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 2018-12-10 10:06 

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How to run for Congress if you're broke...

You're young and you're not rich. Here's how to use the campaign finance system to win a congressional seat anyway....

 2018-12-10 10:01 

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In GOP's post-election power grabs, experts see 'disturbing' trend...

After state legislatures in Michigan and Wisconsin used lame-duck legislative session to try to undermine incoming officials, experts see a broadening trend....

 2018-12-10 09:49 

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Trump admin looks to counter China, Russia's growing power in Africa with new strategy...

After Trump's gaffes, the White House has a new Africa strategy based on checking China. Counterterrorism...

 2018-12-10 09:27 

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Trump and Pelosi brace for their first sit-down of a new political era...

Can the grudging respect that's defined the relationship between President Donald Trump and likely incoming House Speaker Nancy Pelosi survive the dawn of divided government?...

 2018-12-10 04:38 

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Comey says Trump 'obviously' obstructed justice in 2017 talk about Flynn...

Comey said that Trump's comments to him about then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn in 2017 needed to be investigated, but...

 2018-12-09 22:14 

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Nick Ayers no longer in the running to be Trump's next chief of staff...

Ayers tweeted that he will depart the administration at the end of the year shortly after the news broke....

 2018-12-09 21:04 

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Michael Cohen filings renew discussion of Trump's impeachment...

Democrats said Sunday that the latest court documents filed in regard to Michael Cohen have pushed the idea of impeachment further along....

 2018-12-09 16:44 

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Meet the Press - December 9, 2018...

Sen. Angus King (I-ME), Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), Gov.-Elect Tony Evers (D-WI), Jonah Goldberg, Peggy Noonan, Eddie Glaude, Jr. and Kimberly Atkins...

 2018-12-09 15:23 

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Sen. Angus King: Not enough evidence against Trump yet for impeachment...

Maine Independent Sen. Angus King, cautioned Democrats in Congress Sunday that there's not enough public evidence yet to impeach President Donald Trump....

 2018-12-09 14:03 

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'Tariff man' leads voter realignment on trade...

A look at the poll data on trade shows a rare area of agreement in 2018 America. Numbers from the Pew Research Center suggest that Americans love trade....

 2018-12-09 12:59 

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2020 Democratic primary: California and Texas look to become the new Iowa and New Hampshire...

California and Texas will be more important than ever in Democrats' 2020 nominating calendar, which could lock in the advantage for big candidates....

 2018-12-09 00:05 

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Nick Ayers, Mike Pence's right hand, likely to be Trump's next chief of staff...

President Trump is poised to replace chief of staff John Kelly with Nick Ayres, a 36-year old political strategist, multiple officials tell NBC News....

 2018-12-08 21:35 

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Amid N.C. election fraud investigation, Bladen County board member resigns...

Jens Lutz, member of the Bladen County election board, announced his resignation as the state of North Carolina continues its investigation into election fraud....

 2018-12-08 18:37 

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Trump says John Kelly to leave chief of staff role by year end...

While departing the White House on Saturday, President Donald Trump said his Chief of Staff John Kelly would be leaving the position by the end of the year....

 2018-12-08 15:27 

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Trump picks Gen. Mark Milley as next top military adviser...

President Donald Trump on Saturday announced Gen. Mark Milley will succeed Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff....

 2018-12-08 14:41 

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Man at the center of North Carolina election fraud allegations has complicated past...

Leslie McCrae Dowless, the man at the center of election fraud allegations that have roiled a North Carolina House race, has a long and colorful history....

 2018-12-08 13:58 

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Democratic Socialists of America scored wins in the midterms. What's on their agenda?...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib are Democratic Socialists' first federally elected reps. Here are some of the political organization's stances....

 2018-12-08 12:23 

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California GOP chief gets candid: Party's in deep trouble because of Trump, failure to attract non-whites...

When the last California House race of 2018 was called this week — the seventh Democratic pickup in the state, out of 40 for the party nationwide — Golden State Republicans were left to face a brutal set of numbers:In a state that's by far...

 2018-12-07 23:48 

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Paul Manafort lied to Mueller about contacts with Trump administration...

Paul Manafort told the special counsel's office multiple lies, including that he had no contact with Trump administration officials, prosecutors said Friday....

 2018-12-07 22:14 

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Spy mistress: Beth Kimber becomes first woman to run the CIA's clandestine operations...

The CIA workforce is now nearly 50 percent women, and Gina Haspel has named two women to senior positions since taking the agency's helm in May....

 2018-12-07 21:53 

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Prosecutors recommend a 'substantial term of imprisonment' for Michael Cohen...

Federal prosecutors recommended Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former attorney, serve 51 to 63 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to eight felony charges according to a sentencing memo released Friday....

 2018-12-07 20:51 

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U.N. ambassador to no longer be Cabinet-level position...

The United Nations Ambassador will no longer be a member of the cabinet, sources tell NBC News. Current UN ambassador Nikki Haley argued...

 2018-12-07 20:49 

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Donald Trump Jr. 'dogs' Ocasio-Cortez, so she reminds the president's son of her subpoena power...

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., blasted Donald Trump Jr. in a tweet on Friday after he posted a meme suggesting her democratic socialist ideology would cause Americans to start eating dogs....

 2018-12-07 20:32 

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Heather Nauert joins a long list of questionably qualified Trump nominees...

President Trump's expected nomination of former Heather Nauert to serve as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations despite a lack of traditional diplomatic experience joins a long list of similar selections....

 2018-12-07 20:18 

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George H.W. Bush Secret Service detail bids farewell to 'Timberwolf'...

Former George H.W. Bush spokesperson tweeted it out accompanied by a picture of 41's grave....

