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How Trump's China trade war plays out in one Pa. congressional race

Montgomery County's Fourth Congressional District race highlights sharp differences over China. The Republican wants to punish the Chinese with tariffs for years of technology theft while the Democrat calls tariffs dangerous. Her husband's firm imports bicycles from China.

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Trump defends Saudi arms sales amid fury over missing writer

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump defended continuing huge sales of U.S. weapons to Saudi Arabia on Thursday despite rising pressure from lawmakers to punish the kingdom over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist who lived in the United States and is now feared dead.

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Kanye West, in 'MAGA' hat, delivers surreal Oval Office show

WASHINGTON (AP) - Live from the Oval Office, it's Kanye West with a jaw-dropping performance.

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If GOP is the anti-labor party, why do Pa. unions still endorse Republicans? | Will Bunch

The GOP has made it clear in recent years that it's the anti-labor party, with particular ire aimed at the teachers' union - even in Harrisburg, where legislative leaders have tugged Republicans to the far right. So why do so powerful unions - the PSEA, AFL-CIO, building trades, etc. - continue to...

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President Trump generally has had his way on immigration, implementing policies to reduce the number of people coming into this country illegally as well as legally.

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Democrats try to flip Washington district for the first time

ISSAQUAH, Wash. (AP) - Democrats are trying to flip an open U.S. House seat in Washington state that's been in GOP hands since it was created nearly three decades ago, running a political newcomer and national party favorite against a well-known Republican in a race that could be critical to...

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A dilemma for New Jersey Democrats: an unpopular senator, or Trump's GOP

In a state that hasn't elected a Republican to the Senate since 1972, the cloud over Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez has made for a much tougher race than usual, but Democrats believe President Trump will ultimately bring liberal voters to support the incumbent.

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'Greedy' young mayor stole from investors, feds say

BOSTON (AP) - A Massachusetts mayor who was first elected at age 23 was charged Thursday with using investments in a company he formed as his "own personal ATM" to enjoy casinos and adult entertainment, buy a Mercedes, and pay down student loan debt.

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Trump steps up his attacks on Federal Reserve's rate hikes

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has escalated his attack on the Federal Reserve's interest rate increases, asserting that "the Fed is out of control" and blaming it for this week's plunge in stock prices.

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Health care is top of mind for Republicans and Democrats alike leading into midterm elections.

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A Democratic takeover of the House could stymie Trump's economic agenda, which has so far included sharply lower corporate tax rates, a series of tariffs, and cuts in regulation.

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Fox News cutting back on Trump rally coverage

NEW YORK (AP) - Fox News Channel has recently pulled back from airing President Donald Trump's campaign-style rallies during prime time, a move that could put a crimp in Republican efforts to reach voters in the weeks before midterm elections.

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Bucking Mueller deal, judge to set Manafort sentencing date

WASHINGTON (AP) - The judge in one of Paul Manafort's criminal cases threw a wrench Thursday into special counsel Robert Mueller's plans for the former Trump campaign chairman's cooperation.

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Where do Pa. candidates for governor stand on property taxes?

A recent poll shows voters care about taxes in the race for Pennsylvania governor. Here is what Scott Wagner and Gov. Wolf say about the issue.

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Man, 39, guilty of threatening Rep. LoBiondo

Joseph Brodie, of Millville, was convicted of two counts of making threats against the congressman and his staff in 2017.

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At Penn, Anita Hill calls Kavanaugh hearings 'a disservice to the American public'

"Some of the same things went wrong in this hearing," she said, "as went wrong in the hearing in 1991."

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