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{FD} Will Charles Barkley score big in politics? Stay tuned

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Retired basketball power forward Charles Barkley is in the news again. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump lawyer: Mueller improperly obtained transition documents in Russia probe

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A lawyer for the Trump presidential transition team is accusing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office of inappropriately obtaining transition documents as part of its Russia probe, including confidential attorney-client communications and privileged … Continue reading

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{FD} Trump transition lawyer: Mueller improperly obtained documents in Russia probe

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A lawyer for the Trump presidential transition team is accusing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office of inappropriately obtaining transition documents as part of its Russia probe, including confidential attorney-client communications and privileged … Continue reading

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{FD} Tax plan expected to pass Senate, with help from a few holdouts

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The GOP-led Congress’s sweeping tax reform plan appears to have enough support for passage in the Senate — with apparent backing from several Republican senators whose nonsupport for congressional Republicans’ measure to repeal and replace Obamacare d… Continue reading

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{FD} Pentagon secretly set up program to investigate UFOs at Harry Reid’s urging, reports say

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The Defense Department secretly set up a program ten years ago to investigate unidentified flying objects, or UFOs, at the urging of then-Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, according to new reports. Continue reading

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{FD} Moore loss means Republicans must ‘fear for their political lives,’ and other news agenda

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All it took for the media to stop viewing Alabamians as a bunch of rednecks was for the media candidate to win an election. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump phones John McCain’s wife as Arizona senator hospitalized with brain cancer

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President Trump on Friday called the wife of Sen. John McCain, the Arizona Republican who was hospitalized this week as he battles brain cancer, the White House said. Continue reading

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{FD} Wyoming secretary of state accused of sexual assault by former intern

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Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Murray was accused of sexual assault by his former intern more than 35 years ago. Continue reading

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{FD} Al Franken drags out Senate departure, only mentions ‘transition’ after replacement named

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Despite his replacement being appointed earlier this week, Al Franken has not yet to said when he’ll empty his Capitol Hill office and return to Minnesota, as he vowed after his Dec.7 resignation speech on the Senate floor. Continue reading

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{FD} How to talk politics at your family Christmas gathering

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It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas, everywhere we go, from the sight of inflatable reindeer on the neighbor’s lawn to the thought of Cousin Eddie in a dickey, drinking egg nog and talking politics at Christmas dinner. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump administration reportedly prohibits CDC from using words like ‘transgender,’ ‘fetus’

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Analysts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were reportedly told that the Trump administration is prohibiting the agency from using seven words or phrases that include “transgender” and “fetus.” Continue reading

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{FD} ACLU fighting Trump administration over illegal immigrants’ abortion access

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President Trump’s administration is preventing two teen illegal immigrants from having an abortion, the American Civil Liberties Union said Friday, a repeat of the situation that led to a high-profile court fight earlier this year. Continue reading

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{FD} Moore tells supporters ‘battle is not over’ in Senate race

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Alabama Republican Roy Moore on Friday told supporters that the “battle is not over” in Alabama’s Senate race even though President Donald Trump and others have called on him to concede. Continue reading

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{FD} Senator Kennedy and the case of the nervous nominee

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Why so nervous? Continue reading

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{FD} North Korea ‘must earn its way back’ to negotiating table, Tillerson tells UN

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday appeared to backtrack on comments he made earlier this week that appeared to contradict President Trump’s position on how to negotiate with North Korea. Continue reading

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{FD} Mattis shoots down report Trump chills Russia talk

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Pentagon Secretary James Mattis didn’t borrow his boss’s favorite phrase to refute a Washington Post report that President Trump doesn’t want to hear about Russia from his intel chiefs, but he might as well have called it fake news. Continue reading

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{FD} Manafort released from house arrest on $10 million bail

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A U.S. District Court judge on Friday released former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort from house arrest on $10 million bail. Continue reading

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{FD} Ethics panel opens inquiry into Nevada Dem over sexual harassment claims

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The House Ethics Committee confirmed Friday it has opened an investigation into Nevada Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen tied to allegations of sexual misconduct. Continue reading

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{FD} Justice Dept official with ties to Fusion GPS to testify before Senate Intel

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Bruce Ohr, the former associate deputy attorney general who was demoted at the Justice Department in the wake of revelations about undisclosed meetings he had with officials from Fusion GPS, is expected on Monday to testify in a closed-door hearing bef… Continue reading

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{FD} White House signals Western Wall has to be part of Israel

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Senior Trump administration officials are outlining their views that Jerusalem’s Western Wall will ultimately be declared a part of Israel. Continue reading

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{FD} Kansas Democrat Andrea Ramsey drops out of House race over 2005 harassment suit

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A female former executive running for Congress in Kansas has dropped out of the race over a 2005 federal lawsuit in which she was accused of sexually harassing a male employee whom she supervised. Continue reading

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{FD} Attorney Lisa Bloom sought to line up paydays for women accusing Trump of sexual misconduct: report

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Legal powerhouse Lisa Bloom tried to line up big paydays for women who were willing to accuse President Trump of sexual misconduct during the final months of last year’s election, according to an explosive report. Continue reading

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{FD} Lawyer who struggled at hearing to become judge goes viral

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A lawyer nominated by President Donald Trump to be a federal judge has become an internet sensation after having difficulty answering basic legal questions. Continue reading

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{FD} Tillerson backtracks on offer of unconditional North Korea talks

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America’s top diplomat stepped back Friday from his offer of unconditional talks with North Korea, telling world powers the nuclear-armed nation must earn the right to negotiate with the United States. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump predicts ‘monumental’ tax bill will pass next week, amid uncertainty in Senate

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President Trump on Friday predicted Congress would pass a sweeping bill to reform the country’s tax system next week, even as several Republican senators are withholding support. Continue reading

