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'Democrats deport!': Protesters bash Pelosi for dealing with Trump on immigration

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi held a Monday press conference that was interrupted by a large group of immigrant-rights protesters, who blasted the California Democrat for dealing with President Donald Trump. The press conference, which Pelosi scheduled with Democratic Reps. Show More Summary

Mueller is homing in on a key White House player as he examines whether Trump obstructed justice

FBI special counsel Robert Mueller wants to know what President Donald Trump was thinking when he fired James Comey as FBI director and helped craft a misleading statement about his son's meeting with Russians last year at Trump Tower. And...Show More Summary

Bill O'Reilly, who was ousted from Fox News amid sexual harassment allegations, says he is a 'victim'

Former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly is attempting to redefine his departure from the network earlier this year, casting himself as the "victim" of supposed liberal outrage. O'Reilly left the network in April following revelations of numerous...Show More Summary

Kellyanne Conway says sports and entertainment are becoming too politicized and 'America is responding by tuning out'

Kellyanne Conway, senior counselor to the president, took on Hollywood and criticized what she deemed the "unfortunate" politicization of entertainment and sports during an interview on "Fox & Friends" on Monday. The comments came the...Show More Summary

Several Republican senators are in danger of losing primary battles — and it could signal where the party is going in the age of Trump

Three Republican senators appear to be at risk of losing primary battles to challengers, a feat that has only been pulled off five times since 1994. Those who appear at risk of losing their seats to right-wing challengers included Sens. Show More Summary

Sean Spicer says he regrets making assertions about Trump's inauguration crowd size during his first briefing as press secretary

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer said he regretted how he handled his first briefing, during which he made assertions about the size of President Donald Trump's inauguration crowd earlier this year. During his unofficial...Show More Summary

White House officials are worried their colleagues are wearing wires for Robert Mueller

Tension in the White House has grown so much that officials are worried their colleagues may be wearing wires to record conversations for special counsel Robert Mueller, according to a new report. The detail comes in a New York Times...Show More Summary

People are trashing a Democratic hopeful's 'cringe-worthy' campaign ad that parodies 'Top Gun'

Democratic congressional hopeful Daniel Helmer has garnered national attention in a crowded race in which candidates often vie for any scrap of attention to break out of the pack. Unfortunately, it may not be the kind of attention he...Show More Summary

Lawmakers want an official analysis of the latest attempt to repeal Obamacare — and fast

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are pushing for a fast analysis of Republicans' latest attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. In a letter to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on Monday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer...Show More Summary

Here are three issues that will take center stage at this week's UN summit

The United Nations convenes this week for its annual General Assembly speeches and meetings, with President Donald Trump making his debut appearance before the general assembly. While Trump commended UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres'...Show More Summary

General Kelly is sidelining a big threat to the global economy coming from inside the White House

According to a report in Politico, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro is "miserable" because General John Kelly, the White House chief of staff, is limiting his access to President Trump. This comes as Navarro was already feeling...Show More Summary

The far-right's favorite social media site may get booted off its internet domain for violating hate speech laws

One of the most prominent social media sites in the far-right community may be kicked off its domain in the next week over violating hate speech rules. Early on Monday, the social media chat site posted a letter it received from...Show More Summary

'We are a service that is too small': The Air Force is under strain and looking at some major shakeups

The Air Force has over the past few years grappled with operational demands that have drained its resources and strained its personnel. Wars in the Middle East, ongoing tensions in Europe and Asia, and budgetary issues are a few of the...Show More Summary

Like 'shards of glass' on 'a pizza': Nation's premier anti-tax activist outlines what he thinks would ruin tax reform

For Grover Norquist, the nation's most prominent anti-tax activist, there are only a couple of items that would ruin the tax reform legislation that will soon be introduced in Congress. Those items include a border-adjustment or value added tax, or a carbon tax. Show More Summary

Report: Conservative pundit Laura Ingraham to host primetime show on Fox News

Conservative pundit Laura Ingraham reportedly signed a contract with Fox News to host her own show in primetime. Conservative website The Drudge Report confirmed an earlier CNN report that Ingraham had inked a deal to host a show in the 10 p.m. Show More Summary

Trump's personal lawyer and the White House counsel are reportedly clashing over the Russia probe

President Donald Trump's legal team and the White House counsel are butting heads as special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia during the election heats up. In particular, TyShow More Summary

How Stephen Colbert pulled off the Sean Spicer reveal at the Emmys, the night's most polarizing moment

One of the most memorable moments from Sunday night's Emmy Awards came at the end of host Stephen Colbert's opening, when former White House press secretary Sean Spicer emerged, pushing a podium with the White House seal on it — similar...Show More Summary

The UK's top Brexit official has quit his job after just one year

LONDON — The top civil servant at the Department for Exiting the European Union has left his role after just one year, eighteen months before Brexit. Oliver Robbins has left the post of Permanent Secretary at DExEU to focus on a jobShow More Summary

Theresa May refuses to criticise Boris Johnson's false £350 million Brexit claim

Theresa May declines to get involved in row between Boris Johnson and the statistics watchdog PM's spokesperson says the foreign secretary's views are "well known" and asks journalists to look the figures up themselves. UK Statistics...Show More Summary

The UK home secretary has told Trump to stop tweeting 'speculation' over Parsons Green

LONDON — Donald Trump should stop tweeting after his "pure speculation" over the Parsons Green attack, the home secretary has said. In an interview on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show, Amber Rudd said: "It is never helpful to have speculation...Show More Summary

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