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Nov 14, 2019

Next Up In Impeachment Hearings: A Parade Of Key Witnesses
Several more witnesses are scheduled to testify in the coming week that President Trump withheld military aid from Ukraine as he pushed a probe into rival Joe Biden.

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Nov 14, 2019

Michael Avenatti Faces New Fraud Charge In Nike Extortion Case
Avenatti became famous for representing Stormy Daniels in lawsuits involving President Donald Trump and his former personal lawyer Michael Cohen.

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Nov 14, 2019

Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez Unveil $172 Billion ‘Green New Deal For Public Housing'
Though unlikely to pass, the bill offers a glimpse of how a policy to slash climate-changing emissions can reduce poverty and racial inequality.

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Nov 14, 2019

Welcome to Molar City, Mexico, The Dental Mecca America's Health Care Costs Built
A tiny border town is home to hundreds of dentists and is a major destination for Americans seeking big savings on dental care.

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Nov 14, 2019

Seeking Trump's Endorsement, Jeff Sessions Slams Impeachment Probe As 'Show Trial'
The former U.S. attorney general told Fox News that he is "going to work for" Trump's endorsement of his Senate bid, adding: "I would love to have his support."

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Nov 13, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Targets ‘Billionaire Tears' In Feisty New Campaign Ad
"All we're saying is when you make it big, pitch in two cents so everybody else gets a chance," the 2020 presidential candidate says in the clip.

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Nov 13, 2019

White House Throws Its Everyday, Unfocused, Tweet-Based Response At Impeachment
Critics said the White House has no cogent response to the hearings because all the facts line up against Trump.

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Nov 13, 2019

Trump Asks For 'Only Friendly Reporters' At Press Conference With Turkey's Erdogan
Trump made the comment alongside the president of a nation known for its imprisonment of journalists.

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Nov 13, 2019

7 Key Takeaways From The First Public Impeachment Hearing
Diplomats Bill Taylor and George Kent were the first two witnesses to publicly testify in the House's impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump.

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Nov 13, 2019

Don Jr.'s Braggy Tweet About Book Sales Triggers All Sorts Of Twitter Snark
Many derided the president's son for touting his book's bestselling status in a paper his dad insists offers "fake news."

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Nov 13, 2019

Appeals Court Rules Congress Can Seek Trump's Tax Returns: Reports
A federal appeals court let stand a previous ruling in favor of lawmakers who have long been trying to obtain the president's tax records, according to media reports.

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Nov 13, 2019

Watch Jim Jordan Get ‘Welch'd' As He Walks Into A Very Obvious Shutdown
Democratic Rep. Peter Welch snapped back when the GOP congressman ranted about the whistleblower at the impeachment hearings.

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Nov 13, 2019

House Republicans Did A Really Bad Job Defending Trump From Ukraine Allegations
Lawmakers spent the first public hearing of the impeachment inquiry contradicting themselves and advancing confusing conspiracy theories.

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Nov 13, 2019

Here's How Trump Spent The Day While Congress Debated His Impeachment
A whole lotta tweets and photo-ops.

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Nov 13, 2019

Senate Unlikely To Cut Short A Trump Impeachment Trial
"We should give people the opportunity to put the case on," said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

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Nov 13, 2019

Kentucky's GOP Governor Embraces Outlandish Conspiracies As He Refuses To Concede
Gov. Matt Bevin, who lost a close election last week, waded deep into the fever swamps to amplify baseless claims of voter fraud.

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Nov 13, 2019

Meet The Drag Queen Who Turned Up At Trump's Impeachment Hearing
Pissi Myles said she was "flipping my wig over the high-energy proceedings" in Washington, D.C., Wednesday.

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Nov 13, 2019

Senate Democrats Introduce Violence Against Women Act As GOP Flails
The House passed its bill months ago expanding protections for Native American and LGBTQ victims of abuse. The Senate has done nada.

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Nov 13, 2019

Deval Patrick Is Running For President
The former Massachusetts governor told CBS News he's throwing his hat in for the 2020 election.

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Nov 13, 2019

Deval Patrick Is Running For President: Reports
The former Massachusetts governor reportedly told senior Democrats he's throwing his hat in for the 2020 election.

