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Chairman Devin Nunes said his panel would not interview more witnesses in its investigation of alleged Russian meddling in the election until two intelligence chiefs return for a briefing with lawmakers.
It appeared that few lawmakers shared the White House’s appetite to flirt with a government shutdown over the wall, which even some conservative Republicans object to on fiscal grounds.
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The second lady is one of the most important influences on one of President Trump’s most important political allies. While Karen Pence has repeatedly said that she never weighs in on or attempts to influence policy, supporters and critics alike cite her as a force behind her husband’s socially conservative stances.
While Republican lawmakers of all ideological stripes were optimistic that the plan to replace Obamacare could be resurrected in the coming weeks, there was little indication of any concrete shift in the political fundamentals that led to its failure.
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The arrest comes days after police released images of a person of interest in the death of Corrina Mehiel.
Pvt. Harry K. Tye, who was killed in the Battle of Tarawa, one of the bloodiest clashes of World War II, was buried with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery.
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The selection of the former senator, who is a highly decorated Marine veteran, faced heavy criticism from female alumni because of past statements Webb made that women aren’t suited for combat and shouldn’t attend the academy.
The bill, which passed with a veto-proof majority, sets up an accountability system for rating schools and prohibits the state school board from using vouchers and charters as a way to fix failing schools.
Since 2008, the Humane Rescue Alliance has trapped, sterilized and returned about 16,000 feral cats across the city. Now, some of the felines are even earning their keep.
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William McPherson won a Pulitzer at The Washington Post and became an esteemed novelist. He left the paper in 1987 to seek adventure in Eastern Europe amid the collapse of the Soviet Union.
After setting or re-setting 12 NCAA records, winning five titles and helping Stanford win its first national championship since 1998, the Olympian has turned her focus to this summer’s world championships in Budapest.
The Washington Nationals say President Trump has a "scheduling conflict" that day.
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12:29 Alex Ovechkin scores a power-play goal assisted by Marcus Johansson and Nicklas Backstrom
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Months of hard-right policies and name-calling and personal attacks make it hard for the president to switch to bipartisan outreach.
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April Ryan asked a question about Russia at the afternoon briefing, but the White House press secretary finally seemed to reach a breaking point.
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Take a look, as more than 5 million other people have so far. It looks like the TSA officer’s giving the poor kid a sponge bath, not a pat-down.
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