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Special counsel Robert Mueller arrives at his office in Washington, Monday, April 15, 2019. Attorney General William Barr told Congress last week he expects to release his redacted version of the special counsel's Trump-Russia investigation report "within a week." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 15, 2019 - 7:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The president isn't waiting. As Washington counts down the final hours until publication of the redacted special counsel report — now expected Thursday — Donald Trump stepped up his attacks Monday in an effort to undermine potential disclosures on Russia, his 2016 campaign and the...
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College Classroom
Dreamstime
April 15, 2019 - 5:49 pm
Democrats in the state Legislature are backing a proposal to expand free public college tuition for families of New York military members who die while performing their official duties.
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Chris Pedota-USA TODAY NETWORK
April 15, 2019 - 3:16 pm
The 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund Act has reached a critical milestone in Washington after gaining support from a majority of House members.
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South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg announces that he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination during a rally, Sunday, April 14, 2019, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
April 14, 2019 - 9:25 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Pete Buttigieg, the little-known Indiana mayor who has risen to prominence in the early stages of the 2020 Democratic presidential race, made his official campaign entrance Sunday by claiming the mantle of a youthful generation ready to reshape the country. "I recognize the...
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In this April 2, 2019, photo, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., arrives for a Democratic Caucus meeting at the Capitol in Washington. Neal, whose committee has jurisdiction over all tax issues, has formally requested President Donald Trump's tax returns from the Internal Revenue Service. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 13, 2019 - 11:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top House Democrat on Saturday ratcheted up his demand for access to President Donald Trump's tax returns, telling the IRS that the law clearly gives Congress a right to them. The government's failure to respond by an April 23 deadline could send the dispute into federal court...
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In this April 5, 2019 photo, President Donald Trump participates in a roundtable on immigration and border security at the U.S. Border Patrol Calexico Station in Calexico, Calif. Trump said Friday he is considering sending "Illegal Immigrants" to Democratic strongholds to punish them for inaction— just hours after White House and Homeland Security officials insisted the idea was dead on arrival. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
April 13, 2019 - 10:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he is strongly considering releasing "Illegal Immigrants" into Democratic strongholds to punish congressional foes for inaction on the border— just hours after White House and Homeland Security officials insisted the idea had been rejected as...
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Mayor Bill de Blasio
Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY
April 12, 2019 - 2:39 pm
It's rare for a politician to label himself and Mayor Bill de Blasio did just that on Friday.
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Attorney General William Barr appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee to make his Justice Department budget request, Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
April 10, 2019 - 11:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr declared Wednesday he thinks "spying did occur" against Donald Trump's presidential campaign, suggesting the origins of the Russia investigation may have been mishandled in remarks that aligned him with the president at a time when Barr's independence...
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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., introduces the Medicare for All Act of 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
April 10, 2019 - 3:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont unveiled a revamped version of his "Medicare for All" plan on Wednesday, shaking up the 2020 presidential race by renewing his call for replacing job-based and private health insurance with a government plan that guarantees coverage for all. "It is...
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Cory Booker
JOSH MORGAN/Staff
April 10, 2019 - 12:59 pm
New Jersey U.S. Sen. Cory Booker is launching his presidential campaign with a hometown kickoff event this weekend.
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