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 2018-02-19 07:00 

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Trump takes on Oprah after "60 Minutes" airs...

Calls her questions to panel of politically divided voters "biased" and says he hopes she runs for president...

 2018-02-18 22:01 

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Rick Gates, ex-Trump aide and Manafort associate, expected to plead guilty in Russia probe...

Gates was indicted by a federal grand jury back in October as part of Mueller's Russia probe...

 2018-02-18 18:28 

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Stoneman Douglas students say "adults let us down" in wake of shooting...
 2018-02-18 18:08 

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Rep. Trey Gowdy on Mueller indictments: "This is exactly what we wanted him to do"...

"Americans are the victims of what Russia did, not Republicans, not Democrats. All of us are victims," said Gowdy of Russian meddling...

 2018-02-18 17:52 

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John Podesta says Mueller indictment only details one part of Russian meddling campaign...
 2018-02-18 17:31 

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As Trump slams FBI, Sen. Scott says Russia investigation, Fla. tips are "separate issues"...
 2018-02-18 15:55 

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Sen. Chris Coons "not optimistic" Congress will act on guns...

The Delaware Democrat doesn't have high hopes that Congress will do anything to restrict gun access...

 2018-02-18 15:55 

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Sen. Chris Coons "not optimistic" Congress will act on guns after Florida shooting...

The Delaware Democrat doesn't have high hopes that Congress will do anything to restrict gun access...

 2018-02-18 05:31 

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Trump attacks FBI handling of Florida shooting suspect, Russia investigation in tweet...

"They are spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign - there is no collusion," Mr. Trump tweeted late Saturday...

 2018-02-17 17:11 

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McMaster says it's "time for all nations" to hold Syrian regime accountable...
 2018-02-17 15:07 

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Ronan Farrow on why Karen McDougal spoke out on alleged affair with Trump...

Farrow authored a New Yorker report alleging the former Playboy model had an affair with Donald Trump for about nine months...

 2018-02-17 03:52 

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"Additional criminal conduct" unearthed against Manafort, special counsel alleges...

The alleged new crimes included a series of bank frauds and bank fraud conspiracies, at least part of which related to a mortgage on his Fairfax, Va. property...

 2018-02-17 00:23 

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What are the immediate consequences of the Russia indictment?...

CBS News senior national security analyst Fran Townsend and CBS News justice reporter Paula Reid break down the Russian indictment...

 2018-02-16 23:36 

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Watch Live: Trump meets with Florida school shooting victims, family, first responders...

Two days after the worst school shooting since Newtown, President Trump visits victims and families...

 2018-02-16 20:54 

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Russian Indictment: Rod Rosenstein announced indictments of Russian nationals in 2016 election today - live updates...

The deputy attorney general announced indictment of Russian nationals and entities for interfering with 2016 presidential election....

 2018-02-16 20:46 

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Trump in 2017 on Russian hacking: "It could have been China"...

Special Counsel Robert Mueller charged 13 Russian nationals Friday with breaking laws to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election...

 2018-02-16 18:22 

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Commerce recommends tariffs on imported aluminum and steel...

Imports of the metals threaten U.S. national security, trade officials say in calling for quotas or tariffs...

 2018-02-16 17:58 

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Rod Rosenstein to announce indictments of Russians in U.S. election meddling - live updates...

The deputy attorney general is making a law enforcement announcement at the Justice Department...

 2018-02-16 16:58 

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Senate leaves hundreds of thousands of Dreamers in limbo...

The Senate rejected all four immigration plans that came up on the floor Thursday...

 2018-02-16 15:50 

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Trump to visit Parkland, Florida in wake of school shooting...

The president said on Thursday that he was making plans to visit Parkland, Florida to meet with families and local officials and to continue coordinating the federal response...

 2018-02-16 15:16 

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Trump postpones campaign rally next week due to Florida shooting...

The rally was scheduled for next Wednesday in Ambridge, Pennsylvania...

 2018-02-16 15:10 

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Proposals to redraw Pennsylvania's congressional districts are submitted...

Groups met a court-ordered deadline to submit maps of boundaries for the state Supreme Court to consider adopting for this year's election...

 2018-02-16 15:01 

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Suspended California lawmaker sues state legislature...

Democratic State Sen. Tony Mendoza was suspended amid a sexual misconduct allegation...

 2018-02-16 14:56 

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Lots of talk, but little action in Congress after mass shootings...

Lawmakers never passed legislation to ban bump stocks after the Las Vegas massacre last fall...

 2018-02-16 14:51 

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Trump's latest budget plan undercuts his call to focus on mental health, school safety...

Trump's latest budget would slash the major source of public funds for mental health treatment, the Medicaid program serving more than 70 million low-income and disabled people...

 2018-02-16 14:43 

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In many U.S. states, 18 is old enough to buy a semiautomatic...

