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 POLITICAL NEWS
(Page 13) BEGINNING June 22,2019

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8/31/19

GOP fears Trump backlash in suburbs

Approving the USMCA must be at the top of Congress's fall check list

North Korea berates Pompeo, says hopes for talks fading

Bolton sidelined from Afghanistan policy as his standing with Trump falters 

Iran displays satellite after Trump tweet showing damaged launch site 

New tariffs on shoes, televisions, diapers and other Chinese-made products take effect Sunday 

How Trump Can Win the Trade War

Green cards only for immigrants with 'green'?

Democrats call for action after Texas mass shooting

Schumer calls on McConnell to take up background check bill after Texas shooting

Pelosi, Schumer call on McConnell to take up background check bill after Texas shooting

Warren, Sanders battle to be main alternative to Biden

Trump lashes out at former intel officials for criticism of Iran tweet

Trump denies fallout from tariffs
(He says ‘badly run’ firms are to blame for economic slowdown, and claims farmers back his trade wars.)

Amid Recession Worries, Trump Points Finger at American Businesses

Trump's new detention rule: The least traumatic option

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8/30/19

Stocks close little changed as Wall Street wraps up volatile August

US consumer sentiment falls to 89.8 in August for biggest monthly drop since 2012

This time consumers face pain of Trump tariffs

Illinois Rep. Shimkus won't run for reelection

Nancy who? GOP targets House Dem 'squad' in campaign attacks

GOP voters overwhelmingly want Pence on 2020 ticket with Trump

Trump defends trade war with China amid GOP fears of economic impact

Christians cannot serve both God and the GOP

Netanyahu said to have ‘frantically’ tried to reach Trump over Iran talks fears

ICE rule change on U visas sparks outrage

Veterans condemn new citizenship policy for kids of overseas U.S. service members

Veterans say the Trump administration's confusing new rule may be 'targeting' immigrants who serve in war zones 

New Trump rule on military families riles LGBT community

Wall Street ends volatile month in major test for Trump

Trump's stimulus hopes may get frustrated by Congress, 2020 politics

Five things to know about Trump's Labor Day weekend tariffs

Women voters spell trouble for Trump in 2020

What to know about Deutsche Bank's Trump-related tax returns

Shields and Brooks on Trump at the G-7, Democratic debates

House Judiciary postpones gun bills hearing over Hurricane Dorian

Trump defends trade war with China amid GOP fears of economic impact

‘Excuses!’ Trump claims ‘badly run and weak companies’ are using China tariffs as a scapegoat

Trump attacks General Motors over China, US employment

Trump says trade talks with China have helped limit violence in Hong Kong

White House still considering tax cut bypassing Congress that Trump seemed to rule out last week 

Trump defends tweeting sensitive photo of Iran launch site

Trump: Fired aide made comments about children

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8/29/19

Dow surges more than 300 points after China hints it won’t retaliate for now in trade war

Senate GOP writes letter to the Supreme Court, pledging not to allow Dems to 'pack the Court'

Texas governor says 'mistakes' made in immigrant rhetoric

Surge in young U.S. Republicans worried about the environment

New YorkcountyGOP takes down video warning of Hasidic Jewish 'takeover'

Five takeaways from Justice IG report on Comey

Judge denies Democrats' request to speed up Trump tax return lawsuit

Court upholds Illinois county's assault weapons ban

Our Lawless President Is Trampling Still More Laws to Build His Big, Beautiful Wall

Trump administration appears to violate law in forcing asylum seekers back to Mexico, officials warn

Fox News's Shepard Smith pushes back on Trump: 'There's no new wall ... not true'

Fox's Cavuto roasts Trump over criticism of network

Democrats alarmed by Trump’s promise of pardons to build border wall 

Democrats see golden opportunity to take Georgia Senate seat

Democrats release September debate lineup featuring only 10 candidates on a single night 

Biden calls racism a 'white man's problem,' touts search for woman 'of color' as running mate

Stacey Abrams says she’d be ‘honored’ to be vice president 

Big crowds stir talk of momentum for Warren

Trump says US and China resume trade talks Thursday ‘at a different level’

Trump: Taliban deal close, US troops to drop to 8,600

Trump administration ends relief program for immigrants with medical issues

Trump administration to relax restrictions on methane, a powerful greenhouse gas 

Trump cancels trip to Poland, says he is staying in the U.S. to monitor Hurricane Dorian 

Trump says it would be 'disloyal to my followers' to do a CNN interview

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8/28/19

Dow rises more than 250 points, energy shares get a boost from oil prices

The Fed’s efforts to stay out of politics just got a lot tougher this week

New recession warning: The rich aren’t spending

New China tariffs a 'job killer,' US industry tells Trump

GOP Sen. Johnny Isakson to resign at end of year

Georgia GOP abuzz about Senate vacancy

Trump's earliest GOP backers fall on hard times: 'Because of Trump, a lot of people had to suffer'

Russians tried to hack our elections. Voters overwhelmingly support stronger security measures
(So why doesn’t Mitch McConnell?)

Bolton: Trump’s readiness to talk with Iran doesn’t signal shift in stance

Interior official threatens to withhold jobs in lawmakers' districts after opposition to BLM move

Homeland Security moves $155 million from FEMA disaster relief for immigration enforcement

Mattis says he served ‘as long as I could,’ warns of a leader not committed to working with allies 

Trump’s trade war could cost him with a key constituency: Farmers 

Most voters disapprove of Trump's Jewish 'loyalty' comment: poll

Trump’s Unpardonable Admission About His Border Wall
(The president wants to spend billions of taxpayer dollars for a project that he acknowledges is largely symbolic—even if it breaks the law.)

A rattled Trump scrambles for victories ahead of election

Trump can change history by declassifying three Obama-era documents

Nadler tees up post-recess showdown with Trump

Democrats eye action on threat of white nationalism

Stacey Abrams says she won't run for Georgia Senate seat

Kirsten Gillibrand drops out of presidential race

Two new polls show Biden with big edge on Warren, Sanders

Joe Biden says he’d prefer a running mate who is ‘of color and/or a different gender’

10 Democrats set to debate after other half falls short

Democratic strategist says third debate is 'do or die' for Buttigieg

Trump officials say children of some service members overseas will not get automatic citizenship

Trump to participate in launch of US Space Command Thursday

Trump Says He'll Pardon Aides if They Break Laws to Get His Wall Built By Election Day

Trump criticizes Fox, which 'isn't working for us anymore

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8/27/19

Dow drops more than 100 points as bond-market recession indicator, trade worries worsen

The US is about to send a lot more oil into an already oversupplied world market

Rise in Unemployment May Signal State Recessions

Alabama Republicans approve resolution calling for Omar to be expelled from Congress

Nervous Republicans focus energy on protecting Senate 'firewall'

Collins says she's 'sad' about some of the support she lost from voters over her vote for Kavanaugh

Another resignation shakes LGBT Republican group after Trump endorsement

Are Republican challengers a threat to Trump?

China insists it is unaware of calls to Trump and says tariffs are ‘extreme pressure’ and ‘not constructive at all’

China and US need to keep talking as threat of global recession looms
(Mixed signals from Donald Trump only add to trade war confusion and increase economic uncertainty both in America and the rest of the world)

A year into the trade war, China learns to ride out Trump’s turbulence 

Iran’s Rouhani tells US to end sanctions before he’ll talk to Trump

Iran appears to shut door on Trump-Rouhani meeting

Russia denies visas to two U.S. senators, amid G7 tensions

Deutsche Bank tells court it has tax returns tied to Trump family businesses

Former US envoy: Trump is harming Israel for his own political gain

Trump’s Weird Whoppers at the G-7 Summit

Trump's bad math on Chinese tariffs

Iowa corn farmers to Trump: The government put us in 'one hell of a bad situation'

‘Take the land’: President Trump wants a border wall. He wants it black. And he wants it by Election Day.

The Fed Shouldn’t Enable Donald Trump
(The central bank should refuse to play along with an economic disaster in the making.)

Trump approval rating plummets in every 2020 battleground state, including Republican strongholds

Scientists fight Trump EPA 'secret science' proposal to exclude certain research

Federal judge blocks 8-week abortion law in Missouri

Barr books Trump’s hotel for $30,000 holiday party 
(Experts say private, 200-person party adds to questions about attorney general’s independence from president.)

Schumer blasts Trump officials: Diverting FEMA money to border 'backwards and cruel'

As Trump policies deepen farmers' pain, Democrats see an opening in rural America

Omar hits back at Alabama GOP after it approves resolution calling for her expulsion

Trump says open to meeting Iran’s Rouhani, a ‘great negotiator,’ in coming weeks

Trump fumes as allies reject ISIS captives: 'They didn't come from the United States'

Trump blames Fed for manufacturing slowdown

‘Take the land’: President Trump wants a border wall. He wants it black. And he wants it by Election Day.

Trump pushes to allow new logging in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest 

Trump complains about media coverage of Warren's crowd sizes

Trump dismisses potential primary challengers as 'Three Stooges'

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8/26/19

Dow gains more than 250 points on hopes US and China restart trade talks

Wall Street sees elevated recession risk, market woes after US and China stoke trade fears

Republican Rep. Sean Duffy to resign next month, cites health complications with child due in October 

Inside Susan Collins’ reelection fight in the age of Trump

Russia denies GOP senator visa ahead of trip

GOP spokeswoman calls Sanders climate change plan 'fantasy land'

FEC vice chairman resigns, leaving agency unable to vote

Chinese newspaper editor disputes Trump’s trade war claims: ‘China didn’t change its position’

G-7 summit ends with little consensus amid Trump’s mixed messaging on the trade war 

Trump’s National Security Advisor to Visit Belaru
(The highest-level trip this century will likely anger the Kremlin, even as the U.S. president tries to bring Russia back into the G-7.)

Putin built a hypersonic arsenal, while the Pentagon slept

A new Trump administration rule allows children to be detained indefinitely. Here’s what you need to know. 

20 states sue Trump administration over Flores rule

Administration ends protection for migrant medical care

Trump’s trade war could cause the crisis his critics feared 

Trump Shifts Tone on China But Not Tactics as Deal Grows Distant

Trump says he's 'an environmentalist' after skipping G-7 climate meeting

Trump Allies Target Journalists Over Coverage Deemed Hostile to White House

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on what’s different about 2020 fundraising
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Nadler files motion to expedite lawsuit seeking McGahn testimony

Former Trump aide subpoenaed to testify before House Judiciary Committee

Poll: Sanders, Warren, Biden in virtual tie for top spot among 2020 Democratic candidates

Kennedy confirms he’s interested in Senate primary: ‘I’m not sure this is a moment for waiting’

Trump on trade war: China wants to negotiate and we will be ‘getting back to the table’

Trump Shifts Tone on China But Not Tactics as Deal Grows Distant

Trump says he's 'an environmentalist' after skipping G-7 climate meeting

Near the airport, ample parking: Why Trump says his Florida golf club should host the next G-7 

Trump may reveal peace plan before Israeli elections, thinks deal ‘will happen’

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8/25/19

Graham: America must 'accept the pain that comes with standing up to China'

Lindsey Graham warns Trump not to pull all U.S. forces out of Afghanistan

Former congressman Joe Walsh announces primary challenge against Trump 

Walsh says employing 25th Amendment 'should be looked at'

Weld 'thrilled' more Republicans are challenging Trump

Census could reveal electoral extinction of the Republicans

Mnuchin: Trump's 'as determined as ever' on China trade fight

Kudlow rejects international criticism of Trump tariffs: G-7 'has gone very well'

Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace 8/25/19 | FOX BREAKING NEWS Today August 25 ,2019

Mixed signals, reversals cloud second day of G-7 summit from Trump

Trump finds himself on his heels and fumbling at G-7 

Iran’s Zarif makes surprise trip to G-7, catching Trump off-guard 

'A slap in the face': Trump's ethanol waivers are sparking rebellion in farm country

Foreign policy setbacks cloud Trump 2020 pitch

New data challenges Trump's economic narrative

The hardest Trump story for the press to cover: His fitness for the job

Psychiatrist to CNN's Stelter: Trump 'may be responsible for many more million deaths' than Hitler, Stalin, Mao

White House insists Trump has authority to block American companies from doing business in China

Klobuchar knocks Trump: 'This negotiating by tweet hasn't been working'

Warren says 15,000 attended her Seattle rally

Mixed signals, reversals cloud second day of G-7 summit from Trump

Trump finds himself on his heels and fumbling at G-7 

Trump takes time out of G-7 meeting to lash out at media

Trump suggests using nuclear bombs to fend off hurricanes

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8/24/19

Republicans suffer whiplash from Trump's erratic week

King doubles down, says rape, incest should not be factored in to abortion decisions

G-7 leaders hope for productive — and quiet — summit amid worries Trump will disrupt the gathering 

World leaders believe ‘it’s pointless’ trying to show unity with Trump at

China warns U.S. to stop 'wrong' trade actions or face consequences

Isolated Trump descends on G7, talking trade war

Trump ‘hereby’ orders U.S. business out of China. Can he do that? 

Trump’s company could save millions if interest rates fall as he demands 

McGrath releases ad blasting McConnell with coal miners in Kentucky: 'Which side are you on?'

Trump says he will approve 'major middle income tax cut' if GOP wins House, Senate in 2020

Trump wants the Fed to save the economy, but central bankers say they can only do so much 

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8/23/19

Dow plummets more than 600 points after Trump orders US manufacturers to leave China

Powell says there’s no ‘rulebook’ for trade war, pledges to ‘act as appropriate’ to sustain economy

Fed chairman takes swipe at Trump's trade war

Trump and the GOP want you to know they’re really, seriously thinking about budget-cutting ... in a few years 

Republican megadonors Sheldon Adelson and wife give a whopping $213,000 to Senate GOP fundraising committee

Ted Cruz defends Hasbro’s ‘Monopoly Socialism’ after parody board game draws criticism online

Republicans Are Selling T-Shirts Featuring Greenland As Part Of The U.S.

Billionaire businessman David Koch dead at 79

China will retaliate with tariffs on $75 billion more of US goods and resume auto tariffs

North Korea fires two more projectiles into sea

Mohammed bin Salman’s Collapsing Coalition in Yemen Means Trouble for Trump

National Farmers Union condemns new tariffs: 'Trump is making things worse'

Five things to watch as Trump heads to G-7 summit

Trump is flailing to blame someone, anyone, for an economy he’s increasingly anxious about 

Trump Longs to Command the Economy
(In his struggle against China, the president has begun to resemble his authoritarian rival Xi Jinping.)

Feeling heat, Trump won’t cut foreign aid

Judges surprise attorneys for Trump’s bankers by asking about his tax returns 

Mark Shields and Ramesh Ponnuru on Trump’s trade war and Biden’s lead

Pelosi asks Democrats for 'leverage' on impeachment

Rep. Seth Moulton of Massachusetts drops out of presidential race, then draws a surprise tweet from President Trump 

Trump retaliates in trade war by escalating tariffs on Chinese imports and demanding companies cut ties with China 

Trump says he’s ordering American companies to immediately start looking for an alternative to China

Trump calls the Fed chair an ‘enemy’ after Powell said trade war is ‘turbulent’ 

Trump and the GOP want you to know they’re really, seriously thinking about budget-cutting ... in a few years 

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8/22/19

Dow rises slightly ahead of big speech from the Fed chief

All eyes on Fed chairman as recession fears ramp up

The Fed is divided over how to deal with economic headwinds 

Cramer says Trump is basically risking recession over trade to force the Fed to cut rates again

The month a shadow fell on Trump’s economy
(Faced with internal warnings about a slowdown, President Trump pursued chaotic, contradictory responses.)

