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As Trump Seizes Wall Money, Congress's Spending Power Weakens

1 day ago   |   NY Times

The administration's plan to divert more military funds to building a border wall is the latest example of the long-running erosion of Congress's power of the purse.
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Trump Sees 'Hoax No. 7' Underway in DC

Trump Sees 'Hoax No. 7' Underway in DC

1 day ago   |   Newser   |   2 articles

Reports that intelligence officials informed Congress that Russia is meddling on President Trump's behalf in the 2020 election have caught Trump's attention, and he's not happy...
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Russia denies backing Trump re-election, critics express alarm

1 day ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

The Kremlin on Friday denied Russia was interfering in the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign to boost President Donald Trump's re-election chances following reports that American...
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Lawmakers, During Classified Briefing, Are Told Russia Wants Trump Reelected

2 days ago   |   NPR

NPR's Noel King talks to Washington Post reporter Ellen Nakashima about intelligence officials warning House lawmakers that Russia wants Trump reelected. Trump is furious...
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Pelosi: Trump politicized intel community after Russia election briefing

Pelosi: Trump politicized intel community after Russia election briefing

2 days ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday condemned President Donald Trump's reported actions over an intelligence briefing given to lawmakers on Russian interference in U.S...
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White House report to Congress says it's Trump's economy, not Obama's

2 days ago   |   Washington Times

The White House told Congress on Thursday that the current economic boom was created by President Trump's agenda of tax cuts and deregulation, not President Barack Obama's...
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Suffolk GOP, Democrats nominate candidates for office

2 days ago   |   Newsday

County Republicans and Democrats have named candidates for Congress, state Legislature and other offices.
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Trump ally Roger Stone sentenced to over 3 years in prison

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By ASHRAF KHALIL, MARK SHERMAN and MICHAEL BALSAMO WASHINGTON - Trump loyalist and ally Roger Stone was sentenced Thursday to more than three years in federal prison, following...
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Trump ally Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months in prison

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald   |   6 articles

By ASHRAF KHALIL, MARK SHERMAN and MICHAEL BALSAMO WASHINGTON - Trump loyalist and ally Roger Stone was sentenced Thursday to 40 months in federal prison, following an...
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The Roger Stone pardon saga

The Roger Stone pardon saga

3 days ago   |   Politico

Roger Stone has come a long way. He was once the subject of an acrimonious departure from the Trump campaign, despised by one of Donald Trump's closest aides. When he was later...
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How Bernie built a big win in Nevada

How Bernie built a big win in Nevada

Bernie Sanders' locked-in base of younger, Latino and more liberal voters was more than enough to propel him to a decisive victory in Saturday's Nevada caucuses. Even in a... Read more ...

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has kidney tumor that's likely cancerous

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has kidney tumor that's likely cancerous

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has a likely-cancerous tumor on his left kidney that will be surgically removed in March, Murphy confirmed late Saturday. Murphy, 62, the chairman... Read more ...

Russia Wants To Help Bernie Sanders And Donald Trump. Only Trump Is Helping...

Russia Wants To Help Bernie Sanders And Donald Trump. Only Trump Is Helping Russia

“My message to Putin is clear: stay out of American elections," Sanders said on Friday after news surfaced of new Russian interference. Read more ...

Iowa Democrats will recount more than 20 caucus precincts

Iowa Democrats will recount more than 20 caucus precincts

The Iowa state Democratic Party announced Friday it accepted a limited recount request from the two top candidates in this month's caucuses: Pete Buttigieg and Bernie... Read more ...

Trump Sees 'Hoax No. 7' Underway in DC

Trump Sees 'Hoax No. 7' Underway in DC

Reports that intelligence officials informed Congress that Russia is meddling on President Trump's behalf in the 2020 election have caught Trump's attention, and he's not happy... Read more ...

Former Goldman Sachs CEO: 'I might find it harder to vote for Bernie than...

Former Goldman Sachs CEO: 'I might find it harder to vote for Bernie than for Trump'

Former Goldman Sachs CEO and lifelong Democrat Lloyd Blankfein told the Financial Times in an interview published Friday that he could have an easier time voting to reelect... Read more ...

Trump teases more trade bailout money for farmers

Trump teases more trade bailout money for farmers

President Donald Trump suggested on Twitter today that he would give more bailout payments to farmers this year as they wait for trade deals to boost farm exports. “If our... Read more ...

Biden says he is still confident heading into South Carolina

Biden says he is still confident heading into South Carolina

Former Vice President Joe Biden said he remained confident that he will win the upcoming South Carolina primary with strong support from African-Americans in the state. "I feel... Read more ...

After Nevada, an Undisputed Frontrunner

After Nevada, an Undisputed Frontrunner

Bernie Sanders' caucus romp Saturday night in Nevada is putting the word "undisputed" in front of "frontrunner" in many news accounts, and the candidate himself was so... Read more ...

Trump And Modi Want A Lot From Their India Stunt. They Won't Get It All

Trump And Modi Want A Lot From Their India Stunt. They Won't Get It All

The U.S. president and the Indian prime minister are challenging democracy at home ― and facing new opposition, HuffPost US and HuffPost India report. Read more ...