US POLITICS2018-06-13T06:18:17+00:00

Mueller report sent to attorney general, signaling his Russia investigation has ended

Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III has submitted a confidential report to Attorney General William P. Barr, marking the end of his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible obstruction of justice by President Trump, a Justice Department spokeswoman said.

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Trump signs executive order to promote free speech on college campuses

President Trump on Thursday signed an executive order to promote free speech on college campuses by threatening colleges with the loss of federal research funding if they do not protect those rights.

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Progressive demands put new pressures on Democrats

Democratic presidential hopefuls, under fierce pressure from liberal activists and base voters, are racing to embrace a series of progressive policy proposals that are quickly emerging as litmus tests ahead of 2020.

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Dems alter how they run campaigns to prove liberal values, dodge hypocrisy claims

From the way candidates treat their staff to their modes of transportation to how they fundraise, the campaign itself is increasingly a central part of the message for many of the Democrats running for president in 2020.

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Supreme Court Rules For Trump on Another Immigration Issue

The Supreme Court handed President Donald Trump another win on an immigration issue on Tuesday. The Court ruled 5-4 that the Ninth Circuit was wrong in limiting Trump’s mandatory detention policy for immigrants with criminal records. Splitting along with ideological fault line, Chief Justice John Roberts joined the other four conservative justices to reverse the Ninth Circuit. Four other circuits had ruled with the Trump Administration. Justice Samuel Alito wrote the majority opinion.

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Judge orders public release of redacted documents on FBI’s raid of Michael Cohen

The public on Tuesday will see the search warrant and other documents related to last year’s FBI raids on the home and office of Michael Cohen.

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