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Apr 25, 2019

White Nationalist, Called A 'Domestic Terrorist' By Feds, Granted Pretrial Release
The government said Christopher Hasson was plotting to "murder innocent civilians on a scale rarely seen in this country."

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Apr 25, 2019

Bernie Sanders Says Taking Voting Rights From Prisoners Is A 'Slippery Slope'
"The right to vote is what being an American citizen is about," the presidential candidate said at a Thursday rally.

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Apr 25, 2019

California Immunization Bill Advances Amid Anti-Vaccine Protests
The legislation would require the state health department to vet medical exemptions.

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Apr 25, 2019

Dakota Access Company Bought Up Dozens Of Anti-Pipeline URLs
Energy Transfer Partners wants to ensure foes don't launch websites like "energytransfer.sucks."

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Apr 25, 2019

Single-Payer Advocates Worry 'Medicare For All' Hearing Could Be A 'Farce'
Is someone going to make the case for Medicare for All at a hearing about Medicare for All?

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Apr 25, 2019

Woman Accused Of Sending Threatening Letter To Sen. Susan Collins Pleads Not Guilty
Suzanne Muscara, 37, told law enforcement that she sent the letter but didn't expect it to be taken seriously, according to a criminal complaint.

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Apr 25, 2019

Ex-Chris Christie Aide Delivers Warning To Former Boss After Bridgegate Sentence
"The days of you calling me a liar and destroying my life are over," Bridget Anne Kelly told the former New Jersey governor.

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Apr 25, 2019

NRA Faces Internal Conflict Over Whether It Has Strayed Too Far From Its Roots
As the group gathers for its annual convention this week, the National Rifle Association may be facing its toughest foe in decades: its own members.

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Apr 25, 2019

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Says Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Should Resign
Federal agents raided Pugh's home Thursday, investigating a corruption scandal involving questionable sales of her books to major businesses with ties to the city.

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Apr 25, 2019

Progressive Group Blasts ‘Out-Of-Touch' Joe Biden's 2020 Presidential Run
Justice Democrats, who endorsed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) in 2018, suggested the former vice president isn't capable of "energizing voters."

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Apr 25, 2019

FBI, IRS Raid Baltimore Mayor's Home And City Hall Office Amid 'Healthy Holly' Scandal
Mayor Catherine Pugh has been on indefinite leave as a corruption probe examines sales of her children's books to companies doing business with the city.

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Apr 25, 2019

George Conway Has A Biting New Nickname For Donald Trump
Kellyanne Conway's husband used the mocking moniker in a series of scathing tweets about the president.

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Apr 25, 2019

Joe Biden Is Running For President In 2020
The former vice president said "the core values of this nation" are at stake.

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Apr 25, 2019

Lawrence O'Donnell Turns GOP Senator's Old Rant About Impeachment Against Him
This footage of South Dakota Sen. John Thune has not aged well.

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Apr 24, 2019

Joe Biden Holding Kickoff Fundraiser At Comcast Exec's Home
But he says he won't take money from federal lobbyists.

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Apr 24, 2019

Joe Biden's 2020 Campaign Won't Take Lobbyist Money
But a day one fundraiser with a Comcast executive shows the limits of his pledge.

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Apr 24, 2019

Franklin Graham Gets Holy Hell After Telling Pete Buttigieg To Repent For Being Gay
Evangelical leader called out for setting aside his biblical principles when it comes to Donald Trump.

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Apr 24, 2019

Washington UPS Gets 667 Packages Of Cards For Senator Who Said Nurses 'Play Cards' At Work
The packages arrived after Washington state Sen. Maureen Walsh came under fire for saying some nurses "play cards for a considerable amount of the days."

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Apr 24, 2019

Florida House Approves Requiring People To Repay Criminal Fines, Fees Before They Can Vote
Critics say the legislation amounts to a poll tax and violates a constitutional amendment that voters overwhelmingly approved in November to allow people with felonies to vote.

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Apr 24, 2019

Trump's Republican Opponent Says The President Would Resign If He Was A Patriot
In an op-ed, former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld said the Mueller report proves that Trump is "a pathological liar."

