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Friday's Campaign Round-Up, 12.15.17

49 min 49 sec ago

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.

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Analyzing Trump's support for law enforcement

1 hour 13 min ago

NBC News' Pete Williams breaks down President Trump's speech before the FBI National Academy graduation and analyzes his support for law enforcement.

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Trump says he's not 'yet' ready to talk...

1 hour 25 min ago

It's almost as if the president were sending a not-so-subtle message to his former National Security Advisor, who recently pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI.

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Republican senator publicly embarrasses...

1 hour 59 min ago

This hasn't been a great week for Donald Trump's judicial nominees. Just ask Matthew Petersen, who was embarrassed yesterday by a Republican senator.

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Church politicking provision stripped...

2 hours 46 min ago

The Republican effort to repeal the "Johnson Amendment" has been pulled from the GOP tax plan, but that doesn't mean the idea is dead.

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Paul Ryan retirement rumors jolt politics...

3 hours 29 min ago

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is reportedly eyeing the exits. That may seem surprising, but it makes a lot of sense.

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Democratic congressman sees party's way forward

3 hours 57 min ago

Rep. John Delaney, D-Md., discusses the Alabama Senate election, what he says the Democrats should stand for, how Dems can appeal to red state voters and why he's a 'different kind of Democrat'.

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Trump's 'personal insecurities' impair US response to a security threat

4 hours 6 min ago

a year after an adversary launched the most important attack on the United States since 9/11, we have a fragile president who not only doesn't want to respond.

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NYT finds Trump's untruths; one writer challenges list

4 hours 15 min ago

President Trump told 103 separate untruths his first 10 months in office, according to a new New York Times report, which argues the untruths are damaging to a democracy. The panel discusses.

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With Rubio balking, future of Republican...

4 hours 49 min ago

It was widely assumed that the GOP tax plan was poised to pass Congress easily. All of a sudden, thanks in part to Marco Rubio, those assumptions are in doubt.

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Meet the man considered 'Putin Enemy No. 1'

5 hours 11 min ago

Bill Browder, an outspoken critic of Vladimir Putin, discusses the death of Sergei Magnitsky, one of his attorneys, Russian sanctions, President Trump and why Putin hates the Magnitsky Act.

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If Ryan does leave, who would consider Speaker job?

5 hours 22 min ago

Politico's Tim Alberta discusses new reporting that House Speaker Paul Ryan is eyeing an exit from Congress in 2018. Alberta had three-dozen sources tell him Ryan's plans, which Ryan and WH deny.

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With Rubio currently a no, what is the tax bill's fate?

5 hours 34 min ago

President Trump is hoping for a big legislative win before the end of the year in terms of tax reform. Yet Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has announced he's a no for now. What will happen?

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Congressman tears into Trump, says he's betraying workers

5 hours 38 min ago

Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, explains his dismay with the GOP tax bill, why his constituents are disappointed with the bill and President Trump and the impact the bill would have on common citizens.

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Is Sen. Graham right in his North Korea talk?

6 hours 6 min ago

In an interview with The Atlantic, Sen. Lindsey Graham weighed in on odds of a U.S.-led attack on North Korea, saying there was a 30 percent chance. Adm. James Stavridis considers Graham's remarks.

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Intel about Russia often left off Trump daily briefing: report

6 hours 14 min ago

President Donald Trump's daily briefing often avoids daily intel on Russia's interference in the 2016 election and other information that could upset him, according to a new Washington Post report. The panel discusses.

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Newtonian physics will crush the GOP, says Joe

6 hours 19 min ago

The laws of physics apparently apply to politics in the Age of Trump, Joe Scarborough writes in a new column on the outcome of this week's elections in Alabama. The panel recaps the Senate race and what it portends for the GOP in the future.

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Sen. Warner: Trump Jr should answer questions in public

12 hours 3 min ago

The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee discusses Donald Trump Jr's marathon Q&A session on Capitol Hill and the other members of Trump's inner circle he still has questions for on Russia.

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States sue Trump's FCC over net neutrality rollback

12 hours 6 min ago

What will it mean for your internet bill and how you stream content now that Trump's FCC has rolled back Obama-era net neutrality protections? Veteran tech journalist Joshua Topolsky discusses.

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Rep. Schiff: Republicans trying to end the Russia probe

12 hours 13 min ago

House Intelligence Commitee Ranking Member Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) says he believes that some Republicans are working to put a stop to Mueller's Russia investigation. Our panel discusses.

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