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 2018-10-20 11:47 

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Elizabeth Warren's DNA test raises fraught questions of Native American identity, tribes say...

When Sen. Elizabeth Warren released DNA test results asserting her Native American ancestry, she stumbled into a long-running debate about indigenous identity....

 2018-10-20 03:26 

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Trump; 'Anybody who votes for a Democrat now is crazy'...

President Donald Trump said anyone who votes for a Democrat is...

 2018-10-19 20:36 

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Doubling down, Trump calls congressman who body-slammed reporter a 'tough cookie'...

President Donald Trump said Friday he doesn't regret praising Rep. Greg Gianforte for body-slamming a reporter last year. Gianforte is a 'tough cookie' he says....

 2018-10-19 19:21 

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F-bombs and a storm-out among Trump's top staff as tensions rise over border policies...

President Trump's frustration over rising numbers of undocumented immigrants crossing into the U.S. is stoking tensions and disagreements among his advisers....

 2018-10-19 19:01 

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On campaign strategy, Trump says the quiet part loud...

President Donald Trump talks about his strategy in starkly political terms as he campaigns for Republicans in the midterms....

 2018-10-19 18:32 

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Russian woman charged with attempted meddling in upcoming U.S. midterms...

Khusyaynova, who works for a Putin friend, is accused of using social media and e-mail to...

 2018-10-19 18:16 

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Paul Manafort shows up to court in a wheelchair, learns sentencing date...

Paul Manafort rolled into a Virginia court in a wheelchair, missing his right shoe and suffering from what his lawyer described as "significant"; health issues....

 2018-10-19 16:31 

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First group from Honduran caravan cross into Mexico, testing President Trump's red line...

Members of the Honduran migrant caravan crossed into Mexico Thursday night hours after President Trump called on Mexico to...

 2018-10-19 16:05 

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GOP Rep. Hill disavows ad with racist stereotypes in support of his campaign...

A radio ad supporting Arkansas Rep. French Hill features racist caricatures of black women and claims white Democrats will be "lynching black folk again."...

 2018-10-19 15:26 

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Nine kinds of races that will decide the fate of the House...

With 18 days to go until Election Day, Democrats are the clear favorites to take the House, thanks to President Trump's poor approval ratings, a historic number of GOP open seats and record-shattering Democratic fundraising....

 2018-10-19 12:38 

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Trump's closing argument is full of conspiracy theories and brute force. And it just might work....

Trump campaigned last night in Montana on conspiracy theories, Hillary Clinton, violence and brute force....

 2018-10-19 03:59 

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Amid jokes at Al Smith Dinner, Nikki Haley says 'our opponents are not evil'...

U.S. ambassador to the United Nations cracked jokes about President Trump, Democrats and herself at the Al Smith Dinner but ended with a call for greater civility in politics....

 2018-10-19 02:00 

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Trump praises Montana congressman who assaulted reporter...

Amid criticism of his response to reports that the Saudis ordered the murder of a journalist, President Trump praised a congressman who pleaded guilty to assaulting a reporter....

 2018-10-18 22:45 

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Amid confusion, Interior Department says HUD official is not taking over as agency watchdog...

HUD Secretary Ben Carson sent out false email announcing new Interior Department watch dog, Interior spokeswoman says....

 2018-10-18 20:49 

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In key Senate race, popularity squares off against party loyalty after Kavanaugh fight...

The fight over Brett Kavanaugh has complicated the Tennessee Senate Race between Democrat Phil Bredesen and Republican Marsha Blackburn....

 2018-10-18 19:01 

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Justice Department asks Supreme Court to toss kids' climate change lawsuit...

Justice Department asks Supreme Court to toss kids' climate change lawsuit...

 2018-10-18 15:21 

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Pompeo says the U.S. will give Saudi Arabia 'a few more days' for Khashoggi investigation...

Secretary Mike Pompeo told reporters on Thursday that the U.S. will wait until the Saudi investigation is complete before any decisions are made...

 2018-10-18 12:48 

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Republicans tried to kill Obamacare. Now they're embracing its most popular part....

The same Republicans who have attempted to demolish Obamacare are touting its protections for those with pre-existing conditions....

 2018-10-18 12:19 

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Retired Marine receives Medal of Honor for Vietnam actions...

John Canley's heroism includes twice scaling a hospital wall in view of the enemy to help wounded Marines and carry them to safety. According to the White House, Canley, a native of Caledonia, Arkansas, now living in Oxnard, California, fought off mul...

 2018-10-18 11:54 

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Biden doesn't want Democrats to impeach Trump...

Former Vice President says he doesn't want Democrats, if they win back the House in November, to impeach President Donald Trump....

 2018-10-18 00:25 

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Don McGahn departs as White House counsel, officials say...

Don McGahn has departed as White House counsel, two officials confirmed to NBC News. Trump had previously announced McGahn would be leaving in the fall and would be replaced by Pat Cipollone....

 2018-10-17 19:40 

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McConnell strikes confident tone as midterm elections near...

Sen. Mitch McConnell told reporters a primary challenge to Trump in 2020 would be...

 2018-10-17 19:20 

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Honduran migrant caravan grows to 4000 amid spike in U.S. border crossings...

Last month, U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 41,400 illegal immigrants, up from 37,544 in August, according to numbers obtained by NBC News....

 2018-10-17 17:26 

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Trump proposes 5 percent budget cut for each Cabinet agency...

President Trump said he would ask each Cabinet secretary to cut his or her budget by 5 percent, a figure unrivaled since the Eisenhower administration....

