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Aug 14, 2018

Huckabee Sanders apologizes for false statement about black employment
President Trump's economics team is apologizing after press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders wrongly stated that Trump has created three times as many jobs for black workers as president Barack Obama did.

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Aug 14, 2018

Trump accused Omarosa Manigault Newman of breaching her NDA. Experts say she might prevail in court.
The dispute over a nondisclosure agreement hinges on whether the former White House employee is viewed as a private citizen or government worker.

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Aug 14, 2018

Trump accused Omarosa of breaching her NDA. Experts say she might prevail in court.
The dispute over a nondisclosure agreement hinges on whether the former White House employee is viewed as a private citizen or government worker.

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Aug 14, 2018

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer concedes GOP primary to Trump ally Kris Kobach
Election was Aug. 7.

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Aug 14, 2018

Roger Stone posts then deletes Nazi Space Force meme. He says he didn't notice the swastikas.
The image appears to have originated as an anti-Trump meme on websites such as 4chan and Reddit.

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Aug 14, 2018

With little fanfare, Trump and McConnell reshape the nation's circuit courts
The Republican-led Senate has installed 24 appellate court judges since January 2017 and is poised to confirm two more this week, a record for a president's first two years.

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Aug 14, 2018

‘He created Omarosa': How Trump's protege turned his tactics against him
Ex-aide Omarosa Manigault Newman's explosive book-tour allegations rattle the president and wreak havoc on the White House.

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Aug 14, 2018

‘He created Omarosa': How Trump's protegee turned his tactics against him
Ex-aide Omarosa Manigault Newman's book-tour allegations rattle the president and wreak havoc on the White House.

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Aug 14, 2018

Democratic House candidate Kathy Manning airs TV ad saying she won't back Pelosi for speaker
In a year of Republican attack ads against Pelosi, the N.C. lawyer became the latest candidate to announce that she will not support Democrats' longtime House leader.

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Aug 14, 2018

A fifth of those who approve of Trump's job as president don't like him personally
Quinnipiac University poll data reveals an interesting split.

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Aug 14, 2018

Florida candidate who was caught touting a fake college diploma drops out of race
"It was not my intent to deceive or mislead anyone," Melissa Howard said.

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Aug 14, 2018

West Virginia's efforts to impeach the state's Supreme Court is just the latest in a worrisome trend
More than a dozen states this year have considered 50 measures to curb state courts' power.

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Aug 14, 2018

White House to Senate Democrats: Time running out on meeting with Kavanaugh
The Supreme Court nominee will sit down with several Democrats later this month, but the White House says his time is limited because he needs to prepare for confirmation hearings.

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Aug 14, 2018

Sarah Sanders's bizarrely incorrect argument about how Trump is helping black Americans
More black Americans are working now than in January 2017 — but Trump hasn't outperformed Obama on that metric by a long shot.

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Aug 14, 2018

White House press secretary can't guarantee public won't hear Trump use n-word on audio recording
Sarah Huckabee Sanders's statement came after the president called former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman ‘that dog' in a morning tweet.

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Aug 14, 2018

Sarah Huckabee Sanders's stunning non-denial that Trump used the n-word
It was crystal-clear exactly what was happening.

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Aug 14, 2018

Rand Paul says it's ‘naive' to expect Russians to admit to election interference
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) held private meetings with Russian officials during his recent trip to Moscow and Saint Petersburg.

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Aug 14, 2018

Don't expect Russia to admit to election interference, Rand Paul says, lamenting ‘partisan hysteria'
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) held private meetings with Russian officials during his recent trip to Moscow and Saint Petersburg.

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Aug 14, 2018

Florida candidate who was caught touting a fake college diploma drops out of race, reports say
"It was not my intent to deceive or mislead anyone," Melissa Howard said.

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Aug 14, 2018

The never-ending conspiracy theory about bots following Trump on Twitter
It's not bots. It's new users.

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Aug 14, 2018

Trump's response to Omarosa continues a pattern some find concerning
Many black women have long felt uniquely disrespected by President Trump.

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Aug 14, 2018

‘Like a dog': Trump has a long history of using canine insults to dehumanize enemies
Trump is the first president in more than a century not to have a dog, and his dislike for the pets shows in his frequent put-downs.

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Aug 14, 2018

Woman throws pair of stuffed lips at Sen. Doug Jones, heckles him for keeping open mind on Brett Kavanaugh
At a Birmingham town hall, the Alabama senator was reportedly heckled for saying he'd keep an open mind on Trump's Supreme Court nominee.

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Aug 14, 2018

Why it's not unusual for Paul Manafort's legal team not to call witnesses
Part showmanship, part risk aversion.

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Aug 14, 2018

Trump campaign files arbitration action against Omarosa Manigault Newman
The move comes as the former White House aide promotes a tell-all book.

