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  1. Why some people are angrily comparing limiting contraceptive coverage to gun control

    10.06 / 19:23 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    Gun regulation and birth control don’t seem particularly related at first glance, but after the events of this week many people are angrily drawing comparisons between the two issues. President … Click to Continue »…
  2. ‘Truth needs to come out.’ Republican lawmaker tells Trump to release all JFK assassination documents

    10.06 / 19:23 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    Almost 54 years after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, one North Carolina representative believes there is much more for the American people to learn about his death. … Click to Continue…
  3. Auto supplier Denso: $1B investment in Tennessee plant

    10.06 / 14:36 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    Automotive supplier Denso announced plans Friday to invest $1 billion and create more than 1,000 new jobs in its main Tennessee facility to meet growing demand for electric vehicle parts. … Click to Continue…
  4. The Latest: Spain facilitates firms' exit from Catalonia

    10.06 / 13:00 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    The Latest on Spain's political crisis amid Catalonia's push for independence (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Spain's government has approved a decree that would make it easier for companies in … Click to Continue…
  5. The Latest: Nobel Peace Prize 'sends message' to nuke powers

    10.06 / 10:08 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    The Latest on the Nobel Peace Prize (all times local): 11:50 a.m. The director of the anti-nuclear campaign that won this year's Nobel Peace Prize says that "it sends a … Click to Continue…
  6. Lawmakers, Facebook in standoff over lifting veil on Russian ads

    10.06 / 10:07 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    Facebook is refusing to let the public see 3,000 election-related ads the Kremlin placed on its network during the 2016 presidential race – including posts suspected to have been part … Click to Continue »…
  7. Nobel Peace Prize awarded to anti-nuclear campaign group

    10.06 / 10:07 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to an organization seeking to eliminate nuclear weapons through an international treaty-based prohibition. The Norwegian Nobel Committee on Friday announced the International Campaign … Click to Continue…
  8. Iraqi Kurdistan receives body of late President Talabani

    10.06 / 10:07 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    Iraqi leaders and world dignitaries are gathered at Iraqi Kurdistan's Suleimaniyeh airport to pay their respects to the late Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, who died three days ago in Germany. … Click to Continue…
  9. Thousands mourn slain officer as Las Vegas probe goes on

    10.06 / 07:51 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock booked rooms over other music festivals in the months before opening fire on a country music festival, authorities said, while thousands came out to mourn … Click to Continue…
  10. As GOP blinks, liberals urge Dems to demand more aggressive gun measures

    10.06 / 06:12 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    Democrats have a familiar response after every mass shooting: Expand background checks. Some liberals say that’s not good enough anymore. In the aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting that left … Click to Continue »…
  11. Pro-Trump PAC ramps up immigration lobbying — and this time the target is Trump

    10.06 / 06:12 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    A group whose primary mission was to build support for Donald Trump and his positions ahead of the 2018 and 2020 elections has found itself lobbying someone it never expected … Click to Continue…
  12. NRA spent more than reported during 2016 election

    10.06 / 06:12 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    The NRA told the Federal Election Commission it spent $55 million during the 2016 election cycle. But according to two insiders at the powerful gun lobby, the total was far … Click to Continue…
  13. Las Vegas gunman may have scoped out other music festivals

    10.06 / 06:12 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    Investigators are looking into whether gunman Stephen Paddock scoped out bigger music festivals in Las Vegas and Chicago — and perhaps Boston's Fenway Park — before setting up his perch … Click to Continue »…
  14. A day before Caribbean trip, Pence meets newly arrived Puerto Ricans in Orlando

    10.06 / 06:12 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    Some of Florida’s newest arrivals — Puerto Ricans fleeing the broken island after Hurricane Maria — got a high-profile visit Thursday from Vice President Mike Pence, who will head to … Click to Continue »…