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Oct 22, 2019

2020 Senate Democrats Brush Off Concerns About Lengthy Impeachment Trial
The senators maintain that possibly being forced to stay in Washington amid primary season wouldn't be a big deal.

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Oct 22, 2019

Democratic Voters Think They Have Multiple Options For Beating Trump Next Year
A poll taken after the fourth debate finds Democrats overwhelmingly satisfied with the field of candidates.

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Oct 22, 2019

South Carolina Republicans Strip Exceptions For Rape And Incest In 'Heartbeat' Abortion Bill
The proposed bill, which criminalizes abortion at the moment cardiac activity can be detected, is expected to head to the Senate floor.

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Oct 22, 2019

Anonymous Op-Ed Author From Trump White House To Publish Tell-All Book
"A Warning," by the author of a blistering New York Times essay, will be out on shelves next month.

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Oct 22, 2019

Mitch McConnell: Trump's Lynching Tweet 'Was An Unfortunate Choice Of Words'
The Senate majority leader offered mild disapproval of the president's offensive attack on the impeachment process.

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Oct 22, 2019

Lindsey Graham Defends Trump's 'Lynching' Tweet: 'It's Not Just Racial'
"The story here is not the word, it's the conduct of the Democrats in the House," the South Carolina senator said.

Huffington Post Politics
Oct 22, 2019

Erdogan And Putin Strike A Syria Deal, Taking The Gift Trump Offered Them
The agreement shows how Trump's abandonment of the Kurds is making the U.S. less relevant in a key region.

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Oct 22, 2019

Kirstjen Nielsen On Child Separations: 'I Don't Regret Enforcing The Law'
The Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit hosted a session with Nielsen, despite heavy pressure from activists to rescind the invitation.

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Oct 22, 2019

White House Says It Will Cancel New York Times, Washington Post Subscriptions
Hours before the decision was reported, Fox News aired an interview in which Trump railed against the papers as "fake."

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Oct 22, 2019

Lori Loughlin And Husband Among Parents Facing New Bribery Charges
The new charges in the college admissions scandal carry a sentence of up to 10 years in prison.

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Oct 22, 2019

'The View' Gets Newt Gingrich To Admit Trump's Lynching Comments Went A Bit Too Far
"I've been comfortable just calling it a 'witch hunt' and a 'kangaroo court' and things like that," the former House speaker said on Tuesday's episode.

Huffington Post Politics
Oct 22, 2019

Top Diplomat Confirms There Was Quid Pro Quo Demand In Trump's Ukraine Call: Reports
Acting Ukraine Ambassador Bill Taylor testified to the House that the president held up military aid to Ukraine until it agreed to investigate Joe Biden.

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Oct 22, 2019

Top Diplomat To Ukraine Provides 'Disturbing' Account In House Impeachment Probe
Bill Taylor, the acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, answered questions in a closed-door deposition with House lawmakers on Tuesday.

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Oct 22, 2019

Anita Hill: Why Has No Presidential Candidate Been Asked About Gender Violence?
The law professor said the issue of sexual violence "needs to be addressed" because it is a systemic problem.

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Oct 22, 2019

Al Green: Trump Is 'No Better Than Those Who Burn Crosses'
The House Democrat delivered a scathing rebuke of the president's claim that impeachment proceedings are tantamount to a lynching.

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Oct 22, 2019

2 Proud Boys Sentenced To 4 Years In Prison Over Gang Assault In New York
John Kinsman and Maxwell Hare, both members of the extremist gang, were sentenced in Manhattan after attacking protesters at a GOP rally in October.

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Oct 22, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Endorses Democratic Primary Challenger Jessica Cisneros
Cisneros, a progressive, is hoping to unseat Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar, who has one of the most conservative voting records in their party.

Huffington Post Politics
Oct 22, 2019

White House Spokesman Attempts To Defend Trump's 'Lynching' Remarks
Hogan Gidley told reporters on Tuesday that Trump wasn't "comparing what's happened to him with one of our darkest moments in American history."

Huffington Post Politics
Oct 22, 2019

County Official Rants About A 'Queer' Running For President, Loss Of White Men's Rights
"I'm not prejudiced, but by golly, a white male in this country has very few rights and they're getting took more every day."

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Oct 22, 2019

Boris Johnson Says He'll Pull Brexit Bill If Parliament Members Delay Exit
Members of Parliament are set to vote on the bill Tuesday evening. If they delay the exit until January, the prime minister says he'll withdraw the legislation.

