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4/30/18

Marco Rubio just went way off message on the GOP tax cuts 

Sen. Marco Rubio's cozy relationship with Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson could sway Nelson's re-election bid

After a respite, Cruz again questioning McConnell’s strategies

Trey Gowdy says House Intel report doesn't fully vindicate Trump on Russian collusion

Kevin McCarthy claims that the labor participation rate is ‘going back up’ under Trump 

Trump-allied House conservatives draft articles of impeachment against Rosenstein as ‘last resort’ 

The GOP is preparing to use Ronny Jackson's failed VA nomination to hammer Montana Sen. Jon Tester this fall

CNN House Key Race alerts: A dozen GOP-held seats get more competitive

Meet the little-known ‘big fish’ megadonor setting the tone for GOP primary races 

Former George W. Bush ethics lawyer ditches GOP, to seek U.S. Senate in Minn. as Democrat

McCain in book excerpt: 'This is my last term'

McCain torches Trump in new book: He prioritizes appearance of toughness over American values

Kelly thinks he's saving U.S. from disaster, calls Trump 'idiot,' say White House staffers

White House chief of staff denies report he called Trump an idiot

List reveals questions Mueller wants to ask Trump: report

Mueller planned to ask Trump about Manafort's campaign outreach to Moscow: report

‘Who the hell is this person?’ Trump’s Mar-a-Lago pal stymies VA project

‘We don’t seem to be a priority’: Vet’s VA clinic room filled with trash, dirty medical tools 

VA Hospital Apologizes After Photos Of Filthy Room Go Viral

After a day at the border, first eight members of migrant caravan taken into U.S. custody to begin processing asylum claims 

Optimism About Korea Will Kill Us All

Stormy Daniels sues Trump for defamation

Amy Walter and Stuart Rothenberg on James Comey’s decisions, Correspondents’ Dinner controversy

Trump and the Republicans said they saved your property tax deduction. They didn't.

Trump postpones decision on steel tariffs for allies and EU for another month

Trump will delay the start of possible trade war with some of the US's closest allies

Trump could let Pollard go to Israel in honor of embassy launch – report

Trump: Threats to end Iran deal won't affect North Korea talks

Trump’s incoherence on North Korea and Iran 

Trump’s pick to lead ICE, who touted surge in immigration arrests, steps down 

Impeachment looms large in White House midterm plans

Macron and Merkel have handed Trump a road map 

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4/29/18

GOP more confident about W. Va. Senate as Blankenship fades

Schiff: Trump's unpredictability had something to do with the North Koreans coming to the table

Republican senator: Trump should stick to calling Kim Jong Un 'Rocket Man'

John Kasich rips GOP, hints at 2020 run against Trump: ‘I can bring that party back’

Kasich says Putin has helped ‘unify the West’

Trump’s Role in Midterm Elections Roils Republicans

George H.W. Bush doing ‘much better’ in hospital

Pompeo on meeting with North Korean leader: ‘It’s a big deal'

Pompeo: Trump administration has ‘eyes wide open’ on North Korea

Bolton: Summit between Trump, Kim Jong Un 'is going to happen'

Sessions aide pledged loyalty to Trump's agenda in order to be hired: report

Federal 'turf war' complicates cybersecurity efforts

Comey: I have serious doubts about Trump's credibility whether under oath or not

Comey calls House Intelligence Committee’s Russia investigation ‘a wreck’ 

FBI reportedly interviewed MMA fighter with ties to Trump and Cohen

US says crossing is full before caravan tries to seek asylum

Ronny Jackson won’t return to job as Trump’s physician 

Dem senator: Legislation to protect Mueller would get 60 votes

New Democratic leadership necessary for 2018 success

President decries ‘overrun’ border

Trump Asks If There Are Hispanics In The Room Before Demanding His Wall

Donald Trump launches fresh attack on 'lousy' US embassy in London and threatens to 'take on' EU over trade

Trump expected to speak at NRA meeting in Dallas

Trump rallies in Mich., touting economy and diplomacy and blasting media 

White House press on defensive after Michelle Wolf torches Trump, Sanders

Trump says he will be impeached if Republicans are routed in midterms

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4/28/18

GOP Russia report reflects Republican midterm fears
 
Ex-con candidate compounding GOP woes in West Virginia

3 ways the House Republicans’ Russia report directly contradicts the intelligence community 

Trump pick to lead CIA says she won't let agency restart interrogation program

Michael Cohen's cash woes may spur talks with investigators

President of White House Correspondents Association defends journalism after Trump attacks

Paralympic Games organizers respond to insensitive Trump remarks

Sen. Tester responds after Trump calls for his resignation

After a week of diplomacy, an Iran deal still seems out of reach

95% of Americans Won't Benefit From These 5 Tax Breaks In 2018

North Korea says it will dismantle nuclear test site next month: report

North Korea says it will shut down nuclear testing site in May

Democrats were looking at suburban districts. Now they’re glancing toward rural ones too. 

Democrats need to stop believing this myth about Trump's base

Lieu thanks Trump for visiting Michigan: Your ‘toxic rallies’ energize Dems

Trump lambasts media for 'phony' WHCD at Michigan rally

Trump’s love-hate relationship with the press

Trump supporters and protesters clash outside Trump rally in Michigan

Trump says he ‘may go’ to next month’s Jerusalem embassy opening

White House prepares to fight state on emissions Plan could disrupt U.S. auto industry

There are signs Trump's trade friction is killing jobs in big manufacturing states

The White House may send John Kelly to run the embattled Veterans Affairs department

Trump, Merkel cordial, but no apparent movement on Iran

Korean thaw gives Trump a big boost

Historic Korean summit sets high bar for Trump

Trump: Talks on North Korea ‘going very well,’ location of meeting with Kim Jong Un ‘is being set’

Why Trump’s Boasts About the Korea Summit Are Premature

Trump is claiming wins on North Korea before the game really starts 

Trump offers wild new explanation for why his son met with a Russian agent

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4/27/18

Paul Ryan feels heat over ‘unjust’ firing of House chaplain

House Intelligence Committee Republicans release final Russia report 

READ: The House Intelligence Committee GOP's Russia investigation report

House Intel faults Trump, Clinton campaigns in final report on Russian investigation

GOP Rep. Patrick Meehan resigns from Congress amid ethics probe

Senate kills effort to prevent racial discrimination in the auto loan market

Senate Republicans flip script on gay rights by confirming 
Ric Grenell over Democratic objections

Tester moves back to top of GOP Senate hit list

Fact Checker: Analysis Rand Paul’s claim that cutting $13 billion a year would balance the budget

Michigan Gov. Signs Ban on Bump Stocks, Among Other Gun Regulations

Republican worries 'assassination risk' prompting lawmaker resignations

GOP control of state Senate may be in play as three bow out of re-election

Senators hope Trump's next VA pick will be less controversial

Russian Lawyer Who Met With Kushner And Donald Jr. Says She's A Kremlin 'Informant'

Prosecutors Quote Trump Fox Interview to Support Argument in Michael Cohen Case

Pompeo heads to Israel, Mideast, Europe after taking oath

Mattis says Iran nuclear deal includes ‘robust’ verification

In a feel-good Korea summit, Kim lays the groundwork for meeting with Trump 

North and South Korea agree to work toward ‘common goal’ of denuclearizing their peninsula 

U.S. judge tosses Paul Manafort suit seeking to bar special counsel Mueller from bringing future charges 

As midterms near, female candidates are making good on promise to challenge the status quo

White House: No evidence that Ronny Jackson ‘wrecked’ a vehicle as president’s physician 

Stormy Daniels lawyer says she may file new claim against Trump

Judge puts Stormy Daniels' lawsuit against Trump lawyer on hold

Shields and Charen on North Korea peace prospects, Ronny Jackson VA vetting

As House wraps up Russia inquiry, top Dem on Senate probe says there's no end in sight

Democrats, and some Republicans, denounce Ryan’s ouster of House chaplain 

Trump cites GOP report to dismiss collusion claims: Mueller 'should never' have been appointed

Trump has almost hit a key economic target

Trump administration drafts plan to unravel Obama-era fuel-efficiency rules, challenge California 

Trump considering former House Veterans Affairs' chair Jeff Miller for VA secretary

Our veterans require great care. Trump hasn’t shown any. 

Trump’s Middle Ground on Iran Deal Sanctions Waivers Is a Myth

Trump's backslapping diplomacy gives way to sterner talks with Merkel

Missed 'Fox & Friends'? Here's what Trump said on Cohen, Ronny Jackson and more. 

Trump takes a ramble through his grievances

Trump’s agenda bogs down in swirl of scandals and misfires

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4/26/18

Dow surges more than 200 points, Facebook and AMD jump after crushing earnings

House chaplain Rev. Patrick Conroy forced out by Paul Ryan

Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as secretary of state

Mike Pompeo confirmed as secretary of state

Senate panel approves bill to protect special counsel

Hatch says firing the special counsel may lead to ‘impeachment,’ but he’s against a bill to protect Mueller

Rand Paul’s claim that cutting $13 billion a year would balance the budget 

Ford is basically giving up on US car business, and GM is not far behind

VA nominee’s withdrawal sets off new round of finger-pointing: ‘Welcome to the swamp’

TrumpVA pick withdraws nomination

US Attorney General Sessions says Mueller probe has taken on 'life of its own'

Live coverage: Pruitt faces grilling in House hearings

Scott Pruitt admits little culpability in EPA controversies, mostly blames aides and staff 

Pompeo arrives in Brussels for first overseas trip as secretary of State

Judge appoints 'special master' to review seized Trump lawyer documents

Michael Cohen will take the Fifth. Trump has said innocent people don’t do that. 

Feds seized over a dozen phones in Cohen raids

Anti-Trump FBI officials’ missing texts sent to Congress

The FBI told White House lawyer Don McGahn that Rob Porter abused his wives more than a year ago

As Kim crosses into South Korea, a historic summit hangs on the North’s nuclear intentions 

Dems look to keep up momentum in upcoming special elections

Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez is ‘severely admonished’ by Ethics Committee, ordered to repay gifts 

Trump Boasted He'd Open All JFK Files, but Now Says He Can't

Trump Wants Presidential Elections to Be Decided by Popular Vote, Which He Lost

Even Fox & Friends Anchors Couldn't Make Sense of Trump's Madness This Morning

President Trump Gives Himself 'A+' Grade for His First Year in Office in Rambling Fox Interview

Trump on Jackson's withdrawal: 'I saw where this was going'

Macron believes Trump will ‘get rid’ of Iran deal to please his base

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4/25/18

Dow snaps 5-day losing streak as Boeing soars on earnings

Republicans want Trump’s VA nominee to withdraw

Pro-Choice GOP Senators Keep Voting For Trump's Anti-Abortion Judges

The Republican win in Arizona was another tough night for the GOP 

Republicans Lost Support in Every Special Election Since Trump Became President

GOP senator: 'We were there' on immigration before talks got derailed

GOP Banking chair pushes Bank of America, Citigroup on gun policies

GOP advances proposal to change Senate rules

Republican Sen. Cory Gardner to introduce cannabis bill for states' rights with Elizabeth Warren

Conservative group unveils plan to slash spending by $12 trillion

Conservatives eye new tax cut for capital gains

Senators to Trump: Let Mueller finish Russia probe

GOP candidate Don Blankenship rips Mitch McConnell's 'Chinaperson' family

Sessions says Trump has power to pardon anyone without approval of U.S. Pardon Attorney 

HUD Secretary Ben Carson to propose raising rent for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies 

EPA proposal will hobble good science and harm American families

Targeting the science behind EPA regulations EPA seeks to bar many health studies

The White House is abandoning Scott Pruitt 

Giuliani reopens negotiations about presidential interview with Mueller, but cautions special counsel that Trump remains resistant 

VA nominee considers withdrawing as new allegations emerge of drinking, wrecking government vehicle 

VA nominee Ronny Jackson faces explosive new allegations of drinking, wrecking government vehicle 

New Allegations Emerge Against Ronny Jackson as White House Digs In

Supreme Court’s conservative justices appear to back Trump’s authority for travel ban 

Supreme Court leans toward upholding Trump's third try at a travel ban

Judge rules bar was allowed to kick out Trump supporter

Cohen to plead the Fifth in Stormy Daniels lawsuit

Comey: I’m ‘embarrassed and ashamed’ by Republican party

Nationalists gain upper hand in Trump’s White House

Russia says it will soon deliver new air defense systems to Syria

Macron rips 'fear and anger' in speech to Congress

Democrats didn’t win in Arizona, but here’s why they’re celebrating anyway 

Why the win for Republicans in Arizona 8 is still good for Democrats

Democratic candidate for Senate registered as Republican, voted in primaries

Democrats fear Grassley’s amendment to special counsel bill will let GOP tip off Trump about Mueller’s probe 

3 big changes coming from the Trump tax cuts

At the Supreme Court, Trump's tweets under scrutiny in travel ban hearing

Supreme Court’s conservative justices appear to back Trump’s authority for travel ban 

Supreme Court leans toward upholding Trump's third try at a travel ban

Giuliani reopens negotiations about presidential interview with Mueller, but cautions special counsel that Trump remains resistant 

Ex Watergate prosecutor pinpoints why Trump ‘can’t take the Fifth Amendment’

This Is Trump's Washington, Where Corruption and Misbehavior Are a Constant Fog

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4/24/18

Dow tanks more than 400 points after opening higher — Caterpillar leads the rollover

‘High-water mark’ comment from Caterpillar executive ripples through U.S. stock market 

Republicans hold on to U.S. House seat in Arizona, winning special election to replace former congressman Trent Franks 

Tax cuts were supposed to save the GOP from Trump. Oops. 

GOP anxiety grows over Trump’s Iran decision

In protecting Mueller probe, Grassley shows he's still got that independent fight in him

GOP senator: Trump's comment on Kim Jong Un 'surpasses understanding'

Maryland GOP governor signs gun-violence legislation into law

GOP Congressman Doug Lamborn Thrown Off The Ballot For 2018

Embattled VA nominee has no plans to withdraw -- for now, source says

VA nominee’s struggles are a consequence of Trump’s vetting failures 

Pruitt unveils controversial ‘transparency’ rule limiting what research EPA can use 

Scott Pruitt expected to face ethics questions in front of Congress

Lawmakers: EPA security chief improperly runs outside firm

Sessions will not recuse himself from Cohen probe: Report

D.C. judge issues strongest order yet backing DACA

Federal judge: Trump administration must accept new DACA applications

Federal judge orders complete restart of DACA

Supreme Court Could Reshape Texas Political Districts for Midterms

The health care world slams Trump's proposal for short-term insurance plans 

Readers flock to 'A Higher Loyalty,' despite partisan criticism 

Jim Acosta says voters too stupid to grasp Trump ‘act’: ‘Their elevator might not hit all floors’

Dems flip New York state seat that Republicans have held for nearly four decades

Democrat wins state Senate seat, GOP stay in control

Dem senator: Trump's VA pick nicknamed 'candy man' for handing out prescriptions

Schumer to oppose Pompeo as secretary of State

Billionaire Democratic donor Tom Steyer keeps the door open to backing Beto O'Rourke in Texas Senate battle against Ted Cruz

Trump rallies behind VA nominee after suggesting he drop out because of ‘ugly’ process 

Trump gives cover for VA nominee to withdraw

Trump calls Kim Jong Un 'very honorable'

An Unpredictable Trump and a Risk-Prone Kim Mean High Stakes and Mismatched Expectations

Emmanuel Macron to Press Trump to Keep Iran Nuclear Deal

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's oft-told tale of US payout to Iran

Trump's travel ban faces Supreme Court reckoning

9,000 Nepalis face deportation as Trump administration prepares to cancel residency permits 

‘Nowhere near close’: The bond between Trump and Giuliani is less than it appears 

Trump keeps saying he’s innocent. So why does he keep sounding like he’s guilty? 

