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Virginia lawmakers reject assault weapon ban

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's push to ban the sale of assault weapons has failed after members of his own party balked at the proposal....Read more

Addressing Rush Limbaugh's remarks, Pete Buttigieg says he's proud of his husband

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Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says he’s proud of his marriage and his husband, Chasten Glezman.Read more

Trump taking in Daytona 500 before heading West

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President Donald Trump will give the command for drivers at the Daytona 500 to start their engines Sunday as he looks to win over NASCAR fans.Read more

Trump looks to rev up his base at Daytona 500

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President Donald Trump is looking to rev up his appeal with NASCAR fans, who are a key voting demographic, when he takes in the Daytona 500 on Sunday. Read more

MIT: Hackers could alter ballots in widely used voting app

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A study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has found serious security concerns in a voting app used in elections in West Virginia, Denver, Oregon and Utah.Read more


Hearing officer recommends 60-day suspension for AG Curtis Hill

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In a report filed Friday, the officer concluded AG Hill committed the criminal act of battery.Read more

US closes case against ex-FBI boss McCabe with no charges

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors have declined to charge former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, closing an investigation into whether he lied to federal...Read more

Official says US, Taliban reach Afghan truce agreement that could lead to troop withdrawals

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A senior U.S. official says the United States and the Taliban have reached a truce agreement that will take effect “very soon” and could lead to withdrawals of American...Read more

Limbaugh draws bipartisan criticism for Buttigieg remarks

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Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh is drawing bipartisan criticism for saying the country won't elect openly gay Democrat Pete Buttigieg because it's not ready...Read more

Barr: Trump tweets on cases make it 'impossible' to do job

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William Barr made the comments about Trump on Twitter in an interview days after the Justice Department overruled its prosecutors in the president's friend's case.Read more

Trump to transfer $3.8B from military to fund his wall

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The Pentagon is slashing $3.8 billion in recently passed military funding to finance construction of the president's long-sought U.S.-Mexico border wall.Read more

HOWEY: As our political center disappears, movement pols step in

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Is Sanders on his way to what would be the continuation of a new trend in American politics: The individual takeover of the two major parties by the Vermont senator and...Read more