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 2018-02-19 02:23 

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Tillerson: 'No Dismantling' of State Department...

Under fire from former U.S. diplomats for slashing the State Department amid multiple crises around the world, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told CBS News'...

 2018-02-18 21:14 

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Trump Incorrectly Cites Poll Giving GOP Lead in Generic Congressional Poll...

President Donald Trump bragged about a survey in a tweet on Sunday that he said has the Republicans in the lead for a generic congressional ballot, even though the actual poll he cited has the Democrats ahead.Great Pollster John McLaughlin now has the GOP...

 2018-02-18 19:45 

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Trump's Proposed Cuts to Heating Assistance Raise Ire...

The proposed cuts to a heating assistance program outline in President Donald Trump's 2019 budget are due to cited claims of fraud, but recipients and proponents of the program are crying foul....

 2018-02-18 19:39 

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Sen. Hatch Issued Apology Letter on Porter, Ex-Wives Tell CNN...

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, a frequent and vocal supporter of the Trump administration's leadership - and a former boss of disgraced ex-White House aide Rob Porter - issued apology letters to Porter's ex-wives....

 2018-02-18 19:03 

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Royce: Kelly Shouldn't Resign Until Porter Investigation Complete...

White House chief of staff John Kelly shouldn't step down in the face of criticism over his handling of domestic abuse accusations against senior aide Rob Porter, Rep. Ed Royce said Sunday.In an interview on CBS News'...

 2018-02-18 18:46 

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Rep. Dent: 'Center Is Collapsing' in Congress...

The political center in Congress...

 2018-02-18 18:37 

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EPA's Pruitt Cancels Israel Trip Amid Criticism of His Travel...

Under fire for his travel costs, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has postponed his trip to Israel this week, according to The Washington Post....

 2018-02-18 17:15 

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Ros-Lehtinen: GOP Must Attract Millennials, Women and Minorities...

Veteran Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen warned Sunday the GOP is...

 2018-02-18 16:55 

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Florida AG Bondi Urges Public to Report Suspicious Social Behavior...

Hoping to turn social media apps and websites into a useful tool for law enforcement in lieu of their growing ability to feed bad ideas into the minds of the impressionable, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is calling on kids and parents to report suspi...

 2018-02-18 16:36 

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Christie on Trump's Rants: Stay Out of Law Enforcement's Business...

Former Gov. Chris Christie said Sunday President Donald Trump should be...

 2018-02-18 16:01 

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Politico: GOP Allaying Candidates' Fears of Dems' Midterms Wave...

Facing the historically bad wave in the midterms of a new controlling party's first term, Republicans are slowly managing to turn the tide by luring competitive candidates into 2018 Senate and gubernatorial races, as Politico chronicled Sunday....

 2018-02-18 15:50 

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Kasich on Guns, Mass Shootings: Both Parties Are 'Broken'...

Ohio GOP Gov. John Kasich railed at Congress Sunday, saying it's afraid of the political consequences from the National Rifle Association and others in dealing with gun violence and mass shootings....

 2018-02-18 15:14 

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Lankford: No Assault Rifle Ban, Maybe Stricter Background Checks...

Sen. James Lankford said Sunday he's dead-set against a ban on assault-type rifles in the wake of the latest mass shooting in Florida - because...

 2018-02-18 15:00 

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Sen. Rounds: 'There Will Be Hell to Pay' if Russia Meddles Again...

After concluding Russia has used social media campaigns to sow discord in the U.S. elections -while failing to hack the vote counts - the goal of Congress is now to assure Americans our elections are...

 2018-02-18 14:35 

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McConnell: Trump Should Back Romney for Senate...

President Donald Trump needs to get behind Mitt Romney's run for Senate in Utah, which is a sign of a rising Republican party for the 2018 midterms, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told The New York Times....

 2018-02-18 03:38 

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Trump: Democrats Didn't Want Gun Control With Obama...

Democrats did not want to enact gun control legislation when they controlled the House and the Senate and Barack Obama was president, President Donald Trump wrote Saturday....

