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15 ноября, 04:20

Pelosi faces daunting challenge in speaker’s bid as Democratic foes stand firm

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In an electoral year marked by a record number of women joining the House, incoming female Democrats may help decide Nancy Pelosi’s fate.

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15 ноября, 04:16

A White House aide picked a fight with Melania Trump. The first lady won.

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The first lady’s decision to publicly push for the ouster of a senior member of her husband’s staff shows a new willingness to weigh in on White House operations.

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15 ноября, 04:04

Michael Avenatti speaks out after his arrest on suspicion of domestic violence

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Avenatti is known for his aggressive media presence as he represents Stormy Daniels in two lawsuits against Trump.

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15 ноября, 03:44

Whitaker’s unusual path to Justice Department included owning day-care center, trailer maker and concrete supplier

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Whitaker stands in vivid contrast to his predecessors, whose résumés typically boast judgeships, partnerships at prestigious firms and senior roles in the Justice Department.

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15 ноября, 03:27

‘He was yelling’: Whitaker pushed back against early fraud complaints about company he advised

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Shortly after joining the World Patent Marketing board in late 2014, Whitaker personally intervened when a for-profit consumer complaint website posted comments critical of the company.

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15 ноября, 03:00

National security official Mira Ricardel will step down, White House says

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The news comes one day after the office of first lady Melania Trump called for Ricardel’s firing.

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15 ноября, 02:40

National security official Mira Ricardel, whose firing was sought by first lady’s office, will step down, White House says

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In a statement Wednesday evening, the White House said the deputy national security adviser is leaving her post and will “transition to a new role within the Administration.” The news comes one day after the office of first lady Melania Trump called for Ricardel’s firing. “The President is grateful for Ms. Ricardel’s continued service to […]

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15 ноября, 01:58

As his aides pressure foreign regimes on press freedoms, Trump focuses on punishing reporters

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The president is undermining his administration’s message in Myanmar and China with his attacks on the U.S. press corps, critics say.

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15 ноября, 01:36

Rep. Mia Love sues to halt vote count in Salt Lake County

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Love is trailing Democrat Ben McAdams in one of a handful of House contests that have yet to be called.

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15 ноября, 01:30

Tensions high between Kemp and Abrams teams as Georgia awaits final vote count in governor’s race

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Each campaign accused the other of trying to "steal" the election, which remains unresolved after more than a week.

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15 ноября, 01:07

Trump endorses bipartisan criminal-justice reform bill

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The new Senate package includes lowering mandatory minimum sentences for drug felonies, including reducing the “three-strikes” penalty from life behind bars to 25 years.

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15 ноября, 00:58

Trump endorses bipartisan criminal-justice reform bill, a move that could draw opposition from conservatives

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The legislation adds several changes to U.S. sentencing laws — particularly easing some mandatory minimum sentences — to a criminal justice measure passed by the House earlier this year. But some influential conservatives, such as Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), have been opposed to efforts to loosen sentencing laws. This is a developing story. It will […]