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Mr. Sims, a former White House communications aide, is alleging that the president used his campaign organization as a “cutout” to improperly punish former employees.

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An FAQ document, which referred to provisions that did not appear in the initial proposal, was published by mistake, an aide said.

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A storm will move through the Midwest and into the Northeast; there will be heavy rain moving north from Louisiana; and the Northwest will get even more snow.

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Officials wanted to encourage voting and downplay a contentious holiday. “We’ve been very surprised by the national attention,” the city manager said.

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Kwame Raoul, the attorney general, said he wants the prison term of Jason Van Dyke, a Chicago police officer convicted last year of killing Laquan McDonald, reviewed. “This is a question of law,” he said.

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NBC Sports contradicted Mr. Costas’s account, saying he had not been removed from Super Bowl coverage as punishment and that the decision had been mutual.

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Ilhan Omar Apologizes for Statements Condemned as Anti-Semitic

Representative Ilhan Omar’s implication that Jewish money is driving pro-Israel sentiments has drawn fierce rebukes, this time from Democrats and Republicans.

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Trump and O’Rourke Face Off in El Paso Over Wall

President Trump travels to El Paso today for a rally to win support for his call for a border wall. But this time, his potential rival in 2020, Beto O’Rourke, will be there to answer him.

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Virginia Democrat Backs Off Effort to Open Impeachment Inquiry Against Fairfax

A Democratic lawmaker’s push to swiftly begin impeachment proceedings stalled on Monday in the face of furious opposition from the party’s black caucus.

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Illinois Attorney General Challenges Sentence for Officer Jason Van Dyke

Kwame Raoul, the attorney general, wants the Chicago officer’s prison term reviewed. Some have questioned whether less than seven years was enough in Laquan McDonald’s death.

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Trump Pushes Iraq to Stop Buying Energy From Iran

The push by American officials to get Iraq to comply with Iran sanctions could lead to more mass protests and political instability in the electricity-starved country.

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A charter school in Palmetto, Fla., plans to protect its students by arming security guards with Glock handguns and semiautomatic rifles.

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Monday: A new children’s book explores Biddy Mason’s story and seeks to reframe her history; a border town’s pollution crisis; and the Grammys

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Troops deployed last year at President Trump’s request will now help combat drug gangs and fight wildfires instead, under an order Gov. Gavin Newsom is expected to sign on Monday.

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California Is Expected to Pull National Guard Troops Out of Border Duty

Troops deployed last year at President Trump’s request will now help combat drug gangs and fight wildfires instead, under an order Gov. Gavin Newsom is expected to sign on Monday.

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Democrats’ 2020 Choice: Do They Want a Fighter or a Healer?

In Iowa, Cory Booker and Elizabeth Warren presented Democrats with a philosophical choice between healing a divided country or crushing President Trump.

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Ralph Northam’s early life, growing up on Virginia’s rural Eastern Shore, provides clues about how his perspectives on race were shaped.

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Iraq Rebuffs U.S. Demands to Stop Buying Energy From Iran

The push by American officials to get Iraq to comply with Iran sanctions could lead to more mass protests and political instability in the electricity-starved country.

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Denver Teachers Once Hailed Performance-Based Pay. Now They’re on Strike Over It.

The districtwide strike is seen as a referendum on a compensation system that teachers say has delivered erratic bonuses while their base salaries stagnate.

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Ms. Harris seemed to try to be all things to all people as a district attorney and state attorney general. Now, as she runs for president, her record faces a chorus of critics, especially on the left.

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