Sen. Cotton says he raised the idea of buying Greenland in conversations with Trump and Danish ambassador 

North Korea foreign minister calls Pompeo 'poisonous plant'

Four Signs Trump’s Venezuela Strategy Is Backfiring

Pentagon expresses 'concern and disappointment' over axed South Korea-Japan intelligence sharing pact

Federal judge rules that immigration law is unconstitutional

Federal judge allows Trump to appeal lawsuit over foreign payments accepted by his hotels 

Trump has over 2,000 conflicts of interest since he’s taken office: report

Trump has 62 percent disapproval rating in new AP poll

Trump approval rating dips among women

White House allies on president's wild week: 'It is typical Trump'

‘It’s going to be tough’: House Democrats appear less likely to get Trump’s tax returns before 2020 election

John Hickenlooper is running for U.S. Senate: “I’m not done fighting for the people of Colorado

Joe Biden’s campaign plays the electability card: ‘You have to look at who is going to win’ 

Trump fumes over California emissions deal

Trump, frustrated by unpopularity with Jews, thrusts Israel into his culture war 

The Trump Administration’s Sustained Attack on the Rights of Immigrant Children

White House considers new project seeking links between mental health and violent behavior 

Trump to return to North Carolina to stump for special election candidate

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8/21/19

Report shows US deficit to exceed $1 trillion next year

Federal analysis: Economy created half a million fewer jobs than was reported

With deficit rising, worries grow the U.S. may be out of tools if recession hits 

Republican Group Urges GOP Senators To Stand Up To McConnell In Damning New Ads

Cindy McCain says there is no 'voice of reason' in GOP, nearly a year after John McCain's death

Ex-RNC Chair Makes Ominous Prediction About Trump’s 2020 Tactics

Pompeo warns anyone who ‘touches’ Iran tanker risks US sanctions

U.S. military confrontation with Iran would be unpopular. Here’s why. 

U.S. farmers, lawmakers dial up pressure on Trump over biofuel policy

Jewish Democrats decry Trump's 'loyalty' remarks

Trump job approval dips in new poll

Here are eight reasons to be skeptical of Trump's payroll tax cut talk 

Trump’s erratic style becomes more problematic as the economy slows

Trump is ramping up his economic double-talk to tamp down recession fears 

A crack in Trump’s ‘poorly educated’ base? 

Jay Inslee, governor centered on climate change, drops out of presidential race 

John Hickenlooper will run for U.S. Senate, sources say

Trump says administration looking 'seriously' at ending birthright citizenship

Trump's latest plan to undermine Social Security

Trump orders elimination of student loan debt for thousands of disabled veterans

Trump admits his trade war could lead to recession but says ‘I have to do it’ 

Trump says the Fed is the ‘only problem’ with the economy, calls Powell ‘a golfer who can’t putt’

Trump retreats on new limits for guns
(Echoing the NRA talking points of his base, president does an about-face weeks after mass shootings.)

In reversal, Trump says he is no longer looking at a payroll tax cut

Trump administration moves to terminate court agreement, hold migrant children and parents longer

‘I am the chosen one’: Trump again plays on messianic claims as he embraces ‘King of Israel’ title 

‘I am the Chosen One,’ Trump proclaims as he defends trade war with China

Trump attacks Danish prime minister for her ‘nasty’ comments about his interest in U.S. purchase of Greenland 

Trump stuns with Denmark fight

Trump unleashes in lengthy exchange with reporters at White House

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8/20/19

Mitt Romney slaps ‘socialist’ agenda of Democratic presidential candidates — and Donald Trump’s character

The U.S. is nearing a deal with the Taliban. But another major threat looms in Afghan

Detained immigrants sue over conditions, medical care 

Why a top House Democrat is coming out in favor of an impeachment inquiry 

Democrats back off once-fervent embrace of Medicare-for-all 

Omar says US should halt aid to Israel until it gives Palestinians ‘full rights’

Trump confirms he’s considering a payroll tax cut amid mounting economic concerns 

Trump postpones Denmark trip after prime minister declines to sell him Greenland

Trump says Jews who vote Democrat show ‘great disloyalty’

Trump again appears to back away from gun background checks 

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8/19/19

Dow rallies more than 200 points as Wall Street continues rebound from August sell-off

Rep. Steve King says media, GOP leaders owe him an apology after his comments on rape and incest 

A Republican poll shows overwhelming support for stricter gun control among suburban women 

Americans overwhelmingly support free trade as concern grows about Trump’s economy: NBC/WSJ poll

Can Trump Make a Deal for Afghanistan?

It sounds as if Trump has no intention of pushing for gun-control laws 

Donald Trump's Campaign Is Becoming an Exercise in Public Insanity

After Epstein’s death, attorney general replaces leader at Bureau of Prisons 

Tamara Keith and Joshua Johnson on Trump and recession fears, gun safety momentum

Trump says Fed should cut rates by at least 1% ‘with perhaps some quantitative easing’

White House pushes back against recession fears, defends trade war

White House officials eyeing payroll tax cut in effort to reverse weakening economy 

How Trump is reshaping one of the country’s most liberal courts

Trump tweets without evidence that Google ‘manipulated’ votes in the 2016 election and ‘should be sued’

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8/18/19

Sen. Graham: The dream of every leftist is to have a liberal court enacting laws from the bench

Sunday shows - Recession fears dominate

White House offers reassurances amid recession fears as 2020 candidates sound alarm

WH economic adviser: ‘I sure don’t see a recession’

Trump, top officials play down recession risks 

White House trade adviser says Chinese tariffs are not hurting US

FOX News Sunday With Chris Wallace 8/18/19 | Breaking Fox News August 18, 2019

THE ADVISER WHO SCRIPTS
(With unswerving loyalty, Stephen Miller has
singular control of an issue central to the presidency)

American consumers are holding up the global economy. But for how long? 

Pelosi warns Mnuchin to stop 'illegal' $4.3B cut to foreign aid

Gillibrand: Rosy economic outlook not 'reflected in everyday, kitchen-table issues families are facing'

Tlaib attends Shabbat event with pro-BDS group after rejecting West Bank visit

'That is ridiculous': Andrew Gillum rips Rick Santorum for claiming guns aren't 'problem' in mass shootings

Trump privately floated possibility of imposing naval blockade against Venezuela: report

Trump Trashes Fox News to Reporters, Makes Vague 2020 Debate Threat: ‘I’m the One That Calls the Shots’

Trump slams Fox News over recent polling

Trump calls Juan Williams 'pathetic,' 'always nasty and wrong'

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8/17/19

GOP Senator John Cornyn Torched Over ‘Dumbest’ Climate Change Explainer

After Trump’s Greenville rally, this election in Eastern NC will be a test for GOP

U.S. seeks seizure of Iranian oil tanker in new escalation 

Manufacturing shrinks, raising questions for Trump

Signs of recession worry Trump ahead of 2020

Economic angst rises at bad time for Trump

Is Trump's love affair with Fox News fading?

Thousands of union workers given option to either attend Trump speech at Shell or lose out on wages: reports

FEC chair calls on Trump to provide evidence of NH voter fraud

California sues Trump over ‘public charge’ rule denying green cards to immigrants

Volatile presidential polls spark new round of anxieties

Warning or threat? Democrats ignite controversy with Supreme Court brief in gun case

Biden: 'There's an awful lot of really good Republicans out there'

Trump wants border-bound asylum seekers to find refuge in Guatemala instead. Guatemala isn’t ready.

Trump nominates judge who argued countries are stronger if everyone is same ethnic group

Trump mistakenly mocks his own supporter after Jewish group interrupts him

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8/16/19

Dow rallies 300 points to end another wild week on Wall Street

Danger looms for stocks deep into next year, investor Jack Ablin warns

Fed may not have enough firepower to prevent a recession

US consumer sentiment for August comes in well below estimates

Trump’s tax cut isn’t giving the US economy the boost it needs

Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA 'screwed us' with biofuel waivers

Republicans offer support for Steve King challenger

GOP memo deflects some gun questions to 'violence from the left'

Cook Political Report moves Susan Collins Senate race to 'toss up'

Corey Lewandowski’s potential New Hampshire Senate run is a very Trumpian move 

In climbdown, Israel says Tlaib can enter to visit her Palestinian family

US issues warrant for Iranian tanker released by Gibraltar

Appeals court again allows Trump family planning rules to go into effect

Jeffrey Epstein’s autopsy concludes his death was a suicide by hanging 

White Supremacists Want a Dirty Bomb
(And the Trump administration is letting them get dangerously close to acquiring one.)

'Trump isn't racist. He's worse:' Anthony Scaramucci rips into Trump as their feud escalates

Trump gets surprise Log Cabin Republicans endorsement

Trump's winning weapon: Time

2 troubling signs for Trump in this new Fox News poll 

Michael Gerson and Karen Tumulty on 2020 Senate races, Israel and Trump

House Democrat calls for gun control: Cities can ban plastic straws but 'we can't ban assault weapons?'

The newest purity test for Democrats is whether to mandate assault weapons buybacks 

Wyden blasts FEC Republicans for blocking probe into NRA over possible Russia donations

Rep. Tlaib says she will not go to Israel after the country initially rejected her request for a visit, then reversed course 

Obama has taken active interest in Biden's campaign: report

Trump administration plans $8 billion fighter jet sale to Taiwan, angering China 

Trump and senior aides discuss withdrawal from Afghanistan as talks with Taliban advance 

Trump’s Plan to Slash Foreign Aid Puts Humanitarian Programs in Jeopardy
(Administration hopes to bypass Congress by running down the budget clock.)

Trump called the CEOs of the biggest US banks on Wednesday as the stock market plunged

Trump admin argues transgender workers aren't protected by civil rights law in new Supreme Court filing

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court To Legalize Firing Transgender Workers

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8/15/19

Dow rises 99 points led by Walmart, rebounding from worst day of 2019

Bond market’s recession signal reflects US-China trade war damage, Asia expert Stephen Roach says

Who’s got a good shot of defeating his golf buddy? Graham weighs in on 2020 race

Montana’s GOP wants to make it impossible for local governments to enact gun control 

Some Conservatives Denounce Israel's Decision To Ban Reps. Omar And Tlaib

GOP Georgia congressional candidate withdraws after calling himself a 'white nationalist'

El Paso's Republican mayor says Trump called him a 'RINO' during visit after mass shooting

Steve King to Gillibrand: Odds of me resigning same as yours of winning presidential nomination

Gibraltar releases Iranian supertanker despite U.S. plea 

The Latest: US to revoke visas held by crew of Iranian ship

Israel denies entry to Reps. Omar and Tlaib hours after Trump’s push for a ban 

Diplomats Losing Out to Trump Picks for Top Spots
(Current and former U.S. officials say the deluge of political appointees at the State Department is hurting American diplomacy.)

Senior Trump officials accused of harassing, retaliating against career State Dept. employees

Autopsy finds broken bones in Jeffrey Epstein’s neck, deepening questions around his death 

Hope Hicks defends accuracy of her congressional testimony

Police officers keep getting shot by people with criminal records who are not allowed to own guns 

Judges reject Trump administration’s bid to deny detained migrant kids soap, toothpaste

Trump crosses new line with Omar, Tlaib, Israel move

Trump, banking on strong economy to win reelection, frets over a possible downturn 

Trump’s Trade War Could Make the Trump Recession a Reality

Trump, Navarro are the only officials in the White House blaming the Fed for volatility, sources say

Trump approval rating drops following mass shootings in latest Fox News poll 

Fox News poll shows Trump losing to Biden, Warren, Sanders and Harris

House Democrats subpoena former Trump campaign manager Lewandowski and ex-White House official Dearborn 

Democrats demand Trump officials withdraw rule on transgender health

John Hickenlooper drops out of 2020 presidential race, giving Colorado’s U.S. Senate race “serious thought”

Trump administration mulls $4.3B in foreign aid cuts

Trump pressured Mnuchin to label China ‘currency manipulator,’ a move he had previously resisted 

Trump, banking on strong economy to win reelection, frets over a possible downturn 

Trump vows to 'always uphold the Second Amendment' amid ongoing talks on gun laws
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Trump eyes U.S. purchase of Greenland

Watch live: Trump holds MAGA rally in New Hampshire

Trump says economy will 'go down the tubes' if he loses

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8/14/19

Dow tanks 800 points in worst day of 2019 after bond market sends recession warning

Recession fears surge as stock markets plunge

Stocks losses deepen as a key recession warning surfaces 

Recession signal could put more pressure on the Fed to keep cutting rates

Clouds of economic uncertainty loom despite temporary reprieve from Trump on China tariffs 

Republican Sen. Martha McSally wants to make domestic terrorism a federal crime

King incites furor with abortion, rape and incest remarks

Rep. Steve King says humanity might not exist if not for rape and incest 

Cheney on Steve King's rape, incest comments: 'It's time for him to go'

Assault weapons ban picks up steam in Congress

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross discusses the latest on the China...

As China Cracks Down on Uighurs, a Uighur American Joins the White House
(Trump’s new China hand could be a sticking point in talks with Beijing.)

U.S. officials shield Ivanka Trump’s and Mike Pence’s projects in review of foreign aid 

Labor Dept. proposes granting businesses with federal contracts 'religious exemption' in hiring

Fox News poll: Trump disapproval rises to near record

Two-thirds of Americans support assault weapons ban: Fox News poll

13 states file lawsuit over Trump 'public charge' rule

Trump has turned the government against the middle class
(Administration cut taxes for the rich, raised costs for the working people)

The tinfoil hat presidency

Pelosi calls McConnell ‘Moscow Mitch’ as she recounts bills he has blocked 

Democrats’ uneasy 2020 reality: They need the likes of O’Rourke, Bullock and Hickenlooper to run for Senate — badly

Trump hits 'clueless' Fed chair, 'crazy inverted yield curve' after stocks plunge

White House adds Uighur American to security council: report

Trump calls China's Xi 'a good man' in a 'tough business' amid Hong Kong unrest

Trump Turns On Conservatives Who Defended CNN's Chris Cuomo

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8/13/19

Stocks jump led by Apple after US delays some China tariffs

'This is going to get worse': fiscal policy expert on US budget deficit

US delays China tariffs for some items including cellphones, removing other products from list

How a McConnell-backed effort to lift Russian sanctions boosted a Kentucky project

U.S. Senate leader: Any violent crackdown in Hong Kong would be 'completely unacceptable'

GOP challenger Weld denounces Trump's 'pathetic' boasting in El Paso

New polls identify fault lines inside the GOP over Trump’s immigration agenda and treatment of asylum seekers 

GOP strategist: Biden gaffes are 'serving him pretty well'

Feds face mounting pressure over Epstein's death

Some children still not reunited with parents after Mississippi ICE raids, agency says

Trump immigration official: Give me your tired, your poor — but not too poor

Cuccinelli: Statue of Liberty poem refers to people from Europe

States and cities sue EPA over rollback of climate regulations aimed at coal plants

Trump crackdown on legal immigrants could damage California economy, experts say

‘Everything that we hold dear’: From race to plastic straws, Trump dials up culture wars in divisive play for 2020 votes 

Suburbs spell trouble for Trump

Schumer to Urge Trump to Reallocate $5 Billion in Border-Wall Money to Fight Gun Violence, White Supremacy

Democrats warn Supreme Court it's too unhealthy to hear gun case

Jackson Lee: 'Racism is a national security threat'

John Hickenlooper is considering a Senate run amid pressure from national Democrats

Trump just blinked, giving China a possible edge in trade war, Jim Chanos and others say

Trump finally acknowledges his tariffs could hit consumers 

Trump delays some China tariffs to limit impact on holiday shopping 

Trump phoned Democratic senator to talk gun control

Trump: Voter ID must play 'very strong part' in deal on election security

Trump rips emolument lawsuits: Being president 'costing me a fortune'

Trump defends promoting conspiracy theory about Epstein's death: 'It was a retweet'

Trump blasts media, Biden, Warren in Pennsylvania

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8/12/19

Dow drops 390 points and slips back below 26,000 as bond yields decline

Stocks sink as odds of U.S.-China trade deal appear to wane 

The US budget deficit is up 27% and getting closer to $1 trillion

GOP Sen. Rick Scott: Americans should get tax cuts in return for tariffs paid on Chinese goods

‘The shooter is responsible’: Rep. Steve Scalise says Trump’s rhetoric is not to blame for El Paso attack 

GOP's disregard for venomous Trump rhetoric against Latinos is inexcusable

Attorney general rips ‘failure’ of prison officials to keep Epstein alive, vows to investigate any co-conspirators 

Large majority of Americans want undocumented immigrants in US to be granted legal status: poll

How U.S. citizens’ health could suffer under Trump’s new rule aimed at immigrants

US to deny citizenship to immigrants who use public benefits

Administration is trying to gut health care for trans folks: It will take all of us to stop them

Trump officials move to deny green cards, path to citizenship for poor immigrants 

Trump administration releases new 'public charge' rule making it easier to reject immigrants

Is President Trump’s rhetoric racist? It depends on whom you ask.

