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 2018-07-20 13:44 

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Democratic socialism hits the heartland: Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders to campaign in deep-red Kansas...

Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who rose to fame following her surprise win in last month's New York congressional primary, see an opportunity to influence Democratic voters in Kansas ahead of the state's Aug. 7 primary....

 2018-07-20 12:47 

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It's been an extraordinary nine days in the Trump presidency...

Trump's foreign trip — and its fallout — have marked a remarkable stretch of his 18 months in office....

 2018-07-20 11:54 

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Voter roll purges surged after changes to Voting Rights Act, new report says...

Nine states with a history of racial discrimination are more aggressively purging their voter rolls than others, according a new report....

 2018-07-19 22:48 

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Deputy AG Rosenstein details DOJ efforts to fight election meddling...

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein released a detailed Justice Department report Thursday describing efforts to combat foreign manipulation of American elections....

 2018-07-19 21:24 

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Corrections and clarifications: Cleaning up Trump's comments on Russia and the Federal Reserve...

The White House has had to clean up President Donald Trump's comments four times in less than a week....

 2018-07-19 20:16 

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Talks underway for Putin visit to Washington, White House says...

Press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to visit Washington, D.C. in the fall, days after President Donald was rebuked for his comments in Helsinki and his attempts at correcting those statements....

 2018-07-19 20:14 

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Trump circuit court nominee withdrawn amid GOP objections...

Ryan Bounds' circuit court nomination was dropped because of concerns by several Republicans about Bounds' college writings....

 2018-07-19 18:17 

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Wildlife advocates warn Trump administration's proposed rule changes will speed extinctions...

The Trump administration wants to change how endangered species are protected by the U.S. government. The proposals come amid longstanding criticism of the Endangered Species Act by business groups and Republicans in Congress. Republicans lawmakers are pu...

 2018-07-19 16:49 

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Lawmakers slam Trump for weighing Russian request to interrogate U.S. diplomat...

Members of Congress are slamming the Trump administration over the possibility that President Trump is open to handing over former U.S. Ambassador to Russia, Michael McFaul, to Russia for questioning...

 2018-07-19 15:30 

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Trump's pick to run consumer watchdog agency faces Senate grilling...

Kraninger's nomination was contentious from the start, as she has no experience in banking or financial services....

 2018-07-19 15:29 

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Carbon tax vote puts moderate Republicans in tough spot...

House Republicans voted overwhelmingly for a measure putting them on the record against a carbon tax, thrusting the issue of climate change into the midterms....

 2018-07-19 12:44 

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Midwest farmers take trade woes, frustrations to Capitol Hill...

Farmers from the Midwest are taking their concerns about the White House-backed trade wars to Capitol Hill....

 2018-07-19 12:39 

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Two parallel administrations: The president's word versus everyone else...

Trump officials get to operate in a parallel administration — as if Jeb Bush or Marco Rubio were president....

 2018-07-19 11:50 

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Sean Spicer: Mueller's investigation is not a witch hunt...

Sean Spicer said during an exclusive interview on the 'Today' show that he does not believe special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian investigation is a witch hunt....

 2018-07-19 00:12 

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Frustrated senators want answers on Trump's foreign meetings...

Frustrated senators want to know more about President Trump's recent meetings with leaders of North Korea and Russia and are preparing to grill him next week....

 2018-07-18 22:30 

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Six states and NYC sue Trump admin over requiring 'sanctuary cities' to work with feds...

Six states and New York City sued the federal government Wednesday, joining other cities and states who say the Trump admin is trying to unlawfully force...

 2018-07-18 19:48 

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House passes resolution supporting ICE, denouncing calls for its abolishment...

House GOP leaders had originally said they would bring up a Democratic bill that would do away with the agency for a show vote....

 2018-07-18 17:09 

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Trump says Russia isn't still targeting U.S. elections...

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he does not believe Russia is still targeting U.S. elections, one day after he attempted to quell the backlash over his Helsinki comments which contradicted the intelligence community's assessment that Mos...

 2018-07-18 16:34 

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Trump Supreme Court pick Kavanaugh: I'd 'put the final nail in' independent counsel precedent...

In 2016, Brett Kavanaugh said he believed the legal precedent that allows for special counsels to investigate government officials should be overturned....

 2018-07-18 13:33 

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Arizona candidate shot and killed mother, supports gun rights...

A Republican Arizona state Senate candidate has shocked gun control advocates by sharing details about shooting and killing his mother in apparent self-defense more than 50 years ago. Bobby Wilson, who is running to represent a southern Arizona district, ...

 2018-07-18 12:34 

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Trump revised one sentence from Helsinki. Here's everything else he didn't fix....

If Tuesday was supposed to be a clean-up job for President Trump, he picked up a single empty can — but left all the other spilled garbage on the kitchen floor....

 2018-07-18 12:09 

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Former FBI chief Comey urges voters to support Democrats, rips Trump...

Former FBI Director James Comey called on Americans to vote for Democrats in the wake of Donald Trump's summit with Vladimir Putin....

 2018-07-18 08:30 

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NBC News poll: American attitudes toward Russia worsen under Trump...

Americans are more afraid of Russia and cyberattacks than they were a year ago....

 2018-07-18 05:12 

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Alabama congresswoman wins runoff turning on loyalty to Trump...

Martha Roby won Alabama's Republican runoff, fighting through lingering fallout from her years-old criticism of then-candidate Donald Trump....

 2018-07-17 21:44 

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Senators remain frustrated over family reunification efforts after briefing...

Senators remain doubtful about the Trump administration's ability to reunify more than 2,000 separated immigrant families....

