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FOX News
Firm behind anti-Trump dossier also worked for Russia, Senate witness saysworking through an intermediary, hired Simpson to "conduct a smear campaign aga
FOX News / Posted 5 minutes ago
working through an intermediary, hired Simpson to "conduct a smear campaign against me and Sergei Magnitsky in advance of a congressional hearing on the Global Magnitsky Act." Related Image Browder had hired the late Sergei Magnitsky to uncover... Read more
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The Washington Times
Adam Carolla to Congress: ‘We need to bring back law and order’ on college campusessubcommittees on Thursday about the suppression of free speech and the loss of
The Washington Times / Posted 12 minutes ago
subcommittees on Thursday about the suppression of free speech and the loss of “order” on college campuses. Addressing congressional members during a joint hearing before two House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittees, Mr. Carolla, a... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Senate Republicans push 'skinny bill' to advance goal on Obamacare repealwith passing a measure that would end insurance coverage for more than 30 milli
Baltimore Sun / Posted 15 minutes ago
with passing a measure that would end insurance coverage for more than 30 million Americans over a decade, according to the Congressional Budget Office. In the wake of those two telling votes Republican senators have few options left, and that's... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Senators prepare bill to block firing of special counselDespite a drumbeat of criticism from President Donald Trump, congressional Repu
Baltimore Sun / Posted 15 minutes ago
Despite a drumbeat of criticism from President Donald Trump, congressional Republicans have expressed strong support for former FBI Director Mueller, who was appointed earlier this year to investigate allegations of Russian meddling in the U.S.... Read more
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CBS News
Report: Russia used fake Facebook accounts to spy on Macron campaignor spamming -- represents another potential weapon in the arsenal of Russia's c
CBS News / Posted 16 minutes ago
or spamming -- represents another potential weapon in the arsenal of Russia's cyber operations. Facebook alerted congressional investigators about the effort, Reuters says. Employees apparently traced the spying campaign to the GRU,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Trump may veto Russia sanctions bill that seeks to restrain his powerrepeated efforts to remove Congress' 30-day review power from the legislation.
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 17 minutes ago
repeated efforts to remove Congress' 30-day review power from the legislation. In fact, the final dispute among congressional leaders had to do with senators wanting to apply a similar congressional review provision to the North Korea... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Russia sanctions bill exposes Trump's legislative tug of warmeasures target Russia's energy sector as part of legislation that prevents Tru
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 17 minutes ago
measures target Russia's energy sector as part of legislation that prevents Trump from easing sanctions on Moscow without congressional approval. Two administration officials say that Trump is likely to sign the bill, despite ongoing wrangling... Read more
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The Hill
Waters gets testy with Mnuchin at House hearingDemocratic frustrations with the Trump administration. Waters, who is quickly
The Hill / Posted 18 minutes ago
Democratic frustrations with the Trump administration. Waters, who is quickly becoming President Trump’s harshest congressional critic, prodded Mnuchin during a House Financial Services Committee hearing over why she hadn’t received a... Read more
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The Hill
Palin team to subpoena 23 New York Times reporters in defamation suiteditorial came one day after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) was shot
The Hill / Posted 18 minutes ago
editorial came one day after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) was shot along with three others at a congressional baseball practice in Virginia. After blowback that included PolitiFact giving the paper a "false" rating for... Read more
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The Economic Times
White House rifts widen as Anthony Scaramucci jabs at Reince Priebus over leaksthe contours of some of the internal leaks. The focus on leaks offers Trump an
The Economic Times / Posted 24 minutes ago
the contours of some of the internal leaks. The focus on leaks offers Trump an opportunity to turn public attention from congressional and special counsel probes of Russian meddling in the U.S. election and whether the president’s campaign had... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Two Party (One Party) Health Care Shufflereactionary than Obama's. Ok, so where is the so called adversarial Democratic
Op-Ed News / Posted 27 minutes ago
reactionary than Obama's. Ok, so where is the so called adversarial Democratic Party during this fiasco? We know that their Congressional mouthpiece, Ms. Pelosi, already has determined that 'Medicare for All' is NOT on the table. Remember, this was... Read more
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Pilipino Star
No Marcosian streak6” officials were detained for 59 days until they were finally released last Tu
Pilipino Star / Posted 30 minutes ago
6” officials were detained for 59 days until they were finally released last Tuesday. After her two no-shows at the congressional public hearings, a House subpoena was issued against Gov. Marcos under pain of detention if she insists to... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
The obvious Obamacare replacement has been here all alongof their health care. To be clear, any of the existing efforts to repeal the A
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 34 minutes ago
