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Senators push bill to prevent Russian-linked election ads online

Credit: Architect of the Capitol (WASHINGTON) -- Responding to growing revelations about the scale of the Russian effort to influence the 2016 presidential election over social media, a pair ...

Obama slams state of US politics in 1st post-presidency campaign stops

DOMINICK REUTER/AFP/Getty Images (NEWARK, N.J.) -- Former President Obama made his much-anticipated first post-presidential appearance on the campaign trail Thursday, speaking at events for Democratic gubernatorial candidates in New ...

Bipartisan health bill offers hope for compromise but faces hurdles

Credit: Architect of the Capitol (WASHINGTON) -- Thursday on the Senate floor, Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn. and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., introduced their bipartisan health care bill that aims ...

McCain threatens to subpoena Trump's cybersecurity czar after he skips hacking hearing

US Senate (WASHINGTON) -- A clearly frustrated, bipartisan panel of senators on Thursday threatened to subpoena the Trump administration’s cyber czar, demanding to know how the White House plans ...

Chief of Staff John Kelly offers emotional take on fallen soldier controversy

Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- White House Chief of Staff John Kelly emotionally addressed the outreach made in the aftermath of a U.S. servicemember's death at Thursday's ...

Trump gives Puerto Rico response a '10,' calls storm 'worse than Katrina'

ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump touted his administration’s response to Hurricane Maria, giving the federal relief effort a “10,” after noting that the storm’s devastation was worse ...

Tax-writing panel primes lawmakers for powerful, lucrative lives after Congress

Credit: Architect of the Capitol (WASHINGTON) -- Ohio Rep. Pat Tiberi is the latest seasoned House Republican to call it quits, announcing he’ll resign by Jan. 31 to accept ...

Bush blasts bigotry and white supremacy, says US politics 'vulnerable' to 'outright fabrication'

The White House/Eric Draper (NEW YORK) -- In a rare public speech today, former President George W. Bush blasted the divisive state of American politics, rejecting nativism and warning ...

Puerto Rico governor airs grievances before meeting with Trump

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello, who will be meeting with President Trump later today, revealed that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has yet ...

Obama hitting the campaign trail for 1st time under Trump presidency

The White House (NEW YORK) -- Former President Obama is set to make his much-anticipated, first post-presidential appearance on the campaign trail today, speaking at events for Democratic gubernatorial ...

A timeline of Trump's battle with the courts to keep his travel ban alive

Shawn Thew/Pool/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Since his first week in office, President Donald Trump has tried to put in place extensive restrictions on who can come into the country, ...

How Obama held the mother of a fallen soldier as she cried on his suit

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- As President Donald Trump faces criticism over his comments to the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, the families of the fallen said their ...

Government lawyers ask judge to toss lawsuit over Trump's businesses

ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Government attorneys on Wednesday asked a New York federal judge to throw out a lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of violating the Constitution every time ...

'Worst people in the world’ becoming face of GOP: Conservative commentator

Photo by: William B. Plowman/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Author Charlie Sykes was best-known as a top Wisconsin conservative talk show host who frequently interviewed fellow ...

President Trump gives $25,000 to father of fallen soldier, months after promising to on personal call

ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump has sent a $25,000 gift to the father of a 22-year-old U.S. Army corporal killed in Afghanistan in June, several months after ...

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