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 2018-06-16 22:05 

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White House Confirms That Mulvaney Deputy Is Pick to Lead Consumer Bureau...

Administration officials played down the fact that the choice, Kathy Kraninger, has never held a job as a regulator or worked in the financial services industry....

 2018-06-16 19:48 

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Trump Again Falsely Blames Democrats for His Separation Policy...

The president's efforts to evade responsibility for the tactic reflect how politically poisonous the issue has become....

 2018-06-16 18:40 

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Stop Pretending Black Midwesterners Don't Exist...

So much Trump-era political and cultural analysis completely ignores us....

 2018-06-16 18:30 

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Losing Fathers, Then Making History...

Barack Obama, David Axelrod and Joel Benenson were all shaped by the same premature grief....

 2018-06-16 18:00 

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In Conservative Kentucky, Power of Female Candidates Is Tested in Key House Race...

For Amy McGrath to win the race against Representative Andy Barr, she will have to win the votes of rural residents who feel alienated from the national Democratic Party....

 2018-06-16 14:33 

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Trump's Drug Pricing Plan Tests Limits of the Law...

As drug prices rise to new heights, President Trump wants to require insurers to reduce out-of-pocket costs for Medicare beneficiaries, but critics see his proposals as prohibited interference....

 2018-06-15 09:59 

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Listen to 'The Daily': The Report on the F.B.I.'s Clinton Inquiry...

The inspector general's findings on the investigation of Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential election could be both good and bad for President Trump....

 2018-06-14 22:52 

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The Report's Real Message: Trump Is Lying...

He has repeatedly claimed that the Justice Department tried to protect Hillary Clinton. A watchdog's report says otherwise....

 2018-06-14 21:58 

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Comey Often Thought He Knew Best. That May Have Hurt the F.B.I....

A Justice Department report that is highly critical of James B. Comey's handling of the Clinton email investigation has cast a shadow over his legacy as a top law enforcement official....

 2018-06-14 21:36 

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Republicans Misplace Blame for Splitting Families at the Border...

The White House and prominent Republicans in Congress cited a 1997 court settlement to justify separating migrant children from parents who illegally enter the United States. But the settlement did not require the government to break up families, and the ...

 2018-06-14 20:28 

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Top Agent Said F.B.I. Would Stop Trump From Becoming President...

In texts to a colleague, the agent overseeing the Trump investigation repeatedly expressed anti-Trump political views....

 2018-06-14 18:03 

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Did Comey Cost Clinton the Election? Why We'll Never Know...

Evidence from polls in October 2016 remains frustratingly inconclusive....

 2018-06-14 14:29 

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Senators Ask White House Economists to Turn Over Tariff Findings...

Two senators have asked President Trump's Council of Economic Advisers to turn over an analysis that shows the administration's tariffs would slow economic growth....

 2018-06-14 09:00 

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In Name of Free Speech, States Crack Down on Campus Protests...

Protests of conservatives speakers at colleges has prompted new policies that penalize disruptions, putting academia on the front lines of the left-right culture wars....

 2018-06-14 09:00 

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What to Watch for in Today's Report on the F.B.I.'s Hillary Clinton Investigation...

The report, by the Justice Department's inspector general, is highly anticipated, not least by President Trump....

 2018-06-14 01:04 

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What Went Wrong for Villaraigosa: A California Stalwart Ponders His Loss for Governor...

The former Los Angeles mayor said wealthy voters rejected his message — and working class voters failed to turn out....

 2018-06-13 16:06 

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Black Voters Have More Leverage in This Governor's Race. They Mean to Use It....

Black voters could hand the primary to either Governor Cuomo or Cynthia Nixon. They are asking for something in return....

 2018-06-13 09:00 

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3 Takeaways From Tuesday's Primaries...

Virginia Republicans voted for Corey Stewart. South Carolina decided it was done with Mark Sanford. And Democrats spurned insurgents from the activist left....

 2018-06-13 09:00 

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What to Watch as Federal Reserve Prepares to Raise Interest Rates...

Fed officials will almost certainly end a two-day meeting with a quarter-point hike in their benchmark interest rate....

 2018-06-13 09:00 

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Fed Raises Interest Rates and Sees 3.6% Unemployment...

The Federal Reserve notched its second quarter-point hike in the benchmark interest rate on Wednesday and said it expects to see unemployment fall further, to 3.6 percent, in 2018....

 2018-06-13 09:00 

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Justice Dept. Watchdog Will Be Tested in Next Chapter of Clinton Investigation Firestorm...

The inspector general, Michael E. Horowitz, has navigated a tricky role in Washington while maintaining his independence....

 2018-06-13 01:02 

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Corey Stewart, Hard-Right Activist, Wins Republican Senate Nomination in Virginia...

Mr. Stewart, who failed in a bid for the gubernatorial nomination last year, has attacked illegal immigration and defended confederate monuments....

 2018-06-12 22:03 

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For Washington Capitals Fans, a Celebration Worth the Wait...