U.S. Significantly Weakens Endangered Species Act

Watchdog report says Trump's State Department hiring freeze impacted safety

Scaramucci breaks up with Trump in now-familiar pattern

House Judiciary leaders demand answers from Bureau of Prisons on Epstein death 

Biden calls for reinstating assault weapons ban, buyback program

Tamara Keith and Shawna Thomas on 2020 Democrats in Iowa, Trump's conspiracy tweets

New Trump rules weaken wildlife protections 

Trump hits back at Scaramucci after ex-aide suggests replacing him atop GOP ticket

Inside Trump's plan to save Appalachia: Mountains of plastic, rivers of radioactive waste and billions of Chinese dollars

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8/11/19

Goldman Sachs economists say fears rise that U.S.-China trade war leading to recession

Farmers don't think tariff fight helps them

Republican plans to cancel Trump primaries in some states see pushback

Scalise: Trump no more responsible for El Paso than 'Bernie Sanders is for my shooting'

Republican challenger Weld warns party of Trump's 'racist tirades'

Bloomberg: McConnell may allow gun reform vote to boost reelection chances

Pompeo slams Iran leader’s ‘sick’ threat against Israel ahead of Tisha B’Av

Nearly 100 anti-ICE protesters arrested after shutting down highway in Manhattan

Former acting solicitor general: 'Literally unfathomable' that Trump would retweet conspiracy theory about Epstein death

Conway downplays Trump's Epstein retweet: 'I think the president just wants everything to be investigated'

'Words matter': Bloomberg says Trump rhetoric can encourage violence

Trump's gun pledge met with skepticism

The brand label that stokes Trump’s fury: ‘Racist, racist, racist.’

Scaramucci fires back at Trump: He will turn 'on everyone' and then 'entire country'

Scaramucci: GOP may need to replace Trump for 2020

Schumer proposes bill to regulate body armor

Democrats blast Trump's Epstein conspiracy theory retweet as Conway defends the president

Blaming Trump for 'trigger' words pours more fuel on the age of rage

O'Rourke says Trump's behavior during El Paso visit shows 'how sick this guy is'

Sanders: Trump doesn't 'want to see somebody get shot' but 'creates the climate for it'

Tim Ryan: 'White supremacists think that Donald trump is a white supremacist'

Harris decries Trump's 'campaign of terror' against immigrants

Biden faces challenge from Warren in Iowa

Trump's gun pledge met with skepticism

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8/10/19

Trump-McConnell 2020? Senate leader takes on role of wingman

Currency War With China Dooms Trade Talks
(Trump’s puzzling move to ratchet up tensions won’t work, experts say.)

Cyberattacks find easy target in nation's schools

As workplace raids multiply, Trump administration charges few companies 

Bloomberg knocks Trump's rhetoric: He can't 'shoot off his mouth and say anything'

Jeffrey Epstein dead after ‘apparent suicide’ in New York 

Barr announces investigation into Epstein's death amid reports the he wasn't on suicide watch

Nadler hits gas on impeachment

Trump says North Korea's Kim apologized for missile tests, wants to meet soon

Trump again appears to take North Korea’s side against his own military, allies

Trump says China 'wants to make a deal so badly' and may want a Democrat to beat him

Trump administration moves to enforce abortion restriction

Trump lashes out at NYT reporter over Dayton, El Paso coverage

Trump retweets post promoting conspiracy theory about Jeffrey Epstein's death

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8/9/19

Stocks fall on renewed trade war fears as Wall Street concludes volatile week

Half of Republicans say US deficit needs to be dealt with immediately

Illinois Republicans warn Trump against letting Rod Blagojevich out of jail early 

GOP chairwoman says Trump raised $12M in Hamptons 'thanks to the unhinged mob'

The return of Mitch McConnell’s campaign Twitter account 

‘They’re afraid’: Suburban voters in red states threaten GOP’s grip on power 

US oil is likely to be China’s next target as trade war rages, energy analysts warn

North Korea fires two more projectiles into sea: South

Hiring Freeze Put U.S. Diplomats Under Threat Worldwide, Report Says
(Many programs in counterterrorism, global health, and cybersecurity are also struggling.)

House Homeland Security chair blasts ICE raid's 'blatant lack of planning and resulting chaos'

ICE official on children left behind after Mississippi raids: We're 'not a social services agency'

El Paso suspect said he was targeting ‘Mexicans,’ told officers he was the shooter, police say 

How states have moved to make gun laws while Congress is deadlocked

A Trump-Bolsonaro free-trade agreement is an apocalyptically bad idea

‘If you’re a good worker, papers don’t matter’: How a Trump construction crew has relied on immigrants without legal status 

Donald Trump Doesn't Have the Will—or the Intelligence—to Control What He's Let Loose

Sue Gordon’s subtle but significant Trump protest 

David Brooks and Jonathan Capehart on Trump's mass shooting response

Elizabeth Warren called Trump a white supremacist. And she’s not the only one

Trump insists Fed cut rates sharply as he sounds pessimistic note on China talks 

Trump says US government won’t do business with Huawei, not ready to make a trade deal with China

Trump threatens to 'reciprocate' countries that issue travel warnings to US

White House proposal would have FCC and FTC police alleged social media censorship

Trump calls for 'intelligent background checks' in response to mass shootings

Trump flirts with action on gun control

Trump claims strong congressional support for strengthening background checks for gun buys, at odds with GOP statements 

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8/8/19

Stocks rally, pushing S&P 500 into positive territory for the wild week

Shaky investors eye global recession warnings as U.S.-China conflict escalates 

Businesses, farmers brace for new phase in Trump trade war

GOP lawmaker's town hall erupts in shouting over mass shootings, Trump

Republican groups halt Twitter spending after McConnell account locked

Republican groups vow to stop buying Twitter ads until McConnell campaign account is unfrozen 

McConnell rejects calls to bring Senate back early for gun debate

Graham promises ObamaCare repeal if Trump, Republicans win in 2020

Pentagon watchdog warns that ISIS is ‘resurging in Syria’ after Trump’s drawdown of U.S. troops 

Assistant secretary of State resigns after immigration clash: report

Deputy intelligence director under Trump resigns

I can no longer justify being a part of Trump’s ‘ComplacentState.’ So I’m resigning.

Andrew McCabe sues FBI over firing, alleges plot by Trump to oust those disloyal to the president 

Trump’s openness to extensive background checks for gun buys draws warning from NRA 

Trump visits grieving cities, and lashes out
(President’s trips to El Paso and Dayton — and attacks on critics — amplify national divide after shootings.)

Trump seen in video touting rally crowd size during El Paso hospital visit

No still-hospitalized victims of El Paso shooting met with Trump: report

After shootings, Democrats rethink reluctance on assault weapons ban 

Democrats voice doubts Congress will take serious action on guns

Nadler: 'This is formal impeachment proceedings'

Meet the House lawyer helping Democrats fight Trump

'Medicare for All' complicates Democrats' pitch to retake Senate

Schiff: Intelligence officials' retirements a 'devastating loss'

Biden gets into heated exchange with Breitbart reporter over Trump's response to white nationalism

Buttigieg: 'Systemic racism is a white problem'

Trump announces shakeup at top of U.S. intelligence  

Trump picks acting national intelligence director

Trump rips strong dollar, says the Fed has ‘called it wrong at every step of the way’

Trump visits grieving cities, and lashes out
(President’s trips to El Paso and Dayton — and attacks on critics — amplify national divide after shootings.)

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8/7/19

Dow closes little changed after rally back from 589-point drop in wild session

Twitter locks McConnell campaign account after posting video of protester shouting threats, profanities

House Democrats tell McConnell: Pass stricter gun laws now 

McConnell faces pressure to bring Senate back for gun legislation

Mitch McConnell’s campaign keeps creating controversies. Why? 

Texas faces turbulent political moment

The GOP has caught autocratic fever 
(The number of conservative Republicans favoring fewer checks and balances on a president has doubled since last year.)

Did El Paso show us that white supremacists are a serious threat? Few Republicans think so. 

Ohio congressman joins a group of Republicans who flipped on guns after violence hit close to home 

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney, Reps. Chris Stewart and John Curtis support a federal ‘red flag’ law after mass shootings

Orange County, longtime GOP stronghold, now has more registered Democrats than Republicans

Jon Huntsman resigns as U.S. ambassador to Russia to return to Utah for possible run for governor

Conservatives buck Trump over worries of 'socialist' drug pricing

China may be willing to accept an economic downturn to hurt Trump and win a better trade deal

Trump and Xi lock horns — and drag the world with them

The cracks in Trump’s trade war are expanding

Trump risks a backfire in China trade war
(Escalation of the fight could bring short- and long-term economic pains — and hurt the president in 2020.)

Exclusive: White House rebuffed attempts by DHS to make combating domestic terrorism a higher priority

Trump's trip to Dayton and El Paso marked by protests, attacks on critics

Donald Trump's no racist, as past acts and presidential record prove

ICE agents arrest 680 undocumented workers in Mississippi

Top US diplomat for Latin America resigns

Nadler eyes early August recess return to address gun violence

Biden, in Iowa speech, says Trump has ‘fanned the flames of white supremacy’ 

Democrats ask federal judge to force testimony from ex-White House counsel McGahn 

Trump attacks local leaders as he visits two cities grieving from mass shootings 

Trump defends rhetoric after critics point finger over mass shooting

Trump re-raising US flags on Aug. 8 'very significant to the neo-Nazi movement'

Trump lashes out at cable news coverage of Biden speech while flying to El Paso

Trump lashes out at Fox News's Shep Smith, says 'fake news CNN is better'

Trump lashes out at Joaquin Castro as the 'lesser brother of a failed presidential candidate'

Trump 'all in favor' of background checks but doubts will of Congress

Trump considering executive action over alleged anti-conservative tech bias: report

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8/6/19

Dow ends more than 700 points lower as trade war escalation with China pummels stock market 

Wall Street's rough day could presage turning point in trade war 

Trump, RNC file legal challenges to Calif. law seeking release of the president’s tax returns 

Texas faces turbulent political moment

Why the Conservative Frontrunner Might Lose the Mississippi Governor's Race

Joaquin Castro tweeted the names of top Trump donors. Republicans say it will encourage violence. 

Judge questions Barr's handling of Mueller findings

US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman resigns

Donald Trump’s Trade War with China Is Spiralling Out of Control

Trump and Xi lock horns — and drag the world with them 

Rise of far-right violence leads some to call for realignment of post-9/11 national security priorities 

Are video games or mental illness causing America’s mass shootings? No, research shows.

Renewed calls for gun control after dual massacres test a deeply divided NRA 

Trump may get cool reception from Dayton, El Paso leaders

Trump blamed mental illness for mass shootings. The reality is more complicated. 

How the Trump Campaign Used Facebook Ads to Amplify His ‘Invasion’ Claim
(Some of President Trump’s re-election ads have repeated his inflammatory claims about an “invasion” on the southern border — language that is under scrutiny after the El Paso shooting.)

The hypocrite in chief takes on domestic terror

Democrats don't buy Trump condemnation of white supremacy

Unanimity on gun control among 2020 Democrats reflects the party’s realignment toward the suburbs 

Democrats call for Pelosi to cut recess short to address white nationalism

Texas Democrats: Victims wounded in El Paso shooting said tell Trump not to visit

Joe Biden pushes for federal gun buyback program, assault weapons ban in wake of mass shootings 

O'Rourke to take part in event countering Trump visit to El Paso

The Memo: Obama throws down challenge to Trump

Biden says there are four women qualified to be president who aren't running

Sanders, Warren gain on Biden in New Hampshire

Trump plans visits to El Paso and Dayton, where he won’t be universally welcome 

Trump tells O'Rourke to 'be quiet' in wake of El Paso shooting

Trump Condemns White Supremacy but Stops Short of Major Gun Controls

Trump says US in ‘strong position’ and money ‘pouring’ in from China as trade war intensifies

Trump promises more aid for farmers in 2020 ‘if necessary’ as China trade war drags on

Trump signs executive order freezing Venezuelan assets, ramping up pressure on Maduro 

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8/5/19

Dow plunges 760 points in worst day of 2019 as trade war intensifies

Wall Street just chalked up its worst day of 2019. Here’s who won, who lost and why. 

Dow plummets on devaluation of China's currency

Rep. Kenny Marchant calls it quits, becomes 12th House Republican to retire 

Video games. Homelessness. Social media. After shootings, Republicans have avoided talking about Trump and white nationalism

Lawmakers Redouble Push to Stop Trump From Going to War With Iran
(The U.S. president’s maximum pressure campaign on Iran is creating strange bedfellows in Congress.)

Treasury Department labels China a currency manipulator

After El Paso massacre, liberal US Jews say Trump fueling white nationalism

How the Trail of American White Supremacy Led to El Paso

Counties that hosted a 2016 Trump rally saw a 226 percent increase in hate crimes 

Eight reasons to be skeptical that Trump is serious about his new call for ‘strong background checks’ 

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Trump's reaction to El Paso and Dayton massacres

Democratic leaders seek to have it both ways on impeachment

House judiciary chairman says Trump’s call for immigration reform after shootings ‘reminds me of the 1930s in Germany

In wake of El Paso shooting, Obama calls on country to reject words ‘of any of our leaders’ that feed fear and hatred 

O'Rourke to take part in event countering Trump visit to El Paso

Trump condemns white supremacy, focuses on combating mental illness over new gun-control measures 

Trump responds to El Paso, Dayton with the NRA’s favorite talking point 

Trump suggests tying background checks to immigration reform legislation after deadly shootings

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8/4/19

Republicans struggle to respond in wake of El Paso, Dayton shootings 

Hurd calls on public to flag shooting threats on social media

Brown: McConnell should bring Senate back into session to pass background checks

CNN's Jake Tapper calls out Republicans who turned down interviews after shootings

McConnell Promised to End Senate Gridlock. Instead, Republicans Are Stuck in Neutral.

