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Hispanic voters could play a key role in 2020 Democratic primaries
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Trump opens state visit to Japan by promoting U.S. economy, needling Japanese on trade.
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State abortion bans may offer Democrats a weapon in 2020 races.
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AP Politics May 25
RT The Latest: Trump needles Japan on trade as he addresses business leaders after arriving in Tokyo.
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AP Politics May 25
RT The Latest: Trump to address business leaders after arriving in Tokyo.
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AP Politics May 25
RT The Latest: President Donald Trump arrives in Japan for a state visit that will make him the first world leader to meet the country's new emperor.
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AP Politics May 24
President Trump is considering pardons for several American military members accused of war crimes. Veterans groups have protested the idea and Trump says he may wait until after the military trials.
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The Associated Press May 24
Lawyers for President Donald Trump are appealing a judge's refusal to block congressional subpoenas seeking some of his financial records.
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AP Politics May 24
Police are using a new virtual reality training simulation to learn the best ways to interact with autistic people and avoid situations that could escalate and go awry. It’s being developed by Axon, the technology company behind the Taser. By
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AP Politics May 24
President Trump has granted Attorney General William Barr new powers to review and potentially release classified information related to the origins of the Russia investigation. Former intelligence officials criticized Trump's move.
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The Associated Press May 24
BREAKING: New Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services.
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The Associated Press May 23
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange charged in new US indictment with receiving and publishing classified information
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AP Politics May 23
Trump vs. Pelosi is more than a public shoving match at the top of the U.S. government. It’s part of a tug-of-war for public perception about who has political power now and who should wield it after the 2020 elections. By
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The Associated Press May 23
Federal prosecutors charge banker with trying to buy himself a role in President Donald Trump's administration by making risky loans to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.
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AP Politics May 22
President Trump’s planned July Fourth extravaganza on the National Mall could become a giant Trump rally on the taxpayers’ dime, a Democratic senator says. Trump’s interior secretary is defending the plan and promising to watch every dollar spent.
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AP Politics May 22
President Trump abruptly walked out of a meeting at the White House with key lawmakers, escalating tensions between him and the congressional Democrats investigating him.
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The Associated Press May 22
BREAKING: Federal judge in New York says he won't block congressional subpoenas seeking Trump's banking records.
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The Associated Press May 22
New York state lawmakers pass legislation that would allow President Donald Trump's state tax returns to be released to Democrats in Congress. The legislation now goes to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
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The Associated Press May 22
BREAKING: President Trump cuts short a meeting on infrastructure with Democratic leaders, saying Democrats had to choose whether to investigate him or work together on the country's priorities.
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The Associated Press May 22
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is tamping down the push among some Democrats to launch an impeachment inquiry against President Trump.
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