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Oct 22, 2019

WeWork Board Accepts $10 Billion Takeover Plan From SoftBank
The deal will reportedly rescue WeWork, and current chair Adam Neumann will exit with $1.7 billion.

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Oct 22, 2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says Even Pancreatic Cancer Didn't Stop Her From Working Out
The Supreme Court justice said she never stopped exercising through her latest bout with cancer.

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Oct 22, 2019

Trump Likens Impeachment Inquiry To 'A Lynching' In Twitter Outburst
The president also suggested that Democrats are carrying out the investigation "without due process or fairness or any legal rights."

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Oct 22, 2019

Nancy Pelosi Releases 'Fact Sheet' Detailing How Trump 'Betrayed Oath Of Office'
The House speaker listed some of the evidence she says shows how the White House launched a pressure campaign on Ukraine and then tried to cover it up.

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Oct 22, 2019

She Was Sex Trafficked At 14 — Then Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison
Lici's story of abandonment, coercion and exploitation shows the reality of sex trafficking in America.

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Oct 22, 2019

Former Sanders Surrogate Lucy Flores Endorses Elizabeth Warren
Flores, who served in the Nevada legislature, accused former Vice President Joe Biden of unwanted touching.

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Oct 22, 2019

Trump Rails Against Obama During Rambling Hannity Chat: 'They Could've Impeached Him'
Stressing the GOP needs to "get tougher," Trump said "we would never do anything like this," referring to the "crazy" impeachment inquiry against him.

Huffington Post Politics
Oct 22, 2019

Public Land Workers Faced Hundreds Of Threats, Assaults Over The Past 5 Years
"Sometimes it's hard to be a federal employee," an expert on American land policy said.

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Oct 21, 2019

Trump Viewed Ukraine As Adversary, Not Ally, Witnesses Say
Behind closed doors, Trump has made his views on Ukraine clear: "They tried to take me down."

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Oct 21, 2019

Andrew Yang Shuts Down Talk Of Third-Party Run If He's Not The Democratic Nominee
The businessman and former lawyer said he would "100%" support whoever the nominee is.

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Oct 21, 2019

White Evangelicals Stand Behind Trump Despite Impeachment Inquiry: Survey
On race, immigration, impeachment and other issues, white evangelicals continue to be at odds with most other American religious groups.

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Oct 21, 2019

House Democrats Block Republican Effort To Censure Rep. Adam Schiff
The Intelligence Committee chairman said the GOP "lacked the courage" to confront Trump.

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Oct 21, 2019

Bernie Sanders Defends Tulsi Gabbard Against Hillary Clinton's Comments
The 2016 Democratic presidential nominee appeared to suggest Russia was aiding Gabbard's campaign.

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Oct 21, 2019

Trump's Elaborate Scheme To Get Around His Emoluments Problem Proves He Has One
The White House planned to solicit private donations to pay Trump's Doral resort because government funds are prohibited. But he's taken those funds all along.

Huffington Post Politics
Oct 21, 2019

U.S. Never Agreed To Protect Kurds For Life, Trump Says Of Syria Withdrawal
"We have a great relationship with the Kurds, but we never agreed to, you know, protect the Kurds," he said.

Huffington Post Politics
Oct 21, 2019

Rep. Peter DeFazio Threatens To Subpoena Trump Hotel Documents
The Trump administration agency that oversees federal buildings has until Wednesday to produce the necessary paperwork.

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Oct 21, 2019

Trump's Top Picks For Acting DHS Secretary Nixed By White House Staff: Reports
The president's choices for the homeland security temp job ? Ken Cuccinelli and Mark Morgan ? may be ineligible by law.

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Oct 21, 2019

Mark Zuckerberg Says He Gave Pete Buttigieg's Campaign Unsolicited Hiring Advice
The Facebook CEO and his wife, Priscilla Chan, privately endorsed potential campaign staffers for tech roles, emails show.

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Oct 21, 2019

Minnesota Pointlessly Blocks People From Voting Once They Are Out Of Prison: Lawsuit
The lead plaintiff in a new lawsuit will not be legally allowed to vote until 2053 because she will be on probation.

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Oct 21, 2019

Trump Continues To Defend Doral Choice Even After Giving In
The president blamed Democrats and the media after he canceled his plans to host the G-7 summit at his personal property.

