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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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Kentucky election results

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Arkansas election results

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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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Oyster Bay town supervisor says he wants to replace officials

3 hours ago   |   Newsday

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino said in a radio interview he wants to replace long-serving elected town officials.
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Trump and McConnell, once adversaries, have realized they need one another

5 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

The president and Senate majority leader have forged a fragile alliance to bolster the GOP's chances in the midterm elections.
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Trump's team gets payback for Rubio on Venezuelan assassination plot

5 hours ago   |   Politico

When one of Venezuela's top leaders was suspected of conspiring to assassinate Florida Sen. Marco Rubio last year, the reaction of the United States was uncharacteristically...
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What Happened to the “Free World”?

5 hours ago   |   The New Republic

If there is an international order, it seems to be in crisis. Vladimir Putin boasts of new nuclear weaponry impervious to NATO defenses and is accused of ordering an...
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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 ...