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Aug 14, 2018

The alleged Trump n-word tape is suddenly less hypothetical
Aides have adjusted their denials, and CBS has released a tape of them apparently discussing it in which one says "he said it."

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Aug 14, 2018

Florida candidate admits she faked her college diploma
"It was not my intent to deceive or mislead anyone," Melissa Howard said.

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Aug 14, 2018

When Trump faces a negative story, Fox News pivots to the economy
The economy is doing well under President Trump. Fox News (really) wants you to know that.

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Aug 14, 2018

Trump calls Omarosa Manigault Newman ‘that dog' as she continues publicity tour
A tweet from the president was fired off shortly after his former aide appeared on CBS to promote a book that depicts him as a racist.

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Aug 14, 2018

Trump's rationalization for calling women ‘dogs' helped define his campaign
In the first minutes of the first debate, Trump was asked to explain himself on the matter.

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Aug 14, 2018

Trump's ‘dog' tweet about Omarosa has no real, innocent explanation
Trump has been criticized for calling women "dogs" and other well-known sexist slurs before. He knew what he was doing.

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Aug 14, 2018

Trump knew exactly what he was doing when he called Omarosa a ‘dog'
Trump has been criticized for calling women "dogs" and other well-known sexist slurs before. He knew what he was doing.

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Aug 14, 2018

The Energy 202: How to get Trump to sign climate legislation? Put it in a defense bill.
The Pentagon is preparing for climate change, even if other agencies aren't.

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Aug 14, 2018

Trump calls Manigault Newman ‘that dog' as she continues publicity tour
A tweet from the president was fired off shortly after his former aide appeared on CBS to promote a book that depicts him as a racist.

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Aug 14, 2018

The Finance 202: Trump's trade spat with Turkey has little downside for the U.S.
That could embolden his use of tariffs as a diplomatic strategy.

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Aug 14, 2018

The Daily 202: By overturning ballot initiatives, more lawmakers are rejecting the will of their voters
Democrats and Republicans, from D.C. to S.D. and Maine, disregard the outcome of popular referendums.

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Aug 14, 2018

The Health 202: Health-care competition in Charlottesville a dramatic example of Obamacare's resilience
The law's not actually dead.

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Aug 14, 2018

Hundreds of scholars have signed a statement defending the international institutions that Trump has attacked
These institutions have produced unprecedented peace and prosperity.

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Aug 14, 2018

The Cybersecurity 202: Def Con hackers couldn't crack a mock voter database. It's a rare bright spot for election security.
It should bring state election officials some relief.

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Aug 14, 2018

Plenty of congressional hearings are not circuses. Here's how we know.
Often, members of Congress are genuinely trying to learn about the issues.

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Aug 14, 2018

Primary elections: Wisconsin and Minnesota voters pick nominees in key contests
Two Midwestern and two deep-blue states will choose candidates Tuesday.

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Aug 14, 2018

Anti-immigrant forces won a victory at the E.U. This is how immigrants will respond.
Expect a negative feedback loop that will make the migration crisis worse -- in three ways.

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Aug 14, 2018

Q&A for federal workers: Annuity calculation
No, federal employees cannot retire on full salary after working 20 years.

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Aug 14, 2018

In Florida, a fight over dog racing pits a waning generation of gamblers and trainers against animal rights advocates
If passed, a state ballot measure would close most of the nation's remaining tracks.

Washington Post Politics
Aug 13, 2018

Last year, she ran for Congress. Now, she's accused of murdering her campaign treasurer
The woman who was charged had been a candidate for the Democratic slot to challenge a Republican incumbent in the 2018 midterms.

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Aug 13, 2018

Last year, she ran for Congress. Now, she's charged with murdering her campaign treasurer
The woman who was charged had been a candidate for the Democratic slot to challenge a Republican incumbent in the 2018 midterms.

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Aug 13, 2018

Last year, she ran for Congress. Now, she's charged with murdering her campaign treasurer.
The woman who was charged had been a candidate for the Democratic slot to challenge a Republican incumbent in the 2018 midterms.

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Aug 13, 2018

‘Everyone signed one': Trump is aggressive in his use of nondisclosure agreements, even in government
The spat between the president and former adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman has highlighted his penchant for often unenforceable NDAs.

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Aug 13, 2018

Nancy Pelosi twists an old McConnell quote into a ‘racist statement'
The House minority leader made an incendiary charge as she misquoted the top Republican in the Senate.

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Aug 13, 2018

Trump attacks Kasich over Ohio race — and Kasich welcomes the attention
The president blamed Kasich, an outspoken Trump critic, for the narrow margin in Ohio's recent special congressional election.

