In the Senate race, local elections officials will examine tens of thousands of ballots that may not have been filled out or tallied correctly to assess voters’ intentions.

(Jahi Chikwendiu / The Washington Post)
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Election fraud, the Mueller investigation, the midterm elections and the Affordable Care Act — there were a lot of subjects subject to presidential misinformation in Trump's interview with the Daily Caller.

The Mississippi Republican's campaign says that she was joking and that the video was “selectively edited.”

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Van Jones praised Trump on criminal justice reform. Now he’s taking heat from the left.

Whatever progress President Trump is making on criminal justice reform is not garnering praise from many on the left.

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2 big new stories show the Trump administration’s aversion to blaming Saudi royals for Khashoggi’s death

New U.S. sanctions stop short of implicating Mohammed bin Salman's senior aides in plans to kill Khashoggi. Meanwhile, NBC News drops a bombshell.

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Trickle-down representation: Will the most diverse Congress make Capitol Hill more diverse?

What the focus on the historically disproportionate number of white men in political power misses is the trickle-down effect it has on hiring staff.

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.

Acting attorney general told Sen. Lindsey O. Graham his worries relate to the drug part of the bill.

The proposal would ban the sale of offensive weapons to Saudi Arabia and impose sanctions on those blocking humanitarian aid from reaching civilians.

The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee said in an interview that the acting attorney general’s relationship with Sam Clovis creates a conflict.

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

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In this edition: John Kasich visits New Hampshire and talks 2020; the Florida recount has Republicans suddenly interested in what a left-wing independent has to say; and the air wars pick up in Mississippi.

The Camp Fire has killed 56 people since it started near Chico on Nov. 8, while the Woolsey Fire is devastating parts of Southern California.

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As with his endorsements, results were very mixed.

Top Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is backing proposals that seek to address Democrats' concerns about the way the outgoing Republican majority ran the chamber, but also bipartisan complaints about more persistent weaknesses in House operations.

The Republican incumbent had narrowly led after the first round of results came in on Election Day.

The California Democrat played down concerns about the more than a dozen members of her party demanding fresh leadership.

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced Thursday that the Nevada lawmaker will lead the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.

Sen. Rand Paul’s resolution to deny arms to Bahrain, which hosts the U.S. Navy’s Fifth Fleet, fell far short of the votes it needed to pass, despite growing anti-Saudi sentiment in Congress.

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

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

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