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Nov 13, 2019

Twitter Users Burn Eric Trump For Calling Impeachment Hearing 'Boring'
One Twitter user suggested the reason the president's son finds the hearing dull is because "extortion and being a traitor for Putin" is an everyday thing for a Trump.

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Nov 13, 2019

Rudy Giuliani's Calls To Trump Are Conveniently Secret
The president, who was outraged about Hillary Clinton's private email server, talked with Giuliani on a personal cellphone.

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Nov 13, 2019

Diplomats Tie Trump To Ukraine Scheme In First Day Of Impeachment Hearings
At the first public hearings in the impeachment inquiry, State Department officials say Rudy Giuliani's foreign policy backchannel "undercut" U.S. policy on Ukraine.

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Nov 13, 2019

Trump Impeachment Hearings Kick Off With Testimony On Giuliani 'Infecting' Foreign Policy
At the first public hearings in the impeachment inquiry, State Department officials say Rudy Giuliani's foreign policy backchannel "undercut" U.S. policy on Ukraine.

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Nov 13, 2019

Bill Taylor Says Aide Was Told Trump Cared More About Biden Probe Than Ukraine
The acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine revealed the new information while testifying before House impeachment investigators.

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Nov 13, 2019

Dems Might Be Able To Get Something Out Of The GOP Tax Law
Republicans need Democrats to go along with corrections to the law's mistakes.

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Nov 13, 2019

Rep. Jim Jordan Denies Most Recent Accusation That He Knew Of Sexual Abuse At OSU
The GOP lawmaker responded to a referee's allegation that Jordan waved off former Ohio State team doctor Richard Strauss' sexual misconduct in 1994.

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Nov 13, 2019

Julián Castro's Latest Plan Tackles Disability Rights: ‘There Are No Second-Class Citizens'
"We believe that everyone has dignity and is worth investing in," the Democratic presidential candidate told HuffPost.

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Nov 13, 2019

Trump To Welcome Turkey's Erdogan To White House Amid Stressed Relations
The two presidents will meet as the first public hearing of the House's impeachment inquiry unfolds.

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Nov 13, 2019

Rudy Giuliani's Op-Ed Defense Of Donald Trump Backfires Spectacularly
Twitter critics are pointing out a major flaw in the piece that the president's personal attorney penned for The Wall Street Journal.

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Nov 13, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez Calls On Stephen Miller To Resign Amid White Nationalist Email Leak
"He's still at the White House shaping US immigration policy," the freshman Democrat wrote after the Trump adviser's emails to Breitbart were revealed.

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Nov 12, 2019

Greta Thunberg Will Set Sail Once Again En Route To The UN's Biggest Climate Conference
"We sail for Europe tomorrow morning!" the 16-year-old activist said after securing a ride across the Atlantic.

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Nov 12, 2019

U.S. House Panel To Hear From Key Players Next Week In Public Impeachment Hearing
Among those testifying: former U.S. Special Envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker and U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland.

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Nov 12, 2019

Billionaire Efforts To Beat Back Populism Are Backfiring. They Don't Seem To Care.
Seattle's City Council elections were a rebuke to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. It's unlikely the presidential race is going to be any different.

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Nov 12, 2019

Democratic Senators Say Thanks, But No Thanks To More 2020 Candidates
"We have terrific candidates. Leave it at that," Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) said Tuesday.

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Nov 12, 2019

Steven Reed Sworn In As First Black Mayor Of Montgomery, Alabama
Reed's inauguration is historic in the majority-Black city's 200-year history.

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Nov 12, 2019

Trump Won Iowa Easily In 2016, But His Trade War Is Putting It In Play For 2020
Top Democrats are even with Trump in head-to-head polls, while his approval rating sits in the low 40s in a must-win state.

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Nov 12, 2019

The Democratic Primary Is Still Mostly About Health Care
It's the issue Democratic voters say they care most about. It's also what they're hearing most from campaigns.

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Nov 12, 2019

Hillary Clinton Says ‘Many, Many People' Urging Her To Run In 2020
But the former candidate said a bid to unseat President Donald Trump was "absolutely not in my plans."

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Nov 12, 2019

Largest U.S. Registered Nurses Union Endorses Bernie Sanders For President
National Nurses United touted the 2020 Democrat's "Medicare for All" plan.

