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 2018-08-21 13:20 

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In Wyoming Governor's Race, a Wealthy Conservative Donor Tries on a New Hat: Candidate...

A conversation with Foster Friess, who was an early supporter of President Trump. He's now one of six Republicans competing in a primary on Tuesday....

 2018-08-21 09:42 

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Microsoft, Primary Election, E.P.A.: Your Tuesday Briefing...

Here's what you need to know to start your day....

 2018-08-21 09:00 

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Alaska and Wyoming Are Voting Today. Here's What to Watch....

Gov. Bill Walker is running for re-election in Alaska, as are Senator John Barrasso and Representative Liz Cheney in Wyoming....

 2018-08-21 09:00 

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Alaska and Wyoming Are Voting Today. Here's What to Watch....

Gov. Bill Walker is running for re-election in Alaska, as are Senator John Barrasso and Representative Liz Cheney in Wyoming....

 2018-08-21 09:00 

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Levi Sanders Is Not His Father. He Keeps Telling That to Voters....

Bernie Sanders's son is running for a House seat in New Hampshire. The name is familiar, and so are the mannerisms. But, he is quick to remind voters, "I am my own person."...

 2018-08-21 04:00 

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New Russian Hacking Targeted Republican Groups, Microsoft Says...

Microsoft was surprised not that recent "spear phishing" attempts had occurred, but that they targeted traditional conservative think tanks. Those groups have been critical of Russia....

 2018-08-20 23:51 

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Companies Warn More China Tariffs Will Cripple Them and Hurt Consumers...

The Trump administration, which will hold trade talks with the Chinese this week, began six days of hearings on its proposal to tax another $200 billion worth of Chinese goods....

 2018-08-20 21:51 

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Remember John W. Dean, a Watergate Informant? He's Back in the Limelight...

President Trump referenced Mr. Dean, who served as President Richard Nixon's White House counsel, in a tweet defending his current White House counsel, Donald F. McGahn II....

 2018-08-20 20:27 

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Why Did Gabby Giffords Endorse 2 Republicans in New Jersey?...

The former Democratic congresswoman is supporting Representatives Leonard Lance and Chris Smith based on their gun control records in Washington....

 2018-08-20 18:51 

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Trump Complains to Donors About Fed Chairman's Raising of Interest Rates...

At a fund-raiser in the Hamptons, President Trump said that he had expected Jerome H. Powell to adhere to an easy-money monetary policy, by keeping interest rates low, when he nominated him....

 2018-08-20 18:10 

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Trump Attacks Justice Dept. Official, and Sessions for Not Firing Him...

President Trump issued a subtle challenge to the attorney general to fire Bruce Ohr, a civil servant who is on a list of people the president was considering stripping of their security clearances....

 2018-08-20 17:49 

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'Abolish ICE' Movement 'Catering to the Extreme Elements,' Trump Says...

Writing to state and local leaders, the president denounced Democrats who have called for the elimination of Immigration and Customs Enforcement as enablers of lawlessness and anarchy....

 2018-08-20 15:56 

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Melania Trump Called for Good Behavior on Social Media. The President Unleashed More Attacks on Twitter....

Another day of dissonant messaging unfolded from the Trump White House....

 2018-08-20 15:07 

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In Alabama, Challenging Hidden Racial Discrimination...

A federal appeals court has allowed fast-food workers to contest a state law blocking the city of Birmingham from raising its minimum wage....

 2018-08-20 09:00 

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Two U.S. Agents Fired Into Mexico, Killing Teenagers. Only One Faces a Lawsuit....

The Supreme Court has been asked to decide whether American officials may be sued for cross-border shootings after lower courts reached opposite conclusions....

 2018-08-19 21:09 

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Trump Lawyers' Sudden Realization: They Don't Know What Don McGahn Told Mueller's Team...

The lapse has contributed to a growing recognition that an early strategy of full cooperation with the inquiry was a potentially damaging mistake....

