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Trump Foundation shuts down amid lawsuit alleging a “shocking pattern of illegality”

The New York attorney general is still pursuing a lawsuit against the president’s charitable organization.

Senate Democrats join the push for sweeping anti-corruption legislation

House Democrats’ sweeping anti-corruption bill HR 1 is getting a Senate companion.

After 17 years of war, Afghan government and Taliban may meet for peace talks

It’s just crazy enough to work, even though it probably won’t.

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Conservative Sen. Mike Lee is holding up a Trump nominee for supporting LGBTQ rights

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Trump now says the US loses $200 billion on illegal immigration every year. That’s not true.

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Joe Biden is leading the 2020 polls. Here’s what he thinks about policy.

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Trump makes last-ditch effort to pressure the Fed ahead of interest rate meeting

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Crime and murder fell in America’s most populous cities in 2018

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James Comey unloads on House Republicans and Fox News

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