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Nov 12, 2018

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema Becomes Arizona's First Female Senator
The Democrat ended up topping Republican Martha McSally in the midterm elections.

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Nov 12, 2018

Republicans Are Casting Doubt On Normal Election Processes For The Sake Of Winning
By characterizing basic safeguards as illegitimate, Rick Scott and President Trump are undermining democracy.

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Nov 12, 2018

Did Helping Big Banks Pay Off For Democrats?
The midterm elections told us a lot about the price of selling out.

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Nov 12, 2018

Urging Florida To Ignore Military Votes Fits Trump's True Pattern With The Troops
From attacking a former POW to nixing a cemetery visit, the president has often disrespected service members.

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Nov 12, 2018

Donald Trump Jr. Uses Debunked 2012 Article To Promote Fake Florida Voting Scandal
The original 2012 article claimed Florida had 200,000 non-citizens registered to vote. An editor's note pointed out that number was reduced to 85.

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Nov 12, 2018

Richard Ojeda Announces Presidential Run After Losing House Race
The West Virginia state senator and Army veteran vowed to support working-class citizens and eliminate political elitism.

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Nov 12, 2018

Trump Asylum Ban Will Extend To Thousands Of Unaccompanied Immigrant Minors
An administration official told reporters on Friday that the "suspension does not apply" to unaccompanied minors. It does.

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Nov 12, 2018

French Army Appears To Troll Trump For Skipping Cemetery Visit
Trump has skipped two ceremonies honoring fallen soldiers because of rain.

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Nov 12, 2018

Andrew Gillum Shreds Donald Trump With Just 3 Little Words
One Twitter user noted Trump's comment seemed hypocritical since he didn't seem to mind the Russians interfering in the 2016 election.

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Nov 12, 2018

Artist's Portraits Show Migrant Caravan's Hope, Joy: 'These Are Regular People'
Scarlett Baily, who talked to Central American migrants while they rested in Mexico, hopes her drawings will change Americans' "fear of migrants for a collective empathy."

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Nov 12, 2018

A Black Security Guard Was Killed By Police As He Tried To Stop A Shooting
Witnesses say a cop shot Jemel Roberson as he held down a suspect in a shooting at the bar.

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Nov 12, 2018

2018 Midterms A Referendum On Much More Than Donald Trump
Before "Yes we can!", there was "¡Sí se puede!"

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Nov 12, 2018

Fox News Airs Ad For Trumpy Bear And People On Twitter Aren't Sure It's Real
The commercial for the bear that looks like Donald Trump is a local ad, according to Fox News.

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Nov 12, 2018

Donald Trump Calls For End To Florida Recounts, Flouting Democratic Process
"Must go with Election Night!" the president tweeted in support of candidates Rick Scott and Ron DeSantis.

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Nov 12, 2018

Trump Largely Alone As World Leaders Take Aim At Nationalism
French President Emmanuel Macron warned that the "ancient demons" that caused World War I and millions of deaths were once again making headway.

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Nov 12, 2018

U.S. Troops Will Likely Miss Thanksgiving At Home As They Wait For Migrant Caravan
They spend their time playing cards and fulfilling basic organizational tasks, the New York Times reports.

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Nov 12, 2018

Trump Wants To End Hurricane Maria Relief Funding To Puerto Rico: Report
Axios reported that the president was even hoping to demand some of the relief money back.

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Nov 12, 2018

Michael Cohen Takes A Shot At Trump With A Prayer For Michelle Obama
Former personal attorney to the president hits at his old boss.

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Nov 11, 2018

GOP Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith Just Made A Joke About Public Hangings In Mississippi
The Republican is facing a runoff later this month against Democrat Mike Espy, who is black.

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Nov 11, 2018

First Amendment Expert Floyd Abrams Says CNN 'Should Sue' White House Over Jim Acosta
It would be a "really strong lawsuit," according to the attorney.

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Nov 11, 2018

John Kerry Dunks On Fox News Host For Being 'A Complete Fool On Twitter'
"Happy Veterans Day," the former secretary of state tweeted at Fox News' Greg Gutfeld.

