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 2021-12-07 11:00 

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On the first day of FINA...
 2021-12-07 09:31 

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Biden's Summit for Democracy gets under autocrats' skins...

The run-up to the president's long-promised event shows both promise and peril....

 2021-12-07 09:30 

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Dems weigh forcing Manchin's hand on their $1.7T megabill...

Some Democrats, eager to pass their social spending bill before Christmas, want to move forward on a vote before they get a firm commitment from the West Virginia centrist....

 2021-12-07 09:30 

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Senate primary tests what it means to be a loyal Democrat...

The Pennsylvania contest could determine the party's new swing state playbook....

 2021-12-07 02:23 

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DOJ aims to block key Bannon defense strategy...

Prosecutors did not explain in a court filing why they don't think relying on his attorney's advice is a defense for the former Trump adviser, who is charged with contempt of Congress....

 2021-12-07 01:53 

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Jussie Smollett testifies at his trial: 'There was no hoax'...

The actor faces charges that he lied to Chicago police about the January 2019 attack....

 2021-12-07 01:15 

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Why the Jan. 6 panel is on the clock...
 2021-12-06 23:53 

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Florida Democrats already pointing fingers as they steel themselves for November...
 2021-12-06 23:45 

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Pence's ex-chief of staff cooperating with Jan. 6 probe...

Marc Short has criticized efforts by some to minimize the events of the day....

 2021-12-06 23:15 

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Senate GOP rejects debt limit fix on must-pass defense bill...

It's a strategy that Democratic leaders have floated to rescue Congress from a borrowing-limit box canyon. But many upper-chamber Republicans are not impressed....

 2021-12-06 22:57 

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K Street’s Dole alums remember late senator...

Mitch Rose, now the top lobbyist for Comcast, remembered that in 1985 when he was a "lowly press assistant," Dole called him into the office and gave him a $500 raise to buy a winter coat after seeing Rose walking through the snow into the office ...

 2021-12-06 22:57 

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Kamala Harris is Bluetooth-phobic...
 2021-12-06 22:48 

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Lawmakers drop proposal to add women to the draft...

The provision had been part of the defense policy bill....

 2021-12-06 21:55 

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Devin Nunes will leave Congress...

Nunes, who was first elected in 2002, ascended to chair the House Intelligence Committee in 2015....

 2021-12-06 21:47 

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Emmett Till investigation closed by Justice Department...

DOJ reopened an investigation after a 2017 book quoted Carolyn Bryant Donham saying she lied in claiming the 14-year-old made sexual advances....

 2021-12-06 21:30 

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My Front Row Seat for Bob Dole's Doomed White House Run...

I saw the late senator's wit up close — even if the public didn't always get the joke....

 2021-12-06 21:15 

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For Russia a zing, a snub for Beijing...
 2021-12-06 20:32 

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Biden touts drug pricing plan in push for social spending bill...

The president nudged Democratic senators to push through his Build Back Better plan, which includes several measures designed to alleviate burdens on consumers....

 2021-12-06 20:07 

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5 things to watch as Congress tries to compromise on defense bill...

The House intends to pass the legislation this week....

 2021-12-06 18:51 

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DOJ sues to block Texas congressional map...

The suit, filed in federal court, alleges that the state of Texas is "refusing to recognize the State's growing minority electorate."...

 2021-12-06 18:47 

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The dramatic irony of Biden's foreign-policy picks...

The president veers progressive on his domestic nominees but embraces the establishment for global affairs. The latter cast is the one facing a Senate GOP blockade for unrelated reasons....

 2021-12-06 18:40 

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POLITICO Playbook PM: Remembrances pour in for WaPo’s Fred Hiatt...

And Chuck Schumer sounds an optimistic tone for passing the BBB by Christmas....

 2021-12-06 18:39 

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White House announces diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics...

American athletes still will be able to compete in the games....

 2021-12-06 18:24 

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Two new secret combat drones are in the works, Air Force secretary says...

The disclosure is the strongest indication yet that the service is banking on autonomous weapon systems to give it an edge in the increasingly fierce military competition with China....

