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Rosenstein defends Mueller as GOP blasts FBI Russia probe [Video]

Rosenstein defends Mueller as GOP blasts FBI Russia probe

Republican allies of President Donald Trump attacked the FBI's probe of his 2016 presidential campaign on Wednesday but failed get to former U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to agree that..

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Confusion, long lines as U.S. states vote during pandemic [Video]

Confusion, long lines as U.S. states vote during pandemic

Confusion, missing mail-in ballots and long lines at some polling centers marred primary elections on Tuesday in eight states and the District of Columbia, the biggest test yet of voting during the..

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Most Americans Disapprove Of Trump's Response To Protests [Video]

Most Americans Disapprove Of Trump's Response To Protests

A large majority of Americans sympathize with the mass protests sweeping the nation. 64% of American adults were “sympathetic to people who are out protesting right now". According to a Reuters poll,..

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Trump: Republican National Convention will be moved [Video]

Trump: Republican National Convention will be moved

U.S. President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that this year's Republican National Convention will not be held in North Carolina, citing Democratic Governor Roy Cooper's social distancing requirements...

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North Carolina Gov: Large Republican Convention 'Very Unlikely' [Video]

North Carolina Gov: Large Republican Convention 'Very Unlikely'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Carolina’s Democratic governor on Tuesday refused Republican demands for a full-fledged presidential convention in the state this summer, telling organizers that planning..

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Here's Looking At You? House Drops Surveillance Bill For Now [Video]

Here's Looking At You? House Drops Surveillance Bill For Now

The House of Representatives is dropping consideration of legislation that would have extended US surveillance tools. The move came after President Donald Trump threatened a veto and his fellow..

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Republican Politician Had COVID-19 For A Week Before Revealing To Collegaues [Video]

Republican Politician Had COVID-19 For A Week Before Revealing To Collegaues

Pennsylvania State Rep. Andrew Lewis revealed he has been infected with COVID-19 and kept it a secret for a week. According to Business Insider, the Republican lawmaker learned that he had COVID-19 on..

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The Pandemic Has Produced Epic Unemployment, But Don't Count On A Second Stimulus Check [Video]

The Pandemic Has Produced Epic Unemployment, But Don't Count On A Second Stimulus Check

Business Insider reports Americans shouldn't count on getting a second stimulus check in June. Now that more than 39 million Americans are jobless, some lawmakers say the need for a second round of..

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Cuomo calls out partisanship on state and local funding [Video]

Cuomo calls out partisanship on state and local funding

During his daily briefing on Wednesday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo railed against partisanship in Washington when it comes to providing state and local funding following the devastating impact of..

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Sen. Hawley Criticizes Google Over China Policy [Video]

Sen. Hawley Criticizes Google Over China Policy

On Wednesday, Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) sent a letter to Google. According to Business Insider the letter is about the company's deletion of some comments critical of China. Comments using the phrases..

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Trump threatens to regulate or shut down social media companies [Video]

Trump threatens to regulate or shut down social media companies

The president appears to be furious after Twitter tagged some of his claims as false or misleading. This report produced by Zachary Goelman

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Three States Offer To Host RNC If Trump Pulls Out Of NC [Video]

Three States Offer To Host RNC If Trump Pulls Out Of NC

Republicans in Georgia, Texas, and Florida are offering to host the party’s national convention. That is if Donald Trump makes good on his threat to move the event from North Carolina. Trump has made..

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Survey Shows 44 Percent Of Republicans Believe Bill Gates Conspiracy Theory [Video]

Survey Shows 44 Percent Of Republicans Believe Bill Gates Conspiracy Theory

A survey by Yahoo News and YouGov, shed light on a baseless conspiracy theory. The survey showed that 44 percent of Republicans think Bill Gates wants to abuse COVID-19 vaccinations. These Republicans..

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North Dakota's GOP Governor On Wearing Masks: 'Dial Up Your Empathy' [Video]

North Dakota's GOP Governor On Wearing Masks: 'Dial Up Your Empathy'

Business Insider reports North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum got emotional at a press conference on Friday, over the issue of face masks. Burgum, a Republican, called the political debate over to wear masks..

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Could Trump's Resistance To Mail In Voting Backfire? [Video]

Could Trump's Resistance To Mail In Voting Backfire?

