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Federal Government Tells Twenty-One States Their Election Systems Were Targeted By Hackers

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More evidence of apparent Russian-backed efforts to interfere in the election.

President Trump Attacks American Citizens For Exercising Their First Amendment Rights

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In President Trump’s mind, American citizens exercising their First Amendment rights are “sons of bitches” who should be fired for exercising their rights.

Trump’s Job Approval Shows Slight Improvement But Remains At Historic Lows

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President Trump’s job approval has improved slightly, but the numbers remain historically low for a newly elected President.

California Files Suit Over Trump’s Border Wall

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Yet another lawsuit against yet another controversial Trump Administration policy.

Trump Slump? International Travel To U.S. Suffers Noticeable Drop Since January

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Commerce Department figures report a measurable drop in international travel to the United States since the start of 2017.

Donald Trump’s First General Assembly Address Strikes Belligerent Tone

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In a marked departure from previous American Presidents, Donald Trump delivered a highly belligerent speech to the U.N. General Assembly.

More Lawsuits Filed Over Trump’s Decision To End DACA

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The Trump Administration has been hit with two new lawsuits over the President’s decision to end the DACA program.

Mueller’s Russia Investigation Closing In On Paul Manafort

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Special counsel Robert Mueller could be looking to “flip” Paul Manafort, giving President Trump and those close to him something new to worry about.

Sean Spicer Says He Regrets The Lie That Set The Tone For His Time At The White House

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Sean Spicer now says he regrets the lies that defined his time at the White House.

Hillary Clinton Won’t Rule Out Challenging The Legitimacy Of The 2016 Election

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Some more interesting post-election commentary from Hillary Clinton.

Hillary Clinton Has A Theory To Explain Why White Married Women Didn’t Vote For Her

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Hillary Clinton has found another group to blame for her loss, educated white married women in suburbia.

Sean Spicer Does The Emmys, And The Punditocracy Freaks Out

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Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer poked fun at himself on last night’s Emmy broadcast, and the political pundits are all in pearl-clutching mode because of it.

Trump Administration Preparing To Stay In Afghanistan For The Long Haul

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America’s longest war seems likely to soon turn into America’s never-ending war.

More on Trump as Independent

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Independents don’t seek to shape party nominations.

Federal Judge Blocks Dept. Of Justice Policy Withholding Funds From ‘Sanctuary Cities’

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A Federal Judge has blocked enforcement of a Dept. of Justice policy purporting to block funding to so-called ‘sanctuary cities.’

Former Sheriff David Clarke Told To Revise Thesis After Plagiarism Investigation

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Former Sheriff David Clarke is being told that he must revise his thesis or risk losing his degree: Former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke must revise his master’s thesis or risk losing his degree in security studies from the Naval Postgraduate School, according to documents CNN’s KFile obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request. […]

Trump Reopens Charlottesville Wounds By Resurrecting His ‘Both Sides’ Argument

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Donald Trump went there again, and in the process reopened a wound that was starting to heal just a little bit.

Trump Openly Humiliated Jeff Sessions After Mueller Appointment

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President Trump reportedly openly humiliated his own Attorney General after learning of Bob Mueller’s appointment.

Ann Coulter Falls Out Of Love With Trump Over DACA

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It’s not just Sean Hannity and Breitbart News who’s upset with Donald Trump over his apparent DACA deal, Ann Coulter isn’t happy either: Ann Coulter has said some pretty over-the-top things about President Trump. She has sometimes referred to him as “emperor god,” proclaimed one of his immigration-themed campaign addresses to be “the most magnificent speech ever […]

When You’ve Lost Sean Hannity

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Fox News Channel’s Sean Hannity has been among Donald Trump’s most obsequious supporters, but he doesn’t appear to be too happy about the reported deal to keep DACA alive: Politicians are supposed to keep their word. R’s failed on Healthcare, broke their word They have failed! @POTUS needs to keep his promises https://t.co/NldKWcFrRB — Sean […]

Trump Administration Set To Further Reduce Sanctions Against Iran

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Notwithstanding his promises during the campaign, President Trump seems likely to go forward with sanctions reductions required under the nuclear deal with Iran.

Democrats Say They Reached A Deal With Trump On DACA

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Trump makes a DACA deal, apparently.

Republicans To Introduce Tax Reform Package By The End Of September

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Republicans will introduce a tax package by the end of the month, but whether they can actually pass anything is another question entirely.

Senate Rejects Amendment To Repeal AUMFs Authorizing The Bush-Obama-Trump Forever Wars

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Once again, Congress is abdicating its Constitutional responsibilities.

