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Senate heads for exits as vulnerable Democrats get campaign time and McConnell gets his judges

After bare-knuckled Kavanaugh fight, few Democrats were eager to meet GOP demands. But campaign realities dictated otherwise.

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As Hurricane Michael tore through Marianna, Fla., a family stayed put, opening their doors to displaced neighbors.

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The former White House aide was Trump’s preferred choice for U.S. ambassador to the U.N., but wants to stay at Goldman Sachs in New York, according to a senior White House official and a person familiar with the matter.

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The rapper held forth with profanity, inanity and a profession of love for President Trump, who said West could be a future presidential candidate.

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In this edition: Five lessons from debate season, Bernie Sanders and his discontents, and the Kavanaugh conundrum for Tennessee (and West Virginia) Democrats.

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A new cast of celebrities and famous-for-politics personalities enter the stage as the wide-open presidential race starts to take shape.

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Trump’s Jamal Khashoggi reckoning, and why his history with despots suggests he won’t get tough on Saudi Arabia

Trump is understandably cautious right now. But his comments -- and a situation that pits a despotic ally against a journalist -- is ripe for getting it wrong.

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Show this to your friends who think 75 percent odds are practically a sure thing.

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In an interview with NPR, the Senate majority leader said that losing the chamber is a “scary prospect” to Republican voters who want to see more conservative judges on the nation’s courts.

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Trump shamed Obama for campaigning after a hurricane. Then he did it as Michael ravaged Florida.

"You had these people waiting for hours, many hours. And if I didn’t go, that would have been the wrong thing, too," President Trump said.

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The president says he does not want to harm a $110-billion arms deal over the Khashoggi disappearance but few deals have actually come to fruition

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Facebook cracked down on over 800 accounts and publishers on Thursday, saying that the politically-oriented accounts violated its policies against spam.

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Trump is understandably cautious right now. But his comments -- and a situation that pits a despotic ally against a journalist -- is ripe for getting it wrong.

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President Trump wants the men he supports to get "due process," but the same rules don't apply for women who criticize him.

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"You had these people waiting for hours, many hours. And if I didn’t go, that would have been the wrong thing, too," President Trump said.

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The Trump administration claims its policies are stabilizing the marketplaces, but not all agree.

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Over 45 minutes, the president made an array of assertions about 2020 contenders, his attorney general, the former attorney general and much more.

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