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Cooper Isn't Buying Facebook's Answers on Pelosi Video

Cooper Isn't Buying Facebook's Answers on Pelosi Video

2 hours ago   |   Newser

"Facebook has repeatedly told Congress and the American people that you're serious about fighting disinformation and fake news," Anderson Cooper reminded a Facebook executive...
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Most Massachusetts cities, towns seeing population growth

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

BOSTON - Population in most Massachusetts cities and towns is continuing to grow. That's according to the latest population estimates released by the U.S. Census...
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Impeach Trump? Most 2020 Democrats tiptoe past the question

3 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Democratic leaders in Congress have argued that impeaching President Donald Trump is a political mistake as the 2020 election nears. Most of the candidates running to succeed...
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Why Trump's Stonewalling Legal Strategy Will Keep Failing

Why Trump's Stonewalling Legal Strategy Will Keep Failing

5 hours ago   |   Politico

In the space of three days this week, two federal judges ruled decisively in favor of Congress' right to subpoena President Trump's personal financial and business records. The...
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Americans sour on impeaching Trump

12 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - The American people are sending a pretty clear message to Washington: They are sick and tired of the investigations into President Trump and don't want Democrats...
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Judge blocks some funds Trump sought for border wall

18 hours ago   |   Politicus USA

The Trump administration must temporarily halt the use of some Defense Department funds for a border wall with Mexico, a judge ruled on Friday, because the money was not...
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Against the odds, select committee aims to push Congress into the 21st century

1 day ago   |   The Washington Post

“Welcome to 1935,” Rep. Dean Phillips's brother told him when he arrived at the Capitol to take the oath of office, a nod to elements of the institution that remain unchanged.
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Federal Judge Issues Temporary Injunction Blocking Part Of Trump's Border Wall

Federal Judge Issues Temporary Injunction Blocking Part Of Trump's Border Wall

1 day ago   |   The Huffington Post

The executive taking funds for a purpose not approved by Congress "does not square with fundamental separation of powers principles," a judge wrote.
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Judge blocks some funds Trump sought for U.S.-Mexico border wall

1 day ago   |   Reuters   |   8 articles

The Trump administration must temporarily halt the use of some Defense Department funds for a border wall with Mexico, a judge ruled on Friday, because the money was not...
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Trump taps top police official to run ATF

Trump taps top police official to run ATF

1 day ago   |   Politico

President Donald Trump plans to nominate a top police official to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the White House announced Friday. Chuck...
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Sanders: Trump, Kim Jong-Un ‘agree in their assessment of Biden

Sanders: Trump, Kim Jong-Un ‘agree in their assessment of Biden

President Donald Trump isn't necessarily “siding with” North Korea's Kim Jong-Un, but the two are in agreement on former Vice President Joe Biden, White House press secretary... Read more ...

Flood Of State Laws Banning Abortion Could Hand Democrats A Political Weapon

Flood Of State Laws Banning Abortion Could Hand Democrats A Political Weapon

Alabama's abortion ban animated Democrats, but Trump and other Republicans seeking re-election have distanced themselves from it. Read more ...

Jon Voight Calls Trump 'Greatest President Since Abraham Lincoln'

Jon Voight Calls Trump 'Greatest President Since Abraham Lincoln'

The conservative actor claimed Trump is "battling the left and their absurd words of destruction.” Read more ...

Judge partially blocks Trump border wall plan

Judge partially blocks Trump border wall plan

A federal judge has partially blocked President Donald Trump's plan to fund construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The preliminary injunction issued Friday blocks... Read more ...

Supreme Court blocks gerrymandering rulings in Michigan and Ohio

Supreme Court blocks gerrymandering rulings in Michigan and Ohio

The Supreme Court on Friday set aside two lower court rulings tossing out congressional maps in Michigan and Ohio, putting the process of redrawing district lines on hold while... Read more ...

Citizenship and immigration services chief resigns

Citizenship and immigration services chief resigns

The Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services resigned from his post Friday at President Donald Trump's request, according to his resignation letter. Francis Cissna... Read more ...

Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi Abortion Law

Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi Abortion Law

U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves struck down a law that bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected. Read more ...

Assange's Espionage Act Charge Sets Up A Fight Over The First Amendment

Assange's Espionage Act Charge Sets Up A Fight Over The First Amendment

Press freedom advocates warn the government's latest charges could have dangerous implications for journalism. Read more ...

Trump Defies Congress And Invokes Emergency To Sell Arms To Saudis, Senators Say

Trump Defies Congress And Invokes Emergency To Sell Arms To Saudis, Senators Say

Congressional opposition to military support for Saudi Arabia has been growing, and lawmakers have blocked about $2 billion in weapon sales. Read more ...

1,500 more U.S. troops headed to the Middle East

1,500 more U.S. troops headed to the Middle East

The Pentagon Friday approved the deployment of 1,500 more troops to the Middle East as tensions continue over threats to U.S. forces by Iran or its proxies, President Donald... Read more ...