President Donald Trump has escalated his crusade against absentee voting. The President has threatened to withhold federal funds from two states, Michigan and Nevada, for making it easier for their..

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Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen exits prison early over coronavirus fears [Video]

Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen exits prison early over coronavirus fears

Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, returned to his New York home on Thursday after being released early from a federal prison due to concerns he could be exposed to..

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Ukrain Lawmaker Releases Leaked Biden Calls [Video]

Ukrain Lawmaker Releases Leaked Biden Calls

Private phone calls between Joe Biden and Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine’s former president have been leaked to the press. The calls took place several years ago, when Biden was VP and Poroshenko was..

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Disparate death rates may fuel U.S. divide over COVID-19 [Video]

Disparate death rates may fuel U.S. divide over COVID-19

A Reuters analysis of demographic and public health data found that death rates in Democratic parts of the U.S. are triple those in Republican ones. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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Former Trump lawyer Cohen leaves prison early due to coronavirus - sources [Video]

Former Trump lawyer Cohen leaves prison early due to coronavirus - sources

Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, was released from a federal prison in New York state on Thursday due to concerns he could be exposed to the novel coronavirus..

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Biden Lags Way Behind Trump In Fundraising [Video]

Biden Lags Way Behind Trump In Fundraising

The New York Times reports that Democrat Joe Biden is lagging behind Donald Trump in fundraising. How bad is it for Biden and the DNC? According to the Times they could raise almost $1 million every..

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'Flynn is a man of great respect' -Trump [Video]

'Flynn is a man of great respect' -Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, saying he was "treated horribly" and called the investigation into Russian election interference a..

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House Passes $3 Trillion Democratic Bill, Next Step Is The Senate [Video]

House Passes $3 Trillion Democratic Bill, Next Step Is The Senate

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $3 trillion Democratic bill to help those hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. According to Reuters, the bill was passed mostly along party lines in a 208-199..

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Parts of NY, VA and MD reopen in patchwork start [Video]

Parts of NY, VA and MD reopen in patchwork start

Less populated areas of New York, Virginia and Maryland took their first steps towards lifting lockdowns on Friday, part of a patchwork approach to the coronavirus pandemic that has been shaped by..

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60% of U.S. adults plan to get seasonal flu vaccine: Reuters/Ipsos poll

About 60% of U.S. adults either plan to or definitely will get the flu vaccine in the fall amid the coronavirus pandemic, with more Americans who identified themselves as Democrats planning to do so..
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Trump threatens to move Republican convention over COVID-19 restrictions

U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Monday that he may move the Republican National Convention set for August from North Carolina if the event faces state social distancing restrictions due to the..
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Trump warns he may move Republican convention site from NC

U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Monday that he may move the Republican National Convention from North Carolina set for August if the event faces state social distancing restrictions as a result..
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Three Republican groups sue California governor over mail-in-vote order

The Republican National Committee (RNC) and two other Republican groups on Sunday filed a lawsuit against California Governor Gavin Newsom over his executive orders to use mail-in ballots for the..
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Behind Trump and Sessions Twitter row, a key Senate seat

Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and President Donald Trump are fighting on social media about a primary battle in Alabama that may be key to Republicans retaining control of the U.S. Senate.
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U.S. senators seek to sanction Chinese officials over Hong Kong

Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said on Thursday they would introduce legislation to impose sanctions on Chinese officials for violating Hong Kong's independence, after Beijing moved to impose..
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U.S. Senate Republican leader threatens 'reexamining' U.S.-China relationship

U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday threatened to reexamine the U.S.-Chinese relationship if Beijing pursues a "further crackdown" on Hong Kong, after China was set to impose new..
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Factbox: New top U.S. spy Ratcliffe known for fierce loyalty to Trump

The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate confirmed U.S. Representative John Ratcliffe as director of national intelligence on Thursday over Democratic objections, the second time President Donald Trump..
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Next U.S. coronavirus rescue package not too far off, McConnell says

U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday another stimulus package to deal with the impact of the coronavirus was "not too far off."
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Democratic U.S. senator blasts Graham's subpoena push as political attack

A senior U.S. Democrat on Thursday accused the Republican chairman of the powerful Senate Judiciary Committee of trying to misuse subpoena powers for an attack on President Donald Trump's political..
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Divided Senate confirms Trump nominee Ratcliffe to be top U.S. spy

