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GOP senator: Trump should sit down with John Lewis, other civil rights leaders

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Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) called on President Trump to sit down with civil rights leaders around the country after what he called his "challenging" ...

Tech companies crack down on hate speech after Charlottesville

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Technology companies are confronting difficult questions about whether they should use their power to silence hate speech online.Several tech companies have cracked down on white supremacist groups in the wake of a rally in Charlottesville…

Digital rights group warns of free speech risk after white extremists are banned

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The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), a prominent digital rights advocacy group, warned in a blog post on Thursday that tech companies are going down a dangerous path after three different companies revoked their services from a white.…

States prepare for massive influx of eclipse visitors

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Days before a rare solar eclipse crosses the United States, state governments in its path are preparing to handle hundreds of thousands of visitors.

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Democrats prep for next round of healthcare fight

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Democrats are heading toward a new phase in the battle over healthcare as they brace for a tough midterm.With the GOP ObamaCare repeal push largely on ice, Democrats are shifting their focus from defending the Affo...

Republican governor: We're all rooting for Trump to ‘get it together’

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich said on Sunday that he has no plans to challenge President Trump for the White House in 2020 and that he's "rooting" for the president to stabilize an often-chaotic White House."I'm rooting f...

White House week of controversy draws fire, but few defenders

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It was a turbulent week for President Trump, who within a matter of days saw the departure of one of his top aides, the disbandment of three advisory councils and an intense public furor over his comments on Charlottesvil...

Virginia Democrat: Why is Trump 'unwilling' to call out white supremacy?

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Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) called out President Trump on Sunday for being "unwilling" to call out and repudiate white supremacists and neo-Nazis by name."What the president did this week was suggesting there was some m...

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Democratic leader: People are asking about Trump’s capability

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Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said Sunday that he sees a real issue with President Trump's "capability" to serve, and that the president's behavior is something "people are asking about.""I certainly think that there...

Kasich on proposal to end ObamaCare subsidies: 'That would be a disaster'

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) on Sunday slammed President Trump's proposal to end key payments to insurance companies participating in ObamaCare, saying it would only "create more chaos" for the healthcare system."That...

Schiff: Miller, Gorka 'shouldn't be' in White House

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Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said Sunday that President Trump's senior policy adviser Stephen Miller and national security aide Sebastian Gorka shouldn't work in the White House, echoing calls by other Democratic lawmakers...

Bannon to GOP leaders: Do not expect ‘sweetness and light’ from conservatives

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Former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon said GOP leadership shouldn't expect "sweetness and light" from the rest of the Republican Party if they don't get behind President Trump's agenda.In an ...

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Former Obama aide to White House staff: Stay and right the ship

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Former President Obama's Homeland Security secretary said Sunday he doesn't want to see any more defections from President Trump's advisers.Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said he'd tell Trump advise...

Schiff: Trump's position is 'if you're with me, you can do no wrong'

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A powerful House Democrat on Sunday accused President Trump of lending validity to hate groups and bigots in exchange for their political support."The fundamental problem here is that the president of the United St...

Poll: Trump's favorability rating falls in three key states he won in 2016

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A new group of polls show President Trump's favorabllity rating has fallen below 40 percent in three key states that helped him win the White House in 2016.The three polls, conducted by ...

Kasich on Trump WH shakeups: 'It's hard to get anything done'

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Sunday that President Trump's constant staffing shakeups in the White House have made it difficult for him to move forward his agenda."The problem you have is when you have chaos among yo...

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Jerry Falwell Jr: Trump ‘left door open’ to calling Charlottesville attack terrorism

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Jerry Falwell Jr., one of President Trump's most ardent evangelical supporters, said Sunday that the president "left the door open" to calling the recent violence in Charlottesville, Va., "domestic terrorism."Trump...

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GOP Rep: Bannon 'had to go' after undermining Trump

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Rep. Pete King (R-N.Y.) praised Stephen Bannon's White House exit, saying the former right-wing strategist had to go after undermining President Trump."The White House has just not been functioning. There's been le...

Dershowitz: Russia investigation 'endangers democracy'

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Attorney Alan Dershowitz says special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia "endangers Democracy.""The idea of trying to create crimes just because we...

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Senate Republicans getting fed up with Trump

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Trump's relationship with Senate Republicans is deteriorating by the day.

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Gorka's PhD adviser: 'I would not call him an expert'

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The former PhD adviser of White House assistant Sebastian Gorka said he would not consider him to be an expert in terrorism, despite Gorka often discussing the administration's policies and stances on terrorism publicly....

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VA Secretary on Confederate monuments: 'You have to respect people's opinions'

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Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin weighed in on the heated debate over whether to remove Confederate monuments across the country, saying Americans must be cognizant of each other's feeling amid simmering racial te...

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Mnuchin responds to nearly 300 former classmates calling for his resignation

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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin defended his boss to his former Yale classmates on Saturday, saying President Trump did not think hate groups were equivalent to peaceful counterprotesters who demonstrated in Charlottesvi...

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Manchester mayor calls arena reopening 'a symbol of defiance'

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Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham says that the reopening of the English city's arena after a deadly bombing in May is a "symbol of defiance.""It's a symbol of the city going back together. Our determination, if you li...

Second Florida police officer dies following shooting

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The second police officer who was shot in Kissimmee, Fla., on Friday has died after being hospitalized for his injuries.The Associated Press and Buzzfeed ...

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RNC raises millions more than DNC in July

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The Republican National Committee (RNC) expanded their massive fundraising lead over the Democratic National Committee (DNC) in July as the Democrats posted their worst July haul in a decade.The DNC raised just $3....

Sunday shows preview: Va. lawmakers discuss Charlottesville aftermath

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Violence in the small college town of Charlottesville, Va., shook the nation and left Americans questioning how to address the racism and white supremacist groups that spurred last weekend's deadly events.The topic...

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Trump applauds protesters 'speaking out against bigotry and hate'

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President Trump on Saturday heaped praise on counterprotesters in Boston who he said were "speaking out against bigotry and hate.""I want to applaud the many protestors in Boston who are speaking out against bigotr...

Turnover in the Trump White House: A timeline

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Former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon on Friday became the latest White House official to depart the Trump administration...

Dem rep: 'Trump presidency unraveling before our eyes'

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Democratic Rep. Andre Carson (Ind.) said on Friday that Trump's presidency is "unraveling before our eyes.""Condemning neo-Nazis and white supremacists should be easy," he said. President Trump, he argued, decided ...

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Trump calls Boston protesters 'anti-police agitators'

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President Trump dubbed protesters at a largely peaceful demonstration in Boston "anti-police agitators" after thousands of protesters and counterprotesters showed up for a conservative "Free Speech Rally" in the city....

The Memo: GOP fears damage done by Trump

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As a week dominated by President Trump's response to the violence in Charlottesville, Va., draws to a close, many Republicans are worried that serious damage has been done to their party.

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Thousands of counterprotesters gather in Boston amid tensions over Charlottesville

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A conservative rally in Boston disbanded less than an hour after it began Saturday, as thousands of counterprotesters remained on the city streets.City and state officials had voiced concern just a day earlier that...

Trump: Bannon will be 'tough and smart' back at Breitbart

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President Trump cheered on former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon's return to Breitbart News on Saturday, saying in a tweet that Bannon may do "even better than before," back at...