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Pentagon Says Total Cost of Border Troops Exceeds $200 Million

1 hour ago   |   Politicus USA

Military officials from the Pentagon were on Capitol Hill on Tuesday and disclosed to members of Congress how much Donald Trump's latest political prank is costing U.S...
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Poll: Democratic voters back Pelosi as speaker by wide margin

4 hours ago   |   Politico

By a 2-to-1 margin, Democratic voters want Rep. Nancy Pelosi to be House speaker in the new Congress, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult survey. Far more Democratic...
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GOP senators seek quick passage of Mexico-Canada trade deal

4 hours ago   |   Politico

A group of Senate Republicans is pushing for Congress to approve President Donald Trump's new trade deal with Canada and Mexico before Democrats take the House in January. In a...
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Stalemate on Trump's wall amid threat of shutdown

5 hours ago   |   Politico

Congress just can't help itself: With a partial government shutdown potentially two weeks away, Democrats and Republicans are dug in, each side upping its demands and vowing...
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She's everywhere: Ocasio-Cortez puts trek to Congress online

5 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - She's cooked bean soup live and done laundry in public. She narrated much of what she calls "Congress camp" on Capitol Hill. We know what's in her bank account...
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Trump defies calls to punish crown prince for writer's death

9 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has declared he will not further punish Saudi Arabia for the murder of U.S.-based columnist Jamal Khashoggi - making clear in an...
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Representative Mia Love, Once a Republican Star, Loses Re-Election in Utah

15 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

Ms. Love, the first and only black Republican woman in Congress, was defeated by Ben McAdams, the mayor of Salt Lake County.
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Former U.S. Rep. Mac Collins, a GOP pioneer in Georgia, dies at 74

15 hours ago   |   AJC

Mac Collins was first elected to Congress in 2002, and he served 12 years there, representing a district in Middle Georgia.
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Pentagon says troops at US border to cost about $210 million

16 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Pentagon is estimating the cost of the military's mission on the U.S.-Mexico border will be about $210 million under current plans. The total includes about...
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Senator Graham sees bipartisan support for Saudi sanctions

16 hours ago   |   Reuters

Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, a Trump ally, said on Tuesday there is strong bipartisan support in Congress for serious sanctions against Saudi Arabia, "including...
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Trump's Latest Presidential Pardons Go To Turkeys Peas And Carrots

Trump's Latest Presidential Pardons Go To Turkeys Peas And Carrots

The president took a jab at Democrats while carrying out the Thanksgiving tradition. Read more ...

Democrats Flip Another House Seat

Democrats Flip Another House Seat

Democrat Ben McAdams has flipped a US House seat in deep-red Utah, defeating incumbent Republican US Rep. Mia Love by fewer than 700 votes in a race that took two weeks to... Read more ...

Democrat Ben McAdams Defeats Republican Mia Love In Utah House Race

Democrat Ben McAdams Defeats Republican Mia Love In Utah House Race

The Salt Lake County mayor's victory over the Republican congresswoman adds to the Democrats' new majority in the House of Representatives. Read more ...

Mississippi GOP Senator Posted A Photo Of Herself Wearing Confederate Hat

Mississippi GOP Senator Posted A Photo Of Herself Wearing Confederate Hat

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith has a long history of racist and off-color comments. Read more ...

Trump Provides Written Answers To Mueller Questions, Lawyer Says

Trump Provides Written Answers To Mueller Questions, Lawyer Says

This round of questioning was limited to the general topic of whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia. Read more ...

Trump Gives His Answers to Mueller

Trump Gives His Answers to Mueller

Lawyers for President Donald Trump say they've provided the special counsel's office with written responses to questions on Russian election interference, the AP reports. The... Read more ...

Women's March Founder Calls For Co-Chairs To Resign Over 'Hateful, Racist...

Women's March Founder Calls For Co-Chairs To Resign Over 'Hateful, Racist Rhetoric'

“I have waited, hoping they would right the ship. But they have not,” Teresa Shook wrote. Read more ...

Ivanka Trump Reportedly Used Personal Email Account For Official White House...

Ivanka Trump Reportedly Used Personal Email Account For Official White House Business

The president's daughter reportedly used the account to discuss government policies and official business. Her lawyer's spokesperson denies she transmitted classified... Read more ...

Stacey Abrams Says Georgia Gubernatorial Election Was Neither Fair Nor Free

Stacey Abrams Says Georgia Gubernatorial Election Was Neither Fair Nor Free

The former Democratic nominee for governor has vowed to fight voter suppression in her state. Read more ...

The Presidential Turkey Pardon's Weird Roots Go Back To The Iran-Contra Scandal

The Presidential Turkey Pardon's Weird Roots Go Back To The Iran-Contra Scandal

President Reagan's pivot away from a reporter's question about possibly pardoning those involved with the 1980s arms-sales scandal is a key moment in the history of the event... Read more ...