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Oct 21, 2019

In Rare Appeal, Federal Judge Begs Senators To Fill Vacancies On His Court
A U.S. district court in California faces "judicial catastrophe" without two more judges, says retiring Chief Judge Lawrence O'Neill.

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Oct 21, 2019

Julián Castro Says He Will End 2020 Bid If He Can't Raise $800,000 In 10 Days
A campaign spokesperson said "we do not see a viable path to victory if he does not secure a spot at the November debate."

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Oct 21, 2019

Singer Brandi Carlile Pulls Out Of Women's Summit Because Of Kirstjen Nielsen
Carlile is the third person to say she won't appear at the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit.

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Oct 21, 2019

Louis Vuitton Director Slams Trump As 'Joke' After Visit To Brand's Texas Workshop
The brand's creative director, Nicolas Ghesquière, posted a powerful note on Instagram to say he refuses any association with the president.

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Oct 21, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Unveils Education Plan To Fight Segregation And High-Stakes Testing
The sweeping plan also takes aim at charters, suggesting they divert precious resources away from traditional public schools.

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Oct 21, 2019

Mitt Romney Has A Secret Twitter Account With An Absolutely Bonkers Fake Name
He liked at least one tweet that suggested invoking the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from office.

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Oct 21, 2019

Lindsay Graham Suggests Ukraine Quid Pro Quo Might Convince Him To Back Impeachment
The Republican senator also called Trump an "equal opportunity abuser of people" and a "handful" in an interview with Axios.

Huffington Post Politics
Oct 21, 2019

Lindsey Graham Suggests Ukraine Quid Pro Quo Might Convince Him To Back Impeachment
The Republican senator also called Trump an "equal opportunity abuser of people" and a "handful" in an interview with Axios.

Huffington Post Politics
Oct 20, 2019

Trump Canceled G-7 At Doral In Response To Republicans' Wavering Support: Reports
The president on Sunday afternoon suggested he decided not to hold G-7 at Doral because of Democrats and the news media.

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Oct 20, 2019

Trump Considering Leaving Hundreds Of Troops In Syria After All: Report
The U.S. negotiated a short cease-fire this week to stop the fighting in Syria, but the deal was largely seen as a win for Turkey.

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Oct 20, 2019

Justin Amash Rips Trump For Shuffling Troops, Treating Them As 'Mercenaries'
Trump boasted that he's "bringing soldiers home" the day after Defense Secretary Mark Esper announced that all troops pulled from Syria are going to ... Iraq.

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Oct 20, 2019

DOJ Confirms Don McGahn, Trump Jr. Did Not Testify Before Mueller Grand Jury
The Justice Department's confirmation about the president's son and former White House counsel is part of a newly unredacted filing ordered by a judge.

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Oct 20, 2019

Mick Mulvaney's Missteps Draw Scrutiny From Trump Allies
President Donald Trump's acting chief of staff went on television Sunday to defend his boss in effusive terms. He ended up making a new problematic comment.

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Oct 20, 2019

Hillary Clinton Shares Parody Of Trump's Letter To Erdogan: ‘You're Really Busting My Nuts'
The former secretary of state joined in on the mockery of Trump's letter to the Turkish president.

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Oct 20, 2019

Elizabeth Warren To Release Plan To Pay For 'Medicare For All'
Rivals have challenged the Massachusetts senator on her plans to pay for the expansive legislation.

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Oct 20, 2019

Warren To Release Plan To Pay For 'Medicare For All'
Rivals have challenged the Massachusetts senator on her plans to pay for the expansive legislation.

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Oct 20, 2019

Nancy Pelosi's Brother, Former Baltimore Mayor Thomas D'Alesandro III, Dies
"All his life, Tommy worked on the side of the angels. Now, he is with them," the House speaker said in a statement.

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Oct 20, 2019

Mike Pompeo Says He 'Never Saw' Quid Pro Quo Even After Mick Mulvaney Admitted It
The secretary of state stuck with the White House's messaging following the acting chief of staff's candid acknowledgment of the deal in a press briefing.

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Oct 20, 2019

Mulvaney: Trump Still Considers Himself To Be In Hospitality Business
The acting chief of staff defended the president wanting to host the G-7 summit at his private Florida estate despite ethics concerns.

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Oct 20, 2019

Nancy Pelosi In Jordan For 'Vital Discussions' Amid Escalating Syria Crisis
The House speaker was part of a bipartisan delegation of U.S. lawmakers that met with Jordan's King Abdullah II on Saturday.

