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U.S. officials warn Congress on election hacking threats

16 minutes ago   |   Reuters

WASHINGTON - Senior Trump administration officials warned Congress on Tuesday of ongoing efforts by Russia to interfere in the 2018 midterm congressional elections as the...
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DHS chief hasn't 'seen' intel finding that Russia aimed to help Trump

1 hour ago   |   Politico

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Tuesday that she was unfamiliar with one of the intelligence community's key conclusions about Russian interference in the...
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Paul Ryan's Speakership May End Early

Paul Ryan's Speakership May End Early

1 hour ago   |   Newser

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...
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Dems want to scrap tax cut for rich to fund teachers' raises

2 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Congressional Democrats want to give a big salary bump to teachers and pay for it by canceling the tax cut for the nation's top 1 percent of earners. Senate...
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Groundhog Day at Fannie-Freddie Where the Fix Is Always Tomorrow

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Will anyone ever fix Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac?
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Calls for Baby Bonuses Grow as China Mulls End to Birth Controls

5 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

China hasn't even abandoned its decades-old birth-control policies and some executives and academics are already calling for new programs to encourage bigger families.
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Trump associate could have lied to House Intelligence Committee, Democrat says

5 hours ago   |   ABC News

Blackwater founder Erik Prince is accused of misleading Congress.
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Lawmakers to be allowed a review of Russia probe information

11 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Ratcheting up pressure on the Russia investigation, the White House announced that top FBI and Justice Department officials have agreed to meet with congressional...
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ICYMI: Balderson Stands by Dirty ECOT Cash

15 hours ago   |   DCCC

“The FBI is investigating ECOT's campaign donations and their abuse of taxpayer money in what is becoming one of the largest political corruption scandals in Ohio history, yet...
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Trump's Backtracking on Chinese Tariffs Prompts Hope and Despair

15 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Here are the reactions.
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Trump Reportedly Rejects Phone Security Measures As 'Too Inconvenient'

Trump Reportedly Rejects Phone Security Measures As 'Too Inconvenient'

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

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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 ...

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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...

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