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 2019-02-16 16:49 

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House Democrats explore forcing Trump to divulge details of Putin meetings...

House Democratic committee leaders have consulted with the chamber's general counsel to discuss legal options of forcing President Trump to reveal details of his private conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to a report Saturd...

 2019-02-16 16:05 

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2020 candidate John Delaney says Democrats should be more 'pro-jobs' after Amazon's New York retreat...

Former Rep. John Delaney of Maryland, a Democratic 2020 presidential candidate, on Saturday mourned Amazon's decision to cancel its plan to build a corporate headquarters in Queens, N.Y....

 2019-02-16 16:00 

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Dueling vice presidents: Pence and Biden joust in Munich over foreign policy...

MUNICH — Vice President Mike Pence and his immediate predecessor, Joe Biden, on Saturday offered competing visions of American leadership abroad, presaging major divides and campaign cudgels heading into the 2020 presidential race....

 2019-02-16 15:33 

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Rep. Walter Jones, a man of conviction in his conversions...

First elected to Congress in 1994, Rep. Walter Jones came to Washington from North Carolina as a typical foot soldier in the "Republican revolution." Though he compiled a mostly conservative voting record over the next quarter-century, that's ...

 2019-02-16 15:29 

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Trump is repeating and compounding Obama's error...

A disagreement over immigration does not constitute an emergency under any reasonable definition, no matter who is in charge....

 2019-02-16 14:41 

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China tells world to ignore Mike Pence 'lectures'...

MUNICH — European leaders should disregard...

 2019-02-16 13:11 

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Vatican defrocks former US cardinal Theodore McCarrick over sex abuse...

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing confession and sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Holy See said Saturday....

 2019-02-16 13:00 

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Failed trade talks with China point to false promise of 'winning' a trade war...

President Trump kicked off his press conference Friday morning talking about China. Although he didn't offer much new information about the ongoing trade talks with Beijing, it's clear that negotiations remain a stalemate....

 2019-02-16 13:00 

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Trump is heir to John McCain, Mike Pence tells Europe...

MUNICH — The late Sen. John McCain was a "strong-willed and hard-headed" leader with the courage to deliver hard messages to friends, according to Vice President Mike Pence, just like President Trump....

 2019-02-16 12:28 

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Weekly Trump report card: Emergency wall move divides the country...

This week's White House Report Card has split our graders over President Trump's actions in classic left-right fashion, just like the nation....

 2019-02-16 12:00 

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Plagiarist Jill Abramson used Jayson Blair plagiarism scandal to rise to power at New York Times...

Jill Abramson, reeling from revelations she pilfered material for her journalism book, climbed the ladder at the New York Times with help from the paper's worst plagiarism scandal....

 2019-02-16 05:21 

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Bodycam footage shows ISIS suspect being shot by Arizona police officer...

Police have released bodycam footage showing an Arizona sheriff's deputy shooting a man who had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State....

 2019-02-16 05:00 

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How Mitch McConnell could save Trump's border wall...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., could soon play a key role in protecting President Trump's proposed border wall by refusing to hold a vote on a measure aimed at nullifying Trump's national emergency declaration....

 2019-02-16 05:00 

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Get out of New York, all the good restaurants are closed...

Like thousands of others, my son Luke recently left New York after 16 years to return to our Colorado mountain community. The cost of living, the filth, the notorious New York attitude, the nanny-state tax-and-spend politics, and the decrepit subway all p...

 2019-02-16 05:00 

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Trump's next national security charade: Car tariffs...

President Trump has already used national security to justify damaging steel and aluminum tariffs. Now he's considering doing the same thing with cars and car parts. No thank you, Mr. President....

 2019-02-16 05:00 

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The Supreme Court needs an ethics code...

We deserve safeguards to ensure that their conduct is aboveboard and that they are not deciding cases in which they have a personal or financial stake or improper insider knowledge....

 2019-02-16 04:04 

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Senators demand details of 2015 meetings between Russian spy and US financial officials...

