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Obama encourages people to ignore 'folks trying to divide us' on Independence Day

6 hours ago   |   Washington Examiner

Former President Barack Obama encouraged people to be "smart" while celebrating Independence Day.
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‘Like yelling squirrel': White House goes after media over Russia bounty story

‘Like yelling squirrel': White House goes after media over Russia bounty story

6 hours ago   |   Politico

The White House this past week was facing a familiar series of questions as it grappled with reports of a Russian bounty program targeting American troops in Afghanistan: What...
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Benghazi probe offers a roadmap for Trump's Russian bounty briefing

Benghazi probe offers a roadmap for Trump's Russian bounty briefing

1 day ago   |   Politico

Lawmakers demanding to know whether President Donald Trump and his inner circle ignored intelligence about Russian bounties on U.S. troops have a clear precedent for getting...
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Wagner's Hometown Editorial Board: Republicans Who Support ACA Lawsuit “Should Pay at the Polling Place”

4 days ago   |   DCCC

Wagner-Backed Lawsuit Would Strip Care From 230,000 Missourians “With record job losses and in the midst of a global pandemic, access to affordable, quality health care has...
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Obama: Trump's use of 'kung flu' phrase 'pisses me off'

4 days ago   |   Washington Examiner

Former President Barack Obama derided President Trump for his recent usage of the phrases "kung flu" and "China virus" to describe the coronavirus.
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Huntsman at risk of shocking defeat in Utah

Huntsman at risk of shocking defeat in Utah

4 days ago   |   Politico

When former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman launched a bid for his old job last November, his entry to the race elicited one immediate question: Why? Now, on the eve of the state's...
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Dems push campaign-season health care bill toward House OK

4 days ago   |   Boston Herald

By ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON - A Democratic package expanding “Obamacare” coverage approached House passage Monday, a measure doomed to advance no further that spotlights how the...
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Barack Obama, Other Celebs Tip Caps To Negro Leagues' 100th Anniversary

Barack Obama, Other Celebs Tip Caps To Negro Leagues' 100th Anniversary

5 days ago   |   The Huffington Post   |   2 articles

Obama joined other prominent figures to salute the 100-year anniversary of the founding of baseball's Negro Leagues.
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Dems push election-season health care bill toward House OK

5 days ago   |   Boston Herald   |   3 articles

By ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON - Democrats pushed a strengthening of “Obamacare” patient protections toward House passage Monday, an effort they hoped would help them sharpen the...
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Dems push election-season health care bill toward House OK

5 days ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   3 articles

WASHINGTON - Democrats pushed a strengthening of “Obamacare” patient protections toward House passage Monday, an effort they hoped would help them sharpen the coronavirus...
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Kim Guilfoyle, campaign official and girlfriend of Trump Jr., tests positive...

Kim Guilfoyle, campaign official and girlfriend of Trump Jr., tests positive for coronavirus in South Dakota

Kim Guilfoyle, the girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr. and a top Trump campaign official, tested positive for coronavirus ahead of the president's speech in South Dakota on Friday... Read more ...

New Idaho Laws Target Transgender Residents

New Idaho Laws Target Transgender Residents

Transgender people in Idaho say two new state laws are aimed at making their lives much harder. One involves changing the sex listed on birth certificates. The other affects... Read more ...

Washington Redskins to review team's name

Washington Redskins to review team's name

The Washington Redskins will undergo a “thorough review” of its controversial name, prompted by recent events around the country and feedback from the community, the team... Read more ...

SCOTUS Allows Alabama to Restore Voting Restrictions

SCOTUS Allows Alabama to Restore Voting Restrictions

The Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision Thursday blocked a lower court ruling allowing curbside voting in Alabama and waiving some absentee ballot requirements during the pandemic... Read more ...

UK looks to the White House with plan to televise press briefings

UK looks to the White House with plan to televise press briefings

LONDON - Boris Johnson's government plans to shake up the U.K.'s system for briefing the press and introduce White House-style televised briefings from Downing Street. Before... Read more ...

Washington Post Editorial Board Spells Out A Stark Truth About The...

Washington Post Editorial Board Spells Out A Stark Truth About The Coronavirus To Trump

“The reality is that the virus is not under control; it is in control," the newspaper's board told the president in its new column. Read more ...

Florida hits new Covid-19 record ahead of Pence visit

Florida hits new Covid-19 record ahead of Pence visit

TALLAHASSEE - Florida set a new record for coronavirus cases, reporting more than 10,100 new infections as Vice President Mike Pence was to meet with Gov. Ron DeSantis Thursday... Read more ...

Senate sends Hong Kong sanctions bill to Trump

Senate sends Hong Kong sanctions bill to Trump

The Senate on Thursday finalized passage of a sanctions bill to penalize China for its new national security law for Hong Kong that U.S. lawmakers say effectively ends the... Read more ...

Russia Investigation Material to Remain Secret Past Election

Russia Investigation Material to Remain Secret Past Election

House Democrats are unlikely to see secret material from Robert Mueller's Russia investigation before Election Day because of a move by the Supreme Court on Thursday. In what... Read more ...

Trump Plans National Mall Blowout Amid Pandemic

Trump Plans National Mall Blowout Amid Pandemic

As coronavirus cases spike, public health officials are pleading with Americans to avoid large crowds and hold more muted Independence Day celebrations, but subdued is not... Read more ...