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 2018-10-21 12:00 

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Why I'm putting a national debt clock in my classroom...

I could only laugh when one of my students declared, "$8.5 trillion! That's a lot!...

 2018-10-21 05:30 

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Charlie Kirk 'triggered' by Young Turks' Cenk Uygur during socialism debate...
 2018-10-21 05:30 

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Charlie Kirk 'triggered' by Young Turks' Cenk Uygur at Politicon...

Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk got into a shouting match Saturday with Young Turks founder Cenk Uygur during a Politicon event in Los Angeles....

 2018-10-21 04:00 

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Republicans loud in supporting pre-existing condition coverage, but quiet on how they'd do it...

Many Republicans running for election are quick to tell voters that they support health insurance protections for people with pre-existing conditions, but they often are mum about whether they also support policies that ensure that such protections are me...

 2018-10-21 04:00 

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Washington state voters could be the first to approve a carbon tax...

Washington state could be the first in the nation to enact a voter-approved carbon tax if a ballot initiative succeeds there in November, an outcome that supporters say would prove the political tenability of a major policy to combat climate change....

 2018-10-21 04:00 

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A 90-minute flight, 45 presidents, and an 8-year-old American boy...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Sometimes, you meet special people, people who have an impact not just on your day, but on your outlook in life. People who provide you a priceless gift by letting you see the world through their eyes, and thus showing you that eve...

 2018-10-21 04:00 

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3 things we learned from the Kavanaugh drama that have nothing to do with politics...

Nobody liked the way Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation was handled. But if we can get past the partisan toxicity, there were salient observations and lessons to be learned that matter far outside politics....

 2018-10-21 04:00 

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George Soros' candidate in North Carolina...

With all of the divisive rhetoric and controversy surrounding the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States, the stakes have never been higher for the future of America's judicial system. Yet the highest court in ...

 2018-10-21 00:59 

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Trump to fraudulent voters: 'Cheat at your own peril'...

With just a few weeks to go until the midterm elections, President Trump tweeted out a warning for those who might not be able to vote...

 2018-10-20 21:44 

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Top British politician refuses to appear with 'racist' Steve Bannon...

Nicola Sturgeon, the first minister of Scotland, announced Saturday she will not appear at a conference alongside President Donald Trump's former strategist Steve Bannon....

 2018-10-20 21:20 

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U.S. will pull out of nuclear weapons treaty with Russia...

The next international agreement President Trump will upend is a nuclear weapons treaty....

 2018-10-20 21:01 

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Trump says 'major tax cut for middle-income people' coming in 10 days...

President Trump said Saturday he plans to roll out a major tax cut to the middle class before November....

 2018-10-20 20:40 

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Pelosi, Schumer on Trump's 'Chuck & Nancy, call me' tweet: No diversion from healthcare...

Democratic Leaders Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Calif., and Sen. Chuck Schumer, N.Y., responded to President Trump's challenge for them to make a deal on immigration, claiming he is trying to divert from healthcare by focusing on immigration....

 2018-10-20 20:38 

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36 killed in violence, chaos during overdue Afghanistan elections...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's first parliamentary elections in eight years suffered from violence and chaos Saturday, with a multitude of attacks killing at least 36 people, key election workers failing to show up and many polling stat...

 2018-10-20 19:53 

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Michael Avenatti: Women won't support Trump in 2020...

Lawyer Michael Avenatti, who represents porn star Stormy Daniels in her lawsuit against President Trump, said Saturday he has still not made a decision on whether he will make a run for the White House in 2020....

 2018-10-20 19:37 

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Caravan situation is 'sad on both sides,' Trump tells Nevadans...

President Trump said Saturday that Democrats want more caravans like the one making its way from Honduras to the U.S.-Mexican border....

 2018-10-20 19:14 

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Trump: Democrat win in November is a win for human traffickers...

President Trump warned Saturday that if Democrats take back Congress in November, it will be a...

