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August 19, 2018 - 10:19 pm
By Caroline Kenny (CNN) -- Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's attorney, said Sunday that "truth isn't truth" when explaining that he won't let special counsel Robert Mueller rush Trump into testifying because he doesn't want investigators to trap the President into a lie. "When you tell me...
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August 19, 2018 - 9:00 pm
GREENFIELD, N.H. (AP) — An attorney who has bedeviled President Donald Trump during the past year over his personal relationships and immigration policies made a presidential pitch of his own to Democratic voters in New Hampshire on Sunday. Michael Avenatti, who represents adult film actress Stormy...
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August 19, 2018 - 8:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The former chief strategist to President Donald Trump, Steve Bannon, has a dire warning for Republicans. Bannon tells The Associated Press that he believes the GOP would lose 35 to 40 seats in the House if the election were held today, thereby ceding their majority to Democrats he...
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Lucy McBath, national spokeswoman for Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, in March 2016. There are nearly 50 black women running for Congress this year, including McBath, who is challenging GOP Rep. Karen Handel in Georgia.
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August 19, 2018 - 12:16 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Women are not just running for office in record numbers this year — they are winning. More women than ever before have won major party primaries for governor, U.S. Senate and House this year — setting a U.S. record and paving the way for November battles that could significantly...
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August 18, 2018 - 3:45 pm
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is accusing social media companies of "totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices" and says "we won't let that happen." Trump's Saturday morning tweets come as companies have been working to ban right-wing "Infowars" conspiracy...
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August 15, 2018 - 4:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is revoking the security clearance of former Obama administration CIA director John Brennan, a vocal critic of the president, the White House said Wednesday. "Mr. Brennan has recently leveraged his status as a former high-ranking official with access to...
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Vermont Democratic gubernatorial candidate Christine Hallquist, a transgender woman and former electric company executive, applauds with her supporters during her election night party in Burlington, Vt., Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.
AP Photo/Charles Krupa
August 15, 2018 - 7:58 am
By Wilson Ring, Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A former Vermont utility executive on Tuesday became the first transgender candidate from a major political party to be nominated for governor, and she'll face the Republican incumbent, who survived a bitter backlash from his base over gun...
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Rep. Keith Ellison speaks to supporters after winning the Democratic nomination for Attorney General during his primary party at Nomad World Pub, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Minneapolis.
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August 15, 2018 - 6:57 am
By Steve Peoples and Kyle Potter, Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democrats embraced diversity Tuesday in a primary night of firsts, while Republicans in Minnesota rejected a familiar face of the GOP old guard in favor of a rising newcomer aligned with President Donald Trump. In Vermont,...
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General view of a Harley Davidson motorcycle, one of a number of US products set to be affected as European Union's retaliatory tariffs come into force today.
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August 13, 2018 - 10:56 am
By Jackie Wattles, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump said it's "great" that consumers might boycott Harley-Davidson if it moves some motorcycle production overseas. The President tweeted about the potential boycott on Sunday "Many @harleydavidson owners plan to boycott the company if...
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This Aug. 8, 2018 file photo shows Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins as he leaves federal court in New York. In an about-face, Collins says he will suspend his re-election campaign after insider-trading indictment.
AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File
August 11, 2018 - 11:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — In an about-face, U.S. Rep. Chris Collins is ending his re-election bid days after the Republican was charged with insider trading. Collins released a statement Saturday morning saying his will suspend his campaign and fill out the rest of his term. Collins was indicted Wednesday on...
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