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Sep 18, 2019

Whistleblower Complaint Reportedly Involved Trump's Pledge To A Foreign Leader
The acting director of national intelligence has refused to hand over the complaint to Congress. The former director, Dan Coats, left last month.

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Sep 18, 2019

Peter Gaynor Expected To Be Nominated As FEMA Administrator
Trump will reportedly pull the nomination of Jeffrey Byard amid an inquiry that stalled his confirmation in the Senate. Gaynor has been the acting chief.

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Sep 18, 2019

Ilhan Omar Says Trump Spreading False 9/11 Tweet About Her Puts Her Life At Risk
"What is Twitter doing to combat this misinformation?" the congresswoman responded.

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Sep 18, 2019

Joe Kennedy III To Announce Senate Run In Massachusetts: Reports
The Democratic congressman would challenge Sen. Ed Markey in the primary election.

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Sep 18, 2019

The Military Has Spent $184,000 At Trump's Scottish Golf Resort In 2 Years
It remains unclear whether the military exceeded its own limits on lodging expenses to put service members up in the president's hotel.

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Sep 18, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Had Another Solid Debate. Does That Matter?
Joe Biden still leads in the polls, and last week's debate doesn't look like a game-changer. But new surveys offer other good news for Warren.

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Sep 18, 2019

Trump On Netanyahu Amid Tense Elections: 'Our Relationship Is With Israel'
The U.S. president appeared to distance himself from the Israeli prime minister, who's struggling to hold on to power in a tight election.

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Sep 18, 2019

Mike Pompeo: Saudi Oil Attack Is An 'Act Of War' By Iran
The U.S. secretary of state said Iran was behind the missile strikes. Saudi officials said they had proof.

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Sep 18, 2019

White Supremacist Arrested For Threatening Charlottesville Black Lives Matter Co-Founder
Daniel McMahon, a right-wing troll known online as Jack Corbin, is now facing four federal charges for alleged threats against a community activist.

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Sep 18, 2019

New York State Extends Statute Of Limitations For Rape Survivors
Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) signed a bill into law on Wednesday extending the statute of limitations for survivors of second- and third-degree rape.

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Sep 18, 2019

California Ready To Take Trump To Court Over Car Pollution Waiver
The president announced Wednesday that he's revoking the state's legal authority to set its own auto emissions standards.

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Sep 18, 2019

White House Pitches Republicans On Draft Gun Plan To Broaden Background Checks
It may go nowhere because President Donald Trump hasn't signed off on it yet.

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Sep 18, 2019

Kamala Harris To Join Striking McDonald's Workers In Iowa
The California senator and Democratic 2020 hopeful plans to join the strike line as part of the Fight for $15 movement.

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Sep 18, 2019

Betsy DeVos To Promote School That Bans Transgender Students And Staff
The education secretary is set to visit a Catholic elementary school in Pennsylvania that has an explicit anti-trans policy.

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Sep 18, 2019

GOP Senator 'Doubtful' He'll Support Trump Court Pick Steven Menashi
"If he'll treat a United States senator the way he treated us, I wonder how he would treat the people," said Sen. John Kennedy.

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Sep 18, 2019

California Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs Law That Could Upend Uber, Lyft
The law could transform the gig economy by requiring some companies to reclassify independent contractors as employees and provide added benefits.

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Sep 18, 2019

There's An Easy Way To Make THC Vape Pens Safer: Legalize Weed
Several of the recent vaping-related illnesses and deaths appear to involve people who bought illicit vapes, which are not subject to regulations or testing.

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Sep 18, 2019

GOP State Senator Resigns After Arrest On Child Sex Abuse And Child Porn Charges
Pennsylvania state Sen. Mike Folmer (R) admitted to police "that he had received child pornography through his Tumblr blog," according to prosecutors.

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Sep 18, 2019

10,000 Farmers And Ranchers Endorse Green New Deal In Letter To Congress
The support comes as the climate policy fight broadens from energy and transportation to agriculture.

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Sep 18, 2019

How Memes Were Weaponized For Trump-Era Politics
Learn how internet memes became a super weapon in the propaganda war, morphing Pepe the Frog into a Trump-supporting Nazi.

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Sep 18, 2019

GOP State Senator Arrested For Child Sexual Abuse, Child Porn
Pennsylvania state Sen. Mike Folmer admitted "he had received child pornography through his Tumblr blog."

