The special counsel, which seldom speaks about its investigation, says explosive assertions are ‘not accurate.’

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The escalating dispute between the House speaker and the president comes as the record-breaking partial government shutdown continues with no end in sight.

Some 6,000 Secret Service employees are among the 800,000 federal workers not receiving paychecks.

Nielsen testified, "We’ve never had a policy for family separation.” A senator said a previously undisclosed memo shows she lied.

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BuzzFeed’s Trump-Cohen bombshell dominated the morning news shows — except on ‘Fox & Friends’

The "unbelievable" story on the president's favorite morning news show? The migrant caravan lead the report on "Fox & Friends."

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At the March for Life, Pence reminded white evangelicals why they should stick with Trump

"The truth is Donald Trump is the most pro-life president in American history," the vice president said in his address on Friday.

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In feud with Pelosi, Trump yet again flouts security protocols

The speaker's office said Trump's letter revealed her congressional delegation's trip to Afghanistan, making it unsafe for her to travel.

A nonpartisan campaign could upend the major parties’ calculations, adding more unpredictability to a complicated campaign. Schultz has not decided whether to run, and in what manner.

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It’s a good thing Trump isn’t building the wall out of the joke bricks his campaign is sending to Democratic leaders.

Justices may need to review recent ruling that count may not include citizenship question.

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Questions and answers about why polling is trustworthy.

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This week’s strike could lead to a political future for the Tunisian General Labor Union.

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Former House speaker Paul D. Ryan had been floated by his allies as a possible candidate for the job. But Ryan declined those entreaties.

Democratic leaders reacted with fury to a report from BuzzFeed News that President Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie under oath about his business interests in Russia during the campaign.

Morning tweets from the president carried the latest arguments that Democrats have derided as scare tactics.

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So far, the Republicans who’ve said anything are regular Trump defenders such as Rudy Giuliani and Newt Gingrich.

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Improving the nation's infrastructure has evaded Washington for years.

Kirsten Gillibrand takes heat for immigration flip-flops. Kamala Harris’s prosecutorial record is scrutinized. Tulsi Gabbard launches an LGBTQ apology tour.

According to a former staffer, at least two White House chefs — dedicated to feeding the first family — are deemed essential during a government closure.

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