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New ‘Medicare for All' House Caucus Formed to Promote Single Payer Healthcare

3 minutes ago   |   Politicus USA

A large group of progressive Democrats in the House of Representatives established a new “Medicare for All” caucus on Thursday morning. This was an important step to eventually...
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Putin isn't welcome in Congress, Pelosi says

45 minutes ago   |   The Washington Post

The House minority leader called the Russian leader a ‘tyrant' and said it was ‘beyond belief' that President Trump would invite him to Washington.
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Facebook Sets Lobbying Record Amid Cambridge Analytica Fallout

3 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Facebook Inc. set a company record for lobbying spending in the second quarter, the period during which Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress and...
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Pelosi Pressures Ryan Over Putin Invite to Washington

Pelosi Pressures Ryan Over Putin Invite to Washington

4 hours ago   |   Newser

A spokeswoman for House Speaker Paul Ryan says Russian President Vladimir Putin should not expect an invitation to address Congress if he visits Washington in the fall. Ryan...
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Trump's new midterm threat: A trade war smacking voters

5 hours ago   |   Politico

President Donald Trump's trade wars could become a major political drag for Republicans, with job losses and price increases piling up just as voters head to the polls in...
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Congress abandons bid to reverse Trump deal with ZTE

6 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Congress is abandoning an effort to clamp down on the Chinese telecom giant ZTE. The move essentially green-lights the Trump administration's deal to save the...
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Voters In Florida's Panhandle Still Have Faith In Trump's Foreign Policy

7 hours ago   |   NPR

President Trump has faced backlash this week as he's tried to clarify his talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Republicans in Congress say he's making a mistake by...
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Spain's conservatives convene to choose Rajoy's replacement

9 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

MADRID - Former Spanish prime minister and veteran politician Mariano Rajoy is vowing loyalty to his Popular Party in an emotional farewell, as the party's leadership...
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Republicans soften ZTE ban in concession to Trump

9 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

Republicans have agreed to water down legislation designed to punish Chinese telecom giant ZTE, delivering a victory to President Donald Trump, according to a person close to...
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Congress Bows to the White House and Lowers ZTE Sanctions

10 hours ago   |   NY Times

A pending bill no longer contains the toughest restrictions on a Chinese telecom firm, after the Trump administration persauded congressional leaders to soften their penalties.
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Kirstjen Nielsen: 'I Haven't Seen Evidence' Russia Tried To Help Trump Win

Kirstjen Nielsen: 'I Haven't Seen Evidence' Russia Tried To Help Trump Win

The Homeland Security secretary appeared to reject U.S. intelligence, as President Donald Trump did at the Helsinki summit. Read more ...

DNI Dan Coats Has 3 Words After Learning Trump Invited Vladimir Putin To...

DNI Dan Coats Has 3 Words After Learning Trump Invited Vladimir Putin To White House

The director of national intelligence learned the president invited Putin to the White House during a Q&A discussion at the Aspen Security Forum. Read more ...

DNI Dan Coats Calls Out Trump's Russia Comments At Aspen Security Forum

DNI Dan Coats Calls Out Trump's Russia Comments At Aspen Security Forum

Coats had publicly rebuked Trump earlier this week for dismissing U.S. intelligence reports on Russian President Vladimir Putin. Read more ...

Republican Tim Scott Tanks One Of Trump's Judicial Nominees

Republican Tim Scott Tanks One Of Trump's Judicial Nominees

The South Carolina senator refused to support appeals court nominee Ryan Bounds, who has a record of racist writings. Read more ...

Trump Slams Interest Rate Hikes, Ignoring Hands-Off Tradition Toward Fed

Trump Slams Interest Rate Hikes, Ignoring Hands-Off Tradition Toward Fed

The commander in chief usually doesn't comment directly on Fed policy. But President Trump broke with that tradition Thursday, saying, "I'm not thrilled" about the Fed's... Read more ...

Republicans Block Move To Subpoena Interpreter From Trump-Putin Summit

Republicans Block Move To Subpoena Interpreter From Trump-Putin Summit

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes led Republicans in a party line vote to table the motion. Read more ...

Immigrant Rights Group Turns Down Salesforce Donation Over Its Ties With...

Immigrant Rights Group Turns Down Salesforce Donation Over Its Ties With Border Agency

The tech company pledged to donate $250,000 to the group RAICES to help separated families. Read more ...

Democrats Denounce Ivanka Trump For Hypocrisy After She Touts American Jobs

Democrats Denounce Ivanka Trump For Hypocrisy After She Touts American Jobs

The first daughter champions U.S. workers, but her products are made exclusively overseas. Read more ...

Trump Attacks NFL Over National Anthem Policy; Twitter Calls Fumble

Trump Attacks NFL Over National Anthem Policy; Twitter Calls Fumble

The president apparently doesn't think NFL players deserve free-speech rights. Read more ...

Michael Cohen Tape Suggests Team Trump Lied About Karen McDougal

Michael Cohen Tape Suggests Team Trump Lied About Karen McDougal

In the recording, Trump discussed a payment he supposedly knew nothing about. Read more ...