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 2018-11-16 04:23 

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What to know about the Florida recounts: Senate hand recount underway...

The gubernatorial race appears to be settled, while the Senate race moves on to a hand recount...

 2018-11-16 03:37 

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Florida recount latest: Senate race to go to manual hand recount, governor race gets machine recount...

Broward County submitted the results of the machine recount two minutes past the 3 p.m. deadline, meaning that those results will not be counted...

 2018-11-15 23:43 

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State Department says U.S. is evaluating Turkish materials on Fethullah Gulen...

The Justice Department is handling the case but has not made a statement on Gulen...

 2018-11-15 23:26 

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Florida Senate, Agricultural Commissioner races headed for a manual recount...

Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner ordered a manual recount for the Senate and Agricultural Commissioner races...

 2018-11-15 22:00 

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Trump immigration rhetoric quiets after midterms, with thousands of troops at border...

The president blasted the caravan approaching the border on an almost daily basis before Nov. 6. He hasn't tweeted the word once since...

 2018-11-15 20:44 

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Cindy McCain interview: John McCain would be "terribly distraught" by state of political discourse, wife says...

Watch John Dickerson's full interview with Cindy McCain Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 on...

 2018-11-15 19:58 

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Nancy Pelosi has a math problem in her race to be House speaker...

Seventeen Democrats have signed a letter saying they won't vote for Pelosi, as Rep. Marcia Fudge mulls her own speaker bid...

 2018-11-15 18:03 

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George Soros' foundation blasts "Facebook's smear campaign"...

The New York Times reports that Facebook hired a public relations firm to tie its critics to the billionaire philanthropist...

 2018-11-15 17:57 

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Maine election officials declare that Democrat wins contested House race...

Maine election officials found that Democrat Jared Golden defeated incumbent Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin in a tabulation of ranked-choice votes...

 2018-11-15 16:12 

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Nancy Pelosi holds press conference ahead of leadership elections...

The House Minority Leader may be challenged for the position of Speaker of the House...

 2018-11-15 16:04 

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U.S. announces sanctions against 17 Saudis over Khashoggi's death...

"These individuals who targeted and brutally killed a journalist who resided and worked in the United States must face consequences for their actions"...

 2018-11-15 15:58 

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What you need to know about the Florida recounts...

Races in the state for governor and U.S. senator are deadlocked in a series of legal battles over recounts...

 2018-11-15 15:00 

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Rep. Kevin McCarthy says Republican Party has " a lot of room to grow"...

McCarthy, just re-elected as his party's leader in the next Congress, says he is focused on winning back the majority in the House of Representatives...

 2018-11-15 14:26 

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Republican senator should explain her "public hanging" remark, challenger says...

Mike Espy says Cindy Hyde-Smith should fully explain her recent comment about being on the front row of a public hanging if invited to one...

 2018-11-15 03:36 

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"We've never missed a deadline": Florida counties working to meet recount deadline...

State officials said the matching requirement had led to the voiding of nearly 4,000 ballots, although that figure did not include larger counties such as Miami-Dade...

 2018-11-14 23:55 

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Mira Ricardel, deputy national security adviser, leaving White House after clashes with first lady Melania Trump...

Deputy National Security Adviser Mira Ricardel's departure comes after she clashed with the first lady in a dispute that spilled into public view...

 2018-11-14 23:32 

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Michael Avenatti arrested for domestic violence...

Stormy Daniels' attorney and prominent Trump critic Michael Avenatti has been arrested for an incident involving his estranged wife...

 2018-11-14 23:14 

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Flake says he won't vote to advance judicial nominees until bill protecting Mueller gets a vote...

The bill would protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller from being fired by Trump...

 2018-11-14 22:58 

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Democrats have more diverse slate of new House members than Republicans...

The freshman class of the 116th Congress came to the Capitol for orientation Wednesday...

 2018-11-14 21:42 

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Trump criminal justice reform announcement: Live stream as President Trump makes announcement on criminal justice reform bill - live updates...

As staffing turmoil plagues the White House, the president has gathered senators on criminal justice reform...

 2018-11-14 19:28 

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Yvette Herrell, New Mexico Republican who lost U.S. House race, seeks to impound ballots...

A New Mexico Republican who lost her bid for a U.S. House seat is seeking to impound absentee ballots in a key county that decided the race for the Democrat,...

 2018-11-14 19:20 

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Kevin McCarthy elected House minority leader and Steve Scalise will be minority whip...

House Republicans held leadership elections for the 116th Congress on Wednesday...

 2018-11-14 18:51 

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CBS News, Fox News back CNN; Will file amicus briefs for lawsuit after White Houes revokes Jim Acosta's press credentials...

CNN has sued the Trump administration for pulling White House hard pass for reporter Jim Acosta...

 2018-11-14 18:36 

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Democrats launch investigation into Acting AG Matthew Whitaker's involvement in controversial company...

Democrats poised to take over critical House committees are going to investigate Whitaker's involvement with World Patent Marketing...

 2018-11-14 17:20 

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First lady's office, deputy national security adviser clash...

The future of deputy national security adviser Mira Ricardel appears uncertain after the first lady's office publicly called for her ouster...

