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 2018-05-26 14:25 

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LGBT wedding cake Supreme Court decision looms, but more cases likely...

The trend in the lower courts has favored extending civil rights protections to LGBT employees and students. Their prospects at the Supreme Court may be harder to discern...

 2018-05-26 14:10 

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Why Michael Cohen is all over the news...

How a once obscure New York lawyer and fixer became one of the biggest celebrities of the Trump era...

 2018-05-26 06:06 

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Donald Trump Jr. claims conservative "shadow ban" on Instagram...

Donald Trump Jr. posted on Instagram he had a "crazy drop-off in new followers"...

 2018-05-25 22:06 

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Michael Cohen met with Russian oligarch at Trump Tower days before inauguration, report says...

Cohen discussed U.S.-Russia relations with Viktor Vekselberg, the biggest investor in a company that gave Cohen a $1 million contract, according to the New York Times...

 2018-05-25 21:24 

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Trump administration reaches deal to save China's ZTE...

Sanctions that the U.S. imposed a month ago threatened to put the mobile phone maker out of business...

 2018-05-25 12:34 

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Sen. Cory Gardner says North Korea's recent posture fits a "pattern of misbehavior"...

Promises of Kim Jong Un's family have been broken over the decades many times, and this is nothing new, Cory Gardner says...

 2018-05-25 10:00 

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Arlington National Cemetery is running out of room...

This week on "The Takeout," Karen Durham-Aguilera, executive director Army National Military Cemeteries, talks with Major Garrett about how the cemetery may change the standards for burial at Arlington...

 2018-05-24 18:41 

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Facebook has new rules for political ads. Here's how they work...

Now you'll see who paid for an ad, how much they paid and how many people saw it...

 2018-05-24 17:45 

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Is Medicare-for-all a winning message for midterm elections? DSCC chairman weighs in...

Sen. Chris Van Hollen, charged with helping Democrats win their Senate races in the fall, talked about why candidates will be focusing on health care in their campaigns...

 2018-05-24 11:39 

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Supreme Court on administration flip-flops, trading judicial robes for summer plans...

Thirty-two cases remain undecided, including the term's biggest, but it's not too soon to be thinking about summer and the plum teaching gigs...

 2018-05-24 11:33 

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Senate primary splits Arizona conservatives between Joe Arpaio and Kelli Ward...

The divide could pave the way for the more moderate candidate, Rep. Martha McSally...

 2018-05-24 11:05 

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Trump administration explores auto-related tariffs...

Trump has asked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to consider whether the imports of automobiles and automotive parts threaten U.S. national security...

 2018-05-24 11:02 

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Keystone XL pipeline subject of court hearing...

The 1,179-mile line proposed by TransCanada Corporation was rejected in 2015 by President Obama due to its potential to exacerbate climate change...

 2018-05-24 10:56 

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Trump blasts Democrats over MS-13 gang violence, immigration standstill...

"We have the worst immigration laws in the entire world by far -- other countries laugh at us," Mr. Trump says...

 2018-05-24 10:00 

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Commentary: The plot against Donald Trump...

Why the "deep state" conspiracy theory embraced by the president is more shocking than it looks at first glance...

 2018-05-24 08:48 

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Department of Justice agrees to brief Democrats as Donald Trump pushes "spygate" conspiracy in Robert Mueller probe...

After unusual plan to brief only Trump allies on federal probe into 2016 campaign, DoJ agrees to 2 separate meetings...

 2018-05-24 07:10 

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"Absolutely" a blue Muslim wave coming, says Michigan congressional candidate Rashida Tlaib...

If she wins in November, Rashida Tlaib could become one of the first Muslim American women in Congress...

 2018-05-23 19:05 

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Jeff Flake: "We may have hit bottom"...

Speaking at Harvard Law School's commencement, Flake says Trump is debasing the office and Congress...

 2018-05-23 18:18 

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Conservative Bill Kristol brings his never-Trump message to New Hampshire...

But are Republicans in the first-in-the-nation primary state hungry for a primary challenge to the president in 2020?...

 2018-05-23 18:12 

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"Right to try" bill passes; will it help terminally ill patients?...

President Trump supports "right to try" legislation. Will it give patients the help they need or only bring false hope?...

 2018-05-23 18:03 

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Twitter to add labels to U.S. political candidates...

Social media service says move is aimed at preventing bogus accounts from fooling users...

 2018-05-23 17:52 

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Judge rules Trump can't block individuals from his Twitter feed...

Lawsuit against Trump claimed that when he blocks them on Twitter, he's taking away their free speech...

 2018-05-23 16:39 

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BBC: Trump lawyer Michael Cohen was paid by Ukraine to facilitate White House talks...

Cohen received at least $400,000 to arrange talks between Ukrainian president and Trump, according to a BBC report...

 2018-05-23 13:59 

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Dodd-Frank rollback: 5 things to know about bill to cut banking regs...

