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Papadopoulos Applied for Pardon

Former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos, the first person charged in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, said on Tuesday that his lawyers have applied for a pardon and that…

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U.S. Supreme Court Examines Electoral Map Manipulation

Before the Republican-led state legislature divided their city and even their college campus into two different districts in a bid to boost the party’s election chances, students like recent graduate…

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Lawmakers Denounce Plan to Divert Military Money for Wall

House lawmakers on Tuesday denounced Defense Department plans to use military funds to pay for President Donald Trump’s border wall, telling Pentagon leaders the “unbelievably irresponsible” maneuver will threaten the…

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Pentagon: Missile Defense Test Succeeds in Shootdown

In the first test of its kind, the Pentagon on Monday carried out a “salvo” intercept of an unarmed missile soaring over the Pacific, using two interceptor missiles launched from…

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More Floods Loom as High River Waters Recede in Midwest

Record floods that submerged parts of three Midwestern states, bringing death and destruction, were retreating in Kansas City on Monday but icy tributaries in Montana and the Dakotas threatened more…

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DOJ: Trump Campaign Did Not Coordinate With Russia in 2016

The Justice Department said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation did not find evidence that President Donald Trump’s campaign “conspired or coordinated” with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential…

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AIPAC Hits Back Against Critics

The head of AIPAC led off its annual policy conference on Sunday with a ringing defense of the organization against congressional critics who have accused it of disloyalty in its…

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Democrats Debate Mueller Strategy as Findings Loom

Congressional Democrats plotted strategy Saturday as they awaited the conclusions of Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, with senior lawmakers demanding full transparency and preparing for next steps if the results were…

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