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4/23/18

Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized

Senate panel approves Mike Pompeo as secretary of State after Rand Paul flips to support

Senate panel narrowly endorses Mike Pompeo for secretary of state after Trump intervenes with key Republican 

Senate to postpone confirmation hearing for Ronny Jackson to head Veterans Affairs, White House officials told

Don’t expect Mitt Romney to be Trump’s chief antagonist in the Senate 

Romney faces clearer path to GOP Senate nomination despite convention setback 

Bob Corker’s painful interview about his successor is a gift to Democrats 

Sticking to bad ideas

Missouri Governor Charged With Another Felony

Arizona Senate can’t change rules for replacing McCain 

Mnuchin expresses optimism trade standoffs can be resolved 

Steven Mnuchin set to lead 250 strong US delegation at Jerusalem embassy opening

Why does Scott Pruitt still have a job?

Increasingly isolated Mattis just got some more bad news

Bolton’s Pick for Deputy Could Roil Pentagon Relations

Chances of a fourth rate hike this year just took a big jump higher

Amy Walter and Eliana Johnson on Trump nominee battles

Koch network success in Trump era draws Democratic pushback

President Trump orders migrant 'caravan' blocked from entering US and demands funding for border wall

Trump: DHS instructed to halt ‘caravans’ into the U.S., may make border agreement part of NAFTA

White House Deterring Republicans From Defending Pruitt, Sources Say

Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron share strong bonds, but the French president has the clear edge when it comes to economic reform

Trump's revenge: U.S. oil floods Europe, hurting OPEC and Russia

The White House can’t hide Trump’s worry about Michael Cohen 

Flight Records Unfold Mystery of Trump's Moscow Nights

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4/22/18

House Republicans prepare to battle for leadership slots

GOP senator: Trump tariffs are hurting US farmers

GOP senator: Miscalculations with Russia 'could lead us to a very bad place'

Corker: Charming North Korea into getting rid of nuclear weapons is not realistic

Retiring Sen. Bob Corker won’t campaign against Democrat vying for his seat 

Corker offers tepid endorsement of Republican running to replace him

Arizona Republicans seek law change in case John McCain seat in play

Collins: Comey should have waited to release his memoir

GOP senator: Democratic opposition to Pompeo 'driven 100 percent by politics'

Mitch McConnell fiddles while the country burns

5 moments commemorating Barbara Bush

Top Iranian diplomat: Options if US pulls out of nuclear accord are 'not pleasant'

Iran’s foreign minister warns that nation will restart ‘nuclear activities’ if U.S. withdraws from accord 

Michael Cohen, once at pinnacle of Trump’s world, now poses threat to it 

Trump attorney Cohen overshadows Mueller probe

White House aide: Trump has full confidence in Pruitt

Pruitt explains plan for scientific transparency initiative at EPA

Scott Pruitt Before the E.P.A.: Fancy Homes, a Shell Company and Friends With Money

DNC chairman defends lawsuit against Russia, Trump campaign, WikiLeaks 

Tom Steyer’s multimillion-dollar mission to impeach Trump falls flat

Schumer backs Trump approach to China: He's 'on the right path'

Why Trump has struggled to assemble a legal team

Trump struggles to get new IRS team in place

Report: Trump administration to reverse Obama-era transgender rules

Trump says Michael Cohen won't flip. Those close to him aren't so sure.

Korean peace talks pose new challenge for Trump

Trump to urge North Korea to dismantle nuclear program in return for sanctions relief

As Macron arrives to meet Trump, fate of Iran nuclear deal is front and center 

Trump asked Netanyahu if he actually cares about peace: report

Watch President Trump repeat Fox News talking points 

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4/21/18

Romney forced into GOP primary for Utah Senate nomination

Romney won't commit yet to supporting Trump in 2020

Disruptive conservative groups lose their punch with Trump in charge 

Pompeo lacks votes for positive vote on panel

Trump VA pick faces challenge to convince senators he’s ready for job

Jeff Sessions’s resignation, should Rosenstein be fired by Trump, is possibility: AG

Planned Parenthood head: Trump administration 'worst for women' in my lifetime

To counter Trump, New Jersey bans offshore drilling in state waters

Under attack, the FBI becomes a partisan battleground 

Michael Cohen's Attorney Tells Judge Client Could Be Indicted in 90 Days

North Korea is setting the mood for a summit with Trump. And that is progress. 

Democrats say looser marijuana laws attract young voters, and some Republicans are catching on

Trump lashes out at New York Times over Michael Cohen coverage, vows his attorney won’t ‘flip’ 

Trump lowers the temperature on Mueller probe

Five takeaways from Trump adding Giuliani

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4/20/18

GOP in retreat on ObamaCare

Senate panel punts Mueller protection bill to next week

Razor-thin Senate majority, bloody primary fights hamstring GOP 

McConnell aims to reshape courts in case Senate flips

Here's why the tax cuts are such a hard sell for Republicans 

Farm-state Republicans chafe at Trump’s trade policies but are reluctant to confront him 
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North Korea announces it will suspend nuclear, missile tests

North Korea says it will stop nuclear tests, abolish test site

Sessions told White House that Rosenstein’s firing could prompt his departure, too

Mulvaney defends pay freeze even for feds he knows are underpaid 

Justice Department tells court it is ‘only natural’ to pursue possible back-channel Russia contacts in Manafort case 

Comey writes in memo he laughed after Trump floated the idea of jailing journalists 

Comey memo showed Trump wanted faster response to Putin call 

The Leaked Comey Memos Show the White House Was Sweating About Michael Flynn

The 11 must-read moments from James Comey's private memos

Larry Kudlow’s claim that the Obama stimulus was ‘all spending’

The threat of white radical extremism in the age of Trump 

Shields and Salam on DNC’s Russia lawsuit, James Comey’s memos

Democratic Party sues Russia, Trump campaign and WikiLeaks alleging 2016 campaign conspiracy 

Potential Democratic 2020 contenders are rushing to back marijuana legalization

Schumer introduces measure to decriminalize marijuana

DNC: Fundraising woes tied to 2016 conspiracy

Trump hires Giuliani, two other attorneys amid mounting legal turmoil over Russia 

Trump reportedly said he hasn’t fired Rosenstein or Mueller because they aren’t targeting him. That’s quite the admission. 

Trump says anti-drug briefing he heard shows need for wall

The Forbes 400 and how Trump’s shameless self-promotion helped make him president 

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4/19/18

McConnell, the Senate’s decider, discovers the limits of his control 

House, Senate GOP compete for cash

Republicans fear political risk in Senate races as House moves to extend tax cuts 

Some doubt McCarthy or Scalise will ever lead House GOP

Senate confirms Trump pick for NASA administrator over Democratic objections 

John Kasich's political allies are reaching out to GOP megadonors, seeing if they’d back him in a run against Trump in 2020

GOP enlists Trump, leadership to stave off Democratic challenge in Arizona 

Nikki Haley’s ‘confusion’ sheds light on the Trump-Russia mystery 

Manafort’s attorneys attack Mueller’s authority to bring charges

Justice Dept. watchdog sends McCabe findings to federal prosecutors for possible charges

Inspector general says fired FBI head McCabe should be prosecuted

Michael Cohen drops ‘Steele dossier’ lawsuits against BuzzFeed, Fusion GPS

READ: Comey's memos on conversations with Trump

Associated Press publishes Comey memos on interactions with Trump

Comey memo showed Trump wanted faster response to Putin call 

'I could well be a witness' for the prosecution against McCabe, Comey tells CNN

Dems walk tightrope on Pompeo nomination

Heitkamp becomes first Dem to back Pompeo for secretary of State

Schumer to Israeli Americans: Bipartisanship is essential for Israel support

If North Korea Talks Are Not Fruitful, ‘I Will Respectfully Leave,’ Trump Says

Trump’s assessment of the political views of Californians is incorrect 

Rudy Giuliani joins Trump legal team, hopes to end Russia probe in ‘a week or two’

The president rambled, and his FBI director took notes

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4/16/18

Senators introduce bill to update Trump's war authority

Trump’s war powers to be limited under new Senate resolution

Republicans Are Scrambling To Save An Arizona House Seat In GOPTerritory

Senate fast-tracks bill legalizing hemp as agriculture product

Wall Street, big business start backing Mitt Romney’s Senate bid as GOP establishment seeks stronger leadership in Congress

How Congress’s and Trump’s latest deficit binge paved the way for the next one 

Poll: Americans now prefer GOP over Dems on taxes, but tax bill still unpopular

Pence’s tone toward refugees may be softer than Trump’s, but that’s where the difference ends 

Nikki Haley finds herself under the bus as Trump shifts course on Russia 

Supreme Court considers whether states should have power to tax all online sales 

Mueller’s warning: ‘Many’ news stories on Trump-Russia probe are wrong

6 big questions in the Michael Cohen case 

MICHAEL COHEN WILL GET TO REVIEW SEIZED DOCUMENTS BEFORE GOVERNMENT DOES

Trump attorney Michael Cohen’s mystery legal client: Fox News commentator Sean Hannity 

Sean Hannity responds after being named as Michael Cohen's mystery client 

Will Sean Hannity face disciplinary action over Michael Cohen? Fox News isn't saying 

Stelter: Sean Hannity has few rules, and now Fox News has a problem 

Comey pulls no punches with Trump

Five takeaways from the Comey interview

Last week the U.S. bombed Syria, but not much changed. Here’s what you need to know. 

There’s a ‘tsunami’ of companies applying for relief from Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs 

Kroger sweetens employee benefits as it moves to ramp up hiring

Amy Walter and Tamara Keith on James Comey’s Trump take

Dems see Mueller firing as a red line on impeachment

Clinton allies seethe with rage at Comey

Democrat calls on Fox News to fire Sean Hannity: ‘His word can never again be trusted’

Poll: Democrats’ advantage in midterm election support is shrinking 

Democrats have 19-point advantage in midterms in New Jersey, new poll finds

It's not all about Trump: Democrats' midterm chances ride on health care and Social Security, too

Pres. in tax roundtable discussion, Hialeah, FL

Federal judge weighs special master to review seized Trump-Cohen records 

Judge Rejects Trump Request To Sift Through Cohen Documents First, May Use Mediator

What's in those seized records? Trump's biggest new worry

Trump’s Passive-Aggressive Syria Policy Risks Creating More Mayhem in the Middle East

Overall aim in Syria is still unclear U.S. ‘work in Syria is not done’

Trump Wants U.S. Forces in Syria to Come Home as Quickly as Possible

Trump asking Arab nations to replace US military in Syria after defeat of ISIS: report

Trump puts the brakes on new Russian sanctions, reversing Haley’s announcement 

A grumpy Trump welcomes Japan’s weakened leader 

Trump to nominate economist Richard Clarida as Fed vice chair

Trump campaign pays lawyer who's trying to make Stormy Daniels shut up

The morning after Comey’s interview airs, Trump throws another punch at the fired FBI director 

Poll: Trump achieves highest job approval rating of the year

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4/15/18

GOP senator: Mueller protection bill would send strong message to Trump

Where Every Senate Republican Stands on the Mueller Investigation

Key Republican defends Mueller for referral on Cohen raid

Partisan tensions rise as Mueller bill delayed

Gingrich calls Mueller investigation 'breakdown' of constitutional law

NYT editorial board: Republicans must defend Mueller against Trump

GOP senator uncomfortable with ground troops in Syria

Ryan: Comey a man of integrity ‘as far as I know’

Ryan pushes back on ‘triumph of Trumpism over Ryanism’

Ryan: Trump ‘disappointed’ by Speaker's decision to retire

In the era of Donald Trump, New England’s biggest GOP donor is funding Democrats

U.S. plans to impose sanctions on Russia over alleged chemical weapons use in Syria 

Syria’s Assad in a ‘good mood,’ scorns U.S. weaponry after airstrikes

Bolton not done resetting Trump national security team

Incoming Pence adviser withdraws nomination following reports Trump opposed candidacy

Federal judge keeps hold on Trump transgender troop ban

Bharara: Trump doesn’t understand attorney-client privilege

Comey targets media blitz to promote book

Slimeball' versus 'mob boss': War of words escalates between president and former FBI director

'Morally unfit': The moments that mattered in James Comey's explosive interview

James Comey takes aim at President Trump in ABC News interview

Transcript: James Comey's interview with ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos

Democrat hits Trump for message sent by pardoning Scooter Libby

Ex-congressman: I wasn't planning to buy Comey book until Trump's Twitter meltdown

Trump asks judge to block feds from reviewing documents seized in Cohen raid

Trump assails Comey in tweetstorm, suggests ex-FBI director deserves ‘jail’ 

'I hardly even knew this guy': Trump lashes out at Comey in Sunday morning tweetstorm

Trump attacks Comey ahead of interview

New York Times editorial: Trump 'is not above the law' 

Trump, a reluctant hawk, has battled his top aides on Russia and lost 

Trump furious after FranceGermany expelled fewer Russians than US: report

The many things Trump didn’t accomplish in the latest Syria strike

Trump is drowning in scandal. He can’t focus on Syria

Cracks in the pro-Trump media?

More than 20 percent of Trump campaign spending this year has gone to legal fees

Trump job approval slips 4 points to 39 percent in NBC poll
             
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4/14/18

Republicans express doubts that Ryan can stay on as Speaker

Possible House leader Kevin McCarthy seen by Trump as ally

Republicans lose their favorite campaign message: Repealing Obamacare 

GOP devotes $250M to midterm strategy: Keep House majority

UN Security Council votes down Russia proposal to condemn Syria strikes

Assad is defiant as U.S.-led strikes in Syria show no sign of threatening his hold on power 

US says air strikes cripple Syria chemical weapons program

Details emerge about Syrian sites targeted by U.S.-led airstrikes

Israel fears Trump may see job as done in Syria, leave Israel alone to face Iran

Russia lawmakers draft list of U.S. imports that could be banned

Prosecutors: Cohen raid is red flag for Trump

Cohen Denies Report That Mueller Has Evidence Of Secret Prague Trip

Sally Yates warns Trump not to fire Rosenstein: 'No one is above the law'

Democrats Slam Trump for Refusing to Consult Congress Before Syria Strikes

President Trump declares victory as Pentagon details U.S.-led strikes in Syria 

Trump’s ‘Mission Accomplished’ tweet, and the premature declaration that haunted George W. Bush

Trump claims success in Syria, but chemical weapons remain

Trump order targets wide swathe of public assistance programs

Despite vow to end ‘catch and release,’ Trump has freed 100,000 who illegally crossed the border 

Trump: 'Tremendous pressure is building…for the border wall'

Trump calls Cohen as lawyers go to court over seized files

Comey-Trump feud takes vicious turn

How disability is holding back the Trump economy

Week of tumult suggests a more erratic, lonely Trump

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4/13/18

Trump authorizes military strikes in Syria

U.S. launches missile strikes in Syria 

U.S. joins allies Britain and France in launching missile strikes in Syria

Allies hit three facilities to degrade Syria's chemical weapons capabilities

Top general: US did not notify Russia on Syria targets

Syria strikes: Russia warns of 'consequences' in wake of US-led attack over chemical weapon use

U.S. fires 'one-time shot' at Syria after chlorine attack

Mattis: Clearly Assad 'did not get the message' with strikes last year

McCain to Trump: Airstrikes alone won't achieve objectives in Syria

Speaker Ryan resists calls to step aside for quicker transition to new GOP House leader

Ryan backs McCarthy for top House GOP leader as Freedom Caucus co-founder also explores run 

How big of a problem is Ryan’s exit for GOP?

