Scott Detrow

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Trump Speech Encourages Muslim Leaders To Challenge Extremism

Monday, May 22, 2017

Candidate Trump railed against what he called "radical Islamic terrorism." He vilified President Obama and Hillary Clinton as being "politically correct" for using the phrase "violent extremism."

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Morning News Brief: Trump Moves On To Second Stage Of Foreign Trip

Monday, May 22, 2017

The president, beset by investigations at home, visits Israel after receiving a royal welcome in Saudi Arabia. He urged Muslim leaders to "drive out the foot soldiers of evil" and combat extremism.

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Deputy Attorney General Knew Comey Was Out Before Writing Critical Memo, Senators Say

Thursday, May 18, 2017

After a closed meeting with Rod Rosenstein, senators say the deputy attorney general "answered a lot of questions but declined to answer a lot, as well" about the firing of FBI Director James Comey.

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Several Democratic Lawmakers Raise Trump Impeachment After Comey Memo

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

An increasing number of rank-and-file House Democrats have begun to call for impeachment. But Democratic leaders are hesitant to embrace the idea, and Republicans are mostly standing by Trump.

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Trump Reveals Reasons For Firing FBI Director In News Interview

Friday, May 12, 2017

President Trump Told NBC News that he had planned to fire James Comey for a while — that he was a "showboat" and a "grandstander." But critics say the whole truth hasn't been revealed yet.

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Morning News Brief: Comey Fallout, Reaction To Trump-Lavrov Meeting

Friday, May 12, 2017

President Trump says he would have fired James Comey regardless of the recommendations of the attorney general. Russians react to a meeting between their Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Trump.

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Morning News Brief: Congress And Constituents React To Comey And Health Care

Thursday, May 11, 2017

President Trump says he fired FBI Director James Comey because "he was not doing a good job." And members of Congress are facing hostile crowds at town halls back in their districts.

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Hostile Town Hall For Congressman Who Helped Save GOP Health Care Bill

Thursday, May 11, 2017

New Jersey Republican Tom MacArthur was central to reviving the GOP health care bill in the House. He met with constituents who are angry over that and the firing of FBI Director James Comey.

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'Nothing Less Than Nixonian': Democrats React To Comey Firing

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Democrats say firing FBI Director James Comey raises serious questions. They say a special prosecutor should take over the ongoing investigation into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia.

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Former Obama Officials Sally Yates, James Clapper Testify On Russia

Monday, May 08, 2017

Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testify about alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election.

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Last-Minute Budget Deal Reached Before Government Shutdown Deadline

Monday, May 01, 2017

The bipartisan plan would keep the government open through the fiscal year. And, President Trump made a phone call to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to talk about North Korea.

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News Brief: Government Shutdown Averted, Duterte Invited To White House

Monday, May 01, 2017

There's a deal to keep the government running. Ishaan Tharoor of The Washington Post discusses Trump inviting Philippine President Duterte to the White House. And, protests are planned in France.

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Congress Reaches Deal To Fund Government Through September

Sunday, April 30, 2017

With Friday's deadline looming, members of the House and Senate agreed on a new spending package to keep the government open through Sept. 30.

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Congress Passes Spending Bill To Avoid Shutdown, Again Punts On Health Care

Friday, April 28, 2017

The House and Senate approved a short-term measure on Friday that funds the government for another week.

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Trump's First 100 Days: The State Of 'The Resistance'

Thursday, April 27, 2017

In his first few months as president, there's been enormous energy on the left against Trump's administration and policies. The question is how cohesive and lasting these protest movements will be.

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Spending Bill To Keep The Government Open Becomes Contentious

Monday, April 24, 2017

Congress is back in session in a week that will also mark President Trump's first 100 days in office. But that moment could be overshadowed by a bill to keep the government open.

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Politics This Week: Health Care Legislation

Monday, April 24, 2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan says Congress will be focused on keeping the government funded this week, not health care as President Trump proposed. Trump, meantime, also wants to introduce a tax overhaul.

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Sanders' Unity Tour With DNC Chair Exposes Rifts But Also Suggests Common Goals

Saturday, April 22, 2017

The Democratic "unity tour" has produced less-than-unifying headlines for the out-of-power party as progressives seek to oppose President Trump and the GOP.

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Sanders And Perez Try To Unite Democrats Across The Country

Friday, April 21, 2017

DNC chair Tom Perez and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are on a unity tour. The Democratic Party's base may be fired up but there are still plenty of bruised feelings after the 2016 primary.

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Bernie Sanders Defends Campaigning For Anti-Abortion Rights Democrat

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Sanders endorses Heath Mello for mayor of Omaha, Neb., and tells NPR, "In some conservative states there will be candidates that are popular candidates who may not agree with me on every issue."

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