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Sep 18, 2019

Donald Trump To Name Robert C. O'Brien As National Security Adviser
O'Brien, who serves as special presidential envoy for hostage affairs, is set to replace John Bolton.

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Sep 18, 2019

Donald Trump Sets Twitter Ablaze With ‘No Lindsey' Dig
GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham incurred Trump's wrath after a tweet about "weakness" over Iran.

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Sep 18, 2019

Jimmy Carter Says Age 80 Would Have Been Too Old To Be President
"I hope there's an age limit," he joked, without mentioning that Democratic candidates Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders would turn 80 in office if elected.

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Sep 18, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Reveals 'The Most Fun' Part Of Campaigning Against Donald Trump
The Democratic candidate also explained why Trump "is truly a terrible president. Not just bad, terrible."

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Sep 18, 2019

Donald Trump Ripped As ‘Crass' For Comments About Cokie Roberts
"No class. Not even for a moment," one person fired back on Twitter after the president's indifferent remarks about the celebrated journalist's death.

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Sep 18, 2019

Donald Trump Sparks Anger With ‘Crass' Comments About Cokie Roberts
"No class. Not even for a moment," one person fired back on Twitter.

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Sep 18, 2019

White House Fires Homeland Security General Counsel In Latest Agency Shake-Up: Report
Trump has forced out many top officials at DHS this year amid frustrations with the agency's progress on reining in immigration along the Mexican border.

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Sep 18, 2019

Greta Thunberg Takes Senators To Task: You're Not Trying ‘Hard Enough. Sorry.'
"We don't want to be heard," the 16-year-old climate activist told a task force of Senate Democrats. "We want the science to be heard."

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Sep 17, 2019

Over 100 Migrant Mothers And Children Sue Trump Administration Over Virtual Asylum Ban
"What we're challenging is the haphazard lack of legal procedure. There's no rhyme or reason to it," the plaintiffs' attorney said.

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Sep 17, 2019

Hillary Clinton Slams Facebook For Allowing 'Trump's Propaganda' To Thrive
In rebuking the platform, the 2016 presidential candidate cited a "disturbing" report on the Trump campaign's deceptions.

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Sep 17, 2019

Trump Has Confirmed 150 Lifetime Federal Judges. That's A Lot.
Democrats say they really only have one option for stopping more unqualified nominees: winning back the Senate in 2020.

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Sep 17, 2019

GOP Senators Call For Response To Saudi Attack, Pointing Finger At Iran
"If it's very clearly a smoking gun, I don't think you can have something that just goes unanswered," Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) said Tuesday.

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Sep 17, 2019

Trump Says Homeless Californians Are Ruining Cities' 'Prestige'
The president, who seemed unconcerned about homeless people themselves, said "we'll be doing something about it."

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Sep 17, 2019

Even Saudi Arabia Thinks Trump Going To War With Iran Is A Bad Idea
The common belief that Trump will start a conflict on the kingdom's behalf is based on a misunderstanding that a confrontation helps the Saudis.

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Sep 17, 2019

'Uncle Joe' Biden Courts The Youth Vote
"Everybody wants another Obama and he's the closest thing we can get," said one student at Texas Southern University, a historically Black college in Houston.

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Sep 17, 2019

Judge Resigns After Sharing Image Of Noose In 'Make America Great Again' Post
A New York commission dropped its formal proceedings against Kyle R. Canning after he agreed never to seek or accept judicial office in the future.

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Sep 17, 2019

Trump To Block California From Setting Its Own Car Pollution Standards
The state's waiver allows it to set its own rules about auto emissions.

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Sep 17, 2019

Trump To Block California From Setting Its Own Car Pollution Standards: Report
The state's waiver allows it to set its own rules about auto emissions.

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Sep 17, 2019

Corey Lewandowski Refuses To Answer Questions At House Hearing
The White House instructed the former Trump campaign aide not to "disclose any conversations" he'd had with the president.

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Sep 17, 2019

Trump's Cabinet Has Had More Ex-Lobbyists Than Obama Or Bush
Former lobbyists run the Defense and Interior departments, Environmental Protection Agency and office of the U.S. Trade Representative.

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Sep 17, 2019

Justice Department Sues Edward Snowden For Book Proceeds
The government says the former CIA and NSA official's new book, "Permanent Record," violates his nondisclosure agreements.

