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Last Build Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:25:11 +0000

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Trump Navigated Hectic Last Day at U.N.

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:28:40 +0000

President Trump capped a jam-packed week at the U.N. with a round of expanded meetings with leaders. As has happened before in his early presidency, Mr. Trump found his official duties and policy agenda competing for attention with news related to the investigations into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election.(image)


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Poll Shows Where GOP’s Trump Wing and Traditional Wing Disagree

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:18:00 +0000

Just as President Donald Trump at times seems to operate on a different wavelength than his party’s congressional leadership, a new WSJ/NBC News poll shows the differences between Republicans who see themselves as Trump loyalists vs. voters who identify more with the party.(image)


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GOP’s Last-Minute Health Scramble Gains Momentum

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:06:00 +0000

If you feel like the momentum for the new Republican effort to topple the Affordable Care Act emerged quickly, you’re not alone.(image)


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Q&A: America’s Options on a Nuclear North Korea

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:13:31 +0000

As heads of state gather at the annual United Nations General Assembly this week, we asked North Korea experts to answer some frequently asked questions. Here are the experts, followed by the answers to our questions(image)


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5 Things to Watch in Trump’s U.N. Speech

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:58:38 +0000

Here are five things to watch when President Trump makes his United Nations address Tuesday morning.(image)


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Trump Floats Idea of Big Military Parade on July 4th to Match Bastille Day

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 20:33:48 +0000

President Donald Trump was so inspired by Bastille Day celebrations in Paris when he visited earlier this year that he wants to hold a similar parade down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington to celebrate the Fourth of July, the U.S. leader told French President Emmanuel Macron.(image)


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Donald Trump’s United Nations Schedule — Speech, Meetings, More

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:15:16 +0000

Here is President Donald Trump's schedule at the United Nations this week, as read out by press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders last week.(image)


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How Will China, Russia Respond to Trump at U.N.?

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:54:37 +0000

The focus in Washington shifts towards U.S. foreign policy this week, with world leaders gathering in New York for the annual United Nations General Assembly.(image)


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Joe Manchin — Centrist Democrat, Budding French Pastry Chef

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:14:45 +0000

Sen. Joe Manchin took a little ribbing this week when he admitted after a dinner with President Trump that what he thought was an egg on his apple strudel was in fact a sculpted oval of ice cream.(image)


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