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USA POLITICS: Romney to GOP Officials: Hillary Clinton Encouraged Him to Take Trump Secretary of State Job

USA POLITICS: Romney to GOP Officials: Hillary Clinton Encouraged Him to Take Trump Secretary of State Job

“In each case, each of them said, ‘Please, please take that job if it’s offered to you,’ ” Romney said, drawing laughs from the crowd. “We would very much like to see you serve in that capacity.”

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USA POLITICS: Republican in Brawl While Testing Montana Vote for Trump

USA POLITICS: Republican in Brawl While Testing Montana Vote for Trump

Democrat Rob Quist, a banjo-playing folk singer and first-time candidate, is facing off against Republican tech executive Greg Gianforte in a tightening race for the U.S. House of Representatives seat vacated when President Donald Trump named Ryan Zinke as secretary of the interior.

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USA POLITICS: Dianne Feinstein Urges Hearing on Trump’s Firing of James Comey

USA POLITICS: Dianne Feinstein Urges Hearing on Trump’s Firing of James Comey

“President Trump and the White House have presented an ever-changing narrative on the rationale for firing of FBI Director Comey,” Dianne Feinstein says.

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USA POLITICS: ‘Ossoff Can Win’: McElhannon Republican Strategist Says

USA POLITICS: ‘Ossoff Can Win’: McElhannon Republican Strategist Says

“I’ve never seen Democrats here so engaged, and it’s Donald Trump who got us so engaged,” said Carolyn Hadaway a veteran party activist in Georgia.

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USA POLITICS: Barack Obama’ Legacy: The Achievments and Failures

USA POLITICS: Barack Obama’ Legacy: The Achievments and Failures

In the end, Barack Obama turned out to be a good human being and decent President. To understand his character, one only needs to read his farewell speech.

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USA POLITICS: Lawmakers Seek FBI, NSA Answers On Trump, Russia At Rare Public Hearing

USA POLITICS: Lawmakers Seek FBI, NSA Answers On Trump, Russia At Rare Public Hearing

Trump fired his national security adviser, Michael Flynn, after he failed to disclose contacts with Russia’s ambassador before Trump took office on Jan. 20.

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USA POLITICS: ‘Sessions Not Fit to Serve, Quit!: Pelosi to Jeff Sessions

USA POLITICS: ‘Sessions Not Fit to Serve, Quit!: Pelosi to Jeff Sessions

Pelosi, top Democrat in the House of Representatives, called for Sessions to resign and for independent, bipartisan investigation into Trump-Russian ties.

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USA POLITICS: Republicans Push for Flynn to Testify Before Congress

USA POLITICS: Republicans Push for Flynn to Testify Before Congress

Senator Lindsey Graham, a top Republican voice on foreign policy who has been a Trump critic, called for a broader bipartisan congressional investigation.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Proposes Stricter Obamacare Rules

USA POLITICS: Trump Proposes Stricter Obamacare Rules

The proposed new rule issued by part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, sets out changes to shore up the system developed under Obamacare.

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USA POLITICS: Lifetime Job! Trump Nominates Neil Gorsuch for US Supreme Court

USA POLITICS: Lifetime Job! Trump Nominates Neil Gorsuch for US Supreme Court

“Judge Gorsuch has outstanding legal skills, a brilliant mind, tremendous disciple, and has earned bipartisan support,” Trump told an audience included Scalia’s widow.

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USA POLITICS: Sanctuary Cities See Legal Holes in Trump’s Immigration Orders

USA POLITICS: Sanctuary Cities See Legal Holes in Trump’s Immigration Orders

Trump administration cannot cut funds for sanctuary cities’ healthcare and education while preserving money for police, since those jobs relate more closely to immigration enforcement, said Richard Doyle, city attorney in San Jose, California.

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CUBA POLITICS: Raul Castro to Trump: Respect Country’s Sovereignty

CUBA POLITICS: Raul Castro to Trump: Respect Country’s Sovereignty

Cuban President Raul Castro on Wednesday said Cuba hoped to continue to normalize relations with the United States.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Seeks ‘Major Investigation’ On Voter Fraud

USA POLITICS: Trump Seeks ‘Major Investigation’ On Voter Fraud

President Trump said, “I will be asking for major investigation into VOTER FRAUD, including those registered to vote in two states, those who are illegal.”

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UK POLITICS: Protesters Tell Trump From Tower Bridge – ‘Build Bridges Not Walls’

UK POLITICS: Protesters Tell Trump From Tower Bridge – ‘Build Bridges Not Walls’

A banner reading “Build bridges not walls” was draped across London’s Tower Bridge on Friday as part of a series of protests across the world aimed at expressing displeasure at the inauguration of Donald Trump as U.S. president.

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USA POLITICS: ‘God Can Triumph Over Trump’: Martin Luther King’s Daughter Bernice King Says, Gets Thunderous Applause

USA POLITICS: ‘God Can Triumph Over Trump’: Martin Luther King’s Daughter Bernice King Says, Gets Thunderous Applause

Bernice King told the audience, “Don’t be afraid of who sits in the White House. God can triumph over Trump,” she said, drawing a standing ovation.

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USA POLITICS: Zero Evidence: Sean Spicer Says ‘No Proof Russian Hacking Influenced US Election’

USA POLITICS: Zero Evidence: Sean Spicer Says ‘No Proof Russian Hacking Influenced US Election’

“The idea that we’re jumping to conclusions before we have a final report is irresponsible,” Donald Trump’s spokesman Sean Spicer told CNN.

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USA POLITICS: Tit-For-Tat! Obama Punishes 35 Russian Spy Suspects

USA POLITICS: Tit-For-Tat! Obama Punishes 35 Russian Spy Suspects

Russians have 72 hours to leave the United States, the official said. Access to two compounds will be denied to all Russian officials as of noon on Friday.

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USA POLITICS: Here’s Trump Wednesday To Do List

USA POLITICS: Here’s Trump Wednesday To Do List

Republican U.S. President-elect Donald Trump resumed holding meetings at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florid. Here’s Trump Wednesday To Do List

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USA POLITICS: ‘In Four Years, We’re Going To Win It By Even More’: Trump To Pennsylvania

USA POLITICS: ‘In Four Years, We’re Going To Win It By Even More’: Trump To Pennsylvania

Trump won Pennsylvania by more than 44,000 votes over Democrat Hillary Clinton. It was the first time a Republican candidate had won the state since 1988.

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USA POLITICS: FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Resigns

USA POLITICS: FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Resigns

With the departures of Wheeler and Rosenworcel, the only remaining Democrat on the panel would be Mignon Clyburn. Trump will select the next chairman.

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