Huffington Post Politics
Oct 19, 2019

'Keep Fighting' — Twitter Critics Celebrate Victory After Trump Dumps Doral For G-7
"Blam! NEVER doubt that the public's efforts to hold this corrupt administration accountable is worth all the effort," tweeted former ethics chief Walter Shaub.

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Oct 19, 2019

Caving To Pressure, Trump Cans Plans To Hold G-7 At Trump Doral
President Donald Trump made the decision to hold the summit somewhere else instead of his Miami resort in response to mounting criticism.

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Oct 19, 2019

Billionaire Tells Wealthy To 'Lighten Up' About Elizabeth Warren: 'You're Not Victims'
"You're the richest people in the world. How in God's name do you feel like a victim?" asks former Goldman Sachs partner Michael Novogratz.

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Oct 19, 2019

Trump Launches 'Stop The Coup' Impeachment Hashtag But Twitter Users Aren't Having It
Twitter followers school the president on the difference between a coup and a constitutional process.

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Oct 19, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Endorses Bernie Sanders At Comeback Rally In Queens
The Sanders campaign estimated that the rally drew nearly 26,000 attendees, which would make it the largest Democratic presidential rally of this cycle.

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Oct 19, 2019

'I Am back,' Bernie Sanders Tells Supporters At NYC Rally
The event marked Sanders' formal return to the campaign trail less than three weeks after he suffered a heart attack.

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Oct 19, 2019

Clinton Email Probe Finds No Deliberate Mishandling Of Classified Information
Thirty-eight people violated security protocols around non-classified emails, the probe found.

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Oct 19, 2019

Kamala Harris To Supporter With Tattoo Of Her Handwriting: 'Oh, My God!'
A conversation about a college student's fear of gun violence turned into a powerful quote that became a tattoo.

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Oct 19, 2019

House Republican Announces Retirement One Day After Openly Considering Impeachment
Francis Rooney suggested he might be willing to vote for Trump's ouster.

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Oct 19, 2019

Van Jones: Hillary Clinton Is Playing A 'Dangerous Game' With Tulsi Gabbard Remarks
The CNN host said he doesn't want Clinton's comments on Gabbard and Russia to "legitimate these kind of attacks against anybody."

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Oct 19, 2019

Faced With Impeachment, Trump Fuels Chaos With Erratic Decisions
In the four weeks since Nancy Pelosi launched the investigation, Trump has taken steps that have drawn more criticism, not less.

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Oct 19, 2019

Bulletproof Emmett Till Memorial Unveiled After Repeated Vandalism
The civil rights martyr was memorialized on the shore of the Tallahatchie River in Mississippi, near where his body was discovered in 1955.

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Oct 19, 2019

Nancy Pelosi Honors Elijah Cummings In Powerful Tribute As The House's 'North Star'
The House speaker praised the late congressman as "a voice of unsurpassed moral clarity and truth" after his sudden and shocking death.

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Oct 19, 2019

Justin Amash Claims 'Hillary Clinton Is A Donald Trump Asset'
The Michigan congressman rebuked Clinton's suggestion that Tulsi Gabbard is a Russian asset, warning it helps Trump.

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Oct 19, 2019

Bernie Sanders Adds New York Endorsements Ahead Of Comeback Rally In Queens
Eight Empire State lawmakers now back the Vermont senator's Democratic presidential bid.

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Oct 19, 2019

Ex-Ethics Chief: If Trump Resort Hosting G-7 ‘Is Not Corrupt, Nothing Is'
"And that's exactly what he wants," said Walter Shaub, the former head of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics.

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Oct 19, 2019

Why This Nebraska Democrat Thinks She Can Get Elected In Trump Country
State Sen. Kate Bolz's congressional district has been held by Republicans since 1964. She wants to change that in 2020.

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Oct 18, 2019

Watchdog Accuses Kellyanne Conway Of Violating Hatch Act An Astounding 50 Times
The last time the White House aide was nabbed using her job for partisan politics, she responded: "Blah, blah, blah ... Let me know when the jail sentence starts."

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Oct 18, 2019

Hillary Clinton Drops Out Of Women's Summit Featuring Kirstjen Nielsen
Clinton is the second person to back out of the event amid activist anger that Trump's former homeland security secretary will be speaking.

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Oct 18, 2019

Students Protest Firing Of Black Employee Who Repeating Racial Slur Used Against Him
A Black security guard told a student not to call him the n-word. Then he got fired under a zero tolerance policy.