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Apr 24, 2019

Gun Safety Group Sues Over Alleged NRA Campaign Spending Violations
The Giffords Law Center says the NRA illegally coordinated campaign spending with Republicans and the FEC failed to act on it.

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Apr 24, 2019

Nevada Governor To Donate His Salary While In Office To Public Education
Democrat Steve Sisolak said he was making good on his campaign promise to improve Nevada schools.

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Apr 24, 2019

Cory Booker Becomes The Latest Presidential Candidate To Release His Tax Returns
Meanwhile, Donald Trump is blocking Congress' efforts to obtain his IRS filings.

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Apr 24, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Lays Out Plan To Combat Black Maternal Mortality
The senator and other 2020 candidates spoke at a presidential forum in Houston focused on women of color.

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Apr 24, 2019

A Progressive Entrepreneur Is Shaking Up The Race To Unseat Kentucky's GOP Governor
The fight to defeat Matt Bevin in this year's election sparks a Democratic debate over strategy.

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Apr 24, 2019

Kamala Harris: Young Men Jailed For Drugs Should Be ‘First In Line' For Marijuana Jobs
The 2020 candidate was speaking at a presidential forum in Texas focused on women of color.

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Apr 24, 2019

Texas Democrats Are Out to Prove Beto-mania Wasn't A Fluke
Look no further than U.S. House District 24 to see how that might play out.

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Apr 24, 2019

That Deep State Trump Complains About Looks Like It Had An Active West Wing Cell
Don McGahn and others in the White House did what's become common among Republicans in Washington: Dealing with Trump by ignoring him.

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Apr 24, 2019

If Trump Is So Worried About The 'Deep State,' He Should Try Looking In The White House
Don McGahn and others in the White House did what's become common among Republicans in Washington: Dealing with Trump by ignoring him.

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Apr 24, 2019

San Francisco Homeless Shelter Gets The OK Despite Wealthy Neighbors' Objections
Warring GoFundMe campaigns for and against the proposed facility captured national attention last month.

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Apr 24, 2019

Trump's Embattled Federal Reserve Pick Seeks Cover In Brett Kavanaugh
Stephen Moore taunted his ex-wife while cheating on her and has made countless sexist remarks. He thinks it's "character assassination" to bring that up.

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Apr 24, 2019

Young Adults Rocked The Vote In 2018, New Census Data Shows
Turnout in last year's midterm elections also spiked among Hispanic and Asian voters.

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Apr 24, 2019

Cory Booker: Trump's Criticism Of Ilhan Omar Is 'Reprehensible'
Speaking at a presidential forum in Texas focused on women of color, the New Jersey senator said the president's language was "toxic."

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Apr 24, 2019

Hasan Minhaj Confronts Jared Kushner Over Relationship With Saudi Crown Prince
"This is a very powerful room, and I know there's a lot of very powerful people here," the comedian said before alluding to Kushner's ties to MBS.

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Apr 24, 2019

Democrats Really Don't Care If Their 2020 Candidates Go On Fox News
They loathe the network but shrug at concerns about the party's presidential contenders appearing there.

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Apr 24, 2019

Mayor Guides Twitter User To 'Call Police' On Jewish 'Invaders'
John G. Ducey, mayor of Brick Township, New Jersey, was responding to an anti-Semitic rant about Jews "invading" local parks. Now he's backpedaling.

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Apr 24, 2019

Rep. Steve King, Longtime White Supremacist, Compares Himself To Jesus
The Iowa Republican said being accused of racism gave him "better insight into what he went through for us."

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Apr 24, 2019

Former Trump Transition Official Calls For Impeachment: 'This Is Serious Stuff'
"There's more than enough evidence in the Mueller Report to start," said J.W. Verret, a George Mason University law professor.

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Apr 23, 2019

Jane Castor Wins Tampa Mayoral Race, Becoming City's First Openly Gay Leader
"How exciting is this!" the retired police chief said in her victory speech.

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Apr 23, 2019

Sen. Kamala Harris Supports Third Gender Option On Federal IDs
The Democratic presidential candidate called for the federal recognition of a third gender, but some LGBTQ activists are wary of her advocacy.