Cotton: 'The Democrats have truly lost their mind'

Budget deal sparks scramble to prevent shutdown

Mick Mulvaney: To think mass shooting is 'just a gun issue ... is not right'

Trump’s America unravels in one bloody nightmare weekend. Now it’s time to clean house. | Will Bunch

Trump judges face scrutiny over president's cases

Democrats point to Trump rhetoric on immigration in wake of two mass shootings

Castro: Trump 'made a choice to divide people' for his 'political benefit'

Buttigieg: 'There's no question white nationalism is condoned at the highest levels of our government' 

Warren faces lingering concerns about her ability to beat Trump

Trump on mass shootings: 'Hate has no place in our country'

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8/3/19

Republicans' rendezvous with reality — their plan is to cut Social Security

Hurd retirement leaves GOP gloomy on 2020

‘Take Texas seriously’: GOP anxiety spikes after retirements, Democratic gains 

Republicans fear backlash from voters over Trump’s dismissal of climate change

George P. Bush denounces 'white terrorism' after El Paso shooting

McConnell fires back at 'Moscow Mitch' attacks by Democrats

LEFT BEHIND
(Farmers fight to save their land in rural Minnesota as trade war intensifies)

Emails reveal Miller ripped USCIS 'embarrassment' over slow pace on green card restrictions: report

Cities a proxy for Trump’s message
(His attacks on urban areas with diverse populations are meant to galvanize his rural, mostly white base.)

Elijah Cummings defends Baltimore in wake of Trump’s Twitter assault 

House Democrat knocks Trump's Cummings tweet: 'This guy is a terrible, terrible human being'

2020 Democrats call for action after El Paso shooting

2020 Dems back gun limits after El Paso mass shooting

Biden faces scrutiny for his age from other Democrats

Trump defends position on trade after threat of new China tariffs

Trump praises North Korea after missile tests rattle region

Trump says media is part of vetting his nominees: 'We save a lot of money that way'

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8/2/19

Stocks fall on trade war fears, sending the S&P 500 to its worst week of 2019

Payrolls rise 164,000 as labor force sets a record high

Fears become a reality for retail with a fourth round of tariffs

Utah GOP Sens. Mike Lee, Mitt Romney vote against bipartisan budget deal

GOP senator held up Trump aide's confirmation to get info on border wall contracts

Rand Paul pushed for Iranian diplomat to meet with Trump: report

GOP punches back in election security fight

Nikki Haley hits Trump's 'unnecessary' response to Cummings break-in

Far-right activist Laura Loomer announces 2020 congressional bid

North Korea says it has tested another rocket launcher system

Beijing responds to Trump’s new $300 billion tariff threat

US ends Reagan-era nuclear missile pact with Russia

Federal judge rules against Trump asylum policy

EXPLAINER-Trump's China tariffs: Paid by U.S. importers, not by China

Trump Hired Robert Lighthizer to Win a Trade War. He Lost.
(The Trump administration’s obsession with trade threats, tariffs, and bullying both allies and rivals into submission was based on an ambitious theory. It turned out to be a fallacy.)

'Self-inflicted wound': Donald Trump signs budget bill as experts warn he's on track to add trillions to U.S. debt

Shields and Brooks on Trump and race, Democrats' 2020 values

More than half of House Democrats support an impeachment inquiry. So, why isn’t there one yet? 

Pelosi defends Trump oversight as Democrats' calls for impeachment grow

An impeachment inquiry has begun

Biden holds two-to-one lead over Sanders in post-debate poll

What we learned from the 2020 Democratic debates in Detroit

Trump signs two-year budget deal

'Self-inflicted wound': Donald Trump signs budget bill as experts warn he's on track to add trillions to U.S. debt

Dismissing missile tests, Trump says Kim won't want to 'disappoint me'

Trump casts uncertainty over top intelligence role

Trump withdraws Ratcliffe as Intelligence pick

President Trump says California is a disgrace to the country

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8/1/19

Dow drops 280 points, giving up big earlier gain after Trump says US adding more tariffs on China

Senate passes sweeping budget deal, sending it to Trump

#LeningradLindsey trends after Graham forces asylum bill through Senate committee

Will Hurd, only black Republican congressman, retiring

As Democrats squabble, Trump worries some Republicans with his Twitter battles

U.S. preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan in initial deal with Taliban 

Exclusive: FBI document warns conspiracy theories are a new domestic terrorism threat

Appeals court fast tracks Trump border wall funding case

Trump plan failed to note that it could jeopardize free school lunches for 500,000 children, Democrats say

‘How the hell is this not inciting violence?’ Gun store erects billboard with minority lawmakers’ faces 

Democrats express alarm over debate's negative tone

Facing Trump, Democrats turn on another president: Obama 

Democrats rally to Obama's defense amid 2020 criticism

Biden: 'Bizarre' that Democrats attacked Obama's policies at debate 

Majority of House Democrats Now Back Trump Impeachment Inquiry

Trump says he will impose new tariffs on $300 billion of imports from China starting next month, ending brief cease-fire in trade war 

Trump opens the door to chaos as landmark treaty expires 

Trump escalates attacks on Baltimore and other cities — says federal funds have been ‘stolen,’ ‘wasted’ 

Trump targets Democrats over state of US cities at Cincinnati rally

Trump swipes at Warren: 'I have more Indian blood than she does, and I have none'

'Lock her up' chant breaks out at Trump rally

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7/31/19

Fed cuts interest rates for first time since financial crisis

Fed cuts interest rates for first time since 2008 but sends confusing signals about what’s next 

Powell says Fed will never move rates because of political factors or to prove its independence

Senate confirms 13 Trump judges ahead of August break

Kelly Knight Craft confirmed as Trump’s next U.N. ambassador in vote largely on party lines

Republicans don’t think Trump’s tweets are racist. That fits a long American history of denying racism. 

Ex-McConnell staffers lobbied on Russian-backed Kentucky project

RNC chair defends GOP donor platform in tense meeting

5th congressional Republican in 2 weeks announces retirement

North Korea says it tested crucial new rocket launch system

Germany will not take part in US-led mission in Strait of Hormuz: Foreign minister

U.S. sanctions Iran’s foreign minister amid escalating tensions 

US planning to roll out peace plan at meeting with Arab leaders – report

Judge leaning toward order that would keep Trump's tax returns with NY for now

The anti-Trump ‘Lights for Liberty’ events might be the most significant protests you’ve never heard of. 

Senate Democrats see Warren, Sanders proposals as unfeasible

Infighting, personal attacks, lack of agreement on issues: Debate spotlights vast differences among candidates

Winners and losers from night two of the CNN debate 

Democrats warn of Trump trap

Kentucky Democrats sell 'Moscow Mitch' gear after McConnell blocks election security bills

Trump officially designates Brazil a non-NATO ally

Trump bashes Fed after rate cut: 'As usual, Powell let us down'

Trump officials tighten asylum rules, enlist foreign nations to deter migration 

Trump defends treatment of migrants at border following criticism at Democratic debate

Trump attacks CNN's Don Lemon over debate question

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7/30/19

Stocks fall after Trump attack on China dampens hope of a trade deal, Fed meeting looms

Multinational companies are getting clobbered by Trump’s tariffs

House GOP fears retirement wave will lead to tsunami

GOP Rep. Mike Conaway won't seek reelection in 2020

#MoscowMitchMcTreason trends after McConnell defends blocking election security bills

Why is Mitch McConnell blocking election security bills? Good question. 

Two senators split sharply in assessments of general accused of sexual assault 

North Korea fires more missiles, the South’s military says 

Call your Iran policy by its true name 

Judge dismisses DNC lawsuit against Trump campaign, Russia over election interference

California governor signs bill requiring Trump release his tax returns to appear on ballot

Baltimore Jews rally behind ‘true ally’ Cummings after Trump attacks

Trump's speech in Jamestown interrupted by protester, boycotted by black lawmakers

'A lot of yelling': President Donald Trump had a contentious meeting with airline CEOs, report says

Trump attacks on Fed and Cummings imperil push to put economy front and center 

Can Trump’s Pick for Intel Chief Tell the President What He Needs to Hear?
(Critics say John Ratcliffe may be too political to be believed as the next director of national intelligence.)

ACLU: U.S. has taken nearly 1,000 child migrants from their parents since judge ordered stop to border separations 

Editorial: Protecting American elections from sabotage is apparently now a partisan issue

Schumer backs Pelosi as impeachment roils caucus

Murray move raises impeachment pressure on Schumer

Democrats introduce constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United

Democratic debate: Liberal-moderate divides on health care, immigration and core issues clear 

Moderate Democrats take aim at liberal candidates at debate

5 key takeaways from the Democratic debate in Detroit

Winners and losers from Night 1 of the second Democratic debate 

Elizabeth Warren’s Big Night

Biden holds big lead over 2020 Democrats in two new national polls

Trump backpedals on China threats as trade deal shows signs of slipping away 

Trump calls for a ‘large’ interest rate cut a day before the Fed makes decision

Trump says 'the witch hunt ends' after judge dismisses DNC lawsuit

Trump: 'There's no strategy' in attacks on Cummings

Trump on being called a racist: 'Everybody's called a racist now'

Trump blames 'fake news' for poll showing African-Americans think he's racist

Trump says U.S. Congress should give 'notice' before requesting state tax return

Trump says U.S intelligence agencies have 'run amok'

Trump says Washington Post should apologize to McConnell over 'Russian asset' column

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7/29/19

Stocks close little changed as investors temper trade expectations, await Fed decision

With the economy on the line, the Fed prepares to take its biggest gamble in years

Senate fails to override Trump veto on Saudi arms sale

Meadows on Trump, Cummings spat: 'Neither man is a racist'

McConnell blasts 'modern-day McCarthyism,' defends blocking election bills

GOP senator introduces resolution to formally condemn socialism

Sen. Rand Paul offers to buy Rep. Ilhan Omar a ticket to Somalia so she’ll ‘appreciate America more’ 

Judge orders Trump, New York, Ways and Means to try to reach deal on tax returns

The Real Reason So Many Republicans Love Israel? Their Own White Supremacy.

Barr reverses ruling on asylum for those with persecuted family members

Christian group warns against rise of 'Christian nationalism'

Trump fundraiser Thomas Barrack Jr. lobbied for Saudi nuclear deal, new report alleges

A brief history of Trump making 9/11 about himself 

Trump thinks racist rhetoric will help him in 2020. The data suggest otherwise. 

Tamara Keith and Kimberly Atkins on Trump's Baltimore attacks, Detroit debates

List: The 107 House Democrats calling for an impeachment inquiry into Trump

WATCH: Responding to Trump’s attacks, Al Sharpton says president has ‘venom’ for people of color

Pelosi backers feel vindicated after tumultuous stretch

Poll: Biden holds 19-point lead over 2020 Democratic field, Warren places second

Democratic rep says fake resignation letter citing personal scandal was 'completely untrue'

Trump renews attacks on Cummings: 'He should investigate himself'

Trump hits the Fed again, says ‘small rate cut’ this week is not enough

Trump directed aides to reduce U.S. troops in Afghanistan by 2020 election, Pompeo says 

Trump announces seven pardons or sentence commutations

At signing ceremony to extend 9/11 victim fund, Trump says he spent a lot of time Ground Zero

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7/28/19

GM plant shutters in crucial swing region
(Closure is upending lives in Michigan just as Democrats are arriving for debate.)

Trump allies defend attacks on Cummings amid Democratic denunciations

GOP rep on Trump's Cummings tweets: 'I wouldn't be tweeting this way'

Hogan’s muted response to Trump comments about Baltimore stirs more anger

Lawmakers point to entitlements when asked about deficits

Why the Trump tax cuts could turn into a problem for the Republicans

The Republican Party Is Transforming Right Before Our Very Eyes

World powers, Iran to meet in attempt to save nuclear deal

READ: Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats's resignation letter

Fox News Sunday With Chris Wallace 7/28/19 FULL SCREEN | Fox News Live Stream Today July 28, 2019

Mulvaney defends Trump's 'infested' remarks in grilling from Chris Wallace

Mulvaney: 'We're doing everything necessary' on election security

Despite calls to start over, U.S. health system covers 90%

What to know about the fight over Trump's tax returns

Trump banks on Federal Reserve and China to fuel 2020 economy

What happened to the immigration raids touted by Trump?

The Fox News distortions behind Trump's attack on Baltimore and its congressman

Something Trump-Bashed Baltimore Area Would Like To Ditch: 'Kushnerville' Homes

Kushner owns lots of Baltimore-area apartments. Some are infested with mice. 

Cummings fires back at Trump: 'It is my constitutional duty to conduct oversight'

Warner: 'Common sense' election security bills 'would get 75 votes' if brought to the Senate floor

Nadler: Mueller testimony 'broke the lie' on collusion and obstruction

Schiff: Mueller testimony about Russian interference was 'chilling'

No. 3 Senate Democrat calls for House to begin impeachment proceedings against Trump

Wave of Washington lawmakers call for impeachment proceedings against Trump

Schumer: Ratcliffe picked for top intel position due to his 'blind loyalty' to Trump

Ex-Virginia governor: Trump could 'rob a bank' and Senate wouldn't convict him

Trump taps Texas Rep. Ratcliffe to replace Dan Coats as top intelligence official

Trump spends weekend lashing out at Cummings

Trump doubles down on attacks against Cummings and Baltimore district

Trump attacks Pelosi and her San Francisco district

Trump campaign sees political advantage in a divisive appeal to working-class white voters 

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7/27/19

Donald Trump and the G.O.P. Confirm Their Fiscal Conservatism Was a Sham

McConnell under fire for burying election bills in 'legislative graveyard'

           'Mitch McConnell is a Russian' trends after GOP senator blocks election security bills

Mitch McConnell Does Not Give a Damn About the Future of This Country

Trump adds $4.1 trillion to national debt. Here's where the money went

Trump is on the path to reelection

Baltimore Sun editorial board lashes out at Trump: 'Better to have a few rats than to be one'

AP FACT CHECK: Mueller's words twisted by Trump and more

Democrats denounce Trump's attack on Cummings: 'These are not the words of a patriot'

Pelosi slams Trump's 'racist attacks' on Cummings

With a month of victories, Pelosi shows who holds the reins in a fractious House 

Trump Supports Labeling Antifa A ‘Major Organization Of Terror’

Trump adds $4.1 trillion to national debt. Here's where the money went

Trump attacks Rep. Cummings’s district, calling it a ‘disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess’ 

Trump slams Cummings as a 'brutal bully,' claims Baltimore district 'far worse' than southern border

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7/26/19

S&P 500, Nasdaq notch another record close after strong earnings from Alphabet, Starbucks

US economy slows to 2.1 percent growth in second quarter

Trump struggles to achieve 3 percent economic goal as growth slows 

Recount shows Trump didn’t get his 3% growth in 2018 after all

Conservative GOP under heavy pressure to get on board with new drug pricing bill 

Rob Portman says drug companies should be required to help those hurt by opioids 

New Senate intelligence report deepens the mysteries surrounding Russian 2016 election interference 

Republicans Are Doing a Good Job Blocking Efforts to Fight Russian Meddling in 2020

Washington Post columnist accuses McConnell of doing 'Putin's bidding'

Scarborough calls McConnell 'Moscow Mitch,' says lack of action on Russian meddling is 'un-American'

Congress to China: ‘Stop Stealing Our Stuff’
(Republican Rep. Mark Green talks about forthcoming bipartisan legislation that would protect U.S. technology from Chinese espionage.)

Rand Paul Fights Sanctions on Russian Pipeline

Trump-supporting Republican hoping to oust Ilhan Omar charged with stealing from shops

Republicans Are Losing Another Woman In The House

Document of the Week: Trump’s Mistake Reminds the World of This 47-Year-Old Pact
(Read the 1972 Simla Agreement between India and Pakistan over Kashmir.)

Supreme Court rules Trump can use military funds for border wall construction

Kudlow: ‘I wouldn’t expect any grand deal’ on China

Optics aside, Mueller’s testimony was damning

The question isn't whether Trump obstructed justice, but whether Congress even cares

Trump administration’s setbacks on asylum restrictions put efforts to stem migrant flow in jeopardy 

The United States Treats Migrants Worse Than Prisoners of War
(Immigrant detainees regularly face conditions that would violate the Geneva Conventions.)

