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Real Frustrated Lawyers Tell A Fake Trump They Won't Save Him

Throughout the last month, President Donald Trump and his team keep confirming and then denying that he is under investigation by the Department of Justice. B...

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Beyond opposing Trump, Democrats keep searching for a message

Debate over how to talk about economic and cultural issues and role of government in the age of Trump?...

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India’s prime minister to meet with Trump as part of ‘no-frills’ but important visit

A White House official pointed to both men’s large social media followings as evidence of their appeal...

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White House Says Its Election Commission Will Examine Hacking. That's News To The Commissioners.

&& As President Donald Trump continues to face questions about Russian interference in the 2016 election, the White House has pointed to...

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Health Law Repeal Leaves Nevada Republican Torn Between Lawmakers

Senator Dean Heller announcing last week that he opposed the Republican health care bill in its current form...

New York Times Politics
News quiz: It's officially summer. Let's play.

News quiz: It's officially summer. Let's play...

Washington Post
Experts agree: The gorilla in the kiddie pool is having a total blast

It all comes down to complex gorilla body language, experts say...

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The Secret Republican Plan To Unravel Medicaid

Bad enough that the Republican Senate bill would repeal much of the Affordable Care Act. Even worse, it unravels the Medicaid Act of 1965 –...

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Trump questions why Obama allegedly did 'nothing' about Russia hacking, in Fox interview

President Trump, in an interview set to air Sunday on “Fox & Friends Weekend,” criticized his predecessor for allegedly doing “nothing” about reports that...

Fox News Politics
When this man sees numbers, he sees them as people

It’s a neurological condition, and he wouldn’t want to give it up...

Washington Post
Trump, Pence to attend Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's wedding

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence plan to be among the guests as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (mih-NOO'-shin's) weds a Scotti...

Fox News Politics
'Julius Caesar' Star Considered The Play To Be Donald Trump 'Resistance'

The New York Public Theater’s presentation of William Shakespeare’s 400-year-old play, “Julius Caesar”...

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This Former MTV Icon Found Inner Peace Through Islam

BERLIN/LONDON ― In her early 20s, Kristiane Baker was having the time of her life. She was living her dream as a presenter for MTV Europe, brushing shoulders with celebriti...

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Week 5: Out With Collusion, In With Intrusion

Putin muscles his way back into the narrative, elbowing aside Trump as auteur of the scandal...

Politico
Some scientists have been their own guinea pigs in the lab

Self-experimentation has produced some major discoveries — and mishaps...

Washington Post
The Overlooked Trumpcare Threat: A Medicare Time Bomb

Just over two years ago, Donald Trump gave a speech announcing his run for the presidency. In that speech, he promised that he would not cut Social Security, Medicare, or Med...

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Trump defends GOP health care bill, blasts Obamacare

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Trump administration reportedly OK's sale of 33 unarmed drones to India

The Trump administration has reportedly authorized the sale of 22 unarmed drones to India, ahead of the leaders of the two nations meeting Monday in Washington...

Fox News Politics
Physician couple toilet-trains newborn, skips diapers

Worried about the environment, they spent a lot of time holding their baby over a toilet...

Washington Post
Even moderate drinking causes atrophy in brain area related to memory, learning

A 30-year study found greater cognitive decline in drinkers than in who abstain...

Washington Post
Health Care Must Remain A Right

&& This post is not so much why the current Senate (draft?) bill, “Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017&...

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Schwarzenegger and Macron heckle Trump in video selfie

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Will Gardner Again Vote Against Planned Parenthood?

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) built his political career in Colorado, and rallied grassroots Republican support, by opposing abortion, even for rape and incest. Part of that,...

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This quiet agricultural 'moonshot' could change the future of food

A group of scientists from across the country is considering how to rapidly improve the quality and quantity of food...

Washington Post
Scientists rescue samples of melting Bolivian glacier for posterity

Global warming is melting the ‘eternal snows’ of Illimani Mountain’s glacier in Bolivia...

Washington Post
Is the gorilla spinning in a kiddie pool actually happy? Here’s what the experts think.

It all comes down to complex gorilla body language, experts say...

