shooting rampage at a Florida high school, President Donald Trump offered reassurance to gun-rights advocates....

 2018-02-15 20:15 

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White House officials are asked if they are vulnerable to blackmail...

Some officials seeking security clearances were asked to provide any info that could be a...

 2018-02-15 19:25 

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Steve Bannon met with Mueller multiple times over the past week...

Steve Bannon, who served as President Trump's chief strategist, was interviewed by the special counsel over multiple days this week, NBC News has learned....

 2018-02-15 18:36 

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Report: Presidential inaugural committee paid $26M to Melania Trump friend...

President Donald Trump's inaugural committee paid out nearly $26 million to an event planning company that was reportedly founded by an adviser to First Lady Melania Trump....

 2018-02-15 17:58 

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Trump's full remarks on the high school mass shooting in Parkland, Florida...

President Donald Trump's full remarks Thursday from the White House on the mass high school shooting in Parkland, Florida....

 2018-02-15 17:38 

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Familiar responses from Congress in wake of the latest mass shooting...

Congress finds itself in a familiar position a day after the 18th school shooting of the year, divided with little prospects of action....

 2018-02-15 16:37 

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Trump: 'No child, no teacher should ever be in danger in an American school'...

President Donald Trump said Thursday that he would visit Parkland, Fla. following the mass shooting there Wednesday, and work to tackle...

 2018-02-15 15:44 

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Puerto Rico suspends $133M contract awarded to firm of Trump's failed FEMA nominee...

Puerto Rico has suspended a $133 million contract for housing relief after a review board said it was inappropriately awarded....

 2018-02-15 15:23 

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Legal landmines could complicate Trump lawyer Cohen's $130,000 payment to porn star Stormy Daniels...

Michael Cohen, personal lawyer to President Donald Trump, has revealed to NBC News that a month before the election, Cohen paid $130,000 of his own money to pornographic film star Stormy Daniels, who has in the past said she had a sexual encounter with Tr...

 2018-02-15 13:42 

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Washington is fundamentally broken when it comes to addressing mass shootings...

America's political system has been incapable of coming up with any federal public policy to address mass shootings....

 2018-02-15 13:05 

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Trump says classmates, neighbors should have reported Florida gunman...

Trump said there were...

 2018-02-15 01:55 

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Scores of top White House officials lack permanent security clearances...

More than 130 White House political appointees working lacked permanent security clearances as of November 2017, including the president's daughter and son-in-law....

 2018-02-14 21:36 

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Prospects of new bipartisan DACA agreement remain uncertain...

As the Senate struggles to find a solution on DACA, two new bipartisan proposals are expected to be rolled out in the Senate on Wednesday....

 2018-02-14 21:31 

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EPA head Scott Pruitt says he flies first class due to security concerns...

Pruitt, who takes frequent premium-class flights at taxpayer expense, said he needs to fly first class due to unpleasant interactions with other travelers....

 2018-02-14 21:20 

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White House mess leaves embattled Kelly in limbo...

President Trump hasn't made a decision about the fate of his chief of staff but has reached out to friends about potential replacements, sources tell NBC News....

 2018-02-14 21:03 

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What is the White House personnel security office?...

The White House's current explanation in the Rob Porter clearance controversy pins the blame on an obscure internal office of personnel security. Here's what we know about it....

 2018-02-14 20:18 

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Trump speaks against domestic violence, but doesn't mention Porter accusers...

President Donald Trump spoke out against domestic violence Wednesday, over a week after White House aide Rob Porter resigned from his post over abuse allegations....

 2018-02-14 19:19 

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Porn star who alleged Trump sexual encounter: I can now tell my story...

Stormy Daniels, the porn star whom President Donald Trump's personal attorney acknowledged paying $130,000 just before Election Day, believes she is now free to discuss her alleged sexual encounter with the president. A manager for the adult film star...

 2018-02-14 18:51 

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Warren hits Trump on 'Pocahontas' slur, details her Native American roots...

Warren, whom Trump has repeatedly ridiculed as "Pocahontas,"; hit back forcefully at the commander-in-chief Wednesday....

 2018-02-14 16:38 

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Watchdog: Veterans' Affairs chief David Shulkin wrongly took Wimbledon tickets, questions Europe trip...

An internal watchdog's investigation has found that Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin improperly accepted Wimbledon tennis tickets and likely wrongly used taxpayer money to cover his wife's airfare for an 11-day European trip. The report qu...

 2018-02-14 15:54 

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Gowdy launches probe into Rob Porter's White House employment...

The chair of the House Oversight Committee said Wednesday the panel has launched a probe into the White House's handling of Rob Porter's employment....

 2018-02-14 14:12 

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The Rob Porter scandal has lasted for more than a week. Here's why....

Here are four reasons why this story has had a longer shelf life than the others....

 2018-02-14 12:59 

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Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen says he paid Stormy Daniels $130,000 of his own money...

In response to a complaint alleging an illegal contribution, Michael Cohen said he paid the porn star $130,000 on his own initiative and without reimbursement....

 2018-02-14 10:54 

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Midterm politics creep into Senate immigration debate...

The first day of the Senate's DACA debate was sidetracked by campaign politics that led to no progress on a range of pressing immigration issues....

 2018-02-13 22:56 

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White House now says internal office to blame on Porter...

The White House's explanation of how allegations of domestic abuse against a top aide failed to significantly affect his security clearance evolved again Tuesday....

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