 2018-10-20 18:42 

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Restaurant patrons defend McConnell as protester interrupts meal...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Ky., was confronted Friday night by at least one angry diner, while other customers at the restaurant in Louisville called on hecklers to let the senator and his wife to eat in peace....

 2018-10-20 18:31 

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Agencies stall and divert in response to Trump's 5 percent spending cut demand...

President Trump on Wednesday ordered all federal agencies to cut their budgets by 5 percent, catching them unprepared to say in the following days how they would meet his demand....

 2018-10-20 18:30 

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Florida storeowner who shot shoplifter carrying ax is arrested for murder...

A city commissioner in Lakeland, Fla., was arrested Friday and charged with second-degree murder after shooting and killing a man who was attempting to shoplift an ax from a military store....

 2018-10-20 18:06 

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WATCH LIVE: President Donald Trump holds NV rally supporting Sen. Heller...

President Trump is hosting one of his signature...

 2018-10-20 18:06 

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WATCH LIVE: President Trump holds NV rally supporting Sen. Dean Heller...

President Trump is hosting one of his signature...

 2018-10-20 17:39 

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US commander confident in ability of Afghan security forces...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The assassination of Afghan leaders in Kandahar province won't lessen U.S. support for the war in Afghanistan or deter local security forces in the fight against the Taliban, the top U.S. military commander in the Middle East s...

 2018-10-20 17:02 

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Honduran, Guatemalan leaders to meet as migrants camp on bridge to Mexico...

The presidents of Honduras and Guatemala are expected to meet Saturday to discuss how to get the migrant caravan stopped at the Mexican border back to Honduras, according to a new report....

 2018-10-20 16:52 

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Turkey says it will not allow Saudi Arabia to 'cover-up' Khashoggi's death...

Turkey says it will reveal all of the details it can about the disappearance, death, and assumed dismemberment of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....

 2018-10-20 16:26 

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China takes aim at heartland famers with propaganda push...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — China's propaganda machine has taken aim at American soybean farmers as part of its high-stakes trade war with the Trump administration....

 2018-10-20 15:28 

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Trump bashes Tallahassee in DeSantis endorsement...

While endorsing Republican Rep. Ron DeSantis, Fla., in his gubernatorial campaign Saturday, President Trump called Tallahassee one of the worst, most corrupt cities in the U.S....

 2018-10-20 15:05 

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Beto O'Rourke's campaign sued for alleged spam texts...

Rep. Beto O'Rourke's organization is facing a class-action lawsuit that accuses the Texas Democrat's campaign of spamming voters with text messages....

 2018-10-20 14:59 

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Trump: Democratic obstruction on immigration policy causes 'needless pain and suffering'...

President Trump said Saturday that if Democrats would work with Republicans to get new immigration laws passed, it would get through in less than an hour....

 2018-10-20 14:44 

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'#Uncivil Democrats': Street artist adds Maxine Waters' face to 'Halloween' billboard...

A billboard advertising the new...

 2018-10-20 14:30 

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Ivanka Trump: US will reach its full potential when women are 'economically empowered'...

White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump told the Washington Examiner Friday the United States will only reach its full potential when women are...

 2018-10-20 14:02 

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'Body slam' victim worries Trump praise will encourage violence against journalists...

Ben Jacobs, the Guardian reporter who was assaulted by then-congressional candidate Greg Gianforte last year, said Friday that he is not surprised President Trump praised his attacker....

 2018-10-20 13:27 

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No hugs and kisses for the Saudis...

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin made the right decision withdrawing from next week's "Davos in the Desert" investment summit in Saudi Arabia. He should also withdraw from the counterterrorism summit later this month, sending a subordinate in...

 2018-10-20 13:00 

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College football week 8: three games to watch...

It's week eight of college football season and we've got some great ranked matchups to watch on Saturday. As far as my picks were concerned, last week was a week to forget. I went 0-3 both straight up and against the spread. That brings my numbers...

 2018-10-20 12:00 

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'The Hate U Give' movie brings young adult fiction into the real world...

