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Dems on defense in Minnesota House race

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There’s a congressional race unfolding in Minnesota in a way that could prove to be a test tube for 2020. Continue reading

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Paperwork in place for Trump to pardon ex-Sheriff Arpaio

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The necessary legal paperwork is in place for President Trump to pardon former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio should he decide to do so, Fox News has learned. Continue reading

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Trump’s costly conniptions

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How will he continue to pay the bill? Continue reading

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Trump delivers remarks at Reno’s American Legion Convention — live blog

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President Donald Trump delivered remarks at the American Legion Convention in Reno, Nev. and signed the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act the Senate passed earlier this month. Continue reading

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Trump to sign veterans bill in Nevada: Here’s what it does

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President Donald Trump is expected to Wednesday sign a new law aiding veterans seeking help for disabilities. Continue reading

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Trump signs ‘historic’ veterans bill at American Legion convention

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President Trump signed what he called a “historic bill” for veterans on stage during the American Legion’s national convention in Nevada on Wednesday. Continue reading

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Firm worked on Trump dossier while fighting sanctions for Putin-tied family, key witness says

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The firm behind the infamous anti-Trump dossier was working at “the same time” on behalf of a Vladimir Putin-connected family to campaign against a U.S. sanctions law, a key witness in a Senate probe claims. Continue reading

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San Fran park braces for “Patriot Prayer” rally amid fears of challenges from all sides

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What happens when a group that claims its intention is to promote peace, love and unity applies for a permit to rally in a national park? Continue reading

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Hiding secret anti-Trump messages in resignation letters is latest political craze

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Like a page ripped out of a really bad spy novel, Trump critics appear to be slipping secret messages in their resignation letters. But put away that decoder ring: the code has been cracked. Continue reading

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Sanctuary city crackdown about to take effect in Texas, amid court battles

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An anti-sanctuary city law is about to take effect in Texas, but not without a final burst of controversy and court battles. Continue reading

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Republicans line up to challenge Elizabeth Warren for Senate

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren may have her eyes on a 2020 White House bid, but first she’ll have to make it through her own Senate reelection – and several Republicans are competing for a shot to challenge her. Continue reading

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Trump turns up heat on Senate Republican foes

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President Trump has dramatically ratcheted up criticism of his Senate Republican detractors, going after Arizona’s senators at Tuesday’s freewheeling Phoenix rally and following up with an accusation on Twitter that GOP leaders are “just wasting time” if they don’t scrap the filibuster. Continue reading

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DOJ backs off request for IP addresses of visitors to anti-Trump site

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The Justice Department is backing off its request for the IP addresses of visitors to an anti-Trump website, a move hailed as a “victory” by the hosting company which had blasted the attempt as a constitutional breach. Continue reading

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Trump on Charlottesville: From blaming ‘both sides’ for attack to berating the media

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Standing before his supporters in Phoenix, Ariz., Tuesday evening, President Donald Trump lambasted the media – specifically “fake news” – for its coverage of his response to the attack in Charlottesville, Va., earlier this month. Continue reading

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Clinton book reveals what she was really thinking at Trump debate: ‘Back up, you creep’

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“Back up, you creep.” That’s what Hillary Clinton suggests in her forthcoming memoir she wanted to say to then-candidate Donald Trump, during a close-quarters debate last October. Continue reading

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This is CNN: Don Lemon accuses Trump of inciting ‘civil war’

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CNN’s Don Lemon accused President Trump Tuesday night of “clearly trying to ignite a civil war” while hosting a panel discussion that repeatedly questioned the president’s mental health. Continue reading

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Trump says he’ll ‘close down’ federal government to get border wall money from Congress

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President Trump implied Tuesday night that he would veto any congressional spending resolution to keep to prevent a government shutdown next month unless it includes money for his U.S.-Mexico border wall. Continue reading

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How Trump’s Afghanistan strategy was received by Afghan president and Pakistan

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President Donald Trump’s comprehensive new strategy to achieve a “lasting peace” in Afghanistan was enthusiastically received Tuesday by the government of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, which praised the increasing number of U.S. troops in the country as another way to strengthen weakened Afghan forces. Continue reading

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Phoenix rally attendees give Trump’s performance a thumbs up

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President Trump supporters—many of whom faced triple-digit heat to attend a Tuesday rally in Phoenix—appeared to approve the president’s speech and his job performance despite recent turmoil in his administration and reaction to Charlottesville. Continue reading

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Louise Linton, wife of treasury secretary, apologizes for Instagram outburst

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Louise Linton, the wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, is apologizing for her “inappropriate and highly insensitive” comments on Instagram this week after firing back at a critic upset over a photo of her taking a ride on a government airplane. Continue reading

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Trump hints that Arpaio pardon will happen

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President Trump on Tuesday hinted that he will pardon Joe Arpaio and—despite his conviction– the former Arizona sheriff will “be just fine.” Continue reading

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Trump holds campaign-style rally in Arizona — live blog

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President Trump held a campaign-style rally at the Phoenix Convention Center in Arizona Tuesday night. Continue reading

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Trump goes on rampage against the media, sitting Arizona senators at Phoenix rally

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President Trump rallied with his base Tuesday in Arizona. Continue reading

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Gowdy, Mulvaney exchange zingers over congressman’s many hairstyles

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Things got a little hairy between Mick Mulvaney and Trey Gowdy on Tuesday. Continue reading

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Phoenix speech: Trump rallies base on heels of Afghanistan plan, staff shakeups

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President Trump returns to his comfort zone behind the podium in Arizona tonight for a campaign-like rally after some of the most challenging weeks of his presidency. Continue reading

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Democrats launch new push to flip seats in California’s Orange County

