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Senate Dems get enough co-sponsors to trigger vote on net neutrality

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 3:31pm
Senate Democrats are touting growing momentum to reinstate Obama-era net neutrality protections, though they face a steep uphill battle to pass their bill.
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Republicans are heading for the exits with a Democratic wave looking more likely

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 3:02pm
On Monday, California Rep. Ed Royce announced his retirement after 13 terms, the latest senior Republican to walk away from Congress amid mounting fears that a Democratic wave -- fueled by President Donald Trump's terrible approval ratings -- is headed toward Washington this fall.
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Trump contradicts self repeatedly in immigration meeting

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 2:56pm
President Donald Trump appeared to contradict himself multiple times in a meeting on immigration with a bipartisan group of lawmakers Tuesday -- a reflection of growing frustration from Capitol Hill about the lack of direction from the White House on the issue.
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Russia suggests US may have had role in attack on Russian bases in Syria

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 2:44pm
The Russian government appeared to suggest Tuesday that the US military had a role in a recent attack on two Russian military bases in Syria, an attack that Russia said involved 13 armed drones, a notion immediately rejected by the Pentagon.
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'Perplexing' Cuba noise 'attacks' continue to baffle State Department

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 2:26pm
More than a year after US diplomats in Havana, Cuba, began reporting to embassy officials that they were hearing bizarre noises and experiencing a range of physical symptoms, the State Department and federal investigators have been unable to attribute the source or cause of the ailments, which they've determined, simply, "were most likely related to trauma from a non-natural source."
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Trump on 2020 speculation 'Oprah will be a lot of fun'

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 1:51pm
President Donald Trump said Tuesday potentially facing off against Oprah Winfrey in the 2020 presidential race "will be a lot of fun," asserting that he could beat the media mogul.
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Trump floats bringing earmarks back, lawmakers laugh

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 1:44pm
President Donald Trump said Tuesday said Democrats and Republicans should consider bringing back earmarks to make passing legislation easier.
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Feinstein releases Fusion transcript despite GOP objections

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 1:42pm
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, has released a transcript of the committee's closed-door interview with Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson over Republican objections.
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Trump: Immigration bill should be a 'bill of love'

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 1:27pm
President Donald Trump, while outlining his immigration reform demands, said Tuesday that any bill Democrats and Republicans agree to should be a "bill of love."
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House conservatives prep own DACA bill

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 1:22pm
A group of House conservatives are set to introduce their own proposal on immigration this week -- a move that could seek to pull ongoing bipartisan negotiations to the right.
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The Point: Yes, of course Oprah's 2020 thinking has changed

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 12:23pm
Back in October, Oprah Winfrey was on CBS' "This Morning." She was asked about running for president -- or any public office -- at some point in her life.
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Trump holds meeting with bipartisan lawmakers over immigration

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 12:21pm
President Donald Trump is meeting with bipartisan lawmakers on Tuesday to discuss a way to protect and keep thousands of young undocumented immigrants, who are protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, from having to leave the country.
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McConnell reaches out to 'Hillbilly Elegy' author about Senate run

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 12:14pm
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has spoken to "Hillbilly Elegy" author JD Vance about a potential run for Senate in Ohio following GOP candidate Josh Mandel's unexpected departure from the race last week, a source familiar with the call confirmed to CNN.
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Trump to attend economic forum in Davos, Switzerland

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 12:06pm
President Donald Trump plans to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, later this month, his press secretary announced on Tuesday.
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President Trump today

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 11:45am
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Scalise to undergo surgery as part of recovery from June shooting

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 11:44am
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise will undergo a planned surgery on Wednesday as part of his recovery from injuries sustained during a June 2017 shooting that occurred while practicing for the annual congressional baseball game.
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Joe Arpaio, controversial sheriff pardoned by Trump, enters Arizona Senate race

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 11:29am
Joe Arpaio, the Republican former Maricopa County sheriff known for his hard-line immigration tactics, says he's running for Senate.
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New US ambassador to Netherlands regularly made unsubstantiated 'no-go zones' claims, speculated 15% of Muslims could be jihadists

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 10:29am
The new US ambassador to the Netherlands, who was confronted last month by a Dutch reporter with comments he made in 2015 about Islamic "no-go zones," repeatedly made unsubstantiated claims about the nature of Muslim communities in Europe and pushed a hardline view of Islam, a KFile review of his public appearances and writings shows.
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'The Boondocks' predicted an Oprah 2020 win... 12 years ago

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 10:00am
In 2006, "The Boondocks" ran an episode that features a future where Oprah is president -- in exactly 2020.
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President Trump today

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 9:13am
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