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07/22/2018   Reuters Politics
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Sunday it was looking more and more like his campaign for the 2016 presidential election had been illegally spied upon.
07/22/2018   Reuters Politics
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Sunday that it was looking more and more like his presidential campaign was illegally spied upon.
07/21/2018   Reuters Politics
U.S. director of intelligence Dan Coats said on Saturday he in no way meant to be disrespectful toward President Donald Trump with what he called his "awkward response" to news of a second planned Trump summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
07/21/2018   Reuters Politics
The FBI on Saturday released documents related to the surveillance of former Trump presidential campaign adviser Carter Page as part of a probe into whether he conspired with the Russian government to undermine the 2016 U.S. election.
07/21/2018   Washington Examiner Politics
Zoe Kravitz knows what she would do if the magical world of "Harry Potter" came to life: Impeach President Trump.
07/21/2018   Reuters Politics
Yoenis Cespedes made a triumphant return to the New York Mets on Friday, hitting a home run and reaching base three times in a 7-5 victory over the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium.
07/21/2018   Reuters Politics
U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday denied any wrongdoing a day after reports that his onetime attorney Michael Cohen had recorded them both discussing buying the rights to a story by a woman who said she had an affair with Trump.
07/21/2018   Reuters Politics
Democrat Abigail Spanberger, a former CIA officer running in a competitive congressional race in Virginia, is using the outcry over President Donald Trump's meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin to press what she and other Democrats believe will be a powerful campaign theme.
07/20/2018   Reuters Politics
The Washington Nationals officially activated right-hander Stephen Strasburg from the 10-day disabled list before his scheduled start Friday evening against the Atlanta Braves.
07/20/2018   Reuters Politics
A federal judge said on Friday the U.S. government had made "very promising" progress toward reuniting some 2,500 immigrant children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border as part of a crackdown on illegal immigration.
07/20/2018   Reuters Politics
U.S. lawmakers cut measures from a defense bill that would have reinstated sanctions on China's ZTE Corp, abandoning an attempt to punish the company for illegally shipping U.S. products to Iran and North Korea.
07/20/2018   Reuters Politics
U.S. President Donald Trump's onetime personal attorney Michael Cohen recorded a conversation with Trump two months before the 2016 election in which they discussed buying the rights to a story by a former Playboy model who said she had an affair with Trump, one of the president's lawyers said on Friday.
07/20/2018   Reuters Politics
Republicans on Friday voted to hold their 2020 presidential nominating convention in Charlotte, making North Carolina the road to U.S. President Donald Trump's re-election.
07/20/2018   Washington Examiner Politics
The Republican Party will hold its 2020 convention in Charlotte, the Republican National Committee formally announced Friday afternoon.
07/20/2018   Reuters Politics
Six U.S. senators introduced bipartisan legislation on Thursday to restrict loans from international financial institutions to Turkey "until the Turkish government ends the unjust detention of U.S. citizens", a senate committee statement said.
07/20/2018   Washington Examiner Politics
Disheartening new research shows that political beliefs are increasingly determining whether someone goes to church. While politics is keeping Republicans in the pews, it’s driving Democrats away. To bring them back, Republicans and pastors have to step up.
07/20/2018   Washington Examiner Politics
It’s been a good week for Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla. He avoided getting duped by comedian Sasha Baron Cohen, he absolutely wrecked a Washington Post reporter during a game of Madden NFL 17, and, most importantly, he walked back his past appearance on InfoWars.
07/20/2018   Reuters Politics
Russian President Vladimir Putin's request to U.S. President Donald Trump for a joint investigation of former U.S. officials sought by the Kremlin for "illegal activities," including a U.S. ambassador to Russia, is just the latest effort in a years-long campaign to undermine a U.S. law that imposes financial sanctions on Putin's officials.
07/20/2018   Reuters Politics
President Donald Trump has invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to Washington this autumn, the White House said on Thursday, a daring rebuttal to the torrent of criticism in the United States over Trump's failure to publicly confront Putin at their first summit for Moscow's meddling in the 2016 election.
07/20/2018   Reuters Politics
Russia is ready to discuss a proposed new meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump, Interfax news agency cited Russia's ambassador to the United States, Anatoly Antonov, as saying on Friday.
07/20/2018   Reuters Politics
A group of U.S. lawmakers are planning to visit Russia again following a rare trip to Moscow by Republican members of Congress this month, Interfax news agency cited Russia's ambassador to the United States as saying on Friday.
07/19/2018   Reuters Politics
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will travel to New Delhi in September for high-level talks that were twice postponed this year, the Indian foreign ministry announced on Friday.
07/19/2018   Reuters Politics
With one week left on a court-ordered deadline to reunite children and parents separated by U.S. immigration officials, government lawyers reported on Thursday that 364 of some 2,500 families with children aged 5 and older have been brought back together.It was unclear from the status report, filed as part of an American Civil Liberties Union lawsuit challenging parent-child separations at the border, exactly how many more reunifications were likely.
07/19/2018   Reuters Politics
U.S. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said on Thursday he did not know what happened in the one-on-one meeting in Helsinki between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin that has raised concern among many U.S. lawmakers.
07/19/2018   Washington Examiner Politics
More than anything, "Abolish ICE" distills neatly into four syllables the Left's anger over the treatment of illegal immigrants under President Trump. It's a slogan rooted in something more visceral than substantive, much like "repeal and replace."
07/19/2018   Washington Examiner Politics
Former Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., talks about her vote for Obamacare in a new ad as video rolls of the Arizona Democrat walking and talking with doctors and nurses. About halfway through the thirty-second spot, Kirkpatrick stops to chat with convincing-looking medical professional.
07/19/2018   Washington Examiner Politics
Political hysteria has made Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand forgetful apparently.
07/18/2018   Washington Examiner Politics
Former President Barack Obama is annoyed with men.
07/17/2018   Washington Examiner Politics
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has made so many bizarre assertions about economics, politics, and international relations that her recent revisionist history has gotten lost in the mix. The socialist said during an interview with PBS that capitalism wasn’t long for this world, and that it wasn’t even the norm at the beginning of this country.
07/17/2018   Washington Examiner Politics
An Alabama county commissioner is running her re-election campaign on a bold claim: that she is Jesus' choice on the ballot.