 2018-08-19 17:32 

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There Is More to Stacey Abrams Than Meets Partisan Eyes...

As minority leader in Georgia State House, Ms. Abrams, the Democratic nominee for governor, showed both a penchant for standing on liberal principle and a willingness to negotiate with Republicans....

 2018-08-19 16:58 

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As Trump Dismantles Clean Air Rules, an Industry Lawyer Delivers for Ex-Clients...

The top air pollution official in the Trump administration had been a lawyer for polluting industries. They are now benefiting from his new role....

 2018-08-19 13:17 

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How the Senate Got Its Groove Back With the Power of the Purse...

While the Senate may be at odds over the Supreme Court vacancy, it is trying, for the first time in years, to advance funding bills the old-fashioned way....

 2018-08-19 09:11 

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Trump Won Pennsylvania. Democrats Want the State (and His Voters) Back....

With its redrawn congressional map and working class union towns, the state has found itself at the center of Democrats' plans to win control of the House of Representatives....

 2018-08-18 18:41 

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What Makes California Politics So Special...

Democrats and Republicans have held to a bipartisan legacy that offers a starting point to govern a vast, diverse nation-state....

 2018-08-18 17:48 

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White House Counsel Has Cooperated Extensively With Mueller's Obstruction Inquiry...

The White House counsel, Donald F. McGahn II, was a witness to key episodes being scrutinized in the case. His cooperation with investigators is unusual....

 2018-08-18 09:00 

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Trump Has Attacked the Russia Inquiry Over 250 Times. Here Is What's True....

We assessed President Trump's claims about Russia's interference in the 2016 election and the ensuing federal investigation of his campaign....

 2018-08-18 03:46 

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Accusing Trump Adviser of Repeatedly Lying to Investigators, Mueller Asks for Jail Time...

In a memo filed Friday evening, Robert Mueller said that George Papadopoulos's attempts to mislead the F.B.I. had a significant effect on the investigation into Russian election interference....

 2018-08-18 02:58 

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Judge Bars Statements Made by Guantnamo Detainees During F.B.I. Interrogations...

The decision could be a major setback for the effort to prosecute the five detainees who are accused of aiding the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks....

 2018-08-18 01:03 

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The Biggest Stories in American Politics This Week...

From revoked security clearances to the Manafort trial, it's been a busy week in American politics. Here are five of the biggest stories (and some links if you want to read further)....

 2018-08-17 23:14 

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Justice Dept. Backs Suit Accusing Facebook of Violating Fair Housing Act...

The department suggested Facebook could be held liable if housing providers used the site's targeting tools to discriminate against prospective renters and buyers in advertising their properties....

 2018-08-17 22:11 

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Booming Economy May Be Little Felt as Voters Decide...

Republicans say the economy will help them in November. Democrats say it won't. New data says the full story is more complicated....

 2018-08-17 22:11 

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Trump Calls Manafort Trial 'Sad,' but Is Quiet on a Possible Pardon...

The jury in the financial fraud trial of Paul Manafort, President Trump's former campaign chairman, deliberated for a second day without reaching a verdict....

 2018-08-17 21:56 

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Canada on the Sidelines as U.S. and Mexico Near an Agreement on Nafta...

The United States and Mexico are making progress, but the trade talks still exclude America's closer political and economic partner....

 2018-08-17 21:47 

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U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Myanmar Military Over Rohingya Atrocities...

The penalties, for what the Treasury Department called ethnic cleansing and other human rights abuses, target four Burmese military and border guard commanders and two military units....

 2018-08-17 20:09 

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U.S. Will Not Spend $230 Million Allocated to Repair Devastated Syrian Cities...

The decision is the United States' latest step back from a seven-year war that has been largely won by a brutal government and its Russian and Iranian backers....

 2018-08-17 19:26 

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Alex Jones of Infowars Destroyed Evidence Related to Sandy Hook Suits, Motion Says...

A motion filed on behalf of a Sandy Hook victim's father accused Mr. Jones, who is being sued for spreading false claims about the 2012 school shooting, of deleting videos and social media posts....