Measure expected to be signed by President Trump, who had vowed to "do a big number" on 2010 financial reform law...

 2018-05-23 13:01 

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Mike Pompeo testifies before House amid Trump-Kim summit uncertainty -- live stream...

Pompeo is expected to discuss the status of the upcoming U.S.-North Korea summit during the panel's hearing...

 2018-05-23 12:32 

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Trump tweets FBI informant "Spygate" among "biggest political scandals in history"...

Trump tweeted the "major SPY scandal" is the "likes of which this country may never have seen before"...

 2018-05-23 11:07 

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Claims on FBI informant play into agency's complicated history...

Trump's accusation that the FBI...

 2018-05-23 10:45 

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Senate hopeful Joe Arpaio silent on Trump policies...
 2018-05-23 02:16 

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Primary results: Stacey Abrams wins Georgia Democratic primary for governor -- live updates...

Stacey Abrams is the first black woman to be a major party's nominee for governor...

 2018-05-22 22:18 

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House approves bill rolling back banking rules...

The House voted 258-159 to approve legislation rolling back the Dodd-Frank law...

 2018-05-22 19:11 

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Live: White House briefing May 22, 2018...

Watch the White House press briefing Tuesday with press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders...

 2018-05-22 19:05 

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"The Fourth Estate": Inside the New York Times' coverage of Trump...

Viewers get a behind-the-scenes look at Times journalists investigating and reporting the biggest stories of the administration's first year...

 2018-05-22 18:08 

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EPA bars reporters from attending summit led by Scott Pruitt...

One reporter claimed she was "forcibly removed" from the event. AP, CNN and other media were barred, while CBS News, Politico, WSJ and others were able to attend the first session...

 2018-05-22 16:31 

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DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen "hasn't seen" intel showing Russia pushed for Trump win...

She was pressed about the Intelligence Community Assessment on Russia's interference, endorsed by Senate Intelligence Committee last week...

 2018-05-22 13:24 

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Obama Netflix deal: Barack and Michelle Obama sign film, series production agreement with Netflix...

Streaming service announced Monday a multi-year production agreement with the Obamas...

 2018-05-22 11:21 

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Some House GOP members warn Paul Ryan over immigration effort...

Conservatives warn there might be consequences if Ryan allows party moderates to push a bipartisan bill through without strong GOP support...

 2018-05-22 11:15 

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Trump wades into abortion politics as midterms approach...

Trump has long been an unlikely sweetheart for conservative and evangelical voters...

 2018-05-22 11:10 

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Congressional leaders to review highly classified Russia investigation...

The agreement came after Trump made a demand that the Justice Department investigate whether the FBI infiltrated his campaign...

 2018-05-22 10:00 

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House poised to act on prison reform...

A conservative from Georgia and Congressional Black Caucus Democrat from Queens are pushing Congress to take its first steps in criminal justice reform...

 2018-05-22 00:13 

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Richard Painter says there is more evidence against Trump than there was against Nixon...

The former White House chief ethics counsel says "we have far more evidence of abuse of power" with President Trump...

 2018-05-21 18:55 

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White House confirms Trump's meeting with Rod Rosenstein, Christopher Wray...

He'll meet with Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein, FBI Director Christopher Wray, and DNI Dan Coats about his demand for DOJ investigation of possible infiltration of his presidential campaign...

 2018-05-21 18:29 

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President Trump hosts NASCAR Cup Series Champion Martin Truex Jr....

President Trump welcomes the NASCAR champion to the White House at 2:10 p.m. ET...

 2018-05-21 18:06 

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John McCain's co-author says senator is "in good spirits, cracking jokes"...

Mark Salter served on Sen. John McCain's staff for 18 years, including as chief of staff, and they've written seven books together...

 2018-05-21 17:15 

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's tweets on Russia probe short on facts...

President Trump claims about the special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation are misleading...

 2018-05-21 17:15 

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's tweets on Russia probe short on facts...

President Trump claims about the special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation are misleading...

 2018-05-21 16:39 

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Barack and Michelle Obama sign film, series production agreement with Netflix...

The streaming service announced a multi-year production agreement with the Obamas on Monday...

 2018-05-21 16:01 

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What to know about midterm election politics this week...

This week three states hold primary elections, while Texas holds primary runoff elections...

 2018-05-21 14:53 

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Blankenship will pursue West Virginia Senate seat in third-party bid...

Blankeship lost the Republican primary in early May, and West Virginia has a "sore loser" clause that could affect his bid to run on the Constitution Party ticket...

 2018-05-21 14:32 

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Trump participates in swearing-in of Gina Haspel after successful confirmation -- live stream...

Haspel is being sworn-in after the Senate voted, 54-45, to confirm her as the CIA's first female director...

 2018-05-21 14:31 

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Supreme Court rules for businesses over workers in arbitration decision...

Justice ruled 5-4 Monday, with the court's conservative members in the majority, that businesses can force employees to individually use arbitration to resolve disputes...

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