Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife indicted in use of campaign funds for personal expenses
Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife indicted in use of campaign funds for personal expenses

Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife, Margaret, were indicted Tuesday on charges related to the misuse of $250,000 worth of campaign funds for personal expenses and the filing of false campaign finance records.

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READ: The charges against Paul Manafort
READ: The charges against Paul Manafort

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was found guilty on eight counts of financial crimes. Jurors were unable to reach a verdict on 10 charges, and Judge T.S. Ellis declared a mistrial on those...

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Lawmakers left reeling as Capitol Hill digests Manafort and Cohen cases
Lawmakers left reeling as Capitol Hill digests Manafort and Cohen cases

Lawmakers were watching the developments closely Tuesday afternoon as two of President Donald Trump's former allies were ensnared in the courts on eight charges apiece.

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The worst hour of Donald Trump's presidency just happened
The worst hour of Donald Trump's presidency just happened

Two massive clouds that have been hanging over Donald Trump's presidency for months broke open almost simultaneously on Tuesday afternoon -- and poured rain all over the President.

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Michael Cohen pleads guilty, implicates Trump
Michael Cohen pleads guilty, implicates Trump

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court Tuesday to eight criminal counts, admitting that "in coordination and at the direction of a candidate for federal...

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Trump decries Manafort verdict, says Mueller investigation a 'disgrace'
Trump decries Manafort verdict, says Mueller investigation a 'disgrace'

President Donald Trump praised his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort as a "good man" just hours after he was convicted on eight federal counts of bank and tax fraud.

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UN watchdog says North Korea has not halted nuclear program
UN watchdog says North Korea has not halted nuclear program

The United Nations nuclear watchdog agency says it has "grave concern" that North Korea continues to develop its nuclear weapons program.

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VA may have fumbled over 1,000 sexual trauma claims, report says
VA may have fumbled over 1,000 sexual trauma claims, report says

The Department of Veterans Affairs incorrectly processed hundreds of claims related to military sexual trauma last year -- a breakdown in procedure that may have "resulted in the denial of benefits to veterans who could...

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Paul Manafort found guilty on eight counts
Paul Manafort found guilty on eight counts

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been found guilty on eight counts of financial crimes, a major victory for special counsel Robert Mueller.

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Former House IT staffer at center of debunked conspiracy theories avoids jail time
Former House IT staffer at center of debunked conspiracy theories avoids jail time

Imran Awan, the former House information technology staffer whose proximity to Democratic Party leadership made him a linchpin of conspiracy theories pushed by Republicans up to the President, was sentenced Tuesday to time...

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Donald Trump doesn't appear to have any idea what a 'perjury trap' is
Donald Trump doesn't appear to have any idea what a 'perjury trap' is

In an interview with Reuters on Monday, President Donald Trump tried to explain why he is wary of sitting down with special counsel Robert Mueller to answer questions about Russia's interference in the 2016 election and...

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Susan Collins says Kavanaugh told her Roe v. Wade is settled law
Susan Collins says Kavanaugh told her Roe v. Wade is settled law

Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, told Republican Sen. Susan Collins he agreed that Roe v. Wade is settled law, Collins told reporters Tuesday.

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Trump's latest round of China tariffs is coming this week
Trump's latest round of China tariffs is coming this week

The Trump administration is moving forward with more tariffs on Chinese goods this week while officials from both countries negotiate on trade in Washington.

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Congress still doesn't know what Trump said to Putin in Helsinki
Congress still doesn't know what Trump said to Putin in Helsinki

Congressional lawmakers still know very little about what was said during last month's one-on-one meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin, a point members of the Senate Foreign Relations...

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Ward says appearing with 'Pizzagate' conspiracist necessary to attract campaign attention
Ward says appearing with 'Pizzagate' conspiracist necessary to attract campaign attention

Republican Senate hopeful Kelli Ward explained her decision to invite onto her bus tour a far-right commentator who promoted the infamous "Pizzagate" conspiracy theory as a necessary "hook" to garner attention for her...

