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Preet Bharara On Mueller's Next Moves

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 9:38am

Is the special counsel's investigation coming to a conclusion?

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"The New Abnormal": Wildfires And Climate Change

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 9:06am

Human activity is making wildfires more frequent and more severe.

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CHART: Election Recounts Are Rare, Reversals Almost Unheard Of

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 7:02am

The fact that Florida currently has three statewide recounts underway is exceptional in American politics. Between 2000-2015, only three races flipped in statewide recounts.

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Rep. Steve King Denied Comparing Immigrants To 'Dirt' — Audio Says Otherwise

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 4:15am

The Weekly Standard reported last week that the Iowa Republican had publicly made the comparison, but King accused the magazine of lying and challenged it to release audio — so the Standard did.

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Congress Reconvenes After Last Week's Midterm Elections

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 4:06am

Republicans still dominate both chambers of Congress but that changes in January when Democrats take control of the House. Rachel Martin talks to Democratic Rep. Debbie Dingell of Michigan.

Democrat Wins Arizona Senate Race, Flipping 2nd GOP Seat

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 4:06am

Arizona voters have elected Democratic Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema to be the state's first female U.S. senator. She defeated Republican Martha McSally.

News Brief: Calif. Wildfires, Arizona Senate Race, Amazon's HQ2

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 4:06am

California wildfires' death toll climbs to 44. Arizona elected a Democratic U.S. senator for the first time in 30 years. Amazon is on the verge of announcing its second headquarters location.

A Third Rail No More: Incoming House Democrats Embrace Gun Control

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 4:00am

Dozens of Democratic candidates who ran in competitive suburban House districts this election year bluntly called out the need for more gun control. And many of them won.

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Maryland Says Matthew Whitaker Appointment As Acting Attorney General Is Unlawful

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:21pm

As part of an ongoing lawsuit over the Affordable Care Act, Maryland requested a preliminary injunction that would declare Rod Rosenstein the acting attorney general instead.

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Democrat Kyrsten Sinema Wins Arizona Senate Race, Flipping Second GOP Seat

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 6:59pm

Sinema is the first woman Arizona has elected to the Senate ever, and the first Democrat the state elected to the chamber in 30 years. She'll make history as the first openly bisexual senator.

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With More Votes Counted, Democrats Extend Their Gains Substantially

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 5:10pm

Democrats have been declared the winners in several House races since Election Day, increasing the total number of GOP seats that flipped.

Close Elections: Fla. Judge Calls Out Fraud 'Rhetoric,' Ariz. Democrat Extends Lead

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 4:51pm

Recounts are underway in the close Florida races for governor and Senate. Georgia and Arizona are moving closer to final results in their respective races for governor and Senate.

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Violence Flares After Israeli Operation In Gaza Turns Deadly

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 3:36pm

Sunday's operation in the Gaza Strip left one Israeli and seven Palestinians dead. A day later, Israel and militants in Gaza traded hundreds of rockets and mortar shells.

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Florida Counties Racing To Recount Votes Ahead Of Thursday Deadline

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 3:24pm

Recounts in three disputed Florida elections continue as lawyers for Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson and Republican Gov. Rick Scott spar over disputed ballots in the Senate race.

Ballots Are Still Being Counted In Arizona Senate Race

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 3:24pm

Ballots are still being counted is the Arizona Senate race. Democrat Kyrsten Sinema now leads Republican Martha McSally and may be able to flip a Republican-held Senate seat.

Bridging The Partisan Divide: Can Infrastructure Unite Democrats And Republicans?

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 3:04pm

The American Society of Civil Engineers gives the nation's infrastructure a D-plus grade and says it will take trillions to bring it up to par. But finding the funding is a bipartisan problem.

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GOP Senator's 'Public Hanging' Comment Roils Mississippi Runoff Election

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 2:17pm

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, facing African-American opponent Mike Espy on Nov. 27, was caught on tape saying about a supporter, "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row."

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Florida Recounts Votes In Races For U.S. Senate And Governor

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 7:05am

In the Senate race, GOP Gov. Rick Scott holds on to a lead of fewer than 13,000 votes over Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson. Scott is suing two counties and Nelson has responded with his own suits.

News Brief: Wildfires, Florida Recount, Michelle Obama's Memoir

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 4:02am

Wildfires tear through northern and southern California. Florida recounts ballots in the races for governor and U.S. senator. And former first lady Michelle Obama's book, Becoming, is out Tuesday.

Democrats Say Their First Bill Will Focus On Strengthening Democracy At Home

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 4:00am

The first bill House Democrats' will vote on would establish automatic voter registration, strengthen the Voting Rights Act, limit partisan redistricting and tighten campaign finance laws.

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