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Sep 17, 2019

Barack Obama Mourns The Passing Of Cokie Roberts
The former president hailed the veteran journalist's "trailblazing" work in the field, a stark contrast from Trump's response that Roberts "never treated me nicely."

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Sep 17, 2019

Couple Separated By The Muslim Ban Reunited After HuffPost Report
Ramez Alghazzouli and Asmaa Khadem Al Arbaiin say they believe this site's coverage helped put pressure on the State Department.

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Sep 17, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Makes Her First House Endorsement Against Democratic Incumbent
Marie Newman, backed by the high-profile progressive lawmaker, is going after conservative-leaning Rep. Dan Lipinski in Illinois.

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Sep 17, 2019

Judge Tosses Lawsuit Against SPLC Over Hate Group Designation
The lawsuit, filed by the Center for Immigration Studies -- which the Southern Poverty Law Center deems a hate group -- was tossed by a federal judge.

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Sep 17, 2019

Top Obama Adviser Blasts Trump's Foreign Policy As 'A Saudi Wish List'
Ben Rhodes explained why the U.S. has "no obligation" to come to the defense of Saudi Arabia's oil sites.

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Sep 17, 2019

George Conway 'Sharpies' Saudi War Powers Into U.S. Constitution To Mock Trump
The husband of Kellyanne Conway skewers the president for saying he's "waiting to hear from the Kingdom" about a response to the bombing of Saudi oil facilities.

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Sep 17, 2019

Democrats Investigate Transportation Chief Elaine Chao Over 'Troubling' Ethics Questions
Chao has been accused of using her office to benefit herself and her family's shipping company.

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Sep 17, 2019

Could Trump Again Lose The Popular Vote And Win In 2020? In A Close Race, Yes.
The shocker of 2016 wasn't really a shock, researchers found: The closer the race, the higher the chance the Electoral College will land the loser in the White House.

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Sep 17, 2019

Trump Appeals To Hispanic Voters During New Mexico Rally: ‘We Love Our Hispanics'
Polls show Trump — who's been scrutinized for his hard-line immigration policies and racist rhetoric against Latinos — faring poorly among Hispanics.

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Sep 17, 2019

Tulsi Gabbard Doubles Down: Donald Trump Is Not U.S. Military's Pimp
"My fellow service members and I, we are not your prostitutes," said the Democratic presidential candidate.

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Sep 16, 2019

Rep. Ilhan Omar On Trump Impeachment: 'It's Not If ... It's When'
The Minnesota congresswoman thinks it's just a matter of time, despite polling showing 6 out of 10 Americans don't think the president should be impeached.

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Sep 16, 2019

Trump Echoes Earlier Attacks On New York Times After Latest Kavanaugh Report
The president defended the Supreme Court justice at his New Mexico rally after new allegations of sexual misconduct were uncovered by Times reporters.

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Sep 16, 2019

Lindsey Graham 'Promises' Kavanaugh Won't Be Impeached After New Misconduct Allegation
And Democratic Rep. Jerry Nadler says his Judiciary Committee is tied up with "impeaching the president" and is too busy to look at the Supreme Court justice.

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Sep 16, 2019

People Want 'Obama Netflix' To Become A Thing After Trump's Bizarre Tweetstorm
The president has suggested the House Judiciary Committee should investigate "Obama Netflix" instead of probing him for profiting from his presidency.

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Sep 16, 2019

Trump Directs His Former Aides Not To Testify In Impeachment Probe
Rob Porter, Rick Dearborn and Corey Lewandowski are all facing instructions from the White House regarding testifying before the House of Representatives.

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Sep 16, 2019

Beto O'Rourke And Pete Buttigieg Clash Over Mandatory Gun Buybacks
The two 2020 presidential candidates are sparring over making mandatory buybacks on assault rifles part of Democrats' push for stricter gun control laws.

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Sep 16, 2019

'Saudi Arabia Should Fight Their Own Wars,' Trump Tweeted ... When Obama Was President
He's changed his tune now as he waits to "hear from the Kingdom" regarding a response to the attack on Saudi oil facilities.

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Sep 16, 2019

U.S. Bomb-Sniffing Dogs Sent To Fight Terrorism In Jordan Are Dying From Neglect
At least 10 dogs have perished from medical problems. The State Department sent more, a federal report said.

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Sep 16, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Honors Working Women Killed In 1911 Fire During NYC Rally
Thousands of the Democratic presidential hopeful's supporters filled Washington Square Park not far from the site of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire.

