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Beto O’Rourke says El Paso shooting was a ‘consequence’ of Trump

Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke said Sunday the mass shooting in his hometown of El Paso was a “consequence and cost” of President Donald Trump. “It wasn’t until that moment that ...

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‘I’m not happy with it’: Trump hits Fox News over poll results

President Donald Trump on Sunday slammed his preferred news network over recent unfavorable poll results, saying: “There’s something going on at Fox [News], I’ll tell you right now. And I’m ...

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Nancy Pelosi warns cuts in foreign aid could jeopardize budget deal

Speaker Nancy Pelosi is warning the Trump administration that a White House proposal to cut billions of dollars in foreign aid could imperil a recent two-year budget agreement. Before leaving ...

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Biden: ‘There’s an awful lot of really good Republicans out there’

Biden: ‘There’s an awful lot of really good Republicans out there’

White House hopeful Joe Biden doubled down on his vow to cooperate with Republicans should he be elected president, saying he successfully worked across the aisle as vice president. “There’s ...

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Megan Rapinoe:Trump had a “really hard time” in his feud with the national women’s soccer team

U.S. soccer star Megan Rapinoe said in a recent interview that President Trump had a “really hard time” in his feud with the national women’s soccer team earlier this year. ...

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Customs airports systems reportedly down nationwide

Several major airports across the United States reported outages of Customs and Border Protection’s computer systems used to process airline passengers, raising the specter of a nationwide outage. JFK International ...

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At least 13 arrested at Portland right-wing rally, counterprotests

 Police arrested at least 13 people and seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland, Oregon. Authorities closed ...

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O’Rourke calls for mandatory gun buyback, licensing

Beto O’Rourke called Friday for gun licensing and a mandatory buyback program for assault weapons, expanding on a controversial gun control platform he advanced in his return to the presidential ...

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Appeals court again allows Trump family planning rules to go into effect

A U.S. appeals court Friday again declined to block new rules from the Trump administration that prohibit clinics that receive federal funds from referring patients for abortions. The 9th U.S. ...

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Americans are tired of waiting for Washington to act on gun reform

It was 25 years ago this month when I voted for the 1994 crime bill while representing Kansas in Congress. There were provisions in there about the death penalty, community ...

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