The president and his allies have repeatedly changed their stories on who was responsible for buying the silence of women alleging sexual encounters with Trump.

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The solar industry still had a great year.

The lawyer weighed in once more on a man for whom his wife works as a senior aide in the White House.

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Pete Buttigieg oversaw some real innovation in his Rust Belt city.

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The entire Senate just said Trump is wrong about Jamal Khashoggi

The resolution may ultimately just be symbolic, but the symbolism is important.

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7 quotes that show how blatant the Trump hush money coverup was

How Trump's and the White House's statements changed over time.

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In Senate goodbye, Jeff Flake warns of threats to democracy from ‘within and without’

"If the circumstances were right, it might slip away."

Nearly 60 percent of new Democratic members didn't take corporate PAC money.

Rep. Bennie Thompson hopes for some GOP support.

In a television interview, the president’s former lawyer said Trump “directed me to make the payments.”

One expert witness disputed that alternatives can replace fetal tissue in medical research.

Claims by Democrats and other Trump critics fit a pattern over decades in which the losing side questions the right of a sitting president to govern.

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Top federal senior servants were honored with the "most prestigious award in the Federal career civil service.” The congressionally authorized monetary awards range from 20 percent to 35 percent of annual pay.

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The values they consider important — their “moral foundations” — are quite different.

  • Costas Panagopoulos, Sander van der Linden
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And there are also political implications.

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Our annual roundup of the most outlandish claims of 2018.

People familiar with the campaign said Republican Mark Harris had been told the operative’s mail-in ballot success was suspicious.

While dissident Democrats scrambled to find an alternative to Pelosi, the woman who has led the party for 16 years methodically worked to undermine the opposition.

Maria Butina told prosecutors that the gun rights group was a pathway to influence the Republican Party.

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Looking at the investigation from the other side.

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In this edition: Democrats tilt away from super PACs, the primary challenges gear up ahead of 2020, courts firm up Maine's new election system, and Tom Steyer finds an actual use for LinkedIn.

The quick sentencing of many of those who struck plea deals could mean Mueller is using them for his report, not court.

The measures stood as a sharp rebuke of Mohammed bin Salman and President Trump, who has defended the crown prince following the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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