 2021-12-06 18:13 

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'I need a budget': Pentagon officials thrash Congress over gridlock...

Putting federal spending on autopilot until at least February locks in funding at the previous year's level....

 2021-12-06 18:03 

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IOC member says diplomatic boycott of Olympics won't sway Beijing...

Dick Pound: 'There are the games within games that go into any international relationships.'...

 2021-12-06 18:00 

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U.S. and Europe ready 'significant and severe' sanctions if Russia invades Ukraine...

U.S. officials have escalated their warnings that Washington will retaliate if Moscow moves its forces across the border into Ukraine....

 2021-12-06 15:58 

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Trump SPAC faces SEC investigation...

Digital World said it received "preliminary, fact-finding inquiries" in late October and early November....

 2021-12-06 15:47 

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Republicans play the tweet card against Biden's tech and telecom nominees...

FCC pick Gigi Sohn and FTC hopeful Alvaro Bedoya are facing blowback for past slams at targets like Fox News, ICE and former President Donald Trump — posing yet another obstacle to Democrats' policy agenda....

 2021-12-06 15:04 

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Oligarchs in Biden’s crosshairs...
 2021-12-06 15:00 

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Trail of tweets haunts Biden’s FCC and FTC nominees...

"There's plenty of qualified Americans who are Democrats who don't have that kind of baggage," said Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska)....

 2021-12-06 15:00 

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‘This is a disaster.’: Severity of learning lost to the pandemic comes into focus...

The students most affected are the second and third graders who were still learning to read when the pandemic began....

 2021-12-06 15:00 

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Engie's sneaky LNG deal...

French energy trading firm Engie quietly signed a deal to buy U.S. LNG, after a deal last year fell apart over environmental concerns....

 2021-12-06 15:00 

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PRO Act allies hit the road...

The Senate is currently considering Democrats' sweeping climate and social spending package, which would include some provisions from the PRO Act....

 2021-12-06 15:00 

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OMB offers new plans for enforcing federal cyber rules...

Also: The State Department hasn't confirmed reports of NSO Group's tech targeting U.S. diplomats....

 2021-12-06 15:00 

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Uyghur bill held up as White House, industry concerns align...

Pressure from the State Department is reportedly holding up the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act in Congress....

 2021-12-06 15:00 

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‘Byrd Bath’ begins for key health provisions...

The Senate parliamentarian meets with Democrats today to begin to review the health care provisions of the party's social spending plan....

 2021-12-06 15:00 

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Biden’s missing USDA appointees...

Only nine states have both roles filled....

 2021-12-06 15:00 

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The most competitive governors races, one year out...

It is the culmination of a recruiting effort from former President Donald Trump....

 2021-12-06 15:00 

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Hurry up and wait on BBB...

The annual defense policy bill looks likely to be lawmakers' central focus this week, with a compromise measure hashed out between House and Senate negotiators potentially getting a vote in the coming days....

 2021-12-06 15:00 

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Omicron is spreading, but travel bans may end soon...

U.S. officials are reviewing the travel ban on South Africa and other African countries....

 2021-12-06 14:46 

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De Blasio imposes sweeping vaccine requirement on New York businesses...
 2021-12-06 14:15 

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Long list of candidates vie to oust Villanueva...

Few elected officials in California have seen their relationship with voters transform as much as the Los Angeles Sheriff....

 2021-12-06 14:01 

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GOP finds its unifying issue: Opposing vaccine mandates...

Many in the party are balancing being pro-vaccine but anti-mandate....

 2021-12-06 13:25 

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Burke, Thompson and eyes on Chicago’s remap...
 2021-12-06 13:00 

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‘A Sucker Punch’: Forecasters Take Jobs Day Hit...

It's the latest reminder of how incredibly difficult it is to anticipate what's around the corner for the U.S. economy....

 2021-12-06 12:31 

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Chris Cuomo fired...
 2021-12-06 12:29 

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The run-up to Baker’s decision...
 2021-12-06 12:17 

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Defense and debt limit dominate Capitol Hill...
 2021-12-06 12:00 

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Casino bill leaves nothing to chance...

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