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  1. 'These are paid killers': Newt Gingrich provides a window into Trump's deep-state paranoia

    Gingrich doesn't think Trump should fire Jeff Sessions. But he knows why he…
  2. Hill Democrats slam Trump’s military transgender ban, while GOP is caught by surprise

    Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain said it was “yet another example of why major policy announcements should not be made via T…
  3. Anthony Scaramucci's mouth could be a problem as he tries to crack down on leaks

    Scaramucci's own statements Tuesday produced reports that he soon…
  4. Trump's LGBT supporters defend him after surprise military transgender ban

    Milo Yiannopoulos, the former Breitbart editor who co-hosted a “Gays for Trump” party at the RNC, said he was “delighted” with the transgender ban…
  5. Trump just eviscerated his claim to being an LGBT ally

    Trump's new attack on the LGBT community is a big one. And it leaves no nuance about where his loyalties…
  6. Trump announces ban on transgender people in U.S. military

    Trump reverses the Obama administration decision to allow transgender troops to…
  7. Republicans no longer have a plan to repeal Obamacare, but they're still trying

    Seven years of promises, seven months of trying. Republicans can't figure out how to repeal Obamacare, and that's never been more evident than this…
  8. Senate embarks on new round of voting to peel back Affordable Care Act

    The end game appears to be passing some kind of measure to set up negotiations with the…
  9. The news outlet Trump could most easily control says he has not interfered at all

    "Honestly, there has been no change,” says Voice of America Director Amanda B…
  10. Why is Putin backing North Korea? To build up Russia as a great power.

    Moscow’s alignment with North Korea will likely get stronger in the near f…
  11. Here's how local TV news is making it harder for the Senate to repeal Obamacare

    All that coverage shows people what they will…
  12. 26 hours, 29 Trumpian false or misleading claims

    In the span of 26 hours, President Trump made 29 false or misleading claims in speeches and on Twitter. Here's the full…
  13. Democrats, left out of health-care process, double down on protests

    The Democrats' day began with dueling rallies that got sparse media…
  14. At Ohio campaign rally, Trump offers an ‘unfiltered’ view of his presidency

    The president touts his work on health care, tax restructuring and immigration, and vows that factory jobs will come…
  15. Steel Valley’s Youngstown is much more complicated than Trump portrays

    Residents have mixed feelings on whether the president is accomplishing what he promised for communities like…
  16. ‘We’re getting nothing done.’ McCain, in emotional return, laments what the Senate has become.

    McCain, who was recently diagnosed with brain cancer, flew across the country to cast a decisive vote on the health care…
  17. Trump erroneously says Lebanon is 'on the front lines' fighting Hezbollah, a partner in the Lebanese government

    It was not clear whether Trump was confused about Hezbollah's role in Lebanon, or simply misspoke during Prime Minister Saad Hariri's…
  18. Here's a list of people Trump has fired or threatened to fire

    Before he became president, as the host of the reality television show "The Apprentice," Trump would fire a contestant at the end of each episode. Since taking office in January, Trump has doubled down on his signature…
  19. National money pours into Virginia governor’s race

    Two national groups stroked seven-figure checks after Gillespie and Northam…
  20. Republicans in Congress really don't trust Trump to get tough on Russia

    Exhibit A: Congress is voting on sanctions against Russia and basically daring the president to veto the…