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White House 2020 hopefuls turn to foreign policy, slam Trump on Iran

By Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Democrats with U.S. military experience who are vying for the party's 2020 presidential nomination shifted the focus of the race to foreign policy on Sunday

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Trump blasts Republican lawmaker Amash over impeachment remarks

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at the first Republican congressman to call the U.S. president's behavior impeachable, while Democrats warned Trump's

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At campaign rally, Biden decries Democratic 'anger' and pledges unity

By James Oliphant PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Seeking to build on early momentum in his 2020 presidential bid, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday condemned "anger" within his own Democratic

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Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education overhaul in appeal to black voters

By Ginger Gibson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled an education policy proposal on Saturday designed to pump billions of dollars into the public schools

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U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin defies House subpoena for Trump's tax returns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that he would not meet a congressional demand for six years of President Donald Trump's tax returns, all but guaranteeing a

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Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill

(Reuters) - Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacted the most restrictive abortion law in

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Buttigieg takes on Trump, pitches four new tax hikes in Fox News Town Hall

Insurgent Democrat presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg acknowledged at the Fox News town hall in Claremont, New Hampshire Sunday evening that he needs to do more to appeal to "black and brown" voters, even as he confidently parried a series of questions on issues from economic policy to health care issues.

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Mark Levin: Why the founding fathers, Patriot press would be 'astonished' at what the media has become

What would the founding fathers think of today's modern media? On a special edition of "Life, Liberty & Levin"  set to air Sunday, Fox News host Mark Levin discusses his new book "Unfreedom of the Press" with fellow Fox News host Pete Hegseth and says the founders would be "astonished."

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Pete Buttigieg Town Hall with Fox News -- live blog

South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg is joining "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace as part of a town hall event in Claremont, N.H.

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Elizabeth Warren’s offer to help comedian ‘figure out’ love life sends Twitter into frenzy

Elizabeth Warren: Matchmaker-in-chief? Sen. Warren, D-Mass., Sunday on Twitter offered to help one user “figure out” her love life as the Democratic hopeful continued campaigning for her party's nomination ahead of the 2020 presidential election.

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Trump says war will mean 'official end of Iran,' warns 'never threaten the United States again'

President Trump fired a social media shot at the Iranian regime Sunday afternoon, vowing that war between Washington and Tehran would result in "the official end of Iran" before warning, "[n]ever threaten the United States again!"

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Buttigieg says it's 'nice' Trump supports his marriage, but wants more progress on LGBT issues from administration

2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg thinks it’s nice that President Trump is cool with his marriage to another man, but what really interests him is how the Trump administration handles LGBT policies.

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Convicted Russian agent Butina appeals for money

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian gun rights activist serving a U.S. prison sentence for acting as an unregistered foreign agent has released a video asking for money to help pay her legal costs.

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Schiff: Amash criticism not enough to push Trump impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Democrat said Sunday that Republican Rep. Justin Amash's sharp criticism of what he called President Donald Trump's "impeachable conduct" in the Russia investigation isn't enough to count as bipartisan support to launch impeachment proceedings.

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APNewsBreak: Schumer calls for probe of Chinese rail tech

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Democrat is calling on the federal government to step in and investigate whether a plan for new subway cars in New York City designed by a Chinese state-owned company could pose a threat to national security.

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AP sources: Former CIA chief Brennan to brief Dems on Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats will hear from former CIA Director John Brennan about the situation in Iran, inviting him to speak next week amid heightened concerns over the Trump administration's sudden moves in the region.

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Biden rejects Democrats' anger in call for national unity

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — His party may be enraged by Donald Trump's presidency, but Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden insisted Saturday that Democrats will not defeat the Republican president if they pick an angry nominee.

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GOP's Weld says he's most pro-choice candidate in 2020 race

EXETER, N.H. (AP) — President Donald Trump's only major Republican primary challenger said Saturday that the recent spate of abortion laws being passed in states like Alabama has him feeling "terrible," and declared that abortion is a decision the government should not come anywhere near.

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Trump Looks at Pardons for War Criminals

White House officials have begun the process for issuing presidential pardons for several members of the military accused or convicted of war crimes. Among them is Edward Gallagher, a Navy SEAL charged with shooting unarmed civilians and killing a captive while deployed in Iraq, the New York Times reports. The...

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How My 13-Year-Old Son Was Sucked In by the Alt-Right

It all started at the beginning of 8th grade, when a fellow student overheard 13-year-old "Sam" laughing at an inside joke with a friend, misunderstood and thought they were making a sexual reference, and reported the comment as sexual harassment. Administrators and the school resource officer reprimanded Sam and discussed...

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GOP Lawmaker Calls Trump Actions 'Impeachable'

A Republican congressman from Michigan on Saturday became the first member of President Donald Trump's party on Capitol Hill to accuse him of engaging in "impeachable conduct" stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller's lengthy investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, the AP reports. But Rep. Justin Amash...

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Female Lawmakers Reveal Their Rape Stories

For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose the most public of forums—before her colleagues in South Carolina's legislature, the AP reports. A bill was being debated that would ban all abortions after...

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'Immigration Knife Fight' Breaks Out at White House

President Trump's right-hand man on immigration tried another shakeup at Homeland Security this week and triggered a behind-the-scenes battle—one so vicious that an aide called it an "immigration knife fight." Per administration officials, Stephen Miller objected to President Trump naming former FBI official Mark Morgan as head of Immigration...

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Lawmaker's Use of This Term Drew Hisses, Outrage

As pushback continues against strict abortion laws showing up in states around the country, including Georgia and Alabama , news out of the Show-Me State offers fresh controversy. On Friday, Missouri passed a ban against abortion at eight weeks, and during arguments on the state House floor about the measure, which...

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