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 2018-11-17 17:21 

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Trump to visit California wildfire zones after criticizing forest management...

President Donald Trump on Saturday headed to California to visit parts of the state that have been devastated by ongoing wildfires....

 2018-11-17 16:30 

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Mike Pence laughs off reports that Trump questioned his loyalty...

A New York Times story reported that multiple aides and outside advisers to the president had said Trump was openly asking whether Pence was loyal to him....

 2018-11-17 15:30 

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Bill Nelson needed a machine error to have a chance in Florida. He didn't get it....

Tens of thousands of voters in Broward County didn't pick a Senate candidate. That may have cost Bill Nelson his Senate seat....

 2018-11-17 13:00 

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Do Democrats really want to stop Nancy Pelosi from becoming speaker?...

Nancy Pelosi is on the brink of becoming speaker again, but she faces a tough road to get there....

 2018-11-17 00:04 

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White Kansas official tells black woman he belongs to 'master race'...

Leavenworth County Commissioner Louis Klemp cited the master race— the Nazi ideology of Aryan supremacy — at a board meeting Tuesday....

 2018-11-16 22:31 

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Democrat Stacey Abrams ends candidacy in Georgia governor race, blasts process as discriminatory...

Democrat Stacey Abrams in a speech on Friday ended her candidacy for governor after more than a week after polls in Georgia closed and following an acrimonious battle over ballot-counting....

 2018-11-16 22:14 

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Matt Whitaker faces new challenge in Supreme Court...

Trump has faced a growing backlash over his choice to appoint Matt Whitaker as acting attorney general after forcing Jeff Sessions to resign....

 2018-11-16 21:56 

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Trump says he should have gone to Arlington on Veterans Day...

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump says he should have visited Arlington National Cemetery to commemorate Veterans Day— a traditional presidential act. Trump was criticized for canceling a trip to an American cemetery in France on Saturday aft...

 2018-11-16 20:51 

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House Ethics panel sanctions two lawmakers over sexual harassment allegations...

Reps. Ruben Kihuen, D-Nev., and Mark Meadows, R-N.C., have been formally sanctioned by the House Ethics Committee over sexual harassment allegations, the panel announced Friday in reports released to the public....

 2018-11-16 20:20 

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Supreme Court agrees to referee fight over census citizenship question...

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to take up an aspect of the legal battle over the Trump administration's plan to put a question about citizenship on the 2020 census form....

 2018-11-16 20:13 

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Trump awards Medals of Freedom to Elvis Presley, Justice Scalia, Miriam Adelson...

President Donald Trump on Friday presented seven people with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in a White House ceremony: Miriam Adelson, Sen. Orrin Hatch, Alan Page, Roger Staubach, Justice Antonin Scalia, Babe Ruth and Elvis Presley....

 2018-11-16 19:30 

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'Very busy': Trump jests about Scalia widow at Medal of Freedom event for having 9 kids...

It wasn't just Antonin Scalia's conservative jurisprudence that impressed President Donald Trump....

 2018-11-16 18:29 

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Trump says he has finished writing answers to Mueller's questions...

Trump said personally prepared — and finished — his written answers to questions from special counsel Robert Mueller....

 2018-11-16 17:58 

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Alleged Russian spy Mariia Butina negotiating with prosecutors...

Mariia Butina is accused of acting as an agent of Russia in the D.C. area and faces charges of conspiracy and failing to register as a foreign agent....

 2018-11-16 17:53 

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Monica Lewinsky describes 'flirtatious encounters' with Bill Clinton in upcoming documentary...
 2018-11-16 17:06 

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Chuck Grassley opts to cede Judiciary Committee chairmanship...

Sen. Chuck Grassley announced Friday that he plans to give up the gavel of the Senate Judiciary Committee next year and instead serve as chairman of the Senate Finance Committee...

 2018-11-16 15:30 

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Judge orders White House to temporarily restore CNN reporter's press pass...

