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House Russia probe in chaos over news Trump found in foreign surveillance reports

Two days after the directors of the FBI and the National Security Agency publicly repudiated Trump’s tweeted allegations about being wiretapped at Trump Tower by the Obama administration, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes tried Wednesday to revive those allegations with confusing revelations that Trump and his advisers turned up intelligence reports derived from court-ordered foreign surveillance. Democrats immediately cried foul, saying Nunes had shown himself unqualified to run an objective investigation by going public with the information before he’d shared it with other members of the committee.

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Eyes on 2018, Democrats salivate over GOP health plan

Through focus groups and polls, Democrats have come up with a tailor-made message that forgoes a broad indictment of the GOP bill repealing Obamacare in favor of a targeted approach, one focused on specific groups of voters – including older Americans – whom the party considers essential to next year’s midterm congressional elections.

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Gorsuch: 'I have no difficulty ruling against or for any party'

Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch testified at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday that he'd have no trouble exercising judicial independence. "I make a decision based on the facts of the law," stated Gorsuch.
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Gorsuch: 'I have no difficulty ruling against or for any party'

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It's spring here, but scientists at the South Pole are prepping for winter

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Five things to know: Citywide eighth-cent sales tax on KC's April 4 ballot

Media briefing about the April 6 observance of the World War I centennial 5:46

Media briefing about the April 6 observance of the World War I centennial

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