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Donald Trump says he may revoke press credentials for other reporters, not just CNN's Jim Acosta Donald Trump says he may revoke press credentials for other reporters, not just CNN's Jim Acosta
PARIS – Defending his decision to revoke a CNN reporter's White House press pass, President Donald Trump said Friday he may take the same action against other reporters who have questioned his administration. "It could be others also," Trump told reporters at the White House. Trump said he pulled the pass of CNN's Jim Acosta because "he's a very unprofessional guy," and he singled out April ...
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Extended magazine used in California shooting can't be bought legally there Extended magazine used in California shooting can't be bought legally there
The sale of the high-capacity magazine used by a gunman who killed at least 12 people at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California, late Wednesday is prohibited under California law and possessing it would have been illegal, too, by a state law currently blocked by a federal court. Sheriff Geoff Dean said the gunman, who was also killed, was armed with a Glock 21 – a brand of .45-caliber handgun. ...
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Meet the Democrats who could lead the investigations into President Donald Trump Meet the Democrats who could lead the investigations into President Donald Trump
WASHINGTON – The barks of opposition from the Democratic minority may have irked President Donald Trump during his first two years in office, but that will be nothing next to the bite of a Democratic majority. After the new Congress is sworn in, Trump's legal team is certain to be kept busy as some of the president's fiercest critics will take over powerful House committees that have the autho...
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Trump braces for Democratic takeover of House after midterm elections Trump braces for Democratic takeover of House after midterm elections
WASHINGTON – High-profile House and Senate candidates will be on the ballot when Americans vote in the midterm elections Tuesday, but nobody has more riding on the outcome than President Donald Trump. White House aides have been bracing for weeks for the possibility that Democrats will take control of the House of Representatives, a result that would stymie the president’s legislative agenda an...
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Why state attorneys general races are the next frontier for out-of-state influence Why state attorneys general races are the next frontier for out-of-state influence
Alabama’s Attorney General Steve Marshall may coast to victory on Nov. 6, but not without the help of some powerful friends from up north. Marshall, who was appointed to office in 2017, survived a dramatic primary challenge with an influx of $735,000 to his campaign from the political action committee of the Republican Attorneys General Association, a nonprofit based in Washington, D.C. Thos...
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Cory Booker cleared to run for president, Senate at same time in 2020 Cory Booker cleared to run for president, Senate at same time in 2020
As signs pile up that Sen. Cory Booker is preparing for a 2020 bid for the White House, his fellow New Jersey Democrats have approved a new law to make sure he can run for president and Senate at the same time. A bill signed Thursday by Gov. Phil Murphy clarifies that candidates for the Senate or House of Representatives can also appear on the ballot for the office of president or vice presiden...
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'Colossal collapse' in gas prices expected heading into midterm elections 'Colossal collapse' in gas prices expected heading into midterm elections
Gas prices are expected to plunge sharply in the final days leading up to the midterm elections, potentially nearing $2 a gallon at some stations in low-tax states. The sudden respite at the pump comes from sharply lower oil prices and declining wholesale gasoline prices. Oil Price Information Service analyst Tom Kloza said it could amount to a "colossal collapse" in prices for consumers: fr...
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Oprah Winfrey says if you don't vote, you are 'dishonoring your family' at Stacey Abrams rally Oprah Winfrey says if you don't vote, you are 'dishonoring your family' at Stacey Abrams rally
Oprah Winfrey was clear when she spoke to a crowd in Marietta, Georgia, Thursday as she rallied for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams. "Georgia, you've been on my mind," the former talk show host and billionaire proclaimed. "I was just sitting at home in California minding my own business but I could not stop thinking about what's going on down here," Winfrey said, telling the...
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Midterm election 2018: Here are the candidates poised to make history Nov. 6 Midterm election 2018: Here are the candidates poised to make history Nov. 6
WASHINGTON – Women, minority and LGBTQ candidates for House, Senate and governor will be making history on Nov. 6. New Hampshire will elect either its first African-American or first openly LGBTQ member of Congress. In Mississippi, voters could send the state's first elected woman to the Senate – or the first African-American since the Reconstruction period following the Civil War. And in...
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Pittsburgh shooting: Congressional leaders invited but will not visit city with Trump Pittsburgh shooting: Congressional leaders invited but will not visit city with Trump
WASHINGTON — None of the top four congressional leaders will travel with the president and first lady to Pittsburgh Tuesday, despite invitations from the White House. Republican Mitch McConnell spokesman Don Stewart said that the Senate leader didn't decline the trip but was "unable to attend." Stewart said McConnell had previously scheduled events in Kentucky. AshLee Strong, a spokeswoman ...
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