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    On a Saturday in early April, 200 people gathered at the public library in Sterling, Virginia, cramming into a meeting room that might have comfortably fit about half that number. As attendees made their way to their seats—or, for many, their standing spots—they were greeted by volunteers from a group called Gays Against Guns, who […]

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    This story was originally co-published by ProPublica and the New York Times Magazine.  It was the start of the 2017 Fall Family Weekend at Liberty University, the school founded by Jerry Falwell Sr. 47 years ago in Lynchburg, Virginia, and the lines were especially long to get into the basketball arena for the mandatory thrice-weekly student convocation. There was […]

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    So this here is a tweet where the President of the United States is retweeting a person who is suggesting that a police sketch commissioned by a porn star the president slept with depicting a person who intimidated her into not going public about that relationship is in fact the porn star’s ex-boyfriend. A sketch […]

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    President Trump's surprise decision to send CIA Director Mike Pompeo to North Korea for top-secret talks with Kim Jong-un earlier this month could make it more difficult for Senate Democrats to oppose Mr. Pompeo's nomination as secretary of state, allies of the administration say.

    "He has good experience there obviously ...


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    Retiring GOP Sen. Bob Corker had some unusually warm words for the Democrat running for his job in November, saying Wednesday he would not campaign against former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen this fall.

    In one of the pivotal races for control of the Senate, Mr. Corker told a Christian Science ...


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    President Donald Trump said Wednesday morning that he did not fire then-FBI Director James Comey because of the bureau’s investigation into his campaign’s ties to Russia, contradicting a claim he famously made last year in a nationally televised interview. Slippery James Comey, the worst FBI Director in history, was not fired because of the phony […]

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    Former FBI Director James B. Comey said Wednesday that he no longer considers himself a Republican.

    "I just think they've lost their way, and I can't be associated with it," Mr. Comey said on ABC News podcast "Start Here."

    Mr. Comey attributed the change in the party to the 2016 ...


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    NEW YORK (AP) - As "Scandal" wraps up its seventh and final season on ABC, the political drama starring Kerry Washington as professional problem solver in the nation's capital will leave behind a number of contributions to pop culture including catchphrases and a killer wardrobe.

    The finale airs on Thursday ...


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    President Trump stands ready to pull the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal next month, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker said Wednesday.

    The Tennessee Republican said there was a chance frantic last-minute negotiations with America's European allies could produce a "framework" to address Mr. Trump's longstanding complaints ...


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    Tom Steyer, a billionaire environmentalist, is endorsing California state Sen. Kevin de Leon's primary bid against Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the Los Angeles Times reported Wednesday.

    Mr. Steyer, who's flirted with his own political run at times, told the newspaper he has "nothing bad to say" about Mrs. Feinstein but ...


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    White House budget director Mick Mulvaney on Wednesday said the White House hopes to send Congress a package of new spending cut proposals in the coming weeks, even as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell appears cool on trying to roll back parts of the recent $1.3 trillion spending bill.

    Some ...


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    Former FBI Director James Comey says President Donald Trump can’t quit him. “I’ve been gone for a year. I’m like the breakup he can’t get over,” Comey told Stephen Colbert on The Late Show Tuesday night. “He wakes up in the morning—I’m out there living my best life—he wakes up in the morning and tweets at […]

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    A bipartisan majority in the House tried to jump-start the DACA debate Wednesday, announcing they have around 240 members who have signed onto a plan to push immigration onto the floor of the chamber and insist a solution to emerge.

    As of now the lawmakers have only signed onto an ...


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    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont sportsman's club has filed a lawsuit over the state's new gun law that bans high-capacity gun magazines.

    WPTZ-TV reports the Vermont Federation of Sportsman's Clubs filed the lawsuit Wednesday challenging the state's limit on gun magazines to 10 rounds for long guns and 15 ...


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    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Lawyers for a high school student who fled his native Zambia and is suing to compete in a government-funded national poetry competition will argue their case to a federal judge.

    Last month, 17-year-old Westbrook student Allan Monga won the Maine "Poetry Out Loud" contest.

    The Bangor ...


