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The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP, is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with its main rival, the Democratic Party.

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Trump’s Doctor Thought He Had a Ticket to Congress. It Hasn’t Been So Easy.

Ronny Jackson is one of 15 candidates in a crowded Republican primary. And the White House hasn’t gone out of its way to help.
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Sanders praises some of Castro's policies, angering Republicans and Democrats in Florida

Bernie Sanders praised portions of Cuba's socialist system. That's rarely a winning proposition in Florida, home to many Cuban Americans.
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Trump's Position On Yucca Mountain Leaves Political Mess Of Nuclear Proportions [Video]Trump's Position On Yucca Mountain Leaves Political Mess Of Nuclear Proportions

Having narrowly lost the Battle Born state in the 2016, President Donald Trump is seeking to woo Nevada voters. He's doing it by abandoning the GOP’s decades of support for storing the nation’s..

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Barr To Meet With Senate GOP [Video]Barr To Meet With Senate GOP

Attorney General William Barr will meet with Senate Republicans on Tuesday. The meeting will take place at their weekly lunch, according to a source familiar with the planning. The gathering is..

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Stone Gets Over Three Years In Prison, Trump To 'Let The Process Play Out' [Video]Stone Gets Over Three Years In Prison, Trump To 'Let The Process Play Out'

President Donald Trump’s longtime adviser Roger Stone has been sentenced to serve three years and four months in prison. US District Judge Amy Berman Jackson said Stone's lies to lawmakers posed a..

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'So how was your night last night?': Bloomberg jokes after debate [Video]'So how was your night last night?': Bloomberg jokes after debate

Speaking in Salt Lake City after a bruising presidential debate, 2020 Democratic candidate Michael Bloomberg on Thursday made a joke to the crowd and then said he is 'worried' that the party could end..

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Stone Gets 40 Months [Video]Stone Gets 40 Months

Roger Stone, the longtime GOP strategist, is going to jail. A federal judge on Thursday sentenced Stone to 40 months in prison. He was also ordered to pay a $20,000 fine. He will also serve two years..

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Sister, Sister: Utah Senate Votes To Decriminalize Polygamy [Video]Sister, Sister: Utah Senate Votes To Decriminalize Polygamy

The Utah state Senate voted unanimously on Tuesday to effectively decriminalize polygamy among consenting adults. The Republican-sponsored bill reduces the penalty for plural marriage from a felony to..

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Trump ramps up re-election effort at Daytona 500 [Video]Trump ramps up re-election effort at Daytona 500

U.S. President Donald Trump made an appearance at the Daytona 500 racetrack in Florida on Sunday (February 16), ramping up his re-election efforts in the swing state of Florida.

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'Confident' Zelensky wants no involvement in U.S. politics -Senator Murphy [Video]'Confident' Zelensky wants no involvement in U.S. politics -Senator Murphy

A group of three U.S. Senators visited Kiev on Friday (February 14) to convey a message of continued bipartisan support for Ukraine after it got entangled last year in President Donald Trump's..

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Trump defends 'legal right' to interfere in criminal cases [Video]Trump defends 'legal right' to interfere in criminal cases

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he has "the legal right" to interfere in criminal cases, capping a tumultuous week that raised questions about whether he is eroding the independence of the..

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2020 Dems make their pitches to Hispanic voters [Video]2020 Dems make their pitches to Hispanic voters

Democratic presidential contenders Pete Buttigieg, Senators Amy Klobuchar and Bernie Sanders made their case to Hispanic voters in Las Vegas, Nevada on Thursday on how they would support the Hispanic..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:41Published

U.S. Senate rebukes Trump, votes to limit war powers on Iran [Video]U.S. Senate rebukes Trump, votes to limit war powers on Iran

The U.S. Senate backed legislation on Thursday to limit President Donald Trump's ability to wage war against Iran, rebuking him after a strike against an Iranian military commander and Tehran's..

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Trump Fed nominee faces bi-partisan doubters [Video]Trump Fed nominee faces bi-partisan doubters

Federal Reserve board nominee Judy Shelton on Thursday faced sharp questioning from Democrat and Republican lawmakers on the Senate Banking Committee who challenged her independence from President..

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Will Congress limit Trump's power to strike Iran? [Video]Will Congress limit Trump's power to strike Iran?

U.S. Congress has moved closer to passing legislation that would limit President Donald Trump's ability to wage war against Iran. But he can still veto it, and its unlikely that enough Republican..

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The GOP solution to lowering carbon emissions? Plant trees [Video]The GOP solution to lowering carbon emissions? Plant trees

Republican lawmakers on Wednesday proposed legislation setting a goal for the United States to plant a trillion trees by 2050 to fight global warming, a plan intended to address climate change by..

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Trump declines to say if he's considering pardoning Stone [Video]Trump declines to say if he's considering pardoning Stone

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday declined to say whether he is considering pardoning longtime adviser Roger Stone, who was found guilty last year of lying to Congress, obstruction and witness..

