Trump turns to Supreme Court to move forward on travel ban

Justice Department lawyers ask the high court to overturn a 4th Circuit ruling that maintains the freeze on Trump’s revised travel order. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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Is the big story 'unmasking' or Trump-Russia connections? Congress can't decide.

Let’s see what happens if we game out President Trump’s request that Congress zeroes in on leaks and “unmasking” over his campaign’s connections to Russia. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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Scott Pruitt, outspoken and forceful, moves to the center of power within the Trump administration

The EPA administrator played a decisive role in president’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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At home, GOP senators voice skepticism about passing a health-care bill

Their comments injected fresh uncertainty into the Republican effort to fulfill a signature campaign promise. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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Democrats see political opportunity in Trump’s decision to abandon Paris climate deal

Democrats view the president’s withdrawal as a key component of their broader argument to college-educated swing voters. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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U.N Refugee Chief Makes National-Security Case for Funding

The chief of the United Nations’ refugee agency, facing potentially steep cuts in U.S. ​humanitarian aid under President Donald Trump, argued that national-security considerations require Washington to maintain higher levels of funding. Refugee flows in the Middle East and Africa, particularly out of Syria, Libya and South Sudan, risk destabilizing key American allies, said Filippo…

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Pelosi Says Democrats Won’t Rubber Stamp Debt-Ceiling Increase

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) on Friday stopped short of giving unconditional support to an increase in the U.S. borrowing limit, potentially complicating efforts in Congress to raise the debt ceiling this year. For years, Democrats have backed raising the borrowing limit with no conditions, saying that the country must pay for debts…

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The Energy 202: Trump's Paris speech needs a serious fact check

Several claims were hard to make sense of. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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The Health 202: It's not the best time to be Planned Parenthood

Some clinics are closing and the GOP is targeting the group, again. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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Report finds sloppy handling of sexual misconduct cases in Justice Department

Inspector general’s report finds “significant weaknesses” in tracking, reporting and investigating sexual harassment and misconduct allegations. Source: Washington Post (owned by Jeff Bezos. Strongly Left Partisan)

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