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White House Memo: At the U.N., Trump Can't Escape His Political Problems Back in Washington

10 minutes ago   |   NY Times

With the drama surrounding Rod J. Rosenstein and Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, it is hard to recall a General Assembly that opened against a backdrop of such political turmoil, on...
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How Trump Can Use Welfare To Stymie Immigration - And Vice Versa

How Trump Can Use Welfare To Stymie Immigration - And Vice Versa

16 minutes ago   |   The Huffington Post

The proposal could help keep out immigrants and drive people off safety-net benefits.
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New Mexico Democrats Blast Gary Johnson For Backing Higher Social Security Retirement Age

New Mexico Democrats Blast Gary Johnson For Backing Higher Social Security Retirement Age

16 minutes ago   |   The Huffington Post

The former governor and Libertarian presidential candidate receives a state pension, the state Democratic Party's leader noted.
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Mitch McConnell Promises A Vote On Kavanaugh In 'Near Future,' No Matter What Comes Out

Mitch McConnell Promises A Vote On Kavanaugh In 'Near Future,' No Matter What Comes Out

16 minutes ago   |   The Huffington Post

The Senate majority leader called the sexual assault allegations against the Supreme Court nominee a “smear campaign.”
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Kavanaugh says he won't let 'false accusations' push him out

26 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   9 articles

WASHINGTON - Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh declared in a televised interview Monday that he never sexually assaulted anyone in high school or at any other time in his...
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Suffolk barred temporarily from issuing RFPs for county contracts

27 minutes ago   |   Newsday

A state Supreme Court justice has issued a preliminary injunction barring Suffolk from issuing new requests for proposals for county contracts until county officials and...
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Suffolk to get $500,000 grant to study sewer taxing districts

27 minutes ago   |   Newsday

Suffolk County will get a $500,000 grant to study the possibility of creation of a countywide taxing district to pay for sewer and wastewater upgrades, officials said Monday.
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Marc Molinaro says he wants to cut property taxes 30%

27 minutes ago   |   Newsday

The GOP gubernatorial candidate declined to outline specifics, but he said his plan would eliminate state grants to private corporations.
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Suffolk GOP names Supreme Court candidates at Monday convention

27 minutes ago   |   Newsday

Suffolk Republicans Monday night named former Smithtown Town Attorney John Zollo and three former assistant district attorneys to their slate to run for state Supreme Court at...
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White House, GOP spin latest Kavanaugh charge as calculated smear by 'the resistance'

30 minutes ago   |   Politico

At first, the Sunday night publication of a New Yorker article detailing a new allegation of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh looked like a...
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Dallas Police Fire Officer Who Killed Botham Jean In His Own Home

Dallas Police Fire Officer Who Killed Botham Jean In His Own Home

Officer Amber Guyger was already charged with manslaughter in the shooting. Read more ...

Donald Trump: 'Absolute No' On Puerto Rican Statehood Bid If San Juan Mayor...

Donald Trump: 'Absolute No' On Puerto Rican Statehood Bid If San Juan Mayor Stays

The president tore into Carmen Yulín Cruz and lamented that he never got a thank you for his response to Hurricane Maria. Read more ...

Rod Rosenstein Expected to End the Day Without a Job

Rod Rosenstein Expected to End the Day Without a Job

That Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will end the day without a job seems all but certain. What's unclear is how it will come to pass. Rosenstein on Monday went to the... Read more ...

Senators And Christine Blasey Ford Tentatively Agree On Thursday Hearing

Senators And Christine Blasey Ford Tentatively Agree On Thursday Hearing

Brett Kavanaugh's accuser has been embroiled in an intense negotiation with the Senate Judiciary Committee over her testimony. Read more ...

Susan Collins: 'I Do Not Believe' Kavanaugh Would Repeal Roe v. Wade

Susan Collins: 'I Do Not Believe' Kavanaugh Would Repeal Roe v. Wade

Brett Kavanaugh has previously said the Supreme Court "can always overturn" the ruling that made abortion legal throughout the U.S. Read more ...

Michele Bachmann Explains Why Everything Donald Trump Has Touched 'Turned To...

Michele Bachmann Explains Why Everything Donald Trump Has Touched 'Turned To Gold'

Another supporter at the Values Voter Summit said God works through Trump even if the Almighty doesn't "approve" of him. Read more ...

Brett Kavanaugh On Fox News: 'I'm Not Going Anywhere'

Brett Kavanaugh On Fox News: 'I'm Not Going Anywhere'

The Supreme Court nominee continued to call the allegations against him false and insisted he was not withdrawing his candidacy for the high court. Read more ...

Democrats are pushing for 'immediate' legislation to protect the Mueller...

Democrats are pushing for 'immediate' legislation to protect the Mueller probe as rumors about Rosenstein's future swirl

Democrats are pushing Congress to pass legislation protecting special counsel Robert Mueller. The renewed focus on such legislation comes after reports suggested that Deputy... Read more ...

Twitter Freaks Over Chaotic Day Of Rod Rosenstein News And It's Only Monday

Twitter Freaks Over Chaotic Day Of Rod Rosenstein News And It's Only Monday

The deputy attorney general had reportedly resigned, then hadn't. It's been a long day. Read more ...

Surprise Victory Of Opposition In Maldives Elections, A Referendum On Democracy

Surprise Victory Of Opposition In Maldives Elections, A Referendum On Democracy

Voter turnout was nearly 90 percent. The challenger beat the incumbent president, who is accused of jailing opponents. The Indian Ocean nation is at the center of a rivalry... Read more ...