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In New Hampshire, Dems seek to prove their viability [Video]In New Hampshire, Dems seek to prove their viability

From Bernie Sanders' "multi-generational, multi-racial political movement" to Amy Klobuchar's "movement of fired up democrats" to Joe Biden's support "from black and brown voters", Democratic..

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New Hampshire victory 'beginning of the end' for Trump -Sanders [Video]New Hampshire victory 'beginning of the end' for Trump -Sanders

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders thanked New Hampshire voters for his primary win and described it as "the beginning of the end for Donald Trump."

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'We have beaten the odds' - Klobuchar hails strong New Hampshire finish [Video]'We have beaten the odds' - Klobuchar hails strong New Hampshire finish

Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar told her supporters in New Hampshire on Tuesday that her strong third place finish in New Hampshire proved her resilience in the race.

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Pardons, bullying and purges: Senate Republicans had leverage over Trump but didn't use it

Senate Republicans could have taken a lesson from 1868 and forced Trump to pledge good behavior before they cast votes against impeachment witnesses.
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Dueling Narratives Emerge From Muddied Account of Russia’s 2020 Interference

President Trump’s national security adviser intimated that the Russians were backing Bernie Sanders, as Joe Biden blamed Mr. Trump and other Republicans for the continued interference.
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Russia denies backing Trump's re-election as critics blast reported interference

The Kremlin on Friday denied it was interfering in the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign to boost Republican President Donald Trump's re-election chances following reports that American intelligence..
Reuters - Published

White House Denies Claim That Trump Offered Pardon Deal to Julian Assange

A statement in a London court put a twist on a previously known attempt by a Republican congressman to get the WikiLeaks founder to absolve Russia of election meddling.
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Climate change: Put a price on carbon pollution, then refund the money to consumers

Carbon tax plan has backing from Republican luminaries and is more likely to achieve common ground than the most sweeping 'Green New Deal': Our view
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Michael Bloomberg is not the candidate who can beat Donald Trump

Michael Bloomberg is trying to hide his Republican New York City mayoral record.
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Clayton Williams, Oilman Whose Gaffes Cost an Election, Dies at 88

Leading Ann Richards in 1990, he was undone by a spate of blunders. He was the last Republican to date to lose a race for governor of Texas.
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Bloomberg bets his fortune on crushing Trump, whatever the cost in money or democracy

While Trump used his star power and shamelessness to execute a hostile takeover of the Republican Party, Bloomberg is purchasing Democrats' affection.
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Virginia's ban on assault weapons sales blocked in Senate committee

As four moderate Democrats joined Republicans, the committee voted to defer a vote until 2021 after the bill drew strong opposition from gun groups.
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On Politics: Bloomberg Under the Microscope

Political donations, a Nevada poll, Republican turnout: This is your morning tip sheet.
NYTimes.com - Published

2020 Democratic presidential primary hopefuls take aim at red Texas as Super Tuesday looms

Texas, long a reliably Republican state, is hosting Democratic presidential candidates as the state threatens to turn purple for the 2020 election.
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Former Justice Dept. Lawyers Press for Barr to Step Down

Nearly 1,000 former prosecutors who served in Republican and Democratic administrations signed an open letter condemning the president and the attorney general over the Stone case.
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Dems hail bipartisan approval of war powers bill

Senate Democrats celebrated the bipartisan approval Thursday of a bill aimed at limiting President Donald Trump's authority to launch military operations against Iran. Eight Republicans joined..
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Lawrence Pierce, Federal Judge in New York, Dies at 95

Appointed by Nixon in 1971 and promoted by Reagan, he was one of a few black jurists on the federal bench. He considered himself a Republican civil libertarian.
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Eight Republicans join Democrats to pass Senate measure to limit President Trump's war powers against Iran

In a rare rebuke, a handful of Senate Republicans broke with Trump to support a resolution requiring congressional approval for a strike against Iran.
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In Bipartisan Bid to Restrain Trump, Senate Passes Iran War Powers Resolution

Some Republicans crossed party lines to join Democrats in voting to curtail President Trump’s ability to wage war with Iran, weeks after a drone strike killed a top Iranian general.
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Trump, Republican committee raised more than $60 million during January impeachment trial: campaign

U.S. President Donald Trump's re-election campaign and his Republican Party raised more than $60 million in January, against the backdrop of impeachment that threatened Trump's presidency.
Reuters - Published

New York governor signals possible compromise with Trump in immigration spat

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo indicated on Wednesday that he will make concessions to Republican President Donald Trump in a dispute over the state's pro-immigrant "sanctuary" policies.
Reuters - Published

Plant a trillion trees: U.S. Republicans offer fossil fuel-friendly climate fix

Republican lawmakers on Wednesday proposed legislation setting a goal for the United States to plant a trillion trees by 2050 to fight global warming, a plan intended to address climate change by..
Reuters - Published