A federal judge ordered the Trump administration on Friday to return the press pass of CNN reporter Jim Acosta....

 2018-11-16 14:34 

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Trump to honor donor's wife with presidential award...

Miriam Adelson is a doctor, philanthropist and humanitarian, but is perhaps best known as the wife of Sheldon Adelson, a Las Vegas casino magnate considered one of the nation's most powerful Republican donors. Orrin Hatch of Utah, one of the longest-s...

 2018-11-16 14:19 

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The Florida recount is really about the 2020 presidential election...

Democrats are challenging various actions of state officials and aspects of election law in advance of the next presidential fight....

 2018-11-16 13:45 

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Mueller Time? Washington braces for next development in Russia probe...

Count us among those who believe that the silence from the Russia probe is about to end....

 2018-11-16 12:08 

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Abrams' team 'considering all options' in Georgia governor race...

Stacey Abrams' campaign and legal team is preparing an unprecedented legal challenge in the unresolved Georgia governor's race....

 2018-11-16 11:00 

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Pelosi's critics have the fight but do they have the votes to defeat her?...

Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is working to win the support of her members while her opponents are still organizing against her with no clear outcome....

 2018-11-16 10:00 

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U.S. Marshals Service spending millions on DeVos security in unusual arrangement...

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is receiving around-the-clock security from the U.S. Marshals Service at a cost of $19.8 million through next year....

 2018-11-15 23:43 

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Mississippi GOP Sen. Hyde-Smith calls voter suppression 'great idea.' Campaign: 'Obviously' joking....

Hyde-Smith made the comment at an event earlier this month. Footage was released Thursday. It comes after her controversial 'public hanging' remark....

 2018-11-15 23:22 

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Elizabeth Warren's ethics bill is moving to the House. Does the new Democratic Congress want it?...

Rep. Pramila Jayapal is sponsoring her own version of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's sweeping ethics bill. The two talked to NBC News about their plans....

 2018-11-15 23:17 

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'Creep shot': Firestorm over photo of Ocasio-Cortez posted on Twitter...

The reporter, Eddie Scarry of The Washington Examiner, was met with backlash after posting a photo of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the newly-elected congresswoman....

 2018-11-15 22:23 

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Gillum: 'Tens of thousands of votes' still not counted after Florida deadline passes...

Democratic Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum trails Republican Ron DeSantis by .4 percent as the Thursday deadline to wrap up the machine recount passed....

 2018-11-15 21:10 

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After hurling criticism, Trump will visit California to assess wildfire damage...

President Donald Trump is slated to visit California this weekend to assess the damage of the deadly wildfires that have ravaged state....

 2018-11-15 19:08 

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ICE head apologizes for tweet calling Democrats 'NeoKlanist' party...

WASHINGTON — The acting head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement told senators Thursday that employees' morale has suffered because of the bitter political climate, and he apologized for sending a tweet in 2015 that suggested renaming th...

 2018-11-15 17:13 

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Pelosi dismisses insurgency threat, says she has 'overwhelming support'...

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Thursday dismissed the threat of an insurgency within the Democratic caucus against her bid for speaker and expressed confidence that she would secure the necessary 218 votes to win back the gavel...

 2018-11-15 17:00 

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Judge calls Florida 'laughing stock of the world,' gives voters more time to fix ballots...

U.S. District Judge Mark Walker blasted the state during a hearing to extend the Florida recount deadline in Palm Beach County....

 2018-11-15 16:44 

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White House weighs booting Erdogan foe from U.S. to appease Turkey...

The Trump administration asked federal law enforcement agencies to look into removing a Turkish cleric from the U.S. to ease tensions over Khashoggi killing....

 2018-11-15 14:33 

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With deadline looming, troubled Palm Beach County recount 'in prayer mode'...

Palm Beach County Elections Supervisor Susan Bucher says her team is racing to meet a Thursday deadline, but there was little activity visible Wednesday....