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Apr 23, 2019

Sri Lanka's Christians Devastated After Easter Sunday Bombings
Although Christians are currently a minority in Sri Lanka, Christianity has a long history in the island nation.

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Apr 23, 2019

Twitter Users Very Skeptical About Trump's Closed Door Meeting With Jack Dorsey
One person wondered if the Twitter CEO reminded the president that former President Barack Obama has 47 million more followers.

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Apr 23, 2019

Trump Administration Looks To Defy Tax Disclosure Law
It will be up to courts to force the administration to comply with the law and allow the president's tax returns to be released to Congress.

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Apr 23, 2019

Iowa State Lawmaker Leaves Republican Party Because Of Trump
State Rep. Andy McKean, Iowa's longest-serving Republican, said he was registering as a Democrat because Trump sets a "poor example for the nation."

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Apr 23, 2019

Trump Had Closed-Door Meeting With Twitter's Jack Dorsey, White House Confirms
Motherboard reported on Tuesday that the president would be meeting with the social media platform to discuss "the health of the public conversation on Twitter."

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Apr 23, 2019

Maryland GOP Gov. Larry Hogan Giving ‘Serious Consideration' To Challenging Trump
But he told a New Hampshire audience he's in no great rush to jump into the 2020 Republican race.

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Apr 23, 2019

White House Orders Official Not To Comply With House Security Clearance Probe
Carl Kline, the man at the center of the security clearance scandal, may now be held in contempt of Congress.

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Apr 23, 2019

Trump Orders Staff To Boycott White House Correspondents' Dinner
The annual fundraising gala won't feature a comedian this year, but that wasn't enough to lure the president to the event.

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Apr 23, 2019

Beto O'Rourke's Non-Media Strategy
The Texas Democrat is betting that interacting with voters face-to-face rather than via television can propel him to the Democratic presidential nomination.

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Apr 23, 2019

The Good Ol' Boys: 2 Years In, Trump Is Making Our Courts A Lot Less Diverse
His lifetime federal judges are almost entirely white, male ideologues. Did someone clone Mike Pence or what?

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Apr 23, 2019

Kushner Claims Russian Interference In 2016 Election Was Not 'Impactful'
The president's son-in-law claimed Tuesday the investigation into Russian efforts harmed democracy more than the Russian efforts themselves.

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Apr 23, 2019

Only The Female Candidates Were Asked About Sexism At CNN's Presidential Town Hall
But all presidents have to grapple with these issues -- not just women.

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Apr 23, 2019

Interior Department Watchdog Opens Ethics Probe Into 6 Agency Officials
A Campaign Legal Center complaint outlined a "pattern of ethical misconduct" at the federal agency.

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Apr 23, 2019

Moms Are Fighting To Use Campaign Funds For Child Care
Child care is a key barrier preventing women from seeking office. A fight is brewing to change that.

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Apr 23, 2019

Stop Pretending You Don't Know Why Millennials Are Mad About Student Debt
College is expensive and jobs pay less than they used to. It isn't that hard.

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Apr 23, 2019

Supreme Court Appears To Lean Toward Allowing Citizenship Question On The Census
The case will have significant consequences for the next decade and beyond.

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Apr 23, 2019

Joe Biden's Senate Papers Won't Be Public Until The End Of 2019 — At The Earliest
The former vice president was in the Senate from 1973 to 2009, and his papers could provide a detailed look at his views.

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Apr 23, 2019

Air Force Vet MJ Hegar Announces Bid To Unseat Texas Sen. John Cornyn
MJ Hegar came close to unseating Rep. John Carter in 2018.

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Apr 23, 2019

Elizabeth Warren On Sexism And Not Getting 'Hillary'd' In The 2020 Election
"We stay after it every day. One might say you persist," the presidential hopeful said during a Monday night town hall.

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Apr 23, 2019

Washington GOP Senator Apologizes For Claiming Some Nurses 'Play Cards' At Work
"I wish I could reel it back," state Sen. Maureen Walsh said of her remarks on the Senate floor last week.

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Apr 23, 2019

Protests Expected After Donald Trump Confirms U.K. State Visit
He is planning to meet with both Prime Minister Theresa May and Queen Elizabeth II in June.

