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Acting attorney general’s wife emails reporter that Mueller investigation is ‘wrapping up’

Acting attorney general's wife emails reporter that Mueller investigation is 'wrapping up'

Marci Whitaker, the wife of acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, sent an email to a reporter pushing back on an article and said the special counsel investigation was by all ...

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Cohen says Trump directed him to pay for poll rigging

Cohen says Trump directed him to pay for poll rigging

President Donald Trump’s former “fixer” Michael Cohen said Thursday that he paid the head of a small technology company thousands in 2015 to rig online polls at “the direction of ...

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Abortion foes march into divided Washington

Abortion foes march into divided Washington

The country’s largest annual march against abortion comes to Washington on Friday, and this year there’s a new sense of urgency and frustration from a voting bloc that helped put ...

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Pompeo’s retreat into chaos

Pompeo’s retreat into chaos

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s remarks in Cairo last week constitute one of the most outrageous performances of a secretary of State in recent memory. The secretary urged us to ...

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McConnell blocks bill to reopen most of government

McConnell blocks bill to reopen most of government

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) blocked legislation on Thursday that would have reopened most of the federal government impacted by the partial shutdown. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) tried to ...

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Donald Trump cancels Cabinet members’ trip to Davos due to shutdown

Donald Trump cancels Cabinet members’ trip to Davos due to shutdown

Donald Trump has cancelled plans to send a delegation to Davos, owing to the continuing government shutdown. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary, announced on Thursday evening that ...

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The Russia Sanctions Test in the U.S. Senate

The Russia Sanctions Test in the U.S. Senate

Fifty-seven senators led by New York Democrat Chuck Schumer tried unsuccessfully this week to keep the Trump administration from going forward with sanctions relief for Russia’s largest aluminum producer, Rusal, ...

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Illinois governor signs gun dealer licensing bill

Illinois governor signs gun dealer licensing bill

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D) signed a bill on Thursday that will require gun dealers and shops to be regulated and certified by the state. The bill bans retailers from ...

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Trump directed Cohen to lie to Congress about plans to build Trump Tower in Moscow during 2016 campaign: report

Trump directed Cohen to lie to Congress about plans to build Trump Tower in Moscow during 2016 campaign: report

President Trump reportedly directed his former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the effort to build a Trump Tower in Moscow during the 2016 presidential campaign. Two ...

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Graham criticizes Trump canceling Pelosi trip as ‘inappropriate’

Graham criticizes Trump canceling Pelosi trip as ‘inappropriate’

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) criticized President Trump on Thursday for canceling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) overseas visit to troops in Afghanistan, calling the move “inappropriate.” President Trump denying Speaker ...

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