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 2018-11-16 00:28 

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Coming Home To Roost...

Avowed neo-Nazi who praised Pittsburgh synagogue shooter cited the "migrant caravan" as justification in interview with FBI, according to new......

 2018-11-16 00:10 

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More on the DC Neo-Nazi Tied to Pittsburgh Shooter...

Lot more detail on Jeffrey Clark Jr, the DC neo-nazi tied to the Pittsburgh synagogue shooter....

 2018-11-15 23:54 

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Feds Request Pretrial Detention For Neo-Nazi Linked To Pittsburgh Shooter...

Federal prosecutors on Thursday requested that the avowed neo-Nazi who was friends on social media with the Pittsburgh synagogue shooter be......

 2018-11-15 22:57 

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Twitter Mocks Journalist Who Called Out Ocasio-Cortez's 'Jacket And Coat'...

Eddie Scarry, who writes for the conservative outlet Washington Examiner, received a digital earful Thursday after posting a picture of......

 2018-11-15 22:48 

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Hand Recount Ordered For FL Senate Race While Governor's Seems Settled...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's secretary of state has ordered a manual recount in the state's hotly contested U.S. Senate......

 2018-11-15 21:40 

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KY Man Charged With Hate Crimes In Kroger Shooting Targeting Black Victims...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal grand jury in Kentucky has charged a white man with three hate crimes in......

 2018-11-15 21:31 

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Weekly Primer: As Dems Wade Into Trump's Swamp, They Expect 'Full Cooperation' With Requests...

A week after House Democrats rode a blue wave to a majority in the 116th Congress, we're starting to see......

 2018-11-15 21:06 

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Trump Tells Vets He's 'Done A Lot' Amid Uproar Over Skipping WWI Cemetery...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump visited with Marines and spoke at a White House veterans' conference Thursday amid fallout......

 2018-11-15 20:41 

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Trump Will Travel To California Saturday To Meet With Wildfire Victims...

MAGALIA, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump will travel to California on Saturday to meet with victims of the deadly......

 2018-11-15 20:32 

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Census Official: Sessions Used 'Political Influence' In Handling Of Citizenship Request...

The top scientist at the Census Bureau testified Wednesday that then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions exerted "political influence" when he directed......

 2018-11-15 20:27 

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EPA's Southeast Chief Arrested In Alabama On State Ethics Charges...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's top environmental official for the Southeast has been arrested on Alabama state ethics charges......

 2018-11-15 20:10 

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Right-Wing 'One America News Network' Will Support WH In CNN Lawsuit...

The right-wing cable outlet One America News Network announced Thursday that it will be filing an amicus brief in CNN's......

 2018-11-15 20:09 

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Florida Counties Hit Deadline For Submitting Recount Results...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida counties have reached the deadline for submitting the results of their election recounts. A federal......

 2018-11-15 19:42 

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Judge Refuses Florida Dems' Recount Extension Request...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge slammed Florida on Thursday for repeatedly failing to anticipate election problems and said......

 2018-11-15 19:13 

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WHCA Urges Court To 'Roundly Reject' Trump's 'Dangerous' Position On CNN Suit...

The White House Correspondents Association on Thursday joined the chorus of media outlets and press advocates that have filed amicus......

 2018-11-15 18:55 

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Seems Plausible...

Former federal public corruption prosecutor speculates on why Trump's going particularly nuts this week ... It is hard to say......

 2018-11-15 18:54 

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Judge Delays Ruling On WH's Press Ban On Acosta...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has delayed until Friday a ruling on whether the Trump administration has to return the......

 2018-11-15 18:45 

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Judge Sends Warning Shot To Mueller Team In Russia Troll Case...

A federal judge on Thursday declined to toss a conspiracy charge against a Russian company that allegedly sought to meddle......

 2018-11-15 18:32 

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Maryland AG Appeals Congressional Redistricting Ruling...

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Maryland's attorney general on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review an order for......

 2018-11-15 18:14 

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Amish Farmer Wants Trump To Pardon Him For Mislabeling Herbal Products...

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — An Amish farmer in Kentucky is asking President Donald Trump for a pardon after he was......

 2018-11-15 17:56 

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Trump Admin Offers Gulen To Erdogan To Ease Pressure On Saudis Over Khashoggi...

What a doozy this one is. The Trump administration is reportedly considering extraditing a controversial Turkish cleric to ease pressure......

 2018-11-15 17:54 

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Dems Win Another House Seat As Jared Golden Appears To Prevail In Maine...

Democrats appear to have won another House seat — this one in a rural district in Maine that President Trump......

 2018-11-15 17:23 

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More on Pelosi...

Last night I wrote up my take on whether Nancy Pelosi should be the next Speaker of the House under......

 2018-11-15 16:55 

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Pelosi To Fudge On Leadership Challenge: 'Come On In, The Water's Warm'...

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) aggressively deflected questions about a burbling challenge to her dream of returning to the......

 2018-11-15 16:54 

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Judge: 1st Amendment Doesn't Shield Neo-Nazi Publisher From Lawsuit...

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge's decision to allow a lawsuit to proceed against the publisher of a neo-Nazi......

 2018-11-15 16:28 

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Trump Nominates Handbag Designer As Ambassador To South Africa...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has nominated a South Florida-based luxury fashion and handbag designer to be the new......

