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Trump administration moves to detain migrant families longer

The Trump administration today moved to abandon a longstanding court settlement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept locked up, proposing new regulations that would allow the government to detain families until their immigration cases are decided. Read More
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Dispute over releasing documents dominates Kavanaugh hearing

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The finger-pointing over the unusual vetting process for Trump’s nominee made for a rough start for the final day of questioning of Kavanaugh who has so far avoided major missteps that could block his confirmation. Read More

Obamas step up political efforts ahead of midterms

Former President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, are stepping up their political involvement ahead of the November midterm elections, moves aimed at bolstering Democratic enthusiasm as the party aims to regain control of Congress. Read More
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Trump blasts critical op-ed from anonymous senior official

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The newspaper described the author of the column only as a senior official in the Trump administration. Read More
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Trump disputes book’s portrayal of White House dysfunction

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President Donald Trump unloaded today against an explosive new book from journalist Bob Woodward, labeling the tell-all memoir “a work of fiction” as West Wing staff scrambled to rebut its vivid depictions of White House dysfunction. Read More
 
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Tell-all book by Watergate reporter roils Trump White House

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An incendiary tell-all book by a reporter who helped bring down President Richard Nixon is roiling the White House as current and former aides of President Donald Trump are quoted as calling him an “idiot” and admitting they snatched sensitive documents off his desk to keep him from taking rash actions. Read More

Republicans hit Trump for criticizing Justice Department

“To say the Justice Department ought to punish his enemies and protect his friends goes beyond what any president in my memory has ever said, and that we can’t normalize that.” Read More
 
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Day 2 of hearings finds Kavanaugh in the hot seat

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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh touted the importance of an independent judiciary as his confirmation hearings began with strident Democratic criticism that he would be President Donald Trump’s man on the high court. Read More

Donald Trump escalates attacks on his attorney general

President Donald Trump escalated his attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, suggesting the Department of Justice put Republicans in midterm jeopardy with recent indictments of two GOP congressmen. Read More

Joe Biden feels push to take on Trump in 2020

Joe Biden is convinced he can beat President Donald Trump, friends and advisers say, and he has given himself until January to deliberate and size up potential competition for the Democratic nomination. Read More

John McCain ends 81-year journey with burial at Naval Academy

John McCain is being laid to rest at the U.S. Naval Academy after a five-day procession that served as a final call to arms for a nation he warned could lose its civility and sense of shared purpose. Read More
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Lawyer was told Russia ‘had Trump over a barrel,’ sources say

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A senior Justice Department lawyer says a former British spy told him at a breakfast meeting two years ago that Russian intelligence believed it had Donald Trump “over a barrel,” according to multiple people familiar with the encounter. Read More

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