Most Americans Want Dreamers To Have Pathway To Citizenship

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Americans support allowing Dreamers to stay in the country, and most of them also support allowing them to eventually become citizens.

United Nations Passes Watered Down North Korean Sanctions

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The Trump Administration’s effort to impose sanctions against North Korea suffered a significant defeat in the United Nations Security Council.

A Simple Explanation for GOP Behavior vis-a-vis Trump

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80% of GOP voters approve of Trump. This explains GOP behavior in large measure.

Republicans Have Lost The Gamble They Took On Donald Trump

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Republicans on Capitol Hill and elsewhere were gambling when they lined up behind Donald Trump. So far, they’ve lost.

Steve Bannon Is Going To War Against The Republican Congress

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Steve Bannon may be out of the White House, but his efforts to continue pushing President Trump, and the Republican Party, even further to the populist far-right continues.

Mitt Romney For Senate?

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For the second time this year, there are rumors that Mitt Romney could run for Senator from Utah if Orrin Hatch decides to retire.

Hillary Clinton Says She’s Done Being A Candidate For Office

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Hillary Clinton delivers the most obvious news ever.

Vincente Fox Is Back To Make Fun Of Donald Trump

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Former Mexican President Vincente Fox has been among the most effective trolls against Donald Trump ever since Trump the candidate announced his policy that he would build a wall on the southern border that Mexico would pay for. Now, he’s out with a video that takes the game to a new level: The United States […]

University Of California Sues Trump Administration Over Decision To End DACA

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The University of California has joined the list of Plaintiffs suing the Trump Administration over its decision to end DACA.

Republican Candidate For Virginia Governor: Dreamers Should Not Be Deported

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Ed Gillespie, the Republican nominee for Governor of Virginia, has come out against the most recent immigration-related action by the national leader of his party.

Trump Administration Suffers Another Court Defeat On Travel Ban

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The Trump Administration has suffered another Court defeat related to the President’s Muslim Travel Ban.

Trump Jr.’s Explanation For Russia Meeting Raises More Questions

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Donald Trump Jr. spoke yesterday with Senate investigators, and his answers raise more questions than they answer.

Hillary Clinton Blames Obama, Biden, Others for Her Loss

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Hillary Clinton’s latest memoir lashes out at those to blame for her unexpected loss.

Eliminating The Debt Ceiling: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

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Perhaps it’s time to consider getting rid of the debt ceiling entirely.

Democratic States Sue Trump Administration Over Decision To End DACA

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As expected, a group of Democratic states is suing the Trump Administration over the decision to end the DACA program.

Donald Trump And The Art Of The Bad Deal

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Donald Trump made a deal with Democrats on spending and the debt ceiling, but it was an exceedingly bad one.

So Far, Trump’s Economy Is Doing Worse Than Obama’s

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President Trump likes to take credit for the state of the economy, but the truth is that things are actually doing slightly worse under his Administration than they were under his predecessor.

Blue States Threatening To Sue Trump Over DACA Decision, But Their Case Seems Weak

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Several Democratic Attorneys General are threatening to sue the Trump Administration over the decision to end DACA, but their legal arguments appear to be especially weak.

David Clarke Heads To Pro-Trump SuperPAC After Kelly Blocks White House Job

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Former Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke loses out on yet another Trump Administration position thanks to Chief of Staff John Kelly.

Majority Of Americans Support Extending DACA, Allowing Dreamers To Become Citizens

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Two polls find that most Americans support letting DACA beneficiaries to stay in the United States. Will that help move Congress to act?

Obama Speaks Out About Trump’s Decision To End DACA

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The Trump Administration’s decision to end DACA motivated former President Obama to speak out, and he’s absolutely right.

Trump Administration Announces End Of DACA, With Six Month Delay

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The Trump Administration announced today that the program that provided deportation relief to nearly a million people brought to the United States as children would end unless Congress acts to save it.

Democrats Already Maneuvering For Support And Donors In 2020

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We’re a long way away from the start of the 2020 election cycle, but Democrats are already maneuvering for support and money.

North Korea Rattles Its Saber, So Trump Attacks South Korea

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At a time when our alliance is more important than ever, President Trump is responding by attacking our ally.

Dept. Of Justice Admits That Trump’s Wiretapping Claims Were Lies

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Another Trump lie.

Trump’s Decision On DACA Expected Tuesday

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President Trump is threatening to end a program that has benefited at least 750,000 innocent people.

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