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Conway: CNN isn't fake news

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 1:41pm
Top White House adviser Kellyanne Conway appeared on CNN's "The Lead" Tuesday in a 25-minute, must-see interview with Jake Tapper where they discussed President Donald Trump's falsehoods and the administration's treatment of the press.
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Warren's male Senate colleagues read King letter uninterrupted

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 1:28pm
After Sen. Elizabeth Warren was prevented from reading a letter from civil rights activist Coretta Scott King on the Senate floor, several male colleagues were allowed to read some or all of the letter uninterrupted.
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The Coretta Scott King letter Warren was trying to read

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 1:12pm
In 1986, Coretta Scott King, the widow of Martin Luther King Jr., wrote a letter to Sen. Strom Thurmond criticizing Jeff Sessions, who was then a nominee to be a federal judge.
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Newest Republican Obamacare plan: 'Reconciliation Plus'

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 12:30pm
Top Republican lawmakers are forging ahead with a strategy of including Obamacare replacement measures in a repeal bill that would roll back big chunks of the Affordable Care Act.
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Fiery judges put lawyers on their heels over travel ban

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 11:36am
A federal appeals court will hear oral arguments Tuesday evening to determine whether to lift a nationwide injunction against President Donald Trump's travel ban against citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries.
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Warren cut off during Sessions debate after criticism

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 11:20am
In a stunning moment on the Senate floor, Sen. Elizabeth Warren clashed with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Tuesday night after McConnell determined the Massachusetts Democrat had violated a Senate rule against impugning another senator.
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Another Patriots player skipping White House visit over Trump

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 10:19am
New England Patriots defensive back Devin McCourty is the latest Super Bowl 51 champion to say he won't be accompanying his teammates to the White House, where they will be honored by President Donald Trump later this year.
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Trump to meet with moderate Democrats with Gorsuch vote in mind

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 10:12am
President Donald Trump invited several red state Democratic senators to a White House lunch Thursday in hopes of wooing their support for his Supreme Court nominee and other agenda items, a White House official told CNN Monday.
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The epic showdown over presidential power and American identity

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 9:29am
The challenge to President Donald Trump's refugee order has escalated toward an epic showdown over presidential power, judicial authority and American identity.
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Trump stresses 'close' relationship with Turkey in first call with Erdogan

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 7:51am
President Donald Trump reiterated US support for Turkey as a "close, long-standing" partner, during a phone call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday.
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Undocumented workers put Puzder and Ross in an unusual spot

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 7:03am
It's an issue that's sunk Cabinet nominees in the past: Hiring an undocumented immigrant.
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Cruz, Sanders face off on Obamacare

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 5:48am
Under President Donald Trump, the Republican Party is gearing up to overhaul Obamacare -- the sweeping health care law enacted in 2010 that covers some 20 million Americans.
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WH ramps up search for communications director after Spicer's rocky start

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 1:02am
The White House is ramping up its search for a new communications director in an effort to lighten the load of embattled White House press secretary Sean Spicer, multiple sources told CNN.
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DeVos confirmed as education secretary

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 12:16am
President Donald Trump's selection for education secretary, billionaire mega-donor Betsy DeVos, appears to be his most embattled Cabinet pick, but Senate Republicans have largely held tight in their support.
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Republican elders float carbon tax, plan White House lobbying campaign

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 10:25pm
Hoping to jump-start the debate on climate change, a group of high-profile Republicans that includes three former Cabinet secretaries is calling for a substantial new carbon tax, and then to offset the pain higher prices cause the middle class by returning all money raised to American taxpayers.
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Trumpolicy: Day 19

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 10:22pm
On day 19, the Trump administration is beginning to defend the travel ban.
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GOP rep: Trump travel ban 'sign of distrust' to allies

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 10:22pm
As a federal appeals court deliberates the fate of President Donald Trump's travel ban, a Republican congressman warned Tuesday night that it will hurt the United States' ties to Middle East allies needed in the fight against terrorism.
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Fiorina on Senate run: 'I'm certainly looking at that opportunity'

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 10:20pm
Former Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina on Monday told a local Virginia radio show that she's considering running for the U.S. Senate seat in Virginia in 2018.
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House GOP leaders want more security at town halls amid Obamacare protests

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 9:33pm
House Speaker Paul Ryan and top House GOP leaders are urging rank-and-file members to increase security after several unruly town hall meetings, including one that involved a member needing a police escort.
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Conway: Do falsehoods matter as much as what we get right?

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 9:09pm
White House aide Kellyanne Conway seemed to acknowledge Tuesday falsehoods spread by the Trump administration.
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