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Nov 12, 2019

The Impeachment Of Donald Trump Is Starting. Here's What To Know.
The proceedings will be televised and give the most visible look yet at the effort to impeach the president.

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Nov 12, 2019

Kamala Harris On Why She Hates The Phrase 'Revenge Porn'
The presidential contender debunked the phrase in less than two minutes.

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Nov 12, 2019

Hate Crime Murders Reach Historic High, According To New FBI Report
The 24 hate-motivated killings logged by law enforcement agencies in 2018 was the most on record.

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Nov 12, 2019

Don't Get Confused By The Ukraine Scandal: Here Are The Key Facts
It seems like it's getting more complicated, but it really isn't.

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Nov 12, 2019

Trump Says He's 'Very Much Into Climate' Amid Withdrawing U.S. From Paris Agreement
The president spoke at the Economic Club of New York and indicated that he wants Americans to have "the cleanest air on the planet."

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Nov 12, 2019

Virginia Democrats Take Aim At Confederate Statues Across The State
With their new majority, Democrats could make it easier for communities to pull down monuments to the Confederacy.

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Nov 12, 2019

Jill Biden Tells Trump To Back Off: 'My Husband's Going To Beat You'
The wife of the former vice president and 2020 Democratic hopeful said Trump's attacks won't lead him to another term.

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Nov 12, 2019

Supreme Court's Conservatives Seem To Back Trump On Ending DACA
The program currently protects 660,000 immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and are here illegally.

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Nov 12, 2019

Leaked Emails Show Stephen Miller Is Exactly Who You Think He Is
Emails sent to Breitbart editors promoted white nationalism and xenophobia, and bemoaned opposition to Confederate symbols.

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Nov 12, 2019

Republican Mark Sanford Drops Out Of 2020 Presidential Race
The former South Carolina governor focused on the national debt in his campaign, calling Trump the "king of debt."

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Nov 12, 2019

Donald Trump Apparently Thought Roger Stone Had Inside Information On WikiLeaks
Rick Gates, a former Trump campaign official, testified that Trump "indicated that more information would be coming" after talking to Roger Stone.

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Nov 12, 2019

Lawmakers Introduce Sexual Assault Survivors' Bill Of Rights On State Level
The bipartisan bill encourages states to give victims of sexual violence the same protections they're currently afforded under federal law.

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Nov 12, 2019

Hillary Clinton: 'Shameful' For UK To Delay Report On Russian Meddling In Brexit
The 2016 Democratic presidential nominee blasted Prime Minister Boris Johnson's "inexplicable" decision to withhold the information.

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Nov 12, 2019

Jimmy Carter Recovering After Surgery
The longest-lived U.S. president was hospitalized Monday to relieve pressure in his brain.

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Nov 12, 2019

Supreme Court Rules Sandy Hook Parents' Lawsuit Against Remington Can Move Forward
Remington manufactured the AR-15-style rifle used to kill 20 children and six adults in the Newtown, Connecticut, shooting.

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Nov 12, 2019

Mick Mulvaney Reverses Course, Will Not Sue To Block Impeachment Subpoena
President Trump's acting chief of staff will instead take direction from the White House.

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Nov 12, 2019

Nikki Haley Offers Weak Defense Of Trump's Ukraine Call In Tense Live Interview
NBC's Savannah Guthrie grilled the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations about the impeachment inquiry into the president.

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Nov 12, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Proposes Federal Ban On Industry-Funded ‘Junk Science'
The proposal could help undo some of the damage the Trump EPA has done.

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Nov 12, 2019

U.S. Held Nearly 70,000 Migrant Children In Government Custody In 2019
The U.S. government has acknowledged that being held in detention can be traumatic for children.

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Nov 12, 2019

The Abortion Law Heading To The Supreme Court Is Based On A Lie
A Louisiana law rests on the claim that abortion is unsafe. In reality, the common procedure is less dangerous than getting your wisdom teeth removed.

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Nov 12, 2019

Trump Transcript Tease Gets Torn To Shreds On Twitter: After You Buy New Sharpie?
Twitter critics poured scorn on Trump's announcement he'll release a transcript of his first phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

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Nov 12, 2019

EPA Reportedly Preparing Even 'Worse' Version Of ‘Secret Science' Rule
If the rule is finalized, "it would be one of the most damaging and far-reaching policy changes enacted by the administration," experts have warned.

