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House Votes Almost Unanimously For Public Release Of Mueller Report

While it was a largely symbolic vote, it represents growing bipartisan pressure on the Justice Department to disclose as much as possible about the Mueller investigation.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Speaker Pelosi Revokes Vice President Pence's House Office Space

Under Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., the vice president enjoyed ceremonial office space on the House side of the U.S. Capitol. He still has an office on the Senate side as president of the Senate.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Speaker Pelosi Revokes Mike Pence's House Office Space

Under Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., Vice President Mike Pence enjoyed ceremonial office space on the House side of the U.S. Capitol. He still has an office on the Senate side as president of the Senate.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Biden Speaks To Chants Of 'Run, Joe, Run' As 2020 Decision Nears

Former Vice President Joe Biden addressed a friendly crowd of union firefighters as he appears on the verge of launching a campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. (Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Minnesota Congresswoman Ignites Debate On Israel And Anti-Semitism

Constituents of Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., voice concern over recent controversial comments. The House will vote Thursday on a resolution condemning anti-Semitism.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Florida's New Governor Redefines What It Means To Be A Trump Republican

Ron DeSantis won his bid to be governor of the Sunshine State, in part, by allying himself with President Trump. But his defense of the state's environment has surprised many political watchers.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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After Stinging Presidential Loss, Popular Vote Movement Gains Momentum In States

Democrats in Colorado and New Mexico are pushing ahead with legislation to pledge their 14 collective electoral votes to the winner of the national popular vote — no matter who wins each state.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Trump Warns Venezuela's Maduro Supporters: 'You Will Lose Everything'

The U.S. president urged military leaders to stop blocking food aid from entering the country, and said those who refuse to accept the opposition leader "will find no safe harbor ... no way out." (Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Emergency Declaration For Border Wall Could Tap Military Funds

A 1982 law empowers the secretary of defense to redirect military construction funds during a presidentially declared national emergency.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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GOP Rep. Walter Jones, Who Spent Years Seeking Redemption For Iraq Vote, Dies At 76

Jones helped add "freedom fries" to the Congressional cafeteria menu. Since then, he came to deeply regret his vote for the war in Iraq, and wrote thousands of letters to families of fallen soldiers.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar Expected To Launch 2020 Presidential Bid

The former top prosecutor in Minnesota's largest county, Klobuchar was reelected to her third Senate term in 2018. She has an outdoor event planned in Minneapolis on Sunday afternoon.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Republicans Praise, Democrats Grill Andrew Wheeler In EPA Chief Confirmation Hearing

Wheeler has been serving as acting EPA administrator since Scott Pruitt stepped down amid ethics scandals in July. Prior to his work at the EPA, Wheeler worked as a lobbyist for the coal industry.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Hurdles Remain As The Final Countdown Begins For The 2020 Census

The upcoming head count of every person living in the U.S. will reset how power and money are shared through 2030. But the citizenship question and other controversies may derail preparations.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Donald Trump makes surprise visit to Iraq over Christmas to meet US soldiers

Donald Trump has made a surprise trip to Iraq, meeting American soldiers in what was his first visit to a conflict zone since becoming US president. Mr Trump and his wife Melania took off from Washington DC late on Christmas day and arrived on Boxing Day for a visit that was kept closely under wraps.  While there Mr Trump confirmed that he would not be pulling US troops out of Iraq, despite his decision earlier this month to withdraw from Syria.  That choice had split his administration, with Ja...
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Congress To Make Members Pay Out Of Pocket For Sexual Harassment Settlements

Lawmakers are expected to vote this week to overhaul how Congress handles accusations of sexual misconduct. The deal follows a nearly year-long standoff over member liability and other issues.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Trump Appoints Gen. Mark Milley Chairman Of The Joint Chiefs Of Staff

Milley, currently the Army Chief of Staff, will succeed Gen. Joseph Dunford. (Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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George HW Bush's funeral delivers message of civility in an era of bitter division

