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 2018-01-21 22:43 

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Pence accuses Democrats of playing politics with military pay...

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, while on a trip to the Middle East, blasted Congress for playing politics with military pay....

 2018-01-21 19:05 

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Day 2 of shutdown begins with blame, not bargain...

Lawmakers reconvened at the Capitol Sunday blaming, but not bargaining, with the other side of the aisle on the second day of the government shutdown....

 2018-01-21 16:37 

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Meet the Press -January 21, 2018...

Marc Short, Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL), Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR), Al Cardenas, Stephanie Cutter, Peggy Noonan, Peter Alexander...

 2018-01-21 15:54 

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How shutdown and DACA could drive 2018 turnout...

Why are Democrats drawing a line on DACA? One reason is the numbers on the issue seem to favor the party in the polls and at the congressional district level....

 2018-01-21 15:18 

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Tom Cotton: Support for immigration deal won't hinge on Trump...

Republican Sen. Tom Cotton said Sunday he would not agree to an immigration deal simply because it has President Donald Trump's support, as the government shutdown enters its second day with no end in sight....

 2018-01-20 23:41 

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Evangelist Franklin Graham defends Trump against Stormy Daniels reports...

Reverend Franklin Graham defended President Trump's...

 2018-01-20 18:23 

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Government shutdown 2018: What's open and what's closed?...

The Statue of Liberty is not accepting huddled masses at this time, but the beleaguered U.S. Post Office is still processing packages and delivering mail....

 2018-01-20 18:03 

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Congress, pointing fingers amid shutdown stalemate, returns to work...

The House and Senate returned to the U.S. Capitol Saturday morning with no clear path to break the impasse as a partial government shutdown is in effect....

 2018-01-20 17:11 

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In the Trump era, there's no 'room where it happens'...

Trump's world view is not to trust anyone and not to be trusted himself. And now we are living in his world....

 2018-01-20 13:05 

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Trump's second year starts with the government sputtering to a stop...

Brand new year, same old budget brinkmanship....

 2018-01-20 09:50 

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Life after the White House: How Obama spent his first year out of office...

The former president vacationed, got called for jury duty and reached a parental milestone: dropping his oldest daughter off at college....

 2018-01-19 23:27 

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Prosecutors reveal why Rand Paul was attacked by neighbor...

Rene Boucher, 58, was charged assaulting a member of Congress, which is a felony, on Friday months after his sneak attack on Sen. Rand Paul in November, according to officials....

 2018-01-19 22:28 

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Trump travel ban heading to Supreme Court...

The Trump travel ban has a return engagement before the U.S. Supreme Court, after the justices said Friday they will take up the government's appeal involving the latest version....

 2018-01-19 22:26 

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Trump meets with Schumer to discuss avoiding shutdown...

President Donald Trump met with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., at the White House Friday to discuss a potential deal to avert a shutdown....

 2018-01-19 22:23 

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Poll: Economic satisfaction is booming, but it's not boosting Trump...

"Personal aspects are the shock absorbers, and Donald Trump has no shock absorbers," says Democratic pollster Peter Hart....

 2018-01-19 22:23 

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Right-wing demand to #ReleaseTheMemo endorsed by Russian bots, trolls...

An unreleased classified memo by House Republican staffers describes alleged surveillance abuses by the FBI. Democrats have denounced it as misleading....

 2018-01-19 22:13 

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Trump blasts Roe v. Wade in satellite address to anti-abortion rally...

President Donald Trump addressed anti-abortion activists at the March For Life Friday, beaming into the rally via satellite from the White House Rose Garden....

 2018-01-19 22:08 

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Feds to retry Sen. Menendez on corruption charges...

The Justice Department notified a federal judge Friday that it will again put Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey on trial, after a jury deadlocked and ended an earlier prosecution in a mistrial....

 2018-01-19 22:07 

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Government shutdown likelihood grows amid Senate standoff...

Just hours ahead of a midnight deadline to fund the government, a high-stakes standoff in the Senate is making the prospects of a shutdown more likely by the minute....

 2018-01-19 15:33 

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Trump's border wall models thwart US commandos in tests...
 2018-01-19 13:49 

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Trump delays weekend Mar-a-Lago trip until shutdown is avoided...

Trump will put his weekend trip to Mar-a-Lago on hold until Congress passes a short-term spending measure to avoid a government shutdown, the White House said....

 2018-01-19 13:47 

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Trump at one year: From 'hopeful' to 'disgusted'...

It's almost fitting that, on the final day of Trump's first year in office, Washington is facing the real possibility of a partial government shutdown....

 2018-01-19 11:01 

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Poll: More than half of Americans strongly disapprove of Trump...

Fifty-seven percent disapprove of Trump's job, including a majority of respondents — 51 percent — who now say they strongly disapprove....

 2018-01-19 09:22 

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Sebastian Gorka faced arrest in Hungary while working as Trump aide...

Hungarian police had an arrest warrant open for Sebastian Gorka during the eight months he spent as a national security aide to President Donald Trump....

 2018-01-19 00:06 

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House intelligence committee releases Glenn Simpson Trump-dossier testimony...

The House intelligence committee released 184-pages of sworn testimony on Thursday by Glenn Simpson, the former Wall Street Journal reporter whose opposition research into Donald Trump spawned a controversial dossier that ultimately was handed to the FBI....