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Sep 16, 2019

Thousands Pack NYC Park As Elizabeth Warren Promises A Grassroots Movement To Take On Corruption
Speaking to a massive crowd at Washington Square Park, the Democratic presidential hopeful honored the working women killed at the infamous Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire.

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Sep 16, 2019

The Liar-In-Chief Accuses Iran Of Lying, Highlighting U.S. Foreign Policy Quandary
Critics say Trump's serial dishonesty makes it harder to gather allies to counter Iran's likely role in an attack on Saudi Arabia.

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Sep 16, 2019

Here's What's Happening With All The Recent Jerry Falwell Jr. Scandals
The political evangelical leader and Trump loyalist is facing multiple allegations about his stewardship of Liberty University.

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Sep 16, 2019

Media Reminds Trump He Repeatedly Said He'd Meet With Iran Sans Preconditions
The president and his administration have expressed a willingness to arrange unconditional talks on many occasions despite Trump's cry that it's "fake news."

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Sep 16, 2019

New York Prosecutors Subpoena Donald Trump's Tax Returns: AP
A lawyer for the Trump Organization, Marc Mukasey, said he is "evaluating the situation and will respond as appropriate."

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Sep 16, 2019

Tulsi Gabbard Says Trump Is Turning The U.S. Into 'Saudi Arabia's Bitch'
The Democratic presidential candidate slammed Trump for assuring Saudi Arabia the U.S. is awaiting its direction following an attack on the kingdom's oil supply.

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Sep 16, 2019

Senator Asked FBI To Investigate New Kavanaugh Information Last Year: Reports
Democrat Christopher Coons told the FBI last October that it should talk to a former classmate of Brett Kavanaugh with a relevant story about the judge.

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Sep 16, 2019

Trump Says Brett Kavanaugh Is The One 'Being Assaulted' Amid New Accusations
The president again came to Kavanaugh's defense on Monday in the wake of new sexual assault accusations against the controversial Supreme Court justice.

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Sep 16, 2019

Top Progressive Group Endorses Elizabeth Warren For President
The Working Families Party endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in the 2016 election cycle.

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Sep 16, 2019

Puerto Rico's Crises Could Break The Island's Two-Party Politics
In a U.S. territory where the two parties revolve around statehood or commonwealth status, a new movement wants to offer an alternative.

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Sep 16, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Releases Sweeping Anti-Corruption Plan
The 2020 contender's policies would address ethics problems in President Donald Trump's administration, but she argues "they are much bigger than him."

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Sep 16, 2019

Exclusive: Russia Carried Out A 'Stunning' Breach Of FBI Communications System, Escalating The Spy Game On U.S. Soil
The brazen counterintelligence operation stretched from the Bay Area to the heart of the nation's capital, according to former U.S. officials.

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Sep 16, 2019

Removal Of Confederate Statues Blocked By Charlottesville Circuit Court Judge
Virginia Judge Richard Moore said the statues of Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson were protected under a historic preservation law.

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Sep 16, 2019

Beto O'Rourke On Joe Biden's Age And Fitness: ‘Who The Hell Cares?'
The Democratic presidential hopeful shot down a question about the former vice president's fitness for office.

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Sep 16, 2019

Nike's Controversial Colin Kaepernick Ad Wins Emmy For Best Commercial
"Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything," Kaepernick said.

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Sep 16, 2019

Robert Reich Calls Donald Trump 'Dangerously Unstable' And 'Getting Worse'
"Friends, this is not rational behavior," writes economist Robert Reich.

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Sep 15, 2019

Twitter Erupts Over Challenge To Joe Biden Story That He Faced Down Armed Gang Leader
Twitter critics are suspicious about the 1962 incident involving the "Romans" gang leader that Biden insists threatened him at a swimming pool.

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Sep 15, 2019

Ilhan Omar Responds To 9/11 Mourner Who Criticized Her At Memorial Event
Nicholas Haros Jr., who lost his mother at the World Trade Center, attacked the congresswoman over past remarks that were widely taken out of context.

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Sep 15, 2019

Tami Sawyer Apologizes For Offensive Tweets Unearthed In Memphis Mayoral Race
"I am, not just deeply ashamed, but deeply sorry for those tweets," Sawyer said in response to the controversial posts, which included anti-LGBTQ language.

