Are We in a Syrian Missile Crisis?

Are We in a Syrian Missile Crisis?

On Sunday, a U.S. F/A-18E “Super Hornet” fighter aircraft shot down a Syrian SU-22, a Russian-made fighter-bomber. On Monday, Russia issued an unprecedented warning to the United States: “Any aircraft, including planes and drones belonging to the international coalition, operating...
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Latest Russian Hacking Bombshell: Damning Revelations About GOP, Trump

Latest Russian Hacking Bombshell: Damning Revelations About GOP, Trump

It wasn’t just Donald Trump who dismissed and rejected charges that Russian spies hacked the election last year. Now we know that pretty much the entire Republican party team did so, too – from the Republican congressional leadership down to...
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Medical Marijuana: How Six Senators are Leading the Fight for Federally Legal Weed

Medical Marijuana: How Six Senators are Leading the Fight for Federally Legal Weed

The United States Senate is an intentionally slow moving body when it comes to passing laws, but the nation’s upper legislative chamber is even slower when it comes to catching up with the popular will of the American people. That’s...
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Jared Kushner Finally Speaks in Public, Advances a Running Joke

Jared Kushner Finally Speaks in Public, Advances a Running Joke

It wasn’t what he said, but how he said it. Jared Kushner gave a rare speech at a summit of tech and business leaders Monday, but the topic of his talk has quickly taken a back seat to the more...
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After Alexandria Shooting, Congress Members Differ on Tackling Gun Control

After Alexandria Shooting, Congress Members Differ on Tackling Gun Control

Lawmakers, Hill staffers and police officers at the U.S. Capitol were in shock Wednesday in the aftermath of the early-morning shooting at congressional Republicans’ baseball practice. The attack left Steve Scalise, the number-three House Republican, and...
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Medical Marijuana Bill Aims to Fight Jeff Sessions' Renewed War on Drugs

Medical Marijuana Bill Aims to Fight Jeff Sessions' Renewed War on Drugs

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators introduced a bill on Thursday that would allow state medical marijuana laws to supersede the current federal prohibition on weed. The bill is dubbed the CARERS Act, which stands for the Compassionate Access, Research...
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Democrats Take on Trump's Conflicts of Interest

Democrats Take on Trump's Conflicts of Interest

The Trump-Russia investigations may be grabbing most of the headlines and sucking much of the air out of Washington these days, but Democrats continue to try and push President Trump and his administration to end the myriad conflicts of interest...
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Everything We Know About Alexandria Shooter James T. Hodgkinson

Everything We Know About Alexandria Shooter James T. Hodgkinson

It was shortly after 7 a.m. in a quiet, leafy Washington, D.C., suburb, and Rep. Rodney Davis was up at bat, practicing for a charity baseball game with some of his GOP colleagues, when the first shot cracked into the...
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Jeff Sessions to Testify on Russia Amid Questions About Recusal

Jeff Sessions to Testify on Russia Amid Questions About Recusal

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, where he is expected to face a fresh round of questions about his contacts with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Sessions was initially invited to talk budget de...
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5 Big Lessons – and Questions – From James Comey's Historic Testimony

5 Big Lessons – and Questions – From James Comey's Historic Testimony

Fired FBI Director James Comey’s blunt testimony about Donald Trump’s demand of loyalty and attempt to quash the bureau’s investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was historic. Never before has the nation’s ex-t...
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