 2018-11-15 13:56 

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On full display in the midterms: America's Great Education Realignment...

College graduates broke for Democrats in the midterms by 20 percentage points, while those with no college degree were equally split....

 2018-11-15 13:05 

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Trump rages about Mueller probe, calls it 'total mess...absolutely nuts'...

Trump resumed his war on special counsel Robert Mueller, slamming the team conducting the investigation as a "total mess" that has "gone absolutely nuts."...

 2018-11-15 12:37 

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Trump aide targeted by first lady is leaving the White House...

The White House said Deputy National Security Adviser Mira Ricardel would move to another position in the administration, which wasn't specified....

 2018-11-15 12:06 

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Dems doubt Kemp claims of 'insurmountable' lead in Georgia, as federal judge rules on ballots...

As Democrats ratcheted up attacks on Brian Kemp, he claimed that results certified by county election officials confirm he has an...

 2018-11-15 11:15 

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Second Trump-Kim summit to go ahead without list of nuclear North Korean weapons, Pence says...

The U.S. will not require North Korea to provide a list of its nuclear weapons and missile sites before a second summit between President Donald Trump and the North's leader Kim Jong Un....

 2018-11-14 23:23 

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Michael Avenatti detained by Los Angeles police...

Michael Avenatti, the attorney for porn star Stormy Daniels and one of President Donald Trump's chief antagonists, was detained by Los Angeles police, sources told NBC News on Wednesday....

 2018-11-14 22:36 

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Exclusive text messages show Roger Stone and friend discussing WikiLeaks plans...

Roger Stone exchanged text messages with friend about WikiLeaks in the days before the site released emails stolen from Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta....

 2018-11-14 22:19 

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Trump backs sentencing reform, hits Bill Clinton for 1994 anti-crime law...

President Donald Trump announced his support for an emerging Senate measure that would rewrite sentencing laws....

 2018-11-14 20:57 

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Mattis visits border troops, defends use of military on U.S.-Mexico line...

WASHINGTON— Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday defended the use of active duty troops on the U.S.- Mexican border, saying that in some ways it provides good training for war. Speaking to reporters on his way to visit U.S. troops along the bor...

 2018-11-14 20:40 

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Palm Beach election chief says overheated machines working again, brushes off Trump attacks...

Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Susan Bucher said the county's ballot-counting machines are working again after overheating Tuesday....

 2018-11-14 19:08 

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Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown: If Stacey Abrams doesn't win Georgia, Republicans 'stole it'...

Speaking at the National Action Network conference in Washington, D.C., Sen. Sherrod Brown accused Republicans of stealing an election should Stacey Abrams lose....

 2018-11-14 19:04 

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First photo: See the new Congress' history-making members...

The newly elected members of the House of Representatives took their...

 2018-11-14 18:00 

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U.S. says defendant in Elliott Broidy hacking case has diplomatic immunity...

Ex-GOP official Elliott Broidy accuses Jamal Benomar of being a...

 2018-11-14 17:19 

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he will recuse himself from certifying results of his Senate election...

Republican Gov. Rick Scott said on Wednesday that he will recuse himself from certifying the results of his hotly-contested U.S. Senate race....

 2018-11-14 15:31 

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Justice Department defends Whitaker appointment as acting attorney general...

The DOJ said Wednesday that the selection was entirely legal and that the White House was given that advice beforehand....

 2018-11-14 14:47 

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Lawyers seek 'Apprentice' tapes in Trump immigration suit for evidence of racism...

Lawyers for Civil Rights, which sued Trump in February, has issued subpoenas to MGM Holdings Inc. and Trump Productions LLC demanding any footage shot during the production of the show in which Trump...

 2018-11-14 13:42 

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'Should be ashamed': ACLU rips Mississippi GOP Sen. Hyde-Smith for 'public hanging' comment...

The ACLU issued the statement amid backlash to Cindy Hyde-Smith's remark. She issued a statement Sunday, declining to further address it Monday....

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