A Republican and a Democratic senator have called on the Federal Reserve and the publisher of a foreign policy magazine to provide more details on 2015 meetings involving senior U.S. financial officials, a Russian central bank official, and Russian spy Ma...

 2019-02-16 04:00 

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Obituary: Mars Opportunity Rover...

America bid farewell to an old, trusty friend this month as NASA closed the book on the record-setting Mars Opportunity rover, officially declaring an end to its nearly 15 years of exploration on Wednesday, Feb. 13....

 2019-02-16 03:54 

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Ann Coulter punches back at Trump: 'The only national emergency is that our president is an idiot'...

Ann Coulter is over President Trump....

 2019-02-16 03:50 

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Alan Dershowitz: Rosenstein talk of 25th Amendment showed he was 'watching House of Cards instead of reading the Constitution'...

Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz mocked Justice Department officials Friday, saying they were getting ideas on how to enforce the laws from the Netflix drama "House of Cards."...

 2019-02-16 03:35 

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Mother of Aurora gunman who murdered five coworkers says he was 'way too stressed out'...

The gunman who killed five people and injured five police officers at a factory in Aurora, Ill., had been laid off and was "way too stressed out," his mother said....

 2019-02-16 02:36 

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California dreaming 2020: Gavin Newsom endorses Kamala Harris for president...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has endorsed his friend and home-state colleague Sen. Kamala Harris for president....

 2019-02-16 02:26 

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Mexico deports MS-13 gang members found in caravan near Texas border...

Mexican officials say MS-13 gang members from El Salvador infiltrated a group of migrants that traveled in a caravan from Central America to the country's border with Texas....

 2019-02-16 02:06 

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Mexico to close massive migrant facility on the Texas border...

Mexican officials say the government will soon close a federally operated migrant shelter located just miles from the border with Texas to prevent additional caravans from traveling to the region....

 2019-02-16 02:06 

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Ilhan Omar claims she had no idea she was being anti-Semitic...

Rep. Ilhan Omar said she was oblivious that tweets she sent last week about why she believes politicians support Israel could be seen as anti-Semitic....

 2019-02-16 01:52 

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Parole for drug lord Rayful Edmond? Ask for John Thompson's permission...

A mind-boggling story just out about one of Washington, D.C.'s most notorious drug kingpins brings to mind one of the finest hours of former Georgetown University basketball coach John Thompson, Jr....

 2019-02-16 01:13 

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Judge rules Trump tweets on capital punishment for NYC terrorist don't affect case...

A federal judge ruled Friday that prosecutors in a New York City terror case can seek the death penalty for the suspect, calling the defense's argument that President Trump's tweets on capital punishment had politicized the case "pure speculat...

 2019-02-16 00:50 

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Trump nominates Jeffrey Byard as FEMA administrator...

President Trump nominated Jeffrey Byard to lead the Federal Emergency Management Agency after Brock Long resigned from the position earlier this week following scrutiny of his travel expenses....

 2019-02-16 00:44 

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Byron York: A glass quarter-full reading of Trump's border deal...

When someone says,...

 2019-02-16 00:32 

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Gunman kills 5 people, wounds 5 police at Illinois business...

AURORA, Ill. — A gunman opened fire at a manufacturing plant in suburban Chicago on Friday, killing five people and wounding five police officers before he was fatally shot, police said....

 2019-02-16 00:31 

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Mueller calls for Paul Manafort to spend up to 24 years in prison...

Special counsel Robert Mueller has recommended between 19 to 24 years in prison for President Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort....

 2019-02-16 00:03 

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'Medicare for All' would require obesity laws...

Proponents of...

 2019-02-15 23:48 

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Mueller has communications between Roger Stone and WikiLeaks, court filing says...

Special counsel Robert Mueller has communications between longtime Trump associate Roger Stone and WikiLeaks, according to a new court filing from prosecutors....

 2019-02-15 23:40 

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Whitaker appointed senior counselor at DOJ...

