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 2018-04-26 16:32 

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White House: Trump to make first trip to UK in July...

President Trump will travel to the United Kingdom in July for his first official visit since taking office....

 2018-04-26 15:58 

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Senate Judiciary Committee passes bill to protect Mueller...

The Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday voted out legislation aimed at providing protections for special counsels....

 2018-04-26 14:56 

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Joe Manchin tries to navigate West Virginia's red wave...

West Virginia has the potential to test the dedication of Pres. Trump's base and whether there's still room for centrist politicians like Joe Manchin....

 2018-04-26 14:56 

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Democrats excoriate EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt over lavish spending...

House Democrats on Thursday took the EPA chief to task for excessive travel, security and office expenses on the taxpayers' dime....

 2018-04-26 13:21 

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Trump confirms that Cohen represented him in 'crazy Stormy Daniels deal' during wide-ranging TV interview...

Trump's mention of the scandal engulfing Cohen was part of a breathless and free-flowing rant on Fox News Thursday morning that touched upon everything from North Korea to Kanye West....

 2018-04-26 12:51 

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Trump's biggest problem might be the competency question...

According to this month's NBC/WSJ poll, a majority of Americans — 56 percent — said that Trump's administration isn't competent....

 2018-04-26 12:15 

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Ronny Jackson withdraws as Trump's nominee to head the VA...

Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's embattled nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, is expected to drop out of the running for the post....

 2018-04-26 07:56 

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Ex-Bernie Sanders activist wants to make Russian politics more like Uber...

Vitali Shkliarov runs what he calls a "political incubator...

 2018-04-26 04:00 

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Support for Pruitt wanes as he takes the hot seat on Capitol Hill...

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is expected to appear before two congressional committees Thursday at a turbulent time in his tenure....

 2018-04-25 23:30 

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Cohen says he will take the Fifth Amendment in Stormy Daniels lawsuit...

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyers, filed a declaration in federal court on Wednesday asserting his Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination in the ongoing lawsuit filed against him by porn star Stormy Daniels....

 2018-04-25 22:39 

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Judge blocks Trump from cutting Planned Parenthood grants for teen pregnancy prevention...

A federal judge has issued a permanent injunction that prevents his administration from cutting grants to Planned Parenthood that pay for the program....

 2018-04-25 21:23 

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Bannon turned Cambridge into 'propaganda machine,' whistleblower says...

Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie told House Democrats that Steve Bannon tasked them to suppress votes and test messaging on Russia....

 2018-04-25 19:40 

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New Trump lawyers known for winning tough white-collar criminal trials...

Jane and Marty Raskin apparently convinced a Miami jury that a federal agent took $108,000 from a Colombian drug dealer just to keep the money safe overnight....

 2018-04-25 18:26 

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Spicer presides over unveiling of Melania Trump wax figure at Madame Tussauds...

Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer helped to unveil a wax figure of Melania Trump as part of an installation at Madame Tussauds on Wednesday....

 2018-04-25 17:20 

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French President Macron breaks with Trump on climate change: 'There's no Planet B'...

French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday delivered a thinly veiled take-down of President Donald Trump's policies and emerging worldview...

 2018-04-25 16:33 

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Supreme Court hears Trump travel ban, appears likely to survive review...

President Donald Trump's latest restriction on travel to the United States from a handful of mostly Muslim countries seemed likely to survive Supreme Court review, based on comments from the justices during an hour of animated courtroom argument Wedne...

 2018-04-25 15:20 

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White House stands by embattled VA nominee Ronny Jackson...

The White House doubled down on its support for its Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary nominee, Ronny Jackson....

 2018-04-25 12:53 

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Republicans won in Arizona last night. But the margin should scare them....

Republican Debbie Lesko pulled out a win, but it was probably too close for comfort for the GOP....

 2018-04-25 09:00 

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Harry Reid says Trump is damaging the country but warns against impeachment...

Former Sen. Harry Reid said he is worried that U.S. institutions have been "decimated" under President Trump but he also warned his party against impeachment....

 2018-04-25 04:44 

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Republican Debbie Lesko claims victory in Arizona special election...

Republican Debbie Lesko marveled at her journey from wife of an...

 2018-04-24 22:05 

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Migrant caravan journeys closer to U.S. border despite Trump threats...

A group of asylum seekers arrived in Tijuana, Mexico, Tuesday, hoping to surrender at the nearby U.S. border. Trump said he told DHS not to let them in....

 2018-04-24 20:40 

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Former Obama lawyer Greg Craig leaves firm after brush with Mueller probe...

Craig oversaw the Skadden lawyer who wrote a controversial report for pro-Russia Ukraine politicians linked to indicted ex-Trump aide Paul Manafort....

 2018-04-24 19:02 

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Body politic: Trump puts personal 'touch' on diplomacy with Macron...

Trump and Macron put their warm bromance on public display Tuesday, showering each other during a White House visit with frequent public displays of affection....

 2018-04-24 18:13 

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Trump: If I were embattled VA nominee Ronny Jackson, I'd withdraw...

At a Tuesday press conference, President Trump said he stood behind his nominee — but that 'if I were him, I wouldn't do it.'...

 2018-04-24 16:50 

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Victims sued a Mideast bank for financing terror. Supreme Court said they can't....

In a 5-4 vote, the court refused to revive lawsuits that sought to hold Arab Bank responsible for attacks against foreign nationals in the Middle East....

 2018-04-24 15:20 

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Trump: If Iran restarts nuclear program 'they will have bigger problems than they ever had before.'...