of their health care. To be clear, any of the existing efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act would be disastrous. The Congressional Budget Office estimates that under the repeal plan passed by the House of Representatives, 14 million people... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for July 28“Bridge To Nowhere” project — to connect Gravina Island (population, 50) with t
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 35 minutes ago
“Bridge To Nowhere” project — to connect Gravina Island (population, 50) with the town of Ketchikan, Alaska — received congressional “earmark” funding approval in 2005 but never got built because voices of reason in Congress finally prevailed... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Senate Debates Possible ‘Skinny Bill’ Repeal of Obamacarewas revealed. Their reasoning: we need time to study it and prepare amendments
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 40 minutes ago
was revealed. Their reasoning: we need time to study it and prepare amendments to it. "We just heard from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office that under such a plan, as reported in the press, 16 million Americans would lose their health... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Risky investigation, stalled agenda — Trump's in trouble, so here's his strategybase for self-preservation during his impeachment trial in the late 1990s, thou
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 41 minutes ago
base for self-preservation during his impeachment trial in the late 1990s, though all the while he maintained channels to congressional Republicans. Trump, who describes politics as a transactional game of winning or losing, seems to have no use... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Wasserman Schultz back in the hot seatthat Capitol computer tech Irman Awan was under investigation for stealing comp
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 41 minutes ago
that Capitol computer tech Irman Awan was under investigation for stealing computer equipment, most of the Democratic congressional offices that used him sent him packing. But Wasserman Schultz only fired him Tuesday after he was arrested at... Read more
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Roll Call
How Climate Change Impacts Congressional Districts Over Next 80 Yearscreated a model that estimates opinions on climate change in specific communiti
Roll Call / Posted 41 minutes ago
created a model that estimates opinions on climate change in specific communities. Roll Call combined the two in this analysis, by congressional district. Here's how Roll Call's analysis projected the economic damage to congressional d... Read more
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Market Watch
Mnuchin not planning to prioritize debt paymentsWednesday in a separate hearing on Capitol Hill that Treasury can keep paying t
Market Watch / Posted 43 minutes ago
Wednesday in a separate hearing on Capitol Hill that Treasury can keep paying the government’s bills through September. The Congressional Budget Office has estimated Treasury could run out of room to keep making payments in full and on time in early... Read more
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NBC Washington
2 Shot in Alexandria, Near GOP Ball Game Shooting Sitehave been shot in Alexandria, Virginia, less than a half-mile from where Rep. S
NBC Washington / Posted 46 minutes ago
have been shot in Alexandria, Virginia, less than a half-mile from where Rep. Steve Scalise and three others were shot at a congressional baseball team practice last month. The shooting occurred Thursday afternoon on the 400 block of E. Howell... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Growing GOP backlash to transgender troop ban underscores Trump's political miscalculationit looks like to step up and serve our country to keep us safe, and are ready t
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 53 minutes ago
it looks like to step up and serve our country to keep us safe, and are ready to do it again in Congress," said Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee communications director Meredith Kelly. There were lots of very fiery statements from... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Shkreli told 'lies upon lies,' prosecutors say in closing statements in securities fraud trialwire fraud, Shkreli appeared to relish in the media attention, taunting reporte
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 54 minutes ago
wire fraud, Shkreli appeared to relish in the media attention, taunting reporters on Twitter and smirking his way through a congressional hearing about rising drug prices. Shkreli's antics continued throughout the trial. One day he casually... Read more
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BBC News
Top Republican drafting bill to protect special counselhas been known to occasionally wander from the Senate flock. Still, this could
BBC News / Posted 56 minutes ago
has been known to occasionally wander from the Senate flock. Still, this could be the first glimmers of bipartisan congressional efforts to construct a restraining barrier around the Trump presidency. Already it appears likely a bill... Read more
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Newsmax
Senate Mulls Bare-Bones Healthcare Billto digest its provisions before voting. Republican leaders have been sending pi
Newsmax / Posted 57 minutes ago
to digest its provisions before voting. Republican leaders have been sending pieces of the legislation to the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office to assess its impact and determine whether it complies with Senate rules. President Donald... Read more
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Newsmax
Russia Used Facebook to Try to Spy on Macron Campaignof improved automated detection and stepped-up human efforts to find sophistica
Newsmax / Posted 57 minutes ago