 2018-07-17 19:07 

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24 hours later, Trump claims he misspoke in Helsinki, meant to say Russia did have reason to meddle in election...

President Donald Trump on Tuesday attempted to clarify his comments in Helsinki, saying his misspoke when he said he did not see why Russia would have meddled in the election and said he meant to say he did not see reason why it wouldn't have been Rus...

 2018-07-17 17:18 

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Obama warns against 'politics of fear' after Trump-Putin summit...

Former President Barack Obama laid out a progressive vision for the future in direct rebuke to what he called the "politics of fear and resentment."...

 2018-07-17 16:28 

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Congressional GOP scrambles to react amid Trump Helsinki fallout...

Congressional Republicans on Tuesday continued to deal with the fallout from President Trump's eye-popping remarks during his joint press conference a day earlier with Russian President Vladimir Putin....

 2018-07-17 12:47 

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More foreign interference is coming. Is the political world ready to handle it?...

What are the political parties, the 2018 campaigns and the media going to do if there's another round of foreign interference in the election?...

 2018-07-17 10:50 

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Trump made a mess, but it wasn't an accident — and he won't clean it up...

President Donald Trump taking criticism, even from some loyal Republicans, for cozying up to Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki — but don't expect him to change course....

 2018-07-16 22:06 

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Why Russian officials were gleeful at Trump's diplomatic train wreck...

In rushing headstrong into a summit with no agenda or goals, Trump failed on the world stage, signaling that his erratic performance across Europe was not an anomaly....

 2018-07-16 19:28 

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Judge halts deportations of reunited migrant families...

Judge Dana Sabraw of California said the government must halt the deportations in response to a filing by the ACLU...

 2018-07-16 19:09 

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Fact check: Trump promoted conspiracy theories. Here's the truth....

Donald Trump brought up two conspiracy theories and Hillary Clinton's email server in an effort to dispute the facts on Russian meddling....

 2018-07-16 17:56 

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'Shameful,' 'treasonous,' 'disgrace': Lawmakers, pundits react to Trump's joint news conference with Putin...

President Donald Trump was swiftly rebuked after his joint news conference in Finland with Russian President Vladimir Putin....

 2018-07-16 17:56 

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'Shameful,' 'treasonous,' 'disgraceful': Trump slammed from all sides for news conference with Putin...

President Donald Trump was swiftly rebuked after his joint news conference in Finland with Russian President Vladimir Putin....

 2018-07-16 17:32 

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Russia timeline: Key players, meetings and investigation details...

As special counsel Mueller continues his inquiries into Russia collusion in the 2016 election, new information continues to be added to the timeline of facts....

 2018-07-16 17:08 

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Trump attacks Mueller at joint press conference with Putin, advances conspiracy theories...

The whole world was watching as President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin held their first summit in Helsinki and a joint press conference....

 2018-07-16 16:16 

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Kavanaugh documents could answer decade-old question of whether he misled Congress...

Sens. Dick Durbin and Pat Leahy once accused Brett Kavanaugh of deceiving Congress. Millions of pages of new documents could prove whether they were right....

 2018-07-15 21:04 

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California Democratic Party abandons incumbent Feinstein, endorses opponent...

This is the second time they have elected to endorsed state Sen. Kevin de Len over Feinstein, who has served California in the U.S. Senate since 1992....

 2018-07-15 18:23 

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Trump calls E.U. 'a foe,' claims 'nothing bad' to come from meeting Putin...
 2018-07-15 15:26 

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Meet the Press - July 15, 2018...

Amb. Jon Huntsman, Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK), Hugh Hewitt, Joshua Johnson, Elise Jordan, Amy Walter...

 2018-07-15 15:19 

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All Star Game returns to a changed Washington...

As the All Star Game returns to DC for the first time since 1969, MLB returns as a different league demographically, geographically and financially....

 2018-07-15 14:57 

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As Trump meets Putin, will the 'King of the Deal' finally make one?...

President Donald Trump's followed a pattern on his recent foreign trips that makes him anything but unpredictable as he sits down with Vladimir Putin....

 2018-07-15 13:49 

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Amb. Huntsman: Trump-Putin meeting will be a 'conversation,' not a 'summit'...

Ahead of Trump and Putin meeting, U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman downplays the enormity of the meeting....

 2018-07-14 14:49 

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Trump, Putin to meet against backdrop of Mueller indictments...

When President Donald Trump sits down with Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday, it will be against the backdrop of new indictments in the Department of Justice's Russia probe....

 2018-07-13 21:59 

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The timing, the proof, the details: Takeaways from Mueller's new indictments...

NBC's Ken Dilanian on four takeaways showing what we learned — and didn't learn — in Friday's indictments of Russian officials...

 2018-07-13 19:15 

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What is the GRU? Mueller indicted the spy agency's operatives....

What is the GRU? The Russian military intelligence agency existed alongside the KGB and is now one of Moscow's spy services....

 2018-07-13 17:22 

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Dems call on Trump to cancel Putin summit after Russian hacking indictments...

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Friday that President Trump should cancel his planned summit Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin...

 2018-07-13 14:42 

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Watchdog: $341,000 wasted on travel for former high-flying HHS chief Tom Price...

The government wasted at least $341,000 on travel by ousted Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, including booking charter flights without considering cheaper scheduled airlines, an agency watchdog said Friday. That included more than $700,000 i...

 2018-07-13 12:57 

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Worst fears realized in Trump's overseas trip — and it's not over yet...

At NATO and in Great Britain, the worst fears about President Trump's wrecking-ball approach were realized and a meeting with Russia's Putin is still to come....

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