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 2018-01-17 06:00 

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Trump expands US military footprint despite his campaign rhetoric...

At one rally after the next, candidate Donald Trump lamented the...

 2018-01-17 06:00 

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How three elections are snarling the immigration fight...

The immigration imbroglio gripping Washington is a symptom of a broader reality: American politics is being held hostage to three nation-changing elections...

 2018-01-17 05:33 

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Rep. Chris Collins: If I were Bannon, I'd answer lawmakers' questions...

Commenting on Steve Bannon's Tuesday meeting with the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Chris Collins said he would be inclined to answer lawmakers' questions if he were in the hotseat....

 2018-01-17 04:22 

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9 Park Service advisory board members quit...

Nine members of the National Park System Advisory Board quit Tuesday, citing concern over the Trump administration's priorities regarding the national parks, according to a letter obtained by CNN....

 2018-01-17 03:59 

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House Republicans prepare to go it alone on government funding stopgap measure...

The House Freedom Caucus isn't making it easy for Republican leaders to keep the government funded....

 2018-01-17 03:54 

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Tillerson won't say if Trump and Kim Jong Un have spoken...

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson declined an opportunity to clarify whether President Donald Trump has spoken with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, after the President alluded to possible communications in an interview last week with The Wall Street Journ...

 2018-01-17 03:47 

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Schiff: Bannon's refusal to answer questions 'unprecedented'...

Steve Bannon's refusal to answer questions during his meeting with the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday was...

 2018-01-17 03:03 

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Booker on WH's defense of Trump vulgar comment: 'I don't believe it at all'...

Democratic Sen. Cory Booker says he doesn't believe the White House's explanations for comments President Donald Trump allegedly made in a closed-door meeting last week....

 2018-01-17 02:40 

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DACA talks back to starting line after Trump meeting...

Immigration talks appear to be stalled in the aftermath of Thursday's dramatic meeting at the White House...

 2018-01-17 02:11 

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Former CIA officer arrested, accused of stashing top secret info...

A former CIA officer who allegedly kept small notebooks with handwritten lists of the real names of covert agency employees was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Monday night, the Justice Department said Tuesday....

 2018-01-17 01:28 

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A window inside Trump's morning 'executive time'...

President Donald Trump rises around 5:30 a.m. and begins making his first calls to aides and lawmakers as early as 6. He's dressed in his signature dark suit by 8 a.m. at the latest, White House sources told CNN, and although he doesn't drink coff...

 2018-01-17 00:58 

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Mueller probe would continue during shutdown...

The special counsel investigation led by former FBI Director Robert Mueller would be able to continue, even if the federal government shuts down over an impasse on the budget....

 2018-01-17 00:48 

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Trump admin touts stats linking immigration to terror...

The Trump administration analysis attempts to draw a causal connection between hotly debated immigration policies the White House opposes and terrorism...

 2018-01-17 00:39 

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BREAKING: Donald Trump isn't losing it...

NEWSFLASH: Donald Trump is perfectly mentally capable of being president and is suffering from no cognitive impairment or decline....

 2018-01-17 00:31 

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Senate overcomes filibuster and advances FISA extension bill...

After an unexpected scare, the Senate advanced legislation Tuesday that would keep in place a key electronic surveillance tool the government says it needs to track terrorists, barely overcoming objections from a bipartisan group of civil libertarian-focu...

 2018-01-17 00:24 

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Who is Dr. Ronny Jackson?...

President Donald Trump's physician fielded questions from reporters on Trump's recent physical at the White House news briefing Tuesday. So who is Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson -- the doctor serving the executive branch?...

 2018-01-17 00:08 

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Ex-Navy commanders face negligent homicide charges over deadly collisions...

The US Navy announced Tuesday that the former commanding officers of the USS Fitzgerald and USS John S. McCain -- the ships involved in two deadly 2017 collisions that killed 17 sailors -- will face criminal charges including dereliction of duty, hazardin...

 2018-01-16 23:55 

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Dr. Ronny Jackson's glowing bill of health for Trump...

Dr. Ronny Jackson, the presidential physician, gushed about President Donald Trump's health during a briefing before the White House press corps on Tuesday, touting the President's...

 2018-01-16 23:55 

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Missouri Republican legislators call on embattled GOP governor to resign...

A number of Republican state lawmakers issued blistering calls Tuesday for Gov. Eric Greitens to step down, a sign of mounting pressure on the embattled governor in the aftermath of allegations that he had blackmailed a woman he had an affair with....

 2018-01-16 23:38 

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READ: President Trump's physical exam report...
 2018-01-16 23:34 

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After tweeted Trump threat, US cuts funding for Palestinians...

The US has announced that it will hold back more than half of the funding it provides for a UN agency that supports Palestinians, about two weeks after President Donald Trump threatened to pull funding for the group....

 2018-01-16 23:25 

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Man arrested on suspicion of stalking Rep. Kyrsten Sinema...

US Capitol Police arrested a man suspected of stalking Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona on Friday after he arrived at her DC office claiming to have a meeting with the lawmaker, according to an affidavit filed in US district court....

 2018-01-16 23:10 

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Sen. Orrin Hatch's invisible glasses show he's super hip, and/or just human...

Orrin Hatch is the coolest guy in the Senate, or so his uber hip press shop would like you to think. The octogenarian senator from Utah -- who announced he will not be seeking re-election -- lit up Twitter after reaching up to take off glasses that he was...

 2018-01-16 22:52 

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Will 2020 contenders put Democrats in a bind on DACA?...

Senate Democrats are being forced to decide whether they'd support a short-term measure to avert a government shutdown....

 2018-01-16 22:23 

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GOP lawmaker: Bannon issue is whether executive privilege can be invoked for transition...