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Aug 13, 2018

From JFK to Omarosa: The White House Situation Room's history-making moments
Before Omarosa Manigault Newman's claims that she spirited out a recording of being fired, the Situation Room was the scene of everything from national security crises to pumpkin-carving contests.

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Aug 13, 2018

Democrats go left, Republicans go to Trump as Minnesota candidates veer to the poles before Tuesday's primary
With the state narrowly divided, many races are up for grabs this year.

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Aug 13, 2018

Trump signs defense bill but snubs the senator the legislation is named after — John McCain
Trump frequently publicly disparages the senator, although usually not by name, by alluding to his vote against the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

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Aug 13, 2018

This is what the average American looks like in 2018
Assessing census and jobs data to get a sense for where America stands.

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Aug 13, 2018

‘Immigration hypocrite': Stephen Miller's uncle lambastes him in scathing op-ed
"I have watched with dismay and increasing horror as my nephew, who is an educated man and well aware of his heritage, has become the architect of immigration policies that repudiate the very foundation of our family's life in this country," David S. Glosser wrote.

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Aug 13, 2018

Trump to sign defense bill named after one of his leading critics — John McCain
Trump frequently publicly disparages the senator, although usually not by name, by alluding to his vote against the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

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Aug 13, 2018

Jealous, Kaine among 4 Democrats endorsed by new group of black business leaders
The organization has raised $3.5 million in two months and is targeting races in which black voter turnout could be decisive.

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Aug 13, 2018

Nobody did more damage to Robert Mueller than Peter Strzok
Assessing the damage done.

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Aug 13, 2018

Every day, GAO to tweet Just a Fact, M'am
The government's main auditing agency starts panning out one nugget of fact a day from the hundreds of--often lengthy--reports it produces annually.

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Aug 13, 2018

Every day, GAO to tweet just a fact, ma'am
The government's main auditing agency starts panning out one nugget of fact a day from the hundreds of — often lengthy — reports it produces annually.

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Aug 13, 2018

Trump blames Gov. Kasich for close special election race in Ohio
Kasich, an outspoken Trump critic, responded with a tweet featuring an image of Vladimir Putin laughing.

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Aug 13, 2018

The most important difference in polling about Trump and Nixon
Trump's polling can look like Nixon's in the big picture — but less so in the details.

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Aug 13, 2018

Counterprotesters during Unite the Right rally showed that there are many fine people on one side
White supremacists found themselves greatly outnumbered on Aug. 12.

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Aug 13, 2018

Counterprotesters during Unite the Right rally showed there are many fine people on one side
White supremacists found themselves greatly outnumbered on Aug. 12.

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Aug 13, 2018

A felon, a drunk driver and an alleged #MeToo perpetrator are on the ballot Tuesday
At this point in 2018, politicians accused of behaving badly is just par for the course

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Aug 13, 2018

Federal agencies are told to help commuting employees cope with Metrorail disruption
The Office of Personnel Management "strongly encourages" use of telework and flexible working schedules during current track work.

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Aug 13, 2018

Almost everything Trump just tweeted about Omarosa is the opposite of what he's said before
Looking back at all the times Trump lauded his newfound foe.

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Aug 13, 2018

Almost everything Trump tweeted about Omarosa today is the opposite of what he said before
Looking back at all the times Trump lauded his newfound foe.

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Aug 13, 2018

Trump's remarkable admission on the central qualification for White House staffers
Omarosa was mean, bad at her job and skipped meetings — but she praised Trump.

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Aug 13, 2018

New political group Black Economic Alliance launches 2018 effort with endorsement of four candidates
The organization, which has raised $3.5 million in two months, is targeting competitive races in which turnout among black voters could be decisive.

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Aug 13, 2018

Trump poses with supporter with sexist patch at motorcyclist event
It is not clear whether the president saw any of the patches worn by a member of the "Bikers for Trump" group.

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Aug 13, 2018

Why Omarosa's comments about Trump and race will have little impact
For most black voters, there isn't much value in Manigault Newman speaking up now. They needed her to speak up during the campaign.

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Aug 13, 2018

Omarosa Manigault Newman claims ‘false imprisonment' during her firing, accuses Trump of lying
In a combative interview on NBC's "Today" show the former Trump aide shared audio of what she says is a conversation with Trump the day after her firing.

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Aug 13, 2018

The Cybersecurity 202: State officials bristle as researchers -- and kids -- at Def Con simulate election hacks
The tension is clouding the election security debate.

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Aug 13, 2018

The Daily 202: Political party endorsements don't carry as much clout as they once did
The rise of small dollar money has weakened the bonds between candidates and party bosses.

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Aug 13, 2018

Do work requirements for federal assistance help people escape poverty? No. Here's what really happens.
The Trump administration is pushing work requirements for Medicaid and food assistance, or SNAP.

