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 2018-07-20 13:34 

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Trump doubles down on criticism of Federal Reserve, alleges currency manipulation by China and E.U....

For a second day in a row, the president breaks with norms by weighing in on Fed decision to raise interest rates....

 2018-07-20 12:31 

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Trump suggests he's 'ready' to impose tariffs on every Chinese import...

During a television interview, the president escalated his rhetoric in a trade war....

 2018-07-20 11:04 

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Trump calls Obama 'a total patsy' for Russia as he touts his efforts to build a relationship with Putin...

In a television interview, the president said he has been "far tougher on Russia than any president in many, many years, maybe ever."...

 2018-07-20 11:00 

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Russian firm indicted in special counsel probe cites Kavanaugh decision to argue that charges should be dismissed...

The Supreme Court nominee's opinion in the 2011 case and other decisions indicates he may be skeptical of restrictions on money in politics....

 2018-07-20 10:00 

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New York's tax agency opens own probe of Trump Foundation...

Cuomo says the investigation is separate from the one initiated by the state attorney general targeting the president and his children....

 2018-07-20 05:00 

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Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez to rally Democrats in deep-red Kansas...

Two luminaries in the democratic socialist movement — one its national leader, the other its new star — are descending on solidly Republican Kansas on Friday, taking their emboldened liberal message to an unlikely testing ground before next mo...

 2018-07-20 04:53 

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Democrats wrestle with election-year message on health care...

Cheered on by a handful of activists, liberal House Democrats announced outside the Capitol that they were forming a caucus to push for "Medicare for All" — shorthand for government-financed health care....

 2018-07-20 04:44 

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Translators stay in shadows, but Dems want Trump's to emerge...

After a week of erraticism by President Donald Trump about what really went on in his private meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin, history could use a fly on the wall....

 2018-07-20 04:37 

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Trump-Putin II: Planning fall event in aftermath of Helsinki...

Unbowed by swirling criticism of his summit encounter with Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump swiftly invited the Russian leader to the White House this fall for a second get-together. Cleanup from the first has continued with no letup and Trump belat...

 2018-07-20 03:24 

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Round 2 for Trump-Putin: A fall invite amid summit mop-up...

Unbowed by swirling criticism of his summit encounter with Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump swiftly invited the Russian leader to the White House this fall for a second get-together. Cleanup from the first continued with no letup Thursday, as Trump ...

 2018-07-20 02:36 

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Melania Trump listens to students talk about online civility...

Melania Trump spent part of Thursday listening to more than a dozen teens talk about their best practices for being civil online....

 2018-07-20 02:05 

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US, allies set to evacuate Syrian aid workers from southwest...

U.S. officials say the United States is finalizing plans to evacuate several hundred Syrian civil defense workers and their families from southwest Syria as Russian-backed government forces close in on the area....

 2018-07-20 00:06 

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The Latest: Trump invites Putin to Washington in the fall...

The Latest on President Donald Trump and Russia (all times local):...

 2018-07-19 23:09 

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Rosenstein: Government should expose 'fraud and deception' by foreign agents...

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein spoke about foreign influence campaigns on July 19 at the Aspen Security Forum....

 2018-07-19 22:57 

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Democrats seize on failure of judicial pick to demand all of Supreme Court nominee's documents...

College articles sunk Trump's nomination of Ryan Bounds for the powerful appellate court, prompting Democrats to use that as justification to press for all of Brett Kavanaugh's writings....

 2018-07-19 22:17 

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In reversal, Pentagon now says it backs GOP measure on birds...

In an abrupt reversal, the Pentagon said Thursday it supports a Republican proposal in a defense policy bill that would bar the Fish and Wildlife Service from using the Endangered Species Act to protect two chicken-like birds in the western half of the U....

 2018-07-19 22:08 

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The Latest: Nolan: 'Zero tolerance' for harassment...

The Latest on U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan's handling of a former top staffer accused of sexually harassing female staffers (all times local):...

 2018-07-19 21:52 

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Senate moves to install VA nominee following reports of staff targeting by acting secretary...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell scheduled a vote on Robert Wilkie's confirmation for Monday....

 2018-07-19 21:38 

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House Republicans target District over effort to prop up Affordable Care Act...

The spending bill includes the most efforts to limit D.C.'s powers in a decade...

 2018-07-19 21:31 

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In reversal, Pentagon now says it backs GOP measure on birds...

In an abrupt reversal, the Pentagon now says it supports a Republican proposal in a defense policy bill that would bar the Fish and Wildlife Service from using the Endangered Species Act to protect two chicken-like birds in the western half of the U.S....

 2018-07-19 21:22 

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Wray jokes about the possibility of being fired...

FBI Director Christopher A. Wray joked about the possibility of his dismissal on July 18 at the Aspen Security Forum....

 2018-07-19 20:50 

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Hogan, Jealous campaigns debate when the candidates will debate...

Maryland's Republican governor agreed to two televised debates. His Demcoratic challenger says more are needed....

 2018-07-19 20:47 

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Watch Coats learn that Putin is invited to visit the White House...

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats reacted to breaking news that Russian President Vladimir Putin would be visiting the White House in the fall....

 2018-07-19 20:39 

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Minnesota congressman faces questions over dismissed staffer...

Minnesota Rep. Rick Nolan is facing questions about his handling of a former top staffer accused of harassing and groping young female interns....

 2018-07-19 20:20 

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Coats: 'I don't know what happened' in Trump-Putin private meeting...

