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McDonnell on the Rolex: 'I'm a Seiko and Timex guy' - Roanoke Times

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McDonnell on the Rolex: 'I'm a Seiko and Timex guy'
Roanoke Times
Former Gov. Bob McDonnell says he did not question how his wife, then-first lady Maureen McDonnell, could give him a $6,500 Rolex watch for Christmas, despite the family's financial difficulties with credit card debt and a struggling real estate business.

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Deal reached on funding government through Sept. - UpperMichigansSource.com

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Deal reached on funding government through Sept.
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Top Capitol Hill negotiators have reached a hard-won agreement on a huge $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day operations of virtually every federal agency through September. Aides to lawmakers involved in the talks announced ...
Government shutdown avoided as Congressional Republicans, Dems strike $1T bipartisan dealOregonLive.com
Lawmakers find common ground on $1 trillion plan to keep gov't openNOLA.com
Congress reaches deal to keep government open through SeptemberWashington Post
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Ex-Governor Bob McDonnell on SCOTUS overturning his conviction - CBS News

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Ex-Governor Bob McDonnell on SCOTUS overturning his conviction
CBS News
Last year, in a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court vacated Bob McDonnell's conviction, but condemned his conduct on ethical grounds. McDonnell and his family accepted $177K in gifts and loans while he was in office. His attorney admitted the ...

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After a lost court battle, New Orleans protesters launch last-ditch effort to protect Confederate monuments - Washington Post

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Washington Post

After a lost court battle, New Orleans protesters launch last-ditch effort to protect Confederate monuments
Washington Post
James Brousse plans to spend a good chunk of the next few weeks “protecting” New Orleans's Confederate monuments from impending demolition, and the 81-year-old has a message for police who will try to keep the peace: You can leave the snipers at ...
City of New Orleans Begins Removal of Divisive Confederate Statues Commemorating “Cult of the Lost Cause”nola.gov
New Orleans begins taking down Confederate monumentsWWL
New Orleans takes down white supremacist monumentABC News

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Sebastian Gorka to accept position outside White House: report - The Hill

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The Hill

Sebastian Gorka to accept position outside White House: report
The Hill
An aide to President Trump is reportedly accepting a role outside of the White House. Sebastian Gorka, a deputy assistant to the president, will take a position that deals with the "war of ideas" regarding radical Islamic extremism, sources told The ...
Sebastian Gorka to accept role outside White HouseWashington Examiner
Trump advisor Sebastian Gorka to exit White House: reportNew York Daily News
Controversial Trump Adviser Sebastian Gorka Reportedly Out at the White HouseSlate Magazine (blog)

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Trump: Being president a 'big burden on the family' - The Hill

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The Hill

Trump: Being president a 'big burden on the family'
The Hill
President Trump in an interview published Sunday said his role as president has affected his family life. “There is no question, it is a big burden on the family,” the president told The Washington Times. He also criticized the media for the way it has ...

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The Democratic Party Continues to Ignore Reality - Huffington Post

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The Democratic Party Continues to Ignore Reality
Huffington Post
As dissatisfaction grows among Democratic voters, the establishment wing of the party continues to resist the increasingly vocal grassroots movement that is pushing for progressive change within the party. A Washington Post-ABC news poll released this ...
Democrats find strength in disunityWashington Post
Bernie Sanders Defends Campaigning For Anti-Abortion Rights DemocratNPR
Stand Up, Fight Back, Vote Democrats Rally - Nebraska Democratic PartyNebraska Democratic Party
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Protest at St. Olaf after latest racist threat against black student; class boycott in works - Minneapolis Star Tribune

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Minneapolis Star Tribune

Protest at St. Olaf after latest racist threat against black student; class boycott in works
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Note on windshield used the N-word and demanded that the student "shut up or I will shut you up." By Paul Walsh Star Tribune. April 30, 2017 — 2:33pm. itemprop. Avery Ellfeldt Protesters and others filled the commons area Saturday night at St. Olaf ...

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Man, Woman Arrested in Connection With Deadly Shooting Rampage in LA - NBCNews.com

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Man, Woman Arrested in Connection With Deadly Shooting Rampage in LA
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A man and woman were arrested in Sunday in connection with a motel shooting that police believe was part of a cross-city rampage throughout the Los Angeles suburbs — killing one person and wounding at least three others. The shooting spree, spanning ...

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'It can't just be a march. It has to be a movement.' What's next for climate activists? - Washington Post

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Washington Post

'It can't just be a march. It has to be a movement.' What's next for climate activists?
Washington Post
“Okay, so what's next?” said Gene Karpinski, president of the League of Conservation Voters, on Sunday morning as he looked out at the nearly 100 women gathered inside a meeting room at Union Station. Less than 24 hours earlier, they had joined tens of ...

