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While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about John McCain

While Trump lashed out on Twitter and continued to feud with late Sen. John McCain, administration officials left the White House and the Department of Education crafted new sexual harassment rules.

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about football

A White House national security contractor arrested on an outstanding warrant for attempted murder, Trump seeks to consolidate social safety net programs and Scott Pruitt's list of grifts gets longer.

While you weren’t looking: 5 stories from the Trump Cabinet that aren’t about so-called witch hunts

Two federal agencies appear poised to roll back anti-discrimination rules, the EPA bars reporters from a water contamination event and the Interior Department roles back animal cruelty rules.

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about Michael Cohen

The person overseeing our response to pandemics is leaving on the verge of an Ebola outbreak and Mick Mulvaney tries to hide complaints against companies that gave him money.

While you weren’t looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about Kanye

The Trump administration loses track of 1,500 migrant children, Ben Carson wants to triple the rent for the nation's poorest families and Mick Mulvaney explains how to refill the swamp.

Bad behavior from top Trump aides creates cloud of scandal around his administration

From Veterans Affairs nominee Ronny Jackson, to interim director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Mick Mulvaney, top Trump aides' conduct has led to a bevy of bad press.

While you weren’t looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about tariffs

Trump reverses himself again on big-game trophies, Carson can't decide if HUD is committed to fighting discrimination and another state gets the green light on work requirements for Medicaid.
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Unreliable sources: A look at the worst media moments this week that weren’t about indicted Russians

Here’s a look at some of the more cringe-worthy takes and media mistakes from this week.

While you weren’t looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about firing Mueller

The Environmental Protection Agency loosened restrictions on air pollution; Attorney General Jeff Sessions threatened to subpoena sanctuary cities; and a 24-year-old top Trump official resigned.

While you weren’t looking: 5 stories from Trump’s Cabinet that aren’t about shutdowns or porn stars

U.S. health and education departments are cracking down on transgender rights, and the EPA is easing safety restrictions on consumer product safety just as people start eating detergent pods.

Who is the real CFPB acting director: Mick Mulvaney or Leandra English? Here’s what to know.

President Donald Trump's attorneys nabbed a win regarding Trump's ability to appoint a new director to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

How the CFPB leadership crisis affects you — and what to know about Mick Mulvaney v. Leandra English

Both Leandra English and Mick Mulvaney claim to be the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s acting director. Here’s why you should care about the leadership dispute.

3 key takeaways from the power struggle at the CFPB

Trump's appointment of Mick Mulvaney to head the independent bureau has sparked a fierce legal battle.

Mick Mulvaney as CFPB director? 3 key things to know about Trump’s reported pick for interim head

Mick Mulvaney is OMB director, but will he be appointed as the new acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau? Here's what we know.

White House pushes for another health care vote — even as the American people want them to move on

The White House says the American people want another immediate health care vote. They don't.

Donald Trump's White House is giving up on that border wall, for now

Trump's budget director Mick Mulvaney says the White House will come back to the idea at a later date.

When will health care vote happen? Pressure mounts as Trump's Friday deadline looms.

When will the House vote on health care? Here's what you need to know.

Trump will give up on repealing Obamacare if the House vote fails

The president reportedly delivered the ultimatum late on Thursday, ahead of Friday's rescheduled vote.
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Trump budget director says food aid programs for kids, elderly not showing "results"

The rationale for cuts to food programs for young and old sparked outrage.

Mick Mulvaney barely got confirmed as Trump's budget director. McCain voted against him.

McCain feared Mulvaney would cut the military's budget.

Trump plans to eliminate 25 violence against women grant programs as way to cut spending

The Trump transition team is proposing dramatic spending cuts all in the name of a "skinny budget" plan.

Mick Mulvaney is Donald Trump's pick to lead the Office of Management and Budget

Mulvaney is an ultra-conservative House member who is not afraid of government shutdowns or the U.S. defaulting on its debt.
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12 Republicans Plan Coup Against Boehner: Will Things Get Ugly For GOP in 2013?

An attempted mini-coup that went down the day the GOP re-seated Speaker John Boehner has nearly been overlooked. Here's what it might mean for a Republican-dominated Congress.