Washington Post
This video of a gorilla spinning in a kiddie pool has gone viral. But is he happy?

It all comes down to complex gorilla body language, experts say...

Washington Post
Senate Health Care Bill: How the Right and Left Reacted

The Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, is the chief author of the Senate’s health care bill...

New York Times Politics
Kentucky's Hedge Funder Governor Keeps State Money In Secretive Hedge Funds

&& Kentucky’s public pension system is a long-running, worst-in-the-nation disaster. Even as state wo...

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Here Is How Senate Republicans Try To Hide The Damage Of Their Repeal Bill

&& Senate Republicans desperately want you to believe their health care bill is something it’s not. ...

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‘Trump Is What Happens When a Political Party Abandons Ideas’

As surprising as Trump’s young presidency has been, it’s also the natural outgrowth of 30 years of Republican pandering to the lowest common denominator in American politi...

Politico
How Nixon Would Have Tweeted Watergate

What President Richard Nixon’s Twitter account might have looked like during Watergate, had social media existed in the 1970s...

Politico
The other treaty on the chopping block

The Trump administration is under pressure to pull out of a landmark nuclear arms pact with Russia. Some worry the INF Treaty is the only thing standing in the way of a full-b...

Politico
California activist Tom Steyer adds health care to his brand

Joining the drug price battle could boost the political fortunes of the California billionaire...

Politico
The surprising GOP holdout on the Senate’s health bill

One of Obamacare’s harshest critics isn’t sold on the repeal bill...

Politico
Google Search Is Doing Irreparable Harm To Muslims

Google asks its employees to “Do the right thing.” At least, that’s what its revised 2015 motto states in an upgrade from...

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Why are female doctors introduced by first name while men are called ‘Doctor’?

In professional medical settings, ‘the effect is to put me in my place,’ one woman said...

Washington Post
Is the gorilla spinning in a kiddie pool actually happy? Here's what the experts think.

It all comes down to complex gorilla body language, experts say...

Washington Post
Trump’s Washington News of the Week: Health Care Bill, Karen Handel and James Comey

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New York Times Politics
Speaking Of 'Rigged'

Within the last two weeks, much of the African American community has been thrown into abject pain yet again. The police officer who was seen shooting Philando Castile, killi...

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Trudeau: Trump does listen, NAFTA will remain

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday said that, contrary to some public perception, President Trump does in fact listen to opposing views...

Fox News Politics
House Dems Go At Deutsche Bank Again For Info On Trump Loans And Russia

&& House Democrats aren’t buying Deutsche Bank’s argument that they have no right to information abo...

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Bill Maher On GOP Health Care Bill: 'Behold, A Turd!'

Bill Maher was an equal opportunity political offender during Friday night’s monologue on “Real Time.” Between the Republ...

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Stephen Colbert Announces Possible Run For U.S. Presidency On Russian TV

Candidate Colbert? “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert popped up on the other side of the world Friday night to appear on a Russian late-night...

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Number of refugees admitted in US drops by 50 percent under Trump

The number of refugees who entered the U.S. during President Trump’s first three months compared to the last months of President Obama’s term was cut nearly in half, accor...

Fox News Politics
Lobbyist Shot During GOP Baseball Practice Released From Hospital

The lobbyist wounded last week by a man who opened fire on a congressional GOP baseball practice in Virginia has been released from the hospi...

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Grand Jury's 'Myth' Report On A California Jail Snitch Scandal Draws Criticism

LOS ANGELES ― A grand jury in California that investigated an Orange County jailhouse informant program, which a Superior Court judge and a state appeals court have agreed c...

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Why It Took 75 Years For My Grandpa To Have His Graduation Party

The night of my Grandpa Homer’s high school graduation, he was living in the barracks of a detention center in California with his mom, his sister and thousa...

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Friday Talking Points -- Trump Did Not Deny Tapes Exist!

Every so often, we have a certain reaction to a bit of political news. We then fully expect at least a few other political commentators to have the same reaction, only to be...

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Melania Trump Hires White House Chief Usher From the Family Business

Melania Trump has picked the director of rooms at the Trump International Hotel in Washington to be the chief White House usher...