GOP authors of tax law double down in campaigns

Trump Succeeds In Draining Swamp As 40 House Republicans Give Up Seats

House chairmen ask Rosenstein for copies of Comey memos

Sen. Cory Gardner: Trump has agreed to support state-legal marijuana protections

RNC deputy finance chair steps down after admitting Trump’s lawyer negotiated settlement between him and pregnant Playboy model 

WSJ: Trump Lawyer Arranged GOP Fundraiser's Payment to Playmate

It sure looks like there’s a GOP conspiracy to discredit the Russia probe 

Lindsey Graham: Trump's lawyer is 'an idiot'

Former Speaker John Boehner: Deficit will be 'No. 1 issue' in six months

Several pro-Trump states would be injured by a trade war

GM cuts several hundred jobs at Ohio plant as car sales continue to slide

Nearly 70 percent of Americans support Mueller's Trump-Russia investigation, poll says

Former CIA chief Brennan says Trump’s presidency is ‘collapsing’

DOJ inspector general report cites FBI's McCabe for misconduct

DOJ tinkers with immigration courts to speed deportations

Mueller can prove Cohen made secret trip to Prague before the election: report

Trump advisers see Cohen probe as greater threat to Trump than Mueller: report

Criminal investigation into Trump lawyer’s business dealings began months ago

Trump attorney Michael Cohen under criminal investigation, court filing shows

White House is prepping an effort to undermine Rosenstein

3 big takeaways from James Comey’s new book

Shields and Brooks on James Comey’s tell-all, Paul Ryan’s retirement

Schumer says Trump strikes 'appropriate,' warns against greater involvement in Syria

Key Dem: Farm bill likely doomed without 'radical changes'

The bad news for Democrats in James Comey’s book 

'A ridiculous reversal': Top Democrats who sided with Trump on trade slam TPP move

Trump authorizes military strikes in Syria

U.S. launches missile strikes in Syria 

Missiles light up night sky as Trump orders military strike against Syria

‘Horrible’ pictures of suffering moved Trump to action on Syria 

President Trump's Weekly Address: 4/13/2018

Trump looms large in Arizona Senate race to replace Jeff Flake

Trump-Mueller Talks 'Collapsed' After Cohen Raid

‘Untruthful slime ball’: Trump blasts Comey as details emerge from scathing book 

Trump wants Comey prosecuted for leaking classified material

Trump issues pardon to ‘Scooter’ Libby, former chief of staff to Vice President Cheney 

Trump Orders EPA to Relax Smog Rules for States and Companies

Trump administration abandons crackdown on legal marijuana

Why China Will Win the Trade War

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4/12/18

Dow surges nearly 300 points as Syria concerns ease, banks jump before earnings

GOP fractures over push to protect Russia probe

Grassley blames Feinstein for delaying bill to protect Mueller

Even Republicans should be horrified by Trump’s latest Mueller meltdown

House GOP pushes back plans to vote on making individual tax cuts permanent

After busting the deficit, the GOP's gestures toward fiscal responsibility ring hollow

Gowdy says Pruitt didn't turn over records as Dems press for details

Senate confirms a former coal lobbyist as Scott Pruitt’s second-in-command at EPA 

GOP proposes stricter work requirements for food stamp recipients, a step toward a major overhaul of the social safety net 

Republican National Committee Starts Campaign to Discredit ‘Lyin’ Comey’ Ahead of Book Launch

GOP campaign seeks to brand Comey a liar as he touts book critical of Trump 

Paul Ryan’s party is over 

Paul Ryan’s GOP swept away by a Trumpian revolution he could neither contain nor control 

Departure bodes ill for Republicans House GOP to wait on fight for leadership

Longtime Paul Ryan associate is courting donors as he gears up to run for speaker's House seat

Senate Republicans fret over Ryan retirement decision

Loss of Ryan hits hard for House Republicans

Zuckerberg barely talked about Facebook’s biggest global problem 

White House forced to release some visitor logs in legal settlement

Mattis says decision on Syria not yet made despite Trump comments

Mattis-favored Close Combat Lethality Task Force primed to transform infantry

James Comey just went to war with Donald Trump

James Comey slams 'the forest fire that is the Trump presidency' in book

Comey: Trump asked me to investigate ‘pee tape’ to reassure Melania

James Comey’s memoir: Trump fixates on proving lewd dossier allegations false 

Comey: John Kelly said Trump Was 'Dishonorable' For Firing Me

Dershowitz has Trump’s ear with criticism of Mueller

How the Trump-friendly National Enquirer has been promoting his presidency 

Firing Rosenstein Won’t Save Trump

Trump’s allies worry that federal investigators may have seized recordings made by his attorney 

Trump's Lawyer May Have Stored 'Gold Mine' Of Recorded Conversations: Report

FBI raid sought Trump lawyer’s communications with bank that loaned him money against his taxi business 

Stormy Daniels’ lawyer says Michael Cohen to plead Fifth, seek ‘emergency stay’ in lawsuit

Bernstein: We're in a constitutional crisis

Mike Pompeo's totally nonsensical answer about his meeting with Donald Trump

Pompeo faces difficult panel vote after grilling by Dems

Trump issues executive order demanding review of Postal Service finances

Trump orders review of Postal Service’s business model 

Trump's 'Sanctuary Cities' Policy Receives Chilly Reception in Court

Money for police cannot be pegged to cooperation with ICE, judge rules

Trump chooses impulse over strategy as crises mount 

Trump backs off tweet warning Russia of 'coming' Syria strike

US considering 8 possible targets in Syria — President Trump says decision coming 'fairly soon'

Trump told his advisors to look at re-entering massive Pacific trade deal

Trump on Holocaust day: Americans have ‘moral obligation’ to fight anti-Semitism

Syria, Russia, Mueller, Ryan: The crises are suddenly multiplying for Donald Trump

Trump raised 'golden showers thing' with Comey

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4/11/18

Dow closes more than 200 points lower after Trump taunts Russia

House Speaker Paul Ryan is retiring, and his massive campaign war chest might soon be up for grabs

Speaker Ryan will not seek reelection, further complicating GOP House prospects 

With Paul Ryan leaving, House Republicans are at (another) leadership fork in the road 

Don’t count on Paul Ryan to be the GOP’s next anti-Trumper 

Paul Ryan's retirement increases the odds that President Trump will be impeached

For many black voters, Paul Ryan’s legacy will be his insufficient criticism of Trump on race matters 

Right on Paul Ryan's heels, another House Republican bails—and his Florida seat could be winnable

McCarthy and Scalise front-runners to replace Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan: 'No plans to run for anything'

Senate panel moves to take up bill protecting Mueller

Judiciary chair wants vote on special counsel bill next week

As Donald Trump fumes, Cory Booker and 3 other senators craft a bill to protect Mueller

Bipartisan US senators seek to protect special counsel Mueller

Graham uses Fox News appearance to ask Trump not to fire Mueller

Christie Offers Trump Advice on Dealing With Mueller

McConnell urges GOP senators to call Trump about tariffs

GOP lawmakers ignore Trump chaos

Sen. Bob Corker says voting for GOP tax cuts 'could well be one of the worst votes I’ve made'

GOP Congressman Rips Trump in Insane Tirade to Journo: ‘Evil, Really F*cking Stupid Forrest Gump’

With Ryan out, GOP donors and strategists are giving up on the House and trying to save the Senate

Here are the massive tax cuts going to the Republicans who wrote the tax bill

The 10 Senate seats most likely to flip in 2018

Bannon pitches White House on plan to cripple Mueller probe and protect Trump 

NYT editorial board unloads on Trump: 'The law is coming'

Special counsel Mueller on the move, requests 35 new sets of blank subpoenas from a federal judge

Raid on Trump’s Lawyer Sought Records on ‘Access Hollywood’ Tape

8 Things Found During FBI Raid Of Trump’s Personal Lawyer That No One Expected

Trump lawyer: FBI was ‘courteous and respectful’ during raid

DOJ gives House Intel original document that prompted Russia investigation

7 takeaways from Mark Zuckerberg’s marathon congressional testimony 

Gov. Jerry Brown agrees to Trump's National Guard request, but insists it won't be to enforce immigration

U.S. seeks to deport thousands of Vietnamese protected by treaty: former ambassador

Third top national security aide to leave White House

Trump’s would-be secretary of state has an Islamophobia problem 

Dems want to delay confirmation of Trump pick at EPA

Paul Ryan's retirement makes his seat a more realistic Democratic target in the midterms

Trump says missiles ‘will be coming’ to Syria, taunts Russia for vowing to block them 

Russia, get ready’: Trump says ‘nice and new’ missiles will strike Syria

President Trump broke with national security procedure when he tweeted Syria threat — and contradicted himself

Trump's incoherent, dangerous policy on Syria, as laid out in tweets

Trump’s desire to fire Robert Mueller is abundantly clear 

Trump’s flimsy case for firing Rod Rosenstein 

Trump meets Qatar’s emir today. But efforts to resolve the Persian Gulf dispute have already stalled.

Trump says veterans wait too long for health care. VA’s 33,000 vacancies might have something to do with that. 

Trump signs ‘FOSTA’ bill targeting online sex trafficking, enables states and victims to pursue websites 

Trump Signs Executive Order Pushing More Work Requirements

Trump considers Depression-era program to bail out farmers caught in his trade war with China 

Never again — probably

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4/10/18

Dow surges more than 400 points as China's Xi alleviates trade war fears

Senator sounds the alarm, demands Senate Judiciary Committee move on bill to protect Mueller 'NOW'

Senators move to protect Mueller as Trump criticizes probe

Senate Republican leaders warn Trump but reject calls to pass legislation to protect Mueller 

Top Judiciary Republican: It's 'suicide for the President to fire' Mueller

GOP strategists close to congressional leaders are worried that FBI's raid on Trump lawyer Michael Cohen could signal trouble in midterms

Rand Paul warns gloating Trump critics: Mueller’s ‘great overstep’ a danger to all Americans

McCarthy plays inside game in shadow campaign for Speaker

Republicans are the drivers of skyrocketing deficit 

Can Republicans win women back? We can and we must.

Citigroup faces GOP backlash on gun policy

Ted Cruz presses Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s alleged political censorship

The Bipartisan Food Stamp Reforms Congress Won't Talk About

Deficit, debt are projected to run amok under Trump Tax cuts and spending bill have made things worse

Mark Zuckerberg testifies before members of Senate

White House homeland security adviser Tom Bossert resigns 

White House says China ‘blinked’ in trade feud

Trump lawyer Michael Cohen: The loyal ‘fixer’ now under federal scrutiny 

Federal probe into Trump’s lawyer seeks records about two women who alleged affairs with the president 

Michael Cohen says he's worried about what's next after the FBI raided his home and office

Preet Bharara: 'The likelihood that Michael Cohen is going to be charged is high'

Fears rise of Trump move against Mueller

Bank of America will no longer lend to companies that make ‘military-style’ weapons

Dem defeats Trump delegate in Florida state Senate special election

Schumer: Trump firing Rosenstein would spark 'constitutional crisis'

Threats against EPA’s Pruitt wildly exaggerated, security precautions unnecessary: Senate Democrats

Citing developments in Syria, Trump cancels trip to Summit of the Americas in Peru 

Trump considering more aggressive strike in Syria: report

There’s no victory for Trump in Syria, but he could court disaster 

White House: Trump believes Mueller’s probe has ‘gone too far’

'The president can't stop this train': Trump's fury reaches new heights as the Cohen raid 'hits close to home'

Trump mulling firing Rosenstein: report

Trump considering firing Rosenstein to check Mueller

Trump ‘Believes He Has the Power’ to Fire Mueller: Is He Right?

Trump at crisis point on Mueller

Trump to meet with GOP leaders at White House on Wednesday: report

Trump administration issues rule further watering down Obamacare

Trump health officials rewrite big Obamacare rules 

Trump health officials rewrite big Obamacare rules 

U.S. lifts travel ban on Chad citizens -White House

Frontline charts GOP friction, shift in 'Trump's Takeover'

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4/9/18

FBI raids office of Trump’s longtime lawyer

Trump attorney Cohen is being investigated for possible bank fraud, campaign finance violations, according to a person familiar with the case 

The GOP abandons fiscal responsibility

Conservatives and business leaders worried about the deficit take aim at Social Security and Medicare

The GOP tax plan means short-term gains for the economy, but federal debt is primed to explode, CBO analysis says

GOP looks to reduce spending after hearing criticism back home

GOP increasingly fears loss of House, focuses on saving Senate majority 

Republicans Giving Up House Seats At A Rate Not Seen In Decades

Impeachment Is the Republicans' Latest Boogeyman for the 2018 Elections

GOP seizes on impeachment for edge in midterms

Florida Gov. Rick Scott formally announces run for Senate, challenging Bill Nelson

Rick Scott announces challenge to Nelson for Senate seat in Florida

Scott bid boosts GOP Senate hopes

Worried GOP views Trump trade war with angst

Republicans want to know Trump’s endgame on trade

The 6 issues Congress is most likely to tackle before the midterms

McConnell sends warning over nomination votes

McCain takes his Trump criticism to a whole new level, suggesting blame for chemical weapons attack in Syria 

Governor Kasich at New EnglandCollege 

Why John Kasich doesn't want to 'shut up and go away'

Poll: Older, educated white voters shift away from Trump's Republican party

Mueller Reportedly Investigating Ukraine Payment To Trump Foundation

Bolton starts today, with a Syria crisis on the agenda. But there are limits to what he can do. 

Ethics watchdog says EPA chief Scott Pruitt's rent deal, expenses, travel raise troubling red flags

Farmers who propelled Trump to presidency fear becoming pawns in trade war 

America needs more workers. Trump’s war on immigration won’t help. 

Federal Tax Cuts Trigger Stealth Tax Hikes in States

Deficit to top $1 trillion per year by 2020, CBO says 

Chinese president vows to 'significantly lower' auto import tariff amid trade dispute

US said to confirm Israel hit Syria base, as Russia complains it was not warned

Amy Walter and Tamara Keith on Trump attorney FBI raid, GOP tariff fallout

Trump says U.S. will decide on response to ‘atrocious’ attack in Syria in 24 to 48 hours 

Trump’s new rebuke of Vladimir Putin is unprecedented 

Trump: 'Stupid Trade' Behind Sharp Tariff Differences With China

Mixed messages on what Trump dubs 'stupid trade' 

Trump tax cuts expected to raise federal deficit to $804B this year

‘A bomb on Trump’s front porch’: FBI’s Cohen raids hit home for the president 

Trump responds to FBI raid of lawyer Michael Cohen's office

Trump calls raid of Cohen's office 'an attack on our country,' says 'We'll see' about firing Mueller

Trump Floats Possibility Of Firing Robert Mueller, Criticizes Jeff Sessions

Why Florida’s Senate race may be the biggest referendum on Trump in 2018 

Poll: Older, educated white voters shift away from Trump's Republican party

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4/8/18

Three Republican senators voice concern about EPA head Scott Pruitt’s conduct 

Graham: Pruitt's ethics controversies don't look good

Collins: Pruitt is the wrong person to head the EPA on policy grounds alone

GOP Sen. Kennedy slams EPA administrator Scott Pruitt for 'juvenile' behavior

GOP senator defends Pruitt: Some criticisms are 'overblown'

Senate braces for showdown over Trump’s nominees

Graham: National Guard troops not enough to secure U.S.-Mexico border

Collins: Trump is going to have to reconsider withdrawal from Syria after reported chemical attack

Graham: Trump's response to latest Syrian chemical attack a 'defining moment' in his presidency

McCain: Trump should act on alleged Syria chemical attack

McCain: Assad 'emboldened' by Trump signaling Syria withdraw

Collins: Trump should get credit for China tariffs

Kudlow defends Trump's tariff moves: China is 'breaking a lot of laws'

Kudlow: Trump not 'bluffing' on tariff threats

Mnuchin: There could be a trade war

Trump trade adviser: We're moving forward in a 'measured way' with Chinese tariffs

Trump trade adviser: Tariff threats serve as a 'wake-up call' for Americans about Chinese policies

GOP senator on Facebook: 'We have a problem'

Retiring GOP lawmakers cut loose on Trump

Flake’s son seeks new trial against Arpaio in Arizona: report

Syria attack response looms over Bolton's first week as national security adviser

US calls on Russia to end support for Syria after alleged chemical attack

Pentagon denies conducting air strikes in Syria after alleged chemical attack

So who are these Russians?

North Korea confirms to White House that it is willing to talk about denuclearization, administration officials say 

Ex-Joint Chiefs chairman: I’m ‘extremely concerned’ about generals serving in Trump admin

How a Koch-backed veterans group gained influence in Trump’s Washington 

Democrats even in GOP country shift toward gun restrictions

Rep. Castro: Putin 'complicit' in propping up Assad

Congressman to Trump: You're President Now, Stop Blaming Obama

Trump tweets condemnation of Syria chemical attack, saying Putin shares the blame 

Trump condemns Putin, ‘Animal Assad’ after Syria chemical attack

Trump’s real Syria policy is hypocrisy 

Trump sends mixed signals on Syria amid calls for action

Trump, Macron agree on 'strong, joint response' to alleged Syria chemical attack

Trump amid trade tensions: 'President Xi and I will always be friends, no matter what happens'

Stock market cooling off from the 'Trump bump'

Trump’s meaning unclear in Mexico rape comments

Trump national security spokesman to depart White House

Trump's top source of intel: Fox News?