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Nov 11, 2018

One Day In, Florida's Senate Recount Gets Messier
Gov. Rick Scott wants to block the state from counting ballots not tallied by the deadline for submitting unofficial results.

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Nov 11, 2018

Most Americans Feel Just Fine About The Midterm Results
Few think the outcome will have a big effect on their own lives.

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Nov 11, 2018

Trump Claims He Doesn't Know Matt Whitaker. That's Not What Kellyanne Conway Says.
The president just meant the acting attorney general isn't "a friend" he's known for "his entire life," Conway said.

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Nov 11, 2018

Kellyanne Conway Defends 'Sped Up' Jim Acosta Video: Occurs 'All The Time In Sports'
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders drew backlash after sharing the doctored video.

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Nov 11, 2018

Top Judiciary Democrat Jerry Nadler Questions Legality Of Matt Whitaker Appointment
Democrats are looking to push for language protecting special counsel Robert Mueller in a must-pass spending bill later this year.

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Nov 11, 2018

Chuck Schumer Calls On Rick Scott To Recuse Himself From Florida's Recounts
Schumer said the state's governor, who is leading in the Senate race, "has a self-interest in jaundicing" the process.

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Nov 11, 2018

Judge Cites Trump's 'Shithole Countries' Remark In Ruling On Census Lawsuit
Such slurs are "evidence that official action may be motivated" by an "unlawful purpose," according to the ruling.

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Nov 11, 2018

Judge Cites Trump's 'Shithole Countries' Slam In Ruling On Census Lawsuit
Such slurs are "evidence that official action may be motivated" by an "unlawful purpose," according to the ruling.

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Nov 10, 2018

GOP, Campaigns, PACs Spent $3.2 Million At Trump Properties In Midterm Cycle: Report
Trump International Hotel, Mar-a-Lago among president's operations that profited.

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Nov 10, 2018

Firefighters Fight Trump's Threats As California's Deadly Wildfires Continue
President Trump blamed the wildfires on California's "mismanagement." The state's largest group called him "dangerously wrong."

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Nov 10, 2018

Democrat Rouda Wins House Race Over California's Rohrabacher
Russia's leading defender on Capitol Hill loses to a Republican-turned-Democrat.

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Nov 10, 2018

Twitter Pelts Trump With Photos Of Obama In The Rain After He Ditches Cemetery Visit
President dodges trip to honor U.S. war dead in France due to weather. Critics show how another leader behaved.

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Nov 10, 2018

Andrew Gillum Withdraws His Concession In Florida's Governor Race
"And I say this recognizing that my fate in this may or may not change," he told reporters on Saturday.

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Nov 10, 2018

Fox News Host Responds To Ocasio-Cortez After Being Called Out For Money-Shaming Her
Anchor Ed Henry invited the newly-elected New York representative to come on Fox to speak.

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Nov 10, 2018

Donald Trump Dragged For Skipping WWI Cemetery Visit Due To Rain
Winston Churchill's grandson calls Trump "pathetic."

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Nov 10, 2018

Florida Will Hold Recounts In Governor And Senate Races
Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner ordered a recount in three statewide elections, including a virtual dead heat for agriculture commissioner.

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Nov 10, 2018

Trump To Honor Antonin Scalia, Orrin Hatch, GOP Megadonor With Medals Of Freedom
Miriam Adelson and her husband spent more than $100 million to try to keep Congress in Republican hands. Elvis and Babe Ruth are among other recipients.

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Nov 10, 2018

California Democrat Harley Rouda Declares Victory Over Longtime Rep. Dana Rohrabacher
For decades, the Orange County district was a safe seat for Republicans. The state is still counting ballots, though, and the race hasn't been called.

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Nov 10, 2018

California Democrat Harley Rouda Defeats Longtime Rep. Dana Rohrabacher
For decades, the Orange County district was a safe seat for Republicans.