 2018-11-14 16:45 

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U.S. Postal Service delivers red ink for 12th year as letter mail drops...

Postmaster General pleads for relief: "We cannot generate enough revenue or cut enough costs to pay off our bills"...

 2018-11-14 16:38 

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Gov. Rick Scott to step down from elections board that is certifying his results...

Scott will recuse himself from the state's canvassing commission, which officially signs off on election results in state and federal races...

 2018-11-14 16:11 

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Sen. Lindsey Graham says he supports bill to protect Robert Mueller...

Sen. Lindsey Graham, a close ally to President Trump, says he would support legislation to protect Robert Mueller's job...

 2018-11-14 16:04 

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Josh Harder declared winner over Republican Jeff Denham in California congressional race...

Harder defeats four-term Republican Rep. Jeff Denham, giving Democrats their fourth pickup of a GOP seat in California...

 2018-11-14 15:53 

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Michelle Obama interview with Gayle King - full transcript - "Becoming" Michelle Obama...

From the current state of American politics to martial counseling with Barack Obama, the former first lady is opening up about her journey...

 2018-11-14 15:43 

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Here's how Justice Dept lawyers argue Whitaker's appointment is lawful...

Critics of the Trump administration are already suing over Matt Whitaker's appointment...

 2018-11-14 13:59 

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Florida's recount battle: Overheating machines complicate effort...

Lawyers in the Florida recount are heading back to court today, as a new problem arose: Palm Beach County's tallying machines have overheated, causing mismatched results with recount of 174,00 early ballots...

 2018-11-14 13:47 

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Overheating machines complicate Florida's recount battle...

Lawyers in the Florida recount are heading back to court today, as a new problem arose: Palm Beach County's tallying machines have overheated, causing mismatched results with recount of 174,00 early ballots...

 2018-11-14 13:18 

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Trump administration holds EPA hearing in Denver on rollback of air rules...

EPA is holding its only public hearing today on the Trump administration's plans to roll back Obama-era rules on methane pollution...

 2018-11-14 07:39 

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Anti-Nancy Pelosi Democrats say they're confident they can keep her from becoming House speaker again...

Group of House members believes they can force Nancy Pelosi to drop out of the leadership race and make room for new faces...

 2018-11-14 05:02 

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Transcript: Eric Edelman talks with Michael Morell on "Intelligence Matters" podcast...

The co-chair of the National Defense Strategy Commission talked with Michael Morell on "Intelligence Matters," a weekly podcast...

 2018-11-13 23:51 

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Bloomberg charts aggressive timeline on 2020 bid...

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared lifetime allegiance to the Democratic Party...

 2018-11-13 23:40 

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Democrats say Latino turnout surged 174 percent in 2018 midterms...

The Democratic Party says a $30 million investment in engaging Latino and other minority voters helped them win the House...

 2018-11-13 23:39 

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Kirstjen Nielsen, John Kelly could be on the way out in White House shake-up...

Last month, President Trump praised Nielsen's response to hurricanes, but sources say she could fall victim to the president's frustration over immigration...

 2018-11-13 23:29 

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GOP congressmen identify problems with their party in post-election opinion pieces...

GOP Reps. Jason Lewis, Mark Sanford and Mike Gallagher each wrote pieces on the issues confronting Republicans in Congress...

 2018-11-13 20:30 

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Trump may oust deputy national security adviser at request of first lady...

Trump may replace deputy national security adviser Mira Ricardel after she feuded with first lady Melania Trump...

 2018-11-13 20:28 

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Maryland files legal challenge to appointment of Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker...

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh filed a motion arguing that Whitaker's appointment is illegal and unconstitutional...

 2018-11-13 18:38 

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Michelle Obama book interview with Gayle King - memoir "Becoming" Michelle Obama...

The former first lady still stands by her motto, "When they go low, we go high"...

 2018-11-13 17:47 

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Amazon HQ2: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says Queens residents are outraged over Long Island City plan...

"Shuffling working class people out of a community does not improve their quality of life," she said in a series of tweets criticizing the deal...

 2018-11-13 17:31 

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DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen destined to leave, but timing unclear, sources say...

Any move involving Nielsen could set off something of a chain reaction in the White House...

 2018-11-13 17:25 

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez participates in protest outside Nancy Pelosi's office...

Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined a protest in support of House Democrats putting forward a climate plan...

 2018-11-13 15:49 

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Donald Trump slams France President Emmanuel Macron over European army remark, wine tariffs and approval ratings...

Mr. Trump goes on Twitter attack against President Emmanuel Macron after thinly veiled criticism during WWI commemorations...

 2018-11-13 15:11 

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson to announce attorney general to replace Josh Hawley...

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson will announce replacement for Josh Hawley, who beat Claire McCaskill in last week's race for Senate....

 2018-11-13 13:14 

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Kentucky abortion fight aimed at second-trimester procedure...

The two sides in the abortion fight over second-trimester procedure in Kentucky are presenting their case today in court....

 2018-11-13 12:21 

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New way of voting faces test in Maine congressional district...

Maine is still counting votes in ranked-choice method of voting...

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