How Trump thrives in ‘news deserts’

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4/7/18

GOP worries Blankenship surge will cost party W. Va. Senate seat

House GOP super PAC contacts more than 300K voters in midterm push

Tariff fight could hit GOP in key Senate states

US House panel investigating Pruitt's condo rental

State GOP removes 7 Senate candidates, 1 governor candidate from primary ballot

Larry Kudlow Enters Trumpland Blindsided by the White House Over Possible Trade War

John Kelly threatened to quit — again

Washington Post editorial board calls for Pruitt's firing in scathing editorial

Mueller has evidence that Trump supporter's meeting with Putin ally may not have been a chance encounter: Sources

Russia Promises 'Tough Response' to US Sanctions

Five things to know about Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska

Pompeo and Bolton Appointments Raise Alarm Over Ties to Anti-Islam Groups

Even as Trump urges Syria exit, the military says it’s not finished with ISIS 

Maxine Waters: Republicans 'intimidated' by Trump

President Trump and truth: Another difficult week 

Trump’s risky gambit on trade roils markets

Trump goes full ‘MAGA’ on the economy in year two 

Trump wants border detention facilities

Trump: Pruitt 'doing a great job'

Evangelicals are planning a high-profile meeting with Trump 

Trump troop request creates opening for governors to say no

How Trump’s tweets drive markets crazy

Trump mocks Martin Luther King’s dream  

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4/6/18

Dow falls 572 points as Donald Trump and China issue fresh tariff threats as trade war looms 

U.S. stocks post across-the-board losses to close bruising week 

GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold resigns from Congress amid sexual misconduct allegations

'The dumbest possible way': Heartland Republicans rip President Trump's tariff plans

GOP fears primary fight will ruin Va. Senate chances

Senate GOP skeptical of Trump idea to cancel spending

With Florida Senate seat at stake, tensions between Scott and Rubio strain GOP relations 

Blue wave gains strength: Even more Republicans are vulnerable in 2018

A race to watch: In D.C. suburbs, a House Republican tries to tiptoe away from Trump

GOP senator on tariff threat: Hopefully Trump is blowing off steam because ‘this is nuts’

South Carolina congressman draws gun at constituent meeting

Trey Gowdy Is Counting Down The Number Of Flights He Has Left 

Trump's tariff gamble with China could be catastrophic for the economy, the GOP — and his own presidency

How China's Proposed Tariffs Could Impact States' Economies

China threatens to hit back as Trump seeks additional tariffs on $100 billion of Chinese goods

China President Xi's broad political power gives him an upper hand over Trump in a trade war

China will not hesitate with 'major response' to new tariffs: Ministry of Commerce

U.S. job growth slows sharply; unemployment rate stays at 4.1%

Three months into the tax cuts, significant wage gains seem elusive 

U.S. gathers data on migrants deep in Mexico, a sensitive program Trump’s rhetoric could put at risk 

Mattis approves sending 4,000 National Guard troops to border

Texas, Arizona deploying National Guard members to Mexican border

Embattled EPA chief’s job may be in jeopardy ‘It’s toxic’ in D.C., Pruitt says

Pruitt’s security detail cost taxpayers millions: report

Did Scott Pruitt falsely deny knowledge of his aides’ pay raises? 

Report: John Kelly told Trump that Pruitt should step down from EPA post

Mick Mulvaney Doles Out Fat Raises To New CFPB Staffers Amid Push To Cut Costs

McMaster touts efforts during Trump's 'eventful' first year

Judge rules: Massachusetts’ assault weapons ban doesn’t violate 2nd Amendment

Fox News’s power over Trump, in one official’s words: ‘He will listen more when it is on TV’ 

Shields and Salam on China tariff tit-for-tat, Scott Pruitt under fire

64 Democratic lawmakers urge Trump to dismiss EPA chief Pruitt

Democrat Mike Espy announces bid for Senate seat in Mississippi 

Trump's tariff gamble with China could be catastrophic for the economy, the GOP — and his own presidency

President Trump says his ‘beautiful wall’ is being built. Nope. 

Trump railed against Amazon, but a law he signed could have the government paying it a lot more 

Trump floated replacing Sessions with Pruitt this week despite scandals

Trump's lawyers are reportedly getting him ready to face Mueller

Trump preparing for interview with Mueller: report

U.S. sanctions ensnare Russians with ties to Trump world

Don’t Blame Russia. Blame Putin.

The ‘day-after’ problem: What’s next if Trump tears up the Iran deal?

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4/5/18

Dow futures drop after Trump threatens new tariffs against China

Republican Tim Pawlenty announces run for Minnesota governor

Conservatives fear trade war could cripple tax cuts message

McConnell sounds alarm over midterms: ‘We don’t know whether it’s going to be a Category 3, 4 or 5’ 

Phil Bredesen holds double-digit lead over Marsha Blackburn in US Senate race, new MTSU poll shows

GOP chairwoman blasts Dem governor's ‘ridiculous’ comments on America’s division

Trump effect splits Senate and House GOP candidates

Fear of 'disastrous situation' in farm economy as China targets huge US soybean business

China's $1.2 trillion weapon that could be used in a trade war with the US

China's Rapid Response to Tariffs Raises Treasuries Risk, for Some

Trump's tariffs could defeat his goal of lowering drug prices 

Kelly said to be losing influence with Trump

Scott Pruitt’s defenses are crumbling 

White House reportedly upset about embattled EPA chief Scott Pruitt's combative Fox News interview

Why Is Corruption So Common in the Trump Administration?

The administration’s rationale for urgent border action doesn’t hold up 

Border Patrol mismanages manpower with agents stuck on desk duty

It's Really Hard to Say What the U.S. Wants in Syria

Stormy Daniels lawyer: Trump ‘finally cracked,’ threw his attorney under the bus

Poll: Support for Trump’s immigration stance slips among supporters

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock refuses to deploy guardsmen to border on Trump’s Twitter ‘whim’

Oversight Dem calls for hearing with Pruitt

Democrats cry foul as GOP eyes move to cancel spending

Dem Rep: Pruitt is the ‘poster boy for the most ethically corrupt’ administration

Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego: I'll work with Trump 'when his ideas aren't stupid'

Democrats hope teacher strikes will mobilize support for midterms

Trump seeks an additional $100 billion in tariffs against China in escalation of trade confrontation

Trump orders officials to look at $100 billion in new Chinese tariffs

Trump says he wants to send 2,000 to 4,000 National Guard troops to Mexican border 

Does Trump have the power to send National Guard to the border?

Trump tosses out the script — literally — in rant on immigration and voter fraud

Trump repeats claim that "millions and millions of people" voted illegally in 2016

Trump Defies His Generals on ISIS and Syria

US officials: Trump-Netanyahu call grew tense over plans to leave Syria

For Trump and his generals, ‘victory’ has different meanings 

Trump tweets fifth Amazon attack in a week, repeats false claim that The Washington Post is a 'lobbyist' for the online retail giant

Trump says he didn’t know lawyer paid $130K to Stormy Daniels

Trump made a big deal about the stock market last year. This year he is more focused on delivering to his base

Trump’s easy campaign promises run into the difficulties of reality 

Poll: Trump approval drops to record low

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4/4/18

Race relations are poor because of racially segregated lives, GOP senator says 

Uncertainty about McCain’s future fuels GOP questions about Senate seat 

Expanding map creates tough choices for GOP

Why Senate Republicans aren’t listening to Trump’s pleas to ‘go nuclear’ 

Trump’s emerging trade war threatens House Republican seats 

Reckless omnibus spending bill humiliates congressional Republicans

Mueller told Trump he’s not a criminal target in the Russia probe. That may not mean what you think. 

 Mueller may release multiple reports on Trump, obstruction and Russian interference 

McMaster Unleashes on Russia in Final Speech

John Bolton runs into potential ethics issues before he becomes Trump’s national security advisor

Scott Pruitt's time is rapidly running out

EPA's Pruitt says pay raises for aides 'should not have happened'

White House says Trump not OK with Pruitt's apartment deal

Pompeo, Joint Chiefs chairman challenged Trump plans to withdraw from Syria: report

Can Trump really quit Syria

ICE is moving to deport a veteran after Mattis assured that would not happen 

Amazon shrugs off Trump's tweets

Is the Post Office making or losing money delivering Amazon packages? 

Why you should never underestimate a bunch of well-organized teenage protesters 

The tax cuts were supposed to be ‘rocket fuel’ for the economy. Since they passed, the markets are down. 

A year in, Trump’s pick makes waves at high court

Mexican Senate calls on Enrique Pena Nieto to halt cooperation with U.S.

Trump tariffs on appliances, electronics will hit American consumers, retailers warn

China fires back at Trump’s trade move with tariffs on 106 U.S. products, including soybeans, automobiles

China Strikes at US Farm Heartland as Soybeans Enter Trade War

Dem hoping to replace Conyers pushes Trump impeachment

Trump administration to impose fresh sanctions against Russia 

Trump is sending National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border 

Trump signs off on memo to send National Guard to southern border

Trump’s big mistake on trade

Trump administration targets $50 billion in Chinese electronics, aerospace and machinery goods with tariffs 

Trump pushes back on fears of a trade war with China 

Trump's war on Amazon undermines his trade case against China

Trump instructs military to begin planning for withdrawal from Syria 

Netanyahu, Trump talk amid Israel fears over US plans to leave Syria

An airing of grievances: Trump spends days issuing a torrent of complaints against foes 

If The President* Thinks He's Out of the Woods, He's More Delusional Than I Thought

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4/3/18

Walker warns of Dem wave in Wisconsin after liberal wins state judicial race

Republicans pour money into Arizona Congressional race to prevent another upset

Marco Rubio on gun control: It depends who he's talking to

Trump should fire EPA chief Scott Pruitt, two House Republicans say

Robert Mueller reportedly tells Trump’s lawyers president not criminal target

Mueller told Trump’s attorneys the president remains under investigation but is not currently a criminal target 

Justice official authorized Mueller to investigate whether Trump campaign chair colluded with Russia 

Mueller Finally Unmasked the Trump Campaign’s Secret Russian Operative

A New Twist in the Manafort Case Could Be Bad News for Trump

Dutch lawyer is first to be sentenced in Mueller’s Russia probe

EPA’s reckless step backward

EPA Threatens States' Right to Set Vehicle Emissions Standards

Breast cancer and screening info removed from the government's health department website

DACA program grows after judges ordered restart

Teens rankle the right with gun activism

Dan Rather Hits Sinclair for 'Orwellian' News Stunt

WashPost rebuts Trump's Bezos tweets 

Pentagon can’t transfer funding to Trump’s border wall, Democratic senators say 

Democrats in Congress want answers on Pruitt

Cruz challenger O'Rourke raises hefty $6.7M

Will Democrats’ Pennsylvania playbook work elsewhere? This Indiana primary could tell the tale. 

Dem-backed candidate wins Wisconsin Supreme Court race

President Trump wants to deploy military forces to protect US border with Mexico

Trump floats idea of sending military to guard U.S.-Mexico border but offers no details 

Trump veers from Pentagon with plan to exit Syria

Trump Contradicts Top Officials on Syria Policy

Clouds form over Iran deal as Trump deadline nears

Trump speaks with Israel's Netanyahu as tensions simmer in 
region

Trump administration ramps up trade war with China by releasing list of new tariffs

Trump bashes Amazon for a fourth time in a week, claiming the post office loses 'massive amounts' serving internet retailer

Potential legal fallout as Trump continues to slam Amazon

Shep Smith Fact-Checks Trump's Latest Amazon Claim: 'None Of That Was True'

Does Trump even understand DACA? 

Trump infrastructure policy adviser to leave White House

The only information Trump supports is information that makes him look good 

President Trump is acting unhinged because that’s all he can do 

Trump reportedly puts a FOX News host on speakerphone during meetings in the Oval Office

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4/2/18

Stocks plunge as trade, tech worries drag prices down; Dow drops more than 450 points

Stocks post worst start to April since the Great Depression

Chris Christie betrays Trump defenders’ remarkably dim view of the president’s intellect 

Trump’s latest DACA tweets are likely to hurt him — and the GOP — further with Latino voters 

‘It sucks’: Senators fume over McConnell’s tight grip

Juan Williams: GOP fears anti-Trump wave

In Missouri, GOP candidate for Senate walks Trump tightrope

Mueller Will Find Something on Trump and He'll Be Impeached If Democrats Win, Republican Strategist Says

White House probing environment chief Pruitt after condo report: WSJ

White House mulls plan to slash spending from bill

EPA to roll back car emissions standards, handing automakers a big win 

Muller investigates consulting firm tied to UAE

Immigrant 'caravan' heading to US-Mexico border sparks Trump's concern

Fox News sticking by Laura Ingraham despite David Hogg feud, advertiser boycott

Tamara Keith and Stuart Rothenberg on Trump’s immigration tweets, trade war fears

Democrats raise ethics questions about Trump defense fund

How Veterans Are Powering the Democrats’ 2018 Hopes

Elizabeth Esty won’t seek reelection amid scrutiny of chief of staff’s departure 

Trump hits Amazon yet again Monday: Claims post office losing 'a fortune' and other retailers pay more in taxes

'Not a level playing field!': Trump goes after Amazon again, shares fall 5%

White House mulls plan to slash spending from bill

Trump Picks His Former Caddy to Replace Hope Hicks as White House Communications Director

‘No more DACA deal,’ Trump says as he threatens to ‘stop’ NAFTA if Mexico doesn’t better secure border 

Trump heats up rhetoric on border, immigration as some supporters grow impatient 

Trump’s DACA tweetstorm speaks volumes about his presidency 

Trump’s latest DACA tweets are likely to hurt him — and the GOP — further with Latino voters 

Why Trump’s attempt to blame Democrats for ending DACA is falling flat 

That's Not What DACA Is, and That's Not How This Works

President Trump wants Congress to 'act now' on immigration, but that's unlikely to happen

Trump administration, seeking to speed deportations, to impose quotas on immigration judges 

Trump hopes to have renegotiated NAFTA deal to present by mid-April: report

Trump renews attack on Justice Department

Trump administration moves on two fronts to challenge California environmental protections

Trump administration sues California over federal land sales

Trump floated a Putin visit to the White House in a March 20 phone call 

Will the Real Trump Russia Policy Please Stand Up?

