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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Discharged From Hospital

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, seen in February, has been released from the hospital after treatment for a gallbladder condition. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption toggle caption Patrick Semansky/AP Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, seen in February, has been released from the hospital after treatment for a gallbladder condition. Patrick Semansky/AP After being treated […]

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Purple-State Senator Rocks Wig At Work

Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema leaves the U.S. Capitol on Monday. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema leaves the U.S. Capitol on Monday. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images Monday night’s Met Gala in New York City may have been postponed because of the coronavirus […]

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Watch: Senate Considers Intelligence Director Nomination Amid COVID-19 Disaster

Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, seen on Capitol Hill in December. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption toggle caption Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, seen on Capitol Hill in December. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP The Senate intelligence committee has convened an extraordinary hearing on Tuesday morning at which members are set to consider the nomination of […]

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New Information Emerges Around Biden Sexual Assault Allegation

Former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, faces an allegation of sexual assault in 1993. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, faces an allegation of sexual assault in 1993. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images […]

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Roger Stone Won’t Get New Trial, Judge Rules After Disputes

Roger Stone spoke from the witness stand as prosecution attorney Jonathan Kravis, standing left, Stone’s attorney Bruce Rogow, third from right, and Judge Amy Berman Jackson listened. Dana Verkouteren/AP hide caption toggle caption Dana Verkouteren/AP Roger Stone spoke from the witness stand as prosecution attorney Jonathan Kravis, standing left, Stone’s attorney Bruce Rogow, third from […]

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Trump Falsely Claimed ‘Total’ Authority Over States — Now He’s Backpedaling

President Trump addresses reporters in the White House Rose Garden during the daily coronavirus task force briefing on April 14. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Alex Wong/Getty Images President Trump addresses reporters in the White House Rose Garden during the daily coronavirus task force briefing on April 14. Alex Wong/Getty Images President Trump’s […]

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‘She’ll Fit Right In’: Combative TV Pundit’s Meteoric Rise To Trump White House

The White House’s new chief spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany has a flair for confrontational and sometimes untrue assertions on cable news — much like her boss, the president. Scott W. Grau/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Scott W. Grau/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The White House’s new chief spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany has a […]

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White House Press Secretary Grisham Moves Back To First Lady’s Office

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham played a more behind-the-scenes role for President Trump than his two previous spokespersons. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham played a more behind-the-scenes role for President Trump than his two previous spokespersons. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images White House press secretary […]

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FEMA’s Fight Against Disinformation, From National Lockdown Rumors To Stockpiling

A pedestrian carries two packages of toilet paper as she walks along Market Street in San Francisco earlier this month. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Justin Sullivan/Getty Images A pedestrian carries two packages of toilet paper as she walks along Market Street in San Francisco earlier this month. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The Federal […]

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Trump Picks Budget Hawk Russ Vought As OMB Director As Coronavirus Crashes Economy

President Trump said on Wednesday that Acting Office of Management and Budget Director Russ Vought will be nominated as the office’s permanent director. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption toggle caption Evan Vucci/AP President Trump said on Wednesday that Acting Office of Management and Budget Director Russ Vought will be nominated as the office’s permanent director. Evan […]

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President Trump Tests Negative For Coronavirus

President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference about the coronavirus in the James Brady Briefing Room at the White House, Saturday, March 14, 2020. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption toggle caption Alex Brandon/AP President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference about the coronavirus in the James Brady Briefing Room at the White House, Saturday, […]

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As Missouri Clinic Awaits Its Legal Fate, Abortions In State Have Virtually Halted

A Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis is shown in June. The clinic has all-but ceased providing abortions after Missouri tightened restrictions. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption toggle caption Jeff Roberson/AP A Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis is shown in June. The clinic has all-but ceased providing abortions after Missouri tightened restrictions. Jeff Roberson/AP Missouri […]

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