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3 awkward pictures that tell you everything about how Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions feel about each other

44 min 8 sec ago
President Donald Trump was in Quantico, Virginia, Friday morning to give a graduation speech to the FBI National Academy. Before he spoke, he was seated next to Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
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Roy Moore! Still running for Senate!

45 min 39 sec ago
On Tuesday night, Doug Jones beat Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate race.
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Tillerson: 'North Korea must earn its way back to the table'

1 hour 9 min ago
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told the UN Security Council on Friday that North Korea must cease all threatening behavior before talks with the US can begin, omitting to mention his earlier offer of talks without preconditions.
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Trump praises law enforcement after slamming FBI

1 hour 22 min ago
President Donald Trump praised law enforcement on Friday when he addressed a graduation at the FBI National Academy on Friday in Quantico, Virginia for state, local and international law enforcement trainees.
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The Point: This story on Trump's Russia paranoia is terrifying

2 hours 7 min ago
The Washington Post published a breathtaking piece this week detailing the depth and breadth of President Donald Trump's blind spot on Russia. The story is, in a word, terrifying.
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Trump and Steve Bannon urge Roy Moore to concede

2 hours 13 min ago
Both President Donald Trump and his former chief political strategist Steve Bannon are urging Roy Moore to concede, as the defiant Republican Senate candidate refuses to admit defeat to Democrat Doug Jones.
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Blumenthal: Trump's 'rejection of reality' on Russia is dangerous

2 hours 26 min ago
Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal called President Donald Trump's decision to ignore US intelligence that Russia meddled in the 2016 US elections "a rejection of reality."
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GOP tax bill: Noon deadline for changes. Did Rubio get what he wants?

2 hours 37 min ago
The Republican tax bill is done, according to two sources involved in the process.
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Today in politics

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Trump judicial nominee struggles to answer basic legal questions at hearing

3 hours 47 min ago
A Trump judicial nominee is being openly mocked on Twitter following a hearing Wednesday where he struggled to answer basic legal questions posed to him by a Republican senator.
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First Amendment is at a crossroads in Supreme Court

6 hours 44 min ago
As the Supreme Court digs into a momentous term, the justices have signaled an unusual interest in the First Amendment by agreeing to hear seven different cases exploring the contours of free speech.  
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Joe Biden sure looks like he is running for president in 2020

6 hours 46 min ago
The biggest tell to date of Joe Biden's 2020 plans came this week, when he apologized to Anita Hill.
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These states could be the next Alabama

8 hours 35 min ago
Could the next Roy Moore be awaiting Republicans in Arizona or Nevada?
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DOJ says no wrongdoing in release of FBI agent's texts

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 11:04pm
Top Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday sent a letter to the head of the Justice Department's press shop, quizzing her on how members of the media obtained text messages sent by a former member of the special counsel team on the eve of an appearance by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein before the committee.
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'Dark money' provision dropped from tax bill

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 10:57pm
A controversial provision that would have allowed nonprofit groups to enter politics, and made so-called "dark money" contributions tax deductible, has been dropped from the GOP tax bill, according to a leading Senate Democrat.
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Senator questions changes made to Comey's 2016 statement on Clinton email probe

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 9:54pm
Sen. Ron Johnson asked the FBI Thursday to answer more questions about its handling of a closed investigation now drawing renewed attention: the Hillary Clinton private email server probe.
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Top WH economist predicts Rubio will come around on tax bill

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 8:58pm
President Donald Trump's top economic adviser said Thursday night he's confident Republican Sen. Marco Rubio will ultimately be a "yes" on the GOP tax bill despite the senator's threat to vote against the legislation unless there is a more generous child tax credit -- a threat that could leave Senate Republicans with no room for error with their slim 52-48 majority.
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US is cutting some military aid to Somalia amid allegations of misuse

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 8:42pm
The US government is cutting aid to some Somali military units amid allegations of misuse of funds and corruption by the Somali military, a State Department official told CNN on Thursday.
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Latest US sanctions against Russia a work in progress

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 8:33pm
President Donald Trump reluctantly approved new sanctions against Russia on August 2 after Congress sent him a bill with strong bipartisan backing, but the administration still hasn't implemented them.
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Surprise inspections find 'significant issues' in treatment of ICE detainees

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 8:27pm
Long waits for medical care, possible misuse of solitary confinement and inappropriate treatment of detainees were among problems inspectors found at several US immigrant detention facilities, a government watchdog says.
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