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Twitter Users Have Sued Trump Over His Practice Of Blocking Critics

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 3:54pm

Seven Twitter users have sued President Trump claiming he has violated their First Amendment rights. Now, some constitutional scholars have joined the suit, which challenges Trump's practice of blocking critics from his @realDonaldTrump Twitter feed. The suit maintains that Trump's feed is a "public forum" and that users should not be blocked from seeing and responding to his tweets simply because they disagree with his views. The government responds that critics have plenty of others ways of reacting to Trump's tweets.

Trump And The Office Of The Presidency, One Year After The Election

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 3:54pm

In 2016, Donald Trump won the presidency as a businessman and reality TV star with no political or military experience. He said that being president would change him, but what impact has his time in office had?

North Korea Is Very Much On Trump's Mind As He Visits South Korea

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 3:54pm

President Trump is in South Korea as part of his tour of Asia. He's expected to use his speech to the National Assembly in South Korea to deliver a message that other countries need to do more to rein in the threat of North Korea's nuclear program.

Trump Administration Announces The End To Protected Status For Nicaraguans

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 3:54pm

The Trump administration is ending Temporary Protected Status for thousands of Nicaraguans who were given safe haven following devastating natural disasters decades ago. The administration is expected to end similar programs for other Central American countries and the Caribbean.

What To Look For From Virginia's Gubernatorial Election

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 3:54pm

Tuesday is Election Day and the biggest race this year is Virginia's hotly-contested governor's race. Both parties are testing out messages in the race to see what might work with voters during the 2018 midterms.

Inquiry Widens Following Disclosure Of Trump Aides Told About Russia Contacts

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 12:26pm

Former aide Carter Page has told the House Intelligence Committee the names of campaign colleagues and bosses he talked with about his contacts with Russia.

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Photographer Pete Souza Reflects On 8 Years (And 1.9 Million Photos) Of Obama

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 12:05pm

As the chief official White House photographer for President Obama, Souza sometimes shot more than 2,000 photos a day. "I was there all the time," he says. His new book is Obama: An Intimate Portrait.

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Trump SoHo: A Shiny Hotel Wrapped In Glass, But Hiding Mysteries

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:19am

Trump SoHo, which soars with glass panels, is far from transparent. Its backstory — a murky source of funding, a developer with a criminal past — may shed light on how Donald Trump did business.

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A Math 'Gimmick'? GOP Proposes Creating New Tax Policies, Then Letting Them Expire

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:08am

Republicans set up some of their most-touted tax overhaul ideas to expire in five years, but it's possible they have no intention of letting those proposals die.

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'Meet The Press' Turns 70

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:18am

How does the show keep up not only with the news, but with the changing realities of media today?

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One Year Later, Two Tests For The Major Parties

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:06am

It's been a tumultuous year for the Republican and Democratic parties.

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Accepting The America We Have

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 9:06am

If mass violence is a way of life, and if it's not changing, then what else do we need to change about how we live?

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1 Year Later Revisiting 2 Election Battleground States

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 8:19am

Donald Trump used strong support among working class voters in key states to win an electoral college victory in the 2016 presidential contest. We hear from Trump supporters in Pennsylvania and Ohio.

Lawyer For Rand Paul's Neighbor Says 'Trivial' Dispute Led To Assault

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 7:30am

The attorney for Rene Boucher says "a matter that most people would regard as trivial" is behind an incident that left Sen. Rand Paul with five broken ribs.

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Lawyer For Rand Paul's Neighbor Says 'Trivial' Dispute Led To Assault

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 7:30am

The attorney for Rene Boucher says "a matter that most people would regard as trivial" is behind an incident that left Sen. Rand Paul with five broken ribs.

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A Year After Russia Meddling, Off-Year Elections Are Monitored

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 4:05am

Voter confidence was shaken by revelations that Russia targeted election systems in at least 21 states last year. A year later, efforts to tighten voting cybersecurity is making some progress.

Maine Voters Will Decide If They Want More Access To Medicaid

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 4:05am

The state of Maine has wrestled for years over whether expanding its low-income health insurance program would help more people or be a budget buster. Now they're going to take it to a vote.

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Maine Voters Will Decide If They Want More Access To Medicaid

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 4:05am

The state of Maine has wrestled for years over whether expanding its low-income health insurance program would help more people or be a budget buster. Now they're going to take it to a vote.

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A Year After Russia Meddling, Off-Year Elections Are Monitored

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 4:05am

Voter confidence was shaken by revelations that Russia targeted election systems in at least 21 states last year. A year later, efforts to tighten voting cybersecurity is making some progress.

Trump Visits South Korea, Meets Its President

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 4:02am

President Trump visited American troops in South Korea, and he held bilateral meetings with South Korea's president. North Korea is at the top of the agenda.

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