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The Many Problems With the Barr Letter

By Neal K. Katyal    NY Times    3/24/2019

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Mueller report: Here's what we know and still don't know (and may never know)

By Kristine Phillips and Christal Hayes    USA Today    3/24/2019

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Mueller report: Why so many of President Donald Trump's aides lied to protect him in Russia investigations

By Brad Heath and Kevin Johnson    USA Today    3/23/2019

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The political battle over Robert Mueller’s report is just beginning

By Hunter Walker and Luppe Luppen    Yahoo News    3/22/2019

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President Trump cancels new sanctions targeting North Korea in stunning tweet that overrides his Treasury Dept

By Alexander Mallin    ABC News    3/22/2019

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Stephen Moore, Trump’s pick for Fed, will be lightning rod for president’s opponents

By GregRobb     MarketWatch    3/22/2019

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Trump administration refuses to hand over documents to House oversight investigation

By Tom Embury-Dennis    Independent    3/20/2019

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New Zealand attacks unite government on gun control. America stands divided.

By The Editorial Board     USA Today     3/19/2019

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President Trump ratchets up attacks after George Conway questions his mental fitness, calling him 'husband from hell'

By Jordyn Phelps and Meridith McGraw    ABC News    3/20/2019

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Schiff seizes on whether Trump is compromised by a foreign government

By Kerry Eleveld    Daily Kos    3/19/2019

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Ronald Reagan’s Daughter: Trump GOP ‘Bears No Resemblance’ To My Father’s

By Dominique Mosbergen    Huffington Post    3/19/2019

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Trump faces failing strategy on auto jobs as he heads to Ohio

By Timothy Noah and Adam Behsudi    Politico    3/19/2019

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Trump escalates criticism of US war hero: 'I was never a fan of John McCain and I never will be'

By Andrew Buncombe    Independent    3/19/2019

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Rick Santorum Wants Trump To Email A Therapist, Not Tweet, He Tells Anderson Cooper

By Mary Papenfuss    Huffington Post    3/19/2019

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Trump’s national emergency declaration opposed by majority of Americans, polls find

By Emily Guskin    Independent    3/16/2019

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Senate slaps down Trump border emergency; Republicans defect

By Lisa Mascaro, Alan Fram and Catherine Lucey    Associated Press    3/14/2019

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Senate blocks resolution calling for public release of Robert Mueller's report after House voted 420-0

Sean Rossman and Christal Hayes    USA Today    3/14/2019

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Trump World’s New York Legal Problems Finally Hit Home This Week

By Erik Larson and Andrew M Harris     Bloomberg    3/14/2019

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Trump vows 'VETO!' after bipartisan U.S. Senate rebuke on wall

By Amanda Becker and Richard Cowan    Reuters    3/14/2019

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George Conway Urges ‘Serious Inquiry’ Into Trump’s Mental Health After Latest Lie

By Ed Mazza    Huffington Post    3/14/2019

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Trump 'wanted chief of staff to send Ivanka and Kushner back to New York'

By Annie Karni, Maggie Haberman    Independent    3/13/2019

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Despite differences, Dems stick with Pelosi on impeachment

By Mary Clare Jalonick and Laurie Kellman    Associated Press    3/12/2019

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House Democrats Pass Landmark Campaign Finance And Voting Rights Reform Bill

By Paul Blumenthal    Huffington Post    3/8/2019

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Poll: 64 percent of Americans think Trump has committed crimes

By David Knowles    Yahoo News    3/5/2019

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There's a Damning Stat Lurking Beneath Donald Trump's Latest Approval Ratings

By Jack Holmes    Esquire    3/5/2019

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Democrats in NH House reverse GOP election laws

By Dave Solomon     Union Leader    3/7/2019

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Lawyers claiming ties to Rudy Giuliani approached Michael Cohen after FBI raids; investigators looking at contacts

By Eliana Larramendia, James Hill & Lauren Pearle     ABC News    3/6/2019

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President Trump says hush money does not amount to campaign finance violation

By David Jackson    USA Today     3/7/2019

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Out of the shadows: Loyal money man swept into Trump probes

By Bernard Condon    Associated Press     3/7/2019

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White House Refuses To Hand Over Documents On Security Clearances

