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 2018-04-23 10:11 

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Mike Pompeo committee vote, Cabinet confirmations on Congress' agenda this week...

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is set to vote Monday on Mike Pompeo to be the next secretary of state, but the vote could prove to be a historic snub on the man vying to be the country's top diplomat....

 2018-04-23 05:05 

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Trump's score-settling creates jarring contrasts...

Donald Trump's wild weekend showed just how abnormal his presidency has become, even if his breaching of conventional decorum has lost the power to shock....

 2018-04-23 01:34 

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Chuck Schumer calls on FAA to step up maintenance inspections after fatal crashes...

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is demanding the Federal Aviation Administration increase inspections of aircraft maintenance after his office reviewed agency records and found that enforcement and fines specifically for maintenance issues have dropp...

 2018-04-23 00:54 

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#2020Vision: The Sharpton primary; Sanders hits media coverage of Trump scandals; Merkley, Murphy team up on health care bill...

Our weekly roundup of the news, notes and chatter about the prospects for the next Democratic presidential race:...

 2018-04-22 23:52 

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WSJ: Trump to ask North Korea to dismantle nuclear arsenal before talking sanctions relief...

President Donald Trump will ask North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to dismantle the country's nuclear arsenal without conceding significant ground on economic sanctions, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal....

 2018-04-22 22:45 

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Nashville mayor demands stricter gun control after Waffle House shooting...

As police search for the gunman who killed four people at a Tennessee Waffle House, the mayor of Nashville is saying...

 2018-04-22 20:35 

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Clyburn: If Dems don't retake House, new leadership is needed...

Democrats are optimistically looking to November to regain control of the House of Representatives for the first time since 2011, but if that doesn't happen, one Democratic leader said, it will be time to clean house....

 2018-04-22 20:09 

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Four presidents come together to pay tribute to Barbara Bush...

A touching photograph of several generations of presidents paying tribute to the late Barbara Bush is being warmly and widely circulated on social media....

 2018-04-22 20:03 

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Tom Perez defends DNC lawsuit...

Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez on Sunday defended a new lawsuit alleging a wide-reaching conspiracy by the Trump campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and others to interfere in the 2016 election to the detriment of the Democra...

 2018-04-22 19:54 

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Who was Jack Johnson, the boxer who may be pardoned by Trump?...

On Saturday, President Donald Trump said he was weighing whether or not to grant a posthumous pardon to boxer Jack Johnson, after it was suggested to him by actor Sylvester Stallone....

 2018-04-22 19:11 

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CIA agents in 'about 30 countries' tracked by technology, top official says...

CIA officers working overseas used to expect to be followed after hours by adversarial spies hoping to find their sources....

 2018-04-22 16:51 

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Iran's foreign minister warns of 'unpleasant' consequences if Trump pulls out of nuclear deal...

Iran's foreign minister warned that President Donald Trump's threats to pull out of the Iran nuclear agreement send a...

 2018-04-22 15:56 

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Kellyanne Conway says asking about her husband's anti-Trump tweets is a 'double standard'...

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Sunday that it was inappropriate and a...

 2018-04-22 15:38 

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Mitt Romney on Comey book: 'This isn't what I would've expected for an FBI director'...

Mitt Romney on Saturday called some of the disclosures made by former FBI Director James Comey in his explosive new book...

 2018-04-22 15:38 

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GOP facing...

Here are the stories our DC insiders are talking about in this week's...

 2018-04-22 15:37 

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Marc Short: Trump 'happy' with Pruitt...

White House legislative affairs director Marc Short said Sunday that President Donald Trump remains supportive of Scott Pruitt as stories pile up about his actions as EPA chief and his past....

 2018-04-22 15:28 

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Trump says US has not "given up anything" in North Korea talks...

Trump declared Sunday morning the United States has not...

 2018-04-22 15:16 

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Planned Parenthood's Cecile Richards says Trump administration is 'worst for women that I've seen in my lifetime'...

Her comments came during an interview with CNN's Van Jones as she recalled a...

 2018-04-22 14:33 

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Conway defends Trump's Michael Cohen tweetstorm...

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Sunday that President Donald Trump believes his personal lawyer Michael Cohen is being treated...

 2018-04-22 14:07 

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Corker offers tepid endorsement of Republican running to replace him...

Outgoing Tennessee Republican Sen. Bob Corker on Sunday defended his praise of the Democrat running in the race to replace him, but said he still plans to support the Republican nominee....

 2018-04-22 01:59 

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Mitt Romney fails to secure Utah GOP nomination, will face primary...

Mitt Romney did not win the Utah Republican Party's nomination on Saturday as he seeks to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch....

 2018-04-22 01:48 

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The week in politics...

Take a look at the week in politics from April 15 through April 21....

 2018-04-22 01:41 

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Pruitt met with lobbyist whose wife rented him a room...

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt held a meeting with lobbyist J. Steven Hart during the time last year that Hart's wife rented him a room, a spokesman for Hart has confirmed to CNN....

 2018-04-22 00:34 

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Mitt Romney says he'll make decision on supporting Trump in 2020 'down the road'...

Mitt Romney said Saturday that he could not yet commit to supporting Donald Trump's 2020 re-election campaign, making it clear that he intends to stake his claim as an independent voice for Utah....

 2018-04-21 22:50 

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A mother-son story: How Barbara Bush tried to save Jeb Bush's campaign...

A trio of housekeeping staff noticed Barbara Bush standing in a hotel hallway with her son, Jeb, on a snowy February day in Concord, New Hampshire....

 2018-04-21 21:40 

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Al Franken to make first public appearance since leaving Senate over sexual harassment allegations...

Al Franken will make his first public appearance next month since leaving the Senate last December over sexual harassment allegations....

