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Romney supports holding a vote on next Supreme Court nominee

The announcement means Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has enough votes to move forward with Trump's pick.

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A bug in Joe Biden’s campaign app gave anyone access to millions of voter files

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Baltimore candidate Kim Klacik puts Dems on notice over Black support: ‘Ignored us for too long’

Kim Klacik took aim at Joe Biden in a speech during the first night of the Republican National Convention, accusing the Democratic nominee of believing that Black Americans "can't think for ourselves."

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Chicago removes Columbus statue from Grant Park in dead of night

Workers arrived under cover of darkness early Friday to remove a Christopher Columbus statue from Chicago’s Grant Park – a week after rioters clashed with city police as they attempted to tear the statue down.

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Trump Silent As Nation Burns From Violent Riots

President Donald Trump remained silent late on Sunday as the nation burned from riots across the country, including an iconic church that was on fire across the street from the White House. The last tweet from Trump that addressed the riots currently rava

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President Trump reportedly considering a panel to examine bias on social media - The Verge

President Trump reportedly wants to create a panel that would look into complaints of bias against conservatives on social media. The president and the GOP have alleged online platforms censor conservative views.

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Alexander to vote no on witnesses, bringing trial close to end | TheHill

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) announced Thursday night that he will vote against a motion to consider subpoenas for additional witnesses and documents at the impeachment trial, putting the chamber on track to acquit President Trump on Friday or Saturday.

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Trump Campaign Raised $1 Million in 3 Hours After Impeachment Announcement

If you need more evidence that impeachment is bad news for the Democrats, look no further than Trump's fundraising numbers. After Nancy Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry of President Trump, his campaign raised a million dollars in just three h

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Biden Leads Dems, Minorities Favor Most Electable Candidate Vs Trump

Joe Biden maintained his lead for the Democratic presidential nomination as minorities gravitated toward the former vice president and his top rival, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, in search of the safest bets for beating President Donald Trump i

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Is This the End of Office of Special Counsel?

Ordinary prosecutors are not allowed to comment about why they decided not to prosecute the subject of an investigation. The Mueller Report, when made public, violated that salutary tradition. It contained negative information about people, including the

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Trump to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants at US-Mexico border | TheHill

The Trump administration is moving to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants, the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security announced Monday.

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AOC screamed at Border Patrol agents in 'threatening manner' during tour: Witnesses

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., screamed at federal law enforcement agents “in a threatening manner” during a visit to a Border Patrol facility in El Paso, Texas, and refused to tour the facility, according to two people who witnessed the incident.

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Kamala Harris' Busing Integration Story Is Misleading

In her standout debate moment with Joe Biden, Kamala Harris exaggerated her history about racial integration and busing. She wasn't part of the "second class to integrate her public schools."

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi rejects bipartisan border funding plan that passed Senate 84-8

Senate Democrats seemed to think they had a bipartisan solution ready to go.

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US makes deal with Mexico on tariffs, immigration, Trump announces

The U.S. has reached an agreement with Mexico that heads off the start of tariffs on Monday, President Trump said in Friday night tweets.

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The Ugly History of Dual-Loyalty Charges

Ilhan Omar recently deployed an accusation that’s been used against religious minorities for years.

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Media pretend left-wing mobs of protesters aren’t really mobs

Media defend anti-GOP mobs, attack Kanye West, and distort Trump's Civil War comments.

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President Trump nominates Marine to be first black female general

President Donald Trump has nominated the first African-American woman for promotion to general.

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Alyssa Milano Exposes The Left's Kavanaugh Hypocrisy In One Tweet

Left-wing actress and activist Alyssa Milano scowled at Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh during his confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill while holding a sign that read, "I believe survivors." She has called the nominee a "sexual predator" over Chris

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Cory Booker gets George Costanza 'bad boy' lampooning for 'Spartacus' claim - Washington Times

Sen. Cory Booker's attempt to liken himself to Kirk Douglas' "Spartacus" has turned into a comedic goldmine for Republicans and conservatives.

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The life and character of John McCain in his own words - CNNPolitics

John McCain was admired by supporters and adversaries for his bravery as a military warrior and his courage to rise above party politics.

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Supreme Court rules in favor of Ohio 'voter purge'

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld Ohio’s "use it or lose it" practice of cleaning up its voter rolls. 

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John McCain’s Last Fight - POLITICO Magazine

The Arizona senator’s twilight struggle with Donald Trump is so bitter because they’re more alike than you think.

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Trump's poll numbers confirm the media is still just 'crying wolf'

The disconnect between the nightly news and the average Joe must frustrate the president as he makes progress on a number of fronts.