Former acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, a Trump loyalist, is staying at the Justice Department....

 2019-02-15 22:57 

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Congress may only have the power to block part of Trump's border wall...

Congressional Democrats are looking to block President Trump from spending $6.7 billion in the federal budget to build physical barriers along the southern border, but they may lack a legislative path to thwart much of it....

 2019-02-15 22:45 

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Trump's border national emergency is more complicated than it looks...

President Trump declared a national emergency in addition to avoiding a government shutdown by signing a continuing resolution that passed the House and Senate. But there was one particular admission from Trump that was a bit puzzling....

 2019-02-15 22:45 

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House Judiciary Committee launches investigation into Trump's emergency declaration...

The House Judiciary Committee will investigate President Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the border, citing his statement Friday, "I didn't need to do this, but I would rather do it much faster."...

 2019-02-15 22:36 

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The NFL foolishly settles lawsuit with Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid...

Friday was payday for former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid, a defensive back for the Carolina Panthers....

 2019-02-15 22:24 

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Progressive Democrat Ro Khanna praises Tucker Carlson for taking on Max Boot, Bill Kristol...

Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., praised Fox News host and conservative firebrand Tucker Carlson, Friday, for his criticism of the hawkish foreign policy commentators Max Book and Bill Kristol....

 2019-02-15 22:07 

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Auto tariffs would cost up to 367,000 jobs, research group says...

The Center for Automotive Research, one of the leading industry research groups, said that enacting tariffs on automobiles and auto parts imports could cost the United States economy at least 71,000 jobs and potentially as many as 367,000. The report come...

 2019-02-15 22:04 

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Trump: China tariffs won't go up if US extends trade deal deadline...

President Trump made clear Friday that he's still a tariff man, a moniker that inspired a legion of superhero memes, but suggested he's willing to pull some punches with China if it means finally finishing a trade deal....

 2019-02-15 21:53 

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Democrats lust at their own future 'national emergencies'...

When everything's a national emergency, nothing is. While presidents have long invoked national emergencies for situations that no serious people believed were national emergencies, they've packaged them in rhetoric and rationale to imply genuine ...

 2019-02-15 21:49 

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McCabe backtracks on Rosenstein and 25th Amendment claim...

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is backtracking on the suggestion that he engaged in discussions about whether President Trump could be removed from office under the 25th Amendment....

 2019-02-15 21:26 

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Sarah Sanders: Ann Coulter doesn't have 'influence over much of anything'...

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders belittled Ann Coulter Friday after the conservative commentator disparaged President Trump's actions on immigration....

 2019-02-15 21:18 

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What Vox's Matthew Yglesias gets wrong about the Cold War...

The simple point is that the Soviet Union needed robust and relentless U.S. constraint....

 2019-02-15 21:16 

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Trump peddles Chinese drug executions at the expense of his own policy...

In a wide-ranging press conference on Friday morning President Trump declared a national emergency and, among other bizarre comments, lavished unfounded and dangerous praise on Chinese President Xi Jinping for China's use of the death penalty for drug...

 2019-02-15 20:55 

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Germany sides with US in 'great power' rivalry with China...

MUNICH — Germany is firmly on the side of Washington in the resurgent rivalry between the United States and China, Berlin's top defense official declared Friday, adding that Americans saw the return of...

 2019-02-15 20:40 

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Judge slaps gag order on Roger Stone, attorneys in Mueller case...

A federal judge issued a gag order Friday in special counsel Robert Mueller's case against longtime Trump associate Roger Stone....

 2019-02-15 20:39 

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Colin Kaepernick, NFL settle collusion lawsuit...

Colin Kaepernick and the NFL have settled a collusion lawsuit filed by the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, lawyers for both parties said Friday....

 2019-02-15 20:35 

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Mueller's office interviews Sarah Sanders in Russia investigation...

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders underwent an interview with the office of special counsel Robert Mueller, CNN reports....

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