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Vow to ban assault weapons gives O'Rourke debate breakout

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For a few moments anyway, there was a sense of what people once called "Beto-mania."Read more

HOWEY: President Tough Guy? Or President Mouse?

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I've described the epidemic of atrocities in our schools, malls, concerts and night clubs as a virtual "guerrilla war" unleashed on our population who now ponders escape...Read more

VERIFY: Fact-checking the third Democratic debate

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Our VERIFY team fact-checked what the candidates said during the Democratic debate in Houston.Read more

Trump vows to protect 2nd Amendment after gun briefing

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President Donald Trump pledged Thursday to protect the Second Amendment, hours after huddling with top advisers to discuss gun control measures he might be willing to...Read more

Supreme Court allows broad enforcement of asylum limits

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The Supreme Court is allowing nationwide enforcement of a new Trump administration rule that prevents most Central American immigrants from seeking asylum in the United...Read more


Republican Dan Bishop wins special election for North Carolina House seat

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Conservative Republican Dan Bishop won a special election Tuesday for an open House seat in North Carolina, averting a Democratic capture of a GOP-leaning district. But...Read more

President Trump fires national security adviser John Bolton

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President Trump tweeted Tuesday that he told Bolton Monday night that his services were no longer needed.Read more

Judiciary panel to set rules for impeachment investigation

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The House Judiciary Committee will vote Thursday to establish rules for hearings on impeachment, escalating the panel's investigations of President Donald Trump even as...Read more

Kamala Harris seeks end to executions, cash bail, private prisons

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California senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris has unveiled a criminal justice plan.Read more

President Trump's Taliban invite another bold risk that's unraveled

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What had seemed like an imminent deal to end the war has unraveled, with Trump and the Taliban blaming each other for the collapse of nearly a year of U.S.-Taliban...Read more

Ex-SC Gov. Mark Sanford to challenge Trump in primary

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Mark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor and congressman, has decided to launch a longshot Republican challenge to President Donald Trump.Read more

Trump calls off secret meeting with Taliban, Afghan leaders

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President Trump said he canceled a secret weekend meeting at Camp David with Taliban and Afghanistan leaders after a bombing this week in Kabul that killed 11 people,...Read more