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 2018-11-17 18:25 

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In Mississippi, Republican concern rises over a U.S. Senate runoff that should have been a romp...

Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith has faltered over remarks seen as racially insensitive. Mike Espy, a black Democrat and former congressman, appears poised to take advantage....

 2018-11-17 17:28 

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Killer wildfire, bar shooting draw Trump to California...

The killer wildfire in Northern California and the recent country-music bar shooting hundreds of miles south are drawing President Donald Trump to the state on Saturday...

 2018-11-17 17:11 

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Trump again suggests California mismanaged forests as he heads to fire-damaged state...

The president will meet with firefighters and others responding to the deadliest wildfire in California history...

 2018-11-17 16:49 

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What has President Trump learned from defeat?...

Some presidents have changed course after setbacks; so far Trump has been loath to admit the problems he caused his party....

 2018-11-17 15:27 

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Trump: Sending cleric to Turkey 'not under consideration'...

President Donald Trump says extraditing a Turkish-born Muslim cleric whom Turkey blames for engineering a 2016 military coup attempt is "not under consideration.''...

 2018-11-17 15:22 

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Trump again offers GOP votes to make Pelosi speaker. This time it doesn't sound like he's joking....

And this time it doesn't sound like he's joking....

 2018-11-17 12:00 

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Half of the opposition to Pelosi is from her non-incumbent right flank...

It could be a harbinger of what's to come in 2020...

 2018-11-17 11:26 

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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows...

 2018-11-17 10:00 

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It's been one year since Zimbabwe toppled Mugabe. Why isn't it a democracy yet?...

We looked at 232 coups since 1950 to see which ones paved the way for democracy. That gave us the answer....

 2018-11-17 05:53 

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Melania Trump's Moment: first lady flexes muscles in big way...

It turns out there is more than one Trump who can employ a few well-chosen words as a poison dart...

 2018-11-17 03:25 

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Trump says he 'very easily' answered Mueller questions...

President Donald Trump says he has answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller but hasn't yet submitted them...

 2018-11-17 03:00 

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WikiLeaks' Assange faces charges; lawyer says he'd fight...

The Justice Department has filed charges under seal against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange...

 2018-11-17 02:08 

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The Latest: Kemp says Georgia race over, state to look ahead...

Democrat Stacey Abrams ends challenge to Republican Brian Kemp in the Georgia governor's race...

 2018-11-17 02:01 

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Trump says will name EPA's acting chief to post permanently...

President Donald Trump says he will name EPA's acting head, Andrew Wheeler, to the permanent post at the agency...

 2018-11-17 01:10 

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Dem struggle over Pelosi bid, with no end game in sight...

Nancy Pelosi faces opposition from a small, but vocal group of House Democrats in her bid to return as speaker of the House...

 2018-11-17 01:04 

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Rep. Mia Love pulls ahead of Democrat Ben McAdams as judge dismisses her lawsuit...

Love, a two-term lawmaker, had sought to halt the counting of ballots in Salt Lake County....

 2018-11-17 00:52 

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Suspected Russian hackers impersonate State Department aide...

U.S. cybersecurity experts say hackers impersonating a State Department official have targeted U.S. government agencies, businesses and think tanks in an attack that bears similarity to past campaigns linked to Russia...

 2018-11-17 00:41 

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Abrams ends Georgia governor bid, says she'll file lawsuit...

Democrat Stacey Abrams has ended her challenge to Republican Brian Kemp in the Georgia governor's race...

 2018-11-17 00:21 

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The Latest: US intel says prince ordered Khashoggi killing...

U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi...

 2018-11-17 00:20 

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Official says US intelligence has concluded Saudi crown prince ordered killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi...

Official says US intelligence has concluded Saudi crown prince ordered killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi...

 2018-11-17 00:16 

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GOP prepares to subpoena Comey, Lynch before losing power...

Republicans arguing that there was bias in President Barack Obama's Justice Department are preparing to subpoena two key witnesses in the final weeks of their majority...

 2018-11-16 23:42 

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House Ethics Committee sanctions two members over sexual harassment allegations...

The panel formally sanctioned Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen and Republican Rep. Mark Meadows on Friday for offenses related to sexual harassment....

 2018-11-16 22:44 

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Suspected Russian hackers impersonate State Department aide...

U.S. cybersecurity experts say hackers impersonating a State Department official have targeted U.S. government agencies, businesses and think tanks in an attack that bears similarity to past campaigns linked to Russia...

 2018-11-16 22:43 

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Trump wonders why no one is talking about the less-interesting, still-not-great part of the midterms...

The interesting midterm story isn't the one Trump wants to talk about....

 2018-11-16 22:25 

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Trump jokes and jabs as he bestows Presidential Medal of Freedom...

Elvis, Babe Ruth and Antonin Scalia are honored posthumously, while GOP megadonor Miriam Adelson is among the living honorees....

 2018-11-16 22:17 

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Democrat Stacey Abrams says she can't win Georgia governor race, effectively ends challenge to Republican Brian Kemp...

