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GOP congressman jumps into critical Alabama Senate race

The campaign against Democrat Doug Jones is important insurance for Republicans seeking to protect their 53-47 majority in 2020.

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Neo-Nazi in coast guard plotted attack on Democrats and journalists, say prosecutors

Lieutenant Christopher Hasson allegedly intended to ‘murder civilians on a scale rarely seen in this country’A neo-Nazi serving as a lieutenant in the US coast guard has been caught plotting to attack Democratic members of Congress, including congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and well-known media personalities, according to ...

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The key Republicans to watch on Trump’s national emergency

If as few as four GOP senators join Democrats, they could pass legislation to block the president.

Hogan casts doubt on GOP primary challenges by Kasich, Weld

Maryland's Republican governor told CBS News the president may be vulnerable in the general election against the eventual Democratic nominee

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Critic of Waste at Veterans Affairs Now Faces Questions About His Travel Costs

Congress is asking why a top Veterans Affairs official, who was once an outspoken critic of the department’s spending, is being reimbursed for ...

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Brazil president seeks $270 billion pension savings, Congress has doubts

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro delivered his proposed pension overhaul to Congress on Wednesday, a plan to save over 1 trillion reais ($270 ...

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Athletics: Lyles drops plans for 100m bid at world championships

American sprinter Noah Lyles is dropping plans for a sprint double at September's world championships in Doha and will focus only on the 200 meters, he told Reuters.

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Samsung Unveils Folding Phone With 5G — at $1,980

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Wednesday said it will release a folding smartphone in April that works with the next-generation 5G networks and will cost almost $2,000, a move to entice consumers to upgrade their phones. The Galaxy Fold will go on sale on April 26, Samsung officials said at an event in San Francisco. The device will have a ...

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Members of Congress voice alarm about report that Trump has grown frustrated with Coats

Several Republican and Democratic lawmakers threw their support behind the director of national intelligence, who some worry may soon be dismissed. Trump said Wednesday he hasn’t thought about removing Coats.

GOP candidate in undecided House race expected to testify about fraud claims

A new election could be ordered in N. Carolina's 9th congressional district after questions about possible mishandling of mail-in ballots.

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It's Bernie's world. The Democratic party is just living in it | Kate Aronoff

Bernie Sanders’s 2016 candidacy rewrote the rules by which the Democratic party operates. If Democrats win in 2020, it will be largely thanks to himBernie Sanders declared on Tuesday that he will once again run for president. Whatever this election ...

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CNN’s hiring of a GOP operative as political editor is even worse than it looks

Not just the media-politics ‘revolving door,’ it’s a harbinger of a wrongheaded approach to 2020.

Watch: 'Seinfeld' actor Patrick Warburton drops puck, face-plants at Devils game

Patrick Warburton played a New Jersey Devils fan on 'Seinfeld.' He revived the role for the most recent Devils game, but the appearance came with a face-plant.

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The Health 202: Klobuchar's 2020 bid highlights Democratic split on Medicare-for-all

It's a debate that will drive action in Congress, too.

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Border Wall, Bullet Train: California vs. Trump Escalates

Disputes over President Donald Trump's border wall and California's bullet train are intensifying the feud between the White House and the nation's ...

Potential GOP challenger calls Trump's 2020 chances 'weak'

Maryland's Republican governor, who's viewed as a potential primary challenger to President Donald Trump in 2020, said the President's poll numbers ...

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Trump Signs Order to Begin Creation of Space Force

In a concession to Congress, the force would be overseen by the Air Force, but critics say it still raises the danger of militarizing space.

Trump officially directs Pentagon to create Space Force legislation for Congress

President Donald Trump signed a directive on Tuesday that ordered the Department of Defense create a Space Force as a sixth military branch.

Does a little-known DOJ official have the 'worst job in Washington'?

Some say a little-known DOJ official, Stephen Boyd, may have the worst job in Washington - resolving disputes between the Justice Department and Congress.

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Teachers Strike to Kill Student Choice

West Virginia’s GOP Governor surrenders to another union walkout.

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Trump's Emergency Is Test for Congress

Letting the president conjure funds for the wall would damage separation of powers.

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US Automakers to Trump: Don't Slap Tariffs on Imported Cars

America's auto industry is bracing for a potential escalation in President Donald Trump's tariff war with the world, one that could weaken the global ...

McCabe told Congress 'Gang of 8' leaders about FBI probe into Trump. They had no objection.

The former acting director said on NBC's "Today" show that the president's "threats" against him have been "horrific" for him and his family.

Huawei P30, P30 Pro to debut March 26 in Paris - CNET

The company's latest flagship phones -- one rumored to have four rear cameras -- will be unveiled a month after Mobile World Congress.

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Alabama lawmakers condemn publisher who wrote KKK 'needs to ride again'

Members of Congress including Doug Jones and Terri Sewell called for Goodloe Sutton of the Democrat-Reporter to resignAlabama members of Congress have called for the resignation of a newspaper editor who wrote an editorial calling for a resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan.Goodloe Sutton, the editor and publisher of the Democrat-Reporter in the small ...

16 states sue Trump over emergency declaration for border wall

Bypassing Congress, President Trump declared a national emergency last week to access billions of dollars in funds to construct a border wall

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