Why Bernie’s heart attack was good for him
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Why Bernie’s heart attack was good for him

In an era in which conventional political wisdom has been set ablaze, Sanders has challenged the notion that a major health issue is an automatic death knell for…

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Don’t count on the Senate to save Dreamers
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Don’t count on the Senate to save Dreamers

With the Supreme Court’s conservative majority casting serious doubt this week on the future of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Congress is facing the very real…

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RNC plunges into Louisiana gov’s race amid signs of trouble
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RNC plunges into Louisiana gov’s race amid signs of trouble

President Donald Trump will campaign Thursday for Republican gubernatorial candidate Eddie Rispone. | Gerald Herbert/AP Photo The Republican National Committee is pouring another $1 million into the Louisiana…

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Court denies Trump appeal in fight with Democrats over financial records
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Court denies Trump appeal in fight with Democrats over financial records

The ruling from the full D.C. Circuit wasn’t unanimous, however, with two separate dissenting opinions that argue in favor of a closer look at the issues of the…

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Trump gives Turkish president a warm welcome despite lawmakers’ dissent
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Trump gives Turkish president a warm welcome despite lawmakers’ dissent

But Trump made little mention of the split in attitudes between one end of Pennsylvania Avenue and the other, and steered clear of publicly criticizing Erdogan over human…

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Roger Stone’s defense: MAGA, God and Donald Trump
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Roger Stone’s defense: MAGA, God and Donald Trump

Roger Stone returns to the Prettyman Courthouse for his trial. | Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images For once, Roger Stone is letting others do the talking. The political provocateur has…

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Erdogan says he returned Trump’s threatening letter on Syria invasion
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Erdogan says he returned Trump’s threatening letter on Syria invasion

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a news conference with President Donald Trump in the East Room of the White House on Wednesday. | Patrick Semansky/AP Photo President…

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Feds’ closing argument: Roger Stone made the House Russia report ‘not accurate’
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Feds’ closing argument: Roger Stone made the House Russia report ‘not accurate’

Jury deliberations are expected to begin Thursday morning in Stone’s case. But before the 12 Washington, D.C., residents start their deliberations, they got a final pitch from assistant…

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Trump aides retaliated against State staffer of Iranian descent, probe finds
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Trump aides retaliated against State staffer of Iranian descent, probe finds

But it lands at a particularly sensitive moment: Trump faces an impeachment inquiry whose elements involve the mistreatment of career diplomats, in particular those dealing with Ukraine. On…

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GOP senators plan to pressure Erdogan during unusual White House meeting
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GOP senators plan to pressure Erdogan during unusual White House meeting

“I have long described Turkey as a problematic ally,” Cruz said. “Turkey has far too frequently been antagonistic to U.S. interests, and in particular their assault on and…

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