When approaching a young-adult film, the expectation is usually that it will take contemporary problems and transfer them to a fantastical setting, like the...

 2018-10-20 11:21 

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Trump report card: Public ignores Saudi scandal, boost president to polling high...

This week's White House Report Card finds President Trump riding a "winning" high despite facing a series of troubling issues including the death of a columnist in a Saudi consulate in Turkey and the rush of illegal immigrants to and across th...

 2018-10-20 11:00 

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Former diplomats expect penalties for Saudi Arabia, but not soon or from Trump...

Former U.S. diplomats and analysts anticipate some kind of U.S. response, possibly sanctions, to the Saudi slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but not until after the midterm elections, and more driven by Congress than the president....

 2018-10-20 11:00 

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Treasury makes real estate a winner tax law's 'opportunity zones'...

The Trump administration released the first draft rules for an ambitious plan to provide tax breaks for investment in economically disadvantaged areas labeled "opportunity zones'" on Friday, and real estate appeared to be the big winner....

 2018-10-20 04:00 

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Medicaid expansion on your ballot? There's no reason to vote yes...

Over the past several months, pro-Obamacare advocates have successfully placed Medicaid expansion on the November ballot in Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, and Utah by claiming the program will help states balance their budgets and help working adults support t...

 2018-10-20 04:00 

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Caravan migrants in limbo as UN, Mexico negotiate...

Several thousand Honduran and other Central American migrants waiting at the Mexico-Guatemala border in hopes of making it to the United States are in limbo this weekend as the Mexican government and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees decide wh...

 2018-10-20 04:00 

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Pete Sessions fights to hold GOP district that spurned Trump...

DALLAS — If Republicans were on their way to victory, Rep. Pete Sessions wouldn't be in a battle for survival in a Texas seat he's held without much trouble for the last 15 years....

 2018-10-20 04:00 

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Where are the 'ruthless' Republicans the media keep talking about?...

Republicans must have developed arthritis by all the extended unnatural positions they've put themselves in to appease Democrats, and yet there's a meme bubbling up in the media that the GOP is full of ruthless operators, while the opposing party ...

 2018-10-20 04:00 

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Justice Kavanaugh likes beer, and so did the saints...

Beer was a recurring theme in the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing of Justice Brett Kavanaugh, who at one point said:...

 2018-10-20 03:21 

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Corker doubts Saudi story 'holds water,' threatens sanctions...

Saudi Arabia's admission about the fate of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi won't stop Congress from forcing an investigation that could end in sanctions for the monarchy, said a top Republican senator....

 2018-10-20 02:37 

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Lawmakers: Saudi Arabia's narrative of Khashoggi death doesn't add up...

Republican and Democratic lawmakers on Friday dismissed the Saudi narrative of what happened to journalist Jamal Khashoggi after he entered the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul more than two weeks ago, even as President Trump called the admission of Kh...

 2018-10-20 02:30 

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Supreme Court pauses kids' climate change suit before trial...

The Supreme Court on Friday night temporarily halted an upcoming trial on a climate change lawsuit brought by children against the U.S. government, after the Trump administration had sought to dismiss the case....

 2018-10-20 02:24 

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Trump says Saudi confirmation of Jamal Khashoggi's death is 'a great first step'...

President Trump said Friday evening that it was...

 2018-10-20 01:30 

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WATCH LIVE: Trump holds 'MAGA' rally in Arizona...

President Trump is speaking at a rally in Mesa, Ariz., to rouse support for Republican Rep. Martha McSally, who is locked in a contentious race with Democratic opponent Rep. Kyrsten Sinema for retiring Republican Sen. Jeff Flake's Senate seat....

 2018-10-20 01:25 

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Saudis blame Khashoggi death on fight in consulate...

The Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs blamed the death of Jamal Khashoggi on an argument that escalated between the journalist and unidentified men inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul....

 2018-10-20 00:55 

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Abuse allegations surface against Claire McCaskill's husband...

After a career marked by hypocrisy and power grabs, McCaskill may have met her #MeToo moment....

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