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Nov 10, 2018

Want To Beat Trump In 2020? Look At Sherrod Brown's Big Win In Ohio.
Of all the Democrats who could play a part in the next presidential campaign, the Ohio populist emerged from Election Day with the most to brag about.

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Nov 10, 2018

Republicans Are Losing Female Lawmakers ? That's Bad for Democrats, Too
The GOP is now actively holding back gender equality in Congress and beyond.

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Nov 10, 2018

Wins By Democratic Attorneys General Threaten To Multiply Climate Suits Against Big Oil
The oil and gas industry's expensive victories in the midterm elections could come at a price.

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Nov 10, 2018

Donald Trump Draws Ire With ‘Celebrate' End Of WWI Tweet
"Please don't celebrate it. It's an act of remembrance and commemoration."

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Nov 10, 2018

How Rep. Steve King Almost Lost
The white supremacist congressman usually wins re-election in Iowa by over 20 percentage points. This time he won by 3. What changed?

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Nov 10, 2018

How Schools For Kids In Foster Care Act As 'Educational Black Holes'
"It just felt like day care," said one student.

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Nov 10, 2018

Bob Woodward Reveals What Donald Trump Trait Gave Him ‘A Chill'
"I've done this for 47 years and when I learned about that, I got a chill," the veteran journalist told "Real Time" host Bill Maher.

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Nov 10, 2018

Trump Snipes At 'Very Insulting' Emmanuel Macron As Paris Trip Gets Underway
Here we go again.

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Nov 10, 2018

Trump Snipes At 'Very Insulting' Emmanuel Macron Comment As He Lands In Paris
The American president badmouths the French president on the eve of a celebration of World War I's end.

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Nov 10, 2018

Senate Democrats Weigh Lawsuit Over Trump Justice Department Appointment
The president ignored a statutory line of succession at the Justice Department.

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Nov 10, 2018

Michael Avenatti Calls For Trump's 'Immediate' Indictment After Hush Money Report
"This is a very serious problem for Donald Trump," says Stormy Daniels' attorney.

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Nov 10, 2018

Matthew Whitaker Led Foundation That May Have Violated Tax-Exempt Status
The acting attorney general criticized Hillary Clinton during the 2016 election, which may have violated the Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust's tax-exempt status.

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Nov 09, 2018

James Woods Reaches Across Politics To Aid Alyssa Milano In California Wildfire
"This is so much more rewarding than arguing," the conservative actor said of his new Twitter push to help those affected by the California fires.

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Nov 09, 2018

Protecting Public Lands Was A Winning Platform In Elections Out West
Conservation groups are hailing the victories as a rebuke of the Trump administration's policies.

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Nov 09, 2018

As Acting Attorney General, Matt Whitaker Now Oversees Investigation Into Own Murky Past
In 2014, Whitaker was paid to advise a shady company. One that's under investigation by a department he heads.

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Nov 09, 2018

VA Secretary Defends Lethal Taxpayer-Funded Experiments On Dogs
Earlier this year, Congress made it more difficult for the VA to use dogs in medical research.

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Nov 09, 2018

Young People Are Terrified By All The Shootings. But They're Not Surprised.
Young people are so used to gun violence that they were all but ready for a shooting in Thousand Oaks.

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Nov 09, 2018

How Lucy McBath Won The Same Georgia District That Jon Ossoff Lost
McBath, a Democrat, defeated Republican incumbent Karen Handel, who famously beat Ossoff in last year's special election.

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Nov 09, 2018

More Than 1,000 Educators Won Elections On Tuesday, Teachers Union Says
"We saw wins up and down the ballot, and we are on fire," the head of the National Education Association said of the midterms.

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Nov 09, 2018

Florida Election Official: Donald Trump And Rick Scott 'Are Trying To Disrupt Our Democracy'
Trump and Scott have offered no proof for claims of rampant fraud in Scott's contentious Senate race against Bill Nelson, which looks headed for a recount.

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Nov 09, 2018

Stacey Abrams Holds Strong In Georgia, Despite Intense Pressure To Concede
The editor of a local newspaper told Abrams' campaign it's "getting embarrassing" that she won't give up.

