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Trump to DOJ: Investigate whether FBI infiltrated…

President Donald Trump says he will order that the Justice Department investigate whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign

Three Senators Want To Know Why There Aren't More…

Last year, President Trump signed some mandatory Russia sanctions into law. But three Democrats say the administration hasn't followed that law.

Trump Taps Robert Wilkie To Head VA

Wilkie, who's been serving as acting secretary since late March, appears to have made a good impression on President Trump.

Europe wary as Italy moves toward populist government

Italy's president has convened the leaders of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League for consultations that could lead to the first populist government in the euro-zone's third largest economy

Trump to attend swearing-in of CIA's 1st female…

Trump to attend swearing-in of CIA's first female director, Gina Haspel

The Number Of Jailed Immigrants Is At A Record…

President Trump's crackdown on immigrants is good news for private prisons. But some argue their business model leads to abuse and neglect.

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Trump Demands Investigation of 'FBI Spying' on…

President Trump took another leap into uncharted territory Sunday with a demand for the Justice Department to investigate whether the FBI infiltrated his 2016 campaign. Trump tweeted that he would officially demand Monday that the department "look into whether or not the FBI/DOJ infiltrated or surveilled the Trump Campaign for...

Economic talks between US-China result in truce…

Trade war between China, U.S. put on hold after talks aimed at reducing America's massive trade deficit with Beijing

Trump Reportedly To Effectively Ban Abortions At…

The rule would require facilities that get federal funds to be separate from facilities that perform, discuss or refer patients for abortions.

Trump vs 'the resistance' plays out in Washington…

Trials over a violent inauguration day protest have turned into a long-term battle of wits between the Justice Department and a grassroots political opposition network

2018 midterms show start of Democratic scramble…

The 2018 midterm campaign shows signs of a Democratic scramble to reclaim the White House in 2020

US office overseeing fight against IS gets…

State Department office overseeing the fight against the Islamic State will stay in business at least until the end of the year

Black women look to flex power in Georgia…

In Georgia governor's race, black women seek to shape the state's political landscape

Maduro declared winner in disputed Venezuela…

Venezuelan officials have declared socialist leader Nicolas Maduro the easy winner of Sunday's presidential election, while his leading challenger is questioning the legitimacy of a vote marred by irregularities and calling for a new ballot

George H.W. Bush arrives in Maine for summer

Former President George H.W. Bush is in Maine for the summer, and for the first time in 73 years, he's without his wife by his side

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As Trump pressures DOJ, Giuliani says probe may…

Trump says he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether the department or the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes

Clinton ribs Trump with Russian cap at Yale's…

Hillary Clinton returned to Yale University this weekend, using the school's tradition of over-the-top headwear to rib President Donald Trump with her own unusual hat: a Russian fur cap

North Dakota politician accused in peeping incident ends run

North Dakota politician accused in a peeping incident at a college campus says he is dropping out of the race for secretary of state

Obama Official Says Keep Kids Home to Fight Guns

An official from the Obama administration has suggested parents nationwide force Congress to act on gun control by keeping their kids home from school. Arne Duncan, a former US Secretary of Education, made the statement in a tweet on Friday after 10 people were gunned down in an east Texas...

Investigators finally get look at materials from…

Criminal investigators are finally getting to study materials seized in raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer

Houston Police Chief: 'We Need to Start Using the…

With another 10 lives stolen this week at a Texas school, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo argued in favor of "gun sense" on Face the Nation . "Let me tell you, people at the state level and the federal level in too many places in our country are not doing anything...

Hillary Clinton to receive prestigious Harvard medal

Hillary Clinton is being honored with a medal during Harvard University's graduation week

Florida's expensive race for governor highlights…

Florida's wide-open race for governor won't be decided for another six months, but it's already triggered a wave of expensive TV ad buys from groups taking advantage of gray areas in the state's campaign finance laws

The Latest: Mnuchin says US-China putting trade war on hold

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the U.S. and China are "putting the trade war on hold" after two days of talks that he says produced meaningful progress

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Melania Trump Is Back Home

White House watchers have one less thing to speculate about after first lady Melania Trump returned home Saturday from a five-day stay at Walter Reed Medical Center. The first lady is "resting comfortably and remains in high spirits," a rep said in a statement, per the New York Times. Asked...

Mnuchin says NAFTA negotiations could spill into 2019

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says efforts to renegotiate a trade agreement with Canada and Mexico could spill into next year

House Republicans set terms for Trump to campaign…