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November 02, 2017 - 6:19 am
(NEW YORK) -- Former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Wednesday defended paying for a controversial dossier that alleged ties between President Donald Trump and Russia during the 2016 election. In a late-night interview on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah , Clinton said there was a...
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November 02, 2017 - 3:31 am
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump called for the New York City terror suspect to get the death penalty in a late-night tweet Wednesday just hours after Sayfullo Saipov was charged with providing support to ISIS, and violence and destruction of motor vehicles. Trump referenced Saipov's request...
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November 01, 2017 - 7:42 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- With the open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act beginning Wednesday, former President Barack Obama released an ad encouraging Americans to buy health care insurance and remain insured under his signature law. “It’s November 1st, which means today is the first day to...
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November 01, 2017 - 7:11 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Responding to former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., defended the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation into foreign meddling in the 2016 election, saying that the Russians would welcome his committee dropping the ongoing probe. "...
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(Courtesy De La Cruz Family) Rosa Maria Hernandez, 10, who has cerebral palsy, was detained by Border Patrol agents after undergoing surgery on Oct. 24, 2017.
November 01, 2017 - 4:41 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for its ongoing detention of a 10-year-old undocumented girl with cerebral palsy who was separated from her parents after undergoing surgery. Rosa Maria Hernandez has been held at a children's...
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November 01, 2017 - 11:46 am
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump has told senior congressional leadership that he wants to name the forthcoming tax reform bill the “The Cut Cut Cut Act,” a senior administration official tells ABC News. Less than 24 hours before the bill is slated to be revealed, the name of the bill has...
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November 01, 2017 - 11:18 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The details of the House Republican tax reform bill have continued to be intensely debated even over the last 24 hours, but there are two key areas of compromise between House Republican leaders and the White House, according to two sources familiar with the draft bill. 401Ks – The...
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November 01, 2017 - 5:40 am
(WASHINGTON) -- ­Newly disclosed documents filed in the case against Paul Manafort and Rick Gates lay out the government's reasons for treating the indicted men as flight risks. Manafort and Gates, both men of substantial wealth and with considerable foreign contacts, are facing 188 and 151 months...
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US Senate
November 01, 2017 - 5:33 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., called out President Donald Trump over his response to domestic terror on Tuesday in the wake of a deadly a truck-ramming attack in New York City. "The Trump administration [has] taken the gloves off when it comes to the war on terror overseas," Graham...
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October 31, 2017 - 10:18 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's former political strategist advised him in a phone call on Monday to be more aggressive about slowing down special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into whether Trump’s campaign colluded with the Russians, according to three sources close to Bannon...
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