 2018-11-15 16:22 

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Judge Rejects GOP Maine Rep's Request To Halt Vote Count...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday declined to halt tabulations under Maine's new voting system, putting the state......

 2018-11-15 16:20 

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Illinois Woman Accused Of Making Nasty Phone Calls To Durbin And Duckworth...

BENTON, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois woman is accused of making hundreds of nasty and sometimes obscene phone calls......

 2018-11-15 16:09 

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Stormy Urges Due Process For Avenatti, Says She'll Get New Lawyer If Allegations True...

Stormy Daniels told New York Magazine in a statement on Thursday that she would "seek new representation" if the allegations......

 2018-11-15 15:33 

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Man Shouts 'Heil Hitler, Heil Trump' At Theater Performance In Baltimore...

During intermission at a performance of "Fiddler on the Roof," a man started shouting "Heil Hitler, Heil Trump" sending some......

 2018-11-15 15:17 

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Trump Claims 'Real Collusion' Is Between Dems And Big Tech...

The only "Collusion" is that of the Democrats with Russia and many others. Why didn't the FBI take the Server......

 2018-11-15 15:12 

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Saudi Prosecutor Seeks Death Penalty For 5 Suspects In Khashoggi's Killing...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's top prosecutor said Thursday he's seeking the death penalty for five suspects......

 2018-11-15 14:53 

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Trump: 'Universities Will Someday Study' The 'Highly Conflicted' Mueller Probe...

Universities will someday study what highly conflicted (and NOT Senate approved) Bob Mueller and his gang of Democrat thugs have......

 2018-11-15 14:50 

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Avenatti Appears To Blame Jacob Wohl For Domestic Abuse Charge...

First Mueller and now me. When we are fully exonerated I am coming for you Jacob Wohl aka Surefire. —......

 2018-11-15 14:27 

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Sen. Kennedy: Trump Tweeting A Little Less 'Would Not Cause Brain Damage'...

Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) said Thursday that he had gently suggested to President Donald Trump that "tweeting a little less......

 2018-11-15 14:26 

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Kim Kardashian: 'I've Educated' Kanye Recently, He Only Likes Trump's 'Personality'...

Kim Kardashian West said Wednesday that her husband, rapper Kanye West, didn't fully understand President Trump's politics when he visited......

 2018-11-15 14:07 

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Another Day, Another 'WITCH HUNT' Tweet From Trump...

President Donald Trump began the morning in his usual fashion, railing against special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. The inner......

 2018-11-15 14:00 

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Ingraham To Trade In Long-Running Radio Show For Podcast...

Fox News host Laura Ingraham is trading in her radio show, which she has been hosting since 2001 and which......

 2018-11-15 13:32 

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Federal Judge Lets Florida Voters Fix Mismatched Ballot Signatures...

A federal judge is giving thousands of Florida voters until this weekend to fix their ballots if they haven't been......

 2018-11-15 13:29 

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Ohio Rep Calls For More Diverse Leadership, Mulls Challenging Pelosi As Speaker...

Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-OH) is calling for more diversity within the Democratic Party leadership and is considering challenging lame-duck House......

 2018-11-15 13:26 

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DOD Policy Keeps Defense Leaders Safe From Trump's Twitter Wrath...

For months, the DOD has been quietly instituting a policy to keep defense leaders away from the press and safely......

 2018-11-15 13:16 

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Graham Calls Concerns Of Mueller Firing A 'Manufactured Problem': Trump Won't Fire Him...

On the heels of Sen. Jeff Flake's (R-AZ) threats — that he would not vote to approve any more conservative......

 2018-11-15 12:58 

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Des Moines Dems Invite Beto To Iowa As Supporters Clamor For A 2020 Run...

The Des Moines Democratic party has invited Beto O'Rourke to come visit Iowa, the stomping ground of possible presidential contenders.......

 2018-11-15 12:57 

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Melania Never Met Nat'l Secretary Aide She Publicly Bashed, Ousted...

Despite issuing a scathing statement of disapproval and effectively ousting Mira Ricardel — a deputy national security adviser — first......

 2018-11-15 12:25 

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In Florida, Tempers And Machines Overheat As Lawsuits Pile Up...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — With time running out in Florida's high-stakes election recount, lawsuits piled up Wednesday amid a maelstrom......

 2018-11-15 12:13 

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Sherrod Brown: 'If Stacey Abrams Doesn't Win In Georgia, They Stole It'...

ATLANTA (AP) — As Democrats ratcheted up their attacks on Georgia Republican Brian Kemp, he claimed Wednesday that results certified......

 2018-11-15 11:56 

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In Change Of Tune, Mattis Now Labeling Border Mission 'Very Good Training'...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis defended the use of active duty troops on the U.S.-Mexican border, saying that......

 2018-11-15 11:45 

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Trump May Click Better With Next DHS Sec, But Will Still Face Legal Limitations...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Homeland Security chief Kirstjen Nielsen never quite clicked personally as the president chafed......

 2018-11-15 11:32 

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'I Have Never Struck A Woman': Avenatti Denies Claims Of Domestic Violence...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for Stormy Daniels, has denied allegations of domestic violence after his arrest......

 2018-11-15 03:47 

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Do the Dems Need Nancy Pelosi?...

I wanted to share a few thoughts about the House Democrats' leadership election. First, I'm ambivalent about Nancy Pelosi becoming......

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