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats spoke on July 19 about the one-on-one meeting between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki....

 2018-07-19 20:05 

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Trump asks businesses to increase apprenticeships...

President Trump announced an apprenticeship program on July 19. Several businesses pledged to train and re-train millions of workers....

 2018-07-19 19:49 

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Senate passes resolution opposing Russian interrogation of former U.S. officials...

The Senate voted 98 to zero on July 19 to approve a non-binding resolution urging President Trump not to allow Russian agents to question former U.S. diplomats and officials....

 2018-07-19 19:43 

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The Latest: Trump: US needs 'people with training' for jobs...

The Latest on President Donald Trump's job training initiative (all times local):...

 2018-07-19 19:37 

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McConnell withdraws Ryan Bounds's judicial nomination...

After delaying a confirmation vote on July 19, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) withdrew the nomination of Ryan Bounds, who was President Trump's pick to serve on the 9th Circuit appeals court....

 2018-07-19 19:27 

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The Latest: Senate goes on record against Putin offer...

The Latest on President Donald Trump and Russia (all times local):...

 2018-07-19 19:20 

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The Latest: Minnesota congressman defends 'slut' comments...

The Latest on a Minnesota congressman's disparaging comments about women (all times local):...

 2018-07-19 19:19 

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In rebuke to Trump over Putin summit, Senate goes on record against allowing Russia to question US officials...

In rebuke to Trump over Putin summit, Senate goes on record against allowing Russia to question US officials....

 2018-07-19 19:09 

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McConnell withdraws Trump judicial pick minutes before vote...

In a surprise move, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has withdrawn one of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees just minutes before he was set for a confirmation vote....

 2018-07-19 18:53 

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Trump 'disagrees' with Putin offer to interview Americans...

President Donald Trump "disagrees" with Russian President Vladimir Putin's offer to allow the U.S. to question 12 Russians accused of interfering in the 2016 election in exchange for permitting Russia to interview Americans the Kremlin accuses...

 2018-07-19 18:52 

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US political spending getting more secretive with IRS change...

Political spending in the U.S. is about to become even more secretive after the IRS this week dropped a requirement that many nonprofits have to provide lists of their major donors....

 2018-07-19 18:51 

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Bill aims to block foreign ownership of election systems...

Days after Maryland officials announced that an election service vendor was acquired by a company linked to a Russian oligarch, two congressmen are introducing legislation requiring that election systems vendors are owned and controlled by domestic compan...

 2018-07-19 18:44 

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Watchdog urges EPA to bolster oversight after Flint crisis...

A federal watchdog is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen its oversight of state drinking water systems in the wake of the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan....

 2018-07-19 18:27 

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New Jordanian government wins vote of confidence...

Jordan's House of Representatives has given a vote of confidence to a new government that was formed after nationwide protests....

 2018-07-19 18:25 

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EPA watchdog urges agency to strengthen oversight of state drinking water systems after lead crisis in Flint, Michigan...

EPA watchdog urges agency to strengthen oversight of state drinking water systems after lead crisis in Flint, Michigan....

 2018-07-19 17:56 

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White House: Trump 'disagrees' with Putin offer to allow Russia to interview Americans the Kremlin accuses of crimes...

White House: Trump 'disagrees' with Putin offer to allow Russia to interview Americans the Kremlin accuses of crimes....

 2018-07-19 17:52 

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House Democrats chant 'USA!' to oppose blockage of new election security funds...

Democrats on the House floor erupted in chants of...

 2018-07-19 16:32 

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Michelle Obama joins nationwide voter registration effort...

Michelle Obama is lending her star power to a new nationwide effort to register voters for the November midterm elections....

 2018-07-19 16:19 

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Nielsen: 'I haven't seen any evidence' that election infrastructure interference favored Trump...

Homeland Security Secretary Kristjen Nielsen said on July 19 that Russia did interfere in the 2016 election, but that,...

 2018-07-19 15:52 

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Some Democrats opposing nominee to protest IRS donor policy...

Several Senate Democrats say they'll vote against President Donald Trump's choice to head the IRS to protest a new agency policy allowing some groups to hide their donors' identities. Critics say the policy will let more dark money — inc...

 2018-07-19 15:35 

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Democrats call for renewed funding for election security grants to states...

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) decried on July 19 the GOP-backed vote on a spending bill that excludes new money for election security grants to states....

 2018-07-19 15:19 

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Pelosi: 'Putin appears to be President Trump's puppeteer'...

At a July 19 news conference, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) implored President Trump to apologize for his...

 2018-07-19 15:09 

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Republicans block bid to extend election security grants...

The Republican-controlled House is moving forward with a spending bill that eliminates new funding for election security grants to states, amid protests by Democrats who say Republicans are not doing enough to prevent Russian meddling in U.S. elections....

 2018-07-19 15:03 

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Republicans block subpoena for Helsinki summit translator...

Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee have blocked a move to subpoena the interpreter from the Helsinki summit to testify about the private talks between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin....

 2018-07-19 14:24 

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Trump says he's looking forward to second summit with Putin...

As details about what was accomplished in Helsinki remain sketchy, Trump calls it "a great success."...

 2018-07-19 14:15 

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Minnesota congressman's 'slut' radio comments flare up again...

Minnesota Rep. Jason Lewis is dismissing concerns about newly surfaced audio of the former talk radio host wondering why he couldn't call a woman "a slut."...

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