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Battling billionaires: Trump and candidate Bloomberg swap insults and attacks

By Jason Lange WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump fired off a new round of Twitter insults aimed at political rival Michael Bloomberg on Thursday, shortly after the Democratic

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Trump administration rolls out new rule to limit 'birth tourism'

By Ted Hesson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's administration rolled out a new rule on Thursday that aims to limit "birth tourism" by women who enter the United States on tourist visas

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Factbox: Climate change plans of the leading U.S. Democratic candidates

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The leading Democratic candidates all believe climate change is an existential threat to the planet and have vowed to bring U.S.

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Joe Biden wins backing of national iron workers union in White House race

By James Oliphant WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With the first votes in the 2020 Democratic nominating contest less than two weeks away, former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday received a welcome

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Democratic White House contender Gabbard sues Hillary Clinton for 'Russian asset' comment

By John Whitesides WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic presidential contender Tulsi Gabbard sued Hillary Clinton for defamation on Wednesday, seeking at least $50 million in damages for harming her

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Exclusive: Giuliani told U.S. his client deserves leniency for financing Venezuela's opposition -...

By Aram Roston, Matt Spetalnick and Brian Ellsworth WASHINGTON (Reuters) - At a lavish August gathering at a private estate in Spain, a wealthy Venezuelan businessman under criminal investigation in

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GOP senators press DHS for answers on Pensacola shooter’s visa approval

Three GOP senators are looking into how the Saudi Arabian national who killed three Americans in a shooting at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Fla., was allowed into the United States. 

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As March for Life kicks off, pro-life women are fighting to redefine female 'empowerment'

In 2019, the nation reeled from polarization over abortion bans and the future of the Supreme Court. Pro-choice advocates warned that powerful men threatened women’s freedom by moving to block abortion access while remaining insensitive to the reality of unintended pregnancy. But the pro-life movement today is fighting back against that narrative.

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Trump administration rolls back water regulations

The Trump administration eliminated environmental protections covering a significant portion of U.S. waterways, paving the way for developers, farmers, and industries to operate with fewer impediments, as public health officials and environmentalists blasted the move. 

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Trump administration announces new policy to counter 'birth tourism'

The Trump administration is moving to crack down on pregnant women visiting the U.S. for the purpose of giving birth so their children can be American citizens – a practice known as “birth tourism” – with a newly announced change to visa regulations.

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Big changes, big gamble for Iowa Caucuses

Fox News politics editor Chris Stirewalt breaks down the changes to process for the 2020 election.

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Iowa Dems gamble on big changes to save caucuses

There's good news and bad news for the party.

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US imposes visa rules for pregnant women on 'birth tourism'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing new visa rules aimed at restricting “birth tourism," in which women travel to the United States to give birth so their children can have U.S.

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Trump to address party leaders amid impeachment, reelection

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to address his party's leadership Thursday to rally their support amid impeachment and a trying reelection fight.

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Can Klobuchar build a late surge from a long distance?

STANTON, Iowa (AP) — It was the kind of event designed to play up the Midwestern sensibilities that Amy Klobuchar so often talks about on the campaign trail.

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US general says troop surge in Middle East may not end soon

ABOARD THE USS BATAAN (AP) — Over the past eight months, the United States has poured more than 20,000 additional troops into the Middle East to counter the escalating threat from Iran that peaked with the recent missile attack on American forces in Iraq.

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Impeachment trial not ready for broadcast prime time

NEW YORK (AP) — The first night of arguments in favor of President Donald Trump's impeachment before the U.S. Senate was judged not ready for prime time by many of the nation's television executives.

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Democrats not alone in soliciting votes in Iowa; GOP is, too

WASHINGTON (AP) — With all eyes on Democrats as they prepare to cast their ballots in Iowa's highly anticipated kickoff caucuses, President Donald Trump's reelection campaign is working to try to persuade Republican voters to turn out at their caucus sites, too — even if there's no real competition.

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Trump Sets New Record for Presidential Tweets

President Trump has once again broken one of his own records for most tweets from an president. According to Factbase , the president tweeted a total of 142 times on Wednesday, firing off most of them as he traveled back to the US from Davos, Switzerland, the AP reports. He broke...

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Day 2 of Impeachment Trial: Schiff Talks, Trump Tweets

Democratic Sen. Jon Tester described the first day of President Trump's impeachment trial, which clocked in at nearly 13 hours, as "like sitting on a tractor," reports NBC News . And it's back on the tractor today: With the rules for the trial now set , House managers led by Rep. Adam...

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Trump Suggests He's Open to Entitlement Cuts

Entitlement programs such as Social Security and Medicare could potentially get cut under President Trump, or so he suggested at the very end of a CNBC interview from Davos on Wednesday. In what the Washington Post describes as a "new openness" to the idea—he pledged to protect entitlements from...

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Trump on Troop Concussions: There Are Worse Things

Additional US troops who were identified as having potential concussions tied to the Jan. 8 Iranian missile attack have been taken to Germany for treatment, defense officials said Tuesday. While the AP says no troop count was provided, the reportedly small group adds to the 11 who were removed from...

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Hillary Clinton Just Got Sued for $50M for Defamation

Remember that time Hillary Clinton called a presidential candidate in her own party a Russian asset , and then everyone had a good chortle and ate scones and jam together ? No? Well, neither does the aforementioned presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard, who's now suing Clinton for defamation and $50 million for...

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At Davos, Trump Talks Up America's 'Blue-Collar Boom'

On the first day of President Trump's impeachment trial, Republican senators stymied Democrats' attempts to bring additional evidence and witnesses, but on the witness topic, Trump says he actually wants to see those like chief of staff Mick Mulvaney and former national security adviser John Bolton brought in to testify....

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