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Here's what's in the budget deal

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 3:57pm
Senate leaders unveiled a two-year budget deal Wednesday, which would boost military and non-defense spending by $300 billion over the next two years, as well as more than $80 billion in disaster relief.
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Congress' big deal: What happens next

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 3:14pm
There is a bipartisan deal. And that is a very big deal.
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Trump numbers on the rise with help from strong economy and tax reform

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 2:43pm
Bolstered by the strong economy and quickly shifting numbers on tax reform, President Donald Trump's approval rating hit 40% in a new Quinnipiac poll on Wednesday, his best score in this survey in seven months.
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Mattis says Trump's parade request reflects 'affection' for troops

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 2:38pm
Defense Secretary James Mattis said Wednesday that the Pentagon is preparing options for a possible military parade to send to President Donald Trump for consideration.
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Why isn't the Republican National Committee giving back Steve Wynn's money?

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 2:14pm
Late on Tuesday, casino magnate Steve Wynn stepped down as CEO from Wynn Resorts, citing the distraction caused by a series of allegations of sexual harassment made against him in a recent Wall Street Journal story.
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White House staff secretary Rob Porter has resigned

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 2:13pm
White House staff secretary Rob Porter has resigned after two former wives went public with accusations of domestic abuse, two White House officials told CNN.
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Government shutdown watch

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 1:30pm
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White House officials expect Trump to OK Dem memo barring national security threat

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 1:28pm
Officials in the West Wing expect President Donald Trump will authorize the release of the Democratic memo by Friday unless there is a grave threat to national security, CNN has learned.
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USA Today: Openly gay Olympic athlete turns down Pence meeting

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 1:22pm
US Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon reportedly turned down a meeting with Vice President Mike Pence after criticizing him for his stance on gay rights.
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Senate leaders announce 2-year budget deal

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 1:13pm
Senate leaders unveiled a two-year budget deal Wednesday, a major victory for both parties that could prevent a government shutdown at the end of this week.
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Big Russian delegation anticipated for prayer breakfast in Washington

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 1:03pm
President Donald Trump will attend the National Prayer Breakfast Thursday, a prime networking opportunity for Beltway insiders. But this year's event is also an opportunity for dozens of Russians. As many as 60 representatives from Russia's religious and political elite are expected to attend, more than three times last year's number, according to Russian officials.
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DACA state of play: Eyes on House Democrats

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 12:48pm
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There was another big wave warning for Republicans on Tuesday night

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 12:43pm
Two things happened on Tuesday night that you need to pay attention to:
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Democrats try to stop Nevada recall and save their state Senate majority

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 12:42pm
Democrats are going to court in Nevada on Wednesday to try to stop a recall election that they fear could lead to new efforts to wipe out legislative majorities across the country.
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Senate Republican raises question about Obama's involvement in Clinton email investigation

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 12:41pm
A top Republican chairman issued a report Wednesday questioning whether former President Barack Obama had "personal involvement in the Clinton email scandal," citing a text message between two senior FBI officials.
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Biden: My late son 'wanted to make sure I stayed in the public arena'

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 12:33pm
Former Vice President Joe Biden cited his late son Beau as a primary motivator to remain publicly involved and active.
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Meghan McCain: Trump won't personally attack my father again

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 12:32pm
Meghan McCain says she believes President Donald Trump has backed off his personal attacks against her father, Sen. John McCain, and revealed that she had a conversation with Trump about her dad's cancer diagnosis.
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House Democrats face choice over budget deal

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 12:32pm
As negotiators are closing in on a budget deal that would address many of the issues stymieing Washington -- with the key exception of immigration -- House Democrats are likely to feel the heat.
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Biden says Trump is a 'joke' for calling Democrats 'treasonous'

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 12:30pm
Former Vice President Joe Biden said President Donald Trump is a "joke" in the wake of the President's remarks that Democrats who didn't clap for him during his State of the Union address are "treasonous" and "un-American."
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Holder leaves door wide open to White House run

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 12:29pm
Former Attorney General Eric Holder left the door wide open Wednesday to a future run for office -- including the presidency in 2020.
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