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 2018-11-17 19:50 

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Sonia Sotomayor says she will judge Brett Kavanaugh on what he does on the court...

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor said that she will judge newly appointed Justice Brett Kavanaugh on what he does on the court and not what he did before he was confirmed....

 2018-11-17 19:39 

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Man who yelled 'Heil Hitler' in theater as Trump protest apologizes...

The Baltimore man who yelled...

 2018-11-17 18:57 

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Joe Biden selects walking mate: Rescue pup Major joins the family...

As the saying goes: If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog....

 2018-11-17 18:28 

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Discharged veterans with war-related mental illnesses can sue, judge rules...

Veterans with mental health issues related to their service will be able to pursue a class-action lawsuit against the military....

 2018-11-17 18:01 

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California wildfire death toll climbs to 74...

The statewide death toll from the wildfires ravaging California hit 74 on Saturday, after three deaths were reported in southern California's Woolsey Fire....

 2018-11-17 17:59 

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Trump congratulates 'strong Democrat warrior' Andrew Gillum on 'competitive race'...

President Trump congratulated Democrat gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum for running a "tough and competitive" race in Florida, despite the president's criticisms of the Tallahassee mayor throughout the race....

 2018-11-17 17:16 

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NYT reporter fires back at Trump for claim Pence report is 'phony'...

New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman defended her report claiming White House aides say President Trump questions Vice President Mike Pence's loyalty....

 2018-11-17 17:09 

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NASA releases stunning photo of Antares rocket climbing behind Thomas Jefferson Memorial...

Northrop Grumman sent a spaceship filled with supplies to the International Space Station using one of their Antares rockets early Saturday morning in a pre-dawn launch....

 2018-11-17 16:41 

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Trump report card: Florida, Acosta, Macron, oh my...

This week's White House Report Card finds President Trump in a pretty average place, considering....

 2018-11-17 16:18 

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Mike Pence defends tariffs on billions in Chinese goods...

Vice President Mike Pence defended the Trump administration's imposition of tariffs on $250 billion in Chinese goods, saying that it was necessary because of the "tremendous barriers" Beijing put on companies entering its market....

 2018-11-17 16:16 

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Republican congressman slams media over Ocasio-Cortez apartment headlines...

A Republican congressman offered sympathy to an incoming Democratic colleague while taking a shot at the media for what he said was differing coverage of members of the two parties....

 2018-11-17 15:48 

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Pence: US offers better economic partnership than China...

Vice President Mike Pence said the U.S. offers other countries a better option for economic partnership than China's "authoritarianism and aggression."...

 2018-11-17 15:08 

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Trump: I don't question Pence's loyalty at all...

President Trump tried to quell rumors he is privately questioning Vice President Mike Pence's loyalty on Saturday, calling the initial report...

 2018-11-17 14:53 

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CIA to brief Trump on developments in Jamal Khashoggi murder...

The CIA will speak with President Trump today regarding possible Saudi royal involvement in the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the president said....

 2018-11-17 14:39 

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Trump says he will submit his written answers to Robert Mueller next week...

President Trump told reporters he will be submitting the questions he answered to special counsel Robert Mueller next week....

 2018-11-17 14:27 

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Trump offers Pelosi Republican votes for speakership...

President Trump reissued his support Saturday for Rep. Nancy Pelosi's bid for speaker of the House, offering her Republican votes if necessary....

 2018-11-17 13:23 

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Self-driving car bill's backers seek Senate vote before it's too late...

Lawmakers and American car manufacturers are mounting a last-ditch effort to move legislation setting up an initial regulatory framework for self-driving vehicles to President Trump before the end of the year....

 2018-11-17 13:15 

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The good, the bad, and the ugly of new Title IX regulations...

Title IX had to change....

 2018-11-17 13:00 

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College football week 12: Three games to watch...

It's week 12 of college football and the regular season finales are just one week away. I have crushed it over the last two weeks, going 6-0 straight up and against the spread. That brings my numbers, through eight weeks of picking games, to 16-8 stra...

 2018-11-17 05:00 

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Shock of irrelevance awaits House Republicans in minority...

Early next year, after the Democratic Party has assumed control of the House of Representatives, newly powerless, irrelevant Republicans are going to chase down reporters and beg for questions about President Trump's tweets....

 2018-11-17 05:00 

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Four possible outcomes of America's withdrawal from the Universal Postal Union...

In just two short paragraphs, the White House announced its intention to withdraw from a treaty it first signed during the Ulysses S. Grant administration: the Universal Postal Union. In doing so, President Trump opened a new front in his bid to rebalance...

 2018-11-17 05:00 

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Bill Nelson needs a miracle in Florida Senate race...

Sen. Bill Nelson has no viable path to winning a recount of ballots in Florida's U.S. Senate race, but he's still refusing to concede....

 2018-11-17 05:00 

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Defiant in defeat, Carlos Curbelo says climate change activism will help GOP...

Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., defiant after losing his seat in Congress, is taking aim at a segment of the Republican Party that argues his defeat proves that GOP lawmakers cannot win by running on a platform to combat climate change....

 2018-11-17 04:01 

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Mia Love takes the lead in Utah House race after Trump mocked her for losing...

Rep. Mia Love pulled ahead Friday in the race for Utah's 4th Congressional District, more than a week after the two-term Republican was publicly mocked by President Trump for losing after failing to embrace him....

 2018-11-17 03:29 

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Why Democrats in Georgia and Florida are refusing to accept the election outcome...

In their effort to beat President Trump, they are becoming their worst caricature of him....

 2018-11-17 03:17 

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5,800 troops in 3 states preparing for migrant caravan...

