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The Trump administration just left 50,000 Haitians in legal limbo

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About 50,000 Haitians living in the United States will remain in limbo for another six months. The Trump administration has reportedly granted a temporary extension of these Haitians' legal status,

These maps show how Trump's cuts to food stamps hurt his voters

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President Donald Trump is expected to unveil his 2018 budget today, with $1.7 trillion in cuts over the next 10 years to government programs such as Medicaid, farm subsidies, affordable ...

BREAKING: Court Upholds Block On Trump's Travel Ban

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A federal appeals court Thursday afternoon refused to uphold the revised version of President Donald Trump's travel ban targeting six Muslim-majority countries, arguing that the ban represented a form of ...

Jared Kushner is reportedly under FBI scrutiny for meetings with Russians

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Jared Kusher, the husband of President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka and one of the president's top advisers in the White House, is "now a focus in the [FBI's] Russia investigation," ...

Here’s the proof that Trump’s budget screws everyone but his rich pals

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In a plan entitled "The New Foundation for American Greatness," the Trump administration released their full budget proposal on Tuesday morning, which outlined an extreme schedule of tax cuts for ...

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Manchester Attack

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The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the deadly suicide bombing in Manchester, England that killed at least 22 people, including children, and injured more than 50 at an Ariana ...

Why the Sally Yates hearing was very bad news for the Trump White House.

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The much-anticipated Senate hearing on Monday afternoon with former acting attorney general Sally Yates and former director of national intelligence James Clapper confirmed an important point: the Russia story still ...

The Supreme Court just delivered a big win for voting rights

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The Supreme Court on Monday struck down North Carolina's congressional map, finding that the Republican legislature unconstitutionally used race in drawing district lines that reduced the voting power of minorities.

The Michael Flynn scandal descends on Donald Trump's DC hotel

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Ekim Alptekin, a well-connected Turkish businessman at the center of one of the many scandals swirling around President Donald Trump and his White House, stood before a crowd of several ...

The Jon Ossoff special election will come down to this one factor

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On April 18, Democrat Jon Ossoff came within a hair of winning the congressional seat for Georgia's 6th District, a strong showing in suburban Atlanta district that has long been ...

Trump goes full Watergate—and threatens Russia investigation

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Not since Watergate. How else can one start an article about President Donald Trump summarily firing FBI chief James Comey? On March 20, Comey appeared before the House intelligence committee ...

Why Donald Trump's firing of James Comey should be investigated

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There are multiple investigations of the Trump-Russia scandal underway, including two conducted by the House and Senate intelligence committees, one by a Senate judiciary subcommittee, and one (or more) by ...

The first Congressman calling for impeachment is getting some terrifying responses.

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Before Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) began his town hall Saturday morning, he instructed his aides to play a tape. It was, he explained, a voicemail he had received earlier in ...

Donald Trump just released a plan to destroy Medicaid

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When President Donald Trump released his first full budget Tuesday, he directly contradicted one of his most explicit promises from the presidential campaign. "I'm not going to cut Medicare or ...

Joe Lieberman's Benghazi connection

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As President Donald Trump escaped Washington on Friday for his first overseas trip, the White House announced that he wasn't yet ready to reveal his pick to replace James Comey,

Why Trump's $100 billion Saudi arms deal might be illegal

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As Donald Trump heads to Riyadh today on his first international trip as president, he brings with him a gift: a massive arms deal reportedly worth more than $100 billion ...

Republicans focus on protecting Trump at Russia hearing

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The Republicans still are not serious about investigating the Trump-Russia scandal. That message came through resoundingly when the House intelligence committee held a public hearing on Tuesday morning with former ...

House Democrats demand investigation of Comey firing

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Every Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee signed a letter Thursday afternoon to the committee's chairman, Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), demanding an investigation into President Donald Trump's firing of FBI ...

Here are the results for Montana's body slamming-marred special election

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On Thursday voters in Montana went to the polls in a special election to replace Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who left Congress in March. (See below for the results, beginning ...

The Trump family is bolstering its Dubai connection

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On Saturday, Donald Trump Jr. gave the commencement speech at the American University in Dubai, where he urged the graduates to emulate his father. "Whether you will be successful at ...

Trump has tons of foreign debt. House Dems want the receipts.

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Since Donald Trump became a presidential candidate, journalists and investigators looking at his business holdings have wondered if there are any Russian connections to the complicated and opaque finances of ...

The Flynn scandal explodes: What this means and how it happened

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On Wednesday, not one but two bombshells exploded concerning Michael Flynn, the national security adviser President Donald Trump was compelled to fire after only 22 days on the job. The ...

The US just pissed off another key ally over its leaks to the press

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High-ranking British officials, including Home Secretary Amber Rudd, are speaking out against the US, after a number of confidential details in the ongoing investigation into Monday's Manchester attack appeared in ...

Hillary Clinton just shaded Trump with the perfect Nixon comparison

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Hillary Clinton returned to Wellesley College Friday to deliver her alma mater's 2017 commencement speech, encouraging graduates not to sit on the sidelines during a political climate she described as ...

BREAKING: Special counsel appointed for Trump-Russia investigation

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And then there was a special prosecutor. Late Wednesday afternoon, the Justice Department announced that Robert Mueller, who preceded James Comey as FBI director, would be appointed special counsel to ...

The fight for France's soul is just beginning

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French voters on Sunday elected Emmanuel Macron—a 39-year-old centrist, pro-European Union, pro-NATO political newcomer—as the nation's next president. Macron's victory has been hailed as a major setback for the wave ...

Michael Flynn is pleading the Fifth

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Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn will invoke the Constitution's Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination on Monday and refuse to comply with a congressional subpoena, according to the Associated Press.

The latest report on the White House's education budget is bleak

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The White House is expected to make steep cuts to the Department of Education's budget in an effort to direct the money toward promoting school choice, the Washington Post reported ...

Here's the photo that may help unlock the Trump-Russia scandal

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On Monday, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) announced that the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has documents indicating that Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn appears to have lied in the ...

Donald Trump's plan to avoid violating the Cosntitution is a sham

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In January, Donald Trump's lawyer said that the Trump Organization would donate any profits earned at Trump hotels from a foreign government to the US Treasury. The move was supposedly ...

The Trump administration published a database with the personal information of abuse victims

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The Trump administration's effort to highlight crimes committed by undocumented immigrants has become a nightmare for immigrant victims of abuse, with the personal information of undocumented victims appearing in a ...

Sally Yates just contradicted Trump's defense of Michael Flynn

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Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates on Monday contradicted a key White House talking point about the circumstances surrounding retired Gen. Michael Flynn's firing from his role as White House ...

This is how Democrats are responding to the Comey "constitutional crisis"

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Emerging from a closed-door strategy meeting following President Donald Trump's unexpected firing of FBI Director James Comey, Democratic senators on Wednesday appeared to be working out their next steps to ...

John McCain: Trump Scandal Nearing "Watergate Size and Scale"

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Hours after the New York Times reported—and multiple news outlets confirmed—that President Donald Trump had asked former FBI Director James Comey to drop the bureau's investigation into Michael Flynn, Sen.