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Trump guarantees protection for those with preexisting medical conditions — but it's unclear how - Washington Post

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Washington Post

Trump guarantees protection for those with preexisting medical conditions — but it's unclear how
Washington Post
President Trump tried Sunday to reassure anxious Republicans that the latest proposal to replace the Affordable Care Act would continue to protect those with preexisting medical conditions, although he struggled to fully articulate what form those ...
Fact-Checking Trump On 'Face the Nation'Daily Beast
Trump on health care: Pre-existing conditions will be coveredPolitico
Trump Still Thinks Obamacare Repeal Will Cover People 'Beautifully'Huffington Post
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Longtime GOP incumbent will not seek reelection - The Hill

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Longtime GOP incumbent will not seek reelection
The Hill
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.), who has represented Miami in Congress since 1989, will not seek reelection in 2018, The Miami Herald reported Sunday. “It's been such a delight and a high honor to serve our community for so many years and help ...
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen to retire from CongressMiami Herald
Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, first Cuban-American in Congress, to retireCNN
The Latest: Congresswoman explains why she's retiringWashington Post
Politico -U.S. News & World Report -Local 10 -NBCNews.com
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Several rivers expected to flood as rain continues battering Illinois - Chicago Tribune

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Chicago Tribune

Several rivers expected to flood as rain continues battering Illinois
Chicago Tribune
An onslaught of weekend precipitation around Illinois has prompted a slew of flood warnings, weather officials said Sunday. Of towns where National Weather Service observers measured rainfall, 24-hour totals measured before 8 a.m. Sunday ranged from as ...

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Priebus: Trump still wants to get rid of loophole benefiting hedge fund managers - Washington Post

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Washington Post

Priebus: Trump still wants to get rid of loophole benefiting hedge fund managers
Washington Post
When the White House released a one-page outline of President Trump's tax plan last week, there were reports of celebration and fist-bumping at hedge funds — even though the president had once promised to take on Wall Street and force investment ...
Trump Administration Still Considering Making It Easier To Sue MediaHuffington Post
Trump chief of staff: 'We've looked at' changing libel lawsThe Hill
White House official says 'we've looked at' changes to libel laws that would restrict press freedomABC News
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Collins and King: Divides in Washington Reflect Divisions in America - NBCNews.com

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Collins and King: Divides in Washington Reflect Divisions in America
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WASHINGTON - In a time when partisanship seem to have overtaken much of the nation's capital as well as the nation, Maine's two senators have a theory on how it happened. "The polarization of Washington reflects the divisions of our country ...

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Angus King: Schumer is in a 'difficult place' - The Hill

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The Hill

Angus King: Schumer is in a 'difficult place'
The Hill
Sen. Angus King · Angus KingAngus King: Schumer is in a 'difficult place' Sunday shows preview: Trump plans next steps The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (I-Maine) said Sunday that Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer · Charles SchumerAngus King: ...
Collins and King: Divides in Washington Reflect Divisions in AmericaNBCNews.com

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The Latest: Trump says he's had tougher gig than presidency - Miami Herald

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Miami Herald

The Latest: Trump says he's had tougher gig than presidency
Miami Herald
The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):. 11:05 a.m.. President Donald Trump says he's had tougher jobs, but acknowledges the presidency is "always a challenge, like life itself is a challenge." Trump tells CBS' "Face the Nation," ''I've ...
At 100 days in, Trump seems both outsider and insiderSalt Lake Tribune
At 100 days in, Trump claims 'profound change' at Pennsylvania rallyMLive.com
Like Trump, Harrisburg mayor wants to build a wallPennLive.com
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Samantha Bee: There isn't a "smug liberal problem" - CNN

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CNN

Samantha Bee: There isn't a "smug liberal problem"
CNN
(CNN) Comedian Samantha Bee told CNN's Jake Tapper on Sunday that she didn't think there was a "smug liberal problem." The host of the show "Full Frontal" spoke to Tapper on "State of the Union," fresh from hosting her own alternative White House ...
Samantha Bee on CNN: There Is No 'Smug Liberal Problem'NewsBusters (blog)

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Why Trump's talk on NAFTA matters to the rest of Latin America - Miami Herald

11 hours 21 min ago

New York Times

Why Trump's talk on NAFTA matters to the rest of Latin America
Miami Herald
Anything that President Donald Trump says about NAFTA draws extra scrutiny Latin America, whose countries account for half of the United States' free trade agreements. So when the president of the United States threatened to terminate the North ...
On Trade, a Politically Feisty Trump Risks Economic DamageNew York Times

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6 killed as storms hit Midwest, Southwest states - CNN

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CNN

6 killed as storms hit Midwest, Southwest states
CNN
(CNN) Rescuers searched for survivors Sunday and authorities canvassed the damage after tornadoes and severe flooding killed at least six people in three states. Four people were killed when at least three tornadoes touched down Saturday night in east ...
At least 7 dead as tornadoes and floods wreak havoc in parts of South and MidwestABC News
4 killed, dozens hurt as tornadoes slam Texas east of DallasSacramento Bee
At least 7 dead and dozens injured after tornadoes, floods hit the SouthWashington Post
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