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'Real Indian' running against Sen. Elizabeth Warren sues after city tells him to stop calling her 'Fake Indian'

A self-described real Indian who is running against Mass.
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'JFK With Tattoos' Democrat Richard Ojeda Hopes To Turn West Virginia Blue : NPR

Richard Ojeda is a progressive Democrat from coal country who campaigns in combat boots. Supporters say he's the kind of Democrat who might be able to win in a solid Trump state in 2018.
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Hillary Clinton's email list, voter data, campaign software costing Democrats millions, report says

Democratic campaign organizations have paid or pledged to pay more than $2 million for key parts of Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign infrastructure -- including her email list and campaign software -- even as the party ramps up a costly campaign to win back both houses of Congress this November, The Intercept reported Wednesday.
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Exclusive: Ted Cruz Endorses Donald Trump in 2020

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said he expected to support President Donald Trump's tentative reelection campaign in 2020.
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Fox News Poll: Majority approves of airstrikes to punish Syria

A majority approves of President Trump ordering missile strikes on Syria in response to that country’s suspected use of chemical weapons.
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NRA Breaks 15-Year Fundraising Record with Nearly $2.5 Million in March

The NRA broke a 15-year fundraising record by taking in nearly $2.5 million for its Political Victory Fund in the month of March alone.
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EXCLUSIVE -- Research: Google Search Manipulation Can Swing Nearly 80 Percent of Undecided Voters | Breitbart

Abuses of power by Google have the potential to dramatically impact democratic elections, and are nearly impossible to detect. - Google | Tech
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Republican Debbie Lesko wins Arizona House special election

Republican candidate Debbie Lesko won a special election for a U.S. House seat in Arizona Tuesday night, to replace former Rep. Trent Franks, who resigned in December over sexual misconduct allegations.
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Iran promises 'severe consequences' if US backs out of nuclear deal

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told a cheering crowd of thousands on Tuesday that if any country betrays the 2015 nuclear deal “they would face severe consequences.”
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Document shows Obama praised VA nominee Jackson, supported promotion 'immediately'

A document provided to Fox News shows Dr. Ronny Jackson received glowing praise for his work by then-President Barack Obama, amid new allegations that President Trump's pick to run the Department of Veterans Affairs exhibited poor behavior in the workplace.
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Supreme Court Holds Foreign Corporations Cannot Be Held Liable For Terrorism Claims : NPR

In a 5-4 decision, the court's conservatives effectively ended all human-rights lawsuits against overseas corporations tied to terrorism and the United States.
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WATCH: Wild Hogs Storm Houston Suburb

A Texas woman posted a video of a large herd of feral hogs running through the middle of a Houston area subdivision. She used her cell phone to capture the moment when more than a dozen wild hogs ran through the Spring Trails subdivision on the northern outskirts of the country's fourth-largest city.
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The Party of Ike - The Atlantic

Eisenhower—embodying prudence, diligence, and broad-mindedness—offers conservatives in the age of Trump a different model of leadership.
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Liberal think tank run by Clinton ally Tanden hit for response to sexual harassment

A top liberal think tank led by a Hillary Clinton ally has reportedly faced multiple internal allegations of sexual harassment, amid claims from former and current employees that top brass at the organization haven’t done enough to address it.
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GOP reps strike deal with DOJ for thousands of Clinton probe documents

The Justice Department has reached an agreement with two Republican-led congressional committees to provide hundreds of thousands of long-sought documents related to the FBI's investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server.
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Former President George. H.W. Bush Hospitalized For Blood Infection : NPR

The 93-year-old former president was admitted to a Houston hospital for treatment just one day after the funeral of his wife, former first lady Barbara Bush.
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Feds studying adding warning labels to soda

The National Institutes of Health is spending over $150,000 to study adding warning labels to soda.
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Democrats Push For Internal Documents On 2020 Census Citizenship Question : NPR

More lawmakers are calling for a subpoena to force the Census Bureau and Commerce Department to release documents about the controversial citizenship question before an upcoming hearing.
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Trump travel ban: Timeline of a legal journey

Since the president signed an executive order in January 2017 establishing a ban on travel of people from Muslim-majority nations, it has been a point of contention and challenged in court. Here’s a look at the ban’s journey through the legal system.
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Cold pizza, cold comfort for GOP in midterms

Take what you can get.
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Bush-bashing professor has Fresno State scrambling to keep its donors

A Fresno State professor who called the late Barbara Bush “racist” soon after her death Tuesday, and said she was glad “the witch is dead,” continues to face fallout as donors mull ceasing donations to the institution.
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Randa Jarrar, Moral Grandstanding, and Forbearance - The Atlantic

Fixating on offensive speech amplifies its harms—often, the best course is simply to ignore it.
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Arizona special election features Debbie Lesko, Hiral Tipirneni: What to know about the race

Republican Debbie Lesko, a former state lawmaker, is facing off with Democrat Dr. Hiral Tipirneni, a cancer research advocate, represent the district.
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GOP unfinished business on the ball diamond

Congressional Republicans had some unfinished business early Wednesday morning.
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How The Job Of The U.S. President Has Changed Over Decades : NPR

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with contributing editor to The Atlantic, John Dickerson, about his new piece "The Hardest Job in the World," that looks at the job of the country's president.
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French President Emmanuel Macron, President Trump Hold Joint Press Conference : NPR

While French President Emmanuel Macron is in Washington, D.C., for a state visit, he and President Trump are expected to discuss the Iran nuclear deal, Syria and the Trump administration's tariffs.
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Fox News Poll: Three top-tier candidates in West Virginia GOP Senate Primary

Three candidates make up the top tier in West Virginia’s Republican senate nomination contest, according to a Fox News Poll released Tuesday.
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