George HW Bush, the former US president, was remembered as a "noble" man of “great humility” on Wednesday at a state funeral attended by much of America’s political establishment. Emotional eulogies from his son and friends remembered the 41st president as a “class act” who dedicated his life to public service and embodied courage, both political and personal.    In a service dominated by the messages of unity and patriotism, speakers praised Mr Bush’s opposition to “unthinking partisanship” and...
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Bush celebrated with praise and humor at cathedral farewell

By CALVIN WOODWARD, LAURIE KELLMAN and ASHRAF KHALIL WASHINGTON — George H. W. Bush was celebrated with high praise and loving humor Wednesday as the nation bade farewell to the man who was America’s 41st president and the last to fight for the U.S. in wartime. Three former presidents looked on at Washington National Cathedral and a fourth — George W. Bush — prepared to eulogize his dad. The congregation, filled with foreign leaders and diplomats, Americans of high office and others touched by B...
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Beijing Is Pushing Hard To Influence U.S. Views Of China, Report Says

The new report, authored by some of the top experts on China, warns of an aggressive influence campaign aimed at the U.S. government, universities and even Hollywood.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Mueller probe is making me stronger, says Donald Trump in new book

Donald Trump is convinced the investigation into alleged collusion with Russia has made him more politically powerful, according to a new book by two of his longest-serving advisers. Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie worked on Mr Trump’s election campaign and argue that the White House, Justice Department and intelligence agencies are filled with the president’s enemies who are working to delegitimise his position and undermine his agenda, according to The Washington Post which obtained an adva...
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Trump Backs Package Of Changes To Criminal Justice System As Lame-Duck Session Begins

Trump's backing is a big win for activists who have been pushing for criminal justice measures to roll back the stiff penalties imposed as a part of America's decades-long "war on drugs."(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Melania Trump Explained Her “I Don’t Care” Jacket & It Isn’t About Immigration

Melania Trump sat down for her first-ever interview in office last night, giving us a rare glimpse into her life as first lady and offering some insight into her trip to the U.S. border over the summer.Trump told ABC News’ Tom Llamas that she had an immediate reaction when seeing media coverage of families being separated at the U.S. border. Her answer wasn’t unexpected: she had previously released a statement saying that she hated seeing the children forcibly taken from their parents under her...
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Democrats Mission to Weaponize the #MeToo Movement

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the ranking member on the Senate Judiciary Committee, questions President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court judge, as he testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, for the second day of his confirmation to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) U.S.A. –-( left has co-opted the #MeToo movement, and they are using ...
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Would It Make A Difference If The FBI Were To Investigate Kavanaugh?

Democrats and outside groups want the FBI to investigate the allegations into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. He and Republicans say all the necessary work here is done. What does it matter?(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Rosenstein Denies That He Discussed Recording Trump, Invoking 25th Amendment

The deputy attorney general rejected a story that described him musing with the idea of secretly wearing a wire or conferring with members of the Cabinet about invoking the 25th Amendment.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Trump Executive Order Would Punish Foreigners Linked To Election Interference

The new order would allow the federal government to sanction foreign actors who were caught trying to influence U.S. elections.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Bob Woodward: 'People Need To Wake Up' To What's Happening Under Trump

The veteran journalist was shocked by the tactics White House staff use to circumvent Trump: "I've never heard in any way of staff going around a president this way." Woodward's new book is Fear.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Bolton: ICC Will Face Repercussions If Action Taken Against Americans

National Security Adviser John Bolton says the U.S. will do all that it can to protect American citizens from prosecution by the International Criminal Court.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Democrats Demand Investigation Of Giuliani's Foreign Work. He Says Bring It On.

The former New York mayor says Democrats are welcome to investigate work he has done for foreign clients; a group of senators wonders whether he has broken the law.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Special Counsel Reportedly Agrees To Accept Written Answers From President

After months of trying to get the president to answer questions about Russia in person, Robert Mueller's office has agreed to accept at least some written answers, according to The New York Times.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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