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Aug 13, 2018

Schoolchildren in Bangladesh shut down the capital's roads. Here's the extraordinary story.
The student protests suggest that the next generation of voters is more concerned with good policies and public services — and safer roads.

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Aug 13, 2018

Both sides of the aisle stretch the truth in the soybean debate
The agricultural commodities market is a complicated balance of supply and demand that politicians seem intent on glossing over.

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Aug 12, 2018

Once a rising star, Scott Walker is still looking for his path in Trump's Republican Party
The Republican governor of Wisconsin won praise for taking on labor unions, but now he is emphasizing different issues.

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Aug 12, 2018

Rep. Keith Ellison denies abuse allegations
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) denies abuse allegations

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Aug 12, 2018

Kavanaugh documents offer minor clues into his Bush White House years
With Kavanaugh's Supreme Court hearing set for the first week in September, a new trove of vetted documents includes no obvious bombshells.

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Aug 12, 2018

‘A natural': Donald Trump Jr. emerges as a campaign star, despite Russia baggage
Even though he is under scrutiny by Mueller's probe, President Trump's namesake son is an in-demand surrogate ahead of the midterms.

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Aug 12, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh and ‘the end of the regulatory state as we know it'
There's no more important issue to the White House than curbing regulatory entities, which the judge has called "the fourth branch of the U.S. government."

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Aug 12, 2018

White House counts on Kavanaugh in battle against ‘administrative state'
There's no more important issue to the White House than curbing regulatory entities, which the judge has called "a headless fourth branch of the U.S. government."

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Aug 12, 2018

Trump's ‘dismantlers' losing ground; stage set for ‘bitter face-off' with government ‘rebuilders'
Trump's policies may have gone too far, causing shrinkage among "dismantlers," who want to dramatically reduce government. Meanwhile, "rebuilders," those who want more government services, along with government reform are on the rise. This has important implications for elections this year and in 2020, and for agencies, federal employees and service to the public.

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Aug 12, 2018

Omarosa Manigault Newman releases purported recording of her White House firing
Such a recording would constitute a serious breach of security protocol.

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Aug 12, 2018

Omarosa Manigault Newman releases recording made in White House Situation Room
Such a recording would constitute a serious breach of security protocol.

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Aug 12, 2018

Omarosa Manigault Newman releases recording purportedly made in White House Situation Room
Such a recording would constitute a serious breach of security protocol.

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Aug 12, 2018

Hawaii's Democratic governor survives high-profile primary challenge
Voters favored incumbents in one of the country's bluest states, delivering a fresh blow to the Democratic Party's liberal insurgency.

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Aug 12, 2018

How to understand Trump's condemnation of ‘all types of racism'
The president seemingly can't help but "all sides" racial issues.

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Aug 11, 2018

African governments are far from powerless in global health initiatives like those against AIDS
A new book on Africa and global health governance demonstrates the agency of aid-dependent countries.

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Aug 11, 2018

Florida candidate tried to prove she's a college graduate. The school says her diploma is fake.
Melissa Howard claimed she graduated with a bachelor's degree in marketing from Miami University, which said it offers no such degree and Howard did not graduate.

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Aug 11, 2018

Trump condemns ‘all types of racism' after a week of racially tinged remarks
As white nationalists prepare to demonstrate in Washington, the president urges the nation to ‘come together.'

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Aug 11, 2018

Melania Trump's immigration lawyer calls president's attacks on ‘chain migration' ‘unconscionable'
"This is a tradition that happens in all rank and all files of life, whether you're president of the United States," Michael Wildes said of family reunification, which the president has called "chain migration."

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Aug 11, 2018

New York congressman facing insider trading charges suspends reelection bid
Republican Rep. Chris Collins, the first member of Congress to endorse Trump, has pleaded not guilty and initially vowed to fight the charges while seeking another term.

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Aug 11, 2018

New York congressman facing insider trading charges suspends bid
Republican Rep. Chris Collins made the announcement days after calling the charges meritless

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Aug 11, 2018

Trump commemorates Charlottesville violence with appeal for unity
The president refused to condemn organizers of a white supremacist rally one year ago. He tweeted Saturday that he condemns "all types of racism and acts of violence."

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Aug 11, 2018

Trump commemorates Charlottesville violence with appeal to unity
The president refused to condemn organizers of a white supremacist rally one year ago. He tweeted Saturday that he condemns "all types of racism and acts of violence."

Washington Post Politics
Aug 11, 2018

The Trump White House's new hush-money problem
Omarosa Manigault Newman has credibility issues. But this claim is confirmed.

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Aug 11, 2018

Omarosa, and Trump White House's new hush-money problem
Omarosa Manigault Newman has credibility issues. But this claim is confirmed.

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