“Everyone around Trump” pushed him to take a strong stand against Putin over Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S. elections. He ignored the advice.

(Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP)

The president blamed the news media for negative coverage of his performance alongside the Russian leader.

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Many nations are spying on or sabotaging their rivals' weapons systems. What the Kremlin does is different.

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She faces Bobby Bright, who represented that House district as a Democrat before losing to Roby.

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As Trump attacks the Russia investigation, these House Republicans keep attacking Rosenstein

On the same day Trump called the Russia investigation “a disaster,” two Republicans asked the Justice Department to investigate Rosenstein.

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The growing Trump-Putin kompromat question

Two Democratic senators are now talking openly about it, and Trump and Putin are offering a similar denial.

Obama is in Africa to commemorate Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday and to develop future leaders

Obama returns to the continent to help shape the future of African politics

Most criticism is coming from lawmakers who are already retiring or have been Never Trumpers.

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Carlson says Mexico is “packing the electorate” just as Russia interfered in 2016.

After a defeat in Pennsylvania, Republicans try to avoid another loss in a GOP-drawn congressional seat

Hmmmm.

A faction wants to override the so-called Flores agreement.

The danger is greater than Wall Street realizes.

It's hard to defend against these simple attacks.

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At almost every U.S.-Soviet summit for decades, the president was accused of appeasement.

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St. Paul police said David Martinez posted a topless photo of his wife after he was served with a restraining order.

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Here are three reasons you should expect Congress to deliver less bread and more circuses.

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Civil society groups were crucial in founding, and then lobbying, the ICC.

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A new book uncovers big racial disparities in policing.

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From Trump's own style of diplomacy, the nuts and bolts of high-level summits, and yes, the alleged 'kompromat' on the U.S. president, check out the analysis in the Monkey Cage.

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