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Donald Trump says Democrats want to see 'all police' abolished in early morning Twitter rant

Donald Trump says Democrats want to see 'all police' abolished in early morning Twitter rantDonald Trump has falsely claimed Democrats want to see “all police” abolished. In an early morning Twitter rant defending Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the US president insisted the agency was doing a “fantastic job” of removing “the worst criminal elements” from the country. ICE has been under fire in recent months over its aggressive targeting of undocumented migrants and its separating of families crossing into America at the border with Mexico.



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'This Is a Moment of Great Urgency.' Former President Barack Obama Tries to Mobilize Democrats at Fundraiser Event

'This Is a Moment of Great Urgency.' Former President Barack Obama Tries to Mobilize Democrats at Fundraiser EventFormer President Barack Obama re-emerged into the political scene at a DNC event, making subtle references to his disapproval of the current administration



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Democrats Hope Trump-Backed Foxconn Deal Will Be Scott Walker’s Downfall

Democrats Hope Trump-Backed Foxconn Deal Will Be Scott Walker’s DownfallPresident Donald Trump's trip to Wisconsin on Thursday should be a highlight



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Democrats gear up for a fierce and probably losing fight against Trump’s court pick, whoever it is

Democrats gear up for a fierce and probably losing fight against Trump’s court pick, whoever it isTrump’s opponents see little likelihood of blocking the president’s eventual nominee. But liberal groups are huddling to draw up battle plans anyway.



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Democrats aim to hold Trump to McConnell's Garland standard

Democrats aim to hold Trump to McConnell's Garland standardSenator Chris Murphy talks with Rachel Maddow about the Democratic strategy to block Donald Trump's next Supreme Court pick until at least after the midterm elections.



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Democrats see major upset as socialist beats top-ranking US congressman

Democrats see major upset as socialist beats top-ranking US congressmanOcasio-Cortez: who is the new progressive star of the Democrats? Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a 28-year-old Democratic socialist from the Bronx, has unseated Joe Crowley, a 20-year congressman, in a stunning political upset that sent shockwaves through the party. The victory, in a New York district primary election to determine who stands against the Republicans in November’s midterms for a seat in Congress, immediately prompted debate about the wider ramifications for the Democrats, and whether it heralds a further move to the left.



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Democrats Tie Trump Supreme Court Pick To Russia Investigation

Democrats Tie Trump Supreme Court Pick To Russia InvestigationSome Democratic senators and their allies are starting to make the argument



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Democrats have a risky long shot at blocking Trump's next Supreme Court pick

Democrats have a risky long shot at blocking Trump's next Supreme Court pickThe Democrats are reeling from the announcement that Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring. They could try to use the so-called quorum rule to block Republicans from tipping the balance of the court — but they probably won't.



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Democrats Demand GOP Follow 'McConnell Rule' And Delay Supreme Court Hearing

Democrats Demand GOP Follow 'McConnell Rule' And Delay Supreme Court HearingWASHINGTON ― Democrats on Wednesday urged Republicans to delay replacing



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Melting ICE? A handful of Democrats turn up the heat.

Melting ICE? A handful of Democrats turn up the heat.As the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency continues to draw criticism for its arrest of immigrants, the idea of abolishing the agency entirely is starting to gather momentum among Democrats.



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