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Nov 09, 2018

Nelson Camp Says Trump and Scott's 'Corruption' Talk Shows They Know They'll Lose
The Florida Senate race will undergo a machine recount, then a hand recount, starting this weekend.

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Nov 09, 2018

Judge To Hear Arizona Senate Race Vote Count Dispute
A GOP lawsuit is challenging the state's two biggest counties for allowing voters to help resolve problems with their mail-in ballot signatures after Election Day.

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Nov 09, 2018

Even In 'Unwinnable' Districts, Local Democrats Are Celebrating Gains From The Blue Wave
They saw wins, even in places they lost.

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Nov 09, 2018

Jeff Sessions Dealt Police Reform One Final Blow On His Way Out The Door
One of the former attorney general's final acts was to make it nearly impossible for federal civil rights lawyers to rein in police abuse.

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Nov 09, 2018

How Democrats — And Republicans — Made 2018 A Blue Wave (When It Almost Wasn't)
Yes. It was a wave.

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Nov 09, 2018

Trump Personally Facilitated Hush Money Payments To Stormy Daniels And Karen McDougal: WSJ
"Get it done," Trump said of making the payments, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

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Nov 09, 2018

Trump Says George Conway Is Trying To Get Publicity: 'I Really Don't Know The Guy'
The president also put down the husband of one of his top White House advisers as merely "Mr. Kellyanne Conway."

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Nov 09, 2018

Opposition To Offshore Oil Drilling Drove Democratic Upset In South Carolina
Congressman-elect Joe Cunningham made protecting the state's coast a central point of contrast with Republican Katie Arrington.

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Nov 09, 2018

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Teases Potential 2020 Presidential Bid To Stephen Colbert
"I promise you I will give it a long hard thought of consideration," the New York Democrat said.

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Nov 09, 2018

Video Of California Wildfires Is A Driving Tour Through Hell
The scene from a car window in the Northern California town of Paradise shows the fire's relentless fury.

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Nov 09, 2018

Trump Disses Michelle Obama's Memoir Comments, Says He'll Never Forgive Barack
The former first lady says in her memoir that she'll never forgive Trump for putting her family at risk with his "birther" accusations against her husband.

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Nov 09, 2018

Trump Attacks Journalists, Claims 'No One Manipulated' Jim Acosta Video
The president again bashed the CNN reporter, then lit into journalist April Ryan, saying she "doesn't know what the hell she's doing."

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Nov 09, 2018

Whitaker's Friendship With Trump Aide Reignites Recusal Debate
Sam Clovis, who was co-chair of Trump's 2016 campaign, said Whitaker is "a dear friend."

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Nov 09, 2018

After Jeff Sessions' Ouster, Group Launches 6-Figure Ad Buy To Protect Mueller
The ad buy comes as Democrats scramble to protect the special counsel's investigation.

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Nov 09, 2018

Michelle Obama Reveals She Used IVF To Conceive Her Daughters
The former first lady spoke to ABC's "Good Morning America," ahead of the Tuesday release of her highly anticipated memoir "Becoming."

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Nov 09, 2018

Melania Trump Raises Eyebrows With Tweet About Brett Kavanaugh's 'Honor'
"You have NO IDEA what that word means, obviously."

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Nov 09, 2018

Voters Finally Got A Chance To Weigh In On The Housing Crisis
In a slew of ballot initiatives, voters approved measures to address rising rents and homelessness.

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Nov 09, 2018

'I Eat Once A Day': The Untold Stories Of The Housing Crisis
We asked our readers to tell us how rising rents and living costs are affecting their lives. Their answers surprised us.

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Nov 09, 2018

Lindsey Graham Awkwardly Tries To Walk Back Vow To Unleash 'Holy Hell' On Trump
Sen. Graham attempts to defend his change of tune.

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Nov 08, 2018

Rick Scott Claims Fraud, Seeks Florida Law Enforcement Probe Of Election Officials
The Republican governor is facing a likely recount as his lead in a U.S. Senate race against incumbent Bill Nelson shrinks.