of improved automated detection and stepped-up human efforts to find sophisticated attacks. Company officials briefed congressional committee members and staff, among others, about their findings. People involved in the conversations also said... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Senators prepare bill to block firing of special counselDespite a drumbeat of criticism from President Donald Trump, congressional Repu
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 59 minutes ago
Despite a drumbeat of criticism from President Donald Trump, congressional Republicans have expressed strong support for former FBI Director Mueller, who was appointed earlier this year to investigate allegations of Russian meddling in the U.S.... Read more
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The Mercury News
Prosecutor: Shkreli told “lies upon lies”wire fraud, Shkreli appeared to relish in the media attention, taunting reporte
The Mercury News / Posted an hour ago
wire fraud, Shkreli appeared to relish in the media attention, taunting reporters on Twitter and smirking his way through a congressional hearing about rising drug prices. Shkreli’s antics continued throughout the trial. One day he casually... Read more
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CNBC
Insurance lobbying group urges Senate leaders to ditch 'skinny' Obamacare repealmajority rather than 60 votes. A 60-vote threshold would require Democratic sup
CNBC / Posted an hour ago
majority rather than 60 votes. A 60-vote threshold would require Democratic support that does not currently exist. A Congressional Budget Office score requested by Democrats estimated that a skinny repeal plan would leave 16 million more... Read more
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NBC News
Trump's military transgender ban is a nod to Christian conservativesin the Oval Office. And earlier in the week, Christian leaders rallied behind T
NBC News / Posted an hour ago
in the Oval Office. And earlier in the week, Christian leaders rallied behind Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner as he faced congressional investigators. Caught off-guard by Wednesday's announcement, some evangelical leaders like Liberty University... Read more
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dna
Russia used Facebook to try to spy on Macron campaignof improved automated detection and stepped-up human efforts to find sophistica
dna / Posted an hour ago
of improved automated detection and stepped-up human efforts to find sophisticated attacks. Company officials briefed congressional committee members and staff, among others, about their findings. People involved in the conversations also said... Read more
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Brisbane Times
White House rift boils over as Scaramucci jabs at Priebus over leaksand updates emailed straight to your inbox. The focus on leaks offers Trump an
Brisbane Times / Posted an hour ago
and updates emailed straight to your inbox. The focus on leaks offers Trump an opportunity to turn public attention from congressional and special counsel probes of Russian meddling in the US election and whether the president's campaign had any... Read more
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The Washington Times
New video shows Planned Parenthood skirting partial-birth abortion lawstatement. Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the pro-life Susan B. Anthony L
The Washington Times / Posted an hour ago
statement. Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the pro-life Susan B. Anthony List, said the video underscores the need for congressional action to strip Planned Parenthood of its $500 million in annual taxpayer funding. “After seeing this, many... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Senators prepare bill to block firing of special counselDespite a drumbeat of criticism from President Donald Trump, congressional Repu
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted an hour ago
Despite a drumbeat of criticism from President Donald Trump, congressional Republicans have expressed strong support for former FBI Director Mueller, who was appointed earlier this year to investigate allegations of Russian meddling in the U.S.... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Health plan group opposes fresh GOP effortcare law and give Congress two years to devise a replacement. (July 26) WASHIN
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted an hour ago
care law and give Congress two years to devise a replacement. (July 26) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the effort by congressional Republicans to pass a health care bill (all times local): 12:12 p.m. The country's biggest organization of... Read more
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FOX Business
Health plan group opposes fresh GOP effortThe Latest on the effort by congressional Republicans to pass a health care bil
FOX Business / Posted an hour ago
The Latest on the effort by congressional Republicans to pass a health care bill (all times local): 12:12 p.m. The country's biggest organization of health plans is opposing the Senate Republicans' latest approach to scrapping the Obama health care... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Putin: We’ll have to retaliate against ‘illegal’ U.S. sanctionsto use its “geopolitical advantages … to safeguard its economic interests at th
Bangor Daily News / Posted an hour ago
to use its “geopolitical advantages … to safeguard its economic interests at the expense of its allies.” He dismissed Congressional investigations into Russia’s alleged meddling in last year’s U.S. presidential election, calling them a symptom... Read more
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FOX Business
Health plan group opposes fresh GOP effortWASHINGTON – The Latest on the effort by congressional Republicans to pass a he
FOX Business / Posted an hour ago
WASHINGTON – The Latest on the effort by congressional Republicans to pass a health care bill (all times local): Continue Reading Below 12:12 p.m. The country's biggest organization of health plans is opposing the Senate Republicans' latest... Read more
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The Hill
Will D.C. court’s decision on concealed guns be the tipping point?concealed handguns was in the spotlight after the recent shooting in Alexandria