 2018-12-07 19:27 

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Trump now says border wall could cost as little as $15 billion, pay for itself...

President Donald Trump began bargaining himself down on the cost of a border wall — to $15 billion or less — during a speech Friday....

 2018-12-07 17:19 

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North Carolina GOP candidate owes $34,000 to scrutinized consultant...

Bladen County's absentee ballots are at the center of a fraud probe that has prompted the North Carolina Elections Board to refuse to certify Harris as the winner over Democrat Dan McCready. The board cited allegations of...

 2018-12-07 16:34 

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Comey appears before lawmakers as GOP races to complete probe of Justice Department bias...

House Republicans questioned former FBI Director James Comey Friday as they raced to complete their probe of Justice Department bias ahead of the next Congress....

 2018-12-07 15:40 

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Are there really 600 criminals in the migrant caravan at the border?...

If you count DUIs and immigration violations, the answer might be yes. The number who have committed more serious crimes is likely less than a quarter of that....

 2018-12-07 15:28 

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Tillerson says he often had to tell Trump that his directive 'violates the law'...

Rex Tillerson gave a blistering assessment of his time serving as President Donald Trump's secretary of state in a rare public appearance, calling the commander in chief "undisciplined."...

 2018-12-07 15:04 

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Karen Pence stays away from politics to focus on her initiatives...

Karen Pence stays away from politics to focus on her initiatives....

 2018-12-07 14:43 

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Trump says he will nominate William Barr for attorney general...

President Donald Trump announces William Barr as his nominee for attorney general. Barr previously served as attorney general under President George H.W. Bush....

 2018-12-07 14:05 

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Kelly departure as White House chief of staff now imminent...

John Kelly expected to depart the White House in the coming days, sources said....

 2018-12-07 13:55 

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Lisa Britt is just one of many wrapped up in alleged North Carolina election fraud scheme...

Lisa Britt is just one of many wrapped up in alleged North Carolina election fraud scheme....

 2018-12-07 13:32 

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2020 hopefuls get a rough welcome to the big leagues...

The scrutiny is increasing on some of the Democrats who continue to eye the upcoming presidential race....

 2018-12-07 13:02 

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Trump admin eases protections for sage grouse to increase oil and gas drilling...

Critics warned the changes could wipe out grouse colonies as drilling disrupts breeding grounds....

 2018-12-07 12:44 

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Trump goes on tweetstorm before new Mueller reports...

President Donald Trump blasted special counsel Robert Mueller in a Friday morning tweetstorm, characterizing him as a biased prosecutor before Mueller is expected to release new documents....

 2018-12-07 01:27 

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Trump expected to tap State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert for new U.N. ambassador...

Trump expected to tap State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert for new U.N. ambassador...

 2018-12-07 01:11 

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Trump lawyers, special counsel in discussions following written submission of president's responses...

The president's lawyers have resumed discussions with the office of special counsel Robert Mueller in recent days, the first time that's been acknowledged since President Donald Trump submitted written responses to questions regarding the possibil...

 2018-12-06 23:42 

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North Carolina Democrat withdraws concession in House race amid allegations of vote fraud...

Dan McCready, Democratic candidate in North Carolina's 9th Congressional District, withdrew his concession Thursday amid an election fraud scandal....

 2018-12-06 22:21 

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Democrats gain 40 House seats, as NBC projects TJ Cox wins California's 21st district...

Democrats have gained 40 House seats, as NBC News on Thursday declared TJ Cox the apparent winner in California's 21 District....

 2018-12-06 20:11 

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Pelosi: House could order new election in North Carolina after allegations of fraud...

WASHINGTON — House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says the chamber could take the...

 2018-12-06 19:34 

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Missouri lawmakers keep resigning ahead of voter-approved lobbyist limits...

Yet another Missouri lawmaker has resigned just ahead of a new constitutional amendment limiting his ability to become a lobbyist....

 2018-12-06 19:08 

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In potential blow to Manafort, Supreme Court unlikely to change double jeopardy rule...

The U.S. Supreme Court appeared unlikely Thursday to change its long-standing rule that putting someone on trial more than once for the same crime does not violate the Constitution's protection against double jeopardy....

 2018-12-06 18:52 

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On Friday 3 new documents may show some of what ex-Trump aides have told investigators...

On Friday Mueller's team is due to reveal what led them to dump an agreement with Paul Manafort, and prosecutors will file 2 sentencing memos for Michael Cohen....

 2018-12-06 18:02 

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Gohmert makes false claim in TV interview about Soros and Jews. Fox Business distances itself....

Reepublican Rep. Louis Gohmert of Texas made the comment about liberal megadonor George Soros during an interview with Fox Business host Stuart Varney....

 2018-12-06 16:58 

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'Courage of a warrior': George H.W. Bush remembered by family, friends at Texas funeral...

Former President George H.W. Bush was remembered by family and friends as a humble president with the...

 2018-12-06 16:27 

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Can courts stop the GOP's assault on the powers of Wisconsin's incoming Democratic officials?...

The Wisconsin Senate voted this week to pass a wide-reaching bill in a lame-duck session which would empower the GOP-controlled Legislature and weaken the incoming Democrat governor, who is replacing Republican Gov. Scott Walker....

 2018-12-06 15:37 

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North Carolina investigators zero in on absentee ballots in unresolved House race...

Pressure is increasing on North Carolina to find a resolution in the state's ninth district as more allegations of irregularities fraud surface....

 2018-12-06 13:49 

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Here's another example of how Trump's business presents a clear conflict of interest...

Reports that lobbyists spent hundres of thousands of dollars at President Trump's Washington D.C. hotel show a clear conflict of interest...

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