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Pentagon Chief Makes Unannounced Visit to Afghanistan, and Pelosi Does the Same2h Updated Pentagon Chief Makes Unannounced Visit to Afghanistan, and Pelosi Does the Same
Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper and the House speaker arrived as the U.S. considers reviving peace talks with the Taliban.
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Why Trump Dropped His Idea to Hold the G7 at His Own Hotel2h Updated Why Trump Dropped His Idea to Hold the G7 at His Own Hotel
He knew Democrats would criticize him. When Republicans started doing so, he changed his mind.
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As U.S. Leaves Allies in Syria, Kurdish Commander Struggles With Fallout2h Updated As U.S. Leaves Allies in Syria, Kurdish Commander Struggles With Fallout
Mazlum Kobani, whose Kurdish-led force fought the Islamic State in Syria, fears that a complete United States withdrawal could endanger his people and allow the jihadists to regroup.
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3h Lindsey Graham does not rule out the possibility of Trump impeachment if new evidence emerges
In another sign of the dangerous predicament facing President Donald Trump, his longtime ally Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said in an interview that aired Sunday night that he could not rule out the possibility of impeachment if new evidence emerges.
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Erdogan’s Ambitions Go Beyond Syria. He Says He Wants Nuclear Weapons.4h Updated Erdogan’s Ambitions Go Beyond Syria. He Says He Wants Nuclear Weapons.
A month before invading Kurdish areas in Syria, Turkey’s president said he “cannot accept” the West’s restrictions that keep him from a bomb.
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Thomas D’Alesandro III, Nancy Pelosi’s Brother, Dies at 904h Updated Thomas D’Alesandro III, Nancy Pelosi’s Brother, Dies at 90
He was elected president of the Baltimore City Council in 1963 before serving as mayor from 1967 to 1971.
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A Brexit delay could get Boris Johnson the election he craves5h A Brexit delay could get Boris Johnson the election he craves
There were two pieces of received wisdom about the vote on the first Saturday sitting of parliament since 1982 - one factual, one political.
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Trump Campaign Floods Web With Ads, Raking In Cash as Democrats Struggle5h Updated Trump Campaign Floods Web With Ads, Raking In Cash as Democrats Struggle
That campaigns are now being fought largely online campaign is hardly a revelation, yet only one political party seems to have gotten the message.
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PM set for showdown with Bercow as he pushes for Brexit vote5h PM set for showdown with Bercow as he pushes for Brexit vote
Boris Johnson is set for a showdown with Commons Speaker John Bercow today, with the prime minister expected to push for a so-called "meaningful vote" on his Brexit deal.
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5h Trump Said to Favor Leaving a Few Hundred Troops in Eastern Syria
The president appears to be trying to balance competing impulses: bringing troops home while ensuring that efforts to contain ISIS will continue — and answering withering criticism for his Syria policy.
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Justice Department Distances Itself From Giuliani6h Justice Department Distances Itself From Giuliani
In an unusual statement, a spokesman said department officials would not have met with President Trump’s personal lawyer had they known his associates were under investigation.
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6h Updated Mulvaney faced White House ouster threat before impeachment crisis took over
Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney faced internal efforts to oust him before House Democrats moved ahead with their impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, multiple sources tell CNN.
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7h Updated Pelosi leads congressional delegation to Jordan to discuss Middle East and Syria
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a bipartisan high-level congressional delegation to Jordan this weekend where they discussed Middle East peace and Syria with members of the country's royal family, her office announced late Saturday.
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8h Donald Trump Jr. and Don McGahn did not testify to grand jury in Mueller probe, new court filing confirms
The Justice Department confirmed Sunday that Donald Trump Jr. and former White House counsel Don McGahn did not testify to a federal grand jury during the Mueller probe.
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Estate Taxes Are Easy to Flee, but They Still Help States8h Estate Taxes Are Easy to Flee, but They Still Help States
New research shows that even if wealthy residents move away, the revenue at death from those who stay outweighs any loss in income taxes.
