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 2018-10-20 22:04 

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Immunotherapy scores a first win against some breast cancers...

Study combined the drug with chemotherapy....

 2018-10-20 21:41 

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House candidates campaign on their agendas, but voters vote on Trump...

To voters in three districts narrowly won by the president in 2016, it's Trump's name on the ballot in November....

 2018-10-20 21:01 

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Trump campaigns for former GOP foe at Nevada rally...

Sen. Dean Heller once said he "vehemently" opposed Trump's presidential bid. Now he praises him....

 2018-10-20 18:21 

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Biden rallies union for Democrats in tight Nevada races...

Former Vice President Joe Biden is urging union members in Las Vegas to get out the vote for Democrat Jacky Rosen in Nevada's U.S. Senate race...

 2018-10-20 17:54 

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Why did Alaska's governor abruptly drop out of the race?...

There aren't any clear answers, but here are some clues....

 2018-10-20 16:26 

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Bernie Sanders back in South Carolina amid multistate blitz...

Just two weeks before the midterms, Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders is returning to South Carolina in a multi-state swing of locations that have early positions on the presidential primary calendar...

 2018-10-20 16:11 

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Guardian reporter calls GOP congressman who hit him a coward — and calls Trump something worse...

Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs responds to Trump's praise of Rep. Greg Gianforte (R-MT), who pleaded guilty to assaulting him....

 2018-10-20 14:19 

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For President Trump, it's 2016 all over again...

The president is campaigning across the country and talking nonstop. But how much will it help Republicans in November?...

 2018-10-20 13:48 

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Mississippi Democrat says he'd be 'senator for everybody'...

Mike Espy has a balancing act as he runs for U.S. Senate in Mississippi...

 2018-10-20 13:43 

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump inflates jobs impact of Saudi arms deal...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump inflates benefits of Saudi arms deal, makes unsupported claims about migrant caravan, distorts climate change and Russia probe circumstances in AP interview...

 2018-10-20 12:00 

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These politicians went on the offensive, but not in a good way...

With elections just weeks away, these miscues could be costly....

 2018-10-20 11:34 

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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows...

 2018-10-20 11:00 

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Georgia's 'exact match' law could disenfranchise 909,540 eligible voters, my research finds...

And yes, it would disproportionately affect ethnic and racial minorities....

 2018-10-20 05:31 

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Attack in Afghanistan is a reminder of formidable task...

An attack that the Taliban says targeted the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan is a reminder of the formidable task the Trump administration faces...

 2018-10-20 03:06 

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'This country doesn't want them': Trump rails against migrants trying to enter the U.S....

At a camapign rally in Arizona, the president calls the caravan of people collecting at Mexico's southern border "bad people."...

 2018-10-20 02:28 

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Hecklers curse and call Nancy Pelosi a 'communist' as far right disrupts a political event...

"I don't agree with Nancy Pelosi's agenda, but this is absolutely the wrong way to express those disagreements," Republican Rep. Steve Scalise said....

 2018-10-20 02:06 

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Walker, Evers deliver sharp attacks in first debate...

Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Tony Evers both delivered well-rehearsed, sharp attack lines, and landed blows, on hot topics of the governor's race in their first debate Friday...

 2018-10-20 02:00 

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Kamala Harris in South Carolina: 'Fight for ... who we are'...

Sen. Kamala Harris is urging Democrats in the South's first presidential primary state to see the 2018 midterm elections as a fight for 'the best of who we are.'...

 2018-10-20 01:45 

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Trump's national security adviser heads to Moscow...

President Donald Trump's national security adviser will be raising thorny subjects with Russian officials when he visits Moscow to craft a script for another high-level meeting between Trump and Russia President Vladimir Putin...

 2018-10-20 01:19 

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Democratic Sen. Warren, GOP challenger clash in debate...

Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren and her Republican challenger, state Rep. Geoff Diehl, have clashed in their first debate on everything from tax cuts to immigration to Warren's release of a DNA test...

 2018-10-20 01:12 

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The Latest: Russian woman charged with US election-meddling...

A Russian woman has been charged with interfering in American elections, including next month's midterms, through a social media effort aimed at trying to sway American public opinion...

 2018-10-20 00:58 

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The Latest: Trump: Khashoggi death arrests 'good first step'...

President Donald Trump says Saudi Arabia's announcement of arrests in the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is a "good first step," but that what happened there is "unacceptable."...

 2018-10-20 00:51 

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Trump says he wants to talk to Saudi crown prince before next steps, calls it 'very important' that they made arrests...

Trump says he wants to talk to Saudi crown prince before next steps, calls it 'very important' that they made arrests...

 2018-10-20 00:14 

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Alaska governor ends reelection campaign...

Bill Walker, the nation's only governor who doesn't belong to a political party, was dogged by low approval ratings....

 2018-10-19 23:44 

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In Georgia, governor's race evokes old tensions over voting and race...

Historic contest centers on race, identity politics and the deep divide on those subjects within the electorate....

 2018-10-19 23:17 

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'Close the whole thing!': Border tensions boil over as Trump's frustrations grow...

The president at one point proposed shutting down the entire 1,954-mile border, including shuttering ports of entry and blocking trade flows....

 2018-10-19 23:01 

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Republicans race to back protections for preexisting conditions, after trying for years to gut the law that created the protections...