 2018-01-18 22:00 

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Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie denied VIP entry at Newark Airport...

Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was turned away from special access entrance at Newark Liberty International Airport on Thursday morning....

 2018-01-18 21:58 

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GOP leaders race to keep the party together to avoid a government shutdown...

With less than two days before the deadline, Republicans in the House and Senate are trying to keep their members in line to avoid a government shutdown....

 2018-01-18 21:51 

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The real reason Trump went to Pennsylvania...

Pennsylvania's special election provided a friendly venue for Trump to test themes for a re-election bid that he launched on the day he was sworn into office...

 2018-01-18 21:16 

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On first 2018 campaign trip, Trump vows: 'We're going to win a lot of elections'...

President Donald Trump said Thursday he expects success for his party in November's midterm elections if the economy stays strong....

 2018-01-18 18:20 

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House unveils landmark sexual harassment overhaul bill...

The legislation is an attempt to overhaul a draconian and secretive system that has helped silence victims and favored the accused....

 2018-01-18 17:14 

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Trump draws criticism with move to protect medical providers who oppose abortion...

The Trump administration is creating an office aimed at protecting the religious rights of medical providers, including those who oppose abortion. The new enforcement unit will be part of the civil rights office at the Department of Health and Human Servi...

 2018-01-18 17:10 

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Fact check: Trump claims government shutdown would hurt military...

President Donald Trump tweeted that a government shutdown would be...

 2018-01-18 13:46 

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To avert a shutdown, GOP must first figure out where Trump stands...

How can anyone negotiate on a sensitive issue when your party's Senate majority leader doesn't know where a president stands?...

 2018-01-18 13:44 

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Contradicting Kelly, Trump says views on Mexico wall have 'never changed'...

Trump appeared to push back against comments by his chief of staff that he "evolved" in his thinking on the border wall....

 2018-01-18 02:09 

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Lewandowski rebuffs House committee's questions in Russia probe...

Former Trump aide said he was unprepared to answer questions a day after Steve Bannon said he was told not to provide answers about his time in the White House....

 2018-01-17 23:22 

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House GOP confident it can avert shutdown; Senate far from sure...

House Republicans say they think they have the votes to avert a government shutdown, but the measure's prospects in the Senate remain dim....

 2018-01-17 22:08 

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Bob Dole receives Congressional Gold Medal...

Bob Dole receives Congressional Gold Medal...

 2018-01-17 20:47 

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Trump to play defense in Pennsylvania ahead of special election...

President Donald Trump is making his first foray into 2018 elections with a visit to Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district....

 2018-01-17 20:07 

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Trump FEMA nominee who withdrew in controversy helps win $133 million Puerto Rico hurricane contract...

A multinational engineering firm contends that a $133 million contract for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico was inappropriately awarded to the firm of President Donald Trump's former pick for a top FEMA position, who withdrew his nomination after NBC N...

 2018-01-17 19:18 

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Trump says Russia helping North Korea skirt sanctions; Pyongyang getting close on missile...

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday Russia is helping North Korea get supplies in violation of international sanctions and that Pyongyang is getting...

 2018-01-17 19:16 

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What happens if the government shuts down?...

The White House and Congress have yet to reach a deal on funding the federal government. Here's what what happens if they don't....

 2018-01-17 17:04 

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Read Senator Jeff Flake's full speech on Trump's media attacks...

Flake delivered a speech Wednesday denouncing President Donald Trump's attacks on the press and comparing his inflammatory anti-media rhetoric to Josef Stalin....

 2018-01-17 14:51 

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Nervous Republicans fear they'll pay for a government shutdown...

Republicans in Congress aren't so sure President Trump is right that Democrats would take the blame for a shutdown or the failure to find a fix on DACA....

 2018-01-17 13:42 

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With 'wake-up call,' GOP gets more signs of rough midterm environment...

Tuesday was a reminder of how challenging the political environment is for the GOP right now....

 2018-01-17 11:00 

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Bannon plans to cooperate with special counsel in Russia probe, source says...

Bannon, President Trump's former chief strategist, could be interviewed by Mueller's team before the end of the month, one source tells NBC News....

 2018-01-17 06:50 

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House GOP unveils stop-gap funding bill to avert shutdown...

The bill released by House Republican leadership doesn't address the hotly contested DACA program and would extend government funding for only four weeks....

 2018-01-16 23:43 

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Bannon subpoenaed by House committee after refusing to answer questions...

A House committee issued a subpoena to the former chief White House strategist after he said the White House asked him not to answer questions about his tenure....

 2018-01-16 21:36 

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WH doctor deems Trump mentally 'very sharp,' in 'excellent' health...

President Donald Trump is in good physical and cognitive health following his first medical examination as president, White House physician Ronny Jackson told reporters Tuesday....

 2018-01-16 20:39 

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In unusual move, White House to ask Supreme Court to rule on DACA before appeals court...

The Trump administration said Tuesday that it will rush to the U.S. Supreme Court within a few days by skipping over a federal appeals court, hoping for quick action in the legal battle over shutting down the DACA program....

 2018-01-16 17:21 

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Homeland Security chief testifies she 'did not hear' Trump use vulgarity...

The secretary of the Homeland Security Department testified under oath tuesday that she...

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