By Sanjana Karanth    3/5/2019

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Four Reasons Why Democrats Aren’t Rushing to Impeach Trump

By Billy House and Steven T. Dennis    Bloomberg    3/6/2019

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Trump Extremely Doesn't Want Anyone to See His High School Grades

By Luke Darby    GQ    3/6/2019

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Trump's in trouble, but he's not going anywhere

By Matt Bai    Yahoo News    2/28/2019

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Michael Cohen’s hearing was explosive — but not for what was new

By Editorial Board     Washington Post    2/27/2019

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Trump and his family could be forced to testify after explosive Cohen hearing: 'They will hear from the committee'

By Chris Riotta    Independent    2/28/2019

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These Are the Documents Cohen Brought to Back Up His Case That Trump's a Liar

By Billy House, Shahien Nasiripour, and Steven T. Dennis     Bloomberg    2/27/2019

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Mark Meadows and America’s Problem with Racist Denialism

By Mari Uyehara    GQ    3/1/2019

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Warmbier parents blast 'evil' North Korea regime after Trump praises Kim

By Doina Chiacu, Patricia Zengerle, David Brunnstrom and Peter Szekely    Reuters    3/1/2019

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Six Takeaways From Cohen’s Testimony to Congress

By Michael Tackett    NY Times    2/27/2019

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The 10 Most Jaw-Dropping Lines From Michael Cohen’s Leaked Testimony

By Ed Mazza    Huffington Post    2/27/2019

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House passes bill rejecting Trump's border wall emergency

By Susan Cornwell, Richard Cowan    Reuters    2/26/2019

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Republican Rep. Gaetz warns Cohen he will play rough at House hearing

By David Knowles    Yahoo News    2/26/2019

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Well-known Republicans steer clear of disputed US House race

By Emery P. Dalesio and Gary D. Robertson    Associated Press    2/27/2019

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U.S. Democrats will subpoena Mueller's Russia report if needed: Schiff

By Ginger Gibson    Reuters     2/24/2019

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Trade Chief Dumbs Down Contract Term After Donald Trump Doesn’t Get It

By Mary Papenfuss    Huffington Post    2/24/2019

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Trump's sexual assault allegations: The full list of women who have accused the President

By Clark Mindock    Independent    2/25/2019

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Court records reveal a Mueller report right in plain view

By Chad Day and Eric Tucker    Associated Press    2/23/2019

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North Carolina orders new U.S. House election after 'tainted' vote

By Andrew Hay, Gabriella Borter    Reuters    2/21/2019

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Kevin Landrigan's Granite Status: Independent redistricting reform advances

By Kevin Landrigan    Union Leader    2/20/2019

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Planned Parenthood Cut Off From Federal Funding Under Trump Rule

By Drew Armstrong     Bloomberg    2/22/2019

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Trump Asked Matthew Whitaker To Meddle In Michael Cohen Probe: NYT

By Sara Boboltz     Huffingtom Post    2/19/2019

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Trump must be removed with 25th amendment because he is 'not well at all mentally', former White House ethics chief says

By Tom Embury-Dennis    Independent    2/19/2019

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Andrew McCabe: Congress Knew About FBI Probe Into Trump And ‘No One Objected’

By Marina Fang    Huffington Post    2/19/2019

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Why Trump's Wall Won't Work

By Jennifer Wright    Harper's Bazaar    2/22/2019

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Ann Coulter after Trump's order: ‘The only national emergency is that our president is an idiot’

By Christal Hayes    USA Today    2/16/19

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People Call Out Trump’s Hypocrisy On National Emergency With His Own Anti-Obama Tweet

By Mary Papenfuss    Huffington Post    2/14/2019

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Trump’s border wall will not work ‘no matter how high’, scientists warn

By Josh Gabbatiss    Independent    2/17/2019

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Amazon will pay $0 in taxes on $11,200,000,000 in profit for 2018

By Kristin Myers    Yahoo Finance    2/16/2019

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N.C. congressional contest marred by voter fraud scheme: official

By Marti Maguire    Reuters    2/18/2019

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Emergency declaration is clearest sign Donald Trump and Republicans are divided going into 2020 campaign

By David Jackson    USA Today    2/16/2019

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Mike Pence’s Old Warning About POTUS Bypassing Congress Comes Back To Haunt Him