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Oct 18, 2019

Mitch McConnell: Trump's 'Nightmare' Syria Withdrawal Threatens To Bring Terror Home
Pulling out of Syria is a "grave strategic mistake," the Senate majority leader warned in an op-ed.

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Oct 18, 2019

Any Other Federal Employee Giving Himself A Contract Could Be In Jail - But Not Trump
Awarding himself the multimillion-dollar G-7 contract clearly violates federal law, former prosecutors say, but Trump can't be prosecuted as president.

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Oct 18, 2019

Rick Perry Won't Comply With Subpoena In Impeachment Probe
The outgoing Energy Secretary insists the impeachment inquiry "lacks any legitimate constitutional foundation."

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Oct 18, 2019

Shifting Explanation For Withholding Ukraine Aid Begins Drawing GOP Alarm
Gov. Kasich, Rep Rooney and other Republicans have started showing signs of discomfort with the Trump administration's changing defense in light of the impeachment inquiry.

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Oct 18, 2019

Shifting Explanations For Withholding Ukraine Aid Begins Drawing GOP Alarm
Gov. Kasich, Rep Rooney and other Republicans have started showing signs of discomfort with the Trump administration's changing defense in light of the impeachment inquiry.

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Oct 18, 2019

Tulsi Gabbard Rips Hillary Clinton In Twitter Tirade As A 'Rot' Sickening Democratic Party
She hit back at Clinton's suggestion that the Hawaii congresswoman is a Russian asset.

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Oct 18, 2019

Bernie Sanders To Hold Comeback Rally Across From Nation's Largest Public Housing Complex
The location, in the shadow of New York's dirtiest power plant, is a deliberate choice by the senator and his campaign.

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Oct 18, 2019

Florida Can't Block Former Felons From Voting If They Owe Money And Can't Pay: Judge
Critics say Florida effectively approved a poll tax on voters.

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Oct 18, 2019

April Ryan Abruptly Drops Out Of Fundraiser Interview With Pete Buttigieg
The CNN political analyst and Washington bureau chief for American Urban Radio Networks said she didn't realize it was a fundraiser.

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Oct 18, 2019

Bipartisan Group Of Lawmakers Blasts Tim Cook For Caving To China
Apple is facing blowback for deleting an app used by pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.

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Oct 18, 2019

Trump Campaign Makes Mulvaney's Quid Pro Quo Admission Into A T-Shirt
For $30, you can "get over it," too.

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Oct 18, 2019

John Kasich Supports Trump Impeachment: 'I Say It With Great Sadness'
The Ohio Republican said acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney's admission of a quid pro quo on Thursday pushed him "across the Rubicon."

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Oct 18, 2019

Supreme Court Steps Into Case Over Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
The CFPB, a federal consumer finance watchdog agency, was created as part of the Dodd-Frank legislation in response to the financial crisis.

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Oct 18, 2019

Senators Demand Answers On Decision To Hold G-7 Summit At Trump Doral
Sens. Sherrod Brown, Ron Wyden and Gary Peters called the decision "another outrageous example" of presidential misconduct.

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Oct 18, 2019

Mick Mulvaney's Ukraine Comments Upend Trump Admin's Impeachment Strategy
The White House acting chief of staff's comments seemed to undermine the core arguments that Trump and his advisers have made against the effort to oust him from office.

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Oct 18, 2019

Stephanie Grisham: Mick Mulvaney 'Did A Great Job' At Disastrous Press Briefing
That was the briefing in which Trump's chief of staff admitted there was a quid pro quo with Ukraine.

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Oct 18, 2019

Some Kids Would Lose Free School Lunches Under Trump Proposal
One of Trump's several behind-the-scenes food benefit cuts has a spillover effect on children.

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Oct 18, 2019

Black Americans Are More Doubtful About Participating In The Census, Survey Finds
The research underscores the challenges the Census Bureau faces in getting certain demographic groups to respond to the decennial survey.

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Oct 18, 2019

Filmmaker Pulls Out Of Women's Conference Because Kirstjen Nielsen Will Be Speaking
Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit "should not be giving Kirstjen Nielsen a platform to rehabilitate her image," says dream hampton.

Huffington Post Politics
Oct 18, 2019

Dr. Leana Wen Responds To Backlash That She Believes Abortion Should Be ‘Rare'
Dr. Leana Wen came under fire this week for saying abortion should be "safe, legal and rare" — a phrase that activists believe further stigmatizes the procedure.

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