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Apr 23, 2019

Pete Buttigieg Says Trump 'Deserves Impeachment'
He joined other Democratic 2020 candidates advocating impeachment in the wake of the Mueller report.

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Apr 23, 2019

Trump's Approval Rating Tumbles To Below 40% After Mueller Report In New Polls
The president's approval sank to the lowest of his term in one survey. Still, most Americans don't favor impeachment.

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Apr 23, 2019

Today's The Deadline For The IRS To Hand Over Trump's Tax Returns
Trump's plan is apparently to disobey the law and hope a friendly judge bails him out.

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Apr 23, 2019

A Supreme Court Remade By Trump To Decide Crucial Gay Rights Case
The case marks a pivotal moment in the fight for gay civil rights, but the current composition of the court is making advocates nervous.

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Apr 23, 2019

Democrats Running For President In 2020 Remain Divided On Impeaching Trump
Some candidates are ready to launch the proceedings while others worry doing so would only aid the president in the next election.

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Apr 23, 2019

Trump's Washing Machine Tariffs Put Consumers Through Wringer: Study
Consumers paid $1.5 billion in increased costs for tariffs that put $82 million into the U.S. Treasury, says a University of Chicago study.

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Apr 23, 2019

Pete Buttigieg: 'We Learned Some Things The Hard Way' In South Bend
The 2020 presidential candidate responds to reports that he disenfranchised low-income and minority homeowners as mayor of South Bend, Indiana.

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Apr 23, 2019

Kamala Harris Defends Anti-Truancy Efforts After Expressing Regret Parents Were Punished
The senator has often said her district attorney's office never jailed parents of truant kids. But she left out some context during a 2020 candidate town hall.

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Apr 22, 2019

Kamala Harris Open To 'Conversation' About Giving Jailed Felons The Right To Vote
The Democratic presidential candidate was asked for her position on the matter during a CNN town hall for Democratic presidential candidates.

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Apr 22, 2019

Kamala Harris Wants To Study Reparations But Dodged Saying If She Supports Payouts
"We had centuries of slavery in this country. We had decades of Jim Crow. We had legalized discrimination and segregation," she said at a CNN candidate town hall.

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Apr 22, 2019

Sen. Lindsey Graham Says Lying President Should Quit — But Not THAT Lying President
"He encouraged people to lie for him. He lied. I think he obstructed justice," said the GOP senator — about Bill Clinton.

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Apr 22, 2019

Bernie Sanders Promises Green New Deal Jobs Will Pay At Least As Much As Fossil Fuel Work
The Vermont senator stood out in 2016 for his fossil fuel stances, and the emergence of the Green New Deal highlights his fine-tuned vision.

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Apr 22, 2019

Bernie Sanders Evasive On Impeachment, Worries Proceedings Could Help Trump
"What I worry about is that works to Trump's advantage," the Vermont senator said during a CNN town hall.

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Apr 22, 2019

Kamala Harris Wants To Wield Presidential Powers To Tackle Gun Violence
The Democratic candidate plans to release a four-point gun safety proposal on Tuesday.

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Apr 22, 2019

Kamala Harris Believes Congress Should Move Forward On Impeaching Trump
Last week, the California senator told MSNBC that she wanted to hear from Robert Mueller before reaching any conclusions.

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Apr 22, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Explains How She Would Counter Trump's Insults
"We're not going to win by doing better name-calling," the 2020 candidate said at a CNN town hall. "We're going to get out and talk about our vision."

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Apr 22, 2019

Elizabeth Warren: Politics Shouldn't Prevent Democrats From Trying To Impeach Trump
"There is no political inconvenience exception to the United States Constitution," the Democratic presidential candidate said Monday.

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Apr 22, 2019

Elizabeth Warren On Breaking Up Amazon: ‘You Don't Get To Be The Umpire And Have A Team'
The Massachusetts senator gave a bit of trustbusting 101 at her CNN town hall.

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Apr 22, 2019

FBI Received Reports Militia Leader Talked Of Assassin Training Targeting Obama, Soros
The FBI learned in 2017 that Larry Mitchell Hopkins' home was a "base" for members "armed with AK-47 rifles and other firearms," an FBI affidavit says.

