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Group accuses HHS of 'covert propaganda' over ObamaCare videos

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:12am
The Obama administration is being accused by a conservative watchdog group of engaging in “covert propaganda” after it allegedly produced pro-ObamaCare videos without disclosing they were made by a government agency.
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Conservatives outraged over Obama transgender directive to public schools

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 9:30am
The Obama administration's directive Friday that every public school provide transgender access -- or face the loss of federal funds -- drew swift and strong condemnation from conservatives, with one public official blasting it as presidential "blackmail."
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Break from Convention: Trump hints at bringing showman's flair to Cleveland

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 9:00am
The man who hosted the Miss USA beauty pageants, who starred in two hit reality shows – and who once clotheslined WWE’s Vince McMahon and then shaved his head on WrestleMania – is now in charge of a national political convention.
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Trump says Giuliani-led group would study Muslim immigration, Southern border

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 8:52am
Donald Trump, while sticking by statements that his proposed ban on foreign Muslims entering the U.S. is just a “suggestion,” on Friday revealed he wants a commission headed by former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani to not only look at Muslim immigration but also study the immigration flow across the Southern border.
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Oops: Bernie Sanders refers to Sioux Falls by wrong name

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 7:52am
U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders began his campaign rally in the South Dakota city of Sioux Falls with a geography blunder.
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Release of names in 'Bridgegate' case delayed

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 3:07am
A federal judge in New Jersey has delayed the release of names of unindicted co-conspirators in the criminal case stemming from the 2013 lane closures at the George Washington Bridge so she can consider a request filed by someone among those named to keep them private.
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Secret Service to investigate Trump's former butler over threats against Obama

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 1:53am
Donald Trump's former butler has drawn the attention of Secret Service for threats online he's made against President Barack Obama.
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The Trump-Ryan waltz: A made-for-media dance with a choreographed outcome

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 1:00am
The scene on Capitol Hill yesterday morning gave new meaning to the term media circus.
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Obama administration reportedly planning more deportation raids

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 1:00am
Immigration officials are planning a fresh round of deportation raids targeting hundreds of Central American families who entered the U.S. illegally, according to a published report.
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Trump says Washington Post owner Bezos has 'huge antitrust problem'

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 12:20am
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump lashed out at Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos Thursday, claiming that the founder of Amazon.com was using the newspaper as a tool to influence corporate tax policy.
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New email release shows Clinton chose not to use secure phone line, acknowledged Blackberry risk

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 12:15am
A new set of State Department documents released Thursday by the watchdog group Judicial Watch reveal then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made the choice not to use a secure phone line amid a technical problem and acknowledged the risk of using a private Blackberry phone.
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Some Democrats step up pressure on Sanders to exit race

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 12:14am
Pressure is mounting on Bernie Sanders to end his campaign for president, with Democratic Party leaders raising alarms that his continued presence in the race is undermining efforts to beat presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump this fall.
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Report: Obama administration to tell public schools to let transgender students use bathrooms of their choice

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 9:25pm
The Obama administration is expected to release a letter telling every public school district in the country to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms that match their gender identity, The New York Times reported late Thursday.
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Krauthammer: Trump-Ryan meeting 'a sham marriage'

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 7:07pm
Charles Krauthammer told viewers Thursday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that the meeting between House Speaker Paul Ryan and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was representative of “a sham marriage.”
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Clinton charity aided Clinton friends

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 7:01pm
The Clinton Global Initiative, which arranges donations to help solve the world’s problems, set up a financial commitment that benefited a for-profit company part-owned by people with ties to the Clintons, including a current and a former Democratic official and a close friend of former President Bill Clinton.
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Sen. Graham has 'cordial' phone call with Donald Trump

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 6:12pm
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said he had a “cordial, pleasant” phone call about national security issues with presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump Wednesday – an apparent contrast with previous well-publicized spats between the former 2016 rivals.
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New email release shows Clinton chose not to use secure phone line, acknowledged Blackberry risk

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 4:48pm
A new set of State Department documents released Thursday by the watchdog group Judicial Watch reveal then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made the choice not to use a secure phone line amid a technical problem and acknowledged the risk of using a private Blackberry phone.
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Lawyer: Ex-Speaker Hastert won't appeal conviction, sentence

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 4:37pm
Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert will not appeal his conviction or 15-month prison sentence in a hush-money case that centered on his sexual abuse of students when he was a high school wrestling coach in Illinois decades ago, his lead attorney said Thursday.
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New Senate bill requires VA kitchen health inspections after roach problems

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 4:21pm
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs could soon be required to undergo consistent regulatory health inspections of its hospital kitchens and report the findings to Congress, according to a Senate bill introduced today.
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Senate deal reached on reduced Zika funding measure

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 4:01pm
Top Senate negotiators announced agreement Thursday on a $1.1 billion emergency funding measure to battle the Zika virus. That's less than President Barack Obama's $1.9 billion request but is expected to get sweeping support in a vote next week.
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