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For the first midterm cycle ever, top Democratic operatives from D.C. have set up shop in the O.C. Continue reading

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Trump will not pardon Arpaio at Phoenix rally, White House says

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President Trump apparently has no plans to pardon “America’s toughest sheriff” Joe Arpaio at his campaign-style rally Tuesday night in Phoenix. Continue reading

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Agency blames hackers over ‘F— Trump’ road sign in DC park

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Authorities are looking into the apparent hack of a road sign in Washington’s scenic Rock Creek Park that was emblazoned with a profane message Monday morning about President Trump. Continue reading

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Under siege, more judges opt to arm themselves for protection

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The county judge in Steubenville, Ohio was making his way to work at the courthouse on Monday morning when the angry father of a convicted rapist walked up and shot him. Continue reading

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GOP hopes for no 2018 talk at Phoenix rally

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Will Trump be able to resist? Continue reading

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Missouri senator who urged Trump assassination booted from committees

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Sorry might not cut it for the Missouri lawmaker who called for President Trump’s assassination. Continue reading

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Who is Louise Linton?

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Louise Linton, the actress wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, ignited a firestorm of criticism of her and her husband after she responded to a negative comment on social media. Continue reading

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Trump dossier figure questioned behind closed doors on Capitol Hill

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The head of the firm behind the infamous anti-Trump dossier was interviewed for hours behind closed doors Tuesday on Capitol Hill, sources confirmed to Fox News. Continue reading

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McCain, Graham champion Trump’s Afghanistan plan but say Congress has role

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GOP Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham are among the biggest Capitol Hill supporters of President Trump’s new Afghanistan strategy but also say the plan should run through Congress. Continue reading

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Trump planning Arpaio pardon? Ex-sheriff says ‘we’ll see what happens’

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President Trump heads to Phoenix late Tuesday to rally supporters amid a tornado of major developments – the rollout of a new Afghanistan strategy, staff shakeups, fallout from his Charlottesville response and more. But the big question on the ground in Arizona is: Will the president pardon “America’s toughest sheriff,” Joe Arpaio? Continue reading

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Trump holds campaign-style rally in Arizona Tuesday: What to know

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President Donald Trump will head to Arizona Tuesday to visit the border and hold a campaign-style rally a day after he announced an increase in military presence in Afghanistan. Continue reading

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Mattis: ISIS militants caught in Iraq-Syria military vise

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Expelled from their main stronghold in northern Iraq, Islamic State militants are now trapped in a military vise that will squeeze them on both sides of the Syria-Iraq border, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said. Continue reading

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Republicans dig deeper after Postal Service cited for workers’ Clinton campaign aid

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Republican lawmakers are casting a wider net in their search for wrongdoing at federal agencies in past election cycles, after learning the Postal Service violated the law by allowing employees to do union-funded work for Hillary Clinton’s campaign while on leave. Continue reading

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No blackout: Could Trump’s Afghanistan move eclipse his political problems?

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Donald Trump’s detractors may believe his presidency has been totally eclipsed, but like what happened to the sun yesterday, it always comes back into blinding view. Continue reading

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Mnuchin’s wife confronts Instagram user over comment

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The wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday fired back at an Oregon mom– calling her “adorably out of touch”– after the woman criticized a picture she posted on Instagram. Continue reading

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TRANSCRIPT: Trump remarks on the war in Afghanistan

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Thank you very much. Thank you. Please be seated. Continue reading

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Lindsey Graham proud of Trump’s decision: ‘The gloves are off inside of Afghanistan’

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Senator Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., appeared on Fox News after President Trump’s speech Monday to offer full-throated praise for America’s comprehensive new strategy in achieving a “lasting peace” in Afghanistan. Continue reading

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Trump’s Afghanistan address generates wave of political reaction

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Reaction to President Donald Trump’s announcement on Monday on his path forward in Afghanistan varied significantly, as lawmakers and members of the Trump administration expressed their thoughts on the news. Continue reading

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Afghanistan speech: Trump says nation ‘needs to unify,’ honors America’s ‘heroes’

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President Trump touted the United States military forces on Monday night as a “special class of heroes” who are “unmatched in history,” at the top of his address slated to unveil the administration’s Afghanistan policy. Continue reading

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Afghanistan speech: Trump rejects ‘timetables,’ ups pressure on Pakistan, refocuses on ‘killing terrorists’

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President Trump outlined a comprehensive new strategy Monday night for achieving a “lasting peace” in Afghanistan – rejecting what he called “arbitrary timetables” for the U.S. troop presence, ratcheting up pressure on Pakistan to stop harboring militants and vowing to refocus the mission on “killing terrorists,” not nation-building. Continue reading

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Gianforte ordered photographed, fingerprinted for assault of reporter

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Republican Montana Rep. Greg Gianforte has been ordered to be photographed and fingerprinted for assaulting a reporter in May — opening the door for the congressman’s mug shot to be plastered in opponents’ campaign ads in next year’s election. Continue reading

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Trump addresses nation on Afghanistan troop surge — live blog

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President Donald Trump speaks to the nation to announce his plan to increase troop levels in Afghanistan. Continue reading

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Trump approves sending 4,000 more troops to Afghanistan, senior official says

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President Trump will announce during his address to the nation Monday night that he has approved sending an additional 4,000 troops to Afghanistan, Fox News has learned. Continue reading

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Chuck Todd under fire for ‘softball’ interviews with Antifa ally

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Anchor Chuck Todd is under fire for his “softball” treatment of an Antifa sympathizer on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” with conservative media watchdog Brent Bozell accusing him of allowing a “radical to promote domestic terrorism with little push back.” Continue reading

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Trump watches eclipse from White House

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump squinted and pointed skyward before donning protective glasses to take in the solar eclipse at the White House. Continue reading

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