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VP Pence Argues For Free Press As White House Defends Itself In 1st Amendment Lawsuit

26 min 20 sec ago

Vice President Pence defended press freedom in a meeting with Myanmar's leader. His defense of press freedom is in stark contrast to President Trump's confrontational tone with the media.

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Visits California To See Destruction From Wildfires

26 min 20 sec ago

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke visited two wildfire areas in California on Wednesday. The administration and the state have clashed over the reasons behind the fires and the state's fire management.

Rebel Democrats Claim They Can Defeat Pelosi In Speaker Vote

42 min 23 sec ago

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi continues to express confidence she will be elected speaker of the House despite effort by small group of Democrats who say enough members want change to defeat her.

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Trump Versus News Media Lands In Court

2 hours 2 min ago

A federal judge in Washington appointed by the president hears a case brought by CNN and joined by other outlets about the stripped credentials of a reporter.

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Opinion: 'Nationalist' Arises, With Myriad Connotations, As The Word Of 2018

2 hours 39 min ago

President Trump created a firestorm when he described himself as a "proud" nationalist at a recent rally. Linguist Geoff Nunberg says the word carries a specter of racism and belligerence.

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Embattled Broward County Elections Supervisor Suggests She'll Step Down

4 hours 15 min ago

"It is time to move on," said Brenda Snipes. She's under intense criticism for her handling of vote counting, especially from Republicans.

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It Was A Big, Blue Wave: Democrats Pick Up Most House Seats In A Generation

4 hours 17 min ago

Democrats have picked up 33 seats in the House and could get to 39. While some felt a letdown on election night, Democrats' House gains are their biggest since the wave election following Watergate.

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What's On Amazon's Wish List? All Of Us.

5 hours 43 min ago

How big is too big?

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DOJ Memo: Acting Attorney General Whitaker's Appointment Is Legal

6 hours 44 min ago

The acting attorney general, installed after President Trump forced out his predecessor, may go ahead because he served at a sufficiently high level within DOJ for more than a year, a legal memo says.

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I'll Work With The Other Side When It Makes Sense, Hagedorn Says

9 hours 34 min ago

Steve Inskeep talks to Representative-elect Jim Hagedorn of southern Minnesota about what he hopes to see from his first term in Congress. Hagedorn, a Republican, capture a Democratic seat.

Recalling Past Recounts In Florida

11 hours 35 min ago

Steve Inskeep speaks with Paul Lux, the supervisor of elections in Okaloosa County, Florida about the recount in the state and how the process will work.

House Republicans To Choose Leaders After Midterm Defeat

11 hours 49 min ago

With Democrats winning control of the House in the midterm elections House GOP members and incoming freshmen will elect leaders to run a smaller more conservative conference in the next Congress.

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Yes, It's Almost Decision Time For 2020 Democratic Presidential Hopefuls

11 hours 50 min ago

Dozens of Democrats are preparing to run for president in 2020. Advisers to some say that the Thanksgiving holiday next week begins a short window for potential candidates to make decisions.

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Trump's Continued Claims Of Fraud Without Evidence Undermines Legitimacy Of Elections

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 6:14pm

President Trump and GOP leaders in Florida have been raising doubts about the process of counting votes, claiming fraud without evidence. That can have a corrosive effect on democratic institutions.

Latinos Increasingly Concerned About Their Place In U.S. Society, Survey Finds

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 5:19pm

A majority of Hispanics say they are dissatisfied with the way things are going in the country, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center.

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Florida Officials Recounting More Than 8 Million Ballots To Settle Close Races

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 4:42pm

Florida counties have until Thursday to recount votes in three statewide races. Election administration in Broward and Palm Beach counties is under scrutiny, and both may miss the deadline.

Trump Targets French President Macron In A Series Of Angry Tweets

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 3:25pm

President Trump continued criticism of French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday, misrepresenting what Macron said about creating a European army so the continent can defend itself without involving the U.S.

CNN Sues Trump Administration To Restore Jim Acosta's Press Credentials

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 2:58pm

The White House suspended the reporter's credentials following a contentious news conference last week during which President Trump called him a "rude, terrible person."

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Facing Defeat, Maine Republican Sues To Block State's Ranked-Choice Voting Law

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:15pm

Rep. Bruce Poliquin's lawsuit claims the state's ranked-choice voting law violates the U.S. Constitution because the candidate who gets the most votes may not ultimately be declared the winner.

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Florida. Man!

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:06am

History recounts itself.

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