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Sep 15, 2019

Trump's Immigration Chief: Bahamas 'Capable Of Taking Care Of Their Own'
Ken Cuccinelli is defending the administration's refusal to grant Bahamians temporary protected status after Hurricane Dorian devastated the islands.

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Sep 15, 2019

Trump Says Kavanaugh Should Sue After New Sexual Misconduct Claim
The president also suggested the Justice Department should step in after The New York Times reported the new allegation against the Supreme Court justice.

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Sep 15, 2019

Julian Castro Calls For Kavanaugh Impeachment After New Accusation Of Sex Misconduct
The presidential contender and some former U.S. attorneys also called for an examination of investigation failures from Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings.

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Sep 15, 2019

2020 Candidates Call For Kavanaugh Impeachment After New Misconduct Accusation
Some Democratic presidential contenders and former U.S. attorneys have raised concerns the investigation during Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation hearings was incomplete.

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Sep 15, 2019

Trump's War On Obamacare Is Also A War On Opioid Treatment
Undermining Medicaid would gut substance abuse programs and leave clinics struggling for funds.

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Sep 14, 2019

Trump Administration Cutting 20 Miles Of Extra Border Wall Because It Lacks Funds: Report
Lawyers reveal — then retract — plan for more wall in Arizona and California, according to a court filing, Bloomberg reports.

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Sep 14, 2019

Woman Arrested After Throwing Red Liquid On California Senate
"That's for the dead babies," said 43-year-old Rebecca Dalelio as she threw the liquid from the public gallery onto the state Senate floor.

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Sep 14, 2019

Bernie Sanders Joins Joe Biden In Vowing To Release Medical Records Before The Primaries
"The American people have the right to know about whether the person they are going to be voting for ... is healthy," said the Vermont senator.

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Sep 14, 2019

NYT Reporters Say They Uncovered New Sexual Misconduct Claim Against Kavanaugh
Two New York Times reporters said they learned of the unreported claim while investigating Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh for an upcoming book.

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Sep 14, 2019

Lindsey Graham Says U.S. Should Consider Iran Attack That Would 'Break Regime's Back'
"Iran will not stop their misbehavior until the consequences become more real," the senator said after a drone attack on Saudi oil facilities.

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Sep 14, 2019

Trump Lends Saudi Crown Prince U.S. Support In Phone Call After Attack
A fiery drone strike disrupted oil production at two giant Saudi facilities over the weekend. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blames Iran.

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Sep 14, 2019

Andrew Yang: 'SNL' Cast Member Shouldn't Lose Job Over 'Cheap Shot' Jokes
The Democratic presidential candidate is inviting Shane Gillis to meet with him after the comedian's racist Asian jokes surfaced online.

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Sep 14, 2019

Ilhan Omar Shouts Out Her 'Hometown Girl' Lizzo, Dances To 'Truth Hurts' In Video
The Minnesota representative was seen jamming with other elected officials at an event during Congressional Black Caucus week in Washington, D.C.

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Sep 14, 2019

Beto O'Rourke: Texans Told Me They 'Don't Need' AR-15s
The Democratic presidential candidate is defending his mandatory buyback plan after telling gun owners, "Hell yes, we're going to take your AR-15."

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Sep 14, 2019

Pence Says A Famous Racehorse Once Bit Him. A Farm Manager Doubts It.
The vice president shared the anecdote about American Pharoah during a Baltimore policy retreat, but not everyone's buying it.

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Sep 14, 2019

Donald Trump Randomly Tweets 'Stable Genius' Boast And People Are Puzzled
"Isn't this something he said about himself?" asked one person on Twitter.

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Sep 14, 2019

Soccer Fans Erupt In Boos When 'President' Is Mentioned At Military Swearing-In
The Portland, Oregon, crowd jeered during the halftime event when enlistees reached the phrase: "I will obey the orders of the president of the United States."

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Sep 14, 2019

Coming For Your AR-15? Beto O'Rourke Scrambles Dems' Gun Message
Democrats have long contended their support for gun control laws doesn't mean they want to take away law-abiding citizen's firearms.

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Sep 14, 2019

How Grocery Stores Became A Cultural Flashpoint In The Gun Debate
Women, who do the majority of household shopping, are wielding the power of the purse.

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Sep 14, 2019

Donald Trump's GOP Challengers Call Out Nixed Primaries In 'Cowards Run' Op-Ed
"Warriors stand and fight for what they believe," wrote three of the president's Republican challengers.

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