The request, citing security concerns, comes on the 26th day of a partial government shutdown, the longest in U.S. history.

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The 362-53 vote registers formal House disapproval of plans to relax sanctions against companies controlled by Russian President Vladimir Putin ally, Oleg Deripaska, and comes despite last-minute appeals by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. A similar measure narrowly failed in the Senate this week, despite 11 Republicans breaking ranks to vote with Democrats. This is a […]

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The former lawyer and fixer for Trump said he acted at the direction of the president “out of blind loyalty.”

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By 2020, almost half of them will be eligible to vote in the presidential election, which means their values and opinions will soon begin shaping national politics.

Trump keeps mentioning taped up women at the border. Experts have no idea what he’s talking about.

On at least eight occasions in 12 days, Trump has mentioned women with "tape put across their mouths." Human-trafficking experts are perplexed.

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R.I.P. the ‘Mueller report’?

Attorney general nominee William P. Barr indicated Tuesday he can't release the report directly to the public. But why?

The president made his remarks as he unveiled the first update to U.S. missile doctrine in nine years.

A report from Department of Health and Human Services’ inspector general said the federal tracking system has been so poor that the precise number of migrant children separated from their parents is unclear. This is a developing story. It will be updated.

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The new NPR-PBS NewsHour-Marist poll also shows the president's support plunging among independents.

President Trump has signed a bill guaranteeing that federal workers sent home unpaid due to the partial government shutdown will receive retroactive pay--which already had been assured for those who have continued to work without pay in shuttered agencies.

Roles are reversed as a resolution to overturn the deal with Oleg Deripaska falls three votes short.

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Another payment (apart from the one to Stormy Daniels) that might skirt campaign finance laws.

A trio of senators eyeing a presidential run grilled Andrew Wheeler.

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He blasted this "shadow economy" as lawmakers focus on Big Tech.

The onetime adviser to the president spoke out in a Boston Globe interview about his appointment as a fellow at Harvard’s Institute of Politics.

Banks aren't too worried, yet.

Venture capital funding for D.C. cyber firms is up 50 percent since 2015.

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Lord’s Resistance Army rebels believe in spirits. The International Criminal Court isn't taking that into account.

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Giuliani told CNN: "I never said there was no collusion between the campaign or between people in the campaign. . . . I said the president of the United States." This is not what the Trump team said previously.

The pharmaceutical industry is pushing back.

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The opposition is challenging the results -- and Western governments are asking for more information.

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