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Candidate's poster of Wonder Woman lassoing cop criticized
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Immigrant kids seen held in fenced cages at border facility
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Michael O'Donnell seeks dismissal of federal indictment
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Kansas to use 'Rep' to distinguish candidate with same name
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The fight for Erin's Law in Kansas
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Estes vs. Estes causes ballot confusion
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Kansas governor candidate decries 'snowflake meltdown'
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President Trump raising money in New York for 2020 campaign, GOP
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Hillary Clinton: It's time to abolish the Electoral College
Hillary Clinton told CNN on Wednesday that it is time to abolish the Electoral College, part of a sweeping interview where the former Democratic nominee sought to explain why she lost the 2016 election.
Seattle mayor resigns after 5th sex abuse claim
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James Comey has called Donald Trump a liar 5 times today. The White House says he isn't.
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Spicer raises eyebrows suggesting Hitler didn't 'sink to using chemical weapons'
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Official: President Trump to revoke transgender bathroom guidance
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Trump asks black reporter to schedule meeting with Congressional Black Caucus
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Secret Service director retiring, lead agency amid turmoil
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Canadian prime minister makes first visit to Trump's White House
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Senate confirms Rex Tillerson as secretary of state
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President Trump pledges to work with Big Pharma to lower drug prices
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ANALYSIS: President's order heightens risk of extremist attacks in the US, counterterror expert says
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- President Donald Trump is highlighting the plight of Americans whose loved ones were killed by people who entered the country illegally.President Donald Trump is highlighting the plight of Americans whose loved ones were killed by people who entered the country illegally.
- Mayors who gathered at a holding facility for immigrant children at Texas' border with Mexico say that President Trump has failed to address a humanitarian crisis of his own making.Mayors who gathered at a holding facility for immigrant children at Texas' border with Mexico say that President Trump has failed to address a humanitarian crisis of his own making.
- Michigan State University's interim president is apologizing for emails in which he said a victim of former campus sports doctor Larry Nassar probably received a "kickback" from her plaintiff's lawyer.Michigan State University's interim president is apologizing for emails in which he said a victim of former campus sports doctor Larry Nassar probably received a "kickback" from her plaintiff's lawyer.
- A crying Honduran toddler whose picture was used on the cover of Time magazine and became a symbol of President Trump's immigration policy, was not separated from her mother, U.S. government officials say.A crying Honduran toddler whose picture was used on the cover of Time magazine and became a symbol of President Trump's immigration policy, was not separated from her mother, U.S. government officials say.
- President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen retweeted a photo posing with comedian Tom Arnold _ who is working on a show to hunt down recordings of the president _ fueling speculation that Cohen may have...President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen retweeted a photo posing with comedian Tom Arnold _ who is working on a show to hunt down recordings of the president _ fueling speculation that Cohen may have secret tapes of Trump.
- President Donald Trump says the U.S.-Mexico border is a "big mess," and that at some point the Democratic leaders in the House and Senate "will be forced to do a real deal" on immigration.President Donald Trump says the U.S.-Mexico border is a "big mess," and that at some point the Democratic leaders in the House and Senate "will be forced to do a real deal" on immigration.
- Here's a twist: Evangelical Christians in Oklahoma could be the reason medical marijuana is approved on Tuesday.Here's a twist: Evangelical Christians in Oklahoma could be the reason medical marijuana is approved on Tuesday.
- The Trump administration isn't the first to grapple with the question of how to handle tens of thousands of immigrant families arriving on the U.S.-Mexico border.The Trump administration isn't the first to grapple with the question of how to handle tens of thousands of immigrant families arriving on the U.S.-Mexico border.
- Mitt Romney is flashing his familiar smile at city parks and backyards in Utah's mountains and suburbs this week, making his final pitch before Tuesday's Senate primary.Mitt Romney is flashing his familiar smile at city parks and backyards in Utah's mountains and suburbs this week, making his final pitch before Tuesday's Senate primary.
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