Corruption, Not Russia, Is Trump’s Greatest Political Liability

The Gap Between Trump's Tweets and Reality

Trump appears to be losing his war on the media 

Trump Impeachment Odds on the Rise, Highest of 2018, After Rough Month of Negative Stories

Trump is becoming the backfire president

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4/1/18

GOP strategist to Trump: A ‘storm is coming’ in Russia investigation

GOP lawmaker: Republicans 'would be well advised to get ready' for Dem wave in midterms

GOP hopes to capitalize on crowded Dem primaries

2018 Campaign: Republicans are running against Hillary Clinton — again 

Russia investigation becomes big campaign issue in Devin Nunes' re-election bid

Five lawmakers facing tough primary races

Flake: 'Plenty' of lawmakers want to work with Trump on DACA

Graham: Trump ‘has a hard time pushing back against Putin'

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham warns against Syria troop withdrawal

Graham: Bolton thinks North Korea ‘just buying time’ to develop missiles

GOP Sen: Trump 'needs to understand' effect of firing people on Twitter

GOP senator: Congress will 'absolutely' have say in Pentagon funding border wall

GOP senator 'pleased' with Sessions appointment of prosecutor rather than special counsel

Christie on Pruitt controversy: 'I don't know how you survive this one'

Christie: If Trump uses ‘hyperbolic’ style with Mueller it could send him to jail

What will Mueller find out about Trump, Russia and the dossier? The world may never know

Ex-FBI agent slams Fox News attacks on FBI

China imposes tariffs in response to US duties on steel, aluminum

Trade war escalates as China says it will impose tariffs on 128 U.S. exports, including pork and fruit 

Sinclair tells stations to air media-bashing promos - and the criticism goes viral 

Shulkin pushes back on White House claim he resigned

Shulkin says he did not leave office willingly, setting up fight over his successor 

Democrats 'have to listen,' there's a perception 'that we just don’t hear,' says senator

Dems seize on gun control heading into midterms

Democrat: A gun ban is not ‘feasible right now’

Trump’s 2020 census is an attack on NY: Schneiderman

‘No more DACA deal,’ Trump says as he threatens to ‘stop’ NAFTA if Mexico doesn’t better secure border 

Nearly 2,000 people were stopped in 9 days under Trump's travel ban

Trump administration backs PLO in terror victims’ Supreme Court appeal

Trump’s silence on shooting of black man in California affirms sea change on police

Job insecurity under Trump

New York Magazine cover depicts Trump as a pig

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3/31/18

In Iowa’s GOP ag epicenter, tariffs spark Trump skepticism

Conservatives fume after Sessions declines to appoint new special counsel

House conservatives to air grievances in new 'Swamp' docu-series

David Hogg calls out Senator John McCain over NRA contributions

Pentagon braces for John Bolton

Top EPA official: Pruitt’s condo rental met ethics rules

Scott Pruitt’s $50-per-night condo looks really bad 

The White House is now saying that VA Secretary David Shulkin actually resigned and wasn't fired

New York passes bill to restrict guns for domestic abusers

New Jersey joins coalition challenging Trump's third travel ban

Deported Army Veteran Wins Fight For US Citizenship

Hollywood, Nancy Pelosi, George Soros gang up on Rep. Devin Nunes

Trump, Sessions relationship takes new turn with special counsel decision

Trump continues to rail against Amazon and ‘Post Office scam’

FEC filings show Trump campaign regularly used Amazon for supplies

Trump Attacks Amazon For Late Delivery Of His Favorite Bronzing Spray

President Trump declaring April ‘National Sexual Assault Awareness Month’ totally backfires

From Mueller to Stormy to ‘emoluments,’ Trump’s business is under siege 

Report: Mueller probe puts Trump business under scrutiny

Trump’s dangerous plot to weaponize the Supreme Court

This week in Trump-Russia news: Tensions boil between Washington and Moscow

Trump reportedly freezes Syria recovery funds

Does Trump believe in the value of expertise, or does he disdain it? 

Dan Vallone: Trump and the black hole of leadership

Jimmy Carter rips Donald Trump: Apparently, America wants a jerk for president

Charles Barkley rips President Trump: 'I've never been more angry and disgusted'

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3/29/18 - 2/30/18

GOP tax message hits a snag

GOP, vet groups react with caution to TrumpVA pick

Congressman alleges McCabe lied to Comey, hinting at rift between FBI officials 

Spending measure could disrupt Trump’s plans to cut agencies 

Spending bill addresses crushing backlog of federal disability claims 

Romney’s public immigration stand calls for a new ‘merit-based’ system favoring those with skills and money

Mueller pushed for Gates' help on collusion

The payoff to former Playboy model Karen McDougal inches closer to Trump 

A Census Citizenship Question Wouldn't Just Impact Blue States

David Hogg rejects Laura Ingraham’s apology, demands she ‘denounce’ Fox News’ gun-control coverage

Judge denies Stormy Daniels’s bid to expedite case against Trump over confidential agreement 

Russia to expel 60 U.S. diplomats, close St.Petersburg consulate 

Andrew McCabe ‘Legal Defense Fund’ on GoFundMe raking in cash

Sessions, for now, rebuffs GOP calls for second special counsel to probe FBI actions in Clinton and Russia investigations 

EPA ready to roll back fuel targets for autos State not yielding on fuel targets

Pentagon: Trump, Mattis discussed using military dollars for border wall

Federal judge blocks Trump administration officials from stopping immigrant teens from getting abortions

We all have the right to defend freedom’: Transgender veterans speak out against Trump’s ban 

Behind the chaos: Office that vets Trump appointees plagued by inexperience 

Shields and Brooks on Veterans Affairs ouster, census citizenship question

Dems seek to flank Trump on drug prices

Dems face difficult choices on resources in battle for Senate

Can Democrats Flip Crucial Governors' Seats?

Nancy Pelosi could unexpectedly deliver Republicans their worst nightmare — and it could lead to an electoral bloodbath

Eric Holder says he could ‘unify the country’ if he defeated Trump in 2020

Trump says he may 'hold up' South Korea trade pact until a deal is made with North Korea

Trump says U.S. will leave Syria ‘very soon’ — despite his promises not to telegraph military moves 

Trump’s good cop-bad cop routine with Russia is looking untenable 

Trump tells aides not to talk publicly about Russia policy moves 

Trump Proposal Would Penalize Legal Immigrants for Getting Tax Refunds

Trump officials prepare to undo fuel-efficiency targets despite some automakers’ misgivings 

Trump vs. Amazon: Let's set the record straight 

Fact Checker  Analysis Trump’s bundle of faulty claims about Amazon’s cost to taxpayers

Trump wall would stretch 1,000 miles on border

Fact Checker  Analysis Trump administration botches basic civics while calling for line-item veto

Trump prizes loyalty over experience in Cabinet

Trump being told he doesn't need a communications director or chief of staff

Trump's 'mini me' could (partly) fill Hicks' void

Trump Offers $100 In Legal Expense Vouchers To Anyone Willing To Work At White House

Trump doesn’t know what his own attorneys are up to. That’s what voters are supposed to believe, anyway. 

Trump Lied So Much in His Latest Speech That It Requires Timestamps to Keep Track

Donald Trump Gets Mocked After Showing He Really Doesn’t Know What The Post Office Does

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3/28/18

GOP ponders how to fill rest of 2018

GOP seeks to avoid Dem upset in Arizona

Republicans to Push for More Tax Cuts, Balanced Budget Amendment

Republican tax cuts not working out as the GOP intended

Republicans May Shoot Themselves In The Foot By Putting Citizenship In The Census

Congress seems a little skittish that Trump will fire Mueller in the next few weeks 

Hillary foe turns heads with Trump talk

We didn’t send Trump to DC to pass a bill 'Jeb' would have happily signed

GOP donors fret about Dem wave

Santorum says he misspoke in telling kids to learn CPR rather than advocate for gun control

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signs $100 million school safety legislation

Embattled VA secretary David Shulkin ousted in latest White House shake-up

U.S. economy grew at a pace very close to Trump’s 3 percent goal at end of last year 

Mueller just drew his most direct line to date between the Trump campaign and Russia 

Special counsel Mueller links former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates to Russian spy

Manafort associate had Russian intelligence ties during 2016 campaign, prosecutors say 

Trump campaign's Gates knew he was speaking to Russian intel agent, say feds

Trump’s Lawyer Raised Prospect of Pardons for Flynn and Manafort

FBI agent charged with leaking classified documents to media

Azar tells staff Trump wants 'big and bold' health care changes 

White House staffers view post-Hope Hicks era with trepidation

Stormy Daniels' lawyer seeks to depose Donald Trump and Michael Cohen

New Jersey Assembly Approves Sweeping Gun Control Legislation

David Hogg pushes Laura Ingraham boycott after Fox News host taunts him over college admissions

Democrats bet on moderates, military veterans to win in GOP House districts, but the strategy faces big tests as the left pushes more liberal stances

The bellwether district that could portend a 2018 Democratic wave

Dems to party: Go on offense with Trump’s alleged affairs

Trump ousts Veterans Affairs chief Shulkin, nominates personal physician to replace him 

D.C., Maryland may proceed with lawsuit alleging Trump violated emoluments clauses 

Trump takes infrastructure plan on the road, touts jobs boost to pressure Democrats

Trump proposal would penalize immigrants who use tax credits and other benefits 

Trump Secures Trade Deal With South Korea Ahead of Nuclear Talks

Trump’s early trade gains could come at future cost 

Trump Is Targeting China's Push to Make Its Economy High-Tech

Here are the lawyers who quit or declined to represent Trump in the Mueller probe

An unheard-of problem: The President can't find a lawyer

Yes, Trump could pardon his former aides. But here’s why it’d be a terrible idea. 
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Here’s the real connection between Trump and Russia

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3/27/18

Rep. Mia Love accused of ‘waffling’ on gun laws

Mitt Romney: I’m ‘more of a hawk on immigration’ than Trump

Tax cuts, Round 2: GOP looks to punish Democrats in 2018

Retiring GOP rep: I think Stormy Daniels is telling the truth

Judge rejects Walker's ask to delay deadline to call Wisconsin special elections

Supreme Court weighs Republican challenge to Maryland electoral map

Rick Scott Poised to Jump Into Florida Senate Race

Centrist lawmakers eye growing power in 2019

The Stormy Daniels 'hush money' payment could have been illegal — and Mueller could use it in his investigation

Stormy Daniels’s lawyer cries ‘thug’ 20 times on live TV in proxy war with Trump attorney 

More white evangelicals believe Stormy Daniels, and that could have some long-term implications 

Fight fire with fire: opponents borrow from Trump’s playbook

Bolton Expected to ‘Clean House’

State Department braces for Bolton’s return

John Bolton thinks he can be tough. Can he also be fair? 

DHS chief warns diplomats US will retaliate if adversaries meddle in elections

‘He knows he is done’: Veterans Affairs chief lies low amid rumors he’ll be ousted 

Ex-Trump campaign manager Manafort seeks to dismiss Virginia charges

Russia, China eclipse US in hypersonic missiles, prompting fears

Gun groups challenge Justice Department’s authority to ban bump stocks

Why adding a citizenship question to the census launched a political firestorm 

Mark Zuckerberg agrees to testify before Congress

John Paul Stevens, ex-SCOTUS justice, shocks with call to repeal 2nd Amendment

Trump privately presses for military to pay for border wall 

Trump suggests US military foot the bill for border wall

Elites are thriving under Trump

Trump, Famous for ‘You’re Fired,’ Offers V.A. Chief Only Awkward Silence

Trump nominates Schumer aide to Federal Trade Commission

Trump Talks of Bringing Back Rob Porter, Aide Accused of Spousal Abuse

President Trump reportedly telling aides he wants Rob Porter back

Trump is hiring people who’ve been auditioning on television — whether they know it or not 

Trump to end special immigration status for Liberians

Trump's 'Good Relationship' With Russia Is Slipping Away

How Trump favored Texas over Puerto Rico

Trump has played his supporters for suckers 

People who say they’re most eager to vote strongly disapprove of Trump in a new poll 

The Worst of Times for Hawkish Designs

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3/26/18

A congressional Republican cops to the real reason he’s retiring: Working with Trump isn’t fun 

Paul Ryan denies rumor he will resign

Wisconsin teens take anti-gun march to House Speaker Ryan's hometown

Suburban voters angry with Trump threaten GOP’s grip on House 

Republican Midterm Candidates Face Reality Check As Droves of Women Flee the GOP

Republicans fear Cochran replacement puts Senate seat at risk

GOP senators fuel Justice Kennedy retirement talk

Big winners in the $1.3 trillion spending bill? Fishing enthusiasts and cranberry researchers

MORE THAN 2 MILLION IN 90 PERCENT OF VOTING DISTRICTS JOINED MARCH FOR OUR LIVES PROTESTS

More than a million people participated in March for Our Lives protests

2020 Census to include citizenship question

California AG to sue Trump administration over census citizenship question

Former Cambridge Analytica workers say firm sent foreigners to advise U.S. campaigns 

New details suggest Cambridge Analytica played bigger role in helping Colorado Republicans win in 2014

FTC confirms it's investigating Facebook

Zinke tells employees diversity isn't important

Steve Mnuchin Doesn't Know, He Doesn't Care, and He's Not Interested in Reality

Fox News' Chris Wallace had to teach Treasury Secretary Mnuchin that line-item vetoes are unconstitutional

Stormy Daniels sues Trump’s lawyer for defamation

Amy Walter and Tamara Keith on March for Our Lives impact, Trump’s legal challenges

Mattis reportedly isn't sure if he can work with John Bolton, Trump's new national security adviser

Three thoughts about the meaning of John Bolton 

Jimmy Carter calls Trump's decision to hire Bolton 'a disaster for our country'

17 Senate Dems broke their contracts with their voters

Kim Jong Un makes surprise visit to China

Trump administration expels 60 Russian officers, shuts Seattle consulate in response to attack on former spy in Britain 

White House denies Trump is sending mixed messages to Moscow, but some see ‘incoherence’

Trump has a secret plan to evade the Constitution and create a line-item veto, apparently 

Trump legal team is left in chaos Trump team is left without a top defense lawyer

Another prominent lawyer declines offer to represent Trump in Russia investigation 

‘It’s chaos. . . . It’s not good for anything’: After rejecting Trump’s offer, Ted Olson admonishes him 

Trump is staffing — or — casting from Fox News

Trump’s silence on Stormy Daniels is deafening 

Trump tells aides that Stormy Daniels isn't his type

Why did Trump allegedly tell both Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal they remind him of his daughter?

CNN Poll: 42% approve of Trump, highest in 11 months

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3/25/18

Rick Santorum: Kids should learn CPR instead of rallying for gun laws

Sen. Marco Rubio gets swift pushback for comments on March for Our Lives

The key job for Republicans is maintaining grip on Congress

McConnell's Embarrassment: Democrats, Not Republicans, Passed Omnibus Bill

How Trumpism has come to define the Republican Party 

Kasich blasts Trump's phone call to Putin

Kasich: Lawmakers who ignore student activists should be held 'accountable at the ballot box'

Making the US Senate work again

After March for Our Lives, students and senators take aim at NRA 

Parkland students: 'March for Our Lives' showed 'our voices matter

Parkland student: 'It pains me' to see how Rubio has been portrayed by media

Is the gun "intensity gap" closing?

Gun maker files for bankruptcy protection: report

Poll: Voters think preventing gun violence is more important than protecting gun rights

Porn star describes threat over alleged Trump encounter in 60 Minutes interview

Stormy Daniels breaks silence about alleged Trump affair on ‘60 Minutes’

Stormy Daniels says she was threatened to keep quiet about Trump

Why the Stormy Daniels story matters

Five takeaways from Stormy Daniels’s big interview

Kudlow defends China approach: Trump sees himself as a 'free trader

Mnuchin pitches line-item veto: ‘Congress could pass a rule’ 

Lewandowski: Trump serving as his own chief of staff 'could very well play out'

The return of John Bolton paves the way for more war 

Bolton responds after Tim Kaine questions security clearance over Russia gun video

Biden supporters are thrilled over his fight with Trump

Kaine questions whether Bolton can obtain full security clearance

Kaine: Parkland students 'changing the equation' on gun control

Warner: 'March for Our Lives' was 'democracy in action'

President Trump Bashed Wasteful Spending. Then He Praised Over-Budget Military Projects

Trump’s legal team remains in disarray as new lawyer will no longer represent him in Russia probe 

Joseph diGenova, Victoria Toensing not joining Trump legal team after all

Trump not bringing on attorney diGenova just days after his hiring was announced

In a burst of tweets, Trump insists that he’s happy with his legal team 

Who’s getting under Trump’s skin today? Lawyers.

