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Trump yanks ex-CIA chief's clearance, hitting vocal critic

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President Donald Trump abruptly revoked the security clearance of ex-CIA Director John Brennan on Wednesday, an unprecedented act of retribution against a vocally...Read more

President Trump to headline Republican state dinner in Columbus

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Trump also will attend a fundraiser while he's in town for U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci, who's seeking to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown this fall.Read more

Christine Hallquist, transgender candidate, wins nomination for Vermont governor

Christine Hallquist, transgender candidate, wins nomination for Vermont governor

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Vermont made history Tuesday night, with Christine Hallquist, a transgender candidate, winning the Democratic primary in the race for governor.Read more

Turkey increases tariffs on some US goods, escalating feud

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Turkey said Wednesday it is increasing tariffs on imports of certain U.S. products, including rice, cars, alcohol and coal — escalating a feud with the United States...Read more

Pence calls for continued support of Republicans in Congress

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Vice President Mike Pence used a trip to Ohio on Tuesday to ask Americans for their support of Republican leaders who will bolster the Trump administration.Read more

President Trump says "Apprentice" producer told him there's no "N-word" tape

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President Trump tweeted Monday night that a long-rumored tape of him using a racial slur on "The Apprentice" doesn't exist, despite former White House staffer Omarosa...Read more

Kasich responds to Trump's Twitter attack with a laughing Putin GIF

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Trump skewered Kasich on Monday as a "very unpopular" governor who hurt GOP state Sen. Troy Balderson's Aug. 7 race against Democrat Danny O'Connor by "tamping down...Read more

Trump signs bill named for Sen. McCain, doesn't mention him

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The measure Trump signed Monday at New York's Fort Drum will boost military pay by 2.6 percent, the largest hike in nine years.Read more

Ige wins Hawaii Democratic governor primary

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Hawaii Gov. David Ige won the Democratic primary in his bid for a second term in office Saturday.Read more

Space Force is in the market for a logo and Pres.Trump is asking Americans to vote

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In June, President Trump officially directed the Defense Department to establish a sixth branch of the U.S. military, called Space Force.Read more

NFL players protest during anthem, drawing rebuke from Trump

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Player demonstrations took place during the national anthem at several early NFL preseason games Thursday night.Read more

Trump to hit China with new round of tariffs

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Customs officials will begin collecting the border tax Aug. 23, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said.Read more

Troy Balderson declares victory in 12th Congressional District special election

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With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Republican Troy Balderson holds a narrow lead over Democrat Danny O'Connor in Tuesday's 12th Congressional District special...Read more

Trumps tweets, while at times brash, still have power to sway elections

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Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer spent months bolstering his credentials in the Republican primary for governor but it may not be enough after President Donald Trump tweeted his...Read more

Rosie O'Donnell, Broadway stars, protest outside White House

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Rosie O'Donnell and cast members from some of Broadway's biggest musicals have led a sing-along protest against President Donald Trump outside the White House.Read more

President Trump appears to change story on meeting with Russian lawyer

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President Donald Trump appears to have changed his story about a 2016 meeting at Trump Tower.Read more