By Lee Moran    Huffington Post    2/15/2019

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Ex-RNC Chair Michael Steele Warns GOP On Trump’s Emergency: You Will Rue This

By Ed Mazza    Huffington Post    2/15/2019

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Why do Trump's biggest fans still believe him when he lies? The answer is in the human brain

By Caroline Orr    Independent     2/15/2019

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Senate OKs border deal; Trump will sign, declare emergency

By Alan Fram, Catherine Lucey and Andrew Taylor    Associated Press    2/14/2019

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How Andrew McCabe's 25th Amendment bombshell tells us everything -- and nothing

By Chris Cillizza    CNN    2/14/2019

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House Democrats gear up for showdown over Mueller report

By Mary Clare Jalonick and Michael Balsamo    Associated Press    2/12/2019

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Public Opinion Of The Mueller Investigation Has Become More Partisan

By Dhrumil Mehta    Five Thirty Eight    2/13/2019

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ACLU sues to block NH voter fraud law deriding it as a 'poll tax'

By Todd Feathers    Union Leader    2/13/2019

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The Real Cost of Trump’s Border Wall for Your Wallet

By Andrew DePietro    GOBanking Rates    2/12/2019

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President* Trump Made President Hannity and President Coulter Very Mad

By Charles P. Pierce    Esquire    2/12/2019

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Trump's rally in El Paso —and Beto's response — is a preview of every 2020 debate to come

By Julio Ricardo Varela    NBC News    2/12/2019

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Trump Came To El Paso To Lie About It

By Roque Planas    Huffington Post    2/11/2019

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Matthew Whitaker Plays to an Audience of One

By Natasha Bertrand    The Atlantic    2/9/2019

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Which Offices Are Good Stepping Stones To The Presidency?

By Nathaniel Rakich    Five Thirty Eight    2/11/2019

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Granite Status: Kuster stands out at Trump's State of Union address

By Kevin Landrigan    Union Leader    2/6/2019

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New Mexico governor withdraws National Guard from border

AFP    2/6/2019

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Average Tax Refunds Down 8.4 Percent As Angry Taxpayers Vent On Twitter

By Mary Papenfuss    Huffington Post    2/9/2019

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Middle Class Dads Freak Out About Trump Tax Hike

By Blake Harper    Fatherly    2/6/2019

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Opinion: Billionaires take more than they make

By RexNutting     MarketWatch    2/7/2019

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Abortion case shows Roberts firmly at Supreme Court’s center

By Mark Sherman     Associated Press     2/8/2019

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Trump's rhetoric hits his wall

By Matt Bai    Yahoo News    2/7/2019

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Nancy Pelosi's reactions to Trump stole the State of the Union spotlight

By Erin Donnelly    Yahoo    2/6/2019

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Trump declaring national emergency to build wall could complicate matters for Republicans

By Mariam Khan     ABC News    2/4/2019

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Trump vows to build border wall, warns Democrats against investigations

By Steve Holland, Jeff Mason    Reuters    2/5/2019

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Trump Inaugural Committee Ordered to Hand Over Documents to Federal Investigators

By Maggie Haberman and Ben Protess    NY Times    2/4/2019

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A big leak rattles the White House

By Mike Allen    Axios    2/4/2019

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Higher taxes on the rich polling well? Fox Business host blames ‘the idea of fairness’ that’s being taught in schools

By ShawnLanglois     MarketWatch    2/5/2019

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Trump’s travel to Mar-a-Lago alone probably cost taxpayers more than $64 million

By Philip Bump    Washington Post    2/5/2019

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Trump campaign takes steps to prevent a challenge within GOP

By Zeke Miller and Steve Peoples    Associated Press    2/4/2019

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Mueller says Russians are altering evidence from special counsel’s investigation to discredit the probe

By Clark Mindock    Independent    1/30/2019

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Mitch McConnell Admits He’s Against High Voter Turnout Because He Suspects People Will Vote for Democrats

By Luke Darby     GQ    1/30/2019

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Roger Stone: Mueller investigation seizes 'voluminous and complex' evidence from former Trump campaign official

By Sarah Harvard    Independent    1/31/2019

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Gov. Northam refuses to step down, despite flood of calls for his resignation for ‘racist and offensive’ photo

