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 2018-11-17 19:12 

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Florida sues CVS, Walgreens over sale of opioids...

Florida is suing CVS and Walgreens for allegedly contributing to the state and national opioid crisis....

 2018-11-17 19:00 

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Digital media can build connections between citizens, officials...

Free apps and websites give people the opportunity to learn more about, and interact with, candidates for office, elected officials, and state and federal legislation....

 2018-11-17 18:00 

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Partisan politics over wise energy policy...

The administration's myopic "energy dominance" agenda entrenches the US in the fossil fuel economy of the past....

 2018-11-17 17:34 

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Trump: Gillum will be 'force to reckon with'...

President Trump praised Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum on Saturday, saying the Florida Democrat will be a "force to reckon with" long after the state's gubernatorial race....

 2018-11-17 17:26 

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Trump heads to California to meet first responders in deadly wildfires...

President Trump is traveling to California on Saturday to meet with firefighters and first responders battling a series of deadly wildfires in the state, he announced....

 2018-11-17 17:09 

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Trump set to have close ally Graham in powerful chairmanship...

Republicans say they expect Graham to be more of a partisan player than the panel's outgoing chairman, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa)...

 2018-11-17 17:01 

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Biden family adopts a dog...

Former Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden adopted a dog on Saturday from the Delaware Humane Association....

 2018-11-17 17:00 

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Now is the chance for America to strike free trade deal with Britain...

The United States will find a true partner in the United Kingdom as it exits the European Union....

 2018-11-17 16:42 

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Sotomayor: Kavanaugh now part of the Supreme Court 'family'...

Justice Sonia Sotomayor says her colleagues have welcomed the court's newest justice Brett Kavanaugh into the Supreme Court "family" after his confirmation process captivated the nation and further exposed its partisan divides....

 2018-11-17 16:31 

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ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey to step down...

Dungey, the first black executive to run the entertainment division at a major network, was hired in February 2016...

 2018-11-17 16:20 

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Sotomayor sits down with Colbert, jokes 'we all are' divas...

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor sat down for an interview with late-night host Stephen Colbert, joking that all of the justices on the bench are divas....

 2018-11-17 15:47 

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Corker: 'Everything points' to Saudi crown prince ordering Khashoggi's killing...

Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) said Saturday that he believes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was behind the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi last month....

 2018-11-17 15:18 

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Man accused of supporting mail bomb suspect denied bail on gun charges...

A Washington, D.C., man who authorities say posted on social media in support of the suspected mail bombing suspect last month was denied bail Friday after being arrested on gun charges....

 2018-11-17 15:01 

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Trump: Troops to stay on border 'as long as necessary'...

President Trump on Saturday insisted that troops will be stationed at the southern border for "as long as necessary," despite calls to send the service members home for Thanksgiving....

 2018-11-17 15:00 

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Mueller could turn easy Trump answers into difficult situation...

There is nothing easy about answering the questions posed by the special counsel in the investigation....

 2018-11-17 14:44 

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Trump on border wall funding: 'This would be a very good time to do a shutdown'...

President Trump on Saturday kept the door open to a potential government shutdown if an upcoming deal to fund parts of the government does not include funding for a border wall....

 2018-11-17 14:32 

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Sarah Sanders: If Acosta can't be an adult 'CNN needs to send somebody' else...

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said late Friday that her team is working on establishing "standard practices" for reporters for future press briefings, adding that "if certain reporters like [CNN's] Jim Acosta can't...

 2018-11-17 14:16 

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Trump: US will not hand over Erdoan foe for Turkey...

President Trump on Saturday rejected reports that his administration is considering extraditing a foe of Turkish President Tayyip Erdoan....

 2018-11-17 14:11 

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Trump knocks 'phony' NYT report: I don't question Pence's loyalty at all...

President Trump on Saturday blasted a New York Times report that said he was privately questioning Vice President Pence's loyalty, calling it a "phony story."...

 2018-11-17 14:00 

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Did revisionist history help keep Connecticut Dems in power?...

As the midterms approached, Connecticut's mainstream media whitewashed the abysmal record of unpopular outgoing Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy....

 2018-11-17 13:52 

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Trump to speak with CIA about Khashoggi's murder...

The CIA has concluded that Saudi Prince Mohammed Bin Salman ordered the journalist's death...

 2018-11-17 13:28 

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Pence aide defends Meadows after ethics panel reprimand: He 'had my back'...

An aide to Vice President Pence defended Rep....

 2018-11-17 13:12 

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Trump to deliver Mueller questions next week...

President Trump said Saturday that he would deliver his written responses to questions from special counsel Robert Mueller next week....

 2018-11-17 13:00 

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New NAFTA may put 'America First,' but it puts US investors last...

Language suggesting the agreement will terminate undermines investor confidence, and the agreement fails to protect U.S. companies that invest abroad....

 2018-11-17 12:56 

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Pence: US will hold those responsible for Khashoggi's murder accountable...

Vice President Pence on Saturday vowed to hold those responsible for the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi accountable after a CIA assessment found that the Saudi crown prince ordered his death....

 2018-11-17 12:41 

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Trump predicts Pelosi will be Speaker: 'She deserves this'...

President Trump predicted Saturday that Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) would be elected again as House Speaker, saying she "deserves" the position....

 2018-11-17 12:00 

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Veteran's GI Bill payments are a huge train wreck...

This was a problem that VA should have reasonably foreseen and planned to address....

