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Russian Visa Requests Spiked Before Election

Added: 25.06.2017 3:56 | 0 views | 0 comments

Ned Price, former NSC spokesman and senior director, shares with Rachel Maddow insights on the reporting by the Washington Post of an uptick in visa applications from Russia ahead of the 2016 election.

Trump Breaks With White House Ramadan Tradition

Added: 25.06.2017 3:41 | 1 views | 0 comments

Ramadan wasn't recognized in the White House with an iftar or Eid celebration for the first time in nearly two decades, The Washington Post reports.A holy month of fasting between dawn and dusk, prayer and introspection for Muslims, Ramadan was observed from May 26 through...


Kochs Create Partnership with Deion Sanders

Added: 24.06.2017 23:26 | 2 views | 0 comments

Former NFL star Deion Sanders has partnered up with the conservative Koch brothers to help fight poverty in Dallas, the Washington Post reports.Thirty-seven percent of children in Dallas live in high-poverty neighborhoods, according to a report published in 2016 by Texas...


10 places in the Pacific Northwest to celebrate summer

Added: 24.06.2017 19:52 | 0 views | 0 comments

Soaking up the season in Washington, Oregon & British Columbia, too


What is in the Senate's healthcare bill? All you need to know about the latest Trumpcare proposal

Added: 24.06.2017 18:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

Senate Republicans have finally unveiled a draft of their Obamacare replacement bill, which Democrats were quick to condemn. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing for a vote before senators leave Washington, DC for the Fourth of July recess. To pass the bill, Mr McConnell can only afford to lose two ‘yeas’.

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Obama official says they didn't do enough about Russian election hacking: 'We choked'

Added: 24.06.2017 17:56 | 0 views | 0 comments

A former White House official has said that they think the Obama administration mishandled its response to Russia’s efforts to meddle in the 2016 election. “It is the hardest thing about my entire time in government to defend”, the official from Barack Obama’s White House told the Washington Post of his role in determining how the White House should handle their knowledge that the Kremlin was trying to undermine the integrity of the US electoral process. The Obama White House was notified about Moscow’s campaign to interfere in the 2016 presidential election was on orders from Vladimir Putin in August, but was hesitant to make that knowledge public, according to that investigation by the Washington Post.

WaPo reporter on election interference report, GOP health bill

Added: 24.06.2017 17:18 | 2 views | 0 comments

Amber Phillips, staff writer for the Washington Post, joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the Post's report that the Obama administration was given a CIA report detailing Vladimir Putin's direct involvement in the effort disrupt the 2016 election, Mr. Trump's admission that he didn't record conversations with James Comey and the status of the health care bill after a fifth GOP senator comes out in opposition.


US special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan quits post

Added: 24.06.2017 16:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

Washington's special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan stepped down on Friday, just as the United States is preparing to send thousands more troops to the region. A senior State Department official told AFP that acting special representative Laurel Miller left ithout a replacement being named. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Miller is returning to a position at the Rand Corporation and that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has not yet decided what to do with post.

Senate GOP health bill: Tax cuts for rich

Added: 24.06.2017 16:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans' new health bill cuts taxes by nearly $1 trillion over the next decade, mostly for corporations and the richest families in America.

High court rejects new trial request in Boston murder case

Added: 24.06.2017 15:58 | 0 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled against a Boston man seeking to overturn his murder conviction because his lawyer failed to object when the trial judge closed the courtroom during jury selection.

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