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 2018-08-16 12:15 

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Trump accuses Andrew Cuomo of a 'meltdown' as the two feud on Twitter...
 2018-08-16 11:11 

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Brennan says Trump's claims of no collusion with Russia are 'hogwash'...

The former CIA director fired back at the president in an op-ed published the day after he was stripped of his security clearance....

 2018-08-16 09:11 

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Wisconsin's lieutenant governor candidate wants people to know that he is alive...

Mandela Barnes won the Democratic primary for lieutenant governor of Wisconsin on Aug. 14. Local media reported him dead, as a white person and not on the ballot before the election....

 2018-08-16 06:35 

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Libertarian icon Gary Johnson to speak on US Senate bid...

Former Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson is expected to give details about why he's jumping in a race to unseat New Mexico's junior U.S. senator....

 2018-08-16 04:40 

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Inside a super PAC that spends on everything but winning...

The two billionaire mega donors poured $1.25 million into a super PAC that was supposed to supercharge Chris McDaniel's insurgent bid to be Mississippi's next Republican senator....

 2018-08-16 04:25 

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Democratic governor faces tough re-election in Rhode Island...

By the numbers, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo should be sitting pretty in her bid for a second term....

 2018-08-16 03:26 

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Power restored to Reagan National Airport after outage...

Power has been restored to the Reagan National Airport more than an hour after the outage began....

 2018-08-16 01:35 

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Pawlenty loss shows Minnesota GOP's reluctance to coronate...

As the last Republican to win statewide in traditionally blue Minnesota, former Gov. Tim Pawlenty hoped to be the party's savior by running for his old job. Voters instead chose a lesser-known local official who didn't carry the stigma of the GOP ...

 2018-08-16 01:19 

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Trump yanks ex-CIA chief's clearance, hitting vocal critic...

President Donald Trump abruptly revoked the security clearance of ex-CIA Director John Brennan on Wednesday, an unprecedented act of retribution against a vocally critical former top U.S. official....

 2018-08-16 01:04 

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After Brennan, 9 others face losing security clearances, too...

President Donald Trump on Wednesday acted on a threat and revoked the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, citing a constitutional responsibility to protect classified information. Brennan, who served in the Obama administration, had re...

 2018-08-16 00:54 

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The Latest: Brennan calls Trump action 'abuse of power'...

The Latest on the revocation of former CIA director John Brennan's security clearance (all times local):...

 2018-08-15 23:59 

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Trump's lawyers prepare to fight subpoena all the way to the Supreme Court...

Rudolph W. Giuliani said Trump's lawyers are "pretty much finished" drafting a response to a potential subpoena request from the special counsel....

 2018-08-15 22:07 

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Fox News' latest fringe theory: Robert Mueller is more dangerous than Vladimir Putin...

Some Fox News pundits now say an ex-Marine Corps officer is more dangerous than an ex-KGB officer....

 2018-08-15 21:55 

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After Brennan, 9 others face losing security clearances, too...

President Donald Trump on Wednesday acted on a threat and revoked the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, citing a constitutional responsibility to protect classified information. Brennan, who served in the Obama administration, had re...

 2018-08-15 21:02 

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Senate study faults government care of migrant children...

A bipartisan Senate study says the government has made only incremental improvements to its troubled efforts to care for thousands of migrant children detained entering the U.S. without their parents....

 2018-08-15 20:58 

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5 times Sanders deflected on Trump revoking security clearances...

President Trump revoking former CIA director John Brennan's security clearance sparked questions for White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders Aug. 15....

 2018-08-15 20:46 

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump on black unemployment...

President Donald Trump, who has a reputation for inflaming racial tensions, is defending himself against claims that he's racist by taking credit for recent job gains by black Americans....

 2018-08-15 20:41 

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White House: U.S. 'won't forget' Turkish treatment of pastor...

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Aug. 15 that Turkey's doubling of tariffs on U.S. imports was done...

 2018-08-15 20:22 

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The Latest: Dems decry decision to revoke Brennan clearance...

The Latest on the revocation of former CIA director John Brennan's security clearance (all times local):...

 2018-08-15 20:02 

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump on black unemployment...

President Donald Trump, who has a reputation for inflaming racial tensions, is defending himself against claims that he's racist by taking credit for recent job gains by black Americans....

 2018-08-15 19:23 

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White House says it values diversity, won't disclose numbers...

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the White House values diversity, but she would not say how many black staffers there are in the West Wing....

 2018-08-15 18:56 

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Trump makes good on threat to revoke Brennan's clearance...

President Donald Trump is revoking the security clearance of former Obama administration CIA director John Brennan, a vocal critic of the president, the White House said Wednesday....

 2018-08-15 18:55 

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Trump revokes security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan...

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced that the president has revoked Brennan's security clearance, citing the "risk posed by his erratic conduct and behavior."...

 2018-08-15 18:50 

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White House: Trump revokes security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan...

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders read a statement from President Trump revoking former CIA director John Brennan's security clearance on Aug. 15....

 2018-08-15 18:42 

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White House: Trump is revoking security clearance of former Obama administration CIA director John Brennan...

White House: Trump is revoking security clearance of former Obama administration CIA director John Brennan....

 2018-08-15 18:24 

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Trump's ex-campaign manager cites traffic stop in a Rolls-Royce as example of 'real guy' experience...

