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GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on…

Republicans are still struggling to get their stories straight nearly a week after a meeting in which President Donald Trump is said to have made vulgar remarks that have been criticized as racist

Rep. Collins: Bannon should answer questions

Commenting on Steve Bannon's meeting with the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY) said he would be inclined to answer lawmakers' questions if he were in the hotseat.

Members Of His Own Party Are Asking Missouri's…

GOP lawmakers are calling for Gov. Eric Greitens to step down after he admitted to an affair but denied allegations of blackmail.

Surveillance Program Clears Senate Hurdle Despite…

Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden argues the bill to reauthorize FISA Section 702 "ought to be open to a real Senate debate."

Politics in China weighs heavily on business

Politics weighing on foreign companies in China as Communist Party expands controls

Mueller team would hardly be first lawyers to…

An AP review of statements made under oath by Trump gives clues about how he might handle questions from Mueller's team of investigators

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Schiff: White House put a gag order on Bannon

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) says the White House placed a "gag order" on Steve Bannon during his meeting with the House Intelligence Committee regarding the Russia investigation.

Trump Got A Perfect Score On A Cognitive…

The Montreal Cognitive Assessment screens for mild cognitive dysfunction. A score of 26 and above (out of 30) is considered normal.

Justice Department Appeals DACA Decision To…

A judge blocked attempts to end the program last week.

From his big appetite to his big button: a year…

From his big appetite to his big button: a year in Trump

Conservatives balk at GOP plan to avert…

Disgruntled conservatives are threatening to scuttle Republican leaders' plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown

'The Ridiculist' pokes fun at 2018's odd start

From the debate over President Trump's vulgar comment about immigration to Sen. Orrin Hatch's invisible glasses, 2018 is already way too weird. CNN's Anderson Cooper has the latest on the Ridiculist.

Homeland Security Head Says What She Heard During…

Sen. Dick Durbin grilled Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on President Trump allegedly calling some nations "shithole countries."

Mueller Reportedly Subpoenaed Bannon To Testify…

This is reportedly the first known time someone from Trump's inner circle has been issued a grand jury subpoena in Mueller's investigation.

Lawmakers: Gov. Greitens' affair distracts from…

Missouri lawmakers say Gov. Eric Greitens' admission that he had an extramarital affair is distracting from legislative efforts to change state tax laws

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House panel subpoenas Bannon in Russia probe…

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has been subpoenaed by the House Intelligence Committee

CNN host slams Trump allies for shielding him

CNN's Erin Burnett questions why allies of President Trump continue to dodge questions regarding controversial remarks made by the President.

Congressional Panel To Ask Bannon About Those…

Steve Bannon will reportedly testify privately in front of the House Intelligence Committee Tuesday.

Congress Is Gridlocked On Negotiations To Avoid A…

Days ahead of a potential government shutdown, lawmakers still can't agree on key issues to pass a spending bill.

Rauner spokesman: 'Governor believes David Duke…

After initially fumbling a question about whether a former Ku Klux Klan leader is a racist, the campaign of Republican Bruce Rauner has clarified the governor's opinion of David Duke.

Thai court drops royal insult charges against…

A Thai military court has dropped royal insult charges against an 84-year old Thai historian who questioned whether a Thai King had actually defeated a Burmese adversary in combat on elephant-back over 500 years ago

Trump's list of nicknames is still expanding

CNN's Jeanne Moos takes a look at President Trump's long list of nicknames.

Flake To Condemn Trump's Attacks On Media Before…

Sen. Jeff Flake says the truth was "more battered and abused" in 2017 than ever before in America's history.

The Federal Government Is Again Accepting DACA…

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services says it will accept renewal applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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Aced it: Doc says Trump got perfect score on…

White House doctor says President Donald Trump did "exceedingly well" on cognitive screening he requested

Argentines try to understand why the pope won't…

Pope Francis has zigzagged across Latin America, doing everything from visiting the poor in several slums to rubbing elbows with several presidents _ but never returned to his native Argentina in his five years as pontiff

Booker: Trump's words fester, they poison

Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) speaks with CNN's Chris Cuomo about President Trump's disparaging comments during an immigration meeting in the Oval Office.