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Sarah Palin sues NY Times over editorial tying her to Giffords shooting

Wednesday  03:03,   28 june 2017
FOX News

Former Alaska Governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin filed a lawsuit against the New York Times Tuesday over an editorial that tied her to the January 2011 shooting of an Arizona congresswoman. Palin's attorneys claim that the paper [...]

Pro-Trump Group Pulls Heller Ad After Backlash

Wednesday  02:39,   28 june 2017
Roll Call

A political group aligned with President Donald Trump is pulling its ad targeting a Republican senator for opposing the GOP health care plan, following a backlash from lawmakers who criticized the group for going after a member of their own[...]

Pro-Trump Group Pulls Heller Ad After Backlash

Wednesday  02:39,   28 june 2017
Roll Call

A political group aligned with President Donald Trump is pulling its ad targeting a Republican senator for opposing the GOP health care plan, following a backlash from lawmakers who criticized the group for going after a member of their own[...]

‘Repeal and replace’ was once a unifier for the GOP. Now it’s an albatross.

Wednesday  02:25,   28 june 2017
MSN

<p>For Republicans, Obamacare was always the great unifier. In a fractious party, everyone agreed that the Affordable Care Act was the wrong solution to what ailed the nation’s health-care system, with too much government and too little freedom[...]

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort files as foreign agent for Ukraine work

Wednesday  02:25,   28 june 2017
MSN

<p>A consulting firm led by Paul Manafort, who chaired Donald Trump’s presidential campaign for several months last year, retroactively filed forms Tuesday showing that his firm received $17.1 million over two years from a political party that[...]

Student Gets Prison Term for Registering Dead People as Democratic Voters

Wednesday  01:40,   28 june 2017
LawNewz

A student at James Madison University who was working for a political organization affiliated with the Democratic party was sentenced to go to prison for at least 100 days after he pleaded guilty to registering dead people to vote. Andrew J. Spieles [...]

As Trump’s Tactics Fall Short, Pence Takes Lead on Health Bill

Wednesday  01:20,   28 june 2017
The New York Times

The Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, reportedly told the White House that a “super PAC” ad campaign against a Republican opposed to the bill was “beyond stupid.”Mr. Trump became more engaged on Tuesday, summoning all 52 Republican senators[...]

Gingrich: Obama Should Testify On Trump-Russia

Wednesday  01:04,   28 june 2017
Newsweek

The ex-speaker of the House said the former president should explain what he knows about the political scandal.“Guess what's about to happen: The Congress is about to have to call Barack Obama in to testify under oath about when he knew about Russia [...]

Trump administration moves to withdraw clean-water rule

Wednesday  00:40,   28 june 2017
Associated Press

The Trump administration moved Tuesday to roll back an Obama administration policy that protected more than half the nation's streams from pollution but drew attacks from farmers, fossil fuel companies and property-rights groups as federal[...]

Trump administration moves to withdraw clean-water rule

Wednesday  00:40,   28 june 2017
Associated Press

The Trump administration moved Tuesday to roll back an Obama administration policy that protected more than half the nation's streams from pollution but drew attacks from farmers, fossil fuel companies and property-rights groups as federal[...]

Trump praises female reporter’s ‘nice smile’ on call to Irish PM

Wednesday  00:35,   28 june 2017
The Hill

President Trump singled out a female journalist during a phone call with the new Irish prime minister, Leo Varadkar, on Tuesday, telling Varadkar, "She has a nice smile on her face. So I bet she treats you well." The journalist in question [...]

Podesta Meets With House Intelligence Panel Behind Closed Doors

Wednesday  00:35,   28 june 2017
Bloomberg

The House Intelligence Committee met behind closed doors Tuesday with John Podesta, Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign chairman, amid complaints by President Donald Trump that the Obama administration didn’t do enough to counter Russian interference in [...]

Construction on Trump’s border wall to begin by September

Wednesday  00:25,   28 june 2017
MSN

U.S. Customs and Border Protection plans to select four to eight firms to build the prototypes for Trump’s border wallThe administration's update on its plans for the wall comes amid delays in the bidding process and a seeming lack of political will [...]

Three more GOP senators announce opposition to healthcare bill

Wednesday  00:16,   28 june 2017
The Hill

Republican Sens. Jerry Moran (Kan.), Shelley Moore Capito (W.Va.) and Rob Portman (Ohio) announced Tuesday afternoon that they will vote against the Senate GOP bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare in its current form.&nbsp;Moran said in a[...]

Three more GOP senators announce opposition to healthcare bill

Wednesday  00:15,   28 june 2017
The Hill

Republican Sens. Jerry Moran (Kan.), Shelley Moore Capito (W.Va.) and Rob Portman (Ohio) announced Tuesday afternoon that they will vote against the Senate GOP bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare in its current form.&nbsp;Moran said in a[...]