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Florida Senate Race Heads To Hand Recount, Legal Challenges Continue

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As confusion continues over the outcome of multiple Florida elections, a hand recount has been ordered in that state's narrow Senate race between Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson and Republican Gov. Rick Scott.

Decision Delayed To Friday In CNN Suit Over White House Revoking Acosta's Press Pass

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CNN is calling the action unconstitutional. However, the White House argues that a president gets to select chose who interviews him and that a news conference is just "an interview with 100 people."

Michael Avenatti, Stormy Daniels' Lawyer, Arrested Following Domestic Violence Claim

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Avenatti was charged Wednesday for felony domestic violence, after police took a report on Tuesday of the alleged incident. He was released on $50,000 bail and has vehemently denied the allegations.

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Progressive Group Turned in Nearly 100 Ballots Late, Complaint Says

According to a complaint filed last week, officials with the group Our Oregon said they found the box of ballots after election night had passed. 

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A Look Back On Shirley Chisholm's Historic 1968 House Victory

Fifty years ago, Shirley Chisholm became the first African-American woman elected to Congress. As part of our series on significant events from 1968, we examine Chisholm's life and work.

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Trump Administration Sides With Sudan Against USS Cole Survivors In Lawsuit

Notice of the suit was sent to Sudan's U.S. embassy instead of Khartoum. The administration told the Supreme Court that it agrees with Sudan, which is accused of backing the Cole attackers.

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Pence, Putin And Bolton Have 'Informal Conversation' At Singapore Summit

The two "discussed the upcoming G20 Summit and touched on the issues that will be discussed" when President Trump and Putin attend that meeting, the White House says.

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Trump Is Reshaping The Judiciary. A Breakdown By Race, Gender And Qualification

President Trump, the GOP-controlled Senate and the Federalist Society are putting their stamp on the federal judiciary for a generation with a corps of conservative appointments.

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'Auntie Maxine' Waters Gets Ready To Take On The Banks As House Panel Chair

California Rep. Maxine Waters has been a favorite target of President Trump and his supporters. Now she's in line to chair the House Financial Services Committee, where she could slow his agenda.

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Deputy National Security Adviser Leaves Post After Criticism From Melania Trump

The First Lady's office said on Tuesday Ricardel "no longer deserves the honor of serving in this White House." She is headed to an unspecified role in the administration, the White House says.

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After Midterm Losses, House Republicans Elect McCarthy As Top Leader

With Democrats winning control of the House in the midterm elections House GOP members and incoming freshmen will elect leaders to run a smaller more conservative conference in the next Congress.

Election | Nation

Trump Backs Package Of Changes To Criminal Justice System As Lame-Duck Session Begins

Trump's backing is a big win for activists who have been pushing for criminal justice measures to roll back the stiff penalties imposed as a part of America's decades-long "war on drugs."

Election | Education

Betsy DeVos Sued For Failing To Implement Automatic Student Loan Forgiveness

A new lawsuit claims tens of thousands of borrowers are still waiting for the Department of Education to erase their debt — about $250 million — as it was ordered to do last month.

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