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Partisan feud undercuts Trump-Russia probe, U.S. Democrats charge

Partisan feud undercuts Trump-Russia probe, U.S. Democrats chargeBy Jonathan Landay and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats on a congressional panel say members of its Republican majority are trying to sabotage an investigation into suspected Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, raising concerns the two parties will reach contradictory conclusions. Republicans on the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee have coached witnesses, scheduled interviews without first requesting important documents, and many fail to attend witness interviews, four sources close to the investigation said.



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Obama makes a plea to Virginians and signals a way forward for Democrats

Obama makes a plea to Virginians and signals a way forward for DemocratsFormer President Barack Obama makes an impassioned return to the campaign trail in New Jersey and Virginia.



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Former GOP Rep. David Jolly: 'We Might Be Better Off' If Democrats Win The House

Former GOP Rep. David Jolly: 'We Might Be Better Off' If Democrats Win The HouseA former Republican lawmaker says the nation might be better off if Democrats win back the House of Representatives in next year’s midterm election to help keep President Donald Trump in check.



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Democrats condemn Trump's 'spiteful act' of ending Obamacare payments

Democrats condemn Trump's 'spiteful act' of ending Obamacare paymentsHouse Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer accused President Trump of punishing the American people for his own inability to improve the U.S. health care system.



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Democrats look to distance themselves from Weinstein

Democrats look to distance themselves from Weinstein“This is a pretty bad guy who did some really awful things,” Sen. Chris Murphy said Sunday. “People that took money from him should probably give it back.”



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Bill Maher Issues Strong Words To Democrats About Over-Regulation

Bill Maher Issues Strong Words To Democrats About Over-RegulationBill Maher has urged Democrats to “go big or go home” when it comes to regulation. Over-regulation fed into the Republican narrative that Democrats “don’t want to help people” but just “want to micro-manage their lives,” he said. Maher agreed that more regulation “for big things” such as “guns and carbon emission and banks” was needed.



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Democrats Urge Oversight Hearing On Trump's Response To Puerto Rico Disaster

Democrats Urge Oversight Hearing On Trump's Response To Puerto Rico DisasterWASHINGTON ― All Democrats on the House Natural Resources Committee are asking the chairman to hold an oversight hearing on the Trump administration’s response to the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands after Hurricane Maria.



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Democrats Flip Two More GOP-Held State Legislature Seats

Democrats Flip Two More GOP-Held State Legislature SeatsDemocrats flipped two more Republican-held state legislature seats on Tuesday with special election wins in New Hampshire and Florida.



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President Trump: 'I'll Negotiate With the Democrats If We Can Come Up With a Fantastic Health Care Bill

President Trump: 'I'll Negotiate With the Democrats If We Can Come Up With a Fantastic Health Care BillIn the wake of yet another failed effort by Senate Republicans to repeal and replace Obamacare, President Donald Trump said he'd be willing to work with Democrats on a health care bill.



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Pelosi: Trump Agreed With Democrats on Essence of the 'Dream Act'

Pelosi: Trump Agreed With Democrats on Essence of the 'Dream Act'In an exclusive interview on Meet the Press, House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) tells Chuck Todd that she trusts the president to honor an agreement that protects so-called "dreamers."



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