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 U.S. President Donald Trump waves to the press at the White House before leaving for the G7 Summit, in Washington D.C., the United States, on June 8, 2018.
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July 16, 2018 - 11:29 am
By Eric Bradner, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump has amassed $53 million his re-election efforts, new disclosures show, giving him a major financial advantage over potential Democratic opponents heading into 2020. At the end of the second quarter, Trump's re-election campaign had $33 million in...
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, right, stands with Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, before the start of their meeting, Thursday, July 12, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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July 12, 2018 - 1:39 pm
By Richard Lardner, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of dollars from anonymous donors are helping shape the fight over President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee as Republicans and Democrats undertake a bruising battle for ideological control of the nation's loftiest tribunal. Even...
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, right, meets with Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, July 11, 2018, in Washington.
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July 11, 2018 - 11:18 am
By Lisa Mascaro and Matthew Daly, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh returned to Capitol Hill Wednesday for a whirlwind round of meetings with key Republican senators as Democrats ramped up efforts to block his confirmation. Kavanaugh, the conservative...
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President Donald Trump walks across the South Lawn of the White in Washington, Thursday, June 28, 2018, following his arrival on Marine One helicopter.
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June 29, 2018 - 9:57 am
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican game plan for selecting the next member of the Supreme Court was ready to go even before longtime Justice Anthony Kennedy made his retirement announcement this week. Kennedy's news that he'll leave the court next month...
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June 25, 2018 - 7:03 pm
By Lisa Mascaro and Alan Fram, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling to find the votes to pass a sweeping immigration overhaul, House Republicans are narrowing on a slimmed down bill to stem the crisis of separating immigrant families at the border. But even that more modest measure hit...
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Rep. Steve Russell, R-Okla., left, and Rep. Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., walk to a closed-door meeting with House Republicans seeking more information about compromise legislation on immigration, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, June 21, 2018.
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June 22, 2018 - 12:58 pm
By Alan Fram and Zeke Miller, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday told his fellow Republicans in Congress to "stop wasting their time" on immigration legislation until after the November elections. GOP leaders said they'd press on anyway, but his comments further...
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Lawmakers ask Trump to end separation
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June 20, 2018 - 6:21 am
By Ashley Killough, Lauren Fox, Kevin Liptak and Phil Mattingly, CNN (CNN) -- Congressional Republicans, keen to secure an end to a policy separating children from their parents at the US border, received unclear marching orders from President Donald Trump on Tuesday after a meeting on Capitol Hill...
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The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border ahead of a visit from President Donald Trump to discuss legislation.
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June 19, 2018 - 7:58 am
By Dustin Weaver and Alan Fram, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans on Capitol Hill frantically searched on Tuesday for ways to end the administration's policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, ahead of a visit from President Donald Trump to discuss broader...
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In this Oct. 3, 2017, file photo, people line up outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington to hear arguments in a case about political maps in Wisconsin that could affect elections across the country.
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June 18, 2018 - 1:14 pm
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party. The justices unanimously ruled against...
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Bob Hugin, a Republican candidate running in New Jersey primary election for U.S. Senate
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June 06, 2018 - 10:22 am
By Steve Peoples and Michael R. Blood, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Holding hopes of a "blue wave" in November, Democrats fought to shape the political battlefield in primaries across eight states, none more important than California where Republicans avoided an embarrassing setback in the...
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