New York Times Politics
A ministry set among the parks provides a spiritual awakening for some Christians

A Christian ministry in the National Parks aims to serve believers who are far from their spiritual homes, and those who might be searching for something...

Washington Post
Senate Health Plan Falls Short of Promise for Cheaper Care, Experts Say

Health Secretary Tom Price meeting with people from Missouri and elsewhere in the White House on Wednesday to discuss their objections to the Affordable Care Act...

New York Times Politics
State Dept. Moves to Shut Office Planning Afghanistan Strategy

The office of the special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, created in early 2009, will be folded back into a State Department bureau...

New York Times Politics
Trump Touts Putting 'Minors' Back To Work, Twitter Goes Giddy

Before the @realDonaldTrump facebook deletes it, Here is a download of the video they posted putting your "Minors" back to work in coal pic.t...

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How dogs shape politics on Capitol Hill

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Trump Signs Bill Meant to Restore Trust in V.A.

Michael Verardo, who lost his leg in Afghanistan in 2010, spoke during the bill-signing event...

New York Times Politics
OSHA to Roll Back Rules on Toxic Mineral at Construction Sites

The Hudson Yards construction site in New York. Under new rules from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, shipyards and construction sites would be exempt from s...

New York Times Politics
In health-care bill, two prized Republican goals converge

The GOP has a “historic” chance to cut taxes and reshape Medicaid...

Washington Post
Meet the Orwells, trying to make it big in a music industry turned upside-down

Breaking through today means going viral, scoring “syncs” and vying for attention in a system tilted toward the Drakes and Rihannas...

Washington Post
Trump joins the effort to pass a health-care bill, but another GOP senator is opposed

Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada announced he won’t vote for the bill in its current form...

Washington Post
A.T.F. Memo Indicates Agents’ Off-the-Books Account Was Against the Rules

Officers from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms investigating a shooting at a Chicago elementary school this month...

New York Times Politics
Justice Department, FBI seem at odds over budget

To hear McCabe describe it, Trump’s budget would require significant belt-tightening across the law enforcement agency...

Politico
The GOP’s one-man fire brigade

After four special election wins, Republicans are relying on the Congressional Leadership Fund’s Corry Bliss to safeguard the House majority...

Politico
How Medicaid Works, and Who It Covers

One of the biggest flash points in the debate over Republican health care legislation is the future of Medicaid. Here are some basic facts about the 52-year-old program...

New York Times Politics
Six Nazi spies were executed in D.C. White supremacists gave them a memorial - on federal land.

The memorial to the men sat in a field until 2010 when officials took a fork lift to it...

Washington Post
White House Press Corps Pushes Back on Changes to News Briefings

The White House Correspondents’ Association president met with Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, on Thursday to discuss the issue...

New York Times Politics
The Incredible Shrinking White House Briefing

The White House Correspondents’ Association is pushing back against Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, and his new, less informative briefings...

New York Times Politics
When Shots Ring Out From One Ball Field, a Times Reporter Practicing on Another Races to Cover Them

Baseball equipment left at the Eugene Simpson Stadium ball field on June 14 in Alexandria, Va., after Representative Steve Scalise, the House majority whip, and others were sh...

New York Times Politics
Here's A List Of Every Single Trump Lie Since He Took Office

&& It’s easier to count the days President Donald Trump hasn’t lied. A New York Tim...

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3 key changes between the House and Senate Obamacare repeal bills

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Several GOP governors voice doubt about health-care bill just released by Senate

The governors lead Medicaid expansion states, which could lose millions of federal dollars...

Washington Post
G.O.P. Senator Rejects Health Bill: ‘It’s Not the Answer’

Senator Dean Heller, Republican of Nevada, announced on Friday that he would not support the current version of the Senate health care bill...

New York Times Politics
Democratic Support For Single-Payer Health Care Is Rising

More than half of Democrats believe that health insurance should be provided through a national, government-run insurance system, according to a new Pew Research survey. This...

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Clinton: GOP will become the 'death party' if Senate bill passes

Hillary Clinton came out swinging in a tweet Friday, saying if Senate Republicans pass their current healthcare bill, they will become the “death party.”...