The U.S. Senate backed lawmaker John Ratcliffe on Thursday as the next director of national intelligence, a victory for President Donald Trump in his second bid to install the conservative Republican..
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Divided by COVID-19: Democratic U.S. areas hit three times as hard as Republican ones

As America's response to the coronavirus pandemic splits along partisan lines, a Reuters analysis may help explain why: Death rates in Democratic areas are triple those in Republican ones.
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More than 1,100 former U.S. prosecutors slam attempt to drop Flynn charges

More than 1,100 former U.S. federal prosecutors on Wednesday blasted the attempt by Republican President Donald Trump's Justice Department to dismiss a charge against former national security adviser..
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Trump threatens to withhold funds from Michigan, Nevada over mail-in voting

President Donald Trump on Wednesday called plans for expanded mail-in voting in Michigan and Nevada illegal, without citing a specific law, and threatened to withhold funding to the states - the latest..
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Ex-state legislator Bentz wins primary race to replace Oregon's only Republican congressman

Former Republican state legislator Cliff Bentz clinched the Republican nomination to replace the party's only member of Congress from Oregon, after emerging victorious from a crowded field of..
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Republican senators put brakes on additional coronavirus aid

Republican leaders in the U.S. Congress said on Tuesday they were in no hurry to work on another coronavirus relief package, despite the House of Representatives' passage last week of a $3 trillion..
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Republicans put brakes on new coronavirus aid bill in U.S. Congress

Republican leaders in the U.S. Congress said on Tuesday they were in no hurry to work on another coronavirus relief package, despite the House of Representatives' passage last week of a $3 trillion..
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Top Senate Republican says still mulling if more coronavirus relief needed

The Republican leader of the U.S. Senate said on Tuesday the Trump administration and Republicans in Congress were still evaluating the need for more coronavirus relief legislation and would discuss..
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Top House Republican backs easing rules for coronavirus loan program

U.S. House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday said he could support extending the time allowed for small businesses to use federal loans to keep their enterprises afloat during the coronavirus..
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Crowded field vies to replace Oregon's only Republican congressman

The only Republican member of the U.S. Congress from Oregon is retiring, setting off a mad scramble to replace him that may be largely resolved in a Tuesday primary election.
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U.S. House Democrats push for $3 trillion coronavirus bill, over Republican resistance

The U.S. House of Representatives narrowly cleared the way on Friday to push ahead with a $3 trillion Democratic bill that would double the amount of aid approved by Congress to ease the human and..
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U.S. House aims to pass $3 trillion Democratic coronavirus bill rejected by Republicans

The U.S. House of Representatives is set on Friday to debate and vote on a $3 trillion Democratic bill aimed at salving the heavy human and economic toll of the coronavirus pandemic that has caused..
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In Pennsylvania, signs that Trump's attacks on mail voting could backfire

With Pennsylvania's June 2 presidential primary fast approaching, local Republican leader Mark Hrutkay took to Facebook to remind supporters they have the option to vote by mail as coronavirus sweeps..
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Richard Burr: US Senate intelligence chairman resigns amid FBI probe

The Republican is suspected of insider trading for selling $1.7m of stocks ahead of a market plunge.
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Senate Intelligence Committee chairman stepping down during stock sale investigation

Republican Senator Richard Burr will temporarily step aside as chairman of the intelligence committee, effective at the end of Friday, during a federal investigation into whether he sold shares ahead..
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Wisconsin Supreme Court invalidates state's COVID-19 stay-at-home order

The Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down a statewide coronavirus stay-at-home order on Wednesday, siding with a legal challenge from Republican lawmakers who said the state's top public health official..
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Republicans snatch rare prize of California seat

It is the first Republican win from a Democrat in the liberal stronghold since 1998.
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Republican ex-fighter pilot claims victory in California congressional race

Republicans on Wednesday claimed victory in a special election to the U.S. Congress as Mike Garcia, a former Navy fighter pilot endorsed by President Donald Trump, said he had taken back a California..
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Republican leads in California vote to replace U.S. House member who quit after scandal

Republicans advanced toward their goal of recapturing a seat in the U.S. Congress on Tuesday as Mike Garcia, a former Navy fighter pilot endorsed by President Donald Trump, was leading in preliminary..
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