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    ATLANTA (AP) - Federal prosecutors investigating corruption in Atlanta's city government are seeking records related to city-issued credit cards for former Mayor Kasim Reed and several others.

    A subpoena dated April 6 asks the city to produce credit card statements and other information for Reed; his brother Tracy Reed, a ...


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    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Many bills remained in the balance as the minute hand ticked toward midnight on April 9, the last of Maryland's 90-day legislative session.

    Among them was legislation addressing the rights of criminals to petition for post-conviction relief - a process of challenging a conviction in court.

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    Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Wednesday the Senate is working on a bill to prevent President Trump from firing special counsel Robert Mueller.

    "The latest draft will probably be voted within the next 10 days by the Judiciary Committee. We are working hard to resolve all of the issues with the ...


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    PORTAGE, Ind. (AP) - A federal prosecutor says an indicted northwest Indiana mayor hasn't proved that his corruption charges should be dismissed because of how case-related emails were handled.

    Portage Mayor James Snyder recently filed a motion to have bribery and tax evasion charges dismissed because trial attorneys had seen ...


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    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Federal immigration authorities are criticizing an Albuquerque measure to strengthen immigrant friendly policies, saying the proposal would undermine public safety and make New Mexico's largest city a safe haven for people living in the country illegally.

    The Albuquerque City Council voted Monday to bar federal agents ...


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    Eric Holder is headed to New Hampshire.

    The former Obama attorney general and chairman of the National Democratic Redistricting Committee is slated to appear at June 1 "Politics and Eggs" forum at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College — a visit that is sure to spark ...


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    Andrew Cuomo, New York’s Democratic governor, announced on Wednesday that he plans to restore voting rights to ex-felons on parole through an executive order. The move could enfranchise tens of thousands of New Yorkers. “In this state, when you’re released from prison and you’re on parole, you still don’t have the right to vote,” Cuomo […]

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    Puerto Rico’s power grid collapsed again on Wednesday, according to multiple reports. The grid has been unstable since Hurricane Maria devastated the island in September. In the town where the storm made landfall, just 35 percent of residents had power when Mother Jones reporter AJ Vicens visited last month. BREAKING: Island-wide blackout hits Puerto Rico, which suffering unstable […]

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    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Immigrant students without legal status in the United States are hopeful this will be the year Connecticut legislators make them eligible for institutional financial aid at state-run colleges and universities.

    This year's version of the bill includes provisions from the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ...


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    The Treasury Department slapped sanctions Wednesday on a Syrian man and his criminal syndicate, blaming them for smuggling "hundreds" of illegal immigrants from Syria and Lebanon into Mexico and then helping them to jump the border into the U.S.

    Nasif Barakat and his syndicate, which authorities labeled the Barakat Transnational ...


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    A pair of Senate Democrats introduced a bill Wednesday that allows many Americans to buy into the Medicare program that's currently limited to seniors and people with disabilities.

    Sens. Chris Murphy of Connecticut and Jeff Merkley of Oregon said the Choose Medicare Act is a good way to help individuals ...


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    CHICAGO (AP) - The Latest on oral arguments in former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's appeal (all times local):

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    A lawyer for former Republican Rep. Aaron Schock says prosecutors are aiming to be the first to imprison a former member of Congress over ambiguous rules the U.S. House set ...


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    Texas Democratic Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke has more cash on hand than Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, an army of small-dollar donors, and a penchant for drawing big crowds for everything from 5 a.m. jogs to small-town meet-and-greets. But in a state where Democrats haven’t won a statewide election since 1996, does the El Paso congressman […]

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    The Stewart Detention Center in rural Georgia has been called “the black hole of America’s immigration system” for overusing solitary confinement, cutting corners on mental health care, and deporting asylum seekers at extraordinary rates. Now it can add one more alleged human rights violation to the list: According to a complaint filed in federal court Tuesday, the private-prison company that […]

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    Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach was held in contempt of court Wednesday afternoon by a federal judge for failing to follow a court order to register voters in Kansas. Kobach, who led President Donald Trump’s election integrity commission and is the country’s most prominent advocate for restrictions on voting, “willfully failed to comply with […]