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Chris Watts Sentenced To Life In Prison For Murdering His Pregnant Wife, 2 Daughters

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The Frederick, Colorado, man pleaded guilty on Nov. 6 to killing Shanann Watts and their two girls.

Michelle Wolf Bashes WHCA Over 2019 Speaker Choice: 'Cowards'

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“The media is complicit," the comedian tweeted over next year's pick for speaker at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner.

Senate Democrats File Lawsuit Challenging Trump's Appointment Of Matt Whitaker

Sens. Blumenthal, Hirono and Whitehouse have filed a suit saying the acting attorney general is illegitimate.

Bernie Sanders To Host A Climate Town Hall, Amplifying Progressive Calls To Cut Emissions

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The likely 2020 presidential candidate is daring TV networks to finally cover climate change.

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Ex-White House Aide Details Trump's 'Team Of Vipers' In Tell-All Book: 'We Were Ruthless'

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Cliff Sims, a former director of White House message strategy, reportedly received a seven-figure advance from his publisher.

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White House Correspondents' Dinner Won't Feature Comedian For First Time In 16 Years

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Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow, who penned the 2004 biography of Alexander Hamilton, was selected after this year's controversy with comedian Michelle Wolf.

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Carl Bernstein: Media Should Rethink Coverage Of Trump’s ‘Propagandist’ Press Conferences

The president's "methodology is to engage and manipulate us on the basis of lying," Bernstein said.

GOP Legislatures Try To Curb Democratic Governors' Power

Some of the steps Republicans are expected to take will almost surely be challenged in court.

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Protesters Opposing Migrant Caravan Clash With Police In Tijuana

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Thousands of Central American migrants are using the city as a temporary home base until they attempt to apply for asylum in the U.S.

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CNN Seeks New Hearing After White House Vows To Yank Acosta's Press Pass Again

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CNN wants an emergency court hearing to block the renewed threat to take reporter Jim Acosta's credentials.

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Jamal Khashoggi's Body Parts May Have Been Smuggled Out In Luggage, Says Turkish Official

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The Washington Post journalist, who was a resident of the U.S., was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last month.

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Camp Fire Leaves At Least 77 Dead While Almost 1,300 Remain Unaccounted For

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Search-and-rescue volunteers went from burned house to burned house Sunday.

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Sotomayor To Kavanaugh: Welcome To The Supreme Court 'Family'

"The nine of us are now a family and we're a family with each of us our own burdens," she told CNN's David Axelrod.

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Finnish President: I Didn't Talk To Trump About Raking To Prevent Wildfires

During his visit to California amid the Camp fire, President Donald Trump claimed that Finland spent “a lot of time on raking and cleaning” to prevent blazes.

Kansas Governor Calls On County Official To Resign Over 'Master Race' Comment

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Leavenworth County Commissioner Louis Klemp made the remark to a black city planner at a public meeting last week.

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Osama Bin Laden Hunter Slams Trump Behavior As 'Greatest Threat To Our Democracy'

Retired Navy Adm. William McRaven spoke out after Trump falsely called him a "Hillary Clinton backer" and said bin Laden should have been caught sooner.

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Reid Machine Keeps Humming In Nevada, Even In His Retirement

Despite being treated for pancreatic cancer, the soft-spoken former Senate majority leader has remained active in Nevada politics.

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Donald Trump Defends Matt Whitaker With Nonsensical Robert Mueller Comparison

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The president's tweet about the special counsel is incredibly misleading.

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott Formally Ousts Democrat Bill Nelson After Recounts

Neither the machine recount nor the manual recount of “overvotes” and “undervotes” appreciably changed the final margin of 12,000 votes.

Sunday, Nov 18

Bucking McConnell, Sens. Graham And Paul Call For Vote On Criminal Justice Bill

Fellow Republicans are "the problem here, not the Democrats,” Graham said of the bill to overhaul prison sentencing laws.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Blesses New Push To Oust Incumbent Democrats In Primaries

“I really hope that many of you join me here in Congress,” the New York Democrat told activists.

Women Won The House For Democrats, But Men May End Up Running It

Congresswomen eager to take on leadership roles may get edged out by influential male colleagues. Not a good look, folks!

Orange County, A Conservative Bastion, Turns Blue For The First Time In Decades

What's stunning is not how many seats Democrats flipped, but how they did it.

Saturday, Nov 17

Andrew Gillum Concedes Florida Gubernatorial Race To Ron DeSantis

The announcement comes after a week and a half of uncertainty over a recount.

Trump Calls Saudi Arabia A 'Spectacular Ally' Despite CIA's Khashoggi Findings

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The agency reportedly concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the journalist’s murder.

Speaker Of The House Race Continues As Nancy Pelosi Remains Confident

Pelosi, speaker from 2007 to 2011, was certain she will hold it again. Her foes were equally confident they have the votes to stop her.

Camp Fire’s Missing Person List Climbs To 1,011 As Statewide Death Toll Rises To 74

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A sheriff warned that the list may "fluctuate both up and down" and may contain duplicate names.

Friday, Nov 16

George Conway: Trump Administration 'Like A S**tshow In A Dumpster Fire'

“I think the Republican Party has become something of a personality cult.”

GOP Senator Says Voter Suppression Is A 'Great Idea'

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) appeared to endorse voter suppression during a campaign stop this month, saying efforts to undermine voting among liberals at certain colleges would be a “great idea.” “And then they remind me that there's a…

Prosecutors Mistakenly Reveal Criminal Charges Against Julian Assange

It seems like prosecutors accidentally pasted text into the wrong document and filed it.

Death Toll Rises To 63 In Northern California Camp Fire, 631 Now Unaccounted For

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Officials say they're "more committed than we’ve ever been" as they sift through the devastation.

Thursday, Nov 15

Trump Names Mar-A-Lago Member And Handbag Designer As Ambassador

If confirmed, Lana Marks would bring no prior diplomatic experience to her role as the U.S. ambassador to South Africa.

Death Toll Rises To 56 In Northern California Camp Fire, Deadliest In State History

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The Butte County Sheriff says 130 people are still missing.

Stormy Daniels’ Attorney Michael Avenatti Arrested After Domestic Violence Allegations

The lawyer, a vocal critic of President Donald Trump, was arrested in Los Angeles.

Nancy Pelosi's Democratic Foes Prepare To Go Public

The House speaker's race is about to get real for the California Democrat who's in line for the gavel.

Wednesday, Nov 14

Trump Is Mulling A Wide-Ranging Shakeup, Sources Say

Trump is looking to prepare his White House for divided government, but it is unclear who is going and who is staying.

DC Neo-Nazi Who Said Pittsburgh Victims 'Deserved' It Arrested; Has Deep Ties To 'Alt-Right'

Jeffrey Clark wasn't shy about being a white supremacist. But it was only after his family reported him that authorities arrested him on gun charges.

The Stomach-Churning Spectacle Of Amazon’s HQ2 Process

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Want to get paid to expand your massive company to new locations? Make every city in the country compete for you in secret.

Democrats To Investigate Voter Suppression In Georgia Governor Race And Other 2018 Midterms

Stacey Abrams has accused Brian Kemp of using his elected position to suppress African-American votes.