Thousands of fans lined the city's streets to celebrate the Capitals' Stanley Cup victory, which gave the team its first championship and the city its first major sports title in 26 years....

 2018-06-12 15:08 

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Obama-Linked Group to Mobilize Democrats in Battle for House...

Organizing for Action, the political group launched by Barack Obama, will deploy and train volunteers in more than two dozen Republican-held congressional districts....

 2018-06-12 10:00 

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Can Turkey Overcome Its Bitter Factionalism?...

Turkey remains bitterly divided because it has been unable to develop a unifying national identity that represents all of its citizens....

 2018-06-10 17:00 

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Will Tax Changes Drive New Yorkers to the Polls? Probably Not...

Despite blustery rhetoric from politicians who have sought to make tax reforms a ballot issue for New Yorkers, many voters seem indifferent....

 2018-06-10 13:50 

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Trump Economic Adviser Ties G-7 Pullout to North Korea Meeting...

The adviser, Larry Kudlow, said a "betrayal" by the Canadian prime minister had forced President Trump to take action to avoid being seen as weak before his meeting with Kim Jong-un....

 2018-06-09 01:04 

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If There's a Red Wave Election in 2018, This Will Be Why...

Republicans should capitalize on their all-embracing notion of what it means to be American....

 2018-06-08 14:33 

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Trump Says He's Considering a Pardon for Muhammad Ali...

It was not clear how the presidential pardon would help the late boxing champion, whose conviction for refusing the military draft was overturned in 1971....

 2018-06-08 14:00 

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Clinton Hill Mansion With a Rock 'n' Roll History...

The Pfizer mansion, a restored 10,000-square-foot 1887 house that was once a Catholic girls' school and a home to rock musician goes on the market....

 2018-06-08 00:12 

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With Little Evidence, Trump Claims Iran Has Curbed Activities in Middle East...

President Trump claimed that Iran is "no longer looking" to Syria or Yemen since he withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal. Administration officials have said otherwise....

 2018-06-07 18:36 

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A Political 'Bad Marriage'?...

A reader dismisses a suggestion that our political crisis is like a bad marriage....

 2018-06-07 12:05 

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A How-To Guide for Politics...

You're more powerful than you think....

 2018-06-07 09:45 

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Who Is Left to Credibly Judge Latin America's Elections?...

Legitimate election monitors must be invited into Latin American countries, and candidates should pledge to respect the rulings of these groups....

 2018-06-07 09:00 

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Split Between the Left and Right, Ontario Votes...

A right-wing populist with a tumultuous past and a left-of-center activist are tied in polls as Canada's most populous province votes....

 2018-06-06 21:42 

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Trump Falsely Claims 'We're Now Exporting Energy for the First Time'...

The United States has been exporting energy for decades, and is not projected to become a net exporter until 2022....

 2018-06-06 09:11 

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Colbert to Clinton: 'Why Were You Surprised' to Be Asked About #MeToo?...

Stephen Colbert told former President Bill Clinton that his comments during an interview on NBC's "Today" show seemed "tone-deaf."...

 2018-06-06 09:00 

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Thousands of Voters Were Left Off Primary Day Rolls in Los Angeles...

A printing error improperly left off about 119,000 names, forcing many voters to cast provisional ballots. No specific reason for the mistake was immediately known....

 2018-06-06 09:00 

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A Growing List of U.S. Diplomats Acting Undiplomatically...

There is nothing new about ambassadors making unfortunate remarks, but an unusual number of top envoys in the Trump administration have provoked controversy among close allies and angered Democrats....

 2018-06-06 06:41 

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California Voters Remove Aaron Persky, the Judge Who Gave a 6-Month Sentence for Sexual Assault...

Talk of a recall campaign began almost as soon as Judge Persky handed down the sentence in 2016 to Brock Turner, a student at Stanford. It was criticized as being too lenient....

 2018-06-06 04:01 

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Sean Patrick Maloney Jumps Into New York Attorney General's Race...

The Democratic congressman enters a star-studded field that includes Letitia James and Zephyr Teachout, as they seek to replace Eric Schneiderman....

 2018-06-05 17:52 

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South Dakota Primary Election Results: At-Large House District...

See full results and maps from the South Dakota primaries....

 2018-06-05 17:52 

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New Mexico Primary Election Results: First House District...

See full results and maps from the New Mexico primaries....

 2018-06-05 17:52 

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New Mexico Governor Primary Election Results...

See full results and maps from the New Mexico primaries....

 2018-06-05 17:52 

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South Dakota Governor Primary Election Results...

See full results and maps from the South Dakota primaries....

 2018-06-05 17:52 

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New Mexico Primary Election Results: Second House District...

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 2018-06-05 17:52 

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New Jersey Primary Election Results: 11th House District...

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 2018-06-05 17:52 

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New Jersey Primary Election Results: Second House District...

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 2018-06-05 17:52 

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New Jersey Primary Election Results: Sixth House District...

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 2018-06-05 17:52 

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New Jersey Primary Election Results: Ninth House District...

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