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 2022-09-18 15:15 

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Durbin 'worried' same-sex marriage bill won't pass if GOP controls Senate...

Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) on Sunday expressed worry that a bill codifying same-sex marriage protections would not pass if the GOP flips the Senate in November. "I am worried about that," Durbin told moderator Chuck Todd on NBC'...

 2022-09-18 14:56 

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GOP senator says he won't support Graham's national abortion ban...

Sen. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) said on Sunday that he does not plan to vote for a national abortion ban bill proposed by Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), joining others in the GOP who stand by the notion that such a decision should be left up to states. During an...

 2022-09-18 14:27 

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Durbin calls GOP governors 'pathetic' over migrant busing...

Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) on Sunday called GOP governors busing and flying migrants to Democratic-led cities outside of their states "pathetic." "It is pathetic that these governors are taking advantage of these helpless people...

 2022-09-18 14:15 

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NYC mayor: GOP governors covering up 'erosion of basic human rights' amid migrant crisis...

New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D) said on Sunday that GOP governors who are busing migrants to Democratic-led cities including his own were using the action to cover up "the erosion of basic human rights." During an appearance on CNN's "S...

 2022-09-18 12:15 

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Pelosi condemns 'illegal' attacks on Armenia by Azerbaijan...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) blamed recent border clashes between Azerbaijan and Armenia on Azerbaijan, calling the attacks "illegal" during a visit to the region on Sunday. A recent outburst of fighting between the two countries over a h...

 2022-09-18 11:49 

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Attorneys for migrant families flown to Martha's Vineyard urge investigation into 'political stunt'...

An attorneys group that says it represents more than 30 migrants flown to Martha's Vineyard last week called on state and federal prosecutors on Saturday to open criminal investigations into the relocations. Lawyers for Civil Rights sent letters to th...

 2022-09-17 21:53 

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Harris accuses Abbott, DeSantis of 'dereliction of duty' over migrant transports...

Vice President Kamala Harris accused Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) of "dereliction of duty" over their recent transports of migrants to Democratic-led cities. "I think it is the height of irresponsibility ... fra...

 2022-09-17 21:47 

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Ukraine, G-7, partner states discuss possible tribunal on Russian war crimes: Zelensky...

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in an address to the Ukrainian people on Friday that the country's officials pitched to world leaders the idea of creating an ad hoc international tribunal to punish Russia for war crimes it has committed du...

 2022-09-17 20:26 

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Sunday shows preview: Border states send migrants to sanctuary cities; DOJ appeals for access to Mar-a-Lago docs...

The transportation of undocumented immigrants from multiple southern border states to sanctuary cities and the Justice Department's (DOJ) appeal to access some of the materials it obtained from Mar-a-Lago last month will likely dominate this week'...

 2022-09-17 20:24 

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Biden signs bill eliminating civil statute of limitations for child sex abuse victims...

President Biden on Friday signed a bill that will eliminate the statute of limitations for people who were sexually abused as minors to file civil claims. The Eliminating Limits to Justice for Child Sex Abuse Victims Act was passed by the House by voice v...

 2022-09-17 19:19 

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Gaetz sought pardon from Trump over DOJ probe into sex trafficking allegations: report...

A former White House aide told the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack that Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) sought a pardon from former President Trump over the Department of Justice's (DOJ) investigation into sex trafficking alleg...

 2022-09-17 17:27 

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Pelosi leads congressional delegation to Armenia...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) landed in Armenia on Saturday for a congressional visit, becoming the highest-ranking U.S. official to visit the country. "Our Congressional delegation's visit to Armenia is a powerful symbol of the United Sta...

 2022-09-17 16:19 

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders discharged from hospital following removal of thyroid cancer...

Arkansas gubernatorial candidate Sarah Huckabee Sanders (R) was released from the hospital on Saturday after undergoing a procedure to remove thyroid cancer. Huckabee Sanders, who served for a time as former President Trump's White House press secreta...

 2022-09-17 15:53 

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Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant's main power line restored, IAEA says...

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) released a statement Saturday saying the main power line to Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant is working again. The agency says all four main external power lines for the nuclear plant were shut o...

 2022-09-17 15:43 

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MN physician PAC backs Gov. Walz for reelection in unconventional move...

The Minnesota Medical Association's political action committee (PAC) endorsed Gov. Tim Walz (D) in his campaign for reelection, in an unconventional move for the organization. "In his four years leading Minnesota, Gov. Walz has demonstrated alignm...

 2022-09-17 14:18 

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Rick Scott expresses optimism about midterms: 'I'm 100% certain we'll take the Senate'...

Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) said he is "100% certain" Republicans will take the Senate in November. "I'm 100% certain we'll take the Senate," said Scott, the chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), in an inter...

 2022-09-17 13:11 

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Trace Adkins: Appearing on Trump's 'Celebrity Apprentice' was 'most stressful thing' he's ever done...

Country singer Trace Adkins said Friday that participating in former President Trump's show, "Celebrity Apprentice" was the "most stressful thing" he's ever done. Adkins made the comments during an appearance on HBO's "Real...