While welcoming President Emmanuel Macron in the Oval Office Tuesday, President Donald Trump said that if Iran resumes its nuclear program,...

 2018-04-24 15:15 

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Trump travel ban returns to U.S. Supreme Court...

The challengers say the order is unconstitutional because it is based on religious animus, citing frequent promises from candidate Trump to ban Muslims....

 2018-04-24 12:35 

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Trump solves one Cabinet problem. Now he faces another....

Just after one Cabinet nominee — Mike Pompeo — cleared an important hurdle in his bid to be secretary of state, another one looks to be in trouble....

 2018-04-24 10:08 

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California Democrats are dreaming about a White House run in 2020...

California has a long history of bankrolling Democratic presidential campaigns but for the next one, the state appears to have a number of potential candidates....

 2018-04-24 08:44 

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Candidate Trump had plenty of state dinner suggestions. President Trump hasn't taken them....

He's said they should feature burgers and collapsible ballrooms: Trump's Tuesday state dinner, the first of his presidency, could have looked very different....

 2018-04-24 04:14 

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Confirmation hearing delayed for Ronny Jackson, Trump's VA Secretary pick...

Two sources told NBC News the hearing was postponed due to unspecified concerns about Jackson's background....

 2018-04-23 21:30 

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Special Trump tax provision gives $17 billion break to millionaires, gov't report finds...

Benefits from President Donald Trump's tax cut for pass-through businesses skew heavily toward the wealthiest owners, says the Joint Committee on Taxation....

 2018-04-23 20:36 

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Trump warns immigrant caravan approaching U.S. border of prosecution, deportation...

Trump's Department of Homeland of Security vowed to prosecute and detain members of the so-called "caravan" of Central American migrants fleeing violence....

 2018-04-23 18:38 

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France's Macron brings his Trump charm offensive stateside...

French President Emmanuel Macron will look to convince President Donald Trump to shift course on a number of fronts, as he arrives for the first official foreign state visit of the Trump era....

 2018-04-23 12:33 

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In Tuesday's Arizona election, keep an eye on the margin...

Don't expect Democrats to win in this week's special election in Arizona — but keep an eye on how close the race is....

 2018-04-23 08:52 

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A critical week for Mike Pompeo, on a rocky path to Senate confirmation...

Ahead of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Monday vote on Mike Pompeo's nomination, he lacks the votes for a favorable outcome there — but would have a slim majority in a full Senate vote....

 2018-04-23 08:34 

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This Florida county voted for Trump. But it's a lot like the sanctuary cities he loathes....

Volusia County, Florida, is working hard to build trust in the immigrant community — even if it means defying the president's views on...

 2018-04-23 07:57 

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John Bolton chaired anti-Muslim think tank...

National security adviser John Bolton chaired a nonprofit that has promoted misleading and false anti-Muslim news....

 2018-04-22 21:30 

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Trump says Cohen won't 'flip': How do prosecutors get witnesses to turn?...

Trump doubts his lawyer Michael Cohen will "flip" and cooperate as a witness against him, but history tends to suggest that confidence is misplaced....

 2018-04-22 17:07 

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Despite denials, lobbyist tied to condo met with EPA chief Scott Pruitt...

Scott Pruitt met in his office last year with a veteran Washington lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced condo where the EPA head was living....

 2018-04-22 15:42 

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Meet the Press- April 22,2018...

Marc Short, Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), Tom Perez, Andrea Mitchell, David Brody, Amy Walter, Cornell Belcher...

 2018-04-22 15:36 

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Demographic shifts show 2020 presidential race could be close...

President Trump's 2016 win upended conventional wisdom about the U.S. electorate. But how much of that win is replicable in 2020?...

 2018-04-22 14:07 

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GOP Sen. Collins slams Comey for releasing memoir during Russia probe...

Sen. Susan Collins on Sunday slammed former FBI Director James Comey for releasing his memoir during the ongoing Russia probe....

 2018-04-22 11:59 

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Favor bank: Potential presidential candidates are collecting IOUs for 2020...

The 2020 presidential race is off to a rolling start as a host of potential Democratic candidates look to help themselves by helping others....

 2018-04-21 21:16 

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Who was Jack Johnson, the boxer Trump is considering pardoning?...

Boxing's first black heavyweight champion, the late Jack Johnson was convicted by an all-white jury for accompanying a white woman across state lines....

 2018-04-21 16:22 

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Trump says Michael Cohen won't flip. Those close to him aren't so sure....

President Donald Trump said on Twitter Saturday that he doesn't see Michael Cohen, his embattled lawyer, turning on him amid despite increasing legal issues....

 2018-04-21 12:17 

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GOP faces rural rebellion over Trump trade agenda...

President Donald Trump's trade policies are confounding Republicans as rural voters — his strongest supporters — stand to get the short end of the stick just months away from the midterms....

 2018-04-20 22:56 

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Did Trump stay overnight in Russia in 2013? Evidence points to yes...

President Trump told James Comey that he didn't stay in Russia overnight during his 2013 visit to the country but the public evidence suggests he did....

 2018-04-20 22:52 

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Mike Pompeo now lacks enough support for favorable committee vote...

CIA Director Mike Pompeo now lacks the votes to be reported favorably out of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee as Sen. Chris Coons announced his opposition to his nomination as secretary of state Friday evening....

 2018-04-20 20:34 

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Were any portions of the Comey memos classified?...

Comey redacted classified info in one memo, and unclassified material in another became...

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