 2018-10-17 17:24 

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Tracking President Trump's Visits to Trump Properties...
 2018-10-17 16:55 

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A senior Treasury employee was charged with sending sensitive financial reports to a journalist...

Natalie Edwards, a senior-level FinCEN employee, was charged with sending sensitive financial documents related to the Russia investigation to a reporter....

 2018-10-17 16:27 

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Trump says U.S. has asked Turkey for recording of alleged Khashoggi murder...

The U.S. has asked Turkey for any recording of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi's final minutes, President Donald Trump said Wednesday....

 2018-10-17 15:30 

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Stormy lost her suit against Trump, but she has another against his ex-lawyer. What's it about?...

Judge James Otero has dismissed one of adult film star Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuits pending in federal court in the Central District of California. But there's a second suit....

 2018-10-17 13:37 

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First lady Melania Trump's plane suffers 'mechanical issue,' returns to Joint Base Andrews...

A plane carrying First Lady Melania Trump and reporters filled with a thin haze of smoke shortly after takeoff, and promptly returned to Andrews Air Force Base....

 2018-10-17 12:51 

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For Trump, defense of Saudi Arabia is another Helsinki moment...

Like Helsinki — and unlike the Kavanaugh nomination — Trump's defense of Saudi Arabia has divided Republicans...

 2018-10-17 11:53 

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White nationalist leader is plotting to 'take over the GOP'...

The 29-year-old leader of the Identity Evropa white nationalist group is plotting to...

 2018-10-17 03:29 

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Beto O'Rourke goes on attack in Cruz debate: 'Dishonest,' 'Lyin' Ted,' 'All talk, no action'...

Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke, who is trailing in polls heading into the midterm election, blasted Sen. Ted Cruz as "dishonest" in their second and—potentially final—debate on Tuesday....

 2018-10-17 03:18 

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Insults, accusations, evidence-free claims: Trump commands the news cycle without appearing in public...

President Donald Trump launched a Twitter tirade from inside the White House on Tuesday, a day on which he had no public events scheduled....

 2018-10-15 23:21 

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Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels' defamation suit against President Trump...

In a ruling filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, Judge James Otero found that the tweet...

 2018-10-15 21:23 

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Artist surprised his fantasy painting of Trump is hanging in the White House...

A fantasy painting Andy Thomas created in which President Donald Trump is seen hobnobbing over drinks with past presidents of the Grand Old Party: Lincoln, both Bushes, Nixon, Teddy Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower, Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan....

 2018-10-15 20:58 

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Ex-Senate Intelligence Committee staffer James Wolfe pleads guilty to lying to FBI about leaks to reporters...

The former director of security for the Senate Intelligence Committee pleaded guilty Monday to lying to the FBI about contacts with reporters covering the committee's investigation of Russian election meddling....

 2018-10-15 19:54 

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DHS finds increasing attempts to hack U.S. election systems ahead of midterms...

The Department of Homeland Security says it's working to identify who — or what — is behind an increasing number of attempted cyber attacks on U.S. election databases ahead of next month's midterms....

 2018-10-15 18:37 

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Warren makes the case that she can go toe-to-toe with Trump...

Very few voters actually care whether Elizabeth Warren has Native American ancestry. But her DNA test is intended to prove something else to voters: that she has what it takes to take on President Trump....

 2018-10-15 18:21 

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Making an end-run around opponents, U.S. eyes military bases for coal exports...

The Trump administration is considering using West Coast military bases or other federal properties as transit points for shipments of U.S. coal and natural gas to Asia, as officials seek to bolster the domestic energy industry and circumvent environmenta...

 2018-10-15 15:11 

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Trump visiting Hurricane Michael-affected areas in Florida, Georgia...

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump headed to Florida and Georgia on Monday to meet with first responders and view the damage caused by last week's storm....

 2018-10-15 13:12 

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Trump sends Pompeo to Saudi Arabia to meet with king...

Trump said that the Saudi king had denied to him "any knowledge" of what happened to missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and that he was sending secretary of state Mike Pompeo to the kingdom....

 2018-10-15 12:40 

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The midterms are a referendum on Trump. He's embracing it....

Just weeks before Election Day 2018, President Trump has been embracing the election as a referendum on him....

 2018-10-15 12:10 

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Actress Olivia Wilde hits the campaign trail. (For her mom!)...

Actors Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis campaigned for her mother, Virginia Democratic congressional candidate Leslie Cockburn, Sunday in Charlottesville....

 2018-10-15 11:48 

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Elizabeth Warren releases DNA results showing she has Native American heritage...

The Massachusetts Democrat has released a DNA test that says there is 'strong evidence' that she is of Native American descent....

 2018-10-15 08:50 

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Trump's travels: Staying away from swing voters ahead of the midterms...

President Donald Trump's Make America Great Again rallies are being held almost exclusively on turf he won big and away from swing voters....

 2018-10-15 00:24 

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Trump defends mockery of Christine Blasey Ford, says it got Kavanaugh confirmed...
 2018-10-14 15:39 

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Meet the Press - October 14, 2018...

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Former CIA Dir. John Brennan, Josh Hawley, Stacey Abrams, Andrea Mitchell, Carol Lee, Lanhee Chen, and Peter Baker...

 2018-10-14 14:19 

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Rubio: America's 'moral credibility' at stake in response to missing journalist...

Marco Rubio warned that America's...

 2018-10-14 14:19 

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Rubio: America's 'moral credibility' at stake in response to missing journalist...

Marco Rubio warned that America's...

 2018-10-14 14:19 

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Rubio: America's 'moral credibility' at stake in response to missing journalist...

Marco Rubio warned that America's...

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