 2018-02-18 03:13 

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Grassley to Trump: Tell Putin to 'Butt Out of Our Elections'...

President Donald Trump should tell Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to...

 2018-02-17 23:56 

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CNN Invites Trump to Town Hall With Parkland Families...

CNN will host a live town hall discussion Wednesday with parents and students from the Parkland, Florida high school where a shooter killed 17 students and staffers, the network announced Saturday....

 2018-02-17 22:56 

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Bloomberg: Trump Skips Golf for a Day to Honor Shooting Victims...

President Donald Trump is not playing golf in Palm Beach Saturday, Bloomberg reported Jennifer Jacobs said on Twitter.The president will not be golfing on this sunny Saturday in Palm Beach....

 2018-02-17 21:55 

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GOP Donor: Unless GOP Bans Assault Weapons, No More Money...

Al Hoffman Jr., a top GOP donor who has repeatedly blasted the Republican Party for its position on gun control, on Saturday said he would no longer contribute to candidates or groups,...

 2018-02-17 21:29 

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Journalists Blast WH Claim Media Causes More 'Chaos' Than Russia...

Journalists at media outlets around the U.S. blasted White House spokesman Hogan Gidley over comments he made about journalists sowing...

 2018-02-17 20:55 

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Romney: Trump's Been Effective But I'll Call Him Out When Needed...

Mitt Romney, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, on separate occasions Friday said he generally approves of the president's agenda but will not hesitate to call him out when he disagrees with his behavior or actions....

 2018-02-17 17:01 

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Report: Ryan Tells House Republicans to Raise More Money for 2018 Midterms...

Speaker Paul Ryan reportedly told his fellow Republicans in the House to be more aggressive in their fundraising efforts for the 2018 midterm elections in order to counter Democratic challengers, The Hill reported Saturday.Ryan made the comments to lawmak...

 2018-02-17 16:35 

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Costa: Trump Hearing 'Positive Words' At Mar-A-Lago This Weekend...

President Donald Trump is spending the weekend at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida following the announcement that 13 Russian nationals were indicted on Friday for charges of interfering with the 2016 presidential election, in another visit that is a...

 2018-02-17 15:57 

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Women's March Group Plans National School Walkout for Gun Reform...

A national school walk-out is planned next month by the organizers of the Women's March to protest Congress' lack of action on gun reform following mass shootings, The Hill reported Saturday.Students, teachers and parents are invited to participat...

 2018-02-17 13:25 

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McMaster: Evidence is 'Incontrovertible' that Russia Meddled in 2016 Election...

U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser has told an international audience that the evidence of Russian meddling in the 2016 American election is beyond dispute....

 2018-02-16 22:05 

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RNC Spokeswoman: Indictments Unravel Dem's Collusion Theory...

Republican National Committee spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany touted that Friday's indictment of 13 Russians - and no Americans - on election meddling charges...

 2018-02-16 21:52 

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Trump Budget Asking for $120M to Develop Hypersonic Missiles...

The United States, having fallen behind China and Russia in hypersonic missile technology, is requesting $120 million in President Donald Trump's 2019 budget to develop a missile which can strike anywhere in the world at speeds of 3,800 mph, according...

 2018-02-16 21:40 

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Dem Senator Trolls Trump After Rosenstein Unveils Russia Indictments...

The senior senator from Hawaii threw a Twitter jab at President Donald Trump Friday after several Russians were indicted on interfering with the 2016 U.S. election.Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, had this to say regarding Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenste...

 2018-02-16 20:49 

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Herbert London: Trump Has 'Right Approach' on DACA...

Despite the congressional chaos over an immigration reform plan, President Donald Trump will likely hammer out an acceptable deal that addresses the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Herbert London, president of the London Center for ...

 2018-02-16 20:26 

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Cummings: Mueller's Russia Indictments Indicate Trump Cover-Up...

The federal indictment of several Russians announced Friday proves President Donald Trump was involved in a...

 2018-02-16 20:24 

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Sen. Scott: Focus on NICS, Mental Illness May Prevent Shootings...

