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FILE PHOTO – U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) speaks during a news conference to discuss the FBI background investigation into the assault allegations against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., October 4, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Senator Chuck Grassley, currently head
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Cable News Network (CNN) Chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta smiles as he departs after a judge temporarily restored Acosta’s White House press credentials following a hearing at U.S. District Court in Washington, U.S., November 16, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Friday temporarily restored White House press credentials to CNN
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Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker speaks at the Annual Veterans Appreciation Day Ceremony at the Justice Department in Washington, U.S., November 15, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said on Thursday that acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, who now oversees a probe of whether President Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia,
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FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Bill Nelson speaks in Orlando, Florida, U.S., June 12, 2016 and Florida Governor Rick Scott appears in Washington, DC, U.S., September 29, 2017 respectively. REUTERS/Kevin Kolczynski and REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photos/File Photo TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) – Florida’s hotly contested contest for the U.S. Senate appeared headed on Thursday toward a
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats are planning to dramatically step up their focus on improving financial services for underserved communities when they take control of the U.S. House of Representatives in January, according to several people briefed on the matter. FILE PHOTO: Congresswoman Maxine Waters addresses the audience at the ‘Ain’t I a Woman?’ Sojourner Truth
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TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. Senator Bill Nelson’s campaign on Thursday said it had sued Florida election officials seeking a hand recount of ballots in liberal-leaning Palm Beach County in his re-election contest against Republican Rick Scott. State election officials earlier completed an electronic recount of ballots, triggered under state law after initial Nov.
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The Pentagon in Washington, U.S., is seen from aboard Air Force One, March 29, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas – RC125AF3E6D0 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon has failed what is being called its first-ever comprehensive audit, a senior official said on Thursday, finding U.S. Defense Department accounting discrepancies that could take years to resolve. Results of the
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi believes she has the votes to retake the speakership of the House of Representatives, she told reporters on Thursday, despite a string of critics within her party who have said they would oppose her bid. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during her weekly news
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FILE PHOTO: Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after briefing the U.S. House Intelligence Committee on his investigation of potential collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 20, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein -/File Photo/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal judge on Thursday refused a request by a Russian
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump endorsed a bipartisan U.S. House bill on Wednesday intended to reform the federal prison system and help inmates prepare for life after release, but the legislation faces an uncertain future in the Senate. FILE PHOTO: A prisoner walks with the aid of a stick at the California Medical Facility
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