Fox's Napolitano: Trump's 'go back' tweet 'a rejection of the nation as a melting pot'

Shields and Brooks on Mueller's testimony, election security

Democrats dig in on probes post-Mueller

House panel seeks grand jury material underlying Mueller report

Four House Judiciary members say they will 'move forward' with impeachment

Democrats see window closing for impeachment

Democrats urge Graham to back down from rules change threat

Pelosi downplays divisions with Ocasio-Cortez after meeting

Team Biden fires back: 'You can't let people say bullshit and not respond to it'

Trump says he has agreement with Guatemala to help stem flow of migrants at the border 

Trump struggles to achieve 3 percent economic goal as growth slows 

Trump says he ‘might’ put tariffs on French wine in response to digital tax

Trump blasts Fox News over poll showing him losing to Biden

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7/25/19

Dow drops more than 100 points on fears of a less aggressive Fed next week, Facebook falls

U.S. manufacturing is in a ‘technical recession.’ How worried should we be? 

Major automakers strike climate deal with California, rebuffing Trump on proposed mileage freeze 

McConnell blocks two election security bills

Graham threatens to change committee rules to pass asylum bill

Senate Intel finds 'extensive' Russian election interference going back to 2014

Republicans' cognitive dissonance about Congress

House Republicans score fourth major procedural win with motion to recommit

GOP can't agree on the government's role in forcing down drug prices 

Tensions flare amid Saudi fight in Senate

Reporter asks Rubio to delete tweet with edited video of his interview with Omar: 'Shame on you'

Texas GOP Rep. Pete Olson announces retirement

N. Korea says missile test was 'solemn warning' to S. Korea

How Pakistan Is Playing Washington—Again
(Trump thinks he can get Imran Khan to help as he exits Afghanistan. History suggests otherwise.)

It’s not just the Russians anymore as Iranians and others turn up disinformation efforts ahead of 2020 vote 

Mueller Fears Trump’s Embrace of Russian Interference Could Be a ‘New Normal
(In hours of grilling on Capitol Hill, the former U.S. special counsel reveals little new but issues a stark warning.)

Trump’s Secret Foreign Aid Program
(He’s giving away billions to overseas investors.)

Mueller tells House panel Trump asked staff to falsify records

Justice Department plans to restart capital punishment after long hiatus 

House passes two-year budget deal to lift spending, suspend debt ceiling 

House passes temporary immigration protections for Venezuelans

House panel releases documents of presidential tax return request before Trump

House panel approves subpoena for official White House communications

House Democratic leadership member backs impeachment inquiry

Pelosi Battles Progressives, Thirst to Impeach Trump, and Time

Ted Lieu: Mueller walked back obstruction answer to avoid calling Trump 'a felon'

Fox News poll: Biden leads Trump by 10 points in 2020 matchup

Trump administration starts paying $14.5 billion to farmers hurt by the trade war

Trump, frustrated by Fed, could move to weaken the dollar 

Trump Might Launch an Amphibious Assault Against Iran If a War Starts

Trump’s Secret Foreign Aid Program
(He’s giving away billions to overseas investors.)

Trump: Sweden has 'let our African American community down' in A$AP Rocky case

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7/24/19

S&P 500 and Nasdaq close at record highs as tech sector shakes off new regulatory threat

House Republicans claim victory after Mueller hearings

At Mueller Hearings, Republicans Assert Trump Is Above The Law

GOP lawmaker tears into Mueller, alleging his report violates DOJ principles

GOP blocks election security bills after Mueller testimony

Trump at odds with Senate GOP over punishing Turkey for purchase of Russian missiles 

Top GOP state lawmaker launches US Senate bid in Kansas

Michigan Rep. Mitchell won't seek 3rd term in Congress

The United States won’t feed 30,000 starving Syrians living under its protection 

The folly of Trump’s careless Afghanistan comments 

Why Social Security might be a loser of the recent budget deal

Federal judge in California halts Trump’s latest asylum ban 

New York judge allows portion of lawsuit against Trump and his children to proceed

DOJ says it won't prosecute Barr, Ross after criminal contempt vote

Mueller Testimony: “The President Was Not Exculpated”

Live coverage: Mueller testifies before Congress

‘It is not a witch hunt,’ Mueller says of his investigation

Mueller calls Trump's praise of WikiLeaks 'problematic’

Mueller: 'We believe' some Trump campaign officials deleted communications

Mueller tells House panel Trump asked staff to falsify records

Mueller: Trump's answers were 'generally' untruthful

Mueller: Trump could be charged with obstruction of justice after leaving office

Mueller's stumbles distract from substance

Five takeaways from Mueller's marathon testimony

6 takeaways from Robert Mueller’s testimony 

10 key takeaways from Robert Mueller's testimony

Winners and losers from Robert Mueller's testimony

Schiff: Mueller investigation showed Trump's 'disloyalty to country'

Pelosi praises Mueller, but still rejects Trump impeachment

Cummings implores 'American people to pay attention to what's going on' after Mueller testimony

House passes legislation aimed at stabilizing multiemployer pension plans

House panel to go to court to enforce McGahn subpoena, Nadler says

Trump vetoes Congress’s attempt to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia 

Trump at odds with Senate GOP over punishing Turkey for purchase of Russian missiles 

Trump Does an About-Face on Pakistan—and Blunders Into the Kashmir Dispute
(The U.S. president is desperate to salvage peace talks with the Taliban, even if it means cozying up to Pakistan at the expense of America’s newest partner in the Indo-Pacific.)

Trump Doubles Down on Failed Cuba Policy

While bemoaning Mueller probe, Trump falsely says the Constitution gives him ‘the right to do whatever I want’ 

Trump lashes out at NBC reporter who asked if he's worried he could be indicted after leaving office

Trump says ‘we had a very good day’ after Mueller hearings end 

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7/22/19-7/23/19

Stocks rise on hopes for better-than-expected earnings from key tech companies like Amazon, Facebook

The Fed has three options. Here’s the difference between them, and why anything could happen

The budget deal shows how unserious the GOP is about deficits in the Trump era

Senate confirms Esper to be Trump's Defense chief

Compensation fund for 9/11 responders passes the Senate, goes to Trump to sign 

Why didn’t more congressional Republicans condemn Trump’s racist tweets about the ‘Squad’? This graph explains 

Conservatives erupt in outrage against budget deal

Freedom Caucus formally opposes Trump's budget deal

McConnell, Jon Stewart cross paths in Capitol ahead of vote on 9/11 funding bill 

Pence’s squirmy ‘Send her back!’ interview lays bare the GOP’s dilemma 

Lindsey Graham slams change to iconic bomber jacket for 'Top Gun: Maverick'

Winners and losers in the Trump-Pelosi budget deal

US, China in-person trade talks expected next week; White House eyeing longer-term timeline for deal

Iran's spy claims raise tensions another notch with Trump 

FBI's Wray says most domestic terrorism arrests this year involve white supremacy

Mueller testimony could be frustrating for both parties

Robert Mueller soon may be exposed as the 'magician of omission' on Russia

Mueller’s longtime aide to counsel him at House committee hearing

3.1 Million People Could Lose Food Stamps Under New Trump Administration Rule

Editorial: Colorado’s leaders must decry Trump’s racist tweets

Trump criticized the U.S. for years. Now he wants people who do that to leave. 

Trump's risky bid for attention

NAACP calls for Trump impeachment

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Trump’s approval ratings, Mueller testimony

House Oversight schedules Thursday vote to hold Kellyanne Conway in contempt

Pelosi, Democrats launch Mueller messaging blitz

Adam Schiff urges Mueller to reject Justice Department limits on testimony

House passes bill opposing BDS, exposing divide among Democrats

Trump announces support for two-year bipartisan budget deal that boosts spending, suspends debt limit 

Trump, Democrats clinch two-year budget deal

Trump administration to expand its power to deport undocumented immigrants 

Trump is mum on Hong Kong as mobs attack protesters and China challenges U.S. influence 

Trump renews Mueller attacks days before testimony

Trump asserts his actions don't amount to obstruction on eve of Mueller testimony

Trump calls for Mueller deputy to be blocked from testimony

Trump has open schedule during Mueller hearings

Trump sues lawmakers, NY officials to thwart potential release of state tax returns

Trump attacks the 'Squad' as 'Racist group of troublemakers'

Trump accuses four minority congresswomen of being ‘very Racist’ and ‘not very smart’ 

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7/21/19

GOP Senator: 'I Don't Agree' With Trump's Latest Attack On Democrats

Liz Cheney: 'Send her back' chant 'inappropriate' but not about race, gender

Ted Cruz: 'Fox News went all in for Trump'

Illinois GOP group shares, then deletes meme labeling minority congresswomen 'Jihad Squad'

Two senators want antifa activists to be labeled ‘domestic terrorists.’ Here’s what that means. 

US notes advance in Mexican migration enforcement

The United States Is Going After China’s Banks

Five things to know about Turkey's rift with Trump

Emerging budget deal likely to include few or no actual spending cuts, while lifting debt limit for two years 
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Election security to take back seat at Mueller hearing

10 questions for Robert Mueller

Donald Trump’s Idea of Selective Citizenship

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Chris Wallace presses Stephen Miller on 'send her back' chant at Trump rally

'Very substantial evidence' Trump is 'guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors,' House Judiciary Chair says

Nadler has privately voiced support for impeachment inquiry against Trump: report

Two Democrats vow to press forward on Trump impeachment

Cummings: 'No doubt about it' Trump is a racist

Schiff: Trump 'has decided racism is good politics'

Top Democrat insists country hasn't moved on from Mueller

Biden campaign taps foreign policy vet Nicholas Burns as adviser

Trump welcomes Pakistan’s troubled leader 

Trump says he will meet with Schumer 'ASAP' after border visit

Trump lashes out at Washington Post over reporting: 'Presidential Harassment!'

Trump struggles to win over voters reaping economic boom

Trump tweets, rally chant dominate Sunday shows as president continues attacks

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7/20/19

Ted Cruz: Trump's chances of winning reelection are '50-50'

Rubio criticizes reporters, Democrat for racism accusations against McCain

Ana Navarro lashes out at Rubio for calling outrage over Trump's 'go back' tweet 'self righteous'

RNC raises nearly $20.8M in June

Senator’s speech an anti-Semitic dog whistle or poli-sci speak?

Pompeo: There's 'no indication' Iran will change direction

Federal judge temporarily halts congressional Democrats’ subpoenas of Trump financial records

Immigrants on edge over prospect of ICE raids

Trump falsely claims Democratic congresswomen spoke of ‘evil Jews’
(The president also misrepresents comments by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to assert four women of color called ‘our country and our people ‘garbage”)

Budget talks between White House, Pelosi spill into weekend

Mueller's testimony poses risk for Trump, but also Democrats

Virginia Democrats vow to boycott event if Trump attends, invoke 'send her back' chants

Ocasio-Cortez tears into Trump's immigration agenda: 'It's about ethnicity and racism'

Harris faces pressure to define policy proposals

Trump telling aides to look at potential spending cuts if he wins reelection: report

Trump defends response to rally chant: I did not 'lead people on'

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7/19/19

Stocks fall, S&P 500 and Nasdaq post worst week since late May

Trump wades into debate over controversial Fed speech Thursday, calls for end to tight policy

GOP rattled by Trump rally

Send her back!’ chant: Sen. Tillis says Trump doesn’t control crowd, while Rep. Walker fears it will define GOP 

Republicans are courting Asian American voters. Telling the ‘Squad’ to go home is a terrible start. 

Trump and the GOP are sneaking a Trojan horse into the 2020 dialogue 

EXCLUSIVE: Trump campaign, RNC training army of volunteers in key 2020 states

Trump confirms he authorized Rand Paul to negotiate with Iran

GOP senator praises Pelosi work on debt ceiling, saying a deal ‘doesn’t need to be perfect’

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seizes British-flagged, Liberian-flagged tankers in Strait of Hormuz

Iran is becoming a drone superpower

In a War, Iran Could Go After a U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier and Win

Iran Overtures Are the Latest Setback for Bolton 

'Horrific for all': Pentagon intelligence chief says Iran does not want war

US moves forward on operation to counter Iran, begins sending troops to Saudi Arabia

Judge upholds a Trump admin alternative to Obamacare

Appeals court rejects Trump administration's request to dismiss Democrats' emoluments lawsuit

Trump’s Skimpy Health Insurance Plans, Coming to a Market Near You

Times Investigation: Trump administration has gutted programs aimed at detecting weapons of mass destruction

New poll finds Trump’s job performance gets thumbs-down from 53% of Utah voters

What Americans think of Trump’s ‘go back’ to your country tweets

Shields and Brooks on Trump’s attacks, Biden vs. Sanders on health care

House gears up for Mueller testimony

More than 90 House Democrats want to open an impeachment inquiry into Trump

Trump faces new hit on deficit

Ocasio-Cortez hits DHS chief for 'images of my violent rape' in Facebook group

Trump administration weighs allowing no refugees into US next year

Trump administration planning changes to U.S. citizenship test 

Trump confirms he authorized Rand Paul to negotiate with Iran

Trump steps up attacks on 'Squad'

Trump rips 'phony' New York Times columnist who called him a 'racist'

Trump complains of 'crazed' media coverage over 'send her back' chants

Trump vows congresswomen ‘can’t get away with’ criticizing U.S. 

Trump fumes over Ilhan Omar's 'welcome home' crowd

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7/18/19

S&P 500 rises on hopes the Fed will take a more aggressive easing approach

GOP wants commitment that Trump will sign budget deal

Republican lawmakers ask Trump not to delay Pentagon cloud-computing contract

Senate poised to pass Sept. 11 victims bill, after votes demanded by Sens. Mike Lee, Rand Paul 

Rand Paul accuses Jon Stewart of being 'part of left-wing mob' after criticism over 9/11 victim fund

Graham: Every Republican president or nominee 'will be accused of being a racist'

Graham: I don't remember anyone treating McCain the way they're treating Trump

Poll: McConnell is most unpopular senator

McConnell: Trump 'on to something' with attacks on four congresswomen

Top Missouri newspaper condemns GOP's 'shameful silence' on Trump's 'racism'

The Abyss Is Opening Under China-U.S. Relations
(Cool heads are needed in both Beijing and Washington.)

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on the debt limit and trade

FBI believed Trump was closely involved in hush-money scheme, unsealed documents show

FBI tied Donald Trump and top aides to 2016 effort to silence a porn star, new court files show

Trump’s business allies and over 400 bundlers give his 2020 war chest a boost

Trump repeated an unfounded claim that freshman lawmaker Ilhan Omar married her brother to sneak him into the US

AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts Omar's words on terrorism

Fox News legal analyst calls Trump's attacks on minority Democrats 'racist'

EPA will not ban use of controversial pesticide linked to children’s health problems 

House passes bill to hike the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour

Health care moves to center stage in Democratic primary fight

Schumer leading Democratic trip to inspect border facility

Dems open to killing filibuster in next Congress

Barr probe sets up showdown between Obama intelligence chiefs, dissenters

Third Kentucky Democrat announces challenge to McConnell

It’s Biden v. Harris Part 2 at next Democratic presidential debate

Omar stops traffic with impromptu news conference blasting Trump

Democrats call for increased security after 'send her back' chants

Trump says the U.S. Navy downed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz 

Trump taps Scalia's son as Labor secretary pick

Trump says he disagrees with 'send her back' chant

Trump: Those chanting 'send her back' are 'people that love our country'

Trump repeated an unfounded claim that freshman lawmaker Ilhan Omar married her brother to sneak him into the US

AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts Omar's words on terrorism

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7/17/19

Dow drops 115 points as stocks fall for a second day on concern about earnings

US deficit to hit record high, surpassing $1 trillion in 2019

Senate passes bill making hacking voting systems a federal crime

Rand Paul blocks Senate from approving 9/11 victim compensation fund

9/11 victims bill stalls as Republican senators seek conditions for funding 

Jon Stewart rips into Rand Paul after he blocks 9/11 victim compensation fund: 'An abomination'

GOP lawmaker: 'I'm a person of color. I'm white.'

