Whitaker stands in vivid contrast to his predecessors, whose résumés typically boast judgeships, partnerships at prestigious firms and senior roles in the Justice Department.

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Avenatti is known for his aggressive media presence as he represents Stormy Daniels in two lawsuits against Trump.

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A new Post story suggests Whitaker's denial was misleading, at best.

Counties face a 3 p.m. deadline for a machine recount, and a manual recount could follow.

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Democrats are now going there on ‘stolen’ elections

Three high-profile Democrats in 24 hours alleged that a Stacey Abrams loss could only be because of foul play, echoing GOP allegations in Florida.

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Lindsey Graham’s defense of Kavanaugh did not help the GOP with female voters

There was a blue wave during the midterms, and much of it can be attributed to the GOP’s problem with women in the suburbs.

The Ohio lawmaker and former chair of the Congressional Black Caucus said she is building a diverse coalition, talking with allies and newly elected Democrats.

The president called the team of lawyers working for the special counsel “a disgrace to our Nation.”

The White House has said the accounting is an essential first step toward the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

Facebook hired a Republican opposition-research firm to discredit activists critical of the social network, according to a New York Times report, linking them to the liberal philanthropist.

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It's another sign of surging annual deficits, something Trump excoriated before his election.

As Federalist Society convention begins, Jeff Flake promises to oppose nominees until he gets a vote on his bill to protect Bob Mueller.

Let the turf wars begin.

Nancy Pelosi doesn't have much incentive to compromise with the GOP.

But we've heard all this before.

The president’s comments follow the dismissal of a national security official who clashed with the first lady.

The move to the heart of the defense industry could boost government contracts

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Now, Catholics are waiting to see what comes out of the Vatican's February gathering of bishops.

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The 40th anniversary celebrations are in full swing, but the story of China’s economic success is far more complicated.

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Even though some Democrats agree with Trump on trade.

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Short-term Israeli military supremacy sets back long-term strategic goals.

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), a potential 2020 presidential candidate, mangled three employment statistics while making the case the economy can do better.

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