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Day 2 of Mark Zuckerberg’s Testimony: What to Watch For - The New York Times

Mr. Zuckerberg will testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in his second and final day of congressional testimony over Facebook’s handling of user data.

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What Critics Don't Understand About Gun Culture

I carry a weapon—and it’s tied me closer to my community.

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An Art Museum's Yelp Reviews Go Down The Toilet After Spectacular White House Dig | HuffPost

The Guggenheim's head curator goaded the president with a golden toilet, so his supporters fought back with single stars.

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Release All Evidence: In a climate of increasing distrust and bitter partisanship, Americans need access to all the facts.

It's time to put up or shut up. Let’s see the memo. Let’s see the evidence. In the interests of national unity and public accountability, it’s time to be transparent ...

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The secret backstory of how Obama let Hezbollah off the hook

POLITICO Investigation: An ambitious U.S. task force targeting Hezbollah's billion-dollar criminal enterprise ran headlong into the White House's desire for a nuclear deal with Iran

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Nearly half of Republicans approve closing media outlets for inaccuracy, bias: poll | TheHill

Almost half of Republicans say they are in favor of courts shutting down media outlets that publish inaccurate or biased information, according to a new survey.

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Dems try new slogan: 'Have you seen the other guys?’

The campaign arm for House Democrats on Wednesday tried out a new slogan: “I mean, have you seen the other guys?”

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The Media Bubble is Real — And Worse Than You Think - POLITICO Magazine

We crunched the data on where journalists work and how fast it’s changing. The results should worry you.

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Syria Missile Attack: Hillary Clinton Called for Strikes | Time.com

Donald Trump's former campaign rival Hillary Clinton suggested striking Syrian airfields just hours before the President did exactly that

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Dem governors left out of traditional White House press conference

Democratic governors and some Republican governors who attended a meeting with President Trump on Monday were excluded from the traditional bipartisan press conference outside the West Wing, party officials said.

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Leaving Islam in North America

Leaving Islam can be notoriously difficult in many Muslim-majority countries. It can be very hard in N. America as well.

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George Will | A most dreadful inaugural address

Twenty minutes into his presidency, Donald Trump, who is always claiming to have made, or to be about to make, astonishing history, had done so. Living down to expectations, he had delivered the most dreadful inaugural address in history.

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How President Trump finally destroyed Reagan's Republican Party

Now can he actually deliver on his promise and give power to the people?

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Conway: Trump White House offered 'alternative facts' on crowd size - CNNPolitics.com

White House press secretary Sean Spicer's false claims about the size of the crowd at President Donald Trump's inauguration were "alternative facts," a top Trump aide said Sunday.

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Poker Explains Why Republicans Can't Abandon Trump | WIRED

The nominee isn't likely to win, but is the Republican party pot committed?

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Americans Really Dislike Trump, Clinton. So Why Aren't Third Parties Doing Better?

The last time people were this dissatisfied with presidential candidates, Ross Perot became a third-party success story. This year, however, there are new hurdles for outsiders.

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Donald Trump is trying — and failing — to win over Bernie Sanders supporters

Trump thinks he can win over disgruntled Democrats, but the evidence isn't bearing that out.

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Unelectable: Trump's Unfavorable Rating Spikes to 67 Percent Nationally

We've written about Donald Trump's uniquely terrible general election fundamentals before, as a complement to his worst-in-the-field numbers versus Hillary Clinton.

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Conservative group releases brutal anti-Trump ads featuring veterans calling him a 'con man'

Military veterans are appearing in new ads from outside groups that are designed to stop Donald Trump from snagging the Republican presidential nomination.

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You Guys, I’m Starting to Miss Dubya

Bad as Bush 43 was at times, he sure looks good in comparison to Trump and company.

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America’s higher education brought low

The ridiculous behavior by colleges provides endless teachable moments.

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Can We Take Political Correctness Seriously Now? -- NYMag

“Help me get this reporter out of here. I need some muscle over here.” The student protest at the University of Missouri began as a response to a serious problem — outbursts of vile racism on campus — and quickly devolved into an expression of a renewed left-wing hostility to freedom of expression.

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Lindsey Graham: Washington needs to drink more | Washington Examiner

Sen. Lindsey Graham has a solution to getting things done in Washington, D.C., once again: drinking more alcohol. When answering a question from conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt about positive things he's said about Hillary Clinton, Graham argued that

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Why Fast Food Workers Might Not Want a $15 Minimum Wage | TIME

A new report shows how fast food restaurants in New York would react to a $15 minimum wage.

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President Obama’s legacy is increasingly in legal jeopardy

President Obama's second-term agenda, it seems, is in the hands of the courts.

Same-sex marriage. Obamacare. Climate change. And now immigration. And in many cases, there is significant doubt about whether his signature initiatives will stand legal scrutiny.