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Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Trump's Travel Ban

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Published: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 19:50:22 -0500


The Trump administration argued the five countries named in the ban were chosen because they do not provide enough information about those entering the United States, not because of religion.Conservative...  more...

Spicer Unveils Melania Trump Wax Figures at Madame Tussauds

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Published: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:28:34 -0500


Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was on hand at Madame Tussauds in New York on Wednesday to help unveil the museum's newest addition — a wax figure of first lady Melania Trump.

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Questions Raised Over Casten's Campaign Finances

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Published: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:56:48 -0500


In the competitive Democratic primary for the 6th Congressional District, Sean Casten scored a narrow victory over six other candidates vying to take on GOP Rep. Peter Roskam. Now, questions about how his...

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Macron Invokes US-France Ties Against Extremism, Nationalism

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Published: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 10:52:28 -0500


President Emmanuel Macron of France delivered a striking speech against extremism and nationalism on the floor of Capitol Hill on the last day of his state visit to the United States, invoking ties between...  more...

Harry Reid: Trump Is a Disaster, But Don't Talk Impeachment

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Published: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 07:00:58 -0500


Former Nevada Sen. Harry Reid said he worries U.S. institutions have been “decimated” under President Donald Trump, who he says is not a "nice man." But the longtime Democratic leader is warning members of...

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Federal Judge Issues Strongest Order Yet Backing DACA

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Published: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 21:16:48 -0500


A third federal judge on Tuesday ruled against the Trump administration's campaign to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program for undocumented immigrants, ordering the administration not only...

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Trump Rails at Media Amid New Ronny Jackson Allegations

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Published: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:40:21 -0500


A joint U.S. and France presser took a strange turn when President Donald Trump took the chance to rail at the media in defense of his Veteran Affairs Secretary pick, Ronny Jackson.  more...

These Are the Candidates Running for Chicago Mayor

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Published: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 17:48:50 -0500


Though Election Day is months away, several candidates have already announced their intention to take on Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Here's a look at who's in the running to run Chicago.  more...

WATCH: Trump Wipes 'Dandruff' Off French President

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Published: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:16:08 -0500


The appearance of French President Emmanuel Macron did little to stem President Donald Trump's disillusionment with the Iran nuclear deal, as Trump railed against Iran and Russia for their involvement in...  more...

Macron Visit Puts Spotlight on Iran Nuclear Deal

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Published: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 09:27:02 -0500


President Emmanuel Macron of France arrived in Washington to a warm welcome, marking the first official state visit of the Trump administration and setting the table for a range of discussions.  more...