There are now 5,800 troops deployed to the southern border, spread across California, Arizona, and Texas....

 2018-11-17 02:53 

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Navy SEAL charged with murder of wounded ISIS fighter in Iraq...

Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher is being charged by the Navy for allegedly murdering a wounded ISIS fighter with a knife in Iraq, CNN reports....

 2018-11-17 02:00 

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Trump questions why migrants wave home country flags if they want asylum in US...

President Trump questioned why Central American migrants heading toward the U.S.-Mexico border are carrying the flags of their home countries if they want asylum in the U.S....

 2018-11-17 01:45 

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Trump: Stacey Abrams 'will have a terrific political future'...

President Trump spoke highly of Georgia's Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Stacey Abrams, after she concluded her bid to be the state's 83rd governor Friday night....

 2018-11-17 01:08 

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Michael Avenatti's law firm getting evicted...

Michael Avenatti's bad week got worse....

 2018-11-17 00:45 

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CIA determines Khashoggi was killed at the instruction of Saudi crown prince...

Saudi Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi was killed per the instructions of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the CIA has determined....

 2018-11-17 00:08 

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George Papadopoulos doesn't want to go to prison yet...

George Papadopoulos, the former Trump campaign adviser who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russians, has asked a federal judge to delay his prison sentence until a constitutional challenge to the appointment of special counsel R...

 2018-11-17 00:04 

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How the AP covers your dubious election dispute pretty much depends on whether you're a Democrat or a Republican...

The language we use to cover news events says a great deal about our editorial judgment. And the Associated Press' handling of the long-shot recount efforts in Georgia and New Mexico says its judgment needs serious reconsideration....

 2018-11-16 23:54 

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O'Rourke, who said, 'I will not be a candidate for president in 2020,' now says, 'I haven't made any decisions'...

That didn't take long....

 2018-11-16 23:49 

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NPR is super hyped for 'Auntie Maxine' Waters...

National Public Radio has produced a glowing, pro-Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., report this week....

 2018-11-16 22:50 

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Leading Democrat warns gun owners that resistance is futile because 'the government has nukes'...

In a Twitter debate about the buy-back of assault weapons Friday, Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., boasted about the U.S. government having nuclear weapons at its disposal if gun owners went to war against their own country....

 2018-11-16 22:50 

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Leading Democrat warns gun owners: 'The government has nukes'...

In a Twitter debate about the buy-back of assault weapons Friday, Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., boasted about the U.S. government having nuclear weapons at its disposal if gun owners went to war against their own country....

 2018-11-16 22:42 

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Abrams concludes bid for Georgia governor: 'I don't want to hold public office if I need to scheme my way into the post'...

Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, a Democrat, refused to concede in her race against Republican Brian Kemp, but has said there is no possibility of her defeating Kemp and has concluded her bid for Georgia governor....

 2018-11-16 22:37 

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Gabby Giffords, who voted against Pelosi, calls for Democrats to elect her as speaker...

She famously voted against Nancy Pelosi for Democratic Leader in 2011, but former Rep. Gabby Giffords wants Democrats to choose her as speaker in January....

 2018-11-16 22:34 

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Rep. Eric Swalwell warns gun owners that resistance if futile because "the government has nukes"...

In what might legitimately be the greatest self-own in the history of gun control arguments, the dumbest tweet of the day was sent by Democratic presidential hopeful that no one actually knows, Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif....

 2018-11-16 22:27 

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Despite long odds, Andrew Gillum won't concede race for Florida governor...

If Sen. Bill Nelson's chances of defeating Gov. Rick Scott in the ongoing recount of Florida's Senate race looks tough, Andrew Gillum's shot at becoming governor may be impossible....

 2018-11-16 22:15 

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FDA unveils new study to avoid testing drugs on dogs...

The Food and Drug Administration unveiled a new study Friday designed to lead to fewer dogs used in later trials for veterinary medicine....

 2018-11-16 22:13 

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Slate.com's union went on strike, and it was hilarious...

When there was no more bread, the workers flooded out of their factories and into the streets of Petrograd, staring down the czar and braving the guns of his army....

 2018-11-16 22:11 

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Mad about Amazon's corporate welfare? Blame politicians...

After a long courtship with 238 cities that resembled Silicon Valley's version of...

 2018-11-16 21:57 

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Possible plea deal for alleged Russian agent Maria Butina...

Maria Butina, the woman charged over the summer with being a clandestine Russian agent, may be negotiating a plea deal, federal prosecutors and her lawyers signaled in a court filing Friday....

 2018-11-16 21:53 

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American positive nationalism is neither new nor immoral...

Positive nationalism is both a moral ideology and a familiar one in recent American governance. I note this in light of Sen. Marco Rubio's, R-Fla., doubling down on Friday on his articulation of positive nationalism....

 2018-11-16 21:36 

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Trump says he should've spent Veterans Day at Arlington National Cemetery...

President Trump signaled that, in retrospect, he regrets not visiting Arlington National Cemetery to commemorate Veterans Day....

 2018-11-16 21:31 

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Nancy Pelosi pushing rules change that would kneecap liberals...

Democratic leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., in the midst of fending off a coup to derail her return to the House speakership, is proposing a series of rules changes that could kneecap liberals from pursuing a bold agenda in the new Congress....

 2018-11-16 20:53 

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Steve Bannon, Oxford University, and the intellectual fallacy of the Left's no-platform agenda...

The most successful societies are those that empower individuals to speak and act freely. History and the reality of democratic prosperity over authoritarian central planning teaches us that this truth is beyond all logical reproach....

 2018-11-16 20:44 

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Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, writing from prison, urges Mitch McConnell to move the criminal justice reform bill...

Rod Blagojevich understands the criminal justice system better than most....

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