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Trump signs bill blocking consumer bureau auto-lending measure

20 hours ago   |   Politico

President Donald Trump today signed legislation that will undo a 2013 effort by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to discourage discrimination in auto lending...
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Trump wounds but can't kill Obama's Wall Street rules

22 hours ago   |   Politico

President Donald Trump has made it his mission to undo as much of Barack Obama's legacy as he can. But when it comes to dismantling his predecessor's biggest legislative...
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Escape From Facebookistan

1 day ago   |   The New Republic

In the fall of 2007, a 23-year-old named Adam Conner left his job with Virginia Governor Mark Warner's Forward Together PAC and set up shop as Facebook's first lobbyist in...
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Trump foresees 'fair trade' deal with China after halting tariffs

1 day ago   |   Politico

President Donald Trump predicted Monday morning that his administration will be able to strike a “fair trade” deal with China, chiding Sen. Chuck Schumer for what he said were...
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Oops: Chicago zoning committee to consider 'Barak Obama' presidential center

3 days ago   |   Washington Examiner

An agenda drafted by Chicago's Committee on Zoning, Landmarks, and Building Standards misspelled "Barack Obama" on documents about the commission's upcoming hearing on the...
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Deportation arrests show increase under Trump

4 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has made 27 percent more deportation arrests during the first half of this fiscal year than were made during the same period last fiscal...
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Nothing in All Creation Is Hidden

Nothing in All Creation Is Hidden

4 days ago   |   The New Republic

To escape from any dire situation requires that you accept two truths: the truth of how you got there and the truth of how you can get out. And the sad truth is that, in less...
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Backsliding in Budapest

5 days ago   |   The New Republic

Last July, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán addressed members of the Hungarian right at their annual summer festival in Transylvania. Europe, he said, was being...
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Nothing in All Creation is Hidden

Nothing in All Creation is Hidden

5 days ago   |   The New Republic

To escape from any dire situation requires that you accept two truths: the truth of how you got there and the truth of how you can get out. And the sad truth is that, in less...
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Obama introduces first of his foundation's fellows

5 days ago   |   Washington Times

CHICAGO - Former President Barack Obama has introduced the first group of his foundation's fellows. The 20 fellows who met Wednesday with Obama in Chicago were described as...
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Trump Reportedly Rejects Phone Security Measures As 'Too Inconvenient'

Trump Reportedly Rejects Phone Security Measures As 'Too Inconvenient'

The president is said to use a cellphone that lacks top security features and ignores advice to regularly swap his Twitter phone. Read more ...

Don Blankenship To Mount Third-Party Senate Bid After Losing W.Va. GOP Primary

Don Blankenship To Mount Third-Party Senate Bid After Losing W.Va. GOP Primary

The convicted coal executive said he's running with the Constitution Party after coming in third in the GOP primary. But the decision to run after losing the primary is not... Read more ...

As Trump-Kim Summit Approaches, South Korea's Leader Heads To White House

As Trump-Kim Summit Approaches, South Korea's Leader Heads To White House

The talks are still expected to happen next month in Singapore, despite North Korea's threats to back out. The South Korean president is playing mediator to keep things on track. Read more ...

Trump Demands Review Of Russia Investigation Surveillance Tactics

Trump Demands Review Of Russia Investigation Surveillance Tactics

The president says he will call on the Department of Justice to look into whether the department itself or the FBI surveilled the Trump campaign "for political purposes." Read more ...

Trump demands the Justice Department look into whether the FBI had an...

Trump demands the Justice Department look into whether the FBI had an informant 'infiltrate' his presidential campaign

President Donald Trump said on Twitter Sunday afternoon that he will instruct the Justice Department to look into whether the FBI planted an informant in his presidential... Read more ...

Giuliani Says Mueller Will Wrap Up Trump Obstruction Probe By September: Report

Giuliani Says Mueller Will Wrap Up Trump Obstruction Probe By September: Report

Trump's lawyer told The New York Times he got the timeline from the special counsel's office two weeks ago. Read more ...

Progressive Fights, More Women On The Ballot In Tuesday's Primary Contests

Progressive Fights, More Women On The Ballot In Tuesday's Primary Contests

A Texas House runoff has become ground zero for Democrats' fight between progressives and centrists, while two Democratic women are taking different approaches in their race... Read more ...

Paul Ryan's Speakership May End Early

Paul Ryan's Speakership May End Early

One thing is not in dispute: Paul Ryan will not be House speaker next year. In fact, he won't even be in Congress now that he's not running for re-election. But new reports are... Read more ...

Ex-Trump Adviser Calls President's Claims That Informant Spied On Campaign...

Ex-Trump Adviser Calls President's Claims That Informant Spied On Campaign 'Embarrassing'

Trump has asked the Justice Department to look into whether an FBI informant infiltrated his campaign for political purposes. Read more ...

5 Years Later, The Onion Responds to Michael Cohen

5 Years Later, The Onion Responds to Michael Cohen

Back in 2013, Michael Cohen wrote an email to the Onion complaining about a satirical item written about his biggest client, Donald Trump. In the email, Cohen demanded an... Read more ...