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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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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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GOP delegates see opportunity to nominate statewide winners

5 hours ago   |   Newsday

ALBANY - New York Republicans will convene Wednesday and Thursday in Manhattan to nominate Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro as their candidate for governor in November...
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School shooting not likely to decide Texas runoff races

11 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

AUSTIN, Texas - Texas' primary runoff will test whether the national Democratic Party's establishment can overcome an insurgent wing more openly hostile to President Donald...
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Some GOP House members warn Ryan over immigration effort

11 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Leaders of warring House Republican factions searched for an immigration compromise as some conservatives warned of consequences for Speaker Paul Ryan if he...
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Republican Party Is Headed for Long, Painful Decline

13 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Corey Robin , NBC News Republicans no longer forge strong majorities, instead taking refuge in the least democratic branches of government like the courts.
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Farm bill to get second vote in U.S. House in June: Roll Call

13 hours ago   |   Reuters

WASHINGTON - The U.S. House of Representatives will vote for a second time on a massive farm bill after the measure was defeated last week, the No. 3 Republican in the chamber...
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Senator Corker turns down Trump's offer to be ambassador to Australia

15 hours ago   |   Reuters

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump offered Senator Bob Corker the chance to be the U.S. ambassador to Australia, but the Republican lawmaker, currently chairman of the...
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Trump discusses immigration agenda with GOP governors

15 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump dined Monday evening with Republican governors supportive of his immigration policies to discuss plans for border security and deporting...
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Trump-backed prisons bill DOA in the Senate

15 hours ago   |   Politico

Internal divisions among Senate Republicans will delay consideration of a prison reform bill backed by President Donald Trump that's set to pass the House this week - and...
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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 ...