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., said there needs to be a focus on fixing the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) and addressing mental illness as two paths to preventing mass shootings in America....

 2018-02-16 20:19 

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Preet Bharara Trolls Trump after Russian Indictments...

Moments after the special counsel's office indicted 13 Russians on election meddling charges, former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara took to Twitter Friday to blast President Donald Trump for not imposing sanctions on Russia, The Hill reports....

 2018-02-16 19:52 

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Top Aide to VA Secretary Resigns Amid Travel Scandal...

The chief of staff for Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin suddenly quit Friday two days after an Inspector General's report accused her of covering up details of an overseas trip Shulkin took last year Military Times reported....

 2018-02-16 19:39 

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Chaffetz: Mueller's Russia Indictments Cancel Out Dems' Narrative...

The Department of Justice's Friday announcement that more than a dozen Russians have been indicted for election meddling shows Russia was trying to cause chaos in the United States, Former Rep. Jason Chaffetz said....

 2018-02-16 19:30 

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Schiff Close to Agreement With FBI on Countermemo...

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said he is very close to a deal with the FBI over the release of a classified Democratic countermemo., The Hill is reporting....

 2018-02-16 19:10 

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Goodlatte: Immigration Bill Not Dead on Arrival After Amendments...

Four amendments on immigration may have gone down on Thursday, but that does not mean immigration reform is dead on arrival, Rep. Bob Goodlatte said Friday....

 2018-02-16 18:13 

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Broward County Vice Mayor Calls Trump 'a Hypocrite'...

A political leader in Broward County, Florida called President Donald Trump...

 2018-02-16 17:59 

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Sen. Nelson: Outrage Over Florida Shootings Will be 'Turning Point'...

Sen. Bill Nelson Friday called for...

 2018-02-16 17:51 

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Trump Looking 'To Do Something' to Curb School Shootings...

Following the South Florida high school shooting, President Donald Trump has repeatedly said...

 2018-02-16 16:58 

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Sen. Chris Coons: Trump, DHS Killed Bipartisan Immigration Bill...

President Donald Trump and the Department of Homeland Security spread...

 2018-02-16 16:37 

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CNN: Supreme Court to hold Closed Door DACA Conference...
 2018-02-16 16:32 

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CNN: White House Counsel Scrutinized Over Photos of Porter's Ex-Wife...

White House counsel Don McGahn's lack of action on the domestic violence allegations against former West Wing staffer Rob Porter has...

 2018-02-16 16:23 

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Pruitt's Security Detail Pushed First Class Travel to Avoid Profanities...

EPA administrator Scott Pruitt's security detail recommended he fly first class whenever possible to avoid...

 2018-02-16 16:23 

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Sec. Raj Shah: Trump Wants to Fix the Nation's School Shootings Situation...

President Donald Trump's administration will be looking at several options to help make the nation's schools safe in the wake of a horrific school shooting this week that left 17 teenagers and teachers dead in Florida, White House Principal Deputy...

 2018-02-16 16:03 

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NYT: Trump Officials Trying to Replace Shulkin at VA...

Trump administration officials are trying to replace Veteran Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, The New York Times is reporting....

 2018-02-16 16:00 

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Trump: Dems 'Abandoned' Dreamers, GOP Trying to Help...

With the deadline for immigration reform rapidly approaching, President Donald Trump is continuing to nudge lawmakers and take shots at Democrats as they try to come up with a solution that will pass in both houses of Congress....

 2018-02-16 15:29 

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Paul Ryan Throws Endorsement Behind Mitt Romney...

House Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday gave a full-throated endorsement to former running mate Mitt Romney's bid for the Senate....

 2018-02-16 15:16 

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Shock Report: US Blows $10 Billion Upgrading Risky Nukes...

A bombshell study claims the United States is needlessly shelling out $10 billion to upgrade out-of-date nuclear bombs throughout Europe....

 2018-02-16 15:13 

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Romney's Utah Bid for Senate Could Revive Rift with Trump...

Mitt Romney and President Donald Trump have harshly criticized each other but also have been willing to sit down to talk when it's mutually beneficial....

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