 2022-09-17 12:50 

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DeSantis says two flights he chartered 'just the beginning' of efforts to relocate migrants...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) said during a press conference Friday the transport of migrants to Martha's Vineyard, Mass., is "just the beginning" of efforts to relocate those crossing the border. This week, DeSantis chartered two flights carr...

 2022-09-17 12:21 

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Does the new bivalent COVID booster have different side effects?...

If you go to your local pharmacy, you'll be getting a new type of COVID-19 shot these days: a bivalent formulation of the same vaccine....

 2022-09-17 11:51 

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Brittney Griner's wife thanks Biden for meeting over WNBA star's detainment in Russia...

WNBA star Brittney Griner's wife, Cherelle Griner, thanked President Biden in a statement Saturday for meeting with her over the player's detainment in Russia. Activists have been pushing Biden for months to get Griner back home after she was deta...

 2022-09-17 09:55 

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The Memo: Special master victory buys time for Trump...

Former President Trump won a significant victory over investigators Thursday. If it stands, it will slow to a crawl the probe into how sensitive documents at Mar-a-Lago were handled. Unless an appeal filed by the government on Friday succeeds, major actio...

 2022-09-17 09:55 

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Cracks in GOP emerge over abortion policy and messaging...

Republicans are squabbling over policy and messaging surrounding abortion amid mounting evidence that the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade is hurting the GOP ahead of midterms. Most Republicans supported overturning Roe v. Wade, and th...

 2022-09-17 09:55 

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Merrick Garland faces stormy waters over Trump investigations...

The convergence of investigations against former President Trump, led by the FBI's search of his Mar-a-Lago home in Florida for classified materials, has put Attorney General Merrick Garland at the center of a political storm. Republicans, led by form...

 2022-09-17 02:55 

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Trump, DOJ lawyers to convene for first conference with special master...

The newly appointed special master who will review the documents recovered from Mar-a-Lago directed lawyers for former President Trump and the Department of Justice (DOJ) to meet with him in New York on Tuesday for their first conference. Judge Raymond De...

 2022-09-17 01:20 

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DOJ appeals to gain access to seized Mar-a-Lago docs...

The Justice Department on Friday asked a federal court for access to classified documents seized last month from Mar-a-Lago, appealing a lower court ruling that's barred prosecutors from using those materials while investigating former President Trump...

 2022-09-17 00:15 

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Newsom challenges DeSantis to a debate following migrant controversy...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) challenged Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) to a debate on Friday, following Democrats' outrage over DeSantis's decision to charter two planes of migrants that landed in Martha's Vineyard, Mass. "Hey [Gov. Ron...

 2022-09-16 23:38 

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Man arrested for allegedly exposing himself to women in line paying respects to Queen Elizabeth...

A man was arrested Friday for allegedly sexually assaulting two women waiting in line to pay their respects to Queen Elizabeth II, London Metropolitan Police said. Adio Adeshine, 19, was arrested and charged with two counts of sexual assault and two count...

 2022-09-16 23:16 

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More than 100 groups call on Biden to drop support for Haitian prime minister...

A broad coalition of faith and advocacy groups is calling on the Biden administration to cut support for de facto Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry, whose party they say is at the center of Haiti's deepening political and humanitarian crisis. In a le...

 2022-09-16 22:39 

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Health Care — Masks are coming off in Head Start classrooms...

Another COVID casualty on Broadway: The longest running show in Broadway history is closing this winter. Phantom of the Opera opened in January 1988 and will close in February. In health news, Head Start, the federal education program for preschools and c...

 2022-09-16 21:55 

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Defense & National Security — How Washington helped Ukraine's rout of Russia...

U.S. weapons and intelligence have played a critical role as Ukrainian troops make gains in Kiev's counteroffensive against Russia. We'll look at how Washington has helped the new strategy. Plus, Democratic divisions are looming within legislation...

 2022-09-16 21:39 

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Biden sings 'Happy Birthday,' hits GOP over immigration at Latino gala...

President Biden scored winners and losers of a recent legislative action, took aim at the GOP over immigration and sang "Happy Birthday" to a member of Congress in his address to Washington's Hispanic establishment Thursday. Biden delivered th...

 2022-09-16 21:24 

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Most presidents seek re-election — here are the ones who called it quits after one election...

The November midterm elections are fast approaching, and with them the unofficial start of the 2024 presidential election cycle. Prospective candidates may begin announcing their plans to run for the White House at any time now, or mere days or weeks afte...

 2022-09-16 21:10 

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Equilibrium/Sustainability — Biden officials grapple with endless fire season...

Top Biden administration officials are preparing a game plan for addressing the growing threat of wildfires, which climate change has made a year-round challenge. Heads of the departments of Interior and Agriculture as well as the Federal Emergency Manage...

 2022-09-16 21:09 

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Trump looks to boost Vance in tense Ohio Senate race...