Just months after his 18th birthday, Nikolas Cruz went to a Florida gun store to buy a weapon. But there were limits on what he could purchase at his age...

 2018-02-16 10:33 

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From a SNAP recipient to Trump: Food box is a "terrible idea"...

Trump proposed replacing food stamp program with Blue Apron-type food box. Larry Jackson, a SNAP recipient, talked with CBS News about what's wrong with the plan...

 2018-02-16 10:30 

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Why North Korea won't give up its nukes...

Former CIA Analyst and North Korea expert Jung Pak explains why Iraq and Libya influence Kim Jong Un's calculus...

 2018-02-15 22:10 

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Steve Bannon says White House instructed him to invoke privilege before Congress...

The former chief White House strategist appeared before House Intel Thursday but refused to answer most questions regarding the committee's Russia probe...

 2018-02-15 21:43 

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Chuck Grassley: Republican senator wants to discuss gun legislation following Florida school shooting in Parkland...

Sen. Chuck Grassley says he plans to sit down with Sens. Dianne Feinstein and John Cornyn to discuss "what sort of agreement we can reach on legislation"...

 2018-02-15 21:25 

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White House refused to release photo of Trump signing bill to weaken gun law...

Nearly a year ago, Trump signed a bill that made it easier for people with mental illness to obtain guns. CBS News asked for a photo of the signing...

 2018-02-15 21:17 

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To address mass shootings, Trump suggested "institutions" for "sickos"...

Then-candidate Trump's interview with John Dickerson aired in January 2016 on...

 2018-02-15 17:46 

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Key GOP senator says he wants to discuss gun legislation following Fla. shooting...

Sen. Chuck Grassley says he plans to sit down with Sens. Dianne Feinstein and John Cornyn to discuss "what sort of agreement we can reach on legislation"...

 2018-02-15 17:23 

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Gun ownership and gun violence in America, by the numbers...

America has far more gun owners and far more shootings than any other country in the world. Here's a look at some statistics...

 2018-02-15 16:52 

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Appeals court declares Trump travel ban unconstitutional - AP...

The Supreme Court had allowed the travel ban to go into effect while lawsuits against it make their way through the courts...

 2018-02-15 16:36 

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Paul Ryan says there are "laws on the books" to help prevent gun violence...

Congress is on recess next week...

 2018-02-15 15:35 

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Live: President Trump addresses the Florida school shooting in Parkland yesterday. Watch CBSN Live stream...

The president speaks at 11 a.m. Thursday, about the Parkland, Florida mass shooting, the deadliest school shooting in the U.S. in five years...

 2018-02-15 15:21 

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions addresses Florida shooting at conference -- live stream...

Sessions called the shooting a tragedy at a sheriffs conference in DC where he is discussing the opioid epidemic and violent crime...

 2018-02-15 15:00 

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Pennsylvania faces Thursday deadline for submission of new congressional maps...

Thursday is deadline day in Pennsylvania's high-stakes gerrymandering case for Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf...

 2018-02-15 14:43 

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Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin recognizes "optics aren't good" on his travel...

The secretary said he's committed to doing what he has to do to focus on veterans and...

 2018-02-15 13:19 

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Trump suggests Fla. school shooting suspect was "mentally disturbed"...

The president said neighbors knew the school shooter was a "big problem"...

 2018-02-15 13:00 

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Bipartisan immigration pact among several Senate proposals...

Senators reached an agreement that aims to offer citizenship to Dreamers and Trump's calls for billions for his border wall...

 2018-02-15 12:53 

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New Texas group opposes bipartisan efforts to end cash bail...

The group hopes to halt bail system overhauls favoring assessments of defendants' danger to the public...

 2018-02-15 12:46 

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California assemblywoman faces misconduct allegations...

The #MeToo advocate faces allegations of discussions about sex and alcohol consumption at the Capitol...

 2018-02-15 12:42 

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Ryan Zinke plans to move hundreds of Interior Dept. employees out of DC...

Zinke is pressing ahead with a massive overhaul of his department despite growing opposition...

 2018-02-15 12:38 

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Wisconsin to pass welfare overhaul Thursday...

The overhaul package would give Wisconsin one of the toughest work requirements for food stamp recipients in the country...

 2018-02-15 12:34 

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Priebus: Chaos reigned in early days of Trump White House...

Priebus details the early days of the embattled administration in a new book about White House chiefs of staff...

 2018-02-15 11:00 

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Commentary: The other people to blame for the Rob Porter mess...

White House chief of staff John Kelly deserves criticism, but he's not the only bad actor in this story...

 2018-02-15 03:32 

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Omarosa, critical of former boss Trump, compliments first lady Melania Trump as "amazing," "sharp"...
 2018-02-15 02:48 

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House Intel Committee awaits Democratic memo redactions...

The committee is preoccupied with two things -- uncertainty about whether Bannon will show up to testify before them Thursday and the fate of the Democrats' written response to the GOP-backed memo...

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