House and Senate approve deal to avert shutdown, sending measure to White House
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House and Senate approve deal to avert shutdown, sending measure to White House

Washington (CNN)With little more than a day left before funding expires for key parts of the government, the House and Senate both voted on Thursday to approve a…

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Trump once called executive action on immigration dangerous, unconstitutional and impeachable
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Trump once called executive action on immigration dangerous, unconstitutional and impeachable

(CNN)President Donald Trump once said taking executive action on immigration was an unconstitutional action that could lead to impeachment.Trump's past comments are at odds with his current plans…

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GOP’s outburst of outrage doesn’t sit right
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GOP’s outburst of outrage doesn’t sit right

Bill Carter, a media analyst for CNN, covered the television industry for The New York Times for 25 years, and has written four books on TV, including "The…

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FCC: Nearly half the calls you receive this year will be spam
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FCC: Nearly half the calls you receive this year will be spam

(CNN)Nearly half the calls made to US cell phones in 2019 will be spam, according to a study by First Orion referenced in a Federal Communications Commission report…

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Trump admin pushes for tougher action on Iran, swipes at Europe
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Trump admin pushes for tougher action on Iran, swipes at Europe

Washington (CNN)US and Israeli leaders continued to push for confrontation with Iran at the Warsaw ministerial meeting on Middle East security Thursday, strongly criticizing Europe as they did…

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Here’s what a national emergency could look like
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Here’s what a national emergency could look like

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump intends to declare a national emergency -- a move that could allow the administration to circumvent Congress and unlock money to build his signature…

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Mitch McConnell just set a hugely dangerous precedent on national emergencies
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Mitch McConnell just set a hugely dangerous precedent on national emergencies

(CNN)With a simple statement on the Senate floor, Mitch McConnell set a hugely important precedent on the relationship between the legislative and executive branches.In announcing that President Donald…

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CNN to host one of the first two 2020 Democratic primary debates
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CNN to host one of the first two 2020 Democratic primary debates

(CNN)The Democratic National Committee on Thursday announced details for the first two presidential primary debates of the 2020 cycle, with plans to hold each debate over two consecutive…

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Does California owe the federal government billions from its canceled rail project?
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Does California owe the federal government billions from its canceled rail project?

(CNN)California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom announced plans this week to scrap the state's high-speed rail line from San Francisco to Los Angeles, saying it would cost too much…

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Border wall would do nothing to stop terrorism. And there is no national emergency.
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Border wall would do nothing to stop terrorism. And there is no national emergency.

Peter Bergen is CNN's national security analyst, a vice president at New America and a professor of practice at Arizona State University. He is the author of "United…

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2020 rankings: How much will Beto O’Rourke shake up the field?
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2020 rankings: How much will Beto O’Rourke shake up the field?

(This is the eighth edition of our monthly power rankings of Democrats most likely to get their party's presidential nomination in 2020.) (CNN)On Monday night in El Paso,…

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If Donald Trump signs this border funding compromise, it’s a MASSIVE capitulation
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If Donald Trump signs this border funding compromise, it’s a MASSIVE capitulation

(CNN)Lost amid this will-he-won't-he-sign-it debate over President Donald Trump's decision on the border funding compromise bill is this fundamental fact: If Trump does sign this legislation, it is…

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Trump aides now fret he won’t sign funding bill
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Trump aides now fret he won’t sign funding bill

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump plans to sign a compromise border security measure in conjunction with declaring a national emergency to secure funding for a border wall, according to…

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Treasury officials say smaller tax refunds are a good thing
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Treasury officials say smaller tax refunds are a good thing

Washington (CNN)Americans are seeing smaller refunds this year thanks to the 2017 tax reform -- and the Treasury Department says that's a good thing.The average refund is down…

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What’s in Congress’ 1,169-page spending package and will Trump sign it
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What’s in Congress’ 1,169-page spending package and will Trump sign it

(CNN)Nearly nine weeks after the government shut down, Congress has finally reached agreement -- and cleared the path forward to pass -- on a package that will clear…

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How Andrew McCabe’s 25th Amendment bombshell tells us everything — and nothing
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How Andrew McCabe’s 25th Amendment bombshell tells us everything — and nothing

(CNN)In a forthcoming interview with "60 Minutes," former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe confirmed that he and a handful of other Justice Department officials openly discussed recruiting Cabinet…

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Barr says he hasn’t spoken to White House about executive privilege on Mueller report
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Barr says he hasn’t spoken to White House about executive privilege on Mueller report

Washington (CNN)Attorney General nominee Bill Barr cannot recall if he had any discussions with the White House about invoking executive privilege to block the release of any report…

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Trump startled by cozy Barr-Mueller relationship
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Trump startled by cozy Barr-Mueller relationship

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump was startled Tuesday as he watched television coverage of his nominee for attorney general describing a warm relationship with the special counsel Robert Mueller…

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7 key takeaways from William Barr’s attorney general confirmation hearing
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7 key takeaways from William Barr’s attorney general confirmation hearing

(CNN)Former Attorney General William Barr took questions from members of the Senate Judiciary Committee for hours Tuesday as he sought to win confirmation to his old job amid…

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Read Amazon’s full statement on why it scrapped its New York City HQ2
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Read Amazon’s full statement on why it scrapped its New York City HQ2

New York (CNN Business)Amazon announced Thursday that it is scrapping its plan to open to a second headquarters in New York's Long Island City. The project was supposed…

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Amazon cancels plans to build New York headquarters
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Amazon cancels plans to build New York headquarters

New York (CNN Business)Amazon is ditching its plans to build a new headquarters in New York after facing backlash from members of the community."After much thought and deliberation,…

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