Corey Lewandowski said Trump was pulled over about four years ago for talking on his phone....

 2018-08-15 18:14 

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Fed rate policy unintentionally pressures emerging economies...

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is blaming the United States for Turkey's financial crisis, ignoring homegrown problems like high debts, raging inflation and his own erratic policies....

 2018-08-15 17:58 

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Lawyer: Chicago alderman to plead guilty in corruption cases...

An attorney representing a Chicago alderman has told a federal judge that the alderman will plead guilty to corruption charges....

 2018-08-15 17:55 

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Clearinghouse for Kavanaugh documents is a Bush White House lawyer, angering Senate Democrats...

The National Archives is doing its own nonpartisan review of nearly 1 million pages, but it won't be finished for weeks — long after the Supreme Court nominee is likely confirmed....

 2018-08-15 17:52 

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DNC chair, Ellison discuss abuse allegations after primary...

Democratic Party Chairman Tom Perez says he's talked to deputy chairman Keith Ellison about domestic abuse allegations by Ellison's ex-girlfriend....

 2018-08-15 17:20 

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Under the sea, marine heat waves can wreak havoc on wildlife...

Even the seas are seeing heat waves....

 2018-08-15 17:14 

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Sanders defends Pelosi: 'Nancy has done a good job'...

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) lauded the...

 2018-08-15 16:29 

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In a crackdown, FEMA chief Long wants to 'set the standard' for dealing with sexual misconduct...

Current and former FEMA leaders acknowledge the agency for years had an ineffective system for dealing with complaints of harassment and other workplace misconduct.l...

 2018-08-15 16:09 

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1st transgender candidate for governor focused on the issues...

Six months ago, Christine Hallquist was leading one of Vermont's rural electric cooperatives, her transgender status causing nary a ripple as she took part in policy debates about renewable energy and the reliability of the electric grid....

 2018-08-15 15:45 

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Jeff Johnson for Governor: "Finger in the wind" | Campaign 2018...

Minnesota GOP gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson slams the GOP establishment pick, Tim Pawlenty, in this campaign ad. Johnson defeated Pawlenty in the primary election....

 2018-08-15 15:41 

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For Pawlenty, defeat in Minnesota in a party dominated by Trump...

The former governor was the heavy favorite for the GOP gubernatorial nomination. It turned out he was the wrong candidate in the wrong year....

 2018-08-15 15:22 

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US House rivals in Ohio deadlocked, but regrouping for fall...

It's rare that two candidates for a coveted open congressional seat get a do-over....

 2018-08-15 14:30 

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Ex-Trump campaign manager says Bloomberg is 2020 threat...

President Donald Trump's former campaign manager says Democrats need to nominate a Washington outsider to compete in 2020....

 2018-08-15 13:32 

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US industrial production edged up 0.1 percent in July...

U.S. industrial production rose modestly last month, held down by drops in mining and utilities....

 2018-08-15 13:19 

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US industrial production edged up 0.1 percent in July...

U.S. industrial production rose modestly last month, held down by drops in mining and utilities....

 2018-08-15 13:18 

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US industrial production rises by modest 0.1 percent in July, held down by drop in mines, utilities...

US industrial production rises by modest 0.1 percent in July, held down by drop in mines, utilities ....

 2018-08-15 13:07 

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Turning on Trump doesn't buy credibility for black Americans...

For years, Omarosa Manigault Newman stood at Donald Trump's side, making her deeply unpopular with African-Americans who see her as a sellout for aligning herself with a president who has hurled one insult after another at black people....

 2018-08-15 12:58 

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US productivity grew at strong 2.9 percent rate in Q2...

U.S. productivity grew at an annual rate of 2.9 percent in the second quarter, the fastest pace in more than three years, while labor costs actually fell....

 2018-08-15 12:44 

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Congressional Leadership Fund: 'This Time' | Campaign 2018...

A super PAC trying to elect Republicans to the House released an ad attacking the Democrat running in New York's 22nd Congressional District for being too liberal....

 2018-08-15 12:39 

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Congressional Leadership Fund: 'Liberal' | Campaign 2018...

A super PAC trying to elect Republicans to the House released an ad against the Democratic nominee in California's 45th Congressional District....

 2018-08-15 12:37 

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US productivity grew at strong 2.9 percent rate in Q2...

U.S. productivity grew at an annual rate of 2.9 percent in the second quarter, the fastest pace in more than three years, while labor costs actually fell....

 2018-08-15 12:18 

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House leadership super PAC highlights arrest record of Randy Bryce, the Democrat seeking Paul Ryan's seat...

A radio ad by the Congressional Leadership Fund takes aim at Bryce, who prevailed in Tuesday's primary....

 2018-08-15 09:46 

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Who is Ilhan Omar?...

State Rep. Ilhan Omar won the Democratic primary in Minnesota's 5th Congressional District on Aug. 14. She could become the first Somali-American in Congress....

 2018-08-15 05:21 

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Wisconsin Senate, governor's races feature Trump backers...

Republican Gov. Scott Walker will have to defeat Wisconsin's top education official to win a third term, while U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin faces a longtime state legislator as she tries to keep the seat under Democratic control....

 2018-08-15 04:39 

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Primary night takeaways: Diverse Democrats and Trump wins...

It was a night of firsts: The first openly transgender gubernatorial nominee. The first Somali-American major party nominee. The potential of the first black woman representing Connecticut in Congress....

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