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{FD} Watergate lock sells for $62,500 at auction

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The four-pound brass lock burglars picked to break into the Democratic National Committee’s headquarters at the Watergate Complex in 1972 sold at auction Thursday night for $62,500. Continue reading

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{FD} President Trump calls for Roy Moore to concede in Alabama Senate race

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President Trump on Friday called on Roy Moore to throw in the towel in the Alabama Senate race he lost to Democrat Doug Jones on Tuesday following a bruising campaign. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump blasts FBI ahead of speech at bureau but tells graduating class he ‘has their back’

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President Trump told a graduating class of law enforcement officers at the FBI Academy on Friday that he “has your back 100 percent” and promised he would be “more loyal than anyone else could be” to the police. Continue reading

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{FD} Pardon Michael Flynn? Trump says not ready to talk about that – ‘yet’

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President Trump may have left the door open to pardoning Michael Flynn, but said he’s not ready to talk about it “yet.” Continue reading

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{FD} Trump heads to FBI for graduation ceremony after months of bad blood between White House, bureau

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President Trump on Friday will venture to the lair of his tormentors at the FBI – his positive message at Quantico will be aimed at the rank and file agents who keep the country safe, and not at the senior leadership he and his supporters believe are t… Continue reading

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{FD} Deutsche Bank had flagged Manafort-related transactions

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Deutsche Bank AG earlier this year flagged around $30 million in potentially suspicious transactions as part of an internal investigation into its role as a conduit for money involving Paul Manafort or people and entities connected to him, according to… Continue reading

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{FD} #Piegate declared over as Sanders bakes a ‘real’ winner

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Washington’s months-long #piegate controversy ended Thursday, as reporters ate a very real chocolate-pecan pie baked by White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. Continue reading

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{FD} Democrats are losing support from many – including me – as they move further left

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The Democratic Party I see today is very different from the one I knew and worked for in my younger years. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump, Putin talk North Korea in phone call

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President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke on the phone Thursday, reportedly discussing a range of issues. Continue reading

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{FD} Bill banning Down syndrome abortions passes in Ohio, heads to Kasich’s desk

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The GOP-led Ohio state Senate on Wednesday passed a ban on abortions based on a diagnosis of Down syndrome, and Republican Gov. John Kasich has sent signals that he will soon sign the measure into law. Continue reading

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{FD} Emanuel rolls out Chicago ID for ‘undocumented’ and those ‘on the sidelines’

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has unveiled a new ID program that he says is designed to welcome the “undocumented” community and people “on the sidelines” into the city. Continue reading

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{FD} Politicians react to FCC’s net neutrality repeal

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Politicians on both sides of the aisle spoke out Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commissions voted to dismantle Obama-era regulations. Continue reading

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{FD} Republican Party finds the donations keep flowing

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Deep-pocketed donors continue to show their support for the party establishment. Continue reading

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{FD} Comey edits revealed: Remarks on Clinton probe were watered down, documents show

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Newly released documents obtained by Fox News reveal that then-FBI Director James Comey’s draft statement on the Hillary Clinton email probe was edited numerous times before his public announcement, in ways that seemed to water down the bureau’s findin… Continue reading

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{FD} Female Dem lawmaker walks back comments on women’s wardrobes being an ‘invitation’ to harassment

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Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur of Ohio came under fire after telling colleagues in a closed-door meeting on Wednesday that the way some women on Capitol Hill dress is an “invitation” to sexual harassment. Continue reading

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{FD} Widow of Kentucky State Rep. Dan Johnson says she’ll pursue his seat

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The wife of Kentucky State Rep. Dan Johnson, who killed himself Wednesday after he was accused of sexual assault in a bombshell report, announced Thursday that she would run for her husband’s seat, saying “his fight will go on.” Continue reading

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{FD} Republicans step up countermeasures against Mueller

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Will they be successful? Continue reading

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{FD} Paul Ryan, Nancy Pelosi, others react to FCC’s net neutrality repeal

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Politicians on both sides of the aisle spoke out Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commissions voted to dismantle Obama-era regulations. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump relishes progress on rolling back federal rules

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WASHINGTON– President Donald Trump is relishing the rolling back of federal rules in his administration’s first year even as critics say he has tried to dismantle important protections for the environment, consumers and others. Continue reading

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{FD} Paul Ryan eyeing the exits? Speculation mounts over speaker’s future, as source dismisses ‘gossip’

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House Speaker Paul Ryan’s political future returned to the speculation spotlight Thursday amid reports that he’s eyeing an exit from Congress after the 2018 midterms. Continue reading

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{FD} GOP senators hold back support for tax bill over child tax credit

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Two Republican senators indicated Thursday they were holding back support for the final $1.5 trillion GOP tax reform bill unless a larger child tax credit is included. Continue reading

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{FD} Republicans turn focus to FBI’s McCabe over texts on ‘insurance’ against Trump

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Top Republicans are turning their focus to FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe as they scrutinize a host of anti-Trump texts exchanged between two bureau officials, raising questions about one in particular that seemed to reference an “insurance policy” … Continue reading

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{FD} Republicans who won’t be coming back to Congress after 2018 midterm elections

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On average, nearly two dozen House members retire each cycle without seeking another office. Continue reading

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{FD} Al Franken, Blake Farenthold, John Conyers among politicians accused of sexual misconduct in 2017

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Al Franken, John Conyers and Blake Farenthold are among the politicians who have been accused of sexual misconduct in 2017. Continue reading

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{FD} GOP Rep. Farenthold to retire from House amid harassment accusations

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Texas Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold will not seek re-election following multiple allegations of sexual misconduct and other abusive behavior. Continue reading

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