Florida Rep. Tom Rooney, a senior Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, said Tuesday that Steve Bannon's testimony is running into problems over whether he can invoke executive privilege for events that occurred during the transition....

 2018-01-16 22:21 

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McConnell: Lawmakers shouldn't push for DACA deal this week...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell addressed the government shutdown threat on the Senate floor Tuesday by pushing for a longer negotiating period on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program....

 2018-01-16 21:49 

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Talks continue over potential Trump interview...

If Mueller wants to talk to the President, there's not much Trump's team can do to stop him. Past presidents' legal teams have tried and lost similar fights....

 2018-01-16 21:48 

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Steny Hoyer, No. 2 House Democrat, says Trump qualifies 'for being a racist'...

The No. 2 House Democrat said Tuesday that President Donald Trump qualifies as a racist and argued against the bipartisan Senate compromise to address the expiring Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program....

 2018-01-16 21:39 

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Senators to watch amid a possible shutdown...

As Congress reconvenes after a holiday weekend in their first day back at the Capitol, there's one thing on everyone's mind: Will there be a shutdown?...

 2018-01-16 21:36 

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Lawyer says he turned in hours of 'Fifty Shades of Greitens' audio to law enforcement...

A Missouri attorney says he turned over to law enforcement hours of privately recorded tapes concerning Republican Gov. Eric Greitens, as the governor faces an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct and blackmail....

 2018-01-16 21:07 

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Booker slams DHS secretary's 'amnesia' on Trump's reported 'shithole' comment...

Sen. Cory Booker slammed the homeland security secretary in a speech Tuesday morning for claiming ignorance to the President's slander of African countries....

 2018-01-16 20:41 

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Mia Love, GOP Haitian-American lawmaker, meets with Trump...

Republican Rep. Mia Love discussed immigration with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office for half an hour Tuesday, just two days after she said she believed the President made racist remarks about Haitians during a meeting with lawmakers....

 2018-01-16 20:23 

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North Korea rips 'lunatic' Trump as US moves B-52 bombers to Guam...

The US Air Force has deployed six nuclear-capable B-52 Stratofortress bombers to Guam, according to US Pacific Air Forces, adding more firepower to the region just hours after North Korean state media mocked President Donald Trump's tweet referencing ...

 2018-01-16 20:20 

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Supreme Court hears rare case challenging military judges...

The Supreme Court delved into unusual terrain on Tuesday when it heard arguments brought by military service members -- the first time the justices have heard such a case in 21 years....

 2018-01-16 20:10 

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Tim Pawlenty says he won't run for Senate in Minnesota...

Republican former Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who had been considered a potential high-profile candidate in a key race, says he will not run for the Senate this year in Minnesota....

 2018-01-16 20:04 

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How Durbin destroyed Nielsen's 'shithole' explanation...

When Department of Homeland Security chief Kirstjen Nielsen agreed to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, she could have never imagined she would find herself in the middle of a, well, shitstorm over...

 2018-01-16 20:00 

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Trump admin will appeal DACA ruling to Supreme Court...

The Trump administration said Tuesday it will ask the Supreme Court to review a federal judge's ruling from last week that blocked President Donald Trump's effort to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program....

 2018-01-16 19:47 

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Trump tweeted his black approval rating has doubled. It hasn't....

President Donald Trump bragged on Twitter that his approval rating with black Americans has doubled. It hasn't....

 2018-01-16 19:36 

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Pastor defends denouncing Trump in front of Pence...

The Rev. Maurice Watson says he didn't care that Vice President Mike Pence was sitting with his congregation; he was going to use his sermon Sunday in the Washington, DC, suburbs to criticize President Donald Trump's reported use of the phrase...

 2018-01-16 18:40 

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Tillerson warns North Korea pressure must continue...

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and allies said that the world community must continue to pressure North Korea to change its behavior...

 2018-01-16 18:24 

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Lindsey Graham: immigration fight a 's-show'...

Sen. Lindsey Graham blasted President Donald Trump's staff, saying they have not served the President well and some have...

 2018-01-16 18:17 

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Trump says he wants immigrants from 'everywhere'...

President Trump said Tuesday he wants immigrants who come from...

 2018-01-16 17:23 

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Durbin says Trump admin 'sandbagged' him on immigration...

Sen. Dick Durbin says was he was...

 2018-01-16 17:22 

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Someone is lying about that 'shithole' meeting...

That the President, several US senators and a Cabinet secretary are offering up totally contradictory accounts of what happened is worth further examination....

 2018-01-16 17:16 

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NYT: Mueller subpoenas Bannon...

Special counsel Robert Mueller subpoenaed former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon last week, The New York Times reported Tuesday....

 2018-01-16 17:13 

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White House hosts a 'conversation with Women of America'...

More than a dozen top White House officials will attend a series of events on Tuesday that the Trump administration is billing as a...

 2018-01-16 17:02 

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White House doctor set to brief press on Trump's health...

Dr. Ronny Jackson, the White House physician who last week declared President Donald Trump in...

 2018-01-16 16:57 

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Sen. Dick Durbin asserts Trump said 'shithole countries'...

Sen. Dick Durbin asserted Tuesday that President Donald Trump called certain African nations...

 2018-01-16 16:47 

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Manafort, Gates trial could come days before midterms...

The midterm elections this year might be haunted by allegations of Russian meddling in Donald Trump's presidential campaign, after a federal judge said Tuesday that Trump campaign officials Paul Manafort and Rick Gates may face their criminal trial ju...

 2018-01-16 16:01 

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DHS secretary faces Democrats' grilling at hearing...

The homeland security secretary on Tuesday faced a grilling from senators in the wake of the President's vulgar remarks about the origins of immigrants to the US -- a conversation for which she was in the room....

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