Democrat Stacey Abrams says she can't win Georgia governor race, effectively ends challenge to Republican Brian Kemp...

 2018-11-16 21:43 

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Trump actually admitted a mistake — mostly...

In an interview with Fox News, he says,...

 2018-11-16 21:42 

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'A win's a win': Kentucky lawmaker wins statehouse seat by a single vote...

"I won by one vote," Democrat Jim Glenn said. "But a win's a win — whether it's by one vote or 1,000."...

 2018-11-16 21:14 

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Lawyer: FBI erred in tying man to synagogue massacre suspect...

A defense attorney says federal authorities misrepresented a social media connection between the suspect in last month's Pittsburgh synagogue massacre and a man whose relatives reported concerns about his behavior after the shooting to the FBI...

 2018-11-16 21:08 

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Former Trump campaign aide asks judge to delay sentence...

George Papadopoulos, the former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser, is asking a federal judge to stay his two-week sentence...

 2018-11-16 20:51 

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Former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos asks for delay in imprisonment...

Papadopoulos is scheduled to report to serve 14-day sentence on Nov. 26. He wants to see the outcome of a constitutional challenge to the Mueller investigation....

 2018-11-16 20:35 

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North Korea deports American even as it boasts of new weapon...

North Korea to deport American detained as it boasts of new weapon...

 2018-11-16 20:24 

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Ethics panel: Nevada lawmaker made unwanted sexual advances...

The House Ethics Committee has found that Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen of Nevada made persistent and unwanted advances toward three women required to interact with him as part of their job...

 2018-11-16 20:21 

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'Keep those judges coming': Conservatives praise Trump's success in filling the courts...

Sen. Mitch McConnell and former White House counsel Donald McGahn praise Trump's focus on the judiciary at an annual Federalist Society event....

 2018-11-16 20:11 

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The Latest: Trump recognizes "extraordinary Americans"...

Trump honors Miriam Adelson, the wife of powerful Republican donor Sheldon Adelson, with Presidential Medal of Freedom award; Elvis, Babe Ruth and U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch also lauded...

 2018-11-16 20:10 

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Can Florida's recount be done fairly? Maybe. Here's what makes the difference....

It's deja vu all over again....

 2018-11-16 19:54 

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GOP prepares to subpoena Comey, Lynch before losing power...

Republicans who have spent the last two years arguing that there was bias in President Barack Obama's Justice Department are preparing to subpoena two key witnesses in the final weeks of their majority...

 2018-11-16 19:52 

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Orange County isn't only a mark of the GOP's bad 2018. It may be a warning about the future....

A solid-red county that grew more blue as it got less white....

 2018-11-16 19:48 

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AP Explains: Workers try to decipher intent in hand recount...

Election workers across Florida on Friday are trying to figure out what voters intended as they examine ballots that weren't recorded by voting machines...

 2018-11-16 19:41 

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Texas Democrat attends House orientation amid contested race...

Democrat Gina Ortiz Jones has headed to Washington for congressional orientation even though she trails incumbent Republican Rep. Will Hurd by 1,000 votes in their contested race to represent a sprawling West Texas district...

 2018-11-16 19:08 

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Trump says will name EPA's acting chief to post permanently...

President Donald Trump says he will name EPA's acting head, Andrew Wheeler, to the permanent post at the agency...

 2018-11-16 19:00 

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Trump to nominate Andrew Wheeler, a former coal lobbyist, as next EPA administrator...

Wheeler, who began his career at the Environmental Protection Agency and spent years on Capitol Hill, also spent time as an industry lobbyist before joining the Trump administration. He took over as the agency's acting administrator in early July afte...

 2018-11-16 18:51 

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The Latest: AP Source: Sealed charges filed against Assange...

AP Source: Justice Department has filed charges under seal against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange...

 2018-11-16 18:50 

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Supreme Court to hear arguments in census dispute...

The Supreme Court says it will hear arguments over the evidence a federal judge can consider in the lawsuit over the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census...

 2018-11-16 18:27 

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The Fix's Ask Aaron: The week in politics...

The Fix's Aaron Blake discusses the latest in politics and campaigns live with readers....

 2018-11-16 18:25 

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Trump says he's finished writing answers to questions from special counsel Robert Mueller...

Trump stressed that he has been 'busy' and it has taken some time to complete them, but also stressed his concern about Mueller's purpose in obtaining them...

 2018-11-16 18:08 

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Trump says he's finished writing answers to questions from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation...

President Trump said he hasn't submitted his answers yet and emphasized that he wrote them, not his lawyers. He also expressed concern about the special counsel's intentions. "You always have to be careful answering questions for people who ha...

 2018-11-16 18:00 

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The Beatles, 'Rain': The Week In One Song...

The president takes a rain check on honoring the WWI dead....

 2018-11-16 17:56 

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Trump says he answered written questions in Mueller probe...

President Donald Trump says he has answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller; Hasn't yet submitted them...

 2018-11-16 17:47 

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Trump says he has answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller but hasn't submitted them...

Trump says he has answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller but hasn't submitted them...

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