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Nov 08, 2018

'Rage-aholic' Trump Launched A 'Coup' By Booting Sessions, Warns Carl Bernstein
"We are watching a president, whose back is to the wall," trying to grab a "get-out-of-jail pass," the Watergate journalist says.

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Nov 08, 2018

Thousands Protest To Protect Mueller Investigation After DOJ Shakeup
The demonstrations follow President Donald Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker, the acting attorney general who may seek to end the special counsel's Russia probe.

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Nov 08, 2018

White House Shares Video From Site That Claimed Sandy Hook Massacre Was A Hoax
Maybe that should be no surprise. Trump has long made it clear he has no problem with conspiracy theories or InfoWars.

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Nov 08, 2018

Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker Once Expressed Terrifying View Of Executive Power
Trump's choice to replace Jeff Sessions has been deeply critical of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe.

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Nov 08, 2018

Trump Blocks Asylum For Immigrants Who Cross Border Illegally
The president's rants about the border weren't just pre-election bluster.

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Nov 08, 2018

Trump Takes Steps To Deny Asylum For Immigrants Who Cross Border Illegally
The president's rants about the border weren't just pre-election bluster.

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Nov 08, 2018

Bernie Sanders Says Not All Voters Who Feel 'Uncomfortable' With Black Candidates Are Racist
The senator got flak after saying white people who didn't vote for Andrew Gillum and Stacey Abrams because of their race are "not necessarily racist."

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Nov 08, 2018

6 Weeks After Senate Testimony, Christine Blasey Ford Still Getting Threats
Unlike Brett Kavanaugh, Ford's life has been on hold. She has yet to return to her job as a psychology professor.

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Nov 08, 2018

Judge Releases Defendants After Losing Re-Election, Asking If They'd Kill Anyone
"He made a comment, ‘This is obviously what the voters wanted,'" a public defender recalled.

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Nov 08, 2018

It Just Got Even Easier For Republicans To Confirm Trump's Judges
With a newly strengthened Senate majority, Mitch McConnell can plow ahead with reshaping the nation's courts.

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Nov 08, 2018

Florida Just Enfranchised Over 1 Million People. They Still Face Big Obstacles To Voting.
Organizers will have to educate people about their eligibility -- and that's just the beginning.

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Nov 08, 2018

A Flipped House Spells Trouble For Ryan Zinke
House Democrats will soon have subpoena power. And the scandal-plagued interior secretary is sure to have a target on his back.

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Nov 08, 2018

Unions Helped Beat Scott Walker And Bruce Rauner, But Only After The Damage Was Done
The two GOP governors weakened the labor movement in ways that will be felt for years, perhaps even decades.

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Nov 08, 2018

Immigrant Children Are Being Detained For Months. Their Families Decided To Sue.
Lawyers say that due to the Trump's administration's recent crackdown on sponsors, children are languishing in detention for "egregious" amounts of time.

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Nov 08, 2018

Twitter Users Jokingly Offer To Donate Their Ribs To Ruth Bader Ginsburg
The 85-year-old Supreme Court Justice was hospitalized after fracturing three ribs.

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Nov 08, 2018

George Conway Slams Trump In Op-Ed: Attorney General Appointment Is 'Unconstitutional'
Kellyanne Conway's husband insists that Trump isn't upholding the Constitution in an op-ed published in The New York Times.

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Nov 08, 2018

Appeals Court Rules Against Donald Trump On DACA Program
The court said the Trump administration must continue the program, which protects hundreds of thousands of Dreamers from deportation.

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Nov 08, 2018

Florida's Race For Governor Is In Recount Territory
Andrew Gillum "started his campaign for the people, and we are committed to ensuring every single vote in Florida is counted," said a spokeswoman.

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Nov 08, 2018

Kellyanne Conway Defends White House Mic Grab, Says Women Shouldn't Be 'Swiped' At
The White House counselor said the intern who tried to take a microphone away from CNN's Jim Acosta was "very brave."

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