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Russian hackers targeted 21 states in 2016 presidential election

Last week Jeanette Manfra, acting undersecretary of cyber security for the Homeland Security Department, told the Senate Intelligence Committee that “Russian hackers targeted 21 U.S. state election systems in the 2016 presidential race”  and that “a small number were breached … Continue reading

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Campaign News

Boston Globe: Ted Kennedy Jr. not running for governor in Conn. Cleveland.com: Ohio Republican candidates for governor, U.S. Senate quiet on Obamacare repeal bill The Nevada Independent: Poll: Heller, Rosen in dead heat in Senate race Salon: Elizabeth Warren: It’s time … Continue reading

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Washington Post: Trump lashes out at Russia probe; Pence hires a lawyer Politico: GOP sirens blaze over Georgia special election CNN Politics: Washington Post: Mueller investigating Jared Kushner’s business dealings The Hill: Trump allies on the offensive against Mueller New … Continue reading

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Politico: Washington preaches unity — yet again CNN Politics: Trump calls House health care bill ‘mean’ Washington Post: Lawmaker Steve Scalise is critically injured in GOP baseball shooting; gunman James T. Hodgkinson is killed by police New York Times: Mueller … Continue reading

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CNN Politics: 9th Circuit deals Trump travel ban another defeat Washington Post: D.C. and Maryland AGs: Trump ‘flagrantly violating’ emoluments clause The Hill: Trump says he’s accomplished more than anyone but FDR in six months Politico: Sessions to testify in open hearing before Senate … Continue reading

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New York Times: Comey says Trump pressured him to ‘lift the cloud’ of inquiry Washington Post: Comey’s testimony could turn congressional probes toward question of obstruction Politico: Trump approval rating hits new low in Quinnipiac poll CNN Politics: Republicans to … Continue reading

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Politico: Mike Dubke, Trump’s communications director, has resigned New York Times: Investigation turns to Kushner’s motives in meeting with a Putin ally CNN Politics: It’s getting harder to say Russian meddling didn’t actually help lead to Trump’s victory and Clinton’s … Continue reading

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Politico: Trump aides facing perilous stage of Russia probe New York Times: Trump Returns to crisis over Kushner as White House tries to contain it Washington Post: Alternately charming and boorish, Trump plays the role of a lifetime overseas CNN … Continue reading

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New York Times: Kushner is said to have discussed a secret channel to talk to Russia Politico: Lawyer: Kushner ‘has no recollection’ of reported undisclosed Russian contacts CNN Politics: The Russia investigation: Everything you need to know The Hill: CBO … Continue reading

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Campaign News

BuzzFeed: Key Republicans are encouraging “Hillbilly Elegy” author J.D. Vance to run For Senate in Ohio Politico: Hatch says Romney won’t run for his Senate seat Insider New Jersey: Stockton Poll: Murphy (D), Guadagno (R) lead in primary races for … Continue reading

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New York Times: In NATO speech, Trump is vague about mutual defense pledge CNN Politics: FBI Russia investigation looking at Kushner role Washington Post: Republican wins Montana election one night after being charged with assault NBC News: Joe Lieberman: FBI appointment … Continue reading

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Did you hear the one about how the Russians duped the FBI into body-slamming Hillary Clinton? (video)

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CNN Politics: 6 things to watch in the Montana special election Billings Post-Gazette: We’re pulling our endorsement of Greg Gianforte Politico: White House tries to avoid ‘paralysis’ amid investigation New York Times: Top Russian officials discussed how to influence Trump … Continue reading

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Trump asks NSA and DNI to influence Russia investigation

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NBC News: Trump to retain private attorney Marc Kasowitz in Russia investigation Politico: Trump’s budget surprises and wishful thinking New York Times: Terror alert in Britain is raised to maximum as ISIS claims Manchester attack CNN Politics: Ex-CIA chief John … Continue reading

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Politico: Escalating probes rattle Trump and his aides New York Times: As Trump arrives in Israel, his deal-making skills face a test CNN Politics: Michael Flynn expected to invoke the Fifth Amendment, sources say The Hill: Trump administration to continue funding insurer … Continue reading

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Politico: Comey agrees to testify in a public session at the Senate Intelligence Committee New York Times: Trump told Russians that firing ‘nut job’ Comey eased pressure from investigation CNN Politics: Russian officials bragged they could use Flynn to influence … Continue reading

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New York Times: Robert Mueller, former F.B.I. Director, is named special counsel for Russia investigation Politico: Special prosecutor to complicate West Wing life The Hill: Rosenstein to be grilled today on Trump bombshells NBC News: Obstruction of justice: What it … Continue reading

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Quotable Quote: Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader

“I think we could do with a little less drama from the White House on a lot of things so that we can focus on our agenda, which is deregulations, tax reform, repealing and replacing Obamacare.” Commenting on Trump’s sharing … Continue reading

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The Hill: Frustration abounds in Trump White House New York Times: Trump revealed highly classified intelligence to Russia, in break with ally, officials say CNN Politics: Why the latest White House crisis is a really big deal Roll Call: Trump … Continue reading

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