By Laura Vozzella and Gregory S. Schneider     Washington Post    2/2/2019

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State House Dome: Gun fight headed for court

By Dave Solomon    Union Leader    2/1/2019

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Almost Half Of Voters Are Dead Set Against Voting For Trump

By Geoffrey Skelley    Five Thirty Eight    2/1/2019

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Kevin Landrigan's Granite Status: Trump gives shout-out to Hassan's surprise medical bill legislation

By Kevin Landrigan    Union Leader    1/30/2019

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Nicolle Wallace Explains Why Donald Trump’s Wackiest Fans Now Think He’s A Giant Loser

By Lee Moran    Huffington Post     1/30/2019

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House Democrats Unveil Social Security Expansion Bill With Unprecedented Support

By Daniel Marans    Huffington Post     1/30/2019

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How President Trump Is Like A Terrible Poker Player

By Nate Silver    Five Thirty Eight    1/28/2019

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Trump deepens public row with his 'naive' intelligence services

By Sebastian Smith    AFP    1/30/2019

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Trump Had Yet Another Secret Meeting With Putin

By Ryan Bort    Rolling Stone    1/30/2019

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Sen. Jeanne Shaheen announces she will run again in 2020

By Doug Alden    Union Leader    1/27/2019

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The Final Shutdown? Senators Propose Legislation to Keep the Government Open—Forever

By Hallie Detrick    Fortune    1/28/2019

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Trump lifts sanctions on Russia oligarch Oleg Deripaska in 'huge gift to Putin'

By Tom Embry-Dennis    Independent    1/28/2019

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What The Roger Stone Indictment Does (And Doesn’t) Tell Us

By Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux    Five Thirty Eight    1/25/2019

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Trump Just Caved — & Democrats Have Nancy Pelosi To Thank

By Natalie Gontcharova     Refinery29    1/25/209

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Longtime Trump adviser Roger Stone indicted by special counsel in Russia investigation

By Devlin Barrett , Rosalind S. Helderman , Lori Rozsa and Manuel Roig-Franzia     Washington Post    1/25/2019

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Trump’s retreat: Shutdown ends without wall money, for now

By Jill Colvin, Lisa Mascaro and Zeke Miller    Associated Press     1/25/2019

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Trump Was Always Going to Fold on the Border Wall

By David A. Graham    The Atlantic    1/25/2019

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George Conway Hails Chuck Schumer For Getting ‘Dim-Witted’ Trump To Own Shutdown

By Mary Papenfuss    Huffington Post    1/25/2019

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AP sources: Trump, others agitated by Giuliani’s performance

By Jonathan Lemire and Eric Tucker    Associated Press    1/23/2019

https://www.apnews.com/1b3a0037c65941509653ca2a20cd366d

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Trump's Disapproval Rating Has Hit an All-Time Low, According to New Poll

By Don Reisinger    Fortune    1/23/2019

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Trump says he will not give State of the Union until after shutdown ends

By John Parkinson    ABC News    1/24/2019

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‘Folded Like A Cheap Suit’: Twitter Users Taunt Trump For Being ‘Outplayed’ By Pelosi

By Ed Mazza    Huffington Post    1/24/2019

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Michael Cohen postpones House testimony due to 'threats against his family' from Trump, Giuliani, his attorney says

By James Hill & Eliana Larramendia     ABC News    1/23/2019

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The President’s Hostage Attempt Is Going Miserably Wrong

By David Frum    The Atlantic    1/19/2019

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Inside the Mueller team’s decision to dispute BuzzFeed’s explosive story on Trump and Cohen

By Matt Zapotosky and Devlin Barrett     Washington Post    1/19/2019

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Supreme Court's inaction leaves DACA program for young migrants intact for now

By Richard Wolf    USA Today     1/22/2019

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Trump’s lawyer Giuliani says he listened to ‘all the tapes’, before admitting: ‘I shouldn’t have said tapes’

By Tom Barnes    Independent    1/22/2019

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Trump told to ‘resign or be impeached’ if reports he instructed attorney Cohen to lie to congress are proven

By Tom Barnes    Independent    1/18/2019

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Mitch McConnell: Democrats’ Anti-Corruption Bill Aims To ‘Swing Elections’

By Carla Herreria    Huffington Post    1/17/2019

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Ex-Trump lawyer: rigging polls 'was at the direction of' Trump