Potential budget deal faces one last hurdle

White House, Congress inch toward debt, budget deal

States need more federal funds to secure elections: report

Federal guidance identifying 'go back to where you came from' as discrimination goes viral after Trump comments

Poll: Most Americans call Trump's tweets targeting 4 congresswomen 'un-American'

America’s Road to Reputational Ruin
(The decline in U.S. soft power didn’t start with Trump, but he accelerated it this week with his racist tweets.)

Trump's options are narrowing to lower drug prices and score a political win 

Is Trump right when he tweets that tariffs bring in government revenue? Here are 5 things you need to know. 
(Tariffs haven’t been a major source of U.S. revenue in 100 years. Here’s why.)

Trump officials accused of lying in court about the real reason for citizenship question

Judge says probe tied to Trump hush-money payments is over

House votes to kill impeachment effort against Trump

Here are the 95 Democrats who voted to support impeachment

House votes to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, setting up a likely veto 

House votes to hold Trump Cabinet members Barr, Ross in contempt

Schumer calls on FBI, FTC to investigate FaceApp

Liberal Democrats warn: We'll sink minimum wage bill if moderates change it

Trump diverting Central America aid
(Funds for Guatemala and Honduras will go to opposition leader in Venezuela instead.)

Trump administration’s push for energy production on public lands would increase Colorado’s emissions, report finds

Administration pushes back on quick budget deal: 'We have a way to go'

Trump blasts Mueller investigation as 'bulls---'

Trump blasts 2020 Dems during campaign rally

Trump blasts minority Democrats, rally crowd chants 'send her back'

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7/16/19

Stocks slip from record highs after Trump says ‘long way to go’ on trade talks with China

Powell says ‘uncertainties’ have increased chances of a rate cut

Senate ratifies long-stalled tax treaty

Republicans scramble to contain Trump fallout

GOP put on the back foot by Trump's race storm

White identity politics drives Trump, and the Republican Party under him 

Reporter presses McConnell on if it's racist to tell his immigrant wife to 'go back to her country'

Poll: Trump GOP support rises after racially charged tweets

The four Republicans who voted to condemn Trump's tweets

What do Sen. Mitt Romney, other Utahns say about Trump's statements against minority congresswomen?

Former Texas judge leaves GOP over Trump

Former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele calls evangelicals who support Trump 'the biggest phonies of all'

Rep. Kevin McCarthy: We can't depend on the government to protect...

Why Roy Moore 2020 is a Republican nightmare

North Korea hints it may resume nuclear testing, accuses U.S. of reneging on pact 

Jewish groups condemn Trump’s tweet targeting some Democratic congresswomen

Liberal US Jews say Trump is weaponizing Israel to defend his racist tweets

Toxic 2020 is unavoidable conclusion from Trump tweets

ACLU, others file suit in San Francisco federal court to halt Trump asylum ban 

In win for Trump administration, appeals court stymies union challenge to civil service restrictions 

House votes to condemn Trump for 'racist comments'

Green files articles of impeachment against Trump, setting up floor vote

House votes against striking Pelosi remarks from record

Philadelphia mayor: Trump would 'go to hell' if he had to go back to where he came from

Biden campaign hired former Bill Clinton, Obama speechwriter after first debate

Trump administration blasts WTO ruling on China

Trump Administration: Title X Abortion Restrictions Now in Effect

Trump Renews Attacks Against Dem Congresswomen: ‘Pro-Terrorist,’ ‘Vile’

Trump praises GOP unity in opposing resolution condemning tweets

Trump: I don't have a racist bone in my body

White House abruptly cancels Trump meeting with GOP leaders

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7/15/19

Stocks eke out a record close, but Wall Street remains cautious on upcoming earnings reports

Half of the companies that have reported earnings so far say the strong dollar is hurting them

Investors track new Washington drama as debt ceiling deadline approaches 

WH projects $1 trillion deficit for 2019

Republican silence on Trump’s racist tweets shows how fearful they’ve become of defying him and losing voters

GOP Congressman Calls Trump's Racist Tweet 'Obviously Not Racist'

Lindsey Graham Just Debased Himself Again While Running Cover for Trump's Racist Twitter Tirade

Republicans are quiet as Trump urges minority congresswomen to leave the country 

Lindsey Graham’s and the GOP’s initial responses to Trump’s ‘go back’ tweets are a mess 
(They’re all over the place, and they’re often nonsensical.)

Two GOP lawmakers back Trump's comments on Democratic lawmakers: 'I'll pay for their tickets out of this country'

Member of Senate GOP leadership says Trump tweets are racist

Meghan McCain knocks Lindsey Graham for defending Trump's tweets: 'This is not the person I used to know'

Fox personalities blast Trump's remarks

Cruz in 2016 said 'something fundamentally wrong' with Christians who back Trump: book

Juan Williams: GOP in a panic over Mueller

Iran's top diplomat warns US is 'playing with fire'

Trump’s racism cements his party’s place among the West’s far right 

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Trump's tweet storm, Biden's strategy shift

House Democrats seek to move past rifts with minimum wage bill

Pelosi knocks White House fallback plan on debt limit, putting pressure on late-stage budget talks 

Pelosi announces House resolution to condemn Trump's 'xenophobic tweets'

House Democrats introduce resolution condemning Trump for 'racist' comments

‘This is the agenda of white nationalists’: Four minority congresswomen condemn Trump’s racist remarks 

Dems erupt over Trump attacks

Al Green to force impeachment vote following incendiary Trump tweet

Lock them up, Elizabeth Warren says about border agents who mistreat immigrants 

Biden rolls out plan for older Americans

Biden releases health care plan that builds upon Obamacare

Trump steps up attacks on minority congresswomen

Trump rejects criticism that his tweet about four minority lawmakers was racist, says they ‘hate our country’ 

Trump to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants at US-Mexico border

Trump administration begins formally enforcing new abortion restrictions

WH projects $1 trillion deficit for 2019

Trump weighs ousting Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross - NBC

Trump puts hopes for Fed revolution on unconventional candidate

Trump tells White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to ignore congressional subpoena 

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7/14/19

GOP struggles to find backup plan for avoiding debt default

Republicans make U-turn on health care

NY Republican: Democrats vilifying ICE agents to pander to radical left for votes

These Republicans signed the ‘never Trump’ letters in 2016. Now some are having second thoughts. 

Congress mobilizes on cyber threats to electric grid

The frightening reality of a war with Iran

As immigrant families wait in dread, no sign of large-scale enforcement raids 

Kellyanne Conway on President Trump's immigration policies, push for citizenship count - with Chris Wallace 7/14/19

‘His own fiefdom’: Mulvaney builds ‘an empire for the right wing’ as Trump’s chief of staff 

Trump's most openly racist rhetoric yet is not at all surprising

Trump trails Biden, other 2020 Democrats in new poll

Top Democrat blasts Trump's 'racist tweet' about progressive congresswomen

Trump's tweets unify a fractured Democratic Party

'Racist and un-American': Harris condemns Trump for latest attacks on Democrats

Ocasio-Cortez reminds Trump, 'I come from the United States' after the president suggests congresswomen of color should 'go back' home

Pelosi: Trump's attack on Democratic lawmakers reaffirms his plan to make 'America white again'

Klobuchar: Trump 'wants this chaos' caused by expected ICE raids

Trump tells progressive congresswomen to 'go back' where they came from

Trump doubles down after telling Democratic congresswomen to 'go back' to their countries

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7/13/19

GOP balks at White House push for standalone vote on debt ceiling

Ex-British ambassador said Trump left Iran deal to spite Obama

Thousands protest ICE across cities targeted for weekend raids

Amid hurricane emergency, Trump fired off dozens of tweets promoting his golf course, skewering Andrew McCabe, and criticizing journalists

Racial politics roil Democratic Party

Four heated moments from House hearing on conditions at border facilities

Progressive groups slam House Democratic leadership's 'escalating attacks' on progressives

Buttigieg makes new pitch to attract black voters

Warren travels country to build primary momentum

Ex-ICE chief blasts House Democrat after tense hearing: 'He ran out of there like a little girl'

Trump knocks Mueller after deal struck for him to testify

Trump attacks Mueller, accuses him of 'Illegal Deletion'

Trump lashes out at 'major sleazebag' McCabe

Trump campaigns on more of the same
(As Democrats draft innovative plans, he’s sticking to favorites like ‘America first’ and ‘Build the wall.’)

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7/12/19

Dow jumps 240 points to all-time high as Wall Street ends record-breaking week on a high note

Mnuchin warns US could hit debt ceiling in early September

GOP balks at White House push for standalone vote on debt ceiling

Republicans check Trump on Powell attacks 

Cruz calls on Tennessee to change law honoring early KKK leader: 'This is wrong'

Dems, GOP trade blame over migrant conditions at border

House Republicans dismissive of Paul Ryan's take on Trump

Mitt Romney Defends Paul Ryan Amid Trump Attacks: 2012 Election Loss Was My Fault

“Congratulations Again, Mr. President”: Trump and the Co-opting of the G.O.P.
(He is a Twitter cry baby, but it’s more calculated than it looks.)

Iran’s nuclear program seems to be accelerating. Will Saudi Arabia take a similar path? 

How Europe Can Save What’s Left of the Iran Nuclear Deal
(With the help of Russia and China, European leaders can prevent the total collapse of the 2015 agreement—and keep the region safer.)

What is the Russian S-400 air defense system, and why is the U.S. upset Turkey bought it? 

How Trump could use tariffs to fight back against France’s tax on US technology giants

ICE raids are looming. Panicked immigrants are skipping work, hiding out and bracing for the worst

Planned ICE raids show Trump runs the U.S. like his business — with no idea what he's doing

Pence says he's 'not surprised' after visiting crowded detention facilities

Pence tour of migrant center shows men crowded in cages

Trump's census opponents warn the fight isn't over

Judges appear deeply skeptical of Trump arguments against financial records subpoena

Appeals court blocks Trump administration birth control rules

9th Circuit rules in favor of Trump admin in 'sanctuary city' case

Mueller to give extended testimony after appearance postponed

Trump's Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigns amid Epstein plea fallout

Mark Shields and Ramesh Ponnuru on Democratic divisions, citizenship data

House approves 9/11 victims bill, sends it to Senate

House approves defense bill after adding liberal sweeteners

House votes to restrain Trump on war with Iran, setting up showdown with the Senate 

House Oversight examines Trump family separation policy

Biden touts foreign policy credentials
(The candidate says he’s best qualified  to restore America’s pre-Trump standing.)

Trump admin asks Supreme Court to allow military funds for border wall construction

Trump says nationwide immigration arrests to begin Sunday

President Trump attacks former Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan

Trump complains China isn't buying US agricultural products, despite his earlier claims

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7/11/19

Dow hits 27,000 for first time ever

Fed chairman warns of 'unthinkable' harm if debt ceiling isn't raised

Fed’s Powell says US homebuilders hit by ‘a perfect storm’ of Trump’s immigration policy, tariffs 

Fed rate cut may not keep Trump at bay
(Central bank chief signals a decrease this month, probably of a quarter point, but the president wants more.)

Powell has some bad, good and ugly news for Trump 

GOP frets over nightmare scenario for Senate primaries

Alabama senator says Trump opposed to Sessions Senate bid

Arizona GOP governor reverses course after Betsy Ross flag controversy, now 'welcomes' Nike facility

SC’s Lindsey Graham encourages Trump to ‘admit climate change is real’ and find solutions

France adopts new tax on big tech, despite U.S. pressure 

U.S. allies risk becoming collateral damage in Iran fight

Erasing Obamacare Could Undermine Trump’s Own Health Initiatives

Beware the Trump administration’s plans for ‘fresh thinking’ on human rights 

Trump social media summit attendees clash with reporters in Rose Garden

Senior Trump administration official to leave post next week

Pelosi says she is seeking to finalize deal to raise debt ceiling and resolve budget impasse before August recess 

Pelosi says she's done talking about fight with 'Squad'

Democrats rush to support Pelosi amid fight with Ocasio-Cortez

House panel votes to subpoena Kushner, former attorney general Sessions in investigation of whether Trump obstructed justice

Members to have little time to question Mueller

House Democrats request briefing on Epstein, Acosta

Warren responds to Trump retreat on census citizenship question: 'Wow, he's going to follow the law?'

Democrats warn push for border crossing decriminalization will prove costly in 2020

Biden attacks Trump’s foreign policy as an embarrassment 

Sanders says he backs abolishing Electoral College

Moulton: Trump voters 'know that he's an a--hole'

Trump drops bid to add citizenship question to 2020 census

Trump administration plans immigration enforcement operation

White House pushes Congress to strike deal as Treasury could run out of cash faster 

Trump kills key drug price proposal he once embraced 

Beware the Trump administration’s plans for ‘fresh thinking’ on human rights 

Trump accuses social media companies of ‘terrible bias’ at White House summit decried by critics 

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7/10/19

Stocks soar as Fed Chair Jerome Powell hints interest rate cut likely in July 

Stocks close higher, S&P 500 hits 3,000 for the first time as Fed chief signals rate cut ahead

High anxiety hits Senate over raising debt ceiling

Senators briefed on assault allegation against top Trump military nominee

Senate committee approves FAA nominee over Dem objections

Conservatives ask Barr to lay out Trump's rationale for census question

Republicans say they're satisfied with 2020 election security after classified briefings

Lindsey Graham’s infantilization of Trump

Graham blames press for resignation of U.K. ambassador

From Roy Moore to Kris Kobach: Why Senate Republicans are heavily involved in primaries again 

Heavy loss by woman candidate in RepublicanNC runoff sparks shock

N. Korea vows to respond to South's purchase of F-35 jets

Diplomats Fear Chilling Effect of British Ambassador’s Resignation

Mnuchin signals he wants debt ceiling vote before August recess

Appeals court dismisses Emoluments Clause lawsuit in win for Trump

Second judge rejects Justice Department request to change census lawyers

23 Governors Join California's Fight Against Trump Administration's Rollback of Fuel Efficiency Rules

Trump officials defend use of facial recognition amid backlash

Trump's 'Salute to America' cost more than $5M

Trump’s Fourth of July event and weekend protests bankrupted D.C. security fund, mayor says 

Democratic leaders seek balance amid liberal push to go big on immigration

Dems struggle to quell infighting

Pelosi scolds Democrats for public barbs

Democrats voice confidence Pentagon bill will survive party squabbling

McConnell's Democratic challenger says she likely would have voted for Kavanaugh

Poll: Biden leads 2020 Democrats by 5 points, followed by Warren, Harris

Trump: sanctions on Iran 'will soon be increased, substantially'

Trump increasingly boxed in on census citizenship question

Trump distances himself from Epstein, will look ‘very closely’ at plea deal
(US president says the two had a falling-out 15 or so years ago; offers support for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta’s handling of sex trafficking case)

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7/9/19

Dow posts 3-day slide as Wall Street awaits Powell testimony

Make America's deficits great again

Cruz to hold hearing on Google's alleged anti-conservative bias next week

Acosta on shaky ground as GOP support wavers

Sen. Ted Cruz argues a citizenship question on the US census is 'basic common sense

Cruz: First boot on Mars will be 'an American astronaut'

McConnell says he and Obama are both 'descendants of slaveholders'

Gun debate ends abruptly in Virginia as GOP-controlled legislature adjourns after 90 minutes 

Congress needs more authority in international arms sales

‘What’s the point?’ Lawmakers fess up to not fully reading the Mueller report
(Time for a Mueller report reality check: Only a small segment of America’s most powerful have read it.)