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Nov 12, 2019

Erdogan Will Have Fewer Friends Than Ever When He Visits The U.S. This Week
The Turkish leader and his lobbyists have alienated U.S. foreign policy professionals and Congress. They're betting Trump is all that counts.

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Nov 12, 2019

Influential Progressive Coalition Announces Finalists For Presidential Endorsement
The Center for Popular Democracy Action aims to mobilize working-class Black and Latinx voters.

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Nov 12, 2019

Even Mitch McConnell Is Telling Kentucky's GOP Governor To Get Over His Election Loss
"Barring some dramatic reversal on the re-canvass, we'll have a different governor in three weeks," the Senate majority leader said.

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Nov 12, 2019

A Shocking Number Of Americans Know Someone Who Died Due To Unaffordable Care
The high costs of the U.S. health care system are killing people, a new survey concludes.

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Nov 12, 2019

‘SAD!': Trump Quickly Deletes Sean Spicer Endorsement After He Loses On ‘DWTS'
The president's string of bad luck continues.

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Nov 11, 2019

Former Secretary Of State Condoleezza Rice Concerned By Shadow Diplomacy On Ukraine
"What I see right now troubles me," Rice said regarding reports of an unofficial U.S. policy being carried out in Ukraine.

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Nov 11, 2019

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, Rep. Elijah Cummings' Widow, Will Run For His Seat
Rockeymoore Cummings resigned as chairwoman of the Maryland Democratic Party on Monday. She said her husband had wanted her "to continue this fight."

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Nov 11, 2019

Elizabeth Warren: I Was Told To 'Smile More' To Win Over Male Voters
When asked how to get men to vote for a female president, the senator offered an alternative to "smiling more."

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Nov 11, 2019

2 Rick Perry Cronies Won Ukraine Oil Deal While Nation Sought U.S. Aid: Report
The Perry supporters and campaign donors won a 50-year oil and gas exploration contract shortly after Volodymyr Zelensky was inaugurated, AP reported.

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Nov 11, 2019

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter Hospitalized In Atlanta
The 95-year-old is scheduled to undergo a procedure Tuesday morning to relieve pressure on his brain.

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Nov 11, 2019

Fox News' Andrew Napolitano Challenges Trump's Fitness For Office
"If I were a Democrat in the House ... I would vote to impeach," said the former judge.

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Nov 11, 2019

Rudy Giuliani Mocked For Impeachment Podcast Idea: 'Condolences To His Attorneys'
People are also brainstorming podcast names. Ideas include "Whoops, Perjury" and "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me I Just Confessed."

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Nov 11, 2019

House Lawmakers Urge Trump To Cancel Turkish President's White House Visit
A group of both Democrats and Republicans said it was an "inappropriate time" for Trump to meet Wednesday with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Nov 11, 2019

Deval Patrick Is Reportedly Considering A Presidential Run
The former Massachusetts governor had previously declared he wouldn't be running.

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Nov 11, 2019

First-Grader Celebrates 7th Birthday With White House Protest
Instead of having a party, Kiyoko Merolli led dozens of demonstrators of all ages in a rally against President Donald Trump's administration.

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Nov 11, 2019

Judge Dismisses Trump Lawsuit Against NY Over Tax Returns
The president sought an injunction to block the application of a state law that could allow the Democratic-controlled House to obtain the returns.

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Nov 11, 2019

Kentucky's Youngest Black State Lawmaker Wants To Challenge Mitch McConnell
State Rep. Charles Booker, who backs Medicare for All and a Green New Deal, would join a busy Democratic primary field.

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Nov 11, 2019

Trump Met With 'Lock Him Up' Chants, 'Impeach' Signs At NYC Veterans Day Parade
The president spoke at Madison Square Park ahead of the 100th annual Veterans Day Parade.

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Nov 11, 2019

Pete Buttigieg Praises Barack Obama After Misquote On 'Failures' Goes Viral
A now-corrected Los Angeles Times story mistakenly quoted the South Bend mayor as citing Obama's tenure as the reason for Trump's election.