The political irony: The issue that propelled the GOP to take over Congress in 2010 threatens the party now....

 2018-10-19 22:53 

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Alaska Gov. Bill Walker suspends re-election bid, three days after his lieutenant governor resigned...

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker suspends re-election bid, three days after his lieutenant governor resigned...

 2018-10-19 22:36 

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Housing official caught up in dispute with Interior resigns...

A political appointee who was caught up in a dispute between the Interior Department and Housing and Urban Development has resigned...

 2018-10-19 22:12 

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Patagonia endorses Democrats Tester, Rosen in Senate races...

Outdoor clothing giant Patagonia has jumped into two competitive Senate races, endorsing Democrats Jon Tester of Montana and Jacky Rosen of Nevada in what the company calls its first foray into elective politics...

 2018-10-19 22:06 

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US official: Trump likely to meet with Kim early next year...

President Donald Trump will likely have his second meeting with Kim Jong Un early next year to continue charting a way for the North Korean leader to give up his nuclear weapons in a way that can be verified...

 2018-10-19 21:53 

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Trump appointee tapped days ago to run Interior Department's watchdog office resigns amid controversy...

Suzanne Israel Tufts, a senior official at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, resigned Friday from the federal government, according to administration officials....

 2018-10-19 21:40 

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Trump appointee tapped days ago to run Interior Department's watchdog office resigns amid controversy over handling of her hiring...

Suzanne Israel Tufts, a senior official at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, resigned Friday from the federal government, according to administration officials. While HUD Secretary Ben Carson had announced a week ago that Tufts would take o...

 2018-10-19 21:08 

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Trump stands by praise of lawmaker who assaulted reporter, gets backing from Scalise...

Scalise, the House majority whip, has spoken out against political threats and violence after being shot by a would-be assassin last year....

 2018-10-19 21:00 

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Kamala Harris blasts GOP in South Carolina political debut...

Kavanaugh confirmation battle looms large as Kamala Harris makes her debut in South Carolina as a potential presidential candidate...

 2018-10-19 20:58 

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How closely did Russian troll rhetoric mirror Trump's? See if you can tell the difference....

A new indictment alleges that Russian trolls used very Trumpian arguments online....

 2018-10-19 20:58 

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Michael Cohen warns about the perils of not voting: six more years of 'craziness' from his old boss...

Last week, Cohen changed his political registration back to the Democratic Party after a brief stint as a Republican....

 2018-10-19 20:55 

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US goals in Afghanistan seem ever more distant after attack...

A brazen attack that the Taliban says targeted the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan is a stark reminder of the formidable task the Trump administration faces to extricate America from its longest war...

 2018-10-19 20:42 

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A grainy video from Guatemala sparks Trump conspiracy theory...

President Trump and Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) cherry-picked a video of Honduran migrants to float unfounded conspiracy theories....

 2018-10-19 20:07 

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New York man charged with threatening senators over Kavanaugh vote...

Federal prosecutors say Ronald DeRisi, 74, threatened two senators over their support of the Supreme Court nominee, according to a court filing....

 2018-10-19 19:58 

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New tax break rules for 'opportunity zone' investors...

Government proposes tax break rules to lure 'opportunity zone' investors...

 2018-10-19 19:33 

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Uruguay passes law granting rights to trans people...

Uruguay's Congress has approved a law that guarantees rights to the South American country's transgender community...

 2018-10-19 19:17 

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Trump again attacks O'Rourke, tweets he's 'a lightweight'...

President Donald Trump is again attacking Texas Democratic Senate hopeful Beto O'Rourke ahead of his Houston rally supporting incumbent Republican Sen. Ted Cruz...

 2018-10-19 18:40 

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The Latest: Russian woman charged with US election-meddling...

A Russian woman has been charged with interfering in American elections, including next month's midterms, through a social media effort aimed at trying to sway American public opinion...

 2018-10-19 18:29 

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Woman tied to Russian 'troll farm' charged in first federal case alleging foreign interference in 2018 midterm elections...

Woman tied to Russian 'troll farm' charged in first federal case alleging foreign interference in 2018 midterm elections...

 2018-10-19 18:14 

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Border towns key in close US House races amid wall talk...

As Democrats seek to flip a key GOP-leaning U.S. House seat in southern New Mexico, the path to victory in these congressional districts includes winning over fiercely independent voters in border communities who have their own views about border life...

 2018-10-19 18:13 

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Trump's GOTV pitch: Democrats are paying immigrants to come vote for Democrats...

If you think that doesn't make much sense, you're right....

 2018-10-19 17:58 

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US intelligence officials express concern about efforts by Russia, China, Iran to influence American voters, policy...

US intelligence officials express concern about efforts by Russia, China, Iran to influence American voters, policy...

 2018-10-19 17:43 

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Arkansas Supreme Court disqualifies term limits proposal...

The Arkansas Supreme Court has ordered election officials to not count votes cast for a ballot measure that would have imposed the strictest term limits in the country on state legislators...

 2018-10-19 17:38 

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The Latest: 'Lynching' ad draws ethics complaint from GOP...

Arkansas Republicans have filed an ethics complaint against a political action committee that's running a radio ad suggesting white Democrats will lynch African-Americans if they win in midterm elections next month...

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