 2018-04-21 20:55 

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Trump tweets 'Democrats have sued the Republicans for Winning'...

President Donald Trump mocked Democrats for their lawsuit against his presidential campaign, among others, and suggested Republicans could use it to their advantage....

 2018-04-21 20:46 

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Donald Trump considering pardon for boxer Jack Johnson...

President Donald Trump said Saturday that he is considering granting a posthumous pardon to boxer Jack Johnson on the advice of actor Sylvester Stallone....

 2018-04-21 20:45 

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NYT: Pruitt purchased home from lobbyist in 2003, using a shell company...

EPA chief Scott Pruitt purchased a house in 2003 from a retiring lobbyist through a shell company registered to a business partner who now holds top political job at the agency The New York Times reported Saturday....

 2018-04-21 19:25 

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Treasury Sec. Mnuchin meets with Russian counterpart to discuss sanctions...

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin met with his Russian counterpart this week to help clarify questions on recently imposed US sanctions....

 2018-04-21 19:22 

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Steve Scalise released after 'successful' surgery...

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has been released from a Washington, DC, hospital following a...

 2018-04-21 18:44 

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Meet Melania Trump's East Wing team...

Tuesday's State Dinner with France is a major moment of diplomacy for the Trump administration, but it's also the culmination of months of thoughtful work and attention to detail by first lady Melania Trump and her East Wing staff....

 2018-04-21 18:43 

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Melania Trump looks to history for inspired state dinner with the Macrons...

It is three days before the most important dinner party she has ever hosted, but Melania Trump is not at the White House, triple-checking details. Instead, she's in Houston, Texas, to pay her respects to one of her predecessors, Barbara Bush....

 2018-04-21 16:45 

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Michael Flynn to campaign for Montana Republican...

Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, will campaign in Montana for a Republican Senate candidate...

 2018-04-21 16:00 

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Trump defends Cohen after NYT report...

President Donald Trump aggressively defended his personal lawyer Saturday morning after The New York Times reported on Trump's sometimes poor treatment of the attorney, Michael Cohen, who the newspaper said might cooperate with special counsel Robert ...

 2018-04-21 13:44 

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Trump uses Comey memos to try to decredit Mueller investigation...

President Donald Trump questioned the basis of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation in a tweet early Saturday morning, alleging that the probe started after former FBI Director James Comey...

 2018-04-21 12:04 

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Harriet Tubman to the Kennedys: Famous photos set for West Coast debut...

The earliest known image of Harriet Tubman. JFK and Jackie on their wedding day. The Wright brothers' first flight....

 2018-04-21 12:03 

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Why LA's Mexican-American-Jewish-Italian mayor is spending time in Iowa and South Carolina...

Eric Garcetti isn't exactly a natural fit in Iowa....

 2018-04-21 12:03 

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Barbara Bush to be laid to rest in private funeral Saturday...

Family and friends will gather Saturday to pay their respects and celebrate the life of Barbara Bush, the matriarch of a Republican political dynasty....

 2018-04-21 01:33 

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Former lawyer for Stormy Daniels cooperating with Cohen probe, spokesman says...

Keith Davidson, the lawyer at the center of agreements with two women paid to keep silent about alleged affairs from more than a decade ago with Donald Trump, is cooperating with the probe into the President's personal lawyer Michael Cohen, Davidson&#...

 2018-04-21 01:32 

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White House talking points on Syria before Haley's interview cite intended Russia sanctions...

The day before US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley went on national television saying that new sanctions would be announced against Russia, the White House sent out a list of talking points to surrogates advocating such a move. But the day after she annou...

 2018-04-21 00:54 

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US rights report lashes Russia but neglects women's issues...

The US State Department's human rights report for 2017, released Friday, appeared to reflect the Trump administration's worldview by scaling back on the reporting of women's issues and choosing not to identify the West Bank or Gaza Strip as te...

 2018-04-21 00:51 

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Top enlisted soldier says he has 'no concerns' about transgender service members...

The US Army's top enlisted soldier says he has never heard of any problems resulting from transgender persons serving in the military, echoing the sentiments of the top officer, the Army chief of staff. Speaking to reporters at the Pentagon on Friday,...

 2018-04-21 00:41 

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Republicans left behind in blue Democratic wave of new women candidates...

Record numbers of women are running for Congress this year, but there is a sharp contrast between Republicans and Democrats....

 2018-04-21 00:14 

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Justice Dept. watchdog looking into Comey's handling of memos...

The Justice Department's internal watchdog has interviewed multiple individuals who saw copies of former FBI Director James Comey's memos recounting his conversations with President Donald Trump prior to Thursday's widespread release, accordin...

 2018-04-21 00:12 

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Donald who? 2020 prospects hit New York for 'temperature tour'...

The Rev. Al Sharpton may have very well introduced the next Democratic nominee when he welcomed a quintet of potential 2020 primary contenders to chilly New York City for a...

 2018-04-21 00:11 

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Greitens indicted on felony computer-tampering charge...

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted Friday on a felony charge of computer tampering relating to his campaign's alleged procurement of a nonprofit donor list without the charity's knowledge....

 2018-04-21 00:10 

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They fled Maria in Puerto Rico; now they're in motels...

Florida has become the epicenter for an...

 2018-04-20 23:22 

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WaPo: Sessions said he'd consider resigning if Trump fired Rosenstein...

Attorney General Jeff Sessions told White House counsel Donald McGahn he would have considered leaving if President Donald Trump fired Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversees the Russia probe, The Washington Post reported Friday....

 2018-04-20 23:19 

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It was a jam-packed news week -- even with President Trump away from DC...

It's been a stormy start to spring so far for the Trump administration, with adult film star Stormy Daniels dominating headlines. But -- this being the Trump administration -- the Daniels news wasn't even the biggest news of the week....

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