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GOP congressman says special prosecutor needed to investigate Russia election meddling

1 hour 21 min ago
California Republican Rep. Darrell Issa said a special prosecutor is needed to investigate into Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Bill Maher asked Issa during an interview on his show "Real Time" about reports that members of President Trump's campaign had contact with Russian officials. Maher presented the Republican representative with a hypothetical scenario -- if Russians had hacked the campaign of GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney in 2012 and if there had also been contacts between the Obama administration and the Russians. "You're going to let that slide?" Maher asked Issa. "No," Issa said. "So you're not going to let this slide?" Maher followed up, referring to Russia and the Trump campaign. "No," Issa said again. When Maher then pushed Issa on the need for an independent investigation, the California Republican agreed that a special prosecutor is necessary. The investigation shouldn't be overseen by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who...

Top Democrats poised to choose next party chair

7 hours 11 min ago
The leader will be tasked with rebuilding after the 2016 presidential defeat.

Obama and daughter Malia attend 'The Price' on Broadway

10 hours 45 min ago
The daddy-daughter duo met with the cast backstage.

WATCH: DNC chair race narrows ahead of weekend vote

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 18:10
ABC News' MaryAlice Parks speaks to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and DNC chair hopeful Jehmu Greene.

WATCH: News outlets excluded from White House press secretary's gaggle

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 18:09
Multiple news outlets were excluded from a White House gaggle with press secretary Sean Spicer Friday afternoon, according to reporters present, sparking criticism from the White House Correspondents' Association and other observers.

WATCH: Democrats gear up for DNC chair vote

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 18:05
ABC News' MaryAlice Parks talks with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti as DNC chair race narrows.

Sunday on ‘This Week’: Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, and Rep. Mark Meadows

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 18:03
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi will join "This Week" Sunday.

News outlets excluded from White House press secretary's gaggle

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 17:59
Multiple news outlets were excluded from a White House gaggle with press secretary Sean Spicer Friday afternoon, according to reporters present, sparking criticism from the White House Correspondents' Association and other observers. The move comes amid President Donald Trump's ongoing battle with many news organizations, which he has characterized as "fake news" and the "enemy of the American People," an assertion which he doubled down on today during the Conservative Political Action Conference. The gaggle, which took place in Spicer's office, was being held in lieu of a traditional briefing in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room, which seats 49 reporters but is often filled with others who line the sides and back of the room. The outlets invited to join Spicer today included the Washington Times, One America News Network and Breitbart News, as well as television networks including ABC, CBS, Fox News and NBC, Reuters, the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg, among others. The...

WATCH: DNC chair hopeful Jehmu Greene in narrow race ahead of weekend vote

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 17:58
ABC News' MaryAlice Parks talks to DNC chair hopeful Jehmu Greene.

WATCH: Director of the American Conservative Union, Matt Schlapp weighs in from CPAC

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 17:45
ABC News' Lana Zak talks with attendees as Day 3 of CPAC is underway.

Even though he bashes anonymous sources, Trump uses them himself

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 16:18
His latest media critique came at CPAC.

WATCH: Race for DNC chair narrows

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 15:57
ABC News' MaryAlice Parks talks with DNC chair hopeful Pete Buttigieg and former Vermont Governor Howard Dean.

WATCH: CPAC Day 3: reaction to President Donald Trump's speech

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 15:46
ABC News' Lana Zak gets CPAC attendees reaction to Donald Trump's speech.

WATCH: Astrid Silva: Everything you need to know

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 15:12
The immigration activist will deliver the Democrats' Spanish-language response to Trump's first speech to joint session of Congress.

WATCH: Breitbart Senior Editor Joel Pollak talks Bannon's relationship with Trump

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 13:14
Joel Pollak visited "The View" to discuss Breitbart's reputation and White House chief strategist Steve Bannon.

Trump signs executive order to help remove 'job-killing regulations'

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 13:14
He said this is one way his administration will end "job-killing regulations."

WATCH: Trump signs executive order on regulatory reform

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 13:10
The president directed government agencies to create task forces to look into ways to eliminate or scale back regulations.

Rex Tillerson stays silent as State Dept. to resume 'regular' briefings

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 12:33
The State Department is set to resume "regular" briefings on March 6.

WATCH: ARCHIVAL VIDEO: Bill Clinton admits to marijuana use in 1992

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 11:51
March 29, 1992: Presidential candidate Bill Clinton says he experimented with marijuana while he was a student in England.

WATCH: President Trump doubles down on attack on media, seeks to assure conservatives in speech

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 11:01
President Trump made a victorious return to the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, where he sought to assure cheering audience members that they now have a top advocate for their policy priorities in the White House.

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