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POLITICO Playbook PM: Kavanaugh saga far from over

Presented by */ ]]> Brett Kavanaugh on Tuesday received his strongest support yet from President Donald Trump against sexual misconduct allegations. | Win McNamee/Getty Images BREAKING … PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP will hold a news [...]
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Ex-Houston businessman indicted over 2013 congressional trip

HOUSTON (AP) – An ex-Houston businessman has been indicted on U.S. charges of concealing that a 2013 trip by some members of Congress to Azerbaijan (ah-zur-by-JAHN’) was paid for by that country’s government. Kemal Oksuz was named [...]
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New Yorker under fire over latest Kavanaugh allegations

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TV interviewers pressed Ronan Farrow (pictured) and Jane Mayer, the authors of the New Yorker report with new allegations about Brett Kavanaugh. | Ben Gabbe/Getty Images for The Association of Magazine Media Media The magazine faced [...]
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Trump picks combat over caution in court fight

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WASHINGTON (AP) – Combat won out over caution. White House aides and congressional allies worked all week to keep President Donald Trump from unloading on the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. But [...]
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Vietnam jails teacher to 14 years over attempted subversion

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HANOI, Vietnam (AP) – A court in northern Vietnam has sentenced a former primary schoolteacher to 14 years in prison after finding him guilty on charges of attempting to overthrow the communist government. Dao Quang Thuc, 58, was convicted [...]
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Merkel Wins a Round but Emerges Weaker in Bout Over Spy Chief

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BERLIN — For nearly two weeks Chancellor Angela Merkel tried to find a way to fire her own domestic intelligence chief, a man who had publicly contradicted her and become the darling of the far right for questioning the authenticity [...]
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Lawsuit over suicide after political scandal ends for some

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A judge is letting off the hook some people sued by relatives of a Mississippi man after he killed himself following a bitterly-fought U.S. Senate race. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves on Tuesday ruled Mark Mayfield’s [...]
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Partisan brawl erupts over Kavanaugh hearing

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, accompanied by Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (left) and Sen. John Thune of South Dakota, speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill on Sept. 18. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Senate [...]
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Power elite of suburban Washington split over Kavanaugh allegations

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Christine Blasey Ford attended the elite Holton-Arms School at the time she alleges that Brett Kavanaugh, who attended the equally elite Georgetown Preparatory School, attacked her. | Cal Sport Media via AP Images Share on Facebook [...]
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Peru president faces standoff with congress over referendum

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LIMA, Peru (AP) – Peru’s president is facing a standoff with lawmakers over his call for a referendum on anti-corruption measures. In a televised speech Sunday night, President Martin Vizcarra ordered the opposition-dominated congress [...]