By Makini Brice and Tim Ahmann     Reuters    1/17/2019

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Trump Discussed Pulling U.S. From NATO, Aides Say Amid New Concerns Over Russia

By Julian E. Barnes and Helene Cooper    NY Times    1/14/2019

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Rachel Maddow Explains Putin’s Possible ‘Blackmail In A Bottle’ On Donald Trump

By Lee Moran    Huffington Post    1/16/2019

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Torches Trump For Shutdown In First House Floor Speech

By Lee Moran    Huffington Post    1/17/2019

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Guiliani: 'I never said there was no collusion' between Trump campaign and Russia (which he did)

By Allyson Chiu    Washington Post    1/17/2019

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How Easy Is It to Get a Gun Versus an Abortion in All 50 States?

Elle    1/18/2019

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Pelosi Knows How to Play Chicken. Trump Doesn’t.

By Jonathan Bernstein     Bloomberg    1/16/2019

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Trump's support plummeting among white Americans without degrees amid government shutdown, poll shows

By  Chris Baynes    Independent    1/16/2019

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Donald Trump’s Shutdown Tantrum Isn’t Actually About The Border Wall

By Juan Escalante    Huffington Post    1/14/2019

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Trump Birth Control Coverage Rules Blocked Nationwide

By The Associated Press    NY Times    1/13/2019

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Trump Reportedly Flays Mick Mulvaney In Shutdown Meeting: ‘You Just F**ked It All Up’

By Amy Russo    Huffington Post    1/14/2019

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New Hampshire feels pain of longest government shutdown in nation's history

From Staff and Wire Reports    Union Leader    1/12/2019

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House Democrats eye reported FBI probe of Trump

By David Morgan, Timothy Gardner    Reuters    1/12/2019

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Top Republicans oppose border 'emergency' as shutdown drags on

AFP    1/13/2019

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Donald Trump Insists He Never Promised Mexico Would Pay For Border Wall During Pop-Up Presser

By Lisa de Moraes    Deadline    1/10/2019

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It's standing room only as lawmakers hear testimony on bills to repeal election law changes

By Dave Solomon    Union Leader     1/10/2019

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Congressional Democrats zero in on latest Manafort-Russia revelation

By Mark Hosenball, Nathan Layne    Reuters    1/9/2019

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Donald Trump Is The Real National Emergency, Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig Says

By Mary Papenfuss    Huffington Post    1/7/2019

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Pelosi Should Recognize President McConnell

By Francis Wilkinson     Bloomberg    1/10/2019

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Trump's Border Wall Speech Blamed Democrats for the Shutdown. Polls Show Americans Blame Him

By Natasha Bach    Fortune    1/9/2019

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Senate Democrats Play Hardball In Government Shutdown Fight

By Igor Bobic    Huffington Post    1/7/2019

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The government shutdown is hitting these U.S. states the hardest

By Adriana Belmonte    Yahoo Finance    1/9/2019

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Trump threatens to cut FEMA funding for California wildfires

By Michael Walsh    Yahoo News    1/9/2019

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4,000 Suspected Terrorists Stopped at the Mexico Border, Says White House. Actually, It’s More Like Six, Reports U.S. Customs

By Kevin Kelleher    Fortune    1/7/2019

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Senators renew attempt to protect special counsel Mueller

By Mary Clare Jalonick    Associated Press    1/7/2019

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Democrats, don’t impeach Donald Trump

By Thor Hogan    Washington Post    1/6/2019

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Trump holds firm on border wall, offers steel option as compromise

By Jeff Mason, Ginger Gibson    Reuters    1/6/2019

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Pappas won't take pay: Will our other NH reps do likewise?

Editorial    Union Leader    1/5/2019

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NH Democrats begin 2019 by banning guns, requiring all lawmakers undergo sexual harassment training

By Dave Solomon    Union Leader    1/2/2019

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Trump threatens years-long government shutdown, emergency powers to build wall

By Richard Cowan, Jeff Mason    Reuters    1/4/2019

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Trump Administration Officials Are Getting Raises During Shutdown

By Ryan Bort    Rolling Stone    1/4/2019

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George Will: Intelligent life found in Democrats

By George Will    Union Leader    1/3/2019

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