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Analysis | McCain hits Trump where it hurts, attacking ‘bone spur’ deferments in Vietnam

Monday  06:11,   23 october 2017

The senator from Arizona made the comments during a taped interview with CSPAN, without naming Trump.TONIGHT - @SenJohnMcCain talks about the Vietnam War's legacy on C-SPAN, at 6 & 10pm ET.[...]

National Democrats are jittery about Va. governor’s race

Monday  06:11,   23 october 2017

A loss in the Old Dominion could stir doubts about message and strategy, and inflame intraparty tensions, heading into the midterms.It’s a surprising case of the jitters over a place that hasn’t elected a Republican to statewide office in eight[...]

Sanders keeps 'em guessing: Bernie to seek Senate reelection as independent, amid 2020 talk

Monday  06:10,   23 october 2017
FOX News

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Sunday he’ll run as an independent for reelection next year, as he made his second visit in less than two months to the first-in-the-nation presidential primary state of neighboring New Hampshire — leaving his 2020[...]

Trump campaign's digital director to meet House intelligence panel: WSJ

Monday  05:00,   23 october 2017

The digital director for Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign is scheduled to meet the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Tuesday as the panel investigates alleged Russian meddling in last year's election, the Wall[...]

Trump to House GOP: Pass Tax Cuts or Lose in 2018

Monday  02:40,   23 october 2017
NBC News

President Donald Trump gave House Republicans a pep talk mixed with a political warning in a discussion over tax reform on Sunday afternoon.If Republicans succeeded, the president added, it would be "like skating on ice," according to two sources on [...]

FBI watched, then acted as Russian spy moved closer to Hillary Clinton

Monday  01:50,   23 october 2017
The Hill

Some of the activities FBI agents gathered evidence about in 2009 and 2010 were covert and illegal. A female Russian spy posing as an American accountant, for instance, used a false identity to burrow her way into the employ of a major[...]

A Presidential Bellwether Is Still Waiting to Start Winning Under Trump

Monday  01:21,   23 october 2017
The New York Times

Voters in Indiana’s Vigo County have an almost unerring record in choosing the winning presidential candidate, and now many would like to see President Trump change his tone.TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — Nobody is tired of winning[...]

Hopes Dim for Congressional Russia Inquiries as Parties Clash

Monday  01:05,   23 october 2017
The New York Times

Three congressional investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election have run into serious obstacles, and definitive conclusions are now unlikely.WASHINGTON — In a secured room in the basement of the Capitol in July, Jared Kushner,[...]

Steve Bannon Vows ‘War’ on His Own Party. It Didn’t Work So Well for F.D.R.

Monday  00:46,   23 october 2017
The New York Times

In 1938, Franklin Roosevelt’s bid to purge Democrats who opposed him backfired. Are there lessons as Mr. Bannon takes on dissident Republicans?WASHINGTON — By the summer of 1938, President Franklin D. Roosevelt had had enough. His own party[...]

Lindsey Graham: Trump Administration Has a 'Blind Spot' on Russia

Monday  00:41,   23 october 2017

<p>Lindsay Graham said Sunday the Trump administration “is slow” when it comes to punitive policies on Russia, citing their failure to implement congressionally approved sanctions on the country.</p>Lindsay Graham said Sunday the Trump[...]

McConnell says he's awaiting Trump guidance on health care

Sunday  23:10,   22 october 2017
Associated Press

<p>Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Sunday he's willing to bring bipartisan health care legislation to the floor if President Donald Trump makes clear he supports it.</p>A proposal by two senators - Republican Lamar Alexander of [...]

Hillary Clinton says she tried to avoid going to Trump's inauguration

Sunday  22:25,   22 october 2017
FOX News

Hillary Clinton joked on Friday she and her husband Bill Clinton tried to ditch President Trump’s inauguration ceremony and said she was “so disappointed” in the president’s speech she described as "a cry from the white nationalist’s gut.” [...]

Trump says he hasn't been asked to do Mueller interview

Sunday  22:25,   22 october 2017

President Donald Trump says he hasn't been asked to be interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller in relation to the probe into Russian interference in last year's election and allegations of collusion by Trump associates. Despite a[...]

Rep. Wilson accuses White House chief of staff of ‘character assassination,’ calls for apology

Sunday  20:31,   22 october 2017

The president again attacked the congresswoman as 'wacky' in a morning tweet.“Not only does he owe me an apology, but he owes an apology to the American people,” Wilson said during an appearance on MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” during which she also[...]

Gold Star father who feuded with Trump: Four deaths in Niger turned into 'political football'

Sunday  20:02,   22 october 2017
The Hill

The Gold Star father who feuded last year with President Trump said Sunday that the deaths of four U.S. soldiers in Niger has turned into "political[...]