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Attorney general nominee William P. Barr has been pressed by senators to describe how he would remain independent from a president who frequently attacks the Justice Department, and how he will treat the special counsel probe into Russian election interference.
This past weekend’s storm, which dumped 10 inches of snow in both St. Louis and Washington, may have been one of the first indicators of a shift to harsher winter conditions that could peak in February.
The Trump administration is sending nearly 50,000 furloughed federal employees back to work without pay to fulfill key government tasks, including disbursing tax refunds, overseeing flight safety and inspecting the nation’s food and drug supply.
A group of Democrats — including centrist-leaning freshman and sophomore members — unanimously turned down an invitation to a White House lunch, a snub that underscores the divisions that have snarled shutdown negotiations.
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The New York Democrat has been outspoken about fighting sexual assault in the military and on college campuses, repealing the military’s policy of “don’t ask, don’t tell,” and making it easier for Capitol Hill staffers to report their experiences of being sexually harassed or assaulted.
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Lawmakers hooted and jeered in a "noisy" session before a landslide vote against the plan. With just 73 days to go until Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May faces a no-confidence vote on Wednesday.
Federal judges have repeatedly halted the president in his efforts to circumvent immigration laws through executive power.
The measure was prompted by the comments of Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), who openly questioned why the terms white nationalism and white supremacy had become offensive.
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In 1987, he made the case he continues to make today: The United States pays a disproportionate amount of the cost of NATO, and other nations aren’t paying their share.
The sophisticated cyberattack against the Securities and Exchange Commission resulted in at least $4.1 million in illegal trading profits, authorities said.
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The Past, Rediscovered
The painting has lent an air of gravitas to many events, including a pile of Big Macs, Quarter Pounders and Filet-O-Fish sandwiches one chilly Washington evening.
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