Trump confidant: President is perplexed by reports of White House chaos

Trump Wants His Cabinet To Serve His Ego, Not The Nation

Trump may be preparing to make more administration personnel changes 

Unbound Trump breaks from restraints

Trump pick John Bolton warns of 'a little shock therapy' with China tariffs

As Trump targets immigrants, elderly and others brace to lose caregivers

Troop policy angers LGBT leaders Ban sets stage for a court fight

Trump's midterms rallying cry: 'I need allies'

Fox News Turns Against Donald Trump for the Worst Imaginable Reason

Cowardly Trump takes long way back from the golf course to avoid March For Our Lives

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3/24/18

‘Never again!’ Students demand action against gun violence in nation’s capital 

Seven most memorable moments from 'March for Our Lives'

Parkland student encourages protesters to 'keep screaming at your own congressman'

Students bash Congress for inaction on gun control

Shooting Survivor To Politicians: We Want Change Or We'll Vote You Out

Parkland students planning more protests after March for Our lives

Lawmakers spotted at 'March for Our Lives' rallies across US

Students, demonstrators march, rally on Common

Thousands register to vote during 'March for Our Lives': report

NRA host taunts Parkland teens: ‘No one would know your names’ if classmates were still alive

More than 26,000 children and teens have been killed in gun violence since 1999 

Counterprotesters plan a 'March for Our Guns' rally in Montana

Sen. Marco Rubio tells students he does not agree with the March For Our Lives

Rep. Ryan Costello will drop bid for reelection in Pennsylvania

GOP in control, but Dems’ budget priorities are winning

The (probably) last major act of an anti-spending Congress: A $1.3 trillion budget-busting bill 

Mattis Holds Firm as Chaos Engulfs Trump’s National Security Team

Why John Bolton appointment stirs frenzy among American Jews

Bolton poised to oust NSC staffers ‘disloyal’ to Trump

World wary as Trump turns to hardliners Bolton and Pompeo
 
Trump signs into law bill slashing PA funds over terrorist stipends

Trump still the outsider even as he signs budget Trump allies break ranks over budget

‘F—- that’: Trump reportedly said when aides urged signing of bill to avoid shutdown blame

Michael Savage: 'Trump Faked a Veto' on Budget

Why Trump should take Mueller's deal to sit down for an interview

Trump Is Reportedly Considering Expelling Russian Diplomats

The opening act was tumultuous. Phase two of Trump’s presidency could be even more so. 

Donald Trump routinely humiliates whomever he pleases. But the day is coming when the tables will turn

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3/23/18

Stocks finish their worst week in two years as investors fear trade war

Stocks tumble on trade fears; S&P has worst week in 2 years

U.S. stocks slip as trade war rhetoric escalates

More pain is coming from Trump’s China tariffs

Are Republicans Intentionally Trying to Piss Off Their Base?

House Passes 2,232-Page Omnibus Spending Bill That No One Read

Congress votes to expand deficit — and many in GOP are unhappy

What's in the Congressional Spending Bill for States and Localities

Three things we learned from the omnibus spending bill 

Compromise deal to expand veterans health care left out of Trump’s budget 

Congress must remember the critical role foreign medical graduates play in serving Americans

McCain asks CIA director nominee Haspel to explain role in post-9/11 interrogations 

Wisconsin GOP will tinker with election laws rather than follow court order

Republicans invest nearly $300,000 in red Arizona district

GOP lawmaker knocks Trump for Putin call but refuses to distance himself from president

Here's where John Bolton stands on Iran nuclear deal, North Korea and other national security matters

Bolton Is In Bed With Russia Too and We Are So F**ked

DOJ proposes new ban on bump stocks that mimic machine guns

Mueller just scored a massive win in the Russia investigation

Andrew McCabe: Not in my worst nightmares did I dream my FBI career would end this way 

Hey, marchers, here’s what Congress just did on guns — and what it probably won’t do anytime soon 

What you need to know about this weekend’s March for Our Lives

After Parkland shooting, worldwide ‘March for Our Lives’

Expect wall-to-wall coverage of March for Our Lives, Stoneman Douglas student protesters 

Here’s How News Nets Are Covering the March for Our Lives

You just can't keep good health policy down

‘You should do it’: Trump officials encouraged George Papadopoulos’s foreign outreach, documents show.

China strikes back at up to $60 billion in US tariffs with only $3 billion of its own

Shields and Brooks on John Bolton’s worldview, Trump’s shifting legal team

Ann Coulter, Laura Ingraham Warn Trump Will Be Impeached After Spending Bill Signing: ‘Congratulations, President Schumer!’

Schumer Calls on Bolton to 'Temper His Instinct' to War

The top 15 Democratic presidential candidates for 2020, ranked 

Why Democrats won’t have a unified health care message in the midterms 

U.S. miners' union to endorse two more Democrats in coal country

Democrats desperate for a win hail spending bill

Lieu to Trump on spending bill: You got rolled

Trump signs $1.3 trillion spending bill into law despite being 'unhappy' about it

Trump signs spending bill, blasts Congress

Trump Signs Federal Spending Bill Boosting NEA, NEH Arts Funding Despite De-Funding Threats

Dealmaker Trump couldn’t drain the swamp on massive spending bill

President Trump explains why he didn’t follow through on threat to veto $1.3 trillion spending bill

Trump would rather just complain 

Ann Coulter, Laura Ingraham Warn Trump Will Be Impeached After Spending Bill Signing: ‘Congratulations, President Schumer!’

Trump proposal could push health premiums up by $2K for older Americans

Trump moves to ban most transgender people from serving in military

Trump administration hits Iranian hacker network with sanctions, indictments in vast global campaign 

Trump rattles White House with Bolton shake-up

After Another Week of Chaos, Trump Repairs to Palm Beach. No One Knows What Comes Next.

Lawyer’s exit signals harder line by Trump

Trump has trouble finding attorneys as top Russia lawyer leaves legal team 

Trump has trouble finding attorneys as top Russia lawyer leaves legal team 

Fact Checker  Analysis President Trump’s claim that drug dealers who kill ‘thousands’ just get 30 days in jail

The White House’s brutally dishonest denials 

It's Not the Affair, It's the Hush Money

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3/22/18

Dow closes down more than 700 points on fear of U.S.-China trade war 

In late-night drama, Senate passes $1.3 trillion spending bill, averting government shutdown 

House approves jam-packed $1.3 trillion spending bill 

House passes $1.3 trillion spending bill, boosting defense, undercutting Trump’s wall; Senate vote before shutdown deadline unclear 

GOP chairman: No waste in $1.3 trillion spending bill

Conservatives balk over funding bill ahead of shutdown

GOP pushes to change Senate rules for Trump

House leaders’ biggest 2018 fear: The lazy Republican

House Intel votes to release report in Russia probe

A key congressional committee has asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify about Cambridge Analytica 

How the Latest Attempt at a DACA Deal Failed

'Dreamers' fix blocked in Senate

Winners and losers from the $1.3T omnibus

Wisconsin Judge Orders Scott Walker To Call Special Elections He Refused To Allow

Powell says Trump's trade policy has become a growing concern among Federal Reserve members

Dowd resigns as Trump's lawyer amid disagreements on strategy

Trump’s lead attorney in Russia probe resigns

John Dowd’s Fall May Mean That Robert Mueller Is Next to Go

McMaster out as White House national security adviser; Trump hires Bolton

Trump's Next National Security Adviser, John Bolton, Is As Dangerous As You Remembered

Tillerson Decries ‘Mean-Spirited’ D.C. in Farewell Address

China urges U.S. to 'pull back from brink' as Trump unveils tariffs

Trade war on: China retaliates with tariffs on U.S. imports

The places in America most exposed to a trade war

Retired 4-Star General: 'Simply Outrageous' That Jared Kushner Represents America

Trump moves to crack down on China trade with $60 billion in tariffs on imported products 

Trump will delay steel tariffs for EU, six countries

‘Trump blew it’: The president missed his best chance yet to get funding for his border wall  

Trump shakes up his legal defense team with John Dowd's resignation

Hours after his lead lawyer quit, President Trump says he still 'would like to' be interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller for Russia probe

Trump Proves Indefensible

Trump names former ambassador John Bolton as his new national security adviser 

As Trump fumes, leak signals dissent

President Trump Says He Isn't Sure Republicans Can Win 2018 Midterms Because the Candidates Aren't Him

Maryland and Washington DC summon President Trump in a lawsuit alleging that he's violating the Constitution

Trump considered ousting Kelly and serving as his own chief of staff: report

The Faith In Donald J. Trump

President Trump's unbecoming love for foreign dictators 

Playmate Karen McDougal: Donald Trump ‘Always Told Me He Loved Me’ (Video)

How Stormy Daniels is beating Trump at his own game

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3/21/18

Congressional negotiators reach deal on $1.3 trillion spending bill ahead of Friday government shutdown deadline 

Congress just released its massive spending bill: Here's what's in it

READ: The $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill

Congress reaches deal on trillion-dollar bill that hikes defense and domestic spending

Spending bill rejects Trump’s proposed EPA cut

Congress Slaps Trump: Zero Funding for Border Wall

Collins: 'Extremely disappointing' ObamaCare fix left out of spending deal

Freedom Caucus chairman rips Gateway funding: Trump campaigned on a wall, not a tunnel

Paul Ryan bolsters Democratic concerns with focus on entitlements

Senate passes controversial online sex trafficking bill

House passes 'right to try' drug bill

Republican leaders say Trump won’t fire Mueller, Democrats say that’s wishful thinking 

Mississippi governor appoints Cindy Hyde-Smith to the Senate — and draws a backlash from the White House 

As Americans become more educated, the GOP is moving in the opposite direction 

Republican Rick Saccone concedes defeat to Conor Lamb in Pennsylvania special election

Meredith Corp plans to cut about 1,200 jobs, looks to sell Time, Sports Illustrated, Fortune, Money brands

Federal Reserve hikes interest rate to highest level in a decade amid stronger economy

Stocks close lower after Fed hikes rates, upgrades economic outlook

Mueller On Trump: “Either He Has Massive Balls Or He’s Uncommonly Stupid”

Special Counsel studies Trump campaign ties to Cambridge Analytica, sources say

Report: Mueller Witness Used Trump Fundraiser to Push Saudi, UAE Interests in White House

Andrew McCabe reportedly oversaw criminal probe of Jeff Sessions

Judge Halts Mississippi's Strictest-in-Nation Abortion Ban Hours After It Becomes Law

To Fight Trump's Offshore Drilling Plan, States Get Creative

If Trump Axes Public Media Funding, Rural Areas Could Lose Government News

U.S. companies are pressuring their workers on how to lobby and vote 

Voters don’t like the way Trump and the media treat each other. But why? 

Zuckerberg breaks silence on Cambridge Analytica crisis

Mark Zuckerberg breaks his silence on Cambridge Analytica scandal

Zuckerberg: 'I'm really sorry that this happened'

House Dem moves to force vote on bill protecting Mueller

Democrats are contesting more state legislative seats than they have in decades. 

Veterans health-care bill hits roadblock, jeopardizing one of Trump’s legislative priorities 

Trump’s national security advisers warned him not to congratulate Putin. He did it anyway. 

Trump defends congratulating Putin: 'Obama called him also'

'Like throwing gasoline onto a fire': Trump poised to shake up legal team as he goes on Mueller offensive

Trump’s Drone Export Program Ignores Many US Security Risks

The U.S. glimpses possible common ground with Russia 

With just two days to go, countries have no clue whether they’ll be affected by Trump’s tariffs 

Briefly: Trump's new tariffs

For Team Trump this fall, it’s once again the economy, stupid

White House race to replace Hope Hicks has two lead contenders

We keep learning new things about what Trump allies did to get him elected

Women create new legal woes for Trump

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3/20/18

McConnell strongly defends Mueller, criticizes Trump for calling Putin

Ryan uses defense spending increase in bid to appease conservatives on spending bill

Republicans scramble to release spending bill as government shutdown deadline nears

Congress lurches toward shutdown deadline with obstacles unresolved 

Republicans fear disaster if Trump fires Mueller

House Speaker Ryan: Special counsel Mueller 'should be free' to follow through with Russia probe

Ryan: I've 'received assurances' Mueller won't be fired

GOP leaders back second special counsel

Senate appointment in Mississippi could trigger divisive GOP campaign

New House Bills Take Aim at Foreign Propaganda

Star GOP lawyer Theodore B. Olson declines offer to join Trump legal team 

GOP senator blocking Trump's Intel nominee

Senate, Trump clash over Saudi Arabia

Congress may pass background check legislation in funding bill

Former congressman says he's had enough, publicly resigns from the Republican party over Trump

White House officials expect short-term funding bill to avert shutdown

Supreme Court to consider how fast government must act in detaining immigrants for deportation

Implementation of metals tariffs remains muddled days before they take effect

Parkland survivors David Hogg, Emma Gonzalez: NRA has been ‘basically threatening us’

Fox News contributor Ralph Peters quits ‘propaganda machine’ in email to colleagues

Stormy Daniels breaks silence, says Trump ‘had me bullied, broke laws’ to cover up affair

Steyer brings his push to impeach Trump to town halls across the nation

Judge rules defamation case against Trump may proceed 

Trump's legal team pushes back on reports of shakeup as Mueller probe heats up

White House vents frustration with 'absurd' Mueller probe

Trump is railroading the rule of law

Trump’s increasingly confrontational approach to Mueller enabled by congressional GOP timidity 

Can Trump’s tariffs keep China from becoming the global technology leader? 

Trump is bent on destroying one of our winningest exports

Trump asks Saudi crown prince to share kingdom's wealth by buying more American weapons

Trump’s courtship of Saudi prince can’t mask Yemen’s horror 

Trump congratulates Putin on election win, says 'we will probably get together' soon

Trump tears into 'Pelosi Democrats' ahead of midterms

Trump warns that Democratic candidates pretend to be moderate but ‘govern like radicals’

Trump called his sexual assault accusers ‘liars.’ He might now have to prove it in court

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3/19/18

‘If you have an innocent client … act like it’: GOP Rep. Trey Gowdy’s on-point rebuke of Trump’s lawyer

Trump assails Mueller, draws warnings from Republicans

After Trump tweets, GOP rallies around Mueller — but not bills to protect him 

Republicans release new plan to lower health premiums, stabilize Obamacare markets

Tax reform 'phase 2' rollout could come as early as April 15, conservative GOP Rep. Meadows says

Congressional negotiators work to finalize massive spending bill 

Congress races to finish $1.2 trillion funding bill

Supreme Court denies GOP request to block new Pa. congressional map

Republican lawmakers concerned by Facebook data leak

Stocks tumble, led by Facebook and other technology giants

John Kelly Sure Seems Like A Jerk

Mueller team gives Trump lawyers more details of what they want to talk to President about

Attorneys for Trump, Mueller hold face-to-face meeting to discuss potential interview topics: report

Trump’s lawyers have turned over documents to Mueller with hopes of limiting interview scope 

Powell's Fed to show policy caution, shun political friction

Amy Walter and Tamara Keith on Trump’s Mueller attack, Democrats’ midterm momentum

Dem leaders pull back from hard-line immigration demand

Holder: Sessions needs to 'have the guts' to say no to Trump

Trump adds to legal team after attacks on Mueller

Trump just hired a deep-state conspiracy theorist as his lawyer. Here’s what Joe diGenova has said. 

Trump shakes up team of lawyers as legal threats mount 

Donald Trump may not be able to fire Robert Mueller. So he's doing the next best thing.

Trump is attacking Mueller as faith in the special counsel is rising 

Trump prepared to hit China with $60 billion in annual tariffs 

No location, no agenda: Trump administration scrambles for North Korea talks

Trump tariffs not helpful for nuclear talks, South Korea says

Trump's trade agenda faces key test at G-20 meeting 

Trump vows tougher borders to fight opioid epidemic

Trump issues action blocking Venezuela cryptocurrencies within US

Anti-Farrakhan resolution prompts black delegation call to condemn Trump instead

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3/18/18

GOP pushes for 'phase two' of tax cuts

Corker predicts Trump will pull out of Iran nuclear deal

Corker on Tillerson: ‘I think he’s at peace’

Rand Paul: People 'eager for war' shouldn't be running State Department

Christie defends Mueller: I don’t think Trump’s going to fire ‘someone like that’

Graham warns Trump: Firing Mueller would be 'beginning of the end of his presidency'

Graham calls for Senate Judiciary hearing on McCabe firing

Flake: Trump 'seems to be building' toward firing Mueller

Rubio: McCabe 'should've been allowed to finish through the weekend'

Gowdy: McCabe undercut his own credibility

Rep. Trey Gowdy To Trump's Lawyer: If You Have An Innocent Client, 'Act Like It'

Republican Senators Push Back Against Trump on McCabe's Firing

Lawmakers rally to defend Mueller after McCabe exit

U.S. Republicans to Trump - Let Mueller do his job

Republicans to Trump: Let Mueller do his job

Republicans Don't Appear Too Concerned About Mueller's Potential Firing

Republican on Trump lawyer: A ‘typical attorney’ would call for end of Mueller probe

Trump presses GOP to change Senate rules

Angus King: McCabe firing seemed 'mean-spirited'

Bernstein's advice to press: 'Stay reportorial'

Facebook is again having to account for its role in 2016 election 

Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook under fire from politicians over data controversy 

Facebook investigating employee's links to Cambridge Analytica 

Sources contradict Sessions' testimony he opposed Russia outreach

FEC reviewing whether NRA accepted illegal Russian donations in 2016: report

Saudi Arabia’s ambitious crown prince comes to a Washington in turmoil 

Schiff: Trump-linked firm needs to testify before Congress

Schiff: Trump shows pattern of targeting people who corroborate Comey

Democrats hold double-digit lead for midterm elections

Democratic senator: People don’t know what’s going on between Trump and Putin

Democrats compete to hire Andrew McCabe, ensure full benefits for fired FBI deputy director

Trump unrestrained in latest attacks of Mueller probe

Fact-checking Trump’s error-filled tweetstorm about the Mueller probe

Trump rails against Mueller investigation, dismisses McCabe’s notes as ‘Fake Memos’ 

Trump said Mueller’s team has ‘13 hardened Democrats.’ Here are the facts. 

