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Koch Group Pushing Lawmakers for DACA Fix

Koch Group Pushing Lawmakers for DACA Fix

A group backed by the billionaire Republican donors Charles and David Koch is launching an ad campaign urging lawmakers to pass a permanent solution for DACA recipients  Read more

Trump Cancels Summit With North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un

Trump Cancels Summit With North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un

President Trump has called off a highly anticipated June 12 summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un  Read more

Fate of US-NKorea summit rests with Kim Jong Un

Fate of US-NKorea summit rests with Kim Jong Un

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he’s “very hopeful” that a planned U.S.-North Korean summit will proceed but laid the fate of the historic meeting squarely with Kim Jong Un, who won’t be reassured by U.S. demands for “rapid denuclearization.”  Read more

Congressional hearing explores freedom of speech crisis on college campuses

Congressional hearing explores freedom of speech crisis on college campuses

The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform held a joint hearing on Tuesday to continue the conversation about freedom of speech on college campuses  Read more

Trump blocking critics on Twitter violates Constitution

Trump blocking critics on Twitter violates Constitution

A federal judge in New York on Wednesday ruled that President Donald Trump may not legally block Twitter users because doing so violates their right to free speech under the First Amendment of the Constitution  Read more

All NFL Players 'Shall Stand And Show Respect' For Flag And Anthem, League Says

All NFL Players 'Shall Stand And Show Respect' For Flag And Anthem, League Says

Unveiling a new policy after months of controversy and debate over players taking a knee or otherwise making statements during the national anthem, the NFL says all of its athletes and staff "shall stand and show respect for the flag and the Anthem" if they're on the field  Read more

Stacey Abrams becomes first black female nominee for governor

Stacey Abrams becomes first black female nominee for governor

Victory in Georgia’s Democratic primary is among most consequential in series of triumphs by female candidates ahead of midterm elections  Read more

Senate panel overwhelmingly approves amendment blocking Trump on ZTE

Senate panel overwhelmingly approves amendment blocking Trump on ZTE

A Senate panel on Tuesday rebuked President Trump's efforts to ease sanctions on the Chinese telecom firm ZTE, which the intelligence community and trade regulators have warned poses a national security risk for the U.S.  Read more

Ryan tries to quell Republican revolt over immigration

Ryan tries to quell Republican revolt over immigration

The party worries renewed debate on the fate of ‘Dreamers’ will hurt its election chances  Read more

Trump says North Korea meeting may be delayed, hints China is to blame

Trump says North Korea meeting may be delayed, hints China is to blame

The president says Xi is a 'world-class poker player' and suggests Kim changed his tone after meeting with the Chinese leader  Read more

Trump to Request $500 Million More for Border Wall

Trump to Request $500 Million More for Border Wall

President Donald Trump is set to bump up his request for border-wall funding by $500 million, a new report says  Read more

Crouching Trump, hidden dragon

Crouching Trump, hidden dragon

Before anyone could take the first shot in President Trump’s threatened trade war, he and Chinese President Xi Jinping both found a way to save face  Read more

Giuliani: Mueller to finish Trump obstruction probe by Sept. 1

Giuliani: Mueller to finish Trump obstruction probe by Sept. 1

President Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani said special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe into obstruction of justice by the president will wrap up by Sept. 1 because allowing it to continue longer could improperly influence the midterm elections in November, according to a report Sunday  Read more

Don Blankenship To Mount Third-Party Senate Bid After Losing W.Va. GOP Primary

Don Blankenship To Mount Third-Party Senate Bid After Losing W.Va. GOP Primary

Don Blankenship lost his bid for U.S. Senate in the West Virginia GOP primary earlier this month, but now he's announced plans to mount a third-party challenge as a member of the Constitution Party  Read more

CIA Director Gina Haspel sworn in as Trump blasts Obama's CIA director as a 'disgrace'

CIA Director Gina Haspel sworn in as Trump blasts Obama's CIA director as a 'disgrace'

President Trump praised Gina Haspel as the seventh director of the Central Intelligence Agency at a swearing-in ceremony on Monday, just hours after accusing the fifth director of the CIA director of disgracing the office and engaging in a "political hit job" against him  Read more

U.S. top court backs companies over worker class-action claims

U.S. top court backs companies over worker class-action claims

The U.S. Supreme Court delivered a blow to the rights of workers on Monday by allowing companies to require them to sign away their ability to bring class-action claims against management, agreements already in place for about 25 million employees  Read more

Trump foresees 'fair trade' deal with China after halting tariffs

Trump foresees 'fair trade' deal with China after halting tariffs

President Donald Trump predicted Monday that his administration will be able to strike a “fair trade” deal with China, chiding Sen. Chuck Schumer for what he said were the failings of Democrats to address the issue under President Barack Obama  Read more

U.S., China putting trade war on hold, Treasury's Mnuchin says

U.S., China putting trade war on hold, Treasury's Mnuchin says

The U.S. trade war with China is “on hold” after the world’s largest economies agreed to drop their tariff threats while they work on a wider trade agreement, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday  Read more