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Senators dumbfounded by Trump vow to shut down government

Senators dumbfounded by Trump vow to shut down government

Senior senators on both sides of the aisle where left dumbfounded on Tuesday by President Trump’s fiery threat to partially shut down the government unless he gets the money he wants ...

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Progressive lawmakers call for climate change revolution

Progressive lawmakers call for climate change revolution

Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez emphasized need to ‘transform our energy system’ but did not discuss how to pursue it A star-studded progressive town hall on climate change drew thousands ...

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Ousted Republican faults McCain for losing House

Ousted Republican faults McCain for losing House

A recently defeated Republican congressman is blaming the Democratic House takeover on the late Republican Sen. John McCain’s vote against repealing the Affordable Care Act. First-term Minnesota Rep. Jason Lewis ...

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Trump boasts about having ‘retired’ Flake: ‘I did the country a great service’

US shutdown: Senate bill on verge of collapse amid rancour

President Trump on Wednesday boasted that he “retired” Sen. Jeff Flake (Ariz.), a top GOP critic of the president who is leaving the Senate after this year. “In Jeff Flake’s ...

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Trump “feels vindicated” by election results

Trump "feels vindicated" by election results

Don’t expect President Trump to dwell on the new political order in Washington during his post-election news conference at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in the East Room. Aides say he will ...

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Facebook walks a tightrope with trump’s anti-immigrant ad

Facebook walks a tightrope with trump’s anti-immigrant ad

The day before the midterm elections, Facebook took down a virulently anti-immigrant ad paid for by President Donald Trump, which mischaracterizes refugees walking through Mexico toward the US as violent ...

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Trump, at Florida rally, raises synagogue shooting to slam media

Trump, at Florida rally, raises synagogue shooting to slam media

President Donald Trump on Wednesday night again invoked the mass shooting at a synagogue to slam the news media, opening a campaign rally in Florida by telling a vocal crowd ...

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Report says Saudi-hired lobbyists give millions to influence US congress

Report says Saudi-hired lobbyists give millions to influence US congress

 U.S. lobbyists on Saudi Arabia’s payroll gave more than $2.3 million to U.S. political campaigns in late 2016 and 2017 as they mounted a massive influence operation to blunt anti-Saudi ...

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Democrat accuses Republican opponent of creating miasma of fear to scare people out of voting for her

Democrat accuses Republican opponent of creating miasma of fear to scare people out of voting for her

The Democrat running to be the governor of Georgia has accused her Republican counterpart of creating a “miasma of fear” to scare people out of voting for her. Stacey Abrams, who would be the first ...

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Trump backs 2 endangered House Republicans

Trump backs 2 endangered House Republicans

President Donald Trump on Saturday blasted out messages of support for Republican Reps. Keith Rothfus and Andy Barr — two of the GOP’s most endangered House incumbents — ahead of ...

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