We may now know why Trump and his lawyer made their most brazen calls yet for the Mueller investigation to be shut down

After McCabe firing, Trump attacks FBI, and his lawyer says Russia probe must end 

Trump accuses James Comey of lying to Congress under oath about FBI leaks

White House assures Trump 'is not considering or discussing' firing Mueller

Trump wants Congress to give him authority to impose reciprocal tariffs: report

Trump presses GOP to change Senate rules

Opioid traffickers to face death penalty, minimum sentences under Trump crackdown

White House officials made to sign non-disclosure agreements: Washington Post

Curtain rises in New Hampshire with president’s appearance 


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3/17/18

GOP immigration bill stirs tension among Hispanic conservatives

Retirement frees congressional Republicans to give some straight talk 

House Republican blasts McCabe firing, says Trump’s conduct doesn’t ‘bode well’ for GOP

Power struggle threatens to sink bank legislation

McCabe firing roils Washington

'A political assassination': Former officials come out swinging in defense of Andrew McCabe after his firing

McCabe is said to have written memos detailing his interactions with Trump 

McCabe reportedly took memos about talks with Trump — just like Comey

McCabe kept memos on Trump dealings; Mueller now has them

Could getting Andrew McCabe fired come back to bite Trump? 

Pressure builds on Sessions for second special counsel

Mueller gives Trump's legal team questions for potential interview: report

Daniels was physically threatened as warning to stay quiet, lawyer says

In the shadow of a president’s wrath: Visa lottery recipients tell their side of the story

ICE arrests 115 in San Diego sweep: report

Tariffs threaten global trade system Response to tariffs may undercut WTO

The Trump Cabinet’s exaggerated sense of entitlement

Five reasons Trump would have wanted Andrew McCabe fired 

A voter profiling firm hired by Trump likely grabbed data for tens of millions of Facebook users 

Washington Post editorial board warns Trump: No one is above the law, not even the president

AP FACT CHECK: Trump wrong on Russia collusion question

Trump: 'Mueller probe should never have been started'

Trump’s lawyer calls on Justice Department to immediately end Russia probe 

'Red alert time': Trump's personal attorney is now calling for Robert Mueller to be fired

Trump wants to get the U.S. out of Syria’s war, so he asked the Saudi king for $4 billion 

Spies, Not Diplomats, Take Lead Role in Planning Trump’s North Korea Meeting

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3/16/18

Sessions fires McCabe from FBI

U.S. Attorney General Sessions fires former FBI no. 2 McCabe

McCabe: My firing is part of effort to undermine Mueller probe

McCabe says Republicans 'mischaracterized' testimony to bolster Nunes memo

Read Andrew McCabe's Response To Being Fired Two Days Before His Retirement

Paul Ryan’s seat is less safe. Is the House now up for grabs?

Jeff Flake Called Out the Foundational Flaws of His Party, and Its Unstable Leader

Environmental groups back Ted Cruz, Republicans on overhaul of Renewable Fuel Standard

Sen. Tom Cotton accuses Rand Paul of undermining Trump by opposing CIA nominee 

2 GOP Leaders Warn Trump Against Firing AG Sessions

Republicans on defensive over Russia report finding

Republican drops Senate primary challenge to Heller after Trump's urging

CNN Key Races: Pennsylvania shakes up House map with 17 new race ratings

GOP divided on how to use tax cuts to match Democrats' anti-Trump enthusiasm in 2018 midterms

Republicans insist tax law will help in midterms

Congress has one week to pass a $1.3 trillion spending bill. Here’s what you need to know.

The Kochs have a message for Hispanics: Not all Republicans are like Trump

White House seeks to allay staff concerns over potential shakeup

European Union releases 10-page list of potential targets for retaliatory tariffs on U.S. products 

European powers propose new Iran sanctions to meet Trump ultimatum

Haley: Vote With U.S. at U.N. or We’ll Cut Your Aid

Panetta defends McMaster: Trump should not surround himself with ‘yes men’

Retired four-star Army general: Trump ‘serious threat to US national security’

The Rise of Right-Wing Foreign Policy in America

Here’s why Trump keeps saying — wrongly — the U.S. has a trade deficit with Canada 

Stormy Daniels fundraises $170K in two days to cover Trump legal fees

Shields and Brooks on the White House’s revolving door, Conor Lamb’s upset win

Democrats balk as Republicans try to use must-pass spending bill to fix tax law 

Dem: Trump presidency 'very serious security threat' for US

Dem lawmaker: Trump is purging anyone who isn’t blindly loyal

Trump just moved to rescue the Senate's most vulnerable Republican

Trump takes victory lap on McCabe firing: 'A great day for democracy'

Trump takes on critics with Russia moves

Trump’s Welfare Hopes Face an Uncertain Future

Trump administration uses fuzzy logic to derail $11 billion tunnel plan for New York and New Jersey 

Trophy Hunters Pack Trump Wildlife Protection Board

At G-20, Trump tasks Mnuchin with selling the world on ‘America First’ 

President Trump and John Kelly reportedly reach a 'truce,' but signs still point to White House turmoil

As the Pressure on Trump Mounts, So Does the Turmoil in His Administration

Trump may hire multiple cable news personalities as part of shake-up 

Trump is making one thing clear: He likes surrounding himself with people who like him 

Why Trump's latest plan to reduce gun violence could instead promote racism

Trump legal team moves to shift Stormy Daniels case to federal court

Trump lawyer seeks $20 million damages from Stormy Daniels -filing

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3/15/18

Trey Gowdy admits that the Republican House Intelligence report is fundamentally wrong

Republicans hint at recount in Pennsylvania congressional race, with odds against them 

Bank regulation rewrite clears Senate but stumble could come in the House

Senate advances bill on opioid pill limits

Senate GOP: We will grow our majority in midterms

Republican Jeff Flake: 'My party might not deserve to lead'

Facing a Democratic Wave, Republicans Refuse to Throw Trump Overboard

All that optimism for hot first-quarter economic growth is rapidly fading away

Fears ripple through the US heartland that agriculture could take hit from China trade retaliation

Trump's Knee-Jerk Tariffs Will Have Unintended Consequences

No, Mr. President. The US doesn't have a trade deficit with Canada 

McMaster, Shulkin and Kelly could be next to go in White House, sources say

Sources: Trump ready to replace H.R. McMaster as national security adviser

WashPost: Trump to Remove McMaster; WH Denies Report

Mattis on Tillerson ouster: ‘The job goes on’

Robert Mueller subpoenas Trump Organization on Russia documents, brings investigation closer to president

Mueller subpoenas Trump Organization documents in Russia probe

Mueller Subpoenas Trump Organization, Demanding Documents About Russia

Minutes after blockbuster report on Russia investigation, the knives are out for Rod Rosenstein

Tillerson ouster could hasten demise of Iran nuclear deal

Mike Pompeo should talk to Iran. Here’s why. 

Students Walked Out. Here Are Their Videos.

Thousands of Colorado students walk out of class with a gun-control message for politicians

America has a broken political system our leaders need to fix

California doesn't want this towering water project. Trump administration may build it anyway

Why 17 Democrats voted with Republicans to ease bank rules

First, it looked like a Democratic wave. Now, it looks like a tsunami

Pennsylvania win for Lamb is loss for Pelosi as Democrat calls for new leaders

Lamb's Win Points to GOP Losing 60 House Seats, Senate Control

Democrats argue health care was stealth winning issue in Pennsylvania special 

Do Dems need someone people like to beat Trump?

Trump goes silent on national debt while racking up $1 trillion in 14 months

Fact-checking Trump’s weekly address on immigrants, crime and sanctuary cities 

Trump eyes ‘Fox & Friends’ personality Pete Hegseth to take over Veterans Affairs 

Trump decides to remove national security adviser, and others may follow 

Trump preparing to oust McMaster as national security advisor

There Will Always Be Change,’ Trump Says as More Personnel Shake-Ups Loom

Trump just put a climate science doubter in charge of the department that leads international climate talks 

Trump administration hits Russian spies, trolls with sanctions over U.S. election interference, cyberattacks 

Give North Korea All the Prestige It Wants

Trump is making it easier for Democrats to win the midterms

Trump's Batshit Conversation with Trudeau Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg

Another Trump attorney involved in Stormy Daniels case

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3/14/18

A changing GOP wrestles with Trump tariffs and its own principles

Pennsylvania special election shows GOP still hasn’t found a winning midterms message 

There are 119 Republican House members who should be VERY nervous today

From Pennsylvania, one more message to shake any complacent Republicans 

GOP suddenly changes its story on Conor Lamb after his win

House GOP frets over Pennsylvania race

Pennsylvania underlines GOP struggle to hold Trump coalition

House Republicans try to calm GOP fears after apparent upset in Pennsylvania's Trump country

Conor Lamb's Victory Matters, and Paul Ryan Should Be Scared

A top House Republican just split from one of his party’s key findings on Russia. That’s a very big deal. 

House passes bill to prevent gun violence in schools in rare bipartisan vote

Senate passes bipartisan bill to roll back Dodd-Frank

Republicans engage in some world-class hairsplitting over Russia’s aid for Trump 

Rand Paul to oppose Pompeo, Haspel

Spending talks face new pressure

Republican Wins Tennessee Special Election

Industry clamors for fixes to GOP tax law

3 big numbers from the Pennsylvania special election — in context 

Five takeaways from the Pa. special election

Public support for gun restrictions has grown to the highest level in 25 years 

Thousands of students walk out of school in nationwide gun violence protest 

This is what the school walkouts looked like

A generation raised on gun violence sends a loud message to adults: Enough

Jeff Sessions is reportedly weighing whether to fire the former FBI deputy director days before he's set to retire

Reports: VA Head Shulkin & National Security Adviser McMaster May Be Ousted Soon

Mattis arrives in Afghanistan, says some in Taliban may be willing to pursue peace 

Sessions made ‘error’ in DACA legal memo, says Justice Department

Markets get a friend in Larry Kudlow who might buck Trump on two key issues

Even backers of Trump's economic policies pan tariffs

Conor Lamb Wins Pennsylvania House Seat, Giving Democrats a Map for Trump Country

The Pennsylvania special election was another great night for the Democratic Party 

House Democrats Cite 'Evidence' of Trump-Russia Collusion

Schumer struggles to contain Warren-led rebellion

Democrats slam rumors of VA secretary’s possible firing: ‘We need to know who’s calling the shots’ 

Trump is open to short-term DACA deal, White House tells GOP leaders 

White House says no temporary deal linking DACA with border wall funding

Kudlow to be top White House economic adviser as Trump adds longtime loyalist 

Trump wants to put ‘Fox & Friends’ host in charge of VA

Trump may be floating a plan to fire Jeff Sessions, potentially jeopardizing Mueller's Russia probe

The Memo: Trump back to relying on his instincts

For Trump, the art of the deal isn’t the art of diplomacy

Trump's Rally Helped Propel Conor Lamb to #PA 18 Victory

Did Trump’s visit stave off a rout in Pennsylvania? The Republican post-loss spin, analyzed 

Trump Responds To Dem Strength In Pennsylvania District He'd Won Big

In fundraising speech, Trump says he made up trade claim in meeting with Justin Trudeau 

8 Worst Things Donald Trump Is Willing To Do To Avoid A Mueller Indictment

Trump company lawyer involved in effort to keep Stormy Daniels silent, document shows 

This Old Trump Tweet Is Coming Back to Haunt Him — Because, Well, Just Read It

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3/13/18

Democrat Conor Lamb declares victory in Pa. special election

Lamb Declares Victory, Saccone Not Giving Up

Pennsylvania special election between Rick Saccone and Conor Lamb too close to call

Pa. special election too close to call

Intel panel Republicans seem to back away from finding that Russia was not trying to help Trump 

Senator Graham reacts to Trump firing Tillerson

Tom Cotton was supposed to be CIA director. He isn’t — and that’s trouble for Trump.

Do Republicans think record federal spending is what voters elected them to enact?

Rex Tillerson's full statement at State Department 

Hours after being fired, emotional Tillerson tells his side of the story

Exit, Rex Tillerson

The end of Rex Tillerson may finally be here 

Rex Tillerson found out he was fired as secretary of State from President Donald Trump's tweet

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ousted in favor of CIA chief amid rumblings of more changes

‘It was a different mind-set’: How Trump soured on Tillerson as his top diplomat 

Get Ready for Secretary of State Mini-Trump

Pompeo will face a host of foreign policy challenges if confirmed as secretary of state 

Here's where Trump's new secretary of State pick Mike Pompeo stands on Iran nuclear deal, Russian hacking, and NSA spying

The State Department is riddled with key vacancies as Trump seeks nuclear talks with North Korea

ICE spokesman resigns, citing fabrications by agency chief, Sessions about California immigrant arrests 

Activists place thousands of shoes on Capitol lawn in gun death memorial

Moulton: Pa. House election shows Dems 'can compete and win everywhere'

Democrats show little willingness to fight GOP ahead of spending deadline 

Dem unity shatters with debate on banks

Schumer praises Trump for killing Broadcom bid to buy Qualcomm

Trump shake-up takes down Tillerson

Trump signals wider senior staff shake-up soon

Trump eyes replacing his Veterans Affairs chief with Perry

Trump picks Gina Haspel as first female CIA director—her history with torture could hamper her confirmation

Trump wants next spending bill to punish sanctuary cities

Trump’s strong words on guns give way to political reality

Trump Says “Climate Change Nuts” Are Using The Wind To Attack Him

Live updates: Trump arrives at Beverly Park home for $35,000-minimum dinner

Californians protest Trump during visit

Trump Plans to View Wall Prototypes. Here Are Some He Won’t See.

Trump pushes for border wall, promises military pay raise during whirlwind visit

Trump floats the idea of a 'Space Force' in speech to military members in California

Trump supporters in Pennsylvania embrace his 'obnoxious' personality 

The Trump administration is teetering

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3/12/18

Dow closes 157 points lower amid lingering trade-war worries

House Republicans break with intelligence community on Russia

GOP report finds no collusion between Trump and Russia

Republican member of House Intel Committee says it has 'lost all credibility'

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy reacts to Trump's vu...

The Senate is poised to roll back rules meant to root out discrimination by mortgage lenders 

The special House election in Pennsylvania is full of bad omens for Trump and the GOP

Pennsylvania special election: What's at stake for Trump and Congress in this deadlocked House race

Top Iowa lawmaker resigns after video showing him kissing Statehouse lobbyist

Juan Williams: GOP has sold its soul on Russia

Sessions calls on U.S. attorneys to aggressively prosecute gun buyers who lie on background checks 

Mueller Is Said to Weigh Putting Off Trump Obstruction Decision

How Betsy DeVos Faceplanted on 60 Minutes

Betsy DeVos’s botched ’60 Minutes’ interview, annotated

DeVos struggles to answer basic questions about schools in her home state

Cramer: Larry Kudlow is the leading contender to replace Gary Cohn as Trump's top economic advisor

Larry Kudlow and the Trump-TV feedback loop 

Border fence meets a wall of skepticism Views on wall from Tijuana side

Amy Walter and Tamara Keith on the Pennsylvania election, Trump’s gun safety plan

Stormy Daniels offers to repay Trump lawyer's hush money so she can talk about alleged 'intimate relationship' with Trump

Theresa May: ‘Highly likely’ Russia responsible for spy’s poisoning by nerve agent 

Britain gets tough on Putin after nerve agent attack. But will Trump? 