Greenblatt: Trump may decide to release peace plan before Israeli elections

Border arrests drop for first time this year as Mexico migration crackdown appears to cut crossings 

Judge rejects Justice Dept request to pull lawyers from census case

Appeals court rules Trump can't block people on Twitter

Census paves moment of truth for the Supreme Court and rule of law

National Economic Council's Larry Kudlow on a rate cut and the Fed's...

Michael Flynn won't testify against former business partner, will be designated co-conspirator

The President's Latest Rant About Wildfires Is Mind-Numbingly Stupid

Fox News cuts into Trump speech to deliver a brutal real-time fact check

House Democrats seeking testimony from two Mueller deputies

Dem tensions snag defense bill

Pelosi takes fire from progressives over border

Pelosi says she'll no longer address anything Barr says

Democrats look to demonize GOP leader

Billionaire anti-Trump activist Tom Steyer enters 2020 race with pledge to spend $100 million

Democrats irked as billionaire Steyer joins 2020 race

Kentucky Democrat announces challenge to McConnell

White House threatens to veto $733B defense policy bill

Trump defends Acosta amid Epstein scrutiny

Trump calls British ambassador a ‘very stupid guy’ and a ‘pompous fool’ 

Trump peeved at Fox News for airing 'F--- Trump' chant: report

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7/8/19

$15 minimum wage would boost pay for 17 million but 1.3 million would lose their jobs, CBO says

Small businesses are starting to lose faith in Trump's America

The economy is lifting Trump’s approval rating but leaving many Americans behind 

Trump vs. Obama on jobs

GOP senators decline to criticize Acosta after new Epstein charges

Mia Love says she's poised to run again, none of Republicans in race so far can beat McAdams

Former Rep. Scott Taylor announces US Senate bid in Virginia

 Federal grand jury probing GOP fundraiser Elliott Broidy

Iran surpasses uranium enrichment limit in its first major breach of nuclear deal 

Judge rules against Trump on drug pricing disclosures

DOJ asks appeals court to block Democrats' Emoluments Clause lawsuit against Trump

Barr says Trump administration can legally add citizenship question to census

Barr: House Democrats creating 'public spectacle' with Mueller testimony

Pompeo launches controversial commission to examine 'unalienable rights'

NY governor signs bill allowing Congress to obtain Trump's state tax returns

White House directs former aide not to answer over 200 questions in congressional probe

Trump has referred to his Wharton degree as ‘super genius stuff.’ An admissions officer recalls it differently. 

The Trump administration has changed its story on the census citizenship question at least 10 times in four months 

Trump's legal battles over census go public

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Biden's outlook, House Democratic divisions

Pelosi: House will 'soon' vote on contempt for Barr, Ross over census docs

Trump associate Felix Sater to testify Tuesday before House Intel

Pelosi: Census citizenship question is effort to 'make America white again'

Elizabeth Warren raises $19 million in second quarter, ahead of Sanders but behind Biden

Swalwell drops out of presidential race, will seek reelection to House

Trump says he will 'no longer deal with' UK's ambassador to US

Trump defends environmental record that critics call disastrous

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7/7/19

Moody's economist: We'll see the markets 'tank' if the Fed doesn't cut rates

Meet the key Senate player in GOP fight over Saudi Arabia

Affordable Care Act threatened as Trump administration, GOP states fight US House, Democratic states in court

5th Circuit decision on ACA could create political havoc for GOP 

Amash criticizes Trump, Pelosi in first Sunday show appearance since leaving GOP

Amash responds to Trump: Congress is elected to defend the Constitution, not 'one person'

Hurd: 'I shouldn't be the only African-American Republican in the House'

Peter King: Improper behavior by FBI officials 'going to come out'

The Latest: Japan concerned over Iran's uranium enrichment

Iran set to breach limit on enriched uranium within ‘hours’ 

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Cuccinelli: White House actions on immigration coming in 'next few months'

McAleenan denies 'unsubstantiated' allegations of inadequate food, water for children at border stations

Cuccinelli: 'I do think' citizenship question will be on 2020 census

FBI, ICE using state driver's license photos without consent for facial recognition searches: report

Justice Department shifting census case to new team of lawyers

New York Times Hits Back At Trump Claim Of 'Phony' Story On Migrant Detention

New York Times responds after Trump criticizes its reporting on border centers

Aided by a strong economy, Trump approval rises, but a majority also see him as ‘unpresidential’ 

Trump sees a border threat. Others see a crisis of conscience. 

Trump misleadingly says prescription drug prices have gone down

Crowd chants 'F--- Trump' during Fox News broadcast at French sports bar

Democratic senator: White House has 'used cruelty to children' as a tool of immigration policy

Moulton knocks Trump for lack of military service

Trump sees a border threat. Others see a crisis of conscience. 

Trump: 'I want the press to go in and see' migrant detention centers

Trump unleashes on Fox News: 'They forgot the people who got them there'

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7/6/19

Amash says decision to leave Republican Party was made 'in this current Congress'

Susan Collins says she doesn't regret Kavanaugh vote 'in the least'

Five things to know about Iran's breaches of the nuclear deal

UK ambassador to US called Trump 'inept,' 'incompetent' in memos: report

Ex-ethics chief rips Trump July 4 event as 'taxpayer-funded campaign ad'

Is President Donald Trump losing his fight to save coal? Third major company since May files for bankruptcy

California Gov. says Trump wants to help with earthquake recovery

US House members talk restoring aid to Palestinians with Israeli, PA officials

Democrats test limits of oversight powers on Trump

Ocasio-Cortez hits back at Pelosi after she knocked progressives for voting against spending package

Kamala Harris tries to turbocharge her campaign but faces lingering questions

Biden to invoke Obama in defense of civil rights record

Biden says he was wrong in comments about segregationists

Trump says he doesn’t know if his golf clubs still have undocumented workers 

Fear of immigration raids looms as plans for ICE ‘family operation’ move forward 

Trump and the coming moment of truth for the federal judiciary

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7/5/19

Stocks fall from record highs after strong jobs report dampens hope of a Fed rate cut

Hiring rebounds in June, easing fears of a U.S. recession 

‘This doesn’t look like the best economy ever’: 40% of Americans say they still struggle to pay bills 

GOP lawmaker calls for Amash to leave Republican Conference

Russia readies S-400 missiles for Turkey amid warnings of U.S. sanctions on NATO ally

Top USCIS official suggests census citizenship question could help with ‘burden’ of illegal immigration 

Justice says it is reviewing 'all available options' on census

Government lawyers affirm administration will pursue adding citizenship question to 2020 Census, according to statement to judge

Judge skeptical as Trump lawyers plot to restore citizenship question

ACLU asks court to block Trump efforts to add citizenship question to census

New York AG slams reports of Trump executive order on citizenship census question

Fed Should ‘Take Back’ Rate Hike, White House’s Kudlow Says

Internal memo shows officials were aware of Border Patrol agent Facebook group as early as February 2018: report

Hopes dim for passage of Trump trade deal

David Brooks and Karen Tumulty on Trump's July 4 event, 2020 Democrats

Democratic Senate hopes hinge on Trump tide

Most 2020 Democrats say ending child separation would be their day-one priority for migrant children

Joe Biden Accuses Kamala Harris of Taking His Busing Position ‘Out of Context’

Sanders backs AOC after Biden suggests her politics are too far left for the general election

Trump considering executive order on citizenship question for census

Trump just admitted something he probably shouldn’t have about the census citizenship question 

Trump predicts military will see 'big spike' in recruitment thanks to his July 4 celebration

Trump hits Obama, Biden over 'mess' with China and North Korea

Trump mistakenly claims Revolutionary War soldiers 'took over airports' in 'Salute to America' speech

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7/4/19

Rep. Justin Amash, lone GOP critic of Trump, leaves Republican Party 

Rep. Justin Amash sounds like a guy who might just run for president 

Why nearly 350,000 workers in mostly red states aren’t seeing wage increases, even though their local lawmakers passed them 

Trump’s undocumented former employees call on president to spare them from deportation

Texas may cost Trump 2020

Trump avoids politics — but not the rain — at Salute to America event 

'Relax and speak to America': U.S. soldiers in Trump's military parade are handed instructions on what not to say

Trump’s Fourth of July celebration thrills supporters, angers opponents 

Fight for black voters intensifies as Biden struggles

Buttigieg scolds man at campaign event who calls for black people to 'stop committing crimes and doing drugs'

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SALUTE TO AMERICA: President Trump HISTORIC Lincoln Memorial speech

Trump focuses July 4 speech on celebrating armed forces

President Trump Delivers Remarks to United States Service Members

Trump's Independence Day salute: Five things to watch

Trump team buries the Hatch Act
(Reelection bid relies on trappings of White House to an unprecedented degree)

Trump warns Iran nuclear threats will ‘come back to bite you’

Reversing course, Trump administration will look for a way to add citizenship question to 2020 Census 

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7/3/19

Dow blasts past record in shortened session on heightened Fed expectations 

Job creation has another rough month in June as private payrolls rise by just 102,000

GOP senator knocks Ocasio-Cortez for comparing Trump admin detention centers to concentration camps

Senate GOP raises concerns about White House stopgap plan to avoid shutdown

Several of Trump’s GOP allies raise alarms about administration’s budget proposal 

Prominent Republicans File Brief to Support L.G.B.T. Rights in Legal Case

New poll has good news for Gov. Jared Polis but says Sen. Cory Gardner faces an uphill climb in 2020
(Republican senator’s favorability lags Trump’s among registered Republicans)

Former GOP Governor John Kasich says Republicans are 'in a coma'

Iranian president warns Tehran will increase uranium enrichment ‘as much as we want’ on Sunday

North Korea: Trump tries to undermine peace with sanctions

El Paso, Texas, becomes a flash point in the U.S. border crisis

Five critical findings from watchdog report on border detentions

DHS chief orders investigation into reports of secret Border Patrol Facebook group

DOJ reverses, says it's trying to find ways to include citizenship question on 2020 census

9th Circuit rejects Trump admin request to allow use of military funds for border wall

Appeals court places Trump abortion referral ban on hold

Federal judge blocks Ohio's 'heartbeat bill' abortion ban

Trump’s bromance with authoritarians

Trump's tax returns won't answer all of Democrats' questions 

Celebrating Trump’s Fourth of July
(The president’s military parade only furthers his vision of a Trumpified, dumbed-down America that may no longer be up to the task of global leadership.)

Poll: 45 percent of Americans say Trump should be impeached

Democrats on high alert to block any funding for Trump's border wall

Hispanic Democrats press House leaders to act quickly to address border crisis

Democrats decry use of park fees for Trump's July 4 event as 'slush fund'

Reversing course, Trump administration will look for a way to add citizenship question to 2020 Census 

Trump dismisses furor over conditions for migrants

Trump’s Fighter Jet Sale to Taiwan Advances Despite China’s Protests

Trump’s latest Fed moves are another step in trying to take control of interest rates

White House insists Trump's 'Salute to America' won't be political

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7/2/19

S&P 500 posts new record close, but trade worries cap gains

GOP sees potent Trump attack line: health care for immigrants

Graham: 'I will not invest a dime' in Mideast peace plan that results in one state

House GOP mocks Kaepernick in tweet cheering on women's national soccer team

A GOP governor wants to cancel a Nike contract after flag-shoe flap, but the city it’s headed for isn’t backing down 

McConnell urges Nike to release 'Betsy Ross' shoes: 'I'll make the first order'

Iran-Linked Hackers Said to Be Ready for Attacks on U.S. Targets

Israel preparing for possible 'military conflagration' with Iran, official says

Trump’s envoys take a hammer to Mideast peace 

Judge blocks Trump policy keeping asylum-seekers locked up

Federal judge blocks Barr order on indefinite detention for asylum seekers

Jewish activists shut down traffic in Boston to urge Trump to 'close the camps'

Government watchdog photos show dangerous conditions at Border Patrol sites for migrants

Conservative justices surprise court watchers with swing votes

President Trump should consider these next moves on North Korea

Trump’s incoherent monologue on homelessness 

Trump approval rating dips to 44 percent: poll

Park Service diverts $2.5 million in fees for Trump’s July Fourth extravaganza 

House Democrats sue Treasury to turn over Trump tax returns

Democrats celebrate announcement on citizenship census question

House Democrats to hold hearing next week on treatment of migrant children

Democratic outrage grows over conditions at border detention centers

Border agents confiscated lawmakers’ phones. Joaquin Castro captured photo and video anyway. 

Lawmakers condemn ‘vulgar’ posts in secret border agent Facebook group 

Border aid fallout tests Pelosi-Schumer relationship

Oregon governor prepared to use executive powers to pass climate legislation after GOP walk

Mark Kelly raised $4.2M for Arizona Senate bid

Trump administration drops citizenship question from 2020 census

Trump admin issues notices of $500K fines for immigrants in US illegally: NPR

Trump says he intends to nominate Christopher Waller for Fed board

Trump says Mueller 'must' stick to report's findings during testimony

Trump to hold campaign rally on day of Mueller testimony

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7/1/19

S&P 500 closes at new record as chipmakers get a boost from US-China trade truce

Stocks surge on U.S.-China trade cease-fire; S&P 500 closes at record high 

Top GOP lawmakers allege House Democrats are less effective

What Roy Moore tells us about the Republican Party 

How Close Is Iran to a Nuclear Bomb, Really?

Israel will be destroyed in half an hour if America attacks Iran: senior Iranian MP

Border crossing shut down after 'large and unruly group' forms in Mexico

Mixing 5G and weather satellites could skew forecasts of next major storm

No tanks, Trump. Real Washingtonians aren’t interested in your party. 

Trump is giving Kim Jong Un major concessions — and may now be asking for less in return 

Trump's deal with China offers less than meets the eye 

Trump’s apparent ignorance of basic political terms is on full display overseas 
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Editorial: The Trump administration has failed at the border; we must be more humane

Fact check: Trump told the troops he gave them their first raise in years. He didn't.

Megan Rapinoe and the U.S. women’s team take on Trump 

Lawmakers describe migrants held in cell with no running water after tour of Texas facility 

Democrats decry 'inhumane conditions' at migrant detention camps

Democrats have lurched leftward on health benefits for undocumented immigrants 

Schumer: Trump's meeting with North Korean leader 'one of the worst days' in American diplomacy

Democrats running out of options to stop Trump from moving two USDA offices 

Democratic debates kick off Iowa summer sprint

Pete Buttigieg raises $24.8 million in the second quarter as his White House bid gains momentum

First black female senator defends Biden from Harris: 'For her to take that tack is sad'

Harris hops past Biden in early race for Black Caucus support

CNN Poll: Harris and Warren rise and Biden slides after first Democratic debates

Trump calls Korea trip ‘legendary’
(U.S. foreign policy analysts are less impressed with the outcome of his talks with Kim Jong Un.)

Trump raises 2020 stakes by elevating North Korea, China on agenda

Trump: Trade talks with China have 'already begun'

Trump: Iran 'playing with fire' by exceeding uranium stockpile limit

Trump says US will keep strong intel presence in Afghanistan

Trump signs bipartisan IRS reform bill

Trump looking 'very strongly' at delaying census

Trump says immigration raids will happen after July 4

Trump asks for tanks, Marine One and much more for grandiose July Fourth event 

Trump: Cuomo using New York attorney general as 'bludgeoning tool' against me

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6/30/19

Internal cracks emerge in GOP strategy to avoid shutdown

Top GOP senator says he's concerned over Trump lifting Huawei ban

Kudlow reassures concerned GOP: Trump not going easy on Huawei

GOP senator: ‘Underestimate Joe Biden at your own peril’

Ted Cruz seeks federal action against Portland mayor after antifa attacks journalist

Cruz calls for 'legal action' against Portland mayor after clash between far-right, antifa protesters

GOP Oregon lawmaker who threatened police during climate bill boycott hit with formal complaint

Republicans funding Marianne Williamson’s campaign for the entertainment value

Chinese publication warns that trade deal with U.S. is in serious question

Federal judge orders CBP to let doctors into migrant children detention centers

Trump is sincerely trying to put US-North Korea relations on a better path

Donald Trump's future depends in part on Xi Jinping, Vladimir Putin, and Kim Jong Un

Trump-Kim mini-summit: 'Reality show' or a new reality in diplomacy?

