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 2018-11-17 19:36 

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Corker: 'Everything Points' To MBS Order In Khashoggi Killing...

Everything points to the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, MbS, ordering @washingtonpost journalist Jamal #Khashoggi's killing. The Trump administration should......

 2018-11-17 19:17 

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Trump: 'This Would Be A Very Good Time' To Shut Down Gov't Over Border Wall Funding...

Trump: "This would be a very good time to do a shutdown" over border wall funding. pic.twitter.com/Dmu5AcBmwj — TPM Livewire......

 2018-11-17 17:32 

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As California Struggles To Locate 1,000 People, Trump Visits...

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump heads to Northern California on Saturday to see firsthand the grief and devastation......

 2018-11-17 16:58 

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Trump Holds GOP Speaker Votes Over Pelosi's Head: 'I Will Give Her The Votes'...

As House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) continues to count votes for her bid to regain her former title of Speaker......

 2018-11-17 16:24 

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Lawyer For WikiLeaks' Assange Says He Would Fight Charges...

WASHINGTON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not willingly travel to the United States to face charges filed under......

 2018-11-17 16:03 

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Trump, Pence Dismiss NYT Report That Trump Questions Pence's Loyalty...

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday dismissed a Friday New York Times report that Trump is......

 2018-11-17 15:30 

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Trump Expects CIA Briefing On Khashoggi Amid Reports MBS Ordered Killing...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump awaited a briefing Saturday from the CIA on the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi......

 2018-11-16 22:34 

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Papadopoulos Demands Get-Out-Of-Jail Free Card...

Coffee boy and foreign policy enthusiast George Papadopoulos doesn't want to go to jail just yet. He's asking a federal......

 2018-11-16 22:32 

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Abrams Says She Can't Win Georgia Governor Race...

ATLANTA (AP) — Democrat Stacey Abrams says she can't win the Georgia governor's race, effectively ending her challenge to Republican......

 2018-11-16 20:45 

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Judge Orders DC Neo-Nazi To Jail While He Awaits Trial...

A federal magistrate judge in D.C. ordered Friday that Jeffrey Clark, a neo-Nazi who praised the Pittsburgh synagogue shooter, remain......

 2018-11-16 20:35 

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Ex-Coal Lobbyist Wheeler Gets Trump Greenlight As Permanent EPA Chief...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Andrew Wheeler, a former congressional aide and lobbyist who has led the Environmental Protection Agency since his......

 2018-11-16 19:48 

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Trump Offered Ricardel Estonia Ambassadorship After Melania Ousting...

Talk about failing upward. President Donald Trump offered Mira Ricardel, a former deputy national security adviser, a nomination as the......

 2018-11-16 19:44 

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Trump On Acosta: 'If He Misbehaves, We'll Throw Him Out'...

Though President Donald Trump has been forced to restore Jim Acosta's press credentials, he's already threatening to boot the CNN......

 2018-11-16 19:40 

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Why The Perfect Red-State Democrat Lost...

Taylor Sappington is exactly the kind of candidate his party should want in Ohio. But he couldn't get union support.......

 2018-11-16 19:25 

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Cindy Hyde-Smith Is Our Duke Of The Week...

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) may be a political genius. It takes serious campaign savvy to pull off the kind of......

 2018-11-16 19:03 

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SCOTUS Will Hear Arguments Over Evidence In Census Citizenship Dispute...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says it will hear arguments over the evidence a federal judge can consider in......

 2018-11-16 18:56 

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This Week: Threat Of A New Indictment Hangs Over White House...

With the midterm elections firmly in the rearview, the prospect of an indictment from special counsel Robert Mueller's team is......

 2018-11-16 18:51 

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Millions In Trump Donations Later, Adelson's Wife Gets Presidential Award...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Miriam Adelson is a doctor, philanthropist and humanitarian, but is perhaps best known as the wife of......

 2018-11-16 18:28 

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Trump: 'I'm Extremely Happy'...

President Trump brushed off a question on Friday about whether his recent tweet-storm against the Mueller probe was a sign......

 2018-11-16 18:06 

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Trump Says He Has Answered Written Mueller Questions But Hasn't Submitted...

President Donald Trump told reporters on Friday that he has answered questions in writing that were submitted by special counsel......

 2018-11-16 17:58 

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Trump's New Solution To Unruly Reporters: Tells Staff To 'Just Leave'...

President Donald Trump said Friday that if reporters echo Jim Acosta's aggression in the press room, he's instructed his staff......

 2018-11-16 17:58 

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As Florida Recount Wraps Up, Nelson Appears To Have Lost Senate Race...

After a bitterly fought, high-stakes week of lawsuits and recounts, Florida Sen. Bill Nelson (D) appears to have officially lost......

 2018-11-16 17:48 

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Trump Reacts To Ruling For CNN: 'We Have To Practice Decorum'...

President Trump on Friday reacted to a judge's ruling to reinstate CNN reporter Jim Acosta's press credentials, saying, "We have......

 2018-11-16 17:39 

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Former Cheney Aide Comes Under Scrutiny In Mueller Probe...

John Hannah, a top national security aide to then-Vice President Dick Cheney and a member of President-elect Trump's State Department......

 2018-11-16 17:38 

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White Official To Black Woman: Being In 'Master Race' Isn't Why I Rejected Plan...

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A white county commissioner in northeast Kansas who told a black city planner that he belongs......

 2018-11-16 17:30 

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Butina In Negotiations With Prosecutors Over 'Potential Resolution' To Her Case...