 2018-11-17 11:38 

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Surprise disclosure puts Assange in US spotlight...

A recently revealed court filing points to U.S. prosecutors having already pressed sealed charges against the WikiLeaks founder....

 2018-11-17 11:26 

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Pence says US will join Australia on plan to redevelop Pacific naval base...

Vice President Pence announced Saturday that the United States would join Australia in bolstering a naval base on the Manus Island of Papua New Guinea....

 2018-11-17 03:46 

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Authorities find rocket launcher, pipe bombs during raid on Florida white supremacist gangs...

Nearly 40 members of two white supremacist gangs in Florida were arrested as the result of a massive drug trafficking sting, authorities announced this week....

 2018-11-17 02:42 

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Mia Love pulls ahead in Utah race as judge dismisses her lawsuit...

Incumbent Rep. Mia Love (R-Utah) pulled ahead in her race against Democrat Ben McAdams for the first time Friday as an updated vote count in Utah County gave her a narrow lead....

 2018-11-17 02:30 

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Trump administration denies exploring extradition of Erdoan foe for Turkey...

Members of the Trump administration are pushing back on a report that the White House was seeking ways to extradite a critic of Turkish President Tayyip Erdoan in an effort to get Turkey to ease pressure on Saudi Arabia o...

 2018-11-17 02:03 

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Navy SEAL charged with murder...

The Navy is charging Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher with stabbing and murdering a wounded person, shooting at noncombatants, posing for a photo and performing his re-enlistment ceremony next to a dead body, according to the charge sheet obtained by...

 2018-11-17 01:40 

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DeSantis transition team zeroes in on possible chief of staff...

The transition team for Ron DeSantis has reportedly narrowed its search for a chief of staff to four names, the T...

 2018-11-17 01:15 

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Trump congratulates Kemp, says Abrams will have 'terrific political future'...

"Stacey Abrams fought brilliantly and hard - she will have a terrific political future!" Trump tweets...

 2018-11-17 00:44 

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Dems seek to overhaul voting rules in Florida legal fight...

Democrats see a series of lawsuits in Florida's bitter recount fight as an opportunity to reshape how ballots are evaluated and counted in the nation's largest swing state in 2020 and beyond....

 2018-11-17 00:32 

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Comey invites House Republicans to hold public hearing after news of possible subpoena...

Former FBI Director James Comey invited House Republicans to hold a public hearing following a report from The Hill on Friday that House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) is...

 2018-11-17 00:21 

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Texas history curriculum to emphasize that slavery played 'central role' in Civil War...

The Texas Board of Education voted Friday to approve several changes to the state's curriculum, one of which will require history lessons to teach that slavery played a "central role" in starting the Civil War....

 2018-11-16 23:49 

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Dem women rally behind Pelosi...

Dozens of Democratic women — incumbents and newcomers alike — are rallying behind Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) as she fights with a group of detractors in her own party to become Speaker in the next Congress....

 2018-11-16 23:34 

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Election Countdown: Abrams ends fight in Georgia governor's race | Latest on Florida recount | Booker, Harris head to campaign in Mississippi Senate runoff | Why the tax law failed to save the GOP...

We're 718 days until the 2020 elections. But there's still big news on the 2018 front....

 2018-11-16 23:32 

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CIA concludes Saudi crown prince ordered Khashoggi murder: report...

The CIA has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the country's consulate in Istanbul last month,...

 2018-11-16 23:30 

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CNN celebrates minor league win...

Jeffrey M. McCall says every minute taken out of the news agenda to dwell on the Trump war with the media, sadly, is a minute that could have been used to cover issues about which Americans have real concerns....

 2018-11-16 23:19 

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Texas board approves restoring Hillary Clinton in history curriculum...

Texas's Board of Education on Friday approved restoring lessons featuring Hillary Clinton and Helen Keller in the state's history curriculum....

 2018-11-16 23:14 

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Michelle Obama's stylist downplays controversy over Melania Trump jacket...

Michelle Obama's longtime stylist downplayed the controversy over first lady Melanie Trump's infamous "I really don't care" jacket, saying that she didn't "think much of it."...

 2018-11-16 23:10 

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How this year's freshman can save the Congress — and themselves...

If this next Congress is seated and organized without major rule reforms gridlock will continue....

 2018-11-16 23:05 

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Jerry Brown to join Trump for Calif. visit to survey wildfire damage...

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) and Lieutenant Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) will join President Trump for a tour of areas damaged by wildfires in the state, the governor announced Friday....

 2018-11-16 23:00 

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Single-payer health care is better than ObamaCare...

Single-payer is simply the most efficient and most humane way to cover everyone, including those with pre-existing conditions, which many people have through no fault of their own....

 2018-11-16 22:49 

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Number of migrant children in US custody hits record high...

A record high 14,000 migrant children are in U.S. government custody, as the White House implements its hard-line stance on immigration....

 2018-11-16 22:42 

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Overnight Health Care — Presented by The Partnership for Safe Medicines — GOP lawmaker pushes back on Trump drug pricing plan | Pfizer to raise prices on 41 drugs next year | Grassley opts...

Welcome to Friday's Overnight Health Care. We expect more activity on drug pricing next year with Democrats taking the House, but there was plenty of action today as well....

 2018-11-16 22:30 

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From your computer mouse to city hall the importance of design thinking...

Anthony Wood says few in policy and planning understand the adaptability of design thinking, as well as its potential to revamp inefficient systems....

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