 2018-08-17 16:29 

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She's Trying to Pull an Ocasio-Cortez. Her Target: Pete King....

Liuba Grechen Shirley, a Democratic newcomer campaigning as a working mother, is trying to take down New York's most visible Republican congressman....

 2018-08-17 14:43 

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Want to Be President? Just Ask Iowans...

One year before the 2020 candidates descend on the Iowa State Fair, attendees had some ideas on how the would-be presidents might win their votes....

 2018-08-17 12:50 

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Trump Cancels Military Parade, Blaming Washington Officials for Inflating Costs...

The president said local politicians "wanted a number so ridiculously high" that he canceled a planned parade that the Pentagon had already postponed....

 2018-08-17 09:56 

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Nancy Pelosi's Dilemma...

Under fire from both parties, the longtime House Democratic leader faces an uncertain political future....

 2018-08-17 00:04 

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Manafort Jurors Ask for Definition of Reasonable Doubt...

The jury deciding the fate of President Trump's ex-campaign chairman ended its first day of deliberations with four written questions to the judge. The answers might have been less than satisfying....

 2018-08-16 23:48 

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Democrats Question Kavanaugh's Testimony about Bush Nominee...

Democrats say that files from the Bush White House show that President Trump's Supreme Court nominee played a significant role in a nomination he distanced himself from....

 2018-08-16 23:44 

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Revoking Clearance, Trump Aims Presidential Power at Russia Inquiry...

The move to revoke John Brennan's security clearance may be the latest sign that the president is determined to punish anyone connected to the Russia investigation....

 2018-08-16 22:59 

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Education Department Opens Civil Rights Inquiry Into Abuse at Ohio State...

The inquiry keeps a harsh spotlight on the university, drawing additional scrutiny to how officials handled claims of sexual misconduct by a team doctor....

 2018-08-16 22:58 

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Omarosa Manigault Newman Releases Tape of Lara Trump's $15,000-a-Month Job Offer...

The audio is the latest in the trickle of recordings that Ms. Manigault Newman has made public to bolster the credibility of her book, "Unhinged."...

 2018-08-16 22:26 

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Meet the Special Counsel Team: So Careful They Won't Even Disclose Their Shake Shack Orders...

The trial of Paul Manafort, President Trump's former campaign chairman, has provided the public with its first extended glimpse of Robert S. Mueller III's investigators....

 2018-08-16 21:46 

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Trump's Military Parade Could Cost $92 Million, Official Says...

The parade, scheduled for November, comes after years of tight budgets at the Pentagon....

 2018-08-16 21:34 

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Cuomo vs. Nixon? He'd Rather Campaign Against Trump....

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's motivation behind his recent attacks on the president has more to do with his re-election this year than any ambitions in 2020....

 2018-08-16 21:17 

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When the Resistance Meets the Polls: A Historic Week for Women Politicians...

In an election year already dominated by a surge of women, and L.G.B.T. candidates, this week's Democratic primary signaled that zeal is translating into votes....

 2018-08-16 21:02 

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How Has This Heated Political Moment Affected Your Relationships?...

We want to hear how these politically polarized times are creating rifts in your friendships or marriage....

 2018-08-16 18:24 

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A New U.S. Post to Pressure Iran, and a Stark Challenge Ahead...

The job of special envoy will be filled by Brian Hook, who said withdrawing from the 2015 nuclear accord has opened new avenues of diplomacy despite strained relations with Europe....

 2018-08-16 16:13 

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Ex-C.I.A. Director John Brennan Strikes Back After Trump Revokes His Security Clearance...

The White House cited "erratic" behavior by Mr. Brennan, who has frequently been a fierce critic of the president....

 2018-08-16 14:49 

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Trump Says Newspapers Are in 'Collusion' on Championing a Free Press...

The president lashed out after more than 200 newspapers, including The New York Times, published editorials about the dangers of the Trump administration's repeated attacks on the news media....

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