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August 23, 2018 - 1:59 pm
Attorney General Jeff Sessions says his Justice Department won't be "improperly influenced by political considerations."
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August 23, 2018 - 11:31 am
resident Donald Trump prizes loyalty, and he says that's the only reason he made Jeff Sessions attorney general.
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August 22, 2018 - 3:17 pm
Democrats are bullish about their prospects in the November midterms, and are peeking around the corner at a 2020 rematch with President Donald Trump. But first, they're confronting the lingering frustration from 2016.
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A red and white billboard reading "tax cuts threaten social security"
Bruce Ledewitz
Robert Mangino
August 20, 2018 - 6:05 pm
Duquesne Law School Professor Bruce Ledewitz has taken it upon himself to plan and display a billboard with a political message along I-86 in Erie County. The billboard reads "Tax Cuts Threaten Social Security," in bold red letters. The location of the billboard, along I-86 in Erie County, was...
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August 20, 2018 - 11:04 am
Women are not just running for office in record numbers this year — they are winning.
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August 20, 2018 - 10:54 am
"Truth isn't truth," says President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, explaining why he's wary about pushing the president into an interview that he says could be a perjury trap.
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August 20, 2018 - 10:48 am
President Donald Trump pressed his criticism of special counsel Robert Mueller on Monday, accusing Mueller's team of "enjoying ruining people's lives" and "looking to impact the election."
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August 16, 2018 - 3:36 pm
Former CIA Director John Brennan said Thursday that President Donald Trump yanked his security clearance because his campaign colluded with the Russians to sway the 2016 election and is now desperate to end the special counsel's investigation.
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August 16, 2018 - 11:06 am
Newspapers from Maine to Hawaii pushed back against President Donald Trump's attacks on "fake news" Thursday with a coordinated series of editorials speaking up for a free and vigorous press.
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August 16, 2018 - 10:41 am
Jurors began their deliberations Thursday in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who prosecutors say earned $60 million advising Russia-backed politicians in Ukraine, hid much of it from the IRS and then lied to banks to get loans when the money dried up.
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