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9h Updated Why Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorsed Bernie Sanders
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez never hid from the fact that choosing between Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren would be a difficult one as she weighed her 2020 presidential endorsement.
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9h Updated The week that was a "turning point" for Republicans on the President
The importance of Iowa's Latino forum, how Canada's election could impact the USMCA, the Vice President's trip to Turkey and the significance of the Supreme Court's upcoming case on DACA. That and more in this week's Inside Politics forecast.
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In a Strong Economy, Why Are So Many Workers on Strike?10h Updated In a Strong Economy, Why Are So Many Workers on Strike?
A decade into the recovery, workers say they’re still dogged by the concessions they made when the economy was weak.
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Mark Esperanto? Trump Misnames His Defense Secretary in Tweet10h Mark Esperanto? Trump Misnames His Defense Secretary in Tweet
Even for a president who often lards his online missives with typos, caps-lock abuses and errant exclamation points, Sunday’s Twitter missive on Syria contained an outsize number of errors.
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What Happened in the Impeachment Inquiry This Week?11h Updated What Happened in the Impeachment Inquiry This Week?
Mick Mulvaney creates a storm. A meeting devolves into insults and finger-pointing. More testimony. And a resignation.
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12h Updated Mulvaney again denies Trump-Ukraine quid pro quo
Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Sunday aggressively denied that he admitted last week a quid pro quo between President Donald Trump and Ukraine, saying again that he was misunderstood and that no such agreement occurred.
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Mick Mulvaney Struggles to Explain Comments on Ukraine12h Mick Mulvaney Struggles to Explain Comments on Ukraine
The acting White House chief of staff admitted he did not have a “perfect press conference,” but said the administration did not tie military aid to investigating Democrats.
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Pentagon Chief Makes Unannounced Visit to Afghanistan14h Updated Pentagon Chief Makes Unannounced Visit to Afghanistan
Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper arrived as the U.S. considers reviving peace talks with the Taliban.
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Gove: UK will leave EU on 31 October15h Gove: UK will leave EU on 31 October
Michael Gove tells Sophy Ridge the UK will leave the EU on 31 October, despite the prime minister requesting an extension.
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17h Three key Trump challenges to transgender and abortion rights
The debate on transgender and abortion protections has percolated in recent months as a challenge to the Affordable Healthcare Act awaits a ruling, a workplace discrimination case focused on transgender rights sits before the Supreme Court and multiple state abortion restrictions make their way through the courts.
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Pelosi Visits Jordan to Discuss Syria Crisis Amid Shaky Cease-Fire19h Updated Pelosi Visits Jordan to Discuss Syria Crisis Amid Shaky Cease-Fire
Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a bipartisan delegation to meet the Jordanian king as an American-brokered truce with Turkey in northern Syria continued to stutter.
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19h Updated Brexit: UK will leave EU this month, ministers insist
The PM is determined to meet the 31 October deadline, they say, despite a government letter asking for an extension.
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20h Updated Brexit: UK will leave EU this month, Michael Gove says
Minister Michael Gove insists the 31 October deadline will be met, despite a government letter asking for an extension.
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20h Updated PM sends EU unsigned request seeking Brexit delay
No 10 source says an accompanying letter makes clear Boris Johnson believes an extension would be a mistake.
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22h Updated Brexit: What happens now?
The British government and the EU have agreed a new Brexit deal, but will it get through Parliament?
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After Criticism, Trump to Select New Location for G724h Updated After Criticism, Trump to Select New Location for G7
White House officials would consider another site, the president said, suggesting Camp David was a possibility.
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In Bracing Terms, Trump Invokes War’s Human Toll to Defend His Policies25h Updated In Bracing Terms, Trump Invokes War’s Human Toll to Defend His Policies
Describing his opposition to foreign interventions, the president has spoken with unusual candor about a sensitive subject.
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