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Apr 22, 2019

Democratic Leaders Argue For More Trump Investigations, Not Impeachment
Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in a call with House Democrats, appears to take a middle-of-the-road approach to the pursuit of possible impeachment of the president.

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Apr 22, 2019

Trump Falsely Claims People 'Closest' To Him Weren't Tapped By Mueller To Testify
Special counsel Robert Mueller and his team spoke with several witnesses who had close ties to Trump and his campaign.

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Apr 22, 2019

Twitter Users Nail Trump For Lying That No One Close To Him Spoke To Mueller
The president claimed the special counsel didn't call those people because they'd have said "only very good things."

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Apr 22, 2019

Pete Buttigieg Is The Only Top 2020 Democrat Taking Money From Washington Lobbyists
Steve Elmendorf, a high-profile lobbyist, is hosting a fundraiser for him next month.

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Apr 22, 2019

House Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Donald McGahn As Part Of Its Investigation
Lawmakers are asking the former White House counsel to testify as part of their inquiry into Trump's potential obstruction of justice in the Russia probe.

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Apr 22, 2019

The Mueller Report Really Didn't Change Much At All: Poll
The Trump-Russia investigation continues to spark lots of polarization and little consensus.

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Apr 22, 2019

Trump Nominee Stephen Moore Once Called Female Referees 'An Obscenity'
"Women are sooo malleable!" the president's pick for the Fed once wrote. "No wonder there's a gender gap."

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Apr 22, 2019

Donald Trump On Reports That Staff Ignored His Directives: 'Nobody Disobeys My Orders'
Robert Mueller's report laid out at least 11 instances in which Trump aides and allies, including his former counsel Don McGahn, refused to carry out orders.

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Apr 22, 2019

Nancy Pelosi Blasts 'Highly Unethical' Trump, Won't Rule Out Impeachment
The House Speaker wrote about the aftermath of the Mueller report in a letter to her colleagues.

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Apr 22, 2019

Trump Misses Sri Lankan Death Toll By Millions In Condolence Tweet
Minutes later the supposedly grief-torn president tweeted he's "never been happier or more content" as he bragged about the U.S. economy.

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Apr 22, 2019

Rep. Seth Moulton Enters 2020 Presidential Race
The Iraq War veteran and Democratic congressman from Massachusetts added his name to the swelling ranks of declared contenders.

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Apr 22, 2019

Howard Schultz Roasted On Twitter Over Weird New Campaign Ad
The ex-Starbucks CEO was served up some bitter brew on social media.

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Apr 22, 2019

The Observer Wants Trump's 'Stomach-Churning' Meeting With Queen Nixed
"The corruption investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller ... provided ample evidence of what we already know: Trump is unfit to hold the office of president of the United States."

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Apr 21, 2019

Kim Kardashian Defends Working With Donald Trump On Prison Reform
"I guarantee you the people sitting behind bars do not care who the president is. They just want that relief," she tells Van Jones.

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Apr 21, 2019

Dems Hope Florida Puerto Ricans' Dislike Of Trump Translates To Actual Votes Next Time
The community's low turnout rate helped Republicans win two key races in last year's midterms.

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Apr 21, 2019

How Freshman Rep. Katie Porter Puts Wall Street In The Hot Seat
The former law professor is taking notes and even assigning math homework. Wall Street better be paying attention.

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Apr 21, 2019

Top Democrat: Mueller Report's Potential Obstruction Claims Impeachable 'If Proven'
"We're going to see where the facts lead us," said Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee.

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Apr 21, 2019

Kellyanne Conway Refuses To Say Whether Trump Tried To Fire Robert Mueller
The special counsel's report says then-White House counsel Don McGahn threatened to resign after the president ordered him to fire Mueller in 2017.

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Apr 21, 2019

Rudy Giuliani: 'There's Nothing Wrong With Taking Information From Russians'
The president's lawyer also called Mitt Romney a "hypocrite" and said the Utah senator should "stop this pious act."

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Apr 21, 2019

Washington GOP Senator Blasted For Saying Some Nurses 'Play Cards' During Work
State Sen. Maureen Walsh said she regrets making the comment, adding that she was "tired" at the time.

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