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Republican Cries Against Voter Fraud Go Mostly Quiet After Scheme Tied to Party

Feb 22, 2019 • 7:44 PM ET Politics The New York Times  

Republicans have loudly railed against the threat of voter fraud. But when a hard-fought congressional election in North Carolina was overturned, the …

Trump, in risky gambit, wratchets up pressure on Venezuela as tensions flare at the border

Feb 22, 2019 • 7:13 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

Trump has repeatedly said military action is an option, setting up a paradox for a president who has argued that the United States wastes money and …

Trump's border wall prototypes in San Diego to be removed

Feb 22, 2019 • 7:06 PM ET Politics USA TODAY  

Eight border wall prototypes built in San Diego in late 2017 will be removed to make way for secondary fencing, Customs and Border Protection said.   …

Fact check: President Donald Trump's habit of inflating trade deficits

Feb 22, 2019 • 6:58 PM ET Politics USA TODAY  

President Donald Trump skews the U.S. global trade picture by completely discounting the service trade. Here's why.                 …

Police chief: Contacting ICE about former Marine was proper

Feb 22, 2019 • 6:53 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan police chief says his department acted properly when it contacted Immigration and Customs Enforcement following …

Michael Cohen, Robert Kraft, R. Kelly: Your Friday Evening Briefing

Feb 22, 2019 • 6:37 PM ET Politics The New York Times  

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the …

Trump announces nomination of Kelly Knight Craft as U.S. ambassador to United Nations

Feb 22, 2019 • 6:29 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

The current ambassador to Canada and her husband have been major donors to Trump and GOP …

House Democrats pressure Attorney General Barr to release Mueller report

Feb 22, 2019 • 5:57 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

The chairmen of six House committees are laying the groundwork to try to pressure newly confirmed Attorney General William Barr into releasing the …

Ex-Gov. Greitens subpoenaed in open records dispute

Feb 22, 2019 • 5:50 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Former Gov. Eric Greitens has been subpoenaed in an open records lawsuit filed by a Democratic candidate for Missouri …

The Latest: Trump weighs in on N Carolina election do-over

Feb 22, 2019 • 5:31 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The Latest on a new election being called in a disputed North Carolina congressional race (all times local): 5 p.m. President …

Trump lays some of the ol’ ‘both sides’ on alleged election fraud in North Carolina

Feb 22, 2019 • 5:30 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

He's worried about it, sure, but what about …

Twins Were Born to a Gay Couple. Only One Child Was Recognized as a U.S. Citizen, Until Now.

Feb 22, 2019 • 5:02 PM ET Politics The New York Times  

One twin was conceived with sperm from his American father, and the other was conceived with sperm from his Israeli father. Only the first boy was …

Robert Mueller: Justice Department says special counsel won't finish report next week

Feb 22, 2019 • 4:41 PM ET Politics USA TODAY  

The Justice Department said Friday that special counsel Robert Mueller won't complete his Russia investigation next week, tamping down …

Trump defends Robert Kraft, Alex Acosta amid sexual misconduct scandals

Feb 22, 2019 • 4:30 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

President Trump on Friday defended two allies facing controversies, saying he was "surprised" at prostitution solicitation charges lodged against NFL …

New Mexico sheriff in most populous county backs gun rights

Feb 22, 2019 • 4:04 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The sheriff in New Mexico's most populous county is joining colleagues from more rural areas in pushing back against …

Virginia House Invites Accusers to Testify Against Justin Fairfax

Feb 22, 2019 • 4:03 PM ET Politics The New York Times  

The Republican-controlled House of Delegates said it would hold hearings on the sexual assault claims against the state’s lieutenant …

Trump might want to keep a closer eye on Texas

Feb 22, 2019 • 4:02 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

No other red state views Trump less …

‘I think it’s a shame’: Trump comments on Coast Guard officer accused in plotting attacks

Feb 22, 2019 • 3:59 PM ET Politics The Washington Post  

Lt. Christopher P. Hasson was arrested a week ago, but charges were first revealed Wednesday in federal court …

Steve King is seeking re-election in 2020 despite controversy

Feb 22, 2019 • 3:51 PM ET Politics USA TODAY  

Iowa Rep. Steve King is seeking re-election in 2020 despite controversy over his history of racist comments. King joined "Iowa Press" to discuss his …

Trump says he'll veto attempt to stop wall building

Feb 22, 2019 • 3:45 PM ET Politics The Washington Times  

President Trump said Friday he will veto any attempt to block his wall-building border emergency declaration, and said he can't see any way Congress …