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Mueller is about to drop major new details about 3 of the most important players in the Russia probe

Mueller is about to drop major new details about 3 of the most important players in the Russia probe

The special counsel Robert Mueller’s office has told defense lawyers in recent weeks that it is “tying up loose ends” in the ongoing investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 ...

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Pompeo denied Saudi leader’s involvement in journalist’s murder

Pompeo denied Saudi leader’s involvement in journalist’s murder

Washington (CNN)Secretary of State Mike Pompeo doubled down Saturday on the United States’ support for Saudi Arabia and declined to comment on a CIA assessment that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad ...

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Congress introduced a two-week funding bill to avert government shutdown

Congress introduced a two-week funding bill to avert government shutdown

Congressional leaders introduced a two-week funding bill Monday to avert a partial government shutdown over President Donald Trump’s border wall, as business in the Capitol came to a standstill for ...

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CIA director to brief handful of senators on journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death

CIA director to brief handful of senators on journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death

CIA Director Gina Haspel is headed to Capitol Hill Tuesday morning to brief a limited group of senior senators on the role top Saudi Arabian officials played in the death ...

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It’s time to remove the 181-year ban on religious headwear on the House floor

It’s time to remove the 181-year ban on religious headwear on the House floor

Democrats have drafted a proposal of rules for Congress once they take over the House of Representatives in January. One of the proposals is doing away with a 181-year ban ...

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Bush family will let Trump attend funeral but won’t let him speak

Bush family will let Trump attend funeral but won’t let him speak

Trump will not be eulogizing President George H.W. Bush at his funeral, continuing the trend of Trump being excluded from the events surrounding the deaths of major political figures. Trump ...

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Ivanka and Donald Trump Jr. were close to being charged

Ivanka and Donald Trump Jr. were close to being charged

This article is a collaboration between ProPublica, WNYC and The New Yorker and is not subject to our Creative Commons license. In the spring of 2012, Donald Trump’s two eldest ...

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Ocasio-Cortez calls for lawmakers to pay staffers a living wage

Ocasio-Cortez calls for lawmakers to pay staffers a living wage

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Monday called on lawmakers in Congress to increase pay for members of their staff, saying that staffers currently don’t make a living wage. Ocasio-Cortez wrote in a ...

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Special counsel will make Manafort memo public by Friday

Special counsel will make Manafort memo public by Friday

Special counsel Robert Mueller‘s team is poised to make public a sentencing memo about former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort by Friday, special counsel spokesman Peter Carr told Yahoo News on Monday. Mueller is also ...

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Congress poised to punt on government spending fight over border wall

Congress poised to punt on government spending fight over border wall

Congressional leaders are planning to delay a spending fight until after the memorial ceremonies for former President George Herbert Walker Bush are completed. House leaders are drafting a bill to ...

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