137 House Democrats sign letter urging Trump's action against Russia

Democrat Conor Lamb seizes the lead over Trump-endorsed Republican Rick Saccone in tight Pennsylvania special election, poll says

Inside the DCCC’s stealth effort to help Conor Lamb

Holder rips House Intel Republicans for ending probe: 'Politics beat a desire for the truth'

Conceding to N.R.A., Trump Abandons Brief Gun Control Promise

Trump: Not enough 'political support' to raise age for gun buys

White House insists Trump has not 'chickened out' on NRA

In hindsight, Trump’s reversal on gun control was entirely predictable 

Trump wants a 'phase two' of tax cuts

Trump to visit Boeing plant in Missouri to tout impact of tax overhaul

Trump tells people he is selecting Larry Kudlow to replace Gary Cohn

Trump targets European car-makers with big plants in states he won

Why Trump’s tariffs could weaken U.S. influence in the world 

Trump blocks Broadcom from buying Qualcomm, citing national security

Social Security is now headless because of Trump’s inaction. Will other agencies be decapitated? 

Trump administration backs PLO in terror lawsuit, angering conservatives

Trump privately slamming GOP candidate in Pa. House race as 'weak': report

Moment of truth for Trump in Pennsylvania 

Trump’s repeat attacks on Maxine Waters’s IQ are familiar 

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3/11/18

GOP crusader Walker reaches to center in volatile Wisconsin

GOP senator wants to see more from North Korea before a meeting

Senate Homeland Security chairman: ‘Let’s not be Charlie Brown to North Korea’s Lucy’

Tariff fight tests Trump, GOP

Wisconsin Republican would sign on to bill to nullify Trump tariffs

GOP senator: We probably shouldn't follow China's lead on criminal justice

Ryan fights to keep tax cuts in spotlight

Flake calls for 2020 Trump primary challenger

Possible North Korea summit raises anxiety in Washington

South Koreans express skepticism over Trump meeting with Kim Jong Un

Former Obama adviser on Trump negotiations with North Korea: This isn't a real estate deal or reality show

Kudlow predicts Europe will be exempted from Trump tariffs

Mnuchin dismisses Trump’s ‘vulgarities’ in the context of campaign rally

Defiance, resistance: The front lines of California’s war against the Trump administration

Parkland survivor: Trump 'owned' by NRA just like other politicians

Stormy Daniels scandal is about money, not sex

Trade adviser ascends in Trump White House

Warren: Trump facing North Korea summit with ‘decimated’ State Dept.

Warren: ‘I am not afraid of tariffs’

Elizabeth Warren: ‘I am not running for president’ in 2020

Will Trump’s North Korea gamble actually pay off? 

Trump’s plan to combat school shootings includes federal commission, review of FBI tip line

White House vows to help arm teachers and backs off raising age for buying guns 

White House promises federal aid to train armed teachers

WH unveils proposals to 'harden' schools in wake of Fla. shooting

Trump called 'Fox & Friends' host for opinion on veteran care during meeting with VA chief: report

Australia expects waiver of new US tariffs after Trump-Turnbull phone call

'There's no success like failure': Trump's troubling NAFTA stance

Trump admin finalizing Mideast peace plan: report

After once predicting quick end to Mueller probe, White House now looking to expand legal team 

Trump Courting Clinton Impeachment Lawyer Amid Russia Probe: Reports

Trump hits Dems on ‘record’ number of unconfirmed nominees

Trump Lawyers Are Considering A Challenge To Stop "60 Minutes" From Airing A Stormy Daniels Interview

Trump lashes out at media, Democrats, drug dealers, Oprah in rambunctious speech in Pennsylvania

Trump calls NBC's Chuck Todd 'a sleeping son of a b----'

Trump Claims He’s More Popular Than Obama, Tells Voters to Ignore Low Approval Ratings

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3/10/18

The GOP’s messages don’t seem to be working in Pennsylvania. Is that a warning sign? 

Pennsylvania Republican Defends 'Right-To-Work' Laws Before Vote In Union-Heavy District

Trump's infrastructure push hits wall in Congress

Lots of new jobs, but workers will be upset with lack of wage gains

Election officials raise concerns over bill that would let Trump send Secret Service to polls

Department of Justice moves to ban bump stocks, classifying them as 'machine guns' under federal law

White House gearing up for Trump midterms blitz

Once silent, Stormy Daniels speaks loudly with lawsuit targeting Trump  

Stormy Daniels Is Running Rings Around Trump's Lawyer

Keith Ellison calls for Dems to support medicare for all

Trump to unveil gun plan that includes arming teachers: report

Trump administration takes first step to ban bump stocks

Trump's infrastructure push hits wall in Congress

In Trump’s decision on North Korea, the world glimpses a president who is his own diplomat, negotiator and strategist 

Trump already hands Kim a victory North Korea already scores a victory

Trump tweets claims of support by China and Japan for summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un 

Three Key Questions About Donald Trump’s Summit with Kim Jong Un

Trump says he rejected Mexico request about border wall

Netanyahu said to ask Trump not to sell Saudis nuclear reactors

Trump: I 'didn't love' Reagan's stance on trade

Trump in full campaign mode at Pennsylvania rally

Trump inaccurately claims he got 52 percent of female vote

Trump: Don't fall for Democrat Lamb's moderate talk

Trump promised this kind of presidency — unpredictable, ad hoc and impulsive 

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3/9/18

Senate bill could allow 2 top banks to hold billions less in reserves, reducing buffers against collapse 

Is GOP Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s support for gun control a savvy political move or a big mistake? 

Florida Gov. Rick Scott breaks with NRA to sign new gun regulations 

Gowdy: White House response to request for security clearance info ‘inadequate'

RNC touts investments ahead of key Pennsylvania special election

Republicans get a string of bad news for midterm House elections after fleeting bump from tax cut

Will Kennedy retire and be Republicans' Senate savior?

NRA sues Florida after gun control bill passes

Dangers multiply for Trump in Mueller probe

Economy adds 313K jobs in February, most since July 2016

Opioid crisis is just getting worse

‘It’s killing the agency’: Ugly power struggle paralyzes Trump’s plan to fix veterans’ care 

Wall Street laments Cohn leaving White House but no one eager to take his place

Charles Koch Implores Corporate Leaders to Reject Trump’s Tariffs

Europe is pushing back against Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs. Here’s how. 

Trump’s Tariffs Will Hit American Consumers, Not China

How Trump's tariffs could hurt Iowa businesses and farmers

Trump’s new tariff exemptions are a bad idea, according to his own trade adviser four days ago 

New Steel and AluminiumTariffsMayImpactRedStates the Most

The Real Danger of Trump’s Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Little Evidence Supports Trump’s Claims Against China on Tariffs and Trade

How many steelworkers are there, anyway?

Colorado relies heavily on foreign seasonal labor. This year, there’s a shortage of visas.

What do experts think of Trump’s plan to meet with Kim Jong Un?

Tillerson professes no surprise at Trump’s plans to meet Kim Jong Un 

Rex Tillerson said talking to Kim Jong Un wouldn’t be ‘realistic’ or prudent yet. Hours later, Trump said he’d do it. 

White House: North Korea must take 'steps' before Trump-Kim meeting

Nunberg caps off strange week with appearance before Mueller grand jury

Ex-Trump aide finishes hours of Russia probe grand jury testimony

Planned Parenthood cuts ties with Women’s March leader over Farrakhan support

Making American Bureaucracy Terrible Again

New poll: Most teenagers and adults think arming teachers is dangerous, favor minimum age for buying assault rifles 

A conservative Parkland student’s whirlwind trip to D.C. ended in the Oval Office 

New evidence the Stormy Daniels payment may have violated election law 

Michael Cohen dismisses claims of email as proof that Trump knew about payment to porn star to buy her silence

Michael Cohen May Have Used Trump Org Email For Stormy Daniels Arrangement: Report

Shields and Parker on Trump’s possible North Korea meeting, Stormy Daniels’ lawsuit 

Dems tread cautiously on Trump's tariffs

Democrats Release Tax Hike Plan

Democrats embrace major cut in corporate taxes

Why Sessions Suing California May Have Done Democrats a Favor

Trump launches a rescue mission to save GOP seat in Pennsylvania special election 

'The Steel Curtain is gone': Trump's trade moves may be of no help in Pennsylvania special election

Trump rolls the dice on North Korea

Trump’s bellicosity secures a diplomatic coup — for now 

The White House sounds like it might have cold feet about Trump meeting Kim Jong Un 

Trump’s Latest Tariff Strategy: Less Trade War, and More Let’s Make a Deal

Will Trump’s tariff battle undermine the jobs report?

Dangers multiply for Trump in Mueller probe

White House drawn into legal battle over Stormy Daniels

Amid stories about Trump’s alleged past sexual activity, administration focuses on abstinence-only education 

Trump's military parade planned for Veterans Day -- without tanks

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3/8/18

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has invited President Trump to a meeting 

Trump agrees to meet with Kim

GOP leaders signal they will try to narrow Trump's tariffs

Pretty much every Republican told Trump not to impose tariffs. He did it anyway.

Defying GOP, Trump orders steel and aluminum tariffs

House Republicans warming to Senate deal on Dodd-Frank

Congress still can't agree on stabilizing Obamacare marketplaces 

Republicans flee the storm over Stormy Daniels and President Trump 

One Republican is speaking out about Trump’s alleged hush money payment: Mark Sanford 

Congressional Republicans are facing a historic deficit on the generic ballot

Turmoil takes toll on White House

Anxiety over Stormy Daniels pervasive inside the White House

Pro-Trump media sweeps Stormy Daniels story under rug 

Trump’s trade war: Does the U.S. have the ‘lowest tariffs in the world’? 

Some Unions Concerned About Steel Tariffs

French economic official: Europe will have 'appropriate response' to Trump tariffs

Wall Street can't rely on Steven Mnuchin to buck Trump 

JPMorgan's Pinto Sees Possible 40 Percent Market Plunge

The Trump doomsayers might turn out to be right

They survived a school shooting only to wage battle in some of the nastiest corners of the Internet 

Florida student who protected classmates now in critical condition

Connecticut Goes to War With the NRA

Paul Manafort pleads not guilty to tax and fraud charges in Virginia court 

Robert B. Reich: The unconscionable conflicts of Jared Kushner 

Jared Kushner Tried To Sell His Newspaper To Trump’s Political Enemies

Very weakened' Jared Kushner reportedly snubs highly regarded US ambassador from Mexico meeting

Rohrabacher under fire over Russia ties

Democratic super PAC makes plans to spend $43 million on House races 

Warren cites Democrats backing effort to roll back banking rules

Jewish anti-Trump activist advances to Texas primary runoff

Oversight Dem presses for Kushner subpoena

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has invited President Trump to a meeting 

Trump agrees to meet with Kim

Trump teases big news; it arrives in the dark, on driveway

Trump signs order for tariffs to take effect this month

Trump imposes tariffs on steel and aluminum, but offers relief to allies 

Trump sticking with 25 percent steel tariff, vows flexibility later

Steeling for a Fight

Trump’s trade war: Does the U.S. have the ‘lowest tariffs in the world’? 

The Real Trade War Is Inside Donald Trump's White House

Trump reversal of elephant trophy ban underscores the need to watch what he does, not what he says 

Trump holds meeting on video game violence

Trump hires lawyer to take on Stormy Daniels: report

Trump reportedly upset over Sanders’ comment on Stormy Daniels and arbitration

The Trump administration just failed to stop a climate lawsuit brought by 21 kids 

Trump on Mueller probe: No president ‘more cooperative or transparent’ with special counsel

The gall of Trump’s potential obstruction of justice 

It's about time: Big-mouth Trump learning to listen | Opinion 

In lawsuit over Trump's Twitter activity, judge suggests: Mute critics, don't block 

The media is divided over whether Trump was mad. Is it possible to report his moods? 

Pro-Trump media sweeps Stormy Daniels story under rug 

Poll: Trump would lose in 2020 against literally any Democrat

The Trump doomsayers might turn out to be right

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3/7/18

Stocks wobble as President Trump's top economic adviser Gary Cohn departs

Cohn's exit means Wall Street is losing its biggest ally in Washington 

Wall Street Frets About Losing White House Friends as Cohn Exits

Jeff Flake’s DACA bill gives ‘Dreamers’ Obamacare, CBO says

Ryan: 'We’re not going to raise gas taxes'

Republicans trash their candidate in Pa. special election

Republicans fret over Cohn’s exit

Cohn exit triggers GOP alarm

Trump’s economic policies spur GOP angst

Charles Koch: Corporations need to 'reject' Trump's tariffs

George P. Bush wins in Texas after breaking with family on Trump

Texas primaries: Democratic engagement grows — but Republicans still have the overall advantage 

Poll shows spike in GOP disapproval of Mueller

Hope Hicks told House Intelligence Committee her email was hacked

White House budget chief releases bizarre statement praising 'globalist' Gary Cohn after his resignation

Carl Icahn denies he knew about Trump’s steel tariff announcement before dumping stocks 

Obama’s CIA boss Brennan rips Trump’s ‘ignorance’ and ‘simple minded’ economic policies

Nine people to watch in the Trump tariff debate

Trump's Tariffs Could Hurt More Local Economies Than They Help

Trump's proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum could slow Utah’s growth, critics say

Washington Strikes Back Against Chinese Investment

DHS: DACA applicants safe from deportation despite deadline

Defying NRA, Florida legislature passes new rules to impose waiting period, raise purchasing age for long guns 

Florida lawmakers pass gun-school safety bill three weeks after massacre

Opioid crisis spurs Medicaid funds push

Mueller gathers evidence that 2017 Seychelles meeting was effort to establish back channel to Kremlin 

Mueller evidence shows Blackwater founder held meeting to create Trump-Russia back channel: report

Mueller Sees Cooperation of Witness to Erik Prince Meeting With Russian Government Banker

Mueller reportedly aware of Trump contacts with key witnesses

Trump Spoke to Witnesses About Matters They Discussed With Special Counsel

What we believe Mueller is investigating 

Why Sarah Sanders' non-answer on Stormy Daniels matters

Biden hits campaign trail for red-state Dems

Joe Biden campaigns for a blue-collar Democratic resurgence in Pennsylvania

Texas Democrats think the unthinkable: Can they win deep in the heart of Trump country?

Texas primaries: Democratic engagement grows — but Republicans still have the overall advantage 

Warren donates $265k to Democrats across the country

Pelosi hails 'watershed moment,' calls for more women to get involved in politics

Canada and Mexico could be spared as Trump is poised to sign steel and aluminum tariffs by week’s end 

White House is in confusion over timing and details of tariffs rollout

Why Trump’s steel tariffs may end up helping him politically 

Trump Spoke to Witnesses About Matters They Discussed With Special Counsel

Trump to visit California next week, finally

Why the Trump administration’s ‘sanctuary cities’ lawsuit against California could backfire 

Trump's meeting on video game violence could prove contentious

Trump Barely Has Anyone to Talk to North Korea

Trump knows the White House is in deep trouble

Fears of 'brain drain' hit West Wing amid Trump staff exits

What Trump’s Twitter outbursts might reveal about White House morale 

Attorney for porn star suing President claims Trump's lawyer 'further threatened' her

Trumpism Is a Psychology, Not an Ideology

Trump Charges His Campaign Top Dollar To Rent A Basically Empty Trump Tower Office

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Cohn resigns from White House

Gary Cohn, Trump’s top economic adviser, to resign amid differences on trade policy 

Trump economic adviser Cohn quits after dispute over tariffs

Dow futures tumble after Gary Cohn suddenly quits White House 

Senate Republicans float legislation to reverse Trump tariffs

Republicans skeptical of Trump’s proposed tariffs on steel, aluminum

How the Washington establishment is losing out to little-known Trump advisers on trade 

Trump breaks with GOP, sparking new tensions

Senate advances plan to weaken Dodd-Frank banking rules on bipartisan vote 

The 5 ways the Senate plans to roll back regulations on Wall Street