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Trump received five draft deferments during the Vietnam War, the first four being for college and the fifth for heel spurs.
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President Trump says he doesn't want to "bail out" the insurance industry, but companies expect a windfall from the order to expand associat...
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"We have a highly gerrymandered system so that maybe 30 seats out of 435 are actually competitive."
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Kim Ward would be the first Republican woman elected to Congress in Western Pennsylvania in more than a decade.
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An aunt and uncle, both "Hill rats," convinced Meredith Dolan to come to D.C.
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Trump's threats to revoke licenses for TV stations that publish content he disapproves of has led to mounting criticism for FCC Chairman Aji...
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Everyone seems to want to get rid of budget caps, but chances it will happen before Dec. 8 are slim.
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Bannon has made it clear that a vote for legislation Trump supports is not nearly enough to prove they have eagerly embraced his agenda.
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The justices' ruling in Ayestas v. Davis could have a lasting impact on many criminal and death penalty cases and the legal protections give...
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"It's going to be a knife fight," Sen. Bob Corker is predicting.
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Two Indian reservations rely on the Arizona plant and mine for power, jobs, and their economies.
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States are looking at the example set by Colorado.
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Truck stop operators and convenience stores say the move could drive up prices for biodiesel, which truckers have come to rely on.
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"There is not one shred of doubt from the evidence that we had that the Russians had set their sights on Hillary Clinton's circle because sh...
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"It wouldn't be wise for Hillary to come to West Virginia. It wouldn't be a good thing for her or for me," he said.
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Trump and his eyewear have elicited mockery and delight in the past.
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A letter from the university explained Friday officials feared Spencer was a "substantial risk to public safety, as well as material and sub...
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He also remarked on the broader political climate in the U.S., saying "people are upset about what's going on today."
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He will be interviewed by the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, he confirmed to the Wall Street Journal, though a time has not yet be...
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"I am seeking information because I lack it," Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap wrote.
10/23/2017   Reuters Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he would make his choice to lead the Federal Reserve soon and was still weighing at least three people: Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell, Stanford University economist John Taylor and current Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
10/22/2017   Reuters Politics
(Reuters) - The digital director for Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign is scheduled to meet the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Tuesday as the panel investigates alleged Russian meddling in last year's election, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.
10/22/2017   Reuters Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. Senate Republican and the White House budget director said on Sunday they hoped for action on a Republican tax reform package by the end of the year, while keeping their options open on how to pay for sweeping tax cuts.
10/22/2017   Reuters Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Charles Schumer, the top Democrat in the U.S. Senate, called on President Donald Trump on Sunday to name a single official to oversee and coordinate relief efforts in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.
10/22/2017   Reuters Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday he was willing to bring healthcare legislation up for a vote but was waiting for the go-ahead from President Donald Trump, who sent mixed signals last week about a bipartisan bill that would shore up insurance markets.
10/21/2017   Reuters Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump defended his regular use of social media, especially Twitter, and said he may not have won the White House without it.
10/21/2017   Reuters Politics
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said he would be willing to travel to North Korea on behalf of the Trump administration to help diffuse rising tensions, The New York Times reported on its website on Sunday.
10/21/2017   Reuters Politics
(Reuters) - A federal judge in Hawaii extended his halt of U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban on citizens from six Muslim-majority countries.
10/21/2017   Reuters Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's tax reform plans won partial support on Friday when Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul said he was "all in" for massive tax cuts, but the party was still far from united over how to achieve the main item on its domestic agenda.
10/21/2017   Reuters Politics
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is considering nominating Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell and Stanford University economist John Taylor for the central bank's top two jobs, in an apparent bid to reassure markets and appease conservatives hungry for change.