Beyond ‘Freedom’s Frontier,’ Trump scores his biggest live show yet in North Korea 
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Analysis: Trump’s diplomacy puts relationships over results

Kudlow hits Democratic candidates' economic policies: 'I don't understand what planet they're describing'

Trump adviser: Fed chair should not be 'independent' of administration

'Sorry To Interrupt Your Campaign Speech': Chris Wallace Dings Larry Kudlow In Interview

Open: This is "Face the Nation," June 30

15 questions Congress should pose to Robert Mueller

In an astonishing turn, George Soros and Charles Koch team up to end US ‘forever war’ policy

McGahn subpoena fight to test limits of executive 'immunity'

'Racist and vile': Democrats unite after Trump Jr. shares post questioning Kamala Harris's race

Jesse Jackson: Harris 'established Biden on the states' rights side of history'

Castro: Nobody has called for allowing an unlimited number of immigrants into the US

2020 Democratic candidates pan Trump's North Korea visit

Democratic presidential contenders slam Trump for his meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un 

Sanders hits Trump on North Korea visit: 'We need real diplomacy'

Obama CIA director warns Trump-Kim meeting will 'weaken sanctions enforcement against North Korea'

Illinois governor signs order protecting transgender students

Trump becomes first sitting president to set foot into North Korea 

Trump is sincerely trying to put US-North Korea relations on a better path

Trump’s Curious Rendezvous with Kim Jong Un at the D.M.Z.

Trump’s reality show takes over U.S. foreign policy 
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Donald Trump's future depends in part on Xi Jinping, Vladimir Putin, and Kim Jong Un

Trump defends election meddling remarks to Putin

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6/29/19

How healthy is the U.S. economy? Here’s what 7 key indicators reveal. 

Graham says Harris will 'be a force to be reckoned with"

McConnell relishes role as 2020 debate villain

Oregon Republicans end carbon bill walkout

Chris Christie after debate: 'Biden is still the most electable Democrat' 

Iran vows to ‘soon’ breach uranium stockpile limits, as European efforts fall short 

US deploys stealth fighters to Qatar airbase amid Iran tensions

U.S. and China agree to restart trade negotiations following meeting between Trump and Xi at Group of 20 summit 

Truce in US-China trade war as 2 rivals seek breakthrough

Supreme Court stokes DACA fight for 2020

Trump consultant behind mock Joe Biden election website

Rather rips Trump for 'deeply strange behavior' at G-20: He 'is praising almost any autocrat he can find'

‘A betrayal’: Inside the bitter rift between Pelosi and Schumer over border bill 

Debates reshape Democratic race

Biden tells fundraisers he refuses to accept 'old guy' criticism

U.S. and China agree to restart trade negotiations following meeting between Trump and Xi at Group of 20 summit 

Kim Jong Un will join Trump for a meeting at the Korean demilitarized zone, South Korean President Moon Jae-in says 

As G-20 reaffirms fight against climate change, Trump again stands apart 

Trump Meets Putin at G-20 While Ukrainian Sailors Remain Jailed
(The U.S. president drew a red line when 24 Ukrainians were seized last year. Now his sit-down with the Russian president is back on.)

Trump tells Saudi crown prince he’s doing ‘a spectacular job’

Trump: If no Israeli-Palestinian peace deal during my tenure, it’ll never happen

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6/28/19

Stocks rise to close out Dow’s biggest June gain since 1938, S&P 500′s best first half in 2 decades

Retail gets wrecked, but two stocks could see revival

Senate rejects attempt to curb Trump's Iran war powers

GOP lawmakers press Trump to cut deal with China at G-20

Conservative organization using claims of 'secret list' of liberal judges to rally Republican base

GOP Pennsylvania lawmaker yells over Dem reading letter from former homeless man in viral video

Supreme Court to review DACA program protecting young undocumented immigrants 

U.S. Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction

Judge permanently blocks Trump from using billions in military funds for border wall

Shields and Brooks on Democratic debates, Supreme Court rulings

House Ethics Committee investigating Gaetz over Cohen threats

2020 Democrats don't want to talk about China. That's a problem. 

Winners and losers from two nights of Democratic debates

Kamala Harris changes answer on abolishing private health insurance, saying she misheard debate question 

Biden defends civil rights record after clash with Harris

Biden says he ‘fought my heart out’ on issues of racial equality 

Biden sees support from Democrats slip 10 points after debate

Jimmy Carter: Trump only won in 2016 because of Russian meddling

Trade war hangs in balance as Trump and Xi finally meet 

Trump under pressure for China trade breakthrough

Trump, Putin share a 'cheers' at G-20 dinner

In Japan, Trump appears to make light of Russian election interference during meeting with Putin 

Trump offers to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in DMZ

Trump praises Saudi crown prince, declines to say whether he'll bring up Khashoggi

Trump's regulatory approach will boost incomes by $3,100: White House

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6/27/19

S&P 500 snaps 4-day slide as bank shares rise, Wall Street awaits Trump-Xi meeting at G-20 summit

Mitch McConnell Looms Larger Than Donald Trump at the First Democratic Debate

Republicans demand Trump face rape investigation

Supreme Court rules against Trump on census citizenship question

Americans Want Their Leaders to Obey the Laws of War
(New research claims that the U.S. public doesn’t care about protecting enemy civilians. It is wrong—and dangerous.)

20 questions for Robert Mueller

As Trump touts stocks, bonds send an ominous message

How Trump's Plan to Redefine Poverty Would Impact Health Care and Food Stamps

Twitter adds labels for tweets that break its rules — a move with potentially stark implications for Trump’s account 

House sends Trump border aid bill after Pelosi caves to pressure from moderates

House Democrats cave, will take up Senate border bill

Rex Tillerson airs concern about Jared Kushner’s secret dealings with foreign leaders 

Winners and losers from the Democratic presidential debate’s first night 

Warren shines in first Democratic debate

Dem candidates rip Trump on China ahead of crucial trade summit

Democrats unite at debate in endorsing health care to undocumented immigrants

Democratic debate: Harris takes on Biden on race; candidates talk guns, abortion, economy

Sanders admits he would raise taxes on the middle class to pay for programs

Trump arrives at global economic summit with full agenda and list of grievances 

Trump slams Democrats over health care for undocumented immigrants

Trump to push for delay on census in wake of Supreme Court ruling

As second Democratic debate wraps, Trump camp focuses on Biden

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6/26/19

S&P 500 falls for a fourth straight day as Wall Street gets ready for US-China trade talks

Senate passes $4.6 billion bill for border crisis, but key differences with House remain 

Two Republican senators say rape allegation against Trump should be investigated while many in GOP stay mum

GOP Holds Voter-Registration Advantage in Races for Governor and President

How Mitch McConnell and Elaine Chao turned a Kentucky town into their personal swamp

Mnuchin: ‘We were about 90% of the way’ on China trade deal and there’s a ‘path to complete this’

Kremlin confirms Putin-Trump meeting at G-20 summit 

Five things to watch as Trump heads to G-20 in Japan

If Trump backs down from his latest Iran threat, will he lose support? We checked. 

U. S. asylum officers say Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy is threatening migrants’ lives, ask federal court to end it 

Did Trump just joke about John McCain’s death? 

As Mueller reluctantly agrees to testify, Trump goes on the attack and Democrats hope for the best

Five things to watch when Bob Mueller testifies 

Gorsuch joins liberal justices in ruling against federal criminal statute

Democratic debate night: Fact checking the candidates on the issues

Winners and losers from the Democratic presidential debate’s first night 

House panel votes to authorize subpoena for White House’s Conway after she fails to show for hearing 

Schiff calls viral photo of drowned immigrants product of Trump's policies

Warren: I have a 'plan' for dealing with McConnell 

Senate Democrats wish talk on reparations would go away

Democratic debate: Candidates tackle immigration 

Trump heads to the G-20, and Japan braces for impact 

Trump says war with Iran would not involve ground troops or last long 

Trump to reporter: What I say to Putin at G-20 is none of your business

Trump not planning to block Mueller testimony: lawyer

As Mueller reluctantly agrees to testify, Trump goes on the attack and Democrats hope for the best

Trump says big tech companies like Twitter are ‘all Democrats’ and purposely repressing his reach

Trump weighs in on first Democratic debate

In rambling interview, Trump pronounces Biden 'a lost soul'

Did Trump just joke about John McCain’s death? 

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6/25/19

Dow drops more than 150 points in worst day of June after Fed officials curb rate-cut enthusiasm

CBO projects 'unprecedented' debt of 144 percent of GDP by 2049

Major companies are ringing alarm bells, trying to warn Washington about more tariffs

Consumer confidence drops more than expected, reaching its lowest point in nearly two years

Powell asserts Fed independence as Trump blasts central bank

Senate GOP blocks election security bill

McConnell opens door to vote on Iran war authorization

'I believe the president': GOP stands by Trump on sexual assault allegation

Texas freshman courts right-wing support, and a tough 2020 race, with hard-nosed tactics 

GOP lays debate trap for 2020 Democrats

GOP launches new fundraising platform to capitalize on Republican small-dollar donor base 

Oregon Republicans remain in ‘undisclosed locations’ as Senate leader suggests climate bill won’t pass 

Head of Pennsylvania GOP resigns over alleged
explicit texts

Christie Says Trump Failed the Country by Not Listening to Him

Economic Band-Aids Won’t Bring Peace to the Middle East
(European leaders should not lend support to a Trump administration plan that dangles economic carrots to Palestinians while entrenching the Israeli occupation.)

Trump and Xi meet Saturday — If it goes poorly, the global economy could teeter into recession

‘Now comes the reckoning’: Trump arrives at global gathering with most of his foreign policy gambits hanging in the balance 

Latest U.S. steps on Iran may lack sting
(Sanctions on supreme leader and top envoy are seen as more bark than bite and muddy Trump’s offer to talk.)

400,000 households could lose food stamps under Trump plan expected soon

U.S. returns 100 migrant children to overcrowded border facility as HHS says it is out of space

Federal judge rules Trump emoluments lawsuit can proceed

Mueller to testify publicly on July 17

Stephanie Grisham to take over as White House press secretary

House passes $4.5B border funding bill

The four House Democrats who voted against the border funding bill

House Democrats unveil changes to border bill to win over progressives

House approves $383 billion spending package

House passes emergency funding bill for migrant care crisis

Proposals to tax the wealthy are gaining steam. That could help some 2020 Democrats. 

Trump warns Iran of ‘overwhelming force’ in the event of an attack on ‘anything American’ 

READ: Trump's full exclusive interview with The Hill

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6/24/19

Amash after Trump says he doesn't need Congress approval to strike Iran: 'Constitution: Wrong'

Utah’s Sen. Mike Lee says Trump ‘made the right call’ by halting Iran strike

Democrat Sara Gideon announces run against Susan Collins

West Virginia GOP chair praises state lawmaker's op-ed on 'shame of LGBTQ Pride'

Pompeo seeks support from allies to monitor Persian Gulf region amid tensions with Iran 

Gorsuch sides with liberal justices in finding gun law to be 'vague'

'Imagine your own children there': Grim reports mount from border detention camps

Government moves migrant kids after AP exposes bad treatment

Trump’s erratic policy moves put national security at risk, experts warn 

Despite new law, Trump administration has not given Puerto Rico emergency food stamp aid 
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The Trump administration has reportedly buried reports warning that climate change will harm crops and cause health problems

White House to block Conway from testifying over alleged Hatch Act violations

Tamara Keith and Thelisha Eaddy on South Carolina's significance for 2020 Democrats
 
Pelosi to Trump: 'You're scaring the children of America'

Nearly 80 House Democrats want to open
an impeachment inquiry into Trump

Oversight calls for administration docs on security clearance overhaul

Democratic lawmaker calls Trump a 'moron' for his handling of Iran

Trump imposes new sanctions on Iran, warns U.S. ‘restraint’ is limited 

Trump: I do not need congressional approval to strike Iran

Trump signs executive order to compel disclosure of health-care prices 

Trump says he has the power to remove Federal Reserve chairman 'if I wanted to'

Trump declines to say he has confidence in FBI director

White House to block Conway from testifying over alleged Hatch Act violations

White House threatens veto of House border bill

Trump vehemently denies E. Jean Carroll allegation, says 'she's not my type'

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6/23/19

Texas Republican: Migrant conditions in his state the 'worst' he's seen

GOP rep: 'This story is not over' if Iran continues 'aggressive' and 'provocative' behavior

Cotton: I hope Trump's statement 'got through' to Iran's leaders

Cotton: 'Healthy skepticism warranted' when dealing with Democrats on immigration

McConnell to meet with 9/11 first responders following Jon Stewart criticism: report

Pence: Reports of conditions in detention centers prove 'Congress has to act'

Former NATO chief: Tensions with Iran highest in 30 years

Former Joint Chiefs chairman: 'The last thing in the world we need right now is a war with Iran'

Immediate crisis with Iran abates, but potential for conflict persists

Pompeo accuses Iran of spreading ‘blatant disinformation’ on downing of drone 

Huawei digs in for a long battle with the U.S. 
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Supreme Court set to deliver ruling on census citizenship question

High-stakes legal fight looms over Trump pollution rule

Leaked documents show 'red flags' of Trump officials

Why are headlines still taking Trump at his word?

Nancy Pelosi: House Democrats to pass part of Trump's emergency border funding

Congress unlikely to reach deal on Trump border bill before break

The House-passed bills that have ended up in the Senate 'graveyard'

House Oversight Committee to vote on authorizing subpoena for Kellyanne Conway

Schiff would support impeachment if White House ignores a final court decision on documents, testimony

Democrats seek to ban federal spending at Trump businesses

Sanders to propose canceling entire $1.6 trillion in U.S. student loan debt, escalating Democratic policy battle 

Trump says he's not looking for war while warning of 'obliteration like you've never seen'

Trump: Bolton would take on the whole world at one time

Trump mum on FBI investigation of Khashoggi killing

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6/22/19

GOP lawmakers want Mulvaney sidelined in budget talks

Trump urged to quickly fill Pentagon post amid Iran tensions

War-weary Republicans and Democrats express relief after Trump calls off strike on Iran 

Trump’s Iran Response Underlines Republican Rift Over National Security

Bolton lands in Israel ahead of unprecedented security summit

Iran warns US the region could be ‘set on fire,’ vows to defend its borders

US finds itself isolated in Iran conflict

White House's Kushner unveils economic portion of Middle East peace plan

VA employees say agency is actively retaliating against whistleblowers

Pelosi called Trump Friday, asked him to halt ICE raids

Pelosi welcomes Trump’s decision to put ICE raids on hold hours before they were to start 

Democrats try for a ratings blockbuster during two nights of presidential campaign debates 

President Trump postpones nationwide immigration enforcement sweep

Trump delays operation to deport migrant families

Trump claims media got it wrong on Iran strike: 'I never called the strike' back

Trump vows more sanctions on Iran, says military action is still 'on the table'

Trump approved cyber-strikes against Iran’s missile systems 

After a tense week, Trump strikes an unusually friendly tone toward Iran 

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