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Nov 11, 2019

Tulsi Gabbard's Lawyers Accuse Hillary Clinton Of Defamation For Russia Remarks
The Democratic presidential contender's lawyers demanded that Clinton issue a retraction for calling an unnamed candidate "the favorite of the Russians."

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Nov 11, 2019

Pete King Becomes Latest GOP Rep To Announce Retirement
The veteran Long Island congressman joins nearly 20 House Republicans who will not seek reelection in 2020.

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Nov 11, 2019

Marsha Blackburn Says Jesus Warned Against Lawyers. It Was Shakespeare Warning About Kings.
Sen. Marsha Blackburn invoked Jesus in her fight against impeachment. Maybe she should have paid more attention in Bible study class.

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Nov 11, 2019

Beating Mitch McConnell? Kentucky Democrats Have A Plan For That
A surprise victory in last week's governor's race may kickstart a long, slow turn away from the GOP in the Bluegrass.

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Nov 11, 2019

Betsy DeVos Might Outlast Them All
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is one of the Trump administration's most reviled Cabinet members. Here's why she's here to stay.

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Nov 11, 2019

Scott Walker's War On Christmas Freakout Over Holiday Tree Backfires On Twitter
The former Wisconsin governor and other Republicans are livid over the science-themed holiday tree in the state Capitol.

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Nov 11, 2019

Legendary Journalist Bill Moyers Says He Fears For The Nation For The First Time In His Life
"Society, a democracy, can die of too many lies — and we're getting close to that terminal moment," he warns.

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Nov 10, 2019

Anthony Scaramucci Says There's ‘No Question' About Trump's ‘Traitorous' Behavior
The short-lived White House communications director said the president had betrayed the Constitution and become a "traitor to the laws of the United States."

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Nov 10, 2019

Rock Legend Neil Young Wants To Vote Against Trump, But Pot Use May Delay His Citizenship
An alert under former Attorney General Jeff Sessions warned that smoking weed could indicate poor "moral character," jeopardizing the Canadian's U.S. citizenship.

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Nov 10, 2019

Sen. Ed Markey's Green New Deal 'Revolution' Is Winning. Can He?
The Massachusetts senator, facing two serious challengers, held a primary debate on the climate crisis in a bid to secure his status as the issue's leading champion.

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Nov 10, 2019

Giuliani Associate Says He Told Ukraine That Aid Was Contingent On Biden Probe: Report
The New York Times report is one of the first signs that Lev Parnas has flipped on Trump and his personal attorney in the impeachment investigation.

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Nov 10, 2019

Khizr Khan Rips Donald Trump Jr. For 'Shameful' Comparison Of Business Loss To Son's Life
"It's all about business with Donald Trump and his family. They have no idea what service and sacrifice is," the Gold Star dad said.

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Nov 10, 2019

Cindy McCain: John McCain 'Would Be Disgusted' By The State Of Politics
The late Arizona senator's wife said that without her husband, Republicans are less likely to stand against Trump.

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Nov 10, 2019

Bolivia's President Steps Down
The country's military chief called on President Evo Morales to resign in the wake of his disputed reelection last month.

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Nov 10, 2019

Amy Klobuchar Says Pete Buttigieg Wouldn't Qualify For Debates If He Were A Woman
The Minnesota senator suggested that female presidential candidates are held to a higher standard than male contenders.

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Nov 10, 2019

Nikki Haley: White House Aides Asked Me To Undermine Trump To 'Save The Country'
John Kelly and Rex Tillerson resisted the president's agenda while in office, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations wrote in her new memoir.

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Nov 10, 2019

Ron Johnson: Trump Advisers Had To 'Convince' President To Send Ukraine Aid
The Wisconsin senator said he personally tried to persuade Trump to release the funds, which have become a focus of the House impeachment probe.

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Nov 10, 2019

CNN's Jake Tapper Skewers Lindsey Graham Over Impeachment Hypocrisy
The Republican senator declined to appear on "State of the Union," the host said.

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Nov 10, 2019

House Intelligence Committee Has Evidence Of Trump 'Extortion Scheme,' Democrat Says
Rep. Eric Swalwell said it's important for witnesses to now testify publicly about Trump's efforts to pressure Ukraine.

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