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US officials express 'confidence' that al Qaeda bombmaker is dead
US officials express 'confidence' that al Qaeda bombmaker is dead

The US believes that Ibrahim al-Asiri, a master al Qaeda bombmaker, is dead.

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Russia's 2018 hacking efforts are nowhere near what they were in 2016 -- yet
Russia's 2018 hacking efforts are nowhere near what they were in 2016 -- yet

On Monday night, Microsoft announced it had discovered that an operation with links to the Russian military was targeting conservative think tanks and the Senate with attempted spearfishing hacks. It's the latest evidence...

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Intel protests to Trump -- quiet and loud -- gain momentum
Intel protests to Trump -- quiet and loud -- gain momentum

Retired CIA analyst Gail Helt has lived her life largely in the shadows. But after President Donald Trump revoked former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance, Helt joined almost 200 colleagues to sign an...

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Warren pitches new anti-corruption plan, calls Trump administration 'stinkiest example' of old problem
Warren pitches new anti-corruption plan, calls Trump administration 'stinkiest example' of old problem

Sen. Elizabeth Warren unveiled a series of new planks Tuesday in her wider plan to stem corporate influence on government and root out corruption in Washington.

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Here's what's actually going on behind closed doors at the Manafort trial
Here's what's actually going on behind closed doors at the Manafort trial

The jury in former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's trial is now in its fourth day of deliberations. Conventional wisdom would tell you that the longer the jury goes on without a decision, the better it is for...

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Russians targeted Senate and conservative think tanks, Microsoft says
Russians targeted Senate and conservative think tanks, Microsoft says

Parts of an operation linked to Russian military intelligence targeting the US Senate and conservative think tanks that advocated for tougher policies against Russia were thwarted last week, Microsoft announced early Tuesday.

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EPA rolls back Obama-era coal pollution rules as Trump heads to West Virginia
EPA rolls back Obama-era coal pollution rules as Trump heads to West Virginia

As his Environmental Protection Agency delivers its latest blow to environmental regulations aimed at reducing carbon emissions, President Donald Trump is heading into the heart of coal country to deliver the good news.

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Can the Republican Party survive Donald Trump?
Can the Republican Party survive Donald Trump?

Mike Murphy has long been on the "A" list of the Republican consulting world, having served as a lead adviser to Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush, among many others. Since the rise of President Donald Trump, he has emerged as a...

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Trump claims 'even James Clapper' thinks Brennan has 'gone totally off the rails'
Trump claims 'even James Clapper' thinks Brennan has 'gone totally off the rails'

President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that one of his biggest critics in the intelligence community, James Clapper, is on his side in his dispute with former CIA Director John Brennan in an effort by the former director...

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New Russia meddling claims put Trump on spot over Putin
New Russia meddling claims put Trump on spot over Putin

President Donald Trump is facing fresh political heat over his relationship with Vladimir Putin over details of a new Russian hacking strike against US democracy that emerged hours after he again cast doubt on Moscow's...

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Trump: There'll 'most likely' be another summit with Kim
Trump: There'll 'most likely' be another summit with Kim

US President Donald Trump said another summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would "most likely" happen but offered no details on timing or venue in an interview with Reuters Monday.

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Trump is powerless as his legal fate spins out of his control
Trump is powerless as his legal fate spins out of his control

President Donald Trump may no longer control his fate, a plight that helps explain his increasingly volcanic Twitter eruptions.

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UK foreign secretary to call for more sanctions on Russia during first US visit
UK foreign secretary to call for more sanctions on Russia during first US visit

Making his first visit to the US since taking office, British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt is expected to deliver a speech Tuesday that will call on the European Union "to ensure its sanctions against Russia are...

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Nazi labor camp guard living in New York deported to Germany
Nazi labor camp guard living in New York deported to Germany

A former Nazi labor camp guard who has been living in the United States for decades has finally been deported to Germany after years of diplomatic wrangling, the White House announced on Tuesday.

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7 Political things that happened at the 2018 VMAs
7 Political things that happened at the 2018 VMAs

The 2018 MTV Video Music Awards featured a possible presidential candidate on the red carpet and a protest against family separation on the stage. Here are the political moments from this year's show:

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