The Hill / Posted an hour ago
concealed handguns was in the spotlight after the recent shooting in Alexandria, Va., where members of Congress and several congressional aides were left defenseless because of D.C. ’s ban on carry by non-residents. Trapped by a 10- to 15-foot... Read more
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The Hill
Senate Republicans plan to defund Planned Parenthood in 'skinny' repealinclude a one-year defunding of Planned Parenthood in their scaled-down ObamaCa
The Hill / Posted an hour ago
include a one-year defunding of Planned Parenthood in their scaled-down ObamaCare repeal bill, according to lobbyists and congressional aides. The sources said the repeal of ObamaCare's individual and employer mandates, as expected, will also be... Read more
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The Hill
Russia tried to spy on Macron using FacebookWhile French officials have not publicly blamed Russia or anyone else in the ha
The Hill / Posted an hour ago
While French officials have not publicly blamed Russia or anyone else in the hacks, NSA Director Mike Rogers said in congressional testimony in May that the U.S. had warned French officials of Russian “activity” against their infrastructure... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Senate Republicans push 'skinny bill' to advance goal on Obamacare repealwith passing a measure that would end insurance coverage for more than 30 milli
Chicago Tribune / Posted an hour ago
with passing a measure that would end insurance coverage for more than 30 million Americans over a decade, according to the Congressional Budget Office. In the wake of those two telling votes Republican senators have few options left, and that's... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Congressman Palazzo weighs in on transgender banabout the political message of inclusion for all, rather than the safety and se
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted an hour ago
about the political message of inclusion for all, rather than the safety and security of this nation." Palazzo, who is a National Guard reservist, represents Mississippi's Fourth Congressional District. Copyright WDAM 2017. All rights r... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Health plan group opposes fresh GOP effortcare law and give Congress two years to devise a replacement. (July 26) WASHIN
Stamford Advocate / Posted an hour ago
care law and give Congress two years to devise a replacement. (July 26) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the effort by congressional Republicans to pass a health care bill (all times local): 12:12 p.m. The country's biggest organization of... Read more
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The Manila Times
Opposition won’t appeal martial law extensionrevoking the declaration of martial law in Mindanao. “In the wake of the Supre
The Manila Times / Posted an hour ago
revoking the declaration of martial law in Mindanao. “In the wake of the Supreme Court’s adverse decisions upholding congressional discretion, the ‘Magnificent 7’ opposition congressmen have decided not to file a petition challenging the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Hot seatpanel of experts convened by the DOH revealed the dengue vaccine has potential
The Manila Times / Posted an hour ago
panel of experts convened by the DOH revealed the dengue vaccine has potential health risks,” she testified before a congressional panel deliberating on the 2017 national budget. But two months later, Ubial issued a certificate of exemption... Read more
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WA Today
White House rift boils over as Scaramucci jabs at Priebus over leaksand updates emailed straight to your inbox. The focus on leaks offers Trump an
WA Today / Posted an hour ago
and updates emailed straight to your inbox. The focus on leaks offers Trump an opportunity to turn public attention from congressional and special counsel probes of Russian meddling in the US election and whether the president's campaign had any... Read more
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The Age
White House rift boils over as Scaramucci jabs at Priebus over leaksand updates emailed straight to your inbox. The focus on leaks offers Trump an
The Age / Posted an hour ago
and updates emailed straight to your inbox. The focus on leaks offers Trump an opportunity to turn public attention from congressional and special counsel probes of Russian meddling in the US election and whether the president's campaign had any... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Isolated Qatar hires firm founded by Trump aides amid crisisconsulting services." The contract also says that activity "may include communi
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted an hour ago
consulting services." The contract also says that activity "may include communications with members of Congress and Congressional staff, executive branch officials, the media and other individuals." Lewandowski founded Avenue Strategies... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
White House rift boils over as Scaramucci jabs at Priebus over leaksand updates emailed straight to your inbox. The focus on leaks offers Trump an
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted an hour ago
and updates emailed straight to your inbox. The focus on leaks offers Trump an opportunity to turn public attention from congressional and special counsel probes of Russian meddling in the US election and whether the president's campaign had any... Read more
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Slate
The One Economic Proposal in the “Better Deal” Platform That Could Actually Change the Worldone economic proposal in the Democratic “Better Deal” platform that could actua
Slate / Posted an hour ago
one economic proposal in the Democratic “Better Deal” platform that could actually change the world. When congressional Democrats unveiled their “Better Deal” midterm election blueprint this week, there was one particularly... Read more
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