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Duncan Hunter Under Criminal Investigation for Ethics Violations

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 20:19
The Republican congressman allegedly spent tens of thousands of dollars in campaign funds on family trips, private school tuition and video games.

G.O.P. Panel Chairman Apologizes for Withholding Trump Data From Democrats

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 19:38
On Wednesday, Representative Devin Nunes said he had received information that Mr. Trump or aides may have been “incidentally” caught up in foreign surveillance.

Trump Administration Orders Tougher Screening of Visa Applicants

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 19:34
The order, sent to all American embassies, would make it tougher for millions of visitors to enter the United States, marking the first sign of the president’s “extreme vetting.”

What Trump’s ‘Time’ Interview Shows About His Thinking

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 17:33
A look at several passages from the president’s interview with Time magazine, published on Thursday, and analysis on what they show about him.

Congress Moves to Strike Internet Privacy Rules From Obama Era

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 15:54
The Senate voted to overturn regulations that required telecom companies to ask permission before tracking users’ behavior, beginning a repeal of Obama-era regulations.

Fact Check: Trump Misleads About The Times’s Reporting on Surveillance

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 14:36
President Trump doubled down on his claim that Barack Obama ordered his phones wiretapped, and mischaracterized Times reporting as proof.

Live Briefing: Trump Makes Pitch for Health Bill: ‘It’s Going to be Terrific’

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 12:54
As House leaders and White House aides scrambled for votes, President Trump released a video exhorting his supporters to call their congressmen to vote ‘yes’ on the Republican health bill.

Right and Left: Partisan Writing You Shouldn’t Miss

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 12:17
Read about how the other side thinks. We have collected political writing from around the web and across ideologies.

Common Sense: Pages From Trump’s Tax Returns Raise a Decade’s Worth of Questions

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 11:54
Filings from 1995 and 2005, incomplete as they are, offer tantalizing clues about how the Trumps might have minimized their liability over several years.

Live Briefing: Trump Makes Pitch for Health Bill: ‘It’s Going to be Terrific’

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 11:46
As House leaders and White House aides scrambled for votes, President Trump released a video exhorting his supporters to call their congressmen to vote ‘yes’ on the Republican health bill.

Democrats Plan to Filibuster to Thwart Gorsuch Nomination

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 11:30
Judge Neil M. Gorsuch appears to be short, at least for now, of the eight Senate votes he must earn from the Democratic caucus to reach the 60-vote threshold.

Nunes Puts Credibility of House Panel He Leads in Doubt

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 09:04
Democrats fiercely criticized Representative Devin Nunes for going straight to the White House with new intelligence information on Wednesday.

House Republicans Search for Votes to Repeal Obamacare

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 07:15
Leading Republican representatives will meet with all members of their party at the Capitol on Thursday before a full vote on their shifting health care proposal.

In Greeting to Iranian People, Trump Leaves Out Their Government

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 05:00
The White House sent out a greeting for Nowruz, the Persian New Year, after hard-liners in the administration pruned lines seen as olive branches to Tehran.

This Commercial Break, Brought to You by Tax Policy

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 05:00
As lawmakers battle over health care, businesses and other groups are already gearing up, and taking to the airwaves, for the fight to come over taxes.

Gorsuch Completes His 20-Hour Test. So How Did He Do?

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 05:00
Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, the Supreme Court nominee, went through three days of hearings that left the Senate Judiciary Committee about where it began.

Public Health: Late G.O.P. Proposal Could Mean Plans That Cover Aromatherapy but Not Chemotherapy

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 00:27
A problem with stripping away minimum benefit rules is that the whole idea of “health insurance” starts to become murky.

Now on Twitter: Chelsea Clinton, Unbound

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 00:00
Is her confrontational tweeting about the Trump administration a sign of the new Chelsea Clinton or a public unveiling of the one who existed all along?

Leaders’ Appeals Fail to Sway House Foes of Health Care Bill

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 19:54
With the chamber set to vote on Thursday, conservatives said a Republican measure to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act still lacked support.

Democrats Fail to Move Gorsuch Off Script and Beyond Generalities

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 19:43
Senate Democrats made an issue of a unanimous Supreme Court ruling on Wednesday that rejected the approach Judge Gorsuch had taken in a different case.

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