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Clinton: GOP will become the "death party" if Senate bill passes

Hillary Clinton came out swinging in a tweet Friday, saying if Senate Republicans pass their current healthcare bill, they will become the “death party.”...

Fox News Politics
Religion events from around the Washington area

Vacation Bible school, concerts, Gargoyle tour, peanut butter/jelly drive, seniors exercise...

Washington Post
Sears says it will close 20 more stores

Move is called ‘yet another sign that Sears’ business model no longer works’...

Washington Post
Values Revealed: The Health Debate Shows What Both Parties Care About Most

In March 2009, President Obama and others listened to Mitch McConnell, then the Senate minority leader, at a White House forum on health care...

New York Times Politics
New White House chief usher moves from Trump hotel

First lady Melania Trump is appointing the director of rooms at the Trump Organization's Washington hotel to be the new White House chief usher, the latest exampl...

Fox News Politics
House Republicans Apparently Don't Know How To Do A Budget

WASHINGTON ― It’s been 785 days since House Republicans agreed to a budget they believed in. And if the current disagreement over spending levels continues...

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Everything You Need To Know About The GOP Senate Health Care Bill

&& On Thursday, Senate Republicans released their discussion draft health care bill after weeks of secret meetings. The bill, which was...

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Frustrated Dems say Obama botched Russia response

"It was inadequate," Rep. Eric Swalwell said...

The Hill
Intelligence officials worry State Dept. going easy on Russian diplomats

Lawmakers have also voiced concern that State is not preparing to crack down on diplomats’ illicit travel inside the U.S...

Politico
Trump administration abruptly shutters diplomatic office on Pakistan and Afghanistan policy

The office once headed by Richard Holbrooke will be absorbed into the State Department...

Washington Post
CNN Draws Sean Spicer Like One Of Your French Girls

CNN brought in a courtroom sketch artist to illustrate Sean Spicer’s camera-free briefing — the press secretary will let the illustrator&am...

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Kenya's Giving Free Sanitary Pads To Schoolgirls Who Can't Afford Them

&& Menstruation is a natural and unavoidable part of most girls’ lives. But for many young girls in Kenya, it was a st...

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The Trash Incinerator Industry Is Trying To Tank A Massive Renewable-Energy Effort

&& Advocates for the trash-incineration industry are trying to sink an effort to get nearly 1,500 cities behind 100 percent renewable en...

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As Ramadan Draws To An End, Mosques Worry About Security

&& The last few days of the holy month of Ramadan are supposed to be a joyous time of the year for American Muslims. Spiritually, it&...

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Protester: Mitch McConnell Thinks Disabled Americans Are 'Better Off Dead'

&& The blood on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s hands may be metaphorical, but the blood spilled on the marbl...

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California just added four more 'discriminatory' states to its travel ban

California now bars state-funded travel to eight other states...

Washington Post
The EpiPen maker's chairman earned more than $97 million last year - and investors aren't happy

Even among the tiny group of companies whose pay doesn't meet shareholders' muster, Mylan has a particularly poor track record...

Washington Post
As U.S. Kills ISIS Leaders, a Notorious One Remains Elusive

American officials say they have no concrete evidence on whether the most well-known Islamic State leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the target of a long manhunt, is alive or dead...

New York Times Politics
Why Qatar wants to buy a piece of American Airlines

Qatar Airways interest could be an attempt to diversify while tensions are high in the Persian Gulf...

Washington Post
CNN Trolls The White House By Sending Sketch Artist To Press Briefing

On Thursday, going back on years of tradition, the White House announced that they would not allow audio or video recording during the day’s press briefing...

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The Head Of Trump's Voter Integrity Probe Just Got Sanctioned For A Lack Of Integrity

&& A federal magistrate judge fined Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) $1,000 on Friday for misrepresenting the content of docume...

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Trump’s Voter Fraud Expert Is Fined But Allowed To Keep Documents Private

&& A federal magistrate judge fined Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) $1,000 on Friday for misrepresenting the content of docume...

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California just added four more 'discriminatory states' to its travel ban

The state travel ban increases the number of states banned by travel from four to eight...

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