Democrats demand probe of Trump role in Stone case; Republicans unmoved

Republicans in Congress on Wednesday brushed aside calls to investigate possible political interference at the U.S. Justice Department after the agency asked for a lighter prison term for President..
Reuters - Published

Republicans shrug off calls to probe Trump influence in criminal case

Republicans in Congress on Wednesday rejected calls to investigate possible political interference at the U.S. Justice Department after the agency asked for a lighter prison term for President Donald..
Reuters - Published

Moderate Democrats Fear Bernie Sanders Could Cost Them the House

Lawmakers who flipped Republican districts in 2018 worry that a democratic socialist at the top of the ticket could doom their re-election chances.
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'I don't think that's appropriate': Trump's involvement in Roger Stone case draws criticism from GOP senators

Several Republican lawmakers criticized President Donald Trump for inserting himself into the federal case of longtime ally Roger Stone.
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In wake of impeachment, Trump allies boycott House Intelligence tech hearing

Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee refused to attend a subcommittee hearing on technology and national security on Wednesday, boycotting the panel's first..
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Florida man charged with driving van into GOP voter tent dislikes Trump, felt he had to 'take a stand,' police say

According to an arrest report, Gregory William Loel Timm said he does not like the president and that he felt "someone had to take a stand."
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What's next for Democratic presidential candidates after New Hampshire

If there's one thing Tuesday's New Hampshire primary made clear, it's that Democrats are no closer to agreeing on the right candidate to beat Republican President Donald Trump in November.
Reuters - Published

Trump touts the booming stock market, but Main Street Americans aren't feeling flush

Trump and Republicans have made a strong stock market their economic lodestar. But voters in the heartland and countrywide know this is a farce.
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Prosecutors quit as Justice Dept. seeks shorter sentence for Trump ally

Under pressure from President Donald Trump, the U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday abruptly moved to seek a shorter prison sentence for veteran Republican operative and long-time Trump adviser and..
Reuters - Published

Trump wins Republican presidential primary in New Hampshire: Edison Research

President Donald Trump was the projected winner of the Republican presidential primary in New Hampshire on Tuesday, according to early exit polling compiled by Edison Research.
Reuters - Published

In California: Nunes' name gets dragged through the dirt, literally

GOP Rep. Devin Nunes calls a guy who apparently stole one of this campaign signs 'homeless' based on his appearance. Plus: 195 people are set free after testing negative for coronavirus. And the feds..
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With Trump’s Trial Over, Lawmakers Ponder How to Conduct the Next One

Republicans want to filter out “nuisance” impeachments while Democrats want to demand more evidence.
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Under pressure from Trump, U.S. seeks shorter sentence for his adviser Stone

Under pressure from President Donald Trump, the U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday abruptly moved to seek a shorter prison sentence for veteran Republican operative and long-time Trump adviser Roger..
Reuters - Published

Democrats Get the Attention, but Trump Aims to Put New Hampshire in Play

The president, who lost the state by a few thousand votes in 2016, now has the support of the Republican establishment. But not all Republicans are convinced.
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In reversal, Justice Department to seek shorter sentence for Trump adviser Stone

In a dramatic reversal that could benefit a long-time adviser to President Donald Trump, the Justice Department will seek a shorter prison sentence for veteran Republican operative Roger Stone, a U.S...
Reuters - Published

11 Democrats still in U.S. presidential race as New Hampshire votes

The presidential nominating contest for both the Democratic and Republican parties continues Tuesday in New Hampshire.
Reuters - Published

Trump Travels to New Hampshire to Rally Republicans and Distract Democrats

On the eve of the state’s presidential primary, he arrived with a team of surrogates who will visit polling places on Tuesday.
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'I'm not going to be the Republican Christopher Steele': Graham fears Giuliani evidence is Russian propaganda

Sen. Lindsey Graham advised caution before accepting evidence from President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani.
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Van hits GOP voter sign-up tent, Fla. man charged

A man in Florida is under arrest after he deliberately drove a van into a tent where voters were being registered by local Republicans, authorities in Jacksonville said Sunday. Local media said there..
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Sanders has a bizarre radical past that Trump and Republicans would use to destroy him

Sanders has radical fringe skeletons dangling in closets without doors. He's destined to fail in a general election, perhaps in a 49-state rout.
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Mitt Romney Is a ‘Judas’ to Many Republicans. But Not in Utah.

Some conservatives want to recall him and others want to censure him. In the state he represents, though, many view speaking out against President Trump as an act to admire, not an apostasy.
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On the 2020 trail: Sanders blasts Buttigieg for taking billionaire bucks

Democratic presidential contenders Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg traded jabs over money and message on Sunday, two days before New Hampshire voters pick their choice to take on Republican President..
Reuters - Published

On the trail: Sanders, Buttigieg spar over money, message in New Hampshire

Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg traded jabs over money and message on Sunday, two days before New Hampshire voters pick their choice to take on Republican President..
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