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Is Trump trying to make amends with the press?

David Lightman, a national correspondent for McClatchy and president of the Gridiron Club, framed President Donald Trump attending next month’s dinner as in keeping with well-worn tradition. “He’s the president of the United States, [...]
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New Pennsylvania map gives Democrats big boost in midterms

Democrats’ hopes of winning the House this fall got a boost Monday with the release of a new congressional-district map in Pennsylvania that could help the party pick up several seats in the battleground state. Under the previous map, drawn [...]
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Fat, unhealthy Americans threaten Trump’s defense surge

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The Trump administration’s ambitious new military buildup is at risk of being hobbled before it even starts — by a dwindling pool of young Americans who are fit to serve. Nearly three-quarters of Americans age 17 to 24 are ineligible [...]
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Ash Carter: Full Transcript

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Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here. Susan Glasser: I’m Susan Glasser, and welcome back to The Global POLITICO. I’m really delighted and honored that our guest this week is former Defense [...]
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The War America Isn’t Fighting

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Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here. When Ash Carter became President Barack Obama’s fourth and final secretary of defense in early 2015, Russia had just seized Crimea by force from its [...]
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Spending deals signal end of unpopular Obamacare cost checks

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Republicans and Democrats finally found something they can agree on about Obamacare: killing unpopular policies that were supposed to pay for the law or reduce health costs. The recent congressional spending deals repealed or delayed several [...]
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Conservatives urge Trump to grant pardons in Russia probe

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After months of criticizing special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, President Donald Trump’s supporters are issuing increasingly bold calls for presidential pardons to limit the investigation’s impact. “I think he should be [...]
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What’s Missing From the Gun Debate

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In March 1999, President Bill Clinton and Attorney General Janet Reno called a meeting of representatives of several federal agencies to discuss what to do about school violence levels, which were high but not increasing. I showed the group [...]
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Confessions of a Russiagate Skeptic

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If, like me, you’ve been following every twist and turn of the Russia investigations, you’ve probably wrestled with the same question that has been gnawing at me for more than a year now: What if there’s nothing there? No, I’m not [...]
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‘Spin the bottle’ and a kegerator: #MeToo movement lawmaker faces new sexual misconduct allegations

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California Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (pictured) has won national attention for speaking out against sexual harassment, and was one of hundreds of Sacramento women who [...]