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Clapper: 'Disparagement' of intel agents cause for worry

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 6:37pm
Republican senators are setting up a possible confrontation with their President-elect in a hearing Thursday on Russian cyber hacks.
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Republicans don't agree on when, how to replace Obamacare

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 6:36pm
Republicans are moving at lightning speed to repeal Obamacare.
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Trump deposed in hotel dispute

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 6:26pm
President-elect Donald Trump completed a deposition earlier Thursday over his legal battle against chef José Andrés, Trump transition team spokeswoman Hope Hicks told CNN.
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In 2010, Trump said WikiLeaks members would be shot within 24 hours in China for their 'spying,' 'espionage'

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 6:24pm
Donald Trump strongly condemned WikiLeaks in a 2010 interview, calling its actions "spying" and "espionage" and saying its members would be shot within 24 hours if they were in a country like China.
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US transfers more Guantanamo prisoners; 55 remain

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 6:08pm
The Pentagon announced Thursday that four inmates were transferred from the Guantanamo Bay prison to Saudi Arabia, dropping the prison's population to 55.
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No. 2 Senate Republican: Obamacare won't be replaced all at once

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 5:53pm
Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas said Thursday Republicans won't offer a comprehensive bill to replace Obamacare, saying instead that the GOP will try to enact individual health care measures.
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GOP seeks to punish UN with funding cut after Israel vote

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 5:19pm
Congressional Republicans are prepping legislation to slash US funding to the United Nations, saying it's the right response following last month's Security Council vote condemning Israeli settlements.
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Indiana mayor Buttigieg enters DNC chair race

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 5:17pm
Pete Buttigieg, a rising Midwestern star in his second term as mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is entering the race for Democratic National Committee chair, he announced Thursday.
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Dan Coats picked to be director of national intelligence

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 4:51pm
President-elect Donald Trump has selected Republican Indiana Sen. Dan Coats to be his director of national intelligence, multiple transition sources told CNN Thursday.
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Family reveals American vanished in Afghanistan two years ago

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 3:53pm
Some time in May 2014, Paul Overby, an American writer in his 70's, disappeared as he was traveling between Khost in Afghanistan and North Waziristan in Pakistan -- a region rife with the Taliban and terror groups such as al Qaeda.
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Who is Julian Assange?

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 3:50pm
President-elect Donald Trump picked a fight with the US intelligence community in recent days, elevating the statements of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and Russian President Vladimir Putin over his own nation's top spies.
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Agendas at odds, Obama and Trump aides work to make nice

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 2:30pm
Staffs for the incoming and outgoing administrations are forging what both sides describe as effective, even sometimes warm, working relationships in the weeks before Inauguration Day, even as their visions for the country remain deeply at odds.
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Dems call for ethics probe of Trump HHS nominee

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 1:42pm
Senate Democrats are calling on the House Office of Congressional Ethics to launch an investigation into Rep. Tom Price, President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for Health and Human Services secretary, to probe the congressman's financial investments and stock holdings.
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Trump looking to limit power of DNI, sources say

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 1:10pm
President-elect Donald Trump is looking at possible ways to limit the power of the Director of National Intelligence, according to sources close to the transition.
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#TBT: Harrison's killer inauguration speech

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 12:46pm
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2016 campaign is over, but 2017 campaign begins

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 12:33pm
The 2016 campaign may be over, but the 2017 campaign just began.
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Trump jabs at 'head clown' Schumer

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 11:32am
President-elect Donald Trump jabbed at Democrats and "head clown" Sen. Chuck Schumer, the Senate minority leader, in a series of tweets about Obamacare on Thursday.
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Obama aide mounts surprise run for governor of Virginia

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 11:00am
Tom Perriello, a former Virginia congressman and an ex-diplomat in the Obama administration, is set to shake up the Democratic primary in the highly anticipated 2017 Virginia gubernatorial race.
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Dems plan to put Trump on trial through nominees

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 10:45am
Senate Democrats are unveiling their strategy in fighting President-elect Donald Trump's nominees to his Cabinet, even as they have little hope of blocking any of them: Show us your papers.
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White House donates Obama daughters' swing set

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 10:43am
A longtime fixture on the White House south lawn is getting a new home.
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