Former President Trump is heading to Ohio on Saturday to give a boost to his endorsed Senate candidate J.D. Vance (R) in a race that has proven more competitive than initially thought. The "Hillbilly Elegy" author, a once-Trump-critic-turned-acoly...

 2022-09-16 20:48 

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DeSantis to campaign with Ron Johnson, GOP gubernatorial nominees...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) will be campaigning with Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) and Republican gubernatorial candidates Derek Schmidt in Kansas and Tim Michels in Wisconsin, the conservative group Turning Point Action announced on Friday. The rallies, wh...

 2022-09-16 20:25 

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Markey opposes Manchin push to include permitting reform in stopgap funding bill...

Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) is joining a group of liberal House members in opposing Sen. Joe Manchin's (D-W.Va.) push to pass changes to the environmental review process in a stopgap funding bill. Markey became the second Democratic-caucusing senator to ...

 2022-09-16 20:15 

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Prosecute Trump if he broke the law...

We should hold presidents to a higher standard of conduct than the rest of us — and no one is above the law....

 2022-09-16 19:53 

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Hassan holds 11-point lead over Bolduc in New Hampshire Senate race: poll...

Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) leads her Republican challenger Don Bolduc by 11 points, according to an Emerson College-WHDH poll released Friday, in the race for one of the seats that could determine which party controls the Senate for the next two years. T...

 2022-09-16 19:46 

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Photos of the Week: Sept. 11, Queen Elizabeth II and a Corvette...

Photos of the Week: Sept. 11, Queen Elizabeth II and a Corvette Photos curated by: Greg Nash, Peter Afriyie, Madeline Monroe and Valerie Morris...

 2022-09-16 19:16 

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Hillary Clinton blasts DeSantis, calls Martha's Vineyard move 'literally human trafficking'...

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday criticized the transport of migrants from Texas to Martha's Vineyard, Mass., calling it "literally human trafficking." "Some politicians would rather not only have an issue, but exacerbat...

 2022-09-16 18:43 

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Save America PAC advances $3M to Trump lawyer to cover legal fees...

The Save America PAC has paid $3 million to cover the legal fees of an attorney former President Trump hired to provide counsel as the Department of Justice (DOJ) investigates his handling of government documents at Mar-a-Lago, multiple news outlets repor...

 2022-09-16 18:07 

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Newsom signs sweeping climate legislation into law...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) signed a sweeping package of climate legislation into law on Friday, aiming to accelerate the Golden State's transition to clean energy. Among the long list of initiatives to receive gubernatorial approval were measure...

 2022-09-16 17:53 

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West Virginia governor signs bill severely limiting abortion access...

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice (R) signed an abortion ban into law on Friday that will only permit the procedure in cases of rape, incest or medical emergencies. Justice said in a tweet announcing his signature that the legislation is a "bill that pro...

 2022-09-16 17:26 

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Biden to rally with Democrats in Florida this month...

President Biden will travel to Florida later this month to rally with Democrats, with leading Senate and gubernatorial races on the ballot there in November. Biden will travel to Orlando on Sept. 27, the White House announced Friday. He will attend a Demo...

 2022-09-16 16:54 

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More than half of Pennsylvania voters say they will likely vote for Shapiro: poll...

More than half of Pennsylvania voters will either definitely or probably vote for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Josh Shapiro, according to a new Monmouth University poll released Friday. Thirty-three percent of voters said that they will "definit...

 2022-09-16 16:51 

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Prosecutor in Georgia 2020 election probe: 'People are facing prison sentences'...

The Georgia prosecutor investigating attempts by former President Trump and his allies to challenge President Biden's victory in the state in 2020 said she expects prison sentences for those convicted of crimes related to the investigation. Fulton Cou...

 2022-09-16 16:20 

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Cedric Richmond on Biden 2024: 'He's running'...

Cedric Richmond, a former Biden White House official, definitively said this week that President Biden will run again in 2024 amid questions about his political longevity. "He's running and we're building an infrastructure for him to run and w...

 2022-09-16 15:55 

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Senate Republicans' campaign arm rolls out seven-figure ad buys in Georgia, New Hampshire...

Senate Republicans' campaign arm announced Friday it is rolling out two seven-figure ad buys targeting vulnerable Democratic Sens. Raphael Warnock (Ga.) and Maggie Hassan (N.H.). The 30-second ad in Georgia, called "Mirror," seeks to tie Warno...

 2022-09-16 15:48 

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Book: Trump wanted to trade Puerto Rico for Greenland...

Former President Trump suggested to his aides that the United States could trade Puerto Rico to Denmark for Greenland while he was president, according to a new book from two reporters. The New York Times journalist Peter Baker and The New Yorker magazine...

 2022-09-16 15:19 

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CNN's Don Lemon on new morning show gig: 'I was not demoted'...

CNN prime-time host Don Lemon on Thursday night addressed news of his next role at the network, saying he "was not demoted" with the shift to an anchoring gig on what will be CNN's reimagined morning show this fall. Lemon said he was presented...

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