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Trump Lashes Out at Key Officials Involved in Russia Probe

Trump Lashes Out at Key Officials Involved in Russia Probe

Feb 18
President Donald Trump is lashing out at key officials involved in the Russia probe, namely former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe and the current deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein.

N Carolina Elections Head Says Ballots Handled Illegally

N Carolina Elections Head Says Ballots Handled Illegally

By Emery P. Dalesio | Feb 18
A Republican operative, who last year rounded up votes for a GOP candidate running for Congress, conducted an illegal and well-funded ballot-harvesting operation, North Carolina's elections director said Monday.

Trump the Pundit Handicaps 2020 Democratic Contenders

Trump the Pundit Handicaps 2020 Democratic Contenders

By Zeke Miller | Feb 18
Kamala Harris had the best campaign roll-out. Amy Klobuchar's snowy debut showed grit. Elizabeth Warren's opening campaign video was a bit odd.

DC's Many Prankster Activists Turn Anger into Street Theater

DC's Many Prankster Activists Turn Anger into Street Theater

By Ashraf Khalil | Feb 18
In the nation's capital, it can be hard for protesters to stand out. A group of 50 people — or even 500 — holding signs and shouting hardly merits a second glance in this city of protests.

Tradition of Nonpartisan Selection of Judges May End in Iowa

Tradition of Nonpartisan Selection of Judges May End in Iowa

By David Pitt and Scott McFetridge | Feb 17
Iowa lawmakers are moving to change how judges are chosen after being repeatedly frustrated by court rulings on topics like gay marriage and abortion.

White House Indicates Trump to Veto Disapproval of Emergency

White House Indicates Trump to Veto Disapproval of Emergency

By Zeke Miller | Feb 17
A top adviser to President Donald Trump indicated Sunday that Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove of his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Early-Voting States Are Focus for Democrats in 2020 Contest

Early-Voting States Are Focus for Democrats in 2020 Contest

By Elana Schor | Feb 17
Democratic presidential candidates are courting voters in states with influential early roles in the 2020 primary as the busy pace of campaigning over the holiday weekend shows that the contest to challenge President Donald Trump is fully underway.

Don Cheadle Sports Political Shirts As He Hosts 'SNL'

Don Cheadle Sports Political Shirts As He Hosts 'SNL'

Feb 17
The actor sported a T-shirt that said "Protect Trans Kids" as he introduced musical guest Gary Clark Jr.

State Department: Nauert Out As Pick for UN Ambassador

State Department: Nauert Out As Pick for UN Ambassador

By Matthew Lee | Feb 17
Heather Nauert, picked by President Donald Trump to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations but never officially nominated, has withdrawn from consideration, the State Department said.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Skewed Picture of Border Perils

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Skewed Picture of Border Perils

By Calvin Woodward and Hope Yen | Feb 16
President Donald Trump describes drugs flowing across the hinterlands from Mexico, a federal prison population laden with criminals who are in the U.S. illegally and a Texas city transformed by a border barrier into a safe place to live. It's misleading.

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