Alison Durkee
Alison Durkee
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5h ago

Here’s what’s coming up this week in politics

This week will include Supreme Court rulings, a visit from South Korean President Moon Jae-in, primary elections and more.

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8h ago

Trump campaign aide Roger Stone hasn’t heard from Mueller yet — here’s what that might mean

Stone hasn't heard from Robert Mueller yet — which suggests an indictment could potentially be coming.
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9h ago

Trump demands investigation into FBI, Obama administration over use of informant

Following a 'New York Times' report suggesting the Trump campaign colluded with other nations besides Russia, Trump lashed out at the costly investigation in a Sunday Twitter rant.
May 18, 2018

How Planned Parenthood aims to fight back against Trump’s abortion “gag rule”

The proposed policy would roll back protections that require health care providers to provide information on abortion.
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May 17, 2018

Here are the biggest Supreme Court decisions to watch out for over the next few weeks

Over the next six weeks, SCOTUS will issue major decisions concerning voting, free speech, Trump's travel ban and more.
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May 14, 2018

The Supreme Court’s decision on sports gambling actually has serious implications for immigration

The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on sports betting could ultimately affect marijuana legislation, sanctuary cities and more.

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May 13, 2018

Trump administration promises ‘prosperity’ for North Korea after denuclearization

North Korea potentially took a step toward abandoning its nuclear program Saturday, though White House officials are still expressing skepticism about the upcoming U.S.-North Korea negotiations.
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May 13, 2018

John Bolton won’t say whether he’s pushing for regime change and pre-emptive strike on Iran

Bolton praised Trump's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal — but wouldn't say if he's brought his notoriously hawkish views to the White House.
May 11, 2018

A new 7-state lawsuit seeking to end DACA could force a Supreme Court decision

While court rulings have kept DACA going so far, a new lawsuit could complicate the program's fate.
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May 9, 2018

Backlash against California sanctuary law grows as Santa Clarita votes to oppose the measure

The California communities' revolt is part of a broader conservative backlash against sanctuary policies.
May 7, 2018

Connecticut pledges Electoral College votes to national popular vote winner — which state is next?

The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact is now 98 electoral votes shy of ensuring the popular vote winner becomes president.

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May 6, 2018

Coming up this week: Primary elections, Melania announces her platform and more

Congress will return this week, as Trump mulls the Iran nuclear deal, voters head to the polls and Melania unveils her official platform.
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May 6, 2018

Giuliani says Trump may have paid off other women if it was “necessary”

After sparking controversy Wednesday with news that Trump reimbursed Cohen for his payment to Stormy Daniels, Giuliani continued to speak out about the payment in a Sunday ABC interview.
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May 6, 2018

Stormy Daniels asks Trump to resign on SNL

“I know you don’t believe in climate change, but a Storm’s a-comin’, baby," the adult film star warned Trump.
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May 4, 2018

States pass anti-LGBTQ adoption laws as Trump signs religious liberty executive order

As Trump launched a new faith initiative, two states paved the way for adoption agencies to discriminate against same-sex couples, single parents and non-Christians.
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May 2, 2018

17 states sue Trump administration over attempt to roll back vehicle emissions standards

States are taking action on climate change and the environment — and being held accountable by their citizens.

April 25, 2018

What if we didn’t... have the First Amendment?

Would hate speech laws curb extremism? Would journalists go to jail? The First Amendment is at the heart of American society, but other countries function without its broad protections.
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April 22, 2018

Trump and French President Macron will meet Monday amid tension over Iran and Syria

The largely ceremonial visit will also include conversations about climate change and the Middle East.
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April 22, 2018

Trump, others express caution for North Korea talks after news of halted nuclear tests

North Korea has made some concessions — but many are still cautious about how their upcoming talks with the U.S. will play out.
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April 22, 2018

Kellyanne Conway won’t say whether Michael Cohen has information on Trump he’ll share with the feds

Conway wouldn't directly answer whether or not the feds could now have incriminating information on Trump after the Cohen raid.