Accused Russian agent Mariia Butina is in talks with federal prosecutors to reach a "potential resolution" to the case, according......

 2018-11-16 16:56 

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Sean Spicer 'A Little Shocked' After Judge Rules In Favor Of Jim Acosta...

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Friday he was "a little shocked" that a judge ordered the White......

 2018-11-16 16:51 

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White House Will 'Temporarily' Give Acosta His Press Pass Back...

After a judge ordered in an initial ruling that the White House must restore CNN reporter Jim Acosta's press pass,......

 2018-11-16 16:50 

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Grassley To Leave Judiciary Committee For Finance, Clearing Way For Graham...

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) plans to swap his chairmanship of the Senate Judiciary Committee for that of the Finance Committee,......

 2018-11-16 16:27 

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'Butch Cassidy' Screenwriter William Goldman Dies At 87...

NEW YORK (AP) — William Goldman, the Oscar-winning screenwriter and Hollywood wise man who won Academy Awards for "Butch Cassidy......

 2018-11-16 15:57 

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Butina Lawyers Move To Throw Out 'Unconstitutional' Case...

In the latest attempt by Maria Butina to kick up legal dust at prosecutors, the accused Russian agent on Thursday......

 2018-11-16 15:48 

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Acosta All Smiles After Lawsuit Win: 'Let's Get Back To Work'...

CNN reporter Jim Acosta addressed his assembled fellow reporters briefly after a judge ruled that the White House must immediately......

 2018-11-16 15:45 

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WH Ordered To Return Jim Acosta's Press Pass Immediately...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Friday ordered the Trump administration to immediately return the White House press credentials......

 2018-11-16 15:35 

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Dobbs Claims 'Millions Of Illegal Immigrants' Came To US, Voted In Midterms...

During his show "Lou Dobbs Tonight" on Thursday evening, the Fox News host baselessly claimed that "millions of illegal immigrants"......

 2018-11-16 15:30 

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CNN Contributor Rick Santorum Thinks Fake News Is A Real Thing...

Former Sen. Rick Santorum, who gets paid to opine on CNN, said Friday that technology has degraded the quality of......

 2018-11-16 15:17 

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Michelle Obama: I Had To 'Put Truth Out There' When 2005 Trump Tape Got Out...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Michelle Obama said she felt anxious before giving her emotional New Hampshire speech in 2016 condemning......

 2018-11-16 15:00 

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George Conway Calls Trump's Tweets 'Corrosive,' No Comment On His Stability...

George Conway, husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, gave a rare interview Thursday during which he called President Donald......

 2018-11-16 14:58 

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DeVos Has Had 24-7 Security Since Her Confirmation, Totaling $19.8 Million...

Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has had around-the-clock security provided by the U.S. Marshals Service since she was confirmed......

 2018-11-16 14:47 

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DeVos Proposes More Protections For Students Accused Of Sexual Misconduct...

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is proposing a major overhaul to the way colleges handle complaints of sexual misconduct. The Education......

 2018-11-16 14:31 

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Kellyanne Conway: White House '100 Percent Compliant' With Mueller Probe...

Despite months-long pushback from President Trump's attorney regarding if and how Trump will answer special counsel Robert Mueller's questions, White......

 2018-11-16 14:24 

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Slash and Burn...

I wanted to point your attention to an interview Rep. Marcia Fudge (D) did yesterday with Huffpo. Fudge is seen......

 2018-11-16 14:18 

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Man Who Yelled 'Heil Hitler, Heil Trump' Says He Was Moved By Hatred Of Trump...

Police have identified Anthony Derlunas II, 58, as the man who disrupted a Wednesday night production of "Fiddler on the......

 2018-11-16 14:13 

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Avenatti 'Still Considering' Bid For President In 2020 After Arrest...

Despite his arrest over an alleged domestic violence incident Wednesday evening, attorney Michael Avenatti — who rose to prominence representing......

 2018-11-16 13:48 

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Ocasio-Cortez Dismisses Outfit Critique: 'Dark Hates Light — That's Why You Tune It Out'...

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), not one to take conservative criticism lying down, fired back at Washington Examiner reporter Eddie Scarry's......

 2018-11-16 13:29 

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Judge Rejects Dem Challenge To Rules Of Florida's Hand Recount...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge is rejecting a challenge to the rules that will be used in a......

 2018-11-16 13:29 

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Mulvaney Abandons Chief Of Staff Ambitions, Now Hopes To Succeed Ross...

Mick Mulvaney, who juggles duties as the head of the Office of Management and Budget and the Consumer Financial Protection......

 2018-11-16 13:23 

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Indictment Watch: WH Tenses As Mueller Prepares To Break Midterm Silence...

The calm before the storm seems to be drawing to an end as signs point to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's......

 2018-11-16 13:08 

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In Talks With GOP, Trump Wouldn't Commit To Avoiding Shutdown Over Wall...

During a meeting with Republican leadership on Thursday, President Trump indicated he wanted to avoid a government shutdown, but would......

 2018-11-16 13:01 

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Majority Of Congressional Black Caucus Backs Pelosi Over Fudge, A Member, For Speaker...

Despite the rumbles of rebellion, most members of the Congressional Black Caucus are backing House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)......

 2018-11-16 12:52 

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Senate GOP Want Trump To Tap New AG To Quell Furor Over Mueller Probe...

Senate Republicans are publicly urging President Trump to nominate someone to permanently replace Jeff Sessions as attorney general soon in......

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