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Democrats release redacted memo pushing back on GOP claims of DOJ abuse of government surveillance powers

Drew Angerer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee have released a redacted memo meant to push back on Republicans' claims of DOJ and FBI abuse of ...

Trump: Arming teachers in schools 'up to States'

ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday in support of arming teachers following this month's deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, saying ...

Rep. Joe Kennedy III talks gun control after Fla. shooting

Lorenzo Bevilaqua/ABC (NEW YORK) -- Rep. Joe Kennedy III thinks the U.S. needs to do more to stop gun violence in the wake of the recent mass shooting that ...

Bernie Sanders' son considering run for Congress from New Hampshire

Mireya Acierto/FilmMagic (WASHINGTON) -- A new but familiar name might soon be added to the list of candidates running in New Hampshire's 1st Congressional District race: Levi Sanders, the ...

Texas Democratic candidate says she’s 'disappointed' in party after DCCC launches attack

Michael Stravato/The Washington Post (HOUSTON) -- Texas congressional candidate Laura Moser said she was shocked when the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee -- which tends to reserve its attacks for ...

Former Trump aide Rick Gates pleads guilty to two counts in Russia investigation

Mark Wilson/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Richard Gates, Donald Trump’s one-time campaign aide, pleaded guilty Friday to two felony counts: conspiracy against the U.S. and lying to federal authorities.Gates is ...

Grand jury returns new charges against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort

Alex Wong/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed a five-count superseding indictment Friday that accuses former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort of paying a group of “senior ...

Trump says Kushner security clearance up to chief of staff Kelly

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump indicated Friday he would not intervene if chief of staff John Kelly were to revoke the temporary top secret security clearance ...

Van strikes security barrier near White House, driver apprehended

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Secret Service arrested a 35-year-old woman Friday after the agency said she intentionally drove her vehicle into a security barrier near the White House.The ...

Trump says school guards don't 'love the children' as much as teachers

Oliver Contreras-Pool/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump Friday continued his call to arm more teachers with guns to protect schools - saying that would be better than a ...

'Largest-ever' North Korea sanctions a footnote in freewheeling Trump speech

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- In remarks to the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, President Trump Friday morning delivered a freewheeling speech hitting topics from last week's ...

Senators say company plagiarized bid proposal to get $156 million FEMA contract

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- Members of Congress are asking for more answers about FEMA's decisions post-Hurricane Maria after the agency canceled multiple contracts to deliver aid to Puerto Rico when ...

Pentagon sends recommendation on transgender troops to White House

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- Defense Secretary James Mattis has made his recommendation to the White House on how the Department of Defense should handle the military service of transgender individuals, ...

President Trump continues call for armed teachers after Parkland shooting

Chris Kleponis/Pool/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump in an address to the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday continued his call to arm teachers and school staff to ...

Former Trump aide Rick Gates poised to plead guilty, sources say

Mark Wilson/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- President Trump’s one-time campaign aide Richard Gates is expected to plead guilty in the special counsel’s criminal case against him, setting up the potential ...

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